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Lady Macbeth

Evil Lady Anna

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

If you've seen San Francisco Opera's Norma with its great voices beached like giant wales in an absurd production, take a leap to the Met and enjoy the very opposite.

Natalie Portman Drops Big Role

Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

"Out, damned spot! Out, I say!" That's what we'd like to think Natalie Portman said of her role as Lady Macbeth before she dropped the project. No...

Natalie Portman To Take On Iconic Villain

Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment

What's done is done -- and, in this case, we love it. Natalie Portman is set to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender's Macbeth in a recen...

Damned Spot: Guilt, Scrubbing, and More Guilt

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.26.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

So far, the "Lady Macbeth Effect" has been mostly a curiosity -- a peek at the quirkiness of the not-entirely-rational human mind. But might this scientific insight actually be clinically useful? Tel Aviv University psychological scientist Reuven Dar and his colleagues thought that it might.

Egyptian Media Takes on Mubarak's Narcissism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egyptian media are having a field day ripping into ousted president Hosni Mubarak, his family and cronies, with state-run news organizations doing an ...

Bad Girls In Literature: Craziest, Most Evil Female Characters (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Be it hormones or just a wicked streak, there are plenty of evil, crazy women scattered throughout literature. This week, we asked you for the most e...

Prescriptions for Mending Broken Government and Averting Spiritual Death

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

While ending America's wars sounds logical and direct, I am beginning to doubt I will ever see this in my lifetime, as long or short as it may be. The country has become inextricably engaged in these conflicts.

Race Baiting Michelle -- Again

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The recent visit of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown cracked the window just enough to toss mud again at Michelle and of course hope some of the mud splatters on the president.