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The Year's Most Unexpected Action Hero

How a lonely childhood, cheeky YouTube videos, and a supernatural TV series prepared Dylan O’Brien to star in September’s big budget movie adventure.<p>As 4,000 screaming fans fixed their gaze on a microphone in the middle of San Diego Comic-Con's cavernous Ballroom 20, a young girl approached and …

5 Seconds of Summer - Voodoo Doll (One Mic, One Take)

Hero worship takes on new meaning with stained-glass prints

If you’re a comics fan with a near-religious devotion to your favorite superheroes, do we have a window treatment for you: Marissa Garner has created …

Captain America 2 Is One Of The Best Action Movies I've Ever Seen

<i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i> is a brilliant action movie, that serves up a huge dose of wish fulfillment along with its bravura fight scenes. …

15 Underused Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

Let this list limn your options. Suggested by these answers on Quora.

6 Fixes For Repetitive Writing

Pi may go on forever, but your writing shouldn't. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (i.e. 3.14), and in honor of everyone's favorite endless irrational number, we've curated six tips for more concise writing.<p><b>Overly Long Words.</b> Eschew sesquipedalian diction! In other words, don't use long words--at …

Creative Writing

World Book Day: Writing tips from Cressida Cowell and Charlie Higson

Two much-loved children's authors offer advice for children on how to conceive, plot and structure a page-turning story<p><b>Cressida Cowell's tips for thrilling adventures</b><p><b>Setting</b><p>I often say that writing is like telling a really big lie – the more detail you put into that lie, and the more you base the …

The best murder mysteries are historical

SJ Parris recommends five of her favourite historical murder mysteries, from Josephine Tey to Matthew Pearl<p>Writing history is a kind of detective work, so it’s no surprise that the murder mystery lends itself so well to historical settings. Part of the pleasure of historical crime is that it allows …

JK Rowling posts new History of the Quidditch World Cup online

The guide is the longest story ever to be posted on Pottermore, Rowling's digital platform<p>Two years after she launched Pottermore, the digital storytelling site for <b>Harry Potter</b> fans, JK Rowling has posted one of the longest new stories on the site.<p><b>NEWS: Harry Potter should have married Hermione,</b> …

Blink And You'll Miss The First Shot Of TV's New Flash In Costume

I've been waiting for this moment since Grant Gustin first showed up as Barry Allen in CW's <i>Arrow</i> earlier this season — our first peek at the latest …

Comic Books

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1, Ep. 14 - Clip 2