Given social media’s ubiquity across cultures, doctors are trying to determine the consequences. And what they’re finding isn’t good: High social media use could cause serious body image issues.
WHETHER IT’S GRAVITY, The Martian or Apollo 13, it’s safe to say that people love space disaster movies. Take any emergency situation from Earth and transplant it into space and you’ve got…
Over the 70 years of the Cannes Film Festival, it’s easy to see why those in attendance always seem to be beaming.
Jetting off to the French Riviera to attend what’s literally an 11-day party — filled with posh accommodations, movie premieres every day and soirees every night — would put a smile on even the grumpiest of faces.
But Cannes is meant to offer more than parties. “The festival de Cannes is a celebration of cinematographic art,” festival director Thierry Frémaux told the French National Assembly’s Commission for Cultural Affairs last year.
“We exist to showcase the new writing, new genres and new visual innovations of our time. Every year in May, Cannes gives a sort of snapshot — both ephemeral and lasting, when one adds up the years — of what constitutes the art of cinema.”
With that in mind, here are some of our favorite snapshots from Cannes Film Festivals past:
Using only a star chart and Google Earth, a Canadian teenager claims to have discovered the ruins of an ancient Mayan city in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula — and he might actually be right.
No nation has achieved prosperity without sacrifice, typically borne by servicemen and women. Their work — always grueling, often thankless and occasionally fatal — lays the foundation for expanded freedoms and opportunities at home both today and tomorrow. Here are 21 Memorial Day quotes to help you commemorate those whose blood and sweat afford you comfort and security: