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Who Won Comic-Con? Day 1

How is anyone supposed to compete with a video game that comes with its own beer fridge?<p>Comic-Con International finally kicked off on Thursday, packing the halls of the San Diego Convention Center until the festival overflowed onto the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter. Outside, attendees wandered …


Ariana Grande releases video apology for 'donut fiasco'

Donutgate continued on Thursday night when Ariana Grande released a video message apologizing to fans for saying “I hate America” while allegedly …

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

Palm Springs

Old Man's Beard

Proposition Four: Heads Will Roll - Photographs by and interview with Max De Esteban | LensCulture

Our world is increasingly filled with imagery — from the internet, advertising, movies, social media, selfies, smartphone cameras, surveillance, propaganda, media, art, books, magazines, drones, Google Earth, Pinterest, and Twitpics of remote warfare, rebel uprisings, brunches with strangers. This …

Google Earth

Fifty Shades of Grey set for $110m global debut as France gives film a 12 certificate

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s adaptation of the EL James erotic novel is set to dominate the box office over the Valentine’s Day weekend, as director suggests she may not return for sequel after all<p>Fifty Shades of Grey looks set to drive all before it at cinemas this weekend with a debut of around $110m …

Box Office

Old Man's Beard

Intricately Carved 16-Century Prayer Nuts Open to Reveal Incredibly Detailed Scenes

A prayer nut was an extravagant, intricately carved boxwood carving from the Middle Ages that could be carried and used for private devotion. Owned mainly by the wealthy in northern Europe, a prayer nut was as much a status symbol as a sign of faith, as only those with money could afford them.<p>The …

British Museum