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The Epic Story of Orson Welles’s Unfinished Masterpiece

The Other Side of the Wind was going to be Orson Welles’s comeback, perhaps even topping Citizen Kane—but to this day, it remains unfinished (though that may change soon). In an adaptation from a new book about the 45-year struggle to make the film, Josh Karp reveals why Welles’s last movie is the …

Fantastically Wrong: The Scientist Who Thought That Birds Migrate to the Moon

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.22.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the classic millennial film <i>The Mighty</i> …

Spotify Just Discovered That Heavy Metal Is More Popular Than Pop Music

Spotify recently revealed that metalheads are the most loyal music listeners. Why are people so surprised?<p>Every diehard metalhead alive and breathing knows that A. heavy metal is the law, and B. other genres pale in comparison, but it's always nice to see some quantifiable data to that effect, …

Mountain rescue called after 30 children on 'fun run' get lost in Welsh mountains

The ‘Beast of Bryn’ charity event was branded a 'shambles' after some youngsters got lost while others ran more than double the distance<p>It was meant to be a ‘fun run’ in the Welsh Mountains to raise money for charity.<p>But the ‘Beast of Bryn’ event descended into chaos after some children got lost …

The Curious Case of Fudge

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>People like to debate the differences between “travelers” and “tourists”—and whether such distinctions exist or even matter. I listen to them sometimes, nodding at the points being made. And then I change the subject to fudge.<p>Because, at least in America, wherever you roam, …

Fudge

New U.S. Water Rule is Crucial for Clean Drinking Water and Resilience to Droughts and Floods

Wildlife<p>An aerial view of the Prairie Pothole Region, near Wing, North Dakota. A new U.S. clean water rule protects prairie potholes and other freshwater ecosystems. Credit: Jim Ringelman, Ducks Unlimited/courtesy US Department of Agriculture.<p>It took nearly a decade, but finally the waters left …