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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Continues To Be Mashed Up With ‘Calvin And Hobbes’ And We Love It

<b>SPOILERS AHEAD.</b><p>Last month, we shared adorable fan art which set the characters of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> in the world of Bill Watterson’s <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> comic strip. Then we rejoiced when Marvel Comics and Disney Animation Studios artist Brian Kesinger created even more of these …

Star Wars

Did You Notice This ‘Indiana Jones’ Easter Egg In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

The Nerdist scored a long and interesting interview with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> supervising sound editor Matthew Wood and supervising sound editor and sound designer David Acord (also known as the voice of a meme-famous Stormtrooper), who are now Oscar-nominated for <i>The Force Awakens</i>‘ sound …

Star Wars

This Weekend, The Geminid Meteor Shower Promises To Be Awesome

Look up! You could see two meteors each minute in the evening hours<p>Sunday night, December 13, the Geminid meteor shower will peak. It promises to be a great show, boasting about two meteors a minute. The best chance for viewing comes after the constellation Gemini rises. The display should last all …

Make Your Own X-Wing Pilot Helmet from ‘Star Wars’

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a sparsely promoted movie coming out called <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>. We know this is late notice, but the …

After 16 Years, Dr. Dre Returns With 'Compton'

Though his presence is felt every time we see those ubiquitous Beats-branded headphones and hear stars he ushered into the mainstream, like Kendrick Lamar and Eminem, Dr. Dre the musician, the creator has recently been absent from the music world. In the 16 years since he released his last studio …

I went to India, and all you got were these lousy cartoons

One year ago, I spent two weeks traveling around India. I had been selected by the global communications firm I work for to be a kind of goodwill ambassador from our main corporate office in New York: connecting with colleagues; learning about their work and culture; and doing my best not to cause …

Customer Service

Review: La Luz, 'Weirdo Shrine'

The surf rock of La Luz is marked by more than just the reverb on Shana Cleveland's guitar. For, just as the art of surfing is harder than it looks, guided as it is by a deep understanding of subterranean forces, so too the heavy tides of the Seattle quartet's music rely on more than just sonic …

Albums

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

From Van Gogh's cloned ear to indoor rain: 13 sculptures made by science

Art, science, and maths art have never been closer entwined than in today's sculpture. While sculptors from Leonardo Da Vinci to Henry Moore employed their scientific gifts when creating their masterpieces, today's digital technology opens up new worlds of possibility, with artists taking …

Art

Curse of the Cartel's Skinny Hitwoman

The first two assassins named La Flaca ran into some bad luck. The third, whose dismembered body was found just over the Mexico border, had the worst …

Apple iOS 8.3 Has 3 Great Secret Features

No iOS release comes without controversy and iOS 8.3 is no exception. Launched last week, the update fixed one big issue but caused another and left many unsure whether to update. The good news for those still undecided is there are three hidden gems in iOS 8.3 that may just persuade you to take …

Having Loved And Lost, One Man Takes On Medical Malpractice In India

People sometimes ask Dr. Kunal Saha if he is married. His wife, Anuradha, died on May 28, 1998, and he has not taken a new wife. But Anuradha is still so wedded to Saha's thoughts, his heart and his life's mission that he feels no hesitation answering "yes."<p>To hear him tell it, everything about …

The Guy Who Knows Everything About Comics Finally Made a Graphic Novel

If you walk into a classroom, library, or bookstore and say you want to know more about comics, chances are that someone will hand you a book by …

Why The Ebola Epidemic Is (So Far) Less Devastating Than Scientists Predicted

What happened to those 1.4 million Ebola infections the CDC forecasted for mid-January?<p>The havoc that Ebola is wreaking in West Africa cannot be understated. With a total of 21,200 people infected since March 2014, the disease is shredding the social fabric of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, …

Ebola Was Only A Warm-Up: The Measles Outbreak Is For Real.

Just three months ago, Americans were terrified of Ebola. Remember that?<p>Most of us expected a mass outbreak. One in three people worried that a relative would get sick.<p>Nearly 80% of Americans — 80%! — even wanted doctors and nurses that treated Ebola patients to be locked into quarantines, despite …

Public Health

Cleveland Hospitals Grapple With Readmission Fines

At the Cleveland Clinic's sprawling main campus, Morgan Clay is being discharged early one Tuesday afternoon.<p>Clay arrived a couple of weeks earlier suffering from complications related to acute heart failure. He's ready to go home. But before he can leave, clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee stops by …

This Is the No. 1 Driver of Diabetes and Obesity

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Diabetes

Batgirl's Psychologist

By applying characters' fictional psyches to real-life problems, a cosplay enthusiast turned a passion for comic books into a mental-health career.<p>By day, Andrea Letamendi was a model doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of California, San Diego, who kept her head down while …

Depth Perception: Trek to Grand Canyon's Royal Arch

0<p>SHARES<p>4<p>Gallery<p>4 Images<p>The gust that slams us is so violent, for a second I can't tell if we're at the front end of a flash flood or in the path of a …

Gear of the Show 2015: Under Armour Fat Tire GTX Shoes

Don't be fooled by the name. These oversize and waterproof shoe-boots aren't meant to be worn fat biking in the winter—the tire in the name refers to the outsoles, which are made from Michelin tire rubber designed to stick to rocky, loose trails like a honey badger on a beehive. They have …

Exceptionally Dramatic Urban Landscape Images Captured Using an iPhone

There is no denying the unique drama that only black and white photography can deliver. Jason Peterson is exceptionally good at the medium and his …

Phantom Ranch / Bright Angel Day Hikes

There are some great day hikes to do from the Phantom Ranch/Bright Angel Campground area. Below are some of the hikes that I love to do when visiting …

Songs We Love: The Deslondes, 'Fought The Blues And Won'

What does it mean to be a wandering troubadour in 2014? Believe it or not, sometimes it means riding the rails, just like in the old days. Sam Doores spent a restless childhood traveling with his family between San Francisco, Washington and Texas; his mother's copy of Woody Guthrie's book <i>Bound For</i> …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Mind

Mexican Carpoolers: A Photographer's View Of Truck Bed Commuters

Every day, hundreds of workers in Mexico begin their days lying down in the back of pick-up trucks.<p>Alejandro Cartagena does not know much about the lives of these "Carpoolers," whom he photographed for a year starting in the winter of 2011, heading down Highway 85 off Monterrey. But he does know …

Listening to the Star Wars Soundtrack in a Pygmy Village

A new study looks at how music affects emotions across cultures.<p>Four decades after the debut of the brassy score that announced a galaxy far, far, away, music from <i>Star Wars</i> has reached a whole other world: a Pygmy village in the Congolese rainforest.<p>The Mebenzélé Pygmies, an isolated group of …