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Why Finding Nemo could be more traumatic for kids than Pulp Fiction

Children’s animated films are hotbeds or murder and mayhem, researchers at University College London have found<p>Children’s films are rife with murder and mayhem and can contain more violence than gory gangster shoot-em-ups like Pulp Fiction, researchers have found.<p>Although cartoons like Finding …

Is there life on Mars? We are tantalisingly close to being able to say: ‘Yes’

Unusual clusters of methane on the Mars could be being produced by biological organisms, Nasa say<p>Since William Herschel spotted polar ice caps on Mars in the mid-17th century, astronomers have speculated that life could exist on a planet which seemed so similar to Earth.<p>But when probes began to …

How To Make Burrata At Home

If you've never had burrata, stop reading immediately and run to your nearest Italian restaurant. Then hurry back, because you're going to want to understand exactly what you just ate. You'll know for certain that it was the most sublime thing you've ever consumed: a creamy, salty cloud that melted …

McDonald’s reveals menu items on the chopping block

Last week McDonald’s announced it would be cutting eight menu items and revamping its menu.<p>So which of your favorites may be getting the axe?<p>The burger chain has revealed products likely be scaled back in 2015 are the Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Premium Chicken Sandwich and Snack Wrap.<p>For Quarter …

What Happens When We Stuff Ourselves At Holiday Time?

The biology of having just one more slice of pie<p>On a Sunday that’s usually a week or two after “Western” Easter, my parents set up an electric spit to roast a whole lamb in their suburban Massachusetts backyard. We welcome guests to our Greek Orthodox Easter celebration with a kiss on both cheeks; …

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

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Doggone Spoiled: The World's Craziest Hotel Pet Perks

<i>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>People obviously really, really love their pets, with accessories and services for pawed pals raking in billions of dollars across the globe. Sometimes, the sheer indulgence that these furry friends receive boggles the mind - most humans don't even have it so …

Ex-US marine starts hunger strike in Iran

Amir Hekmati, a former US marine imprisoned in Iran, has started a hunger strike, his family said, after sending a letter to US President Barack Obama asking not to forget him.<p>Hekmati told his family about the hunger strike on Tuesday after dictating his letter over the phone to his sister, Sarah …

Apple closes Russian website because of rouble crisis

Apple has stopped selling products on its Russian website because of massive fluctuations in the rouble.<p>The Russian currency has lost 20% of its value against the dollar since the start of the week, smashing records for all-time lows on Monday and Tuesday.<p>As Russians rushed out to spend their …

The 100 Best Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable

To find the best dining options, OpenTable pored over more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for 20,000 restaurants, covering all 50 states and Washington D.C.<p>SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was named their top pick overall, …

2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon

Light festivals—from the spiritually steeped Hindu holiday Diwali to the newer contemporary art-focused events like SIGNAL in Prague—have become much-loved around the world. Regardless of race, religion or geographic location, there's a shared human awe and appreciation for the beauty of lightness …

OnePlus Is The Latest Smartphone Maker To Get Hit With A Sales Ban In India

<b>Update</b>: The ban was lifted on Christmas Day. More details here — our original story continues below.<p>Hot on the heels of Xiaomi’s ban last week, OnePlus is the latest smartphone upstart to be forced to suspend sales in India .<p>The Chinese company confirmed to TechCrunch that it will no longer sell …

Astronomer Royal: Life on Mars would change everything we know

If life had originated twice, independently, within our solar system, we’d have to conclude that it can’t be a rare fluke, says Martin Rees.<p>More than 100 years ago, a French foundation offered the grand prize of 100,000 francs to anyone who could prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. But …

SpaceX is going to land a rocket on a 'spaceport' barge

SpaceX's next test flight hopes to land one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a platform -- in one piece. The company puts the odds of success at around 50 percent "at best" but it's apparently a major step towards reusable space rockets - and cheaper trips to space. While it's already been able to demo …

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Severe Turbulence Diverts American Airlines Flight To Japan; 5 Hospitalized

An American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Tokyo and five people hospitalized on Tuesday after the aircraft experienced severe turbulence over Japan.<p>AA Flight 280, a Boeing 777-200 carrying 240 passengers and 15 crew members, hit turbulence about 75 minutes into the …

17 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland

There are a ton of secrets Disneyland keeps close to the vest, but that doesn't stop the park from being the happiest place on earth.<p>Whether you're an experienced mouse hunter or new to the Disneyland grind, the park offers tons of hidden corners, attractions and quirks that remain invisible to the …

Rival Studios Urge Theaters to Drop Sony's "The Interview" Over Terror Threat

Carmike Cinemas has already dropped the film. Who's next?<p>The Sony Pictures Entertainment comedy at the center of a devastating cyber attack is facing another obstacle: Rival studios.<p>Sony spoke by phone with exhibitors Tuesday to inform them the studio will proceed with plans to distribute “The …

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What Are Some Tips to Survive Sleeping in an Airport?

<i>A:</i><p>Spending the night “camping” at an airport is one of those experiences many of us eventually have to endure. Why? Bad weather can't be controlled and delays can lead to missed connections, especially at the end of the day. And because airlines aren't required to do anything for passengers in …

Huawei shows off the photography prowess of its Honor 6 Plus

The Huawei Honor 6 Plus, which launched at an event in Beijing yesterday, is packing some rather tasty hardware at a reasonable price, but its new 8 megapixel dual rear cameras are the real talking point. To show off what is new camera technology is capable of, Huawei has uploaded a small selection …

This Recipe Is Worth $1 Million, According To Pillsbury. But Seriously?

This year, a man was equipped with a bionic eye that allowed him to see for the first time in 30 years. In December, doctors figured out how to 3D print a knee joint. This year also produced an iPhone case that doubles as a taser.<p>Another thing 2014 invented? These:<p>The recipe for Peanutty Pie Crust …

The 24 restaurants foodies loved in 2014

This was the year of crisp doughnuts and slurpy ramen, two trends heavily reflected in the world of food blogging.<p>From Sydney to New York, bloggers …

Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …