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European Spacecraft Could Find 70,000 New Alien Worlds

A European spacecraft that launched late last year could eventually discover 70,000 exoplanets, helping researchers better understand the number and …

Macintosh designer is selling $1,900 replicas of Apple's legendary pirate flag

Gift-giving season is right around the corner, and we know just the perfect gift for the Apple nut in your life. No, it's not an iPhone case or a new iPad Air. It's a $1,900 hand-painted pirate flag.<p>The Jolly Roger — sporting a classic, multi-colored Apple eyepatch — is central to Apple lore. The …

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Minecraft – 36 times larger on PS4 and Xbox One

Minecraft is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in August, and the good news for fans is, there will be a lot more of it. In a blogpost on 22 May, Mojang confirmed that the game would be available for download in the summer, with both versions priced at $19.99, or $4.99 if you already own the …

Minecraft: here's one I made earlier

"Let your surroundings load a bit," said Adam, a 27-year-old from New Jersey. "This thing's big." I stared at the fortress he was building as my laptop purred, loading details: the towers and battlements and a giant front door.<p>During the day, I knew, Adam was Adam Shefki, a lawyer. He wore a suit …

Minecraft on PS4 will make use of the DualShock 4's touchpad

<i>Minecraft</i>'s PlayStation 4 edition will make use of the DualShock 4's touchpad, Mojang said Thursday in a progress report on this version of the game, which is due to arrive in August.<p>In addition to the touchpad, which can be used for crafting and menu navigation, <i>Minecraft</i> will feature worlds "36 …

Why some fans are battling with Notch over Minecraft changes

Around the world, millions of people enjoy playing <i>Minecraft</i>, one of the most successful video games of all time.<p>But an argument has broken out between Mojang, the maker of <i>Minecraft</i>, and the many companies and people which host <i>Minecraft</i> multiplayer servers, and who charge for their services, which …

Minecraft could be huge in Japan thanks to Wii U

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>What’s the status of Minecraft for the Nintendo Wii U console? We still have no headway just yet. Mojang and 4J Studios (the developer that handles the console …

Stream Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Soundtrack

Based on its reliably quirky trailer and hilarious teasers, Wes Anderson's new film, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, is loaded with the idiosyncratic …

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Wes Anderson's big adventure? Maybe so, aboard Queen Mary 2 cruise

Wes Andersonis about to do something he's never done: take a cruise on the Queen Mary 2.<p>"The Grand Budapest Hotel" director and cohorts Tilda Swinton,Jason Schwartzman and Roman Coppola will appear aboard a June 13 eastbound transatlantic crossing. Fans will have a chance to meet the A-list …

The Best Films of 2014 So Far: Critics Pick ‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Under the Skin,’ ‘Lego Movie’ and More

The Best Films of 2014 So Far: Critics Pick 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Under the Skin,' 'Lego Movie' and More<p>With 122 critics voting in Indiewire’s …

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The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Writers Explain Why They Made Thanos The Main Character<p>'Westworld' Season Two Begins With A Bloody 'Journey Into …

The Best Films of 2014 (So Far): Variety Critics Make Their Picks – Variety

To say that our top three critics don’t always see eye-to-eye would be an understatement, but they can all agree on at least one thing: “The Grand …

Why 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' was pretty as a postcard

Some hotels inspire travel postcards, but it was actual hand-tinted travel postcards called Photochroms that were part of the inspiration for "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Oscar-nominated production designer Adam Stockhausen drew on these and other visual references to create the fictionalized …

Grand Budapest Hotel Illustrated Drawings

The whimsical aesthetic of Wes Anderson’s filmography is undeniable and the director’s most recent film, “Grand Budapest Hotel” is no exception. The …

LEGO Movie Videogame - Part 5 - ROOF TOPS! (HD Gameplay Walkthrough)

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LEGO Movie Videogame - Part 6 - CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF AWESOME! (HD Gameplay Walkthrough)

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LEGO Movie Videogame - Part 7 - CLOUDS ARE AWESOME! (HD Gameplay Walkthrough)

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Mike Nichols, Graduate director, dies at 83

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1125000/1125670_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529481461_91234e5c46364ae7a4837fc7e6a7d483<p><b>Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.</b><p>The German-born US director was also Oscar nominated …

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'Better Call Saul' Premiere Set, New Teaser Revealed

<i>Breaking Bad</i> spin-off <i>Better Call Saul</i> will make its special two-night premiere on Sunday, February 8th, and Monday, the 9th, with both episodes …

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New Cosby accusers include Lou Ferrigno's wife

In two new interviews, two new women detail incidents involving Bill Cosby and unwanted sexual advances that happened years ago.<p>Therese Serignese, 57, a registered nurse from Boca Raton, Fla., lays out a story of a meeting, a drugging and a rape to <i>The Huffington Post.</i><p>And Carla Ferrigno, wife of …

Sony Drops Out Of Steve Jobs Movie

Christian Bale dropped out of the movie first, he was slated to play the lead role. Michael Fassbender has been announced as his successor to take on the main role of the tech giant.<p>Aaron Sorkin is of course set to write the film, and Seth Rogen is still on track to play Apple co-founder Steve …