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Book Review: William Shakespeare's Star Wars The Phantom of Menace

<i>William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part The First</i> <b><br>Hardcover | Kindle Edition<br>Written by Ian Doescher<br>Illustrations by Nicolas</b> …

William Shakespeare

Casting Net: Ian McKellen joins 'Beauty and the Beast,' Eddie Redmayne eyed for 'Harry Potter' spinoff

Disney has cast the stately, sophisticated <b>Ian McKellen</b> to play the worrywart, tattletale clock Cogsworth, in its live-action remake of <i>Beauty and the</i> …

Movies

The Biggest Myths about Therapy - Part 2

<b>Myth: Therapy is supposed to help you feel happy all the time.</b><p><b>Fact:</b> “To me, that’s impossible. My goal is to help people deal with the painful …

Best mobile games of March 2015 (pictures)

Letter: Terry Pratchett at the Discworld conventions

In 1987 I read my first fantasy novel, Equal Rites, laughing a lot, and went on to order the first two Discworld books, as they did not appear on bookshop shelves. I’d never heard of Terry Pratchett, he didn’t appear in the fiction charts, and no-one I knew read him, so I wrote to him via his …

9. She Was Nearly A Ballerina

At the early age of 5, Hepburn was already taking ballet lessons. Her slight frame as a youngster gave her the effortless grace that she would later …

Teen's Exquisite Instagram Account Will Give You Serious Book Envy

All it takes is one look at Emily Ables’ Instagram account to know she has a thing for books. She also happens to have more than 50,000 followers.<p>On her @blueeyedbiblio account, the 18-year-old posts lovely photos of books she’s read and what she’s #currentlyreading. Her theme is a combination of …

7 Cute Cats Enjoying DIY Projects Their Humans Made For Them

Improve the quality of each of your cat’s nine lives with these ridiculously great crafts & DIY projects. Then stand back and watch your kitty start …

The Saudi Princess and the Multi-Million Dollar Shopping Spree

Saudi princess Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Sudairi reportedly tried to stiff some of Paris’s most exclusive boutiques for $20 million and skip out on a $7 million dollar hotel bill. James Reginato follows her trail.<p>It’s an old gambit—slipping out of a hotel in the dead of night to dodge the …

The Thrill of Vintage Books: Snapshots of Dangerous Women

Vintage is sexy, vintage is cool. Rizzoli New York and its imprint Universe Publishing just brought out <i>Snapshots of Dangerous Women</i> by Peter J. Cohen (with Mia Fineman).<p><i>Snapshots of Dangerous Women</i> is another collection of period pics from estate sales and flea markets, this time presented as a …

Inside Tokyo's Cutest Theme Restaurants and Shops

If there was an award for "cutest city on Earth," it would go to the birthplace of Hello Kitty: Tokyo, Japan. Every time I visit, I discover yet another store or cafe where you can interact with round, big-eyed characters.<p>Last month, my La Carmina travel series filmed at three new attractions in …

What Disney Princesses Would Look Like If They Weren't Thin

If Disney princesses were bigger, they'd look pretty damn good.<p>From Cinderella to Snow White and even the self-empowered Elsa -- every Disney princess has had an unrealistic waist size. The Huffington Post UK decided to change that by reimagining what Disney princesses would look like if they were …

#RealisticYA's funniest tweets expose the banality of adolescence

Young Adult novels have teen heroines saving their school from alien invasions and corrupt governments. The reality, as Twitter users have shown, would be far less interesting<p>Katniss Everdeen, the tough, rebellious star of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series, has little concern for acne or boys: …

Books

21 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Kindle

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The Tears of the Rajas: Mutiny, Money and Marriage in India 1805-1905 by Ferdinand Mount, review: 'powerful and mesmerising'

Miranda Seymour examines a compelling account of 19th-century India, where atrocities were committed on both sides of the divide<p>In June 1857, following a series of seemingly unrelated uprisings by disaffected Indian soldiers in the employ of their British overlords, Cawnpore was still under siege …

The big “f**k buddy” lie: Campus hookups and the dark story of male sexual desire

“These encounters and relationships are sexually asymmetrical. Someone’s often being used, and it’s seldom the boy”<p>What about the sex difference in sex? In a short chapter entitled “The Sexual Superiority of the Female,” Montagu wrote that while “social conditioning plays a considerable role . . . …

How bad was Bad King John?

The ruler who gave us Magna Carta is regarded as a tyrant. But was he wicked or just unlucky?<p>King John was not a good man –<br>He had his little ways.<br>And sometimes no one spoke to him<br>For days and days and days.<p>AA Milne’s nursery rhyme encapsulates our image of King John as a friendless tyrant whose …

The 10 best bad mums in literature

Mother's Day: be grateful for the mother you've got. At least she's not one of these 10 classic mum villains from literature<p><b>CONTAINS SPOILERS</b><p><b>Daisy Buchanan – The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald</b><p>It's easy to forget that Fitzgerald's jazz-age aristocrat is a mother. Daisy's daughter is hardly in …

Literature

The Definitive Listing Of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels

"Mort" or "Reaper Man"? "Pyramids" or "Small Gods"? WHICH IS THE BEST?<p>• <b>Disclaimer:</b> This list will annoy some people, but it's my list, so there. Also, I haven't included the Tiffany Aching novels and the other young-adult books, or a few other oddments such as <i>The Last Hero</i>. The list was long enough …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

30 Interesting Geeky Quotes And Sayings

Geek is a slang term which has different meanings, but the word is usually used for a peculiar and dislikable person, or the one who perceive to be …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Confessions Of A Ramen Master

Taka Igo, executive chef at Santouka, explains why he wouldn’t want to do anything else with his life. Despite the damage to his love-life.<p>While working on her story on the American ramen revolution, <i>Fast Company</i> contributing writer Elizabeth Segran spoke with Taka Igo, executive chef at the …

Food