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10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

'Gravity' review: try not to scream

There’s a moment in <i>Gravity</i> when you suddenly realize you’re not safe. Sandra Bullock’s Dr. Ryan Stone is installing a component for the Hubble space telescope, wrapped in her bulky spacesuit. Mission Commander Kowalski (George Clooney) loops around her, showboating while he makes small talk with …

10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Link to Media<p>Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the …

Soccer

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. …

"MEDIEVAL LAND FUN-TIME WORLD" EXTENDED TRAILER — A Bad Lip Reading of Game of Thrones

Tattoos are booming - and this year's look is naval retro

As thousands flock to the London International Tattoo Convention, the surprise trends are for the old favourites – ships and anchors – and for women tattoists<p>Religion is less than trendy, Celtic bands so passé and naked women a little gauche. The fashionable style for 2013, undoubtedly the year of …

Morning After Tips: Beauty & Style for the Walk of Shame | Cosmopolitan

How to Be Yourself

"Be yourself" is quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of individualist-based advice. Be yourself. It's such a vague adage. …

Self-help

Miss America contestant born without forearm: 'I'm just like you'

Born without her left forearm, Nicole Kelly has been overcoming disability her entire life, be it playing baseball, dancing or diving.<p>Now representing Iowa in the Miss America pageant, Kelly hopes to win the crown and inspire others to overcome their own difficulties. She chooses to focus on what …

Do You Think You Are Extraordinary?

There is a team of remarkable people running across the United States of America – relay style, this summer with a larger goal of raising one million …

5 Hawaiian Words To Redefine Health, Happiness And Power In Your Life

For many first-time visitors, Hawaii is a place where perfect weather and pristine beaches make for good vacationing and pretty postcards.<p>But Hawaii is much more than its idyllic setting. For native Hawaiians and those lucky enough to call the islands home, Hawaii is a way of life and a way of …

President Obama helps 5-year-old get out of school

Five-year-old Alanah Poullard has about the best school excuse note possible — hers is signed by President Barack Obama.<p>The kindergartner scored the president’s handwritten seal of approval on Thursday when she visited the White House. But this wasn’t an ordinary tour; Poullard was attending an …

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Happiness

Why Confidence is Both an Inner and Outer Game | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When it comes to confidence, or the lack of it rather, people just want more of it.<p>Because they have to little of it, everything in their lives seems …

Motivation

Typing on Small Screens Makes You Less Confident

How Your Cell Phone Drains Your Confidence<p>Sending texts or playing on your tablet can make you feel insecure—but you'll never guess why<p>Sending texts or playing on your tablet can make you feel insecure—but you'll never guess why<p>Need some incentive to dial back your texting habit? Typing on tiny …

One Easily Overlooked Habit of Happy People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles” – William Penn<p>I’m sure you must have come across …

The 8 Types Of People You Meet When It Rains

You know that expression, “There’s a change in the weather”? Okay, maybe it’s a Kinks song. Either way, whenever the weather changes, people change …

Fall Is Here! 12 Reasons To Celebrate

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Fears Can Be Reduced During Sleep, New Research Shows

First, it was shown that it's possible for us to learn new information as we sleep. And now, a new study shows it's also possible to <i>conquer our fears</i> as we snooze.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, suggests that <i>nighttime</i> treatment of phobias could be a good addition to daytime …

100 Wonderful Ways To Live To 100

Want to add more and better years to your life? Now is the time.<p>We're living longer than ever: The average American that was born in 2013 will be alive nearly four years longer than someone born 20 years ago. But until recently, it wasn't clear if the years we've added to our lives were <i>good-quality</i> …

Time Out Tip Of The Day: September 24, 2013

Need a time out? You're in luck. In honor of Bliss' Triple Oxygen Month, HuffPost's GPS for the Soul has teamed up with Bliss spa experts to provide the best tips to take a rejuvenating time out each and every day for the month of September. We want to help you make the next 30 days a time of …

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Qatar Airways Requires Female Workers To Get Permission Before Marrying

The company's standard hiring contract also mandates that women tell a supervisor if they become pregnant and gives the airline the right to fire them upon the discovery.<p>The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), which represents around 4.5 million transport workers in 150 countries, …

Qatar Airways

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Landscape Photography

7 Gestures That Just Can't Be Taken Seriously

Over time, social cues come and go. They change meanings, and some of them become totally insignificant. They’re the type of gestures that, when …

Grandparents

8 Unusual Uses For Bananas

Nothing ticks me off more than having to trash bananas that I bought four days earlier. I love the tropical fruit just as much as Baby Bop, but I shouldn't have to force feed myself bananas before they become overripe. But it turns out the old yellow fruit can be made new in the form of homemade …

6 First Versions of Now Common Tech Gadgets

Technology is always advancing. What seems like the pinnacle of gadgetry one year may look like the equivalent of two paper cups and some string the …

Gear & Gadgets