Christos Tsourvakas

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'Run All Night’ — another strong Neeson action thriller

This is probably sad, but somehow it doesn’t feel sad: The most consistently satisfying thing in the American cinema right now is the Liam Neeson action movie. With “Taken,” released in January 2009, the right formula met the right actor, and ever since, it has been a delight watching Neeson play …

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

How A Friendship With Muhammad Ali Resulted In Some Of The World's Best Sports Photography

On September 9, 1966, Life magazine featured a story on Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., the rising boxing star who'd recently changed his name to a moniker more familiar to sports devotees -- Muhammad Ali.<p>At this point, Ali had already won the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and …

See the Evolution of the Ferrari in 10 Photos

How To Wear Your Winter Boots For A Night Out

Think it's difficult to feel dressed up in snow boots? That sounds like a challenge to us, so we're tackling the seasonal footwear's alleged …

This Is How You Can Pull Off Wide-Leg Trousers

After a decade of skinny cuts, pants are getting wider. Here's what you need to know about this key new silhouette.<p><b>After the European</b> men's fashion weeks, one thing is very clear: trousers are getting wider. And it's about time. After a decade of skinny silhouettes, wide trousers look fresh, …

Men's Fashion

Adam Silver says NBA will consider taking top 16 teams for the playoffs

The era of below .500 Eastern Conference teams making the playoffs might finally be over.<p>As the three-team race for the final seed in the Western Conference playoffs heats up, there's bound to be more attention on the imbalance that exists between the NBA's two conferences. The West has been …

Basketball

Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It used to be mightier than the sword.<p>Now it's just a doddering old thing that will soon be …

Windows Phone

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

Google’s Ray Kurzweil predicts robots will reach human levels of intelligence by 2029 – if they overcome current limitations<p>They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of …

Robotics

Utah’s 10 most unbelievable views

Out in the USA’s wild west, the state of Utah has some of the country’s most incredible views – unreal sunsets, magical rock formations, majestic mountains and more. Whether you’re gazing up awestruck at red-rock cliffs from a raft bouncing along the Colorado River or hiking down into the grand …

Walking holidays in France: The 12 best companies for French hiking tours

It’s easy to see the appeal of walking holidays. You retreat from the rigours of modern life and take in the landscapes at your own pace, usually in a very scenic setting. France, with its extraordinary, varied terrain, and its timeless appeal for British visitors, is one of our readers’ favourite …

Paragliding

Florida by Land: Explore Geological Wonders

Visit caverns, sinkholes, and other often rare and unexpected wild spaces in Florida.<p>To see how Florida was formed—and continues to be shaped—by forces of water and wind, visit caverns, sinkholes, and other often rare and unexpected wild spaces. Whether underground or hiding in plain sight, these …

National Parks

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Diver’s Paradise: Misool Eco Resort, Indonesia

At the ends of the earth off West Papua lies Raja Ampat, a group of paradise islands, almost unimaginable in beauty. Raja Ampat means ‘The Four …

South Beach

Mortdecai - Trailer 1

When Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) is faced with a mysteriously missing piece of art, he's forced to set out on an international adventure to …

The Boy Next Door - Trailer 1

Jennifer Lopez leads the cast in The Boy Next Door, a psychological thriller that explores a forbidden attraction that goes much too far.

Jude Law plunges headlong into the bleak waters of Black Sea

For most of its running time, the suspenseful maritime thriller <i>Black Sea</i> takes place aboard an ancient Russian submarine. To call the boat a tin can …

Black Sea

Top 10 Ways To Attract Her With Humor

How To Grab Her Attention - And Keep It - With Humor<p>Ask any woman what they look for in a man, and "someone who can make me laugh until my ribs hurt" is usually one of the first things they say. You should never underestimate the need for laughter in your relationship, be it your first date or …

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How realistic are the robots of Ex Machina?

A new film features a fully conscious robot. Is actual science far behind, asks Adam Rutherford<p>"The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” When Stephen Hawking worries in public, <b>as he did in an interview with the BBC in December last year</b>, people pay …

Mysterious 'Planet X' may really lurk undiscovered in our solar system

"Planet X" might actually exist — and so might "Planet Y."<p>At least two planets larger than Earth likely lurk in the dark depths of space far beyond Pluto, just waiting to be discovered, a new analysis of the orbits of "extreme trans-Neptunian objects" (ETNOs) suggests.<p>Researchers studied 13 ETNOs — …

If Earth falls, will interstellar space travel be our salvation?

Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if …

Death By Boiling Air: The Asteroid Impact Wasn't The Only Thing Killing Dinosaurs

Credit: Don Davis<p>By Claire Belcher<i>, University of Exeter</i> and Rory Hadden<i>, University of Edinburgh</i><p>The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs set off an …

7 Weight Loss Shortcuts That ACTUALLY Work

7 Weight Loss Shortcuts That ACTUALLY Work<p>We would never tell you that take weight-loss supplements or to trying something super sketch like the …

The Startup That Could Beat SpaceX to Building a Second Internet in Space

Author: Issie Lapowsky. Issie Lapowsky Business<p>Date of Publication: 01.22.15.<p>Time of Publication: 4:04 pm. 4:04 pm<p>This is a story about the guy who …

Patrick Stewart Narrating NASA's 'Trek' to Mars in 'Journey to Space'

An actor famous for his role commanding a fictional starship will narrate NASA's real 'trek' to Mars in a new giant-screen film.<p>Patrick Stewart, who …

Mars Mobile

A panorama from one of the highest elevations that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached in its 11 years on Mars includes the U.S. …

GOTCHA! The Big One That Didn't Get Away

Space Science News home<p>GOTCHA! The Big One That <i>Didn't</i> Get Away<p>Robotic telescope captures visible light from a powerful gamma-ray burst<p><b>Jan 27, 1999:</b> …

Ford opens computing lab to focus on self-driving cars and data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Gigaom, Katie Fehrenbacher<p>Car giant Ford held the grand opening for its new Silicon Valley research center on Thursday. …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia …

Fitness

The Infiniti Q60 Concept is a G by any other name

If the Q60 Concept is anything to go by, the next Infiniti coupe is going to be a gorgeous, gorgeous thing.<p>Infiniti unveiled its Q60 Concept ahead of the Detroit Auto Show, giving the world a glimpse of what to expect from the company's next two-door. While some of the car's flashy bits may not …