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    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Sarah Palin came to play on Sunday afternoon at Politicon.Earlier in the day, the former Alaska governor had used a teleprompter to deliver what could be described as a listless speech titled “Your Garden Variety Everyday Pissed Off American.” In ...

    At Politicon, the former Alaska governor claimed she got the ‘ball rolling’ for Trump—and got taken down a notch by James Carville on guns.

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    The Liberal Case Against VP Warren

    The Liberal Case Against VP Warren

    Elizabeth Warren is deservedly a hero to progressives who supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. She is fearless, fierce, and focused on economic inequality, campaign finance, and the corruption of the 1%.That’s exactly why she’d make a te...

    Elizabeth Warren is a hero to many progressives—which is why she should not be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

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    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    By Lauren Carroll, Jon Greenberg and Aaron SharockmanGiven that “What is the EU?” was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions Sunday about the Brexit vote.Why ...

    A central theme of the ‘Leave’ campaign was the influx of immigrants from other European countries and their reliance on the British welfare system. That turns out to be false.

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    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Sarah Palin came to play on Sunday afternoon at Politicon.Earlier in the day, the former Alaska governor had used a teleprompter to deliver what could be described as a listless speech titled “Your Garden Variety Everyday Pissed Off American.” In ...

    At Politicon, the former Alaska governor claimed she got the ‘ball rolling’ for Trump—and got taken down a notch by James Carville on guns.

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    Frank Rizzo Donald Trump

    Beware Donald Trump’s Rizzo Factor

    Beware Donald Trump’s Rizzo Factor

    When Philadelphia hosts the Democratic National Convention at the end of the month, they should recall a local legend, and shudder.For years the streets of Philadelphia, “the city of brotherly love”, were full of anything but love as crime soared ...

    How Americans may actually vote may be different than what they’re telling pollsters.


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    Hamilton v. Trump

    ‘Hamilton’ Ready to Take on Trump

    ‘Hamilton’ Ready to Take on Trump

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the Broadway hit Hamilton, has vowed to get into as much political advocacy as he can once he steps down from his acclaimed hip-hop musical next month—when he is not busy shooting the Mary Poppins sequel, at...

    He’s become quite possibly the most recognizable Latino in American culture thanks to his success on Broadway, and he’s coming for Donald Trump.

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    Beyonce and Kendrick at BET awards

    Beyoncé and Kendrick’s BET Awards Smash

    Beyoncé and Kendrick’s BET Awards Smash

    The 15th annual BET Awards, a celebration of black excellence in music, sports, film, and television, promised a series of “surprises” that even its hosts, black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, weren’t privy to.Well, they certain...

    Queen Bey and the Compton emcee served as the surprise openers of the ceremony—and, quite predictably, brought the house down.

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    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    I can predict, with 100 percent certainty, that hottest movies this weekend will be the latest releases. The same is true in books. I don’t even need to look at The New York Times bestseller list to know that it is filled with recent titles. Cloth...

    Within ten years, dead musicians will generate more revenues than live ones. Not only is this creepy—it does a real disservice to living musicians who need an audience.

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    George W. Bush Responds to Kanye Video

    George W. Bush Responds to Kanye Video

    It seems Kanye West may have “misunderestimated” George W. Bush.The surreal denouement to West’s new music video for “Famous,” which premiered via a sold out event at The Forum in Los Angeles on Friday (and simultaneously livestreamed on Tidal), f...

    The 43rd President of the United States has reportedly issued a statement about being featured in an orgy in the rapper’s new music video. Yes, you read that right.

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    Kanye West’s Orgy with Trump and TSwift

    Kanye West’s Orgy with Trump and TSwift

    The camera slowly pans across the peacefully sleeping faces of some of the most famous people in the world. At the center of the unusually wide bed are Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian West, the sheet falling below her ample behind. Next to ...

    Among the naked sleeping bodies on display in Kanye West’s most provocative video yet are his wife Kim, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift along with Trump, Dubya, and Bill Cosby.

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    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    I can predict, with 100 percent certainty, that hottest movies this weekend will be the latest releases. The same is true in books. I don’t even need to look at The New York Times bestseller list to know that it is filled with recent titles. Cloth...

    Within ten years, dead musicians will generate more revenues than live ones. Not only is this creepy—it does a real disservice to living musicians who need an audience.

