- Boston HeraldMay 19 08:58 PM
With a project like "Tomorrowland," Brad Bird naturally found himself thinking about the future, but in his case, that meant more than filling the movie with jetpacks and other gee-whiz inventions. From the moment he signed on to direct the Disney tentpole, he resolved to make a movie that would hold up for posterity, the way a classic like "The Wizard of Oz" has more than three quarters of a ...
- BBC NewsMay 20 03:57 PM
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will decide on his future next week after securing the club's Premier League future.
- Los Angeles TimesMay 21 07:08 AM
Reading Paolo Bacigalupi's richly imagined novel "The Water Knife" brings to mind the movie "Chinatown." Although one is set in the past and the other in a dystopian future, both are neo-noir tales with jaded antiheroes and ruthless kingpins who wield water as lethal weapons to control life — and...
- CNW Group via Yahoo! FinanceMay 21 04:30 AM
Frankly Partners with Mind Cures to Bring Chat to Apps for Bestselling Books
- Discovery NewsMay 21 09:14 AM
We kick off our 2035 series on technology predictions with a look at the perils of forecasting the future.
- Reuters via Yahoo! SportsMay 21 11:06 AM
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than a decade after becoming paralyzed from the neck down, Erik Sorto has been unable to perform even the simplest of daily tasks. "That was the ultimate goal: to drink a beer by myself," said Sorto, a 34-year-old from Los Angeles who became a quadriplegic after a 2002 gunshot wound. Things may be looking up for Sorto and others with similar disabilities.
- CNN MoneyMay 20 12:56 PM
Letterman is making jokes about his future -- "five years from now, a nurse will be feeding me rice cereal" -- but not giving up any facts. Not even his producers know for sure what he'll do next.
- Mountain XpressMay 20 12:10 PM
Identifying the challenges facing the Future I-26 project is fairly straightforward; implementing the needed improvements is more complicated. So how does an ordinary highway become an interstate? And when might the stretch north of downtown Asheville make the interstate grade?
- PR Newswire via Yahoo! FinanceMay 20 11:57 PM
HONG KONG, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The future is green for Hong Kong, as sustainability initiatives advance for the region's growing urban population. For the first time, the city hosted a Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series event convened by United Technologies' industry-leading brands Carrier, Otis and Chubb, with support from the Hong Kong Green Building Council. Carrier, the ...
- Lim Kit SiangMay 12 07:14 AM
Is this what Einstein meant when he argued that “Man” suffers from an “optical delusion of consciousness"? The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self.
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