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Star Wars Day: The Best ‘Star Wars’ Movie is the One Nobody Talks About — Watch

Genndy Tartakovsky's 130-minute feature doesn't get the credit it deserves for realizing the potential of the Star Wars universe.<p>Most diehard “Star …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Marvel’s Kevin Feige on ‘Spider-Man’s’ Future and Why Brie Larson Was Perfect for ‘Captain Marvel’

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige is on one heck of a run. Each of the company’s 14 films over the past eight years has opened in first place at …

the diary of a film history fanatic

The documentary I Know Catherine, The Log Lady is still raising funds: <b>http://kck.st/2KwsLQC</b><p>This documentary will not only cover Catherine E. …

Scientists say they have a new cure for hearing loss

Jay Alan Zimmerman is a successful composer who writes music for movies and musicals. There's something that sets him apart from other composers, however. He's deaf.<p>Zimmerman wasn’t always deaf. He came to New York and began his career in music. Over time he realized he had lost quite a bit of …

Watch Luke Skywalker in Every Shot of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

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Two of Mexico's most notorious criminals are in custody in the United States

One is an American citizen who rose through the ranks of one of Mexico's most vicious drug cartels. The other is a former cop who left the police force to take up a life of crime.<p>Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal and Jorge Eduardo "El Coss" Costilla Sanchez were in custody in the United States on …

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Calais refugee camp conditions diabolical, says report

Conditions in the Calais camp known as the Jungle are diabolical, with cramped makeshift tents plagued by rats, water sources contaminated by faeces and inhabitants suffering from tuberculosis, scabies and post-traumatic stress, according to a new report.<p>The first study of conditions in the migrant …

THE SHOT: The Great Migration of 2015

I have been covering the migrant story for three weeks in Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. I wanted to witness, and photograph, the biggest mass migration of people in Europe since WWII. The exodus of people from the Middle East and beyond is testing the European Union and beginning …

Crowds build at border with Serbia as Hungary cracks down on refugees

State of emergency declared in southern counties and main land route into western Europe closed down, stranding hundreds<p>One of the main routes used by refugees to reach the safety of the European Union clanged shut on Tuesday, when Hungary formally closed its border with Serbia, finished fortifying …

Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from Hungary

Meet the ‘Watchmen’ of the Arizona Border

The ‘watchmen’ of The Arizona Border Recon don real tactical gear, use real experience learned in the military, employ real surveillance equipment, …

10 Great TV Shows You're Not Watching

Look, everyone is excited about "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." And for good reason: It rules. So does "Mr. Robot" and "Ray Donovan" …

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Remarkable 240-Year-Old Doll Automaton Can Write Actual Programmable Text

Designed and constructed in the 1770s, this extraordinary little doll is actually a self-operating machine that's believed by some to be one of the oldest examples of a computer. Known as “The Writer,” the automaton was built by Swiss-born watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz in order to entertain …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

Dazzling Displays of Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky

When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere …

Solar Wind

Soldier’s Camera and Photos from Battle of The Bulge Found in Foxhole 70 Years Later

<i>Update: Turns out this story was a hoax. Head on over to our update and apology to catch up on the latest.</i><p>The Battle of the Bulge is known as one of …

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Pacuare River, Barbilla National Park, Costa Rica

An EGG For Every Occasion – Spicy Peanut and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

[adrotate banner=”39″] <b><br>Thai peanut sauce transforms into a spicy, cool dessert. With coconut, chili peppers, and peanut butter, this ice cream will</b> …

Ice Cream

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

The Velvet Short Film

THE VELVET is a Victorian drama that tells the story of a boy who must overcome the loss of his magician father. Help us make the film- and the …

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

45 Reasons Why Idaho Is The Most Underrated State In The Country

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In A Church Built On Tradition, The Pope Likes Spontaneity

In the seven months since he was elected, Pope Francis has shaken up the Catholic world and beyond with off-the-cuff homilies, phone calls to ordinary folk and unscripted interviews. His Twitter followers now exceed 10 million. Described by the Vatican as "conversational," the new papal style is …

Delta and JetBlue become first airlines to allow electronics during takeoff and landing

Delta and JetBlue have become the first two US airlines to allow e-readers, tablets, and other electronic devices to be used throughout the flight. Following the FAA's recommendation that travelers be allowed to use gadgets from gate to gate, both companies indicated yesterday that they had put in …