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How to Look Good After a Weekend of Partying

10 nutrition and beauty tips to help you bounce back by Monday.<p>You may have spent Saturday night dancing on tables until the lights turned on, but give yourself 24 hours of antioxidants, vitamins and reparative skin treatments and no one will be the wiser come Monday. Here's your hangover cheat …

Skin Care

Magic in the Moonlight

Let others decide if film is an art. For Woody Allen, filmmaking is a reflex. Since 1969's <i>Take the Money and Run</i>, he has written and directed a movie …

Caribbean states demand reparations from European powers for slave trade

Most of the Caribbean nations have adopted a single plan to solicit from former slaving nations an apology, more aid and damages for 300 years of slavery, which they say have hobbled their economies and public health<p>A coalition of Caribbean countries has unveiled its demands for reparations from …

Tony Blair

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

2014's most promising sci-fi and fantasy films: Week in geek's picks

Ask a sci-fi fan to name the greatest ever year for genre movies and they will probably nod towards 1982, when Blade Runner, ET, Tron, Conan the Barbarian and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan hit cinemas. It's difficult to predict a return to such dizzy heights in 2014, not least because so many of …

Golden Globes 2014: the awards season's ramshackle opener

On Sunday evening the millionaire celebrities of the entertainment industry gather for the Golden Globes awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, where JFK reputedly once slept with Marilyn Monroe. There on the menu they shall find 125 cases of champagne, a gold-themed dinner that …

5 Sky Events This Week: A Cosmic Blooming Flower and a New Year’s Shower

Changing Planet<p>The Great Orion Nebula can be glimpsed as a fuzzy patch with the naked eye, and seen as a down-turned, flower-shaped cloud of gas and dust through backyard telescopes. Credit: Bill Schoening/NOAO/AURA/NSF<p><b>As festivities kick off the New Year, sky-watchers will revel in nights filled</b> …

Best & Worst of 2013: It's A Wrap!

If You Were Planning to Watch Any of These Movies on Netflix, Do So Before January 1 – /Film

<b>Netflix Instant</b> has thousands of great movies available to watch, but due to contracts with studios, sometimes they are only available for a limited …

Entertainment

Uganda passes anti-gay bill

Uganda passes anti-gay bill with penalty of life imprisonment for "aggravated homosexual acts".<p><b>Uganda's</b> parliament has passed an anti-gay bill that imposes harsher punishments for homosexual sex acts, including life in prison for some offenders.<p>David Bahati, a lawmaker behind the private member's …

LGBTQI

Shia LaBeouf Caught Plagiarizing A Comic Writer for His Short Film Making Fun of Film Critics

Shia LaBeouf recently posted a 10-minute short film starring Jim Gaffigan and Thomas Lennon, called “HowardCantour.com.” It starred Gaffigan as a sort of Ignatius J. Reilly character, an online film critic named Howard Cantour with a delusionally inflated sense of his own importance. Sure, it was …

Flowers in the Attic: A New Adaptation of the V.C. Andrews Classic

Since 1987’s debut of the much-watered down adaptation of V.C. Andrews’ controversial bestseller <i>Flowers in the Attic</i>, audiences have been longing for …

Drawing Conclusions: Q&A with Jung Henin, Approved for Adoption

In 1971, when the graphic artist/writer Jung Henin was five, he was plucked from the Korean orphanage where he’d been living and sent to Belgium, …

The Biggest Turkeys on Television, from Schmidt to Selena

Let’s play a quick round of word association. What do you think of when you hear the word “turkey”? Stuffing and cranberry sauce? Opportunity to …

Becoming Christian Bale: The Actor's Creation on Film

Christian Bale has earned a standout reputation as an actor by disappearing thoroughly into his characters, whether by losing weight, learning …

Beyond 'American Hustle': Film's 6 Coldest Con Men (and Women)

When David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” opens in theaters December 13, it will showcase a brand of con man unique to the sex-money-and-corruption …

The Top 20 Street Style Moments 2013

From the off-beat style of Copenhagen to the reverence of Couture, sunny disposition of Art Basel and general showmanship of the main season shows, Diego Zuko captured a memorable year in street style.<p>From the off-beat style of Copenhagen to the reverence of Couture, sunny disposition of Art Basel …