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How real books have trumped ebooks

The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished<p>Books have always had a fetishistic quality to them, with their dusty secretiveness. Now, though, it feels like we’re living through a special moment in the …

Books

Holographic Hair Trend Has Women Adding Metallic Shine to Ordinary Locks

If 2016 and 2017 have taught us anything, it’s that our coifs double as unexpected canvases for amazing hair art. One of the latest in creative hair trends is being called <i>holographic hair</i>. Using a blonde base and unconventional coloring, women are dyeing their strands with multifaceted metallic and …

Happy animal parents show off their babies

Animals feel happiness (and maybe even pride) in their new offspring.<p>When animals have babies, we often ascribe human feelings to what they're likely …

Cute

A Guide to This Spring’s Most Exciting Movies

<i>Though they arrive between the red carpet onslaught of Oscar films and the thunderous rolling out of the big summer blockbusters, a flurry of new spring film releases feel worthy of their own fanfare. Which is why we've asked Vogue’s intrepid film critic John Powers to step in and show us all of</i> …

Everything You Need To Know About The Gods Of "American Gods"

This show is already so magical.

TV

People Think The Beast From "Beauty And The Beast" Is Hotter Than The Prince

Ready for Beast Mode, tbh.

27 Hilarious Photos That Will Make You Shout, "I LOVE DOGS, I LOVE THEM SO MUCH"

Oh, dogs. You beautiful, beautiful souls.

Beauty and the Beast: 5 ways the live-action remake improves on the original

Beauty and the Beast is a hilarious — and odd — love letter to its biggest fans<p>Despite how it’s been sold, Disney’s live-action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> remake isn’t trying to be a shot-for-shot replica of the animated original. And it’s so much better as a result.<p>The original 1991 film is an animated …

18 Sweet Doggos Who Are The Best Car Passengers Ever

If only all car rides were this cute.

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

Love Stories

I've Spent 10 Years Helping People Lose Weight… Here Are My Best Tips

For 10 years, I’ve been the force behind MyBodyTutor.com, which simplifies the weight-loss process into practical, sustainable behaviors that help …

Adorable Dog Insists on Hugging Strangers During Her Daily Walks

Loving and loyal, dogs are man’s best friend for a reason. Though most canines show affection for humans with tail wags and lots of licks, Louboutina (Loubie for short), an adorable golden retriever, communicates her love through cuddly hugs.<p>The darling dog loves to embrace her owner, Cesar …

Pets

Is There Anything That Can Help My Dog Live Longer Too?

To Herb Krohn, a railroad worker in Seattle, no living creatures are more precious than his four dogs. “From the day you get your dog, you worry …

Pets

‘Planet Earth II’ Producers Reveal 6 Sneaky Ways They Filmed Their Animal Stars

The stunning nature docuseries sequel featuring leopards, penguins, sloths and more will be simulcast on AMC, Sundance and BBC America.<p>It’s been a …

Nature

HELP: Is This F#%*!&g Adorable Animal A Bear Or A Dog?

Either way, it's the cutest thing I've ever seen.

9 overrated classics and what you should read instead

I still have nightmares about trying to read "Moby Dick" for a college literature class. Seriously, that book is my great whale.<p>Despite many (many!) attempts to read it, I still haven't been able to get through it all. Consequently, I believe it is one of the most overrated classic books I have …

Literature

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

The international Underwater Photographer of the Year photo contest has announced its winners for the 2017 edition. The winning photo (shown above) …

American Horror Story Season 7 Is About the 2016 Election. Seriously

Donald Trump may be a character, according to creator Ryan Murphy.<p>Rather than keep the theme for the next season of <i>American Horror Story</i> under lock and key, <b>Ryan Murphy</b> has decided to gift his fans with a belated Valentine’s Day treat. Appearing on Bravo’s <i>Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen</i> …

Donald Trump

Disney has 22 live-action movies of its animated classics planned — here they all are

Disney is bringing even more animated classics back to life!<p>From fairy tales like "Snow White" to classics such as "The Lion King," Disney's live-action list continues to grow with more than a dozen in the works.<p>Some of the movies are complete remakes of their animated counterparts, while others …

Walt Disney Company

Game of Thrones: 10 Sexy Scenes to Heat Up Your Valentine's Day

Some years, Valentine’s Day is all about heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and long-stemmed roses by the dozen. This year, at least here at TVLine, …

TV Series

Why Keanu Reeves is a perfect action star

Not all films understand how to utilize the actor’s inherent blankness. Those that do benefit greatly.<p>It’s hard to imagine the <i>John Wick</i> movies without Keanu Reeves. The franchise, perhaps the best thing to happen to action cinema this decade, is built on scene after scene of exquisitely …

Construction

Bet you never thought you'd see Keanu Reeves ask Jamie Dornan about 'Fifty Shades' sex scenes

Here's one to check off your bucket list: watching Keanu Reeves, Whoopi Goldberg and Jamie Dornan discuss the finer points of sex scenes on <i>The Graham</i> …

Abused on Indian streets, desi dogs are finding loving homes in the West

The canine migration began 12 years ago, when a Canadian schoolteacher rescued a pup from being thrown off a cliff by a group of boys.<p>For over ten …

Luckily Someone Made You a Beauty and the Beast Parody Starring Lord Voldemort and Emma Watson

In a delightful twist on a tale as old as time, internet geniuses have created a mashup of the new <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> live-action movie trailer, …

Movies

Look at These Monumental Waves Captured by Nature Photographer Warren Keelan

Australian nature photographer Warren Keelan lives on the South Coast of New South Wales and has always been fascinated by the ocean and its …

Adorable orphaned dik-dik has to be bottled-fed by staff at Chester Zoo

This tiny antelope was left orphaned after its mother died shortly after giving birth at Chester Zoo.<p>The 19-centimetre-tall animal, named Thanos, is now being cared for by zoo staff, who are bottle-feeding him five times a day.<p>Thanos is a Kirk's dik-dik, one of the world's smallest breeds of …

Wildlife

Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer on ‘SNL’ will make you laugh until you cry

Alec Baldwin has won rave reviews all season long for his portrayal of Donald Trump on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, and deservedly so. He was at it again in …

USDA removes animal welfare reports from its website

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement records and other information about the treatment of animals from its website, citing privacy and other laws.<p>Tanya Espinosa, a spokeswoman for USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, …

Mexico City

Family feuds, war and bloodshed – England’s medieval Game of Thrones

England’s first civil war raged for almost 20 years – and outdid <i>Game of Thrones</i> for violence and treachery. Indeed, the 12th-century conflict was so intense it changed the landscape of the nation for decades, according to newly published archaeological research.<p>Fortified villages and churches …

TV Series

This Russian dog groomer’s soothing haircut videos are going viral

We could all use a little soothing right now, and this professional pet groomer knows just the trick. Russian “pet stylist” Mehmet Gunes not only …