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Why the Hunger Games proles have it better than they know

As fascist states go, President Snow's postapocalyptic US is pretty phenomenal – if you overlook the games themselves<p>Three cheers for President Snow! Like zillions of people, I've seen The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, so I suppose I should be furiously opposed to the fascist state he governs. …

Jennifer Lawrence’s “Fulcer” Took Her To The Emergency Room This Week

Jennifer Lawrence’s grand press tour continues, as the ever-frank, eminently likable star has now proven that she can spin even the most icky of topics into a charming late-night show anecdote.<p>Chatting with David Letterman last evening, Lawrence was asked about the medical issues that had caused …

Pictures of the week: 40 Weeks And A mirror, by Sophie Starzenski

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Sophie Starzenski's 40 weeks and a mirror.

There Are 2 End-Credit Scenes In The 'Thor' Sequel — Here's What They Mean For Future Marvel Films

If you're heading out to see the "Thor" sequel this weekend, stay around after the film is over for not one, but two extra scenes.<p>Don't make the mistake of leaving after the first end-credit scene — you won't miss much — but there is a brief, second one after ALL of the credits roll.<p>This isn't …

First mind-controlled bionic leg a 'groundbreaking' advance

After losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident four-and-a-half years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has been fitted with an artificial limb that uses neurosignals from his upper leg muscles to control the prosthetic knee and ankle. The motorized limb is the first thought-controlled bionic …

Robotics

A whale’s life story is recorded in its ear wax

The "earplugs" of blue whales are preserved in their skulls throughout their lives, and keep a record of chemical changes in the animals' bodies. Nick Ut<p>From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one …

Extracted

50 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Wizard of Oz’

It was a modest box officer winner when it was released on this day back in 1939, but MGM’s grand Technicolor fantasy film, <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, won the …

Wizard of Oz

Ways to improve your relationship

Getty Images<p><b>1. Get your adrenaline pumping</b> <br>Adrenaline is like an aphrodisiac in relationships, especially when you’ve been together for years. It’s …

Breakups

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

Archaeologists race against time and turmoil to save Gaza’s ancient ruins

A visitor looks at a mosaic in the Gaza Strip's Jabaliya refugee camp - a reminder from a time in late antiquity when Christianity was the dominant faith in Gaza. Hatem Moussa<p>ST. HILARION, Gaza Strip — The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City's noise …

Archaeology

Google is reportedly designing its own self-driving car

Fleets of self-driving taxis could pick city goers up on demand<p>Self-driving taxis could become a reality. Google is reportedly now designing and developing its own self-driving car, instead of solely modifying existing vehicles as it's done up to this point, reports the recently departed <i>Wall Street</i> …

World leaders to Assad: Let U.N. inspect attack site

World leaders are calling on the Assad regime to allow U.N. inspectors into the site, while Syrian opposition activists say the government is launching a major offensive to retake the area.<p>Syrian government forces are attempting a ground assault on the Damascus suburb of East Ghouta, the site of a …