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Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Jurassic fossils may mean that feathers were all in the family.<p>Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.<p>Over the past two decades, discoveries in China have produced at least …

How the West was Lost

Changing Planet<p>Just as the settling and development of the arid American West was fueled by harnessing its available fresh water, the growing lack of water availability may well be its undoing.<p>California’s epic drought is just the latest example of what is shaping up to be the new normal out west. …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014

Choose your own adventure among these boundary-pushing getaways that don’t skimp on creature comforts.<p>As dawn breaks over the savanna, your guide …

Persephone in Fashion

"Persephone" is a high fashion photoshoot styled by Mario Ville exploring the greek myth of the goddess who was stolen by Hades to become queen of …

Places, Experiences and Objects to Dream About

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the first in the series Places, Experiences and Objects to Dream About, which profiles marvelous locations, unique life experiences and objects of interest to modern explorers that Kike discovers during his travels.</i><p>Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella). Stromness …

Beyonce Teases 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer

You won't find the teaser trailer for one of 2015's most anticipated films in any movie theatre. Instead, head to Beyoncé's Instagram page. The …

Movies

This is the 2015 Smart car: Is it ridiculous?

Smart is back with a new version of its ForTwo city car, promising more internal space and distinctive design while still preserving the tiny …

Fall 2014 Couture’s Greatest Hits

How Video Games Taught Me to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

15 tips on staying alive when the end is neigh.<p><i>With Dying Light out today on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, we figured it'd be a good idea to revisit this</i> …

Harmonix Gauging Interest in Rock Band Return?

Dev hosts survey on Rock Band habits and asks if fans would like to see the series come to Xbox One and PS4.<p>Rock Band and Dance Central developer …

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Johnny Depp Joined Aerosmith On Stage To See Who Could Wear The Most Scarves

When Johnny Depp jammed to “Train Kept a-Rollin” with Aerosmith at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night, it was like a battle of who could look least like a human. From left to right, you have the leathery corpse formerly known as Joe Perry; Steven Tyler, whose face …

Skyfall location in Scottish Highlands blighted by litter and fly-tipping

The spectacular Scottish Highlands location of Glen Etive, used as James Bond's ancestral home in Skyfall, is under threat after suffering extensive damage from littering campers and fly-tippers.<p>Glen Etive has appeared in many Hollywood films, including multiple Harry Potter films, Braveheart and …

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Midnight Rider film-makers plead not guilty to manslaughter charges

Randall Miller and Jody Savin say camera assistant's death on Gregg Allman biopic was "not a crime"<p>The director and producer of Midnight Rider, the Gregg Allman biopic that was abandoned after camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed during production, have issued a statement insisting their actions …

Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot … still smoking

In 1959, on hearing that Billy Wilder was making a comedy that started with a machine-gun massacre, the producer David O Selznick warned: "They're going to walk out in droves!" The first test screening seemed to prove him right – the middle-aged, small-town audience stayed silent; some shuffled in …

The Purge: Anarchy - Six of the worst masked men in horror

The art of mask-making is a prehistoric tradition that dates back at least as far as the Upper Paleolithic era, but it took 30,000 years and the invention of the slasher genre for it to really come into its own. Ever since horror icons Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees lumbered on to the scene …

Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight: first reviews published

The world premiere of a Woody Allen film is always a bit of an event, and on the back of his revived box office fortunes (with Midnight in Paris) and critical reputation (for the Oscar-winning Blue Jasmine), his new one, Magic in the Moonlight, has been anticipated with some fervour. It was nowhere …

The Week in Fashion: Cameron Diaz Shows How Black Can Be a Summertime Staple

A lovely array of glamorous styles were on display this week. <b>Cameron Diaz</b> showed us how black can be a summertime staple in an easy, silk Reed Krakoff slip dress at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday evening. Similarly, <b>Kate Hudson</b> went back to black in a glossy, cutout Michael Kors gown at the <i>Wish I Was</i> …

Jason Biggs Apologizes for 'Poor Taste' Tweet About Malaysian Plane Crash

Jason Biggs is saying he’s sorry – yet again – for a Tweet he intended to be humorous and posted after Thursday’s Malaysian Airlines tragedy that …

Jennifer Aniston Gushes About Justin Theroux And It Couldn't Be Cuter

In case you had any doubts about Jennifer Aniston's love for Justin Theroux, she makes it very clear in a new interview with Women's Wear Daily.<p>“I commend him for his courage," Aniston told WWD at a dinner on Tuesday, July 15, celebrating Theroux's Details magazine cover at the Sunset Tower Hotel’s …

Tim McGraw ‘swatted’ fan during show, rep says

A video has surfaced from a Tim McGraw concert from last weekend that shows the country crooner getting into an altercation with a female fan while he was on stage.<p>During the Atlanta concert on Sunday, McGraw is seen walking out on a catwalk to interact with fans while he performs “Truck Yeah.” …

Conan O'Brien Joins Tinder And The Results Are Hilarious

Conan O'Brien just wants to be tech-savvy, so he decided to venture into the world of Tinder, the location-based dating app that lets you swipe right if you think a prospective match is cute.<p>Accompanied by Dave Franco, O'Brien decides he wants to make a profile for himself. He knows he can't use …

Beyoncé Gets Her Own Fashion Exhibition

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame honors the singer's iconic style.<p>Beyoncé has become known for her unforgettable fashion choices, just as much as her epic performances. For her current On the Run tour with husband Jay Z, the singer has been outfitted in custom Alexander Wang, Diesel and Versace …

Music

Wink Space: An Immersive Kaleidoscopic Mirror Tunnel Inside a Shipping Container | Colossal

<p>For the 2013 KOBE Biennale artists and designers were invited to create environments inside industrial shipping containers as part of the ‘Art in a …

The fans and spectators of the Tour de France – in pictures

Associated Press photographer Christoph Ena has been covering the Tour de France from Yorkshire to France. Ena highlights the faces and personalities of the fans who are as interesting as the athletes competing

Top 20 Breathtaking Natural Locations

Flowery landscapes, unique lakes and severe deserts – nature is the best artist, constantly creating and reinventing itself or with a little help …