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It didn’t take long for the Windsors to strip Meghan Markle of her sparkle | Sophie Heawood

Have you seen her recently? What is happening at the palace; what part of the machine has sucked in her soul?<p>I knew there was trouble ahead as soon as I saw footage of her first official outing after the wedding, to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace for Prince Charles’s 70th birthday. …

Royal Family

Sacha Baron Cohen Didn't Return to Humiliate Republicans. He's Here to End Careers.

Who Is America? is the comedian's most savage work since Borat.<p>At one point during the first episode of Showtime's <i>Who Is America?</i>, Larry Pratt, executive director of firearms lobbyist group Gun Owners of America, is cracking up over the idea of a man raping his own wife. This is before Sacha Baron …

Roy Moore

Marvel Fans Conflicted Over ‘Black Widow’ Movie News

Marvel Studios’ in-the-works <i>Black Widow</i> movie starring Scarlett Johansson is drawing mixed reactions.<p>It was learned Thursday Marvel tapped <i>Lore</i> and</i> …

Marvel Universe

Woman Who Beat Elderly Mexican Man with a Brick on July 4 Charged With Attempted Murder 

Laquisha Jones, the black woman accused of beating 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez with a cement brick as he was taking his nightly walk, will face …

Crime

Sacha Baron Cohen demands apology from Sarah Palin, as more victims come forward

Sacha Baron Cohen has long been adept with a publicity stunt, and ahead of the release of his new television show the British comedian is continuing to skewer authority figures with aplomb.<p>His latest target has been Republican politician Sarah Palin, who released a furious attack on Cohen admitting …

Joe Walsh

Fresh 3-Berry Shortcake

Rinse and hull the strawberries, then dry on paper towels. Pick out 12 of the prettiest ones and set aside for decorating the top. Slice the …

Dessert

12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels that you should check out this July

Distant planets, fantasy adventures, and more to add to your reading list<p>Robots are a regular staple in science fiction, from Isaac Asimov’s book <i>I, Robot</i> to the latest episode of <i>Westworld</i>. So while I was at an event in Boston, I picked up <i>Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and</i> …

Science Fiction

Lovely Photo Manipulations Utilizing Stock Photography by Justin Peters | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer Justin Peters has an uncanny ability to compose fantastical landscapes and creatures by combining stock imagery using Photoshop. …

Photoshop

Mysterious Objects Have Been Detected Coming Way Too Close to The Milky Way's Black Hole

WHAT ARE YOU?<p>During the 1970s, astronomer became aware of a massive radio source at the center of our galaxy that they later realized was a …

Universe

When size does matter – Big Beasts: Last of the Giants – in pictures

Patrick Aryee’s gets up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest creatures in his new three-part series. Episode one airs on Sky1, Wednesday 13 June, 9pm

The Dark Side of Nice

2017 WAS PERHAPS an unfortunate year to publish a book about the cultural history of niceness in the United States. Certainly I had a tough time …

Ukrainian Digital Artist Flawlessly Restores Heavily Damaged Vintage Photos, And Brings Them Back to Life!

Have you ever seen an old photograph that has been damaged so badly that the image is no longer clearly visible, and wondered if anyone could restore …

Is Natalie Portman’s Israel Protest a Tipping Point?

The Oscar-winning, Israeli-born actress bowed out of a prestigious Israeli awards ceremony in protest of the country’s “atrocities.” And its impact …

Stephen Colbert Confronts Comey Over Throwing Election to Trump

During a long interview on ‘The Late Show,’ Stephen Colbert pressed James Comey to admit he made a mistake in the final days of the 2016 …

This Breathing Technique Stops Anxiety in Its Tracks (and Only Takes 5 Minutes)

When anxious thoughts begin to fill your head, you need an effective and quick strategy for relief. While it may be tempting to curl up in your bed …

The Darkest Instagram Account Ever Will Make You Laugh, Then Cry

Ever since you've taken that introduction to Philosophy in college you can't stop thinking what life is really all about. I feel you; the same …

