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Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

Positive Thinking

What To Do When Attending A Wine Tasting Event

Everyone needs to know the ins and outs when attending a wine tasting event. Now is an exciting time for wine enthusiasts. Regardless of personal …

Constance Guisset's D-Vine tabletop machine speeds up wine tasting

French designer Constance Guisset has created a machine that automatically aerates and adjusts the temperature of individual glasses of wine.<p>The …

Spectre-cular gaffes: James Bond fans spot 35 bloopers in latest Daniel Craig fronted blockbuster

It's taken over £330million at the global box office so far.<p>And James Bond fans have spotted around 35 bloopers in the new Sam Mendes-directed film, …

Ridley Scott reveals how his Prometheus sequels fit into Alien

Head's up, fans of complicated sci-fi chronology: director Ridley Scott has confirmed that there will now be three sequels to 2012's <i>Prometheus</i>, which …

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

That's the question these 15 books force readers to ask themselves as they read about computer hackers, bionic limbs, and iPads, all thought up by authors decades and sometimes centuries before the inventions were created.<p>Inspired by this infographic of seemingly precognitive sci-fi books, we've …

Science Fiction

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

"Minions" Had The Second Biggest Debut Ever For An Animated Film

The spin-off prequel to Despicable Me earned an estimated $115.2 million domestically in its opening weekend.<p>The much-adored begoggled yellow creatures that have captured the hearts of many since <i>Despicable Me</i> was released five years ago owned the box office this weekend.<p>With its $115.2 million …

‘The Good Dinosaur’: Pixar’s Biggest Production Nightmare Crash-Lands into Theaters

It’s taken six years, two directors, and several script and cast changes, but the 3D animated The Good Dinosaur is finally here. Sadly, it’s an …

Pixar goes down a frightening path with The Good Dinosaur

Enlarge<br>Slideshow<p>Filmmakers at Pixar have been experts at eliciting all kinds of emotions from audiences since <i>Toy Story</i> premiered 20 years ago. For …

Sanjay’s Super Team: the story behind Pixar’s history-making new short

Pixar’s philosophy may be to draw the stories out of their artists, but after 15 feature films, the animation leviathan has never created a central character who wasn’t white. That’s changed with Sanjay’s Super Team: the first Pixar film directed by a person of Indian heritage, and the first to put …