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Proposed 'Ministry of Marriage and Divorce' Sparks Controversy

Mehrnaz Samimi | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Mehrnaz Samimi

Official statistics released in late 2013 by the government of Iran revealed that one of out of five marriages overall, and one out of three in Iran's bigger cities, end in divorce in less than four years.

Smithereens

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

After an exhausting period of packing and editing furnishings and possessions, I am amazed at just how much worldly goods one person can accumulate. T...

Paul McCartney's Big Announcement

Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment

With just weeks until the release of his next album, Sir Paul McCartney publicized the tracklist to the upcoming project this weekend. Due out on Oct....

Rebecca Lurie, past NEW Program Manager, discusses her NEW experiences

Nontraditional Employment for Women | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Nontraditional Employment for Women

There is a tension between how it was -- being advocates for women, thereby fighting with the industry against prejudice and for job access -- and now, helping the industry, assuring the unions can find good women members.

Martha Baker, former NEW Executive Director, reflects on her time at NEW

Nontraditional Employment for Women | Posted 09.04.2013 | Impact
Nontraditional Employment for Women

Every graduation was a special memory. The domestic violence survivors and the formerly homeless classes were most unique.

Top 30 New Burger Joints of 2013 (So Far)

BurgerBusiness | Posted 08.31.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Burger joints are moving away from build-your-own to wild-creations menus. Here are some of the most noteworthy.

Comic Rocket Now Puts Today's Web Comics in Your Pocket

Tom Falco | Posted 06.11.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

Are you happy to see me or is that a Rocket in your Pocket? You can actually have a Rocket in your pocket with the new webcomics app from the guys at ...

Singing School: A Chorus

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 07.19.2013 | Books
Carol Muske-Dukes

Anthologies are intriguing in what they reveal of the editor's passions. Robert Pinsky opens his new poetry anthology (with its long title): SINGING SCHOOL: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters -- with an anecdote about the great saxophonist, Dexter Gordon.

The Science of Preventing Crime

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.08.2013 | Crime
Sidonie Sawyer

The new technology to help deter crime is called PredPol, a science fiction name to a real science that can predict the highest times and locations of upcoming crimes.

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

Rob Zombie Answers Reddit's Questions On Lords of Salem, Childhood and His Next Non-Horror Film

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Reddit asked for a Rob Zombie AMA (Ask Me Anything), and while he has yet to jump on the bandwagon, we've got those redditors covered in this segment where we ask the man himself those hard-hitting questions about his past work and Lords of Salem movie.

Best YouTube Original Channels of The Week: Player vs. Pain to Draw My Life Jesus

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.02.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

In Channel Surfing #8, What's Trending presents the best of YouTube's original channels this week!

Jeremy Lin Talks "Linsanity" the Movie and Big YouTube Collaborations at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin chatted with me at SXSW about his brand new documentary, Linsanity the movie, appearing in various YouTube videos and the overall message he wants fans to take away from his new film.

The Best of Channel Surfing on YouTube: Week of February 4, 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Each Monday on Channel Surfing, What's Trending quickly flips through the best of what's happening around YouTube and serves it up for your viewing pleasure.

Lost Star Dominic Monaghan Reacts to Driveshaft "You All Everybody" Covers

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Dominic Monaghan today stars on the BBC nature/travel show Wild Things, but he's perhaps best known to pop culture junkies as Charlie Pace on the TV adventure series Lost.

Michelle Branch Transitions From Music to Food With New Cooking Web Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.09.2013 | Food
Shira Lazar

Michelle Branch may be best known as a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, but she's also a foodie at heart who's passionate about cooking and baking.

'Just Google That Sh*t' Parody Comes to YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.23.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Known across the web for her legendary "Hot4Hill" YouTube video of 2007 and Warner Bros online series, "Sorority Forever," Taryn is now preparing to release eight videos in a row to promote her new record.

"The Whistles Go Whoo Whoo" Grindhouse Parody Trailer (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Movies and TV shows all get trailers and sneak previews. So, why not YouTube videos? What's Trending is here to fix that, with some vocal help from ...

Re: Generation - TJ Mizell & DMC Bridge The Gap

Jerell Tongson | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson

For RESPECT's inaugural mixtape launch, TJ Mizell -- second youngest son of the late, great Jam Master Jay -- was on tap to spin for room full of the "industry" Tuesday night

Artist Transforms E-Waste

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

Got an extra computer or broken speaker lying around? Why not hand it over to designer Rodrigo Alonso? The Chilean artist transforms a range of e-w...

Faces of Wilcannia (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
David Maurice Smith

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Contemporary Art For The Masses

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Launched just a month ago, Whisper Gallery is Jamie Wood's new project. Located in Central London, Whisper - little sister to is the already establish...

Coffee Klatch: The Best Coffee in New York's West Village

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patrick McGinnis

No matter whether you prefer a latte or some green tea, the West Village is the forefront of New York's coffee renaissance.

Why Public Media Matters

Paula Skaggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paula Skaggs

Einstein once said, "Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death." By keeping public broadcasting funded, we ensure that Americans have access to this education right in their own homes.

iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

CES 2011: I'm the first to admit that I fall victim to shiny objects at trade shows, and I regularly call every new tablet an iPad Killer. But now, really, I've found it.