Melanie Bourque

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Paris Views: Voyeuristic Portraits of Parisians Captured Through Apartment Windows

Photographer Gail Albert Halaban calls herself a ‘friendly window watcher.’ In 2009, this manifested itself in the much-lauded photographs of her New …

Now Trending: Woman harassed more than 100 times walking streets of New York

<b>CAUGHT ON CAMERA</b><p>How much unsolicited male attention does a woman endure while walking the streets of New York?<p>Prepare to cringe at the answer.<p>A video that's gone viral shows a woman walking solo around Manhattan – and the results are pretty shocking.<p>The social experiment: At the behest of the …

Would Julia Roberts Be A Star If ‘Pretty Woman’ Went With Its Original Dark Ending?

Nine out of ten mothers agree: <i>Pretty Woman</i> is a great movie. It’s a heartwarming tale about a woman of the night who meets a nice rich man, and he teaches her how to have self-respect, or something. I hate to break it to you, moms, but <i>Pretty Woman</i> is actually a nasty film with terrible lessons for …

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

On the Red Couch with Author James Patterson

<i>When James Patterson set out to be a writer as a graduate student at Vanderbilt, he says he just wanted to write books that “were as good as they</i> …

On the Red Couch with Pretty Little Liars’ Sara Shepard

Imagine being sure of your professional calling while your peers played princess and scrambled on monkey bars. “I was one of those kids who didn’t …

Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On Is Baaack - PAPER

Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp's adorable, gravelly voiced, one-eyed, shoe-wearing shell, Marcel, is back with a new web video three years after we last heard from him. The couple timed the release of the new clip with the publication of their second Marcel-themed children's book, <i>Marcel the</i> …

A Woman Is Suing Disney For Stealing Her Life Story For ‘Frozen’

If you thought Mayim Bialik and her sons hated <i>Frozen</i>, prepare to feel the scorching hot wrath of Isabella Tanikumi. Also known as L. Amy Gonzalez, the author has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Disney over accusations that <i>Frozen</i> plagiarized as many as 18 ideas from her 2010 autobiography, …

Extras Are Having A Hard Time Handling The Nudity On The Set Of ‘Magic Mike XXL’

Filming for <i>Magic Mike XXL</i> is well underway in fabulous Myrtle Beach and Savannah, and obviously the locals are buzzing about the sudden boom of bulges. Despite the fact that the sequel to the ridiculously successful 2012 film lost Matthew McConaughey to a case of Oscaritis, <i>XXL</i> has added Michael …

19 Unapologetic One-Liners From Joan Rivers

“We don’t apologize for a joke. We are comics. We are here to make you laugh. If you don’t get it, then don’t watch us.”<p>Joan Rivers was not a …

The Science Behind Our Urge To Procrastinate

Cranking out a final paper hours before the deadline. Putting off that trip to the supermarket until the refrigerator shelves are completely barren. Watching one, two, even <i>three</i> more episodes of "Orange Is The New Black" before finally shutting down Netflix and calling it a night.<p>We all …

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

Seven Days of Garbage - in pictures

Californian photographer Gregg Segal photographed people of all ages and backgrounds in his garden in three different settings - water, beach and forest, surrounded by a week's worth of their rubbish, in Pasadena, California. The subjects were asked to collect and store their rubbish for a week - …

I Was Hidden on This Guy’s Hard Drive for Over 6 Years

<i>This post was originally published on the Joey L. Blog and is being republished here with permission</i><p>It’s been estimated that as many as 880 billion …

17 Foods You Didn't Even Know You Could Freeze

This changes everything. Bulk purchases and no more wasted leftovers!<p>As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.￯ᄏ﾿<p>We've told you which foods should never be frozen -- and stand by those rules.<p>…

Gael Monfils Stuns French Open Crowd with Incredible Dance Moves

Adverse weather conditions may have disrupted play on Day 2 of this year’s French Open, but that didn’t prevent Gael Monfils from wowing the Roland Garros crowd.<p>As per Stuart Fraser of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Frenchman Monfils “is renowned as one of the biggest entertainers on the tour," and he certainly …

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Perfectly Symmetrical Portraits Show that a Symmetrical Face is Not Always Beautiful

New York-based photographer Alex John Beck began his series <i>Both Sides Of</i> in order to explore two beliefs. First, that perfectly symmetrical faces are …

Tall storeys: Lucinda Grange's daredevil photography

British adventure photographer Lucinda Grange has travelled the world, scaling famous buildings and structures and taking pictures from the top. Among her impressive list of climbs is the Great Pyramid of Giza, Firth of Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland and the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. …

Inside a 20th-century psychiatric hospital – in pictures

Conga lines, masked balls and nuns in rowboats ... when Mathieu Pernot and Philippe Artières were given an entire 20th-century photography archive from a psychiatric hospital in France, they had no idea life would look like this

This Contest Winner Looks Like a Movie Poster (And That’s Good)

John Stanmeyer of VII won the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday with this magnificent image of migrants in Djibouti trying to get a cheaper …

Sochi 2014: 10 stand-out spectators at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

Featuring the greatest unintentional selfie ever … and Santa. We take a look at the spectators who’ve made the Sochi Games such a colourful affair<p>• Check out our other ‘10best’ galleries from the Sochi Games: 10 multiple exposures – 10 amazing Sochi sunsets – 10 great agony and ecstasy pics

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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