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Scientists Wake Up Space Probe Rosetta

<b>Updated 1:50 p.m. EST</b><p>A comet-chasing space probe woke up from hibernation on Monday, after scientists waited an agonizing several hours for the …

Video games change the way you dream

Those hours in an alternate reality are messing with our minds<p>Maybe you're meandering, alone and lost, through an abandoned castle surrounded by a crocodile-filled moat. Suddenly, a flame-breathing dragon hurls towards you, snarling and gnashing its teeth, coming in for the kill. Do you wake up …

Brain Games: Move Objects With Your Mind To Find Inner Calm?

<b>Listen · 4:00</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Couch potatoes everywhere, rejoice.<p>New commercial devices, using technology borrowed from the field of neuroscience, are making it possible to control objects with brain power alone. The idea is to help train users to become more focused — and …

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God Help the Girl: Sundance 2014 – first look review

As mainstay of the Scottish indie band Belle and Sebastian, Stuart Murdoch spins poetic, kitchen-sink tales of bad sex and messy break-ups and hopeless romantics in search of true love. On God Help the Girl, his directing debut, he has fashioned his songs into a narrative daisy-chain and hung them …

Meryl Streep 'shocked' at Emma Thompson Oscar snub

Meryl Streep has revealed how she sent her friend Emma Thompson an email expressing her shock over Thompson's exclusion from the Best Actress nominations at the Oscars.<p>Appearing on the Ellen talkshow in the US, Streep, whose nomination in the category for August: Osage County was relatively …

The Trip to Italy: Sundance 2014 - first look review

The Observer has been back on the phone. Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan's article on fine dining around the north of England was so successful the paper wants a sequel. In Italy this time, in a Mini, on a whistlestop tour of Pompeii, Rome and the Amalfi coast. They'll be plied with the best food, wine …

Oscars 2014: new VFX protest planned

Influential members of the visual effects (VFX) artists community say they are planning another protest to coincide with the Oscar ceremony on 2 March. This follows a 400-strong demonstration against the industry's treatment of VFX artists last year.<p>According to the Wrap, Daniel Lay, author of the …

Guardian Film Awards: longlist focus - best picture

The Guardian Film Awards were launched last week. Their aim: to act as an antidote to the usual slate of ceremonies. Their method: to cook up slightly different categories, and to involve readers in the voting.<p>A brief recap, for those who missed last week's story. We've launched longlists of 10 …

JJ Abrams has script ready for Star Wars as casting rumours grow

JJ Abrams has said the script for his Star Wars film is ready, and that he has been in talks with Breaking Bad actor Jesse Plemons – and even Judi Dench is rumoured for a role<p>• Star Wars Episode VII to centre on Luke, Leia and Han • See behind the scenes on the first Star Wars movie<p>JJ Abrams has …