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10 movie stars who wanted to be rock stars — and managed to pull it off

From Scarlett Johansson to Jason Schwartzman, these musical acts might surprise you<p>Plenty of actors and actresses have tried their hands at music careers, not always successfully. While everyone from Lindsay Lohan to Paris Hilton has put out a single here and there, there are also some major film …

Scarlett Johansson

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

EA shutting down 50 titles including classic Battlefield, FIFA, Crysis, Need for Speed games (update)

Fifty EA titles across numerous franchises and platforms — including <i>Battlefield 2</i> and <i>Crysis 2</i> for PC — affected by the upcoming termination of GameSpy's hosting services will go offline on June 30, according to the company's official blog.<p>GameSpy Technology, a service that provides multiplayer …

National Guard Soldier Brings Back Artistic Photos from His Time in Afghanistan

Sean Huolihan isn’t the first soldier to spend some of his time overseas looking through a viewfinder instead of a rifle scope, but there’s a certain …