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Italy's Feuding Politicians Make Economy Wait for Leadership

Italy's Feuding Politicians Make Economy Wait for Leadership

Strip away Italy’s troubled election result and there’s a struggling economy seeking direction and desperately in need of reform.
Jordan Peele tweeted the perfect caption for his Oscar photo

Jordan Peele tweeted the perfect caption for his Oscar photo

If you have an Oscar, it'd be wrong not to show that thing off on Twitter.Jordan Peele knows. On Sunday, he attended the Academy Awards and came away with one for the Original Screenplay category. I
The Italian Аmbassador Presents an Exhibition in the Ethnographic Museum in Sofia

The Italian Аmbassador Presents an Exhibition in the Ethnographic Museum in Sofia

This evening, the exhibition "Greetings from ... Italy and Bulgaria" will be officially opened in the halls of the National Ethnographic Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The event will be
Three men make ballets about 'woman'? Oh dear | Luke Jennings

Three men make ballets about 'woman'? Oh dear | Luke Jennings

Femmes, a triple bill for a Canadian ballet company, highlights the need for the art form to rethink its attitude towards womenLast week the Montreal-based Grands Ballets Canadiens announced a triple
Casablanca Not the Movie – in pictures

Casablanca Not the Movie – in pictures

There’s no sign of Humphrey Bogart or the stereotyped images found in travel guides in Yoriyas Yassine Alaoui Ismaili’s photographs of Casablanca. His images are full of energy and surprise, and show

5 European hotels you'll never want to leave

Whether they're equipped with claustrophobic spaces, dizzying heights or pitch blackness, adventurous hotel stays are in demand. How would you like to stay deep underground?
A word from 'The Simpsons' made it into the Merriam-Webster dictionary

A word from 'The Simpsons' made it into the Merriam-Webster dictionary

Are you familiar with the words that adorn the statue of Jebediah Springfield?In the Simpsons episode "Lisa the Iconoclast," the children of Springfield are shown a video telling the story of the
Emma Watson just dropped the mic on those stories about her Time's Up tattoo

Emma Watson just dropped the mic on those stories about her Time's Up tattoo

Yep, Emma Watson has definitely seen all those stories about her tattoo's missing apostrophe.On Sunday, the actress attended Vanity Fair's Oscars after-party with a temporary "Time's Up" tattoo on her
The 'Silicon Valley' Season 5 trailer contained an incredible hidden message

The 'Silicon Valley' Season 5 trailer contained an incredible hidden message

Not since Futurama have we had such excellent binary jokes.The trailer for Silicon Valley Season 5 has been out for a few weeks not, but it contains a hidden message you still may not have seen. At
What’s Hiding Behind Jennifer Lawrence’s Bangs?

What’s Hiding Behind Jennifer Lawrence’s Bangs?

Female interiority: Does it exist? Now take your answer, but imagine that the woman in question has bangs. The whole situation has changed, because there’s a layer—like a cognitive helmet—between you
Wallis Simpson Was No Bold Forerunner

Wallis Simpson Was No Bold Forerunner

The life of Wallis Simpson, the woman who almost brought down a monarchy, has been told many times—by the woman herself, by her husband the erstwhile King Edward VIII, and by several biographers. It
Alter Ego Exhibition Opening

Alter Ego Exhibition Opening

While the debate on the term “gender” and its social and political definition unfolds, we are all witnessing the emergence of a new type of a woman. A woman who is not afraid to get her hands dirty
Matchmaking Season Begins in Brazil as Politicians Seek Parties

Matchmaking Season Begins in Brazil as Politicians Seek Parties

Charismatic, experienced Brazilian legislator seeks political party with plenty of cash, TV time and a cleanish record on corruption.
Guillermo got celebrities to drink tequila out of his shoes on the Oscars red carpet

Guillermo got celebrities to drink tequila out of his shoes on the Oscars red carpet

Working the red carpet at a major film event isn't easy. It's crowded, it's hectic, and you've got to do your best to grab the attention of celebrities who are being pulled in about a million
A brief history of humans having sex and loving sea creatures in media

A brief history of humans having sex and loving sea creatures in media

Guillermo Del Toro's Shape of Water winning Best Picture at the Academy Awards is historic for a number of reasons: it's one of the few horror films to win Best Picture, and it's Del Toro's first
Mom discovers secret basement in her kitchen that's almost certainly a portal to hell

Mom discovers secret basement in her kitchen that's almost certainly a portal to hell

It sounds like the perfect start to a horror film, doesn't it?One minute you're going about your business in the kitchen, maybe doing a spot of hoovering or something. And then the next minute, CLUNK
Man plants face into snow, the result looks eerily like Phil Mitchell from 'Eastenders'

Man plants face into snow, the result looks eerily like Phil Mitchell from 'Eastenders'

The Beast from the East has passed, but the content storm is not quite over.Turns out that planting your face in a snowdrift can result in a perfect rendering of Phil Mitchell from Eastenders. May

The Killers of Kiev: How Putin Created an Assassin's Metropolis

If you're an enemy of Putin, there's one city where intrigue and—assassins—are bound to follow you. Kiev may be just inside the West these days, but it's a very wild west.
China's Xi to Tighten Communist Party Grip on Economic Life

China's Xi to Tighten Communist Party Grip on Economic Life

Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to extend a sweeping government overhaul, two people familiar with the matter said.
YouPorn used AI to predict the porn searches of the future and, um, brace yourselves

YouPorn used AI to predict the porn searches of the future and, um, brace yourselves

Using artificial intelligence to create new content is all the rage, and now YouPorn has gotten in on the act with an experiment that's produced some truly weird results.Neural networks are hot stuff