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Animated 'message' movies strike box-office gold

After the runaway success of Frozen last year, Hollywood film-makers have high hopes for their spring lineup of cartoons on a mission to educate<p>Cartoons with a conscience and a mission to educate have become the route to success in Hollywood this spring, after a winter devoted to greed and crime in …

Greg Oden to start for Heat again, could be a permanent move

Greg Oden's comeback with the Miami Heat will take another step with him starting his second consecutive game Tuesday night.<p>When Greg Oden signed …

Intimate Black and White Portraits of Exotic Animals in Captivity

It’s been a very news heavy couple of days, with much of the news being depressing or controversial at that. So if you need a break from all the …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Massive wall of ice over 240 feet tall makes the tourists look like ants at the Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina. Photo by @ExtremeNature http://bit.ly/1emwlFR

Clams -- Velvety Jewels of the Sea: Aladdin's Cave on the Looney Front

Clam chowder. Clam bake. Clam up. Tight as a clam. As happy as a clam. OK, but you don't normally associate the filter-feeding, plankton-feasting bivalve mollusc -- you probably won't use that term either -- with gems. Oysters, yes, but clams?<p>Yet the clam's mantle, the fleshy outer layer that …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Video of a Dolphin Stampede and Whales Migrating

We started off the day with some good news for drone photographers (and Amazon), and so we thought we’d send you off into the weekend with some …

Dazzling View of the Northern Lights Dancing Over a Partially Frozen River

Shot on a most unusual night in Norway, a dazzling view of the northern lights dancing over a partially frozen river creates the most delightful …

Flappy Bird and the Renaissance of Challenge

Or, why "hard fun" is a valid design choice.<p>News of Flappy Bird’s existence first came to me via a series of wry high-score tweets: 3 ... 7 ... 2. …

National Geographic Travel

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …