Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture discovered in New Jersey town hall

Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture discovered in New Jersey town hall
(CNN)In the corner of the council room of the town hall in Madison, New Jersey, sits a sculpture by Auguste Rodin that had been overlooked for years.The discovery came only in 2014, when the Hartley Dodge Foundation, which maintains the building's artworks, hired 22-year-old Mallory Mortillaro as a temporary archivist."I was intrigued. I was a little confused about why this piece would be here without anyone knowing anything about it," Mortillaro told CNN.Mortillaro told the trustees what she had

John Kelly called Frederica Wilson an ’empty barrel.’ Is that racist?

John Kelly called Frederica Wilson an ’empty barrel.’ Is that racist?
Washington (CNN)On Thursday afternoon in the White House, chief of staff John Kelly laid into Florida Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson in harsh terms.A search through the Internet shows that the origin of the line is somewhat fuzzy -- although it is commonly credited to Plato in this form: "An empty vessel makes the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest babblers." (One interesting thing: There is no citation of what work Plato wrote those

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’
But he complained it wasn't good enough because it was too hard to feel like skin. "I know the difference in feeling, the same way I like hitting u. It's fun," he told her via Whatsapp. 'It's just going to sit at home'By January 2017, Mirza announced he wanted to spend £300 on a real knife. The couple were expecting their first child and Ms Taheer said the weapon did not have to be "state of the art"."It's just

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?
In one of the most unusual episodes, Cumbrian MP and self-confessed "complete and utter pop music anorak" Tim Farron listened to NWA's Straight Outta Compton - a slightly edgier group than the Liberal Democrat party he once led in Westminster. The world's most dangerous group? Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWA "I think there were some people who thought I was trying to be down with the kids, but I just thought there was a good story

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.
The talent and net worth in this photo alone is proof of awesomeness. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment. Black women are everything. I say it without reservation or hesitation. I say it with personal experience and anecdotal knowledge. We. Are. Everything. Need someone to replace your contaminated water pipes? We can do that. Need someone to tell off Paul Ryan? We can do that. Need someone to help you master a skateboard trick? We can do

Woody Allen completely misses the point with comments about Harvey Weinstein

Woody Allen completely misses the point with comments about Harvey Weinstein
UPDATE: Oct. 16, 2017, 1:26 a.m. UTC Woody Allen has clarified his comments regarding the sexual assault allegations directed at Harvey Weinstein, giving Variety a statement: “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man ... I was surprised it was treated differently. Lest there be any ambiguity, this statement clarifies my intention and feelings.” ——- Original story: Director Woody Allen commented today on

The 11 Garbage People You Meet At Every Halloween Party

The 11 Garbage People You Meet At Every Halloween Party
Halloween is Tuesday, which means that all of your Halloween party-going is happening this week and reaching a crescendo this weekend. Don't ask me why we treat Halloween like other holidays where you HAVE to have the party before the actual date, them's just the rules. Fuck you in advance for giving me side-eye for showing up to your November 4th party in my Boba Fett costume. Shit was expensive. Anyway, what makes Halloween parties Halloween parties is that

Taylor Swift Is Back On Her Bullshit

Taylor Swift Is Back On Her Bullshit
It’s been a quiet few weeks on the Taylor-Swift-Doing-The-Absolute-Most-O-Meter (patent pending), but that’s about to end. Her new album comes out in less than a month, which means she’ll be putting in overtime at being the absolute worst. She’s already been hard at work on her next music video, which will apparently portray her as some London girl that we definitely wouldn’t get along with.  The London aesthetic is reportedly inspired by Joe Alwyn, the dude who Taylor is

5 Easy Halloween Makeup Looks You Don’t Have To Be A Beauty Blogger To Pull Off

5 Easy Halloween Makeup Looks You Don’t Have To Be A Beauty Blogger To Pull Off
Prepping for Halloween can be very stressful and tedious, which is probably why we avoid allParty City's and Spirits until like, October 30th. Not only do we have to plan the perfect slutty costume and carefully map out which bars we’re hitting up, but we also have to take our Halloween makeup into consideration. Do we really want to watch YouTube tutorials until the end of time on how to apply fake lashes? No. And do we actually want to risk

How one actor turned her brush with street harassment into a raucous, emotional concert.

How one actor turned her brush with street harassment into a raucous, emotional concert.
Three years ago, Diana Oh was followed down the street and viciously catcalled by a group of men in an SUV. In the wake of that incident, the New York City-based actor and musician sat down in Times Square in her lingerie in front of a stack of paper bags arranged on a soapbox. One bag read, "The world bends over backward to make excuses for male violence." She stood there, silent, for hours, as passersby stared, applauded, jeered,