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'Kids': The Oral History of the Most Controversial Film of the Nineties

Twenty years later, cast and creators tell the inside story on the most notorious teen movie ever made<p>It was the summer of 1995. Bill Clinton was …

Rosario Dawson

Muslim scholars use Ramadan to push for an Islamic renewal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are called on to reflect on their faith as they conduct their daily fast. This past month, some clerics and scholars reflected on ways to reform the religious discourse in Islam to keep up with modern-day …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The 7 Most Overrated Cult Movies Ever

Just because a movie is weird, dark or complex doesn't mean it's good. Let's take a look at seven of the most overrated cult movies of all-time. (We aren't saying they're bad movies; they're just often given way more credit than they deserve.)

Movies

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

An anatomy of a journalistic failure<p><i>A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, 'A Rape on Campus' [RS 1223], that centered around a</i> …

Journalism

Here's Why THE HOBBIT Films Suck in Comparison to THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Reporter Catches A Buzz In Front Of Burning Drug Pile

This is a video of BBC reporter Quentin Sommerville losing his cool while trying to report in front of a massive 8.5-ton pile of burning heroin, …

Ghostly: New World's Deepest Living Fish Discovered

Scientists recently discovered a new species of fish after lowering a camera and research equipment to a depth of 8,143-meters (26,716-feet, …

Why You're Wrong about TOP GUN - Maverick Was a Phony

There Can Be Only One: Harry Potter Versus Jedi Knight

This is a video from some bros with an extensive DVD collection of Harry Potter battling a Jedi Knight. Who wins? I won't tell you, but why the hell …

Alien Fashion: NASA Unveils Next Generation Space Suits

After a round of public voting, this is what NASA's next generation spacesuit, the Z-2, is going to look like. Like a chubby Buzz Lightyear lost his …

The New Face of Heroin

The explosion of drugs like OxyContin has given way to a heroin epidemic ravaging the least likely corners of America - like bucolic Vermont, which …

Drug Addiction

Newly Named Dinosaur Was Europe’s Largest Jurassic Predator

A newly identified dinosaur, built like T. Rex and equipped with blade-like teeth and larger arms and claws, was the largest predator in Europe during the late Jurassic period, researchers say.<p>Torvosaurus gurneyi, the new species, was smaller than tyrannosaurs, and may have lived off a bit of …

Dinosaurs

Barack Obama’s Paragraph

Ten leading historians assess Obama’s rank in the pantheon of American presidents.<p><i>Barack Obama knows he’s a man running out of time. Reflecting on his presidential legacy in a long interview with the</i> New Yorker <i>’s David Remnick, Obama said, “at the end of the day we’re part of a long-running story.</i> …

Yeti Might Actually Exist, Be A Polar/Brown Bear Hybrid

After studying two separate DNA hair samples found at opposite ends of the Himalayas, University of Oxford geneticist Bryan Sykes has claimed that …

‘Star Wars’ Planning Darth Vader TV Specials?

This past weekend at New York Comic-Con lifted the veil on 'Star Wars' next TV iteration 'Star Wars Rebels' quite a bit, though Lucasfilm may be …

Science Fiction

Dstillery Is Picasso In The Dark Art Of Digital Advertising

Media6Degees pioneered a rich data science approach to predicting brand affinity. Today they’re rebranding as Dstillery. Here’s a peek at what’s behind the name change and how the company knows more about what you want to buy than you could ever imagine.<p>You know how it feels to be tracked, like …

No One Understands The Scariest, Most Dangerous Part Of A Self-Driving Car: Us

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swerving into its lane or navigate some other recognizable hazard of the road -- a patch of ice, or a clueless pedestrian stepping into traffic. It is when …

French fisherman fights off crocodile 'latched onto his head'

A French deckhand swimming in remote waters in Australia has fended off an attack by a six-foot crocodile which grabbed his head in its mouth and began a death roll.<p>Yoann Galeran, 29, was dragged underwater by the crocodile but said he "punched” it and escaped with a “few holes on the head".<p>“I just …

Australia

The Secret Formula

F__ormula One,__ the sexiest motor sport in the world, has grown into a $3 billion global jug­ger­naut. And yet, there’s a problem: 62 years after its founding, F1 is still a puzzle to American audiences. F1—born in the jet-set redoubts of Monaco, San Fermín, and Spa, and with a history more …