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Justin Bieber Apologizes: ‘I’m Not Who I Was Pretending to Be’

Justin Bieber came clean about the bad behavior that’s marred his recent career in a video posted to Facebook following an appearance on the <i>Ellen</i> …

Dreamlike Scenes by Conceptual Photographer Jenna Martin

Jenna Martin constructs alternate, dreamlike realities through her conceptual photography. Inspired by films and storytelling, the Montana-based creative takes advantage of her mountainous, serene surroundings to capture elaborate portraits that truly come to life after seamlessly blending …

Photography

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

National Parks

8 Facts to Know about Your Libido

Let's talk about sex.<p>We asked Dr. Nancy Simpkins, and internist and medical consultant for the state of New Jersey who works with libido issues in women during pregnancy, menopause and depression, what to know about sex drive.<p><b>1) The more testosterone, the higher the libido.</b> "Men have larger amounts …

Body Art: Otzi the 5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.<p>Finding the new body art, located on the lower side of Ötzi's right ribcage, "was a big surprise because we didn't expect …

Anthropology

Can Taylor Swift Really Trademark "This Sick Beat"? Yes, and Here's Why

Taylor Swift just tried to trademark "This Sick Beat." Here's why she can, and why it makes a whole lot of financial sense.<p>The internet almost …

A Revolutionary Entrepreneur On Happiness, Money, And Raising A Supermodel

A lucky few can say their work helped spur a fundamental shift in the economic model of modern societies.<p>If all goes well, Robin Chase may get to do it twice.<p>A decade before Airbnb and Uber, Chase helped kickstart the "collaborative economy" by co-founding Zipcar, which became the world's largest …

What Binge-Watching Says About Your Mental Health

It's not just that you're bored.<p>Watching a whole season of <i>The Mindy Project</i> in one sitting may seem like a perfectly good way to spend your time. But new research suggests this behavior could be a sign of something more serious than a deep-rooted concern for infatuation with Mindy …

Hike the Inca Trail in One Day? Here's Why

Machu Picchu had been high on my list of dream destinations for years. When the opportunity to visit came up last fall, the complete four-day trek …

Amazon tribe under threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Portuguese photographer Daniel Rodrigues had always dreamed of visiting the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, and he finally got his chance last year.<p>After two years of fundraising and wrestling with government bureaucracy, Rodrigues arrived at a place some might call a version of Eden: the Alto …

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The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Psychology

The Best Shower Sex Positions

Let's face it. Shower sex is as easy as fitting a king sized bed in a New York City apartment. Unless your shower is the size of a walk in closet, your options are limited. Here are four positions that can make shower sex more fun.<p><b>1. Manos en la Pared (Hands on the Wall)</b><p>Stand up straight with your …

How I Founded a Subscription Sex Toy Company

Leisa Arndt didn't buy her first vibrator until she was 25. Now she sends them straight to your door.<p><i>Leisa Arndt, 31, didn't buy her first vibrator until she was 25, several years after she'd moved to New York City from the Midwest. Now she's one of the founders of</i> <i>FrisquéBox</i><i>, an e-commerce site</i> …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

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Watch How DSLR Shutters Work in 10,000FPS Super Slow Motion

If you want to see the mechanics of how a modern DSLR shutter works, one way to do so is through slow-motion captured with a high-speed camera. …

Madonna Posts Burka Pic, Doesn't Care What You Think, Because She's Madonna

<b>Madonna</b> is 55 years old, but if you think that means she'll stop trying to get attention by any means necessary, think again.<p>The problem with …