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The best American art of 2016

Njideka Akunyili Crosby mapped the route to somewhere brave and important, while Manus × Machinaintertwined the art and science of dressmaking<p>• More on the best culture of 2016<p>No more play. If 2016 endures in American history as a year of epochal disaster, then it will be fair to ask, in the grim …

The Walking Dead: Melissa McBride on the future of Carol and Morgan

Carol and Morgan began season 6 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> on complete opposite sides of the philosophical spectrum when it came towards lethal violence. But …

The Walking Dead

'Game of Thrones': Every Episode Ranked Through 7 Seasons

From "Winter Is Coming" through "The Dragon and the Wolf," THR ranks every single episode of 'Game of Thrones.'<p>Three rangers ride north, searching a …

101 Greatest iOS 9 Tips and Tricks for iPhone and iPad

<b>Safari</b><p>When reading an article in Apple’s Safari web browser on iOS 9, you can now adjust different elements of how the page appears — such as …

14 Upcoming Fantasy Movies of 2016 & Beyond

When looking at the slate of nerdy movies in 2016, it’s mostly filled with superhero films, sci-fi movies, and some potentially great animated …

Fantastic Beasts

Eight Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Stream On Spotify

Spotify is essential for music lovers, but it’s got a lot more to offer than good tunes. You can stream audiobooks, radio dramas, language lessons, …

The truth about whether you need less sleep as you get older

The older we get the fewer hours we need to sleep, seems to be the accepted wisdom. But there might be other reasons for waking up earlier in the morning.<p>It’s common for older people to say they have trouble sleeping. As many as half report some kind of sleep disturbance, with between a quarter to …

Phoenix Artists Threatened With Jail Time If They Don’t Serve Gay Weddings

A lawsuit filed in Arizona claims a city ordinance forces local artists to use their talents to promote same-sex weddings and does not allow them to …

Huge Star Wars Rogue One details revealed - new ships, full characters names & descriptions, and old faces...

Well, this is the motherload. Though Lucasfilm haven’t kept as tight a lead on Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as they did with The …

Guy Couldn’t Find A Date For Prom So He Took His Cat Instead

Finding a date for Prom can be a stressful experience for many. Just ask Sam Steingard. With the big date drawing ever nearer, the 18-year-old …

Ruptly's TOP 5 Abandoned Places

Abandoned Buildings

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Reclaimed by nature: Eerie images reveal abandoned buildings from across Europe which have been taken over by plant-life

These remarkably eerie photographs show the cathedrals, mansions, glasshouses and waterparks of Europe that have been left abandoned and ultimately …

Harley Quinn Will Anchor An All-Female Superteam Movie For DC Comics

Harley Quinn is easily one of DC’s most popular characters at the moment, and <i>Suicide Squad</i> is about to raise her profile even further. And DC, observing how popular Wonder Woman was, is apparently wasting no time getting her a team of her own.<p>According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Margot Robbie is …

Harley Quinn

Disney Is Doubling Down on Live-Action Fairy Tales

<i>The Jungle Book</i> has been dominating the box office since its mid-April release, but it’s just the tip of the palm frond as far as Disney is …

This site lets you find all the songs in your favorite movies

It’s relatively easy to find soundtracks or independent film scores nowadays, as long as you know exactly what you’re looking for. But there’s a new …

Soundtracks

ABBA SOS: Portishead covers classic tune

Portishead has surfaced with a fresh, haunting cover of a classic ABBA cut.<p>The English trip-hop outfit shared their take of “SOS”, made for the Tom …

Why Do Cats Act So Damn Weird?

Dogs just want to love you but cats, well, what the hell do cats want? They have a mind of their own, they seemingly do whatever the hell they want, …

Watch Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Purple Rain’ Cover at Brooklyn Concert

Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to Prince by opening up his Brooklyn concert Saturday night with a poignant cover of the late icon’s 1984 classic, …

Tattoo artists compete for top awards at international festival

SOCHI, Russia - For more than 60 artists from Russia, Belarus and London it was an opportunity to showcase their skills but for ink enthusiasts the Sochi International Tattoo Festival was all about displaying their body art.<p>Artists drew their creations on thighs, backs, arms and other body parts, …

Underwater Sculptures Celebrate Life on Earth and Protect Aquatic Ecosystems

Art and environmental activism often go hand in hand. Such is the case with Jason deCaires Taylor‘s incredible aquatic sculptures that seek to celebrate and protect the amazing underwater landscapes of our Earth. His pieces explore the symbiosis between art, nature, and man, with breathtaking …

8 Famous Songs That Legitimately Changed The World

Chuck Klosterman once said that music doesn't move anyone -- it only holds our hands and guides us as we move ourselves. The perfect chords or the …

Music

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here's what you have to look forward to

In addition to an ambitious movie plan announced last fall, the studio has called dibs on a few more weekends with untitled projects, including more fairy-tale adventures.<p>With the recent enormous success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the even more surprising staying power of "Zootopia" and …

Star Wars

Inside Prince’s Funky First Recording Sessions

<i>The album sleeve of Prince‘s first record, 1978’s funky</i> For You<i>, famously credited Prince with producing, arranging, composing and performing every</i> …

6 awesome tips to use your camera phone for more than selfies

Whether you’re taking pictures with a DSLR or a smartphone, there are some basic rules you can follow to ensure you are taking awesome photos.<p>With today’s modern smartphone, you have a camera that is capable of taking incredibly sharp pictures, but you need to understand how to find the right …

Mobile Photography

22 Breathtaking Photos Of Abandoned Places

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - 22 Breathtaking Photos Of Abandoned Places and it was Written By Nataliya Ford.

Perfect Shots of Abandoned Locations

Mattias Haker is a photographer specialized in architecture, urbex, abandoned places ; pictures below are taken from his series <i>Impermanence</i> which …

Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

We are consuming ever bigger portions on ever larger dinner plates. Food manufacturers keep pushing us to eat more. Can we learn to control our helpings? Plus: Jay Rayner, Gizzi Erskine and Tamal Ray on their struggles with cutting down<p>If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, …

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