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John Cleese's 6 favorite books

<b>The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist</b> (Yale, $30).<p>This is probably the most interesting, most important book I've ever read. McGilchrist is …

Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump tightrope: Brilliantly impersonating a president who’s already impersonating a president

<b>(NBC)</b><p>Baldwin’s “Saturday Night Live” version of Donald Trump exposes Trump’s flaws and opens a public dialogue on them<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>January 21, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>When you inaugurate a new president in this country, you inaugurate a new era of impersonations of that president. At least that has …

Cult Leader Charles Manson Is Back in Prison After Being Hospitalized

Charles Manson is going back to prison. The infamous cult leader was hospitalized earlier this week and was scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday for …

Crime

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Trump transition team asked Homeland Security for info about expanding border walls and immigrant detention

The team also asked about the department's capacity for expanding immigrant detention and about an aerial surveillance program that was scaled back by the Obama administration but remains popular with immigration hardliners.<p>And it asked whether federal workers have altered biographic information …

Police Grill Benjamin Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

The criminal case against Israel’s prime minister has been opened. But the specifics are secret and the politics complicated.<p>TEL AVIV—The cold, hard …

Joely Fisher Says Sister Carrie Would Likely Have Written About 'Political Horror'

The Carrie Fisher tributes continue to be loving and heartfelt: after Monday’s messages from Mark Hamill and Billie Lourd, today Joely …

Dozens killed in gang violence at Brazilian jail

Decapitated bodies thrown over prison wall in Manaus after clash between prisoners aligned with rival drug gangs<p>A prison riot has left at least 56 people dead, with decapitated bodies thrown over prison walls in the bloodiest violence in more than two decades in Brazil’s overcrowded penitentiary …

Brazil

Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf in 'Overwhelming' Demand in Germany

Copies of Adolf Hitler’s <i>Mein Kampf</i> — an autobiography outlining the Nazi leader’s political ideology, which translates to ‘My Struggle’ — are in …

World History

Trump fires a warning shot at GM: 'Make in USA or pay big border tax!'

"General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. car dealers-tax free across border," Trump tweeted. "Make in U.S.A. or pay big border tax!"<p>In a statement, however, GM said most Chevy Cruze vehicles sold in the US were manufactured in Ohio. It added that the company produced an …

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve Fail: ‘The Perfect Ending to 2016’

The first late-night monologue of 2017 found Jimmy Kimmel throwing Mariah Carey under the bus.<p>The only late-night host on the air Monday night, Jimmy …

I stopped a man from jumping off a bridge – and this is what I learnt

When well-wishers greet us with a “Happy New Year” as we return back to our workplaces this week, I wonder how many of us are actually dreading 2017. …

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Brazil prison escape: Fugitive posts selfies on the run

<b>A Brazilian man who broke out of a prison in the northern city of Manaus has been posting photos of himself on Facebook, bragging of his escape.</b><p>In the picture, Brayan Bremer, who is serving a sentence for robbery, can be seen amidst dense vegetation giving the thumbs up.<p>Behind him is another …

'Harry Potter' casting director explains why Robin Williams couldn't play Hagrid

When the <i>Harry Potter</i> movies began casting exclusively for British talent, there were no exceptions — not even for comedic powerhouse and family film …

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Will Be Buried Together

Carrie Fisher will be buried with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, according to a report from the Associated Press. Reynolds—who starred in <i>Singin’ in the</i> …

Passengers – Fantastic Acting, Beautiful Visual Effects, Intense Story and Surprise Ending

The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,259 people has a …

Movies

Disney could receive $50M for Carrie Fisher’s death

Carrie Fisher’s death could be a windfall for Disney.<p>The entertainment company, the distributor of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and the next two …

An astronaut just honored Carrie Fisher and women in space in the best way

Carrie Fisher wasn’t a space-native in real-life, but someone who is as close to the <i>Star Wars</i> world as it gets just gave the late actress and another …

Gene therapy is here, and it could radically change modern medicine

So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually done by adding­­­­­­ new instructions to cells via billions of viruses stuffed with correct …

Debbie Reynolds, Hollywood star who died a day after daughter Carrie Fisher, made 'explicit plans' for her own funeral, family says

Debbie Reynolds, the Hollywood star who died shortly after her daughter Carrie Fisher this week, had already made plans for her memorial, choosing a burial plot and setting out her wishes, her family has said.<p>Reynolds, who died aged 84 after reportedly suffering a stroke, had “explicit plans” for a …

12 Illustrations That Pay Tribute To The Late, Great Carrie Fisher

Visual artists from all over the globe are remembering the actress through artwork.<p>In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death on Tuesday, many are channeling their grief in a variety of ways.<p>Some are expressing their anguish through tweeting, others are compiling their favorite moments from Fisher’s long …

Carrie Fisher Could Laugh About Everything—Especially Star Wars

From hosting SNL in 1978 to making fun of George Lucas to his face.<p>Carrie Fisher got it. Probably better than anyone else, Fisher knew what <i>Star Wars</i> is—a movie, entertainment. It's about humans and aliens in space ships shooting lasers at each other. It changed her life more than it changed …

Billie Lourd 'Ran Out of the Room' the First Time She Saw Mom Carrie Fisher in Star Wars

The Force wasn’t always strong in Carrie Fisher’s young Padawan.<p>When the actress, who died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, first introduced …

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

personaldevelopment

Secretive Autopsy of Jane Doe Poster Now on the Slab!

Written by Stephen Stromp<p>Published by W.O.P Press<p>For those who might be unfamiliar, Stephen Stromp is the author of <i>In the Graveyard Antemortem</i> and</i> …

Forest Whitaker of 'Rogue One' to appear in 'Star Wars Rebels'

Good news for fans who can't get enough of their favorite characters from "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."<p>Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker, who plays rebel freedom fighter Saw Gerrera in "Rogue One," will join the cast of the popular animated series "Star Wars Rebels" on Disney XD.<p>"It's …

Star Wars Rebels

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs NGC 248 — A Pair Of Glowing Hydrogen Nebulae In The Small Magellanic Cloud

As part of a study called the Small Magellanic Cloud Investigation of Dust and Gas Evolution, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have …

Jeff Bridges to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film Festival With Riviera Award

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has selected Jeff Bridges as the recipient of its 2017 American Riviera Award.<p>Bridges will be honored …

Film Festivals