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10 Trans And Gender Non-Conforming People You Need To Know

Props to these pioneers who encouraged us to embrace our gender identities, however complex they may be.<p>As HuffPost Live wraps up its coverage of October's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history month, we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight some of the bravest pioneers within the …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Hammer Films

Features To Quatermass and Beyond The Impact of Sci-Fi's Unlikely Hero<p>Features Yeti Persisted The Cinematic Legacy of the Abominable Snowman<p>Features …

Horror

Amazing Street Art Anatomy That Will Leave You Stunned

Austrian street artist Nychos is known around the world for his intricate and stunning artworks which reveal the dissections and cross sections of …

Five Haunted House Novels You May Not Have Read

I love a great haunted house novel, even if sometimes the haunting is by a demon rather than a ghost. I suppose that’s a “possessed house” novel …

Horror

Five Tips For Reading Aloud To Your Partner

It was a quiet Friday night, and my girlfriend was just putting the finishing touches on the pizza we’d made, and getting ready to throw it in the …

Malala Says She’s Changed Her Mind on Feminism

In a conversation with Emma Watson, an actress most well known for playing a nerdy teenage witch, Malala Yousefzai revealed that she has recently …

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Welcome to Slab City.<p>Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in …

6 websites that let you download free ebooks

Flickr/Peter Macdiarmid<p>If you're a voracious reader, chances are you've run into the book lover's biggest problem: Spending too much money on …

Rob Zombie shares the ultimate Halloween playlist

Rob Zombie knows a thing or two about getting spooky — peep these album names from his time as White Zombie frontman as well as a solo act:</i> …

Anthony Bourdain Thinks His Latest Tattoo Was A Really Bad Idea

World traveler and fellow <i>Archer</i> enthusiast Anthony Bourdain stopped by <i>The Late Show</i> to promote his graphic novel, as well his CNN series <i>Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown</i>. Bourdain had a clip for an upcoming <i>Parts Unknown</i> episode in Borneo, where he thought it would be a great idea to get a hand-tap …

Anthony Bourdain

CIA torture survivors sue psychologists who designed infamous program

• Psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen targeted by lawsuit<br>• ACLU sues on behalf of suspects subjected to mock drowning and more<p>Survivors of CIA torture have sued the contractor psychologists who designed one of the most infamous programs of the post-9/11 era.<p>Related: US torture report: …

Michelle Obama tells teenage girls: 'Stop Instagramming pictures of food'

#62milliongirls: The First Lady has teamed up with Charlize Theron, Beyonce and Julia Gillard to campaign for girls' access to secondary education<p>The teacher looked out across a huddle of Harlem students. Bouncing with energy and enthusiasm, every one of the teenage girls sat before her was …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

We’ll only listen to John Oliver: The crisis we caused, and we need to help fix

<b>(Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)</b><p>We’ve waged a disastrous war for 15 years. We bombed Kunduz’ only hospital. We are desensitized to what we’ve done<p>Ben Norton<p>October 8, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Imagine living in the middle of a war -- a war waged by a foreign superpower that has dragged on now for almost 15 years. …

Afghanistan

India’s Lake of Toxic Foam Is So Polluted It Sometimes Catches Fire

Despite its tropical climate, parts of Bangalore city in southern India have been experiencing what looks like snow. Except, it’s not actually snow, …

More Unusual Dice Designs

From Shapeways to Kickstarter and beyond, unique dice designs are big business<p>As we saw a few years ago with Chuck Stover's work and yesterday's post …

Crowd Funding

A Few Things You've Probably Never Noticed About 'Nighthawks'

This video takes a close look at Edward Hopper's most famous painting.<p>It's been referenced in everything from <i>That '70s Show</i> to <i>The Simpsons</i>, influenced <i>Blade Runner</i> and Tom Waits albums. It's one of the most recognizable American paintings, but, in all likelihood, you've never thought of …

How your snacks force you into gender stereotypes

If you see a tub of fat-free probiotic yogurt emblazoned with the words "for a man's body" or "hell yeah, yogurt," don't be surprised if you're …

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

One weird cocktail has spread to menus worldwide. Because it works.

Every time I see the Trinidad Sour creep onto a cocktail menu, I think of a song about the Chelsea Hotel. A locus for countless musicians, artists and writers over the decades, the hotel is an icon of New York weird, and in Alejandro Escovedo’s “Chelsea Hotel ’78,” the chorus consists of Escovedo …

My Ginger Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 2 1/4 cups (285 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour<br>• 2 teaspoons baking soda<br>• 2 teaspoons ground ginger<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 8 tablespoons (113 grams) unsalted butter, melted and just warm<br>• 1/4 cup (85 grams) unsulphured mild or full-flavored molasses …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

According to the conventional view of history, humans have only walked the Earth in our present form for some 200,000 years. Advanced civilizations …