Jamie Francisco

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7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

8 totally new games that you'll want to play soon

Trade shows like Gamescom are full of familiar faces: there are sequels and spin-offs to enduring franchises, and games that we've been hearing about at these shows for what seems like forever. Sure, a new <i>Tomb Raider</i> is cool, but these trailers and hands-on experiences tend to overshadow what's …

Hohokum review: all sizzle

<i>Hohokum</i> would be a fucking incredible screen saver.<p>Growing up in the mid-90s, I remember being vaguely fascinated with early Windows screensavers, like that flying toasters thing and the ever-popular 3D maze. They almost looked like video games, and damn it, I wanted to play them. It turns out the …

The Mystery of Murakami

His sentences can be awful, his plots are formulaic—yet his novels mesmerize.<p>Seasoned fans of Haruki Murakami, having patiently waited three years since the gamma-ray blast of <i>1Q84</i>, will have a few pressing questions about the master’s newest book, even though they may be able to anticipate the …

9 Books Everyone Is Talking About

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus</i>.<p>When a book really gets some buzz behind it, it seems like that’s the only book anyone’s talking about. You might hear from your friends or co-workers about it, and sure, you trust their judgment. But since we review around 10,000 books a year at Kirkus Reviews, we not …

The Definitive Ranking Of Scarlett Johansson Films

It doesn’t make much sense to talk about Scarlett Johansson without talking about sex, baby. She’s won Esquire’s “Sexiest Woman Alive” TWICE, tying Magaret Thatcher’s record from the go-go ’80s. Truly, in perusing her filmography, it becomes clear that she’s used her “bombshell” status to the …

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Mercuriceratops: With bony wings on its skull, dinosaur looked fly

A team of paleontologists has discovered a horned dinosaur with some seriously weird headgear. Meet <i>Mercuriceratops</i>, a <i>Triceratops</i> relative whose bony frill sports wing-like protrusions on either side of its head.<p>The discovery, described in the journal Naturwissenschaften, highlights the diversity of …

Rare white whale 'parades' off Australia

"Thar he blows!" In a scene straight out of Moby Dick, a rare white whale is back and putting on a show for his fans off the eastern coast of Australia this week.<p>First spotted on Tuesday, the albino humpback has been nicknamed "Migaloo" by researchers who track his movements.<p>On Thursday he was seen …

19 Ways Supermarkets Trick You Into Buying More Junk And Spending More Money

Sure, that produce at the front of the store looks nice. They put it there so you'll buy the Cheetos two aisles down.

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.<p>I’ve always been …

Body Language

Does Your To-Do List Make You Sad?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>As our company grows, so does the to-dos. It gets harder to prioritize what needs to be done on any given day.<p>In the …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

Science Fiction