The defining image of World War Z, according to director Marc Forster, is not a zombie biting into someone’s flesh but the wildlife montage that plays behind the opening credits, which might best be summed up in the words of one of his characters: ”Mother Nature is a serial killer.
What a difference four years have made. When the cast of The Big Bang Theory first appeared at PaleyFest in 2009, their sitcom wasn’t even among the top-40 rated shows in the United States
Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the larger implications of the God Particle’s discovery. Higgs boson explained in 5 points WHAT IS THE GOD PARTICLE ANYWAY? School physics teaches that everything is made up of atoms, and inside atoms are electrons, protons and neutrons. They, in turn, are made of quarks and other subatomic […]
As centuries go, this has been one of the most amazing: inspiring, at times horrifying, always fascinating.
“Lights All Askew in the Heavens,” proclaimed a headline in the New York Times on November 10, 1919. The reason: results had just come in from the very first test of Albert Einstein’s new general theory of relativity
TO beleaguered man, life is an uphill obstacle course. Between the cradle and the grave stretches an endless multitude of problems, every one of which cries out for decision
He is iconic, there’s no doubt. With the elegant suit and tie, the impeccable grooming, the tan (Did I mention the tan), George Hamilton is still a charmer, and he comes across like a born bon vivant.
So ill he could not move, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart supposedly sang parts of his final masterpiece, "Requiem," from his deathbed.
"American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi will be back on the show next season, officials announced Monday. The Grammy-nominated songwriter will return as a judge for the show’s ninth season, which is set to premiere in January 2010, according to an announcement made by Fox, 19 Entertainment and FremantleMedia. “American Idol” airs on Fox, and the other two companies oversee the popular talent competition
The Emmy Awards smiled on some unlikely comedy series nominees Thursday morning, giving nominations to "Family Guy" and "Flight of the Conchords" and leaving out such mainstays as "Two and a Half Men." “Family Guy,” the Fox series that muscled its way back on the air in 2005 after proving popular in reruns and on DVD, received just two nominations — but one of them was for best comedy series, making it just the second animated series to compete in the best comedy series category. “Flight of the Conchords,” the offbeat HBO series about two struggling musicians, received six nominations, including a nomination as best comedy series and another for star Jemaine Clement. (Co-star and musical partner Bret McKenzie must be wondering who he offended.) The series with the most nominations were “30 Rock,” which is up for 22 Emmys, and “Mad Men,” which earned 16 nods