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Berlin International Film Festival – Homage To Willem Dafoe

<b>Click on any image to Enlarge</b><p>The 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival is running right now, and the organizers are dedicating this …

Experts doubt claims of 'hidden chambers' in King Tut's tomb

Radar experts are casting doubt on claims that King Tutankhamun's tomb contains hidden, undiscovered chambers — and they're calling for more data to be released.<p>At a March 17 newsconference, officials at Egypt's antiquities ministry released radar data that they said showed the presence of hidden …

Archaeology

The Ha Archers

The First Great Mobile Movie Is Here, Directed By The Guy Who's Making Star Trek 3

Justin Lin was pressed for time. The famed director of four <i>Fast and Furious</i> movies was in San Francisco Friday eager to get back to Vancouver, B.C., where he is filming <i>Star Trek 3</i>. But before heading back, Lin had to take something of a victory lap for his latest and most unusual project, …

Virtual Reality

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

The return of Jibo, the family robot

Jibo, the social robot from robot scientist Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, is still almost a year away from commercial availability but Breazeal and her team …

Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists have just figured out something very cool to do with them. A team from Google and the University of Washington have developed a fully automated way to create time-lapse videos of popular tourists landmarks using images from …