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A Complete Tactical Profile of Real Madrid Midfielder Luka Modric

Transfer rumours for Real Madrid this summer have so far mainly surrounded midfield options, with N'Golo Kante linked by <i>Marca's</i> David G. Medina and Paul Pogba an ongoing target, as noted by Sky Sports, among others.<p>While a new central player could certainly arrive, one current incumbent who doesn't …

Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than Others

By Drake Baer<p>If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with their sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships. And if you want to know how much a newlywed couple is …

Psychology

We (finally) know why old books smell so amazing

The closest thing we have to magic on this earth is the smell of books. The moment we open a novel and catch a whiff of its well-loved pages, we’re …

Photographer Captures the Fiery Beauty of the Classic “Whoosh Bottle” Experiment

Soon after human beings discovered fire and alcohol, one intrepid soul most likely tried combining the two with magical (and probably highly …

Why Women Are More Open to Same-Sex Hookups

Science loves rationalizing human behavior, and now one researcher has a new explanation as to why women appear to be more sexually fluid than men.<p>In …

London School of Economics

Students Are Using 'Smart' Spy Technology to Cheat in Exams

And now ALL WATCHES might be banned in exams.<p>Students at a medical college in Thailand have been caught using spy cameras linked to smartwatches to …

Wallpapers: the best shots of the year

Lovers of car photography, we bring you gifts. No, not gold, frankincense, and myrrh, but some of our favourite images from the last twelve months in …

'Look at the size of that thing!': How Star Wars makes its billions

In 1975, George Lucas believed Star Wars would make around $8 million. How wrong he was. In an article first published in May 2015, Chris Taylor reports on the big numbers behind the Empire<p>Nineteen seventy-five is now a long time ago, some 40 years before millions of us teared up at the sight of an …

This NASA engineer has all kinds of insight into the real science of 'Star Wars'

"If one wanted to build a death star, you didn't build it by launching a bunch of stuff off a planet," Muirhead says, in a new video from Wired.<p>Instead of the Empire's way of putting together a massive planet-killing space station through slave labor and materials brought in from throughout the …

Space Exploration

Batman v Superman costume designer talks The Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Justice League and more

During an appearance at Comic Con Experience in Brazil, costume designer Michael Wilkinson has opened up about <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b>, …

George Lucas: To feel the true force of ‘Star Wars,’ he had to learn to let it go

By Hank Stuever<p>, TV critic<p>NICASIO, Calif. — At the ranch, yes. <i>Yes.</i> Feel it flowing within you. The gate, the road, the hills, the trees, the vineyard. You, him, the house. Luminous beings are we. This was all built in the 1980s with piles of that initial “Star Wars” money, yet the main house was …

Star Wars

Captain America: Civil War poster and trailer arrive online

Though a first trailer was shown at D23 earlier this year, Marvel and Disney somehow kept it offline (watch our breakdown of the trailer here) – …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: how is the film different from the book?

<b>Warning: this article contains detailed spoilers for the book Mockingjay, and for the final Hunger Games film</b><p>Devotees of Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy can be an exacting lot when it comes to movie adaptations of the books – remember the furore caused when the very first film played havoc …

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV spot focusses on Finn

It’s been a few days since we’ve seen any new footage from <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>, but fear not as we now have another TV spot for the upcoming …

Renault's new concept honours an old architect and is quite bonkers

May we present to you a first look at Renault’s new concept coupe. It’s called the Corbusier, honours the legendary architect Le Corbusier, and is …

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27 of the strangest world records ever set

People will do some pretty crazy things to get in the record books.<p>Though some world-record holders are physical anomalies — like the world's tallest person, or the shortest— the Guinness Book of World Records is filled with some incredibly strange attempts.<p>There's the people who set a record for …

World Records

Making Messis & Maradonas: The story of Argentina's fan-built La Masia

Stars such as Luciano Vietto and Sergio Romero learned their trade in an academy built from the ground up by supporters — this is the fascinating story of Tita Mattiussi.<p>From Diego Maradona to Lionel Messi and the current crop of promising youngsters, led by the likes of Atletico Madrid’s Luciano …

Mexico Drought Sees 400-Year-Old Church Emerge From Reservoir In Chiapas

The ghostly shell of 400-year-old church has begun to emerge from the waters of a drought-stricken reservoir in Mexico.<p>The building, known as the …

Why Phase Three Of The MCU Is Going To Be Way Better Than Phase One and Phase Two

<i>Samuel Brace on why Phase Three of the MCU is going to be better than Phase One and Phase Two…</i><p>That Marvel will be raising their game for Phase Three …

Original version of Josh Trank's Fantastic Four had Galactus, Mole Man, Herbie the Robot, the Fantasticar and Doctor Doom as a Latverian dictator

Like Tim Burton’s <b>Superman Lives</b> or James Cameron’s <b>Spider-Man</b>, we will never see the true version of Josh Trank’s <b>Fantastic Four</b>. Among the many public …

Comics

Adam Sandler: still scraping the bottom of the comedy barrel

Pixels, the latest film from Hollywood’s falling star, is another low-brow high-concept comedy that’s lazy, juvenile and simply not funny<p>Regular readers of these pages will know how loudly I kick and scream and bitch and moan whenever the subject of Woody Allen’s ongoing creative bankruptcy comes …

'Limitless' producers on why they didn't recast Bradley Cooper

CBS’ thrilling new adventure series <i>Limitless</i> has a familiar launching point — its source material is the 2011 sleeper hit — but they’ve also got …

Does Fantastic Four's plot echo Josh Trank's Hollywood journey?

The director’s latest film says much about his own challenges – including the lure of bigger and better things and the way scaling up brings increased scrutiny<p>After writing, directing and editing episodes of Spike TV’s The Kill Point(2007) and editing Robert D Siegel’s feature Big Fan(2009), Josh …

'Fallout Shelter' Brings In $5.1M For Bethesda, But Is About To Hit A Wall

Bethesda has causally wandered into massive mobile success with the E3 release of <i>Fallout Shelter</i>, their <i>Fallout 4</i> preview companion game that has players building and managing their own vault. It rocketed up the Apple iOS charts after it was announced on stage at E3, and now we have some …

Finally, Windows 10 looks ready for its big debut

For the longest time, I could not get audio to work in the Windows 10 preview build. No sound. No microphone. No verbal access to Cortana, Microsoft's voice assistant.<p>Despite trying a number of fixes and workarounds, I couldn't resolve the issue. Other early Windows 10 users also were bumping into …

The $1.15 Billion Hardware Failure That Nearly Killed The Xbox

In 2005, just after the release of Microsoft’s Xbox 360, brand-new machines started failing. Nobody, not even Microsoft, quite knew what was going on, but the evidence was written right out on the front of every broken console: 3 flashing red lights staring out at the front of the user …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Exponential Finance Conference

Comic-Con 2015: Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer Lands

The Comic-Con panel for <b>Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice</b> came and went in a flash - no pun intended - and as soon as it was over, the trailer shown …

The Decline of the American Actor

Why the under-40 generation of leading men in the U.S. is struggling—and what to do about it<p>Is it time for American actors to take a hard look in the mirror? Earlier this year Michael Douglas mused darkly to a magazine interviewer, “I think we have a little crisis going on amongst our young actors …