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I watch therefore I am: seven movies that teach us key philosophy lessons

How can we do the right thing?<br>Force Majeure<p>If you had lived in Germany in 1939, would you have helped protect Jews or gone along with their systematic extermination? If you had been an MP 10 years ago, would you have milked your expenses for what they were worth? And if you and your family faced a …

High Heels

Kurt Cobain’s 10 Most Inspirational Quotes

As well as venting for a bummed generation with Nirvana, Kurt Cobain left us a legacy of perceptive reflections on fame, feminism and pop culture. …

Hey bro, let it go: how the Frat Pack fell apart

In the noughties, Vince Vaughn and buddies including Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell could do no wrong, with megahits such as Wedding Crashers and Dodgeball. But the laughs have dried and the audience withered. What went wrong?<p>Vince Vaughn used to be funny. Or, more accurately, a surprisingly wide …

Comedy

Derek Zoolander and Hansel just posed at a Paris fashion show

Zoolander 2 is coming next February<p>With a second <i>Zoolander</i> film in the works and supposedly nearing a shoot date, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are doing what's necessary to get back in character. The duo walked the runway during Valentino's show at Paris Fashion Week this afternoon — in character as …

Fashion Shows

Terry Pratchett's Joyful, Absurd, Human Fantasy

The late author brought insight and compassion to his satire, and to his outlook on life and death.<p>“Death isn't cruel—merely terribly, terribly good at his job,” British fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett wrote in <i>Sourcery,</i> the fifth book in his long-running <i>Discworld</i> series, in 1988.<p>On Thursday, …

Books

Roy Palmer obituary

The prolific writer on folksong and folklore Roy Palmer, who has died aged 83, produced more than 30 books on the subject, as well as dozens of articles for magazines and journals. In all his writings, he was especially keen to bring out the historical context of the songs he focused on, placing …

Books

Paul McCartney Interview: On Kanye West, Insecurity And Competing With The Stones

<b>Paul McCartney announced a new tour today, fresh from a set of collaborations with Kanye West that took the music world by surprise. The first the</b> …

Paul McCartney

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma earns his stripes - just - as a midfielder in Capital One Cup final win over Tottenham

Blues defender answered a difficult call after being handed a midfield role and, after a tough start, he thrived, writes Alan Smith<p>Upon seeing a <b>Chelsea</b> team sheet containing three centre-halves, those gathered in the Wembley tunnel tried to work out how Jose Mourinho would set up his side for <b>this</b> …

Soccer

The Libertines to headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2015; More than 50 bands added to bill

Band join previously announced headliners Metallica and Mumford & Sons<p>The Libertines have been announced as the third and final headliners for this …

Rejoice – five coffees a day are good for you

This is a moment for celebration – assuming you're not currently on more than five coffees a day. The only question is: what sort? And when?<p>There's exciting news for coffee drinkers in the form of a <b>new report</b>from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of the American food watchdog, the USDA, …

Coffee

How Russell Crowe wrote his own underdog story

Hollywood star with a passion for rugby league took South Sydney Rabbitohs from rock bottom to NRL champions - and on Sunday they are on Merseyside to face St Helens<p>At Langtree Park, a new purpose-built arena housed just off the A58 behind a giant Tesco superstore, they are expecting a sell-out on …

Noel Gallagher: ‘Liam text me the other night asking when my duet with Robbie Williams was out’

Noel says his brother sends him 'cheeky texts' from time to time<p>Noel Gallagher has recalled the last time he heard from brother Liam since they made …

Johnny Cash is author of the 'greatest love letter of all time'

A note from the singer to his wife, June Carter Cash, has topped a poll of great love letters<p>A note from singer-songwriter Johnny Cash to his wife, June Carter Cash, has topped a poll of the greatest love letters of all time.<p>The letter, written in 1994 to mark June's 65th birthday, speaks about how …

Literature

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

Chelsea set to let Mohamed Salah join Roma and Andre Schurrle to leave to raise funds for Juan Cuadrado

Jose Mourinho willing to sanction winger's loan move to Roma and German World Cup winner's possible departure for Wolfsburg<p><b>Chelsea</b> are poised to let Mohamed Salah join Roma after the Italian club offered to pay £530,000 to take him on loan until the end of the season.<p>With Andre Schürrle hoping to …

Soccer

Why we love Diego Costa - the Premier League version of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Stampings, tunnel bust-ups, old school attitudes and as arrogant as Zlatan - the Spanish international is our new favourite Premier League player<p>"Football needs another Eric Cantona," says <i>The Daily Telegraph's</i> chief sports writer, Paul Hayward. "One who turns his collar up, looks at the world like …

Peter Doherty unveils Amy Winehouse tribute single ‘Flags Of The Old Regime’ – listen

Proceeds from the single will go towards the Amy Winehouse Foundation<p><b>Peter Doherty</b> has unveiled his Amy Winehouse tribute single ‘Flags Of The Old …

Twenty things you didn't know about Germany

1. Germany has (once) lost a penalty shootout in a major football competition. It was in 1976 when the then West Germany lost a shootout 5-3 in in the European Championships against Czechoslovakia. On the four other occasions the Germans have been involved in one, they won.<p>2. There is a Barbie doll …

Germany

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Wise Advice: 24 Classic Song Lyrics To Live Your Life By

Looking for enlightenment? Here’s 24 classic songs that pack sage advice on how to live your life, featuring the Beatles, David Bowie, NWA and …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

Cheapest holiday hotspots 2015: Go to Prague, not Dubai

British holidaymakers will get more for their money in Europe this year, with a cup of coffee in Prague costing £1.06 compared to £4.67 in Dubai<p>British tourists looking to save money when on holiday should pick <b>Prague</b>, Portugal's <b>Algarve</b> or the Costa del Sol in Spain, a new report suggests.<p>The value …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Podcasting

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Bob Copper: English folk music's grand old man

Bob Copper used to tell a funny story against himself. When he and his brothers once sang a folk song in a Sussex pub during a game of darts, they were met with the angry cry: "Shut that bloody dirgy old noise up".<p>Copper, who died in 2004, was born 100 years ago (January 6 1915) and is rightly …

Chelsea captain John Terry promises to address Stamford Bridge ticket prices

John Terry tells 18-year-old fan who contacted him about cost of Chelsea tickets that he, his team-mates and Jose Mourinho would raise concerns<p>John Terry vowed to lobby <b>Chelsea</b>’s board to address ticket prices at Stamford Bridge after telephoning a young supporter angered by Jose Mourinho’s …

Soccer

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Architecture

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

30 Pieces Of The Berlin Wall Spread Out All Over The World

This Sunday, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To mark the event, Reuters photographers around the world captured images of segments of the wall, which are kept as monuments in countries from Taiwan to South Africa and Guatemala. People walk by these every …