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Journalism

10 things the police won’t tell you

<b>1. The people we’re supposed to protect don’t trust us much</b><p>Police officers can have an uneasy relationship with those they are tasked with …

Lunar maps paved way for moon exploration

<b>By Jessica Daues, Office of Corporate Communications</b><p>In 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to the world: Americans would put a man on the …

Space Exploration

Chocolate cupcakes with dark chocolate ganache

Method<p>Preheat the oven to 180°C.<p>Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar, oil and water until light and fluffy. Sift the dry ingredients into the egg …

Does the language you speak change your view of the world?

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

The Cast of The Avengers in Their Most Adorable Roles

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Paul Bettany brings the Vision to life | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Paul Bettany as the Vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” (Marvel Entertainment)<p>Marvel’s lastest tentpole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron” introduces several mysterious new characters to the superheroic team. One of the most intriguing additions is the Vision, played by Paul Bettany.<p>For those who …

Starbucks coffee prices: Drought in Brazil and arabica bean shortage threatens to raise costs.

Don't be surprised if your morning cup of joe gets more expensive soon. Coffee beans are now so pricey that even Starbucks has ratcheted back its …

Marvel is easily beating DC in the super hero movie wars

Long before nerds used to have pointless arguments about iPhone vs. Android, they’d have pointless arguments over Marvel vs. DC comic books. Now that …

Ultron's roots: we've been worried about robot uprisings for 200 years

In theaters around the world, a robot named Ultron is trying to destroy humanity. He's the star of <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> and the apocalyptic embodiment of the singularity — the moment when artificial intelligence exceeds human intelligence.<p>Today's Ultron is undoubtedly influenced by the …

Singularity

Film review: Is Avengers Age of Ultron Marvel-ous?

The sequel to the 2012 hit is one of the summer’s most anticipated blockbusters. But does the comic book epic live up to the hype? Critic Nicholas Barber has an answer.<p>There is an abundance of good jokes in Avengers: Age of Ultron, but the best of them is in the dynamic opening action sequence. …

The 14 best brunch spots in New York City

OpenTable.com recently released a list of the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America. Of the 100 restaurants on the list, 15 are based in New York City.<p>Offering everything from traditional Eggs Benedict to spicy chicken paired with red velvet waffles, these 15 restaurants are the city's best places …

Can You Serve Canned Food at a Dinner Party? (Yes, You Can!)

<i>As buzz builds around the finest preserved food, Tamar Adler sets herself a challenge: throw a dinner party for twelve where cooking means popping lids and pulling tabs.</i><p>“Yes, yes, yes! I <i>love</i> cans. All of those preserved treasures.” The speaker is the wild-haired and lovely Julia Turshen—co­author, …

East Village

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Mariah Carey’s greatest hip hop collabs

If you haven’t heard yet, our favourite five-octave falsetto queen Mariah Carey will be joining the Camp Hall Of Fame alongside the likes of Britney and Cher by starting her residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas next week. Although we <i>might not</i> be able to make it to the golden palace of dreams, …

'Daredevil': Let's talk about the first season

Everyone’s done with <i>Daredevil</i>, right? You should be if you’re reading this, because we’re going to dig into some spoilers from throughout the first …

Comics

Avengers: Age of Ultron: EW review

Avengers: Age of Ultron<p>We gave it a <b>B-</b><p>These days, we’re so used to feeling short-changed when we go to the movies that it may seem churlish to …

Marvel Universe

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Movie Review

Captain America actually says "shit." You heard me. "Language," scolds Iron Man, who can't hide his glee at seeing the Cap, a flag-wearing Greatest …

2015 Pulitzer Photographers Captured Ebola in Africa and Anger in Ferguson

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced today, and the photographers that were awarded with journalism’s highest honor were freelance …

Why does ISIS keep making enemies?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whenever ISIS carries out a new atrocity, whether it's beheading a group of Egyptian Christians or enslaving Yazidi women in Iraq or burning its victims alive, the big question most people have is: Why on Earth is ISIS doing this? What could possibly be the point?<p>Adding to your list of …