Mario Mendez

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The Big Short is The Wolf of Wall Street with a conscience

McKay seems like an odd choice to adapt Michael Lewis' best-selling financial world exposé <i>The Big Short</i>: Will Ferrell's frequent writing partner and director on <i>Anchorman</i>, <i>Talladega Nights</i>, <i>Step Brothers</i>, <i>The Other Guys</i>, and <i>Anchorman 2</i>, McKay has a long history in improv-heavy comedy film, and …

Wall Street

The psychology of waiting in line to see Star Wars

You already know whether or not you're going to see <i>The Force Awakens</i> tonight. Ticket sales opened two months ago, and if you live anywhere even remotely populated, the opening show probably sold out two months ago as well. That time-tested fan tradition of camping outside of a movie theater for …

Movies

Star Wars reviews: What critics thought of the 1977 film when it was first released

People outside of Disney have finally seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens;</i> if you’re not holed up in a bunker keeping out all news and plot details …

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

Creed: The Oscar Contender We Should Have Seen Coming

A Rocky sequel? For Best Picture? Believe it.<p>You’ve heard the story a thousand times. A contender nobody saw coming—a newcomer, an underdog, an oddball nobody knew what to do with—enters the ring in the 11th hour, and blows them all away. It’s the story of Rocky Balboa that won a best-picture Oscar …

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How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Is it possible to stop terrorism before it happens?<p>Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Minority Report</i> is a short story about a dystopian future in which there are “no major crimes,” but a mass of imprisoned “would-be criminals.” This is thanks to “Precrime,” a criminal-justice agency whose preventive efforts are …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Body Language

Could All Really Come From Nothing?

The origin of the universe is one of the most difficult realities we ponder.<p>It bends our logic, straining the words we have to describe it. If one is to say the universe started at the Big Bang some 13.8 billion years ago, the immediate reaction is: "But what came before that? What caused the Big …

HYPEBEAST's Top 10 Posts of the Week

The week of collaborations: From Supreme x Air Jordan to ‘Star Wars’ x adidas.<p>In case you’ve missed all things art, music, fashion and culture-related in the HYPEBEAST world this week we present our latest <i>HYPEBEAST’s Top 10 Posts of the Week</i> summary. October has so far seen a string of impressive …

Google wants to make mobile web browsing faster

Let's face it: a lot of those beautifully-designed websites, feature articles and media don't translate well for those browsing on a mobile device. To improve the speed and efficiency of the mobile web, Google has announced the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project. Through the initiative, …

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

US immigration is being accused of using fake ID papers to deport people

Every year, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) deports thousands of people who do not meet the necessary requirements to stay in the US.<p>In 2014, the ICE removed 315,943 people who were either trying to enter the US illegally or were already in the US.<p>According to its own rules, …

Immigration

The ride that makes astronauts sick

Want to train for space or the rigours of modern military flight? You might have to climb into a 60-year-old centrifuge still putting pilots through their paces.<p>During one of the few memorable sequences in the critically mauled 2002 movie Time Machine, our hero (Guy Pearce) travels into the future …

Naked Cities

The death and life of urban America.<p>Cities can’t win. When they do well, people resent them as citadels of inequality; when they do badly, they are cesspools of hopelessness. In the seventies and eighties, the seemingly permanent urban crisis became the verdict that American civilization had passed …

Australian legends that will give you the creeps | Strange Unexplained Mysteries

The top 100 unexplained mysteries of the world<p>1 0<p>Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge was a dangerous business with 16 official deaths recorded — and …

Downton Abbey Just Spoiled a Major Final-Season Surprise

Downton Abbey’s last season premieres in the U.S. on January 3.<p>In today’s Internet spoiler-y age, television masterminds must be extra careful when promoting their series. As such, the folks at <i>Mad Men</i>, <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and <i>Downton Abbey</i> have perfected the art of dropping some juicy clues about …

Ralph Lauren Steps Aside as CEO: Pictures

Emily Blunt Stole Her Most Vicious Devil Wears Prada Insult from an Awful Mom

The British actress says fans still quote the line to her today.<p>It’s been nine years since <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i> swept movie audiences into its swirl of deliciously bitchy fashion politics. Since then, there have been some mini-reunions between the comedy’s stars—<b>Meryl Streep</b> terrorized <b>Emily Blunt</b></i> …

Russia's intervention in Syria brings Obama's dilemma to the fore

After a tentative and diffuse approach to the country’s civil war, the US grapples with whether to cut its losses as questions over the possibility of cooperation and a post-Assad future grow increasingly complex<p>An aggressive Russian military intervention in Syria has placed Barack Obama’s policy …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

How Todd Starnes Is Compromising Fox News's Credibility

The rogue journalist has a history of erroneous reporting and outrageous comments, but the network doesn't seem to be moved by it.<p>Although Fox News Channel may be the favorite whipping boy of liberals, the best data indicates that the outlet is neither the most opinionated nor the most biased. But …

7 major movies Bill Murray turned down — or just didn’t pick up the phone for

And it turns out there are a lot of roles Bill Murray had in his grasp.<p>In the new book "The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray," author Robert Schnakenberg looks back on the legend's career in glowing, but brief, snippets, including those projects he turned down. In some cases, he "passed" on roles …

Tom Hiddleston Talks the Future of Loki and King Kong!

Tom Hiddleston talks Loki in the Marvel movies and King Kong: Skull Island!<p>As anyone who has seen his Comic-Con appearances knows, actor Tom …

The Official Guidebook to the Marvel Cinematic Universe Begins This October

The <b>Marvel Cinematic Universe</b> is receiving its own guidebook! Beginning this October, go deeper than ever before in the very first <i>Guidebook to the</i> …

Graphic Shows How To Watch Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Film and TV Show in Chronological Order

Official Marvel Cinematic Universe RISK Board Game

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Villain Rumors And Plot Synopsis Include Loki’s Return And A Newcomer

Occasionally, a character in a comic book movie will be revealed by a poorly-concealed casting call, and it appears that’s happened again with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Acting Auditions (via Screen Rant) have revealed a villain role being cast in <i>Avengers: Infinity War Part One</i>, and they also …

Marvel Universe

Tom Hiddleston Talks About His Heroic Character in KONG: SKULL ISLAND