Globalisation: Don’t patch it up, shake it up

In Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel Il Gattopardo (The Leopard), character Tancredi Falconeri famously says: “If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.” The Sicilian aristocracy he represents has only one way to preserve its privileges against Garibaldi’s “Risorgimento”: change things on the surface so that in practice nothing changes at all.(…)

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus Duet on ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ at Manchester Benefit Concert

Miley Cyrus joined Ariana Grande to duet on Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” at the One Love Manchester benefit concert in England on Sunday, June 4. It was one of many touching moments featuring some of This article originally appeared on Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus Duet on ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ at(…)

Most elections don’t involve body-slam accusations. Still, both parties drew lessons from the result

Looking up at the large projection of vote totals in the ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn on Thursday night, Montana Republican Party Chairman Jeff Essmann looked relaxed and promised, “It ain’t gonna be close.” – RSS Channel – Mobile App Manual

Fred Weasley Wants You to Know He’s Not on Tinder So Don’t Get Catfished By This Other Guy

Tinder users, watch out for a catfish in the form a 22-year-old “Trent” who appears to be using a photo of Harry Potter actor James Phelps — one half of the fan-favorite Weasley twins — to swindle potential matches on the dating app. (That is, he says he’s 22 and named Trent on the app,(…)

Blake Shelton: ‘I Don’t Blame’ People for Wondering Why Gwen Stefani Is With Me

He gets it! Blake Shelton joked in a new interview that he doesn’t blame people for wondering why Gwen Stefani decided to date him. See what he had to say in the video above! The country crooner, 40, sat down with his fellow Voice coaches Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, and yes, his girlfriend, Stefani, 47,(…)

Jinger Duggar: I’m Wearing Pants & I Don’t Care What Jim Bob Thinks!

Brace yourselves, Duggar nation:  Jinger Duggar is wearing pants again. That might not seem like a big deal (and it’s certainly not as newsworthy as that time Jinger wore shorts), but in a way, the 23-year-old is rebelling against her upbringing by donning her Dockers. You see, women in the Duggar family are forbidden from engaging(…)

Feud’s Jackie Hoffman: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (A ‘Gilmore Girls’ Castmate Stole My Chair on Set!)

Jackie Hoffman was once fired from three jobs in one day, but a lot has changed since her 20s! Currently giving an Emmy-worthy performance as Mamacita in FX’s Feud, Hoffman is prepping for opening night in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway on Sunday, April 23, and will recur on Difficult People on Hulu(…)

Don’t Worry, Coachella Will Still Be Fun Even Without Beyoncé — Here’s Why!

OK, if you’re anything like us, you were seriously heartbroken when Beyoncé announced she’d no longer be able to perform at Coachella due to her pregnancy. But, because we’re trying to have a ~good vibes only~ attitude, we’ve created a list of reasons why the party in the desert is still going to be KICKASS,(…)