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Meet The Weather Underground’s Bomb Guru

In an excerpt from his new book about 60s-era radicalism Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough delves into the disastrous Village townhouse explosion caused by the Weather Underground, and introduces the man who became the group’s “bomb guru” in its wake.<p>Ever since 9/11, the threat of …

LHC reboot: the world's largest particle accelerator is now active

'What we’ve put together is almost a new machine.'<p>The Large Hadron Collider is reborn — on Easter weekend, of course. After shutting it down for two years in February 2013, the world's biggest and most powerful particle accelerator is up and running again. That doesn't mean that it's going at full …

Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?

Something's different about Vincent van Gogh's work.<p>It has been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.<p>It's the plumbonacrite!<p>Also known as red lead, …

Derek Zoolander and Hansel just posed at a Paris fashion show

Zoolander 2 is coming next February<p>With a second <i>Zoolander</i> film in the works and supposedly nearing a shoot date, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are doing what's necessary to get back in character. The duo walked the runway during Valentino's show at Paris Fashion Week this afternoon — in character as …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Future problem solvers: How Parks And Recreation beat the odds and went out on top

The downfall of many an aging sitcom is that the form, out of sheer necessity, is built around the idea of stasis. Sitcoms depend on characters being …

18 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in March

Ali, Seven, Thief, Dumb and Dumber, and more titles you need to see before February is over.<p>Netflix may be delivering a bounty of new films and TV shows come Sunday, but as always, the beginning of a month also signals the expiration of many popular titles on the streaming service. That's …

How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

Will We Ever See Studio 54 Again?

Outside the moon looked dangerously full, swollen enough to burst, and the Empire State was crimson from its tippy-top to way down the shaft. …

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Behind The Collaborative, Competitive Process Of Being A Head Writer For “Saturday Night Live”

By Christine Champagne7 minute Read<p>Like pretty much everyone who has ever aspired to a career in comedy, Bryan Tucker long dreamed of being a part of</i> …

The House That Jon Stewart Built

The comedian's style of left-wing humor ran low on targets, but his legacy will endure.<p>For most of his 15-year tenure helming <i>The Daily Show</i>, Jon Stewart had a rogues’ gallery worthy of the name: A buffoonish, chuckling George W. Bush, a sinister Dick Cheney whose hunting mishap Stewart never …

Your Creative Calendar: 65 Things To Do, See, and Hear This February

A lot of things, actually. February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less packed with movies, shows and other …

Harper Lee: The Sadness of a Sequel

The announcement that the author will publish a new novel is thrilling to fans—but also contradicts what the author has long said she wants.<p>Nelle Harper Lee, born in Monroeville, Alabama in the spring of 1926, was named, in a roundabout way, after her grandmother: “Nelle” is “Ellen” spelled …

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It’s Time You Start Watching The Americans

Every January, I make a list of overly ambitious New Year’s resolutions that always includes something to better my health, something to improve my finances, and something to expand my cultural repertoire. For 2015, I decided it was time to give <i>The Americans</i> a chance. The show about a pair of …

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