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29 Super Festive Trash-to-Treasure Christmas Crafts

Annie, get your hot glue gun!<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> buy everything at the store, but what's the fun in that? (And half the time, you know you could do it better anyway.) We took some of the most common household items around — think toilet paper rolls and dated decor signs — and used a little elbow grease …

The Movies We’re Thankful For in 2016

An annual tradition of giving thanks for great movies continues.<p>Neil Miller: We are gathered here for the 2016 edition of what has now become an …

Home Invasion

Photographers on their best Trump shot: 'I think he's a damaged person'

Holding a million bucks, cradling a dove, looking broken, refusing to pose … in a My Best Shot special, four photographers reveal what it’s like to shoot Donald Trump<p>Trump to meet Obama at White House on Thursday – live updates<p><b>Harry Benson: ‘He walked into the casino vault and took out $1m’</b><p>I’ve …

Bernie Sanders

Before Buying More Clothes At H&M, Read This

<i>This article is part of HuffPost’s “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve it.</i><p>H&M, long the poster child of fast fashion, seems to realize that its industry’s excesses are going out of style.<p>The Swedish apparel giant is taking …

Sustainability

Watch Victoria's Secret Model Martha Hunt React to 10 Shocking Situations

There is really only one way to respond to your ex reaching out to you on LinkedIn.<p>How would you react if your Tinder date turned out to be 6 inches shorter than you? What if your ex reached out to you on LinkedIn? Or you accidentally favorited a super-old photo on that same ex's …

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

Sia: ‘Everyone in entertainment is insecure. We’ve been dancing our entire lives for your approval’

She’s the go-to songwriter for pop megastars, a chart-topping solo artist who loathes fame - and can knock out a song in 14 minutes. In a rare interview, Sia Furler talks fame, creativity, and playing ‘would you rather’ with Beyoncé<p>• Sia: This Is Acting review – mass appeal pop with a manic …

Songwriting

Articles about 7 modern homes poland on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Frank Lloyd Wright

For Guillermo del Toro, home is where the horror is in 'Crimson Peak'

Monster movie-maker<p>Guillermo del Torohas conjured up demonic superheroes, fantastical fawns, colossal robots and even larger Kaijus, but his latest Frankenstein creation is not only an unnervingly lovely beast but also the set of his film. Possibly the most elaborate monster Del Toro has ever …

James Blake Covers 'The Sound of Silence'

James Blake returned to BBC Radio 1 Residency Thursday night, this time with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. Vernon, who is rumored to appear on Blake's forthcoming LP <i>Radio Silence</i>, discussed bringing Blake and the 1-800-Dinosaur record label crew to his Eaux Claires music festival, which takes place in …

Music Festivals

Til It Happens to You: Lady Gaga video focuses on campus rape epidemic

Lady Gaga teamed with Diane Warren to record “Til It Happens to You” for <i>The Hunting Ground</i>, a 2015 documentary about the campus rape epidemic facing …

Behind the scenes of Ellie Goulding's empowering third album

Ellie Goulding has had a steady rise over the past few years, from her breakout single “Lights” to her shimmering <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> smash, “Love Me …

Fact-based thriller The Stanford Prison Experiment unshackles trailer

The controversial psychological study from the 70s gets the big screen treatment as volunteer prisoners and guards go to battle<p>It was one of the most controversial psychological studies ever recorded and has already led to two feature films and a BBC reality series.<p>But Philip Zimbardo’s disastrous …

Personality

Take a musical trip through Jim Jarmusch’s best films

“One thing about commercial films,” indie legend Jim Jarmusch noted at a Q&A, “doesn’t the music almost always suck? Isn’t it always the same shit? I’ve seen good movies – or maybe they would be good – just destroyed by the same crap. Maybe that’s the commercial realm, and guys in suits tell them …

