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New Hereditary trailer highlights scariest kid since The Exorcist

Milly Shapiro is probably a very nice girl, just as Linda Blair is a very nice woman. But watching the new trailer for A24’s upcoming horror film</i> …

Mariska Hargitay’s New Documentary Is an Unflinching Look at America's Untested Rape Kits

In August 2009, a group of local officials were on a routine tour of a police storage warehouse in Detroit when an assistant prosecutor noticed a mountain of boxes overwhelming the shelves. Curious, an official asked what was inside. Little did they know that the question would lead to the …

Los Angeles

The insidious ways the world tells teenage girls their bodies don’t belong to them

When I was 16 years old, I was the kind of teenager who had a favorite mathematician. One Sunday I went to see my hero give a talk. Afterward, I lingered near the stage with my dad, prepped with my usual question for adults with careers I admired: Any advice for a kid in high school?<p>I was wearing a …

Me Too movement

If Aziz Ansari were a college student, he would likely be expelled. That should alarm us.

Affirmative consent is an excellent sexual ideal. It makes for terrible policy.<p>A woman described a sexual encounter with the comedian Aziz Ansari as “the worst of her life,” one that shook her deeply. She has concluded in retrospect that Ansari’s actions constitute “sexual assault.”<p>Most of the …

15 Terrifying Horror Movies That'll Ruin Your Sleep In 2018

Get excited<p>So far 2018 isn't showing many signs of being much better than 2017, but the good news is you'll have plenty of opportunities this year to escape the horrors of the real world with the horrors of cinema. Read on a for a list of some of the scariest movies hitting cinemas in the coming …

Busy Philipps Traveled to Be With Michelle Williams on the Anniversary of Heath Ledger's Death

Busy Philipps and Michelle Williams go to awards shows together, proclaim their love for each other in interviews, and dye each other's hair pink, but they also stick together during the less happy times. On Monday, Philipps shared on Instagram that she had hopped on a flight just to be by her best …

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to …

Central America

Sundance: 'Hereditary' is the most insane horror movie in years

PARK CITY, Utah — If you'd ever like to sleep again, then you should probably steer clear of A24's latest horror offering.<p><i>Hereditary</i>, which flew in under the radar on the Sundance Film Festival lineup, is the paralyzing feature-film debut of shorts director Ari Aster, who wrote the script four …

Film Festivals

Energetic photos capture the absolute sexual liberation of 1970s New York

The 1970s were the height of personal liberation. Prior to the advent of Aids, sex was a space for experimentation by a new generation coming of age, reaping the freedoms of the sexual revolution and the women’s and gay liberation movements. Powered by a profound desire for pleasure, …

John Oliver Calls Out 'Horribly Racist' Trump, Then Catches Him In A Huge Lie

"We got him!"<p>John Oliver joined the chorus of voices calling out President Donald Trump for his response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding on Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.<p>Over the weekend, Trump complained that the people suffering “want everything done for them.” He even bemoaned …

Hurricane Maria

Mr. President: You Represent All of Us. Don’t Divide Us. Bring Us Together

We knew it was coming.<p>After Steph spoke up at media day on Friday, we figured it was just a matter of time until the president responded. Then on …

Donald Trump

Asking you to stop being disrespectful isn’t the same as being offended

<b>It’s like we need a glossary of terms for the insults hurled from either side of online debates.</b><p>Snowflake, triggered, cuck, etc., are thrown around …

69 Movies That Totally Awakened Your Sexuality

You weren't exactly sure what you were feeling but you liked it.<p><i>Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

At Trump's bully pulpit, it's 'us' vs. 'them,' with race often used as a device to polarize

For much of his time as president, Donald Trump has been the bully at the bully pulpit, castigating targets foreign and domestic. Much of Trump's bluster attempts to divide people into us-against-them, and it often has a single polarizing agent: race.<p>On Friday night, as he has many times before, …

Civil Rights

Oprah Winfrey tackles Trump divide in first 60 Minutes segment

Oprah Winfrey examined a polarized nation through the eyes of 14 Americans from diverse backgrounds during her first <i>60 Minutes</i> segment as a special …

This Small Village in Himachal Pradesh is a Hippie Haven

On the banks of the Parvati River in the picturesque Kullu district of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a tiny hamlet, Kasol. It’s …

WWII vet takes a knee, slams Trump and becomes an instant internet sensation

‘Those kids have every right to protest.’<p>That’s what John Middlemas, a 97-year-old World War II vet and Missouri farmer, had to say about the …

Why Cede the Flag to Trump?

Colin Kaepernick and other athletes have a better claim on the United States’s symbols and their meaning.<p>President Trump apparently slept on it overnight and woke up early on Sunday morning thinking: “Yes, I will fight a cultural war against black athletes.”<p>In two Sunday morning tweets, Trump urged …

Donald Trump

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and …

Books

Trump Invites Russian National Basketball Team to White House

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—One day after rescinding his invitation to the Golden State Warriors, Donald J. Trump invited the entire Russian national basketball team to celebrate with him at the White House.<p>Trump said that he looked forward to welcoming the Russian team, calling them “much, …

Donald Trump

'Silicon Valley' shows how ridiculous the new iPhone X truly is

Sometimes, it takes the cast of <i>Silicon Valley</i> to poke fun at the real world Silicon Valley.<p>While the show masterfully ribs its own version of tech …

Trump's Shocking Recklessness

The president’s latest comments shouldn’t be surprising—but his deliberate inflammation of tense situations is no less stunning.<p>During last year’s presidential campaign, I conducted a running feature called the “Trump Time Capsule.” Its purpose was to chronicle the things Donald Trump said or did …

Donald Trump

Russell Simmons on Players Not Kneeling: ‘Locking Arms and Staying in the Locker Room Hiding is for B*tches'

President Trump’s call for both fan boycotts and NFL owners to fire players following Colin Kaepernick’s lead and kneeling during the national anthem …

Take the Knee: Mark Hamill, J.K. Rowling, Michael Moore, and Others Respond to Donald Trump’s NFL Tantrum

More players kneeled before today's NFL games than ever before.<p>As is often the case, Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter tantrum has resulted in …

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

In showings of protest and solidarity, NFL teams respond to Trump’s criticisms

Some stood. Some kneeled. Some remained in the locker room, choosing to speak through their absence from the NFL's pregame ceremonies, in which the American flag is displayed and the national anthem sung.<p>But from London to Los Angeles, virtually all NFL players on the sidelines before kickoff of …

Kirsten Dunst Accidentally Got Thoroughly Stoned While Filming Her New Movie

Kirsten Dunst’s trippy stoner-chic movie <i>Woodshock</i>, made with the Rodarte sisters, is at least in part cinema verité. On <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>, Dunst …

Stephen Colbert Has A Field Day With Donald Trump's 'Nambia' Screw-Up

"Late Show" host lists some other fake Trump countries.<p>Stephen Colbert wants to visit “Nambia.”<p>After Donald Trump botched the name of Namibia during a speech to African leaders on Wednesday, the “Late Show” host mocked the president for praising the made-up location.<p>Colbert also had a few ideas for …

Donald Trump

4 Techniques Pros Use to Make Their Content Fascinating

Images, data, quotes and storytelling are important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever wondered why you read the articles you read online? How it is that some articles manage to grab our attention even with all the distractions online today? No matter how …

Infographics

These Movies Will Hurt Your Brain (In A Good Way)

<b>WARNING: So many spoilers ahead! Plot twists unraveled. Endings revealed. Proceed at your own risk.</b><p>March 16 marks the 15th anniversary of the release …

Bruce Willis