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Patrick Stewart on 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

"I was not a comic book reader," Patrick Stewart says, with a distinct note of apology. "Not those kind, anyway. I read storybook comics, and when I …

Comics

The Winter Sport That Burns 1,500 Calories an Hour

Pedal through winter and go where no mountain bike has gone before, with the hottest trend on wheels<p>Ten minutes into my ride, I’m already sweating like hell.<p>I wasn’t expecting that—not on a 29°F morning with a biting wind.<p>But I also never expected to be barreling down a Nordic trail in Vail, …

Athletic Apparel

The Power of Unselfishness in Action

One man's memories of the men he's thankful for.<p><b>Every week, Esquire.com will feature an exceptional story about a mentor—written by everyday people—for Esquire's Mentoring Project. To submit a story and possibly be featured, head here, sign up, and write.</b><p><b>On the evening of October 29,</b> I found myself …

10 Beer Cocktail Recipes That Do the Impossible: Make Beer Even Better

The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer? An ice-cold beer cocktail<p><b>The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer</b>? These 10 ice-cold beer cocktails, or beers with a little extra going on (hello there, michelada).

Cocktails

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: The Office (UK Version)

Author: Brendan Klinkenberg. Brendan Klinkenberg Culture<p>Date of Publication: 11.26.14.<p>Time of Publication: 1:59 pm. 1:59 pm<p>We can all agree that <i>The</i> …

Planet Neptune: Facts About Its Orbit, Moons & Rings

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun. It was the first planet to get its existence predicted by mathematical calculations before it was actually …

Can your dog understand what you're saying?

Researchers at the University of Sussex found that the brains of dogs seem to discern between the emotional and verbal components of human …

Why meals are movie magic: The best food scenes in film history

From the sliced garlic in “Goodfellas” to the perfect pink steak in “The Matrix,” these scenes are irresistible<p>Everyone loves a good food scene. Some of the best literary passages of all time are about food, from Proust's madeleine to the clam soup described in "Moby Dick." But in the end it’s …

Ebola crisis: MSF to stay in West Africa till 'very end'

A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea said the organisation will remain in West Africa "till the very end" of the Ebola crisis.<p>However, Pascal Piguet admitted he has "no idea" when that would be.<p>He said that much more still needed to be done and more treatment centres and beds …

How Not to Make a PSA About Rape

Hungary's "You can do something about it, you can do something against it" campaign blames women for inviting sexual violence.<p>Hungarian democracy has suffered a number of blows in recent years, including the erosion of media and religious freedoms and the rise of the fascist, anti-Semitic, …

Study: Cops Tend to See Black Kids as Less Innocent Than White Kids

"Our research found that black boys can be seen as responsible for their actions at an age when white boys still benefit from the assumption that children are essentially innocent."<p>Asked to identify the age of a young boy that committed a felony, participants in a study routinely overestimated the …

Messy mix on the menu for Thanksgiving travelers | CNN Travel

Director Jennifer Kent on Her Sundance Horror Hit 'The Babadook'

Photo: Courtesy of Company<p>Heading home from any big film festival, you can't help gnawing your manicure, knowing that you must have missed something amazing. At Sundance this year, for me it was <i>The Babadook</i>, pegged as a horror film and repeatedly shown at midnight. When I caught up with it later, I …

Horror

Artist Creates a Photo Series Featuring the Thief Who Stole Her Wallet and Identity

In 2011, artist Jessamyn Lovell was at the gallery SF Camerawork discussing her upcoming show when her wallet–and, eventually, her identity–was stolen by a San Francisco woman named Erin Hart. When Lovell started receiving mysterious bills, parking tickets, and even a summons to appear in court on …