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Ever heard of Bibi Khanum Astarabadi, author of the first declaration of women’s rights in modern Iran? What about Wang Zhenyi, who provided the first mathematical, scientific explanation for solar and lunar eclipses? Or Jeanne Villepreux-Power, the inventor of the aquarium? amazon.com $32.00 Dr. Nina Ansary, an award-winning author and women’s rights advocate based in
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Adele didn’t come out for the Grammys, but she made a surprise—and relatively low-key—appearance at the Oscar after parties last night.People reports that the singer was at Guy Oseary’s Oscars party, which Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian also attended. “She looked like herself but also so different—beautiful but almost unrecognizable,” a source told the outlet.
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It’s 2020, and the statistic is still staggering: Only five women have ever been nominated for Best Director in the Oscars’ 92-year history. Zero women received a nomination this year, despite the wealth of critically-acclaimed work from female directors. But as women continue to fight to break into the directing boys’ club, they’re carving out
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Axelle/Bauer-GriffinGetty Images Ready for a new infectious little Justin Bieber love song? At midnight on Friday the singer released the second single off of his upcoming album Changes, “Intentions,” and this one is a little less horny than his first, “Yummy.” It’s still about his favorite topic thought: his wife Hailey Baldwin. The song features
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Matt WinkelmeyerGetty Images Since its debut last month, Apple TV+’s anthology series Little America—which dramatizes eight true stories of immigrants adjusting to life in the U.S.—has been hailed as the new streaming service’s “first great show.” Though each episode functions like a short movie, telling its own discrete story with its own writer and director,
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More than halfway through Miss Americana, the new documentary about Taylor Swift, the singer takes to the stage and opens up to her audience. Teary-eyed, she explains just how much her 2017 sexual assault trial affected her, and offstage, she expands, hinting that the trial was ultimately the catalyst for her later political action. “I
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January lasted about 42 days, but at least we had an abundance of tunes to keep us occupied the whole time. From a bittersweet posthumous release to petty breakup bops, here are the best songs 2020 has to offer so far. (Rihanna, there’s still time!) 1 “Boss B*tch” by Doja Cat Doja Cat can make
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Warning: This article contains material that may be sensitive to some readers. An onslaught of Ted Bundy movies, television shows, and podcasts featuring interviews with those closest to the serial killer have entered the cultural conversation in the last year. But one person has remained noticeably mum through it all: Bundy’s ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall (a
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The 92nd Oscars will air on February 9, granting you a three week window to catch up on the 38 films nominated for trophies. Oscar nominations went to some of the year’s biggest box office films (Joker, Toy Story 4) that you’ve likely seen. Others are easily accessible on Netflix (The Irishman, Marriage Story). And
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Warning: Spoilers for Big Little Lies season 2 ahead. The Big Little Lies season 2 finale ended with Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) deciding to turn herself in for pushing Perry down the stairs that fateful night. With the Monterey Five finally freed from their big lie, the story seemed to be at its end; Madeline (Reese
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Gilbert CarrasquilloGetty Images A little over a year after Bill Cosby was imprisoned for drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, she’s telling her story, in her own words, for a revealing new Los Angeles Times podcast. Courtesy Los Angeles Times Available January 14 on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, Chasing Cosby examines
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