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Girl Canon: 50 Essential Books About the Female Experience

Everyone knows that, statistically at least, girls read more than boys. But the classic, canonical growing-up books, at least in American culture, …

Books

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

Written by Georgia McCafferty, CNN<p>This story was originally published in February 2016.<p>US space agency NASA has just released a series of retro recruitment posters that advertise potential positions it may one day need filled on Mars.<p>First commissioned in 2009 for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space …

Trump won’t win. In fact, the US could be on the brink of a liberal renaissance | Michael Cohen

With voters set to reject their nominee, Republicans could lose control of Congress, ushering in a progressive era<p>For much of the past year, Donald Trump had lived something of a charmed political life.<p>Sure, he scapegoated Mexican immigrants and Muslims (not some, but all). He lobbed crude insults …

Zombie Apocalypse Quiz: How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?

Take this quiz and find out how long you would survive amongst the walking dead. There are easy, intermediate and hard questions all mixed together. …

Illustrator Nicole Gustafsson's cute critters and whimsical worlds started with Bugs Bunny

"I've been creating art since I was a kid and never really stopped."<p>Gustafsson’s work pulls from a range of influences; everything from her love of fantasy and <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> to the beautiful landscapes of her home in the Pacific Northwest. While her pieces often tackle different subject matter, …

Uncertain Future for Earth’s Biggest Telescope

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>(<i>Hear Nadia Drake interviewed live about the Arecibo telescope on Science Friday from Public Radio International, on Friday June 10 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST</i>.)<p>Tucked into a sinkhole in the Puerto Rican jungle, the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope …

Radio Astronomy

35 Cool Photos of Cat Ladies We Want To Be Friends With

A long time ago, the phrase “cat lady” was used to poke fun at women who chose to be single, growing old and devoting all their care and attention on …

Socialist Bleakness Illustrated by Marcin Wolski

Eastern Bloc, a set of illustrations by Marcin Wolski portraying the bleakness of eastern socialist times.<p>Marcin Wolski is a young graphic designer …

Stereotypes

Big penises were for ogres: Why so many classical sculptures are so modestly endowed

David’s peter is tiny by design. The Greco-Romans considered a small phallus a sign of intelligence and distinction<p>Kali Holloway<p>May 20, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Although recent studies have shown the average penis size doesn’t measure up to popular notions, and …

Ines Rau Is Speaking Out, Breaking Boundaries, and Lifting the Veil on the Life of Trans Models

Ines Rau has always been outspoken. The French model’s animated personality and captivating on-camera confidence has helped land her work with visionary photographers like Willy Vanderperre and Bruce Weber, but unlike many of her model contemporaries, Rau doesn’t share every last detail of her …

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Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

How is Donald Trump affecting American culture?

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul turned politician, has upended the election conversation like no other recent candidate. Whether he wins or loses the Republican nomination, his run for president is unarguably one for the history books.<p>To better understand and explain Trump's impact, we asked …

Microsoft is turning DNA into the ultimate storage device

Imagine that future civilisations are looking for evidence of us. Digital human life. And they find nothing.<p>No Buzzfeed. No Slack. No GitHub. Nothing.<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard Fork.CLICK IT<p>That’s actually a distinct possibility as the current means of storing …

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby's – in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it<p>Through the Lens: Fashion Photography …

A photographer has spent 3 years taking pictures of women to see how beauty is defined around the world

1/<p>This is Mihaela Noroc posing in Bogotá, Colombia. The 30-year-old photographer travels the world taking photographs of women from different …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

A map of the world's currencies, and how they compare to the USD

The value of currency differs across the world and often change over time. The currency exchange rate converts the value of one form of currency into another.<p>Knowledge of this rate is especially useful when traveling to different countries. In a recent article released by Reuters, currency market …

Great Britain

Psycho thrillers: five movies that teach us how the mind works

Power, violence, death and reality … the movies can teach us plenty about life’s big issues. From the Godfather to Groundhog Day, five psychologists pick the films that tell us what makes humans tick<p>Ten days ago in London, the Hungarian director László Nemes hosted a preview screening of his film, …

Groundhog Day

Marine infamous for urinating on Taliban corpses helps foil girlfriend’s alleged hit-man plot

By Travis M. Andrews<p>Travis M. Andrews<p>Pop culture reporter covering music, movies, TV, comedy and celebrity culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In 2012, a Marine Corps staff sergeant was court-martialed for being among a group of snipers who urinated on the fresh corpses of Taliban fighters. In 2016, police in …

U.S. Marines

Emergency Pancake Syrup, a Simple Hack You'll Actually Use

I'd like to tell you I'm the sort of person who's tasted her way through every sugar shack in Vermont, that I know a guy who knows a guy across the border, that I skip past lesser grades in pursuit of the elusive "Canadian No. 3." I want to say those things because they're so much more romantic …

Carbon Dioxide

Tesla is about to face the biggest challenge in its history

Last week in Los Angeles, CEO Elon Musk presided over the unveiling of the electric-car maker's wildly anticipated mass-market car, the Model 3.<p>I was there, and the Model 3 looks sharp, although I'm less enthused about its design than I was when it was first rolled out and I was given a short test …

The Astoundingly Intricate Engineering of Famous 'Star Wars' Vehicles and Scenes

1 of 10<p>2 of 10<p>3 of 10<p>4 of 10<p>5 of 10<p>6 of 10<p>7 of 10<p>8 of 10<p>9 of 10<p>10 of 10<p>You may also like<p>Entertainment<p>Watch the First 12-Minutes of 'Star Wars: The …

Star Wars

Trump would be least-popular major-party nominee in modern times

By Philip Rucker and<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Robert Costa<p>Robert Costa<p>National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns<p>Email Bio Follow<p>If Donald Trump secures the Republican presidential nomination, he would start the general election campaign …

Elections

I'm Not Male. I'm Not Female. Let Me Tell You Why.

And other helpful tips. Not from "him" or "her," but from "them."<p>You'd be surprised how many people ask me about my crotch. It's a lot. I have had people ask me which "parts" I have, how they look, what I plan to do with them. I don't run around with a sign that says "ask me about my crotch," but …

Hidden Spaces Uncovered Beneath the World’s Overpasses

In cities across the world, the sight of concrete flyovers has become something of a normality – a testament to modern living. In her latest project</i> …

Alton Brown Makes a Gallon of Carbonated Ice Cream in 10 Seconds Flat

Alton Brown has been the world’s preeminent food science wizard since the early days of the Food Network, and he’s about to embark on his second …

Alton Brown

Artist's hyper realistic drawings will bend your brain

This is one way to save on groceries.<p>Artist Howard Lee has an amazing talent for creating extremely realistic drawings, often of different foods.<p>Lee …

Digital Art

See How DC Comics Writers and Artists Reacted to 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

I reached out to several writers and artists from DC Comics to get their take on <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>. Their reactions were mostly …

Beauties of Nature: Paintings by Miho Harano

Dreamy paintings where humans and nature coexist by Japanese artist Miho Hirano based in Chiba, Japan. Her subjects appear at one with their …