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This Mesmerizing Dessert Is Taking Over the Internet

Two forms of chocolate equal one impressive sight to behold.<p>Behold, the internet's latest food craze: the melting chocolate ball.<p>Though it doesn't sound like an interesting sight to behold, you'd be surprised at how mesmerizing it is to see a cascade of warm chocolate melt away a hard chocolate …

Linus Maurer, inspiration behind 'Peanuts' character, dies at 90

Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90.<p>Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner …

14 of the most convincing 'Harry Potter' fan theories we can't stop thinking about

Though it's been nearly a decade since J.K. Rowling finished the "Harry Potter" series, people are still obsessed with the books. So much so that fan theories still pop up every now and again about characters, the history of Muggles and wizards, and the magic itself.<p>Keep reading to see 14 of the …

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I Made This Tiny Skin-Care Change and It Totally Solved My Winter Dryness

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Winter face is upon us. And I've tried so many things to combat it. I've changed up my moisturizers, tried a bunch of different oils, and still, my face has ended up flaky and dry, seemingly immune to the hydration I was practically drenching it in. I …

Color-melting hair seamlessly replaces the ombré trend

The ombré hair trend has evolved since its popular inception in 2000 — thanks, Aaliyah. The dyeing technique escalated into a full-on fad in 2014. It …

10 Disney Movies Stunningly Reimagined as Tim Burton Films

These are so beautiful and hauntingly on point, because that's Burton for you.<p>There's no mistaking the distinct style of Tim Burton movies. Dark and beautiful, they are populated with characters who have large, sunken eyes, skeletal figures, and faces frozen in expressions of terror and longing. …

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Rainbow Freckles Are the Breathtaking New Beauty Trend You Need to See

If only frecks naturally looked like this...<p>Fake freckles just started popping up on the cheeks of beauty lovers everywhere, so it was only a matter of time before their multicolored counterparts made their way into the beauty world.<p>Rainbow freckles are here, adding a splash of color to bare faces. …

Flimsy fashion is a feminist issue

Not just fashion stylists shop in the men’s department for women’s basics (Mind the gap, G2, 20 Janaury). Some of us have known for a long time that women’s clothes are made from flimsy and substandard fabric that couldn’t ward off a summer breeze, whereas men’s clothes from the same shop are often …

Light and shadows: Skin bleaching in Uganda

<b>(CNN) —</b> Living in Uganda in 2013, German photographer Anne Ackermann couldn't ignore the sight of light-skinned women with obviously dark feet, elbows and joints.<p>As someone who regularly documents issues surrounding beauty, identity and womanhood, Ackermann's natural curiosity led her to Mama …

Foo Fighters, Weezer, Cage the Elephant: Fighting for the Future of Rock

In the more than 20 years since <i>Nevermind</i> (no, it’s not a feeling – you <i>are</i> old), Dave Grohl has progressed from punk-rock insurrectionist to …

Dale ‘Buffin’ Griffin, Mott the Hoople Drummer, Dead at 67

Dale “Buffin” Griffin, drummer and founding member of the Seventies glam rock group Mott the Hoople, passed away Sunday in his sleep following a long …

J.K. Rowling reveals how she gave Alan Rickman a major clue about Snape's character

LONDON — Although Alan Rickman will be remembered for a number of different film roles, his portrayal of Severus Snape in the <i>Harry Potter</i> movies has …

Armenian Illustrator Completes His Cut-Out Dresses With Everyday Objects

Armenian fashion illustrator Edgar Artis uses stylized paper cut outs and everyday objects to create beautiful dresses. His creative fashion sketches …

David Bowie Dead at 69

David Bowie, the legendary singer-songwriter and actor, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 69.<p>The artist’s Facebook page announced the …

6 Questions About Weight Training For Teenage Swimmers

<i>By Dr. G. John Mullen</i><p><i>Originally posted Feb. 4, 2015</i><p>SANTA CLARA – A few days back, USA Swimming correspondent Mike Gustafson opened his mailbag and …

The Secret Identities Of Pop Culture Characters Revealed

Chicago artist Alex Solis is back with a lot more illustrations featuring pop-culture characters mash-ups in his series “Icons Unmasked.” “Alexmc” …

Help for 'butterfly children' in sight, thanks to rockers who care

Nine-year-old Mikey Fullmer is bandaged from his toes to his thighs and from his shoulders to the tips of his fingers. His skin is so fragile, even a gentle hug can cause a life-threatening wound.<p>Mikey has epidermolysis bullosa, a rare connective tissue disease that affects not only his skin, but …

What's up for winter: Springsteen, Sabbath, Rihanna

It may be winter, but Chicago concert bookings haven't slowed down. Here's a sampling of some of the more notable shows in the next few months (listed chronologically):<p><b>Bruce Springsteen:</b> With the E Street Band, Springsteen will take a deep dive into his 1980 double-album, "The River." Die-hards …

Lemmy Kilmister, Motorhead Singer and Heavy Metal Legend, Dead at 70

<b>UPDATE</b>: Lemmy Kilmister died of prostate cancer, according to a death certificate obtained by TMZ. The rocker was also suffering from an irregular …

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Eagles Of Death Metal Released A Powerful Statement While Announcing Their Rescheduled European Tour

It’s been a little more than a month since the Paris attacks, one of which took place at an Eagles of Death Metal show at the Bataclan Theatre. Now, the band has announced plans to reconvene their European tour. The tour has been titled the Nos Amis Tour, which in English translates to “our …

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Tunisia jails six students for homosexuality

Human rights activists attack court verdict after group of men given three-year prison sentences and banished from city<p>A court in Tunisia has sentenced six students to three years in prison each on charges of homosexuality in a judgment condemned by rights activists.<p>The court in Kairouan handed …

The 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players

Jimi Hendrix The greatest of all time? Maybe. No one merged the blues, rock and psychedelia with as much ease or wielded<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David …

Meghan Trainor must be stopped: The Grammys inexplicably nominated her for Best New Artist

<b>(AP/Barry Brecheisen/Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)</b><p>Trainor is neither “best” or “new” anything—and she’s up against Courtney Barnett, who’s had a breakthrough year<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 7, 2015 4:55pm (UTC)<p>Nominee lists are always, by their nature, a mix of disparate things. But just when it looked like the …

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A Big Cat Rescue Group Isn't Happy With Floyd Mayweather's Pet Tiger

Floyd Mayweather may be excited about his new pet tiger, but a big cat rescue group doesn’t feel the same way.<p>Mayweather shared a photo on Instagram …

Eagles of Death Metal Will Not Perform With U2 in Paris

<i>Photo via Facebook</i><p>Tonight, U2 will perform at Paris' Accorhotels Arena in Bercy—a show that was postponed following the November 13 attacks. It was recently reported that the band would be joined by Eagles of Death Metal during tonight's show. According to a statement from U2, those reports are not …