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Here Are a Lot of Photos of Celebrities Wearing Bikinis

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A Watercolor Artist Wants To Paint Female Nudity Without Shame

Fahren Feingold captures the space where the ethereal meets the erotic.<p>Watercolors have an uncanny ability to turn even the most banal of subject matters into phantasmagorical visions that seem snatched out of a dream. Layered atop a canvas, the stuff seeps ever so gracefully in this direction and …

The wine tasting that shocked the world — and forever changed what we drink

By Dave McIntyre<p>Dave McIntyre<p>Bio Follow<p>Forty years ago, a publicity stunt for a small wine school in Paris changed the world of wine forever. The scene would look unremarkable today: Nine wine professionals swirling, sniffing, sipping, spitting and scoring their way through 20 wines in a “blind …

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7 hidden features in the latest Snapchat update

Between motion-tracking emoji and face swapping with saved photos, there's been no shortage of feature-packed Snapchat updates of late.<p>But there's a …

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It’s #TattooDay — Check Out These Inkers Who Elevate The Art Form

Tattoos are becoming damn near ubiquitous these days. It’s pretty hard to think of a celebrity under 40 that doesn’t have at least one (or more). Any amount of time spent watching sports, scrolling through Instagram, or drinking at a bar, and you’re going to see some ink.<p>I’ve been getting tattoos …

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5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

20 Inspiring Photos of Life ‘Off the Grid’

For our newest group show, “Off The Grid,” we partnered with ImageBrief and put out a call for images that depict what living life “off the grid” …

Latino Legends That Deserve Their Own Horror Film

Abandon all hopes for a peaceful night of sleep...<p>From <b>La Llorona</b> to <b>La Luz Mala</b>, these superstitions and myths have haunted and spooked generations of brave souls. You may have to leave the light on tonight -- these 13 Latin American tales deserve their own horror films:

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Review: The Sigma DP2 Quattro

Normally, we look at a camera from a holistic point of view and compare it to the competition or the class leader. This unfortunately doesn’t make …

Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction | Salon.com

<b>Ludwig van Beethoven, Winston Churchill (Wikimedia/AP)</b><p>Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction<p>Visionaries throughout history reported that intrusive ideas helped them create and caused them anguish. Here’s why<p>David Adam<p>February 7, 2015 7:30pm …

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Aristotle Said Blondes Have Better Sex, New Book Reveals

The Greek philosopher and scientist wrote extensively about sex, both animal and human.<p>What is life? What is a soul? These are some of the questions Greek philosopher Aristotle asked. And we're still asking them today.<p>Aristotle also could be considered the world's first natural historian. Acclaimed …

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The 14 Most Bill Ackman Things Bill Ackman Has Ever Said

Hot on the heels of his latest New York Times profile, in which the outspoken hedge fund titan offers up some of his choicest quotes yet, here's a look back at some of the most memorable Ackmanisms, presented without comment.<p>Q. Have you had your deposition taken before?<p>(Ackman) A. Yes<p>Q. I imagine a …

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Mark Cuban: The True Reason Companies Die | Inc.com

All The Game Of Thrones Fan Theories You Absolutely Need To Know

If there's two things fans of the <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> book series can agree on, it's that 1) author George R.R. Martin is weaving an incredibly …

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- - Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual …

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12 Habits of Really Successful People (‘Mad Men’ Edition)

The world has changed radically, but some of the habits that led to success in the 1960s have timeless application today.<p>Years go by, fashion changes, but the things that really successful people do each day are timeless.<p>Here's a case in point: <i>Mad Men</i>, the hit television show about the partners and …

Robin Williams Fulfilled Bucket List Wish For 21-Year-Old Mom With Terminal Cancer

In the week since Robin Williams’ passing, it has emerged that this beloved actor’s skills stretched far beyond the big screen.<p>Perhaps one of his greatest yet least-known talents was his ability to bring light to complete strangers who were facing their darkest days.<p>When Vivian Waller, 21, was …

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55 Men's Medium Hairstyles & Male Haircuts For Magnificent Bastards

If you’re a bit of a goldilocks when it comes to your hair – not too short, not too long, but in between – then you’ll be pleased to know there is …

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17 Things Happy People Say Every Day

Are you as happy as you wish you were today? If not, try saying a few of these simple, inspiring things to other people. They won't just improve your mood; they'll trigger positive reactions that will legitimately make you feel happier, too.<p>There's an easy-to-articulate, hard-to-implement best …

Confident People Never Do These Things

20 Things Confident People Never Do<p>Her heart was pounding.<p>A dozen pairs of eyes were staring her way.<p>The only thing between her and complete …

Stop Being a Jack-of-All-Trades. Join the Billion Dollar Unicorn Club.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Due to the cash-strapped, frantic nature of launching a product into the world, most startup founders are forced to be a jack-of-all-trades, master of some.<p>Typically a successful technology startup will have one founder who is business …

Working with Chinese Buyers: An Agent Perspective

RealtyTrac staff writer Octavio Nuiry recently interviewed Sheril Liu, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Premier Realty in Irvine, Calif., about her experience dealing with the growing trend of Chinese buyers purchasing homes at an average of $800,000 a pop in this Southern California city that is …