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Wipe That Smirk off Your Face

From the Archives: David Letterman, master of the Old Sincerity. He loves you. He loves you ... NOT.<p>Next spring, when <i>The Tonight Show</i> passes from Johnny Carson, it will be the transition for which we have waited for years. From the moment, mid-Kennedy Administration, that he stepped up to the task …

Bryan Cranston Writing 'Breaking Bad' Memoir; More 'Better Call Saul' Characters Revealed – /Film

<b>Breaking Bad</b> is over, but it’s far from forgotten. Case in point: AMC is currently working on the spinoff show <i>Better Call Saul</i>, about Bob Odenkirk’s …

Kate Winslet Did Her Own Divergent Stunts – While Pregnant

When Kate Winslet takes a role, she really commits.<p>Just take her role in <i>Divergent</i>, for which Winslet did her own stunts – even as she was pregnant …

51 natural wonders so amazing it’s hard to believe they exist

The world’s an incredible place, but sometimes I’ll find myself somewhere and actually have to take a second and ask, “Really? This is exists?”<p>This …

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Three Amazing Places to Go in Indonesia Besides Bali

Bali is the stuff of vacation fantasies, no doubt, but three neighboring Indonesian islands offer similar dreamy landscapes, plus character all their own (and sometimes, fewer crowds). All can be reached by ferry or plane from Bali, so you can head straight to the island of your choice after flying …

Watch Bill Murray talk about his life in comedy in this hour-long interview

Bill Murray has been one of our best comedians ever since he appeared on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, and in the second act of his career he's become one of our most interesting actors as well. The star of <i>Stripes</i> and <i>Ghostbusters</i> recently sat down with Charlie Rose to discuss his views on life, his …

Dallas Buyers Club – review | Mark Kermode

Terrific performances by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto elevate this socio-medical drama out of the realms of the ordinary into something quietly remarkable. While McConaughey's dramatic weight loss may make attention-grabbing headlines, there's much more to his performance than the mere …

Rome In All Its Black And White Glory

There is something to be said for a black and white photo.<p>The stripped down shots can take an already beautiful place and turn it into a mystical destination. They've made us fall in love (over and over again) with Zurich, and become mildly obsessed with Turin, Italy. So now it's Rome's time to …

The Best Way to Visit the Smithsonian in D.C.

One of Washington, D.C.'s crown jewels for visitors and residents alike is the Smithsonian Institution. From Dorothy's ruby slippers to the Wright brothers' airplane to Earth's prehistoric dinosaurs, there is literally something to pique everyone's interest. And, since it's free, it can be one of …

Calling for Travel Photos! Faraway lands, local...

Calling for Travel Photos!<p>Faraway lands, local cities, and diverse cultures—we want to see travel photos that inspire you to learn more about the …

Meet the Writer: Andrew McCarthy

“When I first met Andrew McCarthy, he had never been published,” recounts <i>National Geographic</i> <i>Traveler</i> Editor-in-Chief Keith Bellows. “He convinced me to take a chance on him.”<p>The wager paid off. For the past several years, McCarthy has been raking in accolades and awards for his distinctive …

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Morocco

So you're planning your Morocco travel! As they say in Arabic, Mabruk! (Congratulations). Now what? Well, before you get on the plane, there are some things you probably want to know.<p><b>Morocco, Morrocco, Morroco? Which is correct?</b><p>In English, we spell the word: Morocco. But in Arabic, there are no …

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Flight Cabin Etiquette 101

A few rules from the pros on how to have an easy flight:<p>The downside is that people who are snotty and obnoxious on the ground are also snotty and obnoxious in the air. Worse, once you are on the plane, you can't get away from them. But if you think it's bad having to sit next to such a person, …

Riding Ecuador’s 'railway in the sky' in style

Anyone for the Avenue of the Volcanoes? How about traversing the Devil's Nose? They might sound intimidating, if not downright risky, but Ecuador’s <i>Tren Crucero</i>, or 'Cruise Train', passes both as it winds its way from Quito high in the Andes to Guayaquil down on the Pacific coast. Since the service …

Gabourey Sidibe Responds To Rude Comments About Her Weight In The Best Possible Way

Hollywood, take note -- for this is the way to deal with haters.<p>The Internet seems to bring out the worst in people, and Sunday night (Jan. 12) "American Horror Story" star Gabourey Sidibe found herself the undeserved target of cruel comments about her weight and appearance at the Golden Globe …

Larry Ellison's 27-Year-Old Daughter Is Responsible For Two More Hollywood Hits

Amy Adams included Ellison in her thank you when she accepted a trophy for her performance in "American Hustle." So did Spike Jonze, the writer-director of "Her," when he won for best screenplay, reports Bloomberg .<p>In just a few years, movie producer Ellison, supported by her dad's fortune, has …

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Sewage at the Golden Globes, and more ways to ruin an awards ceremony

If you look closely – really closely – at the stars on the red carpet at last night's Golden Globes, you might be able to detect a hint of horror. That's not because they were about to settle into three hours of tedious smuggery, but because they might have been traipsing their expensive frocks …

Bryan Cranston Stars In Short Film After Challenging Production Assistants To Write A Script That Would Blow Him Away

During a break from filming new movie "Cold Comes the Night" last year, Bryan Cranston offered production assistants working on the film a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — the chance to make a short film starring the "Breaking Bad" actor.<p>Cranston put together a contest, challenging the production …

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Metallica more to perform at the Grammys Awards ceremony

<b>Paul McCartney at Barclays Center in 2013</b> (more by Greg Cristman)<p>We already knew that <b>Daft Punk</b> would be performing at the <b>56th Grammy Awards</b> ceremony …

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Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Our Travel Budget Is Out of Proportion to Our Income, and We're Okay With That

When Darrell and I were newlyweds it was difficult for me to get used to how unhappy he almost always was at what things cost. It was difficult for him to get used to how unhappy I was at how unhappy he was.<p>I took it personally, for one thing. He didn't complain as much, or so it seemed, about …

Cultures of the South Pacific: New Zealand to the Solomons

Join us for the inaugural voyage of the <i>National Geographic Orion</i>, following in the wake of Captain Cook from New Zealand’s North Island to the …

The Best Tourist Attraction In Every State

Each year, millions of tourists come from home and abroad to see the country's majestic landscape and iconic sites, from the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty.<p>But there are also cool, quirky attractions, like Vermont's Ben & Jerry's Factory and Tennessee's Graceland, the former home of Rock and …

Kindness One: Finding the Spirit of Mother Teresa in India

<i>"Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love</i>" -- Mother Teresa<p>After my trip to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan I wasn't sure how I would react as I reentered India. The peace and tranquility of Bhutan was soon to be shattered by the chaos of India. I have …

The Exceptional Traveler: The Currency Exchange Game

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #9 The Currency Exchange Game</b><p>Exchanging U.S. dollars for a foreign currency can become as complex as trading commodities on …

Meet Your Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot from 'Fast & Furious'

<i>Editor's Note: We have our Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, the lost art of silent films, the best-of lists, and a wildly inappropriate movie trailer -- all</i> …

Cousin Eddie Is Based On A Real Guy And Other Surprising ‘Christmas Vacation’ Facts

One of the things that made <i>Christmas Vacation</i> (which is a part of the Warner Bros. Holiday Gift Guide) so successful is that it touches on the image of a Normal Rockwell Christmas that so many people strive for during the holiday seasons, only to fall devastatingly and hilariously short. An outcome …