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Kellen Gibbs Wins Best Student Film at Los Angeles Thriller Fest

Kellen Gibbs Wins “Best Student Film” at the Los Angeles Thriller Festival<p>Psychological thrillers have been a part of American culture for some time …

Los Angeles

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The Interview - UK Trailer - At Cinemas February 6

Freedom From Fear for Dreamer Kids

Meet the children at a small Catholic school in Massachusetts who will directly benefit from President Obama’s executive order.<p>So here they were, …

How To Think Like a Writer

Are you a "within the lines" kind of thinker? Are you afraid to let your thoughts wander outside the perimeter?<p>Imagine what life could be like if your thoughts had no boundaries -- if you could transform a dull moment into an adventurous romp in your head -- and think like a writer, like I do.<p>While …

"Lil Red" by Cale Atkinson | Disney Favorite

Future Shorts - Be Part Of It

Watch Lorde's Lynchian Video for "Yellow Flicker Beat"

On the eve of her birthday, Lorde shared the haunting video for her <i>Hunger Games</i> track "Yellow Flicker Beat." At almost 18, she's still got a few more years to revel as the world's coolest teen but, obviously, it's not just her age that's impressive. She's deftly crafted <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay</i> …

Oscar de la Renta: From the Archives

Take a look back at some of Oscar de la Renta’s greatest moments in <i>W</i>—and see them all on the designer’s mood board.

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

Nutrition

15 Times Kanye West Sounded Like Jenny Holzer - PAPER

At this point, one of Kanye West's most well-known traits is his ability to spit out an evocative quote at the drop of a hat; if Kanye West is talking -- even if it's just a midconcert rant -- he's invariably dropping a soundbite that will be tweeted and re-tweeted into oblivion for the next 24 …

Jian Ghomeshi, Sexual Violence, and the Presumption of Innocence

The conversation around Jian Ghomeshi, the Canadian radio host accused of assaulting three women, has become incredibly toxic.<p><i>Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi, who was fired after three women accused him of being physically violent toward them. Image via Facebook</i><p>Every time some charming famous …

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The Real Reason You’re Procrastinating

If you’re putting something off over and over, there’s probably a good reason for that.<p>Over the years, I have become quite a student of anti-procrastination techniques. There’s the work-on-something else method (I’m writing this article because I don’t feel like editing a different project). …

Procrastination

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Productivity

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Time Management

Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

Weekend Box Office: This Weekend Saw The Fewest Tickets Bought Since 1988

There are a lot of different ways to measure the “total box office,” which may account for the discrepancy in the reports of just how bad this box office weekend was, but any way you slice it, it was bad. Box Office Mojo calls it “the worst weekend in two years” (judged by total gross of the top …

Shadows of summer

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

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Colorblocking Your Home — This Is How You Do It

Colorblocking is a runway trend well-known in both fashion and beauty. It’s taken a little bit longer to filter down into the interior-design world. …

Interior Design

10 Common Excuses That Could Be Holding You Back

Illustrated by Tida Tep.<p>I’ve written a lot about loopholes. In my forthcoming habits book, I identify the multiple strategies we can use to shape our …

Quantum Physics

Commune With Nature In These 6 Productivity-Boosting Offices

Being in the midst of nature, even separated by a window, can help your productivity and morale. These offices bridge the outside/inside divide.<p>We spend a third of our day, at least, in offices that aren’t always conducive to productivity and mental health–some are even actively hurting us. At a …

Architecture

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

Beyond The Cut: Exploring The Future of Movies With Neuroscience, Virtual Reality, And Architecture

Neuroscientist Sergei Gepshtein is researching alternatives to edit-based moviemaking with an eye to taking cinematic storytelling to a new, non-linear level.<p>In 1903, a 10-minute silent film by director Edwin Porter revolutionized filmmaking. <i>The Great Train Robbery</i> was the first film to employ …