Foals Announce New Album What Went Down

<i>Photo by Nabil Elderkin</i><p>Foals are coming back with the follow-up to 2013's <i>Holy Fire</i>. This one's called <i>What Went Down</i>, and it's out August 28 via Warner Music. That's the cover below, along with a trailer and the tracklist. They'll debut the title track on June 16 on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show.<p><i>What</i> …

New Albums

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

Disclosure Share New Track "Bang That"

<i>Front page photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Disclosure have shared a new song called "Bang That", their first new music in two years. (Last year's "The Mechanism" was a collaboration with Friend Within.) The song premiered today on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Hear it above. The song is built around a sample of …

Music Festivals

Mumford & Sons cover Shura's '2Shy' for BBC Radio 1

Mumford & Sons’ first electric record, <i>Wilder Mind</i>, comes out May 4 via Gentlemen of the Road / Glassnote Records, and in the walk-up they stopped by …

“Far From the Madding Crowd”: A powerful classic recaptured, in all its erotic glory

Carey Mulligan is magnificent as the courageous, uncertain heroine in a ravishing new adaptation of Hardy’s novel<p>If the great English novels of Dickens and Jane Austen and George Eliot are often satirical in tone, and devoted to capturing or indicting the social hypocrisy of their time, Thomas …

Literature

My favourite Cannes winner: The Tree of Life

Continuing our series in which writers choose their favourite Palme d’Or victor, Xan Brooks explores his overwhelming love for Terrence Malick’s brilliant, biblical domestic drama (also featuring dinosaurs)<p>The first rule of the Cannes film festival is that nothing exists except the Cannes film …

Blockbusters

DVDs and downloads: What We Do in the Shadows, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and more

Kiwi spoofers put some bite back into a flagging sub-genre. And the problem with the submarine thriller form…<p>As sub-genres go, the vampire movie parody has had a remarkably low strike rate, perhaps because the films in the firing line have an inbuilt sense of camp that either resists irony or …

Black Sea

Mumford & Sons swear off banjos on 'The Wolf'

Mumford & Sons have shared the second song off their forthcoming, very different sounding third album <i>Wilder Mind</i>. “The Wolf” ditches the band’s …

Soundtracking Paris

If you're in need of a soundscape, Guillaume Sorge is your man. The Paris-born aural designer has laid down tracks all over Paris and beyond, including for brands such as Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, alongside DJing as a member of Dirty Sound System. Now, he's teamed up with luxury Hotel Bourg …

Watch George Ezra Bring the Folk to 'SNL'

Chart-topping British folk singer performs "Budapest" and "Blame It On Me" in biggest U.S. performance to date<p>British singer George Ezra made his …

While We're Young Is the Year's Best Comedy

What’s the scariest bogeyman in today’s pop culture? A zombie? A terrorist? A serial killer? No, it’s the idea of growing older and sensing that the world’s passing you by. No filmmaker is more acutely attuned to this feeling than <b>Noah Baumbach,</b> whose previous two films, <i>Greenberg</i> and <i>Frances Ha,</i> …

Southland surgeons implant Watchman heart device after it gets FDA OK

Surgeons at two Southern California hospitals on Monday implanted a controversial heart device that struggled for years to gain the approval of the<p>U.S. Food and Drug Administration.<p>The Watchman device, made by Boston Scientific Corp. and designed to reduce the risk of stroke for people with …

The True Story of Pretty Woman’s Original Dark Ending

As the classic rom-com turns 25, screenwriter J.F. Lawton looks back on how his gritty screenplay got turned into a fairy tale—and why he thinks it’s the best thing that could have happened.<p>Over the past three decades, the story behind the original <i>Pretty Woman</i> script—how it was dark, how it didn’t …

Wall Street

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Will Spoil the End of George R.R. Martin's Book Series

full screen start gallery 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Photos<p>Like winter, George R.R. Martin's next installments in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series are allegedly coming, but slow to arrive -- and that could pose a problem for fans of the books on which hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" is …

TV Series