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The Rise of the 'Selfie'

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The forward-facing camera on smartphones led to an upheaval in the photographic world. Pictures taken of people by themselves are everywhere, and the implications regarding individual vanity, insecurity and interest in the world outside of ourselves are great.

Stars, Studio and Ratings Board Battle Over 'Bully'

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There's a big, built-in problem with the Motion Picture Association of America's contested decision to slap "Bully," a documentary about kids battering kids, with an R rating, and it's a problem of which powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein and a growing lineup of Hollywood stars are well aware.

No Bibi for Bieber
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This is one of those moments when an actual news story sounds like the stuff of weird dreams (or nightmares, depending): Believe it or not, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was reportedly planning to meet with Canadian popster Justin Bieber .

The Fascinating Gen. Petraeus
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So, one of the relentless Barbara Walters' fave things to do around the holidays is to count down her list of the "10 Most Fascinating People" of the year This time, mixed somewhat awkwardly in among the likes of Sandra Bullock, Justin Bieber and .

'Do It for Bieber'
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Here's a clever election-year trick: Get minors, who cannot vote, to hassle their parents, who can, to get to the polls this November. For optimal results, throw in the tween catnip that is Justin Bieber, who also cannot vote and is Canadian, and presto!

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