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11-Year-Old Mensa Member Gabe Eggerling on Life as an Actor and Philanthropist

Actor & Kid Philanthropist Gabe Eggerling stars as Bailey Burke in Amazon's new pilot series The Kicks. Photo by Lesley Bryce.<p>Gabe Eggerling is not your average kid. He's an actor who makes philanthropic contributions. He will soon lend his voice to Disney Channel's Sofia the First in the two-part …

Action Hero

Hiroshima: They told me to paint my story | Japan

For someone who has spent so much of his life withholding traumatic memories, it is extraordinary how Keigo Miyagawa is now letting them flow forth.<p>He talks with a matter-of-fact power of his experiences 70 years ago: A 19-year-old living through the daily torment that was Hiroshima after the …

Japan

Are these the greatest books by women you’ll never read?

Given the relative critical neglect suffered by the published writings of women, it’s no surprise that in a new book about ‘unpublished masterpieces’, few of the “lost” literary works featured are by women. But it is still astonishing that, of 78 texts discussed by Bernard Richards and others in …

Literature

Artists known for using DEAD BABIES and human fat in their creations have unveiled shockingly realistic fallen angel installation

• <b>Artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are famous for their controversial artwork</b>• <b><br>They use unusual materials for art including baby cadavers and human</b> …

Art

Architecture students build Paper Brick pavilion out of 15,775 recycled paper cups

1/6<p>paper brick pavilion<p>A sprawling paper cup pavilion for World Environment Day popped up in the popular Tuğlalı Park in Tekirdağ, Turkey last month. …

Architecture

In Defence of Ayn Rand, Monster Under the Progressive Bed

The posthumous release of a new novel by Ayn Rand has sparked familiar—and tired—liberal criticisms of Objectivism's grande dame.<p>Liberals are constantly begging for more female authors and female lead characters in literature, but one woman author and philosopher remains stubbornly absent from …