Mark Hogancamp was nearly beaten to death by five men and spent 40 days in a coma. After recovering, he turned to an unusual form of therapy — building a massive World War II-era camp in miniatures. The camp had Mark's real-life friends, family, and even his attackers. From Robert Zemeckis, director of Forest Gump and Cast Away, Welcome to Marwen is based on the true story of Mark Hogancamp, and stars Steve Carrell and Leslie Mann. The film comes to theaters October 12, 2018.
First things first, all bacon is delicious. Some just happen to be slightly tastier than others. Expert Eli Cairo of Olympia Provisions puts these slabs of crispy goodness to the test by trying to separate the prime specimen from the cheaper version in American streaky, turkey, Canadian, and Euro cuts.
Natalie Portman channels her inner Gaga for her latest role. Directed by Brady Corbet, Portman plays a pop superstar named Celeste who can't seem to escape violence. The first half of the film centers around her younger years and rise to fame in 1999 while the second part jumps to 2017 where the singer is now a mother on the verge of a comeback. Also starring Jude Law, the film is slated for release December 7, 2018.
Bringing order out of the chaos around us is one of the defining characteristics of being human. Nothing represents this quite like the watch — ticking away the moments that make up a day, segmenting them into quantifiable chunks that we can order our days around. For one man, this is his life's work, bringing order to the chaos of broken watches.
Christopher Chen from the Trondheim Table Tennis Club pulled off possibly the best table tennis shot of 2018 or maybe ever. During a match in Norway, the 15-year-old player was battling it out during an intense rally when he stunned his opponent, the crowd, and the internet with a near impossible save.
The International Space Station has been orbiting the Earth for 20 years. The first module was launched in 1998, and since then, the ISS has been more than the most distant research platform in history — it also represents what we are capable of when we come together for a common goal. In honor of the ISS' 20th anniversary, The European Space Agency released the longest timelapse ever recorded from space.