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How America Engages with the Arts

Facebook Admits To Monitoring Messenger App Conversations It’s best to assume that nothing you do on the internet is private.<p>Culture<p>Will LeBron James …

The Arts

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

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Shotgun Victim Who Spent 15 Years Behind Mask Gets Face Transplant, Models For GQ

<b>Richard Norris</b> was just 22 years old when a shotgun accident left him horribly disfigured, with half his face blown off.<p>The 39-year-old underwent an …

Five albums to try this week: La Roux, Common, Woman's Hour and more

Yes’s near-twee return and Common’s 10th rap album are among new releases worth listening to this week<p>Yes – Heaven and Earth (Frontiers)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: Well, Yes are a pretty big deal in the prog-rock world. Although the band have gone through what feels like hundreds of line-up changes over …

‘Lady Things’: Surreal Portraits of Femininity

For <i>Lady Things</i>, Toronto-based photographer Robyn Cumming creates surreal portraits of femininity, replacing the heads and faces of her female …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

R&B Divas: LA Claudette Ortiz & Michel'le Dish On Season 2 Premiere (Watch)

EUR Exclusive: R&B Divas: LA Claudette Ortiz & Michel’le Dish On Season 2 Premiere (Watch)<p>FahniaThomasJuly 19, 2014<p>*This past Wednesday, “<b>R&B Divas:</b> …

Why do we have blood types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t know what blood groups like O, A and B are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was …

Medical Research

Thief Takes Doughnuts at Knifepoint

A new Krispy Kreme outlet in Adelaide, Australia, has proven to be a hit. Customers queued up days before the doors opened, and still wait in line …

LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian Are IN LOVE OK? Slam ‘Mouthpiece’ Brandi Glanville

Be left in no doubt, <b>LeAnn Rimes</b> and <b>Eddie Cibrian</b> just LOVE LOVE LOVE each other…..OK?!!<p>Now, take a guess at who they DON’T love? Hmmmm…. tough one…. …

Nelson Mandela Day—Madiba’s Greatest Quotes In Honor Of 96th Birthday

When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both. Some say that has now been achieved. But I know …

Return To Amish—Where Is Everyone Now?

<i>Return to Amish</i> has it's reunion special coming up - and the men and women of the show have PLENTY to say.<p>Hosted by <b>Michelle Beadle</b>, we get to see …

Woman's Double Tragedy—Family On BOTH Malaysian Air MH17 And MH370

An Australian woman has suffered an unbelievable double tragedy after losing family members on both Malaysian Airlines MH17 and MH370.<p>According to …

Alexandra Shipp will now play Aaliyah in Lifetime biopic

One actress left, but another is now on board to portray the life of Aaliyah, who was a chart-topping singer and budding actress when her life was cut short in a plane crash at age 22 in 2001. On Friday, talk show host Wendy Williams, who is one of the executive producers of a Lifetime original …

Scott Disick hospitalized for alcohol poisoning, report says

Scott Disick‘s hard-partying ways got so out of hand one night last month that he had to be hospitalized for alcohol poisoning, the New York Post reports.<p>The father of Kourtney Kardashian‘s two children got so drunk while at 1Oak’s Southampton location on June 22, he told buddies he thought he …

New Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of Yves Saint Laurent

A fragile genius once described as having been “born with a nervous breakdown,” Yves Saint Laurent who died of brain cancer in 2008 at 71, …

Jason Biggs Apologizes for 'Poor Taste' Tweet About Malaysian Plane Crash

Jason Biggs is saying he’s sorry – yet again – for a Tweet he intended to be humorous and posted after Thursday’s Malaysian Airlines tragedy that …

Lifetime finds new star for Aaliyah biopic

Actress Alexandra Shipp will portray the late singer Aaliyah in Lifetime's TV biopic.<p><b>(EW)</b> -- Lifetime has found its replacement for Zendaya Coleman.<p>Alexandra Shipp will play late R&B singer Aaliyah in Lifetime's upcoming biopic "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" (working title), EW has confirmed.<p>The …

Beyonce Fashion Exhibit Coming to Rock and Roll Hall Museum

Singer's 2013 Super Bowl skirt and "Single Ladies" leotard will be featured in Legends of Rock section<p>The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum …

Lawyer: Unclear where Casey Kasem's body is

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has granted Casey Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from cremating his remains, but it's unclear where those remains are or whether they've already been disposed of.<p>A lawyer for Kasem's daughter Kerri Kasem said Friday that …

Alexandra Shipp will replace Zendaya in Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic

Lifetime has found its replacement for Zendaya Coleman.<p>Alexandra Shipp will play late R&B singer Aaliyah in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic <i>Aaliyah: The</i> …

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You're A Woman, I'm A Machine

Self-help for the "working woman" isn't helping.<p>Judging by the "self-help" offered to working women, we are, as a category, case studies in failure. The history of such books and articles dates back to at least 1873, when Harvard professor Edward Clarke warned that a college education would make a …

Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Is Dead At 89

The celebrated actress and singer, who in recent years became known for her recurring role on the NBC comedy 30 Rock, died at her Michigan home on Thursday.