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The Lives and Deaths of Ernest Hemingway: Masculinity and Mortality on Film

Undoubtedly one of the most celebrated and interesting American authors, Ernest Hemingway left behind an alcoholic, reckless, and even suicidal …

George Zimmerman Prosecution's Woes: Analysis

By most accounts, last week was not what the state in the George Zimmerman case would have hoped for. In one way or another, more than half of the …

Details on Apple's iWatch and New iPhone Emerge

It doesn't appear to be a slow summer for Apple, which is working on various new products, according to reports, including having filed for a …

Stealth clothing is the Google Glass defense we’ve been waiting for

The surveillance age is here, and it’s tough not to feel a bit helpless about it.<p>With cameras pinned to buildings, embedded in smartphones, and floating in the sky, it’s impossible to imagine going outside and not being photographed at every turn. And the rise of Google Glass will only make it …

The Reddit sleuths who brought down a meme empire

In June 2011, the biggest meme-generating forum on the Internet held elections. The community’s moderators had become overwhelmed with its runaway …

'For now, we mourn': Few answers after 19 killed in Arizona wildfire

Arizona authorities struggled for answers Monday after 19 highly trained firefighters were trapped and killed by a windblown wildfire — a blaze the governor vowed to stop “before it causes any more heartache.”<p>One day after the worst loss of life for an American fire department since Sept. 11, …

Larry David's 'Clear History' looks like Curb Your Enthusiasm, basically

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Larry David plays a put-upon schlub whose commitment to honesty and lack of social grace constantly get him into embarrassing situations, and find him breaking down the definitions of basic figures of speech. Yep, <i>Clear History</i> basically looks like a <i>Curb Your</i> …

Joss Whedon says Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are key to The Avengers 2

<b>Ever since it emerged that the character of Quicksilver had been cast in both The Avengers 2 and X-Men: Days Of Future Past , speculation has been</b> …

Marvel Universe

Gromit has bad day out as Aardman animation sculpture vandalised

A giant statue of Aardman Animations' beloved Gromit, which was designed by actor Joanna Lumley for a charity drive, has been vandalised in …

Blockbusters rake in summer cash as ruthless targeting bears fruit

Boisterous summer box office continued to demonstrate the iron-clad credentials of broadly appealing studio fare as Monsters University held its top …

Nelson Mandela's grandson: burial row is 'baffling' and 'a deep disappointment'

A legal battle over where to bury Nelson Mandela was “a deep disappointment” and “contrary to our customs”, the former South African president’s grandson Mandla Mandela said on Sunday.<p>It was the latest twist in a family feud that appears to be worsening as <b>Mr Mandela</b>, 94, lies gravely ill in a …

South Africa

Despicable Me 2 – review

Funnier – and perhaps cuter – than its predecessor, this blockbuster animation finds jam-making adoptive parent Gru (Steve Carell) being reluctantly …

Directors Who Fell Out of Love With Film

We discovered earlier this week that David Lynch has been feeling a bit glum about the current state of the film industry. <i>Inland Empire</i> was his last …

Music Videos

Skull found in Australia challenges Captain Cook claim

A skull found on the banks of a river in rural Australia is believed to date from the 1600s and has challenged the view that Captain Cook was the first white person to set foot on the country’s east coast.<p>Carbon dating showed the skull belonged to a Caucasian male and had an 80 per cent chance of …