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Yes, Shakespeare coined words. But that's just the start of his contribution to the English language

You must have read or listened to tons of stories about William Shakespeare, and how he’s still relevant.<p>Stories about kids performing his plays. Prisoners performing them. Who knows, maybe even astronauts have recited bits from Hamlet on the International Space Station. If they haven’t yet, they …

There's nothing like shared terror to bring kids together at summer camp

The recent violence between Israelis and Palestinians has been particularly tough on children. Three Israeli teens were murdered in the West Bank and one Palestinian teen was killed in east Jerusalem.<p>Now, as Israel bombs Gaza and Hamas shoots rockets at Israel, children are ducking for cover on …

Meet the young women of ISIS — on the social web

Young women have become a key element of the ISIS sophisticated social media strategy. “What’s most disturbing about it is the way they combine memes, smiley faces, and emoticons, while talking about things like the beheading of journalists,” says reporter Ellie Hall.<p>Hall decided to take a deep …

Some Yazidi women who have escaped ISIS barbarism aren't hopeful for their futures

In a sleepy suburb of Dohuk in Northern Iraq, a group of young Yazidi women are taking refuge in a half-way house of sorts, set up by a wealthy member of their small, insular community.<p>These 19 and 20-years-olds were kidnapped by ISIS fighters when their village was taken over by the group in …

You are what you eat — and how you translate the menu

You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. And much of what we eat — and how we eat it — is influenced by what linguist Dan Jurafsky calls the "grammar" of food.<p>“The grammar of cuisine is the idea that every culture has a different way of thinking about what makes up a meal," says Jurafsky, whose …

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

The word bitter can make some of us wince. In conversation, we talk of "a bitter pill to swallow" or "bittersweet" memories.<p>But if you're puzzled by the bad emotional rap on bitter — perhaps you even <i>like</i> the taste of bitter greens or bitter beer — it may say something about your genes.<p>Scientists …

David Lynch

<i>On-set photos courtesy of Sacred Bones</i><p>The 1970s were a special time for cult movies. It was before VCRs and cable, so the weirdest and most interesting films were still only found in theaters. In larger cities, there was a thriving market for midnight movies, and one of the great success stories of …

Moment To Moment

Why Richard Linklater makes movies.<p>To get to the place where Richard Linklater was shooting his new film, you had to travel a short distance that seemed far: past the Barton Creek Greenbelt, a preserve on the edge of downtown Austin; past an R.V. park and a country club; past the turnoff to the …

Fall Is in the Air

It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …

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Ebola - It's Far, Far Worse Than You Thought

Ebola could kill a million people by the end of January, disaster planners warned this week as experts said the disease might become endemic and clinics started turning away victims.<p>The US is sending 400,000 home care kits with protective gowns, masks, gloves, chlorine and medicines to Liberia, the …

The Best of Paris Street Style

C'est chic!<p>We've reached fashion month's final stop and we have to say, of all the cities, we're quite partial to Paris. Dan Roberts is working to capture all of the models, editors, bloggers, and tastemakers as they strut their stuff on the streets of Paris. Check out the best shots here.

Inside Amanda Bynes's New Troubles

Amanda Bynes‘s latest DUI arrest comes at the tail end of a string of erratic behavior.<p>“It’s very obvious that she is not 100 percent well,” a source …

Meet Amazing Amy: What you need to know about Rosamund Pike from 'Gone Girl'

Is It Fair for YouTube Gamers to Monetize Their Videos?

"Let's Play" is a YouTube phenomenon that lets gamers post videos of their gameplay with personal commentary. The videos have a surprisingly large …

Lindt Chocolate just snapped up Russell Stover

Russell Stover, maker of the fabled Whitman Sampler, just got bought out by Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli, a.k.a, Lindt.<p>The merged company should hit an estimated $1.5 billion in sales per year.<p>This made me wonder how companies find each other for these sorts of deals. It would be great if …

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Law of Attraction Quotes &Tips

The Law of Attraction simply says that you attract into your life whatever you think about. Your dominant thoughts will find a way to …

The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears - Trailer 1

Dan returns home to find his wife is missing. With no signs of struggle or break-in and with no help from the police, Dan’s search for answers leads …

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Owning a Dog

No more all-night outings, last-minute travel, or sleeping in.<p><b>1. There's no cute way to pick up poop.</b><p><b>2. "The dog ate my Louis Vuitton" is not a valid excuse for a refund.</b><p><b>3. You might have to cut a great date short to go feed the dog.</b> Then again, "I've got to get home to the dog" is a good excuse to …

Joni

"Watch out! Don't do your good deeds publicly, to be admired by others, for you will lose the reward from your Father in heaven." -Matthew 6:1

World’s Fastest Female Talker Recites Entire Story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ In Only 15 Seconds

Comedienne Fran Capo, the current record holder for being the World’s Fastest Female Talker, demonstrated her verbal prowess to the hosts of the …

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Did Someone At The DMV Steal This Woman’s Identity? Maybe

We don’t know where this happened. Don’t blame California. So Cal Metro<p>Over on Reddit, one poster in the the /r/personalfinance subreddit shared the …