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10+ Genius Ways To Use LEGO You Probably Never Thought About

Most of us think of LEGO as toys, but there are actually a lot of practical ways you can use these plastic bricks in your everyday life.<p>LEGO produced …

Beautiful places to visit in Cornwall – chosen by local artists

As Tate St Ives reopens with a £20m extension, six of Cornwall’s leading artists describe the spectacular and atmospheric landscapes that inspire them<p>John Bedding, potter<p>The Island at St Ives is my place to go for contemplation. It’s the big hill overlooking the town, west of the Tate. In my …

How to Open Strongly

<i>In the latest instalment of Flickering Myth’s film class, Tom Jolliffe looks at how to open strongly…</i><p>It takes a great deal to get an audience to …

The Batman Ninja Anime Shows a Dark Knight We've Never Seen Before

<i>Batman Ninja,</i> the upcoming animated film coming from Warner Bros. Japan and directed by <i>JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure</i>’s Jumpei Mizusaki, is a simple enough …

Comic Books

10 Pieces of Killer Advice From Famous Creative Geniuses

Einstein, Twain, Wilde, and Picasso faced the same problems as today's entrepreneurs. Here's how they got unstuck.<p>There's something incredibly potent and calming about insightful quotes from geniuses. As any entrepreneur or creative will attest, funks, ruts, and blocks happen. And knowing that …

Creativity

10 awesome things to do in London for free

I’M A LONDONER and when I meet other travelers, the usual line I get about my home city is, “It’s nice, but it’s just so expensive.” What London …

England

To Build a Great Villain, Start With One of These 13 Motivations

Featuring a convenient guide of villain motives to help you Build-Your-Own Bad Guy. Twirly mustaches, prominent cheekbones, long-haired cats, and …

Comics

Get a look at the history of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe with new museum exhibit

It’s pretty extraordinary<p>Those who live near Queensland, Australia will get the chance to check out Marvel’s newest museum exhibition, “Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe,” throughout the summer. For those of us who won’t get a chance to see it in person, however, the Queensland Art Gallery …

Trump is hurting American tourism

President Donald Trump won't stop tweeting about his travel ban. That's bad news for the U.S. tourism industry.<p>"That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain DANGEROUS countries," he tweeted Monday night.<p>So is Trump's war of words with the mayor of London in the wake of Saturday's terror attacks. …

Tourism

We sorted superheroes into Hogwarts Houses so you didn't have to

If you've ever wondered what Hogwarts house your favorite superheroes would be in, wonder no more!<p>In honor of Wonder Woman finally hitting the big …

(Almost) Every Reference to the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride in the Movies

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies are, of course, greatly inspired by the original Pirates of the Caribbean attraction that debuted at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in 1967. It was the last attraction that Walt Disney himself was personally involved in (he died in 1966) and you can feel …

13 Marvel "What If" Stories That Totally Came True

"What if" indeed...

Find Out What Villains Want With Steven Waters' Bamtan Posters

The record will show that I'm pretty biased on this subject, but it's hard to argue that Batman doesn't have the single greatest gallery of foes in …

How to avoid Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's save-corruption bug

Konami has issued an urgent warning to Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain players after the discovery of a bug that is corrupting save files.The …

Metal Gear

13 Marvel Productions That Should Definitely Happen

We know more of less what's going down up through 2019. But we've already got big dreams for Marvel's Phase Four.<p>America Chavez. Kate Bishop. Cassie Lang. Marvel hasn't even begun to explore the potential in their young roster of superheroes, but it's about time they started. <i>Young Avengers</i> is …

7. Ultimate Spider-Man Volume 1: Power And Responsibility

For those who follow comics, it€™s obvious that when Marvel Studios began to plan their films, they essentially took the best parts of both the main …

Comics

The secret to great Renaissance art: tracing

We take for granted that Renaissance artists drew their masterpieces freehand in a few strokes of genius. But the truth is they had tricks — including tracing.<p>Called "cartoons" by art historians (from the Italian word for a large sheet of paper) these sketches allowed them to create test versions …

Famous Paintings Transformed into Batman Pop Art

Vartan Garnikyan is a fan of Batman’s movie and expresses it through his artworks by mixing iconic elements of the saga with famous paintings. Mona …

Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.

Architecture

17 times JK Rowling shocked Harry Potter fans

As JK Rowling announces that a new children's book is on the way, read the revelations that have emerged since her last was published<p>1. Harry and Lord Voldemort are family<p>Unpleasant, yet inevitable in the small, slightly incestuous wizarding world. The key to this is Harry's Invisibility Cloak, …

Joss Whedon Says AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Was a "Nightmare"

Check out Hasbro's Marvel Legends action figure line for 2015

Ant Man Legends Ant Man<p>Ant Man Legends Ant Man Accessories<p>nt Man Legends Bulldozer<p>Ant Man Legends Giant Man<p>Ant Man Legends Grim Reaper<p>Ant Man Legends …

Marvel Studios Countdown: Why Marvel Doesn't Control Spider-Man and X-Men

Most of the big Marvel movie news last week concerned properties that Disney and Marvel Studios do not directly control. There was news of reshoots …

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

In an ongoing series, artist Thomas Kurniawan imagines which celebrities might play some of your favorite Disney characters in real-life versions of …

New Harry Potter drawings of Draco Malfoy and Ron Weasley revealed

Key characters have been reimagined in Jim Kay's illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone<p>Every time new drawings are released for Harry Potter books, fans are made to think again about JK Rowling's wizarding world. Now drawings from Jim Kay for the new fully illustrated …

24 Things You Might Not Know About Goodfellas

The year 2015 means, among other things, that Martin Scorsese’s film <i>Goodfellas</i> is turning 25 years old. The movie was based on the life of mob …

20 Iconic X-Men Moments We Need to See on the Big Screen

X-Men movies have been coming our way since 2000, and while many storylines and moments have been brought to the big screen, there are still …

10 of the Worst Supervillain Costumes in Comic Book Movies

A little while ago, we looked at both the <b>best superhero costumes</b> in movies and <b>the worst</b>. A lot of you agreed with our choices, but equally as many …

20 Things You Need to Know About Marvel's Civil War

We are moving ever closer to the release of the third Captain America film, a movie which will adapt writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven’s …