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    Maher Warns Brexit a Harbinger for Trump

    Maher Warns Brexit a Harbinger for Trump

    Typically, Bill Maher begins his weekly Real Time show on HBO by telling his audience, “I know why you’re happy tonight” and then mentioning some positive news story that happened that week. This week, on the heels of the United Kingdom’s vote to ...

    On ‘Real Time’ Friday night, Bill Maher used the Brexit vote to predict that a President Donald Trump could be in our future.

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    The Avett Brothers

    Avett Brothers Get Real About Divorce

    Avett Brothers Get Real About Divorce

    In their 16-year existence, the Avett Brothers have gone from acoustic folk troubadours to grungy bluegrass pioneers to Americana roots-rock icons playing to packed arenas.The constant motif in their musical ascendance: pure, unabashed earnestness...

    Seth Avett spoke to The Daily Beast about his own divorce and remarriage, how that informed the band’s newest album, and whether their music can unite people in such a tumultuous ele...

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    Neon Demon

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    The Most Twisted Movie of the Year

    On Day Three of a tight six-week shoot on his 10th film Neon Demon, a phantasmagorical fashion nightmare about a young girl seduced into the dark, depraved depths of the modeling world, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn was beaming.“In independ...

    The Daily Beast’s Jen Yamato spent time on the set of the fashion world nightmare ‘Neon Demon,’ observing the beautiful madness that is director Nic Refn’s filmmaking process.

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    Bill-Maher

    Maher Warns Brexit a Harbinger for Trump

    Maher Warns Brexit a Harbinger for Trump

    Typically, Bill Maher begins his weekly Real Time show on HBO by telling his audience, “I know why you’re happy tonight” and then mentioning some positive news story that happened that week. This week, on the heels of the United Kingdom’s vote to ...

    On ‘Real Time’ Friday night, Bill Maher used the Brexit vote to predict that a President Donald Trump could be in our future.

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    PunditFact checking the Sunday shows

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    By Lauren Carroll, Jon Greenberg and Aaron SharockmanGiven that “What is the EU?” was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions Sunday about the Brexit vote.Why ...

    A central theme of the ‘Leave’ campaign was the influx of immigrants from other European countries and their reliance on the British welfare system. That turns out to be false.

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    What the Hell Is Going on in Jesus' Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    After years of squabbling among religious groups and seventy years squeaking by on a temporary fix, Christianity’s holiest site is finally being restored. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher—the traditional location of the tomb in which the body of J...

    For the first time in two centuries, archaeologists will open the church which sits on the site of Jesus Christ’s purported burial site. What will they find?

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    A statue of Winston Churchill is silhouetted against the Houses of Parliament and the early morning sky in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters.

    Brexit, Lies, and Video Clips

    Brexit, Lies, and Video Clips

    Kingsley Amis used to joke that the argument for his nation’s entry into the European Union could be described as, “Britain will lose her independence but at least she will suffer economically.” Well, Britain hasn’t yet acquired her independence—t...

    The admission on TV by UKIP leader Nigel Farage that he’d fudged the costs and benefits of leaving the EU is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

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    Celebrities reaction to Brexit

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    After Britain’s vote to leave the European Union today, #Brexit took a confused Twitter-sphere by storm. Lindsay Lohan wasn’t the only celebrated figure trying to make sense of the whole thing on social media.As memes flew left and right, politici...

    Donald Trump, J.K. Rowling, Cher, and more react to Britain’s departure from the European Union.

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    What the Hell Is Going on in Jesus' Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    After years of squabbling among religious groups and seventy years squeaking by on a temporary fix, Christianity’s holiest site is finally being restored. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher—the traditional location of the tomb in which the body of J...

    For the first time in two centuries, archaeologists will open the church which sits on the site of Jesus Christ’s purported burial site. What will they find?

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at Turnberry Golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, June 24, 2016.

    Trump—Brexit Means My Resort’s A Bargain

    Trump—Brexit Means My Resort’s A Bargain

    Camera crews from the around the world waited Friday morning for Donald Trump to speak from Scotland on the massive Brexit vote that broke up the EU.  Global markets were tanking and the British Prime Minister had resigned, but it was in many wa...

    The decision Brits just made is another reminder of the dangers America faces from a deeply unserious man in a deadly serious time.

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    A man takes a copy of the London Evening Standard with the front page reporting the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and the vote to leave the EU in a referendum, showing a pictured of Cameron holding hands with his wife Samantha as they come out from 10 Downing Street, in London on June 24, 2016. 
Britain voted to break away from the European Union on June 24, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing a thunderous blow to the 60-year-old bloc that sent world markets plunging.

