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Fossil Octopus Is a Jurassic Jewel

A good fossil cephalopod is hard to find. Sure, there are belemnite guards, ammonite shells, and other hard parts in uncountable abundance, but …

Dinosaurs

These electric-blue night clouds are expanding around the globe, says NASA

But the reason why isn't as pretty as the pictures make it seem.<p>Every year, for a period of between five to 10 days, the night skies over Antarctica …

Astronomy

Geoscientists size-up early dinosaurs, find surprising variation

A new study has focused on the skeletal changes that occurred during growth in the small carnivorous dinosaur Coelophysis (SEE-lo-FY-sis), one of the …

Browse Our Earth Science 2017 Catalog

Our new Earth Science catalog features a host of new titles on subjects ranging from the new ecology of the Anthropocene era to the microscopic life …

Researchers discover hot hydrogen atoms in Earth's upper atmosphere

A team of University of Illinois researchers has discovered the existence of hot atomic hydrogen (H) atoms in an upper layer of Earth's atmosphere …

Chemistry

What Quilting or Sewing Step is the Most Frustrating?

<i>What quilting/sewing step is the most frustrating?</i> That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog, <b>Facebook,</b> and <b>Pinterest</b>. From tedious …

Marti Michell Mini Quilt Mania

<b>Remember the Rainbow Triangles Mini Quilt that I made earlier in the year?</b> It seems a long time ago after such a busy year but it wasn’t really. If …

Easy DIY Geometric Paper Ornament (With Free Printable!)

Photo: Faith TowersIf you're on the hunt for a fun, contemporary ornament for your tree, then you've come to the right place. Today we're showing you …

Sexism Potentially Harmful To Men’s Health

New research has found that men who adhere to traditional masculine norms are more likely to harm the women around them and suffer worse …

6 Phrases Commonly Used By Feminists That Unintentionally Erase Trans & Non-Binary People

A large part of feminism is obtaining equal treatment for women, so understandably, a lot of feminist efforts and rhetoric focus on women. But the …

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

"Do they say LeBron is one of the world’s best male athletes?"<p>Serena Williams wrote a powerful open letter “to all incredible women who strive for excellence” about gender and sexism for the December issue of Porter magazine.<p>In the letter, which was part of the Incredible Women of 2016 issue …

Country music star Luke Bryan hits back at 'insulting' heckler during gig

Footage has emerged of an American country singer hitting out at a man allegedly making ‘insulting’ gestures at him during a performance.<p>Singer Luke Bryan was performing at the Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam in Nashville, Tennessee, when a man reportedly made a “crude” hand gesture at him.<p>Videos …

7 Things You Need to Be a Country Diva

| Fri., Dec. 2, 2016 4:00 AM<p>Becoming a certified country star takes more than just phenomenal vocals.<p>While having a killer voice is what launches …

Country Music

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

How 11 cities are leading the climate change fight

From transit to radical green energy projects, new, sustainable solutions for our urban centers<p>The last year has seen big discussions on the ability of climate treaties and energy policy to shape and save our environment. But, in many ways, the changes that are helping to bring about greener …

Wattpad on Cosmo: When a Teacher Loses Control

"His head lowered, and he slowly kissed a path up my thigh, working his way closer to my core. I was shaking with need and wet with desire."<p><i>Each Wednesday, Cosmopolitan.com will be publishing one excerpt from an exceptional</i> <i>Wattpad</i> <i>fiction story. This week,</i> When You're Ready, <i>a very erotic story by</i> …

His First Date Behavior, Decoded

Because you just got home and you are losing your miiiiiind.<p>While it's thoroughly impossible to definitively say that each one of these guy actions means one specific thing, there are general indicators of what a guy is trying to tell you via his first date behaviors. Here's what those signs …

Making Out Is Cool Again

"Sometimes it's just fun to suck face with a hottie for a little bit."<p>I got my first kiss and my first makeout over with at basically the same time, because I am economical, efficient, and goal-oriented. I was 14, it was the summer of 2007 (I know this because it was during a screening of <i>Ocean's</i> …

Porn Star Advice: I Am Self-Conscious About My Vagina

Kayden Kross answers all your important, sexy sex questions<p><b>As real-life, fully-certified porn star Kayden Kross says, “You can’t faze me. After all, I’m a notably awarded citizen, and 30 million eyeballs have interacted with my butthole.” Indeed, we’ve tried. Thus, we’re proud to have her as our</b> …

Elasticity

9 Sex Toys You Haven't Tried but Should

Can we talk honestly for just a moment about sex toys? Because there is so much more to sex toys than the Rabbit. Upgrade your vibrator with one of these expert picks. Trust...

The Women Behind the Super-Sexy New Starz Show 'The Girlfriend Experience'

NSFW—well, this story is, but the show is *definitely* not.<p>Warning: Starz's new drama <i>The Girlfriend Experience</i> (inspired by the Soderbergh movie—he's an executive producer), which premiered Sunday, will fog up your windows/glasses/everything. And you have its breakthrough star Riley Keough, who …

Here's Exactly When Most Couples Have Sex

There's no right or wrong time to have sex, but for whatever reason, certain days and times seem to be more popular than others. In fact, according to a survey by the married dating site IllicitEncounters.com, there's one time that everyone seems to be rallying around: 10:24 P.M. on Saturday nights.<p>…

I'm a Little Too Obsessed with This Brazilian "Bum Bum" Cream

I want to use it all over.<p>I promise this is not an Instagram-star-style endorsement. I'm of the mindset that there is no topical product that will ever give your backside an XXL makeover.<p>However, having visited Rio de Janeiro a few months ago and clocked in many hours on the beach surrounded by …

Beauty

The Latest: 1,500 injured, 80 seriously, in Japan quakes

MASHIKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Japan (all times local):<p>12:40 p.m.<p>Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says 1,500 people …