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Five of the best… new films in the UK

Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One | The Jungle Book | The Divide | Miles Ahead | Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures<p>1: Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One (15)<br>(Miguel Gomes, 2015, Por/Fra/Ger/Swi) 125 mins<p>What use are fairytales to a country in crisis? Gomes’s epic trilogy asks and …

Film Industry
New Albums

The 10 best movies of 2015 | Polygon

This post is rated G for general audiences...<p>What do you get when you put a few sci-fi-loving movie geeks and a few movie-loving sci-fi geeks in a room and ask them to pick the best films they saw this year? You get Polygon's best movies of 2015 list, i.e., this post. It's a weird list, but it's …

We are still plagued by “Heart of Darkness”: Conrad’s ambiguous masterpiece haunts the new “Beasts of No Nation,” and almost every other Western work about Africa’s troubles

The Idris Elba war film opens this week in theaters and on Netflix<p>Why is Africa the way it is? As Joseph Conrad observed at the turn of the previous century, it’s a question that tormented “civilized” Europe, which gazed into a continent it considered primitive and unknown only to find a dark …

Literature
Box Office

Saudi Mufti: Hajj stampede beyond human control | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia's top religious leader has said that the Hajj stampede which killed 717 pilgrims was beyond human control, official media reported on the final day of this year's pilgrimage.<p>The stampede was the worst disaster in a quarter-century to strike the annual event and drew fierce criticism of …

Saudi Arabia

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …

Something to watch for in the new data from the Large Hadron Collider

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 should be we be?<p>I’m going to try to walk a line here, between hyping a result and being overly …

Physics

Photographer Captures Jaguar Attacking a Caiman

Photographer Justin Black captured this incredible photo of a jaguar attacking a caiman in the wetlands of Brazil.<p>Black was leading a group of …

Photography
Psychology

Gérard Depardieu gets sleazy as a DSK-inspired sex addict in “Welcome to New York”

Depardieu and Jacqueline Bisset strike sparks in Abel Ferrara’s scathing, tabloid-flavored morality fable<p>On May 14, 2011, superstar French economist Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was then the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was hauled off an Air France flight at JFK Airport and …

The Arts

What a Handshake Smells Like

A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals.<p>In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet commissioned Geoffrey Beattie, a professor of psychology at the University of Manchester, to …

Body Language

Bored In The USA

Father John Misty

Pasteur serum for gangrene: from the archive, 3 March 1915

A discovery by the Pasteur Institute offers hope for sufferers of gangrene<p>27 January 1926: New vaccines for tetanus and diptheria<p><b>Paris, Tuesday.</b><p>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 …

Disease

11 Easy Alternatives to the Hated 'Going Out Shirt'

Men's Fashion

With 'WYRMWOOD' Has Australia Produced The Next Zombie Cult Classic?

The world isn't short of horror films, with the plethora of zombie movies, vampire romps and serial killer flicks you could be caught thinking 'been …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

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 are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

The Clean Eating Meal Plan for Effective Recomposition

You may have stuffed yourself senseless during the holiday season, and now you're left feeling tired, soft and less confident and motivated from all …

Nutrition

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Russian Military

Peter Bradshaw’s top 50 films of the demi-decade

We are now midway through the 2010s. So what trends are emerging in cinema? Peter Bradshaw takes a look – and picks his top 50 films of the demi-decade<p>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 …

Toy Story

Will religion ever disappear?

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.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

How to hack your taste buds

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. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

West Africa

Watch Quentin Tarantino Discuss His Career with Robert Rodriguez

Watch Laser Light Moving At 100 Billion Frames A Second

The latest and greatest in ultra-fast photography<p>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. Watching the videos is like seeing a physics textbook come to life.<p>Here's a video of a laser …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Mechanics

Dürer's polyhedron: 5 theories that explain Melencolia's crazy cube

The distinctive three-dimensional shape in Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 engraving Melencolia I has been the subject of innumerous analyses and still no one is sure what it is or what it means. On the occasion of its 500th birthday, mathematician Günter M Ziegler looks again at art history’s most infamous …

Right to be forgotten poses more questions than answers

Google’s advisory council held its final meeting last week on the European court of justice’s privacy ruling. One of the council members gives his thoughts on the issues raised<p>Some expected a grand finale, a denouement in which the problems raised by the ruling of the European court of justice …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

Runtastic's Sleep Better app aims for a good night's rest

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 you'd expect. You can track the overall quality of your sleep by laying your phone beside you (it …