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No spoilers: meet the film critic who's never watched a single film

He reviews dozens of films but hasn’t seen any of them. Tommy Edison, aka the Blind Film Critic, talks American Hustle, audio description and the joys of ‘watching’ his first silent movie<p>The next time you’re watching a big budget action movie – a superhero spectacle, perhaps, or a Michael …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

FIFA International Soccer had two of the best glitches in video game history

Early FIFA wasn't as polished as modern FIFA, which led to these wonderful, classic screw-ups.<p>FIFA is a miraculous game franchise. Modern versions of the game have incredible graphics, and are realistic enough to captivate you for hours and days and months while video game-y enough to be fun. You …

Best goals from the World Cup

<b>2</b> Lionel Messi Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina<p>After exchanging passes with Gonzalo Higuain, he dribbled past the Bosnian defence and coolly slotted home.<p><b>3 Tim Cahill Australia v Holland</b><p>Stunning left-foot volley that went in off the underside of the crossbar.<p><b>4 Eduardo Vargas Chile v Spain</b><p>A well …

Soccer

Heartbreaking Pictures Of Brazil Fans Before And After Their World Cup Loss

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Brazil

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Blame Your Brain: The Fault Lies Somewhere Within

Science doesn't just further technology and help us predict and control our environment. It also changes the way we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. This understanding can inspire awe and a sense of grandeur. But it can also be unsettling, especially when it calls into …

Ranking the first 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the Eye On World Cup has ranked the first matches for each team for you.<p><b>More World Cup: Group Previews |</b> …

Costa Rica

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.<p>To get a better idea of what makes a resume …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Game Of Thrones (for newbies): “Mockingbird”

<i>This</i> Game Of Thrones <i>post is written from the point of view of someone who has not read the books the series is based on. As such, spoilers are</i> …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

The 25 Recipes You Need For A Delicious Easter

Egg hunts and chocolate bunnies are great and all, but what we really want on Easter Sunday is a beautiful meal to sit down to with our family and friends. A gorgeous, well-thought out meal is the best way to celebrate any holiday. And when it comes to Easter, the recipes couldn't be better because …

Watch these men take care of the frozen dead

<i>We Will Live Again</i> is a 12-minute long documentary that takes viewers inside the Cryonics Institute in Clinton Township, Michigan, where the legally dead are stored in anticipation of medical miracles. There are both human and nonhuman patients — along with DNA samples and tissues — held in …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

'Game of Thrones': Why Is This Show Never Spoiled? (Opinion)

In an Internet age ruled by spoilers, it's remarkable that we can still be surprised by events on HBO's hit fantasy series -- despite the fact that …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

After 98 years, has the identity of iconic First World War squaddie finally been revealed?

The iconic image was taken during the Bottle of the Somme[CATERS]<p>The identity of the soldier, captured on film with a stricken comrade on his back …

The Full History of the Lightsaber, According to George Lucas

Of all the amazing ships, droids, and weapons in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, the lightsaber is <i>the</i> most iconic. Along with the Death Star. And the</i> …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Education

Deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus: What you need to know

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.<p>The outbreak began with just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. Since then, that number has grown to 909 confirmed cases and another 414 probable …

Doing This Could Make You More Motivated To Exercise

Remember that time your exercise class had awesome music and fun gear -- <i>and</i> left you feeling like you had a thorough workout?<p>Keeping this memory in mind could be the key to motivating you to exercise, a small new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the University of New Hampshire found that when study …

Fascinating Differences Between Human and Animal Vision

<b>Cats</b><p>Nature is incredibly mystifying. The differences in human and animal capabilities vary in many ways, particularly, how we see the world. Editor of Muse, Inkfish blogger, and cephalopod enthusiast Elizabeth Preston recently developed this article about how humans see the world compared to …

Animals

Why Was Stonehenge Built? Seven Odd Theories About Mysterious Monument Explained

Researchers recently had the rare chance to thwack the giant megaliths at Stonehenge and noted that they each resonated with sounds like those of metallic or wooden bells. They proposed that the strange monument was once either an ancient long-distance communication system, or a Stone Age church …

Why birds can’t avoid hitting your car windscreen

Millions of birds are killed by oncoming vehicles every year. Why can’t they get out of the way? A team has investigated just what clouds their bird brains.<p>It’s not just a superstition – a bird hitting your car windscreen really is an omen of death. No, not for you, but for the poor bird. It’s …

Birds