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German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Neuroscience

Angelina Jolie Was Nervous about Her First Lecture as a Professor

The actress and filmmaker is a visiting lecturer at London School of Economics.<p>Tuesday was <b>Angelina Jolie’s</b> first day of school. The actress, who is a visiting lecturer at the London School of Economics, gave her first lecture at the Center for Women, Peace, and Security, the university confirmed in …

Angelina Jolie

11 High-Protein Smoothies With No Protein Powder

Healthy Eating

The bro culture at India’s startups leaves no room for gender equality

At a time when women-friendly workplace policies are picking up steam in India, a sexual harassment scandal at a top entertainment startup is showing that there’s still a long way to go for real gender equality at the office.<p>On March 12, a former employee of digital media giant The Viral Fever …

Sexual Harassment

Accidentally Vegan: Fresh and Light Lemon-Blueberry Scones

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'm passionate about a lot of high-end ingredients, but I've never been a butter snob. My favorite brand is whatever's on sale at the supermarket, and I never shell out for expensive European-style butter. In …

Breakfast

7 Squats Alternatives to Shake Up Leg Day and Burn Off Fat

This edition of Give Me Something New to Try will give your worn-out squat rack a break.<p>Are you doing your squats? Good. Squats are really, really important. But despite what your high school gym coach might believe, there <i>are</i> other exercises you can do, too. We asked some trainers for their input …

Workouts

All the live-action remakes of our childhood favourites in the pipeline

<i>The Jungle Book</i> and <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> are just the beginning. Here are just some of the live-action remakes Disney has in the pipeline.

Trump May Make a Very Dangerous Place to Be Trans Even Worse

LGBT people in Africa are hoping against hope that the gains they made with Obama’s help won’t be destroyed by Trump.<p>KAMPALA, Uganda—An angry crowd …

European Parliament in sexism storm as lawmaker says women are too 'small, weak and unintelligent' for equal pay

A Polish member of the European Parliament may be punished after he said that women should earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and "less intelligent."<p>Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a radical right-winger who leads a marginal party, could face sanctions such as a reprimand, a fine or a …

Feminism

My journey to Miss Bikini Body: What macros are, and what they mean for your body

<b>You may have wondered what I’m on about when I talk about macros.</b><p>Basically, it’s short for macronutrients. There are four macronutrients – protein, …

Nutrition

Trailer: Johnny Depp's 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' May Break Disney's Holiday Curse

As part of the pre-<i>Logan</i> trailer dump, although to be fair this is just as likely to be timed with <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, we have our second theatrical trailer for <i>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</i>. The fifth installment in the 14-year old franchise arrives at an odd and interesting …

Walt Disney Company

The Oscars After-Party Dresses Were Hotter Than the Red Carpet Looks

The 2017 Oscars red carpet was filled with beautiful gowns, but it was the after-party dresses that really made our jaws hit the floor. Some of our …

Women's Fashion

Oscars 2017: See What Everyone Wore On The Red Carpet

The night is finally here. Tonight, Hollywood's biggest stars are taking to the red carpet for the 2017 Academy Awards--and with out, bring out some of the biggest and best fashion of the year. Among the evening's most anticipated arrivals: <i>La La Land</i>'s Stone, <i>Loving</i>'s Ruth Negga, <i>Lion's</i> Nicole …

Film-makers can defy Trump. Depicting the lives of others is an act of resistance

As storytellers we need to examine our own practices. Are we inclusive? Are we diverse? Are we telling stories that resonate for people right?<p>At times like these it can seem hard to care about the Oscars race. Worrying about who might win best actress when we are in a state of political, social and …

Box Office

How Celebrity Production Companies Went from Joke to Box-Office (and Oscar) Gold

The story of Hollywood’s “vanity shingles,” which have gradually become some of the industry’s biggest power players.<p>On March 2, 2014, <b>Brad Pitt</b> grabbed Hollywood’s brass ring at the 86th Academy Awards: a best-picture Oscar for <i>12 Years a Slave</i>. As director <b>Steve McQueen</b> began his acceptance speech, …

Brad Pitt

India film censors ban movie for being 'lady oriented'

Alankrita Shrivastava, the director of Lipstick Under My Burkha, calls Central Board of Film Certification’s decision ‘an anachronism’<p>An award-winning Indian film with a feminist slant has been refused a certificate by the Indian censors.<p>In a letter to the producers of Lipstick Under My Burkha, the …

CBFC

Secrets of making a great film

<i>Birdman</i>’s Alejandro González Iñárritu says a film director has to be crazy, have rhythm and “baggage”, none of which can be taught<p>In his surreal year …

Twitter Gets Salty Thanking Matt Damon For Saving China In ‘The Great Wall’

<i>The Great Wall</i> — starring Matt Damon as a European mercenary looking for gunpowder in medieval China who becomes embroiled in a fight against CGI monsters (<i>totally based on a true story, right?</i>) — is in theaters today. The film rose hackles months ago when people suspected whitewashing, like when</i> …

Movies

Dear Oscars: Don’t Do to Moonlight What You Did to These 5 Black Films

Oscar season is upon us.<p>On Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor what it deems to be the best films of …

Black History

The Muscles That Actually Make Up Your Core

The Body’s Stabilizer<p>The ability to do any downward pulling movement, like a tennis serve or a pull-up, comes from the <b>latissimus dorsi,</b> or lats. This …

Muscle

Protein Powder and the Promise of Transformation

18-30 grams of protein and a lot of internalized ideas about masculinity per serving<p>Starting around the time I was 10, my brother took me with him on runs I could barely complete—off our street, across the Brooklyn Bridge, and back. I hated every minute of it. Each time my chest filled with a …

Nutrition

Getting Fit From Scratch: Mastering the Bench Press

It's about time you learn the movement people think of when they hear "gym": the bench press. It'll build your chest, arms, back, shoulders, and …

Exercise

A surprising number of people can't recognize faces — sometimes even their own

I've seen a lot of faces that I can't forget.<p>No, I'm not talking about being in love, as The Beatles lyrics might imply. Instead, I may be a super-recognizer, meaning that other peoples' faces get strangely seared into my brain — even those of complete strangers. It's not that I necessarily want to …

The Brain

Justin Timberlake on Fatherhood, His Uncertain Future and Being Best Friends With Jimmy Fallon

With his first No. 1 single in a decade — that inescapable 'Trolls' tune, up for a Grammy and an Oscar — the former boy band phenom is a dad starring …

Justin Timberlake

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Exercise

With AI, Facebook Is Making It Easier To Find Your Friends’ Photos

The tech giant’s systems can now auto-identify specific actions and find objects in photos even when they’re not tagged or captioned.<p>Facebook knows that imagery is one of the life forces sustaining the 1.86 billion people who regularly use the world’s-largest communication tool, with billions upon …

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare & The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a major catalyst in the healthcare revolution is unquestionable. We are today experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the proliferation of technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds and thereby impacting global …

Artificial Intelligence

China's first vertical forest is rising in Nanjing

Stefano Boeri Architetti is bringing the vertical forest concept popularized in Milan to Nanjing, China with the Nanjing Towers. The two green towers …

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

Earth Science