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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 09/12/2011

9/11 memorial from airplane (Photo)

A photograph of the 9/11 memorial from an airplane

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Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Everynone offers up a timeline of laughs (Video)

A juxtaposition of laughs

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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Kurt Vonnegut plots stories on a graph

Computers ought to plot a story. Kurt Vonnegut shows how

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Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Chatbots engage in conversation, decreasing fear that we will soon be overrun by robot overlords

When two robots meet

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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Orangutans get hot too (Video)

Late breaking news from the foreign desk. No Gaddafi, but we have an orangutan

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Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Ninalee Craig, ‘American Woman in Italy,’ now 83, speaks of iconic photograph

The woman in the iconic image of Ruth Orkin’s famous photograph speaks of her trip to Italy.

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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Big Chill raver dances us into the weekend (Video)

Happy Friday.

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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Perseid meteor shower peaks Friday night (Video)

Get out to watch the night sky tonight to see the Persied meteor shower

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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Bodgea cat; Mariachi beluga

Animal planet!

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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/02/2011

American airspace: Controlled chaos is frightening, amazing to behold

A NASA simulation shows the flight patterns over the U.S.

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Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 08/01/2011

The SlutWalk takes New Delhi (Photos)

The international protest has hit the streets of India.

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Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Leisure diving: the new owling/planking/batting

We have too much time on our hands

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Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Shiva celebrants start holy treks (Photos)

Worshippers of the Lord Shiva begin their holy treks in Southeast Asia.

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Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Mick Jagger: ‘Morbid and pathetic and very close to being ugly’

At 68, Mick Jagger is a bona fide musical legend. In 1965, the Post didn’t think much of him.

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Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Google logo morphed into Alexander Calder’s mobile

The Google doodle celebrates Alexander Calder’s art.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:18 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Lucian Freud’s stare; photos of the artist’s work

Photographs of the late great Lucian Freud

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Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Bastille Day marked with pageantry and pomp (Photos)

Images from France’s national day of celebration.

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Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Mumbai blasts kill at least 17 (photos and video)

Images of the aftermath of the explosions that rocked Mumbai on Wednesday.

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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Minnesota: Scenes from a government shutdown (photos)

The countdown to the state government’s shutdown in photos.

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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Chicago by boat: time lapse video

Chicago highlights seen from the bow of a moving boat.

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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Splitscreen: a love story (Video)

A love story shot by cell phone.

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Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Tau Day: Replace Pi, make music with Tau

Celebrate and relish in the math nerdery afoot. June 28 — or 6.28 — is the day dedicated to pi’s lesser-known double, tau.

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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Mellow Brick Road

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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Spike Jonze and Arcade Fire release short film “Scenes from the Suburbs’

How a hot Canadian band pulled off a multimedia hipster-trifecta.

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Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Star Wars as told by someone who has not seen Star Wars (Video)

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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 06/24/2011

President Obama targets the 0-10 age group (Video)

Two videos show President Obama’s child skills

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Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Tango dance the week away

A song for the evening

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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Summertime, and the living’s easy

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong deliver a message.

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Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Summer solstice — or winter solstice, depending on where you live — dawns today (Photos)

It’s officially summer at 1:13 EST

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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Vancouver riot kiss real — romantics rejoice

The kissing couple from Canada tells their side of the story.

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Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Fried Kool-Aid hits County Fair circuit (Photos)

The most delicious county fair food

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Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Weird Al (finally!) meets Lady Gaga (Video)

The king of parody meets the queen of pop

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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/17/2011

‘Stuck’ in an airport and three more videos you need to watch this week

The four videos you need to watch this week

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Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Vancouver riot kissers found?

The mystery kiss snapped at the Vancouver riots may have been a setup.

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Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Green Lantern’s ring, as seen by NASA (Photo)

NASA gets its comic-nerd on.

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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Werner Herzog to record ‘Go the F*** to Sleep;’ viral hit just got 1,000 times better

The audiobook for ‘Go the F*** to Sleep’ just became a must-buy.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers’ animated ‘Jubilation Day’

The funny man breaks out his banjo for his joyful screed against a cheatin’ ex gets a new music video in the style of JibJab cartoons gone country.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:09 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Vegan Black Metal’s Easy Meal vs. Beautiful beet cake

Choose your flavor of extreme cooking shows

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Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Huge solar flare explodes on camera

Solar flare captured on camera.

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Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Renegade bands, bad dads, and three more videos for the weekend

Four videos to cheer you through the weekend.

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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Marilyn Monroe remembered on her 85th birthday

The famed and tortured actress Marilyn Monroe remembered on her birthday.

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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/25/2011

A Banda Mais Bonita da Cidade: a Brazilian prayer

Video goes viral for the Brazilian band’s song Oração

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Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 05/20/2011

May 22: videos for a post-apocalyptic world

Two videos for the weekend.

