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I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo: A Charming Illustrated Ode to Courage and Confidence

Courage, Seth Godin reminded us in his spectacular conversation with Debbie Millman about vulnerability, is about “dancing with the fear” — not about making the fear ago away. <i>“Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs,”</i> …

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on How Our Choices Shape the World, Animated

<i>“It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it,”</i> young Hunter S. Thompson wrote in his exquisite letter of advice to a friend. In fact, life — the world — only ever changes when we actively refuse to accept its givens and choose to build new alternatives. But …

Discipline, Quality vs. Quantity, and the Power of Intellectual Elegance: Remembering Massimo Vignelli

<i>“We’re all going from point A to point B — how we get there is the conductor’s problem,”</i> legendary graphic designer Massimo Vignelli (January 10, 1931–May 27, 2014) once said at an event we both attended several years ago. Although Vignelli reached his final point B, after a long illness, he lives …

Maya Angelou on Identity and the Meaning of Life

The light of the world has grown a little dimmer with the loss of the phenomenal <b>Maya Angelou</b> (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014), but her legacy endures as a luminous beacon of strength, courage, and spiritual beauty. Angelou’s timeless wisdom shines with unparalleled light in a 1977 interview by …

A Brief History of the Toilet

<i>“Civilized man has always been outraged by what he sees, or else there would be no civilization,”</i> Norman Mailer once wrote. And, in fact, among the greatest feats of civilization is a technology that has enabled us to get one of humanity’s most primal yet most outrageous sights as far away from us, …

"A Near Perfect Story"--- Review of Diane Awerbuck's Caine Prize Story by Richard Ali

<i>Keeping our promise to bring you reviews of all five stories shortlisted for the Caine Prize, we featured Aaron Bady’s review of Billy Kahora’s story</i> …

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Utah School Photoshopped Girls’ Yearbook Photos to Make them Look More Modest

Utah’s Wasatch High School is drawing international media attention after it was discovered that the school had Photoshopped some of its students’ …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

Picks I Loved, Picks I Questioned from Day 1 of the NFL Draft

With the doors closed on the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, I'll run through the picks that were high on my list along with some that I questioned based on need and fit at the next level.<p><b>Five Picks I Loved</b><p><b>Texans: DE Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina (No. 1)</b><p>There isn’t a prospect in this class …

2014 NFL Draft Grades: Scores for Overall Results, Trades and Team Decisions

After an exhaustive three-day event that featured more than 15 hours of live television coverage, round-the-clock analysis from all annals of the Internet and perhaps the most heartwarming conclusion in the event's history, the 2014 NFL draft concluded Saturday evening.<p>And we all know what that …

Where Does Jarvis Landry Fit into Dolphins' Plans at WR?

After the Miami Dolphins spent over $100 million total on wide receivers Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson in March 2013, no one expected wide receiver to be anywhere near the top of the priority list just 12 months later.<p>Fast forward through the 2014 NFL draft, when the Dolphins used …

4 Draft-Day Moves That Will Shift Balance of Power in the NFL

With the 2014 NFL draft now over, all 32 teams are looking towards finalizing their rosters via training camp, as well as getting prepared for the upcoming season.<p>For some teams, however, the players who were drafted in May aren't just to help make the team better this year. There are some …

Football (U.S.)

Alvaro Saborio injures foot, may have fracture and miss World Cup

Costa Rica appears to have lost their leading scorer heading into a very tough group.<p>Costa Rica's World Cup hopes appear to have already suffered a significant blow. On Thursday word started to spread that the country's leading scorer, Alvaro Saborio, had suffered a foot injury that could force him …

Can Russell Westbrook Win This Series for OKC?

The Oklahoma City Thunder evened their Western Conference Finals series against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 thanks largely to a big performance out of the dynamic Russell Westbrook.<p>Does the feisty point guard hold the key to an Oklahoma City victory?<p>Carson Cunningham of KOCO-TV joins Adam …

Brad Pitt attacked by notorious 'prankster' at 'Maleficent' premiere

It seems we all need another rundown of what a “prank” is, because notorious “prankster” (i.e. celebrity harasser) Vitalii Sediuk is at it again — …

Iggy Azalea tops Hot 100 with 'Fancy,' matches Beatles for chart record

It’s still early in the season, but right now it looks the battle for the official song of the summer is being fought (and won) by a single woman.<p>On …

'Sons of Anarchy' casts Marilyn Manson in recurring role

Filming of <i>Sons of Anarchy</i>‘s final season got underway May 28. Here’s something to look forward to: Marilyn Manson will recur as Ron Tully, a white …

Fox entertainment chief Kevin Reilly stepping down

Fox’s programming chief is stepping down: Kevin Reilly, the network’s entertainment chairman and top prime-time decision maker for the past seven …

'C.O.W.L.': Meet your next comic obsession

As we gear up for a Fall TV season filled with superheroes and shows based on comic books, a lot of people (myself included) have been waiting for …

Cameron Diaz Is Still Pouring On The Crazy In The New ‘Annie’ Trailer

Nothing has really changed in the new trailer for the remake of the classic story <i>Annie</i>, as Jamie Foxx is still the big city billionaire who doesn’t know he has a heart of gold, Cameron Diaz is still the mean lady with intense “I WILL F*CKING KILL YOU” eyes, and Quvenzhané Wallis is still the most …

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Eva Longoria's SHe Steakhouse in Las Vegas Closes

Who could have imagined that actress <b>Eva Longoria's</b> "lady-friendly" Las Vegas steakhouse would ever shutter? According to Eater Vegas, the awkwardly capitalized <b>SHe</b>, which opened early last year, closed its doors for good this past Saturday night. It doesn't look like the restaurant was able to fully …

Edgar Wright, a director with just the superpowers Marvel Studios need

They should never have let him go: the quirky Brit was the perfect choice to helm Ant-Man<p>It seems a little unfair to criticise Marvel Studios, given the Disney-owned production unit's spectacular success over the past decade. And yet in among the remarkable $1bn-plus box-office returns and critical …

Best in Show

Inside Flipboard / May 27, 2014<p>“We have too many choices and too little time,” wrote Entertainment Weekly founder Jeff Jarvis in a memo nearly 26 …

#flipshopping: Spring Fever

Inside Flipboard / March 21, 2014<p>Spring is finally here, and for those who’ve dealt with a frigid winter, the warm weather can’t come soon enough. …