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Gravity is a game-changer that makes a swath of films seem redundant. Here are seven earlier movies that broke the mould – and one that didn't<p>Every now and then a film comes along that totally changes everything: whether it is expensive new technology or a cute talking pig, nothing can be the same …

You don’t want to know what’s hiding in your spices

If you use everyday spices such as pepper, parsley and paprika, you could be sprinkling more on your food than you bargained for.<p>Twelve percent of spices imported to the US are soiled with insects (both live and dead), animal excrement, rodent hairs and a range of other unappetizing materials, …

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Now We Have Proof Reading Literary Fiction Makes You a Better Person

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>English teachers have long claimed reading books makes you a better person, maybe because their …

A Netflix for e-books arrives

All-you-can-read for a set fee? A digital book club? New ways to consume e-books could change how we read<p>The leveling off of the e-book market suggests that what once seemed like a boom destined to overwhelm and replace print publishing has in fact become a thriving submarket. (A recent survey of …

The peculiar charm of Benedict Cumberbatch

On 25 July 2010, two unrelated events took place in the space of 60 minutes that would change Benedict Cumberbatch's life for ever. At 9pm that evening, the BBC broadcast episode one of Sherlock. At 10pm, the Guardian, the New York Times and Der Spiegel published the first instalment of the Afghan …

Forget “Cheap”, The iPhone 5c Is Clearly The iPhone Jony Ive Wanted For iOS 7

The “c” in the iPhone 5c title doesn’t stand for “cheap”. It stands for “clueless”.<p>As in, we were all clueless in our speculation on Apple’s motivations for creating this device.<p>(Okay, it actually seems to stand for “color”, but humor me.)<p>After sitting through Apple’s unveiling today and more …

15 Revelations from New J.D. Salinger Biography

He liked very young women, married a Gestapo informer, wanted to play Holden Caulfield, and other essential revelations from new bio.<p>On Tuesday, …

Candy Crush: You play, you're hooked. Now what?

Odds are that someone you know has a love or hate relationship with Candy Crush Saga, the seemingly never-ending game that's become the fixation of people everywhere.<p>The game is the undisputed leader in the casual-gaming sector, witnessing more than 600 million active game sessions each day from …

The Mesquite Rodeo is Bringing in an Obama Clown

Mesquite Arena general manager Steve Gander told Unfair Park via email that the rodeo is not simply trying to troll liberals, who have an innate and …

Tech is killing childhood

Time spent on gadgets could be hampering kids’ ability to connect to each other and the “real” world<p><b>When to Push Pause, Delete, and Play: Ages Six to Ten</b><p>Kids are so obsessed with sitting inside and playing with their iPod Touch and it’s so useless. I watch my cousin, who’s six, and she sits on the …

7 Reasons You Aren't As Smart As You Think You Are

Owning and operating a brain is hard.<p>You are issued one at birth, a model that comes riddled with delusions and biases, prone to logical fallacies, and built to create stories to help explain the difficult and messy business of being a person. It also comes with something else, a powerful …

Mindblowing Movie Easter Eggs

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Breakfast linked to 'healthy heart'

<b>People should eat breakfast to keep their hearts in good condition, according to researchers in the US.</b><p>Their study of 27,000 men, in the journal Circulation, showed those skipping breakfast were at a greater risk of heart problems.<p>The team at the Harvard School of Public Health said missing the …

For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

Books: what a difference a letter makes – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/jul/20/books-difference-letter-makes-gallery<p>720<p>#bookswithalettermissing has been trending as tweeters …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Mysteries of 'obesity gene' revealed, could yield new ways to fight hunger

An obesity gene that affects one in every six people could be partially treated thanks to a new study that's finally determined how it works. Researchers led by Rachel Batterham at University College London were looking into an obesity gene, known as FTO, and found that it caused people with a …

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

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The Last 30 Minutes Of 'The Lone Ranger' Were The Best Of The Film

The film received pretty positive reviews from audiences, scoring a B+ CinemaScore, and I heard from a few that it wasn't as bad as the media was making it out to be. Maybe it was another one of those films the critics got wrong (see: "Man of Steel" / "The Great Gatsby").<p>Sure, the film had a lot …

Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Scuba divers have discovered a primeval underwater forest off the coast of Alabama.<p>The Bald Cypress forest was buried under ocean sediments, …

If you can’t beat ’em, support ’em: Garmin launches a smartphone HUD for cars

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Facing the rise of smartphones that can take the place of dedicated navigation systems, Garmin’s(s grmn) got a new device: and …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with dead phone batteries. This idea actually isn't too farfetched.<p>A new Kickstarter campaign is focused on getting funding for a power generating shoe insert that lets users charge …

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Safe room grants available in county

With the wave of dangerous weather this year, there is a grant program aimed at helping people pay for safe rooms as shelter from the storm.<p>Steve …

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