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This Reddit User's Crazy Before-and-After Stretch Mark Photo Is Going Viral

Stretch marks are natural. They're so natural that I've heard everyone from my sister to my cousins to my friends—even acquaintances—complain about …

Skin Care

12 Facts About The Ningen, The Creepiest ‘Animal’ You’ve Never Heard Of

The Ningen, Explained<p>Ningens are humanoid creatures that live in the icy waters near Antarctica. Ningens are humanlike and are completely white in …

Paranormal

Bodybuilding grandmother, 68, is chatted up by 'weedy men' who think she's a goddess

Bodybuilding grandmother, 68, who can lift her own body weight reveals she is chatted up by 'weedy men' who see her as a 'goddess'<p><b>Grandmother Angela</b> …

'Solo' Porn Parody Looks Like an Extremely Liberal Take on Star Wars

Chances are if you enjoy a little bit of pornography from time to time, you’re not watching for the plot. However, the trailer for the <i>Solo: A Star</i> …

Star Wars

Interview: Millennial Artist Creates Beautiful Oil Paintings Inspired by Old Masters

Brooklyn-based Russian oil painter Maria Kreyn‘s Old World sensibilities seep through her paintings. The skilled figurative painter forged her own artistic path, leaving behind studies in mathematics and philosophy to pick up a brush. After time in Norway, where she apprenticed for a master painter …

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Mysterious 20-foot sea creature covered in shaggy hair washes up on Philippines beach

A giant hairy sea creature washed up in the Phillipines over the weekend, causing locals to flock to the San Antonio beach to snap pictures of the mysterious "blob" that many dubbed a "globster."<p>The carcass of the animal, which measured about 20 feet long, according to The Sun, was spotted on …

Interview: Portraits of Heavily Tattooed People With and Without Clothes On

Photographed over the course of three years, Alan Powdrill‘s <i>COVERED</i> is an interesting look at tattoo culture and our perceptions of people with body art. As tattoos have become increasingly commonplace and mainstream, the old adage “don't judge a book by its cover” is proven to the fullest by …

UK bank manager 'Miss Tank' is award-winning bodybuilder in off-hours

Meet the super-fit female body-builder who works in a bank — and her name is literally "Miss Tank."<p>Amelia Tank, 26, balances a busy life working at a major U.K. bank with a gruelling fitness routine. The 5-foot-7-inch communications manager trains twice a day, three times a week, lifting weights …

Beyond Good And Evil 2 Shows Off First Combat Gameplay Footage

Ubisoft has provided fans with another look at Beyond Good & Evil 2. During a special "Space Monkey Report" livestream, the developers shared more details about the game's world and showcased some new--albeit brief--gameplay footage.<p>Unlike the first title, Beyond Good & Evil 2 places players in the …

The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Look, I’m not here to tell you who to date.<p>Attraction is an incredibly subjective matter. What entices one person bores another. What repulses you …

A guide to the craziest new outdoor art in NYC

It’s amazing what you’ll see in the city streets these days — rhinos in the East Village; Snoopy and friends in Hudson Square, and half-men, …

Brains From Decapitated Pigs Kept Alive Outside Body for Up to 36 Hours

A deeply weird experiment could change the definition of death.<p>There are two ways to determine whether a person is legally dead in America. Either …

Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World That You Don’t Want To Own, Ever!

Most of these paintings are either hanging in galleries, or locked away. However, people claim that owning copies, prints, or even looking at them …

I Tried To Capture The Neon Dreams Of Tokyo And Hong Kong

When I arrived in Tokyo two years ago to pursue a career abroad as a creative, one thing struck me from the beginning: the capital of Japan portraits …

Artist Uses Hundreds of Shards of Chinese Porcelain to Create “Wearable” Art

Chinese contemporary artist Li Xiaofang uses porcelain to make wearable art that pays homage to China's past while looking toward the future. Xiaofang takes hundreds of shards of porcelain, some dating back to the Song, Ming, and Qing dynasties, and puzzles them together into magnificent porcelain …

Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok to Explore DC Rebirth's Three Jokers Mystery

Batman is finally getting back to his most important case.<p>One of the biggest twists to come out of the DC Rebirth relaunch in 2016 is the reveal that …

Geoff Johns

Fetish Cosplay Comes To The Nintendo Switch

Today, <i>Shin Den Ai: Nani ga Hoshii no?</i>will be released on the Nintendo Switch in Japan. The download stars fetish cosplayer and model Eri Kitami. The …

kitami

First-Ever Footage of Anglerfish Mating Is as Horrifying as You'd Imagine

Deep sea anglerfish look like some kind of tragic holdover from the Precambrian Era, with their large head, dead eyes, fang-like teeth, and glowing …

7 High-Protein Coffee Shakes That Will Make Any Morning Better

You’re running late and know that breakfast will take too long to put together. So you just grab a cup of coffee and hit the road. Sure, you’ll get …

Healthy Eating

Artist Takes Months to Capture Every Detail of Japanese Women in Ethereal Oil Paintings

At first glance, these portraits of Japanese women look like a series of stunning photographs. However, it might surprise you to find out that they weren’t captured through a camera lens—instead, they have been rendered in oil paint by the incredibly talented Japanese artist Yasutomo Oka. Each …

Our Favourite Cosplay From Madman Anime Festival In Perth

Over the weekend Perth kicked off the extended Aussie cosplay season with the local Madman Anime Fest, one of the first conventions of the year. As …

Zarya Cosplay Flexes Some Muscles

On the left is Zarya, hero of the Overwatch universe. On the right, regular human Mina Petrovic with one of the best pieces of Zarya cosplay we’ve …

Anime

Paper Quilling Genius Uses Impressionist Techniques With a Contemporary Twist

Paper is a powerful tool in creativity. Aside from being a place for effortless sketches, it can be folded and sculpted into three-dimensional works. Yulia Brodskaya is one artist who transforms the everyday material into wondrous and colorful creations. She does so with her amazing <b>paper quilling</b> …

Barber Tells This ‘Shy’ Insurance Man To Grow A Beard, And It Ends Up Transforming His Life

If our list of men before-and-after growing a beard didn’t convince you that males look way better with facial hair, this story definitely will. …

This Dark Version Of Kawaii Subculture Spotlights Mental Health Issues In Japan

When you think of kawaii fashion, the first thing that pops to mind is Japan's Harajuku district filled with people in frilled, pastel-colored …

Prehistoric spider-like arachnid found preserved in amber, and it even has a tail

If you’re one of the many people who have a fear of spiders, going back in time 100 million years apparently wouldn’t have done you any good. A new, …

Anime teacher, 20, dresses in full cosplay in the classroom and says the kids ‘love it’

<b>A reception teacher is so committed to living as an anime-style cartoon character that she works in the classroom with young children in full cosplay.</b><p>…