Dani L. Taylor-Batth

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How we made Naked

<b>Mike Leigh, director</b><p>Naked was my big international breakthrough. I'd never had a film in Cannes before – and in 1993, I won best director and David Thewlis took best actor for his extraordinary performance as Johnny. At first, though, the film was called Untitled '92. I was starting to anticipate …

​RIP Doris Lessing, one of science fiction's most indispensible authors

Doris Lessing, who died today aged 94, wasn't just a Nobel Prize-winning literary author — she was also a major hero of science fiction. She was one …

Manga Review - Maximum Ride, Vol 2 by James Patterson @JP_Books

<b>Maximum Ride, Vol. 2</b><p><b>Maximum Ride: The Manga #2</b><p><b>by James Patterson</b><p><b>Goodreads blurb:</b> Having recovered Angel, Max and the flock head to New York City to …

Rachel Haimowitz

Musings of a fannish fiction editor and author. (I am the Publisher at Riptide Publishing, an LGBTQ fiction press.) 90% Supernatural (or cats), 9% …

ASPCA

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago

11/14/2013 01:20:00 PM<p>Wolves likely were domesticated by European hunter–gatherers more than 18,000 years ago and gradually evolved into dogs that …

Running Writing Groups by Charlotte Frost

<b>This is a guide by Charlotte Frost to setting up a regular communal writing session. The focus here is on the type of group that meets primarily to</b> …

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Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever seen, hit the Philippines with record force

Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines at 4am local time today with winds near 195 mph, making it the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded world history, according to satellite estimates. That astounding claim will need to be verified by actual measurements at ground level, …

The Gift (Bandit Creek Book 8) Kindle Edition

<b>What would you do if a child in need showed up at your door on Christmas Eve?</b><p>Kindergarten teacher, Amy Gold, is not the sort of person to flout the …

London, England: Whitehall Street and Churchill War Rooms

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Tales From the Dark Side: Horror Flicks Rooted in Gothic Past

Looking back over this past summer's Hollywood offerings, the entertainment media has made much of the many box office bombs it produced, at least domestically. Duds like <i>The Lone Ranger</i>, which cost approximately $250 million but brought in only $85.5 million domestically, and <i>White House Down</i>, which …

The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power

In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.<p>Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California …

Evidence of a comet that rained 'a shockwave of fire' detected on Earth

A comet that struck Earth around 28 million years ago annihilated part of modern-day Egypt — but managed to leave behind a few relics for modern scientists to marvel over.<p>According to a team of South African researchers, a small pebble discovered by an Egyptian geologist in 1996 has been identified …

The psychology of spiritualism: science and seances

As the evenings get darker and the first hint of winter hangs in the air, the western world enters the season of the dead. It begins with Halloween, continues with All Saints' and All Souls' days, runs through Bonfire Night – the evening where the English burn effigies of historical terrorists – …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

Livescribe's beautiful new smartpen turns pen and paper into apps and pixels

We may be constantly staring into our phones and laptops, but Livescribe CEO Gilles Bouchard says pen and paper are more popular than ever — and he has data to back it up. We want to write and draw the way we always have, he says, but we also want all the sharing, instant access, and searchability …

West Point Hosted its First Male Same-Sex Wedding

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two former West Point cadets went to the military academy's Cadet Chapel on Sunday to get married, …