Nicole Oliva

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Drug lord 'El Chapo' threatens to sue Netflix over biographical series

Nexflix and Univision have announced a new series based on the notorious leader of the Sinaloa cartel. But his lawyers said he would sue if the …

Biographies

Lena Dunham Talks to Jane Fonda About Feminism, Hollywood Sexism and Dangerous Women

As <i>Girls</i> heads into its fifth -- and penultimate -- season, it's hard to believe that the show's creator and star, Lena Dunham, has only been on our screens for four years (six if you count the release of her beloved indie film, <i>Tiny Furniture</i>). From wonderfully capturing post-recession Millennial …

Feminism

Mindfulness training cools inflammation

There’s evidence that mindfulness meditation can improve how we age and even fight disease. Yet, little is known about the brain changes behind the …

Mindfulness

So You Want To Eat Snow. Is It Safe? We Asked Scientists

<i>Editor's note: A version of this post first appeared in January 2015.</i><p>Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill.<p>As for me, I like to …

McGill University

Blizzard 2016 Barrels Up East Coast With Deadly Force

A killer snowstorm that paralyzed parts of the South then swept into the nation's capital turned its sights on greater New York City early Saturday, packing gale-force winds, heavy snow and coastal flooding.<p>By the time the storm moves out Sunday, one in seven Americans could be under at least half …

Golden Globes 2016: 10 things we learned

The red carpet has been rolled, the tears shed and even the afterparties are coming to a close. So what lessons can we take from Hollywood’s second most gilded evening?<p>DiCaprio won the best actor prize for The Revenant, and won the inclusivity award by dedicating it to “all the first nation’s …

Golden Globes

Mexico says Sean Penn meeting was 'essential' to finding kingpin Chapo

LOS MOCHIS, Mexico (Reuters) - A secret meeting that Hollywood star Sean Penn held with the world’s most-wanted drug boss, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, in pursuit of a magazine article was essential to finding the fugitive, Mexico’s Attorney General said on Monday.<p>Guzman, infamous head of the Sinaloa …

Mexico

David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little …

5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kickstarter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was letting vendors of any size accept payment with a swipe of a card on a mobile …

Remote Controls

The clothing brands that cool teen girls love have one thing in common

Goldman Sachs and Teen Vogue picked out young women ages 13-29 that they defined as fashion forward (or "It Girls"), and polled these select girls to find out which brands they love the most.<p>What these fashion-forward young people select to be "cool" is also indicative of trends in the retail …

How Patrice Washington rebuilt her life after $2 million of debt

It’s a new year, and a new chance to get your finances in order. Here, 34-year-old Patrice Washington, an Atlanta-based personal-finance expert and …

Personal Finance

Google’s New Logo Is Its Biggest Update In 16 Years

Google has a new logo that ditches the old serif look, and reacts to you in all contexts.<p>You will very soon notice that Google has a new logo that’s sleeker, brighter, and for the first time, animated. And then, you probably won’t notice it at all.<p>It’s been a long time since the Google we know has …

Graphic Design

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Gemini (feat. George Maple)

The colourful world of Sonia Delaunay

The abstract artist's first ever British retrospective paints her as a key player in the history of creation – about time too, says Lucy Davies<p>Sonia Terk was 22 years old and already an established artist when she met the aristocratic painter Robert Delaunay in 1907.<p>Within a year of arriving in …

Art

Is Philanthropy Bad for Democracy?

Progressives are hypersensitive to way the big money in politics perpetuates advantage and inequality, but seem blind to the dangers posed by largely unaccountable donors.<p>Though this is not the way I would usually describe my career, one way of looking at it is that I spent my first 20 working …

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

Grief and Robin Williams

As I write this, almost exactly forty-eight hours after the first reports broke, there has been an unprecedented outpouring of tributes, essays, …