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Yale University Unveils 170,000 Fascinating Photos Documenting the Great Depression and WWII

During the mid-1930s, in the thick of the Great Depression, the New Deal administration sent photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein to document all walks of American life across the country. Under the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, those …

Great Depression

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release family photo and select Montessori nursery

Prince George will attend the West Acre Montessori school nursery in Norfolk, close to the Cambridges’ country home<p>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a Christmas family photo with their two children, taken in the gardens of Kensington Palace in the autumn, as they announced Prince …

Marlon Brando

An ISIS defector says the group is recruiting people for attacks in Germany

The man, whom Der Spiegel identifies as 27-year-old "Harry S.," is in custody in Germany and cooperating with authorities who are conducting an investigation. He reportedly spent three months in Syria with the terrorist group, which is also known as the Islamic State, ISIL, and Daesh.<p>Harry said …


RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Nude Yoga Girl Contorts Her Body into Works of Art Without Breaking Instagram's No Nudity Rules

Twenty-five-year-old Nude Yoga Girl isn't aiming to defy Instagram's nudity policy–she instead wants to use her yoga skills to create bodily works of art. “With my account I want to inspire people to realize that everybody is very beautiful and capable of [doing] amazing things with their bodies,” …


The 'age of the human' may not become the age of destruction

Our dominance on Earth comes with great responsibility. The Paris climate deal proves that there is hope for our planet – as long as we remember that<p>Homo sapiens has become so dominant a force shaping the properties of the biosphere that scientists now refer to the past two centuries as the …

Hunter Gatherers

Lynx Cubs in Scotland: Pictures

United Kingdom

Why Richard Branson Dropped Millions on This Travel Company

It's like OpenTable for travel experiences and excursions.<p>It’s happened to us before: We’ve arrived in a country where we don’t speak the native language, have a hotel booked—but not much else—and want to go exploring. Without a concierge at hand, we’re on our own when it comes to picking …

Walking Tours

& Other Stories’ Latest Campaign Celebrates Women That Are One-Of-A-Kind

with tattoos, scars, birthmarks, and body hair<p>Established in 2013, & Other Stories is a lingerie company that promotes collections of pieces functioned as comfortable and ready-to-wear. For the AW/15 season, & Other Stories wanted to showcase femininity with pastel pinks, deep maroons, jet blacks, …

Women's Fashion

Mind-Blowing Photorealistic Pencil Drawing

Italy-based artist Diego Fazio, better known as DiegoKoi, is bound to blow you away with his incredible drawing skills. One of his newer pieces titled <i>Sensazioni</i> is an unbelievably hyperrealistic pencil drawing of a woman that has caused people to question the truth of its medium. Is it really done …


21 photos that show why a small town in Tennessee was just named America's next hot travel destination

The results were based on increases in positive traveler feedback as well as increased interest in accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.<p>This year, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, was ranked as the top US destination travelers should have on their radar. It also came in fourth place on TripAdvisor's …

National Parks

Ukraine says Russia looted two Crimean oil rigs

Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine last year and the loss of the peninsula's valuable energy assets has been a particular sore point for cash-strapped Kiev given a long-running energy dispute between the two countries.<p>On Monday Chornomornaftogaz said it had moved the two rigs, worth 25 billion …


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How Alessandra Ambrosio, Chanel Iman, and More Lend Holiday Hair a Bohemian Touch

It may be red-lipstick season, but this winter has seen elegant hair statements convey as much festive polish as a swipe of poinsettia pigment. After embellished buns and Grecian wreaths recently offered fresh inspiration for the updo-averse, the red carpet set is relying on a stealth upgrade that …

Creating A Character In Black Desert Online Is An Epic Undertaking

The first closed beta test for the Western version of fantasy MMO <i>Black Desert Online</i> is live, giving select players their first taste of what we once …

Board Games

Hillary Clinton goes after Donald Trump, Ted Cruz for wanting to 'carpet bomb' ISIS

Clinton went after real-estate mogul Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in her foreign policy address at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.<p>Speaking on US counterterrorism efforts, Clinton said that "waging and winning this fight will require serious leadership."<p>"We can't afford another …


Grateful Dead Bio-Series in Development at Amazon

Bob Weir to oversee music for show based on ex-roadie Steve Parish's memoir, 'Home Before Daylight'<p>A limited-run Grateful Dead bio-series is in the …

F*ck the Swear Jar

or, <i>Five Reasons I Don't Give an Eff About Swearing in Front of My Kids</i><p><i>Artwork by Wylder Levkoff, Age 8</i><p>Three years ago, my husband made a unilateral promise to our kids: each time he or I swore, we would put a quarter in the Swear Jar. If and when the jar filled up, the money would be theirs. First …


Nooo! These Celebrities Are Breaking a Major Rule About How to Wear Leggings

We're seriously considering dialing up the fashion police because three style offenders just landed on our radar! Leggings, the super-comfy staple that the athleisure movement rides on, are fantastic to wear but definitely come with some a few dos and don'ts for how to wear them (i.e., we think …


Pictures of the day: 15 December 2015 - Telegraph

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Famous Dutch Owl Loves to Land on the Head of Local Residents

A peculiar Dutch owl has helped the small town of Noordeinde to achieve a considerable amount of fame. When the 6lb. European Eagle Owl started landing on people's heads, residents were extremely confused. Many even thought that the owl had escaped from a nearby aviary.<p>After photographer Menno …


Nigerian troops clash with militant cleric who leads pro-Iranian sect

Up to 20 feared dead after confrontation with followers of Ibrahim Zakzaky, self-styled follower of Iran's late Ayatollah Khomenei<p>Nigerian troops have killed up to 20 followers of a militant Shia cleric who wants the country to have its own Iranian-style Islamic revolution.<p>The bloodshed came during …


Stanford, UPenn, and others are still breaking the law on clinical trial reporting

Since 2008, most research labs have been legally required to publish the results of their clinical trials to a federal database at ClinicalTrials.gov — but according to a new investigation by <i>Stat News</i>, that just isn't happening. The investigation found that top labs at Stanford, University of …

Clinical Trials

Here's The Best Way To Apply Deodorant, According To A Scientist

When was the last time anybody actually <i>showed</i> you how to wear deodorant? It seems self-explanatory: Take lid off. Wipe onto pit. Put lid back on. Smell good.<p>But are you really doing it right, in the way that it will be the most effective in keeping you dry and smelling fresh and fine? And how do …


Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think

The theory behind a basic income scheme is that the government largely abolishes the costly, complicated, bureaucratic welfare state, where payments and transfers are based on status, personal circumstances, or the qualifications of the applicant. Then the pot of welfare money is simply divided …

Basic Income