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My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Avengers: Infinity War reviews: Here's what critics are saying

Ready to find out the critical consensus on <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>? Well, prepare to be a bit disappointed because there doesn’t seem to be one — a …

12 comics you should read if you love the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

There's no denying the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a success.<p>Its films are not only critically adored, but it is also the highest-grossing movie franchise ever , with nearly $15 billion globally.<p>"Black Panther" itself has already hit the $1 billion mark after a little over a month in theaters, and …

Comics

The Celestials: 15 Things You Never Knew About Marvel's Weirdo Space Gods

When we look at such heroes as Hulk or Thor, we marvel (no pun intended) at the amount of raw strength they possess. They have abilities far beyond …

Comics

Here’s When Bucky Will Become Captain America in the MCU

The winter of Bucky Barnes’ discontent is over, but when will he finally wield the shield? We have a new theory on today’s <i>Nerdist News Edition</i> about …

Can You Salvage a New Romance if the Sex is Terrible?

It is hard enough to meet someone in this crazy world you actually like: You get each other’s jokes, find each other wildly attractive, and have …

Comic Book Lessons in Analytics — Daredevil – Creative Analytics

Comic Book Lessons in Analytics — Daredevil<p>Navigating a dark world with too much to see<p>So, you’re an analyst facing a problem you don’t understand. …

Comic Book Lessons in Analytics — Defenders – Creative Analytics

Comic Book Lessons in Analytics — Defenders<p>Don’t call them a team. No, really.<p>If you’re not watching the Marvel Comics series on Netflix, you really …

How I discovered there are (at least) 14 different kinds of love by analysing the world's languages

No emotion, surely, is as cherished and sought after as love. Yet on occasions such as Valentine’s day, we can often be misled into thinking that it …

This Iron Man Mask Could Be the Future of Toys

It makes absolutely perfect sense that augmented reality would find its way into an Iron Man toy. Tony Stark and AR go together like peanut butter …

How Virtual Reality Affects Actual Reality

Book Talk<p>The technology helps quarterbacks learn plays, first responders recover from PTSD, and everyone get a grip on climate change.<p>Since tech wizard Jaron Lanier made virtual reality popular in the 1990s, many claims have been made about its transformative power. Most of these have proved to be …

Virtual Reality

Marvel's Exiles Return With New Team of Alternate Reality Heroes

Look who's back.<p><b>UPDATE (January 8):</b> The final member of Marvel's new Exiles team has been revealed: Valkyrie, in the style of the Marvel Cinematic …

Who Feels for the People Who Feel for Everyone Else?

Making sense of empaths in a cruel, narcissistic world.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>This is, in no complete terms, the journey of an empath. If you fill in any number of empath diagnosis questionnaires, you will find out again and again that yes, you have this unique identity. You …

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Psychology

Preparing for the World Solar Car Challenge: Pictures

Which Iconic X-Men Character Isn't Returning for Marvel Legacy?

Not every mutant is due for ResurrXion.<p>Marvel continued their major NYCC this afternoon with a panel focused on all things X-Men. It's certainly an …

Comics

Ryan Reynolds just shared the first image from "Deadpool 2," and it looks like this sequel is all about the ladies

The world’s rudest, crudest superhero is heading back into theaters next summer — and he’s got some pretty cool new company. Case in point: Ryan …

DUCKTALES Clip Shows the McDuck Gang Playing War

It’s been abundantly clear from what we’ve seen so far of Disney XD’s updated <i>DuckTales</i> series that the high-flying adventures of Scrooge McDuck and …

Concept Art For SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Shows Unused "Superior" and "Scarlet" Spider-Man Costume Designs

26 Things You Never Knew About the James Bond Classic 'The Spy Who Loved Me'

"Nobody does it better," sang Carly Simon during the opening credits of "The Spy Who Loved Me."<p>Indeed, you could make a case that the 007 adventure, released 40 years ago this week in the U.S. (on July 13, 1977), was the best of the late Roger Moore's James Bond movies, with perhaps the best …

Origin-al Sin: What Hollywood Must Learn From 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Long, long ago, when the Earth was new and ichthyosaurs swam the turbid seas, <i>Iron Man 2</i> arrived in theaters. [<i>Ed. Note — Simmer down. It was 2010</i>.]<p>It was, most agreed, a disappointment, compared with its predecessor, despite a fun and deeply, <i>deeply</i> squirrelly Sam Rockwell performance. (Remember how …

J.Lo Debuts New Single During Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular

The singer performed "Ni Tú Ni Yo" with Gente de Zona.<p>Jennifer Lopez celebrated America’s birthday by releasing her latest Spanish-language single.<p>The 47-year-old singer debuted “Ni Tú Ni Yo” during Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, accompanied by Cuban duo Gente de Zona. The performance …

The 30 most anticipated movies for the rest of 2017

After "Spider-Man: Homecoming" hits theaters this Friday, the next six months brings with it blockbusters and the start of award season hype for other upcoming films.<p>From "Dunkirk" to "Thor: Ragnarok" (and we can't forget "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"), here are 30 movies you should be excited to go …

Blade Runner 2049

A 'Noir-Driven' Batman Is Exactly What the Franchise Needs

From the tongue-in-cheek camp perfected by the late Adam West’s portrayal, to Tim Burton’s horror/fantasy takes of the late eighties and early …

Relive Wonder Woman’s “history lesson” with this gorgeous artwork

If you’ve seen <b>Wonder Woman</b>, you know that the audience is treated to a “history lesson” at the beginning of the movie which depicts the Amazon’s …

U2 Launches Joshua Tree Tour: Pictures

U2

Jim Lee’s Cover For Dark Days: The Forge Brings Metallic Foil Covers Back To DC

Back in January (pip pip), when talking about what we then knew as <b>Scott Snyder</b> and <b>Greg Capullo’s</b> Batman-centric <i>Metal</i> Summer Event comic, Bleeding …

Comic Books

Official Trailer for 'Marvel's The Defenders' Is a Massive Hit

Guys, the war for New York is here. So get your sh*t together. Netflix just dropped a seriously badass official trailer for "Marvel's The Defenders," bringing together Marvel/Netflix heroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. This is the epic teamwork the franchise has been building …