Julia F

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We Should Talk About What Sex in Committed Relationships Is Really Like

One of my favorite questions to ask friends in committed relationships is how often they have sex with their partner. Part of it is because the answers are fascinatingly wide-ranging, going from a few times a week to once every few months, but part of it is because, somehow, people seem to stop …

Michael Jackson

Couple Married 55 Years Jump in Pool to Survive California Fire; She Dies in His Arms

U.S. news<p>Raging wildfires forced an elderly couple to jump into a pool to escape the superheated air as their rented house burned — with the husband cradling his dying wife in his arms, a relative said.<p>Armando Berriz, 76, and his wife of 55 years, Carmen, 75, were on vacation in wine country with …

Wildfires

5 15-Second Styling Tricks Every Woman Should Know

<i>When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist</i> <i>Micaela Erlanger</i> <i>also divulges her</i> …

Marilyn Monroe’s Definitive Bombshell Beauty Rules, Straight From the Icon’s Mouth

When it comes to defining the eternal allure of Old Hollywood bombshell glamour, no woman has made more of an impact than Marilyn Monroe. Though dozens of bright young actresses—Michelle Williams, Lindsay Lohan—have sported platinum pin curls and white dresses to play the iconic star, Monroe’s own …

Hairstyling

What Kind of Liar Are You? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Quiz<p>Lying seems to be a deeply human trait. Science suggests our reasons for deceit might be something else we share.<p>Call me a liar, and you’re probably right. In fact, one study suggests that my fellow 18- to 44-year-olds tell as many as five lies a day. (Find out if you lie more or less than your …

The 12 Best-Selling Self Tanners at Sephora

By the time spring rolls around, we usually have a bad case of Voldemort legs (they’re so pale and hidden, all that’s missing is the black robe). Because we’re sunscreen lovers...

Frosty the 3-Legged Goat Gets Prosthetic Leg, Won't Stop Smiling

Five-year-old Frosty almost always looks like he’s smiling. And there’s good reason.<p>His owner has spent thousands of dollars to keep her beloved pet …

African Americans in the armed forces – in pictures

From the civil war to Iraq, African Americans have played a key role in the US military. A new book in the Double Exposure series, Fighting For Freedom, features a concise history of their involvement, drawing on the photographs held in the collection of the Smithsonian

4 Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Summer

While it might still be spring, a midsummer’s night is only a few weeks away. In preparation for welcoming the longest days of the year (plus chilled rosé and picnic season), we’ve gathered a few tips to update your home, ensuring you’ll be more than prepared for those summer soirées come June …

Ceramics

Sons of Guns Alum Will Hayden Sentenced to Life for Rape of Two Preteen Girls

Former <i>Sons of Guns</i> star Will Hayden will spend the rest of his life behind bars, <i>The Advocate</i> of Baton Rogue reports.<p>On Thursday, the …

Crime

All-Male Panel Fails to End Maryland Law that Forces Women to Share Custody with Their Rapists

Five Maryland legislators could have ended a policy that forces women to share child custody with their rapists. Instead the five legislators, all …

Feminism

This Adorable 5-Year-Old Doing a Unicorn Makeup Tutorial Will Make Your Weekend

Unicorn makeup junkies have something truly magical to celebrate on Sunday: It's National Unicorn Day—yep, that's a real holiday—and here to help you get in a fantastic mood for it is five-year-old budding makeup artist Charli Rose with an adorably thematic makeup tutorial. And even if you're not …

Lethal Opiates Delivered By Mail From China, Killing Addicts In The U.S.

