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‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Is Lighthearted But Clever Escapism<p>Mike Ryan reviews the latest MCU offering, a good movie for those looking for a mental …

Jurassic Park

Critics' Choice awards: Mad Max: Fury Road sweeps the ceremony

George Miller wins best director as film takes home nine trophies, boosting its chances at the Oscars where it will compete in 10 categories<p>Australian film-maker George Miller and the stars and crew from Mad Max: Fury Road have blazed their way through one of America’s top awards shows.<p>In a …

Entertainment

Wallpaper of the Week by Yuri Krasnoshek

The wallpaper of this week is a really cool vector image created by Yuri Krasnoshek, and graphic designer from Limassol, Cyprus. For more information …

iPad

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

27 Things You Probably Never Noticed In "Grease"

Rizzo's side-eye is the original side-eye.

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud [Official Video]

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

Your Diamond Ring Might Explain the Origin of Life on Earth

A geochemist re-examines the deep carbon cycle<p>In 1958, the Smithsonian Institution received a plain paper package in the mail. The only hint of its contents was the insurance on the brown carton, registered for one million dollars. Nestled inside the box sat the largest known blue diamond in the …

The 29 Most Spectacular Space Photos Of 2014

The year 2014 was a stellar one for spaceflight, what with ESA's Rosetta mission putting a robotic lander on a distant comet and NASA successfully testing its Orion spacecraft.<p>But 2014 was also a great year for space photography, as you can see from these remarkable 29 images (scroll down) picked …

More Hilarious Thrift Store Paintings Altered to Give Playful New Meanings

New York-based artist Dave Pollot uses all kinds of funny pop culture references to give playful new meanings to old thrift store paintings. We first featured his work back in February, where Star Wars ships and LEGO blocks made their way into vintage landscapes. Since then, the artist has produced …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Illustrator Draws Hilarious New Movie Titles Created from One-Letter Typos

You might not regularly consider just how much a single letter can matter in a word, but as illustrator Austin Light shows us, it can mean a lot. The self-described geek spent the month of October drawing Reddit movie title “typos.” Each day, he completed a different artwork depicting a fictitious …

X-Rays Reveal the Insane Innards of Space Suits

• Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<br>• Date of Publication: 08.20.13. 08.20.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>This arm unit of a suit made in …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

MP recall: Zac Goldsmith's amendment defeated

<b>The Commons has rejected calls for Parliament's role in a proposed new system for recalling misbehaving MPs to be substantially reduced.</b><p>Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith tabled a proposal which would have excluded Parliament's standards committee from any role in determining whether errant MPs should …

Marshawn Lynch's Beast Run w/ Local Radio Call

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Bieceps & Forearm workouts

Strength Training for the back

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

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The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …