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12 Reasons Humans Are Adorable

Imagine an alien David Attenborough looking down on us humans, observing us and our behavior from afar, highlighting our foibles in that rich, …

Rose McGowan alleges rape by Harvey Weinstein – and Amazon ignored claim

Actor claims on Twitter that Amazon Studios dropped her show after she complained, and ‘won a dirty Oscar’ while ‘funding rapists’<p>The actor Rose McGowan has alleged that Harvey Weinstein raped her and that Amazon Studios ignored her complaints and dropped her show after she spoke up.<p>McGowan is one …

Donald Trump’s Fake Renoir: The Untold Story

Trump biographer Tim O’Brien talks about his years covering the developer turned reality star turned president—including a bizarre incident involving a fake impressionist painting.<p>Years ago, while reporting a book about a real-estate developer and reality-TV star named <b>Donald Trump,</b> <b>Tim O’Brien</b> …

Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Threatened to 'Destroy' Bond Star Eva Green After She Refused His Sexual Advances

The mother of actress Eva Green says the <i>James Bond</i> actress was targeted by Harvey Weinstein.<p>On Friday, Green’s mother, French actress Marlene Jobert, …

13 Random Thoughts That Will Leave Your Brain Satisfied

These are the random thoughts your pothead college roommate would spout out after 10 minutes of complete silence, but in convenient text form. 1. …

10 People Who Hate Their Jobs, Plain & Simple

These people better get out their resumes out, they will soon be seeking new employment. Or should, anyways.1. Ahhhhebrowning2. Apparently everyone …

Ex-‘NCIS’ actress: I escaped slobbering Harvey five times

British actress Claire Forlani revealed Thursday that she “escaped” Harvey Weinstein‘s clutches on five separate occasions as a young woman — …

Harvey Weinstein

‘The Four Tendencies’: Which personality type are you?

Behavior<p>Play ‘Rude or Right On’ with Mister Manners<p>03:11<p>Wish you could ask for a raise? How to be a ‘Gutsy Girl’ and get it!<p>05:44<p>How to handle awkward etiquette moments at the beach or barbecue<p>02:55<p>Are we ever too old to fight with our friends? Expert says…<p>07:22<p>How long should you brush your teeth? …

Jordan Spieth

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

California fires: Almost 6,000 buildings destroyed, 35 people killed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Reinforcements from other regions are helping firefighters contain more of the largest wildfires devastating Northern California, though strong winds expected over the weekend could challenge those gains, a fire chief said Friday.<p>Meanwhile, officials are making grim discoveries -- victims …

Natural Disasters

Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show

Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day — there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.<p>Three studies by researchers at …

Dementia

We scanned Wayfair’s site and saw why the online home store is so successful

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Wayfair Instagram<p>In a faltering retail world, Wayfair is the online home furnishings company that continues to go strong and fend off …

Will the rich live to 120 and the poor die at 60?

The disparity between top earners and everyone else is staggering in nations such as the United States, where 10 per cent of people accounted for 80 …

Behind Ace Hotel Founder Alex Calderwood's Creative Life And Untimely Death

The designer, hotelier, and barber bent the universe to his vision of cool. But creativity can have a destructive side.<p>You know the place, even if you haven’t been there.<p>From the outside, it has a spare, severe look. But inside, past the flower stall and barbershop, the vibe is serene and hushed. …

My Mother, Parkinson’s, And Our Struggle To Understand Disease

The doctors prescribe pills that cause uncontrolled muscle movements, mania, and hallucinations. Our family clings to storytelling in order to survive.<p>My father is always listening. He has baby monitors set up in every room, so that he can hear my mother when she needs help. Help to go to the …

SURVIVOR NO. 3

One year ago, Kali Hardig went swimming at an Arkansas water park and the next day was rushed to the hospital where doctors diagnosed her with a rare, 99% fatal condition: a brain-eating amoeba. This is the miraculous story of how she lived.<p><i>July 19, 2013</i><p>The hazy glare of another hot morning shone …

The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …

Gentrification, Inc.

Real-estate developer Jamestown has perfected the art of creating the Next Hot Neighborhood. This is its formula–and where you fit in.<p>It is Sunday in Brooklyn, the July air oppressive. You get on the subway, heading for the depths of the borough, someplace no one you know lives–yet.<p>Off the train, …

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Clowns

The red-nosed pros at the 2014 World Clown Association annual convention know you think they're creepy. How does a maligned and misunderstood centuries-old art form survive bad PR and cultural decline?<p>“In our hearts, we’ve been burned.”<p>A spry woman stands before a large, carpeted hotel conference …

The death of privacy

We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over …

About Alex

We gave it a <b>C+</b><p>No movie ever wanted to be <i>The Big Chill</i> so badly. When college friends (including Aubrey Plaza and Max Greenfield) reunite after one of …

Review: 'Into The Storm' Is 'Twister' For The Climate Change Era

Thumbnail - <i>Into the Storm</i> is visually dazzling and mostly successful in updating the disaster film for the YouTube age, but it is marred by contrived characters and icky politics.<p>On a purely technical level, <i>Into the Storm</i> delivers. The special effects work is basically flawless, and you absolutely …