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George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

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10 Essential Recipes for Fall Cooking

We're definitely all thinking it: How is it September already? Is summer really over? But don't be glum — we're heading into one of our favorite …

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Authorities: Georgia shooting suspect had nearly 500 rounds of ammunition

The suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting who fired six rounds in a front office before surrendering to police had nearly 500 rounds of ammunition with him, authorities said Wednesday.<p>Michael Brandon Hill, 20, walked into Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., …

An App That Can Accurately Measure Your Exact Bra Size (WTF?)

This one’s for the ladies, but we know the gentleman will care to read for pure entertainment value.<p>As we’re sure you have experienced, there are few things more annoying than a poorly fitting bra. But most of us don’t have the time to go in and get measured by a professional. And besides, the …

Lindsay Lohan Comes Clean to Oprah & More Addiction Tell-Alls (Video)

Lindsay Lohan’s coming clean to Oprah tonight. A look at other stars’ tell-alls about their addictions.<p>With Lindsay Lohan’s post-rehab interview with …

The troubled marriage that inspired Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron’s mom taught her that “everything is copy” — but Phoebe Ephron kept her own marital woes off the page<p>In her essay “The Story of My Life in 3,500 Words or Less,” the late director and screenwriter Nora Ephron offered an uncharacteristically levity-free paragraph:<p>My sister Delia says …

Fruit flies: a very distant cousin

The tiny insect has been behind amazing discoveries in genetics – and now it's a mainstay of embryology<p>A few tiny flies have set up home in my kitchen. Some eggs must have arrived with a batch of bananas, and now it seems they've settled in and are reproducing. I'm not too worried: there's not …

The truth stings: Still no answers for collapsing bee colonies

The honeybee die-off crisis is jeopardizing America’s food supply, yet we’re still no closer to solving the problem<p>In 2006, long before I worked at this magazine, <i>OnEarth</i> contributing editor Sharon Levy visited a farm in California’s Sierra foothills and let honeybees swarm all over her body. …

Email is killing us: Reclaim your mind from technology

The world is a more distracting place than ever — but it’s possible to win your attention span back. Here’s how<p>On the western edge of the ancient city of Kyoto, Japan, on the slope of Mount Arashiyama (literally “Stormy Moun­tain”), stands the Iwatayama Monkey Park. The park has winding paths and …