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Elvis in the Beginning: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

Each of the following captions include Wertheimer's first-person memories. March 17, 1956. The Warwick, New York. A col<p>... VIEW MORE<p>©Alfred Wertheimer<p>…

China just made another move to halt the slide in equities

The government also said it would halve the tax on dividends for those holding shares between a month and a year and that the changes would come into effect on Tuesday.<p>Full tax payment will be required for shareholders who hold shares for less than a month, the finance ministry said in a statement …

The Dark Room of My Mind - Photographs by Lidia Giusto | LensCulture

In black and white pictures, contrast is one of the most powerful instruments at the artist’s disposal—a skilled practitioner has in her hands the very substance that is the mystery of light. This quality is wonderfully captured by the young photographer Lidia Giusto. In this series, she uses light …

Books

Is a text message more romantic than a phone call?

When it comes to expressing a romantic interest, the results of a new study suggest typing and texting are more effective than talking<p>Modern dating seems to be characterised less by face-to-face encounters and bunches of flowers than by buzzing smartphones and the screen-swiping of dating apps. And …

Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins

No sports season starts better than college football.<p>With little competition right before the baseball pennant races heat up and the middle weekend …

College Sports

Loads of Dudes Have Taken Pictures of Themselves Having Sex with Nicki Minaj's Waxwork

Some men have taken one look at the figurine and immediately thought: "Penis. My penis is missing from this arrangement."<p>Image via Twitter.<p>Earlier this month Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas added a waxwork of Nicki Minaj to their repertoire of plastic celebrities, depicting the rapper on all fours in …

We Are Your Friends review – music drama marks return to form for Zac Efron

Efron puts in a smart performance as a would-be DJ facing new frontiers<p>This <i>Eden</i>-lite affair may not be the <i>Saturday Night Fever</i>for the 21st century for which director/co-writer Max Joseph was aiming, but it certainly marks a return to intriguing form for Zac Efron after the patience-testing trials …

Zac Efron

Celebrities Who Are Best Friends IRL

You know what warms our hearts? Cat videos. When some of our favorite celebrities are friends with each other in real life. Sure, we'd prefer to be friends with them ourselves, but it's nice to know that if we can't hang out with them at least they're hanging out with someone. From Cameron Diaz and …

Celebrity News

16 Times Melissa McCarthy Was the Funniest Woman on the Planet

Melissa McCarthy is pretty much the queen of effing everything when it comes to comedy. She's been making us laugh since "Gilmore Girls," and we can't wait until she steals the screen in the "Ghostbusters" reboot. No matter if she's playing a criminal, a cop, or a cook -- she brings the laughs.<p>Here …

Melissa McCarthy

Ashley Madison sued for emotional distress in potential class-action lawsuit

Toronto police report two suicides associated with Ashley Madison hack<p>Read more<p>The infidelity website Ashley Madison and its parent company are being sued in US federal court by a man who claims that the companies caused him emotional damage by failing to adequately protect personal and financial …

Ashley Madison

Why did wealthy families pay over the odds for the Economist?

The eye-popping sum paid by the Agnellis and Rothschilds shows how much the rich value high-quality private assets that will make long-term profits<p>No self-respecting brand manager would ever name a newspaper the Economist. You might as well name it “dry and boring eat-your-greens stuff which you …

Economics

Off3r Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?<p>A: an aggregator-sorter app called Off3r, that’s launched in the U.K. today (on iOS and Android) — promising to apply Tinderish …

More Venture Capitalists Fear Startup Bubble Will Soon Pop

Just as public investors are getting wary of how long the really long bull market in stocks will run, venture capitalists are starting to get more worried about whether their business–tech startup funding–is due for a fall.<p>Their concern was apparent at a panel this morning of VCs mostly focused on …

Venture Capital

Unicorns are becoming so common, maybe we should just call them 'horses'

This week, messaging startup Kik became the latest privately held tech company to join the "unicorn" club of companies worth more than $1 billion.<p>These days, that's hardly news. At this chart from Statista shows, the number of unicorns has almost tripled since the beginning of 2014. Investors and …

The Disney D23 Expo in Pictures

Mickey Mouse

Marcus Mariota tosses interception against Falcons, ending his streak

Marcus Mariota didn't throw an interception in training camp, but he tossed one against the Falcons in the preseason opener on Friday.<p>Marcus Mariota's interception streak ended Friday night in the Tennessee Titans' preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons. His streak of not throwing a single …

NFL

Alphabet? Google Might Get Some Letters

One can only assume that before Larry Page and Sergey Brin chose Alphabet as the name for their new holding company, they Googled it.<p>If so, they would have discovered that the Internet domain alphabet.com, as well as the trademark Alphabet, already belonged to someone else — the German automaker …

Silicon Valley

Charlie Hebdo shooting suspect defended by classmates on Twitter

Students say suspected getaway driver Mourad Hamyd was in class at time of attack, in series of tweets under hashtag #MouradHamydInnocent<p>Classmates of an 18-year-old accused of being the getaway driver in the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris on Wednesday have defended him on …

Social Media