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Why Marvel's 'Spider-Man' Should Mimic 'Batman Forever'

<b>Spider-Man is now a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And the best way for Marvel, Walt Disney, and Sony to give the franchise a fresh start is by not starting over.</b><p>In a deal announced last night, Walt Disney and Sony will basically share custody of the web-slinger. In short, Sony will still …

Marvel Universe

Birdman (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) review – a delirious, hallucinatory showbiz comedy

Michael Keaton is tremendous as the superhero movie star trying to reinvent himself as a serious actor in this freaky-deaky flight of fancy from Alejandro González Iñárritu<p>• Interview: Michael Keaton<p>You’ll believe a man can fly. Or you’ll believe that believing you can fly and flying are sort of …

Behind the scenes of a 'shocking' new study on human altruism

How much money would you give up to prevent a stranger’s pain? And how does this compare to what you’d pay to prevent your own pain?<p>With colleagues at University College London I addressed this question in a recent study. We were interested in quantifying how much people care about others, relative …

Anna Magdalena Bach: a forgotten genius?

If JS Bach's wife composed some of his best-known pieces, it will put a bomb at the heart of the Western musical tradition<p>So, the shocking truth is out. Anna Magdalena Bach, second wife of the great JS Bach, was more than just the humble copyist of her husband’s music. She actually composed some of …

Jason Orange: the glue that held Take That together

Following the news that Jason Orange has left Take That, Rupert Hawksley pays tribute to the singer<p>Spare a thought for Take That fans today, for there is a large Orange-shaped hole in their hearts. After the joyous reunion of 2006, there is now only heartbreak and pain. <b>Jason Orange</b>, Take That’s …

New Albums

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

How to Look Smart

Wear glasses, use a middle initial, and other tips for appearing intelligent<p>Choose your own adventure: You’re at a party, trying to have a good time, when someone brings up <i>War and Peace</i>. Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven’t read, do you: (A) listen …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

The "deepest ever" image of a group of galaxies - "Pandora's Cluster" - has been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope http://bbc.in/1lQ1DIL The blue arcs in the picture are distant galaxies as they appeared 12 billion years ago - not long after the Big Bang. The image was unveiled at the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Washington DC. Photo courtesy of Nasa, Esa, HFF.

Couldn't work the clingfilm? 5 other things you may have been doing wrong

It turns out many people didn't know how to use clingfilm properly, but did you know that the man behind that video has several other simple tricks that may make your life easier<p><b>CrazyRussianHacker</b> has been sharing his unique brand of science experiments, handy hints - or "life hacks" - and party …

Lifehacks

First set photo of Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who

First revealed back in August, <b>The Thick Of It</b>‘s Peter Capaldi will be stepping into the shoes of the iconic Doctorin the eighth series of <b>Doctor Who</b>, …

Former Lostprophets bandmates ‘did not know’ about Ian Watkins’ sexual abuse of children

Band release statement about their former singer's guilty plea<p>Former Lostprophets bandmates have said they were not aware lead singer Ian Watkins was …

Sherlock series 3 to get underway on the BBC on New Year's Day

While American viewers have known for a while that the upcoming third series of <b>Sherlock</b> will begin on PBS on January 19th, UK audiences have been …