Ross Avila

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Rare Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Hollywood's Biggest Movies and Stars

<b>"Most of Hollywood history has survived</b> because someone dug it out of the trash," photographer Bruce McBroom says in the new book <i>Hollywood Frame by Frame</i>. And it's those unearthed, pulled-from-the-trash items that seem to hold the most intrigue.<p>For years, studios relied on elaborate, staged …

the 11 best voices in hollywood

actors who have got serious singing chops<p>Back when Disney Channel original movies were still a thing (R.I.P.), there were only a few truly great triple-threats in Hollywood. And while there are now more young actors and actresses who can boast professional vocal training, when it boils down to it, …

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Golden Globes 2015 Recap and Full List of Winners

Well, friends! Another year and we're another Golden Globes in. And there was a lot to talk about this year: It marked the final show (or, at least, so they say) that Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host. All of the stars were good and liquored up, which delivered plenty of fun moments. The speeches …

Mozambique links contaminated beer deaths to crocodile bile

At least 69 people killed and 196 others admitted to hospital after drinking traditional beer pombe at funeral<p>Health authorities in Mozambique believe the contaminated beer that killed 69 people at a funeral over the weekend was poisoned with crocodile bile.<p>The government has declared three days of …

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Trial resumes for Swiss ex-banker charged with giving data to Wikileaks

ZURICH (Reuters) - A former Julius Baer banker acknowledged that he passed confidential client data to WikiLeaks but argued his actions were not illegal, as his trial resumed on charges of breaching Swiss banking secrecy law.<p>Former Swiss private banker Rudolf Elmer arrives before a trial at the …

Corruption

China air rage: Flight canceled after passengers open emergency exit doors

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Chinese-style air rage is now served both hot and cold.<p>Last month, a China-bound Thai AirAsia flight was forced to return to Bangkok after a female Chinese passenger threw hot water on a flight attendant amid a heated argument between her boyfriend and the cabin crew over service.<p>On …

Aviation