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British director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave wins the Golden Globe award for best motion picture - drama http://bbc.in/1a1rrSl David O. Russell's American Hustle honoured with three awards, including best motion picture - musical or comedy http://bbc.in/1a1rtcY In Pictures: Golden Globes red carpet http://bbc.in/1a1rtd2 See the night as it happened on Twitter @BBCNewsUS http://bbc.in/1a1rrC7 & @BBCNewsEnts http://bbc.in/1a1rtd0 Photo courtesy of Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

The 2013 Jealousy List: The 41 Best Stories (and One Book) We Didn't Write

In this season of relentless kindness, envy is often sadly neglected. Which is why we bring you the First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of the …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …

How Rare Am I? Genographic Project Results Demonstrate Our Extended Family Tree

Most participants of National Geographic’s Genographic Project can recite their haplogroup as readily as their mother’s maiden name. Yet outside consumer genetics, the word haplogroup is still unknown. Your haplogroup, or genetic branch of the human family tree, tells you about your deep …

Elephants Use Their Trunks to Ace Intelligence Tests

Smells, and not sounds, seem to be the key to pachyderm cognition.<p>Say it ain't so, Dumbo. Elephants rely on their trunks and not those big ol' ears to find their way to food and likely to solve other puzzles, report scientists. (See: "Elephants at Risk.")<p>Elephants are renowned for their acute …

Travel

Dreams of the World: Promoting Dialogue Throughout Asia with Jost Wagner

Human Journey<p><i>Dreams of the World: One Dream a Time. This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels.</i><p>Jost Wagner, 43, a German professional facilitator based in Bangkok. Photo © KIKE CALVO<p>“My dream is to change the way we …

I Heart My City (And So Should You)

It’s a new year and, with it, new trips to plan. As you mull over which places you’d like to tick off your travel bucket list in 2014, consider these brief but compelling reasons why you should visit 20 of the world’s cities from the people who know and love them best:<p><b>Kieran’s Breckenridge</b> …

The Story Behind the Photo That Inspired Walter Mitty’s Journey

Human Journey<p>Displaced people make camp in Goma after fleeing fighting in Karuba and Mushake villages in Congo. This photo played a significant part in the new film <i>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty</i>. (Photograph by Marcus Bleasdale)<p><b>In the newly released film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Ben</b> …

Your Aging Brain Will Be in Better Shape If You've Taken Music Lessons

Studies are showing that learning to play an instrument can bring significant improvements in your brain.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p>Are music lessons the way to get smarter?<p>That's what a lot of parents (and experts) believe: Studying an instrument gives …

Dogs Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>A German wirehaired pointer walking on a field. Photograph by Juniors Bildarchiv, Alamy<p><b>Dogs don’t need a compass: Your best friend can sense Earth’s magnetic field, say researchers who report that dogs preferentially align themselves facing north or south to do their …

What's the Difference Between a Snowstorm and a Blizzard?

Which one is worse—and can we expect more of both in the future?<p>Happy New Year! Things got off to a roaring start for people in the path of a brutally cold snowstorm that plowed this week across the U.S. Midwest and East Coast.<p>From Chicago to Boston to Washington, D.C., folks were treated to up to …

Dung Beetles Use the Sun to Navigate

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>Call it a new twist on catching some rays: One species of dung beetle uses sunlight to steer its balls of poop, a new study says.</b><p>The dung beetle <i>Scarabaeus lamarcki</i> can roll poo balls in a straight line, which helps the insect move the precious ball away from the larger dung …

Why Do Prairie Dogs Do “The Wave”?

<b>It’s not easy being a rodent in the U.S. Great Plains.</b><p>Animals like black-tailed prairie dogs (<i>Cynomys ludovicianus</i>) are under constant threat of being preyed upon from land and air by predators that include hawks, eagles, and coyotes.<p>To cope with this danger, the social animals are in constant …

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"Lost Boy" John Bul Dau: Stop War, Killing in South Sudan

Human rights activist says wounds from 1980s war reopened by new violence.<p>To John Bul Dau, the story is all too familiar.<p>South Sudan is now teetering on the edge of civil war following several weeks of violence that have claimed the lives of at least a thousand people and forced another 200,000 to …

‘American Hustle’ Didn’t Get Its Microwave Facts Straight

Human Journey<p>In the film “American Hustle,” which imaginatively retells the 1980 Abscam scandal, Long Island housewife Rosalyn Rosenfeld (played by Jennifer Lawrence) gets a brand new microwave oven as a gift. She calls it a “science oven.” She is warned: Do not put metal in it. Of course she puts …

King Tut's Mummified Penis Hints at Political Struggle?

The king's burial as god of the afterlife reflects ancient turmoil, study says.<p>He's ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh. The discovery of King Tut's treasure-filled tomb in 1922 made him an international sensation and a subject of continuing study and analysis.<p>Most recently, mummy expert Salima …

Are Frozen Views of Niagara Falls Unusual?

Stunning photos of a frozen Niagara Falls are cascading across the Internet, but experts say that the winter phenomena is surprisingly common.<p>Niagara Falls looks stunning covered in ice. Onlookers in Ontario and New York are marveling at the site of the frozen falls, spreading pictures widely …

The Kennedy Camelot Years in Pictures

‘Three Stories’, The Unpublished Works of JD Salinger Leaked to Private File Sharing Site What.CD

The unpublished works of the legendary novelist J.D. Salinger have been kept under a figurative lock and key at the Princeton Library since his death …

Literature

Opinion

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JFK in Photos

Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, The Atlantic has resurfaced some of its best journalism about the 35th president and his legacy in a new collection: JFK In His Time and Ours. Although Kennedy was in office for barely more than a thousand days, his presidency and his presence …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Los Angeles, 1960

John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Los Angeles, 1960

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

A Family Mourns

Death of a President in Pictures