Formats supported by U.S. studios (size relative to 2007 box office receipts) The battle between the two high definition optical disc formats, Blu-ray and HD DVD has ended after sole HD DVD manufacturer Toshiba has announced it will no longer produce HD DVD players. In a press conference yesterday, Toshiba president Atsutoshi Nishida announced and […]
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A recently released report written by people from the Royal Veterinary college, the University of Warwick and the University of Bristol has found that 27.6% of chickens reared for human consumption struggle to walk, although a “considerable variation in walking ability between flocks,” was reported. The study reported that “27.6 per cent of birds represented […]
George Lucas has announced that there will be one last Star Wars movie to end the six movie epic, but it won’t have any actors. Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated film is scheduled to be released into theaters on August 15 of this year.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started construction of its so called ‘Green City’ which will be named Masdar City. It is a city which is designed to have no carbon emissions, cars, or waste.
On Sunday evening, three armed men wearing ski masks stole four paintings: Claude Monet‘s “Poppy field at Vetheuil,” Edgar Degas‘ “Ludovic Lepic and his Daughter,” Vincent van Gogh‘s “Blooming Chestnut Branches” and Paul Cezanne‘s “Boy in the Red Waistcoat” from Foundation E.G. Bührle museum in Zürich, Switzerland. The three armed robbers entered the museum half […]