"What are you praying for?" "This strawberry behind me to be real!" :) These adorable little bunlets are Lucky and Houdini. They're up for adoption with the Tranquility Trail Animal Sanctuary in Scottsdale, AZ. Read more about them on their...
After 48 intense games, Houdini won the Superfinal against Stockfish with a score of 25 -23. This concluded Season 1. Season 2 will start in the autumn, in approximately 4 months from now. The overall interest has been great and I want to thank everyone for visiting nTCEC during this first Season. Show More Summary
A&E Networks, which is enjoying a banner year thanks to the success of Duck Dynasty, Vikings and The Bible, unveiled a slate of new projects at its upfront presentation Wednesday, including a miniseries about Houdini starring AdrienShow More Summary
A+E Networks’ Wednesday night upfront presentation at Lincoln Center featured ad sales president Mel Berning in an aggressive mode, taking on broadcasters for “throwing over $1 billion dollars up for grabs in this year’s upfront.” Indeed,...Show More Summary
Evanna Lynch has been cast as the wife of famous stage magician, Harry Houdini, in the new stage production Houdini. The role of the protagonist has yet to be cast, but BAFTA award winner Stuart Brennan will be playing Harry's brother Theo. Show More Summary
Like fitting a camel through the eye of a needle...
Adrien Brody puts his arm around his girlfriend Lara Lieto as the two leave a lunch date on Wednesday (April 10) in West Hollywood, Calif. It was just announced that the 39-year-old actor is attached to star in the History channel miniseries about famous magician Harry Houdini, according to EW. Adrien would play Harry in [...]
Oscar-winner actor Adrien Brody has signed on to play legendary illusionist Harry Houdini in an upcoming History Channel miniseries.
Following the success of two other recent miniseries from its network, it appears History channel still has a few tricks up its sleeve as it has just landed Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody for a third miniseries about the legendary magician Harry Houdini, according to Entertainment Weekly.
History seems to know when it has a good thing going. The network has had major success with two miniseries, The Bible and Hatfields and McCoys, so it's not particularly surprising that the cable channel would want to continue to explore the format with other stories. Show More Summary
The project marks the latest shortform effort following "The Bible" and "Hatfields & McCoys." read more
And for History’s next miniseries trick… The network is developing a multi-hour project on the life of Harry Houdini with Adrien
(YouTube link) Chance Miller recorded this incident of an octopus -a fairly big octopus- making its way back to sea by squeezing through a tiny hole. -via Daily Picks and Flicks
By Dean Popplewell: There are no new surprises with the Eurozone Houdini package reached last night. Everything was very much signposted late last week. Cyprus has little alternative, but to eventually agree to any harsh terms presented to them. Show More Summary
Daniel Loxton considers the case of an ethically questionable 1896 skeptical activism hoax described by skeptic Joseph Rinn.
Once upon a time, there was a carnival magician who wanted to be more than he was. He wanted to be Harry Houdini or Thomas Edison. He wanted gold and glory. Oz the Great and Powerful, staring James Franco as Oscar (Oz) Diggs, tells this tale. Directed by Sam Raimi, this film tells the origin [...]
The chess engine Stockfish is leader of TCEC Stage 2a. The 210213 version of Stockfish is at sole first position with 4,5/6 after 3 wins and 3 draws. It is half a point ahead of Rybka and Critter, and a full point ahead of Hiarcs. TCEC Stage 2a is played now, with 8 engines in double round robin. Show More Summary
TCEC computer chess championship stage 1 has come to an end. Houdini and Vitruvius are the winners, with 5,5/7, half a point more than Gull II and Stockfish. Houdini had a rough start, with two draws in the first 3 games. However, it quickly recovered, to beat both Stockfish and Rybka in the next rounds. Show More Summary
When you think of great escape artists, the names Harry Houdini and David Blaine likely come to mind. Both Houdini and Blaine are known for their amazing stunts and ability to get themselves out of seemingly impossible contraptions. Well, get ready to add a new name to your list, and it's an unexpected one. Meet [...]
Mariska, nicknamed the “Houdini Horse” by her owners, has a special talent that would make the famous magician proud: She’s become a veritable master at lock-picking. The nine-year-old Friesian mare has taught herself how to unlock almost every door her owners have tried to keep her secured behind. Mariska not only unlocks her own stall [...]Show More Summary