Katharine Rust

Katharine Rust is the head of editorial for the entertainment division at LivingSocial. She has written for Time Out New York and SportsIllustrated.com.

  • 'Which Story Do You Prefer?' How Different Cultures Saw 'Life of Pi'

    Director Ang Lee talks about the varying interpretations of his Oscar-nominated film

  • Send Losing Teams to the Minors

    Watching exorbitantly overpaid people dwell in mediocrity is an American sports fan's lot in life. But it doesn't have to be. Enter relegation: a multi-tiered system in which the bottom teams get demoted to a lesser league, and their spots are filled by the lesser league's top teams. Already thriving in many of Europe's professional soccer associations, relegation makes every game count; just as the best teams must win to reach the top, the worst must win to escape the bottom.

  • While We Were Down...

    While the world of Twitter feverishly tried to catch up with itself after being down for the majority of the day, you may have missed some of the…

  • Bringing Frumpy Back

    If he can't calm down chatter surrounding the health care bill, at least President Obama can attempt to silence his fashion critics. When asked in an…

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A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

A filmmaker animated hundreds of still photographs to create this Big Apple flip book

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The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"

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This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

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What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

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