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The Look Of Silence is a powerful, vital companion piece to The Act Of Killing

“Anonymous” is a word that pops up numerous times during the end credits of Joshua Oppenheimer’s courageous new documentary, <i>The Look Of Silence</i>. It …

The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America

We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.<p>We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.

The entire world learned a very important lesson about China this week

China is fragile.<p>After a massive 150% rally in the Shanghai Composite Index over the last year, on June 12 China's largest stock market (and it's smaller Shenzen Index) started to plummet.<p>Before the bleeding stopped on Thursday, Shanghai had erased gains from April, May, and June.<p>And the entire …

Photographer Søren Solkær Captures Epic Portraits of Some of the World's Best Graffiti and Street Artists

For most people, street art and graffiti are faceless acts by elusive and mysterious people. Their work is seen by millions on the streets and on the …

Why Tangerine Is the Most Unlikely Hit of the Year

In a day when most films vanish without so much as a ripple, it’s the dream of every indie filmmaker to somehow hitch a ride on what’s trending. You’d have to look long and hard to find a movie more of our cultural moment than the Sundance hit <i>Tangerine,</i> which has lately been basking in all manner …

Christmas Eve

Amy

The artistic life and awful death of Amy Winehouse at age 27 has been so exhaustively chronicled that we think we know everything about her. Think …

Music

9 Indie Tearjerkers Now Streaming on Netflix

READ MORE: ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Reviews: A Weepie for the Film Fanatic<p>As the enduring popularity of “Love Story” and “Terms of …

Paul Rudd

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

BBQ

The Best Way to Treat Food Poisoning

You had an undercooked burger, ate some deviled eggs that were sitting out on the picnic table a bit too long, or sampled something from a dodgy food …

StarPuns

StarPuns - 100+ Star Wars photo puns (May the fourth be with you). (Web App, Star Wars, and Tech) Discover 3 alternatives like The Pun Off and Star …

M83 - Wait (Kygo Remix)

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Dementia

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Cannabis

FKA twigs: the shy but unstoppable enigma setting UK music on fire

Tahliah Debrett Barnett is establishing herself as one of the most interesting and enigmatic faces in British music<p>Taking to the Mercury awards stage on Wednesday, Tahliah Debrett Barnett oozed a captivating cool. In knee-high leather boots, black lipstick and her signature septum ring, she …