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The Academy just took a huge step toward ending #OscarsSoWhite

The Academy just took a huge step toward ending #OscarsSoWhite That new infusion moves the needle from 8% people of color in the Academy overall (an abysmal number) to 11% (a somewhat less abysmal number).But that's how you turn an aircraft carrier — one hard-fought degree at a time.

1st ever Bing Agency Awards to take place in NY's historic Gotham Hall on September 15th

1st ever Bing Agency Awards to take place in NY's historic Gotham Hall on September 15th With Bing posting a year’s worth of healthy profit finally, Microsoft seems a bit more confident in showcasing its alternative internet search tool, so much so in fact that the company is now announcing its first ever Bing Agency Awards.The Bing Agency Awards is designed as an event to honor the “creative thinking and passionate hard work” of Microsoft’s agency partners.

Relive the Magic of the 2017 New York Video Game Awards

Relive the Magic of the 2017 New York Video Game Awards January 19 was the 6th annual New York Video Game Awards, a celebration of the past year in gaming thrown by the New York Video Games Critics Circle.As a member of the circle, I was there talking games, handing out awards, watching sketches, cheering for Richard Garriott, and listening to the Tetris theme performed by the all-women accordion band The Main Squeeze.

Overwatch named Game of the Year at the DICE Awards

Overwatch named Game of the Year at the DICE Awards Overwatch and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End were the biggest winners at the the DICE Awards last night, but Blizzard left with the coveted Game of the Year trophy.That was one of four awards that Overwatch picked up, the others being Outstanding Achievement in Game Design, Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay, and Action Game of the Year.

Here’s how to stream the 89th Academy Awards online

Here’s how to stream the 89th Academy Awards online The Academy Awards are a time of year when movie stars are celebrated and internet-breaking selfies are taken.There is an epic Best Picture showdown between La La Land, Moonlight, and Hidden Figures.

The best, most savage punchlines from Nick Kroll & John Mulaney Indie Spirit Awards hosting gig

The best, most savage punchlines from Nick Kroll & John Mulaney Indie Spirit Awards hosting gig Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, hosts of the Independent Spirit Awards, went full-savage on Hollywood, President Donald Trump, and everything else under the California sun on Saturday.In doing so, they achieving new levels of "they did not just say that" at the one awards show that seems to re-define the limits of awards-show-season jokes every year.

The 2017 Academy Awards: Who’s taking home Oscars this year?

The 2017 Academy Awards: Who’s taking home Oscars this year? The 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony kicks off Sunday, honoring the best and brightest films and filmmakers to come out of Hollywood and elsewhere around the world last year.Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, this year’s Academy Awards show has at least one early favorite going into tonight’s broadcast, with Whiplash director Damian Chazelle’s La La Land matching the all-time record with 14 nominations.

Wife presents husband with 'Best Husband' Oscar and it's relationship goals

Wife presents husband with 'Best Husband' Oscar and it's relationship goals Actors and actresses aren't the only people that deserve to get all dressed up, be honored by their peers and win fancy awards.Regular humans do amazing things everyday that aren't starring in a sad movie about the sea.

Travel the world with a tap with shots from the Sony World Photography shortlist

Travel the world with a tap with shots from the Sony World Photography shortlist With a record number of entries, the Sony World Photography Awards committee announced this week the shortlist for the 10th annual competition — and the impressive selection of worldwide shots is enough to make anyone get the travel itch.“In its 10th year, I can confidently say that the Sony World Photography Awards and the fine art of photography are doing extremely well.

This Year's Best Science Photos Are So Good They're Basically Art

This Year's Best Science Photos Are So Good They're Basically Art The finalists of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards have been announced, showcasing the best science-related imagery from the past year.Using computed tomography (CT) and 3D printing, researchers from Switzerland created this unique look at blood vessels within a pig’s eye.

'I stand with you': Katy Perry's emotional speech for LGBTQ equality

'I stand with you': Katy Perry's emotional speech for LGBTQ equality Quinoa Queen and pop icon Katy Perry gave a powerful account of her past struggles with her sexuality in a speech for the Human Rights Campaign Gala on Saturday night.Accepting the National Equality Award, Perry told the audience that as a young person she would "pray the gay away" at Christian conversion camps.

‘Moonlight’ director to write, direct Amazon series based on Underground Railroad

‘Moonlight’ director to write, direct Amazon series based on Underground Railroad And now, Barry Jenkins, director of the touching film, will be moving over to the streaming world to write and direct a drama series about the Underground Railroad, reports Variety.The series explores the historical period by following the story of a young slave named Cora who escapes her plantation.