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Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Morganza spillway from space (Photo)

Mississippi River flooding was captured by NASA

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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 05/19/2011

‘Space Life’ wins Doodle 4 Google for Matteo Lopez, 7

Kids and Google Doodles. A match made in adorable heaven.

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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Busuu language, with only 8 speakers left, seeking a comeback in song

Making a lost language into a viral video.

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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/16/2011

NASA launch caught on camera from airplane (Photos)

The space shuttle Endeavour began its 14-day mission to the International Space Station Monday morning as thousands looked on.

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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Ed Helms rocks the banjo on ‘Saturday Night Live’

The banjo takes a new comic turn.

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Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Friday the 13th; Zombie children; Gummie bear video games; and more

Four videos for the weekend.

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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani: ‘We did not invite bin Laden’ (Video)

Pakistan addresses criticism of its handling of Osama bin Laden.

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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Mississippi River flooding brings out the tourists (Photos and video)

The rain-filled Mississippi River is slowly submerging low-lying lands in water as it rolls south to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Rep. Steve Simon asks ‘How many gays must God create?’ in viral video

A video of a Minnesota state senator has become an online hit in the gay marriage debate.

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Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Michelle Obama dances the Dougie; Beyonce does too (Video)

The first lady shows she’s got moves by dancing to Beyonce’s “Move your Body.”

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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Obama, Biden and Clinton react to mission: Photo of the day

The national security team reacts to an update of the Osama bin Laden mission.

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Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Cartwheeling priest, ‘Jersey Shore’ Gone Wilde and other videos for the weekend

Four videos to last you through the weekend.

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Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Beastie Boys stream new album

Legendary rap trio streams a new album.

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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Peeps show, creeps show, where’d you get those peeps?*

Prepare for Easter with a sugary sweet treat.

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Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 04/22/2011

Britney Spears heads to Afghanistan with the Soldiers of 266 Rein

Soldiers lip sync to Britney Spears’s “Hold It Against Me.”

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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Two photographers killed in Libya (photos)

Tim Hetherington, producer of “Restrepo” killed in Libya. Chris Hondros was serioulsy injured.

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Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Holy Week begins amid palm fronds and parades (photos)

Celebrations in honor of the Easter season started Sunday.

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Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Kevin Olusola’s beatbox cello

Cellist Kevin Olusola changes a song to fit a beatbox rhythm.

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Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck create a new ballet

A young dancer performs to Yo Yo Ma’s music in a stunning new style

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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 04/08/2011

‘What a Wonderful World,’ the painting

The Louis Armstrong song set to images.

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Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Bob Dylan’s set list censored in China

There was no “Blowin’ in the Wind” in China when the government censored Bob Dylan’s songs.

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Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Eagle cam captivates country

Two eagles waiting for their eggs to hatch have won over the hearts of the country.

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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Ai Weiwei: The artwork of the missing Chinese activist

Who is the man missing in China?

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Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Beyond the Gauguin painting: Art that rocked the world

By Katie Rogers  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/04/2011

International Pillow Fight Day: feathers and abandon sent flying

Photographs of the sixth annual International Pillow Fight Day

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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 04/04/2011

The Band Perry, Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band get their honky tonk on

Country Music Awards bring a little melancholy music to the world.

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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 03/30/2011

Japanese video of destruction told two ways

A Guardian video has raised questions about how news should be presented on film.

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Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Richard Simmons now a flight attendant?(Video)

A new instructional in-flight video adds aerobics to the seat belts and has a winner on its hands

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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Getting by with the help of friends and fake mustaches

“Ob-la-di, ob-la-da” by the Beatles gets a crowded remake.

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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Tunisia and the art revolution

Artistocracy in Tunisia.

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Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/24/2011

Duran Duran through David Lynch’s lens

‘80s rock stars take to the YouTube stage with help from David Lynch.

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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/21/2011

New Yorker cover mourns the Japanese tragedy

An elegant cover for a moment of tragedy.

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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/18/2011

Purim celebrations begin in Israel ♫

The fun-loving Jewish holiday of Purim begins tomorrow at sundown, but celebrations have already begun abroad.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Nate Dogg dies, ‘Regulate’ rapper mourned by former classmate Snoop Dogg ♫

Nate Dogg, one of the West coast rappers who helped make Dr. Dre’s 1992 first album “The Chronic” so iconic, died Tuesday at the age of 41.

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Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Morning Music (late edition): Former German defense minister gets his point across with hard rock

Disgraced Guttenberg asks for hard rock exit.

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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/07/2011

‘Up’ house in real life: Balloons carry building away (Video)

Real life movie magic: “Up” house floats.

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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 03/07/2011

Kilauea volcano erupts in Hawaii (Video and photos)

A fire and brimstone show.

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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/03/2011

The tragedy of first position (Video)

Some people just don’t get it.

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