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Art For Free: Met Museum Releases Thousands Of Artwork Images For Unrestricted Use

The Metropolitan Museum of Art gifts the world with 375,000 free high-resolution artworks from its open access collections all under the Creative Commons Zero license.

Feature | Culture February 12, 2017

LOOK: Alec Baldwin Is So Good At Playing Trump, Newspaper Runs Photo Of Him As President

A Dominican Republic newspaper accidentally uses a photo of Alec Baldwin in his SNL impersonation of President Donald Trump in a serious news report about the chief executive.

Feature | Culture February 12, 2017

It's Official: Tom Price Is Health Secretary But Is Obamacare In Trouble?

President Donald Trump’s nomination for Thomas Price as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services comes through. Price is victorious after a 52-47 vote. What does this mean for Obamacare?

Feature | Culture February 11, 2017

WATCH: An Ikea-Designed Refugee Shelter Being Built In Two Minutes

Better Shelter wins Beazley Design of the Year award for its Ikea-designed refugee shelters. The organization hopes to provide sustainable and cost-effective housing to refugees.

Feature | Culture February 8, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 65 Years As Monarch: Look Back At Britain's Longest Reign

Queen Elizabeth II has become an enduring symbol of tireless devotion to her country. She is widely considered as the most-photographed and most-traveled leader and the world's longest-reigning living monarch.

Feature | Culture February 7, 2017

LOOK: This Graphene Dress Lights Up Based On Breathing Pattern

The world's first graphene dress is unveiled in Manchester. The little black dress that lights up based on breathing pattern gives a whole new meaning to wearable technology.

Feature | Culture February 5, 2017

LOOK: How Magazine Covers Portray Trump, America After Immigration Ban

Publications all over the world are reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim immigration ban through very creative magazine covers. Take a look at some of them here.

Feature | Culture February 5, 2017

#DressLikeAWoman: Twitter Fires Back At Trump Pressure On Female Staff

The hashtag #DressLikeAWoman trended on Twitter after news broke out that President Donald Trump prefers women working for him to dress in a certain way. People took to Twitter to express their indignation over the alleged dress code.

Feature | Culture February 5, 2017

Texas Bank Teller Stole $1.25 Million In Fraud Scheme

A former bank teller faces 30 years in prison for stealing $1.25 million over 10 years from a First National Bank branch in Texas. How did she steal the money?

Feature | Culture February 4, 2017

Hitler's Phone Recovered From Berlin Nazi Bunker To Be Sold At Auction

Adolf Hitler's red phone recovered from a Nazi bunker in Berlin is set to be auctioned later this month. How much would it likely fetch?

Feature | Culture February 2, 2017

Trump Temporarily Bans Millions From Entering The US: What You Need To Know About The President's First Week In Office

It has only been ten days since President Donald Trump was sworn into office but things are already messy. Here’s a look back at what the new administration has toppled so far

Feature | Culture January 29, 2017

How Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Profile Stays Squeaky Clean: It's All Thanks To His PR Team

Mark Zuckerberg is committed to changing his image from an intense hoodie-wearing billionaire to a more mature and charismatic titan of industry -- all with the help of his Facebook PR team, of course.

Feature | Culture January 21, 2017

BuzzFeed Sparks Debate Over Media Ethics After Outing Unverified Trump Report

BuzzFeed published a dossier about Donald Trump alleging the president-elect's connections to the Russian government. The news organization's decision to publish the dossier created a backlash from other journalists and media outlets.

Feature | Culture January 12, 2017

Barack Obama Quotes: 5 Memorable Lines From The Outgoing US President

Take a look back at some of President Barack Obama’s most memorable quotes in his eight years leading the United States. It cannot be denied that he had some great insights to share not only with his fellow politicians and critics, but also with the millions of citizens whose welfare he was responsible for.

Feature | Culture December 31, 2016

Donald Trump Believes Computers Make Life Complicated: Here's Why

President-elect Donald Trump seems like he isn't a fan of computers. He believes people get more confused because of them.

