Sometimes looking at the big picture is the best way to understand what's going on. That's definitely the case for figuring out where the world's energy comes from and goes. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory makes these energy flow maps showing where energy comes from and how this energy is used for each country and the world as a whole.
Ridley Scott and Matt Damon each notched one of the best box office debuts of their careers with the $54.3 million opening for their 3-D space adventure "The Martian."The 20th Century Fox release capitalized partly on some remarkable free advertising: NASA's discovery of water on Mars. Denis Villeneuve's drug war thriller "Sicario," starring Emily Blunt, also shot up the charts with $12.1 million in its first week of wide release.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will try to play in the NL division series wearing a splint to protect his injured left thumb. The All-Star catcher met with a hand specialist on Monday and it was determined that a ligament injury hasn't healed. He'll test the splint in workouts the next few days.