Sally Kotani

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Watch Tom Cruise Perform an Actual HALO Jump During the Filming of Mission: Impossible—Fallout

The high altitude, low opening (HALO) jump is a means of airdropping military personnel into hostile territory undetected, developed in the 1960s by …

Tom Cruise

'Mission: Impossible Fallout' Posters Show Lessons Learned From 'Rogue Nation' Marketing Campaign

Paramount/Viacom Inc. debuted seven snazzy-looking <i>Mission: Impossible Fallout</i> character posters about an hour ago. You can find the images themselves in the photo gallery below, and I will offer a slight nod to the notion that A) there are three women featured among the nine posters (1/3 almost …

The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

Psychology

Here's every superhero movie coming out through 2020

Now that you’ve seen <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, here’s when you’ll get your next superhero fix. And the one after that. And the one after that. Studios …

First look at Piglet, Eeyore, and Tigger from Disney's Christopher Robin

Get ready for an overload of adorable.<p>Disney recently released the first trailer for their upcoming film, <i>Christopher Robin</i>, which features Ewan …

Toronto van attack: How is the suspect not dead?

<b>The calm actions of a police officer who arrested the Toronto van suspect without firing a shot have prompted praise and, in some quarters, astonishment.</b><p>Video from the scene shows suspect Alek Minassian pointing an object at the officer and shouting: "Kill me!"<p>The officer tells the man to "get …

All the Marvel Cinematic Universe details you need to remember before seeing 'Avengers: Infinity War'

After 10 years and 18 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the most financially successful franchise in film history.<p>But that also means there has been a lot to keep track of before "Avengers: Infinity War," one of the most ambitious crossover events, comes to theaters later this …

Breaking down The Last Jedi’s throne room fight against the Praetorian Guards

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren and Rey fought off Supreme Leader Snoke’s Praetorian Guards together. But was the fight really that …

Star Wars

Macallan Is About to Release a Rare 50-Year-Old Whisky for $35,000

April is a terrible month for reflecting on your finances. So what do the folks at Macallan do? Make it worse by releasing one of the rarest liquids …

Selling

‘I could hear things, and I could feel terrible pain’: when anaesthesia fails

Anaesthesia remains a mysterious and inexact science – and thousands of patients still wake up on the operating table every year. By Kate Cole-Adams<p>When Rachel Benmayor was admitted to hospital, eight and a half months pregnant, in 1990, her blood pressure had been alarmingly high and her doctor …

Anesthesia

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

Apple Says All Macs, iPhones and iPads Exposed to Chip Security Flaws

Apple Inc. said all Mac computers and iOS devices, like iPhones and iPads, are affected by chip security flaws unearthed this week, but the company …

Meet the 34-Year-Old Founder of Stitch Fix, Who Just Became One of America's Richest Self-Made Women

From teen raver to youngest-ever female startup IPO.<p>Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on …

Stitch Fix

Anyone can log into your Mac without your password — here’s how to fix it

Anyone using MacOS High Sierra should be on high alert. A Twitter user revealed a massive security vulnerability which allows anyone to log into your …

Paris Hilton Is an Insanely Successful DJ. Here’s What Happened When We Went Clubbing With Her

Just after dawn on a Monday morning in Ibiza, you will find Paris Hilton decked out in a shiny bathing suit, standing high above thousands of …

Swimwear

Equifax breach: How to protect yourself

A data breach exposed the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses, the credit bureau Equifax disclosed Thursday.<p>The breach, which the company discovered in late July, also exposed the credit card numbers of 209,000 …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.<p><i>Updated on August 3, 2017</i><p>The bitches,as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.”<p>First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of …

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Startups

We may have cracked the mystery of Stonehenge

The more archaeologists study Stonehenge, the more mysteries unfold. But a coherent story is beginning to emerge.<p>Stonehenge is one the UK’s most visited tourist attractions – and one of the world’s most enigmatic ancient monuments. People come from all over the world to stare at the iconic stone …

Archaeology

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

5 Books That Recruiters Say You Must Read — Even if You Don't Need a Job

Headhunters say books by Malcolm Gladwell, Phil Knight, Martin Ford, and ex-Navy Seals will help you find a job and navigate any career field.<p>Whether …

Employment

Here's what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak condition at an age at which most players have already retired

If you've ever wondered — from the couch, horizontally, picking at buffalo dip on a Sunday afternoon — what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak football shape at 40, now you can learn all about Brady's diet from his personal chef.<p>Boston.com ran an interview with Allen Campbell, the chef employed by …

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

The 27 Most Exciting Books Coming In 2016

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2016! (Ranked in no particular order.)

People are going crazy for this theory about Rey from 'Star Wars' — but I'm not buying it

One of the biggest questions "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" left unanswered was the identity of Rey, the new female character at the heart of the movie.<p>By the end of "The Force Awakens," the young scavenger from Jakku learned she was powerful in the Force, a power wielded by Sith lords and Jedi …

'Star Wars' fans think they've found a secret about Rey's identity hidden in the music for 'The Force Awakens'

<b>Warning: There are spoilers for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" below.</b><p>"The Force Awakens" left us with a lot of questions about Rey and her mysterious past. Who are her parents? Is she really Luke's daughter?<p>Attentive "Star Wars" fans on YouTube and Reddit may have found a clue about Rey's …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

It's hard to deny that Rey from 'Star Wars' is actually Obi-Wan Kenobi's granddaughter when you consider all these facts

<b>[Spoilers ahead — but really the movie's been out for more than 1o days. Why are you reading "Star Wars" analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?]</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend (and two …

How do young stars deal with sudden fame?

That was him once — on your soda cup, at your newsstand, stuck on the side of your bus.<p>At 19, Hayden Christensen was still baby faced when he was handpicked by George Lucas to lead the new "Star Wars" prequels. The Canadian teen had never set foot on a major film set before shooting "Episode II" in …

Comic Books