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At 75, 'Life' Revisits Its First Cover Story

A hefty anniversary book looks back at the best of Life, including its controversial cover story.
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Exploring 'The Hidden Reality' Of Parallel Worlds

It is possible that there are many other universes that exist parallel to our universe. Theoretical physicist Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe, explains how that's possible in the new book, The Hidden Reality.
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'Crazy' In Love, And Feeling Every Moment Of It

In Drake Doremus' drama Like Crazy, a young couple is forced to separate when one of them violates the terms of her student visa. Movie critic David Edelstein says the movie is painful and compelling — and reminds him of Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise.
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'Daily Show' Producer's Book: Blasphemy Or Hilarity?

After posting on Twitter under the name "The Tweet of God" for the last year, comedy writer and former Daily Show executive producer David Javerbaum is out with a new book this week called The Last Testament. But some big retailers aren't laughing. Names including Wal-Mart have refused to carry the book.
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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Nov. 4

Prophets of Funk, DC A Cappella, FotoWeek and Mel Bochner’s In The Tower.

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Degas' Dancers: Behind The Scenes, At The Barre

Edgar Degas was transfixed by the beauty of the ballet — but even more fascinated by the hard work of its dancers. The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. is showcasing an exhibit of his best behind-the-scenes ballet works, Degas's Dancers at the Barre.
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Designer Brings Muslim Fashion To The Runway

Nailah Lymus, a 27-year-old aspiring designer and Muslim woman, had her first runway show during New York City's Fashion Week. Her clothing line, Amirah Creations, aims for modesty, but is also "transitional" in catering to both Muslims and non-Muslims.

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