Andrea Burman

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13 Stars Who Became American Citizens

For all the political fighting that happens about immigrants, many of the best things about America come from people who moved here—and Hollywood is no exception. From studio moguls who founded the business to Australian imports who seem to be constantly taking it over, immigrants make up every …

Angela Lansbury

Anime Expo 2014: A cosplay fan’s photo gallery | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

People dressed up as anime characters attend opening day of the Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 3, 2014. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)<p>Twenty-one-month-old Aria Chan, from San Francisco, dressed up as Chun-Li from the video game "Street Fighter," and Jonathan Hernandez, …

The Surprising Drinking Habits of Our Founding Fathers

My fellow Americans, we live in a time of political gridlock, of discord and intractability within the storied halls of government. Both sides of the aisle will often resurrect our Founding Fathers to beef up their positions, quoting them (or, more often, misquoting them) in support of one thing or …

Alcohol

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is where it's …

Murrieta Braces for More Immigration Protests

The Southern California city that became a flashpoint in the crisis over children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is waiting to learn if the feds will try to send new busloads of undocumented immigrants — and whether the tensions on display earlier this week will flare up again.<p><b>Sign up for breaking</b> …

Immigration

Poll taps Obama as 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.<p>In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.<p>"Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 …

All the world's a stage for Shakespeare, but we no longer understand him

National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner admitted he found performances of the Bard's works confusing – and he's not alone<p>Nicholas Hytner, director of the National Theatre, has admitted what most of us know but are too proud to say. Shakespeare on stage can be confusing. It's something that …

Forensic experts attempt to reconstruct face of St. Anthony

Rome, Italy, Jun 13, 2014 / 02:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The University of St. Anthony of Padua’s Anthropology Museum, together with a team of …

Catholicism

Everyday Objects Painted to Look Like Amusing Characters

For the past 10 years, French artist Gilbert Legrand has been transforming clothes hangers, spray bottles, and other household objects into …

Art

New Poll Is A Disaster For Obama

According to the poll, just 37% of respondents said they approved of Obama's handling of foreign-policy issues, an all-time low. Meanwhile, 57% said they disapproved, an all-time high.<p>And the foreign-policy approval rating for Obama might be artificially high. The poll was conducted before the …

Polling

New Poll Shows Why Obama Could Be A Big Problem For Democrats This Fall

A new NPR poll released Thursday found President Barack Obama with a significantly lower approval rating among likely voters in 12 states with competitive Senate races this November.<p>Obama's approval rating in those 12 states — eight of which were won in 2012 by Republican presidential candidate …

Republicans

What Ails Common Core

In the annals of American political narratives, few were worse and more malicious than the notion that a young Muslim jihadist decided to shoot up a …

Scott Pruitt

Florida toughens law on hurting fetus, after abortion pill trick | Reuters

TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed into law harsher penalties for crimes in which a fetus is harmed or killed, no matter how early in the pregnancy.<p>The legislation drew passionate support this spring from a Florida woman whose boyfriend tricked her into taking pills …

Christie pushes 'pro-life' reforms

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie argued Friday for reforms in education and the treatment of non-violent drug offenders as part of a “pro-life” philosophy that extends beyond abortion.<p>Christie, a possible GOP presidential contender who has been damaged by a traffic jam scandal linked to some of his …

Does Reagan Still Matter?

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22 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Doesn't Drink

Don't get us wrong. We love drinking. But there's a way to love it without being a dick.<p><b>1. "You're so uptight."</b> I may like to be in control, but just because I don't want a beer doesn't mean I can't relax or don't like fun.<p><b>2. "Come on, live a little."</b> I am! Alcohol isn't the only way to do so.<p><b>3.</b> …

Alcohol

Too Many Cooks: Your Go-To Grilling Food

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Lauren L.: Genius Grilled Fava Beans changed my life, and grilled pineapple.<p>Christina: I grill everything that's not liquid. But, man, did the …

Harry Potter's New Leaky Cauldron Pub Opens Soon Inside Universal Studios

<b>The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley</b> theme park opens this summer at Universal Studios Orlando and here's a look at its main restaurant, <b>the Leaky Cauldron</b>, the "popular wizarding pub and inn" and from the series. A press release notes that to ensure that the space was as authentic as …

5 Perfect House Wines Under $16

Good, inexpensive wines like these are perfect for weeknight drinking. They'll go with practically any dish.<p>Good, inexpensive wines like these are …

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

Dessert

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

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When Science Fiction Gets Real

In 1982, a then-unknown science fiction writer named William Gibson coined the term "cyberspace" in a short story titled <i>Burning Chrome</i>. In 1984, he expanded on his cyberspace concept with the novel <i>Neuromancer</i>, in which he created a dystopian, hyper-connected universe filled with hackers, cyberwars, …

Robots, Rogues, And Rare Paper — The Almost-Secret Origins Of Popular Fiction In America

<i>“They already amount to several hundred separate publications, and circulate to the extent of many hundred thousands. This need hardly be stated to</i> …

Apple allows first bitcoin-trading apps back into App Store

Coin Pocket is the first bitcoin app to reappear after crackdown<p>Apple has lifted the restriction on bitcoin-trading apps in its App Store. The first such virtual currency app to become available after the change of policy, Coin Pocket, appeared on the store yesterday. The app arrived shortly after …

Apple joins Microsoft in the fight against US government requesting overseas data

It's not the first time Apple and Microsoft have worked together on the issue. The major drawback with the US government issuing warrants for data …

Sending and receiving SMS/MMS on iOS 8 for iPad and OS X Yosemite: Explained

Bluetooth pairing between phone and tablet to allow for SMS transport has been done before. Apple's advantage is that they make everything from phone …