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'Celebrity Big Brother' 2015: New Trailer Unveiled, With Emma Willis And Rylan Clark Promising 'Ultimate Smackdown' (VIDEO)

Emma Willis and Rylan Clark have gone all ‘Downton Abbey’ on us, in the newly-released trailer for ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.<p><b>READ MORE:</b><p>How Clean Is …

A horror movie streaming service, a video-friendly video game, and Joy Division

Joy Division, vinyl reissues<p>Joy Division was a huge gateway band for me—one of the first non-Top 40 acts that broke into my brain as a teen. When our …

Dan Aykroyd Thinks The Cast Of Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Is ‘Just Badass’

While doing press for his Crystal Head Vodka, original Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd sat down with the folks over at Pedestrian.TV and talked a bit about Paul Feig’s <i>Ghostbusters</i> reboot. Aside from briefly mentioning his small cameo in the upcoming movie, Aykroyd made it a point to state that the new …

Conjuring the Internet: Art and Contemporary Magic

A look inside attempts to form community, cope, and learn about history and ourselves through art and crowdsourced patronage.<p>The internet is a dark temple—a hidden place where spirits linger and covens are free to gather. Or, at least it was in one particular mid-90s afternoon TV narrative about …

Genius, coward… or madman? Why Hamlet gives actors the ultimate test

Here’s the rub. No one can settle what <i>Hamlet</i> is about. The play thought for years to be about indecisiveness is itself the subject of indecision. In 18 years as the <i>Observer</i>’s theatre critic I have totted up 24 productions – although I may have forgotten a couple. Some are barely recognisable as the …

Hamlet

Back Off Man, These Are Peter Venkman’s Top ‘Ghostbusters’ Quotes

Whether you like or don’t like Paul Feig’s <i>Ghostbusters</i> reboot, you have to admit that it’s going to feel weird to see Bustin’ going on without the presence of Dr. Peter Venkman. Thankfully, however, we’ll always have the first two films (back off, man, I’m classifying <i>Ghostbusters 2</i> as a good thing) …

Interview: Photographer Christopher Swann Captures Images of Whales and Dolphins in All Their Glory

British photographer Christopher Swann captures stunning shots of cetaceans like whales and dolphins both above and beneath the surface of the ocean. With over 25 years of experience diving and running whale- and dolphin-watching holidays around the world, the photographer has become finely attuned …

Whales

Coconut Toast: The Best Way to Start Monday Morning

Like coconut? Try using coconut manna instead of butter on your toast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Breakfast

Stop Doing Real Things, This Webpage Let's You Turn Boring Words into Kinda Cool Beats

You're about to discover that your name sounds like an Evian Christ remix of the Seinfeld theme tune.<p>Stop everything you were pretending to do: someone has made a fun thing on the internet that you need to play with immediately. It’s called Typedrummer and it’s a simple webpage that turns your …

Turn Old Bottles Into Lamps With Rechargeable LED Corks

Some of our favorite creative products and inventions are ones that give used objects/trash a second life. The rechargeable bottlelight developed by …

The village that fell asleep: mystery illness perplexes Kazakh scientists

One day last summer, Viktor Kazachenko set off across the steppe from his village in northern Kazakhstan. He was driving to the nearest town on some errands, but he never arrived.<br>“My brain switched off,” he says. “That’s it. I don’t remember.” Kazachenko had been hit by the so-called “sleeping …

Sleep Disorders

With Jellynote, Learning To Play An Instrument Is Like Playing Guitar Hero

Meet Jellynote, a French startup that provides a new yet familiar experience for learning music. With Jellynote, you can find scores and see YouTube covers at the same time, create a songbook and suggest different versions. But the killer feature is a Guitar Hero-like mode that takes advantage of …

6 Exercise Tweaks That Make a Big Difference

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

3 Ways to Help You Reduce Your Anxiety

I'm not good with stress. Handling it, managing it, reducing it, living with it - stress is a byproduct of life that I had previously never been able to get a handle on. And with all that stress, comes anxiety - the million-mile-per-hour (at many times contradictory) thoughts, rapid heartbeat, …

Viral Optical Illusion Bags Boggling Shoppers' Minds

It may look like Mickey Mouse's knapsack, but one Taiwanese company has pulled off the unthinkable.<p>"It starts from a crazy “why not” ideas," says …

Forget the dress, how many shades of blue do you see here?

The internet was all aflame last week with debates over the color of a certain dress, so we should know by now that our eyes are damn, dirty liars. …

Beautiful 3D Illustrations Breathe New Life into Discarded Books

Using a lot of glue sticks, an X-Acto knife, watercolor paints, and a whole lot of love, illustrator Isobelle Ouzman gives discarded books a new life. From the outside, they might look like your average texts. Just past the hardcover, however, is an incredible mix of drawing, painting, and paper …

Drawing

Fraternity scandal engulfs another US college

Scandal engulfs another college fraternity after student tells police of existence of invitation-only website featuring photographs of nude and unconscious women, hazing rites and drugs<p>A leading student fraternity at Pennsylvania State University has been suspended amid a criminal investigation …

9 Ways to Never Have Frizzy Hair Again

We all dread that moment when you walk out into the heat and your hair puffs up like a lion's mane. L'oreal Paris brand ambassador Marcos Carrasquillo and Matrix celebrity hairstylist George Papanikolas share simple steps that can prevent the humidity from frizzing up your hair.<p><b>1. Dry your hair</b> …

Veterans - Photographs and text by Igor Chekachkov | LensCulture

Each May, veterans of World War II come out into the streets of post-Soviet cities under victory banners. This year 60 thousand World War II veterans, who reached the age of 85, still live in Ukraine.<p>364 days a year those who crossed the fields of World War II more than half a century ago presently …

World War II

Hubble Space Telescope's Most Breathtaking Images of the Universe

In early April, publisher Taschen will be releasing a new book that collects the most breathtaking images of deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It's been 25 years since Hubble first launched into low-earth orbit and it remains operational today. It can take extremely high-resolution …

Cosmology

The Biggest Business Comebacks Of The Past 20 Years

Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.<p>Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years<p>In our fast-changing, startup-crazed economy, it can seem like only the newest companies have the agility …

Portraits of People Who Have Been Shot and Scarred by Gun Violence

Since 2013, photographer Kathy Shorr has been shooting portraits of subjects who have been shot by guns — the victims and survivors of gun violence …

St. Patrick's Day in Pictures

How to Get Thicker Brows in 8 Easy Steps

Looking to beef up your brows? We've got the simple tips<p>Thick brows aren't just for those born with a naturally perfect pair. Pencils and powders work wonders to bridge the gaps, especially if your brows have been over-tweezed and there's no time for regrowth. Here, ELLE beauty editor Julie Schott …

Makeup

Loch Ness Monster 'Captured On Film' By Tourist Family

A mother and daughter visiting Scotland for the first time believe they may have caught a glimpse of the elusive Loch Ness monster.<p>Consuela Ross and …

16 Delicious Photos of Happy Babies That Will Make Everything Better

Yummy, smiley babies!<p>Sandi Ford, a 36-year-old mother of three, had been working in software development for years before she realized she wasn't getting what she wanted from her job.<p>"I wanted to build a career for myself which meant I could still have time with my family and tap into some of my …

22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.

Literature

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Zoology

Too Hard to Keep: A Collection of Photographs People Couldn’t Bear to Live With

Photographs help us remember important moments in our lives, but what happens when they capture things we’d rather forget? Sometimes photos are so …