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These Striking Photos Recreate the Horrors Inside Ecuador’s Secret Conversion Therapy Facilities

Photographer Paola Paredes used herself to portray the stories of survivors.<p>Even though she grew up in Ecuador, Paola Paredes didn't learn about the <i>Clinicas de Deshomosexualizacion</i> until a friend told her about them four years ago. Housed inside seemingly normal drug and and alcohol rehab clinics …

Memory Loss

Meet Hulk, a 175-Pound Pit Bull and a Lovable Gentle Giant

Meet Hulk, an enormous pit bull that lives in New Hampshire. He's only 18 months old but is already 175 pounds and growing, making him one of the world's largest pit bulls. Hulk is even trained as a professional guard dog by his owners, Marlon and Lisa Grannan. They run Dark Dynasty K9s, which is a …

This Slow-Mo Clip Shows What It’s Like to Photograph Planes Landing at Maho Beach

A video posted by Paul Luning (@pluning) on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:45am PST<p>Maho Beach in the Caribbean islands is famous for being a place where you can …

Magnificent Faucet Swirls Water into Elegant Patterns

A London student recently designed this conservation-friendly faucet that swirls your water into captivating geometric patterns as soon as you turn on the tap. The faucet weaves small jets of water into intricate, cross-hatched designs that look like they belong on delicate crystal glassware. The …

Why I Enrolled in Preschool at Age 33

Snack time, mostly.<p>I wasn't sure what to expect when I arrived for my first day of Michelle Joni's "Preschool Mastermind" preschool for adults. But I was excited — excited enough to take two trains to Brooklyn in the snow and slush, and hobble on a broken toe to experience my first day of …

Another Table Design Inspired by Natural Bodies of Water

What Greg Klassen did for rivers, Christopher Duffy does for oceans<p>Do you remember Greg Klassen's River Collection of tables? To refresh your memory, …

Microsoft pulls Xbox One under the Windows 10 umbrella

Microsoft just moved one step closer to bringing Windows and Xbox gaming together. The Xbox Live SDK, which allows developers to build Xbox …

When Life Gives You Lemons, Just Keep on Shooting

Earlier this year, I dropped my Minolta 28mm f/2.8 in the ocean where it sat submerged for at least two minutes. I don’t have any tools on hand to …

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

This Museum is Designed for Fun 3D Illusion Photos Featuring Visitors

While major art museums around the world are issuing bans on selfie sticks, there’s one unusual museum in the Philippines that’s continuing to …

This Is What Mr. Right Looks Like, According to Science

Based on many, many studies, here's what to look for.<p>Ah, science. Where would we be without it? It's put a man on the moon, it's cured polio, it's told us how many licks it actually takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. But if there's anything in this world that is beyond the reach of cold, …

New Book: Sweet Portraits of Mothers with Their One-Day-Old Babies

We've followed photographer Jenny Lewis' series <i>One Day Young</i> for the past few years, showing you beautiful portraits of mothers with their newborn babies. Taken within 24 hours of their birth, the portraits show babies who have just emerged from the womb, with their caring mothers holding them in a …

Mass Grave With 200 Skeletons Found Under Supermarket In Central Paris

Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal remains of more than 200 people.<p>The grave came to light after the Monoprix supermarket company called on the French National Institute for Preventive …

10 Things You Never Knew About Your Vagina

Wait, how is my vagina similar to a glass of wine?<p>The way I see it, there's no way anyone can know everything about her vagina. There have to be some rarely known facts about vaginas that only doctors or scientists know. So when I went looking for these facts, most of them seemed like there was no …

Photographer Captures What Male Entitlement Feels Like to Women Who Experience It

“Boundaries” is a project by photographer Allaire Bartel that aims to capture what it feels like to be a woman in an atmosphere of male …

The Oscars: Red Carpet In Pictures

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

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