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The 10 Worst Sex Scenes Of All Time

We spend a lot of time talking about the steamiest scenes hidden in our favorite shows and movies, both as general consumers of pop culture and here …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

The 13 Most Empowering Sex Scenes for Women

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Everything you need to know about ashwagandha—the stress-fighting adaptogen of the moment

When it comes to adaptogens—the herbs that health experts like Frank Lipman, MD, tout as nature’s miracle stress fighters—ashwagandha is arguably the …

Alternative Medicine

7 things you must do in Bhutan

The last of the Himalayan kingdoms, there’s nowhere on earth quite like Bhutan. Here’s how to get underneath its skin<p>1. Score a bullseye<p>Archery is</b> …

Ultimate Ears' Boom 2 speaker cranks the volume up to eleven

How do you make the UE Boom, one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy, even better? You make it 25% louder, water- and dust-proof, and double …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

JFK's Grandson Jack Schlossberg Jokingly Calls His Grandfather's 1962 Speech a 'Bit Boring'

Former President John F. Kennedy’s grandson, Jack Schlossberg, 22, a senior at Yale, put studying for finals on the back burner May 3 to travel from …

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How to Be as Happy as a Swiss Person Without Moving Across the Globe | Inc.com

The latest World Happiness Report is out and the country I call home, Switzerland, is number one for happiness. I didn't get a chance to read it the day it came out because I was too busy yodeling, eating chocolate and skiing down the alps to have time to read.<p>Okay, I was eating chocolate, but I …

Happiness

12 Memorable Movie Soundtracks from the Past 12 Years

The Boyhood soundtrack gave everyone a healthy dose of nostalgia last year. Here's a look at other recent soundtracks that left their mark.<p>There's a scene in <i>Boyhood</i> in which Ethan Hawke drives his Pontiac GTO across a stretch of Texas highway, windows down, his son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) riding …

Music

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

Who were America’s biggest Web traffic winners and losers in 2014?

Who were the biggest winners and losers on the Web in the USA during 2014? At SimilarWeb, we looked closely at the data we collect about Web traffic to find out.<p>We compared the ranks of 100 popular websites in the USA during October 2013 and October 2014. Here’s what we found…<p>Here’s the full list …

Foreign Policy

33 Models with the Best "Blue Steel" Runway Looks

See the models that have their own version of "Blue Steel" on the runway.<p>Who could ever forget Derek Zoolander's trademark, "Blue Steel"? A squinted stare with pursed lips that seemed a lot like his other signature looks, "Ferrari" and "Le Tigre." In honor of Zoolander's 13th anniversary today, we …

SA murder rate reflective of 'a war zone'

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)<p>Pretoria - The murder rate in the country is reflective of a "war zone", Democratic …

George Steinmetz’s Eye From the Sky

What is it like strapping yourself into the equivalent of a leaf blower, getting a running start, then taking off into the air with a camera in your hand?<p>“You have 180-degree horizontal and vertical visibility and you’re going about 27 or 28 miles per hour. You don’t need a plexiglass windscreen in …

A First Look At How Beats Music Plans to Take on Spotify, Google, and Apple

The launch also marks Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers’s year at the company.<p>Near the end of the workday Friday, an office manager at a startup in San Francisco’s industrial Potrero Hill neighborhood scurried to grab a chilled bottle of sparkling wine. The company was commemorating its App Store …

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Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents. The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011: "I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back …

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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Philips launches two new sets of Fidelio headphones

Philips and audio gear go together like peanut butter and soya and linseed bread (<i>trust us</i>), so it's with little surprise to see the company unveiling two new sets of headphones for IFA 2013. The Fidelio M1BT is a pair of Bluetooth noisyboxes that shroud 40mm Neodymium speakers inside a leather and …

IRL: JBL PlayUp speaker and the BlackBerry Q5 on Telus

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>Is it pandering to have one of our Canadian writers play with every new BlackBerry? Perhaps -- not that we …

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

creating and improvising stories for children.

<b>Creating and Improvising Stories for Children</b><p>There are lots of easy ways to improvise and create stories for children. This is something that most of …

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