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Archaeologists Find Ancient Greek Zombie Graves

(Image: D. Weiss)<p>What do you do if the dead won't stay dead? Greek settlers in the colony of Kamarina in Sicily may have addressed that problem in …

25 Best Carbs That Will Uncover Your Abs

Imagine if you could tell your friends you’re on a hot new diet, the one all the celebs are doing for rapid weight loss. It’s name? Not Atkins. Not …

Solved! How Ancient Egyptians Moved Massive Pyramid Stones

The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a …

Before Dr. Seuss was famous he drew these sad, racist ads ... and then totally changed his mind

Most people know Seuss books as harmless, imaginative fun for kids. But Seuss's early work did have a darker, racist side — before he eventually changed his views and abandoned his prejudices.<p>Dr. Seuss' political leanings are well known — the writer was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the …

Watch Some of The Crash Bandicoot Animated Series Sony Didn't Want Made

Test footage for a cartoon series based on Naughty Dog's Crash Bandicoot series has been released, along with additional information of other potential tie-in content considered for the character.<p>The video, which you can watch below, was released by David Siller, who served as lead designer and …

Why Attack on Titan's Most Popular Character Isn't in the Movie

Levi, one of <i>Attack on Titan</i>’s most beloved characters, is not in the new live-action movie. There must be a reason for that. Turns out, there is.<p>The …

'Pixels' Review: Game Over for Adam Sandler

What could have been a fun romp through 1980s gamer nostalgia is anything but.<p>As bad as Adam Sandler's movies have gotten in recent years, they've retained a strain of demented, juvenile strangeness that at least gave them a distinctive air of feverish oddity. <i>Jack and Jill</i>, for instance, is a …

Al Pacino

Netflix boss defends Adam Sandler deal after failure of Pixels

Adam Sandler’s box-office appeal took yet another blow over the weekend as his latest film, Pixels, opened to a disappointing $24m (£15m). But one person who isn’t worried about the result is Netflix boss Ted Sarandos.<p>Pixels review – just another Adam Sandler movie, despite impressive CGI<p>Read …

Box Office

First 'Attack On Titan' Movie Tops The Japanese Box Office

In its opening weekend at the Japanese box office, the first <i>Attack on Titan</i> movie has beaten all its competition and come out top.<p>Earning around 600 million yen ($4.8 million) and selling 476,000 tickets in its opening weekend, the first <i>Attack on Titan</i> movie has done pretty well.<p>Based on the very …

Anime

Digital rendering of famous animal killed by US hunter aiming to highlight issues over deaths of other African creatures at the hands of foreigners<p>An Oscar-nominated animator who worked on Disney classic The Lion King has painted a tribute to Cecil the lion, the Zimbabwe safari icon killed last …

Wildlife

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.<p>Her …

Photography

Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Will Reportedly Plead Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Feds raided his home in July.<p>Jared Fogle, the former Subway spokesman who lost 245 pounds while eating fast-food sandwiches, is expected to plead guilty to possession of child pornography charges, according to Fox59, the Fox affiliate in Indianapolis.<p>FOX59 said Fogle will accept the plea deal on …

10 New Artists You Need to Know: August 2015

Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

Celebrity Gossip

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Chinese Port City Tianjin Searches for Clues After Devastating Blasts

Dozens dead and hundreds injured as videos showed flaming debris raining down<p>BEIJING—Authorities on Thursday raised the death toll from explosions in the northeastern coastal city of Tianjin to at least 50, with some 700 others hospitalized, as they searched for the cause of twin blasts large …

China

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

5 foods that hurt your brain

Forget your waistline for a sec—some of your food choices could actually affect your memory and cognitive abilities. Here, 5 foods to go easy on if you want to keep your wits about you.<p><b>Tofu</b><br>The soy controversy continues with a study published in the journal Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive …

6 surprisingly easy ways to be happier

Here are the 6 best hacks from books on happiness that we've ever found.<p>You're probably well aware of Google's smashing employee benefits package, and in a moment of incredulous jealousy you might even have scoffed at the pampering.<p>Among the boons to Googlers are: massages, a bountiful and …

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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10 Horrific Deaths That Happened While Filming a Movie

"Death stalks the movie set! Actors and crew members fall victim to spooky, cruelly ironic fate!"<p>That may sound like a hyped-up promotional line for …

Filmmaking

Leading environmental photographers and artists exhibit their works on the effects of anthropogenic climate change at the Verve Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 3 July to 5 September

New Mexico

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Good cholesterol vs bad cholesterol: should we stop worrying about bacon?

For decades the government has branded cholesterol as a killer. Foods high in cholesterol (eggs, butter, bacon) and saturated fat levels (coconut …

Holistic Medicine

8 Normal Experiences That Should Not Always Be Labeled a Mental Illness

<b>Anxiety</b>: Life is full of anxiety and it’s a very normal part of existence. Can you think of a time when you were very anxious about life and your …

Mental Health

Mission to Mars could make astronauts' skin thinner

A study of ‘astromice’ living on the International Space Station for three months found their skin was 15 per cent thinner in the microgravity<p>Humans are facing a new obstacle on the journey to Mars after scientists discovered the long space flight can make skin thinner, exposing astronauts to even …

Our First Look at the Moon's Far Side

The race to land a man on the Moon in the 1960s dominates narratives of the early space age, but it wasn’t the only time the United States and the Soviet Union were racing to achieve a goal in space. In the late 1950s, both nations were fighting to get spacecraft to the Moon, and among those …

Blended: out now on DVD and Blu-ray

On the surface, Blended is just another identikit addition to Adam Sandler’s already swollen oeuvre. Rehashing the same lovable klutz routine he’s been trading on for more than two decades, Sandler plays Jim Friedman, a struggling family man who becomes romantically entangled with Drew Barrymore’s …