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The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Watch The Exact Moment Beyonce's Album Blew Up The Internet

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The 10 Best and Worst Films of 2013 - PAPER

Paper's resident film freak, Dennis Dermody, breaks down his best and worst films of 2013.<p><b>The 10 Best</b><p>1) <b>Inside Llewyn Davis</b>. The Coen brothers' funky, funny, touching recreation at the folk scene in Greenwich Village in the 1961 through the eyes of a sadsack, bearded, couch-surfing, singer …

Will Ferrell on the Funniest Moment of His Ron Burgundy Promotional Blitz for Anchorman 2

Steve Carell was a fan of Paul Rudd’s long hair and 70s porn-star-style mustache in <i>Anchorman 2</i>. “To be around that much sex appeal, it was difficult. It was brutal,” Carell told V.F. Daily at the New York premiere on Sunday. “Paul Rudd is a very sensual man, and he grew his hair out—that’s all …

14 Books From 2013 Every Music Lover Should Read

Here's your ultimate reading list for the finest music-related memoirs, history books, and critical works of the year.<p>Questlove's memoir is basically like listening to the world's smartest, coolest music nerd hold court for hours on end. He fills you in on his backstory, but he's so deep into music …

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The 10 best films of 2013, No 5 - Django Unchained

When Django Unchained was released back in January, Spike Lee did what he does best: took umbrage. "American Slavery Was Not A Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western," the director tweeted. "It Was A Holocaust".<p>Lee hadn't seen the film, but he had a point. Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino's action …

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At 77, Robert Redford Goes Back To His Roots

Robert Redford isn't merely the star of the movie <i>All Is Lost</i> — he plays the only character. He plays a man stranded alone on a small yacht in the Indian Ocean, and <i>New York Times</i> film critic A.O. Scott says it's "the performance of a lifetime."<p>We don't know the man's name, why he's there, or …

Movie Review: American Hustle

It's not until two-thirds of the way through <i>American Hustle</i> that the word "Abscam" even comes up.<p>Because, while David O. Russell's new film is about a fictionalized version of that FBI sting of the late 1970s and early 1980s, it's less about the game itself than about the players. There are a lot …

Brazil: Shocking Footage of Bloody Riot Raises Concerns Over 2014 World Cup

Supporters of two soccer teams from Rio de Janeiro clashed on Sunday during a Brazilian championship match, interrupting the game for more than one …

Watch a Year’s Worth of Trailers In “2013 Movie Trailer Mashup”

If a trailer shows all the best bits of a movie, then a trailer made up of trailers must be the ultimate entertainment. A new six-minute video made …

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31 Excellent Records You Might Have Missed In 2013

It’s almost impossible to keep up with everything that comes out, but you should try — or revisit — these fantastic albums.

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NeighborCity hits Move with cease-and-desist letter over 'AgentMatch' tool

Franchisor Keller Williams Realty 'strongly urges' agents to oppose realtor.com's AgentMatch tool

Real estate franchise giant Keller Williams Realty has issued a statement advising its agents to oppose realtor.com’s new agent rating platform, …

11 Tips & Tricks for Mindful Writers.

So you want to be a writer, or you think you are one or (worst case scenario) you are one…<p>I don’t know where in these categories I fall, more …

'You're Not A Princess' Ad Campaign Pushes Female Empowerment

You're not a princess, and that's actually a good thing.<p>The Mercy Academy, an all-girls preparatory school in Louisville, Ky., is making waves …

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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Los Angeles Times’ images of President Kennedy [updated]

John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas.<p>Starting in the 1950s, Kennedy, a Democrat from Massachusetts, often visited Los Angeles. His sister Patricia was married to actor Peter Lawford.<p>Two of the Los Angeles Times’ most popular JFK …