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Here’s What Skincare Products You Should Never Mix Together

<i>This article originally appeared on Look</i><p>With beauty brands offering more potent ingredients in skincare than ever before, we’re all becoming our own …

This is What 100 Sheets of Stacked, Laser-Cut Paper Looks Like

Eric Standley (featured previously) is an artist and educator (associate professor of studio art at Virginia Tech) whose ongoing series of 3D laser …

The Beach (detail), Sally West, oil on canvas, '16

ArtworkThe Beach (detail), Sally West, oil on canvas, '16 (i.redd.it)<p>submitted 1 year ago by<p>137 comments<br>• report

TIL that in 2012, a blind woman wrote a book on a notepad with rubberbands wrapped around to indicate lines. Her son read chapters back to her for edits then sent them to typesetters. Once, she gave her son 26 blank pages because the pen lost ink and police helped reform it in a five-month effort.

Notepads

/u/czerniana on Misty Copeland the first African American prima ballerina of the American Ballet Theatre

African-American News

Vesturhorn in the clouds at sunrise. Iceland. [OC], [1600x1200]

Iceland

Took a turn down a dirt road in Uganda and came across this beautiful crater lake [OC] [4608 x 3233]

Crater Lake

MIT develops new Wi-Fi that's 330% faster and twice as big as existing tech

The latest development from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is a breakthrough we can all get excited about. A new …

Wi-Fi

FTC Wants Better Disclosures for Sponsored Social Media Posts

If a company is paying you to shill a product on social media, you better do more than write a little #ad hashtag at the very end of your post.<p>PCMag …

Why Food Manufacturers — And Few Others — Are Thrilled About The GMO Labeling Bill

The bill approved by the Senate Thursday has fairly lax labeling requirements compared to a Vermont law.<p>A bill approved by the Senate late on Thursday to create a national standard for labeling foods with genetically engineered ingredients is already facing strong criticism from labeling …

Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …

Ben-Gurion University

Man Charged With Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Girl On American Airlines Flight

The flight attendant told FBI agents she saw "a single tear" roll down the girl's cheek.<p>An unaccompanied 13-year-old girl endured "30 minutes of hell" on an American Airlines flight as a man allegedly groped her repeatedly, her attorney says.<p>The 26-year-old man, Chad Cameron Camp, was arrested …

Stanford Sexual Assailant Blames "Party Culture" For His Behavior In Letter To Judge

Read the statement Brock Turner's victim responded to in her letter.<p>Turner, 20, was convicted on three counts of sexual assault. Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced him to six months in county jail and probation, saying that a longer sentence in prison would "severely impact" the …

A Woman Who Survived A Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Showing Off Her Beach Body For The Best Reason

"We are ALL made with imperfections and there is so much beauty in our flaws."<p>The then-24-year-old was out enjoying nature with friends when they spotted a homemade zip-line. Copeland was playing on the zip-line when it snapped, gashing her leg, her father wrote at the time.<p>She was treated for the …

Friend Retracts Defense Of Stanford Sex Assailant As Bars Cancel Her Band's Concerts

Brock Turner's friend initially wrote a letter saying the sexual assault was a "huge misunderstanding."<p>Turner, 20, was convicted of three counts of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on the Stanford campus after a fraternity party in 2015.<p>Turner had faced a maximum 14 years …

This Mom Fought Off A Guy Who Was Trying To Kidnap Her Daughter

Surveillance footage showed the mother in a "tug-of-war" against a man who had tried to abduct her 13-year-old from a Florida convenience store.

