Why do Earth’s hemispheres look equally bright when viewed from house?

Journal Reference: Or Hadas, George Datseris, Joaquin Blanco, Sandrine Bony, Rodrigo Caballero, Bjorn Stevens, Yohai Kaspi. The role of baroclinic activity in controlling Earth’s albedo in the present and future climates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2023; 120 (5) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2208778120 As early as the 1970s, when scientists analyzed data from the first … Read more

‘Terrifier 2’ Director Damien Leone Teases an Upcoming Horror Movie With Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures

Terrifier 2 Director Damien Leone Teases an Upcoming Horror Movie

Midway into the film, a disembodied voice whispers into the swallowing blackness: “look under the bed.” A young girl named Kaylee (Dali Rose Tetreault) bends down to take a peek, the camera following her gaze. It’s not that nothing happens in this moment, but it’s the anticipation that sends goosebumps racing down the spine. What … Read more

Skinny, lightweight layer provides radiation barrier for perovskites in house, protection from elements on Earth

Journal Reference: Ahmad R. Kirmani, David P. Ostrowski, Kaitlyn T. VanSant, Todd A. Byers, Rosemary C. Bramante, Karen N. Heinselman, Jinhui Tong, Bart Stevens, William Nemeth, Kai Zhu, Ian R. Sellers, Bibhudutta Rout, Joseph M. Luther. Metal oxide barrier layers for terrestrial and space perovskite photovoltaics. Nature Energy, 2023; DOI: 10.1038/s41560-022-01189-1 Funded by the U.S. … Read more

‘House Party’ director Calmatic defends new reboot: It ‘should be remade every 10 years’

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Tosin Cole and Jacob Lattimore in House Party. (Photo: Warner Bros.) Calmatic is well aware of all the derision out there for Hollywood’s tendency to and over-reliance on remaking its most beloved old movies. But the venerated music video director who’s lensed visuals for the likes of Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X brings … Read more

Box office preview: MLK Jr. weekend offers new movies from Tom Hanks and Gerard Butler, plus a ‘House Party’ remake

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After a great start to the New Year, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend offers another four-day weekend, which has often been the best week in the month of January to have a substantial hit. Read on for Gold Derby’s box office preview. Three years ago, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunited for “Bad … Read more

New owner of ‘Goonies’ house in Astoria is ready to embrace movie magic

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Fans of the kid-empowerment movie “The Goonies” have swarmed the tiny Oregon city of Astoria for decades to see the hilltop house central to the plot of Steven Spielberg’s 1985 film. Entrepreneur Behman Zakeri, a 46-year-old “Goonie,” which he defines as someone who stays loyal to friends, was devoted enough to pay $1,650,777 to buy … Read more

New Bedford’s Cinema 140 Was a Movie House Full of Memories

New Bedfords Cinema 140 Was a Movie House Full of

Earlier today, in the WBSM and Fun 107 offices, I was talking with a few colleagues about how much I loved New Bedford’s long-gone Cinema 140 movie theater. Neither of them had never been there, but that didn’t stop me from waxing nostalgic. It’s been over 20 years since Cinema 140 shut down for good, … Read more

‘Sexual Predator’ James Toback Abused Women at Harvard Club and His Mother’s House, Lawsuit Claims

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Filmmaker James Toback has been accused of using “his reputation, power and influence in the entertainment industry” to “lure” women “into compromising situations where he falsely imprisoned, sexually abused, assaulted, and/or battered them,” according to a lawsuit filed in the New York Supreme Court on Monday, the Daily Beast reports. In 2017, amid growing allegations, … Read more

Latest Fantasy News: ‘House of the Dragon’ fans uncover a darker alternate history in the ‘Fire & Blood’ novel

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The Lord of the Rings trilogy is full of historic behind-the-scenes moments that have been too publicized for anyone’s good. But if you’re willing to take a break from needlessly letting everyone know that Aragorn broke his toe kicking that helmet in The Two Towers, perhaps this piece of trivia regarding Boromir’s passing in The … Read more

Ryan Reynolds Says Taylor Swift Is A ‘Religion’ In His House, And Even Lets His 3-Year-Old Get Away With F-Bombs

Ryan Reynolds Says Taylor Swift Is A ‘Religion In His

Taylor Swift’s musical return has gone swimmingly well outside the controversial moment from the “Anti-Hero” music video. She’s been receiving praise from fans and critics alike while breaking and setting numerous records in its wake. The album’s success elicited some kind words from country music legend Dolly Parton. But Parton isn’t the only celebrity fan … Read more