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13 Beautiful Cinemagraphs of Water’s Movements

Having a stressful week? Here’s a series of images that’s perfect for you. It’s a set of cinemagraphs (i.e. partially animated GIFs) created by …

Nadav Kander: Dust – in pictures

Highlights from the London-based photographer’s haunting series of images of the ruins of a Soviet nuclear test site<p>Sean O’Hagan reviews Nadav Kander

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Scottish Independence Coming Down To A Close Vote, Polls Say

Two new polls released on Saturday suggest that Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom is inching ahead of the desire for Scottish independence, while a third poll found the opposite trend. A fourth poll showed the contest essentially tied. All together, the surveys indicate a close …

Lorde Covers Elle, Displays Incredible Poise Once Again

Lorde graces the cover of Elle's annual personal style issue, and opens up to the magazine about the challenges of staying authentic while living life in the spotlight.<p>“A lot of times when people meet me, they’ll definitely try to make me feel young or inexperienced," the 17-year-old said. …

Andrew Garfield blames studio for ruining 'thread' of Spider-Man sequel

The actor laments interference in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, saying that ‘deep scenes’ were cut<p>Interview: Andrew Garfield – a sensitive superhero<p>Andrew Garfield, who plays the lead in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, has complained of studio interference in the film.<p>Talking to The Daily Beast, he said that …

UN scientific panel says ozone levels increasing

Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet.<p>Scientists said the development …

Stephen King's THE THINGS THEY LEFT BEHIND Headed to CBS

George Clooney 'to make appearance in Downton Abbey'

Sources suggest Hollywood star will play American guest in a one-off sketch to raise money in a charity fundraiser<p>George Clooney is to star in the UK television series Downton Abbey, it has been reported. The actor will play an American character who is a guest at a wedding in the country …

“The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”: A mesmerizing marriage drama — in three different versions

Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy headline an amazing cast in a trio of films that’s not quite like anything else<p>From its title to its tortuous production history to its final bastard-child execution (with illegitimate siblings to match), writer-director Ned Benson’s debut feature “The …

Romney before Obama speech: 'We don't have a President that knows what to do'

A couple of hours before President Obama's prime-time speech on ISIS, Republicans Mitt Romney and Chris Christie took the opportunity of the New Jersey governor's birthday party to blast the President on his foreign policy.<p>"The foreign policy he's had has not been good for America, has not been …

It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

Charles O'Rear is the photographer behind Bliss, the Windows XP image that went on to grace millions of desktops around the world. He discusses the iconic photo and how it will live on as XP fades away.<p><b>"It's because of her that we've got the photograph."</b><p>Although it will forever be associated with …

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France Ready to Bomb ISIS in Iraq

Yes camp winning battle of ads Scotland campaign

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — When the campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom launched a recent TV ad, the spot went viral — but for all the wrong reasons.<p>In a kitchen, a woman complains that while her husband can't stop talking about the independence referendum, she doesn't have time to think …

Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peace

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s president said on Wednesday Russia had removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 3,000 people have been killed.<p>Members of the Ukrainian national guard stand at a …

Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Premeditated Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of the most serious charges …

Top Timelapse Tips From Emmy-Nominated Cinematographer Beno Saradzic

Whether it’s for fun or it’s to keep up with the modern demands of being in the creative industry, more and more photographers are trying their hand …

Dan Stevens Loses It On Live TV When Asked How Many Actors He ‘Beat Off’ For A Role

Dan Stevens is set to star in <i>The Guest</i>, and I know what you’re thinking: Who’s Dan Stevens? He’s cousin Matthew from Downton Abbey, and he should really just go by that, but now that that’s out of the way, Stevens was recently a guest on Good Morning Britain where the host asked him a question that …

11 Most Anticipated New TV Shows of the Fall 2014 Season

The fall TV season is here and now it's time to decide which shows we're going to keep on our watching agenda, which shows we plan on cutting, and which <i>new</i> shows we're going to give a chance.<p>The freshman crop of programming in 2014 is a lot to take in, but we're here to help you figure out what's …

Enterovirus infections difficult to track

In July and early August, doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta diagnosed 15 to 20 children a week with serious respiratory infections -- a normal number for the summer months.<p>Then, pediatricians started to see more children who were having trouble breathing, more parents with worried looks …

President Obama Tells The Nation How He Will "Degrade, And Ultimately, Destroy" ISIS

No combat troops, but an additional 475 U.S. military personnel will head to Iraq to assist Kurdish and Iraqi forces.<p>President Obama outlined Wednesday his administration's strategy to "degrade and ultimately, destroy" ISIS militants in Iraq. The plan, which the president emphasized would not …