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Is the Force with Simon Pegg as he ranks the best and worst Star Wars films?

The Mission: Impossible actor has ranked George Lucas’s space opera in order of quality. So is Attack of the Clones really worse than The Phantom Menace?<p>The art of amateur Star Wars punditry may not be up there with James Bond, there being almost two dozen official 007 films to place in order of …

Movies

Tom Cruise Is Officially Back. Now What?

Does Rogue Nation set off a true Cruise revival, or is this just Ghost Protocol all over again?<p>A $56 million domestic opening weekend is not exactly the stuff legends are made of. But <i>Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation</i> far exceeded estimates that it would open to $40 million, and fell just short of</i> …

Russia is stalling an investigation into whether one of its capsized nuclear submarines is spreading dangerous radiation

Russian customs has for the last 10 months held in impound samples from a sunken nuclear submarine that Russian scientists sent to their Norwegian counterparts to confirm whether the wreck poses any radiological hazards, Norwegian media have reported.<p>The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority …

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Eating fruit and vegetables makes you more attractive

Yet another reason to get your five-a-day: a new study has found that women who eat more fresh produce have a healthier and more attractive glow than those who eat less<p>If you've been spending a small fortune on make-up to get a healthy summer glow, it could be time to change your tactics. …

A Navy SEAL-turned-CEO explains why companies are outsourcing in droves

I know this because I'm one of them: I own media business that's content driven, and most of our tech operations are offshore.<p>This trend will continue until leaders and policy makers in US government adopt practical tax and employment laws that bring back strong incentives to hire Americans.<p>After …

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Airbus Patented a Jet Capable of Flying 4 Times the Speed of Sound

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The only actor from 'Jurassic Park' to star in 'Jurassic World' was skeptical to return

As Dr. Henry Wu in "Jurassic Park," the chief engineer responsible for the recreation of the dinosaurs in the park, there was never any resolution to what happened to the character.<p>Did he get eaten by his creations once the park lost power and roamed free? Did he make it on one of the last boats …

The director who bowed out of the 'Star Wars’ spinoff says he left because fans aren’t nice

Pegged to direct a spinoff of the saga, his absence at the fan convention started whispers that he might get booted off the project. That was then confirmed two weeks after "Celebration" when Lucasfilm announced that Trank was no longer the director of their anthology film.<p>Trade papers The …

SKEYE Nano Drone (International) | TNW Deals

<b>Description</b><p>Meet the SKEYE Nano Drone, the shockingly agile and tiny flying machine, perfect for airborne stunts (like figure 8s, banking turns, flips, etc) both indoors and out. The Nano Drone provides high thrust, low weight, and has incredibly responsive controls that are complemented by advanced …

Here's what Forrest Gump's investment in Apple would be worth today

That fruit company, of course, was Apple Computer, which would go on to become the largest and most profitable corporation in the history of the world.<p>Inspired by a conversation on Quora about how an investment in Apple at the time the movie was released in 1994 would have performed, we decided to …

Fact-Checking 'San Andreas': Are Earthquake Swarms For Real?

The new movie <i>San Andreas,</i> starring Dwayne Johnson (better known as The Rock), is about a California earthquake so powerful that it destroys Los Angeles and San Francisco, and people can feel it all the way over on the East Coast.<p>Could this really happen? And can earthquakes ever be predicted, as …

M. Night Shyamalan Stupidly Explains Why No One Liked THE LAST AIRBENDER

Stephen Hawking: money not there for students with my kind of condition

Stephen Hawking,Education,Cuts and closures,Science,UK news,Students,Research,Research funding,Disability,University of Cambridge<p>Scientist praises college for supporting him but fears young ambitious academics of today in similar position would not get same backing<p>World-renowned physicist and …

Solar Impulse takes off for six-day, six-night Pacific flight

Zero-fuel, solar-powered plane leaves China for Hawaii on seventh leg of quest to circumnavigate the globe<p>The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has taken off early on Sunday for a six-day, six-night flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe …

EU: Russian travel blacklist is 'arbitrary and unjustified'

Travel ban applies to 89 European citizens including many outspoken Kremlin critics<p>The European Union hit out on Saturday at a travel ban imposed by Russia on 89 European citizens - many of whom are outspoken Kremlin critics - calling it "totally arbitrary and unjustified".<p>The formerly undisclosed …

