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Everyone can experience a little more kindness these days, at least that is what one man sees is a higher purpose in life. So much so it has inspired him to organize the first one-day event in Golden Gate Park to call attention to it.
Waterloo isn’t the watershed that it’s been cracked up to be. That’s the view of historian David Crane whose new book “Went the Day Well” examines the battle and how it paved the way for a newly assertive British empire.
More than a thousand Russians rallied in Saint Petersburg on Sunday after a century-old bas relief of a mythical demon was destroyed amid fears of increasing religious intolerance under President Vladimir Putin.
It comes as little surprise that events making the headlines are reflected in many of the performances at this year’s Fringe Festival, which draws thousands of visitors to Edinburgh every August.
The most unintentionally ironic moment in “Full House: The Musical!” comes when Tanner patriarch Danny (Perez Hilton) throws wanna-be comic Uncle Joey’s (Seth Blum) catchphrase right back at him in song: “Cut it out! / You’re just not funny.”
Huang Yung-fu greets visitors to his village in central Taiwan with paint-stained hands and shoes spattered with flecks of colour, a sign of the daily artistic labour that has seen him single-handedly stave off the developers' bulldozers.
The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state.
The first Canadian superhero that comes to mind for most is Wolverine, who hails from Alberta. But what happened to true-blue Canadian-created superheroes like Nelvana of the Northern Lights or Captain Canuck?
The designer of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics logo has apologised after admitting his team traced the designs used for a Suntory promotion campaign, as he faces plagiarism allegations over the Games design.