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And the Meryl for best Oscar-nominated Meryl Streep performance goes to …

Looking down the list of Meryl Streep’s Oscar nominated performances is to be awed by a career which has put the virtues of intensely observed and technically accomplished character acting at an absolute premium: the arc of her career is not a simplistic morph from sexy romantic lead to …

Clint Eastwood

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Police were disrespectful to turn backs

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio, his administration threatened to be overwhelmed by a rift with rank-and-file New York Police Department officers, on Monday condemned the thousands of cops who turned their backs to him during a pair of funerals for slain police officers.<p>In his first public …

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

Donald Trump Fired Someone From Celebrity Apprentice for Not Calling Bill Cosby

[<b>SPOILER ALERT</b>: Read on only if you have watched Sunday’s season premiere of <i>The Celebrity Apprentice</i>.]<p>Bill Cosby was back on network television on …

Does Exodus: Gods and Kings deserve to be banned for historical inaccuracy?

This week, big-budget Hollywood epic Exodus: Gods and Kings was banned in Egypt. “It gives a Zionist view of history and contains historical inaccuracies and that’s why we have decided to ban it,” explained culture minister Gaber Asfour. Reportedly, cinemas in Morocco have also been forbidden to …

Red Sea

The Golden 8 Ball: Globes Gown Predictions

See what we're predictinger hopingour favorite nominees will wear on the big night.<p>And so it begins again, another awards season kicks off on January 11th with the Golden Globe Awards to honor the best in film and TV. See what we're predicting—er hoping—our favorite nominees will wear on the big …

What It's Like Being A Woman Who's Building A Dream World In Silicon Valley

Allison Huynh is an entrepreneur and engineer who studied Symbolic Systems at Stanford University. She’s also the mother of a child who loved Minecraft but the killings and bombings were giving him nightmares. “I didn’t want to say ‘no’ to Minecraft all the time because playing and building in …

Silicon Valley

Baby shortage imperils Japan's economy

Japan is suffering from an acute baby shortage.<p>Just slightly more than 1 million babies were born last year in Japan, according to new government figures. The tally is the lowest figure on record, and the latest sign that little progress is being made in the country's battle against unfavorable …

Japan

This Pill Can Stop HIV

So why is no one taking it?<p>The drug that could end the HIV pandemic is already here. Branded Truvada, this pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infection by blocking the virus’s ability to replicate. “It’s a big deal,” says Robert Grant, a leading HIV/AIDS investigator at the University of …

Public Health

Seals Are Shrinking Because Of Climate Change

The primary inhabitants of South Georgia, a jagged little crust of snow and ice plopped nearly 900 miles north of Antarctica, are a small group of British scientists and seals. The scientists live there year-round, but every December, hundreds of thousands of Antarctic fur seals meet on the …

Antarctica

In Defense of American Apparel: Why a Hitched-Up Skirt Barely Conceals a Profound Social Confusion

The retailer has been criticized for a photograph of a skirt hitching up to reveal a young woman’s buttocks. The real problem is a society insisting …

Make Your Own Champagne Rhubarb Jelly Shots

<i>Every other week on Food52, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Jelly shots grow up with rhubarb and Champagne (and gin).</i><p>I know what you're thinking. Jell-O shots? Don't those belong at a sorority party, stuffed stickily …

Sexy Self-Portraits of a Middle-Aged Woman Explore the Imperfections and Insecurities of Real Life

Andi Schreiber, a Westchester, New York, photographer of middle age, lives in a world of bright, clean color, spotless mirrors, and men’s suits …

Comment on Paintings by Tomoko Kashiki by Leah Powell

I’m not entirely sure how old this article is, but it might be a good idea to cite these paintings properly.<br>An example would be: <br>Tomoko Kashiki<br>White …

Painting