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Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium will be the focus of weekend protests

Protesters who have paralyzed Brazil’s cities for the past three weeks are being joined by a group taking aim at billionaire Eike Batista as they try …

Extreme heat wave hits western U.S. as Las Vegas sizzles

Dan Kail was vacationing in Las Vegas when he heard that the temperature at Death Valley could approach 130 degrees this weekend. He didn’t hesitate …

Hotwire's first iPad app speeds hotel discount hunting

Hotel discount site Hotwire launched its first iPad app, which it says reduces the time needed to book a hotel by half compared with users laboring …

Las Vegas heat wave sends more than 40 people to hospital

A record heat wave has sent more than 40 people to hospitals in Las Vegas and prompted special protection for wild horses and the cancellation of a …

David Lynch admits his future as a filmmaker is uncertain

Director says modern cinema is a 'very depressing picture'<p>David Lynch has admitted that his future as a filmmaker is uncertain after claiming he …

Orson Welles' criticisms of fellow actors and directors found on lost tapes

He is one of cinema's giants, but Orson Welles looked down on many of his fellow actors and directors, viciously denigrating some of the biggest …

Pictures: America's Most Endangered Historical Sites

The top five most endangered historical sites in America include an iconic sports arena and a Chinatown community center.

Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches

We all love warm, sandy beaches. But wouldn’t they be more fun if they came in purple, orange, and red?

Perfect Gods

Your Last Minute Guide to the Supermoon

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Have no fear, the supermoon is here. Again. It's the time of year when the moon will spend the night …

10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Moments scary enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming for weeks<p>Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of …

Horror

Martha’s Favorite Recipes for Summer

Warm-weather dining calls for delicious meals made with the season’s bounty of fresh, ripe produce. Here are Martha's all-time favorite recipes for casual summer entertaining.<p>These picture-perfect muffins are studded with fresh blueberries and capped with crunchy sugar and crumb toppings. The …

Recipes

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

The 10 best Roald Dahl characters – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jun/15/10-best-roald-dahl-characters<p>720<p>As Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical makes its …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

It isn't exactly Superman-like X-ray vision, but cheap, low-power Wi-Fi technology is gaining more attention as a remote sensing tool.<p>Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>…

Wi-Fi

How Virtual Reality Can Curb Your Social Anxiety

Here’s how it works. Using a Microsoft Kinect or Asus Xtion Pro Live camera, Xenodu’s software extracts patients from their background and inserts …

Virtual Reality

Digital rights protection and the future of writing

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute recently revealed that it is working on a new digital rights management system, entitled SiDiM. DRM is what protects …

Smartphone market share consolidates at top, study shows

Apple and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone makers, while Google's Android and iOS remain the top platform, according to ComScore, with the rest of the leaderboard ceding share to them.<p>The smartphone market leaders are more entrenched, and that's bad news for the underlings, based on a new …

Mobile

Why Reality TV is Good for Us

Monica Beverly Hillz<p>People love to demonize reality TV as evidence of decay in Western society, but have these people actually <i>seen</i> a reality show …

'Game Of Thrones' Has Cast Its Next Major Character, Red Viper

Smug book readers, naturally, will be more excited to hear this news than non-book readers because book readers know who the hell The Red Viper is, but HBO has cast that character. Chilean actor Pedro Pascal will play Prince Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>Here’s EW’s …

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Revised Automotive Stereotypes

What car you drive says something about you -even if it isn't true. Car stereotypes have been around for decades, but every once in a while they …

Dwarf Miniature Horse Walks with a Wheelchair for the First Time

(Video Link)<p>Roozer Brewz is a miniature horse. But he was also, unfortunately, born with a dwarfism gene that leaves him only 19 inches tall. Roozer …

The Act of Killing – review

This bone-chilling documentary opens with a quote from Voltaire ("All murderers are punished, unless they kill in large numbers, and to the sound of …

How black-and-white movies made a comeback

When Ben Wheatley was preparing to make <i>A Field in England</i>, his mind-altering foray into the English civil war, released 5 July , he took a lot of …

Stories We Tell – review

Sarah Polley's slippery investigation of her uncertain family history and personal lineage is predicated on the unreliability of memory; written, …

Girls' Legos Are A Hit, But Why Do Girls Need Special Legos?

Two years ago, in 2011, <i>90 percent</i> of Lego's consumers were boys. A tough statistic to swallow for those of us who grew up playing with Lego's gender-neutral buckets of bricks. But the statistic came straight from Lego, which was then focused on boys with franchised sets based on properties like <i>Star</i> …