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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, …

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

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Space Science
Republicans

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. …

The Walking Dead

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

“I was one of those kids that would wake up every Saturday morning early to watch old <i>Looney Tunes</i> cartoons on TV,” says artist Nicole Gustafsson. “I would just stare at the backgrounds while the episode played.”<p>Inspired by the likes of Tom and Jerry, Wile E. Coyote, and other works by famed …

Dungeons and Dragons

Uncertain Future for Earth’s Biggest Telescope

(<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 scans the skies for signs of distant …

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 …

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>Although recent studies have shown the average penis size doesn’t measure up to popular notions, and that women care less about length than other aesthetic attributes, the idea that …

Ancient History

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>That’s actually a distinct possibility as the current means of storing our increasingly large digital past exist only virtually, are inefficient and …

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 …

Fashion Photography

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

In 2013, 30-year-old photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her job in Romania to backpack around the world full time.<p>Since then, she has visited every …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

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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 …

Economics
Groundhog Day

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

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 Tennessee say he saved a 3-year-old from being fatherless.<p>What may seem like a redemption plot from a Hollywood drama is the story …

Crime

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

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>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 …

Breakfast

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 …

Tesla

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

A friendly reminder for those of you who missed it the first time around.<p>Renowned for its attention to detail across an enormous series of captivating space operas, the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise and the team behind it all contracted illustrator Hans Jenssen to playfully create a series of drawings …

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

If Donald Trump secures the Republican presidential nomination, he would start the general election campaign as the least-popular candidate to represent either party in modern times.<p>Three-quarters of women view him unfavorably. So do nearly two-thirds of independents, 80 percent of young adults, 85 …

Government

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 …

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 …

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 …

Comic Books