Clarissa Horak

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Kylie Just Revealed 5 Things About Her Makeup Routine That You Probably Didn't Know Before

"Set that bitch" is actually what she does to her brows.<p>Here's a Kardashian revelation: Kylie Jenner's makeup routine is "low-key hard." In case you didn't know, she just admitted it herself in one of her Snapchat captions. Yesterday, she revealed her 22-step makeup routine on her Snapchat story …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures

25 Years Ago, A Documentary Called 'Trump: What's The Deal?' Told The Truth About Trump. Trump Threatened To Sue. It Was Never Shown. You Can See It Now.

Twenty-seven years ago, when Donald Trump was riding high, some filmmakers started to make a documentary film about him.<p>Twenty-five years ago, when Trump was on the ropes, they finished "Trump: What's the Deal?"<p>No one saw it.<p>Donald Trump went after the very rich --- much richer than Trump --- mogul …

15 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Others

<i>“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”</i> – John C. Maxwell<p>When it comes to getting results, it takes …

One airline is trying to solve airport confusion with robots

But for travelers going through the international Amsterdam Schipol Airport this season, finding the next gate may be a little less stressful thanks to a new robot guide.<p>On Monday, the airport begins testing Spencer, a cognitive robot developed by Sweden's Örebro University.<p>Spencer will pick up …

When Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos Clash Over Reusable Rockets, We All Win

New space race gets a little heated<p>This week, a private spaceflight company did something extraordinary. Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, sent a rocket up to the lower reaches of space and then landed it back on Earth in the upright position. Nailed it!<p>The landing …

This map shows the biggest music festivals in each state

But, it isn't just about the people who are interested in music festivals but also businesses who are interested in increasing their brand awareness, community outreach, and/or sales. Imagine thousands of potential customers packed in a relatively small area.<p>Promotions Now built the map above, …

Festivals

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

Nobel Prize

9 Brilliant Books That Will Change How You See True Crime

By Caitlin Kleinschmidt | Off the Shelf<p>I love true crime. There, I said it. Though often maligned due to its associations with lurid tabloids and pulpy courtroom dramas, there are examples of the genre that are literary in quality and aspiration (and I can just feel the condescending eye-rolls from …

Pharrell was interviewed by a bunch of British kids and it was adorable

LONDON — Pharrell faced some tough questions at a press conference for his new children's book, <i>Happy</i>, recently. Questions like, "have you got any …

8 of the Spookiest Hotels Around the World

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

Portuguese scientists discover why pendulum clocks swing together

Pair of physicists bust a 350-year-old conundrum in a report that proposes a transfer of energy through a sound pulse causes clocks to synchronise<p>Almost 350 years ago, Dutch inventor and scientist Christiaan Huygens observed that two pendulum clocks hanging from a wall would synchronise their swing …

Physics

Miniature brain in a dish reveals an outsized secret about autism

Scientists hoping to uncover the origins of autism have grown a passel of miniature proto-brains in a lab, using reprogrammed skin cells to rewind the clock to the brain's earliest days of development. From these small creations have come potentially big insights into autism, a diabolically complex …

Autism

A New Beer In Japan Is Supposed To Make You Prettier

A little dose of collagen in every can<p>There’s a pervasive belief in Japan that consuming collagen – a protein in connective tissues – makes your skin more beautiful. Many Japanese women buy collagen-rich supplements, powders and food in an effort to preserve their youthful glow.<p>But now, thanks to …

Alcohol

Ancient viruses gain new functions in the brain

New research suggests retroviruses, once thought to be genetic junk, can help spur brain development<p>If thinking about the billions of bacteria taking up residence in and on your body gives you the willies, you probably won’t find it comforting that humans are also full of viruses. These maligned …

Marvel, Disney Don't Need Spider-Man

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, he’s NOT going to Disneyland! The rumor de-jour from (periodic Forbes contributor) Dave Gonzales over at <i>Latino</i> <i>Review</i> yesterday morning was that Spidey would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2018 with a role in <i>Avengers: Infinity War part I</i>. The rumor was denied by …

Marvel Universe

Sony Hack Reveals Spider-Man, Marvel Plans You Already Knew

Beyond the outrageous and silly, a lot of superhero news has leaked online in the wake of a massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures. But if the contents of the stolen emails sound somewhat familiar to comic-book fans, that's because so much of the information was already previously reported. Ahead, a …

How Fingerprints Became Part of the Modern Criminal Investigation

The topic of my Sloan project came about very organically. As soon as I decided to apply for the grant, I knew it was going to involve forensics. Then I asked myself, "What's the most common tool people associate with criminal investigation?" The answer was obvious: fingerprints.<p>After some …

Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form Of Brain Cancer, New Study Finds

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in mice has found that when combined with radiation treatment, cannabis can effectively shrink one of the most aggressive types of brain tumors.<p>In a …

5 Adults Allegedly Shoot 5 Kids With BB Guns And Force Them To Watch Sex Acts

Five adults in Pennsylvania have been accused of abusing five children by shooting them with BB guns and forcing them to watch the adults have sex, among other heinous accusations.<p>In court documents obtained by the Delco Times, the abuse ranged from “being punched, slapped, thrown over a bannister" …

Your own cells could one day 'spy' on you to track disease

Scientists from MIT have figured out how to hack living cells to store biological events around them. They modified E. Coli cells to generate so-called retrons -- a type of mutated single-strand DNA -- in response to stimuli like light or chemicals. Those lo-fi "memories" can then be read back to …

43 Facts About Your Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

If this year's iPhone release taught us anything, it's that we're a society which craves new technology, jumping at the chance to replace last year's …

Environment: News & features

Scientists Raise Doubts About Higgs Boson Discovery, Say It Could Be Another Particle

Was all the Higgs hoopla a bit premature?<p>In a new paper that has raised eyebrows around the world, an international team of scientists says there is no proof that the particle whose discovery was confirmed last year by physicists at CERN is the long-sought Higgs boson.<p>"The CERN data is generally …

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

Adorable Dog Photography That Will Make You Happy by Alicja Zmyslowska

Now hug! Three border collies are looking incredibly cute in this photo by Alicja Zmyslowka. The Poland-based photographer takes the most adorable pictures of dogs we've ever seen. Alicja had always been around photography, since her father and brother had taken photos as long as she could …

Photography

You'll Want to Travel for These 10 Craft Beers

<i>By Tom White for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>As the craft beer boom continues, serious fans go to greater lengths to get their hands on the latest limited-release grail brews. Most of them are only available for a day, aren't distributed outside the brewery or the region, and have pretty big festivities …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Turn Peanut Butter Into Diamonds

A team of German scientists has made diamonds from scratch using none other than plain old peanut butter. The exercise might sound a little …