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'Lady Macbeth' Review: Sex, Lies and Corsets – and One Jaw-Dropping Performance

No need to brush up your Shakespeare to feel the thunderbolts coursing through <i>Lady Macbeth.</i> Florence Pugh, in a performance that will soon be …

Ultrasound jump-starts brain of man in coma

The non-invasive technique uses ultrasound to target the brain’s thalamus (credit: Martin Monti/UCLA)UCLA neurosurgeons used ultrasound to …

Color Contrast for Better Readability

When you create color palettes for your web design projects, are you testing the color combinations for contrast? If you're not, you might not be …

The 1970s “gay-cure” experiments written out of scientific history

Bob Heath's septal region love sparked iffy experiments for schizophrenia, homosexuality.<p>Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by …

How Person of Interest Became Essential Science Fiction Television

This past Tuesday night saw the season finale of <i>Person of Interest</i>, a show that premiered in 2011 as basically just a high-concept vigilante show. By …

TV

Parents of Children With Autism, Let's Stop Making Excuses

Are you one of them moms to a child with autism, who thinks you need to do it all by yourself?<p>Even if you feel you can't, you keep on pushing harder, just to show every critics in your life?<p>I'm going to tell you three things that are all lies, or at least a twisting of the truth, when it comes to …

Great Interactions: Life With Learning Disabilities and Autism

<b>Ju</b><b>ror's Pick</b><p><i>This project was singled out for distinction among the submissions to LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 by juror Clare Grafik. Each juror selected one photographer to be awarded a special $1,000 grant—discover why this one stood out.</i><p><b>Artist's Statement</b><p>There are around 1.5 million people …

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Driving Through the Magnificent Landscape of Iceland

In 2014, Michalina Okreglicka and her husband decided to move to Iceland, packing their belongings into their beloved old Nissan and driving across …

Roads

Harriet Gibsone, Stuart Heritage, Gwilym Mumford, Louis Pattison, Jack Seale, Bella Todd & Hannah Verdier

Mad Men

'Game of Thrones' fan drops the mic on that Rickon storyline with this epic theory

<b>Warning: Contains spoilers from Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3.</b><p>LONDON — If this doesn't settle the argument about whether SmallJon Umber is a …

TV Series

10 Common Lightroom Mistakes and How to Fix or Avoid Them

There are a plethora of common Lightroom mistakes made by beginners and advanced users both. In this video series, Croatia-based photographer</i> …

Tutorials

The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it's incredible

Viv wowed the crowd during a public demo in New York<p>Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer created the artificial intelligence behind Siri, Apple's iconic digital assistant, and one of the first modern apps to capably handle natural language queries on a smartphone. Today the pair showed off their newest …

We've Seen the First Four Episodes of Preacher and They're Damned Good

The best thing about the first four episodes of AMC’s new show <i>Preacher</i> is how badly you want more episodes of <i>Preacher</i> when they’re over. We’ve got a …

TV

Watch These 10 Movies on Netflix if You Also Want to Chill

Get ready for so much chilling.<p>1. <i>I Am Love</i><p>Tilda Swinton's character has a hot affair with a much younger man. Italian and Russian are spoken. There's a pretty mansion and some frolicking in a field. You will want to do the same (the frolicking part anyway).<p>2. <i>Cruel Intentions</i><p>Ryan Phillippe's abs. …

What Happened to All of The Good Wife’s Lost Characters?

When <i>The Good Wife</i> ends its seven-season run this Sunday, it’ll leave behind a strong legacy as a great legal drama, as a network show that thrived in …

Brian De Palma’s ‘Body Double’: A Hitchcockian Thriller Executed in Completely Original Style

In <i>Body Double</i>, his 1984 erotic thriller that the critics were much too quick to judge and discard, Brian De Palma succeeded in creating an …

Penny Dreadful is so gory and so great it'd be a crime not to watch

There are other gothic TV shows – Peaky Blinders, Ripper Street, The Knick – but none have as much fun with the period trappings as Penny Dreadful. Where other grisly dramas seem to churn out random gruesome imagery, Penny Dreadful is surreal, supernatural and builds its scares carefully, adding …

TV

The star of gothic fantasy Penny Dreadful talks about the risks – and pleasures – of acting on the dark side<p>Only very beautiful women and, perhaps, motorcycle couriers can get away with leather trousers. Detective Saga Norén in The Bridge? Just about. Ronan Keating? Not so much.<p>These thoughts occur …

Eye Makeup

The Americans Is the Best It’s Ever Been in Season 4

Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields’s spy drama <i>The Americans</i> is the best it’s ever been in season four. I’d rank the last two episodes, “Travel Agents” and …

10 Things You Might Not Know About John Carpenter's Cult Classic They Live

John Carpenter’s 1988 <i>They Live</i> is set in a dystopian version of Los Angeles where aliens are covertly controlling every aspect of human life. It …

Horror

Captain America: Civil War: Paul Rudd fanboyed over Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Robert Downey Jr., more

According to Paul Rudd, he was “working in a bubble” on <i>Ant-Man</i>. So when he got to the set of <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, which features just about …

Marvel Universe

How ‘The Americans’ Chooses Its ‘80s Ads, Like Brooke Shields’ Iconic Calvin Klein Spot

After spending four seasons making one of TV's best shows, The Americans showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields are pretty confident in their …

‘The Girlfriend Experience’ Co-Creator Amy Seimetz On Filming Sex Work Without Judgment

"The 'I don't know' land is where I like to lurk. How else can we test the boundaries of who we are?"<p>While <i>The Girlfriend Experience</i> has premiered on …

Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience is a gorgeous, menacing gem of a TV series

<i>The Girlfriend Experience</i>, an icy new limited series from Starz and Steven Soderbergh, isn't selling love. That's the show's greatest seduction.<p>Soderbergh, who serves as an executive producer, created a short film with the same name in 2009. But the only thing the two versions of <i>Girlfriend</i> …

Roger Federer

This Is What Really Happens to Your Brain When You're Tripping on LSD

For the first time ever, researchers have peered into the brains of people tripping out on LSD. The groundbreaking scans reveal the dramatic extent …

Consciousness

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Psychedelia

This neural network ‘hallucinates’ the right colors into black and white pictures

The machine overlords of the future may now, if it pleases them, eliminate all black and white imagery from the history of their meat-based former masters. All they’ll need is this system from Berkeley computer scientist Richard Zhang, which allows a soulless silicon sentience to “hallucinate” …

Blind prophet’s chilling predictions

Bulgaria-born Prophetess Baba Vanga, who died in 1996 aged 85, was known as “Nostradamus from the Balkans” thanks to a purported 85 per cent success …