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Big Bang breakthrough announced; gravitational waves detected

There's no way for us to know exactly what happened some 13.8 billion years ago, when our universe burst onto the scene. But scientists announced Monday a breakthrough in understanding how our world as we know it came to be.<p>If the discovery holds up to scrutiny, it's evidence of how the universe …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

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Twelve Photos From 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Show Off the Incredible Cast – /Film

If <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i> wasn’t a simple summer comic book movie, people would probably be talking about it having one of the greatest casts ever …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

Ferguson’s Formula

Photography: Sean Pollack<p>Some call him the greatest coach in history. Before retiring in May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of Manchester United, the English football (soccer) club that ranks among the most successful and valuable franchises in sports. During that time the …

Christopher Nolan 'took 15 minutes' to win Batman Begins job

Christopher Nolan needed just 15 minutes to convince Hollywood executives to let him direct Batman Begins, the film which ushered in one of the highest-grossing movie trilogies of all time, it has emerged.<p>Warner Bros president of production Greg Silverman said the British film-maker's presentation …

The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

India's New Central Bank Boss: Don't Count On Uncle Sugar

They don’t call him “Uncle Sugar” for nothing. The word from the U.S. fed’s Chairman Ben Bernanke that Uncle Sam would go on printing ever more money — “quantitative easing” is the fancy term — for an economically troubled world was like manna from heaven for hard-pressed regimes everywhere. Even …

Raghuram Rajan is the latest central banker to pull a Bernanke surprise

Just when the world was starting to expect more transparency from central bankers, two of the world’s most watched technocrats unleashed big surprises.<p>When Raghuram Rajan took charge as governor of India’s central bank two weeks ago, the markets expected a slew of policies that would immediately …

Fantastic Beasts carry Harry Potter back to the silver screen

The Harry Potter films will live again. Warner Bros, the studio behind the Potter films, has announced it is working on a new feature series in conjunction with author JK Rowling, based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first-year textbook that Potter uses at Hogwarts school in Harry …

How 3D printers work

AT FIRST, 3D printing was known as stereolithography, a process invented in 1986 by Chuck Hull of 3D Systems. Variations of this process are still …

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Ten weird and wonderful transport concepts of tomorrow

US entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his vision for the Hyperloop, transporting people in a tube between cities at supersonic speed. Here we look at some of the other transport concepts pushing the boundaries of what's currently possible.<p>Elon Musk is a man who thinks big. He has already pioneered …

Toronto International Film Festival Preview: ‘The Fifth Estate,’ More

What to See<p>Toronto International Film Festival Preview: ‘The Fifth Estate,’ More<p>This year’s TIFF, which kicks off today, is the biggest in the world, …

Famous Directors Who Never Went to Film School

It’s an exciting time to be a filmmaker. The Internet has extended the reach of budding directors, and the best technology is at our fingertips, …

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Mysteries: Top 5 Wildest Conspiracy Theories

Mysterious, intriguing, and even a little frightening, conspiracy theories of various kinds have captivated Americans for decades.<p>1. The Philadelphia …

Packing For The Apocalypse And Other Amazing Images From This Week

'Short Term 12' Review: SXSW Grand Jury Winner Is a Funny, Emotional Piece of Cinematic Perfection – /Film

<i>Editor’s Note: Short Term 12 opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend and expands this week. Below we’re republishing Germain’s review from</i> …