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The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

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Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding sing 'Love Me Like You Do' during 1989 concert tour

Ellie Goulding is the latest addition to Taylor Swift’s squad of guest artists. The duo performed “Love Me Like You Do” during Swift’s <i>1989</i> concert …

Stay Tuned: What’s Coming Up in 2016 Election Central

Donald Trump is slipping in the polls, Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to draw record crowds and significant money, and a question mark hangs over whether Vice President Joe Biden will enter the 2016 White House race. Those are just some of the biggest storylines ahead of the two presidential debates …

Feminist protesters storm red carpet at London premiere of Suffragette

More than a hundred protesters jumped the barriers onto the red carpet as green and purple smoke bombs filled the air outside the Odeon cinema<p>More than a hundred feminist protesters jumped the barriers onto the red carpet at the premiere of Suffragette in Leicester Square. Women were seen being …

Red Carpet

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Miss You Already review - British chick flick updates Beaches with little flair

Female friendship is a dynamic that is so rarely touched on screen and even when it is, the topic of conversation usually revolves around men. It’s why the Bechdel Test exists. So it’s worth celebrating a particularly ripe time in both TV and film with shows such as Broad City and Girls and films …

How to light up a tumour | Alex O’Brien

For decades, brain surgeons have struggled to identify cancerous tissue precisely. Could one of the world’s most deadly scorpions come to their aid?<p>In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because …

Cancer

How my negative review of Legend was spun into movie marketing gold

My two-star take on Tom Hardy’s Krays biopic was included in an official poster for the film. While I applaud the chutzpah in this case, audiences do need to be wary of false advertising<p>Related: Legend review - Tom Hardy takes double duty in cartoonish Krays biopic<p>I didn’t really care for Tom …

Rotten Tomatoes

Penelope Spheeris: 'I sold out and took the money'

Photograph: Everett/Rex Shutterstock<p>Penelope Spheeris directing Dana Carvey in Wayne’s World in 1992.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/21/1440174765615/0aad4cc0-ec02-4b10-9fb4-cbac348c31fd-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Everett/Rex Shutterstock<p>Penelope Spheeris …

These Avocado Taco Boats Are the Perfect Addition to Your Summer Barbecue

<i>By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Summer is in full swing and that means I have plenty of barbecues coming up.<p>I love firing up the grill and enjoying a hamburger and hot dog with good friends. I am always looking for new recipes to try out at my summer parties. So when I saw this incredible …

You'll Be Making This Negroni Granita All Summer Long

Negroni Granita is a cooling, fun way to serve this classic Italian aperitif. Serve it with cheese and crackers for an outdoor party!<p>Cooking, baking and cocktail-making is all fun and games until what you want to make doesn’t turn out exactly as you planned. Then you sit back and remember, oh …

Steve Wozniak on Steve Jobs movie: 'Accuracy second to entertainment'

Tech pioneer says he doesn’t recognise himself in Seth Rogen’s performance, but admits parts of the trailer for Danny Boyle’s Apple drama made him cry<p>Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has revealed he feels torn about the new trailer for Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs, in which Michael Fassbender and Seth …

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Laser Hair Removal

I took the plunge into Laser Hair Removal four years ago, when a friend that finished her treatments lifted her arm to show me the smooth softness that lay underneath. This was an underarm that had been to Laserland and come back rejuvenated, hairless and content. I needed to go to there.<p>As a …

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

What It's Really Like to Cook on a Food Stamp Budget

In 2013, 49.1 million Americans lived in households struggling with hunger, a stark number which includes 15.8 million children and 4.8 million seniors. Food insecurity is a daily reality for about one in seven households. So why do we only seem to talk passionately about it when a celebrity is …

#ThePowerOfMakeup Proves There's No Shame In Wearing Makeup

Shaming, in all its forms, is a terrible reality in our society. Anyone brave enough to share photos of themselves on the Internet is immediately subject to criticism, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a makeup tutorial on YouTube without at least a few hateful comments underneath.<p>Every so often, …

I Ordered My Wedding Dress From My iPhone (The Day I Got Engaged)

Jo Piazza on why she eschewed the pomp and circumstance of wedding dress shopping and just went for it.<p>I never wanted to be a bride.<p>Nearly 17 years ago, my very Catholic high school had us create "dream wedding" binders in our senior year religion class. My classmates painstakingly cut out wedding …

Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

KFC Uses DNA Test to Prove It Didn't Serve Deep-Fried Rat

Last week's dubious story about a California man being served a deep-fried rat at a KFC has officially been debunked. Devorise Dixon alleged that one of the chicken tenders in his three-piece order was a rat that had somehow made its way into the deep-fryer; his Facebook post about the incident …

Warning: skinny jeans aren't the only wardrobe hazard to your health

Following news that a woman had to have her skinny jeans removed in hospital, we look back at fashion’s most dangerous moments<p>The phrase “fashion victim” took on new meaning this week, as a 35-year-old woman in Australia had to be cut out of her skinny jeans and hospitalised for four days when she …