Nicole Du Frane

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Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Paramore: Ain't It Fun [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Music

Watch Broken Bells Play the Beatles' "And I Love Her" on "Letterman"

This week at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, the "Late Show With David Letterman" is hosting "Beatles Week" to celebrates the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "Ed Sullivan". Tonight, they welcomed Broken Bells, the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' James Mercer, who covered …

David Letterman

Weekend Movie Guide: ‘The Monuments Men’ Protect Art, Not Make It

<b>Opening Everywhere:</b> <i>The Monuments Men</i>, <i>The LEGO Movie</i>, <i>Vampire Academy</i><p><b>Opening Somewhere:</b> <i>A Fantastic Fear of Everything</i><p><b>FilmDrunk Suggests:</b> Vince did not like <i>The Monuments Men</i>, which upset me because I just expect to love it. But I’m way too distracted by <i>The LEGO Movie</i> to care. LET’S ALL GO SEE IT …

Vampire Academy

Since this movie wasn’t screened for critics – usually a surefire sign of disaster – I bought my ticket today with everyone else (actually, the …

Family, actors mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman at private funeral | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family and close friends bid their final farewells on Friday at a private funeral for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose tragic death of an apparent overdose at the age of 46 robbed the entertainment world of one of its finest talents.<p>Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Julianne …

I SHOT IT : Wildlife Photo Competition 6 2013

Description: Photos of any non-domestic <b>animal ( no birds please )</b> anywhere in the world. Should portray animals in a natural looking environment. The …

'Batman vs Superman': what's with the casting choices?

If there's one conclusion to be drawn from recent events surrounding the forthcoming "Batman vs Superman" movie, it's that Zack Snyder and David S Goyer don't give a monkeys whether fans agree with their casting decisions. First there was Ben Affleck as Batman, a choice that proved about as popular …

10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

Have some free time on your hands? Why not try to make something interesting, perhaps something for your home? Even the simplest of changes can …

Light Bulbs

Researchers Are Totes Studying How Ppl Shorten Words On Twitter

Credit: Mean Girls, NPR<p>Shortening words, swapping them out, giving them different meanings — that's not new. Remember in <i>Mean Girls</i> when the queen bee character, Regina George, berated one of her underlings for trying to make the word "fetch" catch on?<p>Women lead the adoption of clipped words. In …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Decorating

Secret tricks of the trade.<p>From adding dark, drama-inducing lampshades to creating ceilings with style, design experts reveal their best home-decorating tips and offer up insider tricks-of-the-trade.

Lomography Konstruktor review: the $35 camera you build yourself

As camera-makers trim their point-and-shoot lines in the face of encroaching smartphones, one company is keeping the faith and doing what it's done for the past three decades. Lomography's wide range of film cameras dates back to the early ‘90s, when some students in Vienna discovered the potential …