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We keep calling for better, more durable housing, but perhaps we are investing too much in our…
08.23 / 15:27
treehugger.com
New York, N.Y. All races and ethnic groups grew in the U.S. over the last year, but the Asian and Hispanic populations continued to be the fastest-growing, according to the annual count released Thursday by the Census Bureau. The census reports that across all races and ethnic groups, the non-Hispanic white population grew the slowest.…
08.23 / 15:22
stewardshipreport.com
Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Earl Hall started its yearly art crawl on Wednesday, March 29 to showcase the beautiful work that gets made by Southern artists, said art Professor Mia Brownell.  “We have such fabulous undergraduate creative activity in Earl Hall,” said Brownell, “and we want the Southern community to come see our art.” Brownell said the main…
08.23 / 15:20
thesouthernnews.org
Over the weekend, The Weeknd shared an Instagram story of himself with his two (current) great loves: girlfriend Selena Gomez and video games: Instagram Advertisement - Continue Reading Below And, like any committed gamer, The Weeknd attempted to share his passion with Gomez and her friends. Gomez recorded his attempt to teach them how to play...and well, how do you think it went? 📲| Selena via Instagram Stories! pic.twitter.com/SWHh9Ziv7r— Selena Gomez…
08.23 / 15:10
elle.com
She might have lost her hearing at 18, but she kept the…
08.23 / 15:10
elle.com
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) has announced their first films for the lineup of the festival’s 25th Anniversary. For the Sunday Centerpiece in East Hampton, the festival will screen the U.S. premiere of Breathe, the directorial debut of Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes), starring Oscar-nominated actor Andrew Garfield and Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated actress Claire Foy. As part of the festival's signature programs, "A Conversation With…" will feature E…
08.23 / 15:09
danspapers.com
she is also only the second female to hold a coaching…
08.23 / 14:29
washingtonblade.com
Pamela Espeland Minneapolis-born, Frogtown-based artist Seitu Jones isn’t sure what he’ll do with the $50,000 he received as winner of this year’s McKnight Distinguished Artist Award. Maybe he’ll downsize and build a smaller studio. He’ll travel to Africa later this year, but those plans were in place before the award. Some of the money will go toward the future, when he’s not working quite so much. At the moment, he has a lot on his mind: the railing he designed for the n…
08.23 / 14:15
minnpost.com
There might be tension between them on Game of Thrones, but Arya and Sansa Stark—real-life best friends Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner—had a good laugh on Carpool Karaoke.EW has a new look at the spin-off of James Corden's popular The Late Late Show sketch, and it features Williams and Turner busting out some incredible impressions of their on-screen father, Ned Stark (Sean Bean).The best bit though is where Williams challenges Turner to recite classic quotes in Ned's voice,…
08.23 / 14:10
elle.com
After Kylie Jenner and Tyga's most recent and seemingly permanent breakup, Tyga came out and said that it was Kylie's young age and preoccupation with her image that led to them going their separate ways. But there's two sides to every story, and until now, Kylie has remained quiet on what led to the breakup from her point of view.But in the last episode of Life of Kylie, Kylie finally got real about her breakup with Tyga and what exactly led to their split. Advertisement - Continue…
08.23 / 14:10
elle.com
Game of Thrones has been bringing us thrills, spills and brutal bloodshed since 2011. But what of the killer moments that never actually got to the screen? They famously scrapped an entire pilot episode before it ever made it to our TVs–and as you'll see, that's just the tip of the icy North's secrets…1. Tyrion's war ('Baelor', Season 1, Episode 9)In George RR Martin's original novel A Game of Thrones, "half-man" Tyrion led an army against Stark forces commanded by Roose…
08.23 / 14:10
elle.com
Laverne Cox has just confirmed the Beyoncé collaboration of your wildest dreams. But we'll to have to wait until the first week of September to find out more.The Orange is the New Black star casually dropped the news of their mysterious project during her appearance on Access Hollywood, telling the hosts: "I have no idea [how it came about]... I'm like, does she [Beyoncé] pick out her biggest fans ever and work with her? It's pretty amazing." Advertisement - Continue…
08.23 / 14:10
elle.com
In 1876, a Chicago counterfeit mobster by the name of Big Jim Kennally hatched a plan to spring his best plate engraver out of jail: he would steal President Lincoln’s body from its resting place at the Springfield, Ill., Oak Ridge Cemetery and use it as ransom. With a team of three, including a Chicago […
08.23 / 14:10
antiquesandthearts.com
Minecon as we know it is dead, long live Minecon Earth The annual Minecon event is being replaced with a live stream in November alongside a series of community events 23 Aug…
08.23 / 14:10
alphr.com
Illustrator Chris Haughton on turning drawings into a VR app Little Earth uses virtual reality to teach children about nature’s cycles 23 Aug 2…
08.23 / 14:10
alphr.com
I hope every school has at least one teacher like Dan Ryder. Dan is a long time English teacher at Mt. Blue High School. Passionate, funny, engaged, relevant, dynamic, Dan is a game changer in the lives of many local kids. We share an interest in graphic novels, sci-fi, and quirky novels in general and…
08.23 / 14:08
dailybulldog.com
Shailene Woodley is one of the many talented actresses nominated for an Emmy in the best supporting actress in a limited series for her role on Big Little Lies. But in a new interview with the New York Times, the actress entertained a career switch into politics.In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Woodley was a vocal fan of Senator Bernie Sanders, and she's remained politically outspoken on issues like Native American rights and climate change: Advertisement - Continue…
08.23 / 13:11
elle.com
Prince Harry has spoken for the first time about the paparazzi who pursued and took photographs of Princess Diana as she was dying after the car crash in Paris 20 years ago.In a BBC 1 documentary to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Diana's tragic death, Prince William, who was 15 at the time, and Harry, who was just 12, reflect on their devastated reactions following the accident on August 31, 1997. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below "One of the hardest things to come to terms…
08.23 / 13:11
elle.com
UNION, MAINE – Paul Davis, promoter of the Maine Antiques Festival for the past 36 years, was pleased with the modest gains in the show’s numbers – with an increase in both exhibitors and attendance. Conducted over the three-day weekend, Friday through Sunday, August 4-6, there were more than 160 exhibitors in the barn, exhibit [R…
08.23 / 13:10
antiquesandthearts.com
Like many of the so-called “jukebox” productions, “Motown the Musical” is less a proper play than an excuse to wallow in the glories of ’60s and ’70s pop and soul. … Click to Continue »…
08.23 / 12:54
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