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Source: The Guradian

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition review – from erotic milk bars to haunted hotels

Today 02:25 GMT

A photograph of a rambling snow-covered hotel in Oregon is on display in the Design Museum, annotated with the energetic scribbles and emphatic instructions of film director Stanley Kubrick.

The photograph provides a glimpse of the obsessive attention to detail and relentless perfectionism that Kubrick brought to his films, a method of total control vividly depicted in this new blockbuster exhibition on his life and work.

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Source: Fox News

Dateless teen takes prom pictures with 'suave' grandfather

Today 02:25 GMT

One California teen’s prom pictures have taken social media by storm thanks to the handsome date that escorted her for the classic photo op — her grandfather.

“I decided to ask my grandpa to take pictures with me because I knew that he has never had a prom, and he hasn’t experienced getting dressed up and buying a corsage and all of that,” Bell told Fox News. According to Yahoo Lifestyle, Bell wasn’t flustered when she had trouble finding a date in the weeks ahead of the big dance — and cited Hackett as the logical choice to accompany her.

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Source: BBC

Why I posed for a photo with anti-Islam protesters

Thursday 21:50 GMT

A Muslim woman who posed for a picture with anti-Islam protesters says she wanted to "combat their hatred with love and a smile". Shaymaa Ismaa'eel told Newsbeat: "The reaction to all this has been crazy, it's overwhelming.

"The event was a big turnout, nice environment but when we got their we noticed there were protesters standing on the sidewalk. "The first day we saw them we just kept our distance, they were shouting and holding signs so we filmed them from afar."

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Source: The Guradian

Prince Harry v the Duchess of Cambridge: who is the better photographer?

Tuesday 20:01 GMT

Prince Harry has rare opportunities to travel the world – indeed, it has been reported that the Sussexes are to be sent on an extended tour of Africa.

In this case, it’s all too clear the photographer is emulating one artist in particular: the great Sebastião Salgado, who travels the planet photographing endangered nature and oppressed humanity. Black and white always smacks of pretension unless the photographer is a true artist.

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Source: BBC

Pink stops posting images of her children

Tuesday 20:01 GMT

Pop star Pink won't post any more pictures of her children on social media after receiving a backlash for previous posts.

She received criticism after posting a video of her son playing with cars during which he can be heard saying, "Ah, damn it." "Some people were like: 'Nice language, I'm sure that came from you' and 'What kind of mother do you think you are?'. "And I understand people saying you need to be more careful because you are in the public eye and you should have thought of that - they're right.

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Source: BBC

How the paparazzi make their money

Wednesday 06:05 GMT

For paparazzi like Baez, earning a living requires an encyclopedic knowledge of where famous people live in New York, as well as a network of drivers, and shop and restaurant workers who call in tips when they spot celebrities in the vicinity.

Grossman didn’t work with paparazzi directly; instead, a photographer like Baez sells his pictures to an agency that has the relationship with photo editors like Grossman.

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Source: Fox News

Nicole Kidman, 51, shows some skin during steamy Vanity Fair photo shoot

Thursday 09:55 GMT

NICOLE KIDMAN SAYS SHE'S 'TEASED' FOR HER BELIEF IN GOD, GOING TO CHURCH AS A FAMILY. In return, Smith reshared the front of the magazine and said it "felt like destiny" working with the icon on what she said would be her last-ever Vanity Fair cover and Kidman's tenth.

I don’t think in normal terms," Kidman told Vanity Fair, joking that Urban always reminds her she's far from "mainstream." “I’ve done weird films and I’ve done things that are so obtuse, which I’m still committed to because I like performance art and not conforming to what everyone expects of you.

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Source: The Guradian

Most social media disgusts us, but in Insta stories I have found intimacy, crushes and stalkers

Wednesday 23:40 GMT

Not stored in a digital cloud or on your feed forever, but passing literally before our very eyes – experienced and enjoyed, then deleted.

Guaranteed what is inflicted on you on your social media feeds, is probably similar to what you have inflicted on others. Welcome to life in 2019, a never-resting, infinite content creation gulag, where, to quote Bono now, “we hurt each other, then we do it again”.

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Source: Reuters

Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage

Thursday 15:25 GMT

Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bomb attacks.

Both the Sri Lankan government and the United States said the scale and sophistication of the coordinated bombings suggested the involvement of an external group such as Islamic State. The Islamist group released a video late on Tuesday through its AMAQ news agency, showing eight men, all but one with their faces covered, standing under a black Islamic State flag, declaring loyalty to its leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

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Source: BBC

How to create an iconic image

Thursday 02:24 GMT

Images of a leader can be difficult to get right, and such an iconic image may not have worked with a US president who lacked Obama’s character.

A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital and Travel, delivered to your inbox every Friday.

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Source: Fox News

'Cheeky' gorillas pose for stunning selfie with rangers

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

Two ‘cheeky’ orphaned gorillas have posed for an incredible selfie with rangers at a national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In the Facebook post, the organization explained that the gorillas were photographed inside the Senkwekwe Center for orphaned gorillas, which is located at the Park’s headquarters in Rumangabo.

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Source: Fox News

Jana Kramer clarifies, apologizes for comments she made about not hiring 'hot' nannies

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

Country singer Jana Kramer is walking back some comments she made about hiring “hot” nannies after getting some serious backlash online. The star, whose husband Michael Caussin has a history of cheating and struggles with sex addiction, previously went off on a rant during an episode of her “Whine Down with Jana Kramer” podcast.

JANA KRAMER'S HUSBAND MIKE CAUSSIN SUFFERED 'MASSIVE' SEX ADDICTION RELAPSE, COUPLE REVEALS. However, in a recent Instagram post, the star tried to clarify parts of her remarks that she feels were taken out of context.

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Source: Global News

Lori Loughlin removed from all ‘When Calls the Heart’ Season 6 material

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

Following news of the scandal, Hallmark removed Loughlin from her ongoing projects with the network, including When Calls the Heart, and she’s now been removed from the show’s Season 6 material.

Each of the charges against Loughlin and Giannulli calls for up to 20 years in prison, although first-time offenders would get only a small fraction of that if convicted.


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