Melonie Martin

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The First Time I Saw Beyoncé She Screwed Up

Her new self-titled visual album exposes the imperfection that first made me love her.

Kendrick Lamar Brings Out Diddy at Cali Christmas 2013

Power 106 L.A.’s annual Cali Christmas concert returned on Saturday night, just in time for the holidays. Held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, the …

Macklemore is being used to paint the rest of hip-hop as 'uncivil'

If Macklemore wins Best Rap Grammy, it will only bolster the crowd using his image to demonize the rest of the rap community<p>Probably the least surprising aspect of the Grammy nominations announcement was the fact that rapper Macklemore is well on his way to a huge night at America's biggest music …

Barack Obama, Oprah and Bono to visit South Africa to pay tribute to Mandela

Most guests are due to attend a memorial service at the FNB football stadium, also open to members of the public<p>Dozens of heads of state, retired politicians and other assorted luminaries are expected to arrive in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela this week. The bulk are due to attend a …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

10 Dream Kitchen Designs

See kitchens straight from design heaven.<p>From swank lounge areas to concrete countertops, these kitchens are all straight from design heaven.

10 Super Stylish IKEA Hacks & DIY Projects

You know we can't resist a good, stylish IKEA hack. I'm talking about the ones that help your furniture become what the Scandinavian gods truly …

Hacking

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …

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National Geographic Travel

Venturing out into Jamaica

Unless you're old enough to remember when Harry Belafonte was selling millions of calypso records, visiting Jamaica, for most leisure travelers, has come to mean three things:<p><b>1. All-inclusive resorts,</b> most equipped with beaches.<p><b>2. Being advised</b> by timid staff in your chosen all-inclusive resort to …

10 Best Solo Escapes This Winter

Traveling alone as an outdoor lover has its own unique set of requirements. Whether you are traveling to an isolated location to quiet your soul or plan to join in outdoor activities with others, the key to a successful solo vacation is knowing what you want to experience and finding the spot that …

New Zealand

Riomaggiore, Italy Is The Most Beautiful Place In The World Right Now

You've heard of the Cinque Terre, those five Italian fishing villages that tourists often hike through one at a time. The one that starts the chain is called Riomaggiore, and if it were up to us, we might stop there and never continue to the rest.<p>There are many reasons to love Riomaggiore. Firstly, …

Mastodon’s satirical Thanksgiving t-shirt is not racist

A message from Mastodon:<p>Regarding our thanksgiving shirt, whether you choose to believe or not, the American Indians were massacred by the white …

J. Cole responds to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” on remix of Justin Timberlake’s “TKO”

In one of the more random remixes of the year, Justin Timberlake’s “TKO” has been turned into a hip-hop posse track featuring ASAP Rocky, Pusha T, …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Make fatherhood a man’s choice!

The burden of pregnancy will never be fair. Child support can be — but men need to have a chance to opt out<p>MY MOTHER WAS unable to obtain an illegal abortion, though she tried, in 1967 when she learned she was pregnant with me. Instead, she attempted paternity fraud—passing me off to her boyfriend …

White House Announces Six-Week Extension on Obamacare Sign-Ups

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As expected, the Obama administration officially granted a six-week extension for Americans to sign …

Fannie sues 9 banks over Libor-related losses

The lawsuit is the latest legal action focused on suspected bank manipulation of crucial financial benchmarks.<p>Fannie Mae sued nine major banks Thursday for allegedly causing the mortgage finance giant at least $800 million in losses by rigging a financial benchmark used to set rates on trillions of …

10 Apps To Help With Your Home Decor Projects

Technology is a wonderful thing. There are so many different apps and online tools available to help people with a variety of projects. And home …

Apps