Mary Powers

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Kelly Clarkson Covered 'Shake It Off' And Taylor Swift Loved It

Kelly Clarkson performed in Buffalo, New York on Saturday and decided to pay tribute to Taylor Swift. Clarkson broke into a soulful cover of Swift's "Shake It Off" during her set, which then set off screams of excitement from the crowd.<p>Swift saw a video of the performance on YouTube (in which you …

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17 Products Hairstylists Hoard

According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>According to Hollywood's top hairstylists, celebrity clients get sticky fingers when it comes to these no-fail products.<p>Courtesy Christophe Robin

5 Must-Have Apps For Every Bride-to-Be

Avoid becoming a Bridezilla with these wedding planning apps that will help with every detail from budget management to finding your perfect dress.<p><b>1) Pronovias</b>Every wedding detail from picking out the perfect dress to creating a comprehensive seating chart can be done through the Pronovias app. …

Before-and-After Photo Series Shows How Dramatically Lighting Affects Portraits

It’s not news that lighting makes or breaks an image, particularly portraits. But in <i>Perception Is Reality</i> by photographer Sebastian Petrovski, we get …

Scrumptious Recipes Turned Into Colorful Photos of Floating Ingredients

When we think of recipes, more often than not it’s a book or scrap piece of paper, adorned with stains from the ingredients written down on it. …

'Sun and mayhem' – Russia hits the beach

Photographer Nikita Shokhov spent two years taking pictures of Russian holidaymakers at the seaside in Sochi, Anapa and resorts in between. From sun-worshipers to night-time revellers, his Black Sea Vacations series is a compelling insight into beach culture, says The Calvert Journal

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

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This Renovated Cave in France Cost $1.34

This cave dwelling in France was once in complete ruin—but now it's downright luxurious.<p>We've seen a lot of "before" photos in our time, but this one might take the prize for most disgusting:<p><i>All photos: Courtesy of Vocativ</i><p>Four years ago, Alexis Lamoureux and his girlfriend Lotte van Riel were …

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5 Must-Have Apps For Every Bride-to-Be

Avoid becoming a Bridezilla with these wedding planning apps that will help with every detail from budget management to finding your perfect dress.<p><b>1) Pronovias</b>Every wedding detail from picking out the perfect dress to creating a comprehensive seating chart can be done through the Pronovias app. …

Best Dressed: The Week in Outfits

Here's who wore it best and how you can too.<p>Here's who wore it best and how you can too.

Chic Bust-Minimizing Tops for Summer & Fall

The best breast tops for keeping those boobs under wraps.<p>Loving fashion and having large breasts can sometimes present a bit of a challenge. How do you pull off cool architectural blouses without looking heavy or summer's must-have crop tops without feeling like everyone is staring at your …

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The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

China earthquake death toll rises

Officials put number of people killed in Sunday's 6.1-magnitude quake in south-western Yunnan province at nearly 600<p>The death toll from the earthquake that hit China's south-western province of Yunnan rose to nearly 600 people on Wednesday.<p>Rescue efforts in the remote region, where the …

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Ebola death toll rises; emergency in Liberia

The husband of an American woman infected with Ebola imagines he should be beside himself with worry but instead finds comfort in God's grace.<p>His wife, Nancy Writebol, is one of two patients being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.<p>She arrived in Atlanta on Tuesday, just days after …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch to Be Sold

"We are frustrated, bitterly disappointed and saddened that it has come to this," said a rep for Jackson's estate<p>Michael Jackson's opulent, …

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Box-office update: 'Lucy' defeats 'Hercules' with $17.1 million Friday

Dwayne Johnson’s brawn was no match for Scarlett Johansson’s brain at the box office on Friday, as Johansson’s new action film <i>Lucy</i> took the top spot. …

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Dan Aykroyd Assures Us That 'Ghostbusters 3' Will Start Filming Next Spring

They came, they saw, they kicked ass -- and now, they're ready to do it all again.<p>It's been 30 years since the original "Ghostbusters" hit theaters, and fans have been waiting a very, very long time for a third movie in the franchise ("Ghostbusters II" came out in 1989). Rumors about "Ghostbusters …