Qantas completes record 19-hour flight to test limits of air travel

Qantas just broke a record for air travel, and it may have helped science in the process. The Australian airline has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York City to Sydney as part of a project researching the effects of very lon…

The Batman Has a Composer, and All It Took Was an On-Stage Proposal

Most movies get their composers in normal, behind-the-scenes deals. Some calls, some emails, probably some demos. You know, business stuff. The Batman is a bit different.

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‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ Claims No. 1 Over ‘Joker’

The Disney sequel starring Angelina Jolie raked in $117 million at the box office.

The best trackballs

By Thorin Klosowski

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Disney’s The Mandalorian schedule leaks ahead of Disney+ launch

Star Wars fans are in for a big treat when Disney Plus launches in mid-November. Disney is planning to kick things off with an original in the science fiction universe called The Mandalorian, a series that early reviews have heavily praised as a worthy installment in the franchise. Ahead of the launch, the full (alleged) release schedule for the show … Continue reading

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry To Take Royal Break To Bring Archie To America

The royal couple plan to take a six-week sabbatical from the public eye over the holidays.

Mulvaney: Trump Still Considers Himself To Be In Hospitality Business

The acting chief of staff defended the president wanting to host the G-7 summit at his private Florida estate.

After Math: Stand and Delivery

Things happened this week, such as Alphabet commencing commercial flights of its Wing drone delivery program in Christiansburg, Virginia. But they weren’t the only tech corporation that decided to put things where they previously were not at speeds t…

Intermittent fasting may ‘significantly’ boost exercise motivation

In addition to its other potential health benefits, intermittent fasting may cause hormone changes that boost one’s motivation to exercise. The findings were detailed in a study recently published in the Journal of Endocrinology, where researchers explain that intermittent fasting — as well as general meal restriction — boosts the ‘hunger hormone’ ghrelin and its ability to boost exercise motivation. … Continue reading

Sunday's Best Deals: REI Outlet, Weighted Blankets, Omega Juicer, and More

An REI Outlet sale, a discounted Omega juicer, and a marked-down Ring Alarm Home Security System lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web.

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