Kurosawa Without Samurai Swords

One of Kurosawa’s greatest films features zero samurai swords. Why you should watch the 1952 film Ikiru.
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Meet the people who may someday live on Mars. Nine who survived the first cut for the Mars One mission share their application videos.
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Cable companies are fighting back against people who drop cable and watch TV on the internet. Or at least they're trying to charge you money for watching TV on the internet.
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Could you sum up your thesis in one sentence? I bet it's not as funny as these.
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This guy recreates classic movie scenes with his boss's dog. It must be nice to have such free time at work, and a boss with such a sweet, patient dog.
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James Avery, the Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil, died on New Year's Eve. In his memory, watch the glorious time he crashed the set of Family Matters.
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The Curious Case of Countries Where Being Gay Is a Crime. In some places, you could be executed if someone found out.
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All the films you should see in January and February. A guide to the best offerings in the worst months for movie releases.

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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