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Meet 27-year-old Alicia Vikander, star of 'The Danish Girl,' on her way to superstardom

It's been quite a year for the 27-year-old, and it might all end with her receiving an Oscar nomination.<p>Playing artist Gerda Wegener in "The Danish Girl" (opening in theaters this weekend), Vikander gives a scene-stealing performance as the wife of fellow artist Lili Elbe (played by Eddie …

Universal Pictures

Jennifer Lawrence Unveils 'Joy': "A Woman Across Four Generations"

David O. Russell's new film, which will be released Dec. 25, stars the Oscar-winning actress as a divorced mom who becomes a successful …

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'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'

<b>A new method of delivering data, which uses the visible spectrum rather than radio waves, has been tested in a working office.</b><p>Li-fi can deliver internet access 100 times faster than traditional wi-fi, offering speeds of up to 1Gbps (gigabit per second).<p>It requires a light source, such as a standard …

Telecoms

19 vintage photos that show what New York City looked like in the 1980s

The New York City of the 1980s is quite different from the city we know today. Homicides were at near-record highs, the crack epidemic was raging, and NYC had not yet experienced the wave of gentrification that has marked it in modern times.<p>Janet Delaney grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, but …

New York City

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X-MEN Artist brings 'Cleaner JIM LEE' Style To New POISON IVY Series

Credit: Clay Mann (DC Comics)<p>Capturing the complicated and conflicted personality of Poison Ivy isn't an easy task, but as DC gives the character her …

Articles about tiny brooklyn studio apartment organized smart storage wall on Dwell.com - Dwell

Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a...<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A couple takes a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing …

Small Spaces

4 questions to ask before Dockerizing your applications

Docker is famously easy to experiment with. But for enterprises with monolithic applications that are interested in Docker, there is little information about how to actually use Docker. And significant debate — even among Agile enthusiasts — about whether or not the microservices model is even …

Microservices

The Genesis and Growth of Global Jihad

The jihad by Muslim extremists against the West began at 1:05 <i>P.M.</i> on April 18, 1983, when a dark delivery van made a sharp left turn onto the cobblestone drive of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. Instead of parking, the van—laden with explosives—accelerated, and rammed into the entrance. The explosion …

Haunting Post-Apocalyptic Short Film - THE LAST MAN

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Wonder Woman gets a 12A certificate from the BBFC

<i>Wonder Woman</i> is the next big movie to land across the UK next week, and we hope it's as fun as early responses suggest. Patty Jenkins (<i>Monster</i>) has …

Gaspar Noé’s Love: Can a ‘porn’ film be a ‘good’ film?

Gaspar Noé’s Love features long scenes of unsimulated sex that blur the lines between ‘mainstream’ and ‘pornographic’. But is it any good? Critic Owen Gleiberman has an answer.<p>Love, the latest desperate provocation from director Gaspar Noé, tells the story of a torridly destructive love affair. …

Filmmaking

Jean Jullien: the artist mistaken for Banksy who created the Peace for Paris symbol of solidarity

Among the thousands of tweets expressing shock, grief and news from the Paris terrorist attacks on Friday night came one that would, quietly, become an emblem of hope and solidarity.<p>French artist Jean Jullien posted a drawing: a roughly painted re-appropriation of the symbol for peace, but with the …

There Is Only One Way to Defeat ISIS

We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder.<p>There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday morning that came earlier in Paris than it did in Des Moines, a city in Iowa, one of the …

Obama leads chorus of world outrage over Paris attacks

The coordinated killings reverberated around the world after shootings by gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar", explosions and a hostage-taking at a popular concert venue in the French capital.<p>Countries such as the United States, Britain, Spain and India, which have experienced their own mass-casualty …

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Facebook Is Definitely Making You Stressed and Unhappy

Facebook Is Definitely Making You Stressed and UnhappyThe "Facebook" logo is seen on a tablet screen on December 4, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL …

Social Media

The "Lampster" Shines Light and Shows off a Side of Fun

Giving your desk a little bit of personality.<p>Designed by a team out of San Francisco, you can add character to your desk or other areas of your …

Microsoft tempts Dropbox users with 100GB free OneDrive storage

100GB free OneDrive storage could be yours, and you don't even have to switch<p>It's no secret that Microsoft wants to gather cloud storage users to …

Post-war/contemporary art sale fetches $332M in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — After a night in which Christie's sold a painting of a sexy nude by Amedeo Modigliani for $170.4 million — just a few million short …

Fine Art

Microsoft to store data in Germany to keep it from third parties

Microsoft will soon build two data centers in Germany to keep local customers' information in trustworthy hands -- a move that will make it harder for American officials to grab information on European citizens stored on those computers.<p>Servers will be maintained by German Telecom giant Deutsche …

A Highly-Anticipated Peggy Guggenheim Documentary Arrives in New York

Art World<p>The film finds a spot at the Lincoln Center.<p>,<p>Peggy Guggenheim lounging on her bed with Calder headboard behind.<br>Photo: <i>Peggy Guggenheim: Art</i> …

Is this the world’s quirkiest capital?

In this metropolis, remember, yes could mean no and karaoke means business.<p>There are few better ways to get a sense of Tokyo than from a seat on a Yamanote Line train; a 34.5 kilometre loop around the Japanese capital used by millions of people every day.<p>Elevated on tracks above the street, the …

Japan

Derek Zoolander ditched his tiny flip phone for a giant Samsung

The selfies are in the phone?<p>A new Zoolander 2 poster is out today and Hollywood's resident technology supplier, Samsung, has found a way to sneak its logo in under the radar. The image features Derek Zoolander, played by writer and director Ben Stiller, and Hansel McDonald (Owen Wilson) giving the …