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Daniel Bryan Has Found Perfect Spot on the Card After WrestleMania 2015 Win

Daniel Bryan is the new intercontinental champion, and some fans are not very happy about it. The reason has less to do with Bryan himself and more to do with the fact it's a secondary title he's been given and not the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.<p>But don't cry for Bryan. He's now found the …

United States

'Fast & Furious' By the Numbers: From Genre Movie to Global Franchise

The series is one of the few in Hollywood franchise history to show no sign of fatigue as 'Furious 7' opens in theaters around the globe.<p>No one could …

Film Industry

How Hollywood Uses Peter Jackson’s CGI Technology To Resurrect Dead Actors Like Paul Walker

Losing Paul Walker halfway through the production of <i>Furious 7</i> left the movie’s filmmakers in a very tough spot. Not only was this emotionally devastating, but Walker was a major player in the franchise, and his presence was crucial. This is when groundbreaking special effects came in, courtesy of …

'Furious 7' and diversity: Why Hollywood needs to catch up with reality

Vin Diesel still recalls the bad old days of street-race apartheid. In 2001, his breakthrough movie, <i>The Fast and the Furious</i>, powered into …

Jay-Z’s new Tidal music service respects the artist, but rips off Spotify’s UI

In case you hadn’t heard, Jay-Z is this week launching (relaunching) the Tidal music service he recently acquired along with a lot of help from industry friends. The company is hoping its model is innovative and helps artists earn more, but its UI for the web app appears to be a shameless copy of …

Scientists issue call for urgent controls on e-cigarette sales to children

Survey shows one in five teenagers in north-west England have bought or tried e-cigarettes and found a strong link to to binge drinking<p>Scientists have called for urgent controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children after finding high rates of usage among secondary school pupils in …

Public Health

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …