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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 …

Creativity

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 …

Books

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

Photographer Linda Forsell says her project Children Having Children portrays the reality that many Guatemalan girls face.<p>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. …

28 Disney-Inspired Recipes You Have To Try

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

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 …

Solar System

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 …

Earth Science

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

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

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 …

Photography

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

3D Printing

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 …

Religion

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 …

Cooking

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 …

North Korea
Russia

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 …

Employment

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

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

How to Cut Your Own Hair

There are, however, a few at-home tricks that could save you from the hair walk-of-shame. One, in particular, is so fail-proof that even a monkey with scissors could do it. I share it with my clients when they can't squeeze trims into their schedules.<p>As a hair pro, I'm cautious to condone extensive …

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his …

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 …

Dessert

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