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Athletes Gasp for Oxygen in Nike’s Dramatic Ode to Air

Breathing. Everybody does it, but it’s especially important for athletes.<p>A new ad for Nike VaporMax Air sneakers features a mix of pro and amateur …

Agency Creatives Offer Their Own #MeToo-Era Takes on the Classic Valentine’s Day Card

In the four-plus months since the New York Times and The New Yorker broke news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, …

Buy a cat, stay up late, don't drink: top 10 writers’ tips on writing

Made a New Year resolution to start writing that novel? Take some writing tips from Leo Tolstoy, Muriel Spark, John Steinbeck and other famous authors<p>Over the past year, Helen Gordon and I have been putting together Being a Writer, a collection of musings, tips and essays from some of our favourite …

Top 10

Moving Pictures of a Young Amy Winehouse

Charles Moriarty, who was only 20-something at the time, was in charge of shooting Amy Winehouse’s mythical album Frank album cover. These pictures …

Amy Winehouse

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

Mysterious Apocalyptic Message Interrupts TV Broadcasts in California: 'Violent Times Will Come'

Many Californians’ regularly scheduled broadcasts were interrupted Thursday morning with strange emergency messages warning of extraterrestrial …

Netflix Is Making Stranger Things Versions of Classic ’80s Movie Posters, and They’re Amazing

If you weren’t already aware, Netflix’s acclaimed paranormal series Stranger Things returns Oct. 27 for another trip to the fictional town of …

Nigerian girls as young as 13 increasingly trafficked to Italy to work as street prostitutes

Nigerian girls as young as 13 are increasingly being trafficked to Italy to work as street prostitutes, experts have revealed.<p>The girls are promised jobs as baby sitters and hairdressers once they arrive in Italy but instead end up on the streets selling themselves for as little as 10 euros (£8.90) …

The creepy, real-life ghost story that’s taking over Twitter

Illustrator Adam Ellis says he’s being haunted by a child ghost. Twitter is lapping it up.<p>Thu, Sep 7, 2017, 05:00 Updated: Thu, Sep 7, 2017, …

Wonder Woman Gal Gadot backs mocked Sri Lankan cosplayers

<b>Hollywood actress Gal Gadot has thrown her support behind two young women in Sri Lanka after they were cyber-bullied for cosplaying as Wonder Woman.</b><p>The two had become the target of a wave of online memes, body-shaming and harassment.<p>Both Gadot, who played the character in the recent blockbuster …

Astrologers warn the solar eclipse could seriously impact Trump and the nation

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated Donald Trump's Mars sign. He was born with Mars in Leo.</i><p>Donald Trump’s future, astrologers say, is written in the stars, and they predict Monday's total solar eclipse will have serious consequences for the 45th president and …

Neo-Nazi featured on Vice News cries in fear in online video

A white nationalist who was featured prominently in a <i>Vice News Tonight</i> story about the "Unite the Right Rally" in Charlottesville, Va., tearfully shared his fears of being arrested for his part in the violent demonstration in a video circulating online.<p>Cantwell says he heard there was a warrant out …

Women of color who left Google share stories of racism and discrimination

Where there's sexism, there's probably racism.<p>Following the publication of fired Google engineer James Damore's memo arguing that women are …

Women of Color

Turn Your Tiny Bathroom Into an Organized Oasis

There's nothing worse than having one of those pedestal sinks that has no counter space — it can really make your morning routine a challenge. Aside from tiny countertops, sometimes having a smaller-sized bathroom makes it hard to keep all your products in place and looking neat. Luckily, there are …

Urban Outfitters

What’s the best meditation style for your personality type?

Everyone has their own fitness personality: Some people can’t get enough of SoulCycle, while others see tapping it back to a Katy Perry song as their …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

A year ago, dressed in suffragette white and addressing a cheering, weeping convention, Hillary Clinton stood for possibility. Now she is a reminder of the limits women continue to confront — in politics and beyond.<p>More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have …

McDonald's

Dog used car salesman wants YOU to go for a ride in the car

Deals, deals, deals and also treats and ball and walks.<p>Dog car salesman Brus Griffin, of Brus Griffin's Motor World, is operating without a license …

Want to Create a Trail-Blazing Social Media Campaign? Here Are 13 Tips From Brands like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks

Running social media campaigns can be quite different from managing your social media profiles on an ongoing basis.<p>Unlike your ongoing social media …

Social Media

This astronomer's poem beautifully explains the monumental discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets

A few of the worlds might even be habitable.<p>The monumental discovery has prompted scientists to launch a website for the planetary system — and yes, it has an equally monumental domain: trappist.one.<p>Researchers inspired by the new planetary system, which is about 39 light-years from Earth, are …

Study: Marijuana Can Help Battle Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Addiction

The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress …

Mental Health

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

House lawmakers passed the biggest health reform bill since the Affordable Care Act

After three years of wrangling, the House on Wednesday passed a $6.3 billion bill that would dramatically overhaul the way drugs are approved in the United States.<p>The 21st Century Cures Act is a bipartisan effort that’s been in the works since April 2014. The idea behind the bill is that the Food …

Administrative Law

Making the world’s most controversial ad campaigns

Two male sailors are locked in a kiss as their shipmates celebrate the end of WW2; a young man points a gun while text instructs parents on the importance of teaching kids to kill; a black man dives into a ‘whites only’ pool in an apartheid-divided South Africa. Believe it or not, these are all …

Watch Drake and Dave Chappelle Lose It Over a David Blaine Trick

A good magic trick operates on several levels, and David Blaine’s latest is no exception.<p>On his new special <i>David Blaine: Beyond Magic</i>, he asked Dave …