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JK Rowling announces new book, Career of Evil, under pseudonym Robert Galbraith

The third in the trilogy written by the Harry Potter author under her nom de plume is a mystery-thriller featuring private detective, Coromoran Strike<p>A new novel from JK Rowling, writing under her pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, has shot up Amazon’s pre-sales charts in the hours since it was …

'Jurassic World': Should you see it?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Well, at least the dinosaurs are cool.<p>"Jurassic World" is in theaters today, and although there is plenty of talk about the impressive special effects -- with the massive prehistoric creatures inhabiting an island resort with the most interesting type of eco-tourism (that sounds nicer than …

Melissa McCarthy Reveals Her Hilariously Awkward First Conversation with Sandra Bullock

Teaming up with Sandra Bullock for the 2013 comedy <i>The Heat</i> seemed to be a no-brainer for Melissa McCarthy.<p>Yet when it came time for introductions, …

Melissa McCarthy

Big science: the major projects already underway - graphic

As the Large Hadron Collider is booted up again, we look at some of the other huge, multi-million-pound projects taking place worldwide, including an alient-hunting telescope in South Africa, and Japan’s remarkable magnetic railway.

Sci-fi and Jurassic Park have driven research, scientists say

<i>This article was first published on The Conversation.</i><p>The park is open. Two decades on and Jurassic Park has morphed into Jurassic World, the one and only dinosaur theme park. Science has apparently evolved too: the genetically-engineered dinosaurs are to take a secondary role to a new star of the …

Why Adults Fall In Love With (And Spend Big Money On) Cartoon Characters

Chang Kim loves Asuna, a honey-blonde beauty who is great with a sword.<p>“She’s a good cook, good with kids, and she knows how to fend for herself. There’s not much else I could ask for,” the 20-year-old student from Georgia says of the woman he calls his “waifu.”<p>Asuna isn’t a real woman, but that …

7 Snacks That Are Secretly Unhealthy

Turns out, lots of so-called health foods are hiding way more bad-for-you stuff than you might realize. Here, seven "healthy" foods that aren't as nutritious as they claim to be, along with substitutes that actually deliver the goods without the bad.<p><b>Store-Bought Green Juice</b><p>Good for you -- you …

Nutrition

These 20 stars from blockbuster movies were replaced in the sequels — here's why

But there are instances in which change is necessary. Sometimes for the betterment of a movie, but sometimes they leave viewers scratching their heads.<p>From "Batman" to The National Lampoon "Vacation" franchise, check out the most notable recastings in movie history.

Movies

'Jurassic World' Box Office: Dino Sequel Devours Massive $18.5M Thursday

<i>Jurassic World</i> began its presumably massive opening weekend last night at 7:00 pm with a robust $18.5 million Thursday gross. While I tend to write these Thursday preview pieces mostly ahead of time, I frankly had absolutely no idea what this fourth <i>Jurassic Park</i> installment would earn in its …

Sandra Bullock Hopes Minions Will Make Son Louis Laugh: 'Nothing Makes Me Happier'

Sandra Bullock may be the World’s Most Beautiful Woman, but to son Louis, she’s just “Mom.”<p>“He doesn’t know what I do, I just go to work,” Bullock …

Animation

Movie Review: Jurassic World

You can almost hear the corporate cogs whirring as the new <i>Jurassic World</i> unfurls. The movie is a belated extension of the old <i>Jurassic Park</i> franchise, …

Jurassic World

Taylor Swift Just Donated $15,000 to the Firefighter Who Saved His Own Family

The poetic, noble land mermaid known as Taylor Swift has taken a break from selling out stadiums and going Instagram-official with Calvin Harris to …

6 Dating And Romance Apps That Will Win Your Heart

How many movies can be summarized by the old cliche: boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back? Well that may have worked in the past, but now the script needs to be updated: boy and girl swipe right, boy and girl take selfie, boy and girl order an Uber. Of course, that’s only one simple …

4 Expensive Mistakes Your Startup Could Make -- and How to Avoid Them

In business and in life, there are certain dos and don'ts that can decide the fate of your business and your career.<p>As a startup owner, chances are that you have little time to yourself. You're constantly running from task to task trying to do everything you can to keep your head above water and …

Small Business

5 Travel Rip-Offs to Avoid

<i>Bradley Gordon / Flickr</i><p>Whether it's relaxing on a Caribbean beach, sightseeing through Europe or road tripping through a national park, travelers shell out money for vacations in hopes that the experience will be worth the expense. Most people plan to splurge a little while on vacation, however, …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

Nasa test out engine for world's most powerful rocket

Nasa has completed a test of an RS-25 engine, which will power the Space Launch System to make it the most powerful rocket ever built<p>Nasa calls it the Clark Kent of rocket engines because of its commonplace exterior yet ferocious power, and it hopes that one day the RS-25 engine will power its <b>Space</b> …

A Deranged Stalker Tried To Kill Colin Quinn At MTV's Spring Break

For a certain generation, MTV and spring break will always go hand in hand. But the network's beachside bashes could have potentially cost Colin Quinn his life, he told HuffPost Live on Thursday.<p>During his years as announcer on the game show "Remote Control," Quinn was at the center of the MTV …

Stanley Cup Final 2015: Blackhawks vs. Lightning Game 5 TV Schedule, Odds, Pick

It wasn't pretty, but the Chicago Blackhawks tied the Stanley Cup Final by a narrow 2-1 margin on their home ice Wednesday night.<p>They will need an even better effort if they are going to gain an edge in the fifth game and win at Tampa's Amalie Arena.<p>The Lightning are likely to come out in …