    Brexit: WTF Just Happened?

    Brexit: WTF Just Happened?

    Did Britain Really Just Vote to Leave Europe?  Yes. There was a referendum in the U.K. on Thursday, and the question was pretty simple. Voters were asked, “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union...

    What does it mean for Brits working elsewhere? When does it go into effect? And why is Donald Trump so happy? If you woke up to the shocking news from the U.K., here’s what’s going on.

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    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media in front of 10 Downing street, as he goes on to announce his resignation following the result of the EU referendum, in which the Britain voted to leave the EU, in London, Friday, June, 24, 2016.

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    Britain’s Leader Created Catastrophe

    LONDON — The curse of the hot-hand fallacy has condemned Prime Minister David Cameron to the ranks of the worst leaders in British political history. After a remarkably risky hot-streak, Cameron got reckless enough to take one big gamble too man...

    David Cameron put the question to stay or leave the European Union in the hands of voters, expecting them to agree with him. Instead, they killed him.

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a press conference at Turnberry Golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, June 24, 2016.

    Trump—Brexit Means My Resort’s A Bargain

    Trump—Brexit Means My Resort’s A Bargain

    Camera crews from the around the world waited Friday morning for Donald Trump to speak from Scotland on the massive Brexit vote that broke up the EU.  Global markets were tanking and the British Prime Minister had resigned, but it was in many wa...

    The decision Brits just made is another reminder of the dangers America faces from a deeply unserious man in a deadly serious time.

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    Muslim cops who went to Saudi with Mateen

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    The good of Islam shone only brighter as the last light of the longest day of the year dimmed.The moment was coming when the assembled members of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society would break their fast for Ramadan.This room on the fifth floor of t...

    A recent gathering of Muslim NYPD cops revealed how in the face of bigotry we can still find what makes America special.

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    Bully Pulpit: When Leaving Religion Costs You Everything

    When Leaving Church Costs You Everything

    When Leaving Church Costs You Everything

    In the first week of June, secular voters converged at the Lincoln Memorial—atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and unbelievers of all stripes, came to celebrate what they have in common, to raise awareness among their representatives, a...

    Despite the rapid growth in the number of atheists, losing your faith can also cost you a job, your friends, and your family.

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    The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

    36 Years of Screwing Up in the Mideast

    36 Years of Screwing Up in the Mideast

    In America’s War for the Greater Middle East, Andrew J. Bacevich, one of our most eloquent and incisive students of American foreign policy, military history, and the often-vexed nexus between the two, makes a startling claim: For the last 36 year...

    Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of misunderstanding, hubris, and fai...

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    Muslim cops who went to Saudi with Mateen

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    The good of Islam shone only brighter as the last light of the longest day of the year dimmed.The moment was coming when the assembled members of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society would break their fast for Ramadan.This room on the fifth floor of t...

    A recent gathering of Muslim NYPD cops revealed how in the face of bigotry we can still find what makes America special.

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    The Price of Prosperity

    Keep Your PC Mitts Off American History

    Keep Your PC Mitts Off American History

    Nobody has a fail-safe method to teach virtue or bring diverse people closer to each other. Aristotle thought it was a matter of good habit. Mark Twain thought it was like an acquired taste for poetry, poker, or frog-jumping contests. Unfortunatel...

    We do ourselves—and especially our children—a disservice by tossing out stories about our nation’s past that aren’t about inclusion. Storytelling makes us stronger.

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    The Racist Origins of the SAT

    The Racist Origins of the SAT

    Ninety years ago, on June 23, 1926, 8040 American high school students simultaneously pondered which of six words were “most closely related” and which numbers “come next” in a certain sequence. This first SAT was scored on a 200-to-800-point scal...

    While it unintentionally aided the disadvantaged in its earlier forms, the SAT was the fruit of a very poisonous tree.

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    Tech + Health

    THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, (from left): Elsa Lanchester, Boris Karloff, 1935

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    “When I first heard about applying electricity to your naked body during sex, my first thought was ‘oh my god why would you do that?! Zappy, ouchy, dangerous!” says Jess Wilde.“But now I have completely changed my mind: the idea of turning you and...

    Couples who use electricity between the sheets say it taps into the body’s nervous system.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    Tiffany Ayuda, Life by Daily Burn Got your gut on your mind? Then you’re probably up on the health benefits of probiotics. From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld...

    Here’s what you need to know before giving your gut the royal treatment.

