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News Roundup for January 18, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.18.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Good morning, we've picked our top five news stories for you.

Moth On Ronaldo's Face Becomes Star Of Euro 2016 Final

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports

Portugal may have won the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in Paris on Sunday night, but the team’s 1-0 victory over host nation France is being upstaged...

Lord Byron, Clarence Thomas, Trump and Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 03.25.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the George H. W. Bush appointee who hasn't asked one single question in court since 2006. That's 10 years the man has just sat there -- mute, mum, silencio, clammed up, hushed, voiceless, unheard and zipped up.

A Pretty Picture Conceals the Story of Birth and Death

Karen Sikie | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts
Karen Sikie

The absolute beauty of Mother Nature is undeniable. Her majesty and scope are breathtaking, but she has a gnarly underbelly. This thorny realm is intertwined with and feeds the beauty that we see.

Louis C.K.: 'Stories Are The Only Things You Have That Are Really Yours'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy

Louis C.K. tells a great story. On Tuesday night, he was presented with The Moth Award, an award given to amazing storytellers as part of the The M...

I Didn't Know Him

Brian Finkelstein | Posted 10.12.2014 | Comedy
Brian Finkelstein

Even though I didn't know Robin Williams, I'm affected by his suicide. It feels like we all are. We all feel so goddamn sad. And so I say this: If in your life you feel down or lost or in pain... I beg you to call someone.

Scientists Find Leafy 'Sleeping Bag' Has Shocking Jumping Skills

LiveScience | Laura Poppick | Posted 08.21.2013 | Science

Hop over, Mexican jumping beans: Scientists have discovered another fascinating caterpillar species with impressive jumping skills. During its larval...

Scientists Discover Moth With Ultrasonic Hearing

Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

From Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer: The ubiquitous greater wax moth is ordinary in every way but one: It has the ability to hear the highest-...

Lemons, Vacuums And 7 Other Ways To Get Rid Of Moths

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Though we're sure they have their reasons for existing, we consider moths to be the 'black sheep' cousin of butterflies. They have those dull wings, t...

We're Chic as Hell, and We're Not Going to Take This Anymore!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 12.03.2011 | Style
Andrea Chalupa

When my friend and I met up to go to Occupy Wall Street, I wore my long flowing pin stripe skirt, a black-and-white vintage blouse, and a nude pair of shiny ballet flats. After the police brutality at the start, dressing chic seemed both a fun and safe thing to do.

Jonathan Adler And Simon Doonan On Living Fabulously

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ariston Anderson

At the recent Moth Ball this week the fabulous men-about-town Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan were on hand to present a scholarship and speak with me about the holidays, the recession, and more.

We Tell Each Other Stories In Order To Live

Andrew Marantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Marantz

Each performer had ten minutes to tell a story. Not a rant, not a stand up routine, and, for heaven's sake, not a reading (no notes allowed).

Salman Rushdie and the Legend of the MOTH

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

The MOTH was founded in 1997 by novelist George Dawes Green, who sought to recreate the experience of storytelling on a porch in Georgia, while moths flew into the light bulb.