Former Oklahoma officer sentenced to 263 years in prison for sexual assaults

Daniel Holtzclaw will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted for raping and sexually assaulting eight different women while on duty<p>A judge on Thursday sentenced Daniel Holtzclaw, the former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping and sexually assaulting eight different …

Jada Pinkett Smith Suggests People Of Color Should Boycott The Oscars

"Should people of color refrain from participating all together? People can only treat us in the way in which we allow."<p>Actress Jada Pinkett Smith called out the Academy Awards on Saturday for nominating predominately white stars and questioned whether people of color should boycott the awards show.<p>…

The Struggle to Finally Desegregate American Cities

The government had a plan to provide low-income housing in Baltimore by giving incentives to developers. But two years later, not a single housing unit has been built.<p>The effects of racism can be invisible, but they're obvious if you drive around Baltimore: The center of the city is over 60 percent …

Housing

Pray that you don't win the Powerball – it would be terrible

The odds of being rich, famous and happy are even worse than actually winning the $1.5bn jackpot<p>The Powerball prize as of this writing is hovering at $1.5bn and everybody is freaking out. People who haven’t been inside a gas station since pay-at-the-pump was invented are lining up at registers …

Jakarta attacks: Islamic State militants claim responsibility – as it happened

Six explosions reported in Indonesian capital Isis says its “crusader alliance” was behind the attack Five attackers confirmed dead A Canadian and an Indonesian also killed Read the latest summary

Killer Mike Talks Racial Inequality, Bernie Sanders on 'Late Show'

"If white people are just now discovering that it's bad for black or working class people in America, they're a lot more blind than I thought," …

Middle-class

Maddow demolishes Donald Trump with horrifying side-by-side comparison to segregationist George Wallace

“Close your eyes and listen to reports from the ’68 election — it’s almost like they’re talking about Trump”<p>On "The Rachel Maddow Show" Tuesday evening, host Rachel Maddow played clips from the 1968 presidential campaign of George Wallace, the pro-segregation Alabama populist, and asked her viewers …

Still coddling the “affluenza teen”: Ethan Couch’s team confuses human rights with comfort

His mother Tonya is back in the States, but Couch remains in Mexico with a stay of deportation<p>Okay, sure, let's talk about poor young Ethan Couch's human rights. That sounds like a great strategy for a legal team to take. And it might yet hold up in court, but wow, it's a hell of a thing to ask the …

Bruce Buffer Reacts After Floyd Mayweather Cites Conor McGregor in Racism Claim

UFC announcer Bruce Buffer has rejected claims made by retired boxer Floyd Mayweather that Conor McGregor gets away with trash talk due to the colour of his skin.<p>Buffer spoke to TMZ as he left Gold’s Gym and was asked about the remarks made by Mayweather. The announcer claimed UFC featherweight …

The FBI has been tracking an 'unhinged' anti-Muslim activist Oregon protester for months

There is, however, a glaring exception: Jon Ritzheimer.<p>But unlike his new compatriots in the standoff in eastern Oregon, nobody seems to have known that Ritzheimer — a patriotically tattooed Marine from Arizona with a penchant for posting melodramatic videos online — was passionate about federal …

Rights & Freedoms

An Alleged Sexual Assault Was Posted To Snapchat And Set Off An Internet Manhunt

Users were shocked by a video uploaded to Snapchat and then Facebook of two men assaulting a woman at a party.<p>"I posted the video thinking it was the right thing to do, because it had shocked me," Uytterelst said. "On Facebook, I asked people if they knew the two men and they sent me information …

Williamsburg Restaurant Has the Audacity to Sell a $100 Doughnut

Leave it to Williamsburg to be the home of a $100 doughnut. That's the hot item at Manila Social Club, a Filipino restaurant in the neighborhood, reports Business Insider. The absurdly steep price tag is thanks to solid-gold coating and Cristal Champagne icing.<p>The Golden Cristal Ube Donut, as it's …

Per Usual, Everyone on The Bachelor Has Long Hair

Another season of <i>The Bachelor has begun</i>, and once again, we are watching. As we have for the better part of our adult lives. Even though we already know 90 percent of what will happen because during the show's 20-season (!) run, shockingly little has changed. Last night's premiere of Ben Higgins' …