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In search of the starfish killer: the quest to save the original keystone species

Starfish are dissolving up and down the West Coast, and scientists finally think they know why. They hope<p>In June 2013, Steven Fradkin stumbled upon a grisly scene at Starfish Point in Washington, northwest of Seattle. About one in four of the park’s namesake animals were contorted and covered in …

Please, don't call: London's best 'no-reservations' restaurants

The year in TV: How two young, raunchy comedies reinvented the small-screen love story

<b>Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer in "Broad City"; Chris Geere and Aya Cash in "You're the Worst" (Comedy Central/FX)</b><p>“You’re the Worst” and “Broad City,” two of the best shows of 2014, changed the way we think about TV relationships<p>Sonia Saraiya<p>November 20, 2014 11:58pm (UTC)<p><i>This is the first piece in</i> …

Beyoncé Releases New Songs "7/11" and "Ring Off"

Embedded content is unavailable.<p>Beyoncé will release the deluxe edition of last year's self-titled album on November 24. Now, <i>Billboard</i> reports that she's shared "7/11" and "Ring Off", two new songs that will appear on the release. Listen to them above.<p>The <i>Beyoncé Platinum Edition</i> contains a new …

New Singles

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' Movie Review

Go ahead and call foul. The greedy suits have made two movies out of the last book in the bestselling <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy because, well, they can …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part 1

We gave it a <b>B-</b><p>The biggest problem with the new <i>Hunger Games</i> movie is right there in the title: <i>Part 1</i>. <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final installment in Suzanne …

The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Tesla Motors probably shouldn't exist.<p>The last successful American car startup was founded 111 years ago. It's called Ford.<p>Barely a decade old, Tesla is already gigantic and adored. Its market capitalization hovers around $28 billion. Morgan Stanley calls it "the …

Could immigration battle cause a shutdown?

Congressional Republicans are vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to make immigration changes through executive action, but they are struggling with how to do that without triggering another government shutdown.<p>The House and Senate need to pass a measure during the lame duck session to …

North Korea Releases U.S. Citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller

As President Obama leaves for Asia, North Korea releases Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew from prison.<p>United States officials said Saturday morning that two American citizens who were imprisoned in North Korea are on their way home, after secret negotiations that involved U.S. Director of National …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

The Oral History of Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff's 'Parents Just Don't Understand'

An exclusive excerpt from a new book of hip-hop liner notes about the '80s hit that won the first rap Grammy—and made Smith a star.<p><i>Excerpted from Brian Coleman's</i> Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies <i>(Wax Facts Press).</i><p><b>DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince <br>He's The DJ, I'm The</b> …

Music

Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – looking for glaciers that could stand in for the icy wastes of a distant planet in Nolan’s new film, Interstellar. They were on foot, the terrain proving inaccessible by car through freezing rain. The …

Man and Uber Man

Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. His enemies include the taxi industry, regulators around the world, his rivals, and even, on occasion, his customers.<p>Every now and then, when he’s …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

First time Montréal: what to do in the City of Saints

Bold, brazen and beautiful, Montréal is a tantalizing tale of two worlds: new-world energy and excitement meets old-world glamour and grace. Take in the best of both while sipping a creamy <i>café au lait</i> on a Parisian-style sidewalk <i>terrasse</i>. <i>Canadienne</i> to the core, with its pristine urban streets and …

France

Amy Poehler's 10 funniest clips

To celebrate the release of Amy Poehler's first book, Yes, Please, here are a selection of the Parks and Recreation star's funniest sketches, speeches and quotes<p>This week, the US <b>comedy</b> star <b>Amy Poehler</b> publishes her first <b>book</b>, Yes, Please. Part autobiography, part self-help book, Yes, Please …

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How Aasif Mandvi Became “The Jihadist of Irony” for The Daily Show

<i>In his memoir,</i> No Land’s Man, <i>now available for pre-order and on sale November 4, Aasif Mandvi recounts his life growing up in an industrial English town, moving to Florida with his family as a teenager, and making his way as an actor in New York City. As a self-described</i> …

Book Review: Amy Poehler’s delightful debut book is a group effort

The path to Amy Poehler’s first book, <i>Yes Please</i>, seemingly runs through a memorable cameo in Tina Fey’s 2011 autobiography, <i>Bossypants</i>. Amid the …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

9 Restaurants to Visit the Next Time You’re in Paris

Creative director and man-about-town @aguynamedpatrick shares Paris restaurant recommendations.

France

The Truth About Home Cooking

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'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America

Several years ago, Stanford historian Allyson Hobbs was talking with a favorite aunt, who was also the family storyteller. Hobbs learned that she had a distant cousin whom she'd never met nor heard of.<p>Which is exactly the way the cousin wanted it.<p>Hobbs' cousin had been living as white, far away in …

My top 10 unfinishable novels

Nick Hornby has told an audience that they shouldn’t be scared to abandon a novel if it proves tough going. John Sutherland picks the 10 books that have convinced him not to turn the page<p>Nick Hornby has got himself some easy headlines by telling punters at the Cheltenham LitFest that they should …

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

VOGUE HOMMES CULTURE<p><b>With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an</b> …

Architecture

Why Technology Isn’t Truly Wearable

For a week, I wore all the fashionable technology I could get my hands on. But it only made fashion and technology seem farther apart.<p>Before I preview the biometric compression shirt that Ralph Lauren designed for U.S. Open ball boys, I’m served a wineglass of blueberry smoothie in a room lined …