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Miley Defends VMA Performance

CBS to Reboot ‘Love, American-Style’

“The Butler” and Philip Roth

Of course, most of “The Butler”—the director Lee Daniels’s story of the White House service-staff member Cecil Gaines (liberally reimagined from the life story of Ernest Allen)—takes place in Washington, D.C., where Gaines, like Allen, lived and worked. But the capital isn’t just the movie’s …

Steve Ballmer and the Art of Managing a Monopoly

Steve Ballmer hasn’t been getting much love recently. On Friday, when he announced that he plans to retire as Microsoft’s C.E.O. at some point within the next year, the firm’s stock had its best day in years, rising seven per cent. Since that Bronx cheer from the markets, the critics have been …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

How we can bring extinct animals back to life

Mankind has been responsible for the extinction of many animal species. But natural history futurist Stewart Brand says we may now have the technology that could help reverse the decline.<p>As homo sapiens has emerged as the dominant species on Planet Earth, it has often been at the expense of other …

Mouse Skin Cells Transformed Into Viable Eggs, Sperm And Babies

A similar treatment for infertile human couples is still decades off.<p>You may have begun as a spark in your parents' eyes, but in the Kyoto University lab of Katsuhiko Hayashi and Mitinori Saitou, baby mice begin life as… skin cells.<p>After a decade of work, the two biologists have developed a way to …

Bubonic plague kills boy in Kyrgyzstan

A teenage boy has died of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan, health officials have confirmed, adding that an epidemic was not likely.<p>The 15-year-old was a herder from a small mountain village of Ichke-Zhergez in eastern Kyrgyzstan, close to the border with Kazakhstan and the Issyk-Kul lake.<p>He died last …

Kevin Spacey Goes All House-of-Cards on Hollywood

In case you missed this most excellent keynote speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival’s high-profile James MacTaggart Memorial …

Ahead of 2016, the U.S. ‘phantom first primary’ is in full swing

For more than a half-century New Hampshire has held the first primary contest in America's presidential election process. Such luminaries as Nelson Rockefeller, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton travelled into the far reaches of the state's mountains in the hunt for votes, and the …

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South Koreans excited amid cross-border reunions with relatives in the North<p>Surveillance video shows moment Italian bridge collapses<p>Little League …

Iran warns west against military intervention in Syria

Iran has warned that foreign military intervention in Syria will result in a conflict that would engulf the region.<p>The threatening rhetoric from Tehran came in response to a statement by the secretary of state, John Kerry, on Monday that the US would respond to the "undeniable" use of chemical …

It’s Miley, Bitch: The Tongue That Licked the World

Oh, Miley. That was priceless. Miley was the one star in the room who truly understood what the MTV Video Music Awards are all about — waggling your …

Parents Television Council Issues Complaint Against VMAs

MTV ruffled quite a few feathers with the 2013 edition of the VMAs, which elicited a host of sarcastic fan tweets and a hilarious freeze-frame of …

New Reality-Flipping Photos by Erik Johansson

<b>Expecting Winter</b><p>Photographer and artist Erik Johansson has always been a cut above the rest. The Berlin-based creative is a master at photo manipulation, where he takes photos of everyday life and retouches them to make them appear not of this world. As he states, “I don't capture moments, I …