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What’s next for the Top 10 CNN Heroes?

(CNN)Since being honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2016, Sheldon Smith says his nonprofit has grown more than he could ever have imagined. Through his Dovetail Project, Smith helps young fathers in Chicago become positive role models and responsible parents. The group has doubled the number of fathers in the program, been recognized Read more »

Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times

The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something ferocious and polarising Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something truly ferocious Read more »

My 18-year-old daughter is having a baby with my stepson | Dear Mariella

This may turn out to be the terrible mistake you foresee but you must get behind this young couple and support them, says Mariella Frostrup Dear Mariella Sun 21 Jan 2018 01.00EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close [email protected] Follow her on Twitter

Does Trump not understand why ‘Fox & Friends’ is so influential?

News watchdog site Mediaite on Wednesday released its list of the 75 most influential people in media. Topping it are the hosts of Fox & Friends, Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade. This morning, President Donald Trump congratulated the trio. Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news? You deserve it – three Read more »

10 steps toward a better future

(CNN)Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war’s psychological wounds. Yet they all share one goal: to improve the lives of those around them. This year’s top 10 CNN Heroes include an amputee who created her own support network, a cop who empowers the children Read more »

This Sculptor Will Mess With Your Head By Making You Think His Work Is Made From Wood

Christopher David White (previous post here) is a talented American sculptor who might actually trick you with his amazing creations. This artist makes you admire his artworks twice by creating an illusion of a completely different material so you always have to go back and check them one more time. White’s sculptures are handmade from Read more »

The NBA has surpassed the NFL as the league of Americas future | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NFL may still be Americas most popular sport, but its become increasingly clear that football embodies the spirit of a nation as it once was not as it is today Although football has long been Americas favorite child among professional sports, there are clear indicators that the ole pigskin is starting to deflate in Read more »

The corrosion of truth in these strange times is terrifying | Richard Flanagan

Lies have become alternative facts and truth irrelevant in the face of power, while we all give up our privacy In Book 8 of The Odyssey we read that the gods weave misfortune so that later generations have something to sing about. It wasnt a god but a conman who now leads me to describe Read more »

It was acceptable in the 80s: why Magnum PI should be spared reboot hell

The show about a mustachioed investigator looks set to be the next 80s revival but why do the likes of Dallas and Dynasty fail to ignite second time round? By now, people have grown accustomed to television reboots. Whatever surges of fury they may have felt when CBS announced its Hawaii Five-O remake have long Read more »

Just in time for Halloween, here’s a ton of creepy bugs

If Mother Nature is a mad scientist, she saved her weirdest alchemy for the insect kingdom. It’s full of creepy crawlers with strange head appendages and way too many pointy legs. If you want to get a kick out of scaring yourself and your friends this Halloween season, you gotta check out the YouTube channel Read more »