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15 Fun Facts About An American Werewolf In London

John Landis isn’t known for his Horror movies, or at least he wasn’t known for them until he released a landmark horror comedy called <i>An American</i> …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Zombie Movies

When Jamie Russell wrote <i>Book of the Dead: The Complete History of Zombie Cinema</i>, we had yet to cycle into the current zombie craze. The book has been …

10 Apps That Are The Next Best Thing To Being In Space

Most of us won't ever visit space. But space has been brought to us, in the form of images and data collected for years by spacecraft, satellites and …

Space Exploration

If You Buy An 'iPhone 6,' Expect Your Phone Bill To Go Up

Apple hasn't revealed any details about the so-called iPhone 6 yet, but here's something that doesn't need confirmation from Cupertino: If you buy the next iPhone, you're going to gobble a whole lot more data. And in a world where unlimited data plans are increasingly scarce, that may mean bigger …

Supercut Shows Every Time VFX Dad Turned His Son Into “Action Movie Kid”

VFX artist and father Daniel Hashimoto uses Adobe After Effects to transform his son James into <i>Action Movie Kid</i>. The popular YouTube channel’s videos …

NVIDIA Sues Samsung and Qualcomm, Tries To Get Samsung Galaxy Devices Blocked From The U.S.

Ready for another big patent battle?<p>NVIDIA has just filed patent lawsuits against both Samsung and Qualcomm, claiming the companies are infringing upon its graphics chip patents. The end goal? To block the shipment of Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets until Samsung coughs up patent licensing …

Liu Wen, the First Asian Spokesmodel for Estée Lauder, Writes About Changing Beauty Ideals

<i>Beautiful.</i> It’s one of those rare words that describes itself. In Mandarin Chinese, there are two common expressions that capture its meaning: “美丽” (<i>Mei li</i>) or its more informal counterpart,“漂亮” (<i>Piao liang</i>). Both inspire happiness but also invite controversy, for their meanings can be …

Fashion Modeling

Pranksters Dressed A Dog Up As A Giant Spider To Scare People In Poland

Sylwester Wardega, the Polish prankster behind SA Wardega, has come up with a brilliant prank that is at once terrifying and hilarious. After setting …

Koba Could Return for Planet of the Apes 3

Director Matt Reeves on the tragic villain.<p>One of the breakout characters of this past summer's movie season was the antagonist Koba in Dawn of the …

Joan Rivers Honors Robin Williams In Resurfaced Interview

The comedy world suffered two great losses as of late. But in the wake of Joan Rivers' death, an interview has resurfaced in which she praises the genius of Robin Williams.<p>Rivers died Thursday, Sept. 4, at the age of 81 following complications from a procedure on her vocal cords. After Rivers' …

Meet The Woman Who Made History With Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Nicole Perlman was tired of hearing she couldn’t write “masculine” movies, and now she’s the first female writer credited on a Marvel Studios film.<p>When Nicole Perlman was an imaginative, nerdy kid growing up in Boulder, Colo., in the 1990s, her childhood hero was Ray Bradbury. She even met the …

8 spectacular beaches with unusually colored sand

Psychedelic shores<p>Everyone has a different definition of the “perfect beach.” For some people, having a cocktail waiter with a tray full of rum-based …

Watch this extraordinary video of a two-legged dog's first trip to the beach go really, really well

People Flock To Put Deposits Down For A Three-Wheeled, $6,800 Vehicle

The Elio, an incredibly strange and incredibly fuel-efficient vehicle, has 25,000 reservations so far. It’s supposed to hit the road in 2015.<p>The Elio may look strange. But take a good look and get used to it, because if reservations are any indication, the oddball vehicle is going to be a fixture …

French company Iliad reportedly wants to buy T-Mobile too

Sprint isn't the only company hoping to shell out billions for the privilege of scooping up T-Mobile's US branch; according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, a French company called Iliad wants in on the action as well. Iliad, which owns a mobile operator in France known as Free, recently made a bid to …

16 Of The Most Magnificent Trees In The World

How do I love thee, tree? Let me count the ways; you change carbon dioxide into the oxygen we breathe, you sequester carbon, and you provide shelter …

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

Despite iPhone 6 hype, Android continues to dominate iOS market share

It wasn’t long ago that Android overtook iOS as the most popular mobile platform in the United States, but as the release of Apple’s first large …

HitFix

The ‘Deadpool 2’ Writers Tell Us About That Cut Scene Featuring Baby Hitler<p>‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: A Great Heist Movie, An Underwhelming Origin …

HBO's Silicon Valley finds fans in tech

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out.<p>Initially, its …

Experimental Google Smartphone Becomes Brain Of Space Robot

NASA has hacked the phone to make an autonomous utility robot for the ISS.<p>Robots excel at the tedious, repetitive tasks that bore humans into ineffectiveness. So NASA has tweaked an experimental Google smartphone called "Project Tango" that takes 250,000 measurements per second to create a 3-D map …

Computer Science

Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

Time was when Microsoft executives thought nothing about publicly dissing open-source software as distinctly un-American.<p>Everyone has their pet theories. Some even drew a direct line back to the company's early days dating to 1976, when co-founder Bill Gates published an open letter chiding …

Intellectual Property

Former Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: Bush, Cheney Committed War Crimes

Richard Clarke, the nation’s top counterterrorism official under former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, accused Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney of committing war crimes in their 2003 invasion of Iraq during an interview Tuesday with Democracy Now! that will air next week.<p>"I …

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

Fashion Modeling

The 5 Biggest Threats To Human Existence

In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 …

Elon Musk electrifies fawning space fans - The Margin - MarketWatch

SpaceX<p>HAWTHORNE (Calif.) — We are looking to colonize Mars. Maybe even put cities on the moon. And eventually, move beyond the Solar System.<p>That’s …

SpaceX shows off Dragon V2, its brand new manned space capsule

Elon Musk literally pulls back the curtain on his most ambitious project yet.<p>HAWTHORNE, CA—At an evening event in the SpaceX Headquarters on Thursday …

Metal doesn't soundtrack alienation – it's the music of prosperity

Analysis of 2012 map charting metal's global popularity shows it holds most sway in wealthy, well-educated countries<p>Heavy metal has long been associated with downtrodden industrial areas, viewed as the sound of alienated youth with no future. But now a new study suggests that perhaps it is actually …