Alexandra Smith

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Restaurant offers 50 percent discount for turning off phone

A restaurant owner in Israel has had enough of cell phone chatter and mute couples staring into their phones during dinner. So he's offering an incentive.<p>Look your lover in the face. Tell him or her why they're the best, most gorgeous, most intelligent, inspiring person you've ever met.<p>Then dig …

Steve McQueen: the unseen photographs

A new collection of unpublished images of Steve McQueen by acclaimed photographer Barry Feinstein captures the public and private life of a true American icon<p>Barry Feinstein was the perfect photographer to shoot stills on the set of Steve McQueen’s classic movie Bullitt. As an artist, photographer, …

Steve McQueen

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Oldest Wine Cellar Discovered

Snapchat Is 70 Percent Women

30 Rock's Maulik Pancholy: I'm Gay

What better way to celebrate being honored on a list of the top LGBT trendsetters than by officially coming out?<p>Maulik Pancholy made <i>Out</i> magazine s …

George Takei

Fifty Shades of Grey: Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson Transform Into Christian Grey & Anastasia Steele

Oh, the ties that bind.<p>Production is ramping up on the highly anticipated movie version of the erotic literary saga <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>, and now …

Movies

Joan Rivers to Jennifer Lawrence: You're Arrogant

It’s becoming an all out fashion war between Joan Rivers and Jennifer Lawrence.<p>Rivers, 80, is firing back at the 23-year-old actress after she …

Marissa Mayer

Kerry Washington Spoofs Her Magazine Covers

Kerry Washington has graced countless magazine covers including a recent issue of PEOPLE. But who knew she was the covergirl for <i>Chess Masters</i> and <i>Kale</i> …

Kerry Washington

Khloé Kardashian Odom and Lamar Odom Are in Couples Therapy

Anything can happen when it comes to the Kardashians.<p>But that sentiment rings especially true for Khloé Kardashian Odom and estranged husband Lamar …

Lamar Odom

Five '90s Bands Still Living the Dream

The ’90s are back in a big way. With Ed Kowalczyk of Live and Toad The Wet Sprocket touring again, we decided to crank up the way-back machine and …

Conan O'Brien

Still a Street Fighter: Jean-Claude Van Damme Blows Our Minds with Epic Split

Jean-Claude Van Damme was born in 1960. He is older than the current president of the United States, the Super Bowl and the nation of Fiji. And yet …

Videography

Jennifer Lawrence's Candid Comments Have Readers Loving the Catching Fire Star

It was a week of intense laughs and also lows for our PEOPLE readers, from a much-gabbed-about royal hair twirl, to an eye-rolling Euro-twerk – and …

Miley Cyrus

Barbara Park, Junie B. Jones Author, Dies at 66

Barbara Park, a former class clown who channeled her irreverence into the million-selling mishaps of grade schooler Junie B. Jones, has died. She was …

Books

Gay rights is getting caught up in the geopolitics of eastern Europe

The battle over gay rights in Russia is getting a lot of attention because of its recently-passed law banning so-called "gay propaganda" and the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>But Russia isn't the only country in the region where homosexuality has become the focus of intense debate.<p>"What we are …

Baby Hope’s Name Added to Grave

Holy Heartwarmer! No One Can Seem To Get Enough Of Batkid

One day after San Francisco was turned into Gotham City so that a little boy who battled leukemia could fight off some archcriminals, fans still can't seem to get enough of Miles Scott, a.k.a. Batkid.<p>Just explore #batkid on Twitter and you'll see what we mean.<p>The news networks also can't leave the …

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

No 10 rejects call to lower age of consent

Faculty of Public Health president said lowering age to 15 could 'draw a line in the sand' against sex at 14 or younger<p>Downing Street and Nick Clegg have joined forces to reject a call by a leading public health official to consider lowering the age of consent to 15.<p>A spokesman for the prime …

Porn Mogul Larry Flynt Wants Man Who Paralyzed Him Spared

Larry Flynt is not one to shy away from speaking his mind. As the publisher of the adult magazine <i>Hustler</i>, he's long been a polarizing figure. He's been in and out of court for decades, fighting for the right to publish freely.<p>During one of those legal battles 35 years ago, Flynt was shot and …