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Bah, humbug: The worst Christmas movies of all time

Dec 21, 14 Bah, humbug: The worst Christmas movies of all time

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Seasonal

Christmas has given us countless cinematic classics over the years. Of course, for every one of these seasonal masterpiece, there are countless unambitious, uninteresting attempts to create new holiday classics. Then there’s a third category of Christmas flick – the kind that makes things like A Golden Christmas, Call Me Mrs. Miracle or A Grandpa for Christmas seem Oscar-worthy. Watch the following movies at your own risk.

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Children’s movies are rife with murder, says science

Dec 21, 14 Children’s movies are rife with murder, says science

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Science

You might expect that children’s movies would be less violent than those geared toward adults. But you’d be wrong. “Just because a film has a cute clown fish or a singing mermaid or baby deer in it, doesn’t mean that there won't be murder,” says Ian Colman, a mental health epidemiologist at the University of Ottawa.

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Everything you need to know about ex-Hulu boss’ new Vessel

Dec 20, 14 Everything you need to know about ex-Hulu boss’ new Vessel

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Technology

The hype for Vessel, a new startup from former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, started building this summer when it was reported that it had raised a whopping $75 million in its first round of funding. But it wasn't until this week that Kilar finally unveiled what exactly the new startup is all about. Here's everything you need to know.

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5 things to fill the Serial-sized hole in your life

Dec 20, 14 5 things to fill the Serial-sized hole in your life

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Technology

Since its first episode aired in October, Serial has gained a massive following, making it the most popular podcast ever. The show's popularity even prompted some with information about the events leading up to Hae's disappearance to contact Koenig with their stories. But unfortunately (and predictably), Thursday's episode (spoiler alert) did not bring to light a much-desired smoking gun.

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ raises questions about when life starts

Dec 20, 14 ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ raises questions about when life starts

Posted by in Health, Media & Entertainment

It’s one of the longest-running, popular dramatic televisions shows of all time. “Grey’s Anatomy” has been a cultural staple in the lives of millennials for the past 10 years. Many of us feel like we’ve grown up with Meredith Grey, McDreamy and friends—and the show has had some truly unbelievable story lines over the years.

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Evil Hackers Get The Better Of Bond

It is often quite bizarre, to me anyway, how Hollywood takes the chaos of the real world and turns it into entertainment, reducing it down to a two-hour package to be enjoyed from the comfort of our living rooms or a movie theater. But with Sony Pictures being hacked, suspiciously around the same time that they are about to release a movie that mocks North Korea, reality is biting back.

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Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Dec 17, 14 Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, WTF???

Human rights activists have announced that they plan to smuggle copies of controversial U.S. comedy The Interview into North Korea using hydrogen balloons upon the film’s release on DVD. The balloons will be launched from neighbouring South Korea, travelling for several hours before dropping their cargo near the North’s capital, Pyongyang.

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Slow Jams For A Better Sex Life, Based On Science

Dec 13, 14 Slow Jams For A Better Sex Life, Based On Science

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Science

Dimmed lights, Egyptian cotton sheets, candles, and a baby-making playlist are sure necessities for setting the mood. Now, science has provided us with a big tip for better love-making: a sex-oriented music playlist. Listening to music can be more sexually arousing than actual foreplay or even sex, according to a study commissioned by Spotify.

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‘Frozen’ And ‘Candy Crush Saga’ On Google’s Best Of 2014 List

Dec 12, 14 ‘Frozen’ And ‘Candy Crush Saga’ On Google’s Best Of 2014 List

Posted by in Media & Entertainment

Google has just released its all-encompassing “best of” list for 2014, including the best Android apps and games, along with the best-selling digital albums and movies. Many of the top choices are similar to Apple’s “Best of 2014” list from earlier this month.

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Sony Attack ‘Undetectable By Industry Standard’

Dec 09, 14 Sony Attack ‘Undetectable By Industry Standard’

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Technology

Sony has made its first public comment following an invasive hack on its systems in late November. The group behind the hack is thought to be acting in reaction to an upcoming Sony Pictures comedy in which James Franco and Seth Rogan try to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

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