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5 Amazing Libraries in Ancient History

From ancient times to the present many cultures around the world have considered libraries as storehouses of ideas, creativity and knowledge. Today …

Ancient History

Texas Pastor Explains He Didn't Mean to Set Himself on Fire Over Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Rick Scarborough, a former pastor from Texas, clarified Friday he did not mean to say he would self-immolate if the Supreme Court legalized gay …

Warner Bros. Comic-Con Panel Announced

The time and date for the most anticipated panel for this years San Diego has just been released. That's right, fans looking to get a “sneak peek” at …

New Supergirl Trailer Brings in The Phantom Zone

<b>Global Entertainment</b> has posted an international trailer for the new <b>Supergirl</b> series. In the trailer we get a better idea of the setup for the show …

Trailers

6. Justice League: Mortal

As any comic book and superhero fan knows, team-up films are all the rage after The Avengers, and all eyes are on DC as they try to compete with …

Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto locked in for Star Trek 4

Yesterday it was announced that production is underway on the third instalment of the <b>Star Trek</b> franchise – reportedly titled <b>Star Trek Beyond</b> – but it …

The Supreme Court Decision Was a Win for LGBT Rights. Will Women Get the Same Treatment?

Anthony Kennedy may be the most emotional judge on the Court, and this week, that helped progress for LGBT people. But it could also hurt women.<p>This week, love won.<p>In a historic case, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the fundamental right of marriage for same-sex couples. In a 5–4 …

'Game Of Thrones' May Reveal Jon Snow's Parents In Season 6

After the "Game of Thrones" Season 5 finale, you probably stopped speculating over one of the show's biggest mysteries. But wait, don't give up just yet because it might finally be revealed.<p><b>Spoiler alert for "Game of Thrones" Season 5 and the books.</b><p>Image via HBO/HuffPost<p>Since Jon Snow's shocking …

Public scientists, the twitterverse, thought police, feminism, and the fanatical mob

I’m on vacation. But while I was posting a few photos on social media (amazing National Parks and a wooden carving of bigfoot drinking a beer) I …

<b>San Diego Comic-Con</b> is known for bringing out the biggest stars for the annual pop culture event. The fan events, screenings, and signings are the …

Scientists Uncover Why The Mayan Civilization Died Out

(IFLScinece) Approximately 2,400 years ago, the tribes of Maya suddenly appeared in the rainforests of the Yucatan Peninsula, Central America.<p>As …

Understanding the Charleston Shooting from a Sociological Perspective

TweetThe shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has shaken the country, leaving many reflecting on the state …

Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire

A man can have anything...<p>If he's willing to sacrifice everything.<p>Step into an epic story-driven adventure as your character becomes The Outlander, a …

Star Wars

Meet the Ant-Man Supporting Cast in New Photos

With the release of <b>Ant-Man</b> less than a month away, we’ve already seen quite a bit from the second Marvel Studios film hitting theaters this summer.</b> …

Eleanor Roosevelt, The First Lady of Gay Rights

<i>The story was co-written by Timothy Dwyer, co-author of Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Longworth (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)</i><p>June marks the start of Gay Pride season, with parades from Boston and Los Angeles to Tel Aviv and Oslo. It's a good bet that somewhere over …

7 Creepy Theories About Space - Alien UFO Sightings

5. Hypernova<p>7. Fast-Moving Black Holes<p>Okay, so we already looked at the Supermassive Black Hole theory, but there is another potentially dangerous …

Someone morphed Chris Pratt and Chris Evans and the result is Chris Hemsworth

Are you someone who has trouble telling the different Chris’s of the Marvel Cinematic Universe apart? You know, there’s Chris Evans who plays Captain …

Marvel Universe

In One Simple Tweet, Taylor Swift Shows Exactly Why We Need Feminism

Taylor Swift isn't going to let sexism slide.<p>The star took to Twitter on Saturday morning to call out OK! Magazine for a misleading headline and choice of descriptors that, she argues, point to just why feminism is so important today.<p>According to Bustle, the tweet came after OK! Magazine shared a …

Stephen King Calls For ‘Responsible Gun Control Laws’ After Charleston Shootings

Author Stephen King took to social media to discuss the senseless shootings in Charleston, South Carolina. King isn’t a traditional media figure, so he doesn’t have an immediate platform to eloquently discuss the issue like Jon Stewart does. Nor does King make regular guest appearances on panels …

Guns

Rare Ancient Statue Depicts Topless Female Gladiator

A small bronze statue dating back nearly 2,000 years may be that of a female gladiator, a victorious one at that, suggests a new study.<p>If confirmed …

Clothes call for DC Comics

The “Big Three” at DC Comics — Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman — are getting new looks this month. But it’s the Amazing Amazon who’s getting all …

10 fascinating photos from World War II

<b>Photos from World War II</b>: Although thousands, even millions, of photographs were taken during World War II, only a handful ever became popular. But …

DC Comics Is Pushing For A Ton Of Movies Over The Next Few Years

As you know if you’ve been paying even a modicum of attention to the cinematic landscape in recent days, superhero films are big, big business. Comic …

DC Comics

Classics for the people – why we should all learn from the ancient Greeks

Photograph: Alamy<p>Erechtheion, an ancient greek temple in Athens.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/18/1434645426145/8b31809e-f42d-49db-a1bc-f4b224658737-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Erechtheion, an ancient greek temple in …

Cambridge University

Star Wars: The Force Awakens second trailer sets YouTube world record

Guinness World Records can today confirm the second teaser trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has set a new world record for the <b>Most viewed</b> …

'The Dark Knight' Is Christopher Nolan's Worst Batman Film

<i>The Dark Knight</i> is a frustrating film. It features a tremendously unsettling performance from the late Heath Ledger, and an atrociously overwrought …

Has China unlocked a lost civilisation? Archaeologists believe newly discovered city wall could hold secrets to an ancient capital nearly 1,000 years older than Rome

The ancient walls of a lost city in southern China have emerged in a remarkable discovery by archaeologists.<p>The northern section of the city wall is …

Battle of the sexes: Scientists prove women ARE stronger than men

Women often live longer than men. However, this is not down to males working or drinking too much, rather it’s due to DNA inherited from their …

New Rumor Explains Why (And How) Two Heroes Show Up In ‘Batman V Superman’

We’ve known for awhile now that Jason Momoa would be playing Aquaman in Zack Snyder’s <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>. Hell, we even know what he’s going to look like. But aside from these tidbits, as well as the news that Ezra Miller will play the Flash in DC’s cinematic universe, next to …

Ben Affleck