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“His Dark Materials” fans, rejoice: This new adaptation could actually do Philip Pullman’s novels justice

BBC has assembled a dream team of “Dr. Who” and “Skins” creatives to give the brilliant trilogy its proper due<p>What happened? One of the strangest missed opportunities in recent years was the film of Philip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass,” the first of the “His Dark Materials” trilogy. How could one …

Photo by @TimLaman. I’m sharing some favorite endangered species photos from Borneo for #WorldWildlifeDay today. A large wild male Bornean Orangutan in #GunungPalung National Park holds a leafy branch over his head as an umbrella when it starts to rain. This is a cultural behavior they learn from their mothers. #GunungPalung has one of the top five largest remaining populations of wild orangutans. Learn more at @saveGPorangutans. #orangutan, #EndangeredSpecies, #BorneoBiodiversity, #Borneo, @NatGeoCreative, @thephotosociety, @TimLaman.

In Honor Of #InternationalWomensDay, A Playlist Of Ladies Who Rock

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate how much women have accomplished and to remember that gender equality is still a ways away.<p>It's a day to cherish and honor ladies who <i>rock</i>.<p>So what better way to pay tribute to the day than with a playlist featuring some of the coolest female musicians …

Opera

Watch Spring Turn Into Summer, One Picture at a Time

There’s no place like home. In life and in photography, a closer look at the familiar can often reveal truth and beauty. This series of 93 days of spring in my home state of Minnesota is no exception.<p>Shooting locally may seem counterintuitive to some. Cameras seek the exotic, and for good …

Nature

Valentino Brings the Ballet to the Runway

"It's Valentino time!" exclaimed Laura Brown, executive editor of <i>Harper's Bazaar</i>, as she got in front of the livestreaming cameras for a pre-show interview. "It's the most wonderful time of the year."<p>Many would agree. Valentino's current creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo …

Dalai Lama and Other Leaders in Livestream Discussion About Importance of Well-Being

How might the world look 15 years from now if we choose well-being today? While economic prosperity has generally increased, why haven’t happiness and well-being?<p>How can we decrease the costs related to depression and stress-related disorders that are projected to double to U.S. $6 trillion by …

10 Influential Women of Art Throughout History

It’s International Women’s Day, a day focused on appreciating women and their contributions to society. What better way to celebrate here than with a …

Art History

International Women’s Day in Pictures

Pakistan

The 20 Best Singers of All Time (VIDEO)

<b>20. Ronnie James Dio</b><br>Ronnie James Dio was the voice of heavy-metal thunder for four decades. Whether he was singing about the “Man on the Silver …

Remembering Jeff Buckley: 'People would listen with their mouths open'

With the release of You & I, an album featuring tracks from 1993, three of his closest creative collaborators remember the late musician<p>Emma Banks of Creative Artists Agency, and Jeff’s UK live agent<p>I worked with Jeff from the beginning of his career until the end. We first met while he was staying …

Brooke Candy: Sia Is One of the Most Important Artists in the World Right Now

"The first time I met Sia I was, for the most part, still homeless."<p><i>It's a very interesting time for gender equality in music. Women's voices have never been louder, but at the same time the forces working against them have never been stronger.</i><p><i>As part of Noisey's continued effort to support and</i> …

Music Industry

Which poems make grown men cry?

A new anthology selects the poems guaranteed to move men to tears. BBC Culture presents an edited selection of some of the verses highlighted in the collection.<p>Poems That Make Grown Men Cry is compiled by Anthony and Ben Holden, a father-and-son team who stitched together contributions from nearly …

Literature

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces Of April 2014

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• May 5, 2014<br>• 0<p>1. Banksy – Cheltenham, UK<p>We welcome back to the monthly Top 10 street art pieces on StreetArtNews <i>(ranking</i> …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Disease

Banksy Snuck into Gaza to Show You What the Mainstream Media Won't

Anonymous graffiti artist Banksy's latest work of art isn't tucked behind an urban rubbish bin or painted on the side of a skyscraper — it's on …

Enchanting Portraits of Fairytale Scenes Featuring Wild Animals

Moscow-based photographer Darya Kondratyeva reinterprets spellbinding tales of enchantment in her beautiful portraits of young women and their animal companions. Inspired by the stories of figures like Little Red Riding Hood, Gretel, and <i>Brave</i>’s Merida, the photographer transports the viewer to …

Little Red Riding Hood

Early build of Gmail 5.0 adds Yahoo, Outlook, AOL and Exchange mail support

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Android Police<p>Google hasn’t officially released the newest update to Gmail for Android in the Google Play Store but if …

Vintage Vogue Covers

View Gallery<p>These vintage illustrated <i>Vogue</i> magazine covers caught our eye, making it hard to believe that this is the magazine you see in the grocery …

Vintage

Why does music evoke memories?

Songs from the past can stir powerful emotions and transport us back in time. Tiffany Jenkins explores what happens in our brains when music carries us away.<p>Rhythm Is a Dancer’ is the song that does it for me.<p>It’s a tune by the German Eurodance group Snap!, that was played a lot one summer as I …

Flute

How the Ethereal Lily Rabe Found Success on 'American Horror Story'

The actresses dishes on Ryan Murphy's show, working with Stevie Nicks and (possibly!) returning for Season Four<p>Lily Rabe is one of only five actors …

Stevie Nicks

What Would Happen if Harry Potter Lost

We've already seen what happens when Harry defeats Voldemort, but what happens in the parallel universe where that's not the case? Thanks to Imgur …

Lady Gaga: ‘Life is art all the time’

The pop star has worked with avant-garde artists for her latest album, Artpop. She speaks with Miranda Sawyer in an off-the-wall interview for The Culture Show.<p>Lady Gaga − sphinx-like on a makeshift throne − is surrounded by mannequins draped in white material. She takes long (sometimes …

Art

T.S. Eliot, as Faber & Faber Editor, Rejects George Orwell’s “Trotskyite” Novel Animal Farm (1944)

We’ve written recently about that most common occurrence in the life of every artist—the rejection letter. Most rejections are uncomplicated affairs, …

Literature

F. Scott Fitzgerald Creates a List of 22 Essential Books, 1936

In 1936 -- perhaps the darkest year of his life -- F. Scott Fitzgerald was convalescing in a hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, when he offered his …

Still Mourning the Loss of Calvin and Hobbes in 'Dear Mr. Watterson'

For many people of my generation, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> was more than just a comic strip. Much the way Hobbes accompanied Calvin, the strip was like an …

Bill Watterson

Photographs by Kylli Sparre (aka Sparrek)

Kylli Sparre (aka Sparrek) trained as a professional ballet dancer before coming to the conclusion that the path wasn't for her. Instead, she …