The musical story of the von Trapp family continues to delight audiences 50 years on. But what makes The Sound of Music endure? Nicholas Barber finds out. Never mind Neil Patrick Harris’s underpants or
The US’s national parks offer up some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. To celebrate National Park Week (18-26 April), we’ve picked some of the best photographs shared on the Department of the
Don't get us wrong. Space-based telescopes like Hubble and Spitzer brought us absolutely stunning images of deep space this year. But some of the most out-of-this-world images of space taken in 2014 came
*Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.
Our year of remembrance has exaggerated the tragic futility of the first world war and preserved the dangerous idea that the second was noble and heroic This year has been such a miserable and violent
Drone photography came into its own this year. Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes,
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases dazzling
Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders. Ever since