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Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

The 25 Best Movie Scores of the 21st Century

From "There Will Be Blood" to "Under the Skin" the last 18 years have given us some of the most memorable music ever written for the movies.<p>It goes …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

7 Criminally Underseen Indies From 2017

You may have missed these movies, but they deserve your attention.In a market over-saturated with content, great films fall through the cracks every …

Movies

How to Write Plot Twists That Really Mess with People's Heads

Explore the mechanics of a plot twist.<p>We can all name films with great plot twists—<i>The Usual Suspects</i>, <i>The Sixth Sense</i>, and <i>Fight Club</i> are just a …

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

New York City

Bang & Olufsen's H6 are my new benchmark for portable headphones

<i>The best</i>. The ultimate superlative is one of those dicey things that tech reviewers shouldn't play around with, owing to how different everyone's needs and preferences are, but I'm sorely tempted to use it about Bang & Olufsen's updated Beoplay H6 ($299, sold under the B&O Play sub-brand) …

Audiophile

Artist carves wooden hybrids of filmmakers and their classic movies

The word “auteur” is often used as a descriptive for the men and women who hang around film sets saying things like “action,” “cut,” “try it a little …

Selfie sticks replace guns in these hilarious movie stills

Mobile<p>Here are the stupid ways people died taking selfies in 2015<p>Stop taking selfies. It’s dangerous. Not only does it ruin your social status …

50 Iconic Films and Their Color Palettes

These hues really tie the movies together.<p>Color sets the mood of a film. Recognizing the power of the palette, Twitter user Cinema Palettes (CP) has been mapping out the hues of some of the most iconic films. "The palettes are created entirely in Adobe Photoshop with no extra tools/websites …

Makeup

Color Charts Based on Movies

The Twitter account CINEMA PALETTES imagines every day color charts as those created by Pantone for designers, based on movies. All movies released …

Watch all the ridiculous sounds Matthew McConaughey makes in his movies in this funny supercut

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is more than just an "alright, alright, alright" kind of guy.<p>In fact, based on a terrific new supercut on YouTube that's already racked up over 500,000 views, it seems his award-winning acting style is grounded in his ability to make very strange noises.<p>You …

Matthew McConaughey

VOTD: Are These the 10 Best Closing Shots of All Time?

Just last month, we called your attention to a countdown of what CineFix believed were the Top 10 Opening Shots of All Time. But every movie that …

Top 10

A black and white apartment with glam lighting by Geometrix Design

When Geometrix Design set out to renovate their own apartment in Moscow, they wanted to keep it mostly monochromatic with an emphasis on furniture …

Interior Design

The 25 Best Foreign Movies Streaming on Netflix Right Now

Your ideal Sunday night involves watching a <b>great movie</b> that you find easily on <b>Netflix</b>. In reality, nothing about choosing from the thousands of</b> …

Entertainment

Every David Fincher Film, Ranked From Worst to Best

It's been five years since the release of "The Social Network" (on October 1, 2010), and it still feels like David Fincher was robbed of the Oscar.<p>His account of the birth pangs of Facebook was a movie about the way we live now, structured in a way that suited its cautionary tale about the …

David Fincher

Why Did True Detective Sideline Its Strongest Asset in the Season 2 Finale?

Contains spoilers for True Detective Season 2, Episode 8, “Omega Station.”<p>There weren’t a lot of mysteries that needed to be tied up in the final 90 minutes of <i>True Detective</i> Season 2. The show had already tipped its hand as to who was under that bird mask. It was Lenny, one of the poor kids who was …

TV

This brilliant Netflix hack makes it a lot more fun to watch shows with other people

One of the biggest problems with binge-watching shows on Netflix is that everybody watches at their own pace. It takes away the shared experience of watching an episode or two and then having someone to talk about it with immediately after the credits roll.<p>Never fear: A brilliant extension for …

Televisions

Inside Out review – an emotional rollercoaster

Pixar returns to form with a dazzlingly imaginative adventure set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl<p>The new Pixar animation <i>Inside Out</i> could easily have been called Out There. It’s as bizarre, imaginative and authentically psychedelic as anything produced in mainstream animation. At this point …

Animation

The End of the Tour - Trailer 1

A magazine reporter recounts his travels and conversations with author David Foster Wallace during a promotional book tour.

David Foster Wallace

Here's how the 'Suicide Squad' cast looks compared to their comic-book counterparts

That also makes it the perfect move.<p>While the trailer for "Suicide Squad" doesn't tell us much, it does show that the movie's basic hook is a great one, and that it leans into it <i>hard</i>: This is a team of some of the worst supervillains in a world where Superman exists, sent on missions where success …

Comic Books

'Inside Out' composer Michael Giacchino is on a roll

It's been quite a summer for Michael Giacchino. The award-winning composer worked on the scores for three big films: Disney/Pixar's animated "Inside Out," the blockbuster "Jurassic World" and the action-adventure<p>"Tomorrowland."<p>The 47-year-old New Jersey native won an Oscar for his emotionally …

Bill Hader scores in his career — and on LeBron James

Two years after leaving "Saturday Night Live," Bill Hader is busier than ever on the big screen, playing his first romantic leading role in the Amy Schumer comedy "Trainwreck," which opens July 17, and voicing the emotion of Fear in Pixar's high-concept summer hit, "Inside Out." Hader, who is also …

Are You a Fan or a Fanboy? Do You Agree with This Comic's Assessment?

What If Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Michael Bay and Other Directors Made You Dinner?