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Benedict Cumberbatch tipped to play Doctor Strange in Marvel films

Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest actor in talks to take on the role of Doctor Strange.<p>The film, to be directed by Scott Derrickson and released in July 2016, has previously seen Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto and Tom Hardy connected to the role of the Marvel comics character, a former neurosurgeon who …

There's Something About Harry Potter's 'Horns'

Like his father Steven King, author Joe Hill has a knack for finding the realistic details in supernatural stories. In his 2010 fantasy novel, <i>Horns</i>, …

Caribou's Boiler Room Set Streaming Tomorrow

<i>Photo by Shannon McClean</i><p>Tomorrow night, Boiler Room will stream a pretty remarkable event: Caribou's set at the Opening Concert for the Dimensions Festival in Pula, Croatia. It'll be performed inside a 2,000 year old Roman ampitheatre, and Boiler Room will be streaming the concert in its entirety …

Oneohtrix Point Never Shares Live Boiler Room Set

Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, has shared video from his Boiler Room debut, which was recorded last month at Scottish producer Hudson Mohawke's <i>Chimes</i> event in Los Angeles. (The event also featured Busta Rhymes and Flying Lotus, as well as performances by SOPHIE and QT.)<p>Lopatin performed …

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Jon Hopkins and Purity Ring: "Breathe This Air"

UK producer Jon Hopkins has shared a video for his single "Breathe This Air", which features vocals from Megan James of Canadian electro pop duo Purity Ring. (It's a reworked version of a track off this year's <i>Immunity</i>.) The video, finds a man hunting in the woods while a woman swims in a lake …

Listen: Purity Ring Remix Lady Gaga's "Applause"

Purity Ring have added their cavernous, echoing electro-pop touch to Lady Gaga's latest big single, "Applause". It'll appear on Gaga's forthcoming <i>Applause Remix</i> EP on October 1. "I chipped away at it for two weeks," Purity Ring's Corin Roddick told Dazed Digital. "We've been asked to do a lot of …

Indie-rock trio Sleater-Kinney are back and as great as ever

At this point, Carrie Brownstein is probably best known as a comedian, she being half of the wildly successful <i>Portlandia</i> duo. But prior to <i>Portlandia</i>, Brownstein rocked out <i>hard</i> in the band Sleater-Kinney, a trio of women who released seven incredible albums during the ’90s and 2000s before amicably …

OK Go: Hungry Ghosts

OK Go's songs are a lot like their brilliant viral-hit videos: cute, ingeniously crafted and entertaining, but not something you need to experience …

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This Forest Will Become an Anthology of Books in 100 Years

We talked to artist Katie Paterson about the ideas behind her <i>Future Library</i> project and how it'll come together.<p><i>The site of artist Katie Paterson's 'Future Library' in Norway. Photo by Vibeke Hermanrud.</i><p>If a book is just basically just wood pulp, why can't a library be a forest?<p>Scottish …

Is Earth in Danger Now That Australia Can't Track Comets?

The only place in the Southern Hemisphere that monitored comets and asteroids just got closed down due to a lack of funding. Does that put the planet at risk?<p><i>Bruce Willis in</i> Armageddon<i>, about to blow himself up (spoiler alert!) to save the world from an asteroid</i><p>If you think about them long enough, …

Soon You'll Be Able to Detect Cancer Using Your Smartphone

A new start-up named Miroculus has created a device that hopes to detect cancerous cells and various other diseases using your phone and a few drops of blood.<p><i>Left to right: Jorge Soto, Chief Technology Officer at Miroculus, Foteini Christodoulou, Chief Science Officer, and Alejandro Tocigl, CEO</i><p>The …

Uganda Is Using Adult Circumcision Rituals to Attract Tourism

An ethical gray area for a struggling economy.<p><i>The launch of the 2008 Imbalu ceremony in Mbale. Photo via Flickr user</i> <i>buhugu.org</i> <i></i><p>This August, thousands of locals and foreigners descended upon the hills and plains of the rural Mbale District, a typically sleepy land of coffee, corn, and carrot farmers …

'Nightcrawler' Is Media Criticism Disguised as a Thriller

I spoke to Dan Gilroy about why he thinks local TV news is bad for us and how today's lack of job security hurts young people.<p><i>Publicity still courtesy of the official Nightcrawler site</i><p><i>Nightcrawler,</i> the new Hollywood thriller, is essentially <i>Network</i> meets <i>Drive</i>. It's the story of Louis (an emaciated …

How 'La Dolce Vita' and 'The Great Beauty' Taught Me to Embrace Chaos

In the never-ending circle pit of bad decisions and splitting headaches, these two Italian films have been there to steer me through.<p><i>Image by Marta Parszeniew</i><p>As a young, childless man whose job involves a lot of getting drunk with lunatics, and whose personal life is largely the same, it's very …

Animal rights group wants vegan diet for Indiana man accused of cannibalism | Reuters

Louisville Ky. (Reuters) - An animal-rights group wants an Indiana man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and eating part of her body to receive a vegan diet while he is in custody, saying it could help protect jail staff, a spokesman said on Monday.<p>People for the Ethical Treatment of …

Canadian waste water treatment firm cleaning up with its technology

A small Canadian business with a unique technology that makes fertilizer while stripping damaging algae-causing nutrients from municipal waste water is on track to double the number of installations it has in service in North America and Europe.<p>Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., a …

LA's Animal Rights Queen Is Trying to Stop the Police from Killing Dogs

Jill Ryther has an impressive activist résumé, but her main focus right now is to get the LAPD to admit that it shoots dogs too often and needs to train its officers on how to better handle pets.<p><i>Vegan Oktoberfest in Santa Monica. Photo by the author</i><p>On October 4, Vegan Oktoberfest came to the Santa …

Animal Rights Activists Target Wisconsin's Annual Grey Wolf Hunt | VICE News

Wisconsin's annual wolf hunt begins Wednesday, but hunters won't be the only ones venturing into Wisconsin's northern forests.<p>A group of environmental and animal rights activists are protesting the wolf hunt by trailing hunters and investigating potentially illegal kills. Their aim is to spotlight …

8 Vegan Dinners That Moonlight as Lunches

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: If you're a student -- or just a busy person -- you'll want some</i> …

10 Tricks and Tips to Steal From Raw, Vegan "Cooking"

Kelp noodles, cashew cheese, and pistachio-hemp granola: these aren't the typical offerings at the New York City Wine & Food Festival. However, veganism and raw food are <i>hotter</i> than ever, which is why the festival put on Fresh and Raw: A Vegan Dinner last night. Hosted by Matthew Kenney, Daphne …

Vegan Options: The New Normal at Restaurants

<i>by Michelle Kretzer, Vegan Dining Columnist for the Menuism Vegan Dining Blog</i><p>Sure, there are plenty of all-vegan restaurants across the nation -- and I'm on a quest to write about all of them -- but I'm even more excited to tell you about all the non-vegetarian places that have been scrambling to …

How To Veganize Thanksgiving (Sans Tofurkey)

Photo: Courtesy of Food52.<p><i>Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by the James Beard</i> …

Vegan Chewy Date Cookies Recipe

In a small saucepan, about 2 quarts, mix the chopped Medjool dates, water or apple juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt and heat over medium heat for about 5 …

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