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Lionsgate Close to Launching a ‘Hunger Games’ Theme Park, Since Child Murder = Family Fun

Last November, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed to the public that the studio was exploring the possibility of a <i>Hunger Games</i> theme park, probably because the millions of dollars they earned from the <i>Hunger Games</i> pog collection will only take you so far in Dubai. According to Hypable, …

Algorithm takes the ‘average’ of photos, perhaps proving that is how you always look

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: UC Berkeley<p>Computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a new computer vision algorithm …

31 Grand Romantic Gestures That Gave You Unrealistic Expectations For Love

I was told there'd be more choreography. (Many spoilers ahead.)

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This Year's "(500) Days Of Summer"

The rom-com isn't dead, it's just gone adorably indie.<p>A character as enduring and beloved as Harry Potter can be a difficult thing for an actor to shake off, and Daniel Radcliffe's post-Hogwarts years have in some ways felt like a reaction to his tenure as YA literature's most iconic young wizard, …

Daniel Radcliffe

Teacher Kathryn Ronk Suspected Of Sex With Student

A former Spanish teacher at a private school in a Detroit suburb has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old student.<p>Kathryn Ronk, 29, has been charged with five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for the alleged illicit relationship with the unidentified male student …

Listen: Indiewire’s Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson Debate ‘Jersey Boys,’ ‘Boyhood,’ the Telluride/Toronto Face-Off and More in ‘Screen Talk’

Listen: Indiewire's Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson Debate 'Jersey Boys,' 'Boyhood,' the Telluride/Toronto Face-Off and More in 'Screen Talk'<p>In the …

'Social discovery' is not about making friends. It's about sex, narcissism, & gossip

“Social networking is what your social life looks like today, and social discovery is what your social life might look like tomorrow,” said ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas during his opening remarks at Wednesday’s Glimpse Social Discovery conference.<p>In simpler terms: Social discovery is an …

Is 2014 the year the album business fell apart?

In recent years, albums from the likes of Adele and Emeli Sandé have hit 1m sales in the UK. But with even the biggest acts failing to match them this year, the blockbuster album looks increasingly like a relic of the past<p>The health of the UK albums market has often been read in terms of how many …

Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground

CAIRO (AP) — Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women. But months after its passage, they're worrying whether those rights will be implemented or will turn out to be merely ink on paper.<p>The causes for concern are many. …

Melissa Gira Grant: 'I got into sex work to afford to be a writer'

Melissa Gira Grant was one of the first webcam girls, before becoming a journalist. She talks to Liz Hoggard about the proposed changes to the UK's prostitution laws<p>Read an extract from Melissa Gira Grant's new book, Playing the Whore<p>American journalist Melissa Gira Grant wants to change the way we …

Bad brains: some people are physically incapable of enjoying music

Research shows that people who say "I don't like music" aren't just trying to sound cool<p>For most people, the mere suggestion that a favorite song fails to evoke an emotional response in another human being sounds preposterous. Sure, that person might not like that song as much as you do, but …

Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleeping Habits

If you're still tired on a solid night of rest, take a look at how you're snoozing.<p>If you’re getting to bed on time and staying there for the recommended seven to eight hours, but still are routinely fatigued, you may have a sleep disorder. If you answer yes to any of the following, talk to your …

The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience.<p>After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. "She appeared surprised that not everyone could …

The Brain

On International Women's Day, do we know what academic success looks like?

Saturday is International Women’s Day. It’s a good time to consider what academic success means to women. The University of Cambridge is attempting, through a series of interviews, to find out<p>Every year International Women’s Day provides a good occasion to reflect on women’s lot, past and present. …

How Men Learn (Or Don't) About Menstruation

When I was in high school, two friends of mine got into a prank war — the kind of stupid, friendly one-upmanship waged when you’re a bored teenager. It started innocuously enough with some chewed-up gum in a locker. Then, in response, smelly gym clothes. It escalated: an old lunch, a moldy sandwich.<p>…

Sonia Sotomayor

Should You Stay Up Late?

Come on, one more episode of Scandal couldn't hurt.<p>So you want to keep bingeing on Netflix, but you need to wake up early tomorrow. What’s the worst that could happen?<p><i>Click here to read more about the science of sleep.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared in the March 2014 issue of</i> Popular Science.

The Woman Who Thinks She Can Will Herself Out of Her Body

"Hold on just a second," you're thinking to yourself (I am not a psychic but I occasionally play one in blog posts). "Didn't I already read this article on Popular Science?"<p>No, friend: you read an article written by Douglas Main titled "The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body," which differs …

Consciousness

The AIDS Cure

Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.<p><b>In 2007</b>, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin …

Tips And Hacks To Get Better Z's

Because everyone can use a little advice<p>Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered.<p>For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because …

Mayo Clinic

Pussy Riot members detained by police in Sochi | Reuters

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Pussy Riot protest band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were detained on Tuesday in connection with a theft in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi, less than two months after their release from prison under an amnesty.<p>Masked members of Pussy Riot …

Here's Proof That No One Sang About Sex Until The 1990s — And More

Words have a tendency to increase or decrease in popularity over time. One of the best ways to figure this out is by looking at popular songs throughout time.<p>Artist Nickolay Lamm recently mapped out how often certain words have been used in popular songs since 1960.<p>Here's how to decipher the graphs:<p>…

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