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The Curious Story of Wierszalin, a Belarussian Prophet’s 1930s Forest Utopia

Eliasz Klimowicz’s followers believed he was Christ reborn.<p>The church in Grzybowszczyzna Stara, built on the initiative of Eliasz Klimowicz in the …

Hilarious Vintage Posters Illustrate The Etiquette Of Movie-Going In 1912

"Ladies, kindly remove your hats." "Please don't forget your umbrella or other parcels."<p>These are some of the friendly reminders you would receive if attending your local movie theater in the year 1912. It's a bit different from today's requests to silence cell phones, refrain from texting, and …

How Jennifer Lawrence keeps getting American Hustled by Hollywood

It’s no secret that even now, women are often paid less than men for the same jobs. But when Sony Pictures’ computer system was hacked, it revealed a case study of the pay gap in Hollywood.<p>And that's a story that even the latest Forbes list of Hollywood pay confirms.<p>For “American Hustle,” Amy Adams …

Martin Scorsese secures funding for Silence, will start shooting this month

Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese has finally secured funding for his passion project <b>Silence</b>, an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel of the same …

The First Look at Tina Fey’s New Netflix Comedy

‘The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ stars Ellie Kemper, premieres March 6.<p>After putting her savvy spin on the teen comedy (<i>Mean Girls</i>) and the workplace …

Obama Says Treating Drug Use As a Criminal Problem Is "Counterproductive"

President Barack Obama continues to speak out against mass incarceration, the devastating impact of our drug policies on communities of color and his expectation that marijuana legalization will continue to spread.<p>Obama's comments came today during his YouTube interviews with YouTube bloggers, …

Fifty Shades of Grey director 'losing her mind' after seeing film over 1,000 times

Sam Taylor-Johnson says she is 'in a blancmange' after months of working on the erotic book adaptation<p>Sam Taylor-Johnson has said that she is "going out of her mind" after seeing her film Fifty Shades of Grey over a thousand times.<p>The drama based on the erotic novels by EL James and starring <b>Jamie</b> …

Shades of Grey

2015 Sundance Film Festival Preview: Kurt Cobain, James Franco, and A Scientology Exposé

WATCH THIS!<p>Last year's big hit was "Whiplash," so which buzz movies will premiere at this year's Sundance?<p>01.22.15 5:45 AM ET<p>Sundance Film Festival

Film Festivals

Disney, "Into The Woods," And Broadway Magic

I am an unapologetic musical theater geek. Played Charlie Brown in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and hoofed it in “Anything Goes” and “Sweet Charity”? Check. Set the first XM pre-set to “On Broadway”? Check. Saw Stubby Kaye in “Grind” (an actual show)? Check.<p>The aforementioned aside, Broadway …

How to Build a Wooden Wagon

A toy wagon is the quintessential holiday gift, even in an age as digital as this one. It doesn't need batteries, and it's nearly impossible to wear out. It never goes out of style. Your kids will be hauling the dog around in it within a week. And if you build your wagon well, someday their kids …

Woodworking

Smartphone users brain similar to violinists

The thumb skills needed to type out messages are changing our brain<p>Scientists have discovered changes in the brain among smartphone users were similar to that previously noticed in the brains of talented violinists.<p>Experts, from the University of Zurich, say the thumb skills needed to type out …

The Brain

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FDA Plans to Ease Ban on Blood Donations by Gay and Bisexual Men

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it plans to allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood, but only if they have abstained from gay sex for a year.<p>The decision would end a lifetime ban that was put in place in 1983, during the early days of the AIDS crisis. Medical groups have said …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

Five Years Ago, 'Avatar' Grossed $2.7 Billion But Left No Pop Culture Footprint

<b>James Cameron’s Avatar defied the skeptics and became the highest-grossing film of all time, but five years later it is all but forgotten in the pop culture landscape.</b><p>Today is the fifth anniversary of the theatrical release of James Cameron’s 3D action spectacular. <i>Avatar</i> earned rave reviews, went …

The Interview: why Sony's North Korea comedy was cancelled

Everything you need to know about the cancellation of Seth Rogen's The Interview<p><b>What is The Interview?</b><p>For anyone who has been hiding under a rock for the last few weeks, The Interview is an American action comedy, directed by Seth Rogen and Ethan Goldberg, and starring Rogen and James Franco (27 …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

The 25 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tonight

At the stroke of midnight—or somewhere around then—tonight, while you're sloppily waving goodbye to 2014, dozens of movies will disappear from …

Entertainment

Sony and Quentin Tarantino keen on a Django/Zorro crossover movie

Back in June it was announced that Quentin Tarantino was working on a <b>Django/Zorro</b> crossover comic book series with Dynamite Entertainment and DC …

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

Psychology