A new study adds Atlantic spotted dolphins to the list of animals that show nurturant behavior toward dead offspring. Filipe Alves of the University of Porto in Portugal and colleagues observed two instances off Madeira Island. In the first event, recorded by a tourist boat operator, four adult dolphins were supporting a dead calf at […]
The New Nintendo 3DS XL's new features hold up great over long-term play sessions. You'll find this out, too, when you start digging into the latest Zelda.
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If the offerings at this year's Sundace Film Festival are any indication, VR filmmaking is coming—as soon as these folks figure out how to master it.
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This week's trailer round-up has gunplay from Everly, a new Netflix comedy, two threats of mass extinction (one actual, one science fiction), the return of TV's most beloved serial killer since Dexter, the best worst American president ever, and a bunch of foosball figurines coming to life. Something for everyone! (Probably.)
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On Tuesday, Asana finally came out with a native Android app, with significant upgrades to both its codebase and design.
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Apple Pay is changing the way we buy stuff, bridging the gap between the online world and the good old fashioned world where we walk into drug stores, fast food restaurants, and coffee shops. But it's not the only one.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...
By Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...
By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...
(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...