Feature | Culture December 31, 2016

Britney Spears Death Hoax Sent Shock Waves On Social Media

Word that pop princess Britney Spears had died in an accident broke out on Twitter on Dec. 26, sending the social media sphere buzzing. But what makes this hoax launched by OurMine so gutwrenching?

Feature | Culture December 27, 2016

Halloween 2016 Top Costume Ideas: From Scary And Spooky To Downright Kooky

Just because you're into last minute Halloween costumes doesn't mean your costume won't be the creepiest (or kookiest). We've gathered the top trending costumes of Halloween 2016, from Donald Trump to killer clowns to Eleven of 'Stranger Things,' whose looks you can easily create.

Feature | Culture October 31, 2016

#FreeJulian: Netizens Rally Behind WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange After Ecuador Shut Down His Internet Access

Netizens and media observers on Twitter and Facebook have trended with expressions of support for Julian Assange. The transparency activist was denied access to the internet by Ecuador soon after his publication of emails exposing the tactics of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Feature | Culture October 18, 2016

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings From Amsterdam Art Museum Recovered By Anti-Mafia Police In Italy

Two van Gogh paintings stolen from an Amsterdam art museum in 2002 have been recovered by Italian police investigating a mafia group. The artworks depicting a seascape and a church scene will be used as evidence in the criminal case.

Feature | Culture September 30, 2016

What's Really Going On Between Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte And The Brazilian Government?

Inconsistencies in the statements of Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen about an alleged armed robbery on Sunday have raised questions about the veracity of their claims. Two of their teammates, Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, were prevented by Brazilian authorities from flying out of Rio in connection with the incident.

Feature | Culture August 18, 2016

Olympic Games Rio 2016: Why So Many Empty Seats At Major Events?

Could empty seats at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 be a sign that interest is waning? Organizers have sold only 84 percent of Olympic tickets.

Feature | Culture August 10, 2016

A Permanent Home For The Olympic Games: Should It Happen?

Should the Olympic Games find a permanent home? Experts argue that the prestigious sporting event may be a bane to a host country's economy, while others believe it is an investment for the future.

Feature | Culture August 4, 2016

Interview: Actress Lucy Griffiths Discusses AMC's 'Preacher'

On AMC's 'Preacher,' Lucy Griffiths portrays Emily, a character that doesn't appear in the comic books, but who was created specifically for the series. Griffiths recently spoke about the character and her relationships.

Feature | Culture July 22, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Recipe Guide: All The Recipes Hidden Throughout Erion And What They Do

Having trouble finding any recipes, or are you more more interested in their ingredients and what they do? Well, look no further, as this food guide has everything you need.

Feature | Culture July 3, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Character Guide: Velvet Tips, Tricks And Recipe/Skill Locations

Missing any skills or recipes for Velvet, or are you in need of some skill recommendations? Either way, this guide has got you covered.

Feature | Culture June 27, 2016

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE: 5 Beginner Tips/Tricks To Set You On The Path To Stardom

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' takes inspiration from 'Fire Emblem,' 'Shin Megami Tensei' and 'Persona' to give players a brand-new RPG experience. Here are some tips to help you get started on your path to stardom.

Feature | Culture June 26, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Character Guide: Oswald Tips, Tricks And Recipe/Skill Locations

Missing any skills or recipes for Oswald, or are you in need of some skill recommendations? Either way, this 'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' character guide has got you covered.

Feature | Culture June 17, 2016

We Pick Our Favorite E3 2016 Reveals

With E3 2016 now over, we survey the new video game landscape and choose which reveals were our favorites.

Feature | Culture June 17, 2016

Obama, Dalai Lama Meet At White House: Will It Damage Bilateral Ties With China?

On June 15, President Barack Obama met the Dalai Lama in a private meeting at the White House, despite a warning from China. A Chinese spokesperson warned the meeting could 'damage bilateral ties' between the two countries.

Feature | Culture June 16, 2016

Millennials' Best City: Philadelphia Ranks Best Place For Millennials To Work And Live

Move over, New York City: a new survey revealed that the best place fit for millennials to work and live is actually Philadelphia. Read on to find out why.

