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JJ Abrams: Luke Skywalker's Star Wars absence is 'no accident'

Film-maker admits he always intended to omit Mark Hamill’s Jedi knight from advance publicity for the new episode of the long-running space opera<p>JJ Abrams has confirmed that the absence of Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker from pre-publicity for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is entirely deliberate.<p>The …

Luke Skywalker

World's first 'Indigenous Olympics' held in Brazil

The event is billed as a chance for indigenous groups from as far as Ethiopia and Mongolia to test their mettle.<p><b>Palmas, Brazil</b> - Archers, wrestlers and runners from ethnic groups from around the world have descended on the Brazilian Amazon city of Palmas to take part in the world's first Indigenous …

Brazil

These images show the natural beauty of women all over the world

Mihaela Noroc, a 30-year-old Romanian photographer, knows that there’s much more to beauty than what is displayed in glossy fashion magazines. To …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

Never Burn Stuff in the Oven Ever Again

Pre-baked pizza is supposed to make your life better. But not if all you're doing is scorching it beyond recognition. Here's how to never burn it ever again.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below,</i> …

Spices

How to Copy Kate Middleton’s Red Carpet Fairytale Style

As Kate Middleton begins to slip back into the public eye after the birth of her second baby, it seems like she’s really stepping up her Princess attire. While attending her first state banquet at Buckingham Palace a few weeks back, Kate wore the diamond and pearl studded “Lotus Flower Tiara” that …

Jenny Packham

Kate Middleton Wows in Erdem Floral Gown at 100 Women in Hedge Funds Event

When it comes to Kate Middleton style, the world's most famous (and yes, the most fashionable) duchess nails it every single time. In the years that we've come to know her, she's won us over in the fashion department by way of classic, flattering dresses, suits, and the like in bright, bold colors. …

Kate Middleton

Drew Barrymore on Meeting Adam Sandler For the First Time: 'We Looked Like the Worst Blind Date You've Ever Seen'

Drew Barrymore has one thing to say to Adam Sandler: Thank you.<p>Barrymore, 40, and Sandler, 49, have starred in three hit comedy films together, …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers 'can overcome symptoms of ME with positive thinking and exercise'

Behavioural and exercise therapy can help sufferers of the condition, a study has found<p>Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can overcome symptoms by increasing exercise and thinking positively, Oxford University has found.<p>A landmark study which followed hundreds of sufferers for two years found …

Ed Sheeran mega-hit Thinking Out Loud helped pay his friend's mortgage

Ed Sheeran is a good fellow to have as a friend. A few months ago we learned (twice) that he’s the go-to guy when you’re looking to make a splashy …

Bill Murray Opens Up About the Effects of Fame in Newly Revealed 1988 Interview

Even in the ’80s, Bill Murray had reaped the benefits of fame. In an uncovered interview with the star, published by PBS’s <i>Blank on Blank</i> series, he …

Bill Murray

Gay priest decries 'inhuman' treatment of homosexual Catholics

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1203000/1203447_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522556905_0045e65b4609638e2bc22f19209b949b<p><b>A senior Vatican priest, stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship, has launched a scathing attack on the Roman Catholic Church.</b><p>…

LGBTQI

There's a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

10 Things You Never Thought to Store on the Back of a Door

Water Heater

Get Hooked on Apple Nachos This Fall

It's official: Apples > corn chips.<p>Nachos are one of those foods that are delicious no matter how you prep them — even if your base is far from the traditional tortilla chip. In this fall variation on the beloved appetizer (or dinner, if we're lucky), we topped slices of red and green apples with …

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

Sustainable Development Goals

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

17 Things You Didn't Know About the Property Brothers

Starting with the fact that there's a third one.<p>If you've ever watched the HGTV channel, chances are you've caught an episode of Property Brothers. Helmed by 37-year-old twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, the series follows the duo as they help prospective homeowners turn their real estate …

Pope Francis extends olive branch to American nuns, but only so far

Standing before 3,000 worshipers in the pews of New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral,<p>Pope Francisgave women religious a shout-out.<p>"To you, religious women, sisters and mothers of this people, I wish to say thank you, a big thank you … and to tell you that I love you very much," he said.<p>The remarks …

Pope Francis ditches political speech for jokes and improvised address on family

It was billed as a sort of Catholic variety show, with world-class performers from Aretha Franklin to Andrea Bocelli and even a stand-up comic. Nobody thought Pope Francis would be the one doing the improv.<p>The pontiff set aside a prepared – and politically contentious – text on the American family …

Christianity

Pope to Americans: Avoid a 'superficial quest for unity'

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> Standing before this city's iconic Independence Hall, Pope Francis gave a ringing endorsement of religious freedom and immigration on Saturday, urging his American hosts to avoid a "superficial quest for unity."<p>"In this witness, which frequently encounters powerful resistance," …

Pope Francis

Bill Clinton says media is overhyping Hillary email scandal

<i>By Maya Rhodan/TIME</i><p>Former President Bill Clinton called the controversy surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal …

Government

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Polished

These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.<p>These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.

Home Depot

10 Subtle Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint All Over the House

This lovely matte black isn't just for the classroom.<p>This lovely matte black isn't just for the classroom.

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

57 Kitchen Light Fixtures That Make an Impact

Go beyond track lights and fluorescent fixtures with stylish options that make a statement.<p>If you want to update your cooking space without shelling out serious money, invest in one of these fixtures that will serve as the focal point in your room, enhance your existing design and brighten your …