Black Swans

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher review – Star Wars memories…

Covering her experiences on set and off in the sci-fi blockbuster, the actor’s last memoir finds her honest and witty as ever<p>Carrie Fisher’s <i>The Princess Diarist</i>, now available in paperback, was published shortly before her death last year, aged 60. As suggested by the title (Fisher always loved a …

Star Wars

Great drives: £594,000 Speedback GT in the North York Moors

What defines the Yorkshire character? You may get as many answers as people you ask, but entrepreneur and Yorkshireman David Brown gives a suitably direct one: “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.”<p>So goes the ethos at David Brown Automotive, creator of the Speedback GT. The concept is …

North York Moors

A visit to the Black Swan, the Best Restaurant in the World

The family-run pub set back in the winding country lanes of Yorkshire ranked highest according to Trip Advisor's customer reviews

Restaurants

Russia's new nuclear warplane will fly soon and that's "good news" for Putin

Russia has announced the anticipated debut of a flying Soviet-era behemoth that's been completely revamped and refitted to dominate the skies of …

Russia

26 Photos That Prove Winona Ryder Hasn't Aged a Bit After 30 Years in Hollywood

Not many people can say they've had a career span over 30 years, but Winona Ryder is one of the lucky (and fiercely talented) few. From 1988's</b> …

Winona Ryder

From Ealing garage to GOOP: Natalie Portman and Emma Watson help their choice London skincare firm secure US expansion

A small business started "with an Argos hand whisk" in west London is set for a huge expansion in the North American market - including on Gwyneth …

Natalie Portman

Video: It's A Turkey Market

Earlier this week, I wrote about the "Turkey" market.<p>What's a "Turkey" market? Nassim Taleb summed it up well in his 2007 book, <i>The Black …

Business

This week on "Sunday Morning" (Nov. 19): The Food Issue

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the Emmy Award-winning news program

Snoop Dogg

Weber Shandwick and ActionAid UK's brutally cut FMG video wins big at the Marketing Can Change the World Awards 2017

Recognising the power of marketing is at the core of the Marketing Can Change the World (MCCTW) Awards and Do It Day. Weber Shandwick, for …

Emotions

New tool quantifies power imbalance between female and male characters in Hollywood movie scripts

At first glance, the movie “Frozen” might seem to have two strong female protagonists — Elsa, the elder princess with unruly powers over snow and …

Gender

Joe G. and Crew are Free to Roam

The visionary filmmaker on 'Cult of Freedom,' the state of surf filmmaking, and more<p>It's been more than three years since Joe Guglielmino (aka Joe. …

Surfing

Chinese Banks Enjoy Few Bad Loans But Central Bank Warns Of Risks

Chinese commercial banks continue to enjoy relatively low non-performing loan ratios. The banking regulator just released figures from the third quarter, showing that bad loans remained unchanged at 1.74%, At the same time, Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People’s Bank of China, has been issuing …

Economy

Posh is the new Gershman flagship speaker… US$129K a pair

NEWS: Not so subtle in structure, design or name, the Gershman Posh loudspeakers from Canada train their sights on all competitors...

A New English Pub Is Open in Marietta, Red Phone Booth and All

See photos of The Black Swan Tavern<p>Raise an ice cold pint to The Black Swan Tavern, a new English pub that opened its doors last night in Marietta. <i>AJC</i> broke the news that the pub just started serving up traditional English fare and American classics too.<p>Located at 1401 Johnson Ferry Road, this is …

Atlanta

12 Natalie Portman Movies Ranked Best to Worst

Natalie Portman, who has been making movies since she was a child, has proved to be one of the best actors of our time. What makes her so amazing is …

Jewish Culture

Pranksters turn Lincoln Center fountain water bright yellow

It’s the Big Apple’s fountain of spoof.<p>Lincoln Center’s landmark fountain is flowing yellow Saturday after an apparent prank.<p>The Revson Fountain at …

New York City

'Darling' Film Review | London 2017

A superstar ballerina suffers a dramatic mid-career meltdown in director Birgitte Staermose’s Copenhagen-set thriller.<p>A superstar prima ballerina …

The S&P 500: Another Month, Another Record, But What About November?

The S&P 500 Index has had only one losing month in 2017.<p>C-J Monte Carlo simulations suggest a 56.4 percent chance the index will increase in November.<p>…

Business

Is Britain's Black Swan pub really the world's best restaurant?

<b>(CNN) —</b> British pubs are known for their traditional settings, cozy atmosphere, welcoming firesides and, very occasionally, their tasty menus.<p>But calling one the best restaurant in the world? Surely, that's the beer talking.<p>Yet the Black Swan, a rural inn in England that's been keeping the village …

Restaurants

13 films that portrayed mental illness in the right way

<b>Hollywood and mental illness don’t have a happy history together.</b><p>If you only learnt about mental illness from films, you’d probably think it made you …

Mental Disorders

A Black Swan In The Water?

<i>By Jerry Wagner</i><p>I was confused. Though a familiar sound, my deep sleep didn't allow me to register what it was. Through the fog, I realized my …

Business

The Making Of A Black Swan

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p><b>By Ian Morris</b><p>By looking at the past, strategic forecasters can learn lessons for the future. Long-term trends are the stock in trade of companies like Stratfor. And yet, as forecasters know perfectly well, sometimes things just seem to happen. …

Theology

Someone's Making a Movie About Figure Skating Androids and It Sounds Pretty Awesome

We always talk about robots slowing taking jobs from humans, but what happens when they start competing against us in sports? That’s a problem …

Anime

The War Between Fear and Evidence

On Evidence-Based Investing and How You Can Profit From ItA war is currently being fought every day throughout the world. This war was here before …

Joseph Stalin

2.5 Reasons For A Weaker Loonie

Weak GDP expected due to weakness in Real Estate Rental & Leasing.<p>The weaker USDCAD likely means weaker Balance of Trade.<p>There is a potential and …

Economy

September/October. It's a Wrap

Since the bulk of September and October are given over to festival life each year (here's all<i> that</i> business wrapped up for you) there's less time for …

Greta Gerwig

Mila Kunis Admits Daughter Wyatt Has 'No Clue What I Do for a Living': 'I Clearly Don't Make Movies for Children'

Mila Kunis hasn’t made a movie that’s appropriate for daughter Wyatt Isabelle to see — and it will be a very long time before the tot sees her …

Celebrity News

Kaetlyn Osmond's Black Swan is golden

<b>By Laurie Nealin<br>Special to The Telegram</b><p>Kaetlyn Osmond flew on the wings of her Black Swan program Saturday to claim gold at Skate Canada …

Canadian News

The 16 most hilarious football club names from around the world

In case you missed it, a new club is being launched in the US named San Diego 1904. Nobody is sure if it's an <i>Anchorman</i> reference or a contrived …

Korean People's Army

Who’s your favorite Best Actress Oscar winner this decade: Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence … ? [POLL]

Oscar obsessives have squabbled over the winners of Best Actress for decades, and the time has come to decide the best Best Actress winner of this …

The Oscars