In this week's installment of This, That, or the Other, contestants decide if the answer is a brand of whiskey, a U.S. Navy ship, or the name of a dog who won "Best in Show" at Westminster.
We found the online dating profiles of some of fiction's biggest leading men and women; contestants must guess what book they're from.
What begins as a bedtime story becomes a tale of what's wrong with a culture of violence. Watch as slam poet and hip-hop artist Watsky tackles a powerful issue in "Stick To Your Guns."
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Writer Gregor Hens doesn't smoke anymore, but he still thinks about it every day. He says he started writing his memoir as a way to deal with the longing.
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The half-hour comedy had drawn criticism for months. But it was complaints from Jackson's family that finally led Sky TV to ax it.
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The investigation found widespread evidence of unconstitutional use of force. It was launched more than a year ago after a black teenager was shot and killed by a white Chicago police officer.
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Beloved psych act The Flaming Lips delivers its newest brainteaser with the conceptual Oczy Mlody. Relishing in serious shenanigans, The Lips reach backwards in time with ceaseless self-reinvention.
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On its new album, the U.K. trio departs from the suffocating sparseness of its first two albums. But The xx hasn't sacrificed its flair for intimacy.
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Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of state, said this week China would not "be allowed" to access islands in the South China Sea. China's official response has been muted. The press, less so.
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The singer opens up about her debut acting role on the mysterious Netflix series The OA, the personal experiences that inspired her performance and how to cry on command.
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Driven to save his culture, an ethnic Assyrian living in Britain is recording ancient, epic tales of adventure sung by modern-day bards. The songs echo stories from ancient Greece to the Bible.
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With a voice that borrows heavily from opera, Downs performs the kind of full-throated mariachi singing that would fit right in at Mexico City's Garibaldi Square — ground zero for mariachi.
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A judge said Petra Laszlo's actions "ran counter to social norms." Laszlo was convicted of disorderly conduct and sentenced to three years of probation; she plans to appeal.
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If you're not already, it's time to get excited about the upcoming Grandaddy album Last Place. The band's latest single, "Evermore," assures that the group has lost nothing after a 10-year break.
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Anthropologist Robin Dunbar believes the evolutionary structure of social networks limits us to 150 meaningful relationships at a time — even with the rise of social media.
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Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
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Wanis Kabbaj wants traffic to flow smoothly and efficiently, like the blood in our veins. He says driverless cars may be the solution to today's highway gridlock.
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Ecologist Suzanne Simard shares how she discovered that trees use underground fungi networks to communicate and share resources, uprooting the idea that nature constantly competes for survival.
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It's worth pausing and taking delight in the stunning image of a philosopher descending the ocean blue in his quest to understand how other minds work, says Alva Noë of Peter Godfrey-Smith's new book.
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One of the most revered voices of our time returns to the World Cafe studio to perform songs from his new solo album, Lighthouse.
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