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‘Succession’: A therapist on Roy family’s attachment issues

With its fourth season, premiering tonight, HBO’s “Succession,” one of the most layered and nuanced portraits of family dysfunction to air on television, will conclude the saga of the Roys. Based loosely on Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” “Succession” is a family drama about the uber-rich Roy family and the various schemes […]

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Science US

North Sea shell survey brings out volunteers

The volunteers were sorting the various sea shells as part of a scientific survey. Hundreds of volunteers descended on the beaches of the North Sea coast this weekend to collect sea shells as a measure of the sea’s biological diversity. While there is a serious scientific purpose to the exercise, it is also a fun […]

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Jonathan Majors rep says woman recanted assault allegations

An attorney for Jonathan Majors has claimed that the woman who accused him of assault has recanted her allegations in writing after the actor was arrested this weekend. Majors’ attorney, Priya Chaudhry, told the Los Angeles Times on Sunday that her team has obtained “two written statements from the woman recanting these allegations.” The rising […]

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Two meteorites are providing a detailed look into outer space

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain If you’ve ever seen a shooting star, you might have actually seen a meteor on its way to Earth. Those that land here are called meteorites and can be used to peek back in time, into the far corners of outer space or at the earliest building blocks of life. Today, […]

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s son Nicholas Lloyd Webber dies at 43

Andrew Lloyd Webber confirmed Saturday that his son Nicholas Lloyd Webber has died at age 43. The renowned composer delivered the news a week after he revealed that his son had been hospitalized with stomach cancer. “I am shattered to have to announce that my beloved elder son Nick died a few hours ago in […]

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Scientists offer ‘non-alien explanation’ for interstellar visitor

An artist’s impression of ‘Oumuamua, which in 2017 became the first interstellar object known to have entered the Earth’s solar system. When the first object ever known to have visited the Earth’s Solar System from outer space zoomed past in 2017, it was so strange that at least one leading astronomer was convinced it was […]

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‘John Wick 4’ with Keanu Reeves breaks box-office record

Lionsgate’s “John Wick: Chapter 4” dominated the domestic box office this weekend with $73.5 million, according to studio estimates — a record-high debut for the action franchise starring Keanu Reeves. The highly anticipated sequel exceeded early box-office projections, which positioned the film at $60 million to $70 million domestically. Internationally, “John Wick: Chapter 4” launched […]

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5 will be lined up in night sky this week

A girl looks at the moon through a telescope in Caracas, Venezuela, on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The best day to spot five planets, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus and Mars, lined up in the night sky is Tuesday, March 28, 2023, right after sunset. The five-planet array will be visible from anywhere on Earth, as […]

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Satellites and space junk may make dark night skies brighter, hindering astronomy and hiding stars from our view

Credit: ESA Since time immemorial, humans around the world have gazed up in wonder at the night sky. The starry night sky has not only inspired countless works of music, art and poetry, but has also played an important role in timekeeping, navigation and agricultural practices in many traditions. For many cultures, the night sky, […]

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Tech

Unreal Engine 5.2 electrifies GDC 2023 attendees with photorealistic visuals

Why it matters: Epic Games released exciting new footage showcasing Unreal 5.2 during this week’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The demo, called Electric Dreams, features a Rivian EV crawling offroad in exceptional detail. The presentation also touched on several other technologies, including Metahuman, Epic’s framework for creating lifelike characters for use in Unreal-based […]

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