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Bill Nye has an admirable mission but an unenviable task: to combat scientific illiteracy in an era that doesn’t value expertise and reason. The title of his new Netflix TV series “Bill Nye Saves the World” isn’t hyperbole at all. It’s his hope to get viewers psyched up enough about science that they’re not just curious; they want to create a change for the better.
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With that in mind, most of the topics driving each episode are ones that people find highly divisive, even politicized, such as vaccinations and another topic dear to his low-carbon-footprint heart. “Did you think I’d get a new TV show and not talk about climate change?” he asks rhetorically in one episode.
Although Nye built his television career hosting a science show for children, »
- Hanh Nguyen
Some fine original works are going even further out of style.
Remakes, they tell us, do no harm to the original works. The first movie will always be there for us to enjoy. I admit, I’m one of “they,” constantly defending the idea, particularly when the new version has something fresh to say while using an old framework. Fright Night recycled a horror classic and set it in the context of the housing crisis. The RoboCop redo takes on the issue of drones. But both of these performed poorly in all regards compared to their predecessors, and that was fine. Diehard fans of the originals just went on being diehard fans of the originals, no problem.
There are surely fans of the 1979 caper Going in Style but not on the same level. Despite receiving positive reviews and being a modest box office hit, the movie hadn’t had much of a legacy until Warner Bros. announced »
- Christopher Campbell
She’s been giving health and nutrition advice for years in her books and on her website, and now Gwyneth Paltrow has taken her wellness role to a new level.
After hearing from a “focus group” of women in her life — colleagues, pals and readers of Goop — who said they felt as exhausted and stressed as Paltrow, she teamed up with four functional medicine doctors to launch Goop Wellness, a collection of four supplement packs, each aimed at a specific deficiency.
“At Goop we have access to really amazing doctors, professionals, researchers, and we always want to ask questions, push »
- Catherine Kast
Zach Braff wants “Saturday Night Live” boss Lorne Michaels to know he’s interested in playing senior White House advisor Stephen Miller so much, he took to Twitter to let the world know he’d shave his head for the gig. Dear Lorne, I will shave my head to play this guy. Pleeeease. @nbcsnl pic.twitter.com/60p0TEPh7N — Zach Braff (@zachbraff) February 13, 2017 Also Read: 'SNL' Hits 6-Year TV Ratings High in Metered Markets Miller appeared on numerous talk shows on Sunday to defend Trump’s travel ban and criticize the court that ruled against it. Braff »
- Brian Flood
After the awards show is when the night gets really turnt up!
Et's insiders hit up all the after-parties following the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, and got a firsthand look at how the stars cut loose.
Here's what went down when the awards show wrapped and the real partying began!
Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon didn't stop to change but instead arrived to the party together, and posed fun photos outside the venue. Kidman and husband Keith Urban were also spotted chatting with Witherspoon and Parker before leaving Circa 55 restaurant hand-in-hand.
5 items from 2017
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