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Mindy Kaling Gives the Best Speech to Harvard Law School Students

Photo: Getty Images<p>Mindy Kaling spoke at Harvard Law School's Class Day ceremony yesterday. Her advice to the students, which came after 10-plus minutes of comedy gold? Don't listen to her; don't listen to any celebrities:<p>"Celebrities give too much advice. And people listen to it too much. In …

25 Dishes To Make Your Gluten-Free Brunch Delicious

Everyone will say "Gluten tag!" to greet you and your amazing meal.

I Won't Apologize for My 'Bitchy Resting Face'

Why are we comfortable calling serious women "bitchy," even in jest?<p>Every so often, a stranger will approach me and insist I need to smile more. Blame my Bitchy Resting Face, in which the neutral state of my features may inadvertently communicate a slew of negative impressions—boredom, anger, …

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

Cooking

WHO: Greek HIV Self-Infection Claim Due to Error

<b>Update:</b> The World Health Organization on Tuesday backed away from a controversial claim that Greek citizens were intentionally infecting themselves with HIV to receive economic benefits.<p>In a statement, the WHO apologized for the mistake and said it was the result of an editing error.<p>The original …

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …

Logo Design

Upp is a $199 hydrogen fuel cell for USB devices that lets you fill up instead of plugging in

Hydrogen fuel cells have been helping astronauts for nearly half a century already, so it's about time they became small enough -- and cheap enough -- to be of use to everyone else. That's exactly what Intelligent Energy claims to have achieved with its the latest fuel cell system, called the …

Personal circuit printer surpasses Kickstarter goal in one day

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Cartesian Co.<p>You’re playing a game on an obscure old gaming system when the controller breaks. What do you do? The …

Print-On-Demand Network Print.io Debuts Hellopics, A Shutterfly Alternative That Competes On Price And Selection

Bootstrapped startup Print.io has been quietly serving as the print supplier for a number of larger companies for a year now, including Fast Labs Inc. (now rebranded “Twenty20”), and others. But today the company is breaking out on its own with a new consumer-facing application called Hellopics, …

Call for Submissions: The 2014 Sketchbook Project | Colossal

<p>Time is quickly running out to sign up for the 2014 Sketchbook Project, the world’s only crowd-sourced sketchbook library that goes on mobile tours …

Haunting Halloween Masks Depict The Horror Of Smokers’ Ruined Faces

Rubber masks with rotten yellow teeth, a hole in the trachea, and gangrenous skin: What looks like a publicity stunt for <i>The Walking Dead</i> is actually an anti-smoking initiative created just in time for Halloween. British online clinic HealthExpress partnered with prostheses experts to make Halloween …

Mad Men

Artist Uses Shotgun Shells to Create Provocative Art Forms

Australian artist Linton Meagher constructs beautiful forms out of the most surprising human-made materials. Each one of these mosaic sculptures is composed from hundreds of empty shotgun shells, shotgun pellets, and acrylic in resin. The expressive pieces feature exaggerated colors and unexpected …

Art

Dissected Cadavers Re-Created Using Rolls Of Paper

Inspired by 18th-century papercraft and anatomy textbooks, this artist constructs the human anatomy out of quilled paper.<p>Inside of us, an astonishing yardage of tissue is compressed, fold by fold, into our compact frames. Anatomically speaking, our bodies are works of organ origami, bound by …

Art

A Dress Made From Cow Nipples And More Cleverly Upcycled Fashion

International fashion designers upcycle with style in a new book poised to transform an industry.<p>The shirt you’re wearing right now has a past life, and, if all goes well, it will have an afterlife when you’re done with it. It was likely born out of a huge swath of fabric, 20% of which was turned …

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China

Daniel Snyder's Best Possible Answer to Critics of the Redskins' Name

The owner could use this opportunity to talk about real reform when it comes to Native American issues.

Stenographer: Holy Spirit moved me

The House stenographer that took over a microphone and began shouting in the House chamber Wednesday night told a Fox News reporter that the Holy Spirit compelled her to do it.<p>“For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has been waking me up in the middle of the night and preparing me (through …

Fresh CCTV footage shows brutality of Westgate attackers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1020000/1020267_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522231567_a90a97e99ed5299e726d1712e442d841<p><b>New CCTV footage has emerged from the siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, shedding more light on the brutality of the attackers.</b><p>The silent …

Extremism

MyTime launches iOS app to become ‘Uber’ of local business bookings

What do oil changes and yoga have in common? You can book them both on MyTime.<p>MyTime is an online appointment superstore where people see all open appointment times for specific services. The company announced the release of its iOS app today and is now active in the Los Angeles and San Francisco …

This Water Droplet Maze Is Mesmerizing

Watch it in action. Plus: learn something about the Leidenfrost effect.<p>Have you heard of the Leidenfrost effect? If not, it's about to be your favorite effect. If yes, same.<p>The basic idea is, when a liquid comes in contact with something really hot--about twice as hot as the liquid's boiling point, …

The Glowing Girl Who Never Washes Her Face

There are many anomalies we don't question, but just accept (like affordable cashmere sweaters). But, when we heard about the girl who never washes …

Barilla pasta baron's anti-gay comment prompts boycott call

<b>Updated Friday, 6:05 p.m. ET:</b> Guido Barilla, chairman of the world's leading pasta manufacturer, prompted calls for a consumer boycott on Thursday after telling Italian radio his company would never use a gay family in its advertising.<p>"I would never do (a commercial) with a homosexual family, not …

LGBTQI

Atheism starts its megachurch: Is it a religion now?

The non-religious Assembly is perhaps the fastest growing church in the world — and it’s coming to a mall near you<p>Organized Atheism is now a franchise.<p>Yesterday, The Sunday Assembly—the London-based “Atheist Church” that has, since its January launch, been stealing headlines the world …

With Nymi Wristband, Your Heartbeat Unlocks Your Devices

Could be convenient<p>Here's a twist on knowing thy heart. A startup is looking to manufacture a wristband that recognizes its wearer by his or her heartbeat. The wristband, called Nymi, then communicates with wearers' other devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones—to unlock them when their owners pick …

Recipe Of The Day: Grilled Tuna

Grilled tuna steaks are too rare a treat. We order them at restaurants, but hardly ever attempt grilling up tuna on our own barbecues. We get it. Nobody wants to spend that much on dinner if there's a chance they might ruin it. But listen: you cannot go wrong with grilled tuna steaks -- especially …

Biscuit Sandwich Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you're not from the South, chances are you haven't eaten enough biscuits in your life. It's time to fix this. Now. Because biscuits are one of those foods that just make people happy. And, they're insanely good. Now, we're not talking Pillsbury biscuits here, but the real deal, homemade …