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Where Do Languages Go to Die?

The tale of Aramaic, a language that once ruled the Middle East and now faces extinction<p>If a Middle Eastern man from 2,500 years ago found himself on his home territory in 2015, he would be shocked by the modern innovations, and not just electricity, airplanes, and iPhones. Arabic as an official …

Metal Gear Solid 2: The first postmodern video game

In the design document for Metal Gear Solid 2, written in the months following MGS's success, there is a section explaining the concept of 'Absolute …

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Meet the new young Hollywood — 30 stars under 30 whose careers are blowing up

Some of these fresh faces will land coveted roles, turn studio projects into box office hits, and even go on to garner award nominations for their performances.<p>While some young stars — Jennifer Lawrence (24), Daniel Radcliffe (26), and Emma Stone (26) — have already solidified their Hollywood …

Japanese Fans Are Not Happy With The Animation In 'Dragon Ball Super'

In the latest episode of <i>Dragon Ball Super</i> various Japanese netizens voiced their anger at decidedly sub-par animation for what is meant to be a big mainstream and well funded anime series.<p>While the series is still very popular and is arguably aimed at a younger audience, much of the Japanese anime …

Where have all the Premier League defenders gone?

The reason Chelsea are being asked to fork out £30million on John Stones is because he is a dying breed of muscular centre-back<p>It is known as the Law of Unintended Consequence. It is what happens when you do something for all the right reasons and the result is a completely unforeseen negative.<p>Many …

'We're the Ugly Girls Club'. Meet the students sticking it (and tongues out) to their critics

What do you do if someone calls you ugly? If you're a student at Royal Holloway University, you scrunch-up your face and post an 'unattractive' selfie on Twitter, of course. Sarah Biddlecombe reports<p>For centuries women have been judged on their looks. Not always favourably. For every wolf whistle …

What happened to Daniel and Natasha Bedingfield?

Aiya Napa, the summer of 2001, and the infectious bassline of Daniel Bedingfield’s I Gotta Get Thru This is shaking the dance floors of sweltering clubs. Mere months after Bedingfield, then 21, had made the hit with one microphone, a vocal compressor and an ordinary PC in his Lewisham bedroom, his …

Beware The Robots, Says Hawking

British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned of the apocalyptic threat artificial intelligence (AI) poses to people, echoing concerns raised by American entrepreneur Elon Musk earlier in the year.<p>“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” Professor …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …