CNN Site Map for Section Living (Galleries) for August - 2015
- 2015-08-28Knut the polar bear was a star at the Berlin Zoo despite a rough start in life. As a cub, he was abandoned by his mother, but a zookeeper hand-raised him to adulthood. His death of encephalitis in 2011, when he was 4, shocked fans. "Knut was somethin
- 2015-08-27Shirley Baker, who died last year, photographed an England that no longer exists. In the 1960s and '70s, while her native Manchester area underwent massive construction and urban clearance projects, she took pictures of the residents -- often childre
- 2015-08-27One of the newest pumpkin spice-themed products is Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats Pumpkin Spice cereal.
- 2015-08-27It's back-to-school season, and students around the country are packing up to head to class. But backpacks aren't just for big kids!
Ohio preschooler Abby is very proud of her new bag that is almost bigger than she is. It holds a mermaid doll,
- 2015-08-27AL's Place was named "Restaurant of the Year" by Bon Appetit. What makes this San Francisco spot so special? It's all about the vegetable preparation, writes deputy editor Andrew Knowlton. "The intensity of flavors was revelatory.
- 2015-08-26Several online retailers are selling variations of the ensemble Caitlyn Jenner wore for her Vanity Fair cover as a potential Halloween costume. An online petition is urging them to stop selling the costume, arguing it is exploitative and transphobic. &quo
- 2015-08-26George Clooney photobombs model Cindy Crawford during an intimate moment with her husband, Rande Gerber, in this selfie posted Sunday, August 23.
- 2015-08-25"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik studies Jewish texts, shuts down her social media during the Sabbath and believes in practicing modesty. She writes about her beliefs at her site GrokNation.
- 2015-08-24Each year, the American Library Association releases a top 10 list of challenged books based on reports to its Office of Intellectual Freedom. The most recent list, of 2014's banned books, will be out in late September. Dav Pilkey's "Captai
- 2015-08-24Dood the dog did a "fantastic job as the ring bearer" at Cassidy Williams' wedding in early August. "It was really precious," she said. The event was bittersweet, because Dood had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
- 2015-08-19Amazon.com's Big Fall Books list has the 20 best blockbuster books of the fall, as chosen by Amazon's book editors. In "Humans of New York: Stories," Brandon Stanton shares the stories behind the pictures from his wildly popular blog a
- 2015-08-19"Iron Man" co-stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. take a selfie together on Sunday, August 16. "How I love thee," Paltrow said on Instagram.
- 2015-08-17Craving a hamburger, fried chicken and bacon all at once? KFC's Zinger Double Down has you covered. The hamburger topped with bacon, barbecue sauce and "pepper dressing" sandwiched between two pieces of crispy fried chicken, um, doubles dow
- 2015-08-17Photographer Aaron Cohen has visited Twin Oaks more than 20 times. He only uses first names, in deference to the community's culture. Here in 2007, around the start of a baby boom, of sorts, he captures Ezra and his son Zadek at a gathering in the di
- 2015-08-16A family of bears climbed up the side of Douglas Harder's condo in May and helped themselves to some birdseed. It would not be the last time a bear paid a visit to his Sandpoint, Idaho, home.
- 2015-08-12Television personality Kim Kardashian West, left, poses with her husband, Kanye West, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country!" she wrote on Instagr
- 2015-08-12Uggie the dog at a 2011 screening of "The Artist" at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. The Jack Russell terrier, who charmed audiences in the Oscar-winning movie and at his related red-carpet appearances, died this month a
- 2015-08-12Parents grade their kids' homework: Too much or not enough?
- 2015-08-05Actress Candace Cameron Bure, left, takes a selfie with two of her former "Full House" co-stars -- Andrea Barber, center, and Jodie Sweetin -- on Saturday, August 1. The three are also part of the cast shooting the show's reboot, "Full
- 2015-08-05In the 2014 romantic comedy "Obvious Child," stand-up comedian Donna Stern (played by Jenny Slate) decides to have an abortion after a one-night stand with Max (Jake Lacy). Producer Elisabeth Holm says it's more about a 20-something woman f
- 2015-08-04Amazon children's books editor Seira Wilson picked 10 of her favorite new historical nonfiction and fiction for children and shared her list with us. "In Mara Rockliff's hands, the story of how Benjamin Franklin debunked a famous Parisian m
- 2015-08-04Looking for great books for young people? The ALA Youth Media Award winners are a great place to start. "The Crossover," written by Kwame Alexander, is the 2015 Newbery Medal winner. Click through to see some of the other winners.
- 2015-08-04University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign topped the Princeton Review's annual list of the biggest party schools for 2015. The school's chancellor wasn't very happy about the designation, calling it "disappointing."
- 2015-08-03Sam Van Aken created the Tree of 40 Fruit by grafting buds from various stone fruit trees onto the branches of a single tree, making it capable of producing multiple types of fruit. This is an artist rendering of what a 10-year-old tree would look like in