Laura Shelton

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Do We Need Another Scientology Movie?

Scientology is easy to hate. It’s most closely associated with the wealthy and Hollywood elite. It was started by a science fiction writer. No one …

Religion

I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

I recently returned from a five-day trip to London with my family. Before booking our flight in March, we'd asked my uncle's travel agent to help us …

Forgotten Europe: 10 Places Where Time Stands Still

If you’ve ever wished you could flip a switch and slow down the world, you’re in luck. “Old Europe” is alive and well in these 10 destinations, all …

9 Fairytale Villages That Will Make You Believe in Magic

America Kicks Ass and So Does Bruce Springsteen

We attended the final night of 'The River' tour, and there's no other way to put it: The Boss demonstrated why he's one of the greatest of all time.<p><i>Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images</i><p>Back in February, I ended up back in my home state because of a death in my family. On the last night of my stay in …

I Mourn The Loss Of Your Baby Too

I hear it in so many ways. “She lost the baby,” they say. Sometimes the father tells us. Sometimes it’s the best friend. She catches important people …

Pregnancy

A photographer has spent 3 years taking pictures of women to see how beauty is defined around the world

Since then, she has visited every continent except for Antarctica and a total of about 50 countries, photographing hundreds of women along the way for her project, dubbed Atlas of Beauty.<p>And she's still going.<p>"More than ever, I think our world needs an Atlas of Beauty to show that diversity is …

Release the secret 9/11 pages

In 2002, two years before the blockbuster 9/11 Commission Report provoked by the events of that day, a bipartisan congressional task force published an 838-page report on how terrorists attacked America. But the account as released wasn't complete: A 28-page passage that may describe possible Saudi …

Apple sees its revenue decline for the first time in 13 years

What happens when the gravy train slows down?<p>Don't say they didn't warn you. Apple posted a year-over-year decline in revenue today, the first time the company's failed to grow its business in 13 years. It brought in $50.6 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2016, and $10.5 billion in …

Stock Markets

Dad Buys Tampons For Daughter, Makes Whole Thing Awkward Via Text

Young girls understandably freak out a bit when they start having their period, and they freak out even more if they have to turn to their dad for …

Kelvin MacKenzie And The Sun Still Not Forgiven After Hillsborough Inquest Verdict

Sun journalists were also barred from a press conference.<p><b>SEE ALSO: The Sun relegates Hillsborough to page 8, outrage ensues</b><p>Former Liverpool players …

Ten Things You Don't Know about the Lincoln Assassination

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., is one of the most dramatic and famous …

Rachel Roy says it's about bullying, not 'Becky' or Beyonce

Rachel Roy says she's not<p>Beyonce's "Becky" -- but she isn't explaining that SundayInstagrampost where she echoed Queen B's new "Sorry" lyric about "Becky with the good hair," ostensibly a reference to Jay Z's alleged woman on the side.<p>"Good hair don't care, but we will take good lighting, for …

Urban Culture

Just How Old Is C-Section Birth?

An 18th-century Hungarian woman made history this week—her mummified remains preserve the earliest direct evidence of C-section. Sadly, neither she …

Why is Melissa McCarthy, one of the most successful comedy stars, slumming it in a middling sitcom?

If Melissa McCarthy isn’t the top big screen comedian at the moment, she’s certainly in the conversation.Ever since her breakout role in 2011’s …

TV

How Generational Categories Whitewash American History

One of the websites I work for recently sent me a new assignment: an article titled, "The Worst Things About Baby Boomers." Whoever pitched this piece of click bait clearly envisioned attracting millennial readers by rebutting all the critiques that boomers typically make about millennials -- we're …

No, Aunt Becky From 'Full House' Is Not 'Becky With the Good Hair'

Everyone is talking about Beyonce's explosive visual album "Lemonade," and what seems to be pretty damning evidence that the songstress's husband, Jay-Z, has cheated on her in the past. But while members of the Beyhive have been swarming lots of potential paramour suspects on social media …

San Francisco

30 Years After Chernobyl, This VR Project Brings You Inside The Disaster

Thirty years ago today, one of the worst environmental disasters in history shocked people worldwide: the explosion of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine.<p>The resulting cloud of radiation spread to Western Europe, and permanently poisoned the area around the plant, which was soon …

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here's what you have to look forward to

In addition to an ambitious movie plan announced last fall, the studio has called dibs on a few more weekends with untitled projects, including more fairy-tale adventures.<p>With the recent enormous success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the even more surprising staying power of "Zootopia" and …

Movies

Bachelor in Paradise Season 2 Episode 2 Recap

It's week two of <i>Bachelor in Paradise</i>, and everyone is starting to lose it a little—likely because they've been denied air conditioning for more than a week straight at this point. (Note Evil Joe using an old rag to mop his face every five seconds.) Let's assess the upshot.<p><b>JOE. JOE. JOE.</b> There were …