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Calgary plans an infrastructure blitz

The city that built itself on the fortunes of oil and gas is investing in the future with bold plans for its infrastructure.

“We have a list of infrastructure plans for everything from transportation to water and wastewater [treatment] to emergency services,” says Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Calgary …


16 questions we want answered in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Science Fiction Movies

Star Wars charity contest gives fans a chance to attend Force Awakens premiere

LOS ANGELES - For a US$10 (S$14.08) charitable donation, Star Wars fans have the chance to attend the premiere of The Force Awakens in Los Angeles or …

J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Secrecy: "Don't Want to Ruin the Movie"

Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams stopped by Good Morning America on Monday, where he revealed that his highly-anticipated sequel is …

George Stephanopoulos

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' comes to 'Howard Stern': 10 big highlights from the J.J. Abrams interview

Less than three weeks before "Star Wars: The Force Awakens'" theatrical debut, writer/director J.J. Abrams stopped by "Howard Stern" for an extensive …

Howard Stern

Something terrible is happening in the sky in the latest 'Star Wars The Force Awakens' TV spot

If you’re trying to save some of the majestic spectacle that is “Star Wars The Force Awakens” for the big screen, flee now because this TV spot shows …


Watch Latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teasers

This article, Watch Latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teasers, originally appeared on GameSpot.

It's getting hard to keep track of all the TV spots …

Mark Hamill

Mining giant BHP Billiton just revealed some vital facts about Brazil's 'worst environmental catastrophe'

BHP Billiton, one of the largest mining companies in the world, just released an update over the catastrophe that hit its Samarco iron ore operation in Minas Gerais, Brazil, which occurred on November 5, 2015.

BHP Billiton and another mining group Vale each hold a 50% interest in Samarco but do not …

BHP Billiton

New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Clip Reveals Simon Pegg's Character, Spotlight on Rey

Daisy Ridley delves into Rey's background, plus Simon Pegg's character debuts in a new "Force Awakens" promo.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens: New Posters Revealed; Rey Promo Highlights Her Persona

Star Wars fans were recently treated to several new vintage Episode VII posters as well as a new Rey promotional clip.

Star Wars

How J.J. Abrams Made Star Wars 7's Lightsaber Battles Different From The Prequels

Over the course of the build up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams has taken great pains to set the new film apart from George …


New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Spot Focuses on Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren

Star Wars has a Thanksgiving treat for impatient fans — a new, minute-long spot for The Force Awakens, which features a better look at Adam Driver’s …

Star Wars

10 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Turkey Leftovers

Make something completely different with your leftovers.

These grilled turkey brie and cranberry quesadillas will help you go through a lot of …


Museum Pieces: A Fly-Fishing Icon's First Reel

Editor’s note: The American Museum of Fly Fishing is located right next to the Orvis Flagship store in Manchester, Vermont. The folks from the museum


Notable New Products at IFTD

Home freshwater Notable New Products at IFTD

on July 30, 2015 • ( 1 )

The show is over, but now the party begins for gear junkies, as news of new fly …


'Smart' highways, not bullet trains, for California

The state's $68-billion-plus high-speed rail project would have been a great idea — in the last century. In the 21st, there's a better, cheaper, more California solution to moving people long distances: smart highways.

For an estimated $2 billion, we can add smart lanes to Interstate 5 in both …


Empire Reveals J.J. Abrams’ ‘Force Awakens’ Cinematic Inspirations and More

Remember when we were begging for any kind of news about Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Now we have to beat new stories and details and rumors and …


How Daisy Ridley went from bit parts to lead in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Daisy Ridley made her first feature film three years ago, a project by the film-maker Peter Hearn and his students at Andover College, where he is a lecturer. Ridley, like the handful of other professionals working with the students, was paid expenses for her role as a comic book drawing come to …

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Watch Han Solo Open Fire in the New Trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A Thanksgiving treat from a galaxy far, far away

Disney and Lucasfilm dropped an epic 60-second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Thursday, reminding viewers how much action awaits them when the film hits screens in three weeks. The movie has already broken ticket pre-sale records.

The …


New Star Wars: The Force Awakens spot comes full circle

'Have you felt it?'

“There has been an awakening … Have you felt it?”

Those were the words we heard a year ago when the very first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released on the Friday after Thanksgiving. At the time, we had no idea what it meant, or who was speaking, but over time we …


Top 10 Grilled Thanksgiving Sides

You’ve already got an awesome turkey on your Weber, now add some extra flavor to your plate with these top Thanksgiving side ideas.

1. If you love …


Chasing Tiger Trout

With his back against a timbered lakeshore, Utah guide Mike James ( punched out unreal long-distance (60-plus feet) roll casts. "I


Star Wars 7: Lawrence Kasdan Reveals Reaction to Film

One of the more curious developments in the course of how a new series of Star Wars films came to be made is the involvement of Lawrence Kasdan. He is, …

Indiana Jones

Disney Tries to Calm Down Sky-High Box-Office Predictions for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

‘The Force Awakens’ (Lucasfilm)

by Pamela McClintock, Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter

The biggest guessing game in Hollywood is about to get even …

Box Office

J.J. Abrams’ Big Reveal On ‘Star Wars’ Night At ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

It’s a moment you’ve all been waiting for, Star Wars fanatics. The first word uttered onscreen in The Force Awakens is this. Now before we devolve into …

Jimmy Kimmel

Main works start on Northern Line extension

Contractors have begun work on the £1bn extension of London Underground’s Northern Line from Kennington to Battersea via Nine Elms.

Ferrovial Agroman …


Watch a New Scene From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The new scene from desert planet Jakku premiered during last night's American Music Awards.The post Watch a New Scene From Star Wars: The Force …

Star Wars

THE FORCE AWAKENS Is Complete and J.J. Abrams Talks Favorite STAR WARS Alien, Lens Flares, and More


New image of Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

We’ve already seen the first clip and a couple of TV spots for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this week [watch them here and here], and now thanks to …

Star Wars

Carrie Fisher on the Importance of Princess Leia Aging

And why the character is now a part of her identity

After a 32 year absence, Princess Leia is coming back to the big screen. Carrie Fisher is reprising her iconic role for the highly anticipated The Force Awakens, which comes out Dec. 18. Fans know very little about how Fisher’s character factors …

Star Wars