The Japan TimesSOCHI, RUSSIA – The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future...

New York Daily NewsOscar-watchers and movie fans notice the times when the Best Director winner doesn’t match up with Best Picture. It seems wrong,...

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council moved a step closer Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve...

Huffington PostIt’s not for anyone who identifies as LGBT. The movie is resolutely not about them. Is it for homophobes, who can learn from the...

3 Things We Learned From the Winter OlympicsHuffington PostIf you’re like me, much of your free time in February was spent glued to the TV. I know, I know; I’m always a proponent of getting off the couch and getting moving, but this year, I couldn’t keep my eyes off of the Winter Olympics. Every event, every … …read more Source:...

Los Angeles TimesHappy International Polar Bear Day! The polar bear conservation group Polar Bears International, has set aside Feb. 27 as a special...

5 Social Media Rules for Job SeekersHuffington PostIt would be nice if articles like this could begin, and end with, “don’t be an idiot,” but the world we live in does not allow for that possibility. While it’s true that much can be said on this topic is “common sense,” there are many things you may … and more …read...

USA TODAYIntent on clearing their names, Gordon and his sponsor teamed up again. They brought one of those Internet doubters — Travis Okulski...

New York Daily NewsKaty Perry can check baby nurse off her bucket list. The “Dark Horses” songstress took to Twitter to reveal she helped...

Chicago TribunePaula Deen’s $100 million empire crumbled last year after she admitted to using a racial slur in her everyday life, and as she...

7Online WSVN-TVAP Fashion Writer. PARIS (AP) – The first big day of Paris ready-to-wear shows mixed up iconic fashion veterans like Dries Van...

ABC NewsNASA admitted today that Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowned during his July 16 spacewalk last year because information about a...

Top 8 Most Inspiring Moments From the Winter Olympics for Any Fitness …Huffington Post (blog)We can all learn a little something when it comes to the Olympics. Whether it’s newfound national pride, some competitive spirit, or realizing just how beautiful the globally adored competition really is, the Olympics have something for everyone. This … ...

Academy Awards 2014: Foreign Language FilmsHuffington PostThis is the third time that actor Mads Mikkelsen has starred in a film that earned an Academy Award Foreign Language nomination. The previous two were After the Wedding (2006) and The Royal Affair (2012). In The Hunt, he plays Lucas, a beloved … …read more Source: Academy Awards News From...

Solving the San Francisco Housing Shortage: Lessons Learned From SeattleHuffington PostThe accessibility of housing in San Francisco has been an issue gaining steam over the past several years. Last December, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive directive ordering relevant city departments to prioritize the permitting of new housing … …read more Source:...

BBC NewsThe red carpet for Sunday’s academy awards was rolled out late Tuesday evening in Los Angeles. Organisers arranged for it to be laid a day early due to Wednesday’s threat of rain. Approximately 1,500 man hours are required to lay the 25,000 square feet of …Chart: 2014 Best Picture Oscar Nominations By IMDB KeywordBusinessweekOscars offer hope...

Bloomberg“The fact that the situation in Kiev is relatively calm is due to the fact the city is in a state of shock,” said Fyodor Lukyanov, head of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow. “They must receive official legal status, otherwise these …Mourners Hold Memorial to Honor Slain Protesters in KievNBCNews.comFollowing Bloody...

abc7news.comSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — There’s a new warning for pet owners in San Francisco about tainted meatballs and this time it’s...

ForbesIt’s hard to imagine a life before social media, even though sites like Facebook and Twitter have been around for less than a decade. As...

The Power of Social Media in HealthcareHuffington Post (blog)When we looked at the social media landscape of healthcare CIOs, it could only be described as a ghost town. We found a grand total of six healthcare representatives among the 50 Most Social CIOs on Twitter. This was unfortunate, since the healthcare … …read more Source: Social Media News...

Bob Paris, Former Mr. Universe, Talks About Coming Out: ‘My Life Was …Huffington PostIn the 1980s, the chiseled Bob Paris was seen as the picture-perfect macho man. He had risen to the top of his game as a professional bodybuilder, earning the coveted title of Mr. Universe in 1983. The public celebrated his athleticism and admired his … …read...

NewsOK.comMeet the only car that that can pass the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, says the Huffington Post. The Hennessey Venom GT broke the speed record...

Honolulu Civil BeatJust five months before the first votes are cast, likely Democratic primary voters are evenly split on who to support for the U.S....

Guardian Liberty VoiceJustin Bieber was offered a sweetheart plea deal this week by the Florida State Attorney in connection with Bieber’s recent...

Irish ExaminerThe NSA has stepped up its surveillance of senior German government officials since being ordered by Barack Obama to halt its spying on...

