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Blog Profile / The Daily Beast

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Archived Since:September 15, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Queen Distributes Maundy Money

18 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Queen attended Blackburn Cathedral for the first time today to mark Maundy Thursday

Chris Nolan’s Secret Weapon

18 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A local news cameraman turned Oscar-winning cinematographer, Wally Pfister has been Christopher Nolan’s go-to director of photography. It's time for his $100 million directorial debut.

Step Back, William!

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

William peers over edge of perilous viewpoint in Sydney's Blue Mountains

That's Mr. Dickhead to You

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The founder of Iceland's Phallological Museum, famous for his quest to add a human penis to the collection, feels deceived by the documentary 'The Final Member.'

GOP: Getting Hip to Gay Marriage?

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Just as the Nevada GOP drops its opposition to same-sex marriage, a group of young conservatives is launching a campaign to change anti-gay language in the national party platform.

The Seedy Side of Sainthood

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

As the faithful descend on Rome for the double canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII, critics say the two popes were pushed through to sainthood without a thorough vetting.

Ms. Kwan Hits the Campaign Trail

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Once tasked with nailing triple Lutzes and Salchows, Michelle Kwan may soon be Rhode Island's first lady. The story behind her political rise (and that infamous Prius).

Antidepressant-Autism Link

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

New research shows SSRI use during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester, may elevate the risk of autism spectrum disorders. But mothers-to-be shouldn’t panic just yet.

Chinese Drones Target Drug Kingpin

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

How China used drones to track and capture the notorious kingpin of the Mekong delta.

Dude, Weed Won’t Rot Your Brain

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Can casual marijuana use damage the brains of young adults? A new study says yes—but its participants suggest otherwise.

Mississippi Prefers Pork to Tea

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

In an attempt to slip into a Senate seat, Republican candidate Chris McDaniel has abandoned home state issues to focus on national matters—and state voters don’t like the taste of it.

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

When 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen had trouble fitting in at middle school, she looked to a popularity guide from 1951 for answers. Read an excerpt from her hilarious and brave journey.

A Prenup for Digital Privacy

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Celebrities and power couples are asking for digital protection in their pre- and post-nup marriage agreements, but having something to hide isn’t necessarily the reason.

Taliban Peacemaker Locked Up

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A key voice for reconciliation in Afghanistan has been missing for weeks after an apparent arrest. Why the prime suspect is Pakistan—and the motive to sabotage any potential peace deal.

No, You Can’t Check if I’m a Felon

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A job hopeful might have an arrest record, but employers can’t find out until after making a job offer. It’s just one of many bills nationwide rolling back criminal background checks.

Has Putin Picked His Next Targets?

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

There are increasing signs that the unrest in Eastern Ukraine is spreading, and Odessa, the country’s third largest city, could be the next to fall.

Iceland Is Beautiful—and So Weird

21 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A land of fire, ice, and elves, Iceland is a beacon of nature’s majesty and culture. It’s also quite possibly the strangest place ever. And that’s precisely why you should go.

Ukraine Surrenders Without a Shot

Confronted by unarmed pro-Russian demonstrators, Ukrainian paratroopers give up their guns, their armored vehicles, and their flag.

Calm Down, He’s Just a Baby

He’s happy with his toy wombat, but not being held by his nanny. The press coverage of Prince George is insane.

Boko Haram’s Sick Hatred Of Girls

The abduction of 200 female students from northern Nigeria was not the first attack on girls’ education by Boko Haram—and it won’t be the last.

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