20 Apr 2011

Star Wars-style planet ‘might be able to support life’

Read lifestyle news as you browse for Star Wars fancy dress with Escapade

When George Lucas dreamt up the planet of Tatooine in Star Wars, he probably wasn't thinking about whether or not it would really be able to support life.

However, he may have been more scientifically correct than he realised, according to Jack O'Malley, a PhD student at the University of St Andrews.

He has carried out research and found that a planet with two or more suns may indeed be able to house life, as there would be multiple energy sources to drive

20 Apr 2011

Robert Pattinson: Filming end of Twilight was an anticlimax

Read entertainment news as you browse for Halloween fancy dress with Escapade

Teen favourite Robert Pattinson has revealed that the last ever scenes for the movie versions of Twilight are over and done with – and that he found it a bit of an anticlimax.

The actor told US chat show Live With Regis and Kelly that he is actually relieved it is all finished as it was a little like school.

"It was a very long shoot – eight months – and it was hard by the end of it. I think everyone was like 'get me out!'," he commented.

Breaking

19 Apr 2011

Brits Zumba their way to fitness with gaming fun

Read lifestyle news as you browse for sexy fancy dress with Escapade

British people seem to be shunning the gym and Zumba-ing their way to fitness instead, if new figures are anything to go by.

The computer game Zumba Fitness has now earned its third week at the top of the UK games charts, with sales for the Xbox Kinect version up by 14 per cent in the past week.

However, the Wii remains the most popular way to Zumba, accounting for 90 per cent of all Zumba Fitness sales.

Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, Crysis 2, Fifa 11 and Tiger Woods PGA

19 Apr 2011

Winnie the Pooh ‘has qualities we would like in our own friends’

Read entertainment news as you browse for children's fancy dress with Escapade

Winnie the Pooh continues to appeal to children and their parents because he still has identical values to when he was first created.

This is according to Mark Henn, supervising animator for the new Pooh movie, who told BBC News that the toy bear represents the same thing for viewers as he does for Christopher Robin.

"I think that Pooh was very loyal and a faithful friend. Both are qualities we recognise and would like to see in our own friends and show to other

18 Apr 2011

New app shows how risky your life is

Read lifestyle news as you browse for occupations fancy dress with Escapade

If you've ever wondered how dangerously you are living, then you might be pleased to know there is a new app to tell you.

Fearsquare has been written by researchers at the University of Lincoln and works in conjunction with the popular Foursquare service.

When users check in to various locations such as hotels or cinemas by visiting them, the new app compares the data with crime figures from local police databanks.

It can then work out how many crimes were

Page 60 of 181« First...102030...5859606162...708090...Last »