Mayra Neaves

25 Flips | 3 Magazines | 4 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @Myneaves | Keep up with Mayra Neaves on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mayra Neaves”

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

See What Disney Princesses Would Look Like If They Reflected Real Body Types

What would the Disney princesses look like if they had full hips, proportional waists and – gasp – even cellulite? Just as beautiful.<p>We’ve already …

Inseparable Lion Cub Siblings Cuddle on Journey to Safety

Two lion cubs have been given a new lease on life after being rescued from a refugee camp in the war-torn Gaza Strip.<p>After spending the first two weeks of their lives in the Rafah Zoo, which had been damaged by airstrikes and was struggling financially, the cubs were bought by Gaza resident Saad …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

8 Fun Facts About the Valyrian Language of Game of Thrones

In the first two seasons of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, we heard the language of the horse-riding warrior Dothraki people (and here are seven fun facts about …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Apps

Gay Ugandans will face 'increased persecution' under new law

William Hague criticises tougher homosexuality law as President Yoweri Museveni claims Western groups "recruit" Ugandan children into homosexuality<p>Britain says new Bill that imposes life sentences for some gay sex acts is "deeply saddening and disappointing".<p>Uganda’s president approved a new law …

Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate

Drake is worried that his waterfall is too loud. He rises from a wicker armchair and walks toward a control pad in the corner of his flagstone patio. …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

6 Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

Yesterday, Zaha Hadid released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup Stadium. Everyone freaked out because it looks like a vagina. What other architects have defied the phallic building norm?<p>Zaha Hadid sent shockwaves over the Internet yesterday when she released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup …

Transgender Model Carmen Carrera Says She Wants to Walk the Victoria’s Secret Show

No transgender model has cracked something as mainstream as Victoria’s Secret—for whom much of the audience is straight men. Is Carmen Carrera ready …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Animals

Top 10 teen movies

10. Blackboard Jungle<p>Billed as "a brass-knuckle punch in its startling revelation of teenage savages" and based on the book of the same name by Evan Hunter – aka crime writer Ed McBain – who drew on his own experiences as a teacher in the Bronx – Blackboard Jungle ushered in the age of the teenage …

Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy, from Meringues to Booze

When you've got more treats than you can eat, we've got 4 recipes to help you out, from Gummi Booze to Reese's Meringues<p>It’s almost Halloween, which means <b>candy season</b>. Whether you’re planning for Trick-or-Treaters or not, it’s pretty hard to walk into your local drug store and not come out with an …

Ohio to Carry Out Execution With Never-Before-Used Lethal Cocktail

An avalanche of public scrutiny awaits. But will Ohio blink?<p>Ohio announced Monday that it plans to put to death a prisoner next month with a two-drug cocktail that has never before been tried by any state for an execution.<p>On Nov. 14, the state plans to use a lethal combination of Midazolam, a …

DIY Projects & Crafts

Speed Read: 13 Juiciest Bits From Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’

Score settling, women bashing, Smiths hating, and finally a reveal about his mysterious love life—Nico Hines digs into Morrissey’s new …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Incredible "Bleeding" Sand Sculpture by Guy-Olivier Deveau

<i>Bleeding</i> is an incredibly eye-catching sand sculpture by Qubec City-based artist Guy-Olivier Deveau that features a resting head boasting undeniably surreal elements. Rather than depicting a calming, serene scene of a giant, slumbering head, the piece focuses on an open-mouthed man's head, …

Sculpture

24 Things You Never Knew About Beatles Songs

Just a warning, but the story behind the "egg man" line in "I Am the Walrus" is kinda gross.<p>The first draft of "Get Back" included the line "Don't dig no Pakistani taking all the people's jobs," but the line was cut when the band realized that the lyric, intended to be an ironic comment on …

Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral: Being gay is not “just OK” — it is good

<b>The Very Rev. Gary Hall (National Cathedral)</b><p>“Homophobia is a sin. Heterosexism is a sin. Shaming people for whom they love is a sin,” says Rev. Hall<p>Katie McDonough<p>October 8, 2013 1:08pm (UTC)<p>The Very Rev. Gary Hall of the historic Washington National Cathedral did not mince words in a recent sermon …

Rare Jewish prayer book predates oldest known Torah scroll

Scholars are calling a rare Hebrew text dating back to the 9th century the earliest known Jewish prayer book, predating the world's oldest Torah scroll.<p>The 50-page book is 4.3 inches tall and about 4 inches wide and is written in an archaic form of Hebrew, on pages of aged parchment. The text …

Overthinking 'The Little Mermaid': 15 Questions You Never Asked as a Child

This week Disney released the Diamond Edition of "The Little Mermaid," an instant classic that remains evergreen with the younger princess-chasing …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 9 Best Musical Performances: Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, More

From lip-synching on Fallon to his Lady Gaga cover, see Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s best musical performances.<p><b>JGL Lip-Synchs to Elton John, Nikki Minaj</b><p>On …