Henry Venegas

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The devastating 45 Years is as much a ghost story as a marriage drama

Looked at one way, the most significant character in <i>45 Years</i> hasn’t a single line of dialogue, appears only in still photographs, and died a …

Do Skimpy Clothes Force Men's Brains to Objectify Women?

Science can't shut up about how men can't help the fact that they sometimes seem like they might be thinking with their penises because their brains …

Eye-Opening Knife Typography

We're familiar with the saying that “life is beautiful” but what lies behind that beauty may surprise you. In artist Farhad Moshiri's installation, aptly titled <i>Life is Beautiful</i>, we see the saying displayed against a blank white wall in a charming cursive typeface. Taking a closer look, we notice …

Massive rescue effort underway after landslide at south China waste dump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Close to 3,000 people were part of the massive rescue effort underway Monday after a landslide in south China, state media reported.<p>A man-made pile of construction waste and trash collapsed on buildings in an industrial park in Shenzhen, a city in Guangdong province.<p>The state-run Xinhua …

EPMD Are Working On New Music & Hope To Do A Mega 25-Year Anniversary Tour

Last week, EPMD celebrated the 25th anniversary of the release of their album, <i>Business As Usual</i>. The vaunted duo of Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith …

War and Peace screenwriter admits having to slash Tolstoy epic in two to read it

Andrew Davies says he read the novel repeatedly until the story felt as familiar as the story of his own life<p>Andrew Davies, the screenwriter, has told how he "took the kitchen scissors and hacked War and Peace in two" so he was not dominated by the epic novel as he prepared to adapt it for the …

Dresses Made of Words

Norway-based ad agency Kitchen certainly knows how to make us do a double-take! Using that old adage – “sex sells” – they dress up beautiful blond women in transparent gowns, made of nothing but words in different typefaces. Created for fashion magazine Alt for Damene, the dresses' message is …

Muse offers big issues, echoes of Pink Floyd at Staples Center

The journeymen of Muse are masters in the art of subversion. It can be heard in their mingling of message and melody as singer Matt Bellamy urges, "You can revolt!" on the trio's new album, "Drones," within the most disarmingly sunny vocal imaginable.<p>Most of the new album is a lot noisier, and just …

Here Are All The Spoilerish Things You Didn’t See In ‘The Force Awakens’

<b>Warning: The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>Moviegoers came out in droves to watch the highly anticipated latest installment in George Lucas’ universe with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. However, those who attended the film may have left the theater wondering about …

Star Wars

Dancers Among Us, Part II (18 photos)

Now featured on everywhere from NBC to blog and magazines around the world, <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, by photographer Jordan Matter, constantly reaches new heights. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, Matter shoots top NYC dancers in places around the city, including an Apple store, Grand Central …

Your 10 Favorite Vintage Photos of 2015

Vintage

Tasmania’s skyline has been aglow in recent days – with vivid purple and green lights illuminating the horizon – following a huge explosion of magnetic field and plasma from the Sun’s corona. The spectacle, which had initially been threatened by the prospect of dense cloud cover, was so bright it …

Magnetism

Beethoven manuscript auctioned after being discovered in a Connecticut home

A handwritten piece of sheet music by Beethoven has sold for $100,000 (£67,000) at auction after being discovered in Connecticut home. It was bought in November by a German antiques dealer.<p>Professional appraiser Brendan Ryan had visited the home of a woman in the US town of Greenwich when he …

Piano

The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.<p>In the spirit of treating my annual best-of reading lists as a sort of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse, reflecting not aspirational priorities for the new year but what proved most worth …

10 Best Movies of 2015

Apologies for the late appearance of my list of the 10 Best Movies of 2015. I had to wait for the last-minute screening of <i>Star Wars: The Force …

Krysten Ritter Seems Unsure On The Future Of ‘Jessica Jones,’ But Will Netflix Renew?

Upon its release on Netflix in November, the Marvel series <i>Jessica Jones</i> was showered with almost instant praise by fans and critics. No one was more surprised and pleased with the overwhelming positive response than the series’ star, Krysten Ritter. The actress told <i>the Hollywood Reporter</i> how she …

Comics

Mystery of swirling Northern Lights finally solved

Scientists from Japan's Kyoto and Kyushu Universities have identified the cause of auroral surges, the dancing polar lights that have endured as one …

Jimmy Carter's grandson dies suddenly at age 28

A grandson of former President Jimmy Carter died suddenly at a Georgia hospital early Sunday.<p>The 39th president confirmed the family tragedy at the same Sunday school class where two weeks earlier he announced that there were no signs of the cancer that had recently been discovered on his brain and …

19th century fort converted into hotel

The view from No Man's Land FortAnna Kunst<p>Some people dream of getting married in a castle. For everyone else, there's No Man's Land Fort off the coast of southern England.<p>It's not a castle – but it's definitely unique.<p>It's a Victorian-era sea fort that's been completely renovated by AmaZing Venues …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' opening blasts away box office records

The Force is definitely strong with Disney's new Star Wars movie.<p>"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" grossed an estimated $238 million for the studio in the US and Canada through Sunday, the biggest opening weekend for a film ever, reports Box Office Mojo. The film, the seventh installment of the Star …

Film Industry

JJ Abrams’s space opera scores $517m, against Jurassic World’s $524.9m, after failing to secure a release in China until 9 January<p>Disney’s failure to secure a timely release for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in China saw the latest instalment of the space saga fall just short of Jurassic World’s …

Box Office

People Of Papua New Guinea Part 9

US soldiers reportedly arrive in Syria to train Kurds fighting 'Islamic State'

US soldiers have reportedly arrived in northern Syria - the first official deployment of US ground troops in the country. The troops are tasked with …