Melissa Luna

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The Best Damn Feminist Quotes to Get You Through This Weekend, the Next 4 Years, and Beyond

These motivational quotes are just what we need today. Let these words of hope and strength from inspiring women inspire you this weekend, whether you're participating in the Women's March or supporting women in ways big or small. Here are some of our favorite feminist quotes to live by. Stay …

This New Russian Reality Show Is a Real-Life Hunger Games

Omfg.<p>A real-life <i>Hunger Games</i> TV show is due to be aired in Russia.<p>The show, which is set in the Siberian wilderness, promises a showdown where contestants follow rules that state: "Everything is allowed. Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything."<p>'Game2: Winter' will feature 30 …

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"Succulent Nails" Are Apparently Now a Thing

*Insert joke about having a green thumb here.*<p>It’s time to take your love for succulents to the next level — by growing a few on your fingernails.<p>Thanks to Australian artist Roz Borg, it’s now possible for tiny plants to survive while hanging out near your cuticles. As she explained in an interview …

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How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Astronomers prove 200-year-old theory about why it gets dark at night

A theory that explains why it gets dark at night – dismissed by scientists for 200 years – has been proved right by new research using images from …

Universe

If This Amazing Cartoon Won't Persuade Science Deniers, Nothing Will

<i>This story was originally published by</i> Grist<i> and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i>We've all heard it before: "Yeah, but …

MacGyver's Body-Bag Freefall Might Actually Work. Physics Says So

Everyone knows MacGyver. He's the guy who gets out of sticky situations by cobbling stuff together. Here he is in the reboot, maybe four floors up, …

Physics

5 Most Top Secret Government Locations In The World!

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20 Completely Honest (And Filthy) Confessions Of The Reality Of A Peace Corps Volunteer

Today I found the pictures I had taken of a 21-page letter that I wrote to my mom in January of last year. I was 2 months in, adjusting to homestay …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Garden Grove, 2016 #cindyprojectDear friend,I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, …

How Easily Bored Are You? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Perhaps an annoyed parent or teacher once said this to you in your youth: “Only boring people get bored.” You likely suspected it then — and I can …

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

Your life is a lie: The zodiac has changed — here's your (new?) sign

This news may be especially hard to hear for Libras, who crave balance and order. Or Leos, whose sense of self is strong. Geminis, both sides of you may be rocked.<p>Are you sitting down? Good. Because the zodiac has changed. What you long believed was your astrological sign may <i>not</i> be your …

PEOPLE Explains: The Oklahoma Mother and Daughter Charged with Incest for Marrying Each Other

Last Thursday, an Oklahoma woman who last year married her biological mother was sentenced to 10 years probation after pleading guilty to incest.<p>In …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE BLOCKS How To Cook That Ann Reardon (Caramel & S'mores)

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The 30-Day Squat Challenge That Will Totally Transform Your Butt

We've put together the ultimate 30-day squat challenge, featuring 12 squats that tighten and tone. Master a different squat or increase your reps …

No Party Is Complete Without These DIY Confetti Poppers

I’d like to think our forefathers fought for the freedom to toss confetti into the air without being publicly tarred and feathered. This is also why I’m not a history teacher. Friends that know me best know that, while I have an aversion to most things colorful and shiny, I can’t resist a good …

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So THIS Is the Secret to a Sexy Yoga Butt

That's really all it takes.<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between a chilled-out yoga flow and a tight, round butt, Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles yogi who teaches Jessica Alba's go-to fitness class, Cornelius YogaBurn, incorporates yoga-inspired moves that will basically light your butt …

How to Lose Weight in a Week

Diet experts usually don't recommend that you try to lose weight in a week. But let's face it, we all have special occasions when we need to lose …

The 50 coolest races you can run this year

Your gym could have a wall of TVs facing the treadmills and your morning runs might be soundtracked by seriously motivating tunes, but there’s …

22 Things That Happen When An Empath Falls In Love With A Narcissist

<b>1.</b> The empath enters the relationship wanting deep, unconditional love. The empath is attracted to the narcissist, and feels their need for affection …

10 Cutest Instagram Engagement Announcements Ever

So much love for these photos.<p><b>1. The Nerdy Announcement:</b> This <i>Dr. Who</i> themed announcement where that little doll looks like he's going to die if he has to hold the ring one more second is stupidly cute.<p><b>2. The Photo Strip Announcement:</b> I love a good photo strip in general, but the friends who pop out …

Snapchat Video of Students Playing Jump Rope With Cat Intestines Goes Viral

They were defended by their school, which claimed it was an "effective" lesson during anatomy class.<p>The students in the below videos will not face punishment after jump-roping using cat intestines they'd dissected in anatomy class, CBS News reports.<p>Spokeswoman for the Texas North East Independent …

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23 Movies Everyone Needs To See In Their Teens

Duh.

Anyone Can Be A Good Runner

As global warming blesses much of the country with a premature spring, there is no better time to finally achieve your dream of becoming a runner. …

Fitness