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The Met Museum Rolls Out Over 500 Free Art Books You Can Download & Print

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images via The Metropolitan Museum of Art<br>As well as releasing more than 400,000 artworks for personal and …

Museums

Gay Soccer Players Find Love on and Off the Field in New Film Mario

There aren't too many gay-themed sports movies with the exception of 2016’s queer-themed soccer movie <i>The Pass</i>, which starred Russell Tovey, and the …

North America

Nato expels seven staff from Russian mission over Skripal poisoning

Nato chief says move sends ‘clear and very strong message there is a cost to Russia’s reckless actions’<p>Nato has announced it is cutting the size of its Russian mission by a third, removing accreditation from seven Russian staff and rejecting three other pending applications.<p>The Nato secretary …

Russia

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

Man's discovery of spooky VHS tape in junk store has an unexpected twist ending

If horror films have taught us anything at all, it's that when you find a VHS tape in a junk store the ABSOLUTE LAST THING YOU SHOULD DO is play that …

Comic Strips

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 5 years — here's what you have to look forward to

Walt Disney Studios made a major update to its theatrical schedule in March ahead of its annual shareholder's meeting.<p>The company outlined its movie schedule through 2023 where it announced dates for a mix of live-action films, Marvel superheroes, sequels, and many more trips to a galaxy far, far …

Walt Disney Company

Revealed: All galaxies rotate once every billion years, discover astronomers

All galaxies, no matter how big they are, rotate once every billion years, astronomers have discovered. The Earth spinning around on its axis once …

Universe

Galaxies Rotate in Sync, Raising Dark Matter Questions

The universe is filled with galaxies, and often a large galaxy like our own will have several smaller ones orbiting it. Astronomers looked at one …

The first woman to earn a medical degree in the US got into school because men thought it was a joke

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the US to earn a medical degree when she graduated from Geneva Medical College, a small school in western New York. She only got in because the male students thought her application was part of a hoax.<p>By the time Blackwell applied to Geneva, …

Mark Hamill reveals his 'jaw dropped' after reading 'The Last Jedi'

Ever since <i>The Force Awakens</i> left us (and Rey) at the edge of a literal cliff with legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker, we've been waiting with bated breath …

Mark Hamill

Everything We Know About Star Wars: Episode 8, aka 'The Last Jedi'

The Resistance will continue its struggle against the First Order in the upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. Meanwhile, in the real world, we’re all …

Star Wars

Astronomers Discover Earth’s Cold Twin Orbiting A Faint Star 13,000 Light-Years Away

Astronomers using the Korea Microlensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered an Earth-sized planet orbiting …

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

Dark Matter

Kathleen Kennedy Won't "Touch" George Lucas Cuts of 'Star Wars'

From now until the end of time, Greedo will always shoot first, and Han Solo will forever gingerly step on Jabba the Hutt’s tail. Lucasfilm President …

Kathleen Kennedy

Someone mashed up the 'The Last Jedi' trailer with clips from 'The Force Awakens'

Right, so you've had two days now to watch The Last Jeditrailer on a continuous loop and dissect every single detail and try to extrapolate plot and …

Mashed

This Year’s Most Satisfying Film and TV Easter Eggs

Let’s go hunting.<p>It’s Easter Sunday, and that means it’s time to fill up on questionable candy, celebrate your faith, dive into some ham, and, most importantly of all, go hunting for eggs. Though I wish I could, we here at <i>V.F.</i> HWD couldn’t possibly dye and hide real eggs for you. But we <i>can</i> do the …

Watch the creation of Disney’s ambitious and immersive Star Wars land

‘Everything about it is just about total immersion’<p>Two years ago Disney announced that it was planning on adding massive <i>Star Wars</i>-themed expansions to its parks in California and Florida, and today at <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration it revealed some new details — including a behind-the-scenes look at the …

Walt Disney Company

Stem Cell Research Advancing Rapidly

Stem cells have been touted as treatments for everything from hair loss to heart disease.<p>But are those claims scientifically sound?<p>Research on the …

Medical Research

The Double-Slit Experiment Cracked Reality Wide Open

The double-slit experiment seems simple enough: cut two slits in a sheet of metal and send light through them, first as a constant wave, then in …

Quantum Mechanics

What You Can Learn About Albert Einstein From The New Series Genius

If you ask a dozen people what they know about Albert Einstein the answer will probably fall between genius and the Theory of Relativity.<p>On April 25, 2017, the National Geographic Channel will debut its first scripted TV series, <i>Genius</i> which takes a look at Einstein’s life in a way you might not …

Physics

Whatever, We're Probably Living in a Hologram Anyway, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson

Look around you. Your shoes, that tree, the Starbucks cold brew you're clutching — it's all very much right here in the real world. But what if the …

Physics

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Why One Mom Wears a T-Rex Costume to Take Her Sons to School

A Florida mom is teaching her boys an important lesson in a hilarious way.<p>At one time, people couldn't stop wagging their tongues about moms wearing yoga pants to school dropoff. Now, one mom from Winter Springs, Florida is making headlines for rocking a full-on T-Rex costume to walk her sons to …

Parenting

After Economic Crisis, Low Birthrates Challenge Southern Europe

ATHENS — As a longtime fertility doctor, Minas Mastrominas has helped couples in Greece give birth to thousands of bouncing babies. But recently, disturbing trends have escalated at his clinic.<p>Couples insisting on only one child. Women tearfully renouncing plans to conceive. And a surge in …

Europe