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Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in Indonesia

International Animal Rescue doesn't just help macaques; it saves and rehabilitates a variety of animals, such as India's dancing bears, migrating birds that are illegally shot down each year as they fly over Malta, and the impossibly cute slow loris, now in danger of extinction.<p>Protection of the …

Orangutans

Diagnosis: Creativity. Here's How to Catch It

When we think about the top qualities of strong business leaders, we tend to skip over one essential trait: creativity.<p>Creativity often gets mistakenly categorized as the provenance of artistic types, or an optional mode to pursue when the work day is done. Amidst the hubbub of our jobs, so many of …

How to be an internet-first journalist

Practically everything has changed in media. Here are some ways to build an audience, make yourself more effective, and find your path to success in modern journalism.<p>(<i>note: this post doesn’t pretend to tell you how to</i> <b>do good journalism</b><i>. That part should be learned the ways it’s always been</i> …

Photographer Captures 27 Side-by-Side Portraits of Dogs and Their Owners, Hilarity Ensues

<b>Photo credit</b>: Ines Opifanti via Bored Panda<p>Most dogs do not look like their owners, but after seeing these portraits by German photographer Ines …

The Gentlemen Bastards Unfold Sumptuous Stories Within Stories

Stories within stories: It's a structure as old as, well, storytelling itself. In the Western canon alone, everything from <i>The Canterbury Tales</i> to <i>Hamlet</i> to Italo Calvino's <i>Invisible Cities</i> has played with the idea of nesting narratives within each other. Speculative fiction authors such as Margaret …

Raped, Pregnant Girls Are The Focus Of This Searing Photo Project

One of the girls was told that she was a bad influence on the other girls at her school when her belly started to show after being raped by a 53-year-old man tied to a tree. Thus, they are continuously punished and stigmatized for what was done to them.<p>There are strong forces that obstruct …

Photojournalism

28 Disney-Inspired Recipes You Have To Try

Disney = good. Food = good. Disney food = GREAT.

Dessert

Pluto Has An Atmosphere, Moons, And Maybe Geological Activity. Can We Call It A Planet Now?

Short answer: It depends who you ask<p>Mike Brown doesn’t hate Pluto. The Caltech astronomer is a self-professed Pluto killer—by discovering Eris, an icy world similar in size to Pluto, Brown's work led to both worlds getting classified as 'dwarf planets' in 2006. Nevertheless, he’s avidly following …

Geology And Ancient Fossils Inspired H.P. Lovecraft To Write His Best Horror Story

Geology has inspired everything from great science fiction television to Darwin’s theory of evolution. In fact, the master of modern horror himself, H.P. Lovecraft, based some of his best stories on geological ideas.<p>“At the Mountains of Madness” is a science-fiction/horror story written by …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p><i>GQ</i>’s Zach Baron talks about it all with a generational icon.<p>By Zach Baron24 hours agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>These tested-and-approved picks …

Scientists scan the brain to see how stress undermines your diet

If you're trying to lose weight, kick off your diet by relaxing. Stress tinkers with your brain chemistry in ways that make it hard to make healthful food choices and maintain self-control, a new study finds.<p>Study volunteers who endured a somewhat stressful experience were 24% more likely to choose …

Stuck Inside?Indoor Photo Ideas Save the Day

Non-stop snow have you stranded indoors? Or maybe the flu has you quarantined?<p>Either way, keep hold of your camera ’cause there’s tons of cool stuff …

Artist Uses 3-D Printing to Create 'Shadows' of 4-D Objects

Weird Science<p>It's hard to visualize what four-dimensional objects look like — but Henry Segerman, an artist and mathematician at Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, can show you their three-dimensional shadows.<p>Segerman uses extradimensional geometry and a 3-D printer to show how objects that …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Osama Bin Laden

6 Easy Hacks for the Best Homemade Fries

Homemade fries are worth the effort. Make 'em even better with these DIY fry hacks.<p>If it's comfort food you're after, there's nothing quite like a pile of hot, fresh, salty French fries. It also happens to be just the sort of cooking project we love: Easier than it looks, and more satisfying than …

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North Korea says it sees no need to negotiate with 'gangster' U.S

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it sees no more need to negotiate with the United States, accusing Washington of plotting to “bring down” its regime, and threatened to strike back using all its military resources.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front) watches a drill by the Korean …

Putin to visit Egypt on February 9-10

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Egypt on Feb. 9-10 to discuss bilateral ties as well as regional issues in the Middle East, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks at the gala concert marking the opening of the Year of Literature in …

How to teach … ancient Egypt

From mummifying an orange to building a model temple, these lesson plans are perfect for delving into the mysterious world of the ancient Egyptians with your class

The Most Important Skills You Need to Start a Writing Career

So you want to get paid for your writing, but you've never been published. You have no formal experience, and no one's ever hired you for a …

Rare ritual jars found buried under ancient ruins in Japan intended to purify, bring eternal youth

Japanese archaeologists have made a surprising discovery beneath ancient ruins in Japan. An arrangement of coin-filled clay pots aligned to the …

10 authors of color to read in 2015

Your book list is going to get a bit longer.<p>For 2015, we want to shine a light on a few diverse authors whom everyone should know. Though not …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

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Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

Hollywood personal trainer Michelle Lovitt shares her go-to exercises for strong abs.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>We asked Michelle Lovitt to create and demonstrate a firm-abs plan, and she over-delivered. Based on principles she perfected with her Hollywood clients, …

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How to Cut Your Own Hair Without Ruining It

All you need are these expert tips. (A steady hand can't hurt, either.)<p><i>This article was written by Roxie Jane Hunt and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>DIY haircuts can be disastrous. Many of us have a horror story about those late-night, wine-fueled baby bangs that quickly became a …

Hairstyling

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

It was only after his failed attempts in multiple Dutch schools, selling art throughout Europe, and a brief foray preaching the bible to coal miners …

TV Holiday Movies 2014

"Oh, man, these holiday TV movies. So cheesy, right? They're, like, for the kind of women who set out to have a book club but mostly end up talking about Harry Connick Jr." — Me, pre-eggnog<p>The problem with the statement above is that eggnog is nigh, and so is a seasonal lowering of my standards. …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

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