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Leap Year 2016: Why does February have 29 days every four years?

When is it, why does it happen and everything else you need to know about the leap year in 2016<p>February 29 crops up every four years, but what is a leap year?<p>Why do we have leap years?<p>A leap year, where an extra day is added to the end of February every four years, is down to the Gregorian …

Golden Globes

Ireland hopes 'Star Wars' fans will flock to see remote island

<b>WARNING: Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers ahead</b><p>Ireland's tourism industry has high hopes for <i>The Force Awakens</i> and <i>Episode VIII</i>.<p>The films both …

Stop Being Intimidated by Wine, America

We've put wine on a pedestal for way too long. It's time to make it fun (and accessible, and not scary) again.<p>America, we have a wine problem. No, this isn’t <i>that</i> kind of intervention.<p>When was the last time you felt embarrassed and clueless when ordering juice, ice cream, or smoothies? Now, how …

Ice Cream

26 unbelievable aerial photos of Earth

Have you ever wondered what the planet looks like from above? What it would be like to get a bird’s eye view of sprawling cities, stunning landscapes …

Johnny Depp's Music Super Group Reels in Paul McCartney & Dave Grohl For New Album

Johnny Depp has promised he's not making music a second career -- in fact, he hates the idea that people want to see him play guitar just because …

New Harry Potter Books Hashtag hits Twitter

Comedy Central’s <i>@midnight</i> made Harry Potter nerds’ dreams come true on Wednesday when the show started #NewHarryPotterBooks on Twitter, and …

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Dating with Asperger’s: A new documentary follows a lonely Aspie’s search for love

Asperger’s syndrome can make dating a challenge, but loneliness proves more a debilitating hurdle in this new film<p><i>This review was written by Matthew Rozsa, who is a high-functioning autistic, and Liskula Cohen, who is not, so that it could incorporate both perspectives.</i><p>There is a universality to …

Relationships

READY-TO-WEAR FALL/WINTER 2015-2016<p>See the 84 images

Watch Dolce & Gabbana's Models Speak Italian Backstage Before the Show

Dolce & Gabbana’s fall show in Milan yesterday was a true celebration of <i>famiglia,</i> down to the mothers and children strolling the runway in looks embellished with children’s drawings and slogans like <i>Ti voglio bene mamma</i> and <i>Amore.</i> Which brings up a very good question—just how many of those words did …

Dolce & Gabbana

Clive Owen to make Broadway debut in Pinter play

<i>The Knick</i> star Clive Owen will be on Broadway this fall as part of the the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary season, the company …

Spring Reading: The Next 'Hunger Games' and 10 Other New Books to Check Out

Tinseltown tales of love and regret, big-screen-ready history and more: They're ready for option or just enjoyment.<p><i>This story first appeared in the</i> …

Books

20 striking portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

For A-listers lucky enough to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, a simple photo booth just doesn't cut it.<p>Instead, <i>Vanity Fair</i> had renowned …

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

In 1945, overseen by Alfred Hitchcock, a crack team of British film-makers went to Germany to document the horror of the concentration camps. Despite being hailed as a masterpiece, the film was never shown. Now, in a documentary called Night Will Fall, the full story of its creation and suppression …

World History

Here’s the Question Every Man Is Asking After the Amazing Jimmy Fallon Interview with Nicole Kidman

Here’s the question men are asking after that amazing <b>Jimmy Fallon</b> interview with <b>Nicole Kidman</b> the other night:<p>Did <i>I</i> unwittingly blow off a staggeringly beautiful woman who wanted to date <i>me</i> ten years ago?<p>Look, don’t get carried away. The answer is almost certainly no. And yet . . . there’s a reason …

25 Mistakes From Your Favorite High-Octane Films

Very few people's lives are peppered with exhilarating car chases, high-octane explosions, and bad-ass heroes saving the day -- which is why we go to the movies.<p>Putting life on hold for a couple hours and going on an exciting, over-the-top journey is worth the price of a ticket -- even if the movie …

Movies

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

5 ways your body can talk to your brain - Futurity

A new book offers the latest evidence about the body's influence on the brain and tips on how to move to stimulate the mind.

The Brain

Liam Neeson Took His Particular Set Of Arm Wrestling Skills To Jimmy Fallon

It hasn’t been Jimmy Fallon’s week on <i>The Tonight Show</i>. First he found out how badly he blew his chances to date Nicole Kidman, and now he’s made the grave error of challenging Liam Neeson to an arm wrestling match, during which they both list off the things they’re going to do after they win.<p>It …

Eyes Wide Open

When Tim Burton was growing up in Burbank, California, in ____the late ’60s, he saw Big Eyes everywhere. “I felt like they were following me,” he said, referring to the wildly popular paintings that were long credited to the artist Walter Keane. Burton was sitting at the dining room table in his …

My Family Love Story, by Seth Rogen | Glamour

<b>Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, watched as her mother lost her ability to speak, feed, and dress herself, all by age 60. Now Rogen, star of the new movie The Interview, bravely tells Glamour how that changed their lives, their marriage—and their future. As told to Alex Morris</b><p>I think humor …

Billy Crystal imagines Robin Williams in heaven: Read the script here

When the world suddenly lost Robin Williams in August at the age of 63, friends and fans of the comedian were heartbroken. So was Billy Crystal, his …

Nicki Minaj Went Full Kim Kardashian on SNL

She also proved Beyonce is a serious Jingle Baller.<p>Remember that time <b>Kim Kardashian</b> almost broke the internet? Turns out it was all a big misunderstanding.<p>During her stopover at <i>SNL</i> last night, <b>Nicki Minaj</b> took the time to clear up a few misconceptions about Mrs. <b>Kanye West</b>’s controversial magazine …