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Religion 101: Divination in Ancient Civilizations

With the increasing dependence of domesticate plants and animals, human societies became larger and more complex. The human need to uncover the …

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Besieged at home, Trump sets off for 'do-or-die' foreign trip

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Given his current political fortunes, if President Donald Trump's crucial first foreign trip passes off without a disaster, it will be considered a success.<p>The President embarked on a journey Friday to Saudi Arabia, Israel and global summits in Italy and Belgium, after one of the …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Jim Brown recalls Ali as social force, comedian

The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT):<p>9:30 p.m.<p>A sports icon in his own right, NFL great Jim Brown says Muhammad Ali stands alone …

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Star Wars: Episode VIII 'leaked script' reveals rumoured plot twists

Heavily spoiler-laden script rundown purports to reveal why Rey is so strong with the Force, and the return of Hayden Christensen as ghost of Anakin Skywalker<p>The full plot of the next Star Wars movie and the true identity of Daisy Ridley’s mysterious Rey have reportedly been revealed by a Reddit …

Star Wars

This world map shows countries scaled to the size of their stock markets

Sometimes it helps to take look the world through an unconventional perspective when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here's a pretty awesome map from Bank of America Merrill Lynch's "Transforming World Atlas" research note that shows the world according to free-float equity market …

Bunny Island and Other Awesome Japanese Attractions for Animal Lovers

When you think of Japan several things might spring to mind: Karaoke. Sushi. Geishas. Bullet trains. What you might not realize is that it’s also one …

Cuba Welcomes Obama for Historic Presidential Trip

The BAFTA photographer who gets intimate with the stars - CNN Style

Written by By Esra Gurkan, for CNN<p>You might not have heard of Greg Williams, but you will undoubtedly have seen his work.<p>He has photographed poster campaigns for <i>James Bond</i>, countless members of Hollywood's elite and in war zones in Burma and Sierra Leone. Able to turn his lens to just about …

Who is Rhaegar Targaryen, and why does he matter?

Despite playing what many book-readers would consider the most pivotal role in recent Westerosi history, Rhaegar Targaryen remains a mostly unknown …

What the government is still hiding about the JFK assassination

The National Archives, for the first time ever, released a list of documents related to the assassination that are still shielded from public view.<p>More than five decades after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, thousands of government files detailing the activities and testimony of …

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

Why Finn is the Most Important Star Wars Character of All-time

Last year, <i>Star Wars</i>, the most popular sci-fi franchise in the history of the film industry starred a black male lead actor. To date, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has made 1.948 billion dollars in revenue. In a world where the fight for representation in all forms of media and mediums of …

Journalism

Health and Beauty Tips for the Busy Lady

When I thought my life couldn't get any worse with working until 10 p.m. on a Summer Friday, when my desk drawers became my vanity station and the office bathroom my dressing room before bar night, I turned to my iPhone, delivery services and home remedies to get me through weeks of being extremely …

The Top 5 Spring Trends You Need in Your Wardrobe

The winter may be gray, glum and cold. Every time my alarm goes off in the morning, I tend to forgo the previous night's adorable laid out outfit and opt for comfort and warmth. However, the winter cold doesn't need to put a damper in your outfit. Check out these must have Fashion Trends for …

The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

University of Pennsylvania

Charting: The Best Flat Boots for Fall

Whether you prefer a trendy ankle boot, a mens-inspired brogue or a classic esquestrian riding shoe—we rounded up some of the best fall boots that exude styl<p>Whether you prefer a trendy ankle boot, a mens-inspired brogue or a classic esquestrian riding shoe—we rounded up some of the best fall boots …

17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

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Which Movies Are Disappearing From Netflix In September?

It’s not fun to lose stuff: your keys, your pet, your mind, your kids at an amusement park (unless they’re behaving badly, then it’s okay to let them wander). That’s why every month her we’ll clue you in to the films that are disappearing from the precious Netflix cloud so you can see your …

10 Must-Haves by 30: Interiors Edition

Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture"<p>Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture." Plus, see the 11 things every fashionable woman should have in her closet by 30. <i>Via ELLEDecor.com</i>

Home Decorating

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From James Dean to A$AP Rocky and all that's in-between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of the last six decades.

The Most Memorable VMA's Fashion Moments Of All Time

A look back at the most unforgettable red carpet looks over the years.<p>Calling Video Music Award style irreverent would be a bit of an understatement. In its over three decade history, the MTV carpet has seen mini bustier bridal dresses, ladies who match, bikini tops and meat dresses—with a Tom Ford …

Jessica Alba's 8 Best On-Screen Beauty Looks

In honor of her new film 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,' we're taking a look back at some of her best beauty moments.<p>Jessica Alba has played Invisible Woman, a sci-fi soldier, a diver, a mean girl, and dancers of all sorts—and she's looked ridiculously good the whole time. In honor of her new film</i> …

14 Greens Even Healthier Than Kale

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the new greens to try in your next salad.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty—at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of …

‘Hang Your Heads in Shame’: A Hollywood Heavyweight Gives Fellow Actors a History Lesson

On Saturday, Hollywood heavyweight Jon Voight wrote a column in the Hollywood Reporter chastising his fellow actors for signing their names to an anti-Israeli open letter.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JULY 18: Actor Jon Voight speaks onstage at the ‘Ray Donovan’ panel during the SHOWTIME Network portion of …