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11 Surreal Photos From A Pagan Festival In Rural China

Villagers dress in elaborate costumes of gods, spirits, and mythical beasts while singing, dancing, and performing to commemorate the 2,500-year-old festival. Chinese photographer Zhang Xiao recently traveled to Shanxi to capture the festival in several cities. He shared some of the photos with us …

Josh Hartnett Reveals Why He Gave Up His Life As A Hollywood Heartthrob

"Whatever happened to Josh Hartnett?!"<p>If you've been thinking that a lot lately -- after seeing your former heartthrob's face plastered on promotional posters for his new show -- then you're not alone. But fear not, because, well, he's back. That's right, "Penny Dreadful" is a new series on …

Gabourey Sidibe's Speech On Confidence Is Incredibly Moving

We're just going to say it: Gabourey Sidibe is awesome.<p>She's made to put up with a lot, but she doesn't let the haters get her down. Not anymore.<p>Once again, the 30-year-old actress proved why she's one of the strongest women in Hollywood with a powerful and moving speech about confidence at the …

Sarah Jones: What does the future hold? 11 characters offer quirky answers

Ben Affleck Banned from Blackjack Table for Counting Cards

Ben Affleck was banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas for counting cards, claim sources at multiple outlets.<p>Affleck, who …

Boy, 8, beaten to death with rock trying to protect sister, 12, from teenage rapist

An eight-year-old boy was beaten to death with a rock after trying to protect his sister from being raped.<p>According to the police, a teenager …

Esquire, Drunk Jennifer Lawrence Doesn't Need Your Advice

Esquire writer Ned Hepburn is very, very concerned about Jennifer Lawrence.<p>Specifically, about her drinking habits. More specifically, about a time during this year's awards season when she allegedly puked at Madonna's Oscars after-party. Apparently, J-Law's "drunken antics" have Hepburn very …

Generation rent: Labour pledges tenants’ rights shake-up

At the launch of Labour’s local and European elections campaign in Redbridge on Thursday, Mr Miliband said that the price of renting a home is “one …

10 things we didn't know last week

<b>1. There can be</b> up to 30 security features on a single bank note.<p>Find out more (Financial Times)<p><b>2. The code A113</b> is implanted in every Pixar movie.<p>Find out more (Huffington Post)<p><b>3. Pennsylvania is the</b> most linguistically rich US state - it has five dialects, compared with the typical two or …

Max Clifford jailed for eight years for sex assaults

<b>Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been jailed for a total of eight years for a string of indecent assaults against girls and young women.</b><p>On Monday the 71-year-old became the first person to be convicted under Operation Yewtree.<p>Sentencing the PR man, Judge Anthony Leonard said he had …

Let’s Discuss James Franco’s Naked Selfie, Shall We?

James Franco knows exactly what he's doing.<p>James Franco posted a nearly-naked selfie last night. And then promptly deleted it an hour later.<p>Most …

Why Jessica Biel Is One of the Coolest Celebrities You'll Ever Meet

At this point, there aren't many celebs left in Hollywood I haven't interviewed or at least seen up-close. And truthfully, many of them look quite "normal" in person. By normal, I mean that they're absolutely beautiful, but you're not knocked out after being blinded by their star-wattage. They're …

Great Thing of the Day: Barack Obama Has Out-Memed Us All

Have you heard: It's May?!<p>OF COURSE YOU HAVE. Because undoubtedly every single person you follow on Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr has alerted you of the fact by posting the ubiquitous Justin Timberlake meme on your feed. And it's funny. Sure, it was <i>funnier</i> 14 years ago when 'N Sync's "It's Gonna Be …

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The Storied Origins of the Classic Mint Julep

How a 1,000-year-old fragrant elixir traveled over continents and time to become the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby.<p>Now that Derby days are …

This ‘Unpickable’ Bike Lock Has The Most Ingenious Design

A YouTube video posted by LockMan28 shows how the crazy and ingenious lock works. LockMan28 said he ordered the lock from an Asian manufacturer (more on that later).<p>First, check out how the device works:<p>LockMan28 pulled out the bottom and rotated the barrel at the end of the lock so that a hole …

Researchers Track Isolated Amazonian Tribe With Google Earth

The researchers studied one village that has only 40 inhabitants.<p>As you can imagine, it isn't easy to study uncontacted tribes in Amazonia. And the history of western interaction with these tribes is dark indeed, often leading to the destruction of these peoples' way of life. So researchers have …

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Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

220 schoolgirls haven't been 'abducted' by Boko Haram, they have been enslaved

Terrorists from a religious cult so reactionary you don't have to stretch the language too far to describe it as fascistic attack a school. The assault on a civilian target, filled with non-combatant children, has a grotesque logic behind it. They call themselves "Boko Haram", which translates as …

Bill O'Reilly says Beyoncé 'harms' girls

US television host Bill O'Reilly has accused Beyoncé of "harming children" with her allegedly "libertine" music videos. After the singer was included on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world, O'Reilly declared that it's "a load of nonsense … [to think Beyoncé] …

Knowledge will always be power, but the way it is understood and used is undergoing revolutionary change<p>Most ideas we encounter in daily life are of little consequence: “I have an idea, let’s go see a movie.” But occasionally an idea comes along that changes our understanding of the universe: …

'Million-woman march' over Nigerian kidnappings

Protesters are calling for a "million-woman march" in the Nigerian capital on Wednesday over the government's failure to rescue scores of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists two weeks ago.<p>Angry Nigerian parents lashed out at the government on Tuesday as a local leader claimed the hostages …

Nigerians fear kidnapped school girls have been taken abroad

Imagine your daughter heads off to school one day. You think she's safe. But later you find out that she and hundreds of her classmates were loaded onto vehicles and abducted.<p>That's what happened to some 230 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria two weeks ago.<p>They're believed to have been kidnapped by …

11 Things I Wish I'd Known About Work in My 20s

I've learned a lot since I failed to negotiate that first salary.<p><b>1. Money matters.</b> When my college internship was ending and I was interviewing for an assistant position at the same publishing company, the editor-in-chief asked me if I had any "salary demands." I laughed and told him that legally …

Tydlig: An Incredible Alternative Calculator for iPad

Tydlig is the calibre of calculator goodness that the iPad canvas deserves. Most of its graphical and scientific functions are more powerful than I ever have need for — but even a layman like me can appreciate how beautifully it blends calculations with the free-form flexibility of a whiteboard.<p>I …

Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie, Gwen Stefani And More Enjoy A Girls' Night Out

Oh this is ladies' night, oh <i>what</i> a night.<p>Some A-list ladies got together for a girls-only vegan dinner at West Hollywood hotspot Crossroads on Thursday, April 17. Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie and Gwen Stefani were joined by Naomi Watts, Chelsea Handler, Stella McCartney and Sam Taylor Wood for …

Jon Hamm Asks That You Please Stop Talking About His Penis

If you do a Google search for "Jon Hamm penis," you'll know what we're talking about, though the "Mad Men" star would really prefer it if everyone would refrain from Googling that phrase.<p>"Would you want people walking up to you and pointing at your dick? I can't believe I'm still talking about …

Time's Most Influential Celebrities Of 2014 Include Beyonce, Pharrell And Miley Cyrus

TIME magazine released its list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World on Thursday, April 24, and some A-list celebrities made the rankings.<p>Beyonce, Pharrell and Serena Williams were named "Titans" alongside figures like Pony Ma and Hillary Clinton while stars including Benedict …