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Pamela Anderson’s Makeunder Will Have You Doing a Double Take

Some celebrities are total chameleons when it comes to their appearance, and others have created a signature look that's hard to miss. Which is why Pamela Anderson’s makeunder caught us so off guard today. Since her days on <i>Baywatch</i>, Anderson has always stuck to her bold look. Her hair was always …

Eye Makeup
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Camping

5 foods to help you beat dangerous belly fat

More than 70 percent of adults — ages 20 and older — are overweight, and almost 40 percent are considered obese (having a BMI of 30+; go here to calculate your BMI). Many of us carry this excess weight around the middle; and belly fat is much worse than the fat around your hips and thighs because …

Nutrition

Ikea Had the Mother of All Comebacks to Balenciaga's Copycat Bag

<b>Update</b>:<p>Ikea just released its own response to Balenciaga's look-alike bag. Swedish agency ACNE created an ad to help customers distinguish between the two. Here's what it said:<p><b>1. SHAKE IT.</b> If it rustles, it's the real deal.<p><b>2. MULTIFUNCTIONAL.</b> It can carry hockey gear, bricks, and even water.<p><b>3.</b> …

Starbucks Wants You to Pay $35 for a Fancy Way to Pay for Your Coffee | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You realize that Starbucks is having some work done, don't you?<p>It's aged a little. It's not, well, cool. And the highlights are looking a touch dowdy.<p>So it's reinventing itself by creating a new …

Coffee

12 Secret Caribbean Hotels for a Crowd-Free Beach Getaway

1 of 6<p>Fowl Cay, Bahamas<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>Lighthouse Bay Resort, Barbuda<p>3 of 6<p>Hotel Bois Joli, Les Saintes, Guadeloupe<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Hotel Deep …

8 Ketogenic Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

If you're looking for the most hard core low-carb diet of all the low-carb diets, the ketogenic diet is it.<p>The trendy ketogenic diet, which reportedly has fans like Lebron James and Kim Kardashian, reduces your daily carb intake to 35 grams or less, depending on the plan you follow. That's about …

Michael Jackson's Daughter Opens Up About Struggling With Depression Like Her Dad

Three years after a highly publicized suicide attempt at the age of 15, Paris Jackson has opened up about the mental health issues that led to her …

Mental Health

Adventure-loving couple travel & work in this beautiful bus conversion

There once was a time, circa pre-Internet, when the idea of living a lifestyle other than the prescribed social norm was seen as 'fringe'. …

Outdoors

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Forty Ways Keep Going Strong<p>Fighting 40<p>Forty. That's where society generally sets the bar for the onset of old-manhood. It's slightly arbitrary, but …

Model life: This week on Instagram

With Natasha Poly in Abu Dhabi, Elsa Hosk in Mexico and Toni Garrn and Emily DiDonato in Antilles, the model gang travelled far and wide this second …

Abu Dhabi

Ginkgo 'living fossil' genome decoded

<b>The Ginkgo tree has had its genetic code laid bare by researchers.</b><p>The tree is famed for being a “living fossil” - a term used to describe those organisms that have experienced very little change over millions of years.<p>In the case of the Ginkgo, there are specimens preserved in the rock record from …

Biology
Gigi Hadid

Google can now tell you how busy a place is before you arrive

With Popular Times, Google introduced a nifty little feature for its search engine last year that lets you know how busy a restaurant, coffee shop or bar typically is at any given time of the week. Today, it’s taking this concept a step further by making this tool real-time. So now, you will know …

Google Maps

Everything you should eat when you’re sick to feel better ASAP

The medicine cabinet can provide quick relief when you’re suddenly slammed with a nasty cold or a pounding headache, but healing and long-term health …

The Beauty and the Beast trailer with Emma Watson

<b>Produced by Disney and directed by Bill Condon, The Beauty and the Beast trailer is finally here, with Emma Watson, Dan Stevens</b>and<b>Luke Evans</b>. A …

Entertainment

Anna Baryshnikov Is Ready to Be a Leading Lady

When actress Anna Baryshnikov was six years old, she stepped onto the stage for the first time and launched her career famously.<p>She had been cast as Peaseblossom, one of the handmaidens to fairy queen Titania, in a children’s Shakespeare troupe production of <i>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</i> in her native …

Molecular Biology

Tajikistan's Rogun: Building the world's tallest dam

<b>Tajikistan has begun building what is expected to become the world's tallest dam. At a planned 335m tall (1,100 feet), Rogun would be higher than Jinping-1 Hydropower Station in China (305m), reports the BBC's Sohrab Zia.</b><p>Tajikistan, Central Asia's poorest country, has suffered from electricity …

Hydroelectric Power

Trump Critics Post Naked Pictures of His Wife in Protest

“There are literally thousands of reasons why Trump shouldn’t be president, but ‘Melania posed nude once’ is absolutely not one of them”<p>Donald …

Meet "Dangerous Liaisons" Actress Elena Kampouris

Any actress making her Broadway debut could be forgiven a healthy helping of nerves. Elena Kampouris, who stars in the current revival of <i>Dangerous Liaisons</i> at the Booth Theater, can add to that challenge: she is also tackling theater for the first time. Ever.<p>“I’d never been on a stage until our …

Angelina Jolie Breaks Her Silence on the Divorce

The actress releases a statement following Pitt's public appearance.<p>Angelina Jolie has broken her silence on her split with Brad Pitt, following his first public appearance since the divorce proceedings began.<p>This week, Pitt was cleared of child abuse allegations, following the investigation by the …

Angelina Jolie

Red squirrels carrying medieval strain of human leprosy as people warned to stay away

Red squirrels are carrying human leprosy and people have been warned to stay away from the animals to minimise the risk of catching the disease.<p>One of the strains – which is affecting squirrels on Brownsea Island, off the south coast of Dorset – shares close similarities with that responsible for …

See Leonard Cohen's Life in Pictures

Leonard Cohen in 1967.<br>Jack Robinson—Condé Nast/Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>Leonard Cohen was the consummate American poet. For starters, he wasn’t actually …

Leonard Cohen

Muslim-Americans React to Donald Trump Winning the Election: 'I Fear for My Muslim Family'

Muslim-Americans took to Twitter on election night to express their dismay at the election of Donald Trump, a man who has repeatedly said he would …

Donald Trump

Superfood or Super Hype?

You might have heard them called superfoods, power foods, or miracle cures. But the research is still out on exactly how beneficial apple cider …

Alternative Medicine