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How World War II Changed Walt Disney

Filmmaker Walt Disney filming on Brazilian beach. 1941<br>Hart Preston—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 6<p>When the Great Depression ended in …

Wall of Tolerance: Lahore Diffuses Terrorism with Community Art

The terrorist attack last week on Easter, at Lahore’s popular Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, which left scores dead and hundreds injured, was nothing short of horrific.<p>Since the attack, the stories of loss and devastation have begun emerging across social media platforms; one in particular was the that of a …

11. Ab-normal Beauty

You€™ve probably never heard of this Hong Kong horror movie from Danny and Oxide Pang, the duo that gave us The Eye, which is unfortunate because …

8. Sonatine (1993)

While the US has produced scores of films dedicated to the supposed activities of the Mafia, Japan has an even longer tradition of creating movies …

More often than not over the years, Oscar gets it wrong. Be it an iffy decision in the Best Supporting category - Cuba Gooding, Jr. over Ed Norton, …

Best mobile games of December and January 2015-2016 (pictures)

The Assassin review – martial arts to die for

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s painterly tale of Tang dynasty intrigue is a magnificent blend of fleet-footed action dark magic and emotional realism<p>Among this year’s most galling Oscar oversights is the absence of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s <i>The Assassin</i> from the foreign language film nominations. Hou’s first feature …

How to Make Biryani Without a Recipe

<i>This rice dish from the Indian subcontinent is amenable to whatever spices and proteins you have on hand.</i><p>Growing up in a Pakistani home where all the women of the family held their biryani techniques close to their hearts, I had a romantic notion that it—a rice dish with spices, vegetables, and/or …

Teen Offers Shuttle Service To Vegas In His New Tesla

To help pay for his own Tesla, one L.A. teenager launched a company to shuttle people back and forth to Las Vegas in the luxury electric vehicle. [ …

Sin City

The City of L.A. Owes You Each $50, and Here's How to Get It

In order to collect, all you have to do is go to this website and file a claim, which is easy to do. You'll have to remember your address from back …

Play Books updated to improve comic reading experience

Google is updating Play Books to provide a better experience for reading comic books. Citing how the smaller screen of a phone makes it harder to follow along in detail heavy pages, there’s a new landscape mode to vertically swipe through panes. Just turn your phone sideways to access the new …

Comic Books

These 15 Isolated Tracks From Famous Songs Will Blow Your Mind

Mick Jagger’s multiple vocal personas can sell a song even better than his stellar stagecraft, but the best vocal performance ever on a Stones song …

100 games to look forward to in 2015

Which games will you be playing in 2015?<p>As the year begins, Polygon has picked out a selection of games coming in the next 12 months. We've tried to choose games that are either due this year, or seem likely to arrive. We've focused on a selection of noteworthy console and Windows PC games, though …

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Animation brings classical paintings to stunning life

Beauty, asserts Italian artist and animator Rino Stefano Tagliafierro, is fleeting. And although the art of yesteryear certainly captures it, it's of moments frozen in time, lacking the warmth and humanity of movement.<p>In his short film "Beauty," Tagliafierro has taken more than 100 classical …

TFTW: Top Ten Games Banned In Australia

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Cream Flavors

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

Best mobile games of June 2013

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little

Marlin<p>Little thinks this is probably his favorite shot of all time. “I remember taking it. I saw it for a split second and I’m like gosh, this is unbelievable,” he says. “It’s just this frozen water that looks like a glass blown image. It’s just this crazy shot that I’ve never been able to get …

David Cross on the New Arrested Development Season and the Real-Life Inspirations for Tobias

Seven years after <i>Arrested Development</i>was tragically ejected from the Fox lineup, the zany Mitch Hurwitz comedy resurfaces on Sunday with a fourth season—all 15 episodes of which will be released at the same time on Netflix. In keeping with <i>Arrested Development</i> tradition, the new installments—which …