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We Can't Stop Watching This Mesmerizing Video of How Lipstick Was Made in the 1950s

Mmmmm, all that wax and castor oil.<p>One of the more pleasant gifts the internet has given us is videos of How Things Are Made. These wildly satisfying clips show, say, how a cake is decorated or how gummy bears are produced, and as a viewer you are lulled by unlocking another mystery of the universe.<p>…

11 No-Bake Desserts to Make For and With Your Kids This Holiday Season

Although baking Christmas cookies should be on every family's holiday bucket list, there aren't always enough hours in the day for a mom (shocker) to spend creating and executing the perfect Christmas cookie baking station for her kids. During the most wonderful time of the year, spend less time by …

Dessert

You *have* to meet this adorable therapy dog named Norbert

As far as therapy dogs go, Norbert is definitely an incredible one. An intriguing mix of Chihuahua, Lhasa Apso, and Cairn terrier, Norbert the …

Pets

Ashley Graham Asked That Her Barbie Doll Have Touching Thighs and Cellulite

Model and body-positive activist Ashley Graham just received a new honor for her role in empowering women everywhere. At the <b>Glamour</b> Women of the Year 2016 Live Summit, Barbie honored Ashley with her very own look-alike doll, which was dressed in a formfitting sparkly dress and denim jacket.<p>"Ashley …

Self-Acceptance

Gwen Ifill, Renowned Journalist and Author, Dies at 61

Pioneering television news anchor Gwen Ifill died Monday after a battle with cancer. She was 61.<p>One of the nation's most prominent black journalists and a longtime newscaster at PBS who previously worked at NBC News, Ifill was in hospice care when she passed away.<p>"Gwen was a standard bearer for …

Watch Michelle Obama's Humble Response to Someone Shouting "Run for President!"

Well, at least it wasn't a "no" this time.<p>In light of this truly unprecedented election, many of those devastated with the results have expressed their belief that only one person is capable of saving the U.S. when Donald Trump is up for re-election in 2020: Michelle Obama.<p>But while the first lady …

Michelle Obama

RIP Raoul Coutard: The Man Who Made Cinematography Invisible

Whether it's in a drone tracking shot or the referential pastiche of Tarantino and Wes Anderson, Coutard's vision of hyper-staged naturalism is everywhere.<p>Raoul Coutard. Image via YouTube<p>You probably missed it as Donald Trump ascended to the presidency but cinematographer Raoul Coutard died at age …

Hayao Miyazaki Is Still A Hard-Ass

Think Hayao Miyazaki has gone soft in his old age? Nope.<p>As our colleagues at <i>io9</i> reported, Miyazaki is keen to come out of semi-retirement to make one …

35 Gifts For Anyone Who Likes "Harry Potter" More Than People

What did the credit card say after seeing these products? Swish and flick.

Vintage Revivals

Its the most wonderful time of the year!!! Every Christmas I try to experiment with something new, and this year I’ve found my inspiration! I’ve …

OMG You can now cast Harry Potter spells on Amazon!

Stop what you’re doing — we just heard of the coolest thing ever. You can now cast Harry Potter spells on Amazon, reported PopSugar. Whaaaaaaat?!<p>I …

Movies

Images: Wonderful Collection Of Macabre Goodies In 1960s Horror Comic & Monster Magazine Advertisements

Here is a wonderful collection of advertisements from 1960's era horror comics and magazines.<p>It shows the endless supply of cool and ghoulish items …

20 Personalized Christmas Stockings That Will Deck Out Your Mantle

A blazing yule log's best accessory.<p>Adding the names or initials of your loved ones makes unwrapping those stocking-stuffers just a bit more special. Click through to find personalized and monogrammed ideas — that you can DIY or buy right now — and you'll treasure them year after year.

Decorations

Samantha Bee enlists Jon Stewart for post-election dream sequence

Samantha Bee kicked off her Wednesday night episode of <i>Full Frontal</i> with a dream sequence of what life might have looked like on Nov. 9, following the …

Hillary Clinton

'Monty Python' Stars Eric Idle And John Cleese Sing About Their Hatred Of Selfies

"When you’re grinning like a lunatic, for people you don’t know..."<p>These “Monty Python” stars are not looking on the bright side of selfies.<p>Eric Idle and John Cleese are so fed up with fans asking to snap pictures with them that they’ve penned a hilarious new song.<p>“It’s about being on the road and …

22 Adorable Holiday Gifts For Couples Who Are Obsessed With Disney

Couples around the world have thrown jaw-dropping Disney-themed weddings to celebrate all of the joy Disney brings. So, we've dedicated an entire gift guide to Disney's most iconic characters that couples can't seem to get enough of. Keep reading to see the best holiday gifts you can buy for all …

Walt Disney Company

Jeremy Renner interview: ‘Watching Arrival emotionally wrecked me’

“I never anticipated any of that stuff,” shrugs Jeremy Renner, talking about his mid-life career boom. These past five years, the 45-year-old has …

Ben Affleck

Cute dog becomes Wonder Woman for Halloween

Let Internet star Munchkin brighten your day as she dresses in a classic Wonder Woman costume and deflects lasers with her golden bracelets.<p>Munchkin might seem like an everyday Shih Tzu dog, but when no one is looking she transforms herself into the DC Comics superhero Wonder Woman.<p>Munchkin has …

9 Ghoulishly Good Treats For Halloween

Trick-or-Treat? Definitely treat! From killer caramel corn to spooktacular ghost cupcakes, these eerie-sistible goodies are guaranteed to get you into the Halloween spirit.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with …

Martin Short and Steve Martin goof around on The Tonight Show

As longtime comedy superstars, Steve Martin and Martin Short can make any situation exponentially more goofy and fun. They proved this once again …

Comedy

19 Hot Chocolates That Will Get You Through The Winter

Swap cold weather for cocoa.

Acclaimed British director Howard Davies has died at age 71

LONDON (AP) — Olivier Award-winning British theater director Howard Davies, who had hits in London and Broadway directing Kathleen Turner in "Cat on …

Watch Tom Hanks Tell the Worst Halloween Dad Jokes in This Cut-For-Time Saturday Night Live Sketch

Tom Hanks dropped in on <i>Weekend Update</i> for a Halloween comedy act that just didn’t make the cut on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>.<p>The <i>Sully</i> star — who hosted the …

3-Month-Old Baby Has A ‘Harry Potter’ Photoshoot And It Couldn’t Get Any Cuter

What happens when a mother is also a huge Harry Potter fan and photographer? This photoshoot is what happens.<p>Illinois-based mom Kayla Glover wanted …

12 Halloween Decor Hacks to DIY from Crate and Barrel’s Collection

Creating chic Halloween decor that’s both spooky <i>and</i> stylish takes some planning, and fortunately, Crate and Barrel’s Halloween section is full of *must-have* accessories that are the perfect inspo for a creative upgrade or a total DIY hack. Obviously, you have to have a few holiday favorites like …

Decorations

'Martin' actor Tommy Ford dies at 52

ATLANTA — Thomas "Tommy" Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom <i>Martin</i>, died Wednesday in Atlanta. He was 52.<p>The actor played the level-headed pal of Lawrence on <i>Martin</i> for the show's entire five-year run. One running joke was his not having a …

Entertainment

5 Star Wars Kitchen Gadgets For the Superfan

(Image credit: Think Geek)<p>For Star Wars fans, it's a long wait until the Episode 8 release next December. If you could use a little more force in …

You Will Not Be Able to Stop Watching This Mesmerizing Halloween Cake Video

It's so soothing.<p>Even though this cake decorating video was posted to Instagram just yesterday, it already has 1.4 million views. We can totally see why — we can't stop watching it ourselves. In it, Chelsey White, who runs the Instagram account @Chelsweets, shows us how to turn blobs of colorful …

This is what emotions look like in your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you think you're letting your mind wander for a few minutes, your brain is actually lighting up with a range of emotions, according to a new study.<p>Researchers at Duke University's Center for Cognitive Neuroscience asked study participants to rest and think about nothing in particular …

Mindfulness