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Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Mock #BringBackOurGirls Effort

Nigeria's Boko Haram has released a video mocking Western efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls the Islamist militants captured in April. The al Qaeda-linked group's leader Abubakar Shekau is seen dancing and laughing flanked by fellow fighters and armored vehicles in the 16-minute video. …

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Samsung distances itself from supplier after new child labor uproar

Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNLF) said Monday it has suspended business with a Chinese supplier that was accused last week of using child labor.<p>The …

Gmail's latest move isn't the end of email, it's a new beginning

The Gmail API could turn our email accounts into gold mines, and that's a good thing<p>Everybody loves to hate email.<p>It’s overwhelming, all-encompassing, and perhaps most importantly, lacks the context we’ve come to expect from modern communication apps. It's hard to blame email, though, since most …

Almost all of the world’s biggest cities will be in Asia and Africa by 2030

Tokyo is the undisputed champion of mega-cities. With a population of 37.8 million, it dwarfs second-place Delhi. The Japanese capital has such a big lead in population that even though it’s expected to lose about half a million people over the next 16 years, it will still be the world’s biggest …

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Nora Kogan Is Making Moves

“I’m obsessed with jewelry. I never stop thinking about it, whether I’m awake or asleep,” says Brooklyn-based jeweler Nora Kogan. Kogan’s pieces range from the sweet, like the delicate “Mama” ring that’s popular with new mothers, to the vampish, like her solid gold T&A rings with diamond nipples. …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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How To Keep Your Chest And Décolletage Looking Young

Maintaining the skin above the neck is a fulltime job, so it's easy to forget about what lies beneath. Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center Jeannette Graf offers her no-fail advice.<p><b>Sunscreen is key.</b> By nature, the skin on the chest is thinner and dryer than the …

Skin Care

Summer Veggies for Gorgeous Skin

New York City dermatologist and Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research at Mount Sinai Medical Center Joshua Zeichner shares his favorite farmer's market picks to cure what ails you—and your skin.<p><b>For inflammation...</b>red and yellow peppers. "They're rich in carotenoids, which soothe redness. They …

Zoe Saldana Will Hand You Your Ass on a Silver Platter

This month's extraterrestrial superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, continues Zoe Saldana's stellar streak as Hollywood's go-to intergalactic butt-kicker. She's just as feisty and fearless offscreen, too.<p>Zoe Saldana is adorable and charming and as hot as the sun on an August beach, but pray you …

Zoe Saldana

This Infographic Tells you How to Best Use Herbs in Your Cooking

Herbs are an essential part of cooking, but it isn't always clear how to use them properly to enhance a recipe. This easy-to-read infographic tells …

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.

4 Innovative Ways to Tie a Chic Summer Sarong

Your step-by-step guide to tying a summer scarf.<p>Your step-by-step guide to tying a summer scarf. Plus, 7 fresh ways to tie a scarf.

Slow Cooker Hot Wings and 7 More Low-Stress Game-Night Snacks

No true fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken …

Slow Cookers

Prince Celebrates 'Purple Rain' Anniversary With Apollonia Kotero

Film's co-star joins Prince for a late-night concert at Paisley Park<p>Prince's landmark album and film <i>Purple Rain</i> turned 30 this week, and the singer …

One&Only Hayman Island - Australia Nestled in the...

<b>One&Only Hayman Island - Australia</b><p>Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, One&Only Hayman Island is an exquisite private island …

24 Life-Changing Ways to Store Your Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 24 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Accueil - Hypercars - Le sommet de l'automobile.

Toute l'actualité, les vidéos et photos des voitures les plus folles. Les hypercars et les concept-car des meilleurs préparateurs sont à l'honneur.

Kandolhu Island

A stunning island resort in the Maldives’ North Ari Atoll, Kandolhu is a true paradise with lush tropical vegetation and sugar-white beaches fringed …

Featured Fitment: Jaguar F-Type R Coupe with PUR RS07 Forged Wheels

This kitty has new shoes.<p>It’s hard to trump the looks and performance of the Jaguar F-Type R Coupe. It’s British elegance and style coupled with an …

Bozonos Luxury Villa - Zakynthos, Greece Perched...

<b>Bozonos Luxury Villa - Zakynthos, Greece</b><p>Perched on a hilltop in the Akrotiri area of Zakynthos, Bozonos Luxury Villa is a jewel of a property with …

Amazing Traditional Eritrean Wedding

We just adore featuring cultural weddings here at Bridal Musings and seeing how different communities celebrate love. And today’s wedding is …

Layered Chicken Taco salad

When it’s hot, I don’t feel like cooking or eating. If I don’t have a meal for the crock pot then I go for the salad.<p>Shugary Sweets has created a …

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

But the foods you eat can influence that pH, changing the way your nether region smells (and even tastes). For instance, spices, onions, garlic, red meat, dairy, asparagus, broccoli, and alcohol can all affect the natural balance you’ve got going on, while fruits and fruit juices may turn things …

Kelly Rowland Unlocks Her Jewelry Box and Explains Her Most Treasured Pieces

When Kelly Rowland lays down a track, don't expect to find her in sweatpants and a T-shirt. "I have to feel <i>very</i> fly in the studio," says the singer, …

These Cool Summer Cocktails Will Have You Singing Tunes

Today officially marks the first day of summer, which means plenty of pool parties, lazy days at the beach, and backyard barbeques are on the …