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Director Taika Waititi Promises Retro SciFi Spectacle with Thor: Ragnarok

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> director Taika Waititi participated in a Reddit AMA on Saturday night, and I’m now officially pumped for whatever <i>Flash Gordon</i>-style …

Find out if your ancestors fought at Agincourt

The Soldier in Later Medieval England website has added the names of more than 3,500 French soldiers known to have fought in the Battle of Agincourt, …

Mental Disorders

Battle of Hastings 950 year anniversary: the 9 things you might not know

It's arguably the most famous battle in English history. On Saturday, October 14 it will be 950 years to the day that England’s last Anglo-Saxon king Harold Godwinson failed to defend England against William the Conqueror’s Norman army at the Battle of Hastings. This pivotal moment changed the …

7 unforgettable leadership lessons from the ancient Roman conqueror Julius Caesar

After eliminating his rivals in a civil war, general and politician Gaius Julius Caesar began serving as dictator of Rome in 49 BCE.<p>He established a number of political reforms before getting stabbed to death on the Ides of March in 44 BCE.<p>This sparked yet another civil war that doomed the Roman …

World History

Ancient Greeks may have built China's famous Terracotta Army – 1,500 years before Marco Polo

Ancient Greeks artists could have travelled to China 1,500 years before Marco Polo’s historic trip to the east and helped design the famous …

I Am Not I: Philosopher Jacob Needleman on How We Become Who We Are and the Path to Self-Liberation

“There is always something more than two opposing truths. The whole truth always includes a third part, which is the reconciliation.”<p><i>“This is the entire essence of life: Who are you? What are you?”</i> So proclaimed Leo Tolstoy in the diaries of his youth. <i>“I: how firm a letter; how reassuring the three</i> …

Spirituality

7 ways to tell if someone is cheating on you

Ever wonder if your significant other isn't being entirely truthful?<p>First of all, there's a good chance you're right — it's perfectly normal to …

Why do we still not know what’s inside the pyramids?

With their hidden chambers, the pyramids of Giza have yet to reveal all their secrets – how is that possible?<p>“At last have made wonderful discovery in Valley; a magnificent tomb with seals intact recovered same for your arrival congratulations,” scribbled Howard Carter in a hurriedly written …

Archaeology

The Secrets in Greenland’s Ice Sheet

At one point several hundred thousand years ago, snow began falling over the center of the earth’s largest island. The snow did not melt, and in the years that followed, storms brought even more. All around Greenland, the arctic temperatures remained low enough for the snow to last past spring and …

Global Warming

11 Pecan Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Pie

While pecan pies are all the rage during the holidays, their main ingredient is delicious all year round. With a crunchy texture and a buttery flavor, pecans can be tossed in with almost any dish, sweet or savory, to give it a more complex flavor. Whether you’re looking to up your appetizer game or …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Breakfast

Centuries-old coffins, skeletons found under New York street

NEW YORK (AP) — Two centuries-old burial vaults discovered beneath a street in the heart of New York University's campus by workers replacing a water …

Archaeology

4 (Easy) Thanksgiving Dishes

If there's one thing most everyone can agree on, it's that a great Thanksgiving celebration all comes down to the food. When you're asked to bring a dish with you on Turkey Day, the pressure is on. If you spend the other 364 days of the year using your oven exclusively for frozen pizzas in your …

Our Prehistoric Cousins Had Demonic Skulls

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>If there’s one conference I can’t bear to miss, it’s the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting. Especially because there’s always at least one image presented during the talks that makes me sit bolt upright in my chair and think “What the hell is <i>that</i>?” A few …

Before 'Spectre': The 10 Best James Bond Films, Ranked

It's an indelible part of pop culture, a-more-often-than-not guaranteed box office money-maker, and one of the most successful franchises in cinema …

James Bond

9 Eating Habits That Reveal You're A First Generation American

Peanut butter and jelly was a joy you weren't acquainted with until adulthood.<p>America is a nation built upon immigrants. There was a time when everyone was a first-generation American, but centuries have passed since then and traditions have been established. Most notable, food traditions -- like …

Acquainted

Step-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust<p>I've written rather extensively about the science of pie dough, as well as on common pie crust myths that need to go away, so I won't bore you with another 5,000 words on the subject. Instead, I'll give you the short version of the story, followed …

Spook Yourself With These 5 Weird Food Superstitions

Pay attention to what you’re eating this Halloween or you could end up penniless, friendless, soulless, lifeless, or—even worse for some—your in-laws might come over for a visit.<p>Food is a big component of every aspect of our lives, so it makes sense that certain foods are tied in with …

The Day of the Dead Bread You'll Want to Make All Year Long

In Mexico, the day after Halloween is known as the Day of the Dead, a celebration of the lives of friends, family, loved ones, and even pets. And...food!<p><i>Welcome to Buen Provecho, a column by associate food editor Rick Martinez. Each month, he’ll take us on a culinary tour of Latin American food and</i> …

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

By: Perry Santanachote<p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask the babe next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% …

Hacking

How To Build A Flameless Hack-o’-Lantern

Fright up the night<p>It’s never a good idea to leave a flame unattended—even on Halloween. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up the glow of a traditional jack-o’-lantern. You can create a realistic fire effect by wiring up an electronic blinky light. This one, inspired by our friends at DIY blog …

Arduino

Crimson Peak review | Polygon

That subtlety is also missing elsewhere. Allerdale Hall is known as "Crimson Peak" because snowfall causes the red clay in the soil to bleed deep crimson upward, making the manor grounds appear to be covered in blood. It's a house falling apart because of moral decay, where the ground literally …

Crimson Peak erects and subverts the gothic family tree

<i>Free to live as a woman… free to take my place in the bright world of the living… instead of among the shadows of the dead!</i>—Marya Zaleska, <i>Dracula’s</i> …

Did Everybody Miss the Twist At the End of Crimson Peak?

Some people loved Guillermo del Toro’s gothic confection <i>Crimson Peak</i>. Some people found it disappointing. But the overall consensus seems to be that</i> …

Sylvester Stallone is back as Rocky Balboa - but this time he's in a fight with mortality

In Sylvester Stallone's mind, he had hung up the boxing gloves. No more jogging up the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps. No more "Yo, Adrian!" No more one-armed push-ups to the strains of "Gonna Fly Now." No more Rocky.<p>After 2006's "Rocky Balboa," the sixth installment in the series about the …

Guillermo Del Toro Shares Photos of Practical Ghost Effects From CRIMSON PEAK

Ian McKellen Had No Idea How Popular Beauty and the Beast Was When He Signed On

The great <b>Ian McKellen</b> has cycled through all of Shakespeare’s greats on-stage over the course of his 50-year career to the point where, at the age of 76, the Tony- and Laurence Olivier Award–winning actor can spontaneously perform entire soliloquies from memory. So please forgive the revered actor …

Beauty and the Beast

A Savory Apple Flatbread, for When You're Full of Pie

<i>Apple season isn't only about dessert. Eat apples—on top of blistered flatbread—for dinner, too.</i><p>Every fall I look forward to the re-opening of the local orchards and country shops selling seasonal treats. I recently made a run to my favorite spot, Riverview Orchards, and chatted with the owner, …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …