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The Piano rewatched – re-examining the erotic via sexually charged music lessons

Films about mute piano players embroiled in erotic love triangles never did become a burgeoning genre. Perhaps that’s because it’s virtually impossible to imagine another equalling writer/director Jane Campion’s 1993 magnum opus: an extraordinarily brooding drama that occupies an irrepressible …

The Oscars

Donald Trump Wins South Carolina Primary, Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus

Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders in the Nevada caucus Saturday, while South Carolina gave Trump his second primary win in a row.<p>Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump emerged victorious in their respective contests Saturday, strengthening their positions ahead of Super Tuesday.<p>Clinton defeated Bernie …

Fluidity barre classes are a breeze — for 10 seconds

Fitness classes making use of a wall-mounted ballet barre are seemingly everywhere, mixing and matching dance-inspired stretches and pliés with aerobics and strength training.<p>Fluidity says it stands out from the crowd by offering each client a free-standing workout station with an adjustable-height …

Sanders supporter Grijalva rejects immigration criticism

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Rep. Raul Grijalva said Saturday that Hillary Clinton supporters are only attacking Bernie Sanders on immigration because he has started to challenge Clinton for support among Latino voters.<p>Grijalva's comments came during a conference call …

Government

2 Kidnapped Serbs Among Those Killed in U.S. Strike on ISIS in Libya

Two Serbian embassy staff members kidnapped in Libya were among nearly 50 people killed in U.S. air strikes on an ISIS compound, Serbia's prime minister said Saturday.<p>“We spoke to American services today — it seems they didn’t know that Serbian nationals and other nationals were in the location …

Clinton defeats Sanders in critical Will Ferrell primary

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are scrapping it out for every last supporter here in the final hours before the Nevada caucuses, including, apparently, for the backing of Will Ferrell.<p>Both camps have now laid claim to the …

The Latest: Clinton wins Nevada Democratic caucuses

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential election and two crucial contests Saturday: South Carolina's Republican primary and …

Watch The Weeknd and Lauryn Hill Bring Soul and Spirit to 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon"

The "In The Night" performance you've been waiting for since the Grammys.<p>This past Monday, it was a little disappointing not to see The Weeknd's full Grammy performance as it was intended. All throughout the night, the internet lit up, bummed at the fact Lauryn Hill didn't make her scheduled …

Associated Press Withdraws Winning World Press Photo Entry

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the walls of targeted bars became memorials, where thousands of people spontaneously came together to remember …

Teddybears

Is it worth it? Stretching – exercise review

Free and definitely beneficial after exercise, it’s all too easy to skip this perfect way to improve flexibility and posture<p><b>What is it?</b> That thing you forget to do after exercise.<p><b>How much does it cost?</b> Stretching is free.<p>Related: Is it worth it? Pull-ups – exercise review

Exercise

WATCH: NASA Just Released a Jaw-Dropping 360-Degree Video So You Can Feel Like You're on Mars

Be Matt Damon.<p>If you've ever wondered what it might be like to be inside of a giant crater on Mars, then check out this incredible footage NASA …

Royal Family

America Is In A Proxy War With Itself In Syria

Confusion in the Obama administration’s Syria policy is playing out on the ground as U.S.-backed groups begin battling each other.<p>ISTANBUL — American proxies are now at war with each other in Syria.<p>Officials with Syrian rebel battalions that receive covert backing from one arm of the U.S. …

Your hoverboard is officially unsafe

Your hoverboard is a potential deathtrap.<p>We didn't say it. The US government did.<p>Hoverboards "pose an unreasonable risk of fire" if they don't meet voluntary safety standards, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a letter Thursday to manufacturers, importers and retailers. No …

Hoverboards

Russia takes Turkey to UN over Syria

Russia has called an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss what it describes as the deteriorating situation on the Turkish-Syrian border and Turkey's plans to send troops into Syria.<p>A statement posted on Friday on the foreign ministry's website said Russia intends to submit a draft …

How the Mind Helps Heal the Body

In the last few weeks, I’ve been fascinated to read several interviews with medical writer Jo Marchant. For her new book, <i>Cure: A Journey Into The</i> …

Bernie Sanders criticises Bill Clinton as tensions rise in Democratic race

Vermont senator accuses former president of allowing Wall Street to get too strong, days before critical Nevada caucuses<p>The race for the Democratic presidential nomination became increasingly pointed on Thursday as a spat between Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton enveloped the campaign just before …

Pentagon tells Russian military of U.S. special forces' location in Syria

The Pentagon has told the Kremlin where about 50 U.S. special operations forces are working in northeast Syria to ensure they don't come under Russian attack, a U.S. commander said Thursday.<p>The disclosure by Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., commander of air operations against<p>Islamic State in Iraq and …

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has loomed large in our collective imagination. Now, thanks to a video released by NASA, we can add a new bit of heat to Mars fever -- the idea that we …

Space Travel

David Cameron's EU deal: what he wanted and what he got

<b>Emergency brake</b><p><b>What Cameron wanted</b>: A four-year freeze on in-work benefits for EU citizens working in the UK. Ahead of the summit, David Cameron made a crucial concession that the changes would not apply to EU workers already in Britain, only to new arrivals.<p>This left one problem to solve at the …

Pluto's Moon Charon May Have Ruptured From Within

Massive chasms on the dwarf planet's largest moon explained<p>When the New Horizons spacecraft returned the first closeup pictures of Pluto's moon Charon last year, scientists were surprised to see a huge chasm gouging across the moon's middle. Now they have a good guess as to what caused it: Charon …

The Latest: Kerry remains hopeful on Syria peace talks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the civil war in Syria (all times local):<p>10 p.m.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he remains hopeful about a ceasefire and peace talks for Syria, even though the talks to help resolve the nearly 5-year-old civil war that has killed 250,000 people will not …

Middle East

Scientists have discovered a mysterious boiling river in the Amazon rainforest

According to legend, Spanish conquistadors foolishly ventured into the rainforest in search of gold, and the few men that returned told stories of poisoned water, man-eating snakes, and a river that boiled from below.<p>For Peruvian geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo, the myth had fascinated him since …

Beautiful Photos of Palestine's Hidden Past and Uncertain Future

The photographer James Morris captured the remains of villages destroyed in the 1948 Palestine War, some of which had, until now, been completely erased from history.<p>British photographer James Morris's book, <i>Time and Remains of Palestine</i>, published by Kehrer Verlag and out this March, offers an …

Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight, Says Science

The best way to fight night cheese pounds? Night wine.<p>File this under <i>too good to be true</i>: Two recent studies suggest that drinking wine could help …

Washington State

'When People Can See Time': Photographer Captures Day, Night In One Image

Of all of the arts, photography may be the discipline most accustomed to the nudge of technology, and photographer and artist Stephen Wilkes fully embraces the challenge. His latest project, "Day to Night," takes on the idea of showcasing, in one composite still image, the transformation of a place …

National Parks

15 Intimate Photos of Couples That Prove True Love Exists

Talk about #RelationshipGoals.<p>In a world of half-night stands and Netflix and chill, photographer Natalia Mindru Photomicona wanted to prove that beautiful love stories still exist. Her ongoing photo series, "Iubiri Urbane" or "Urban Love," features portraits of couples that Mindru never met before …

Warren Richardson wins World Press Photo of the Year 2015 - Canon Professional Network

<b>Australian freelance photojournalist Warren Richardson has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2015 for a poignant image of two migrants passing a</b> …

Arctic Circle

moma are launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, we have all the equipment in the palms, but beyond the Instagram …

An astronaut can't believe this VR space game is so good

Astronaut Charlie Duke strapped on an Oculus Rift headset last year and launched on a virtual Moon mission for the "Apollo 11 VR Experience" — an educational experience that just won the award for Best Interactive Story at the 2016 Vision Summit.<p>"That's fantastic. Wow," Duke said. "That's really …

Here's Your First Look At NASA's New Bleeding-Edge X-Plane

NASA just unveiled a model of a green commercial airliner, the first in its new suite of experimental aircraft.<p>Last December, NASA received an enormous cash boost for 2016—bringing their funding to well over 19 billion dollars. Shortly after, the administration announced it was ready to cash in …

Aviation