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  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, June 3, 2012

    now playing "Battleship" (PG-13). This sci-fi action movie pits a fleet of naval ships against an alien force that's attacking Earth. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and Tadanobu Asano. TownMall Cinemas (1:10, 7:...
  • US is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

    WASHINGTON America's nuclear power industry needs to do a better job of planning for rare but catastrophic events such as the Fukushima disaster in Japan, according to a panel of scientists asked by Congress to make recommendations for nuclear safety....
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  • Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland

     Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland
    Vitali Klitschko may have characterized several of his matches in the boxing ring as life-and-death struggles. Now, he knows the real thing. Perhaps you have made the connection between the longtime heavyweight champion of the world and the videos and...
  • Post-butoh fest showcases brave new world

     Post-butoh fest showcases brave new world
    Butoh isn't your everyday entertainment. A product of post-World War II Japan, it's pointedly bizarre, glacially slow (think the MacArthur grant-winning duo Eiko & Koma) and culturally subversive. "Spawned Seeds, a Post Butoh Festival" gathers artists...
  • 'Gravity' Tops Visual Effects Society Nominations

    The Visual Effects Society has announced this year's nominees for the 12th annual VES awards. As previously announced, the Visionary Award will be presented to Alfonso Cuarón for "Gravity," which led all films with eight vfx nominations. "Pacific Rim"...
  • River Monsters Season 5 will include visits to Chernobyl and Loch Ness

     
    “I realize there will come a point at which my searching must come to an end — once I've found every river monster and all the world's underwater mysteries are solved,” says biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade, host of Animal...
  • VOD Spotlight: the eerie truth behind “Chernobyl Diaries”

     
    You have to admit that it’s a pretty creepy setting. Chernobyl Diaries is set in the town of Pripyat, in the Ukraine. Back in the waning days of the Soviet Union, Pripyat was the location of the world’s most infamous nuclear plant disaster....
  • 'Chernobyl Diaries'

    'Chernobyl Diaries'
    The locale of one of the most infamous nuclear plant disasters in history becomes an extreme tourism site in this well-made chiller, as several people decide to visit the site ... and get too big a taste of the disaster's lingering results.   Actor-...
  • Radiation exposure and the effects on human health

    Radiation exposure and the effects on human health
    As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
  • Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears

    Scientists try to defuse nuclear fallout fears
    Fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors already is being detected thousands of miles away. But scientists who track pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean say the amount of radioactivity should pose no danger to the United States. Like other...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...