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Hitler 'had tiny deformed penis' as well as just one testicle, historians claim

Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias which left him with an abnormally small manhood, according to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie<p>It has long been suspected that Hitler's conquest of Europe was an attempt to compensate for a lack of potency elsewhere.<p>But the notorious …

World History

10 Best Dressed: Week of February 22, 2016

For front row fashion, it was a split between the minimalist femme fatale and the folkloric maximalist.

Tricks To Help Clear Your Mind

<i>What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Jim Stone, Productivity and Creativity Consultant, on Quora.</b><p>Learn how to Clear Your Mind<p>I poll people regularly about how overwhelmed …

A CEO says the key to loving your job is asking yourself one simple question

This post from Gary Vaynerchuk originally appeared on Quora as an answer<p>The key to loving your job is to ask yourself one simple question: <b>What is my biggest strength?</b><p>Think about it: So many people are in jobs they hate because they haven't found that one true passion.<p>They are good at a few things, …

4 Ways to Effectively Handle Employee Burnout

<i>Answer by John L. Miller, former recruiter at Microsoft, on Quora.</i><p>The best things to help prevent burnout when the symptoms first show up are:<p>1.</b> …

6 Awkward Questions People Ask at Holiday Parties (and How to Answer Them) | Inc.com

<i>What are some diplomatic answers to the stereotypical awkward questions at holiday family gatherings? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p>I have a very loud, nosy, often-inappropriate family. Unsolicited …

Stereotypes

The seven stages of writing a novel

Anna Caltabiano self-published her first novel at the age of 14. Now with three published novels under her belt, the 18-year-old author and student shares some marvellous writing tips for teenage writers and beyond<p>Check out the Guardian children’s books homepage<p>The seven stages of writing a novel …

Writing

NFL meeting: Strong feeling for two teams to relocate to L.A., says Irsay

<i>Live reports from the NFL owners meeting:</i><p>NFL owners hope to vote on potential relocation by a team or teams to Los Angeles when they meet in Houston on Jan. 12 and 13.<p>"I think there will be a vote," Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said.<p>New York Giants owner Steve Tisch has a "strong hope" that …

NFL

Mark McGwire leaves Dodgers to be Padres bench coach

Coaches are coming and going all over the baseball landscape, with the<p>Dodgersas active as anyone.<p>The latest move came Wednesday afternoon when the<p>Padresannounced they had hired Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire as their new bench coach for Manager Andy Green.<p>McGwire is taking over in San Diego for …

San Diego

Manning says he doesn't know when he'll be back

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — All the speculation over returning Brock Osweiler to his backup role when Peyton Manning gets back could prove a waste of time.<p>Manning isn't close to being healthy.<p>The Denver Broncos' 39-year-quarterback told a select group of news outlets Wednesday, including The Associated …

5 Classic German Christmas Cookies

When it comes to Christmas cookies, German bakers know what they’re doing.<p>Beautiful, delicious and nearly impossible to pronounce (try to say …

The Weird Things That Are Inspiring the Latest Baby Name Trends

Instagram filters, anyone?<p>BabyCenter recently released its annual Baby Names Survey and the Top 100 Baby Names of 2015. And among all of the traditionally popular names — like top spots Jackson and Sophia — there were a myriad of names firmly entrenched in the modern age.<p>For example, many people …

Meet Sandra Bullock’s New Daughter + Find Out Her Name!

Back in 2010, Sandra Bullock was already an Academy Award-winning actresses, <i>People Magazine’s</i> 2015 Most Beautiful Woman Alive and one of the biggest stars in Hollywood when she decided to add the title of “mom” when she adopted her little boy Louis. The megastar celeb just became a mom for the …

Sandra Bullock adopts 3-year-old foster daughter Laila

Sandra Bullockhas indeed adopted a second child — a little girl named Laila.<p>The Oscar winner introduced Laila, a 3½-year-old from Louisiana whom she fostered, on the cover of People on Wednesday.<p>Bullock, 51, who covertly adopted her son Louis, now 5, at the height of awards season in 2010, has been …

Brad Pitt

Juneau police defends response after mayor's death

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The police chief in Alaska's capital city defended his department's response after the newly elected mayor was found dead at home, bruised and bloodied, and speculation ran rampant as to the cause of his death.<p>The speculation was fueled — and the attention surrounding the case …

Exclusive: Instagram Reveals Its 10 Most Photographed Hotels of 2015

Condé Nast Traveler has the first look at Instagram's ultimate list of photo-ready hotels and resorts around the world, pulled together using geotags and hashtags to track what hotspots are the most 'gramable. Full of selfies with Mickey Mouse at Tokyo Disneyland and beach-goers lounging in the …

Universal Orlando

Under The Right Conditions Our Sun Could Produce An Enormous Superflare

It's the end of the world as we know it<p>Solar flares are gorgeous, but the delicate fiery loops that we've observed during humanity's brief study of the sun are nothing compared to what other, similar stars are up to.<p>In a recent paper, researchers detail their observations of 'superflares' on a …

Astronomy

The list of potential Yahoo buyers is already being drawn up

The obvious candidates to purchase Yahoo's internet business include telecommunications and media companies as well as private equity firms.<p>Verizon Wireless, which acquired AOL for $4.4 billion in June, and IAC Interactive, the online-services holding company, would both "likely explore a …

The Latest: California county to close most offices for week

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting at a social services facility in San Bernardino, California (all times local):<p>11:44 p.m.<p>…

California