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The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you.<p>There is something enticingᅡᅠabout the idea of an island getaway. Though …

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Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.<p>Despite the challenge of growing up in tough areas with few resources, thousands of inner city kids manage to excel academically. But even some students who seem to thrive early on run a …

Barbie Doll Exhibition during Paris Fashion Week: Pictures

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Chocolate-Chocolate Macarons

These light and rich chocolate sandwich cookies are stuffed with Nutella—does dessert get any better than this? <b>Slideshow:</b> More Gluten-Free Dessert …

David Bowie's Son Ends His Social Media Silence to Share a Doctor's Thank You Letter

David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, 44, has broken his self-imposed social media silence since the death of his father last week.<p>"Very sorry and sad to …

Growing up poor alters children's brains and increases likelihood of depression - study

Researchers found that childhood poverty particular effects the hippocampus and amygdala's connections to other parts of the brain<p>Growing up in poverty can lead to altered brain connectivity and a greater risk of clinical depression, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University …

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

This crazy Image reveals what one of Jupiter's moons looks like compared to Earth

The picture above is of the fourth largest moon in the solar system, Io, placed on top of North America for scale. Io is the closest moon to Jupiter and is one of the most inhospitable places imaginable. Earth's moon, by comparison, is the fifth-largest moon and is nearly the same size as Io. …

David Bowie on 9/11 and God

David Bowie both does and does not exist. Born David Jones in London in 1947, he changed his name when he became a recording artist because there was …

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David Bowie's 'Blackstar' farewell flanked by 'Strung Out' and 'Ace of Dance' requiems

<b>David Bowie, "Blackstar" (Sony Music).</b> "Blackstar" is the greatest farewell letter we could have hoped to receive from the recently departed Bowie. A profound gift crafted by an artist who knew exactly how he wanted to say goodbye, the album is a love letter to life itself and a career peak offered …

‘Ziggy Stardust’ Photographer Mick Rock Reflects on the Legacy of David Bowie

We spoke to the iconic photographer and music-video pioneer about his relationship with David Bowie, his legendary subject and friend of over 40 years.<p>Here at VICE we've been feeling the loss of David Bowie pretty hard. Whether it's wondering where we'd be without the man, extolling how he made the …

Bowie's death marks the Twilight of the Rock Gods

With David Bowie’s final curtain-call, we are witnessing the end of an era, as the original stars of the explosive rock culture that convulsed the world in the second half of the 20th century are slowly extinguished. We are entering the Twilight of the Rock Gods.<p>Deaths of the famous compel us all …

David Bowie Achieved His Very First U.S. No. 1 Album With ‘Blackstar’

Just a week after his death, David Bowie has reached an accomplishment that has eluded him his entire career: a Number One album in the United States.<p>Yes, <i>Blackstar</i>, presumably the final album of Bowie’s career, is also his first album to top the charts. The album sold 181,000 in its first week …

David Bowie's Blackstar Album Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

David Bowie’s final album, which was released two days before his death, has debuted at No. 1 on the <i>Billboard</i> 200 chart, the magazine said</i> …

'When I joined the NME in the 70s, Bowie was an obsession'

With his endless reinvention – from alien androgyne to exiled Berliner – David Bowie provided the soundtrack for a generation. Here veteran music writer and editor Neil Spencer remembers pop’s chameleon<p>• Read tributes to David Bowie from Blondie, Kate Bush and more<p>Among the first tributes paid to …

David Bowie tops Aria chart and beats Michael Jackson's albums record

Seventeen of David Bowie’s albums chart in Australian Recording Industry Association top 100 as retailers report dramatic increase in sales<p>David Bowie fans may still be in mourning but it seems that, commercially, the musician’s golden years are just beginning, with 17 of his albums storming into …

Watch Saturday Night Live's Touching Tribute to David Bowie

Actor Fred Armisen returned to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to pay tribute to David Bowie, saying it was a “life-changing experience” to have watched the late …

The Decade That Made David Bowie a Superstar

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On the Charts: David Bowie Scores First Number One With ‘Blackstar’

A week after his death, David Bowie posthumously reached a new high on the Billboard 200 as his new LP <i>★</i> (pronounced <i>Blackstar</i>) gave the rock legend …

David Bowie, as remembered by…

From Blondie and Kate Bush to the Broadway producer who watched Bowie struggle to make his final video, friends, collaborators and celebrity fans offer their insights into the extraordinary man behind the music<p>• Read Neil Spencer on David Bowie here<p><i>The Blondie stars remember supporting Bowie in 1977</i><p>…

David Bowie and Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Statutory Rape Problem

Since the death of David Bowie on January 10th, fans and media have dissected much of his musical and cultural legacy. Bowie stands as a towering …

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David Bowie's Son Breaks Social Media Silence to Share Emotional Thank You Letter from Palliative Care Physician

Duncan Jones returned to social media on Sunday for the first time since his father David Bowie‘s death, re-sharing a letter from a British …

27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

David Bowie's last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

Photograph: Hannes Bieger<p>Magic Shop recording studio in Manhattan where David Bowie recorded Blackstar<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/1930afc1ca0381a8c37a057789d2ce3dd002985f/0_47_1100_660/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: BR/ dana press/PA<p>David Bowie arrives at the premiere of the musical …

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Three Reading Recommendations for Emma Watson's New Feminist Book Club

Actress, U.N. Women goodwill ambassador, and unabashed F-word proponent Emma Watson took to Twitter yesterday to announce that she is starting a feminist book club.<p>After a day of deliberation, Watson has settled on a name for the club: Our Shared Shelf. She has yet to disclose further details about …

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7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Adorable Illustrations To Inspire The Zen Warrior Inside You

A new year, a new book of inspiration. Monk robes not included.<p>It's not always easy to find your inner Buddha. Especially when your phone is dinging, your email Inbox is flooding, and you can't remember where you left your mantra.<p>Illustrator Molly Hahn has created a charming and compact illustrated …