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    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Look out, Richard Branson. Here comes Jeff Bezos rocketing into your space.The Amazon billionaire’s once secretive program to take paying passengers to the edge of space now appears to be set to overtake Branson’s Virgin Galactic project to inaugu...

    Space tourism was supposed to arrive years ago, but its chief apostle is yet to deliver and suddenly faces a formidable challenger.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    The only thing weirder than men in suits selling weed soda at a pot conference is NFL players mingling among them.Such was the scene at the Cannabis World Congress this week in New York City, where more than 75 businesses, non-profits, and drug po...

    Former NFL players took the stage at the Cannabis World Congress to advocate for medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of CTE.

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    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    Four years after chemist Annie Dookhan was arrested for falsifying evidence at Massachusetts’ state drug lab, less than 1 percent of the 24,000 cases she may have tampered with have been reviewed.  Dookhan’s story—of how she tainted drug evidence ...

    Four years after her arrest, Massachusetts has only reviewed 1 percent of the convictions based on Annie Dookhan’s tampered lab results.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    How celebrities saying sorry has changed, pegged to Selma Blair

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    Based on the headlines, you might think Selma Blair was apologizing for having plowed a monster truck through a convent on Easter Sunday.What We Can All Learn From Selma Blair’s Apology (TIME)Why Selma Blair’s Apology Is Almost Perfect (USA Today)...

    This week, following an incident on a plane, the actress Selma Blair apologized fulsomely. She has set an impressive example for other erring public figures.

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    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Among the people I envy most are those who hate to cook (and don’t) along with others who care about food only as a necessity for life and health. Many such are perplexed by the current flood of temptations constantly beckoning in publications, bl...

    One of the many things we are now made to feel guilty about is that we must love cooking healthy, high-quality meals. Rubbish.

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    After pouring their drinks, a bartender in Julius's Bar refuses to serve John Timmins, Dick Leitsch, Craig Rodwell (1940 - 1993), and Randy Wicker, members of the Mattachine Society, an early American gay rights group, who were protesting New York liquor laws that prevented serving gay customers, New York, New York, April 21, 1966.

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    For many drinkers, the history of LGBT bars in New York begins and ends with Greenwich Village’s famous the Stonewall Inn, site of the eponymous 1969 Riots.While the watering hole—recently transformed into a memorial site for the terrible massacre...

    As New York gears up to celebrate Pride weekend, a look back to New York’s earliest gay bars reveals how, long before the Stonewall Riots, LGBTs found places to be themselves.

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    G4P6DP Zara Tindall and Mia . . Tetbury, Gloucestershire . . 18.06.2016
Mia Tindall (2) plays with a polo stick and ball near her mother Zara Tindall (Philips), eldest granddaughter of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Her Uncle, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, played polo, and Uncle Prince Harry (of Wales), supported his brother.
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    The Most Badly Behaved Royals

    The Most Badly Behaved Royals

    Those royal kids—so perfect, so well-dressed, so obedient.Most of the time anyway.There was a certain undeniable satisfaction to be had when we saw a fine demonstration of the fact that the Royals are human after all—a very public meltdown on the ...

    As Mia Phillips has a rare public meltdown, we reflect on the history of royal rage. It’s not just the kids who lose it, you know.

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    C09AKR MERYL STREEP JULIE & JULIA (2009)

    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Among the people I envy most are those who hate to cook (and don’t) along with others who care about food only as a necessity for life and health. Many such are perplexed by the current flood of temptations constantly beckoning in publications, bl...

    One of the many things we are now made to feel guilty about is that we must love cooking healthy, high-quality meals. Rubbish.

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     Britain's struggle/tension with romantic island history and a search for a more global modernity

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    After the initial shock comes, well, more shock. Uncertainty. A sense of: what just happened? What did over half of us just do? What on earth happens next?  These questions, usually just asked after a seismic event, just recur and echo when it c...

    Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but instead of swaggering like a brave buccaneer about to go solo, the national mood is shocked and anxious.

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    In a June 12, 2016 file photo, an armed police officer stands guard outside the Stonewall Inn, in New York.

    Inside the Plan to Police NYC Pride

    Inside the Plan to Police NYC Pride

    Mayor Bill de Blasio was emphatic in his message to attendees of Sunday’s New York City Pride March: “You will be safe. You will be protected.”At a press conference held at the city’s LGBT Center on 13th Street, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton be...

