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19 Shockingly Beautiful Birth Photos From 2016

You have to see these.<p><i>WARNING: Photos might be graphic to some readers.</i>

The one thing you need to stop eating in 2017

Making a healthy choice for the new year is as simple as eliminating just one thing from your everyday diet. But what exactly should you eliminate - …

Time to decide: do we want Biff Tannen or Mary Tyler Moore in the White House?

I’ll be voting for Hillary, but the choice is bleak. My fellow Americans are so fed up with this farcical election, they are throwing dildos on to football pitches<p>Someone threw a dildo on to the playing field. It happened last Sunday, during the third quarter of a nationally televised NFL game …

New England Patriots

7 Of The Strangest Objects Seen On Mars

For thousands of years, people have gazed into the night sky and wondered about the planet Mars. After Earth, Mars is the planet with the most …

Paranormal

10 Dark Illustrations That Show the Struggles Of People With Mental Illness And Disorders

In his magnificent series of illustrations for Inktober, the artist Shawn Coss decided to portray the dark side of mental illness.

Mental Health

Film of the week: Evolution | Sight & Sound

The lost boys<p>Set in a remote village by the sea, Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s surreal horror fantasy ‘Evolution’ is an enigmatic coming-of-age tale about …

Evolution director Lucile Hadžihalilović: ‘The starfish was the one worry’

“I seem to have a bit of a problem with reality,” says Lucile Hadžihalilović. Or perhaps the French film-maker is just committed to a reality of her own. Her new film, Evolution, set on a mysterious island, is itself an enigmatic outcrop, far off cinema’s well-mapped charts. It depicts an uncanny …

Child Actors

R.I.P. Vine, 2012-2016

Vine was good and now it’s dead.<p>On Oct.27 at 12:30 p.m., Vine died. She was survived by her terrible father, Twitter. She was just 3 years old.<p>The …

Are You Sure You're Not Racist?

When my son was 4, we were crossing the Dartmouth campus when we passed an African-American student. “Mommy,” Kyle asked, “Who is the tan man?” He …

Las mejores cinco películas colombianas de terror

<b>27 Horas con la muerte (1981)</b> <i><br>Jairo Pinilla</i><p>Si Carlos Mayolo es considerado uno de los padres del cine en Colombia, Jairo Pinilla, el director de esta …

Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one.<p>In fact, I'm starting to believe that "Thank You" is the most under-appreciated and under-used phrase on the planet. It is appropriate in nearly any situation and it is a better response than most of the things we say. Let's …

Colombia referendum: Public rejects president's Farc peace deal in referendum vote

The Colombian public has voted by a narrow margin to reject the government’s peace deal with Farc, near-complete results show, delaying an official …

How some parents decided to fight back against child protective services

August 29, 2013 was Danyelle Branning’s day off. She worked as a nurse in a hospital intensive-care unit and was reading in bed at her home in …

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

¿Por qué los hipopótamos están causando problemas en Colombia?

Actualmente, Colombia sufre un grave problema y no tiene que ver con guerrillas ni política: los culpables son <b>los hipopótamos</b>, que están destruyendo …

mywisegranny.com

‘Nymphomaniac: Volume II’ review: A depraved trip to the sexual dark side

The biggest surprise about “Nymphomaniac: Volume I,” Lars von Trier’s portrait of a sexually compulsive young woman, was how funny and relatively gentle-natured it was. Although the film contained plenty of the graphic sexuality von Trier promised during the pre-release hype, its most compelling …

8 consejos y remedios para evitar la flacidez y caída de los senos

Sin importar cuál sea su forma o tamaño, <b>los senos son uno de los atributos femeninos más destacados</b> y seductores.<p>Aunque es normal que con el paso del …

¿Por qué utilizamos signos de apertura en castellano?

Los signos de apertura están en horas bajas. Para muchos, incluso, son desconocidos puesto que no aparecen de forma clara en el teclado de su …

Plastic now pollutes every corner of Earth

From supermarket bags to CDs, man-made waste has contaminated the entire globe, and become a marker of a new geological epoch<p>Humans have made enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm, an international study has revealed. This ability to plaster the planet in …

Pollution

Dutch woman held in Qatar after rape claim to be deported

A Dutch woman who spent three months in custody in Qatar after reporting that she was raped is to be deported having been found guilty of adultery.<p>The 22-year-old from Utrecht was given a one-year prison sentence by a Qatari court, suspended for three years. She was not present at the hearing. The …

Crime

X-Men: Apocalypse

Just to refresh: <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is the flashback part of the X-Men franchise, following 2011's <i>First Class</i> and 2014's <i>Days of Future Past,</i> when the …

Comics

X-Men: Apocalypse – an epic mess that must be seen to be believed

Even in a movie season known for its abundance of overconfidence, Bryan Singer's <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> arrives with an impressively cocky attitude.<p>First, the film has one character randomly decry <i>Return of the Jedi</i>, because "everyone knows the third movie is always the worst" – a knowing wink to those …

Game of Thrones recap: season six, episode two – Home

<i>Spoiler alert: this blog is published after</i> <i>Game of Thrones</i> <i>airs on HBO in the US on Sunday night and on Foxtel in Australia on Monday afternoon. Do not read unless you have watched season six, episode two, which airs in the UK on Sky Atlantic on Monday at 9pm, and is repeated in Australia on</i> …

TV Series

The solution to (nearly) everything: working less

Had you asked John Maynard Keynes what the biggest challenge of the 21st century would be, he wouldn’t have had to think twice.<p>Leisure. In fact, Keynes anticipated that, barring “disastrous mistakes” by policymakers (austerity during an economic crisis, for instance), the western standard of living …

Universal Basic Income

Stork Has Been Flying 13,000 km Every Year For The Last 15 Years To See His Injured Soulmate

Each August, a male stork named Klepetan leaves his soulmate Malena to migrate to South Africa. She can’t fly with him – her wing was injured by a …

"The Witch" Review: Supernatural story ratchets up the tension

As the new drama <i>The Witch</i> begins, healing the text “A New England folktale” appears on the screen. The words are both an introduction and a …

Five weak words you should avoid—and what to use instead

When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were filled with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them I was sabotaging myself and my writing.<p>Weak words can sneak into our writing anywhere, anytime—and when they do, they destroy the power of our …

Writing