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Couple’s therapy gone wrong: “The One I Love” and the creative starvation of American indie film

Elisabeth Moss of “Mad Men” and Mark Duplass try to work things out in a gimmicky sci-fi relationship drama<p>Here’s a tip to aspiring screenwriters: When you get to that clever, meta, self-referential moment when your characters describe their situation as a “Twilight Zone episode,” it might be nice …

John Lithgow and Alfred Molina’s ‘Love Is Strange’ Is the Love Story of the Year

Few film love stories are as profound, rich, and devastating as Alfred Molina and John Lithgow’s in ‘Love Is Strange.’ It just happens that their …

Nintendo at E3: Zelda and Star Fox for Wii U a much-need shot in the arm

After a year of falling console sales and revenue losses, Nintendo may have just pulled itself from the brink of disaster. In a pre-E3 event, streamed across the web, it announced a new Legend of Zelda title, which will arrive in 2015. This was the news its fans wanted and its console – the …

Amazon leaves mysterious giant orange locker in downtown SF

Why is there a car-size storage locker in a San Francisco tourist area? It turns out the locker is part of a promotion with Nissan.<p><b>Update, May 16 at 9:07 a.m. PT:</b> <i>Amazon has confirmed that the locker is a part of a promotion with Nissan. People can tweet the #giantlocker hashtag in exchange for an</i> …

U.S. FDA approves 'Star Wars' robotic arm for amputees | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a robotic arm for amputees that is named for the “Star Wars” character Luke Skywalker and can perform multiple, simultaneous movements, a huge advance over the metal hook currently in use.<p>The DEKA Arm System is pictured in …

Oculus CEO: Next Rift prototype 'coming soon'

Brendan Iribe, chief of the virtual reality company, reiterates that Facebook's $2 billion takeover will preserve Oculus' independence and help it get bigger, faster.<p>NEW YORK -- Oculus Chief Executive Brendan Iribe said the new prototype of the virtual reality company's Rift headset is "coming …

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Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

<b>Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.</b><p>What if you …

Tycho: Music By A Visual Imagineer

Let's say you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway in California — top down, of course. What's the soundtrack you want to hear? The music of Tycho often seems engineered to fill that very role.<p>The group is the brainchild of producer Scott Hansen, who describes his three-piece band as an …

The story behind Nintendo's detective

Professor Layton sips tea from fine china and has a keen interest in archaeology. He enjoys fencing, displays a natural talent for puzzle solving, …

U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says

Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency tells NPR.<p>"I think for easily seven to 10 days leading up to the Russian …

Norway will cut through an island in tribute to massacre victims

How do you adequately craft a memorial for one of the worst days in a country's modern history? That's the question that was posed to architects and artists as part of a competition for a dual-site memorial commemorating the attacks in Norway on July 22nd, 2011. On that day, 77 people were killed, …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food and How to Make it at Home

<i>At Food52, we realize that cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: The next best thing to a SAD</i> …

Ukraine PM: Crimea 'was, is and will be an integral part of Ukraine'

We're leaving. No, you're not.<p>That's where the crisis in Ukraine stood Thursday after lawmakers in Crimea voted in favor of leaving the country for Russia and putting it to a regional vote in 10 days.<p>This act drew widespread condemnation, with Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk …

Obama: Referendum on independence in Crimea is unconstitutional

WASHINGTON– PresidentObamaon Thursday declared that a referendum asking Crimean voters if they want to join Russia would violate Ukraine's constitution and international law, and he promised to keep ramping up the pressure on Russia until it stands down in the region.<p>“In 2014, we are well beyond …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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Behold the Coolest Beer Cans on the Market

We live in an amazing world where the adult beverages we love -- from craft beer to wine to cocktails -- all come in cans. Thank God, now we can concentrate on the aluminum art that encases our booze. In honor of Beer Can Appreciation Day -- which for some reason is a very real thing -- <b>we've</b> …

How Do You Go Dry for a Month When Your Desk Looks Like This?

Restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton offers tips on not drinking alcohol during the month of January—a.k.a. Drynuary<p>"You slipped up <i>twice</i> by January 7th?"<p>Bon Appétit's Restaurant and Drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> was mocking me. Like him, I'd resolved to go alcohol-free through January. …

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Apparently Morrissey’s Not So Happy With Jamie Oliver

“I would like to ask all so-called celebrity chefs why they believe that animals should have no right to live. If Jamie ‘Orrible is so certain that …

The 10 Best Budget Bourbons

With the holidays behind us, it's time to scale back, tighten the belt, buckle down, and engage in other cliches that mean spending less money on booze. This week, we'll start considering the best ways to save a little cash and still drink well, one spirit at a time.<p>Today, I'm covering bourbon. …

16 Vietnamese Restaurants Obsessed With Puns

This trend in L.A. restaurant names is getting Hannoi-ing.

6 Grapefruit Cocktails to Get You Through Winter

My high school has an annual grapefruit sale to raise funds for the exchange student program. What Texas grapefruits have to do with bringing German exchange students to our Oregon high school (and sending Oregonians over to France to learn to properly eat croissants and cheese) isn't quite clear …

Sriracha Shipments to Resume in Late January

At last it's confirmed: There's only a few weeks standing between the nation and its beloved <b>Sriracha</b> hot sauce. A <b>Huy Fong Foods</b> spokesperson confirms to ABC News that the Irwindale, CA hot sauce plant "plan[s] to resume shipments at the end of the month." Shipments of the fiery sauce were halted by …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Picklebacks

For those who hate pickles, it's a dare. For those who can't handle whiskey, it's a godsend. But regardless of who's drinking it, the pickleback is here to stay. But where did this mysterious, unlikely pairing of delicious whiskey and cucumber discharge come from? And how does it relate to boning …

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Script Is Finished and Amy Adams Has Read It

Ben Foster Ate Handfuls Of Dirt During ‘Lone Survivor’ Because He Said It Would Protect Him

Peter Berg directs Marky Mark in <i>Lone Survivor</i>, opening this week, which tells the story of Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, pinned down by the Taliban in the mountains of Afghanistan during an operation in 2005. I’d assumed the most exciting part of the film coming out was going to be the interviews with …

Writer of ARCHER Says New Season Is Not About Spies

'Alien'-Inspired Giger Bar May Come to U.S. – /Film

The <i>Alien</i> movies are creepy and terrifying, and no sane person would actually want to live through (or, as often as not, die from) the characters’ …

'Endless Love' Trailer: A Torrid Young Romance for Valentine's Day – /Film

Valentine’s Day just wouldn’t be complete without a movie romance, and this year we’re getting three. One is <i>Winter’s Tale</i>, a romantic fantasy …