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These Powerful Dance Portraits by Alexander Yakovlev Are Stunning

Nothing quite captures the combination of strength, grace, and art like dance. Alexander Yakovlev is able to capture all of these elements in his …

Mark Ruffalo Answers The Sexist Questions Scarlett Johansson Usually Gets Asked

The Hulk embracing his feminine side while Scarlett Johansson gets to answer the fun "male" questions is our new jam.<p>You rock, Mark.

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages.<p><b>1. Some continents have more languages than others</b><p>Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the …

Grandma Forced Girl to Run with Firewood for 3 Hours Before She Died, Prosecutors Say

An Alabama grandmother is charged with capital murder for allegedly forcing her 9-year-old granddaughter, Savannah Hardin, to run for three hours as …

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi – review

Everyone needs to read this series, it's phenomenal! The story starts (in Shatter Me) in one of my favourite settings for a book. A mental asylum. Don't even ask why, but I love the loss of dialogue and how you just see into every detail of the characters' thoughts, without them hiding behind …

Books

China's Remote Fortresses Lose Residents, Gain Tourists

Massive earthen structures once sheltered clans from warlords and bandits. Can they be prototypes for "green" buildings?<p>HEKENG, China—Count the <i>tulou</i>.<p>It started like a game. How many of these strange, fortress-like structures could I tally from a vehicle window? They were so big, looming like …

The Best High-Altitude Cities

Pictures of the Week 1.1.15

Downton Abbey stabilizes, but don’t call it a comeback

As they digest the show’s fifth season, <i>Downton Abbey</i> diehards will stumble repeatedly into the same conversation again and again, almost as if …

Routine maintenance

<i>What is your stance on maintenance sex? I’d never thought about the issue until reading Amy Poehler’s new memoir. I didn’t find anything she said</i> …

Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism

My Husband’s Not Gay isn’t so much an indication that Mormonism is homophobic as it is a sign that Mormon homophobia has taken an even subtler and …

Idris Elba Let Everyone Know How He Feels About Being The Next James Bond

Idris Elba has long wanted to score the role of the next James Bond after Daniel Craig finally decides to toss away the keys to the Aston Martin. He seemingly has all the tools to fit right into 007’s shoes: he’s handsome, he’s cool as a cucumber, and he can act his ass off (in case you needed …

See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

Take a look at polaroids from the set of Star Wars IV: A New Hope

Take a picture, it will last longer<p>With enough time, the most ordinary objects can become extraordinary. These polaroids, on display through January 4th, 2015 at the British Film Institute Southbank as part of an exhibition of materials from the set of <i>Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope</i>, were taken by …

North Korea scrambles to stop The Interview reaching its borders

Task force has been set up inside hermit state to stop copies being smuggled in, as rumours abound as to who was actually behind the Sony hack<p>North Korea has set up a dedicated military team given the task of keeping The Interview away from the eyes of its citizens.<p>Pyongyang has been widely blamed …

From dancing Groot to Amazing Amy: 12 moments we loved in film in 2014

Films released in 2014 have brought it all: humour, tears, action, drama. Some moments, however, stand head and shoulders (and trees) above the …

The 15 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2014

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Self-Acceptance

Wonder Woman Takes a Big Step Back

Now a husband-and-wife team is in charge of Wonder Woman’s image and her story line, and the first comic they produced is both leering and …