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This May Be a New Way to Beat Heart Disease

Lowering inflammation using a drug called canakinumab cut the risk of heart attacks and stroke and also lowered lung cancer risk, independent of cholesterol. Researchers say they've proven a long-held theory about heart disease: that lowering inflammation may be nearly as important as cutting cholesterol...

A New Confederate Monument Goes Up in Alabama

Confederate monuments are coming down across America in the wake of this month's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia — except in Alabama, where a new one went up on Sunday. More than 500 people showed up for the unveiling of a small monument to "Unknown Alabama...

Robert Pattinson is undeniably great in Good Time: EW review

In one of the few quiet moments in Good Time, Robert Pattinson’s character, lowlife Connie Nikas, confesses that he believes he spent a previous life as a dog. At that point in the latest urban nightmare from the familial directing duo Josh and Benny Safdie...

August 25 – in 1927 the First Black Wimbledon Champion was Crowned

Althea Gibson was the first African-American tennis player to compete at the U.S. National Championships in 1950, and the first black player to compete at Wimbledon in 1951. She also broke racial barriers in professional golf. Althea Gibson was born in South Carolina on August...

Trump tweets about GOP senator who said he hadn’t shown ‘stability’

President Trump responded to a GOP senator's recent criticism of him with a Friday morning tweet. Strange statement by Bob Corker considering that he is constantly asking me whether or not he should run again in '18. Tennessee not happy! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August...

Leap! the Movie

If your blush-pink daydreams of tutus, pirouettes and adoring spotlights were darkly dashed by the shattered psychological mindwarp of “Black Swan,” take heart: “Leap!” is here to generously restore them. An unabashed wish-fulfilment fantasy that sweetly checks off every conceivable follow-your-heart cliché, this elegantly...

MAC to unveil Aaliyah Collection in 2018

The brand will honor the late singer next summer. On the heels of MAC's wildly successful collection inspired by the late Selena Quintanilla, the company announced this morning that come summer 2018, it will release (and consequently sell out of) a limited-edition collection inspired by R&B phenomenon Aaliyah. 20 Outfits Only Aaliyah...

The Sweet Story Behind This Mom’s Cosplaying Breastfeeding Photo

A mom in Florida channeled her inner Disney villain for a gorgeous breastfeeding photo with an emotional backstory. Yaky Di Roma, the Venezuelan photographer behind Di Roma Photography, took a photo of herself breastfeeding her son, 3-year-old Hans, while dressed as Maleficent from “Sleeping Beauty.” At first glance,...

Smoking Weed May Permanently Change How You Walk

Marijuana has been given the green light when it comes to some form of legalization (medical or recreational), in more than half of all U.S. states. Undoubtedly, marijuana has some benefits to human health, such as pain management, but it can also influence the way people move....

Who Wants Sex More in Relationships, Men or Women? The Answer May Surprise You

Sexual myths are made to be debunked. For example, sex doesn’t necessarily get less satisfying as you get older, modern Americans aren’t nearly as promiscuous as their predecessors, and the best time during the day to make love isn’t at night. And, according to a new study, a...