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Danielle Bregoli: Cash Me Outside Girl Rocks Box Braids To Celebrate 14th B-Day — Pics

Cash her at the hair salon, how bow dah? Danielle Bregoli, known for her shocking behavior on ‘Dr. Phil,’ is officially rocking box braids. She just …

Pope Francis: better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic

Pope criticises ‘double life’ led by some members of his own church during the sermon of his private morning mass<p>Pope Francis has delivered another criticism of some members of his own church, suggesting it was better to be an atheist than one of many Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical …

Bill Gates: “If anybody says we don’t need the media, that’s a little scary”

The US news media are suffering from low levels of public trust and ongoing attacks from the reigning Republican party and White House. US president Donald Trump has called journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth,” saying he’s in “a running war” with them. Chief White House …

Bill Gates

Gender pay gap: Firms given advice ahead of new rules

<b>Businesses, charities and voluntary organisations are being urged to ensure they comply with new rules on tackling the gender pay gap.</b><p>Conciliation service Acas has published guidance to offer "practical advice" to firms before the rules come into force.<p>From April, companies with at least 250 …

We Talked To People Who Fought For ISIS. This Is How They Plan To Use Trump.

ISTANBUL — Abu Musab was finishing his night shift at an ISIS checkpoint in Raqqa early on Nov. 9 when the friend who came to replace him told him the result of the US election with a hysterical laugh. “They elected the dog Trump! I swear to God, he will burn the world,” he recalled his friend …

Islamic State (ISIS)

White House's Sean Spicer Stands by False Claim That Donald Trump's Inauguration Was the 'Most-Watched' Ever

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer stood by his false claim that President Donald Trump’s inauguration was the most-watched ceremony ever during …

This Human-Powered Paper Centrifuge Is Pure Genius

Inspired by an ancient toy, researchers from Stanford University have developed an ingenious hand-spun paper centrifuge. Incredibly, the device costs …

Research reveals the evening activity that can improve your mental health and wellbeing

Scientists emphasise the importance of undertaking creative activities and the particular time of day we should do so to experience the most physical …

We Asked 10 Scientists What They're Most Scared Of In 2017

Scientists have already told us what they're looking forward to in 2017. Now they tell us what they're scared of in the year ahead.<p>"Like many, I will be waiting nervously to see how Brexit affects our ability to collaborate with European colleagues. More generally, I worry that the political events …

University College London

On Cinco de Mayo, 7 Mexican Fashion Brands to Shop Now

This Cinco de Mayo consider ditching cliches of Mexican culture and instead investing in exciting new brands that are emerging south of the border. In the last few seasons, Mexican designers have come into their own, creating chic, modern pieces that also retain the artisanal flair that the culture …

73 year-old Lauren Hutton proves her supermodel credentials are as strong as ever in Bottega Veneta's new campaign

Seventies supermodel Lauren Hutton is the new face of Bottega Veneta, starring in the Italian label’s spring/summer 2017 campaign and marking its 50th anniversary.<p>Hutton, who has graced 41 <i>Vogue</i> covers in her career and was one of the world’s highest paid models in the 1970s, appears alongside Joan …

How Vera Rubin overcame sexism and invented a whole field of scientific study

Even if you never heard of Vera Rubin before her death on Christmas Day, you almost certainly heard of dark matter. Rubin was the astronomer who found it, and invented an entire field of study in the process.<p>In the late 1960s, Rubin had been working with fellow astronomer Kent Ford, taking …

Child uses sleeping mom's fingerprints to buy Pokemon gifts

A fingerprint-ID locked phone wasn't going to stop this 6-year-old from catching 'em all.<p>Online purchases have been a pain in the wallet for parents, with the Federal Trade Commission hitting Apple, Google and Amazon with complaints accusing the companies of making it too easy for kids to make …

21 of the Most Stunning Unconventional Engagement Rings Under $1,000

Not everyone wants a Mariah Carey–sized 35-carat rock. In fact, for many brides-to-be, a smaller, non-traditional engagement ring is what fits the bill. Getting caught up in the four Cs—color, cut, carat weight, and clarity—can often take away from the entire sentiment, drawing attention to the …

Jewelry

Suit: Versace used secret 'code' for black customers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Versace employee is suing the company for unfair business practices, and one of the allegations in his lawsuit is that the luxury fashion label uses a secret "code" to alert employees when a black customer enters the store.<p>Christopher Sampiro, 23, says he was fired for being of …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

Psychology

‘The Santa Clause’ Recut as a Horror Movie Is a Chilling Yuletide Treat – Watch

Tim Allen suffers from a mental breakdown, which causes turmoil amongst his family.<p>Tim Allen’s 1994 film “The Santa Clause” is a Christmas classic …

Here Is the Most Popular Fast Food Joint in Your State... Can You Spot The One Thing That Stands Out?

This has been a year filled with a lot of ups and downs. But what better way to wrap up the year than to reflect on the delicious meals you and your …

Ruby Rose Dyes Her Hair Bright Pink and Looks Even More Like a Rock Star

| Sat., Dec. 17, 2016 3:03 PM<p><b>Ruby Rose</b> lives up to her name and looks even more like a rock star with her new, edgy hairstyle.<p>The Australian actress, …

Parents Don't Get How Negative They Seem to Their Teenagers

Raising teenagers is one of the most challenging aspects of parenthood. During those tumultuous years, adolescents crave independence, and when their …

Scientists Thought They Saw A Supernova, Was Actually A Black Hole Causing Mass Destruction

Don't get too close.<p>We all make mistakes, even scientists it seems.<p>A team from the European Southern Observatory have revealed that what they thought …

The Winners Of The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year Contest

National Geographic has just announced the results of the prestigious 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. As you can see from the pictures …

Nature Photography

NASA Just Published Hundreds Of Stunning Gifs – These Are 10 Of The Best

You'll be blown away.<p>With access to Earth’s best telescopes and most distant spacecraft, it’s no surprise that NASA’s space photography is …

Black Female Chemistry Professor Awarded $324,000 to Study Rape-Investigation Methods

With the upcoming Christmas Day release of the brilliant Oscar-worthy film <i>Hidden Figures</i><i>,</i> it looks like black female scientists who rock out in …

Please enjoy this inspiring student reacting to animals in zoology class

Some students sleep through class. Some students take just enough notes to pass the final exam. And some students are like this dude.<p>Twitter user …

Zoology

Take a deep breath... inhaling through nose stimulates brain and boosts memory

Taking a big breath in when trying to remember could be a simple way to boost recall, scientists believe, after finding that inhaling stimulates the brain.<p>US researchers discovered that the rhythm of breath creates electrical activity in the brain where emotions, memory and smells are processed.<p>In …

Ryan Gosling teaches Jimmy Kimmel to waltz

Ryan Gosling keeps schooling his late-night hosts. Having previously become the first person to ever stump Stephen Colbert with a <i>Lord of the Rings</i> …

The Reason Why Most Of Us Look More Like Our Dads Than Our Moms

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …