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Sure, the Golden Globe Awards ceremony Sunday evening is a pretty coveted invite. But think about what such attendance entails: hours of glam prep, a walk down a red carpet the length of the state of California and seemingly endless proceedings even the most talented comedians cannot fast forward. …

Sony Xperia smartphones to receive 14% price cut in India: Report

Sony will cut prices for their Xperia series smartphones by up to 14% in India.<p>According to a report in <i>DNA</i>, Sony smartphones in the Z, T, C, E and M …

Opinion: When It Comes to the ‘Ansel Adams Act,’ the Devil is in the Details

<i>The world is going to pieces and people like [Ansel] Adams and [Edward] Weston are photographing rocks!</i> <i>— Henri Cartier-Bresson</i><p>What better way to …

NASA Recreates the Iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ Hubble Photo 20 Years Later

On April 1st, 1995, the Hubble Telescope captured a photograph that became one of the most iconic space photos ever captured. Titled, “Pillars of …

Staying away from your iPhone can cause anxiety

Separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users, including poor performance on cognitive tests, a …

Best Performances 2015

The year’s 39 biggest stars step out of historical screen roles and into eccentric characters for W.<p>1/41<p><b>Julianne Moore</b> in Still Alice<br>“In one of my first films, Short Cuts, I am nude from the waist down. I guess it was scary. And challenging. But it’s not as scary as skiing. I only feel brave when …

Fashion in Film

Man Jumps Into Water and Catches His New Camera Drone at the Last Possible Moment

Zwier Spanjer recently purchased a DJI Phantom 2 camera drone and captured the video above on his first day of flying it outdoors. The flight didn’t …

Union opposes Modi govt's FDI in Railways, threatens indefinite strike

<b>Nagpur:</b> The National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) has vehemently opposed the Centre's proposal for FDI in Railways and threatened to go on …

In attempt to clean China's online space, over 3 million pornographic files deleted- Technology News, Firstpost

India

Sri Lanka: Maithripala's win is good news for India, but we shouldn't celebrate yet - Firstpost

Prima facie, the stunning and unexpected defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa at the hands of his former cabinet colleague-turned-detractor Maithripala …

Asia

The Best (of the Best) Red Carpet Looks of 2014

From Lupita Nyong’o’s red Ralph Lauren gown to Gigi and Bella Hadid’s coordinating Calvin Klein ensembles, here are the best looks of the year.

Search teams lift tail of crashed AirAsia plane from seabed

<b>Jakarta/Singapore:</b> Rescuers today lifted the tail of the AirAsia jet from the Java Sea using balloons and a crane, nearly two weeks after the plane …

The Horror and the Glory

In the small lobby of Blumhouse, Jason Blum’s multimedia production company, which specializes in minuscule-budget, big-concept, director-driven horror films, there is a wall-size painting hanging behind the two receptionists, done in the exaggerated comic book style of Roy Lichtenstein. …

Is India ready to face another bout of global recession? World Bank report explains all - Firstpost

What if the world economy were to go into another bout of recession? How prepared is India to face it? Does it have the elbow room to again go in for …

Economics

Chart: The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People Throughout History

How does your daily schedule compare to the 24-hour routines of some of the most famous creative individuals throughout history? Podio created the …

7 Brand New Gadgets for Food Lovers

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, officially kicked off today in Las Vegas. For tech geeks, this is their Super Bowl. The show is simply massive, …

Transforming Ordinary Office Employees into Super Athletes Without Photoshop Trickery

They may look like fitness models, but they aren’t.<p>They’re everyday people — office workers, programmers and mothers who took the chance to try …

Indian economy on the right track, FY17 growth seen at 7%: Macquarie - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi</b>: The Indian economy is moving on the right track with efforts to fast track reforms, raising prospects of pick up in growth from 5.4 …

India

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

Intel Corporation

Oldham owner confirms Ched Evans will be signed before end of week

• Owner Simon Corney: ‘We believe he has served his time’ • Shadow sports minister calls on FA to block signing • Sponsor severs ties in protest over convicted rapist • Marina Hyde: Evans case shows the law is an ass<p>The owner of Oldham Athletic, Simon Corney, believes there is an “80% chance” his …

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Clean Getaway

10 resort season pieces to pack for a mid-winter escape.<p><b>The Inspiration:</b> “L’Après-Midi.” Photo by Claudia Knoepfel and Stefan Indlekofer, styled by Alex White; W Magazine June 2009.

The 9 Best Ideas From CES 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brings tens of thousands of new products to our shelves. Here are the nine you actually need to know about.<p>You won’t find a journalist alive who covers the annual Consumer Electronics Show and doesn’t find it a miserable experience. You’re basically trapped in the …

Qatar Airways eager to buy 49% stake in IndiGo, not keen on SpiceJet, GoAir

<b>Doha:</b> Qatar Airways is keen to buy equity in IndiGo if the Indian carrier offers 49 percent stake to it, a<br>top official has said as he sought the …

India

Urban Exploration Photographer Finds a Stash of Cash in an Abandoned House

What would you do if you came across a fat stack of cash while doing urban exploration photography? That’s what happened to Dave of Freaktography …

Urban Exploration

Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Tao Liu Has an Eye for Peculiar Moments

Up until recently, Tao Liu was just an unknown water meter reader in China with an interest in photography. Then people started noticing his clever …

China

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

10 of 2015's Most Highly Anticipated Albums

With 2014 officially over, it is time to start looking forward at what we can expect from this coming year. There are plenty of big names planning on releasing albums we can all expect to be rather large, and a handful of newer stars that have a lot to prove with upcoming works. Here are ten albums …

New Music

Oppo R5 Review: Beautiful, but no one needs a phone this thin

Before the fight for the biggest screen size, prior to the battle for the best specs or camera, there was the one great, very volatile feature phone manufacturers warred over: thinness. The R5 is Oppo’s 4.85mm stab at making the world’s skinniest phone – so thin they couldn’t fit a headphone …

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here are 40 things to …