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Cannes Film Festival 2016: The Magic of Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’

In the bubble of Cannes, looming global jihadist threats cause nothing quite like the terror of being shut out of a glitzy event.

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Table for 5000: Food Waste Campaign Feeds Union Square

Feeding the 5000 food festival dishes up its salvaged-foods free lunch for the first time in New York to battle food waste, hunger and deforestation

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The ‘Eurovision Song Contest’: A Primer for Dumb Americans

The European Song Contest is like American Idol in its heyday, if you took every boring white guy with a guitar and replaced him with a techno dancer in drag and also everyone were huffing glue. It’s a visual orgasm

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David Samuels Defends His Controversial NY Times Mag Profile of Ben Rhodes

David Samuels posted a lengthy response to the criticism of his lengthy profile New York Times Magazine profile of Ben Rhodes.

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Fashion, Feminism and Technology Meet With AUrate

The founders of AUrate share their start-up secrets

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You Wouldn’t Believe the Silly Name Google Just Gave Their New AI Technology

While the model is serious technical business, the name Google chose for it is anything but.

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Celebrity Rejects

With a plethora of condo and Downtown options, far fewer celebrities are willing to risk the potential humiliation of board rejection. A look back at some of the most embarrassing.

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Get These Temporary Art Tats from the Whitney—For Only $250!

Temporary tattoos for the price of Xbox

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‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Recap 12×02: ‘Wait For It, Wait For It’

“Yeezy, Yeezy, Yeezy, I feel so accomplished.” –Kanye West This week we got to witness YEEZY, SEASON 3 and the jewel-encrusted, fur lined lifestyle brand vibes that Kanye West just exudes. Jon Snow may be alive but the Kanye West

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11 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before May 13

What to do this week if you’re into art.

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‘The Good Wife’ Creators and Cast Say Goodbye After 7 Seasons

‘The Good Wife’ creators Robert and Michelle King explain why they felt it was time to bring the series to a close.

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Isla Holbox: The Mexican Hideaway Hidden No More

Buffeted by waves of visitors, the languid beach community faces a tourist tipping point.

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George Washington’s Former Stomping Grounds Host Art Made of Trash

The government monument hosts a scrappy new art fair called Portal, which features large-scale installations and artwork by 28 artists.

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Watch This Now: The Murmurcore Brilliance of Starz’s ‘The Girlfriend Experience’

Steven Sodenbergh’s 2009’s feature The Girlfriend Experience was a pretty good movie, for what it was: as a vehicle to “introduce” the indie festival crowd to porn star Sasha Grey–a sensation not unlike, I imagine, a wife “introducing” her husband to

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What Not to Miss at Collective Design Fair This Weekend

The art of design: the Collection Design fair’s irresistible wares.

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SpaceX Will Launch Falcon 9 Tonight, ‘Unlikely’ Landing to Be Attempted on Drone Ship

“The first-stage of the rocket will be subject to extreme velocities and re-entry heating,” said SpaceX. “Making a successful landing unlikely.”

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Beloved British Family Man Burned by Escort’s Breach of Contract

Helen Wood broke the cardinal rule of prostitution when she outed Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville.

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‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Recap 3×19: A Trifecta of Failure

This week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was aptly called “Failed Experiments,” dealing with not one, not two, but three failed experiments.

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This Wooden Stick Will Magically Age Whiskey 15 Years In Only a Few Days

A Colorado startup has a DIY trick that allows you to achieve the flavor of aged spirits without years of waiting.

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Binding Agreement: Co-Working Couples Now Sign ‘Love Contracts’

These lifestyle clauses can cover everything from monetary penalties for infidelity to nondisclosure agreements between coworkers

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