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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty professor” and “The …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… faces of the poor are the same now as they were then. An exhausted labourer sleeps on the street beside his cracked shoes in the same way. The footage of a Muslim dairy farmer, my mothers book, In Custody, about a professor of Hindi literature trying to record the poetry of an Urdu poet. That India, the inclusive India, my natural birthright, is once again under threat, and it has always been so. As I composed myself in the cool darkness of the museum before I stepped back into the bright summer …

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The White Terror Crisis In Portland

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… them. In the Portland suburb of Gresham,a member of the neo-Nazi prison gang European Kindred with his car, killing him.The list goes on. There have been other unnerving developments, too: A KKK imperial wizard from Mississippi , neo-Nazi fliers and , and a then-unknown Nazi-saluting Trump-supporter appeared at a rally earlier this month from Friday. Randy Blazak, a professor and head of the Oregon Coalition Against Hate Crime, said this resurgence of white supremacist activity is …

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Meme La France: To stop globalization, alt-right meme makers have begun a global movement

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… throughout the internet. In this way, these memes can have an actual and profound effect on people.” James Cohen, Program Director and Assistant professor of New Media at Molloy College had a different take on the message that was being spread through the alt-right channels. He believes that the meme-makers ultimately want to disrupt conventional thinking and create more noise so that signals like traditional media and establishment governmental messages are distorted. The alt-right hope …

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This Could Play A Huge Role In Saving The Lives Of People With Cancer.

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  Imagine being able to find out if you have any kind of cancer just as easily as you could high cholesterol. Almost too easy, right? Well, that day might come sooner rather than later. Research scientists from Bradford University are developing a test that, if all goes to plan, will be able to detect all types of cancer from a small blood sample. According to the lead researcher professor Diana Anderson, the test involves putting white blood cells under UVA light, as they …

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A Janitor Secretly Worked On This For 7 Years. No One Knew Til Now… And It’s Baffling Everyone.

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Over 30 years ago, a man spent 7 years hand-drawing the most complex, unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze I’ve ever seen. His daughter recently posted the following photos on Twitter and, needless to say, the entire Internet is exploding with questions about her dad. So who is the man behind it? A professor? A mathematician? A wizard? No, no, and no. The correct answer is… the university janitor. The maze is 34 x 23.3-inches. Twitter: Kya7y Twitter user …

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Egyptian Doctors Think This Torturous Exam Can Detect “Chronic Homosexuals”

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… by BuzzFeed News couldn’t contain their shock before all of the criteria were listed. “I think you heard my laugh — I think that says it all,” said Dr. Joel Palefsky, a professor at the University of California San Francisco specializing in anal cancer who is president of the International Anal Neoplasia Society. “We run a clinic where we do anal examinations of thousands of patients … Never in my 20 years of doing this have I seen an anus that looks like a …

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The truth about expensive travel gear

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… older kids can chew on something like gum, says Dr. Elizabeth Murray, assistant professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the University of Rochester. Verdict?  Kids probably shouldn’t be using these items; adults can try at their own risk but don’t plan on either working miracles. Suffering from serious ear pain or nausea? Consult your physician. 8 FUN LUXURY TRAVEL GIFTS WORTH THE SPLURGE Personal comfort is the key Pauline Frommer, who travels often as editorial …

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