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ESPN Inks Deal With Twitter For Ad-Supported Sports Highlights

Twitter users soon will be able to see — rather than just read about — more hail Marys, big air, and golden goals. ESPN said today it is broadening …

Disney Drops Controversial Dia De Los Muertos Trademark Bid After Online Uproar

After raising the ire of critics online, The Walt Disney Company quickly backed away today from its move to quietly trademark “Dia de los Muertos” …

‘Iron Man 3’ Breaks Records: $175.3M Sets 2nd Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend; Worldwide Totals Franchise Best $680.1M

<b>SUNDAY AM, 9TH UPDATE:</b> Walt Disney Company Chairman/CEO Bob Iger has his Wall Street earnings call on Tuesday and more good news to report with the …

ABC Loses Bid To Kneecap Xmas Movie Suit

ABC and ABC Family discovered today that they must face the courts over whether they stole the idea for a 2011 Christmas movie from two veteran …

Mr. Rogers Asks, Can You Say Feature Biopic?

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: The sweater wearing children’s TV icon Fred Rogers is the subject of <i>A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood,</i> an Alexis Jolly spec script that …

CAA Loses High-Profile Director To UTA

I’m told that maverick film director Lasse Hallstrom left CAA and returned yesterday to United Talent and agents there Tracy Jacobs, Shana Eddy, …

Robert Downey Jr “Renegotiating” Next ‘Iron Man’ Contract, He Tells Jon Stewart: Video

Two days before <i>Iron Man 3</i> hits North American screens, looks like the Armored Avenger is negotiating in public over future movies in the …

‘The Avengers’ Marketing Chiefs Assemble For New Golden Trailers Nod

If your trophy show is going to inaugurate its first new category since the Clinton administration, not a bad idea to dole it out to the …

Robert Downey Jr Rings NYSE Opening Bell To Celebrate ‘Iron Man 3’: Video

Tony Stark himself (aka Robert Downey Jr) rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange this morning in celebration of <i>Iron Man</i> <i>3</i>‘s May 3rd …

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Union Musicians Picket Marvel & Disney Over ‘Iron Man 3’

In anticipation of the LA premiere of <i>Iron Man 3</i> tomorrow, the American Federation of Musicians is out today protesting Marvel Studios. AFM members …

TOLDJA! ‘Daredevil’ Rights Revert From Fox To Disney

The blogosphere is going wild as Marvel chief Kevin Feige does interviews for Iron Man 3 and acknowledges that Daredevil has returned to the Marvel …

Kids with autism get hooked on video games - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Children and teens with autism are more likely to become preoccupied …

Mystery timing can make waiting seem silly - Futurity

U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) — With unknown timing, it can be logical to opt for immediate …

How anxiety and reward interact in the brain - Futurity

UNC-CHAPEL HILL (US) — Researchers have a clearer picture of how two brain areas interact …

Higher autism risk with older grandpas - Futurity

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON (UK) — Men who become fathers at older ages are more likely …

Sleep can fuse conflicting tasks in brain - Futurity

U. CHICAGO (US) — A good night’s sleep helps the brain retain multiple, potentially conflicting …

Books contain fewer words about feelings - Futurity

U. SHEFFIELD (UK) — Other than fear, words about emotions have steadily decreased in books …

Under-50 group lowers US life expectancy - Futurity

U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) — High mortality rates among Americans under 50 explain why life expectancy …

Family dinners boost teens’ mental health - Futurity

MCGILL (CAN) — Regular family dinners are good for teens, even those who say they …

Music amps immunity and cuts stress - Futurity

MCGILL (CAN) — Before surgery, listening to music is more effective at reducing anxiety than …

Low voter turn-out among California youth - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — More than two-thirds of California’s eligible young adults failed to vote …

Did wastewater pressure rumble Oklahoma? - Futurity

COLUMBIA U. (US) — New research links the magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck near Prague, …

To teach kids math, keep hands moving - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Students perform better in math when their instructors use hand gestures—a …

Dietary fiber cuts risk of first stroke - Futurity

U. LEEDS (UK) — Just seven grams more dietary fiber each day can lower the …

Surveillance: We don't like it, but why? - Futurity

WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) — United States law needs to establish four key …

Chinese herbs help cut diabetes symptoms - Futurity

U. QUEENSLAND (AUS) — Conventional drugs to treat type 2 diabetes are significantly more effective …

Obesity and type 2 diabetes link identified - Futurity

KING’S COLLEGE LONDON (UK) — Researchers are hopeful that obesity can be “uncoupled” from insulin …

Bullying victims don't have many enemies - Futurity

U. VIRGINIA (US) — Bullied kids are not universally disliked by their peers, but they …

Omega-3 fatty acid may slow tumors - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — New research with mice uncovers a possible anti-cancer property of metabolized …