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Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Science Reveals Wolverine's True Weaknesses

In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most.<p>In a new summer film, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly will lose the reason he has been able to <i>snikt!</i> though skirmishes, scuffs, and …

Page 2: Star Trek, Doctor Who, Elysium, Simpsons, Godzilla, Woody Allen, Star Wars – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>46</b> …

Star Trek

Remake Alert! THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT... Wait, What?!

'The Sandlot' Is 20 Years Old: Where Is The Cast Now

The group is currently touring the country— making 21 stops — to promote the 20th anniversary edition of "The Sandlot." The classic, coming-of-age baseball movie premiered in 1993.<p>Director David Mickey Evans and stars Patrick Renna ("Ham"), Chauncey Leopardi ("Squints"), Shane Obedzinski (Tommy …

McGregor and Paltrow Join Depp in MORTDECAI

New Trailer for ROMEO AND JULIET with Hailee Steinfeld

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Northeast Flooding? Yes, the Climate Really is Different Now

Today's heavy rains and flooding in the Northeastern U.S. are a reminder of where this region's climate is headed: toward a wetter future.<p><b>Heavy rains and flooding are likely to continue</b> in the northeastern United States over the next few days, after recent storms that caused levees to collapse, …

13 Gorgeous Mountain Retreats Around the World

If your idea of summer bliss involves hiking, biking, and swimming, these gorgeous resorts should be just the ticket. And if exotic scenery is a must, you'll be happy to know that great mountain escapes can be found in tropical locales, too.

Finger Lakes

The Best Free Attractions In America

Now imagine doing it all for free. That's how your day could play out at the Getty Museum in L.A., where admission doesn't cost a thing.<p>Enjoying what America has to offer can get expensive fast: in 2011, the U.S. travel industry made $813 billion, and some of America's most popular cities are also …


The Latest Research On Alzheimer's

The largest gains in treatment of the disease have been made in the psycho-social realm — preparing the patient and the caregiver for what to expect. Dr. Jason Karlawish of the University of Pennsylvania tells guest host Lynn Neary what else researchers are learning.<p>Transcript<p>LYNN NEARY, HOST:<p>Dr. …

Actor Rainn Wilson talks asteroid mining

Actor Rainn Wilson is a little bit worried about what the private asteroid-mining company Planetary Resources might do once it reaches space.<p>Wilson (Dwight Schrute on TV's "The Office") jokingly compared Planetary Resources to the evil empire in "Star Wars" and the space mining company that …

Alien planets found in star cluster surprise scientists

Alien planets are popping up in unexpected places.<p>Astronomers using the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft have found two planets circling different stars in the violent environment of an ancient open star cluster called NGC 6811 located about 3,300 light-years from Earth. Until now, four of the more …

Chips and white bread trigger cravings in the brain

Foods like white bread and potatoes trigger the parts of the brain that are linked to addiction, a new study has found.<p>It may explain why it can be so hard to stop nibbling on breadsticks and chips.<p>Researchers used scanning technology to watch brain activity in volunteers during the four hour …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place"

Lead archaeologist at Stonehenge discusses his team's discoveries in new book.<p><b>The eerie megaliths of Stonehenge have inspired speculation for centuries.</b>

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Eat Like Royalty on the Road With Mason Jar Meals

Although I mentioned that I always have three essentials in my road trip snack stash, I do appreciate a real meal now and again. Sure, peanut butter …

Healthy Eating

New, simple theory may explain mysterious dark matter

This proposal, which endows dark matter particles with a rare form of electromagnetism, has been strengthened by a detailed analysis performed by a …