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6 Fresh Engineering Design Competitions for College Students

Natalie Kalin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Science
Natalie Kalin

As if building a real bridge (though, from the looks of that image, they already are), teams must be able to quickly implement their design without much delay (referred to as Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC), use specified materials, and (naturally) provide a very strong bridge.

Hugh Jackman Did WHAT?!

Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment

The name's Jackman, Hugh Jackman. But it could have been Bond, James Bond. When the producers of the James Bond franchise were looking for a new 007,...

Weekend Box Office: Real Steel and Footloose Square Off to a Near-tie

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.16.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In a somewhat surprising turn, Real Steel repeated at the top of the box office, defeating a Footloose remake and a prequel to The Thing.

Did 'Footloose' Dance Its Way To No. 1?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 12.16.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The robot boxers of "Real Steel" and the dancers of "Footloose" are in a tight fight for the box-office title. The Hugh Jackman t...

New Movies From Mattel

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

To the Dreamworks production staff: We're so pleased to see that our Rock'em Sock'em Robots movie has done so well! We're sending along a few more original treatments for your consideration -- enjoy!

Hugh Jackman Launches Business, Will Give All Proceeds To Charity

Daily Telegraph | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

Jackman announced the venture in New York Wednesday morning to coincide with the "X-Men" star's 43rd birthday. The company, Laughing Man, sells cof...

That Awkward Moment When He Peed Himself

Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment

Everyone has an embarrassing moment, even celebrities, but not everyone likes to share them -- and then there's Hugh Jackman. The "Real Steel" actor d...

Who Won Big?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Boxing robots are the undisputed champions at the weekend box office. Hugh Jackman's "Real Steel," set in a near-future when robo...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Real Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The official Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots movie is still in the planning stages, but until then, we have Real Steel, the family-friendly take on a world in which the squared circle has been commandeered by mechanical pugilists while the humans stay safely in their seats.

Weekend Box Office: Real Steel Wins Over the Kids, While Ides of March Does the 'Clooney Average'

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There were two major releases this weekend, and both of them more-or-less did what was expected of them. Disney/Dreamworks unleashed the robot-boxing/father-son drama Real Steel, which easily topped the weekend.

Jordan Zakarin

Hugh Jackman Incredible Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

Remember when you were a kid, and you played Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, and it was awesome when one of the boxer's heads came flying off? Imagine seein...

Amy Lee

'Real Steel' Director Shawn Levy On Why Real Robots Beat Fake Ones Any Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Robot boxing. That's what we see in "Real Steel," a loud, violent, and -- by the end -- touching movie about a boy, his dad, and yes, their robot. ...

Evangeline Lilly Farted On Airplane Passenger

Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment

A plane crash -- on screen -- helped launch Evangeline Lilly's career to new heights, but way before "Lost" ever began, Evangeline Lilly had a pretty ...

Hugh Jackman Breaks Professional Wrestler's Jaw In Real Life

Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment

It's Wolverine, bub. Hugh Jackman appeared on WWE Raw on Monday night, making an effort to reach out to the young male audience that could make or ...

Hugh Jackman's New Job: Boxing Robots

Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman is used to dishing out the punishment with his fists. Now, he's at the helm as robots deliver the carnage. The Australian leading man ...