Emily Pye

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Which Volcanoes Are Most Overdue for Eruption?

The recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala are potent reminders that our planet is capable of unleashing its pent up fury at virtually any …

Volcanoes

Three Vogue Editors On Hitting Their Hair Stride

My first silvery strands came to light in the vanity mirror of my friend’s car when I was 16 years old. I was shocked and mortified but in hindsight …

The 6 Face Mists I Use for Clear, Glowy, Happy Skin

Face mists are one of the most underappreciated beauty products out there. Often written off as just water with good marketing, most consumers are …

Consumer Reports Tested 73 Sunscreens, and This Formula Got a Perfect Score

When we recently asked dermatologists about the best thing to do for better skin in the future, their answer was unanimous: sunscreen. Says Tara Rao, …

Heartbreaking Movies You Should Never Watch Alone

We are not robots. We feel things. We can't survive on comedic bromances and CGI-ed action sequences alone. We like our <i>joy</i>, but we need our <i>sadness</i>, …

Movies

10 Underrated Horror Movies That Are Actually Scary AF

Horror movies aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, that is for sure. While some people love it, there are those who can’t stand the idea of them. Over the …

Best Horror Movies of the 21st Century

Our list of the best horror movies of the 21st century is downright terrifying. These are the scariest films around. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr …

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

The 25 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 22nd</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

How a Young Woman Lost Her Identity

Hannah Upp disappears for weeks at a time, forgetting her sense of self. Can she still be found?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Hannah Upp had been missing for nearly two weeks when she was seen at the Apple Store in midtown …

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

The dark truth about chocolate

Industry-funded research tends to set up questions that will give them desirable results Marion Nestle<p>Research was making it clear that health benefits claims for dark chocolate were unrealistic<p>Chocolate has been touted as a treatment for agitation, anaemia, angina and asthma. It has been said to …

Ivory Coast

Six Outstanding Standalone Fantasy Novels

There’s a certain satisfaction in picking up a fantasy novel and knowing it’s a standalone. For one, you won’t have to wait a year, or two, or even …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

25 of the highest-rated novels you can read in 5 hours or less

Books have been proven to make us more empathetic, equip us to deal with uncertainty and anxiety, and help to prevent cognitive decline through middle age into our advanced years.<p>With so many advantages — not to mention the fact that they give our eyes a much-needed rest from back-lit, digital …

Books

The world's 25 most scary, haunted and macabre places

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Horror

Stop pretending you really know what AI is and read this instead

You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is already totally smarter than us at, like, all the smart things. But that probably doesn’t matter? Neural networks. Machine learning. …

A first-time author unwittingly exposed the house of cards beneath “bestseller” books

It’s been an awkward few days for America’s most powerful books ranking. On Aug. 24, the New York Times issued a rare correction to one of its bestseller lists, after a strange and still unexplained series of events that fall somewhere between scam and gaffe.<p>Last week, authors and booksellers in …

Books

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

Maybe She Was Born with It: The 10 Best Eyelash Growth Serums

Or maybe it's bimatoprost.<p>As someone who has approximately seven eyelashes that all point toward my chin, I can only dream of one day growing two broom heads from my lids that are so sturdy, so thick, that when I blink, there's a gust of wind. Some sort of transplant's probably required for that, …

Makeup

Read These 13 Books and You'll Be a Better Person

Leo Tolstoy wrote that, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Reading is an ethical pursuit, and a …

Literature

The Best and the Worst Names in Fantasy Novels

Let’s face it, fantasy fans are among the hardiest readers there are. We can suspend our disbelief long enough to believe that a fifty ton dragon can …

ANU ape skull study links sagittal crest size and social behaviour

"This would be a first, because otherwise the human fossil record provides precious little about how our extinct relatives chose their mates."<p>The …

24 Things That'll Help You Stop Being Such A Hot Sweaty Mess

Unless your name is *Keith*, no one wants to see you sweat.

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

The likes of Jeanette Winterson, Mark Haddon and Sarah Perry have penned dark tales of ancient houses and hauntings, spanning the country from Audley End in Essex to York Cold War Bunker<p>Beneath Dover Castle, an imposing Gothic bulk atop the chalk hills of the English port, is a labyrinth of …

Books

These 10 Drugstore Products Make Frizz-Free Hair a Reality

Frizz happens to pretty much all of us no matter our hair type, but luckily there are a whole slew of products on the market that are reasonably priced <i>and</i> work. We're rounding up our top picks from the drugstore shelves that keep curly, straight, damaged, and dry strands in check. Click through and …

Hair Care

The case for taking forever to finish reading books

For a long time I’ve been reading one book. It’s been five years since I started <i>In Search of Lost Time</i>, and I’m only two-thirds the way through.<p>That’s fine with me. Each month as I sit down, pen in hand, back straight, at a table—never in bed, on the train, or at the beach—I find myself lost in the …