The first step to better grilled cheese is losing the butter. Trust us

Grilled cheese, is it ever <i>really</i> the wrong choice? No, it is not. Is your version the best it can be? Are you sure? A swipe of mayonnaise is a surefire way to up your grilled cheese game.<p>What? Yes. I learned this trick by watching the Gabrielle Hamilton season of <i>Mind of a Chef</i>. If the food-bro …

grilled cheese

Cancer patients are increasingly being treated based on their inherited genetics — and it’s putting doctors in a difficult position

Hollis Johnson<p><b>Cancer doctors are increasingly turning to genetics test to help them treat their patients with advanced forms of cancer.</b>• <b><br>But as we learn more about the genetics, we're learning that a lot of it is connected to the genes we inherit, as opposed to the mutations that arise in</b> …

All the Monopoly rules you've probably been playing wrong your whole life

Over the Christmas period, it's likely you'll bust out the Monopoly board at least once.<p>But this can turn nasty very quickly, with tantrums and flipped boards, because Monopoly isn't actually supposed to be a game that's fun to play.<p>We know this, because there's always one victor, while everyone …

What you're giving away with those home DNA tests

It sounds like such a fun holiday gift idea: a DNA test that can tell your sister-in-law whether she really has Native American ancestors, or one that promises to craft your friend a perfect diet based on his genes.<p>Home DNA tests are likely a big seller for the next few weeks, but privacy experts …

Molecular Biology

Matt Lauer firing reactions: Former colleagues are 'in shock'

Following the news of NBC's decision to fire Matt Lauer over sexual misconduct claims, many of the host's former colleagues spoke out in shock and dismay about the charges. .<p>NBC News chairman Andy Lack announced Lauer's termination in a memo to staff that was read at the top of Wednesday's <i>Today</i> …

Media Industry

Kentucky judge who refused to hear gay adoption cases resigns | Reuters

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - A Kentucky judge who made national headlines earlier this year for his refusal to hear adoption cases involving gay, lesbian or bisexual adults has resigned, a state commission announced on Thursday.<p>In a filing to the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission on Wednesday, Judge …

LGBTQI

These gritty pictures show Times Square’s journey from porn mecca to family friendly

42nd Street went from ’The Deuce’ to the dud in 20 years<p>Times Square was already lost by the time Debbie did Dallas. Decline, which begun during the …

Great Depression

Why the Mystery of the Famous Unicorn Tapestries Remains Unsolved

Half of your body may have formed from a galaxy far, far away

"We are all made of stars" used to sing Moby in 2002 and though science has known it for a while, a new study went as far as to claim half of the …

Yes, ‘Wolfenstein 2’ is about Trump and the alt-right — even if it was never supposed to be

I’m walking through a detailed recreation of downtown Roswell, New Mexico, in 1961. Confetti falls from the sky against a backdrop of Nazi flags as …

Donald Trump

UPS Drivers Are Sharing Sweet Photos of Dogs They Meet on Their Routes

You've all heard the tale of the innocent mailman getting attacked by the family dog while making his latest drop-off. Although statistics may show …

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Illustrated by Salvador Dalí in 1969, Finally Gets Reissued

On canvas and paper, Salvador Dalí created apparently nonsensical realities that nevertheless operated according to logic all their own; in writing, …

Literature

Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

<b>A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System.</b><p>If confirmed, the "exomoon" is likely to be about the size and mass of Neptune, and circles a planet the size of Jupiter but with 10 times the mass.<p>The signal was detected by Nasa's Kepler Space Telescope; …

Astronomy

What if Hitler Had Invaded Britain?

For more than a thousand years, the tribes of Europe have stared into the gun-metal-gray chop of the English Channel and thought of conquest. “We have six centuries of insults to avenge,” said Napoleon. I was just there, on the same spring week when the great bedraggled scraps of the French and …