Caleb Waite

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Tall vs short: Which is it better to be?

Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages?<p>Your height is a simple biological fact that you can do little to change, yet it may be influencing your destiny in ways you didn’t realise. BBC Future combed through the evidence to size up its impact on everything from your …

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Paul on Drums, George on Bass: 10 Great Beatles Instrument Swaps

A look back at Fab Four's most intriguing instrumental switch-ups<p>With every single LP, the Beatles shed some creative skin. Decades later, it's still …

THE PIXAR THEORY — Video of How Every Movie Is Connected

Sega Genesis's 25th anniversary: The 5 games that defined the legendary console

<i>Read our interview with one of the people most-responsible for the Sega Genesis.</i><p>Happy Birthday, Genesis!<p>Twenty-five years ago today, the Sega Genesis launched in the United States. We’ve decided to celebrate the landmark by looking back at the five games that helped define the classic console’s …

"Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose…

<b>"Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have been with a loose girl."</b><p>The priest asks, "Is that you, little Joey Pagano?"<p>"Yes, Father, it is."<p>"And who was the girl you were with?"<p>"I can't tell you, Father. I don't want to ruin her reputation."<p>"Well, Joey, I'm sure to find out her name sooner or later so you may as well tell me now. Was it Tina Minetti?"<p>"I cannot say."<p>"Was it Teresa Mazzarelli?"<p>"I'll never tell."<p>"Was it Nina Capelli?"<p>"I'm sorry, but I cannot name her."<p>"Was it Cathy Piriano?"<p>"My …

This Is How Stunning GTA V Will Look on Next-Gen

That Rockstar’s sprawling crime epic <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> is headed to next-generation consoles is no surprise. But just how good it looks on better …

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History

D-Day: the debt we owe to those forever young

The Normandy invasion of June 6 1944 was the decisive moment in the destruction of Nazism<p>In Normandy today, we shall witness the passing of a generation. Seventy years after D-Day, the veterans from the 17 countries who took part will stage their final collective commemoration of the greatest …

British scientific panel backs potential '3-parent' IVF babies

A British expert scientific panel gave its backing on Tuesday to potential new 3-way fertility treatments that would for the first time allow genetically modified embryos to be implanted into women.<p>The "three-parent" IVF techniques are designed to help families with particular genetic faults who …

Film streaming and downloads to overtake box office in 2017

The growing popularity of downloads and streaming services like Netflix means that Blu-ray and DVD sales are declining<p>• News: Ebook revenues to overtake printed books by 2018<p>A study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has declared that the market for DVDs and Blu-ray is quickly declining, with the …

The 40 Best Opening Sequences in Movie History

It's been only five years since Pixar released "Up" (on May 29, 2009), but many critics are already eager to enshrine it in the pantheon of great movie opening sequences. After all, the cartoon's prologue -- a nearly wordless montage that covers Carl and Ellie's courtship, marriage, broken dreams …

Listen To How Godzilla's Roar Has Changed With Technology Since 1954

At first, they tried to use recordings of animal sounds to get the beast's distinctive shriek; Godzilla is more than a mere animal, though, and nothing quite captured the shriek they wanted to achieve. Finally, the filmmakers enlisted the help of the composer Akira Ifukube, who used his preferred …

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Pixar gives a closer look at how it animates big hairy monsters

The GPU Technology Conference isn't for everyone, but anyone can enjoy the inside look one Pixar engineer gave into the famed company's animation process. It starts with Presto, Pixar's internal animation system that allows the company to manipulate <i>Monsters University'</i>s characters with an …

Gaming advocacy group: The average gamer is 31, and most play on a console

Gamers are getting older, and more of them are women than ever before.<p>Industry advocacy group the Entertainment Software Association, which operates the Electronic Entertainment Expo tradeshow and lobbies on behalf of publishers and developers, revealed a number of facts and figures about the …

'Neighbors' Unscripted: Ask Seth Rogen and Zac Efron a Question

Seth Rogen and Zac Efron will take your questions now.<p>Well, actually, we'll take them now, but they'll take them next week, when the stars of the upcoming comedy "Neighbors" sit down for another installment of Moviefone's Unscripted.<p>You'll have until the end of the day Tuesday, April 29, to submit …

Tennessee is Making Pregnancy a Criminal Liability

The state legislature has passed a bill that would allow police to investigate drug-taking mothers if their unborn children are harmed by their …

Grave-Robbing Cannibals Refuse to Eat Jail Food: Pakistan Cops

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - One of two brothers accused of stealing corpses from graveyards and eating human remains was captured after going on the run, police in Pakistan said Tuesday.<p>Farman Ali, 33, was jailed in 2011 with brother Mohammad Arif after they admitted to digging up graves, stealing as …

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Being someone else: How virtual reality is allowing men and women to swap bodies

It’s disorienting to look in the mirror and see yourself as another gender.<p>I’m wearing my Oculus Rift development kit, and the virtual reality hardware gives me the illusion of being in a comfortable room in an Italian villa. There is a mirror in the room, and in it I don’t see myself, but a woman. …

When Mario Meets Seinfeld

What would happen if you mashed up Mario and <i>Seinfeld</i>? Well, something like this, probably.<p>Aside from turning <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> into an existential …

Comedy

Sound system simulates a rocket blast, would kill you just as dead

Sure, your stereo may go up to 11 and beyond, but you probably couldn't murder your listeners with it. The European Space Agency has a bigger budget, however, and its Large European Acoustic Facility (LEAF) has a 36-foot wide by 54-foot high wall of sound designed to simulate the level of noise …

Bane vs. Venom by Andy Timm

A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

3DS Console Sales Pass 15 Million in Japan

And the 2DS isn't even available there yet.<p>Nintendo 3DS console sales have passed the 15 million mark in Japan.<p>The figure comes courtesy of Famitsu …