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How Ben Affleck Was Cast as Batman – /Film

After the stunned reaction to Thursday night’s news of <b>Ben Affleck</b> being cast as the new <b>Batman</b>, everyone was filled with questions. Plenty about the …

Ben Affleck

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

Beyond Ballmer: who will be Microsoft's next CEO?

After 33 years at Microsoft, Steve Ballmer announced today that he plans to retire from his position as CEO within the next 12 months. The surprise exit comes 13 years after Ballmer took over from Bill Gates as Microsoft's CEO in January 2000. He may have tripled revenues and doubled profits during …

Kid Cudi "No One Believes Me" Music Video From 'Fright Night' Soundtrack

Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

Clippers introduce fleet of players

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Chris Paul could have had his own news conference. He could have had his own day in the sun in front of the cameras and media …

Basketball

Sources: Dwight Howard to Rockets

Dwight Howard is headed to the Houston Rockets, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard on Friday.<p>Howard's camp has informed the other four …

NBA

White House petition backs direct sales of Tesla cars

A Tesla fan is asking the White House for help. He wants the federal government to stop states from requiring that cars be sold only by third-party dealers.<p>In a White House petition he created, the fan asks the Obama administration to "allow Tesla Motors to sell directly to consumers in all 50 …

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Methodically and in chilling detail Wednesday, prosecutors showed why it took 10 days to charge former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder.<p>Using surveillance camera video that tracked Hernandez from his home in North Attleborough to Boston and …

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'Jobs' Trailer

7 Bizarre Uses for Animal Secretions

Creating Beautiful Car Art | Top Gear

The Genius Of Instagram’s New Video: It Can Also Stay Still

In response to Twitter’s Vine, the social network has found an elegant way to introduce moving pictures in a way that allows anyone to turn a photograph into a memory with just a tap.<p>Digital photo and video are taken exactly the same way: light soaking into a sensor. Yet the essence of them is so …

Social Media

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love digging through every little niche of music and so we have compiled a list of great bands you may have missed!<p>With summer officially here, we're taking the beach vibe of sunny Los Angeles and bringing you some of our favorite LA bands that just epitomize summer in …

Bands

Supermoon To Dominate Weekend Sky

The largest full moon of the year will grace the night sky Sunday as our nearest neighbor in space makes its closest approach.<p>The moon will reach its closest perigee of 2013, dominating the sky. For about a half-hour of the event, the moon will also turn full — a confluence of events that produces …

Release Dates: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Move, 'Independence Day 2' Set for July 2015 – /Film

20th Century Fox has announced a slate of release dates today for 2014 and 2015, including <b>Independence Day 2</b>, <b>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</b>, <i>X-Men:</i> …

Helena Bonham Carter to Play Fairy Godmother in CINDERELLA

Rumor: And the 'Doctor Strange' Villains May Be... – /Film

<b>Doctor Strange</b>, the most powerful mystic among the Marvel characters, has been high on Marvel Studio’s list of possible new characters to anchor a …

America teams led by Clowney, Alabama

Our network of college football writers voted on the best players in the country as we enter 2013. Below are our first-, second-, and third-team preseason All-Americans.<p>Our only unanimous first-team vote across all 45 ballots? Yep, South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney.<p>The team with the most …

Aaron Hernandez Reportedly Will Be Sued for Shooting Man in Face

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will face a lawsuit for allegedly shooting a man after an altercation at a Miami strip club.<p>TMZ.com broke news of this stunning development, as the lawsuit was filed in Florida federal court on Wednesday—five days prior to authorities searching …

Russell Westbrook off crutches

All-Star Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted a video on the Vine social media service earlier this week to announce he no …

Basketball

Darrelle Revis Reportedly Paid Mark Barron $50,000 to Keep No. 24 Jersey

Some professional athletes are really attached to their numbers, and it appears as though Darrelle Revis is one of them.<p>As Paul Lukas of Uni-Watch reported, "A well-placed source tells me that the amount Darrelle Revis paid to Mark Barron in order to get Barron to give up No. 24 was—get …

Doc Rivers-centered talks continue

The Celtics and Clippers have relaunched discussions on a new trade framework that could bring a resolution to the complicated talks regarding coach …

Spider-Man Forever: Sony Confirms Sequels Through 2016

No child born in the new millennium will be able to remember a time when there wasn't a Superman, Batman, or Spider-Man film at the theater. With two …

Sony announced plans for "The Amazing Spider-Man" Part 3... AND Part 4. What can we expect from this quadrilogy? Moviefone looks at the 6 biggest possibilities: http://aol.it/11M7ULU

Bumbling Miss Utah I Zoned Out During Miss USA Fail

<b>Miss Utah</b> is beyond humiliated after her epic Q&A fail at the Miss USA pageant, and she's blaming her brain fart on a massive case of nerves ... TMZ …

For Canada and First Nations, it’s time to end the experiments

Recent reports about the Canadian government's experiments on hungry, impoverished First Nations children in residential schools have sent a shock wave through the country.<p>My reaction was deeply personal. My father attended one of the schools where these experiments took place. My family and …