Black Swans

New Thinking for Grid Defense

An 11-hour power outage at the Atlanta airport snarled air traffic around the world. An American territory has been largely without power for months …

Energy

Stars who have overcome acne and how they did it

We've all struggled with blemishes at some point or another in our lives, so why should celebrities be any different?" Many actresses, singers and …

Skin Care

We Haven’t Normalized Trump, We’ve Just Gotten Used to Him. That May Be Worse.

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the president of the United States paid $130,000 to a famous porn actress to stop her from revealing …

Stormy Daniels

Kunis named woman of the year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Golden Globe-nominated actress Mila Kunis has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.<p>Hasty Pudding in its …

Entertainment

Come From A Land Down Under: The 10 Best Oral Sex Scenes In Movies

Talk about a mouthful.<p><b>American Pie</b> <i><br>American Pie</i> can perhaps be credited with reinvigorating the teen sex comedy, and with its slew of scandalous …

Entertainment

Natalie Portman to Star in Astronaut Drama 'Pale Blue Dot'

'Legion' showrunner Noah Hawley is directing the project for Fox Searchlight.<p>Natalie Portman is negotiations to star in <i>Pale Blue Dot</i>, an astronaut …

Hollywood

mother! Honest Trailer: f Extreme Makeover Were Directed by Satan

One of the most divisive and infuriating movies of the year was undoubtedly mother!, the latest film from director <b>Darren Aronofsky</b>. For some reason, …

Darren Aronofsky

Natalie Portman May Take the Astronaut Role Reese Witherspoon Left to Shoot Big Little Lies Season 2

Before <i>Big Little Lies 2</i> was confirmed, the biggest obstacle standing in its way was that the talent involved already had packed schedules. Yet, in Hollywood, when a property is hot enough, schedules have a way of opening themselves, as happened in this case. Yet, no one gave up more to make it work …

Hollywood

Steven Spielberg weighs in on Natalie Portman’s Golden Globes dig

Steven Spielberg was one of the subjects of Natalie Portman’s dig at the Golden Globes, but he knows that she was right.

Awards

Sarah Hyland Won the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards Carpet With a Tutu

…And just like that, Sarah Hyland wins the blue (yes, blue!) carpet! Of all the bright and colorful ensembles to vying for our attention tonight at the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards, it wound up being the <i>Modern Family</i> star’s simple, yet-utterly gorgeous black-and-white stunner that had heads …

Sarah Hyland

The "Mother!" Honest Trailer is here to remind you that the movie is actually about a faulty sink

As anyone who’s seen it can attest, <i>M</i><i>other!</i> is…a lot to unpack. The psychological horror story, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring …

Movies

Hilarious Movie Poster Mash-Ups

French artist Olivier Gamblin has created hilarious movie poster mash-ups in his Mixologist series. Playing with movie titles and putting together …

Natalie Portman

Why That Winona Ryder Shampoo Commercial Stirred Up Such a Frenzy

After a fall in which long-secret sexual harassment and abuse charges came to light, taking up more Hollywood oxygen than any single movie or show, …

Winona Ryder

Cirrus Logic: A Potential Black Swan

Superficially interesting.<p>A bit of reflection suggests otherwise.<p>Beware the Black Swans!<p>Cirrus Logic (CRUS) looks like a potentially attractive …

Business

Natalie Portman Takes a Dig at ‘All-Male Nominees’ for Best Director at Golden Globes 2018

Shade alert! <b>Natalie Portman</b> made a point of calling out the “all-male nominees” while introducing the best director category at the 2018 Golden Globe …

Awards

Golden Globes 2018: Natalie Portman Makes A Dig At 'All-Male' Best Director Shortlist

Nicely done.<p>Natalie Portman took a chance to make a dig at the Golden Globes on Sunday (7 January) night, while on-stage at the Golden Globes.<p>The …

Natalie Portman

Winona Ryder’s Beauty Looks Through the Years

Winona Ryder and Christian Slater in 1988<p>BEI/REX/Shutterstock<p>Christian Slater and Winona Ryder at the Oscars Governors Ball in …

Winona Ryder

THOR's Natalie Portman Leads Her Team Into The Unknown On This First ANNIHILATION Poster

The first official one-sheet for <i>Ex Machina</i> director Alex Garland's new sci-fi flick, <i>Annihilation</i>, has been released, and it sees Natalie Portman's …

Movies

5 UX Books that’ll change how you think about design

“…they force us to keep people at the center of the idea, preventing us from getting lost in mechanical or aesthetic details. They remind us at every …

Design Thinking

Five Black Swans that may blindside the experts

There will be endless rows about Brexit. The Fed will hike interest rates. Donald Trump will tweet something stupid in the middle of the night, …

Economy

Short VIX In 2018?

One of my top investments last year is still an active candidate for inclusion this year.<p>Discuss some of the factors in deciding if shorting the VIX …

Trading

7 books to provoke and challenge your thinking

Welcome to 2018!<p>And welcome to my third year writing this column. I hope it challenges and provokes your thinking as much as it challenges and …

Books

From ‘Bright’ to ‘Transformers’: The 10 worst movies of 2017

I did not see The Emoji Movie, but I’m sure if I did I know which emoticon I’d have used to sum up the experience.Even though there was plenty to …

Movies

Why having a shelf full of unread books is actually a good thing

Don't worry, we bet you already have one<p>Unless you're a bibliophile, many of us probably have a row of books on our shelves we've never read. Chances …

Why everyone should have an 'antilibrary' at home

Don't worry, we bet you already have one.<p><b>Unless you're a bibliophile, many of us probably have a row of books on our shelves we've never read.</b> …

Nicole Kidman (‘Big Little Lies’) could finally win her first SAG Award after a whopping 9 losses

<b>Nicole Kidman</b> has won an Oscar, two Emmys, three Golden Globes and a BAFTA Award, but she has shockingly never won an award from the Screen Actors …

TV

Steam sale: Dollar Mystic Bundle offers magical games for only US$1

Amidst the ongoing Steam Winter Sale, Fanatical has unveiled the Dollar Mystic Bundle, offering 14 magic-themed games for only US$1 (AU$1.30). Buyers …

Natalie Portman

Steam sale: Dollar Mystic Bundle offers magical games for only US$1

Amidst the ongoing Steam Winter Sale, Fanatical has unveiled the Dollar Mystic Bundle, offering 14 magic-themed games for only US$1 (AU$1.30).

Natalie Portman

Oscars: Why Female-Centered Films Have an Uphill Climb to Winning Best Picture

Only a few movies focusing on women have won the Academy's top prize.<p>2017 has been a year of female empowerment in the real world and also on the big …

Award Shows

Thérèse DePrez Dies: ‘Black Swan’ Production Designer Was 52

Thérèse DePrez, the <i>Black Swan</i> production designer whose credits include such films as <i>I Shot Andy Warhol,</i> Park Chan-wook’s <i>Stoker</i> and <i>Premium Rush</i>, died …

Andy Warhol