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Nikki Haley: Reported Killings of Gay People in Chechnya 'Cannot Be Ignored'

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke out against reported abuse and murder of gay people at the hands of authorities in the Russian republic …

LGBTQI

Hollywood reacts to death of 'Star Trek' star Anton Yelchin

“Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin died Sunday in an apparent freak car accident, according to police and his publicist Jennifer Allen. As the news spread, fellow Hollywood stars began sharing their condolences via social media.<p>Yelchin started small with roles in indie films and various television …

Alanis Morissette sues her former business manager, saying he stole millions

Alanis Morissette is suing her former business manager and his company, alleging that he siphoned nearly $4.8 million in cash from her over a four-year period, moved millions around without telling her and repeatedly talked her out of playing lucrative gigs, saying she didn't need the …

Skull condition thought extinct is actually widespread, research finds

Some forensic anthropologists thought the skull condition called cribra orbitalia was a thing of the past -- but new research finds that it not only …

Anthropology

7 Surprising Ways Evolution Is Changing Human Physiology

<i>What are humans evolving into, or out of? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Emmanuel Fabella, M.D., ex-zoologist, on Quora:</b><p>The data suggests that our species is evolving into:<p><b>Delayed menopause</b>. …

Evolution

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

A ghost town in the hills of Cambodia

The cave is full of bats. The smell of guano and bad tempered chittering emanate. Mick, my guide, throws a stone, hoping to rouse the bats and …

Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

Tutorials

5 Island Getaways That Don't Require a U.S. Passport

Despite the fact that the U.S. State Department says it expects to issue more than 17 million new passports and renewals this year, nearly two-thirds of Americans still do not actually have a passport. While crossing oceans with just a government-issued ID might seem impossible—against the law, …

The Evolutionary Power of Loneliness

The pain of isolation may be what motivates people to make friends.<p>As social animals, we depend on others for survival. Our communities provide mutual aid and protection, helping humanity to endure and thrive. “We have survived as a species not because we’re fast or strong or have natural weapons …

Neuroscience

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Watch This Instagram Star Transform Herself Into Different Iconic Women

Her Audrey Hepburn is too good.<p>Most people can only dream of magically transforming into their biggest idols — but one Instagram star is making it a reality.<p>Utilizing vintage clothing and spot-on makeup, Instagrammer Annalies Maria Francine is paying homage to some of the most iconic women of all …

Brain testing app will help diagnose mental health issues

Savonix is a company that claims to take the "analog processes" of cognitive assessment into the digital age. The firm is launching an iOS and Android app that, for the next six weeks, will let anyone examine their own mental ability. Users will have to undergo a series of tests that test the …

Mental Health

An unauthorised Banksy exhibition has been announced for Rome, featuring iconic Kate Moss print

An exhibition of artworks by street artist Banksy will go on display in Rome featuring paintings, prints and sculptures from international private collections. Titled War, Capitalism & Liberty, the unauthorised exhibition features a print of Kate Moss in the style of Andy Warhol, as well as the …

Streetwear

Xiaomi’s YI Action Camera 2 can film in 4K for two hours

GoPro might rule the action camera market, but that hasn’t stopped competitors from trying to dethrone the king. Xiaomi announced the YI 4K Action …

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

It's All in the Details: Beautiful Flooring Transitions We Can't Get Enough Of

(Image credit: Royal Roulotte)<p>"God," German architect Mies van der Rohe once famously said, "is in the details." It's hard to imagine more beautiful …

Artist's Incredible Hand-Painted Clay Sculptures Look Like Whimsical Illustrations

Madrid-based artist Irma Gruenholz creates her evocative three-dimensional “illustrations” using clay and plasticine. She sculpts the materials into soft-edged human renderings and then hand-paints them in whimsical color schemes, designing entrancing dioramas that invite imaginative …

An artist creates 3D paintings that will play tricks with your brain

Sometimes the eyes on an especially well-painted portrait will appear to follow you around the room, but Patrick Hughes' mind-boggling 3D art takes the concept to a whole other level.<p>Hughes uses a style he created called "reverspective," painting uncanny optical illusions of a rooms with an eerie …

Gillian Jacobs found 'Love' and the outdoors with Netflix

It was six seasons and a studio lot for Gillian Jacobs during her run on the beleaguered comedy "Community." But when that door closed, Netflix swung another wide open.<p>Really, really open.<p>Jacobs' new comedy, "Love," takes viewers on the various phases of navigating the L.A. dating scene. And it …

Entertainment

How 'Deadpool' helped save the 'Predator' reboot from a PG-13 rating

Another director has come forth to testify on the lasting effects of Fox's "Deadpool." It turns out that the R-rated superhero feature saved yet another movie from PG-13 purgatory, Shane Black's "Predator."<p>Black, who directed "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang," "Iron Man 3" and the recent "The Nice Guys," has …

Iron Man

Coachella 2016: Expect extra-big art installations at this year's festival

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is notoriously secretive about its annual art installations until the big reveal on opening day, but the early word is that this year's festival will boast projects large enough to rival Guns N' Roses' big reunion.<p>Coachella has commissioned six core art …

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In 1999, an American festival started that described itself as ‘the Anti-Woodstock’. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival had Californian surroundings, a fashionable line-up and free bottles of water for attendees.<p>Over the course of 15 years, Coachella has become a juggernaut on the festival …

Calvin Harris

The Must and Playlist for Coachella 2016: Calvin Harris, LCD Soundsystem, and More

For those of you not able to get out to Indio, California, this weekend or the next, we're here to deliver Coachella right to you with a playlist that features all of our favorite tracks and acts from the upcoming desert festival.<p>And this playlist—which mirrors the festival's 2016 lineup—is one …

Coachella 2016: 25 Must-See Acts

The 1975<p>The spectacular live shows put on by this group of British blokes were made for a festival setting. Songs like the giddily snarky "Love Me" …

Music

Coachella 2017: Your survival guide

Though the<p>Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festivalhas become a spring tradition, there are still many questions for those preparing to attend the desert festival for the first time. The festival’s website has its list of tips as well as some do’s and don’ts, but here are a few of ours.<p>There’s a new …

Coachella 2016 fashion: Downton's Joanne Froggatt went boho as stars hit festival