'San Andreas' buries 'Aloha' at Friday box office

It doesn't appear that there will be any major shake-ups at the box office this weekend, as "San Andreas" is on track to claim No. 1.<p>The earthquake thriller starring Dwayne Johnson was the top performer at the multiplex on Friday, taking in $18.2 million, according to distributor Warner Bros. That …

Ford F-150 production hampered by frame shortage

If anyone has questions about how Ford's new aluminum-bodied F-150 will hold up, it's not buyers. Orders are so strong for the fullsize pickup that competitors General Motors and Ram are discounting their offerings to hold onto market share. It's a shame for the Blue Oval then, that it can't build …

Please Be Real: Grandpa's 1956 Triumph TR3 Small Mouth

This 1956 Triumph TR3 was bought by the seller’s grandfather in California in 1985. He then restored the car, later taking it to Arizona where it sat …

The 24 hottest honeymoon destinations right now

For some, paradise is lounging on a beach with soft white sand and clear aquamarine water surrounded by palm trees.<p>For others, it's roaming the streets and enjoying the charm of a romantic city like Paris.<p>Either way, chances are you'll find an ideal honeymoon spot in our list of newlywed …

23 Books That Everyone With Wanderlust Should Read

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)<p>Wanderlust is notoriously difficult to manage. Once you've tasted the adrenaline rush of travel, it can feel unbearable to sit at home, knowing that adventure is out there waiting to be had.<p>But if you can't <i>always</i> get out and explore, then it's best to let a book do it …

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Sepp Blatter Brings His FIFA Reign to an End

Victor R. Caivano—AP; Dylan Martinez—Reuters<p>Nacho Doce—Reuters; Oli Scarff—Getty Images<p>Tannen Maury—EPA; Ricardo Mazalan—AP<p>Ivan Alvarado—Reuters; Odd …

PlanetiQ Announces Successful Test Of Its GPS Weather Forecasting

Satellite data company PlanetiQ announced today that it’s successfully conducted the first test of its Pyxis weather sensor.<p>The Pyxis sensor is planned to be installed on PlaentiQ’s constellation of 12 satellites, which are aimed to be launched in 2016 & 2017. The company plans to have at least 18 …

Meteorology

The secrets of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO's ass-backwards aero

Front-engine, front-wheel-drive, and with most of the downforce focused on the front axle, Nissan did everything backwards for a reason.<p>Nissan's Le Mans Prototype racer, the bonkers-looking GT-R LM NISMO, embraces unconventionality. It's a front-engine, front-wheel-drive anachronism in a field …

Get Bitten by the Disney Bug

I was in my early twenties when I visited The Happiest Place on Earth for the first time, so I don't have any fond childhood memories of the parks. And yet, now I completely understand why people get so infatuated with Disney travel. Have you been pondering the same thing?<p>A friend of mine posted on …

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Tom Hanks’ Rapper Son Wants To Keep Using “N*gga” In His Vocabulary

If you didn’t know already, Tom Hanks’ son is an aspiring rapper named Chet Haze. For years now the young MC has been trying to break from Internet …

Hennessey HPE750 Mustang Hits 207.9 MPH For Jay Leno’s Garage: Video

Jay Leno’s Garage is hopping from the web to CNBC this year, and the Hennessey HPE750 Ford Mustang will be part of the show. During Jay’s episode …

First Play: SRT's Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo Concept Driven, Detailed

There are Gran Turismo 6 Vision concepts—such as those digital creations of Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Infiniti, Volkswagen, and others—and then there is SRT’s Vision Gran Turismo concept, dubbed the Tomahawk. Actually, make that SRT’s <i>three</i> Vision Gran Turismo concepts; each one represents a harder-core …

2016 BMW X1

Now much more like everyone else.<p>Five years ago, BMW's then-CEO Norbert Reithofer famously shared the observation that four out of five owners of the 1-series believed they had a front-wheel-drive car. That was shortly after the launch of the X1, a compact crossover based on the rear-wheel-drive …

The Beltway’s Clinton derangement syndrome: What I saw inside a Hillary campaign briefing

<b>(AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>Nothing about the meeting seemed noteworthy — until journalists went up in arms<p>Joan Walsh<p>June 2, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>So I attended that now-infamous briefing with Clinton campaign officials in Brooklyn last Thursday. I wasn’t going to write about it. No news was broken. …