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Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

This Software Could Revolutionize How Buildings Get Built

Many people who design things for a living are familiar with software configuration tools that work with libraries of objects that graphically come together according to rules. The results might be a walk-through model of a building, a modular office system, or a fantasy world like what everyone …

Office Furniture

Film student tricked thief into lifting his phone and spied on him for weeks

Not too long ago, film student Anthony van der Meer was lunching in Amsterdam, when his iPhone suddenly disappeared. He reported the smartphone stolen, but to no avail. The thief had already disposed of the SIM card and disconnected the device from the internet. It was gone.<p>According to statistics, …

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Weird and Fascinating Deep-Sea Creatures

The GEOMAR research center in Germany went on a deep-sea mission to study biodiversity off Cape Verde. Photographer and marine biologist Solvin Zankl …


See the Trippy Look of the Long-Buried Original Star Trek Pilot

From left: Susan Oliver as Vina, Jeffrey Hunter as Captain Christopher Pike and Meg Wyllie as The Keeper in "The Cage."<br>CBS/Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>Though</i> …

Science Fiction

12 Fascinating TED Talks for Word Nerds

This playlist of TED talks explores theories and insights about language, words, and linguistics.<p>So many TED talks, so little time. It's impossible to watch them all.<p>If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic. …


Hands-on with 5 Android apps you should download in July 2016 [Video]

There are nearly 1.5 million applications currently on Google Play and with so many to choose from, finding interesting new experiences can be a hassle. As we did last month today we’ll be showing you 5 different Android apps that you should definitely give a shot, so let’s get started.<p>Pokemon …

Salisbury Fringe

Another line added to the truth & reconciliation table.... #Farage #Brexit

It is the ‘European Project’, not the UK, that’s now on the back foot

If we hold our nerve and take our time, Brexit will be good for Britain and good for the rest of Europe too<p>Boris Johnson famously said that Winston Churchill would have voted for Brexit. The wartime leader’s grandson — staunch Remainer and Tory grandee Nicholas Soames — dismissed such claims as …


Brexit voters are not thick, not racist: just poor

By forcing Britain to quit the EU they have given a bloody nose to an elite that views them with contempt<p>The most striking thing about Britain’s break with the EU is this: it’s the poor wot done it. Council-estate dwellers, <i>Sun</i> readers, people who didn’t get good GCSE results (which is primarily an …

United Kingdom

20 ways to entertain the children these summer holidays

So the summer holidays will soon be here and you may be thinking what can you do with the children or where can you go that you haven’t been to …


The 48 books every student should read

<b>On Quora users have asked for books recommended for university students.</b><p>Ryan Holliday, author of "Ego is the Enemy" responded with a definitive list …

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

UX Design

21 useful apps we love right now

Apps such as SoundHound, for example, add extra functionality that makes your device a whole lot more useful. The same is true for Pocket or Instapaper, both of which allow the reading of articles offline — perfect for the commute.<p>There are over 1 million apps in the App Store and the Google Play …


15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …


'We earn £47,000. Can we get into buy-to-let and retire at 50?'

Money makeover: Stuart and Louise Owen want to upsize their current home and build a property portfolio<p>- See all of today's personal finance news and advice<p>Like many people in their 30s, Stuart Owen and his partner Louise are beginning to take a keen interest in their finances, with plans to pay …

Nearly 200 scientists warn of cellphone health risks

Biological and health scientists from Russia and Iran to the USA are calling on the UN, the World Health Organization and national governments to …

How To Detox: 13 (Easy) Healthy Tips And Tricks You Can Try Today

We've spoken to top diet and nutrition experts to find out how you can detox safely and healthily, without driving your body crazy with cravings.<p><b><br>1.</b> …


Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …


Discover the best 5-ways-make-your-home-smarter on Dwell - Dwell

Dwell is a curated collection of photos and articles about good design. Here is what our community thinks about 5-ways-make-your-home-smarter

Home Automation

Microsoft did a smart thing by bringing Windows 10 to a $35 PC

This is a quiet but important announcement that shows just how much Microsoft has changed under Satya Nadella.<p>Raspberry Pi is a hugely popular little PC — it's really just a tiny circuit board with a main processor (a CPU), a bunch of memory, and the plugs that let you hook it up to input/output …

Raspberry Pi

The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>You're bound to find something you like, whether in Microsoft's killer new Outlook email app or in fun little games for passing the time like Psych.


10 Material Design Android apps you should be using right now

Last year, Google unveiled its design vision for the future. Called Material Design, it incorporates bold colors, flat elements, and informative animations to create a fresh user interface for the modern age. Material Design made its major debut with the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop in the fall, …


The 13 Best New Apps You May Have Missed Recently

Luckily, we've collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>From time-saving productivity apps like Workflow to fun little games for passing the time like Bloks, you're bound to find something you like.


10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …


10 Great Books for a Writer's Wish List

<i>Photo by Claire Burge. Used with permission.</i><p>Whether you're a teacher, an author, a budding writer, or someone who writes in secret for personal reasons, you've got writing wishes.<p>Here are 10 great books for your wish list, to stir your writing dreams or help make them a reality. (Bonus: includes …