    Omar Mateen’s horrific massacre in Orlando means this year’s NYC Pride will be the biggest, and most heavily policed, Pride event ever in the city.

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    London performance artist arrested for inviting public to touch her

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    Touch This Artist and She’ll Be Arrested

    In 2014, Milo Moiré burst onto the contemporary performance art scene with her provocative PlopEgg Painting: naked and squatting over a canvas outside Germany’s annual Art Cologne fair, the Swiss conceptual artist conceived an abstract painting by...

    Milo Moiré invited strangers to reach into a reflective box and caress her breasts or vagina for 30 seconds. The British police were displeased.

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     Britain's struggle/tension with romantic island history and a search for a more global modernity

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    After the initial shock comes, well, more shock. Uncertainty. A sense of: what just happened? What did over half of us just do? What on earth happens next?  These questions, usually just asked after a seismic event, just recur and echo when it c...

    Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but instead of swaggering like a brave buccaneer about to go solo, the national mood is shocked and anxious.

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    BEIJING, CHINA:  Heavy pollution hangs in the air as traffic rolls along a recently completed expressway interchange that leads into Beijing's fast-changing downtown 20 February 2001 where the skyline has changed from depressing, dreary communist buildings to sleek, ultra-modern business towers in the span of a few years.  Despite Beijing's frantic rush to spruce up the city ahead of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) visit on 20 February, one thing officials have far less control over is the city's harsh pollution that greeted the arrival of the IOC today.  AFP PHOTO/Stephen SHAVER (Photo credit should read STEPHEN SHAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing is Literally Sinking

    Beijing is Literally Sinking

    Most people know about Beijing’s air problem. Few people know it also has a serious water problem—but it’s the latter that’s causing the city to sink.According to a new study, China’s capital uses up so much water from the ground beneath it that t...

    The Chinese capital sucks up so much groundwater that it’s sinking four inches a year.

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    Watch Cameron Resignation

    Watch Cameron Resignation

    David Cameron has announced that he will resign as British Prime Minister after a humiliating defeat in the country's E.U. referendum. With his wife Samantha by his side, his voice cracked with emotion as he announced from the front of 10 Dow...

    David Cameron falls on his sword following defeat for 'remain' side.

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    Picture taken on January 25, 2016, in Laval, northwestern France, shows the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) logo at a KFC restaurant.
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    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    If you love fried chicken but find that your smartphone always dies while you’re eating it, KFC has solved your oddly specific problem.The new “Watt a Box,” a container that KFC has launched for its 5-in-1 Meal combo in India, offers not only five...

    KFC restaurants in India now serve chicken in a box that doubles as a phone charger.

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    PORTO, PORTUGAL - APRIL 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates following the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between FC Porto and Manchester United at the Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    “Ronaldo, are you prepared for this game today?” That may seem like an innocuous question, but Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t see it that way. When a reporter asked him this on Wednesday as he and his teammates took a walk through ...

    CMTV is demanding an apology after the footballer drowned their reporter’s microphone.

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    Watch Cameron Resignation

    Watch Cameron Resignation

    David Cameron has announced that he will resign as British Prime Minister after a humiliating defeat in the country's E.U. referendum. With his wife Samantha by his side, his voice cracked with emotion as he announced from the front of 10 Dow...

    David Cameron falls on his sword following defeat for 'remain' side.

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    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display on Fire Inside Phoenix Walmart

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    July 4th came early at a Phoenix Arizona Walmart in all the wrong ways.In a video posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Facebook page last Friday, a Walmart customer recorded a giant burning fireworks display in an aisle. Apparently, a small group of people...

    Phoenix police are looking for at least two men and a woman suspected with starting the blaze.

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    Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    Trump’s campaign, short on cash and funneling much of what it does have into Trump businesses, “looks more like a Ponzi scheme than a presidential campaign,” Daily Beast editor-in-ch...

    Screenshot of CNN clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses Donald Trump's poor poll numbers and struggling campaign with Carol Costello.

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

    Trump’s recently fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski ran a “dysfunctional, anemic, absurd organization,” Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon told Carol Costello on CNN.

    • Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

      John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

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    • Screenshot of CNN clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses Donald Trump's poor poll numbers and struggling campaign with Carol Costello.

      John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

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    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display on Fire Inside Phoenix Walmart

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    July 4th came early at a Phoenix Arizona Walmart in all the wrong ways.In a video posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Facebook page last Friday, a Walmart customer recorded a giant burning fireworks display in an aisle. Apparently, a small group of people...

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