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Are The Mismatched Perspectives On 'The Affair' Realistic? We Asked A Memory Expert

Lauren Duca | October 22, 2014 | Entertainment
Showtime's new drama, "The Affair," presents two perspectives of the same tragic love story. This leads to a series of conflicting accounts most concisely referred to as "Rashomon" moments (named for the famous film by Akira Kurosawa). Are such mismatched perspectives a realistic account of the way we...

Famed Elvis Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Dead At 85

AP | Jade Walker | October 22, 2014 | Arts
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who was 85, died of natural causes Sunday at his New York apartment, said Chris Murray, who owns Washington, D.C's Govinda Gallery which counts Wertheimer among its...

New York Subway Performers Stand Up To Police With Big Subway Jam Session

Saki Knafo | October 21, 2014 | Politics
If New York City in the post-Bloomberg era can still be called gritty, chaotic, artistic, and weird, the political demonstration in the Metropolitan Avenue subway station on Tuesday afternoon was a quintessential New York gathering. Kid Lucky, the “human beatbox,” was there. So was Matthew Silver, better known...

'The 100' Goes Dark In A Good Way: Season 2 Secrets From The CW Show's Creator

Maureen Ryan | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
"I didn't see that coming." I said that to myself more than once during the first three episodes of "The 100," which returns Wednesday on The CW. The good news is, those shocks weren't gratuitous or unsatisfying, and they weren't merely there to shine a light...

'Incredible Domino Tree Thing' Is, Well, Incredible

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | October 21, 2014 | Weird News
YouTube domino artist FlippyCat returns with what he calls an "Incredible Domino Tree Thing." It's a thing of beauty to watch as the dominoes fall, but it's all over way too soon. (Isn't that the sad inevitability of domino installations?) The project required about 5,000 dominoes...

Vancouver Sure Looks Good From Above (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 21, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
OK, OK, we don't exactly need another reminder of the beauty of the Greater Vancouver region, but sometimes a photo comes along that is simply way too breathtaking to ignore. Taken in 2009, this one resurfaced on Reddit recently. And man, is it gorgeous: ...

Barbara Walters Will Return To ABC Again To Host '10 Most Fascinating People'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | October 21, 2014 | Media
Less than a year since her retirement from television, Barbara Walters will return to ABC in December to host her long-running series, "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," ABC News said in a statement Tuesday. The two-hour special will feature appearances...

Rob Cantor's 'Shia LaBeouf' Live Could Even Make The Actor Famous Again

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | October 21, 2014 | Comedy
Shia LaBeouf isn't famous anymore, according to Shia LaBeouf, but a new video could put the actor back on the map. Musician Rob Cantor's "Shia LaBeouf" song, which recounts the actor's (probably) embellished cannibal ways, hit the web as an upload to his online...

French President Is Definitely Okay With That Giant 'Butt Plug' Sculpture

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | October 21, 2014 | Arts
France's President François Hollande is A-OK with the giant "butt plug" sculpture, in case you were wondering. So Paul McCarthy can sleep softly tonight knowing that his 80-foot inflatable sex toy tree has the country's national stamp of approval. "France will always stand beside artists, as I stand...

'Architecture Is An Expression Of Values'

The European | Farah Mohamed | October 21, 2014 | World
Sir Norman Foster is the mastermind behind some of the world’s most iconic buildings. With Max Tholl, he discussed how architecture helps us communicate, where our fascination with bigness stems from, and why we need...

5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Oscar de la Renta

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | October 21, 2014 | Style
There's more to the designer than stunning evening gowns.

9 Men And Women Share What Part Of Their Body They Love Most

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | October 21, 2014 | Women
In the name of body love, these men and women are sharing what they like the most about their physical selves. In the second part of the "Real Women, Real Bodies" project from the University of Wyoming Union, students celebrate everything from their freckles to their scars....

8 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For Movie Buffs

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
Coming up with a stellar Halloween costume can be hard, especially when your busy life leaves little room for planning and shopping. Fortunately, we've come up with a foolproof plan for you, movie connoisseur! Below are eight killer costume ideas constructed from no more...

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Pretty Little Liars,' Even If You're On Your 'A' Game

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
It's time for some amAzing trivia. "Pretty Little Liars" is a scintillating teen thriller currently in its fifth season on ABC Family. The series focuses on a group of high school friends who are stalked by a terrifying figure called "A," and caught up in a mystery that takes...

Brides Literally Take The Plunge For Stunning Underwater Portraits

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | October 21, 2014 | Weddings
A woman in a wedding gown can look royal, but an underwater bride can look like a character out of a fantasy world. To capture such a surreal image, wedding and lifestyle photographer Adam Opris merged his passions for the ocean and bridal photography, became diving-certified...

Here's How Benedict Cumberbatch Became Smaug In 'The Hobbit'

Erin Whitney | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
How do you play a giant dragon when you're a mere human? By being Benedict Cumberbatch, of course. In new behind-the-scenes footage from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," released as part of the Extended Edition Blu-Ray out on Nov. 3, we find out what really went into...

London Richards' 'In Love With Fire' Is Your New R&B Obsession

Ryan Kristobak | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
London Richards might only be 17 years old, but like Richards' peer, Raury, his age says nothing of his musical comprehension and talent. Pairing his effortless, stunning vocals with his already adroit songwriting abilities, Richards is writing R&B jams with one foot in the past, and...

Oscar De La Renta's Wedding Dress Legacy Will Never Be Forgotten

Rebecca Adams | October 21, 2014 | Weddings
"In the same manner that she fell in love with that man, I hope she's going to fall in love with that dress," Oscar de la Renta told Vogue during a fitting with Kate Bosworth for her 2013 wedding to Michael Polish. That's what de la Renta did...

How To Make It As A Black Sitcom: Be Careful How You Talk About Race

Brennan Williams | October 21, 2014 | Black Voices
Photo illustration by Troy Dunham. Among those who consider such things, it's generally agreed that "The Cosby Show" holds a canonical, almost sacred status in television history. But there's

5 Plot Holes You Never Noticed In 'Star Wars'

Todd Van Luling | October 21, 2014 | Entertainment
May the forced plots be with you.
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