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Movie review: Pacino returns to form in The Humbling

The Humbling stars Al Pacino as an actor confused between fantasy and reality. But despite some great performances, Nicholas Barber is left bemused by the film.<p>Two days after the Venice Film Festival opened with Alejandro Gonzáles Inárritu’s Birdman, along comes an uncannily similar comedy drama …

Watch How American Military Veterans Respond to Obama’s Speech at Times Where ‘White House Speechwriters Expected Ovations’

President Barack Obama at times faced an unenthusiastic crowd as he addressed American military veterans at American Legion’s National convention on Tuesday. As the Daily Mail puts it, Obama received “awkward silences where White House speechwriters expected ovations.”<p>“You know that we should never …

Roche To Buy US Biotech Firm InterMune For $8.3B

(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash, marking the latest multibillion-dollar …

Chermoula

48<p>21<p>The editor for My Paris Kitchen came to Paris last week. Since we’d spent two years working together on a book about my kitchen, I figured – at …

Everything You Need to Know About How World War I Began in Four Minutes

This summer, events around the world are being held to commemorate 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.<p>One of the most tragic elements …

Another Head-Exploding Illusion: Rotating Rings

I do so love making your brains melt, dear BA Bloggees. That’s why I post the occasional mind-twisting illusion. And I have one here that will tangle …

Pirates In South China Sea Steal Oil And Communications System From Malaysian Tanker

A Malaysian tanker in the South China Sea was hijacked Tuesday by pirates who stole all the oil on board before setting the vessel free.<p>The MT …

Tesla Model 3: What Could Compete With The US Made $35,000 Electric Car When It Comes Out In 2017?

Tesla Motors Co. (NASDAQ:TSLA) recently gave us more information about its third-generation, lower- priced electric car aimed at a wider buyership. …

Starbucks Opens First Colombia Location, Competing With Nestle, Juan Valdez With Locally-Sourced Beans

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is finally taking on Juan Valdez.<p>Though the Seattle-based café giant has more than 700 stores around Latin …

Free Audiobooks: Audible, Community Websites Enable Readers To Download And Listen To More Popular Books Than Ever

After years of being relegated to dusty library shelves and jammed into car tape decks, audiobooks have found a new home online, where business is …

Beijing Residents Will Have to Wait 16 Years to Breathe Healthy Air

Pollution in China's capital is now near a level unlivable for humans.<p>Over the past six years, Beijing has seen at least 1,812 days of “unhealthy” air quality, and that trend isn’t going to get better any time soon. Pan Tao, head of the Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental …

Hundreds arrested at sit-in following huge pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Hundreds of demonstrators, including prominent lawmakers, were arrested at a peaceful sit-in in Hong Kong early Wednesday, following a huge rally calling for democracy in the Chinese territory.<p>Large crowds had turned out for a 5 km march through the city's central business district Tuesday, in a …

France's Former President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

Just two years after leaving the presidency, former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy turned himself in to police this morning as part of an inquiry into a cover-up of suspected illegal campaign fundraising. Sarkozy, 59, is reportedly France's first former president to be taken into formal custody.<p>From …

Israelis and Palestinians Search for Peace 5,000 Miles From Home

Nis­reen Zaqout is from Ga­za. She’s been fol­low­ing the news cov­er­age in Wash­ing­ton of the rock­et at­tacks at home.<p>“They frame what’s go­ing …

Q&A: The First-Ever Expedition to Turkmenistan's "Door to Hell"

Explorer George Kourounis describes his descent into a fiery, gas-fueled crater.<p>More than four decades ago, a gaping, fiery crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan (map), likely the result of a drilling mishap.<p>The Darvaza Crater, more commonly known as the Door to Hell, still burns …

Three next-generation dark matter experiments get a green light

Next generation, in this case, is defined as experiments that will be at least 10 times as sensitive as the current crop of dark matter …

Photos Of Waikiki's Homeless Reveal What It's Like To Live On The Streets In Paradise

A good night’s sleep in Waikiki is hard to come by for Roberta Huddy.<p>She became homeless about a year ago after losing her job as a guest services agent at one of the hotels.<p>Now Huddy, who was born and raised on Kauai, lives in a worn-down Chevy Astro with her husband, Greg, on Kalakaua Avenue next …

Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

Ever since the 1960s, when the food synthesiser made its appearance in <i>Star Trek</i>, the idea of a machine that could seemingly make something from nothing has been the kind of tech we dream about. But the actual technology may not be as implausible as previously thought.<p>In 1934, Gregory Breit and John …

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