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Annual Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea

South Korea

Software Now Better Than Humans At Recognizing What You Were Trying To Draw

Here come the Pictionary robots<p>Artifical neural nets have been all over the news in the last few weeks—they dream, nightmare-ify music videos, and now they can beat you in Pictionary.<p>Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London designed their neural network to analyze drawings on varying …

Can Porn Stars Stay Faithful?

When your job is getting paid to have sex, lines become blurred between the professional and the personal. And for porn stars, it can be tough to …

Amy Schumer Is More Than Seth Rogen With Boobs In "Trainwreck"

The first female-led Judd Apatow comedy is a rowdy delight, but it does lose some of what makes Schumer Schumer.<p>Within its shaggy embrace, the Judd Apatow comedy empire includes the female friendship saga <i>Bridesmaids</i>, the high school story <i>Freaks and Geeks</i>, Lena Dunham's Brooklyn bildungsroman <i>Girls</i>, …

God is a verb: “Orange Is the New Black” dares to show faith in a positive light

<b>Adrienne C. Moore in "Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix)</b><p>Black Cindy’s season 3 storyline is a rare affirming portrayal of religious conversion on prestige TV<p>Shannon M. Houston<p>July 18, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p><b>Rabbi:</b> <i>What is this for you?</i><p><b>Black Cindy:</b> <i>Honestly? I think I found my people. I was raised in a</i> …

TV

Is Joan Crawford Giving Queen Elizabeth Side-Eye in This Archival Footage?

The tradition of obsessing over Hollywood meeting royalty is hardly a new one. In fact, it’s probably as old as Hollywood itself. Now, thanks to some 1956 archive footage from the U.C.L.A. Film & Television Archive, we can see what happened when <b>Queen Elizabeth</b> met some of the biggest stars of the …

Old vampires add biting humor to 'Shadows'

<b>What We Do In the Shadows</b><p>Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99<p>Available now on VOD.<p>New Zealand comedians Taika Waititi (best-known for helming "Boy") and Jemaine Clement (best-known for "Flight of the Conchords") have re-teamed for this horror mockumentary, writing, directing, producing and starring …

Fatal stabbing in downtown Beirut sparks outrage

The deadly stabbing of a man in broad daylight in one of Beirut’s busiest streets and in front of dozens of bystanders has shaken Lebanese society and raised questions about the perceived culture of impunity in the country.<p>Scores of people took to the streets on Friday evening to protest against …

Human Rights

Zucchini Is a Terrible Pizza Topping! (Unless You Treat It Right)

I love good summer zucchini, but let's face it: It's not the most exciting vegetable in the world. In fact, it's one of the blandest. That's why, whether I'm sautéeing it or grilling it, I always try to hit it with as much heat as possible. There's just no other way to give it a nice, browned …

Zucchini

Our Recent Favorite Recipes from the Test Kitchen

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Here are our recent favorites.</i><p>Zhajiang Noodles with Eggplant by Madame Huang<p>Coconut Spelt Scones with …

How to Add a Website to Your Home Screen

If you have a favorite website you use daily or a personal website you want quick access to, consider adding the website to your Home screen on iPhone. I do this to have quick access to my blog from Home screen. It’s perfect for quickly access a website without needing to open Safari each time. …

Google Play Books for Android gets improved recommendations

Google has updated its Play Books app for Android with some neat changes to the interface as well as a new way to get suggestions for what to read next.<p>The revamped Read Now screen displays your recently read books in a horizontal carousel, along with progress bars to indicate how much you’ve read. …

11 Recipes That Make Preserved Lemons Worth Buying

Love preserved lemons but aren't sure how to use them? Let these 11 recipes lead the way.<p><b>Preserved lemons are essential to North African kitchens</b>, where they're used to add brightness, salt, and depth to tagines and stews, dressings and sauces, and countless other dishes. But they can also inspire …

Saudi Arabia arrests hundreds of suspected ISIL members

Saudi Arabia has arrested 431 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) cells, and thwarted suicide attacks on mosques, security forces and a diplomatic mission, the interior ministry has said.<p>In a statement on Saturday carried on the official state news agency, …