Sean Pope

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The Decline of the American Actor

Why the under-40 generation of leading men in the U.S. is struggling—and what to do about it<p>Is it time for American actors to take a hard look in the mirror? Earlier this year Michael Douglas mused darkly to a magazine interviewer, “I think we have a little crisis going on amongst our young actors …

Vans Warped Tour at 20: Wildest stories from the road

The 21st season of The Warped Tour kicks off tonight in Pomona, California. In the two decades since founder and music industry vet Kevin Lyman (at …

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What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

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Independent candidate rides hatred of politics in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, …

Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, …

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

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Tips on How to Achieve Massive Depth of Field

For outdoor and landscape photography, getting corner to corner sharpness is often the holy grail. Achieving a massive depth of field where your …

Hustle Gang’s Doe B Shot & Killed

Sad news this Saturday morning. According to Rap-Up, Hustle Gang rapper Doe B, real name Glenn Thomas, was shot and killed in Alabama in the early …

Brazilian model raps up debate about glamour profession

The fashion business is not known for its sense of irony or self-awareness. But Brazilian model Michelli Provensi is hoping to change this with a rap video satirising the profession and a book that lays bare its secrets.<p>"The word on the street is I live on lettuce leaves and ice cubes / That I'm …

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Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need more water. Or a farm where all the decisions about where to plant seeds, spray fertilizer …

Dave's Top 5 Film Scores of 2013 – /Film

I think one sign of a film score’s success is how well it stands apart from its film. While the relationship should always be symbiotic, I’m always …