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All the Important Developments in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

The updates, leaks, and rumors you need to know as we get closer to the new trilogy.<p>The Force will awaken this year, but until the moment that first opening scroll rolls on <i>Episode VII</i>, most of what's out there is rumor and supposition, aside from a very enticing trailer. Here's our omnibus take on …

Rock Stars Share Their Craziest Backstage Stories

These guys know how to party.

Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine ‘deplorable,’ Russian embassy says

Russia is accusing Canada of contributing to a military buildup on its doorstep, calling Ottawa's decision to send 200 soldiers to Ukraine to train Kiev forces a "counterproductive and deplorable" move.<p>In a statement, the Russian embassy in Canada said sending Western soldiers will not help ease …

How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Revealed: the aftershave that turns women on

The actor Steve McQueen was known for wearing Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage, which contains the stimulating chemical Hedione<p>With his ice cool demeanour and smouldering good looks it is no surprise that the actor Steve McQueen was attractive to women.<p>But new research suggests he may have a little …

'The Comedians' works as star vehicle, 'Louie' as thought play

In a stroke of conceptual programming fit for the lead paragraph of a review like this, FX has scheduled two series in which comedians play versions of themselves one after the other on Thursday nights.<p>One you know, or should: "Louie," starring the nearly eponymous<p>Louis C.K., is certainly one of …

Lists of the Best Sentences — Opening, Closing, and Otherwise — in English-Language Novels

I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.<p>— James …

The Daily Routines of Great Writers

<i>UPDATE: These daily routines have now been adapted into a labor-of-love visualization of writers’ sleep habits vs. literary productivity.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut’s recently published daily routine made we wonder how other beloved writers organized their days. So I pored through various old diaries and …