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G2 Film& Music cover: Why Stephen Hawking has a lot to teach us about celebrity culture When one of the world's greatest intellects happily admits to being seduced by fame, perhaps the rest of us should stop being so sniffy about it http://t.gu.com/nYYI7 + watch the trailer: http://t.gu.com/nYYIW + News: Eddie Redmayne to play Hawking in film biopic http://t.gu.com/nYYJP

Be a sociopath—or just act like one

WHAT is a sociopath? Diagnostically speaking, it is someone who possesses a mixture of the following characteristics: charm, grandiosity, bloodless …

How has organised crime adapted to globalisation?

“THEY were my partners in crime. They were my best friends. They were my children’s godfathers.” So said John Martorano, a former hitman known as …

Experience: I was a sperm donor for my friends http://t.gu.com/nZfb7 Photograph: Ian Willms for the Guardian

Phineas And Ferb: Mission Marvel 

Many children’s TV programs claim that they can entertain adults as well as kids, but <i>Phineas And Ferb</i> is one of the few programs currently airing …

Harrison Ford: A Grumpy Timeline

<i>UPDATE: Even Ford's Reddit AMA was kind of grumpy! On who shot first: "I don't know and I don't care." Grump on, Harrison, grump on.</i><p><b>Harrison Ford was once the epitome</b> of rakish charm and cool. Yet as the years have grayed his hair and drawn lines on his face, he's become more like the epitome of …

Movies

Vice Is Now Worth $1.4 Billion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A deal that gives 21st Century Fox a 5 percent stake in Vice Media effectively values the company at …

Waiter Uses Doctor Who to Earn Bigger Tips

The blogger behind The Stranger on Baker Street works as a waiter. As an experiment, one night, he conversed with customers by quoting the Doctor …

America likes its celebrities married

Is Johnny Depp’s star falling because of his breakup?<p>I’m over Johnny Depp.<p>It’s not because of the seemingly endless layers of silk scarves. Or the excessive rings and necklaces. Or the burnt out holes in his hat. No, because when you love Johnny Depp you love him for the eccentricities. You love …

The Tyranny of Buffness

My boyfriend expected me to be lean and muscular. But I couldn't live up to that standard, and neither can a lot of guys--and we shouldn't have to.<p>I didn't know I was skinny-fat until my Russian boyfriend told me so. Actually, I didn't even know that was a thing until he told me so.<p>I went to use …

What Is The Right Age To Introduce Your Kids To Mobile Technology?

My boys love to play with their iPad. My oldest who is 4 ½ spends an average of about 45 minutes each day playing a variety of games. Some like Endless Alphabet are educational while others like Fruit Ninja, are not so much. Like many in the preschool age bracket, Angry Birds has become this …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

How Breaking Bad Helped End the War on Drugs

<b>Sometimes pop culture and politics</b> dovetail in the oddest ways. <i>Breaking Bad</i> kicked off its final run within a few hours of Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement all but declaring the war on drugs a failure. Walter White returned to his ruined home to search for the dose of ricin he had …

Breaking Bad

Fall Music Preview 2013: The 26 Albums You Need to Hear

Every year, the music industry kicks into overdrive right around Labor Day. This fall is no exception: Get ready to hear brand-new music from some of …

Music

Ghana: the new Ibiza for international party set?

Beach parties are attracting growing numbers of Ghanaians but organisers hope the Afro-house sound will appeal to tourists too<p>At Kokrobite, a traditional fishing village west of Accra, a party is in full swing. Crowds dressed in the red and black uniform of funeral-goers block the potholed streets, …

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These 14 Animals Actually Dress Better Than You Do

Based in Madrid, multi-talented photographer Miguel Vallinas has created a stunning and rather unusual blend of high-end fashion photography and …

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The spat between Microsoft and Google is getting ugly

Google and Microsoft have been engaged in a protracted series of battles, using negative PR, cooked-up conferences, and pulling support on services for months on end. Both sides were at it again this week.<p>Microsoft struck first with an update to its long-running “Scroogled” campaign over the …

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