Kimberly Sheirbon

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Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

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30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

National Geographic: Then and Now – in pictures

National Geographic magazine has been at the forefront of photojournalism since it first began publishing photographs in 1890. An exhibition at Beetles + Huxley showcases over 100 vintage and contemporary prints from 26 September to 19 October 2013. Here are some of them

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Gravity Is an Unprecedented Achievement

It's the rare actual must-see movie that lives up to the hype<p><b>Already, two weeks before its release,</b> the hype surrounding Alfonso Cuar<i>ó</i>n's new film, <i>Gravity,</i> appears to be the sort that no movie can possibly live up to. I saw it for the first time (and not by any means the last) at the Toronto …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop’s Wildest Child

In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is about to get some new ink. “Allright, face down,” says the tattoo …

Lorne Michaels on The 1970s and The Birth of Saturday Night Live

The 70s began for me in 1975—on April 1, 1975, to be exact. That was the day I signed on to move to New York and begin work on a new late-night comedy/variety series for NBC. And it was going to be live. As it turns out, April Fools’ Day is the right day to start work on something like that.<p>The …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

Fall Fun<p>The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 …

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …

Lukas Farlan Photography

Photograph Lukas Farlan offers us snapshots of incredible beauty. Particularly good for capturing landscapes, the artist living in Italy comes with a …

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

A covered bridge played a supporting role in one of Hollywood's most intense and fleeting love stories: <i>The Bridges of Madison County</i>, which still inspires visitors to seek out Iowa's Roseman Covered Bridge. (It ranks higher on TripAdvisor than John Wayne's nearby birthplace.)<p>Embodying a simpler …

New England

Government shutdown: 18 times the government has gone dark

Obama administration to allocate $45M for cops in schools

The Obama administration plans to spend millions of dollars to place armed police officers in schools throughout the country in a move advocated by the National Rifle Association in the wake of last December's shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn.<p>The Department of Justice announced Friday it's giving …

New massive earthquake rocks southwest Pakistan

A major earthquake rocked Pakistan's southwest Saturday, sending people running into the street in panic just days after another quake in the same region killed 359 people, officials said.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said on its website that a 6.8 magnitude quake was felt in Pakistan's southwestern …

Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

Avengers: Age of Ultron Comic-Con Title Reveal Trailer

'Batman vs. Superman' Is "Further Along Than People Realize;" Won't Be Influenced By Fans – /Film

When <b>Zack Snyder</b> shot <i>Man of Steel</i>, he did so about two years before its release date. Despite early reports, it looks like he’s following a similar …

Comic Books

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

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How You Can Decorate The Empty Corners In Your Home – 15 Cool Ideas

One of the biggest challenges that you have to overcome when you’re decorating a space is finding a way to integrate the corners into the whole …

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Six New Images From Pixar’s 'Toy Story Of Terror' Including A First Look At Combat Carl – /Film

<i>Briefly</i>: <b>Carl Weathers</b> voicing a Pixar character just feels right. The <i>Rocky, Predator, Happy Gilmore</i> and <i>Arrested Development</i> actor has always had a …

Archaeo-diplomacy: US gives million-dollar cup back to Iran

Here's one more sign of a thaw in U.S.-Iranian relations: A 2,700-year-old silver drinking cup, looted from a cave in Iran and seized by U.S. Customs officials a decade ago, was returned to Iran this week. Its value is estimated at a million dollars or more.<p>The ceremonial drinking vessel from the …