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Missy Elliott returns to form with 'WTF (Where They From)'

Missy Elliott is back — and no, your eyes aren't misleading you, she's really back.<p>To say the return of hip-hop's most innovative, eccentric voice was highly anticipated doesn't do service to the emotions in play after Elliott dropped her new video, "WTF (Where They From)," early Thursday …

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Audiences for Broadway’s Misery Get No Ice in Their Drinks Because It’s Too Loud

And the war on noise continues.<p>If you’re looking to see <b>Bruce Willis</b> and <b>Laurie Metcalf</b> in <b>Stephen King</b>’s <i>Misery</i> on Broadway this season, try thinking cold thoughts. That’s the only way your beverages are going to get cooled down since the theater won’t serve ice in its drinks because it makes too much …

How Salt Lake City’s Quirky Liquor Laws Lead to Unique Cocktail Menus

Why would the owner of a popular restaurant that made the 2012 <i>Bon Appetit</i> Top 50 decide to close it just a year-and-a-half later? In the case of Ryan Lowder and Plum Alley, the answer lies in three familiar words: location, location, location. No, not the actual spot — a prominent corner next to …

'Back to the Future' bundle has a lot to say about the not-too-distant past

<b>Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures</b><p>Universal, $88.88; Blu-ray, $99.88<p>Given that 2015 is "the future" in Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale's blockbuster sequel "Back to the Future Part II," there's been a lot of talk this year about what the film got right and wrong about the world of today. But …

Police release suspect sketches in stabbing of train hero Spencer Stone

The Sacramento Police Department released sketches Saturday of two suspects in the stabbing of the U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a terror attack aboard a European train.<p>Police said the sketches depict what the suspects are believed to look like and are based on witness accounts of …

Saudi officials: Over 700 dead in hajj pilgrimage stampede

At least 717 people were killed and more than 850 injured in a stampede Thursday outside Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage, Saudi officials said.<p>It was the deadliest incident to strike the event in more than two decades, and it comes less than two weeks after a crane collapse at Mecca's Grand …

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Ted Cruz booed on Stephen Colbert

CBS<p>The crowd on "The Late Show" did not like Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) answer to a question about gay marriage.<p>In an episode of the Stephen Colbert-hosted show on Monday, Stephen Colbert confronted Cruz about his opposition to the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. Cruz maintained that …

When you or your partner are most likely to cheat

<b>(IVY PHOTOS via Shutterstock)</b><p>New psychological research suggests that as our relationships unravel, we tend to grow more deceitful<p>Daniel Yudkin<p>September 16, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Life, for better or worse, is full of endings. We finish school, …

Seattle real estate ad insults working moms in the worst way

Working moms just can't catch a break. Their co-workers frequently see them as less competent and less dedicated to their jobs, according to …

Real Estate

Ahmed Mohamed Is the Muslim Hero America’s Been Waiting For

Ahmed Mohamed has guts to stand up against the most Islamophobic part of the country.<p>Today a Muslim boy is a hero in America.<p>I surprisingly woke up …

‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Week 1 Review: Can He Be America’s ‘New Liver’?

'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Week 1 Review: Can He Be America's 'New Liver'?<p>With the amount of changeover that’s been happening in late night …

What Do You Say to a Roanoke Truther?

Trolls told Chris Hurst his grief over losing his girlfriend in the murders was a lie. But I’ve known him for years. Maybe, I thought, I could get …

Radio Industry

Philosophers explain the meaning of the Kierkegaard quote that comforts Joe Biden

In an emotional interview with TV host Stephen Colbert, US vice president Joe Biden mentioned that he’d found solace in the writing of Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. He said that his wife, Jill Biden, had taped a Kierkegaard quote to the mirror, which read “Faith sees best in the dark.”<p>The …

Overthinking could be driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

People who suffer from neuroticism – a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts – are extremely tuned in to looking for threats. For that reason, you may expect them to perform well in jobs requiring vigilance: stunt pilots, aviators and bomb defusement. Yet, the evidence …

Game of Thrones Just Played the Perfect Prank on Sneaky On-Set Spies

Winter is coming . . . but not this soon.<p>The more the passionate <i>Game of Thrones</i> audience increases and the mystery around the upcoming off-book season deepens, the more rabid fans hound the poor cast and crew of the HBO series. <b>Kit Harington</b> can’t go anywhere without someone commenting on the length …

TV Series

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Post 9

For the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, I asked seven New York-based National Geographic photographers to share an image of theirs that they considered emblematic of the city post 9/11. I wanted to know if New York had changed, and if so, how it was manifested visually. The …

World Trade Center

'Safe to say I'm finished flying;' British Airways pilot was about to retire

The British Airways pilot at the helm of the flight that suffered a dramatic engine fire in Las Vegas says the Tuesday incident was the first time in his 42-year career that he has been confronted with a life-threatening emergency. And, apparently, it also will be the last time.<p>"It's safe to say …

Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions

<i>Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions.</i><p>1. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a …

Stephen Colbert shamelessly shills for hummus in his first Late Show

Fake Stephen Colbert — that patriotic supporter of the free markets — would love the "real" Stephen Colbert's devotion to capitalism.<p>During his debut …

What did people think about 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'?

Stephen Colbert returned to television on Tuesday, and viewers had #allthefeels.<p>During Colbert's time on Comedy Central, the comedian racked up a fervent fan following for his more satirical, conservative on-screen persona.<p>But audiences were introduced to a whole new Colbert when he took the reins …