Jo Wilman

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7 inspiring and emotional Oscars quotes from backstage and onstage

LOS ANGELES — "Stay weird, stay different," proclaimed <i>The Imitation Game</i> writer after winning Best Adapted Screenplay, thanking presenter Oprah …

Big Night for Birdman: Oscars in Pictures

The 27 Most Important Moments From The Oscars

A recap of Hollywood's biggest night, including an appearance by Glom Gazingo.

The Oscars: Red Carpet In Pictures

Mystery As Dozens Of Giant Craters Open In Siberia's 'End Of World' Region

Up to 30 mysterious new craters are feared to have opened on the landscape of a remote region of Siberia.<p>The puzzle began in July last year when …

Earth Science

A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

Samsung Releases Galaxy S6 Teasers That Appear To Confirm Metal Design And Curved Displays

Samsung has recently posted two teasers for its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. One teaser is a 45-second video on YouTube and the other is a profile photo on Instagram. Both of the teasers appear to confirm some of the rumored Galaxy S6 specifications.<p>The profile photo of the Samsung …

Phones

George Hurrell: the master of the Hollywood still

George Hurrell didn't just photograph Hollywood's greats: as a new collection of his work reveals, he also imbued them with their mysterious allure<p>At 16, George Hurrell couldn’t decide whether to become a priest or an artist. A Chicago resident, he applied to both the Quigley Seminary and the Art …

Oldest gospel found in a mummy mask?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.<p>The announcement of the papyrus' …

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Man Walks Away from 26-Car Pileup After Being Pinned Between Two Semis

A massive highway accident in eastern Oregon involving approximately 100 people and 26 cars, left 12 people injured Saturday. Heavy winds and fog, …

Eastern Oregon

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

Exercising for your NY resolution? Use these tech tools and the Scientific 7-Minute Workout

Every year, resolute Americans search more for exercise tips in January than at any other time of the year. If you’re new to exercise, or are just getting back into it, here’s a wonderful tip: All you need is seven minutes a few times a week. Yes, just seven minutes. And, there’s a range of online …

Pictures of the Week 1.1.15

Blood-swept lands: the story behind the Tower of London poppies tribute

Photograph: David Levene/Guardian<p>Paul Cummins (right) ceramic artist, and Tom Piper, set designer, the two men behind the first world war memorial of ceramic …

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

Are old fairy stories too scary for kids?

The folk tales of old prepare a child for life<p>Moving house, stacking books in boxes, I came across a clutch of fairy books, Andrew Lang’s folk tales from around the world in their coloured cloth covers: yellow, brown, red, grey, blue. I picked up ‘yellow’, opened the cover and fell down a wormhole, …

Literature

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

Adam Levine dance moves

26 Stunning Images You Won't Believe Were Found On Google Street View

He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses— where he curates the best images he finds.<p>Rafman says sometimes he picks a location and "just wanders," captivated by what he sees.<p>He also doesn't document where exactly the photos were taken.<p>He told The New York Times …

Star Lots: Original Star Wars sketches to go under the hammer - Telegraph

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

In the Light of Milkyway

Monet Found In German Suitcase Part Of Nazi Loot

A Monet landscape was found in a suitcase owned by late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt. He had the suitcase at the German hospital where he spent his last days. The lost painting is a light-blue landscape similar to Monet’s <i>View at Sainte-Adresse</i>, which dates to 1867. Finding a long lost painting by …