TIMEFormer Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will attend a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association meeting in Boston this week...

Online AthensSAN FRANCISCO | The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone application, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth.WhatsApp Is Whats up in Tech WorldGuardian Liberty VoiceFacebook’s $24b deal targets mobile usersAsiaOneFacebook...

USA TODAYOscar’s best-picture race already is considered a nail-biter. But it could also launch a film into the history books. With 10 nominations...

USA TODAYAfter a turbulent past few months, Justin Bieber appears to be spending some quality time with his mom. The two hung out in a recording studio...

Chris Christie’s Mansion Fund Collected Millions From Political Favor SeekersHuffington PostWASHINGTON — In January 2010, as newly elected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) took office, there was a major change at the top of the Drumthwacket Foundation, a nonprofit that has restored and helps maintain the majestic, white-columned governor’s … ...

Huffington PostAt the Social Media and Political Participation lab at NYU we have been closely following social media activity related to the protests...

On the “A” w/Souleo: Black Fashion Designers Need Help TooHuffington PostIn the past few years, the lack of diversity on fashion runways has garnered mainstream attention through activists such as legendary model, Bethann Hardison. But Black Dress, a new exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, aims to expand that focus to … …read more Source:...

Courts Rule In Favor Of Honolulu RailHuffington PostTwo federal court rulings Tuesday all but assured Honolulu’s $5.2 billion rail project will be built between East Kapolei and Ala Moana Center. Not only did judges in the U.S. District Court of Hawaii and 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals find that the … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed...

New York Daily NewsLONDON — Watch out: The humble rubber rain boot has arrived with a big splash at the London fashion scene. Hunter, best known...

Seattle Post IntelligencerShowtime has renewed Shameless and House of Lies, the network announced Tuesday. Pilot Season: Get all the latest news. The...

Telegraph.co.ukWith his Olympic hopes hanging in the balance after two previous disappointments in Turin in 2006 and Vancouver four years ago, Murdoch...

BBC NewsFifty people were evacuated from a shopping street in north London after a pavement burst into flames. The fire, outside a supermarket in Caledonian...

Sorrow And Social Media: The Side That The Scientists Don’t SeeHuffington PostThere was a time when to me, “hi-tech” was a lava lamp and interior design certainly included the presence of a bean bag chair and a blacklight. Through the years, I made each reluctant move from vinyl to cassette tapes to CD’s to digital download that … and...

Telegraph.co.ukIn a statement, the British Olympic Association said on Sunday night: “Team GB halfpipe skier Rowan Cheshire fell during halfpipe...

Chattanooga Times Free PressJamie Coots holds a rattlesnake while preaching in this December photo. Coots died Saturday after being bitten during a...

Dallas Morning NewsU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes a photo with a group of students before delivering a speech on climate change in Jakarta,...

NBCNews.comHard to believe, but the Sochi Olympics are halfway over. Dozens of medals have been handed out, and the games have already delivered one...

BBC NewsAngelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were just two of the stars lighting up the red carpet at the Baftas 2014. The ceremony was held at London’s...

Washington PostPhotos: Photos from Sochi, Day 9: U.S. skiers medal in super-G, hockey player has a hat trick, plus women’s snowboard cross and...

TIMEDoes the Earth go around the sun, or does the sun go around the Earth? When asked that question, 1 in 4 Americans surveyed answered incorrectly....

USA TODAYLONDON (AP) — Can American Hustle or 12 Years a Slave defy Gravity? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and Steve McQueen’s...

Business StandardPop star Miley Cyrus kicked off her Bangerz tour with a racy performance by twerking on stage in revealing outfit. The 21-year-old...

Daily MailIt generated more ratings in its first week than other Netflix shows Arrested Development and House Of Cards. And Orange Is The New Black...

TheHDRoomThe Lego Movie Tops RoboCop and About Last Night in Awesome at Friday Box Office The Lego Movie faced a small army’s worth of 1980s remakes...

Then Along Came a Snyder: Super Bowl Scuba-Governor and Four Great Lake …Huffington PostSome disturbing images are tough to shake. Not every Super Bowl ad offers a snorkeling governor rising dramatically from the depths of a swimming pool. Toss in the Phil Hartman-like cheesy narrator and you’ve got a $400,000 bid for amnesia. …read more Source:...

New York Daily NewsThe queen of twerk debuted her tour in Vancouver by riding on a giant hot dog, dancing with the Statue of Liberty and writhing on...

Kill the Teacher, Spare the Poet: A Conversation with John HennessyHuffington Postdropped anchor under a war wound’s purple chop. After the dairy cut his route, …. At many times — “Mike Devlin,” “Dog-Star Freddy” “Cusp” — the view seems to be looking up, recalling these memories, but as if they are still...

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