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Great Photorealistic Paintings of NYC

L’art de manier le pinceau et de faire en sorte que le réel et le résultat se ressemblent comme deux gouttes d’eau est visiblement le point fort de …

Eating half the recommended amount of salt per day could increase the risk of heart attacks, scientists warn

People who cut back their salt intake to half the recommended amount per day may be more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke, scientists have warned.<p>Eating less than three grams of salt a day could lead to serious health problems in the future, according to a new study, which found current …

In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.<p>Yet the 52-year-old from the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, is struggling with the idea of voting for her party's presumptive presidential nominee.<p>"I'm just …

Government

New Infertility Treatments For Women 35-45

What if there was another way to address your infertility instead of going through the status quo of treatment? Instead of relying on the “standard …

The Secrets of the Woman in Hitler’s Bathtub

Discovered for her beauty when she was almost run over, Lee Miller went on to have one of the greatest careers that was later undermined by the …

Women in London Are Having More Abortions Than Anywhere Else in England

We asked an expert whether any of the clichés surrounding abortion rates are true.<p>Image via Flickr user Daniel Lobo<p>Abortion rates among women in London are higher than the rest of the country, a survey by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has shown, revealing that nine out of the ten areas …

Supporting Bernie Sanders Does Not Excuse Misogyny

The last few weeks have exposed a darker side of the progressive movement.<p>If Donald Trump's campaign has exposed America's "racist underbelly," then the Bernie Sanders campaign has exposed the progressive movement's misogynist underbelly. Some Sanders supporters seem to think that supporting a …

Is It Safe to Smoke Weed While Pregnant? Separating Science from Hysteria

The deficiency of scientific evidence continues to stop mothers from using the drug out of fear of harming their baby or being accused of child abuse.<p>Shaleen Title lost 30 pounds during the first trimester of her pregnancy due to a crippling case of hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition characterized …

You hired some star designers. Great! Now what?

Memo to the C-suite: Lean into design thinking, building and communication as core to your leadership team.<p>Innovative tech companies know that great technology and marketing will get you partway to success. Great design — and talented designers — must be central to your company to truly unlock the …

Stop Policing Women's Voices

If you can't get past a woman's voice to listen to her words, that's on you.<p>On Wednesday, Amanda Terkel, managing editor for politics here at The Huffington Post, called a professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Terkel was checking a reference on a potential intern's …

Feminism

This Mesmerizing Video Reveals How Those Drippy Lips on Instagram Are Made

Even if you're not someone who loses her chill over all things lipstick, you've got to admit, there's nothing like a good makeup how-to. It's science. (Remember that time we got to the bottom of why brow tutorials are so addictive? The same principle applies here.) So we feel fairly certain in …

Lips

Science creates cheap Dom Perignon ... without the grapes

Wine lovers may scoff, but a San Francisco start-up claims it can reproduce classic vintages without "grapes, yeast, or fermentation," City A.M. reports. "We can turn water into wine in 15 minutes," <i>New Scientist</i> quotes as saying Ava Winery.<p>Mardonn Chua and Alex Lee got the idea to make wine when …

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 …

The pain and perks of traveling while tall

During our around-the-world trip, whenever I (Andrea) needed to locate my travel pal (Jabin), I simply looked up. No matter where we were — a crowded landmark in Mumbai, a boisterous outdoor market in Hong Kong, a hectic airport gate in Madagascar — Jabin’s treetop head usually cleared the crowd by …

Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

Modest Muslim Clothing Store Hopes To Cater To People Of All Faiths

The Orlando store is one of the first Islamic boutiques to open up in a mainstream mall.<p>Muslim fashion bloggers and designers have been making an impact in the online fashion world for years. Now, one exclusively online modest fashion company is taking a big leap of faith by opening a …

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

Cinematography

Trump's Self-Pitying Aggression

The Republican’s personal attacks mirror his foreign policy—using a sense of victimhood to justify overreactions.<p>Roughly five minutes into his interview on Wednesday night with Fox’s Megyn Kelly, Donald Trump said something that’s crucial to understanding his political success. Kelly asked him …

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 …

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.<p>We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading …

Report: Military punishes sex assault victims

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For seven months before she was assaulted at an Air Force base in the south, Shelby Willis, then 18, filed "at least 10 complaints" about the harassment she was being subjected to by a senior airman.<p>"Within two weeks of filing a report, they [staff sergeants] said I was causing …

The chef cooking his way to a cannabis revolution: 'I'm a scientist at heart'

As others find the perfect wine to match their meals, Christopher Sayegh, the Herbal Chef, pairs pot and cuisine as he subtly infuses meals with marijuana<p>On Wednesday morning, 9 November 2016, the consumption of marijuana might be legal in the state of California. Those only familiar with my home …

7 things you should never do in Yellowstone

Mother Nature is beautiful, but she doesn’t have a voice. She can’t defend herself from overzealous, or uninformed, humans. If she could, she probably would have told the Yellowstone tourists who recently put a baby bison in their car that the calf wasn’t cold—and, instead of helping the animal, …

Timeline: Major plane crashes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The disappearance of Flight MS804 en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday is the latest on a long list of air incidents over the past three years.<p>While investigators are yet to determine what happened to the EgyptAir plane, recent crashes have been blamed on a mix of bad weather, …

Airplanes

What colour shoes should I wear with a white dress?

The beauty of a white dress is it's pure versatility. When worn with a tan it's a phenomenal look, and in between seasons, wear under a tough-looking leather jacket and black ankle boots and you're every bit as chic, if not a tad warmer. Yes, the white dress is a real hero.<p>But what shoes to wear? …

Military Sexual Assault Victims Discharged After Filing Complaints

The scariest part of Emily Vorland’s relatively uneventful 2009 deployment to Iraq was that the enemy wore Army green, just like she did. When a …

Here's What Happens When Women Refuse to Be Masturbation Sleeves

The language might sound harsh. But the message couldn't be any more important. Woman have to stop allowing themselves to be penetrated by men who think that putting their penises into a vagina constitutes sex, let alone pleasurable sex for both parties.<p>I have to think that the number of emails I …

Relationships

7 Women Reveal the Worst Places They've Ever Had Sex

One and done.<p>RELATED: How to Discreetly Turn Each Other On in Public<p>RELATED: 5 Unfortunate Things That Can Happen When You Have Sex in a Hot Tub