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BBC America declares independence to develop its own comedies

Following in the footsteps of such great American patriots as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Greg Daniels, BBC America has torn off the …

Thomas Jefferson

Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein's "Portlandia" Conversation Starters

People With An Offbeat Sense Of Fashion Get More Respect

The research, by doctoral student Silvia Bellezza and two Harvard professors, examines how individuals perceive status and competence from those "not conforming" — particularly in their style.<p>And what they found was somewhat surprising: that people grant higher status and competence to the more …

Athletic Apparel

XKCD Creator's Unpublished Book Becomes Instant Bestseller

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Wednesday, XKCD creator Randall Munroe announced that he's written a book. Within 24 hours, the …

20 Terrific Books To Read With Your Kids This Spring

Is it spring yet? Please say it's spring! Promise, no more snow? HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal can't tell you that we've said goodbye to winter chills for good, but she can provide a few good reads to help you pass the time until the summer sun returns. Whether you're looking for a way to make …

From Tinder to Lulu: A Guide to the Modern World of Dating Apps

Dating is, perhaps, the only activity you get a reputation for being good at by being bad at it. (Paradoxically, someone who was great at dating …

Relationships

Vocabulary.com Launches A Positively Addictive App For Aspiring Wordsmiths

Time to ditch Candy Crush for something that makes you sound smarter instead of dumber.<p>It’s a Monday afternoon. I’m playing an iPhone game at my desk instead of working–and for once, I don’t feel bad about it. Unlike Candy Crush, Vocabulary.com’s new app, available as of today, isn’t a …

Here’s an amazing app for learning music

All musical notation is a kind of compression, which is to say a compromise between ease of transmission and depth of reception.<p>The notes on a score tell you a lot about a song, but not everything. The same goes for guitar tabs, which tell you where to put your fingers, not what the notes are.<p>So, …

Apps

Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers and Bill Hader are creating a TV show and it sounds great

“American Documentary” is a “docu-parody” that explores fictitious figures and movements<p>Prachi Gupta<p>March 20, 2014 7:02pm (UTC)<p>IFC has announced a new "docu-parody" television show created by "SNL" alums Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader.<p>"American Documentary," the show's working title, …

Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule is a videotape triumph

<i>Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule</i> is the only show on television on which it’s disappointing to see the host hit his marks. But if he’s doing that …

TV Picks: 'None of the Above,' 'The Numbers Game,' 'Doll & Em'

<b>"None of the Above" and "The Numbers Game" (National Geographic Channel, Mondays).</b> A brace of stunt-science shows -- edutainment is the word. And is actually a word. (First known use: 1973.) Like the network's "Brain Games" and "Duck Quacks Don't Echo," each is founded largely on the proposition …

Blood Ties Official International Trailer #1 (2013) - Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis Movie HD

REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★★

For all its credited sex doubles (eight) and digitally attached stunt genitalia, the new Lars von Trier lark "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" is a weirdly old-fashioned affair. If it weren't for the explicit sexual encounters, this could be an Ibsen or a Strindberg play, unclothed and unmoored from the late …

Animal Instinct: How Cat-Loving Sleuths Found an Accused Killer Sadist

It’s five o’clock in the morning on May 26th, 2012, and John Green’s iPhone is buzzing with an incoming Facebook message.<p>“Hey, you might want to see …

The nation's cartoonists' take on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists across the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

Meryl Streep's Next Movie Has Oscar Written All Over It

A trio of Oscar winners are teaming up for a new project that just may land them all back in awards contention.<p>Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, and Diablo Cody are all reportedly attached to a movie being dubbed a "prestige package" that is currently making the rounds in search of a studio and …

Incredible Short Film for DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION

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Universal teases 'Fast & Furious 7,' Jolie film

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Cars falling from the sky in “Fast & Furious 7,” clips from Angelina Jolie’s directorial project “Unbroken,” and the first look at erotic novel adaptation “Fifty Shades of Grey” provided a glimpse of Universal Pictures’ upcoming movie slate on Tuesday.<p>In the footage shown to …

Disney buys Maker Studios

The Walt Disney Company has acquired Maker Studios -- a successful Youtube channel focused on millennials -- for $500M, with an additional $450M …

Upcoming Genre Movies That Aren't Sequels, Remakes or Reboots

Sometimes it seems like every movie is either a sequel or a reboot. They remade <i>Robocop</i> and <i>Godzilla</i>. They're releasing sequels to the reboots of</i> …