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Thursday, November 12, 2015
Nick Cave's son fell to his death after taking LSD: British inquest
Australian rock star Nick Cave's 15-year-old son died after taking LSD and falling from cliffs near his home, an inquest in Britain heard Tuesday.
Stephen King ponders death in new 'Bazaar of Bad Dreams' collection
Stephen King has always addressed his "Constant Readers" in prefaces or afterwords to his books. He likes to share what inspired him or what he was thinking about when he wrote it.
'Breaking Bad' props added to Smithsonian collection
Welcome to the Smithsonian, Walter White.
Legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint, who racked up hits like "Working in the Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade" as a behind-the-scenes songwriter and producer before he gained new fame as a performer, died Tuesday, not long after a performance in Spain. He was 77.
Portrait of Camilla's ex sells for US$34.89 million
A Lucian Freud portrait of the ex-husband of Britain's Duchess of Cornwall, Andrew Parker Bowles, sold for US$34.89 million in New York on Tuesday, Christie's said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study showing those who go a week without using the social network feel happier than others.
Jenner, Witherspoon honored at Glamour Awards
Caitlyn Jenner, one of the most talked about women in the world, accepted a Glamour woman of the year award on Monday, telling an admiring crowd that she believes she was put on Earth to tell her story and make a difference in the world.
'Spectre' makes US$70.4 mil. in US debut
"Spectre," the latest in the James Bond series, skyrocketed to the top of the box office without much resistance, earning US$70.4 million in its first days in U.S. theaters. This is slightly lower than the Sunday estimates and a far cry from "Skyfall's" US$88.4 million debut in 2012, but it is still the second-highest U.S. opening ever for the franchise.
How do you make a "Star Wars" movie "delightful"?
A painting by Amedeo Modigliani fetched US$170.4 million at an auction Monday, setting a world record for the artist and achieving the second highest price ever garnered for a work of art at auction.
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