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New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Spots Reveal A Few More Secrets

Still no Luke Skywalker in sight, but the film lands December 18th<p>There's been a disturbance in the Force. Several disturbances lately, actually: two new TV spots for the much-anticipated sequel <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> hit the interwebs this morning, bringing us more revealing new …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

WATCH: Noah Wyle dishes the details on The Librarians season 2

Noah Wyle has made a welcome return to our screens with the second season of fantasy adventure <i>The Librarians</i> so, we sat down with the sci-fi TV star …

James Gunn says 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' will feature full frontal Groot nudity

Writer-director James Gunn may want his social media followers to stop bugging him about how they can be in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i>. But the …

Where is Luke Skywalker? J.J. Abrams and Mark Hamill grapple with the question

Luke Skywalker has gone from hero to MacGuffin.<p>Filmmaking aficionados know the term, popularized by Alfred Hitchcock, as being an object or mystery …

'Rise of Tomb Raider' excels in peripheral puzzles

The Lara Croft of "Rise of the Tomb Raider" may believe in fairy tales, but that doesn't mean she's willing to put up with nonsense.<p>Early on a man who, like most men in this retooled take on the classic adventuring archaeologist, is viewed with general distrust. He tells Croft that she isn't likely …

Tomb Raider

Vodafone app turns your smartphone into a powerful cancer research machine

DreamLabs app launched by Vodafone in Australia harnesses the processing power of smartphones to carry out medical research<p>Smartphones contain processing power that would only be found in the most expensive supercomputers a few decades ago. Combined, they can in theory create a network that can …

Google Doodle Honors Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood Star And Wi-Fi Inventor

The "most beautiful woman in the world" would have turned 101 on Monday.<p>Once called the "most beautiful woman in the world," Hedy Lamarr was a coveted Hollywood star and daring sex symbol. She romanced Clark Gable, Jimmy Stewart and Spencer Tracey on the big screen, and was the first actress to …

Google Doodle

Eye-tracking sensor maker makes play for big time

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An accidental breakthrough in a Stockholm laboratory 15 years ago could reap a fortune for the engineers who made it as long as they can win over some of the most demanding consumers: video gamers.<p>Since John Elvesjo noticed a sensor tracking his eye movements in a lab …

Disability

Halloween 'great pumpkin' asteroid will miss Earth, European Space Agency confirms

Asteroid 2015 TB145 has been dubbed The Great Pumpkin because it will narrowly pass Earth on Halloween<p>An asteroid four times the size of a football pitch will miss Earth on Halloween, the European Space Agency has confirmed.<p>Asteroid 2015 TB145, which is 1,300ft wide and has been dubbed 'The Great …

JJ Abrams: Luke Skywalker's Star Wars absence is 'no accident'

Film-maker admits he always intended to omit Mark Hamill’s Jedi knight from advance publicity for the new episode of the long-running space opera<p>JJ Abrams has confirmed that the absence of Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker from pre-publicity for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is entirely deliberate.<p>The …

Luke Skywalker

Fossil Whale Found Surrounded by Prehistoric Puke

Spread along the southwestern coast of Peru, the 9.9 to 8.9 million year old rock of the Pisco Formation has yielded some stunning fossils. Paleontologists working there have found the bones of enormous predatory whales, delicately-preserved shark jaws, and sea turtles, just to name a few …

Paleontology

Thor 3 set to feature female superhero Valkyrie

The forthcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Ragnarok is rumoured to be accompanying Chris Hemsworth’s Norse god with a female superhero.<p>Five great female-friendly comic-book adaptations<p>Read more<p>The character, Valkyrie, will reportedly play a key role in the film, which would mark her live-action debut …

Marvel Universe

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

Spider-Man to Make his Disneyland Debut in November

Starting the same day as the new Star Wars attractions.<p>Spider-Man will soon be making regular appearances at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.<p>New …

Walt Disney Company