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Juliette Lewis: 'I faced my fears'

Juliette Lewis has been drug-free for – how long is it now? Give her a minute. She's working it out. "I was 22. I'm 40 now. So that's …" And yet one of the pleasures of being in her company is that she acts like someone trying to conceal a certain chemical wooziness. She totters and wobbles when …

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask.

Paul Graham Proves Sexism in Tech Is Still a Problem

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Once again, Y Combinator cofounder Paul Graham's mouth has landed him in hot water. The loose-lipped …

Swiss Bookstore Pokes Fun At Obama With Viral Advertisement

An unusual advertisement apparently promoting a Swiss bookstore has resurfaced online, with Senator Rand Paul amongst those sharing it:<p>While the advertisement has been around for at least a month, it appears to have found a new life online in the past few days after being posted to Reddit. Clearly …

How feds use one “seed” and 3 “hops” to spy on nearly everyone

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The U.S. government has tried to reassure critics of its massive phone surveillance program …

32 Times We Wished Jennifer Lawrence Was Our Best Friend In 2013

The Hunger Games actress became an internet darling this past year as everyone identified with her self-deprecating humor and brutal (yet sincere!) honesty. "If I don't have anything to do all day, I might not even put my pants on," she told Glamour in a 2012 photo shoot interview. Jennifer …

Comedians and their parents: Sarah Silverman and father Donald

Sarah Silverman is infamous for telling jokes that spark a reaction that's at least as much a gasp as it is a laugh. Some of her best-known gags have included making a music video for her then boyfriend, US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel, in which she sings angelically about "fucking Matt Damon" ("On …

The 41 Most Unbelievably Flawless And Life-Changing Moments From Beyoncé's New Album

THE QUEEN RISES ABOVE THE EARTH. Bow down.

Why ‘Beyoncé’ Makes Me Want to Die

Look, I’ll be honest: I can’t stand Beyoncé. There’s something about her that has always stirred a sort of visceral loathing in me, something I’ve …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Sir Ian McKellen v Damian Lewis: actors trade blows

Sir Ian McKellen has hit back at Damian Lewis after the Homeland star said he did not want to end up a "fruity actor" known for playing wizards.<p>McKellen, who reprises his role as Gandalf in the Hobbit sequel The Desolation of Smaug, said "no one needs to feel sorry for me" after Lewis alluded to …

A Third of Healthcare.gov Enrollment Records Have Errors

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>About one third of enrollment records processed by Healthcare.gov have errors, according to two …

Scientist Related to Killers Learns He Has a Psychopath's Brain

James Fallon admits he has a lot in common with serial killer Ted Bundy and Columbine assassin Eric Harris. He is aggressive, lacks empathy and is a …

'Underdog' Rescued From Plunge into Open Pit Diamond Mine

It was a daring rescue involving seven first responders and a rig suspended over the deepest hand-dug pit in the world, an open-pit diamond mine in …

Artist Hiroko Kubota Embroiders Popular Internet Cats on Shirts at the Request of Her Son | Colossal

<p>Japanese embroidery artist Hiroko Kubota was in the process of making custom sized clothes for her smaller-framed son when he made a small request: …

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

NHL Goalie Makes Spectacular Bicycle Kick Save

Is this already the save of the year?

Grazia

Former President Bush displays painting prowess on Leno

It may not be as priceless as a Picasso, but the painting Jay Leno received Tuesday will likely be valuable one day — because of the artist who gave it to him.<p>“The Tonight Show” host revealed the artistic skills of George W. Bush when the former president visited Tuesday in his first late-night …

Jennifer Lawrence Explains Her Recent Trip To The Emergency Room

Fulcer = fake ulcer, apparently. A TMI story ahead!

Mayor Rob Ford stripped of powers after heated Toronto council vote

Rob Ford, the embattled mayor of Toronto, was stripped of many of his powers on Monday after a heated city council debate during which he knocked over a woman councillor and heckled members of the public.<p>In a series of votes, the council voted to cut his office budget by 60%, and allow members of …

Brittany Murphy toxicology tests suggest heavy metal poisoning

A toxicology report commissioned by Brittany Murphy's father has suggested that the 8 Mile actor did not die from natural causes, as was previously thought.<p>After Murphy's death at the age of 32 in 2009, the LA coroners office concluded that pneumonia was the cause of death, with "anemia and …

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds review: as a picture

A Link Between Worlds is the sequel I never knew I wanted<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds</i> is one hell of a risk.<p>More than two decades after <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> was widely regarded as one of the greatest games of all time, Nintendo is doing the unthinkable with a direct …

US Airways Passengers Mutiny After Pilot Kicks Blind Man Off Plane

A legally blind man was kicked off a US Airways flight Wednesday night after crew members grew upset over his seeing eye dog, Doxy. Also given the boot? About 30 other passengers, who effectively mutinied over the man's treatment, causing the flight to be canceled.<p>In an interview with ABC …

Family Refuses to Tip Restaurant Server With Offensive Gay ‘Lifestyle’

Just a few weeks after a server at an Overland Park, Kansas, Italian restaurant received a bigoted note explaining that the service was just fine but …

Jennifer Lawrence No Longer Adored by World’s Entire Population

An alarming change in the Jennifer Lawrence World Domination polls: the reigning best-actress Oscar winner is no longer adored by every single Earth inhabitant. After Lawrence took a small swipe at Joan Rivers’s E! series,<i>Fashion Police</i>, during a live Q&A with Yahoo! C.E.O. Marissa Mayer last week, …

Musician’s Scathing Letter Offers One Way to Respond to Requests for Free Work

A strongly worded letter has gotten a surprising amount of attention in photograpy circles recently.<p>It was written by UK musician Whitey (aka. NJ …

Student hacks Raspberry Pi to run college bar

A student at the University of Oxford has modified a<p>Raspberry Pi to alleviate the workload at his college bar.<p>Johan Paulsson, who's studying for a …

Obama insists he didn't know about US spying on key allies

Did President Obama know about US spying on its friends, apparently going back more than a decade in the case of Angela Merkel? The answer is either "Of course he did, idiot" or "It's plausible he didn't, actually" – depending on whom you ask.<p>The White House message is clear: the president was in …

Social Media Is Redefining 'Depression'

Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed.<p>A few months ago, Laura U., a typical 16-year-old at an international school in Paris, sat at her computer wishing she looked just like the emaciated women on …