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Long-term study shows why bullying is a public health problem

Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30% of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests.<p>By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three times more likely than their non-victimized peers …

Amy Berg Got a Kick Out of Jumping from Docs to Fiction

Oscar-nominated for her Catholic sex abuse doc “Deliver Us From Evil” (2006) and acclaimed for “West of Memphis” (2012), her deep-dive into Arkansas’ …

'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Explains Series Finale, Character Surprises and What's Next

"The people who find that ad corny, they're probably experiencing a lot of life that way, and they're missing out on something," he said in his first …

TV

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

Mobile Internet To Be Worth More Than Apple By 2018

Smartphone sales growth is slowing to less than 10 percent annually to 2018, and mobile networks saw just 5 percent growth in the last decade. So while Apple continues to knock it out of the park and Xiaomi skyrockets, mobile Internet is <i>the</i> mobile growth market.<p>Digi-Capital now forecasts almost 3x …

Deep Web - Exclusive Clip - Patriot Act

Deep Web seeks to unravel a tangled web of secrecy, accusations, and criminal activity, and explores how the outcome of Ulbricht's trial will set a …

Skyping with the enemy: I went undercover as a jihadi girlfriend

It was 10 o’clock on a Friday night in spring 2014 and I was sitting on the sofa in my one-bed Paris apartment when I received a message from a French terrorist based in Syria: “Salaam alaikum, sister. I see you watched my video. It’s gone viral – crazy! Are you Muslim? What do you think about …

Islam

'Game of Thrones': Where Will Sansa Go From Here?

The HBO series diverged from the books to deliver one of its most controversial scenes in last Sunday's episode.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> is under the …

Why These Unique & Creative Text-Focused Websites Will Inspire You

Typography is an important but often under-represented part of a website's layout. With so much focus being placed on the presentational aspects of …

WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …

Karen Allen’s brilliant comeback: A “Raiders of the Lost Ark” star forsakes Hollywood for a brilliant, blue-collar film

Hollywood has turned its back on America. Karen Allen turned her back on Hollywood. In a new film, all’s forgiven<p>Seen any good movies lately? I bet not -- or not in a theater, anyway. The 50 percent of us who don’t go to the movies much anymore haven’t seen any, good or bad. Even if you’ve been to …

10 Things We Learned About Indie Filmmaking from Sebastian Silva

Sebastian Silva opened his recent Master Class at the IFP Made in NY Media Center with a YouTube clip of an 80-year-old woman nearly falling out of …

Martin Scorsese Makes a List of 85 Films Every Aspiring Filmmaker Needs to See

Before the rise of institutional film schools—ensconced in university walls with all the formality that entails—those seeking to learn the craft did …

Filmmaking

Filmmaker has mixed feelings about his iPhone masterpiece

There was the buzz going into Sundance and the applause of satisfied audiences at the end of the movie’s screening. But there was also a collective gasp as the last line of the credits rolled past.<p><i>Shot on the iPhone 5s.</i><p>Sean Baker’s <i>Tangerine</i>, the story of two transgender sex workers in Hollywood, …

Fiber Optic Lights Turn a Bathroom Floor into Starry Night Sky

Have you ever wanted to add some serious sparkle to your boring bathroom floor? Well, now you can. An Instructables member named Baldr turned their restroom tile into looking like a starry night sky, and they tell you how to do it, too! Using materials like fiber-optic lights, tile, and grout, …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs

Infographic Tracks the Daily Routines of Famous Creatives

According to the infographic <i>The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People</i>, not all great minds think alike. In fact, they plan their days very differently from one another. Podio, a project management software company, created this chart that visualizes how artists, writers, and musicians went about …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Podcasting

2014: An amazing year in space exploration

The last 12 months saw some out-of-this-world achievements and incredible firsts – from explorations on Mars to landing on a comet. But there was tragedy too.<p>More amazing image galleries of the year:<p>The year in aviation<br>Weird and wonderful images seen in 2014<p>... and more of our favourite space …

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Comedy Issue<p><i>GQ</i> goes behind the scenes with the resident genius of <i>SNL</i> to see the sketch-comedy master in her element.<p>By Amy Wallace2 days agoView …

‘We Were Not Made For This World’, An Existential Sci-Fi Short Film About a Wandering Robot

“We Were Not Made For This World” is a existential sci-fi short film directed by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Colin West McDonald, based on a comic of …

[Best of 2014] The Year in Film

2014 was an immersive year for film.<p>In 2014, film escaped its 2D confines on the silver screen, becoming more malleable a medium so that audiences could interact within their worlds. Not only did technology become a recurring character in many of this year’s blockbusters, innovative techniques and …