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WATCH: From Creepy To Cute, Human Face Forms In Womb

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

A first-of-its-kind animation gives new meaning to the phrase "baby face." Featured in a video clip from the BBC series "Inside the Human Body," CG...

BBC Names New Chief

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The British Broadcasting Corp. named executive George Entwistle its new chief on Tuesday, giving him one of the country's top media jo...

Sex in Afghanistan, Religion in China and Debunking Goldman Sachs at the Sunnyside Documentary Festival

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

French filmmakers and funders defend auteur-driven works, finance documentaries that ask tough questions, and fight back against a mainstreaming of factual filmmaking, is one of the strong suits of Sunnyside.

What a Wonderful World: Documentary Is Alive and Well -- For Now

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The vibe at the Sheffield Doc Fest is simply fantastic. The city itself welcomes filmmakers, commissioners, composers and producers from all over the world, and gives back warmth and appreciation for their work.

Major Media Companies Seek New Domain Names

Politico | STEVE FRIESS | Posted 08.14.2012 | Media

The hot media marketing strategy of the moment: land the rights to new Internet domain names. Several major media corporations spent big on applicati...

Love Thy Enemy

David Miles | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
David Miles

While Jo has forgiven Patrick Magee, she readily conceded that forgiveness is not a prerequisite for empathy. What is more important, she says, is being interested in listening to the other perspective and trying to understand it, even if you are not willing to agree with it.

A Primer For European Bank Runs

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

* Northern Rock "run" was due to bank risk * Threat now is country risk * Currency risk another concern for bank deposit...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

Facebook Rehab: Congratulations Mark, I'm Leaving

April Salchert | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
April Salchert

As Mr. Zuckerberg enjoys his Wall Street campaign and wedding nuptials, I am disappearing into the social media shadows. As an activity, it dangerously toes a line of ridiculous social behavior.

WATCH: Father Of Crash Victim Says "New Zealand Is Unsafe"

Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel

The father of a young skydiver killed in a 2010 plane crash in a scenic area of New Zealand took to the airwaves yesterday, claiming that the island n...

(video) AOL Launches Big Video News Video Portal with AP, BBC, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, others

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

AOL Video/HuffPost Media, has become a major player in video news, passing both CBS News and Fox News in video views, according to February comSc...

BBC Cancels 'Upstairs Downstairs'

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

"Upstairs Downstairs" won't return to BBC. The network has canceled the drama after two seasons. "From 'Call the Midwife' to 'Bird Song' and 'The S...

British Man Who Claims To Have 'Woken Up Gay' After A Stroke Featured In New Documentary

Posted 04.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Chris Birch, the British man who claims to have "woken up gay" after suffering a stroke, is back in the headlines after becoming the subject of a much...

Real-Life 'Bend It Like Beckham'? (WATCH)

BBC | Posted 04.17.2012 | Teen

A 19-year-old woman from Lancashire has won an award for her work encouraging Asian girls to play football. Rabiya Ahmed from Preston says she is dete...

Promises Made In Secret

Samuel Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Samuel Brown

In general terms, secrecy can suggest bad motives or suppressed scandal, but we must simultaneously recognize that there are times and places where respectful silence is still appropriate.

'Bent' Star Gets New Show

Posted 04.05.2012 | TV

"Bent" star David Walton has a new gig. According to EW, Walton will star in Greg Berlanti's untitled comedy CBS pilot. He replaces the previously cas...

No Kitchen Required

Jay Tavare | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jay Tavare

Three masters of the culinary arts travel to ten exotic locations around the world, meeting the indigenous people of the land. They must hunt and prepare a meal using the traditions of the local people. The catch is, they have no kitchen.

Brenna Cammeron

You've Never Had A Meal Like This Before | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home

The brownstone was unassuming, to say the least: dim-lit from the outside, it gave no indication of the party gearing up inside. But a second glance a...

Alys Fowler: Food for Thought (VIDEO) | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

Gardener, Alys Fowler, is an individual who manages to balance city life with sustainable living. The BBC presenter currently lives in Birmingham but is semi self-sufficient and eats 100% seasonally.

Collapse Of News Corp.'s Rival, Panorama, Raises Questions

The Guardian | David Leigh | Posted 05.26.2012 | Media

Part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire employed computer hacking to undermine the business of its chief TV rival in Britain, according to ev...

Cute Baby Polar Bears Get A Time Out From Mom On 'Frozen Planet'

Posted 03.20.2012 | TV

Parents everywhere watching the Series Premiere of "Frozen Planet" (Sun, 8 p.m. ET on Discovery) Sunday night empathized with a female polar bear as s...

New Media and Tech Winning the Viral News War

Danny Whatmough | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Danny Whatmough

While Twitter certainly has a strong technology bias, Facebook is much more representative of the population. And it's therefore interesting to note that the sharing of news isn't quite as widespread as some might imagine.

BBC Global News Chief: "Video is Becoming the Mainstay of our Digital Platforms" (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON --  As the cost of bandwidth decreases, video is becoming the "mainstay" of the BBC's global news offering via its digital platforms, says...

Lessons From 'Downton Abbey': A Jewish American Princess Studies the Dowager Countess

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 04.16.2012 | TV
Julie Gerstenblatt

The next time your dad worries about who will take over his condo in Boca once he passes on, ensure him that you've got his back. Promptly fall in love with your cousin and gain an immediate heir to the estate.

Iranian Authorities Arrest Several On BBC Linkages

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested several people over alleged links to the British Broadcasting Corporation's Farsi-language ser...