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From Twitter to TV, McDonald’s offers answers

When McDonald's Corp. in the U.S. asked Twitter users earlier this year to tell their "#McDStories," it did not expect to hear about alleged incidents of food poisoning, hair in the food or the infamous "pink slime." But the case study for marketing classes in social-media blunders did not stop …

Disney Is Giving ‘Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers’ The Live Action Movie Treatment

Thanks to the recent incredible, absurd and just plain baffling success of live action cartoon movie franchises like <i>The Smurfs</i> ($910 million worldwide to date!) and <i>Alvin and the Chipmunks</i> ($1.1 billion worldwide!!!), it’s really quite shocking that more studios haven’t tried to take some of our …

Philip Seymour Hoffman's 5 Best Films

Hollywood is rocked by the shocking death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.<p>The 46-year-old actor was found dead in his NYC apartment of an "apparent drug overdose," according to The New York Post.<p>While actors and friends have reacted with a mix of emotions, we remember some of the actor's best …

Philip Seymour Hoffman obituary

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who has died aged 46 of a suspected drugs overdose, had three names and 3,000 ways of expressing anxiety. He was a prolific and old-fashioned character actor, which is not a euphemism for "odd" – it means he could nail a part in one punch, summoning the richness of an entire …

Philip Seymour Hoffman was the one great guarantee of modern American cinema

The day after the premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson's 2012 film The Master, I was interviewing the director in the upstairs ballroom of a Venice hotel when Philip Seymour Hoffman walked past our table. The windows were flung open and the place was bathed with light, and the big, rangy actor bounced …

Philip Seymour Hoffman: 'He ennobled the 99%' – video appreciation

The American Hustle actor remembers her time with Hoffman on the film Doubt, during an episode of US show Inside the Actors Studio<p>Published: 21 Feb 2014<p>The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gave an astonishing performance as Truman Capote, but Bennett Miller's film about the Clutter family murder is as …

In Nova Scotia, disability-rights protesters press Ottawa for justice reform

A Nova Scotia group that speaks for people with intellectual disabilities says although it has been gaining public support, it wants more commitments from federal and provincial leaders to implement policy changes in the justice system.<p>About 40 people held signs and tied red ribbons around their …

NL Liberals lead by 15 over PCs. Dunderdale’s resignation not improving PC fortunes yet.

According to a new VOCM-Abacus Data random telephone survey of 500 eligible voters in Newfoundland and Labrador, the NL Liberals hold a 15-point lead …

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Chretien chopped size of his, ministers’ offices in 1993, cabinet documents reveal

Jean Chretien chopped the size of his office and those of his ministers at his very first cabinet meeting in 1993, saying the previous Conservative administration had grown too large and controlling.<p>The new Liberal prime minister told his 31-person cabinet that ministers would not be allowed to …

BaT Exclusive: Restored 1929 Ford Model A Woody

<b>12/14/2013 Update:</b> This Ford has been sold. Thanks for all the interest!<p><b>12/8/2013 Update:</b> The seller of this car wants to move it, and has dropped …

Elton John voices gay rights concerns at Moscow concert

Despite recent rumours of cancellation, both of Elton John's Russian concerts went ahead on 6 and 7 December, with the singer speaking out against "inhumane and isolating" anti-gay legislation during the show.<p>In Moscow, John dedicated his concert to Vladislav Tornovoi, a 23-year-old man who was …

New, Winter-Proof Cockroach, Periplaneta Japonica, Spotted In New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest …

Jerry Dammers: how I made Free Nelson Mandela

The Specials - Nelson Mandela on MUZU.TV.<p>In the early 1980s, everyone was trying to find new types of music. Electro-pop, hip-hop and rap were just starting to emerge in the US and house music was bubbling under. Thanks to punk, it felt as if rock had been consigned to the dustbin of history, …

Lululemon to answer for ‘rubbing thighs’ remark

Chip Wilson touched off a storm of controversy when the founder of Lululemon Athletica Inc. suggested that women's body shapes were to blame for the chain's too-sheer black pants problems.<p>Social media sites lit up last month with criticism about him for encouraging a culture of skinny women for …

Between Pigs And Anchovies: Where Humans Rank On The Food Chain

When it comes to making food yummy and pleasurable, humans clearly outshine their fellow animals on Earth. After all, you don't see rabbits caramelizing carrots or polar bears slow-roasting seal.<p>But in terms of the global food chain, <i>Homo sapiens</i> are definitely not the head honchos.<p>Instead, we sit …

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I have seen a stream of tales about gender differences in brain structure under headlines that assure me that from birth men are innately more rational …

The Model Diaries: Show Me Your Best ‘Racist’

She had no idea what the mysterious audition was for. Then the casting agent demanded she turn ‘bitchy’ at the sound of the word ‘Arab.’<p>I was woken …

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Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the …

Barack Obama, Oprah and Bono to visit South Africa to pay tribute to Mandela

Dozens of heads of state, retired politicians and other assorted luminaries are expected to arrive in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela this week. The bulk are due to attend a memorial service on Tuesday morning at the huge FNB football stadium, also open to members of the public, with …