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Fans react to Tony Stewart not racing at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — The disappointment on Robert Campbell's face was detectable Sunday morning at Watkins Glen International.<p>The Bath, N.Y., resident is a big Tony Stewart fan, and he looked forward to seeing the driver compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series' Cheez-It 355 at the Glen.<p>Stewart, …

Beyonce to be honored and perform at MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pop star Beyonce, currently on a U.S. tour with rapper husband Jay Z, will receive a special award and perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month, the cable TV network said on Thursday,<p>Beyonce performs "Drunk In Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, …

How Do You Spot a Narcissist? Just Ask

Narcissus got a bad rap. Sure, the guy was self-absorbed—what with all that staring at his own reflection in a stream. But once he fell in and …

Psychology

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds</b> …

The Last of Us: Remastered Review

Last, but not least<p>Let's just cut to the chase, shall we? I'm happy to report that Naughty Dog has successfully brought PlayStation 3's single best …

What Natalia Knows

Natalia Vodianova’s grim Soviet childhood is fashion-world legend by now—if hard to square with the supermodel’s gilded present. Divorced from English aristocrat Justin Portman and living with LVMH scion Antoine Arnault in an elegant Paris apartment, the 32-year-old mother of four might have tried …

United Ups the Smartphone App Game With Passport Scanning Feature

Yesterday United Airlines began offering some passengers on international flights the ability to scan their passports using iPhones and Android …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

30 years later, the first 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' comics still pop

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles haven’t always been green.<p>The <i>TMNT</i> comic’s origin story is as modest as that of the Heroes in a Half Shell …

Katy Perry's "This Is How We Do" Video Is a Pop-Art Spectacular - PAPER

Katy Perry's new video for the <i>Prism</i> standout, "This Is How We Do," is an amazingly campy collection of pop art references, retro fashion statements and summer staples like twerking ice cream cones, a group of sharp men dressed like Pee-Wee Herman and a <i>very</i> important pizza-printed bathing suit -- …

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' are an empty shell

Is there a word that means the opposite of Cowabunga?<p>If so, that's the word for the charmless, dull and derivative new take on the <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> (* 1/2 out four stars; rated PG-13; opening Friday nationwide).<p>Perhaps this version — a blend of live action and motion-capture — will hold …

Remote Control Your Friends With Video App Sup

“It makes what’s on Snapchat look old”. That’s the glowing review one teen gave Sup, a new app that lets you video stream your life to a friend 10-seconds at a time. But the hook is that they tell you what direction to turn or walk, morphing you into a video game they’re playing. Built by the fled …

The Weird Prescience of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Do not look to sewer-dwelling reptilian heroes for depth. Do look to them for a strangely resonant portrait of contemporary attitudes about crime and its causes.<p>The first line of dialogue in the 1990 film <i>Teenage Mutant</i> <i>Ninja Turtles</i> comes from a television news segment. “Much more than just a series …