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Pregnant women are doing it wrong

I’ve never been pregnant; I’m a heterosexual male, and barring a sudden major shift in my underlying psychology coupled with a dramatic advancement in gender reassignment surgery, I never will be. I’ve known many pregnant women though. A few years ago I was even married to one, so have witnessed …

Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

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10 offensively terrible dating tips from the religious right

Who’d have thought Pat Robertson’s ideas about sex and relationships are totally backward. Oh right, everyone<p>We may have survived yet another war on Christmas. But we must remain vigilant. For the very same secularist, Muslim, homosexualist, communist, atheist freedom-haters who try to take the …

Best WTF Posts of 2013

10. Blow Me by Sebastian Errazuriz<br>An installation that’s a response to the overconsumption of technology, social networking, and instant …

Hilarious Portraits of Up-Side-Down People "Walking" in Paris

What's right-side-up? What's up-side-down? It's difficult to tell in these playfully bizarre photographs by French photographer and art director Patrice Letarnec. The hilarious series, entitled <i>Head Over Heels</i>, documents a number of people as they walk around the streets of Paris on their hands.<p>To …

Pat Rice

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington state "pot czar" Mark Kleiman implied that we as a society are largely ignorant when it comes to the …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

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France decides 'textopornographie' is French for 'sexting'

The French have shut down yet another English word: "sexting" will now be known as "textopornographie," with "sexto" as the noun "sex text." France's General Commission on Terminology and Word Invention (or Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologisme, <i>s'il vous plaît</i>) decided to change the …

A Holiday Photo Book That Puts Families In An 'Awkward' Position

In 2009, Mike Bender was horrified to find that his mother had hung a particularly embarrassing family photo.<p>"It was a vacation photo. It was my dad's 50th birthday. I was 13," he says. "My dad had my brother and I do a Rockette's kick with our skis. We were on top of a mountain, right by the lift, …

I Heart My City: Caroline’s Atlanta

<b>Caroline Eubanks</b> has lived everywhere from Charleston to Sydney, but continually finds herself drawn back to her place of origin: Atlanta, Georgia. She shares her hometown pride on her blogs Caroline in the City and This Is My South and now she’s sharing some of her hard-won insider secrets with …

Mysteries

Will Guidara and Daniel Humm's buzzy NYC bar <b>the NoMad</b> has unleashed these mysterious illustrated "<b>drink cards</b>" as part of bar service. According to Eater NY, the cards — which alternately depict different kinds of booze, "tastes," and "moods" represented by the likes of Bruce Lee and <b>Batman</b> — are …

Yule Log 2.0

Late in 1966 NYC television station WPIX-TV gave the city's eight million residents a roaring log fire for Christmas. The seven-minute looping Yule Log video instantly became a holiday tradition around the world. Now, nearly a half century later, Brooklyn-based animation director and illustrator …

Christmas

Schofield Watch Company: Blacklamp

Since Schofield Watch Company's Signalman was released, its designer Giles Ellis has been riding his self-made wave of design-inspired success right into the upper echelons of modern horology. With his second timepiece, the Blacklamp, Ellis has taken his successful design and refined so much that …

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Articles about 6 modern homes norway on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Funny Animated Short About People Living in Constant Wind

For his 2012 graduation film at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, student Robert Loebel created this incredibly funny animated short called <i>WIND</i>. In 2013, it went on to win multiple awards at film festivals all over the world including in Croatia, Korea and Macedonia.<p>Earlier …

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Louis C.K. parody reveals the one button Facebook needs

No, it's not a 'hate' button or 'private' button. It's something far more pertinent to the truth of social networking.<p>Your spiritual guide might be the Dalai Lama, Miley Cyrus or Evan Snapchat.<p>Mine is Louis C.K. He has that desperate grip on reality, despite the modern world trying to rip it from …

Louis C.K.

The Stark 66°North Ads That Define the Rugged Identity of Iceland

These ads stare you in the face the moment you land in Reykjavik, and follow you everywhere in the country. 66°North is the iconic Icelandic outdoor …

Aw, this dad made his kids a DIY tooth fairy delivery system

Cha-ching<p>A father made this sweet DIY project for his kids: it's a set of pneumatic tubes, as seen in drive-up bank windows, where teeth can be inserted and launched to the tooth fairy. (The video begins: "The population of earth has risen continuously since the Great Famine and Black Death of …

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

Men's Fashion

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

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Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three extraordinary travel narratives …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Art

Surreal Portraits from Oleg Oprisco | Colossal

<p>Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco (previously) continues to amaze with his surreal style of conceptual photography that makes use of a muted …