Feature | Culture June 16, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Character Guide: Mercedes Tips, Tricks And Recipe/Skill Locations

Missing any skills or recipes for Mercedes, or are you in need of some skill recommendations? Either way, this 'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' character guide has got you covered.

Feature | Culture June 15, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Character Guide: Cornelius Tips, Tricks And Recipe/Skill Locations

Missing any skills or recipes for Cornelius, or are you in need of some skill recommendations? Either way, this guide has got you covered.

Feature | Culture June 13, 2016

'Odin Sphere Leifthrasir' Character Guide: Gwendolyn Tips, Tricks And Recipe/Skill Locations

Missing any skills or recipes for Gwendolyn, or are you in need of some skill recommendations? Either way, this guide has got you covered.

Feature | Culture June 13, 2016

Traditional Canoe Sails Around The World Without Motor

A Polynesian crew is sailing the world without a motor on board a double hull traditional canoe called the Hōkūleʻa. The goal is to increase awareness of the Native Hawaiian culture and to demonstrate how the seas connect us all.

Feature | Culture June 10, 2016

Forbes Names The World's Most Powerful Women

Forbes names German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the world's most powerful woman six years in a row. Forbes annual list of the world's most powerful women comprises of the top 25 'smartest and toughest female' professionals from various fields.

Feature | Culture June 9, 2016

Ramadan 2016 Begins: What Non-Muslims Need To Know About The Holy Festival

This week marks the beginning of the month-long observance of Ramadan. Here is what non-Muslims need to know about the holy festival.

Feature | Culture June 7, 2016

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies At 74 After Battling With Respiratory Illness

Muhammad Ali's fight with Parkinson's disease lasted for almost three decades and the boxing champion put up a good fight. Ali died on June 3 at 74 years old in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

Feature | Culture June 4, 2016

Paris Floodwaters Prompt Louvre, Orsay Museums To Move Some Artwork

Precious artworks in Paris are in danger. The rising floodwaters in the French capital prompt Louvre and Orsay Museums to move several artworks to higher grounds as the water level in the Seine River continues to escalate.

Feature | Culture June 3, 2016

This Is How New Overtime Rule Could Affect Millions Of US Workers

Will the Obama administration's new overtime rule hurt the workforce? Here's how the new regulations could potentially affect millions of middle-class U.S. workers, and it doesn't look too promising.

Feature | Culture May 22, 2016

Nigerian Girl Kidnapped By Boko Haram Rescued From Captivity

Two years after the Boko Haram kidnapping, one of the Nigerian schoolgirls was rescued and reunited with her family. But she was not alone - she had a young. The young woman said the other schoolgirls are still in the forest.

Feature | Culture May 19, 2016

What's Next For The 'Uncharted' Series After 'A Thief's End'?

With 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' serving as the series' finale (for now), we're taking a look at what a new studio could do with one of Sony's biggest exclusive franchises.

Feature | Culture May 10, 2016

Is 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' The Best In The Series? We Look Back At Naughty Dog's Epic Franchise

With 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End,' Naughty Dog is closing the book on one of the best series in gaming history — but which of the games stands out among the rest?

Feature | Culture May 5, 2016

Interview: Brittany Ishibashi On 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,' 'Supernatural' And 'Grace And Frankie'

In an interview, actress Brittany Ishibashi talked about her experience on the new 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie, as well as her roles on 'Supernatural' and Netflix's 'Grace and Frankie.'

Feature | Culture May 3, 2016

Review: ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ Offers Heavy-Handed Politics And Much-Needed Backstory To ‘Force Awakens’

‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ reveals the origins of both The First Order and The Resistance as we march toward ‘Episode VIII.’

Feature | Culture May 3, 2016

'Uncharted 4' Multiplayer Modes Revealed, DLC Free Forever: Here's What You Need To Know

Naughty Dog takes the wraps off some of the details for 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End,' particularly the multiplayer modes, maps and DLC. What's more, there's no pay-to-win scheme in sight.

Feature | Culture May 3, 2016

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