‘Minority Report’ Fox TV Series Preview: Max Borenstein Talks About Forecasting 2060s Technology

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This fall, Fox is bringing Steven Spielberg’s 2002 movie “Minority Report” to the small screen. Adapting the Tom Cruise-led film for television involved figuring out how to improve upon the innovative technology featured in the movie’s futuristic setting and determining a workable narrative structure. (Hint: writers drew inspiration from a Fox sci-fi series with a huge following.) 

Chinese Tourism After Black Monday: How Stock Market Downturn Will Affect Global Travel And Spending

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Chinese tourists have become an economic force to be reckoned with in recent years, injecting billions of dollars into the global economy as they jet to Japan, the U.S., New Zealand and beyond to sunbathe, shop, eat and drink, and visit historic sites.

Lea Michele Talks Finding Love With Boyfriend Matthew Paetz Following Cory Monteith Death

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Lea Michele found love with boyfriend Matthew Paetz, but it wasn’t exactly easy for the actress to open her heart up again following the tragic death of her “Glee” co-star and real-life love Cory Monteith. As previously reported, Monteith died from a lethal dose of alcohol and heroin on July 13, 2013. In a new interview, Michele reveals how she finally knew she was ready to date again. 

‘Star Wars 7′ Teaser Trailer Reveals Who Kylo Ren Is Fighting With His Broadsword-Styler Lightsaber

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For months, “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” fans have been obsessed with the broadsword lightsaber wielded by the character Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in the upcoming film. Now, a newly released 15-second teaser for the movie reveals his opponent in those snowy night-time scene.

Europe Migrant Death Toll Update: Breaking Down the Numbers Of The European Border Crisis

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Horrifying discoveries off the coast of Libya and in Austria on Wednesday and again Thursday underscored the human costs of the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and the lack of a cohesive policy solution across the European Union.

As Chinese Manufacturing Growth Cools Off, Worker Protest Mounts

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Labor strife is brewing in China. And it may well get worse with the country’s economic slowdown. 
“We see some pretty contentious protests going on in manufacturing factories that are either relocating or going under,” says Kevin Slaten, program coordinator at China Labor Watch, a non-profit that monitors labor rights. “And we seem to be seeing more of this.”

Scrutinizing The Scientific Method: Researchers In Massive Open Access Study Fail To Replicate A Majority Of Psychology Studies

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In textbooks, the process of scientific inquiry appears quite elegant: scientists conduct experiments and build upon one another’s results in a slow but steady march toward discovery. But in reality, researchers often can’t reproduce each other’s findings. One recent estimate suggests that the United States loses $28 billion a year, mostly in government funding, due to the inefficiency of researchers who fail to recreate one another’s results.

Instagram Filter Update: No More Exclusive Video Filters, Support For Portrait, Landscape Photos

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Instagram will no longer be such a square about the photo shapes it allows on its service, announcing Thursday an official tool to let users upload pictures and videos in both portrait and landscape modes.
The new tool lets users easily upload photos as squares, as wide shots or tall vertical pictures by tapping on the new Instagram format icon. Once users finish uploading their content, it’ll appear to their followers “in a beautiful, natural way” in their feed, the Facebook-owned service said in a blog post Thursday.

China Slowdown Worsens Nigeria’s Economic Woes Amid Buhari’s War On Corruption, Boko Haram

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Nigeria’s bourgeoning economy has slammed on the brakes as a downward trend in crude prices and Chinese economic output struck Africa’s richest economy and top oil producer this week. Following a global sell-off and a record trading day in China, the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics said the West African nation’s annual economic growth in the second quarter plunged 2.35 percent from 6.54 percent a year earlier, Reuters reported.

Kim Richards Missing? Former ‘Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills’ Star Allegedly Flees Rehab

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Kim Richards, former star of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” has reportedly disappeared after leaving rehab on Monday against the recommendation of medical professionals. If the rumors are true, this is the third time the Bravo reality star has entered and subsequently left a treatment center since April 26.