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Brian May seeks to dissociate Queen from 'Trump's unsavoury campaign'

The Republican presumptive nominee had used We Are the Champions at a televised event, to the ire of the Queen guitarist<p>Brian May has followed in the footsteps of REM and Neil Young by becoming the latest rock A-lister to complain about Donald Trump’s use of his music.<p>On Tuesday, having triumphed …

Tips for flawless skin

While we set about enhancing every other feature of our faces, when it comes to skin our want is, in the main, to simply perfect it. Discoloration under the eyes, around the nose and on the chin? Nope, we don’t want that. Redness on the cheeks and nose? Not on our wishlist either. You get the idea; …

8 Critical Things Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

By <b>Travis Bradberry</b><p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next …

Classic chocolate microwave mug cake recipe

Classic chocolate cake is everyone’s guilty pleasure. The good thing about this one is that you can make it in less than three minutes in a microwave.<p>Mug cakes simply involve mixing ingredients in a mug, popping it into the microwave and then watching a perfectly risen cake come out in under three …

Charming Illustrations Highlight True Love in All of Life’s Little Moments

True love doesn't always consist of grand, cinematic gestures. In fact, it's often the little things that mean the most when you're in a long-term relationship. Spending a lazy morning together, helping each other get through a bad day, and even assembling furniture side-by-side can end up …

Looking hungover and bad teeth are some of the stranger beauty trends sweeping Asia

Two-toned lips. BB cushions. Sleep-in masks. We have Asia to thank for these amazing beauty trends and skin-loving goodness. But what about the ones …

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Narendra Modi ‘photoshopped’ image of Chennai floods visit goes viral

Image quickly taken down by government website after Twitter users question its authenticity<p>An image of India’s prime minister surveying the flood damage to Chennai that appears to have been crudely photoshopped by a government website has gone viral.<p>The image, posted by the country’s Press …

Essences: The Korean Skin Care Product You?re Not Using but Should

The flood of Asian skin care imports has changed the beauty game for the better, thanks in no small part to their new, novel technologies. The thing is, though, that while some products are super-straightforward (hello, sheet masks), others can be pretty tricky to figure out—like essences. Are they …

Workout Facials: Can Exercising Your Face Really Make It Look Younger?

<i>Photo credit: Alicia Cho, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market</i><p>When Carole Maggio started her Facercise regimen in 1981 and popularized it in the 1990s, who knew it would blow up to be a full-blown spa treatment--one featured in major international department stores and hip pop-up …

MC Francis: pope's hip-hop pose inspires #popebars internet meme

Image of pope holding the head of a microphone sparks #popebars hashtag as social media churns out potential pontifical rhymes<p>Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Vanilla Ice: the rap hall of fame is already bursting at the seams. Those storied names may have to make way, however, for a new talent in town: Pope …

Disabled Dog With an Adorable Underbite Learns to Walk Then Run With a New Set of Prosthetic Legs

A sweet little blonde chihuahua named Daisy, who has underdeveloped front legs that make her hop like a bunny and terrific underbite, underwent an …

This lovely Kickstarter project pairs kids drawings with artists across the world

The Monster Project wants to teach kids about creativity by connecting them with professional artists. The idea behind the Kickstarter campaign is to help children learn that their imaginations are something to be cherished and may even lead to a career – although some of the below drawings raise …

10 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Photographer Ben Thomas Makes The World Look Like A Wes Anderson Set

Spy sun-soaked and color-saturated cityscapes from around the world.<p>For the most part, a natural landscape will always make a pretty picture. Cities, on the other hand, are filled with grit, haphazard construction, and chaos, often requiring a trained eye to make those urban scenes beautiful. …

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7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

26 unbelievable aerial photos of Earth

Have you ever wondered what the planet looks like from above? What it would be like to get a bird’s eye view of sprawling cities, stunning landscapes …

North Pole

14 Curly Hair Tips That Actually Work IRL

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Back to the Future: Truth is stranger than sci-fi

For audiences in 1989, when CDs were the height of hi-tech, science fiction comedy "Back to the Future II" portrayed an exciting world 30 years down the line in which people would flit around on gravity-defying hoverboards, sporting self-drying, auto-adjusting clothes, and dogs are walked by drones.<p>…

Women’s Problems And Everyday Lives In Hilariously Honest Comics

Sarah C. Anderson takes a funny look at what it's like to be a modern woman in her web-comic “Sarah's Scribbles.” Anderson graduated from the …

Comics

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: even more of the best entries so far

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Why You Should Start Dry Brushing Your Skin

Though the name dry brushing, aka scrubbing your dry skin with a bristled body brush, doesn’t exactly sound appealing, it <i>can</i> produce some appealing …

The Rock Trying to Get His Tiny, Lazy Puppy to Move Is the Cutest Thing You'll Ever See

Gird your ovaries.<p>If you follow Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on Instagram, then you know he is the father of two incredibly adorable puppies named Brutus and Hobbs. These puppies rarely do what he asks, perhaps because they do not smell what he is cooking. On Sunday, he posted a new video of Hobbs …

The multimillionaire founder of MySpace now travels the world taking jaw-dropping photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone who joined the social network — connecting him to hundreds of millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long since gone, and (along with cofounder Chris DeWolfe) Tom sold his stake in the social network …

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25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …