Lance Lester

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White Dog – Philip French on Sam Fuller's powerful attack on racism

One of American cinema's true mavericks, Samuel Fuller (1912-97), had two major careers – first as a crime reporter for New York tabloids, then as a much-decorated US infantry sergeant in the second world war – before becoming a writer-director. His heyday was the 1950s, making bold thrillers, …

Tracks review – engrossing recreation of epic outback journey

In 1977, 27-year-old Robyn Davidson embarked on a 1,700 mile trek across the Australian outback, setting off from Alice Springs, heading for the west coast, armed only with four camels, one devoted dog and a sponsorship deal with <i>National Geographic</i>. John Curran's scenic yet intimate recreation of …

Looking for Light: Jane Bown review – affectionate account of Observer photographer's career

Jane Bown repeatedly describes the <i>Observer</i> as "my home" in this affectionate and somewhat wistful account of her rise to prominence as a portrait photographer of legend and renown. Those unfamiliar with Bown's life story will instantly recognise her images of everyone from Samuel Beckett to Mick …

After the Night review – neo-noir crime thriller with a rich sense of location

In the Reboleira slums of Lisbon, dealer and jailbird Sombra (Pedro Ferreira) struggles to pay off an outstanding debt to a local gang boss, his increasingly desperate situation leading him through the nocturnal streets in search of cash before being forced into armed robbery. Writer/director Basil …

Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads

Today marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, and whether it's by accident or design that <b>Mandela:</b> <b>Long Walk to Freedom</b> (Fox, 12) arrives on DVD tomorrow, such timing flatters the authoritative aspirations of Justin Chadwick's intelligently mounted but fusty portrait. …

Our godless brains: Emerging science reveals mind-blowing alternatives to a higher power

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Science has yet to uncover many mysteries of the mind. But there are more reasons than ever why God isn’t necessary<p>W.R. Klemm<p>April 26, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate.”<p>Physics is the mother science. As such, it …

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Cardiac Interventions Today - Who Should Undergo TAVR?

Who Should Undergo TAVR?<p>The role of transcatheter aortic valve replacement as a new paradigm for treating aortic stenosis.<p>Transcatheter aortic valve …

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Go to notes Switch Account Sign Out<p>Margolis roy<p>Updated Dec 20, 2013<p>Use Evernote to create, collect, and share everything that matters in your …

Mitral-Valve Repair versus Replacement for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

<b>1.</b> Lamas GA, Mitchell GF, Flaker GC, et al. Clinical significance of mitral regurgitation after acute myocardial infarction. Circulation …

How To: Take Down an STI RecoilMaster (Bull Barrel)

Android 4.4 KitKat comes with a deep, non-destructive photo editor (video)

Google revealed many things about Android 4.4 KitKat on the software's launch day, but it glossed over one of the sweetest treats for shutterbugs: a much more advanced photo editor. As the company's Nicolas Roard demonstrates, creatives can now apply effects, filters and adjustments at very precise …

Obama signs order to create climate change task force, may give fed overreaching authority

Through the stroke of the pen, President Obama on Friday used his executive powers to elevate and take control of climate change policies in an attempt to streamline sustainability initiatives – and potentially skirt legislative oversight and push a federal agenda on states.<p>The executive order …

Tips for Holding a Camera

Depending on the type of camera you have, there are some basic techniques required to ensure that you have a stable platform on which to start taking …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

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Flip Bowl Season Round Up

Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>It’s been a flipperific Flip Bowl thus far—and we aren’t even halfway through the hoop-de-doo. Our fingers are raw …

War Tourists Flock to Syria’s Front Lines

Syria’s conflict is drawing a motley crew of adventure-seekers and adrenaline with murky motivations—and little experience with surviving in war …

LIVEBLOG: Bonus 24 Hours of LeMons Photos, Saturday

Because I’m the giving type and because I’m dedicated to the tens of Hoons and 24 Hours of LeMons fans worldwide who read my crapcan muckraking, I’m …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

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Meet The 16-Year-Old Kid Who Got To Introduce President Obama In Brooklyn

"It was pretty surreal," Saddler told Business Insider after the event.<p>Saddler was chosen out of a school-wide contest to introduce Obama before he would speak for a little more than 20 minutes here in Crown Heights. He wasn't sure exactly why he was chosen, but he has some ideas.<p>He is one of the …

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How A $2.9 Million Jury Verdict Over Spilled Coffee Became America's Most Misunderstood Story

Screenshot/Retro Report/New York TimesThe documentary project Retro Report has a new video that takes a fresh look at the infamous case of a 79-year-old who spilled hot McDonald's coffee on herself and got a $2.9 million jury award.<p>The 1994 verdict for Stella Liebeck became fodder for critics of …

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Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

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