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Jennifer Lawrence Says Female Producer Made Her Do Nude Lineup, Told Her to Lose Weight

Another producer told her she was “perfectly ‘f—able'”<p>In the latest revelation about Hollywood’s demeaning treatment of women, Jennifer Lawrence on …

Harvey Weinstein

10 Steamy Scenes Famous Actors Regret Doing

These stars have shared a few second thoughts about baring it all.<p>Photos: Everett Collection, Getty Images, HBO ; Illustration: Dillen</b> …

Downton Abbey

The “Quantum Internet” Is Just a Decade Away. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Next Level<p>The word “quantum” sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every …

Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

Clean Energy

Need a new password? Here are 306 million to avoid

Security researcher Troy Hunt has released a searchable tool that taps the database of previously compromised passwords.<p>If you're in the market for new, unique password, Troy Hunt has a trove of what you don't want.<p>Hunt, the security expert behind the Have I Been Pwned website, on Thursday released …

Audio Mixing

Screaming airline passenger covered in blood restrained and strapped down by fellow travellers

A screaming airline passenger covered in his own blood had to be restrained by fellow travellers mid-flight.<p>Footage shows the disorientated and …

New houses will have Alexa and Wi-Fi built into the walls

The Wi-Fi Alliance, the non-profit organization that certifies Wi-Fi enabled products, is ready to usher in a new era of the smart …

Everything About Selena Gomez's Sheer Dress Will Leave You Blushing

After stepping out in a slip dress the other night, Selena Gomez opted for yet another sexy look heading to dinner with The Weeknd while in New York. The songstress wore an LBD by designer Alexandre Vauthier that featured a silver sequined strap and a side slit.<p>The black dress was designed with a …

The Mummy review

<i>The Mummy</i> is an introduction to Universal Pictures’ “Dark Universe”; a cinematic universe based around the interconnection of classic Hollywood monsters the studio owns the right to. There are currently eight movies already slated for development at Universal, making <i>The Mummy</i> one of the most …

Construction

Watch: The Physics of Time Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Many people find the concepts in physics challenging to wrap their head around. Visual aids and explanations can definitely help, though. The Youtube …

Mapped: Here’s what every country in the world is best at doing

We all have our talents. Some of them might seem more useful than others, sure, but being the best at something is always cool. The same goes for …

Travel

NASA astronaut: Space toilet inspires 'sheer terror'

Forget motion sickness and adjusting to microgravity. Astronaut Jack Fischer is most worried about facing the space station's intimidating bathroom facilities.<p>On Thursday, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is scheduled to embark on his first voyage to the International Space Station. He's excited to be …

Space Exploration

We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go Down

Here’s a cheery thought to send you into the weekend: New research suggests that the greatest danger posed by an incoming asteroid is not from the …

Rio De Janeiro

Hayao Miyazaki Is Calling It Quits ... on Retirement

Hayao Miyazaki, the writer and director behind Oscar-nominated animated films <i>Howl’s Moving Castle</i> and <i>The Wind Rises</i> and the Oscar-winning <i>Spirited …

Northgard is the indie game at the top of the Steam charts right now

These tiny Vikings cut through the chatter of AAA releases<p>It’s been a good couple of weeks for games. <i>For Honor</i> dropped on Valentine’s Day, right on schedule, around the same time as <i>Sniper Elite 4</i>. And, oh yeah, there’s that new Nintendo console on the way. But one little indie game has been able to …

The Star That Looks Like the Eye of Sauron

"A great eye, lidless, wreathed in flame."<p>Fomalhaut, the eighteenth brightest star in the night sky, is about 25 light-years from the Earth. It has twice the mass of the sun but burns much hotter and brighter. When we observe Fomalhaut in infrared (above), we see a large ring of debris where …

NASA's Being Cagey About Why a Crewed Lunar Mission in 2019 is a Good Idea

NASA’s Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) may send a crew to orbit the moon by 2019, although it is unclear why NASA is now making these considerations, …

Space Exploration