Andy Cavanagh

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'Rey's Adventure' featurette for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Disney Channel has released a new ‘On the Set’ featurette for <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>, which focusses on Daisy Ridley’s character Rey; check …

Marvel’s X-Men face their greatest challenge: Change or die

The X-Men were the most popular franchise in comics for more than 20 years. For a generation of readers who grew up in the late ’80s and early ’90s, …

Comics

Amazon Book Review

Sign up for our free daily newsletter to receive our latest author interviews, best books of the month, reviews, and more. You can also follow us on …

The Female Artist Subverting Male-Dominated Minimalism

25Rebecca Ward<p><b>Who?</b> Born in Texas in 1984, Brooklyn-based artist <b>Rebecca Ward</b> creates process-oriented abstract art that harmoniously unites her love …

Art

The Accidental Color That Changed The Course Of Art

True blue, royal blue, ultramarine: During the Renaissance, these were all names for the most prized of all pigments, lazurite, derived from the semiprecious mineral lapis lazuli. Mined and processed since the sixth century almost exclusively in Afghanistan, and imported to European markets through …

Check Out These Unique Day of the Dead-Themed 'Star Wars' Posters

In Mexico this weekend they're celebrating the <b>Day of the Dead</b>, an event known for its masks and stylized artwork not to mention skeletons galore. …

20 Pioneering Female Artists You Should Know – Page 2

Höch was an unlikely addition to the early 20th-century group — which favored the irrational, nihilistic, collaborative, and spontaneous — namely, …

8. Odin & Collector's Explanations (Thor: The Dark World & Guardians Of The Galaxy)

As well as the fact that the Infinity Stones themselves have been introduced, two movies have gone to great lengths to describe what they are and …

The artist who visited ‘Dune’ and ‘the most important science fiction art ever created’

Frank Herbert said John Schoenherr was “the only man who has ever visited Dune.” Schoenherr (1935-2010) was the artist responsible for visualising …

How to Take Great Photos

These days it’s difficult to determine what is considered a great photograph. It’s easy to conclude that if you have the most expensive equipment you …

Vincent van Gogh on Fear, Taking Risks, and How Making Inspired Mistakes Moves Us Forward

“However meaningless and vain, however dead life appears, the man of faith, of energy, of warmth … steps in and does something.”<p>During our recent conversation at the Boston Book Festival, the wise and wonderful Amanda Palmer spoke about the harrowing experience of watching her best friend die and …

Can Star Trek's world with no money work?

"Star Trek" has dared to "boldly go where no man has gone before" -- including a world without money.<p>Through its many iterations -- including TV series and films like Enterprise, the Next Generation, and Deep Space Nine -- one thing is constant in the "Star Trek" franchise: It's set in a future …

Disney and Star Wars Collide in This Epic Mashup Your 8-Year-Old Self Needs to See

May the force be with you, Belle.<p>Ever wondered what the worlds of Disney and <i>Star Wars</i> would look like as one universe? Probably not—but you’re …

Battlefront's styling is pure Star Wars, but it's a Battlefield game at heart

The first thing that strikes home, as both Stormtroopers and Rebels dart every which-way across Sullust's wasteland, is just how well it all comes …

The Dark and Terrifying Origin Stories Behind Popular Disney Movies

In a new video by Screen Rant, host Rob Flis explores seven dark and terrifying origin stories behind some of the most popular Disney movies. Rob …

Superhero Bits: Civil War, The Flash, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, Iron Man, Batman v Superman – Page 2 of 3 – /Film

Sooo…is this @Marvel announcing Civil War 2? pic.twitter.com/tYN3gNhdzH<p>— Ryan Higgins (@RyanHigginsRyan) October 5, 2015<p>Looks like another <b>Civil War</b> …

The original suffragette: the extraordinary Mary Wollstonecraft

Her argument – outrageous at the time – was that women were capable of reason, and deserved to have that recognised. Now it’s our turn to recognise her contribution to women’s rights<p>Meet the original suffragette: Mary Wollstonecraft. The founder of feminism, a philosopher, travel writer, human …

Human Rights

Renoir Haters Picket Art Museum

(Photo: Lane Turner/<i>Boston Globe</i>)<p>Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was one of the leading French painters of the Impressionist movement. He painted …

The Big Problem With Space Movies, According To Astronauts

As <i>Alien</i> taught us, in space, no one can hear you scream. They also can’t hear you critique. But when astronauts land back on terra firma, the one …

How Do Stardates Actually Work In Star Trek?

The voyages of the Starship Enterprise are logged via stardates, and these seemingly insignificant set of numbers are meant to mark the episode's …

4 pack of Star Wars Minions

My daughter loves Minions and she loves Star Wars. It is no surprise she insisted on having these figures.<p>At $33 shipped, this is the cheapest set I …

Life on Mars? Newly discovered water is a strong sign, NASA says

It's one of the most intriguing questions in science: Could life exist on Mars today?<p>On Monday came an answer: Yes, quite possibly.<p>Scientists using observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter said they've found powerful evidence that briny water routinely flows on the Martian surface.<p>This …

Darth Maul joins Doctor Who – more Star Wars actors you didn’t know were in Doctor Who

Peter Serafinowicz, the voice of the hideous Darth Maul from Star Wars, has joined the cast of Doctor Who Series 9 starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna …

Star Trek 3 Villain Is Groundbreaking Says Idris Elba

Ever since Idris Elba entered discussions to play an unspecified character in Paramount's <b>Star Trek Beyond</b> back in March, it was always rumored that …

A hot rumor about a former 'Star Wars' actor has fueled a crazy fan theory about Darth Vader

Lucasfilm<p>Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and others from the original "Star Wars" trilogy are reprising their characters in this …

Darth Vader

The newly discovered tablet V of the Epic of Gilgamesh

I was taking photos in the main hall of the Sulaymaniyah Museum and came across a display case containing a small clay tablet. The description beside …

The Oldest Human Etchings Discovered, Predate Homo Sapiens By 300,000 Years

Way back in the 1890s, a Dutch archaeologist named Eugene Dubois discovered a bunch of stuff on the Indonesian island of Java that established the existence of <i>Homo erectus</i>. Among that stuff were the remains of what they dubbed the Java Man. Most of that stuff was lost during World War II, but a …

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