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45 Years; The Diary of a Teenage Girl; Me and Earl and the Dying Girl; Straight Outta Compton; We Are Your Friends; L’enfance nue – review

Shiver to Andrew Haigh’s portrait of a marriage rocked by secrets, while The Diary of a Teenage Girl will make you squirm<p>December was a month of list-making, weighing up the best films of 2015 in a variety of outlets and metrics. No amount of reconsideration, however, could knock <b>45 Years</b> (Curzon, …

Cate Blanchett Reveals the Unglamorous Side of the Golden Globes

It's not all gorgeous dresses and Hollywood glitz.<p>The 2016 Golden Globes take place on Sunday, and for most of us, the ceremony is characterized by glamorous red carpet moments, hosts that are *actually* entertaining, and a more boozy/laid-back atmosphere compared to its formal counterpart, the …

'The Revenant' Is All Blood, No Meat

Movie Review - Jackie K Cooper<p><i>The Revenant</i> (20th Century Fox)<p><i>The Revenant</i> is a film featuring Leonardo DiCaprio at his rawest, director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu at his most visual, and Tom Hardy at his grizzliest. Put them all together and they spell entertainment of some kind. Whether it will …

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …

Manhunt In Israel Bares Tensions Between Jewish And Arab Citizens

Israeli authorities shot and killed a wanted gunman but opened a gulf of distrust in the process.<p>Israeli security forces on Friday killed Nashat Melhem, the suspect in the Tel Aviv New Year’s Day shooting that killed three, in a shootout near his hometown of Arara in Northern Israel. But while …

Sunday Roundup

This week, the new year kicked off with Donald Trump releasing his first TV ad, cramming in all the xenophobia, "pants on fire" mendacity and ugliness that have marked his campaign so far: calls for a temporary shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S., a wall to keep out Mexicans and a vow to "CUT THE …

Obamas Invite Businessman Who Helps Low-Income Residents Afford Solar Panels To State Of The Union

When Mark Davis' clients install solar panels, their energy costs drop by about a third -- "so 30 percent is going back into the community."<p>WASHINGTON -- Mark Davis may have played for the Washington Bullets in the early '80s, but his claim to fame in the District of Columbia is likely his work as …

Israeli Cave Explorers Find Hidden Alexander the Great–Era Treasure

Cave explorers in northern Israel stumbled upon a secret stash of silver coins and jewelry that date back to the time of Alexander the Great.<p>“The …

Archaeology

Mexican town where 43 students disappeared is opium hotbed

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — The rattletrap sedan cruised the streets of Iguala, its roof crowned by a loudspeaker blaring headlines from the day's …

Rodent recall: false but happy memories implanted in sleeping mice

Researchers at CRNS in Paris create artificial positive feelings in mouse’s memory for first time during sleep, highlighting possible new treatment for depression<p>Scientists have succeeded in creating false but happy memories in mice, in the first demonstration of memory manipulation during sleep.<p>In …

Demonstration

Iran letter could backfire, GOP dissenters say

Republicans could alienate Democrats whose votes are needed to override an Iran sanctions veto.<p>Not every Senate Republican signed on to Sen. Tom Cotton’s extraordinary letter to Iran’s leaders, and several of those who didn’t are fuming about the freshman senator’s Monday-morning foray into nuclear …

How Charlie Hebdo Became A Top Terrorist Target

At least 12 people were shot dead at the Charlie Hebdo office on Wednesday.<p>Depictions of Muhammad are strictly taboo in Islam. The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM) and the Grand Mosques of Paris and Lyon had unsuccessfully attempted to sue Charlie Hebdo to prevent publication of the images on …

Will and Kate Visit NYC: In Pictures

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Britain forced to ask Nato to track 'Russian submarine' in Scottish waters

Defence experts said it is 'hugely embarassing' that defence cuts mean Britain can no longer patrol its own waters<p>Britain called in Nato sea patrol planes to hunt for a suspected Russian submarine off Scotland last month, after the Government scrapped its own similar aircraft in defence cuts, it …

The Unquenchable and Endless Thirst for War -- Thomas Paine Warns the NeoCons Are Coming... Again!

"Although the hour is very late, the U.S. still has time to respond unequivocally, staking out a position of strength. Dismembering Ukraine against its wishes is unacceptable. Washington should supply Kiev with weapons and other assistance, while also reviving President George W. Bush's 2008 plan …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Maps

Interior Design Close To Nature: Rich Wood Themes And Indoor Vertical Gardens

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: hitman317<p>First up is a unique space from a designer who goes by the handle hitman317.<p>2 |<p>By including greenery throughout this modern …

Faux Wood | Fake Wood Flooring | Faux Wood Siding

Faux Wood That’s Just as Beautiful as the Real Thing — But Better<p>Love the look of natural wood? These look-alike products are tougher, stronger, …

Home Improvement

Gorgeously Minimal Kitchens with Perfect Organization

• 1 |<p>The first kitchen uses cool beige tones and recessed lighting to create a sense of calm.<p>2 |<p>This kitchen really brightens things up with open …

What is the blue light from our screens really doing to our eyes?

An eye doctor says he’s recently seen a few 35-year-old patients whose lenses, which are typically clear all the way up until around age 40, are so …

7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Your Kids Organized for Back to School

It's back to school time, which means it is time to get your family (especially the kids) organized. Back to school can be so busy, that it's easy to …

New Study Shows White Roofs are Three Times More Effective than Green Roofs at Fighting Climate Change

Green roofs offer a lot of environmental benefits – they provide additional insulation, reduce rainwater runoff, and can lower your electricity bill. …

7 Small-Budget, Big-Impact Upgrades From Readers Like You

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Manage Heat Gain and Loss Seasonally<p>More From …

How To Choose the Perfect Paint Color? Look at The Light

(Image credit: Nasozi Kakembo)<p>Paint color and light go hand in hand, and are a complex couple. Your paint color will look different depending on the …

Charleston Regional Business Journal

Bill, Hillary Clinton are grandparents: Chelsea gives birth to a girl

After much public anticipation, Bill and Hillary Clinton have finally become grandparents as their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth to a daughter Friday.<p>The former president and the past--and perhaps future--presidential candidate delivered the news via Twitter, copying a post from their daughter …

You Can See Russia From 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue: My Disorienting Day With Sarah Palin

The 2008 vice-presidential candidate and half-term governor mixes up directions and fires up her grizzlies at the Values Voter Summit.<p>Had John McCain …