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LAST_UPDATEFri, 01 Jul 2016 10pm

Here’s How Sad You Look When You Eat Lunch At Your Desk

 MORE THAN SIX in 10 office workers in the US eat at their desks. They chow down while making calls, sitting in meetings, and, yes, even writing the story you’re reading right now. It’s sad.

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How To Prevent Jet Lag In Kids

 MY DAUGHTER WAS born in Riyadh in 2009, just as I was starting to report on some rough years in the Middle East. Chaos has always been totally fine with me. But when I had a child, I needed to put some sort of system on the chaos. So I became obsessed with tracking her sleep. When we would fly home to the US, which we did about three times that year, I would start adjusting her schedule weeks in advance, inching her bedtimes earlier and earlier in 30-minute increments. I’d call my husband to keep tabs on the plan when I was out reporting in the field. People thought I was crazy. But it actually worked.

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Why Robert De Niro Only Seems To Be Making Bad Movies These Days, According To One Of His Co-Stars

 There's no question that Robert De Niro is a terrific actor, providing some great performances over the years. He's appeared in a long list of stellar movies such as Goodfellas, Raging Bull and Taxi Driver. That's a resume that some actors would kill for, yet De Niro's recent work has not been up to his usual standards, to put it gently. One need only look as far as the recent Dirty Grandpa to realize that the actor has gotten a lot less picky with his projects. Fans and movie buffs could be left wondering if there's a reason for such a drop in quality for De Niro. According to one of his old co-stars, Illeana Douglas, the fault lies less with De Niro and more with the current movie-making environment.

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One Huge Batman V Superman Problem That The Ultimate Edition Fixes

 Without question, Zack Snyder's three-hour cut of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is superior to the theatrical cut, and makes for a far better viewing experience. It's not that Snyder trimmed fat to get his Ultimate Edition down to a manageable theatrical run time. He sacrificed longer versions of key scenes and deleted significant character development that helped clarify key issues in the story, overall. The Ultimate Edition of Dawn of Justice puts that stuff back in, where it belongs, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the plotting and evil machinations of Lex Luthor, played by Jesse Eisenberg.

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Samuel L. Jackson Has A Crazy Theory About Mace Windu That You Have to Hear

 Samuel L. Jackson brought his usual badassery to the role of Mace Windu in the Star Wars prequels and helped make those movies worth watching. Looking back on the part now, Jackson has revealed that he has one crazy idea about his character that you might not believe.

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Why Independence Day 2 Is Better Than The Critics Are Saying

 In the days leading up to, and surrounding, the release of Independence Day: Resurgence, there has been a steady stream of disapproval heaped upon the film by critics far and wide. The film currently stands at 34% on Rotten Tomatoes, and only managed to bring in $41.6 million in its first weekend, which is a far cry from its predecessor, which took in $76.9 million when adjusted for inflation. Yet despite the financial and critical signposts, I'm here today to tell you that Independence Day: Resurgence is worth a shot. Before we go any further though, let's refresh your impressions of the new sequel, by watching its trailer.

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Why Playing Katana In Suicide Squad Was So Important To Karen Fukuhara

 With each passing weekend, Suicide Squad looks more and more like a distant oasis in a summer that's a little more barren than some would have hoped. Yet before we know it, we'll see the August blockbuster upon us, and part of the crew coming to rescue entertainment starved audiences is Karen Fukuhara's Katana. And as much as her antics will be just what this summer's movie-goers need, the role of the modern day samurai is just what Fukuhara has been looking for, as it honors her childhood and her heritage.

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Why Ewan McGregor Is Over Being Asked About Star Wars

 Since the successful release of The Force Awakens, Star Wars fandom and mania is the highest its been in years. J.J. Abrams has helped bring a galaxy far, far away to a new generation, and now fans can expect a new Star Wars film to be released every year until Disney decides they're tired. As such, all of the actors who have been attached to the franchise over the years are pretty consistently asked about any plans to return to the universe. One of these actors is Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in all three of the prequel films. And apparently he's not too happy with the questions.

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What To Expect From Suicide Squad, According To Jared Leto

 There is certainly no shortage of superhero films this year. We've already gotten four major hero flicks and the summer has pretty much just started. Luckily, they're all pretty different from each other, both in terms of quality and content. For example, there's the dark Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the lighter Captain America: Civil War _(with _X-Men: Apocalypse falling somewhere in between). But despite their differences, these movies can sometimes feel a little too similar, which is why Deadpool was such a fresh drink of water for viewers. Suicide Squad aims to be fresher than even Deadpool; it's the first time that villains take the spotlight and, according to Joker actor Jared Leto, it makes the movie unique to the genre.

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E-Cigarettes Should Not Be Banned In Public, Medical Experts Warn

Pic: The Independent

Banning e-cigarettes in public spaces could be "damaging", health officials have said.

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