Carfentanil is an opiate 10,000 times more powerful than morphine. And since last summer, it's been killing addicts and confounding first responders across the country.<p>The drug was never intended to be consumed by humans. But it has been used to kill and immobilize humans — reportedly, in …

Suspected Human Trafficker Allegedly Held 6 Women in $1M Atlanta Mansion and Made Them Work at Strip Clubs

Criminal accusations are multiplying against a suspected human trafficker in Atlanta, who authorities believe was holding multiple women against …

Why Men Absolutely Should Help Pay for Prenatal Care

Earlier this month, Republicans in congress introduced a bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. That means, in short, that the party is actively trying to roll back certain mandates signed into law by President Obama in 2010, and right now various congressional …

Prenatal Development

The History of Doctors Diagnosing Women With Hysteria

There are a lot of reasons you might want to have a female doctor. For one, it makes many women feel more comfortable during exams. For another, according to research, female doctors tend to have patients who live longer than their male counterparts. Still, women remain unequal in the medical …

Medicine

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer …

Time-lapse Photography

You'll Never Get the Monday Blues Again After You Read This

Ah, the Monday Blues, that loathsome adversary; ready to wreck any week with stress, worry, and general melancholy. And while some people call the Monday Blues the Sunday Scaries—the preparation for the awful morning ahead—either way, "they are a sad emotional outlook professionals tend to have …

Berlin mayor Michael Müller tells Donald Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'

Berlin's mayor has turned Reagan's famous Cold War plea to Gorbachev to tear the wall down into a plea for Trump not to build one. A proposed wall …

The Polaroid Pop prints 3-inch photos and has a 20-megapixel sensor

The zombie brand rides again<p>The Polaroid brand has been licensed to CES gadgets for years now, and so of course it’s back again this year on another new camera that mashes up digital and physical photography. It’s called the Polaroid Pop, and it shoots (and prints!) 3-inch by 4-inch instant photos …

Passing driver kills man attacking Arizona trooper on road

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who shot and wounded an Arizona state trooper Thursday along a remote highway and then started slamming the helpless officer's …

17 Bad Household Habits to Quit in 2017

We may be breaking up with New Year's resolutions in 2017, but that doesn't mean we can't pledge to quit some bad habits around the house. We're not talking extremes—no "giving up sugar <i>forever,</i>" or "<i>only</i> buying organic!!!" or "vacuuming <i>every</i> day" here—but instead simple, little things to <i>stop</i> doing …

Countertops

9 Eyeliner Tricks That Will Change Your Life (or at Least Save You Time)

Where would the world be without eyeliner? Would Adele even be Adele without her winged liner? Would Kim Kardashian even have a “natural” makeup look to turn to without her not one, not two, but three eyeliners? It’s a sad, scary place to imagine. But even though eyeliner is an integral part of our …

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

George Lucas

Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis

<b>Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine's most influential surgeons.</b><p>John Hunter had diagnosed a patient in 1786 with a "tumour as hard as bone".<p>Royal Marsden Hospital doctors analysed patient samples and case notes, which were preserved at the museum named …

8 Trends That Are Going to Be Huge in 2017

This year was a fun year if you care about trends. There were backless loafers, off-the-shoulder tops, athleisure, woven bags, bomber jackets, …

Clothing

Berlin attacker urged nephew to kill relative for Isil

The Berlin lorry attacker urged his teenage nephew to kill his uncle to prove his allegiance to Islamic State, according to Tunisian police.<p>Ferjani Fadi, 18, was arrested over the weekend in his hometown of Oueslatia, along with two others, believed to be cousins of the family, suspected of being …

What Fran Wore is the Best '90s Fashion Instagram Account

Step aside "Every Outfit on SATC" and move over "Hillary Looks," there's a new pop culture fashion-themed account about to take over your Instagram feed: Fran Fine Fashion, aka @whatfranwore.<p>It couldn't have come at a better time, with fashion hitting peak '90s nostalgia. Granted, the <i>The Nanny</i> …

Google Search

The African country the suspected Berlin market attacker was from has become a breeding ground for ISIS

Tunisia was once thought to be an Arab Spring success story — it was called the "sole democratic success" of the uprisings that swept the Middle East starting in 2010.<p>But the country has been struggling with an extremism problem that was exacerbated with the arrival of the terrorist group ISIS, …

Mexico: six severed heads found on Christmas Day

Drug war claims another 13 lives in western region riven by murders and violence<p>Western Mexico’s plague of violence has continued with the discovery of six decapitated heads in one state and the killing of seven people in another.<p>The Michoacan state prosecutor’s office said the six heads were found …