Jessie Muniz

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A Guide to the Worldly Pleasures of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Cannes stands apart from other film festivals for any number of reasons, but one of the most essential has been its unprecedented desire to showcase …

Hong Kong brothers jailed for trying to blackmail 'Transformers 4' crew

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong man was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail and his brother got six months on Wednesday over an attempt to extort nearly $13,000 from American director Michael Bay and his crew during filming of “Transformers 4”.<p>Mak Chi-hang and his younger brother Mak Chi-shing …

Number of test-tube babies born in US hits record percentage

More test-tube babies were born in the United States in 2012 than ever before, and they constituted a higher percentage of total births than at any time since the technology was introduced in the 1980s, according to a report released on Monday.<p>The annual report was from the Society for Assisted …

Second Danish zoo may kill a giraffe called Marius

<b>A second Danish zoo has said it may have to put down one of its giraffes, despite a storm of protest after a similar move by Copenhagen Zoo.</b><p>The Danish Jyllands Park Zoo said that it, like the zoo in Copenhagen, would be doing so to comply with breeding programme rules.<p>Coincidentally, its giraffe …

Inside The Making Of RoboCop’s 3-D Printed Suit

The production designer of the new remake explains how RoboCop was updated (and 3-D printed!) for a post-Apple age.<p>Due to open in theaters nationwide today, Sony Pictures’ <i>RoboCop</i> remake has divided fans of the original from the get-go. Particularly contentious has been the reimagining of the <i>RoboCop</i> …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

28 Days of Fame: The Strange, True Story of 'Flappy Bird'

In just a few weeks, the mobile app <i>Flappy Bird</i> became a global phenomenon. It was a simple game, but frustrating and endless. Sharing many …

'Flappy Bird' creator breaks silence, says he pulled hit game because it was 'addictive'

Indie developer Dong Nguyen has broken his silence following the sudden removal of his popular <i>Flappy Bird</i> game recently. In an interview with <i>Forbes</i>, Nguyen says the game was originally designed to be played "when you are relaxed." However, the notoriously difficult game, created in mid-2013, rose …

North, South Korea agree to rare high-level talks

Pyongyang's apparently conciliatory steps coinicide with intelligence reports that regime is ready to conduct a fourth nuclear test<p>North and South Korea have agreed to hold high-level talks at the border village of Panmunjom on Wednesday, the latest indication that Pyongyang is attempting to build …

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days

Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks

His name is Nathan Fielder, he's a comedian, and he's pulled spectacular pranks before<p>Nathan Fielder has been revealed to be the owner of a parody coffee shop called 'Dumb Starbucks'.<p>The Canadian TV personality appeared at the Los Angeles store to announce that there are plans to open a second …

Sony Waterproof mp3 Player Sold Inside Bottle of Water

What <i>does</i> a company do to convince potential customers that its product is genuinely waterproof? Well, aside from saying so on the packaging, it can sell the product already immersed inside a bottle of water.<p>Though the device itself was launched a while ago, Sony turned to Auckland-based ad agency …

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

'Flappy Bird' Creator Follows Through, Game Removed From App Stores

If you didn’t think he’d actually do it, you were wrong. Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen followed through with his promise to remove the game from app stores, and as his 22 hour deadline passed, the game was indeed taken down from Apple's iOS store and the Android/Google Play marketplace.<p>I’ll …

Sony Looks To The Past To Move Forward

The PlayStation. The Walkman. The Trinitron. The transistor radio. All icons in Sony’s storied history from an era when the Japanese giants still roamed the earth. The Sony of today is not like the Sony of yesterday. For every memorable blockbuster, there’s an infamous flub: The late embrace of …

New Video Surfaces Of Max Wade Caught In The Act Of Stealing Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini

We’ve long been fascinated by the Max Wade case, long before we even knew his name, back when he was just some guy who stole Guy Fieri’s yellow Lamborghini, all the way through his trial and eventual conviction and sentence to 21 years to life a few weeks ago. Against all odds, the story kept …

The Truth Behind Pixar - Video Presentation

Joel Kinnaman talks RoboCop remake

<b>RoboCop , José Padilha’s upcoming remake of Paul Verhoeven’s classic sci-fi thriller, recently received a huge boost in the form of Gary Oldman’s</b> …

Cine-files: Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool

A much-admired cinema situated in an award winning, ever-evolving creative space<p>Located on Liverpool’s famous Wood Street in the heart of the Ropewalks quarter – home of bars, restaurants and vibrant night life – Picturehouse at FACT, while set back from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, is …

Watch This Eerie Trailer For A Doc About The White Supremacist Takeover Of A North Dakota Town

This documentary isn’t finished yet, but I couldn’t resist posting it, because the story’s interesting and the trailer is eerie as hell. Back in 2012, a guy named Craig Cobb moved into a ghost town in North Dakota called Leith (pronounce Leeth), which had between 16 and 24 residents, depending on …

Black Widow Best of Cosplay Collection

Cool Stuff: Amazing Interactive Animatronic Dolphin That Never Found a Home in Disney Theme Parks – /Film

The Internet is like an endless search for buried treasure. You can always find something new and exciting. Case in point, a five year old story that …

The Best Of Will Ferrell’s Reddit AMA

When you get a chance to ask Will Ferrell to name your band, you take that chance. That’s exactly what one Johnny-Come-I-Need-A-Band-Name did during the <i>Anchorman</i> star’s Reddit Ask Me Anything session earlier today. Ferrell, who held the AMA to raise awareness for the non-profit Cancer For College, …

ROBOCOP - Man and Machine Featurette Part 2

Jared Leto heckled for 'trans-misogyny' in Dallas Buyers Club

Jared Leto was heckled by an audience member during a Q&A at the Santa Barbara film festival, who accused him of 'trans-misogyny' for his portrayal of a transgender person with Aids in the Oscar-tipped drama Dallas Buyers Club.<p>"You don't deserve an award for portraying a trans-woman, because you're …

Google barge must be moved, state says

State regulators said Monday that Treasure Island development officials must find a new place for Google's mysterious high-tech barge or face penalties for not having the necessary permits.<p>The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission sent a letter Friday informing the Treasure …

Spotify-Compatible DJ App 'Pacemaker' Launches for iPad

DJ app Pacemaker has launched, bringing a minimalistic mixing interface with various features to the iPad. The app allows users to connect a Spotify account to access and mix any song from the music service's catalog, with the app also including support for tracks from an iTunes library. Once songs …

Analyst: Apple’s iWatch could generate $17.5B in first year

Apple(s aapl) could be sitting on a potential goldmine, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. In a research note to investors on Tuesday, the firm …