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The Fine Art of Stopping a Bullet
Meet the Virginia retailer who dresses the real James Bonds.
Quora Question: In Our Partisan Politics, Will There Ever Be Another 'Great Speech'?
"We will have a hard time publicly, as a majority, acknowledging any speech as great," says Jim Moore.
Is Poker a Game of Chance or Skill?
The answer could have major legal implications.
Ensuring Your Child's Driver’s License Isn't a License to Kill
For most parents, a car for their children means both freedom and fear. But a kid and four wheels can make for a deadly combination.
SXSW Film Review: '7 Chinese Brothers'
Like its primary character, '7 Chinese Brothers' is charming but can't always figure out what it wants to be.
Willie Nelson Aims to Go Platinum—in Weed
The country music icon is launching a series of dispensaries, and a brand called Willie’s Reserve.
Is Country Music Conservative?
The lyrics show that often country singers yearn for change in their lives.
The Real Reasons So Many People in Rich Countries Need State Handouts
The author of a new study travels the globe to find out if benefits actually make people poorer.
You’re 100% Wrong About Math Scores
American schools don’t suck because of STEM classes; they suck because nobody learns how to write.
First Edition ‘Mein Kampf’ Signed by Hitler Sells for $43,750
The same auction house this week pulled a Hitler painting after questions about its authenticity.
Michaelangelo's Marble Is Being Sold Cheap by Industrialists
The Bin Laden family are among those who have bought the Carrara's precious stone at a low price, and the locals aren't happy.
Romain Duris Copes With Grief by Cross-Dressing as the Dead in 'The New Girlfriend'
Is our society really as permissive as we think? French director Francois Ozon tells a twisted fairytale of human sexuality.
Nicholas Megalis Goes 'Mega Weird'
The 26-year-old Vine star has penned an illustrated memoir that’s part 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding,' part 'Beavis and Butt-head.'
Taking a Victory Lap With Run the Jewels
Of hip-hop, Stephen Hawking and strip clubs.
Jewish A Capella Group Releases Passover Parody of ‘Uptown Funk’
“Seder tonight and we saved you a spot. Don't be slavin', just nosh.”
Radiohead Album to Be Archived by Library of Congress
The works are part of the Library’s annual selection of 25 “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” recordings to add to its collection.
Zayn Malik Has Left One Direction
"Ater five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band," says the teen star in a statement.
SXSW Film Review: ‘All Things Must Pass’
A new documentary tells of the rise and fall of Tower Records—and the retail record industry as a whole.
HBO’s 'Going Clear' Is a Perfect Scientology Primer
Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary may not break new ground, but with a Galactic overlord like Xenu, the church’s story never gets old.
Fighting to Reclaim the Future of Oakland's Young Black Men
A unique program for black boys in the East Bay lights a way out of the ghetto.
Sequel to Mandela’s Best-Selling ‘Long Walk to Freedom’
The new autobiography will tell the former South African president’s story from his prison release to retirement.
Moscow Discusses Plans for John Lennon Monument
The council will decide if a statue of the Beatles legend will get the go ahead.
Machine Gun America Is Exactly What It Sounds Like
Just seven miles from the Magic Kingdom, you can play real shoot-’em-up games.
Manipulating Wikipedia to Promote a Bogus Business School
Wikipedia has banned an administrator for deleting negative stories about a fake business school in India.
Police: 'No Evidence' to Support 'Rolling Stone' UVA Story
"A Rape on Campus" began to unravel soon after it was published on Nov. 19, 2014 in "Rolling Stone." Now, police say there's no evidence to support the account of a brutal gang rape contained in the story.
Sex Trafficking and the ‘Pretty Woman’ Fairy Tale
Victims’ advocates are appalled that the “Today” show is celebrating the 25th anniversary of “that stupid movie.”
In Photos: The Music and Scenes of South by Southwest
Images from the annual South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.
Screen Rules for Your Baby
New research has debunked the perils of screen time for kids, but how much is too much?
A Nostalgic New York Bids a Second Farewell to 'Mad Men' Era
The city prepares to send off the show with exhibits, screenings and, of course, cocktails.
How Stress Can Affect You and Your Unborn Baby
Why learning to let it go may be one of the best things pregnant women can do for their unborn babies.