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Watch This Weird, Gelatinous Material Heal Itself

A Jell-O-ey new solution to a major problem in materials science<p>This is a neat trick. After slicing a tube of gelatinous material in half with a razor, researchers stick the two pieces back together again. After they've sat together for two hours at room temperature, the pieces are impossible to …

'Coffee bag' fibers clear toxins from water in just 5 minutes - Futurity

An inexpensive process that uses natural fibers embedded with nanoparticles almost completely rids water of …

Toxins

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Airplane Wi-Fi: Fly The Unconnected Skies

I find flying relaxing.<p>Yes, you read that right. Despite the frequent delays, the dirty airports, the intrusive TSA frisking, the cramped seats and the crying babies, I find flying relaxing.<p>That is, if the airplane isn't equipped with Wi-Fi.<p>Airplanes without an Internet connection are a refuge -- …

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"Mephisto" Wins Foreign Language Film: 1982 Oscars

47 Ronin Official Trailer - Keanu Reeves

Academy Conversations: Blue Jasmine

Stream This: ‘Mud,’ Hugh Jackman In ‘The Fountain,’ Woody Allen’s ‘The Purple Rose Of Cairo’ & More on VOD This Week

Stream This: 'Mud,' Hugh Jackman In 'The Fountain,' Woody Allen's 'The Purple Rose Of Cairo' & More on VOD This Week<p>Hello streamers, and welcome back …

Woody Allen

Spike Lee’s List of Films Every Filmmaker Should See – /Film

<b>Spike Lee</b> has been in the news quite a bit recently. He’s got <i>Oldboy,</i> arguably his biggest movie ever, coming out soon, and just began a Kickstarter …

Page 2: Star Trek, Doctor Who, Elysium, Simpsons, Godzilla, Woody Allen, Star Wars – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>46</b> …

Star Trek

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Kerala at heart

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South Africa fights to protect rooibos tea name after French trademark bid

It is a tea not quite like any other. It can be drunk hot or cold, with milk or without, by infants and pensioners alike. Six cups a day are said to …

Gift Guide: 20 Perfect Office Gift Ideas

Your co-workers are kind of like your family, it’s nice to give them something thoughtful every now and then. But buying something on a personal …

Shopping

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

Following the Beaujolais Wine Route

What could be more French than sampling the fruits of the vine? And where better to do it than the enticing vineyards of Beaujolais? The picture-book Beaujolais Wine Route is a dream-come-true for oenophiles. Swinging from Villefranche-sur-Saône to St-Amour, this route is like a ‘greatest hits’ of …

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Mercedes-Benz plan will put QR codes on cars to speed up rescues

We joke that most people don't like QR codes, but those codes link to a lot of information through one snapshot -- and Mercedes-Benz may just use that efficiency to save lives. The automaker is putting the symbols on vehicles so that emergency crews just need a phone camera scan for easy access to …