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Jim Carrey has been trolling Trump and the GOP with paintings. Here are the top 11

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jim Carrey has found a muse in President Donald Trump.<p>The comedian has been channeling his artistic side over the last year to by painting a series of political portraits mocking Trump, his administration and a cast of Republican lawmakers.<p>His latest creation is a colorful portrait of a …

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Pope To World: Hell Does Exist

Things got a little heated at the Vatican this week when an Italian journalist reported that Pope Francis denied the existence of hell.<p>Apparently, the fiery 93-year-old avowed atheist reporter, Eugenio Scalfari of <i>La Repubblica</i>, set the social media world aflame after writing in Italian that when …

Pope Francis

Misterio de la nueva pirámide mexica

El Centro Histórico consta de 668 manzanas, las cuales albergan unos mil 500 edificios catalogados con valor histórico. Allí hay muchos secretos y tesoros por descubrir.<p>Debajo de las construcciones religiosas, civiles, asistenciales, administrativas y hospitalarias que fueron edificadas entre el …

Los XV Años de Rubí: cuando la viralización mata al periodismo

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (apro).- El 2 de diciembre pasado Crescencio Ibarra grabó un video en Facebook para invitar al festejo de los 15 años de su hija …

The Bataclan Reopens, One Year Later: Pictures

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What Is Lost in a Nation That's Reading Less Literature?

Earlier this year I finally picked up a card for the Los Angeles public library system. Libraries are essential institutions to human knowledge, both …

Mark Lane, Early Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theorist, Dies at 89

Mark Lane, the defense lawyer, social activist and author who concluded in a blockbuster book in the mid-1960s that Lee Harvey Oswald could not have acted alone in killing President John F. Kennedy, a thesis supported in part by the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1979, died on Tuesday …

The secret world of membership libraries

Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted …

Libraries

El ex chofer de Pablo Neruda reveló cómo fueron los últimos días del poeta chileno

Unas cuatro horas antes de que Pablo Neruda muriese de "cáncer de próstata" el <b>domingo 23 de septiembre de 1973</b>, el hombre que lo cuidaba no pudo …

Cómo México quiere cambiar su imagen país de violencia y narcos a través de la moda

Coloridos vestidos de alta costura mexicanos cuelgan de las paredes de varias tiendas instaladas dentro de un enorme salón ubicado en el centro de Londres.<p>La razón: <b>la exhibición de diseño "Hecho en México", que actualmente se realiza en la capital británica.</b><p>Cerca de los vestidos hay una silla con …

Mexican church reappears nearly 50 years after being submerged

Ruins of 16th century Apostle Sandiago church re-emerge following drought<p>A 16th century church submerged in a southern Mexico dam project 49 years ago has reappeared following a severe drought, drawing visitors by boat to gaze at the spectacular ruins.<p>The Apostle Santiago church, built by Dominican …

Some catchy tunes stand the test of time. So what song has been stuck in your head since you were a kid? Tell us in the comments below! | Adams family, Creepy …

Some catchy tunes stand the test of time. So what song has been stuck in your head since you were a kid? Tell us in the comments below!

Stephen Hawking talks technology, AI and more in his first Reddit AMA

Stephen Hawking, genius that he is, is just like us. He finds <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> hilarious, and his favorite song ever written is Rod Stewart's "Have …

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Abre muestra de David LaChapelle, el hombre que retrató la fama

El MAC y Fundación AMA traen desde hoy, por primera vez a Chile, la obra del fotógrafo estadounidense que captura celebridades.<p>Estaba inubicable. …

What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page?

Amazon is about to find out.<p>When I recently learned of Amazon's new plan to pay some authors for each page that a Kindle user reads, I remembered an editor who looked at my one of my book proposals and said something along the lines of, “It feels like you've only got 20,000 words of material. You …

The 11 Meanest Things Critics Said About the New "Fifty Shades of Grey" Book

"[A]ll Christian thinks about is sex and food. It's a bit like peering into the inside of your dog's head."<p>The latest <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> book <i>Grey</i>, which is the first book in the trilogy rewritten from Christian's POV, finally came out and the reviews are in! If you believe what critics say, this …

The Life And Death Of Technicolor

MoMA celebrates 100 years of Technicolor with 60 rare films.<p>When Joshua Siegel, MoMA’s curator of film, answers the phone, he has me hold for just a moment. He needs to leave his screening room to hear me. What was he watching? Not one, but two original prints of <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>. He was alternating …

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En Teotihuacán, la serpiente pierde sus plumas

A casi un siglo de su descubrimiento, la pirámide de La Serpiente Emplumada —al centro de una gran plaza en Teotihuacán, con un adoratorio central y unidades habitacionales donde vivieron los gobernantes— presenta un enorme deterioro, que en parte se debe a la concentración de humedad, la lluvia …

El cine se reinventa a mano

El artista mexicano Arturo López (Pío) ha sido el promotor en este de país del Cine a mano, propuesta creativa en la que se dibuja en vivo sobre un proyector de acetatos con diferentes materiales y técnicas.<p>Con Cine a mano, Pío se ha presentado lo mismo en calles y auditorios de la Ciudad de …

Los aztecas llegan a Canadá

Cercade 250 piezas alusivas a la fundación de México-Tenochtitlan se exhiben en el Museo Pointe-à-Callière de Montreal<p>Precedida de gran éxito tras …

El sur del sur es América Latina

Luisa Valenzuela, <i>Entrecruzamientos</i>. Alfaguara 2014, 258 pp.<p><b>Ubicación</b><p>“Al argentino lo conocí en México, al mexicano en París, lindo entrecruzamiento”, …

David Letterman's 33-year journey from cult hero to late-night institution

All things change, and everything ends, and after Wednesday we will no longer be living in a world in which David Letterman is on television five nights a week.<p>The alarm is about to ring on the clock Letterman set ticking just over a year ago, when, nine days shy of his 67th birthday, with a long …

SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

El mixteco que creó una “app” para enseñar su lengua

<b>Donato García</b> tenía 9 años cuando entró a la primaria. Sus padres, de origen mixteco, le advirtieron que podía ser castigado si hablaba su lengua materna en la escuela pública, a pesar de que los maestros también eran miembros de la comunidad indígena de Santa Inés de Zaragoza (Oaxaca). Durante un …

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Eduardo Galeano, el cronista de América Latina

Sobre el escritorio de Adolfo Castañón reposan hoy los más de 15 títulos que el escritor <b>Eduardo Galean</b>o publicó bajo el sello de Siglo XXI. Entre ellos, <i>Las venas abiertas de América latina,</i> una obra emblemática con más de 50 reimpresiones en dicha editorial. Pero también el resto de los títulos que …

Relámpagos de Charles Simic | Rima interna

Que el norteamericano nacido en Belgrado Charles Simic (n. 1938) es uno de los mayores escritores contemporáneos es algo que probablemente sería un …