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Vladimir Putin Isn't Going To Stop

Wreaking havoc in Ukraine is just the beginning.<p>On Friday night, a local lawmaker left his home in the northern Russian city of Pskov when he was attacked from behind by three men and beaten unconscious, only to wake up, bloodied, in a hospital hours later. The lawmaker, Lev Shlosberg, had been …

15 Goofy Cameron Diaz Moments To Remind You Why You Love Her

Never change, Cameron Diaz, never change.<p>In one of her more recent films, she got hit in the face with a dodgeball. She is a fearless comedy warrior, and she deserves a salute. The goofiest of the goofy:

10 Life Situations And The Playlists You Need To Survive Them

There are certain songs we hear and immediately associate with a powerful memory, because music can transport us like few other things can, and can …

The Show That Will Change Everything You Think You Know About Period Dramas

Steven Soderbergh's new Cinemax series The Knick, starring Clive Owen, is a gorgeous medical drama about when surgery was more like butchery.<p><i>On the heels of his delightful HBO Liberace biopic</i> Behind the Candelabra <i>last year, Steven Soderbergh officially quit filmmaking — at least temporarily. And</i> …

Why Under Armour Made That Mesmerizing Ad With Ballerina Misty Copeland

The brand modified its "I Will" motto for women to "I Will What I Want." Under Armour has hired at least four women to VP roles and higher since 2012, though none serve on its board or executive team yet.<p>Right before Under Armour Chief Executive Officer Kevin Plank took the stage today at a splashy …

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32 Movies With Unbelievably Bleak Endings

These endings aren't just unhappy — they'll leave you feeling completely hopeless. SPOILERS AHEAD, obviously.

With All Eyes On Ukraine, Georgia Tries To Make Its Own Way With Russia

"We have become fatalists over all this time. We know where we are and what world we live in. What can we do, take tranquilizers?"<p>TBILISI, Georgia — The bloody conflict between Russia and Ukraine has its roots in an innocuous-sounding document Kiev refused to sign last year, which would have …

52 Deliciously Dark Comedies You Should See Before You Die

These films are dark, depraved, and deeply hilarious.

13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …

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Syria Conflict Spawning 'New Generation of Terrorists,' Report Warns

The civil war in Syria already appears to have drawn more foreign fighters than the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, and may prove an …

Going Places: Bombay Bicycle Club

<i>Introducing Going Places, our new regular feature where we quiz some of our favorite bands about their must-see spots all over the world. First up,</i> …

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’

When 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen had trouble fitting in at middle school, she looked to a popularity guide from 1951 for answers. Read an excerpt …

How Many Dance Movies Have You Seen?

Whatever you feel, just dance it!

How an Absurd Adultery Law Finally Died

And Why They Lived for Thousands of Years<p><b>Well, it turns out the Christian conservatives were right</b> — gay marriage is destroying traditional marriage between a man and a woman.<p>The latest evidence comes from New Hampshire, where the state government voted to repeal a very old adultery law after a …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

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26 Things Girls Want To Know About Guys But Are Too Afraid To Ask

"Do you sit on your balls?"<p>1. No, we don't sit on our balls. (But they can rest in uncomfortable positions that may hurt.)<p>2. That pain or uncomfortable feeling is why we need to adjust (or often sit with our legs apart) because...<p>3. Men have little control over where things rest in our pants. Most …

25 Beautifully Reimagined Disney Posters That Capture The Magic Of The Films

Austin's Mondo Gallery has partnered with Oh My Disney for a new art exhibit titled Nothing’s Impossible, which pays tribute to classic Disney and Pixar films with wonderful and jaw-dropping artwork.

25 Movies With Unsimulated Sex

Just because the sex is real doesn't mean it's porn.

Robert Reich: WhatsApp is everything wrong with the U.S. economy

The instant messaging service connects millions, but its record-breaking sale won’t generate new jobs<p>If you ever wonder what’s fueling America’s staggering inequality, ponder Facebook’s acquisition of the mobile messaging company WhatsApp.<p>According to news reports today, Facebook has agreed to buy …

15 Awesome, Useful Internet Tricks

1. For clumsy fingered folks, if you accidentally close a tab on Google Chrome, press Control+Shift+T and it’ll come back from the dead.<p>2. If you’re …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go To Grad School

When I got accepted to graduate school my mind began to swirl with career fantasies involving a name on the door, starchy khakis and late nights …

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.

The 16 Best New Television Shows Of 2013

Yes, returning shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Borgen, Parenthood, and others were aces this year. But this is all about the newcomers.

33 Real Lines From "Supernatural" That You Can't Believe Aired On TV

Never change, Supernatural. Never change.