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'Moonlight' named best picture of 2016 by the National Society of Film Critics

"Moonlight," the lush coming-of-age drama of a young black man grappling with his sexuality and a harsh upbringing amid the Miami drug war era, was named best film of 2016 by the National Society of Film Critics on Saturday.<p>Barry Jenkins, who adapted the screenplay from playwright Tarell Alvin …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

5 Variations on Avocado Toast

<i>Today: Our semi-definitive guide to avocado toast makery.</i><p>Yes, we know, you don't need someone telling you how to make avocado toast the same way you don't need someone telling you how to eat cereal. But, as with cereal -- with its many varieties and your ability to smother it with fruit or cream …

The 23 Most Perfect Foods In The Universe

We celebrate these heroes today because they refuse to conform. Because they Will Not cave to the pressure of social norms. Because they are just too special.<p><i>NOTE: Writer reserves the right to add to this list at any time because the internet uncovers perfect foods every day. We can never know</i> …

Updated: Game of what? TV viewers ditch HBO as they flock to Netflix

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Netflix<p><i>Update, added on 1/22: The NPD Group retracted part of the data used for this story because it implied that</i> …

Cadillac’s Fashion-Driven Play To Attract Young Women

Under the guidance of Melody Lee, Cadillac is aligning itself with fashion-forward brands like Vogue, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman to court a powerful, previously untapped demographic: women.<p>Melody Lee is a 32-year-old woman, a minority, and stands four feet eleven inches tall. These …

Five Energy Innovations from the Detroit Auto Show

Energy innovations at this year's Detroit Auto Show are subtle, rather than revolutionary. But ideas like lightweighting and coasting mode could boost fuel efficiency.<p>Energy innovations on display this week at the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit are not the kind that scream …

Who Makes The Best Coffee Beans For Home Brewing? (DEATHMATCH)

When it comes to coffee, we don't like to mess around. We like it fresh, hot and perfectly brewed. Sure there are people out there who will drink coffee in any shape or form; they like to think of themselves as die-hard fans, but we just think they're weirdos. Since we've been lucky enough in our …

Brewery to Starbucks: Here's $6

<b>ST. LOUIS</b> — A small Missouri brewery has responded to a cease and desist letter from Starbucks by sending the coffee chain giant a check to cover what it calls the profit from use of the word "Frappicino" — a check for $6.<p>Exit 6 Pub and Brewery in the St. Louis suburb of Cottleville named one of …