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Artist Carves the Entire Alphabet into Pencil Lead

Taiwanese carver Chien Chu Lee also carves Instagram likes and Christmas presents.<p>Cyclists have the Tour de France. Chefs have the fugu fish. Ninjas have the Ninja Warrior Challenge. For those who carve miniature sculptures from pencils, using 0.6 mm mechanical lead is the pinnacle of difficulty. …

What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals invited local designers to build shelters for a …

Five years of Sword & Sworcery: the history of a weird and beautiful game

How <i>Sworcery</i> came to be involved a lot of happenstance. Sometime around 2003, Guthrie received a postcard in the mail. It had some pixel art on it and a short note from Adams, saying that he was a big fan of Guthrie’s music. As a response, the musician mailed back a burned CD featuring some …

Courageous Cancer Patient Recreates the "Birth of Venus"

Washington DC-based portrait photographer Jonathan Thorpe captures an incredible image of his friend and model Heather Byrd, in which the young woman (who also happens to be a cancer patient) is at the center of a thought-provoking recreation of Botticelli's <i>Birth of Venus</i>. Standing in as the …

Art

This Baby Elf On The Shelf Is The Cutest Thing This Holiday Season

Cute elf + cute baby = cuteness overload!

These Adorable Illustrations Remind Us That Love Is In The Little Things

Romance is all around.<p>Artist Philippa Rice has drawn comics and illustrations based on her life with boyfriend Luke Pearson since 2011.<p>Rather than illustrating grand romantic gestures, the Bristol, UK-based artist focuses in on the small but sweet moments couples share -- like falling asleep on the …

Cute

'The Kitty Convict Project' may be the best way to rescue runaway cats

"An elegant solution to a tricky problem."<p>Over ten million pets go missing in the United States every year, and, as Petfinder reports, only one in three will be found.<p>While that's already really sad, there's also this: lost cats are much less likely to be recovered than dogs.<p>As ExplodingKittens.com …

21 Before and After Photos of Adorable Puppies Who Become Beloved Dogs

Many dog owners have captured the incredible transformation that occurs when a playful puppy turns into a loyal adult dog. They start out as small figures with adorable young faces and gradually become older in body, mind, and spirit. Physically, their bodies undergo a drastic change, but viewers …

Namibia’s Semi-Nomadic Himba People Captured in Unforgettable Photographs

The Ovahimba are semi-nomadic cattle breeders who live in the Kaokoveld region of south western Africa, an arid but beautiful scrubland along which …

Read Before Riding: Horses Have Consciousness

Book Talk<p>Horses have been domesticated for 5,000 years, but we’re still learning about how they think.<p>Horses were domesticated more than 5,000 years ago and have been deeply connected to humans ever since. In <i>The Horse: The Epic History Of Our Noble Companion</i>, Wendy Williams harnesses a lifetime in …

Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

Breakfast

The St. Paul’s rape trial was horrific—and exactly what American women should have expected

The St. Paul’s School rape trial was sickening for so many reasons, but it was far from unusual. The treatment of the victim, the gender-skewed jury, and the paltry one-year jail sentence were all par for the course.<p>In fact, New Hampshire is better than elsewhere in the US, as it at least legally …

New Hampshire

Star Wars Battlefront beta players logged 38 full lifetimes of gameplay

If the public, three-platform beta that finished two weeks ago was any indication, <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> is going to see some serious playtime when the full game launches next month.<p>We already knew that more than nine million players participated, but developer EA DICE has rolled out some additional …

This Message from Jennifer Lawrence Will Inspire You to Ask for a Fat Raise

Don't let the "lucky people with dicks" hoard all the money.<p>Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence recently detailed her own experience with the wage gap in an essay for Lena Dunham’s <i>Lenny</i> newsletter titled, “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?”<p>Jennifer wrote about learning she made …

A Sneak Peek at Humans of New York: Stories

"My kids are teenagers now, and they’re going off on their own. And you understand it, but it’s hard for it not to hurt.<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Brandon …

It's hard to believe these Star Wars Battlefront screenshots are real

You could make your own, in theory (but probably not in practice)<p>If you're one of the millions of people mourning the end of the <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> beta earlier today, these screenshots from designer and artist Berdu might ease your pain. The game is beautiful in motion, but it becomes something …

What It's Like to Get Your Period When You're Homeless

Four women tell all.<p>Having your period in general can be harrowing experience, but it's even more so for homeless women. What do you do if you don't have a pad or a tampon? Or access to a bathroom? Cosmopolitan.com spoke with four women to find out how they deal.<p>Sarah, 26<p>"Anytime that I would get …

Homelessness

I don't care if Star Wars Battlefront is good

<i>Pacific Rim</i> isn't a very good movie.<p>I've seen it around eight times now, with and without my kids. The pacing is horrible. The protagonist is a sodden bore. There are entire subplots that make very little sense, and the scientist characters are actively painful.<p><i>Pacific Rim</i> is also one of my …

Women’s Problems And Everyday Lives In Hilariously Honest Comics

Sarah C. Anderson takes a funny look at what it's like to be a modern woman in her web-comic “Sarah's Scribbles.” Anderson graduated from the …

21 signs you're a narcissist

You're more likely to find a narcissist in the C-suite than on the street, research suggests.<p>That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a ruthlessness in getting their needs …

Psychology

Yes, It Hurts. Why Women Leave The Men They Love

In a marriage both a man should be willing to make commitments that will make his wife comfortable... thus she can always love him and never leave

18 Reasons Every Woman Should Follow Poet Rupi Kaur On Instagram

"our backs / tell stories / no books have / the spine to / carry"

SOMA and the dirty, nasty side of human nature

<i>Warning: this piece contains story spoilers for SOMA</i><p>In so many games, I daresay <i>most</i> games, you hurt other people in the course of normal gameplay. You might kill (or at the very least, beat up) your enemies. You might destroy property or steal things. Maybe you just butt-stomp a bunch of goombas. …

See Final Fantasy 15's chocobo drifting and fishing mini-game in action

Chocobo riding in <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> will be fast, furious and feature a little drifting, Square Enix revealed in a video that debuted at Tokyo Game Show today. In the newly released gameplay video of next year's role-playing game, Noctis and friends are shown riding, flying and sliding on the series' …

The scale of the solar system comes down to Earth in this video

The scale of the solar system is truly mind boggling.<p>Earth alone is more than 92 million miles from the sun, but even on a smaller scale, the moon is …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

How To Love A Single Mother

<i>http://www.pdpics.com/</i><p>I've only been at this single parenting thing for a few years, but I've learned some valuable lessons (both good and bad) about how relationships are different once you have a tiny person to consider. I've also observed my single mom friends navigating these waters over the …

Raped, Pregnant Girls Are The Focus Of This Searing Photo Project

Photographer Linda Forsell says her project Children Having Children portrays the reality that many Guatemalan girls face.<p>One of the girls was told that she was a bad influence on the other girls at her school when her belly started to show after being raped by a 53-year-old man tied to a tree. …