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Loyal Dog Held Vigil Over His Best Friend for Hours After She Was Killed by a Car

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, a heart-wrenching story of a dog’s loyal vigil over his friend played out in the streets of Bernal. The dog, faced with …

The KLF's Greatest Protégés Didn't Really Know What Was Going On

In January, a cryptic poster plastered on a London wall announced the imminent return of The KLF — also variously known as The Kopyright Liberation Front, The JAMs, The Timelords, The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, The K Foundation, K2, among others — after a 23-year hiatus. That the person who …

Go Behind the Scenes on the 1975 Set of Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver”

Film Forum is currently presenting “Ford to City: Drop Dead — New York in the ’70s,” a series devoted to the classic, history-making movies made …

Spider-Man Exhibit Examines the Passing-of-the-Torch Between Illustrators

The super hero's look and feel transformed under illustrator Steve Ditko. Now he has an exhibit in NYC.<p>The artistic voice of one illustrator is not easily reworked by newcomers, especially when it comes to the development of an icon. In the world of comics, the legacy and visual prowess of …

Allen Ginsberg’s Howl Manuscripts Now Digitized & Put Online, Revealing the Beat Poet’s Creative Process

Somehow you have to imagine that, from its very opening — "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, …

Inside the haunting, too-surreal-for-words premiere of 'Twin Peaks'

<i>It is happening again.</i><p>A tiny snippet of dialogue from a long-ago <i>Twin Peaks</i> episode has become the tagline for Showtime's series revival from David …

Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

Almost a decade ago, former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer went on CNBC to talk about how the market had reacted to Bear Stearns' insistence that the investment bank was <i>not</i> in trouble.<p>Everyone who saw it remembers what happened next: One of the greatest TV meltdowns of all time.<p>In the moment, Cramer …

Economics

A First-Time Buyer’s Cheat Sheet

<b>Line Up Your Team</b><p><b>THE BROKER.</b> Sellers, not buyers, pay the broker fee. So, your broker works for you at no direct cost. A broker will shepherd you through the process from the first open houses until you close on the sale, helping to negotiate and navigate any sticking points along the way. To find …

Sorry, David Lynch's Dune sucks (or does it?)

David Lynch's 1982 Dune wasn't well-received at the time, but over the years has become a cult classic—perhaps even a good film. With a few nods to …

Science Fiction

Robert Frost: An American Poet Revisits Old Haunts in England

Caption from LIFE. In an English field where 'Surging, the grasses dizzied me of thought' (from 'My Butterfly'), Mr. Fro<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Howard …

Why Walt Whitman Called America the 'Greatest Poem'

The 19th-century writer believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to make a unified whole out of disparate parts.<p>Shocked at the election of their next president, many Americans at the end of 2016 turned to social media, petitions, polls, and the streets in protest. A …

Literature

Drink up: 17 spectacular rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Hong Kong

Great Escape: 9 Luxurious, Remote Hotels Around the World

When you think of the world’s most luxurious hotels, your mind probably drifts to a meticulously appointed French suite with views of the Eiffel Tower, or a pristine, rooftop penthouse overlooking the streets of Manhattan—a jewel box in the middle of it all. And while either stay would be quite …

Michael Jordan used to take money from Scottie Pippen by betting him on pre-recorded races

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen are perhaps the most well-known duo of teammates in NBA history, winning six championships together and just generally being dominant. Apparently MJ liked to have a little fun off the court with his buddy too.<p>According to a story told by Amin Elhassan, the NBA …

Awesome Art Picks: Hulk, Muhammad Ali, Doctor Strange, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Graphic Novels