Kids deserve a break. Between facing judgment on social media and simply trying to make it through school without embarrassing themselves (lest it goes viral), there's finally a way for them to unwind and unplug. Camp 17, so-named because...Show More Summary
How much of what we hear do we truly understand? Try writing down every sound you've heard so far today. How many can you remember? What do you remember? A new video series by Danish electronics brand Bang & Olufsen sets out to reimagine the value of everyday sounds and the art they often encase. Show More Summary
In a quirky opening bit at Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards — which some in the celebrity-filled audience appeared to greet with blank stares (not unlike a year ago) — host T.J. Miller, one of the stars of “Silicon Valley,” avoided...
What is divinity if it can come Only in silent shadows and in dreams? — Wallace Stevens, “Sunday Morning” I. Angels and Superheroes In 2008, Samuel O. Poore, a plastic surgeon who teaches at the University of Wisconsin’s medical school, published an article in the Journal of Hand Surgery titled “The Morphological Basis of the Arm-to-Wing […]
Last month, when President-Elect Donald Trump convened a meeting of American news elites, he shocked us with another dissection of our precious Fourth Estate. You're all liars, he snarled. A better word might be dupes. After all, the...Show More Summary
The dedication at the end of the film says it all.
Each year, The Horatio Alger Association honors esteemed leaders who have overcome significant adversity to achieve great personal and professional success.
As America gears up for Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa (on Dec. 24, 25 and 26, respectively), there's another year-end holiday coming even sooner, on Dec. 16. The good news is there's still time to get ready for it. It's National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Show More Summary
By Chuck Ross Kirk Douglas turns 100 today, and there’s no better way to commemorate the milestone than by watching him in one of his best roles. I’m talking about “The Bad and the Beautiful” (1952) in glorious, Oscar-winning black....
According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, only about half (52 percent) of American homes have a fireplace. For the 48 percent of us who are flueless, it's not easy getting into the holiday spirit—not when just about every...Show More Summary
Ronda Rousey shows that women contain multitudes—they can be strong, and beautiful, and whatever they want to be—in a new campaign for Pantene from Grey in New York. For the "Strong is beautiful" iteration with the mixed martial arts...Show More Summary
Ann Coulter is so yesterday. Meet Tomi Lahren, who the New York Times recently called "the right's rising media star." Lahren is a 24-year-old conservative who has an impressive social media following and hosts a show on the Glenn Beck-founded network The Blaze. One of her most-viewed segments was a...
When I was a kid, I straight-up loved Kiss. I was drawn to the makeup-wearing, leather-clad, blood-spitting, loud-playing band like a full-on groupie, buying every album and putting on face paint and singing my goddamn lungs out. Jason...Show More Summary
CNN anchor challenges fake news.
If the script for Volkswagen's "Pink Moon" commercial came across your desk today, would you recognize the brilliance underneath the seemingly mundane plot? Our "Best Ads Ever" series continues today with BBDO executive creative Matt...Show More Summary
One problem with journalism now: It’s “too damn long,” Jim VandeHei, the cofounder of Politico, told Recode’s Kara Swisher Wednesday night. His new media venture, Axios — set to launch in January, with $10 million already raised — will focus largely on “content you can read on a [single] screen…but when we go deeper…you can...
Shell is rebooting the #makethefuture music video it launched last month that featured musicians Jennifer Hudson, Luan Santana, Pixie Lott, Steve Aoki, Tan Weiwei and Yemi Alade. It's the same song—a cover of American Author's "The Best...Show More Summary
Americans spent about $1.4 billion on cheese snacks this year, and few brands know that better than Wise. The snack giant has been making Cheez Doodles since the early 1950s—extruding them at a rate of 220 doodles a second at its plant in Berwick, Pa., Wise turns out an estimated 15 million pounds of Cheez Doodles every year. Show More Summary
Misinformation is very much in season. Disclosures since the presidential election about massively disseminated misinformation, some of it inadvertent, some of it willfully manipulative, have come fast and furious. In fact, in the aftermath of the recent revelations about fake news, we are being invited to add “post-truth” to our lexicon. Show More Summary
Right now, if you were to walk into a retail store anywhere in the world, there's a 1 in 10 chance you'd hear a Christmas song thumping through the PA. The deeper we get into the holiday season, the more those odds increase. By Christmas Eve, it's 1 in 4. Show More Summary