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The 20 photographs of the week

The referendum in Scotland, the Californian fires, the ongoing crisis in northern Iraq and Syria – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Pixar Characters Reimagined in Best Picture Nominated Films

Maria von Trapp Dies

Maria Franziska von Trapp, whose family’s story was told in <i>The Sound of Music</i>, has died.<p>She was the last surviving member of the musical family of …

Love

Watch Amy Adams's Tearful Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Academy Award nominee Amy Adams recently stopped by "Inside the Actors Studio" to discuss her filmography with host James Lipton. But it was mention of Adams's Oscar-winning former co-star, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was in the spotlight during the segment as the pair talked about their …

How Honey Bees Point Their Way To Food

With help from light that humans can't see<p>Honey bees can give each other directions using polarized light as a landmark to find potential food. Light becomes polarized as it reaches us through the atmosphere, but the polarization is typically not seen by the naked human eye. In a new study from the …

Watch Will Ferrell’s Downton Abbey-Themed Figure-Skating Routine

If you are bored to tears by Sochi’s figure-skating events, don’t blame Will Ferrell. As he told Jimmy Fallon on <i>The Tonight Show</i> Thursday, he had a perfectly great routine to the <i>Downton Abbey</i> theme song choreographed, a Carson-inspired butler leotard custom-ordered, and was mentally prepared to …

Will Ferrell

Ellen DeGeneres Shares Her 5 Favorite Viral Videos

Ellen DeGeneres has made humor her business, literally. The talk-show host spends her working hours doing whatever it takes – dancing, joking, …

Thirty years of the Apple Macintosh – in pictures

It is 30 years since Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne sold their most valuable possessions – a VW bus and a calculator – to launch what would become a revolution in home computing. Here we take a look back at Apple history over the years

From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, the battle for awards glory gets serious

It's been a vintage year for Hollywood – and the big studios are now lobbying hard in a tight and high-stakes race<p>A diet of bubblegum blockbusters and inane sequels has exposed Hollywood for years to accusations of undermining western civilisation, or at the very least dumbing it down. Who could …

Интуитивная живопись и рисование от Игоря Сахарова

Title: Dr. Paul Gachet Artist: Vincent van Gogh Completion Date: 1890 Place of Creation: Auvers-sur-oise, France Style: Post-Impressionism Genre: portrait Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 67 x 56 cm Gallery: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/vincent-van-gogh/dr-paul-gachet-1890 Posted by Lara

Rook Floro Birmingham, UK http://artistaday.com/?p=13356 Posted by Lara

Title: The fire Artist: Rene Magritte Completion Date: 1943 Place of Creation: Carcasonne / Carcassonne, France Style: Surrealism Period: Sunlit Period http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/rene-magritte/the-fire-1943 Posted by Lara

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in Photos

Do you like being led around? Perhaps not, but you probably won’t mind if you have the attractive behind of a lovely girlfriend to look at. Trust a …

Neon Paint Brings Ordinary Portraits to Life

Light effects are just about as versatile as the imagination. The possibilities are endless. This is what Portuguese photographer Hid Saib discovered …

Travel Bucket List: Where to Go in 2014 (PHOTOS)

A new year, a new set of vacations to plan. What about Scotland? Cape Town? Or a cruise down the rivers of Europe? We’ve rounded up the best places …

More Beautiful Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations

Let's say goodbye to 2013 and hello to a new year with these beautiful literary posters. Evan Robertson of Obvious State is behind this inspiring project where he takes meaningful quotes from famous authors and illustrates them in an incredibly clever way. His goal is to design 50 original prints, …

Literature

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Checking Back on Celebrities' 2013 New Year's Resolutions

As the year winds down, we’re checking back on how some of our favorite celebrities fared on their 2013 resolutions.<p>Surprisingly, most of the stars …

Selena Gomez Shares Tea Time with Taylor Swift and Demi Lovato

Tea for three (pop stars, that is)!<p>Selena Gomez posted an Instagram photo of herself enjoying a cup of tea and lots of laughs with pals Taylor Swift …

Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2013

As the year comes to a close, we’d like to thank all our amazing panda fans and take a look at what made 2013 such an amazing year!<p>We’ve grown from …

2014 in film preview: blockbusters

Our pick of the ten films likely to pull in the crowds in 2014<p>• 2014 preview: thrillers • 2014 preview: comedy • 2014 preview: Oscar hopefuls • 2014 preview: science fiction • 2014 preview: romance • 2014 preview: drama<p>Noah<p>Darren Aronofsky's $130m Biblical epic arrives buffeted by Hurricane Sandy …

20 Best Debuts of 2013

From the precocious Lorde to the impish Fidlar, these are the rookies of the year<p>The past 12 months exploded with exciting new artists, both on the …

The top five sci-fi, fantasy and comic-book films of 2013

It was a bumper year for science fiction movies, and spectacle films are getting better, so we end the year with a nod to the best geek flicks of 2013<p>• More from the Week in geek series • The best films of 2013 • The films to watch in 2014<p>The superhero film gets stronger, while art house …

8 Celebrities Who Went Through a Seriously Awkward Phase

Joe Manganiello had an awkward phase. We have the photo proof.<p>Many “flawless” celebrities soldiered through an adolescence marked by lanky frames, …

Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for Miley Cyrus, Kate Middleton, Jennifer Lawrence and Our Other Favorite Celebs

As 2013 comes to a close, most of us—in between refills of eggnog and fights with family members over which movies to watch On Demand—will take some time to look inward and potentially make some resolutions for the new year. But making resolutions for yourself can be sort of a drag: most of them …

Quadrantid Meteor Shower 2014 Will Peak on January 3

The Quadrantid Meteor Shower–the first meteor shower in 2014–started on December 28 and will peak on January 3.<p>The meteor shower will continue …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Iceberg Drawings by Zaria Forman Fulfill Late Mother’s Dream And Raise Awareness On Climate Change

Zaria Forman creates breathtaking pastel drawings of Greenland’s icebergs that are exceptional in three ways. First of all, the drawings look so …