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Cook Like a Pro - 9 Essentials Cooking Skills for Men

12 Times The Rock Was a Cheat-meal God<p>10 Healthy Recipes Perfect for Father’s Day<p>This $35 Straight Malt Is One of Kentucky’s Coolest New Whiskeys<p>Give …

Cooking

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Martin Scorsese Talks Everything Movies on DINNER FOR FIVE

The Cinephile's Guide to Tasteful Movie Dates and Lovemaking

Nary a date movie guide caters to us intellectuals, but I’m here to fix that. When Vince asked me to write guide to date movies for Valentine’s Day, I was a quarter of the way through re-watching Godard’s filmography and told him I could not be interrupted. Art does not start and stop with the …

Art & design

Nebraska: money and family on the road in Midwest America

Alexander Payne, the director of <i>The Descendants</i>, <i>Sideways</i> and <i>About Schmidt</i>, has a new film, <i>Nebraska</i>. It's simple and brilliant, beautifully nuanced, funny, well acted and generous. It's in black and white and begins with an old man walking down the side of a highway in cold weather in Billings, …

Put On This Virtual Reality Helmet, Then Swap Your Gender

Could virtual reality help us step into the shoes of someone else?<p>The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is a marvel of interactive immersion for gaming: throw it on, and instead of using the medium of a controller or keyboard, it's actually _you _controlling the action. But, thought experiment: …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

Watch Martin Scorsese Direct THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Top 10 music movies

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American Hustle – review

Cinematic claims of authenticity are intriguing and almost always misleading. Back in the 70s, <i>The Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i> was advertised with the tag line: "It happened!" (it didn't), while in the 90s the Coen brothers opened their crime drama <i>Fargo</i> with the words: "This is a true story" (it …

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

iPad Apps

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

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Product Reviews

Gain a Better Understanding of Film by Studying Them Shot by Shot

For those who have never made a film before, and even for those who have, the process of planning every shot is incredibly complicated and …

Colorful Experimental Photography by Luka Klikovac

Colorful Photography.<p>The selected colorful images are part of an experimental photo series by Luka Klikovac from Belgrade, Serbia. The photographer …

Watch the new voice of the Joker nail Alan Moore's 'Killing Joke' monologue

For the upcoming game <i>Batman: Arkham Origins</i>, voice actor Troy Baker is replacing Mark Hamill as the all-important voice of the Joker. Hamill voiced the Joker for both of the previous games in the <i>Arkham</i> series and is a big fan favorite, but any worries that Baker won't be able to capture the iconic …

Early 20th Century Paris In Amazing Color

Before the days of Photoshop, Instagram filters and instant home-editing software, there was little that could be done to adequately convey the …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Alfonso Cuarón Defies Gravity

Alfonso Cuarn wrote <i>Gravity</i>'s screenplay with his son, Jonas, in three weeks. Considering the visual effects needed to realize their vision, the …

Harry Potter

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

Binge Drinking

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

How we made Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

<b>Michael Palin, actor</b><p>Having done The Holy Grail and Life of Brian, we found ourselves with a much bigger budget for The Meaning of Life. This meant we could spend an entire week on things like the sketch with Mr Creosote [the monstrously fat diner]. The sheer amount of minestrone used in the …

The 8 Indie Films You Must See This October (Which Is Shaping Up To Be One of the Best Months For Film In a Very Long Time)

Today marks the start of what could truly one of the best months for moviegoing… ever? Week after week, some of the best films off this year’s film …

The 10 Best Things Harvey Weinstein Said at His Zurich Film Festival Masterclass

Harvey Weinstein took a break from campaigning for this year’s slate of Weinstein Company award hopefuls to take part in a Masterclass at the still …

17 Wise "Yahoo Answers" Responses By Rainer Maria Rilke

Sometimes what you really need is advice from our greatest German-language poet.<p>Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be …

"Breaking Bad", Shakespeare-Style!

I have a confession to make: I’m a huge Shakespeare nerd. I have always been a huge fan of the Bard’s work, ever since I first read (and starred in!)</i> …

Breaking Bad Finale: Lost Interviews With Bryan Cranston & Vince Gilligan

On set in 2011, creator Vince Gilligan and actor Bryan Cranston spoke candidly about the secrets of AMC's hit show. Their insights have never been …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …