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Zayn Malik says he knows he let you all down



LONDON — He knows his decision was “crazy” and “wild,” but Zayn Malik says he just couldn’t keep going with One Direction anymore

In his first interview since leaving the boy band, Malik told The Sun newspaper that he let Directioners down.

“Basically, I’m only upset [because] I feel like I may have let them down,” he reportedly said.. “It’s not that I’ve turned my back on them [the fans] or anything, it’s…

Pigeon.ly, A Startup Focused On Serving The U.S. Prison Population, Joins Y Combinator


Unlikely friends: WWII vet and 4-year-old boy reunite for birthday



Friends can come from the most unexpected places

Despite their 86-year age difference, World War II veteran Erling Kindem and 4-year-old Emmett Rychner, both from Minnesota, have kindled an unlikely friendship

The duo’s story went viral in July, after news of the next-door neighbor’s relationship spread “awws” throughout the country. But the cute story turned cry-worthy after the two were forced to move 30 miles…

‘Last Man on Earth’ is network TV’s big risk that paid off



Note: This post discusses the first episode of Fox’s Last Man on Earth in detail. Read with caution.

What if the only thing worse than being the last person on Earth is being one of the last two people on Earth — and you hate the other one?

From the Midas-like hands of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller — the comedic writing and directing duo responsible for injecting life into seemingly doomed-by-concept projects like the wonderful sitcom-turned-movie reboot 21 Jump Street and the…

How funeral directors keep your eyes closed after you die



Seeing your loved ones after they die can be extremely difficult, but it can provide crucial closure for people in mourning.

Funeral directors go through great lengths to alleviate the trauma of the experience by developing special techniques to make the dead look as close to they did when they were alive as possible

A Reddit user discovered the creative way some morticians ensure that the eyes remain shut after death, and it turned…

Violence against women in Turkey: Erdogan takes a surprising stand



ISTANBUL, Turkey—The murder of a 20-year-old university student in Turkey has thrust the taboo topic of violence against women into the national spotlight, with unlikely voices weighing in.

Beyond the usual activists who call attention to every murder of a woman in Turkey — 294 last year alone, according to one tally — throngs of ordinary citizens and politicians, across wide swaths of society, have turned their…

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler rightfully reclaim their ‘Weekend Update’ chairs



Leave it to the Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jane Curtin to completely own the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special

The duo reclaimed their Weekend Update hosting gigs — they anchored together from 2004 to 2006 — in a very meta way, making jokes about the special, and how even they know there are way too many celebrity cameos happening tonight

Saturday Night Live turns 40 years old this week with a live,…

Suge Knight charged with murder in LA hit-and-run case



Former hip-hop music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was charged Monday with murder and attempted murder after he struck two men with his pickup truck last week.

Prosecutors allege that Knight intended to run down a friend and another man after an argument on a movie set. One of the men was killed.

Attorney James Blatt says Knight accidentally ran over the men on Thursday as he tried to escape a vicious attack. He turned himself in to police…

Large-screen mobile devices are changing the game for advertisers



Super Bowl XLIX was a one-yard turnaround for the New England Patriots as the Seattle Seahawks watched their offense give up what could have been a walk-into-the-end-zone finish. But, for marketers and their audiences, dramatic changes surrounding the big game weren’t confined to the field in Glendale, Arizona. They happened in the mobile space as well

Case in point: here’s how the dynamics between advertisers and viewers used to work. In the past, Super Bowl Sunday was typically about…

Dartmouth bans hard liquor from campus in crackdown on ‘extreme behavior’



Dartmouth College is taking steps to crack down on hard partying in the wake of a string of incidents that depict a culture of sexual assault and dangerous drinking at many American colleges.

College president Phil Hanlon said in a speech Thursday morning that the school will now ban all hard alcohol (that which is 30 proof or 15% alcohol by volume) from the Hanover, New Hampshire campus. That would exclude beer and wine but include hard alcochol. Hanlon said the school will also roll out a…