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‘Girls’ mom can’t block own sex tape from museum showing

Last week, Andy Warhol superstar Viva unsuccessfully tried to stop the Whitney Museum from screening “Blue Movie,” which shows her having sex with …

Earth - What is our Universe made of?

If an alien managed to visit our Universe from a parallel reality, there is a high chance they would not even notice we exist.<p>In a way that's obvious: the Universe is enormous and our planet is but a small, pale blue dot. But it's worse than that: the aliens might not even notice all the stars and …

Dark Matter

Celebrate Twins Day With Vintage Photos of Identical Twins

Caption from LIFE. At a party, teen-agers of the Bounds twins' set munch doughnuts and sip Cokes whenever they are not d<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—The …

Pregnancy

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Mao Zedong

Medicine Without Blood

Proponents of “blood management” hope that transfusions will one day be a thing of the past.<p>In the mid-1660s, the English physician Richard Lower performed an unprecedented medical feat.<p>“[I] selected one dog of medium size, opened its jugular vein, and drew off blood, until ... its strength was …

Medicine

Here’s how frighteningly simple it is for hackers to get access to your WhatsApp account

A lot of your personal data could be in danger in an event your phone is stolen. But your WhatsApp chats are especially in danger of falling into the …

Bullet-proof Bloodhound car aims for 1,000mph record

Described as “part Formula 1 car, part space rocket and part supersonic jet”, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car is aiming to be the world’s first 1,000mph car when it attempts to set a new world record in 2016. The car’s British designers say they are pushing the limits of science, with the Bloodhound …

Aerospace

Golden Globes: Shockers, romance and Cosby jokes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 72nd Golden Globes started out pretty much how we expected with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting: irreverent and funny.<p>The pair made jokes about everything from the "spoiled" actors and actresses to the marriage of George Clooney and the controversy surrounding North Korea's issue with …

Amy Poehler

‘Piers Who?’: Watch Anderson Cooper Burn Piers Morgan During CNN’s New Year’s Eve Coverage

I don’t profess to know the ins and outs of the apparent feud between CNN superstar anchor Anderson Cooper and former CNN personality Piers Morgan, but according to THR the roots of it trace back to an essay Morgan wrote where he admitted to pushing CNN to bounce Cooper from his primetime perch and …

Piers Morgan

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

What to Wear to Work to Get Noticed in 2015

If you're headed into the office, you've gotta wear something—why not let that something include special pieces, unique shapes, or looks-so-expensive tailoring that'll make it pretty much impossible for bosses and coworkers to not pick up their heads and think, dang, that girl looks great? Caveat: …

The Night Sky in January 2015: Titan, future home of mankind

With water that could generate breathable oxygen, and nitrogen, methane and ammonia that can be used to fertilise growing food, Saturn's giant moon has often been cited as a possible colony in space<p><b>The chart shows the sky at the start of January 2015 - and the appearance of the sky at 10 pm on Jan</b> …

Astronomy

Woody Allen denies adopted daughter's renewed molestation accusations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film director Woody Allen defended himself on Friday from newly published accusations by his now-adult adopted daughter that he molested her as a child, calling the allegations “ludicrous” and the product of a bitter custody battle with his former partner, actress Mia Farrow.<p>…

Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna among celebrity victims of hacked nude photos

Lawyers for Lawrence and Kate Upton warn of prosecution over 'outrageous privacy violation' but experts say more photos likely<p>A series of high-profile stars including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Jenny McCarthy have fallen victim to one of the biggest celebrity privacy breaches in history, …

BMW Just Released The Most Extreme MINI Of All Time

BMW's just released the most powerful production model ever produced by its MINI brand.<p>The new MINI John Cooper Works Edition is the latest in the line of high performance models to carry the John Cooper Works moniker. Although, it's not the "MINI we've all been waiting for" — that honor goes to …

Monte Carlo

How Burger King Completely Turned Business Around

The company is posting impressive sales during an industry-wide slowdown.<p>Burger King's young management team, led by 33-year-old Daniel Schwartz, is impressing analysts at RBC Capital Markets.<p>"Whopper aside, we see few similarities between the Burger King of 2010 and the Burger King of today," the …

Burger King
Astronomy

9 Healthy Potato Recipes That Could Maybe, Possibly Help You Lose Weight

Everyone knows that starchy carbs cause weight gain, right? Maybe not in the case of potatoes, suggests a new paper by researchers at McGill …

Wind and solar energy are 'not ready for primetime,' says Exxon analyst

Asserts that by 2025, many world economies will use oil from North America Alternative energies like solar and wind are ‘not ready for primetime’, he says Can Vladimir Putin save Saudi Arabia’s sheikhs from the glut of oil? Oil and gas price plunge does not signal a global recession<p>North America, …

McDonald's to cut menu items in bid to regain 'burger leadership'

McDonald’s (MCD) is going to dramatically simplify its menu next month as a major part of its strategy to halt a U.S. sales slide that has gotten …

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his …

8 Ways Chefs Upgrade Meatballs

There are endless ways to vary a meatball, from the type of meat to the fillers and seasonings. Here are upgrades from eight great chefs.<p>Meatballs …

Japan launches asteroid mission to blow up a space rock

Japan Aerospace Agency JAXA’s asteroid-exploring Hayabusa2 probe successfully blasted off on Wednesday. The spacecraft will study the asteroid's …

Cars And Trucks With The Highest Resale Values

We’ve long preached the gospel of maximizing the value of one’s automotive investment by choosing a vehicle that inherently delivers the lowest long-term ownership costs, including fuel economy, insurance premiums, maintenance and repair costs and depreciation. The latter is an often overlooked, …

The 10 Best Movies You Didn't See in 2014

The simple fact is this: there are <i>so many movies</i> released every year. Even when it's your job to see movies, chances are that you miss a handful (myself included). But more, it can safely be assumed, have slipped by <i>you</i>. Which is a shame, because there were a ton of smaller movies that missed the …