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20 Stunning Photos from Young Photographers Around the World

"Pakistan" by Zohaib Tariq

White People, Please Think Long and Hard Before Covering Beyoncé's "Formation" or Rihanna's "Work"

Don't do what these people did.<p>We've spoken in this space before about the shock Beyoncé single "Formation" and its incontrovertible blackness, how it takes features and behaviors that used to be points of ridicule for people of African descent around the world and turns them into points of pride. …

Floods

17 Intimate Photos That Show Birth Is Beautiful In All Forms

"Birth is birth!"<p>For almost five years, photographer and mom Leilani Rogers has been taking stunning images of birth in its many forms -- home births, hospital deliveries, water births, C-sections and more.<p>"Birth is considered by many to be a private matter," Rogers told The Huffington Post. "And …

Look Up Mumbai: exhibition invites public to experience city's architecture lying down

In a 2013 Tedx talk, media artist and University of NSW professor Sarah Kenderdine spoke about the threats faced by cultural heritage around the world, from politically motivated destruction to climate change and mass tourism. ‘We must find strategies not only to preserve our heritage but to let …

When I grow up, I want to be...

<b>Despite their current predicament, children who have fled the conflict in Syria and are now living in neighbouring countries dream of what the future holds for them, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) sent photographer Meredith Hutchison to find out.</b><p>Girls living in Zaatari Refugee Camp or …

Domestic Violence

Viola Davis made Emmys history and spoke truth to power in her speech

On Sunday night Viola Davis made history when she became the first black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series.<p>At the end of her gorgeously nuanced speech – indeed after watching the Emmys as a whole, with wins for Regina King and Uzo Aduba – like probably every other …

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is highly encouraged. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cheesecake Bars with Melted</b> …

Dessert

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Photo of a Syrian Girl Surrendering to the Camera Breaks the Internet’s Heart

One of the most widely shared photos on the Internet in the past week has been the picture above by Turkish photojournalist Osman Sağırlı. It’s a …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

Naomi Campbell Graces Fashion Week With Her Presence, Internet Bows Down Accordingly

Sorry, everyone at New York Fashion Week. Naomi Campbell just stole your thunder. With good reason, of course.<p>The gorgeous, ageless beauty closed out Zac Posen's show Monday night in a breathtaking, magenta, sparkly, perfectly Zac Posen gown with the designer himself in tow. Naturally, the Internet …

Plus-size models give SI's swimsuit edition more curves

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever wanted a Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition with even more curves?<p>Plus-size model Robyn Lawley teamed up with Swimsuits for All last year to recreate the 2014 cover with bigger models.<p>Now she doesn't need to invent an alternate version of the magazine.<p>Lawley, who is a size 12, is the …

Plus Size

Top 10 Oscar-Worthy Filming Locations of the Year

In addition to fame and fortune, Hollywood's biggest stars also have the opportunity to travel to impressive hot spots while on set. With the award season in full swing, we've cast our votes for Cheapflights.com's top 10 filming locations from the past year. Read on to see where we wish we could …

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

Future world attractions: 50 incredible sights coming to planet Earth

Lovehomeswap.com’s list features nine huge projects in China, such as the giant Phoenix Towers, due for completion in 2018, and the eye-catching Changsha Bridge, to open next year; six in the US, including New York’s answer to the London eye and the colossal Crazy Horse Memorial; and three in …

Barber Disciplines Bad Kids with Hilarious Receding-Hairline

Instead of sending a misbehaving boy to his room, one parent recently sent their child to the barber shop. That's because A-1 Kutz in Georgia is wielding electric clippers and the power of a bad haircut as a disciplinary tool for parents. The shop started humorously advertising free haircuts for …

Barbershops

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

Strangers raise thousands for Detroit man who faces 21-mile daily trek to work on foot

James Robertson has received more than $100,000 in donations via a crowdfunding campaign<p>Kind-hearted strangers have raised almost $130,000 (£85,000) for a factory worker who faces a 21-mile round trip to work on foot.<p>Sleep-deprived James Robertson, who has a spotless attendance record, spends most …

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Grey is the “it” colour at the moment. Everywhere you turn, every page you turn stylists and designers are cocooning rooms in grey. It’s the new …

Fascinating Video Shows Women’s Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Women's News

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …