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The Brazil Nut Effect Is More Complicated Than You Think

We’ve all experienced that moment of dismay when we open a fresh can of mixed nuts, only to find loathed Brazil nuts at the top of the heap, with the …

Physics

10 of the best All New, All Different Marvel Comics to check out post-relaunch

All New, All Different Avengers<p>Arguably the flagship ‘book of Marvel’s relaunched line, this <i>Avengers</i> run focuses on the new-look version of Earth’s …

Box Office: 'Batman V Superman' Tops $300M, Or When A Big Hit Feels Like A Flop

<i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> crossed the $300 million mark at the domestic box office yesterday. The Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. blockbuster earned $1.245m on Wednesday to bring its total to $301.201m. It did the deed in 20 days, same as <i>Furious 7,</i> three days faster than <i>Deadpool</i> and three …

Film Industry

Captain America: Civil War: 5 things to know about one of Marvel's best movies yet

This is so much more than an Avengers side quest.<p><i>Captain America: Civil War</i> won't open in the US until May 6 (though it will open in many other countries on April 28, a common tactic for studios trying to combat the effect of piracy in foreign territories), but Disney lifted the review embargo …

Marvel Universe

Tim Miller And Simon Kinberg Hope DEADPOOL Can Meet SPIDER-MAN; "[We've] Been Trying To Build Bridges"

Spider-Man and Deadpool crossovers are massively popular in the comics, but could we be about to see it happen in live-action? Well, it certainly …

DC heroes get dissected in XXRay collectible figure line

Get a glimpse inside Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman with these XXRay DC Comics vinyl figures from Mighty Jaxx.

Paris attacks: Eagles of Death Metal band mates suffered no fatalities

Insider reports suggest that Eagles of Death Metal bandmates have survived the Bataclan terrorist attack, which killed more than 100 people<p><b>Update:</b> The members of band Eagles of Death Metal survived the terrorist attack on the Bataclan theatre where they were due to perform on Friday night, and …

Here's Tim Cook's Response to Racial Profiling in an Australian Apple Store

Earlier this week, six black teenagers from Sudan and Somalia were asked to leave an Apple Store in Melbourne, Australia, because an employee thought …

Here's how Amazon changed its home page to mark the Paris attacks

Amazon has changed its home page to show solidarity with France after the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday.<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>So far, we haven't seen any other tech companies change their home pages, although plenty of tech CEOs have offered their thoughts via Twitter, like Apple CEO Tim …

NASA just released close-up photos of the Antares rocket explosion, and they're eerily beautiful

NASA just released close-up photos of last year's Antares rocket explosion, and they're eerily beautiful.<p>On October 28, 2014, the Aerospace manufacturer company Orbital ATK was scheduled to transport 5,000 pounds of cargo inside an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space …

How to mute (or enable) the Mac startup sound

If you're a Mac user, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the startup chime that plays when you boot up or restart the computer. Some people love …

The Best Beauty Looks of the Week: November 9, 2015

New York City

Tim Cook hints at new health products beyond the Watch; talks Apple TV, iPad Pro killing PCs, encryption

In a wide-ranging interview with the <i>Telegraph</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook has hinted that the company may launch more health-focused products in future – but will keep those separate from the Apple Watch. The reason, he says, is that the FDA approval needed for full-on health devices would slow down the …

Hatem Ben Arfa hits out at Newcastle for "humiliating' him

France international says he was put through 'hell' on Tyneside by being made to train with the youth team<p>Hatem Ben Arfa has hit out at his treatment by Newcastle, saying he was "humiliated" and put through "hell" at the end of his spell with the club.<p>The 28-year-old, who has won a return to the …

Apple has learned nothing from Microsoft's Surface

The iPad Pro won't replace a PC just yet<p>Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro goes on sale tomorrow, and that means CEO Tim Cook is ready to drum up interest in his company's giant tablet. In a series of interviews with UK publications, Cook has been discussing how a bigger iPad will change the world, but one …

After 20 years of collecting fossils, team believes sauropod-like specimen, nicknamed Highland Giant, was largest animal to roam Karoo region<p>A dinosaur reconstruction effort that began with half a giant thigh bone discovered in South Africa is puzzling palaeontologists, who think they might have …

South Africa

For a happier life, give up Facebook: study

Carried out by the Happiness Research Institute, the study involved a sample of 1,095 people in Denmark who were divided into two groups, half of whom continued using Facebook while the others stopped.<p>"We focused on Facebook because it is the social media that most people use across age groups," …

Tim Cook says UK plans to weaken encryption will 'hurt good people'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned that UK plans to force companies to unlock encrypted communications would have "dire consequences" for both security and privacy. Cook said in an interview with <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> that the draft surveillance legislation — known as the Investigatory Powers bill — seems …

We Have a Crazy Theory About How Darth Vader Might Fit Into Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The first trailer for <i>The Force Awakens</i> announced to the world there was a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> villain. We then learned his name: Kylo Ren, owner of …

John Doyle: Aziz Ansari’s Master of None is a gem of modern TV comedy

This ain't no sitcom. This is indescribable. But let's try.<p><i>Master of None</i> (now streaming on Netflix) is a vehicle for Aziz Ansari, famous for his minor but standout role on <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, his stand-up specials and, recently, his strange book <i>Modern Romance: An Investigation</i>. Ansari's comedy is …