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Jennifer Lopez performed a medley of her best hits on Ellen, and it was fire

Days after Jennifer Lopez announced her new Las Vegas residency, the singer hit Friday’s edition of <i>The Ellen DeGeneres</i> <i>Show</i> to perform a medley of …

Jennifer Lopez

Florida keeper broke rules before tiger killed her, zoo says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A keeper killed by a tiger at a Florida zoo this month broke the rules when she entered the big cat's enclosure, zoo officials said.<p>Stacey Konwiser, 38, died April 15 after a 13-year-old male Malayan tiger delivered a fatal neck injury inside a secured portion of the tiger area.<p>But …

Alaska volcano spews ash cloud stretching 400 miles, grounding flights

One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes has emitted a 37,000ft (11,300-metre) ash cloud that has grounded flights, affecting thousands of travelers and cutting off remote communities in the west and north.<p>Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupts<p>Read more<p>Pavlof volcano erupted on Sunday afternoon but strong …

Geology

15 images that prove Washington has the best views in the US

The State of Washington (and the entire Pacific Northwest for that matter) isn’t just Seattle — the most Instagrammable place in the world by the way …

National Parks

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

sunrise at white rim

Jennifer Lopez announces Las Vegas residency

After <i>American Idol</i> wraps this year, Jennifer Lopez will be heading to Sin City. The singer, actress, and <i>Idol</i> judge confirmed speculation during …

Pop Music

Everything We Know About Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Video

<b>UPDATE: Taylor Swift debuted the "Bad Blood" video at the Billboard Awards. Get the full story here.</b><p>No pop star has mastered the social-media game as …

Kendrick Lamar

Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

Claire Underwood’s 12 Best Power Looks on House of Cards

They say behind every great man is a great woman, but in House of Cards, a step ahead of every great man is an impeccably dressed Claire Underwood. VF.com rounded up the best power looks of this modern-day Lady Macbeth, from structured dresses to luxurious silk pajamas (please, you didn’t really …

Mesmerizing GIFs Use Light and Motion to Visualize Sounds

Visual artists long have been inspired by music and sound—and vice versa. Themes and concepts from one often infuse the other; well known examples …

Huge Tortoise Sculpture Emerges from Thousands of Scrap Metal Parts

This enormous, metal tortoise is the work of Indonesian artist Sumarsono, also known as Ono Gaf, who used old and discarded junk like tools, car parts, and scrap metal to produce this amazingly detailed sculpture. To create the gigantic artwork, the 64-year-old artist first spent time collecting …

Since 1990, graphic designers Steven Heller (<i>New York Times</i> art director for 33 years) and Gail Anderson (former art director of <i>Rolling Stone</i>) have compiled books about typography and illustration. In their latest, <i>The Typographic Universe</i> (Thames & Hudson £24.95), they explore 'the alphabet of …