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Preview of Star Wars: Darth Vader #5

Ahead of its release on Wednesday, Marvel Comics has debuted a preview of <b>Star Wars: Darth Vader #5</b>, which we’ve got for you here…<p><i>Vader continues his</i> …

Movie Review - Maggie (2015)

<b>Maggie</b>, 2015.<p>Directed by Henry Hobson.<br>Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>A teenage girl in the Midwest …

Film4 on Twitter: ""If you're not committing sin... you're not having fun." At 9pm, Paul Bettany battles evil vampires in Priest. http://t.co/LT0l8fkQ5r"

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Rumor has it Beyonce and Jay Z bought this converted church in New Orleans

According to Zillow, rumor has it Beyoncé and Jay Z have purchased a converted church in the Garden District of New Orleans for $2.6 million.<p>First built in 1925 as a Presbyterian church, the 13,292-square-foot space was then converted into a ballet school before being converted to a single-family …

Strong earthquake shakes New Zealand

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has shaken New Zealand, seismologists say, panicking shoppers but prompting no reports of any major damage.<p>The quake struck at 3:36pm local time (03:36 GMT) on Friday, with its epicentre about 66km from the South Island town of Kaikoura at a depth of 55km, the US …

Chile braces for potential third volcano eruption

Chilean authorities have said they fear a new crater could be opened up on the Calbuco volcano - potentially triggering a violent new eruption.<p>A day after Calbuco erupted for the first time in more than 50 years on Wednesday night - and then subsequently erupted again several hours later early on …

British police arrest 14-year-old on terror charges

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the youngest suspects yet has been arrested on terror-related charges in England.<p>A 14-year-old boy was taken into custody after encouraging an attack on an Australian parade honoring the war dead and urging the beheading of "someone in Australia," Deborah Walsh, deputy head of …

Counterterrorism

Robocops being used as traffic police in Democratic Republic of Congo

In the teeming capital of Democratic Republic of Congo, where drivers often flout traffic rules, five chunky, arm-waving robots equipped with cameras and lights have been set up to watch over the roads.<p>The solar-powered aluminium robots are huge, towering over the jammed streets of Kinshasa, as …

Africa

Mel Gibson to make Australian homecoming with Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson is set to return to Australia to direct his first film since 2006’s well-received Mayan thriller Apocalypto.<p>The actor and director, born in the US, moved to Australia with his family aged 12, and it was there that he developed his acting career – including taking the lead in Mad Max, …

Film Industry

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Anthropology

Sainsbury's to convert supermarkets into non-food space

Supermarket chain to covert food space into non-food space as it fights against falling sales<p>J Sainsbury is planning to convert shop space equivalent to almost 40 supermarkets from selling food into non-food as it tries to fight back against a fall in grocery sales.<p>The supermarket chain has …

Sainsbury's

Rapid warming period may be underway as Earth sets another record

March was the warmest such month on record for the globe as a whole, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), which is one of the centers …

Global Warming

What Elephants and Whales Look Like From Space

Only two creatures—both mammals—have been seen by private orbiting cameras.<p>When satellite companies talk about the imagery they capture, they play up how you can see big, human-made things: planes and trains and parking lots. Sometimes they might mention, too, how important sky pictures are to …

Wildlife

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring at Facebook

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Art

First Briton killed fighting Isil was an 'amazing' man, girlfriend says

Konstandinos Scurfield, who was killed fighting Isil in Syria, was trying to give something back after feeling the Kurdish people had been let down by the West, his girlfriend says<p>The girlfriend of the first Briton to die fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has described former …

Rebecca Watts Police Charge Stepbrother Nathan Matthews With Murder

<b>SEE ALSO: Becky Watts' Stepbrother Appears In Court Charged With Her Murder</b><p>Becky Watts' step-brother has been charged with her murder, police have …

Big Night for Birdman: Oscars in Pictures

Cumberbump Alert: Benedict Cumberbatch's Baby Is Coming Soon

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“Birdman” trumps “Boyhood” at the Oscars

Richard Linklater’s 12-year coming-of-age epic went home mostly empty-handed<p>The big narrative going into tonight’s ceremony was "Boyhood" vs. "Birdman." And now the Academy has spoken, with Iñárritu's sly dark comedy about the world of showbiz taking home Best Picture over Linklater’s 12-year …

Police and security agencies facing questions after school girls head to Syria

Demands for inquiry over how Shamima Begum, Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase able to leave UK despite one being in contact with an extremist<p>The police and intelligence agencies faced demands for an inquiry over how three young school girls were able to head for Syria despite at least one being in …

NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

David Bowie once speculated about life on Mars, and now NASA scientists are wondering the same thing about Jupiter’s moon Europa.<p>A potential mission …

What is aerotoxic syndrome?

As a Coroner writes to British Airways and the Civil Aviation Authority calling for 'urgent action' about aircraft air contamination, we ask whether we should be worried<p><b>What is aerotoxic syndrome?</b><p>It is an illness caused by exposure to contaminated air in aircraft – known as a “fume …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Björk, Vulnicura, review: 'raw exhilaration'

Björk's ninth album charts a relationship break-up with emotional honesty and musical daring, says Helen Brown<p>“These abstract, complex feelings/ I just don’t know how to handle them” frets Björk on an album which details the break-up of her long-term relationship with <b>artist Matthew Barney</b>. But …

Björk

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

Writer on Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’ sequel: ‘We’re starting with a clean state’

Zombie thriller was expected to flop, but ended up taking over $530m (£340m) at cinemas in 2013<p>The sequel to <i>World War Z</i> will start with “a clean …

Celebrities and Onesies: The Cozy Cold Weather Trend to Try Now

Wonderful! It’s another frigid, frosty day where you wake up with your teeth chattering, the unbearable windchill is creeping through your drafty windows, and you regret your choice of wearing silk pajamas to bed. But fear no more, there is a better item to comfortably fall asleep in without the …

Weather