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The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Music

Jimmy Fallon's Parody of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Intro is Uncanny

Featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff and an arm-swinging Alfonso Ribeiro.<p><b>Jimmy Fallon is taping</b> the <i>Tonight Show</i> from its long-time home of Los Angeles this week, and to kick things off he parodied the theme song of another MC who made the move from east to west. The <i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i>'s music video intro is …

Celebrity News

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

See Art Kane's Most Memorable Music Portraits

On a Sunday morning in August 1958, Art Kane waited on E. 126th Street in Harlem. He was waiting for Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, …

Art

Grammy awards 2015 best quotes: Prince, Madonna, Obama and more

<b>Prince wins on words</b><p>Like books and black lives, albums still matter.<p><b>Madonna on the red carpet</b><p>These boots have nails in them. I can’t dance in nails.<p><b>Barack Obama, via video, on rape and domestic abuse in America</b><p>It’s not okay and it has to stop ... it’s on us, all of us, to create a culture where …

Music

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. There's no doubt that these activities still seem a little strange, but they're also considered healthy (at least by …

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Kim Gordon's New Memoir, Girl in a Band

<i>Young and adrift in New York in the late seventies, Kim Gordon found music, Thurston Moore, and her future with Sonic Youth.</i><p>Writing about New York is hard. Not because memories intersect and overlap, because of course they do. Not because I didn’t fall in love with New York, because even though I …

Greenwich Village

Exploring the bleak, real world set of The Hunger Games

The first instalment of the blockbuster film series was shot in North Carolina, including around a ghostly, abandoned mill town.<p>In a clearing surrounded by autumn-tinged trees, a row of near-identical clapboard houses stood before me. Their military alignment and similarity were the only organised …

Movies

In photos: Undocumented Picassos and the handyman

Pierre Le Guennec had stunned the art world in 2010 when he revealed that he and his wife were in possession of a trove of 271 undocumented Picassos. The trial underway weighs whether Picassos were stolen or gifts.

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.<p>We acknowledge that not …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Comedy