Amanda Stevens

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Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse.<p>These three mothers — all of them educated, middle-class professionals — are among the vaccine skeptics who have been widely ridiculed since more than 100 …

Public Health

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Hotels

You Auto-Complete Me Letterpress Card & Envelope

Description<p>Single "You auto-complete me" letterpress card. A geeky fun way to express your thanks, love, or just a quick hello!<p>Fold-over A2(4.25" x 5.5") card. Deep impression. Blank inside.<p>Letterpressed with love on an antique 1923 Chandler & Price press on 100% cotton extra soft paper. Pressed …

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …

Walt Disney Company

37 Books To Read To Your Kids, Based On Their Favorite TV Shows

Turn screen time into reading time.

Books

12 Cozy Cabins You Can Rent Right Now

Winter is coming. Actually, scratch that. Winter is here. You could try to stick it out, brave that eminent polar vortex and elbow your way into a cab to avoid the cold. Or you can forget all that, play hooky and escape to a charming cabin where suddenly the chilly winter weather is less of a drag …

Henry David Thoreau

Exclusive: Jeremy Scott On Dressing Katy Perry for the Superbowl

"There is no deflate gate going on [with her breasts]."<p>In a way, you could say Lindsay Lohan brought them together. In 2008, Jeremy Scott brought Lohan—whom he had just dressed for her post-rehab <i>Paper</i> Magazine cover—to an LA event. They were mobbed by fans, paparazzi…and one girl with huge blue …

Bürma’s Heavy Mëtal Revölution

Decades of military rule may have been slightly relaxed in Burma, but many hurdles remain in place.<p>YANGON, Burma — This commercial capital might be a …

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

Talk Shows

The Measles Outbreak: 8 Facts You Need to Know

<b>By Wendy Hunter, M.D.</b><p>As measles has spread to 14 states (and more than 100 people) already this year—and it's only February—news reports only tell part of the story about vaccination and risks of exposure. Here's what concerned parents need to know.<p><b>Measles is hard to diagnose early.</b><p>Just like a …

Public Health

For the Best U.S. Architecture Per Square Mile, Head to Dallas

New York has the nation's tallest skyscraper. Chicago has some fancy buildings. But one city wins when it comes to sheer density of urban design.<p>For as long as there've been skyscrapers, Chicago and New York have been elbowing each other for dominance over the sky. Late in 2013, the <i>Chicago …

This Single Dad Couldn't Do His Daughter's Ponytail, So He Went To Cosmetology School

Colorado-based dad Greg Wickherst has been shaving his head his whole adult life, so when it came time to put his daughter Izzy's hair into a ponytail, he was clueless. "Hair has definitely not been my thing," Greg told The Huffington Post.<p>Greg and Izzy's mother split up over a year ago, and the …

Hair

The 10 Strangest Moments in Grammy History

If the Golden Globes are famous for shocking moments, the Grammys are known for downright weird ones. Artists bum-rushing the stage, <b>Lady Gaga</b> arriving in an egg, <b>Nicki Minaj</b> being exorcised: Here are ten moments from Grammy history that have made music’s biggest night one of the oddest broadcasts on …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Asia Travel

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

E.coli

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

22 Things We Learned Hanging Out With Sam Smith

Grammy-nominated singer's thoughts on loneliness, weed, Lana Del Rey and why he'll never play Russia<p>For his current <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover story, Sam …

The Mysterious, Murky Story Behind Soy-Sauce Packets

How Chinese takeout, a Jewish businessman from the Bronx, and NASA-approved packaging have shaped the 50-year reign of a well-loved American condiment<p>Right now, whether you're at work or at home, in a drawer somewhere near you is probably a packet of soy sauce—a squishy, likely clear pouch of …

Soysauce

Valentine's Day Flowers for the Girl Who Turns Her Nose Up at Roses

And don't even get us started on baby's breath.<p>So you're not the typical Valentine's Day girl. You hate chocolate and think roses are a cop out. We understand. Big time. We tapped cool-girl-loved florist Saipua to create four arrangements that we're sure will satisfy any type of February 14 …

30 Romantic Movies To Stream This Month

It's February, and you know what that means. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it may seem like all anyone is talking about is love, …

This Artist Uses Banana Peels To Create Eye-Catching Art

It's pretty un-peel-lievable.

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

In pictures: Living beside the tracks

Ho Chi Minh City

Paris Hilton's Brother Charged Over Crazy In-Flight Rampage

Conrad Hilton allegedly smoked marijuana on the plane, threatened to kill flight attendants, and called other passengers "peasants."<p>During a flight from London to Los Angeles last summer, Conrad Hilton "went berserk," says TMZ, and was yesterday charged with assaulting the flight crew "to the point …

Average Soldiers Don’t Trust Their Generals and They Have a Point

A survey last year showed only 27% of the military felt senior leaders looked out for their best interests. To fix the morale crisis generals need to …