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Will Pippa Middleton Usher in a New Bridal Trend?

Bridal trends move a bit slower than the rapidly changing ready-to-wear runways.<p>There seemed to be a full decade when strapless, full-skirted gowns ruled the wedding aisles.<p>But all that changed on April 29, 2011 when Kate Middleton wed Prince William in a long-sleeved gown designed by Sarah Burton …


Tale of 2 Tails: Why Do Sharks and Whales Swim So Differently?

The graceful whale swims by undulating its wide tail up and down. And so does the shark, right?<p>Wrong.<p>Like other fish, sharks swim by moving their …

New Jersey

Katy Perry Explains That ‘Swish Swish’ Wasn’t Inspired By One Particular Person

When Katy Perry stopped by <i>The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon</i> to talk about <i>Witness</i>, her new album, it was only a matter of time before her new single, …


Twitter is incorrectly guessing the gender of trans users — and they aren't having it

Transgender Twitter users aren't here for the platform's gendered assumptions. And they sure aren't hesitating to make that known.<p>Here's the deal: …

Social Media

Car barrels into pedestrians in New York's Times Square

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people injured Thursday when a speeding car plowed into pedestrians in Manhattan's bustling Times Square, city officials said.<p>Police identified the woman as Alyssa Elsman, a resident of Portage, Michigan.<p>The driver of the 2009 Honda Accord -- …

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