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What the Pope Meant by His Gay-Priests Comment

Francis' quiet push toward inclusiveness continues.<p>As has become his trademark, Pope Francis is making changes without changing anything.<p>On the papal plane on the way back from Brazil, the pope took questions from the press corps (a sign that John Allen, of <i>New Catholic Reporter</i>, suggests is …

Heroines of Cinema: The 10 Most Exciting Young Female Directors in the World Today

This week, the British Film Institute released statistics revealing that a mere 14 feature films were directed by women in the UK last year, compared …

Filmmaking

The Small, Often Imperceptible Reasons Some Neighborhoods Feel Safer Than Others

Smog-Eating Pavement In Netherlands Can Cut Pollution By Up To 45 Percent, Study Says

Now that's smart cement.<p>Dutch scientists are heralding the results of an experimental pavement they say was able to cut air pollution by wide margins.<p>The news was published online in June after researchers working for the Eindhoven University of Technology spent years studying smog-eating pavement …

Pollution

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

It's Frustratingly Rare to Find a Novel About Women That's Not About Love

"Literary girls don't take road-trips to find themselves; they take trips to find men."<p>I came of age without a literary soulmate. Growing up, I read every book recommended to me. Nick Carraway's lucid account of the 1920's seduced me. Huck Finn's journey up the river showed me the close link …

Victoria's Secret Model Miranda Kerr Reveals Her Favorite iPhone Apps

Take for example, Miranda Kerr: There's no denying she's tapped into some fountain of youth secrets. And lucky for us, we got an exclusive look into all of her iPhone apps, which help her with everything from clean-eating, to exercise plans, and even gardening tips. Downloading them all won't …

Miranda Kerr

Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen pick up roles in Stephen Daldry's Trash

Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen have been cast to star in the film adaptation of children's novel Trash.<p>The book, by Andy Mulligan, is about three boys …

Upcoming Documentary on Studio Ghibli Goes Behind the Scenes with Hayao Miyazaki

Exciting news lands today for Studio Ghibli fans. Filmmaker Mami Sunada is completing the final cut on a documentary that goes behind the scenes of …

Anime

Queue It Up: The Five Indian Films You Must See on Netflix

While there are a surprisingly small number of Indian films on Netflix to stream instantly (billboards scattered across New Jersey and other areas of …

Bollywood

First Official Look: Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in 'Saving Mr. Banks' – /Film

Watching Disney’s <i>Mary Poppins</i> as a small child, I remember being amazed by the (in my view) radical technology that allowed real movie stars to stand …

Mary Poppins

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Watch a Terrific Effects Reel for 'The Great Gatsby' – /Film

<b>Baz Luhrmann</b>‘s films have become increasingly reliant on digital effects over the years, and his recent adaptation of <b>The Great Gatsby</b> is a massive …

From the Stage to the Screen: The 6 Greatest Adaptations

This Friday, Daisy von Scherler Mayer’s “Some Girl(s)” will open in theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. The film, which is based on Neil …

Immersed in Movies: Pixar Goes Photoreal for ‘Blue Umbrella’ Short

Immersed in Movies: Pixar Goes Photoreal for 'Blue Umbrella' Short<p>By sheer coincidence, while Disney was in a romantic mood for its Oscar-winning</i> …

Animation

Richard Matheson, 1926-2013: A Look Back at His Adaptation Canon

Few writers intertwined word and film better than Richard Matheson. The prolific author, who died Sunday at age eighty-seven after a long illness, …

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Adds 'Jack Reacher' Actor Josh Helman – /Film

<b>Bryan Singer</b>‘s <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i> is still casting, or cast members are still being announced, at least. The comic book saga already boasts a …

Comics

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

This Map Shows The Most Famous Brand From Every State

Graphic artist Steve Lovelace has created a map of the most popular brand in every state.<p>Lovelace wrote on his blog that he was inspired to create the map after reading an article about corporate feudalism.<p>Wendy's wins for Ohio, while Apple rules in California.<p>Check it out:

Marketing