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Tiger Woods 40th Birthday Interview

Turning 40, the golfer talks about his highs and lows on and off the course<p>By Lorne Rubenstein<p>Tiger Woods was raised to be a champion. Groomed by a …

Golf

N.W.A: American Gangstas

Inside the messy, prophetic rise of the most dangerous hip-hop group in the world<p>Dr. Dre rubs his mountainous right deltoid through a snug black …

The 11 Most Kickass Spots for Sunsets in America

Search #sunset on Instagram, and you'll quickly learn one thing: everybody loves ‘em. Or, at least taking pictures of them. But not all sunsets are …

Grand Canyon

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most …

Los Angeles

The Cheapest Time to Book Your Flight Is...

Ever found cheap plane tickets, waited a little while to book, and then BAM -- they skyrocketed by $200? Yeah, well, stop lollygagging is the lesson …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

Coffee

Why books come out in hardback before paperback

THIS year's Man Booker Prize was awarded on October 14th to "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", Richard Flanagan's harrowing tale of Australian …

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Get Married in Venice

Chris Bott—Splash News/Corbis<p>Ron Tom—NBC/Getty Images<p>Ron Galella—WireImage<p>Sven Arnstein—NBC/Getty Images<p>Sunset/Warner Bros.<p>Warner Brothers<p>Reed …

George Clooney

Clooney: A Constant Charmer at the Altar

The patron saint of silver foxes got married this weekend. Our affection for him is not solely down to his (stunning) looks alone.<p>The charm is …

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin: Inside Their Love Story

<i>Subscribe now to access PEOPLE’s EXCLUSIVE George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Wedding Album plus 26 intimate bonus photos from inside the ceremony,</i> …

George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin in Star-Studded Italian Wedding

George Clooney's Wedding in Venice<p>Hollywood's most eligible bachelor just tied the knot.<p>Actor George Clooney wed human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin …

Ebola - It's Far, Far Worse Than You Thought

Ebola could kill a million people by the end of January, disaster planners warned this week as experts said the disease might become endemic and clinics started turning away victims.<p>The US is sending 400,000 home care kits with protective gowns, masks, gloves, chlorine and medicines to Liberia, the …

André Benjamin: “There’s Not Much Difference” Between Playing André 3000 and Playing Hendrix

Though André Benjamin — best known as André 3000, one half of OutKast — has mostly stayed out of the spotlight for the last few years, he’s back: …

Salma Hayek

The Human Drama

How short-track speedskating won this writer’s heart<p>I don’t think you can truly appreciate the Winter Games unless you grew up watching ABC’s <i>Wide</i> …

Short Track Speed Skating

Peering into North Korea

A boat tour from China skirts the North Korean shoreline, allowing a glimpse of the world’s most mysterious, closed-off country.<p>The key to our speedboat turned, the engine roared and Chinese pop music blared. Beneath us, the Yalu River was a muddy brown; above, the sun shone. We hurried on toward …

North Korea

Best of Bacon

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

The revered director earned an Oscar nomination for his controversial 'The Wind Rises'<p>On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki's …

Richard Nixon, Hopeless Romantic

The surprisingly tender love letters of one of America's most hated presidents.<p>On Monday, August 17, 1942, in what would be the first of many partings over the next two years, Pat saw her husband off at Washington’s Union Station. Dick Nixon, then a 29-year-old lawyer for the government’s Office of …

David Attenborough Narrates An Olympic Curling Match

This is a video of everybody's favorite nature documentary host David Attenborough narrating a women's Olympic curling match. You know, David …

Product Listing Suggests Retina iPad Mini Could Launch on November 21

A product listing for the Retina iPad mini with a release date of November 21 has appeared on Target.com, suggesting Apple's new tablet could make its debut on the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Thus far, Apple has not provided a prospective release date for its iPad mini with Retina Display, …

The Bombing War: Europe 1939‑1945 by Richard Overy – review

The bombing campaigns were startlingly inaccurate - and this is the most important book on the second world war published this century<p>Between the wars, Richard Overy tells us, European city dwellers were terrified at the prospect of being bombed. Alarmists predicted millions of dead in London in a …

How to Master a New Skill

We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking, using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? Of course, learning techniques will vary depending on the …

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

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …