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What the "perfect" man looks like, according to men and women

So, according to almost every movie ever, we’re supposed to be most attracted to beefy men with glistening muscles, smoky (and kinda dangerous) eyes …

Body Image

Woman Who Was Bullied For Birthmark Has Some Inspirational Advice On Body Confidence: 'Don't Worry About Looking Normal'

An agent advised professional dancer Cassandra Naud to digitally remove her birthmark from casting photos.<p>But the 22-year-old refused. She loves the …


After recalls, Toyota ready to grow again

After extended introspection at the world's biggest automaker,<p>Toyota Motor Corp.says it has put its massive recalls behind it and is preparing to reengage its growth engine once again.<p>The Japanese company outlined a new "architecture" Thursday centered on product development and manufacturing …


Airlines Keep Fuel Savings for Themselves

On Dec. 14, looked at how the drop in the price of crude was affecting air fares. While motorists were enjoying low pump prices, we …

International Air Transport Association

Wage growth lags far behind home prices, report finds

The jobs recovery is no match for the housing recovery. And that's making it hard for many Southern Californians to afford to buy a home here.<p>That's the thrust of a new report out Thursday from real estate data firm RealtyTrac, which analyzed wage growth and home price appreciation in markets …


Men pay 15% of 'Government funds'. Women pay the rest

Out of a total £26 billion garnered by the Government in direct taxes and cuts to social spending, a staggering £22 billion came from women's pockets, according to new analysis<p>Billions of Government money comes disproportionately from women’s pockets, as tax and benefit changes have hit them the …

Dow Jones

Heinz And Kraft To Marry

It was just announced that puppet master Warren Buffett connected some of his favorite companies to create the third-largest North American food company by merging H.J. Heinz Company, Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital, and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. in a $46 billion deal.<p>Mega-mergers are not …

General Mills

Unfazed by Apple Watch, this startup is launching its own rival

With all the buzz around Apple Watch and its imminent arrival on store shelves, many start-ups might be leery of introducing their own smartwatch …


School’s Epic Snow Day Message Goes Viral, Hilarious ‘Let It Go’ Parody Used To Dismiss School [Video]

One Head of School in Rhode Island is in the spotlight today after posting an epic school closing video to the school’s official YouTube account. …

Rhode Island

The Magical Fairy Tale-Inspired Portraits of Ukrainian Photographer Anita Anti

Anita Anti is a photographer based in Ukraine who uses elaborate costumes, props, and makeup to create magical portraits that are often inspired by …


Captivating Portraits of Enigmatic Figures Lost in a Magical World

Inspired by the lush natural surroundings of her native Vilnius, Lithuanian photographer Viktorija Raggana captures incredibly emotive portraits filled with enchantment and mystery. Raggana, who calls herself a “photographer-witch,” weaves her spell over enigmatic scenes that seem to belong to the …


Government warns US could fall behind in transportation tech

America's roads, railways and public vehicles are aging, and the Department of Transportation believes that if things remain as they are, the system will be a "fossil" that's light-years behind its more high-tech counterparts in Asia by 2045. That's why the DOT has published a study called "Beyond …

BP cuts investment as sliding oil prices hit profits

Spending in 2015 was expected to total about $20 billion (17.6 billion euros), down from a previous guidance of $24-26 billion, BP said in a results statement.<p>And smaller British rival BG Group revealed it would cut investment by about $3.0 billion this year.<p>"We have now entered a new and …

Stock Markets