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After Confronting Her Boss On Air, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly Lands Her Dream Job
Mary Louise Kelly will succeed Robert Siegel to become the newest host of NPR's flagship news program, All Things Considered, on January 17, 2018, NPR announced on Monday. (Additionally, Kelly McEvers will be stepping down from All Things Considered to focus on her popular podcast, Embedded.) The ap
This Artist Will Blow Your Mind Once You Realize These Are Not Photos At All
Italian painter Marco Grassi paints intricate portraits so realistically, they seem like photographs. What makes his works even more remarkable, however, are the slight unconventional details he “gives” to his characters. By doing this, Grassi starts balancing on a very thin line between hyperrealis
A Battle Over Santa Claus Is Blowing Up a Facebook Group for New York Moms
"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church wrote in an 1897 editorial in New York's The Sun newspaper, replying to a letter from 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon asking if Santa was, in fact, real. "He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist,
Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing
The plots of dystopian novels can be amazing. A group of teens in Holland, Mich., tells me about some of their favorites: In Delirium by Lauren Oliver, Love is considered a disease. Characters get a vaccine for it. In Marissa Meyer's Renegades, the collapse of society has left only a small group of
Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Shoot In Poland, Reveal The Incredible Beauty Of Human Body
London-based photographer and former biathlonist Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women to capture their incredibly well-built physiques for an electrifying charity calendar.
These Irreverent Tattoos From The German Tattoo Artist Will Catch Your Eye
We always meet with tattoo artists whose traits are at least curious. This time, it was a German artist known as “themagicrosa”, based in Berlin, caught our attention. His tattoos, quite irreverent, have a certain black humor and sarcasm.
Donald Trump Ends the Year Alone With His TV
There are terrible weeks-frankly, practically all of them since last January 20. And there are sort-of-okay-in-a-bitter-way weeks-like the one during which it was suggested former national security adviser and shady character Michael Flynn began cooperating with the Mueller probe. And then-so rare i
Ursula K. Le Guin's Voice Rings Out In New Nonfiction Collection
Ursula K. Le Guin's mastery of fiction has remained so consistent throughout her decades-long career, it's easy to overlook her accomplishments in other forms. Sure, she's the author of iconic, award-winning science fiction novels such as 1969's The Left Hand of Darkness and 1971's The Lathe of Heav