MICHELLE CASTILLO

Apple's iPhone 6 secrets revealed prior to Tuesday's launch - sort of

The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York. Credit: REUTERSThe iPhone 6 is expected to be announced on Tuesday, which means that eager techies have already predicted what Apple will announce in their highly secretive junket.Among the most...

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:21 AM

Get to know the new Marvel superheroes being prepped for Netflix

From right to left, Marvel legends Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage will be coming to Netflix.Last week, Netflix announced that they will be developing four new series based on iconic yet lesser-known characters from Marvel’s repertoire of superheroes. Daredevil, Jessica Jones,...

Monday, November 18, 2013, 10:32 PM

'Grand Theft Auto V' is the most expensive game ever

Taylor Pelling of Sutton poses with his copy of the console game "Grand Theft Auto 5."Credit: AFPA generation of gamers grew up living out their criminal fantasies playing the Grand Theft Auto series. Now, five years after the previous installment was released, “Grand Theft Auto V” promises to...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7:04 PM

Mia Grace Montross, a true avenger

“Who’s the God of Thunder?”“Thor.”“Who’s Thor’s brother?”“Loki.”“Where do they live?”“Asgard.”“What is Captain America’s shield made of?”“Vibranium.”Did you answer any of those correctly? If not, you’d lose in a trivia contest to Mia Grace Montross, age 4. When her father, Skip, editor of...

Friday, June 14, 2013, 2:27 AM

Where is Beyonce's new album?

The eager anticipation for the pop star's latest album is driving us nuts. Here’s what we know so far.JAN. 10The February 2013 GQ cover story announces that Beyonce’s album could come out as early as April. She says the album will be mostly R&B. “I always have my Prince and rock/soul influences...

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 11:43 PM

Armstrong doctor: 'We need to get better tests'

After years of denials, Lance Armstrong has reportedly admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs at times during his seven Tour de France wins.The disgraced cyclist made the confession during a two-and-a-half hour interview with Oprah Winfrey, which is set to air Thursday.She described him as "...

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 4:41 PM

Israel vs. Palestine: 'Budrus' the movie

Could a movie help broker peace in the Middle East? The documentary "Budrus," the winner of this year's 2012 PUMA.Creative Impact Award, illustrates how non-violent resistance and cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians could help stop the bloodshed the war-torn region.Named for, and set in,...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 2:15 PM

Come on, feel the Boys Noize

Alexander Ridha has made a name for himself. Performing under the name Boys Noize, he's been able to mix it up with big names like Tiesto and Skrillex and collaborate with Snoop Dogg and Jarvis Cocker -- all without major label representation. We caught up with Ridha to talk about his newest album...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 11:24 PM

Test your ‘Twilight’ knowledge

1. For their honeymoon in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1," Edward takes Bella to Isle Esme. What is the real name of the closest Brazilian town where the scenes were filmed?A) Ilhabela, Ilha de Sao Sebastiao in the Brazilian state of Sao PauloB) Paraty, Costa Verde in the Brazilian state...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 11:17 PM

iPad Mini rumors ahead of Apple's reveal

For those of you who have been looking for a pocket-sized tablet accessory from Apple, it looks like the wait may finally be over. The iPad Mini (or iPad Air depending on which blogs you believe) will more than likely be announced at Apple’s big press event later on Oct. 23.Seeing that pretty much...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 4:27 PM

The porn problem: Too much of a good thing may be bad for you

As part of Metro's annual sex issue, we explore today's hottest sex trends both locally and nationally. For more of this year's theme -- kink -- check out our 2012 sex poll and an interview with '50 Shades' author E.L. James. While you're reading "Fifty Shades of Grey," your husband might be...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 12:34 AM

What are the lasting effects of '50 Shades of Grey?'

As part of Metro's annual sex issue, we explore today's hottest sex trends both locally and nationally. For more of this year's theme -- kink -- check out our 2012 sex poll and an interview with E.L. James herself. With its bedroom banter, bondage scenarios and detailed explanations...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 12:16 AM

Angry Birds teams up with Star Wars

The Angry Birds are back in space, but this time they’re traveling to a galaxy far, far away."Angry Birds Star Wars" combines the world’s biggest science fiction phenomenon with one of the most popular mobile games of all time. The game will be released on Nov. 8, for iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 3:57 PM

Benjamin Walker of 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'assures us that it’s all quite serious

Playing a president always piques the public's attention, and actor Benjamin Walker has not one executive role, but two under his belt.In "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," the Juilliard-trained actor plays the instrumental leader himself from the age of 19 to his death at 55. So you played Andrew...

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 11:08 PM

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire slayer

Despite the fact that "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" makes some bold claims about the "real" life of our 16th president, author and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith took painstaking effort to make sure the film was as historically accurate as possible.Well, except for the parts with the fangs."In...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 10:11 PM

Rio +20 preview: Our oceans, ourselves

From June 20 to June 22, leaders, officials and advocates from both the private and public sector will meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the United Nations' Conference on Sustainable Development, otherwise known as Rio+20. Topics up for discussion include how to solve global problems like poverty...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 9:52 PM

Could ‘Prometheus’ be real?

This summer, Earth is under attack. From action films like "Prometheus" and "The Avengers," to comedies like "Men In Black 3," aliens are appearing at the multiplex and threatening the fate of humanity.But Jill Tarter, American astronomer and former director of the Center for SETI Research,...

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 8:55 PM

Freeze yourself like Han Solo at Walt Disney World

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be encased in carbonite just like Han Solo? Here's your chance. Disney's Hollywood Studios is offering fans the opportunity to "Carbon-Freeze Me" at its Orlando location during its Star Wars weekends. Here's the lowdown on the experience:It's...

Monday, May 28, 2012, 8:54 PM

Science proves Twitter is equal to sex

In early May 2012, Kanye West's fans learned which clothing styles he hated -- whether they cared or not. The award-winning rapper shared on Twitter his opinions on the outfits he saw around New York."I hate button up shirts with hoodies," West tweeted."I hate hoodies with sports coats," he added."...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 10:35 PM

Why women love 'Game of Thrones'

At first glance, the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros are a male-dominated society. Daughters are wedded off for political advantage, and wives who disobey their husbands are slapped across the face.Despite what appears to be a misogynistic message, HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Game of Thrones” has...

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 11:56 PM