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Ellen DeGeneres: My New NBC Comedy Is Not a Show About Lesbians

Ellen DeGeneres is not looking to make history (again) in prime time.<p>So even though <i>One Big Happy</i> – a new comedy she’s executive producing for NBC – …

The Best Wintery Oatmeal Toppings

We’ve got so much love for a steaming bowl of oatmeal. Cook up a batch and in no time you’ve got the ultimate blank canvas for a filling, healthy breakfast (or lunch...or dinner...) for the entire week ahead. The best part is that you can choose your own cast of characters—there are no limits! …

From page to soundstage: Award-contending films based on books

Long before Hollywood became obsessed with superheroes, the studios looked to the publishing world for content and inspiration. That turned out to be the case this year when a number of books — novels and nonfiction — got turned into prestige films.<p>Here are eight awards contenders that are based on …

Philadelphia Pizzeria Helps Feed the Homeless with Heartwarming Pay-it-Foward Initiative

Rosa's Fresh Pizza is making a difference among the homeless population of Philadelphia, one pizza slice at a time.<p>In December 2013, 26-year-old Mason Wartman left his Wall Street finance job to return to his hometown and open a restaurant named after his mother. The shop became popular, especially …

Charlie Hebdo: French president Francois Hollande defends freedom of speech amid worldwide protests over Prophet Mohammed cover

French president Francois Hollande says anti-Charlie Hebdo protesters in other countries do not understand France's attachment to freedom of …

The Far Side of Paradise

One of the things I like best about Hana is that there is nothing to do. This is intentional on my part. It's a small town on the far eastern end of Maui, with one general store and not much else. But for us city folk who are wedded to our iPhones and iPads and computers and all the connectivity in …

How do you preserve a fish so researchers can study it for hundreds of years into the future? This video shows six different methods used by the American Museum of Natural history to preserve its coelacanth specimens for research.<p>Coelacanths originally appeared in the fossil record between 415-360 …

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Sleek "Mac 2015" Computer Modeled After Apple's First Macintosh 128k Desktop

In the latest project rolled out by German technology firm CURVED/labs, a refurbished MacBook Air morphs into a modernized version of Apple's first desktop computers, the Macintosh 128k and the “Lisa.” The hybrid design was birthed to commemorate more than 30 years of Apple innovation and to …

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15 Things Michelle Obama Does That We Love But Sasha And Malia Probably Don't

If you ask us, Michelle Obama can do no wrong. Whether she's debuting another fabulous hairdo, wowing us with her keen sense of style or turning up on late night television, Michelle is more than just the first lady -- she's the first lady of <i>cool.</i><p>But as anyone who has ever heard the words "YOUR MOM …

Stars align for Kristen Stewart in quiet corner of film universe | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kristen Stewart strides into the room in a power pantsuit and high-heeled pumps.<p>Actress Kristen Stewart arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards in Hollywood, California November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok<p>Within minutes, the actress kicks off her heels and sits …

How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

Wellness

What If 2015 Oscar-Nominated Films Told the Truth?

Oscar nominations were recently announced, but if you haven't seen the films that are up for the awards, there's no need to worry. A London-based movie website called The Shiznit created a series of a posters that'll tell you what you can expect from each film. At first glance they resemble the …