Having teased their new album Amen and Goodbye in bite-sized morsels over the holidays, three-member band Yeasayer released the track “I Am Chemistry” with a music video that hands-down wins weirdest 2016—regardless
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Awesome and awesomely bad forgotten films are something of an obsession over at Drafthouse Films, and now the company behind the re-releases of Miami Connection, The Visitor, and Roar are promising another
Top religious leader says authorities not responsible for deadly crush, adding that "fate and destiny are inevitable". Saudi Arabia's top religious leader has said that the Hajj stampede which killed pilgrims
Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're hungry. So what are you craving? If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some
A new result released by the ATLAS experiment at CERN shows an intriguing anomaly, which could be evidence for a new particle with a mass of about two thousand times the mass of a proton. How excited be
An interview with controversial evolutionary psychologist Professor David Geary throws up questions about the role of gender in health and wellbeing Recently, I met evolutionary psychologist Professor
Outside the Northeast Corridor financial and political elite, almost nobody in America had heard of Strauss-Kahn before his arrest. In France he was a towering figure, widely loved and almost as widely
A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals. In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet
Paris, Tuesday. A serum, for which remarkable efficacy is claimed, both as a preventive and curative of gaseous gangrene, has been discovered by M.Weinberg, a member of the staff of the Pasteur Institute.
A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts
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As far as actors are concerned, the first five years of the 2010s proved that you can’t make it big unless you’re prepared to get into the Lycra and stride around in front of the greenscreen. This has
Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple. A growing number of people, millions
Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. going
The latest and greatest in ultra-fast photography There's a new, ultra-fast camera that lets engineers take videos of phenomena including the movement of laser light and even faster-than-light phenomena.
And how to catch up with them. You've been chilled by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of Gone Girl, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of Birdman, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship
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Right to be forgotten,Google,Technology,Court of justice of the European Union,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security Google’s advisory council held its final meeting last week on the European
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Runtastic, best known for its fitness apps and hardware, just unveiled its first sleep-tracking app: Sleep Better. The app, which is available for both iPhone and Android, offers most of the features expect.