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Charitable Waitress Surprised on April Fools' Day with 'Best Shift Ever'

Chelsea Roff raised her little sister on her own, struggled to overcome an eating disorder that led to a stroke and an 18-month hospitalization, but …

Tech, Yeah! The World Wide Web Turns 25 Today; Where to Shop (Online, of Course!) In Its Honor

Could you imagine life without the Internet? Well, just 25 years ago the World Wide Web was just beginning. Fast-forward to today, and it’s clear our …

Winter Must-Have: A Cool Humidifier

We’re in the homestretch of winter right now. Spring is almost here but before those crocuses bloom, we’re still in parched skin, chapped lips, and …

A deadly triangle: Afghanistan, Pakistan and India

In a nation whose government has often been run by the military, and whose foreign policy has been seen as carried out by the ISI, General Kayani has …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Fun Maps For Young Travelers (And Others Like Them)

If you are one of those people who like to travel a bit under the radar, a series of fun, informative – and free – maps may help.<p>USE-It Europe maps, all made my young locals, have the usual tourist information (public transport, bike rentals, walking tours, tops sites, where to eat and shop) for …

The Week in Review: Awards Season Is ON

Inside Flipboard / January 17, 2014<p>The Golden Globes last Sunday kicked off an intense stretch celebrating the best in entertainment. Next up, …

Dying Grandmother's 'Mystery Code' Cracked By Internet After 20 Years (In 14 Minutes)

Before she died of brain cancer in 1996, the grandmother of Ask MetaFilter member JannaK scribbled down what looked like a random string of …

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'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' share Hollywood producers' top prize | Reuters

BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Hollywood producers injected drama into the race for Oscars on Sunday by choosing not one but two movies as their best films of the year, the space thriller “Gravity” and the slavery drama “12 Years a Slave”.<p>Brad Pitt (C) and Steve McQueen, producers of the …

Corbijn debuts post-9/11 thriller 'A Most Wanted Man' at Sundance | Reuters

PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Director Anton Corbijn explores the real-life fears and paranoia in the post-9/11 world in the intense new espionage thriller “A Most Wanted Man.”<p>Director Anton Corbijn attends the premiere of the film "A Most Wanted Man" at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, …

Chanel models in sorbet pink skip down stairs at Paris fashion show | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - While most other fashion designers may settle for the usual trappings of their business - a dark room, straight runway and phalanx of bored-looking models - Karl Lagerfeld likes to have fun.<p>A model presents a creation by German designer Karl Lagerfeld for French fashion house …

'Exceptional' 29.6 carat blue diamond found in South African mine | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A 29.6 carat blue diamond, one of the rarest and most coveted in the world with a possible price tag of tens of millions of dollars, has been discovered at a South African mine by Petra Diamonds.<p>The exceptional 29.6 carat blue diamond recovered earlier this month is seen in this …

Butterflies take flight on Jean Paul Gaultier's Paris catwalk | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Butterfly show-girls fluttered down the Jean Paul Gaultier catwalk in Paris on Wednesday, as the French designer transformed his haute couture gowns into delicate ethereal creations with silky wings in multicoloured hues.<p>Models present creations by French designer Jean Paul …

Elton John rebukes Russia's anti-gay law, cites Moscow visit | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Elton John spoke out on Wednesday against Russia’s ban on homosexual propaganda, saying the law legitimized homophobia and provided legal cover to extremists.<p>Musician Elton John delivers remarks after receiving a lifetime achievement award for his philanthropic …

Actor Bryan Cranston steps into LBJ's shoes for Broadway debut | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After five acclaimed seasons and multiple Emmys for playing a meth-making chemistry teacher on television’s “Breaking Bad,” actor Bryan Cranston is stepping into the shoes of President Lyndon B. Johnson for his Broadway debut in “All the Way.”<p>Bryan Cranston winner of the …