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66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

Is ‘Doctor Strange’ A Christopher Nolan Movie? The Trailer Similarities You Might Have Missed

Marvel released the first trailer for <i>Doctor Strange</i> on Tuesday night. Ya heard?<p>It looks… not really like a Marvel movie. Aside from Tilda Swinton playing some sort of bald sorcerer, which just feels like a role she would eventually inhabit (I can’t be alone in this sentiment, can I?), there’s not a …

5 Google Trip-Planning Tricks That Beat Any Travel Agent

Click, click, BOOM. 👍🏼<p>When planning a trip, your laptop screen usually looks like a tangled mess: Dozens of open tabs, hours upon hours of research and more flight-searching sites than you could ever keep track of.<p>But of course, Google is trying to change that. The tech giant launched a new …

Google Flights

El Al Charged by Woman With Sexism and Discrimination in Seat Switching Situation

E l Al Israel Airlines Limited is being charged with discrimination and sexism because a grandmother — who is 81 years of age — was asked to change …

Tiny, Artificial Trees Could Form The Next Generation of Windmills

Wind power inspired by nature.<p>Researchers in the US have proposed a new form of wind power: small, artificial, mechanical trees capable of producing …

Explorers Might Have Just Stumbled Upon an Adorable New Octopus Species

Hi, tiny ghost!<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) <i>Okeanos Explorer</i> just completed its first operational dive of 2016. Its …

'Not even my wife knows': secret Donald Trump voters speak out

The Hispanic attorney (29, Florida)<p>‘He has demonstrated that he is, at heart, a caring person’<p>On paper, I probably look like a guaranteed Cruz or Rubio vote. I’m a millennial woman, my parents immigrated from Castro’s Cuba, I work as a trial attorney in Miami and I’m a born-again Christian. But I’m …

Bernie Sanders

10 best Australian films made by first-time directors

Guardian Gala screening: The Daughter<p>Read more<p>This month marks the theatrical release of the feature film debut of acclaimed writer/director Simon Stone, the widely-touted “enfant terrible” of Australian theatre.<p>The Daughter is a scintillating secrets-and-lies family drama with one almighty, …

100 Faces of Vietnam - Photographs and text by Astrid Schulz | LensCulture

<i>This photographic series, which gives us insight into Vietnam’s swiftly changing contemporary society, was selected as a finalist in the</i> <i>LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 31 of the winners and finalists.</i><p>Vietnam is still a communist country, but it has opened its …

Vietnam

John Howard says he 'trembles' at thought of Donald Trump becoming US president

John Howard says he “trembles” at the thought of Donald Trump becoming the president of the United States – but he understands why the voluble billionaire is cutting through with the voters of America, because Trump “seems to call it as it is”.<p>The conservative former Australian prime minister told …

French Montana I'm the Jimmy Carter of Rap ... Just Ask Kanye West

When <b>Kanye West</b> was in a jam -- accused of dissing hip-hop legend <b>Max B</b> -- <b>French Montana</b> stepped in to save the day, and all it took was one phone call.<p>…

Watch Demi Lovato’s Stone Cold ‘Stone Cold’ Music Video, Which Will Make You Appreciate Life’s Warmer Things

In the “Stone Cold” visuals above, Demi Lovato gets reckless with her wardrobe and wishes her ex the best from a place of snowy, watery solitude. The …

Music Videos

Bruno Mars Accused Of Jacking "Uptown Funk" From 70s Rap Group

Los Angeles, CA – The immense success of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” (2016 Grammy Award for Record of the Year, over one billion views …

New ‘Batman V Superman’ Posters Give Lois Lane, Alfred And Lex Luthor Their Time In The Spotlight

Obviously <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> is going to mainly focus on its two superhero headliners, but the movie can’t be all Batman and Superman punching each other, especially given its ass-deadening length. The movie will also feature non-costumed types like Lois Lane (Amy Adams), Alfred …

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Why critics are calling 'The Witch' the scariest movie they've seen in years

"The Witch" is a 1630s-set horror film that has been stunning audiences since it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015.<p>The trailer has been talked about for months on social media, and tracking indicates it could make $10 million in its opening weekend on a $1 million budget. On Friday, …

Horror

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH THEM!

The band get set to go to Skywalker Ranch to meet George Lucas...<p>ASH have confirmed rumours that they will meet with GEORGE LUCAS at his SKYWALKER …

How a Western Sydney woman stopped her boyfriend joining Islamic State - Hack - triple j

Last spring, Soraya burst into a local Flight Centre in tears. She begged the travel agent to let her to make an urgent phone call. It was about a …

Listen To Disney Princesses Sing Their Songs In The Correct Languages

What does "Let It Go" sound like in Norwegian?<p>Not that anyone would ever accuse Disney princess movies of being realistic (for one thing, no one’s hair looks that good all the time) but why are they all speaking English?<p>Mulan is Chinese, Elsa is Norwegian and while “The Little Mermaid” clearly …

Behind the Story: Washington Post Explores New Wave Feminism

<i>Feminism has come to mean many different things to many different people. At first, it was straightforward enough. From the late 19th century to the early 20th, western feminism meant equal economic, voting and marriage rights.</i><p><i>But that was hardly enough: more women rallied to the cause. The</i> …

Feminism

What makes a good bad guy? Ask a philosopher

The Vatican says the new Star Wars baddies are not bad enough. But philosophers have long argued that cruel behaviour isn’t the result of pure evil<p>The Vatican’s daily newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, has criticised the new Stars Wars film, The Force Awakens, on the grounds that its villains are not …

Sixty-two people have the same amount of wealth as half the world, says Oxfam

"The big winners in our global economy are those at the top. Our economic system is heavily skewed in their favour. Far from trickling down, income …

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Rare Earth

Bolted down

“How could I have failed so completely to convince so many people that I am actually fighting exactly what I’m accused of?”<p>That’s the question Andrew …

What Gives A Black Hole Its Giant Flare?

It's all about the corona<p>Telescopes have captured black hole flares in the past, but what causes the flares has been a mystery. Now, NASA scientists have confirmed for the first time that a supermassive black hole's x-ray flare was caused by the ejection of its corona.<p>The conclusion comes from …

A Photographer's Guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam, a city made famous by canals, cannabis and one or two other things, has the potential to be a photographer's paradise. In reality, despite …

The Race of Gentlemen (with Fuji X and Canon 70D) By James Conley

As China Cracks Down On Cultural Fringe, Indie Rock Finds A Home In Beijing

"Some guys have sports cars — I have <i>this</i>."<p>That's how Michael Pettis, an American economist based in Beijing, has always explained his rather extravagant hobby: running his very own corner of the Chinese music scene via his record label, Maybe Mars, and a couple of gritty rock dives.<p>As a label- and …

Bands

The Reincarnated Mini Cooper Reawakened Car Enthusiasm

The great Mini blitz.<p><i>This edition of Side Glances originally appeared in the August, 2003 issue of R&T</i><p>"Have you driven the new Mini Cooper S?" my friend Mike Mosiman asked over the phone late last autumn.<p>"No," I replied.<p>"Oh, man! You gotta drive this thing! I just bought one last week in gray and …