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The Wolf of Wall Street - Exclusive Clip - Sides

Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort …

How agreeing with his wife made this man miserable

It's classic advice when it comes to marriage and family relationships: it's better to be happy than right.<p>Well, if you are already practising the "smile-and-nod" two-step in preparation for the holidays, for the sake of your own yuletide happiness, researchers in New Zealand suggest biting your …

'Neighbors' Trailer and Poster: Seth Rogen and Zac Efron Go to War – /Film

<b>Seth Rogen</b> has made more than his share of movies about man-children reluctant to grow up, but in <i>Neighbors</i>, he plays a guy who’s achieved all the …

Liberals’ Quebec charter would combat religious extremism, Couillard says

Quebec Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard is proposing "concrete actions" against religious fundamentalists and extremists, saying "they are not welcome in Quebec."<p>The measures will be part a secular charter the Liberal Party intends to unveil next year in response to the Parti Québécois …

Fords raise alarm over possible lobbying as city approves $58M contract to reduce odours at water treatment plant

Toronto city council approved a contentious $58-million contract to reduce odours at the Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant, but not before Mayor Rob …

Dinosaur Fossil With Fleshy Rooster's Comb Is First of Its Kind

Mummified fossil represents first description of a soft-tissue crest atop a dinosaur's head.<p><b>The structure above the fossil's head was so unexpected that Phil Bell put his chisel straight through the middle of it. "I was just expecting there to be rock, and all of a sudden there was skin underneath,</b> …

Ontario lowers fee for Drive Clean emissions test

The Ontario government is shifting fees for Drive Clean vehicle emission tests into reverse, lowering the price to $30 from $35 starting in April.<p>But the Liberal government has no plans to scrap the program that was first introduced in 1999, even though critics say it has outlived its usefulness.<p>"A …

Wynne stakes Ontario Liberals' fortunes on pledge for new pension plan by spring

Kathleen Wynne is ready to fight an election on a new Ontario pension plan, putting her political future on the line over an ambitious bid to ramp up retirement benefits.<p>In her first comments since the federal government shot down an attempt to enhance the Canada Pension Plan earlier this week, Ms. …

#theLIST: Inspired Holiday Outfits

Go next level chic with ten innovative and festive ensembles<p>Go next level chic with ten innovative and festive ensembles

Photographer Captures The Mysterious Lives Of Modern-Day Gypsies

Photographer Iain McKell documents people in England who have voluntarily abandoned mainstream lifestyles in favor of nomadic ones.<p>Photographer Iain McKell first became acquainted with new age travelers 25 years ago on an assignment for the <i>London Observer</i>. Calling themselves the “Peace Convoy,” a …

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What Your Brain Sees May Not Be What You See

In A Divided San Francisco, Private Tech Buses Drive Tension

<i>Part of a series on</i> income inequality <i>in the San Francisco Bay Area</i><p>If you want to understand the tension between tech workers in San Francisco, who often make six figures, and many of the city's other residents, try standing on the southwest corner of 24th Street and Valencia around 7:30 on a …

Hottest Celebrity Photos 12.9.13

The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

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Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Our 7 Absolute Best Simple Salmon Appetizers

There's something effortlessly elegant about opening a dinner party with salmon canapes. Salmon is an extremely versatile dish, whether it's a smoked …

French Foie Gras Spokesperson: ‘Maybe We Did Go a Little Too Far’

Have animal-rights activists finally succeeded in turning public opinion against foie gras producers? Between the release of footage depicting …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook with Chestnuts, In Season in December

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking chestnuts, in season in December.<p>It's no wonder there's a Christmas song that leads with "chestnuts roasting on an open fire"—these buttery, meaty nuts are in season in December. Sure, they're amazing when they're roasted, as the song suggests, but chestnuts …

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em>Alien vs. Predator</em> Restaurant Maybe Happening in Malaysia

Fox is building a giant, $300 million international theme park in Malaysia based on its <i>Ice Age</i>, <i>Rio</i>, <i>Planet of the Apes</i>, <i>Night at the Museum</i>, and <i>Alien</i> …

The Carrie Bradshaw Bra Effect

Tracking peek-a-boo lingerie.<p>Doubtlessly you could trace exposed lingerie to the Victorians and the corset or other such ilk, but if we're really talking showing your bra—during the day—for style, unabashedly, all roads lead to Carrie Bradshaw. Bradshaw either favored brightly hued multi-layer …

Winter Outfit Ideas: 5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Wear With Sequins

Right about now is the time that I get super creative with winter dressing. That means mixing and matching prints, layering various pieces, and trying to bring as much fun to cold-weather dressing as possible. One way to do it? Wear sequins as much as possible. In search of some outfit ideas …

25 Chunky Scarves You'll Wish You Had to Beat the Cold

It's been said that the best winter outfits aren't complete without a chunky knit scarf. OK, I said it. But, hey, as we head into the final days of holiday shopping, I'm sure you'll wish <i>you</i> had a piece of neck gear that not only keeps you warm but also doubles as a chic finishing touch. I've pulled …

The Most Popular Jacket Of 2013 Came From H&M

If you did 2013 right, you probably have an Isabel Marant for H&M jacket in your closet.<p>And not just any jacket. The most popular look from the buzzy Isabel Marant for H&M collaboration, the most exciting collab all year, was the colorful tufted jacket, a sleek collarless shape with all the funky, …

A.P.C. Designer: Flashy Bags And Platform Heels Turn Men Off

We admittedly allot our designer handbags and high heels more love than one should devote to inanimate objects. And while we don't necessarily care what guys think of our beloved accessories, it's always interesting to hear a man's take, especially when there's something we love that they <i>really</i> …

Unintended Consequences of Technology: Does Wi-Fi Kill Plants?

Ten years ago it was tough finding Wi-Fi, even here in NYC. But now it emanates from every Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, not to mention …

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