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Penn State students rally against fraternity that shared nude photos

Heavy snow blanketed the steps of Penn State’s Old Main building, but that did not stop students from advocating for women affected by the scandal surrounding private Facebook pages created by Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) — pages where members uploaded photos of nude and unconscious females.<p>Carrying signs …

7 Financial Steps Every Young Professional Should Take

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The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

Weird

Matthew Gregory McLaughlin, California Lawyer, Proposes Ballot Measure Allowing Execution of Gays

A group of California legislators has filed a complaint against a lawyer who is proposing a statewide ballot initiative that would allow gays and lesbians to be "put to death by bullets to the head."<p>Matthew Gregory McLaughlin, an Orange County attorney, filed the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act …

Body Found Hanging in Mississippi Woods ID'd as Otis James Byrd

The body of a man found hanging by a bed sheet in the Mississippi woods was identified Friday as Otis James Byrd, a 54-year-old ex-con who'd been missing for two weeks.<p>Whether his death was a suicide or a homicide won't be known for another week or so, authorities said.<p>The circumstances of the …

How to Work Out Without Getting out of Bed

Eight moves to tone up all over using only your mattress as resistance.<p>We'd bet that even the biggest fitness junkies among us have had this moment: You've just woken up and the thought creeps in...<i>M</i><i>aybe I could just work out from bed, for a change?</i> When you're pressed for time, dreading the …

5 Countries That Are Small Enough to See in One Day

<i>By Cynthia Drescher, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Don't have more than a few days to explore a destination? Don't worry; when it comes to the tiniest countries and territories in the world, one day is plenty time for a visit. Here's our list of 10 travel-worthy micro-countries you'll want to explore:<p><b>1. Monaco</b><p>© …

27 Free Apps That Will Save You So Much Money

*the sound of coins falling into your bank account*

GOP Reps: Chipotle Gets To Pick Its Meat, So We Get To Discriminate Against Gays

WASHINGTON -- Chipotle's right to purchase humanely raised pork is based on the same freedom that would allow a business to discriminate against LGBT individuals, according to a new op-ed from two GOP lawmakers. But much like a messy burrito from the restaurant chain itself, their argument quickly …

When the Tuskegee Airmen Got Their Wings

Caption from LIFE. Flying cadets hear a brief lecture on wind currents from Lieutenant McCune.<br>Gabriel Benzur—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>1 …

Austin, Texas, Businesses Angry Over 'Exclusively for White People' Stickers

Businesses and officials in Austin, Texas, want to identify the culprit behind offensive stickers plastered on at least six shops this week.<p>The labels, slapped on various storefronts, say: "Exclusively for white people. Maximum of 5 colored customers, colored BOH (Back of House) staff …

Brutality Eyed in Arrest of UVA Student By Alcohol Agents

The state is investigating whether excessive force was used during the arrest of a 20-year-old black University of Virginia student after he …

7 Ways You're Ruining Your Credit Score

You know your credit score is important, but are you clued in on what you might inadvertently be doing to sabotage it?<p>This three digit number acts like a grade for your financial life and is calculated based on the information in your credit reports, like your history of paying credit card bills …

Personal Finance

Few Target victims to benefit from settlement

Few Target data breach victims will likely get anything, and even fewer will get the maximum $10,000 they're eligible for as part of a $10 million settlement granted preliminary approval on Thursday.<p>The burden of proof of losses is on consumers, security experts say. Potentially more than 100 …

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

Psychology

Study raises concerns over big, rapidly thinning Antarctic glacier

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have raised concerns about a large, rapidly thinning glacier in Antarctica, warning it could contribute significantly to rising sea levels.<p>They say they've discovered two openings that could channel warm seawater to the base of the huge Totten Glacier and bring the threat of …

Global Warming

10 Oddball Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

What if a job interviewer asked you who would win in a fight between Spiderman and Batman? Or how you would describe the color yellow to a blind person? These are real interview questions collected by Glassdoor, the eight-year-old jobs website where users post information about companies, salaries, …

The 10 Most Ridiculously Glamorous Fashion Moments on Empire

The Best (And Worst) Times To Schedule An Interview

In the excitement of receiving an interview invitation, it’s tempting to schedule the interview as early as possible (or—if you’re panicking—as late as possible).<p>But before you jump the gun, you should know that research shows that the order of your interview can impact your chances of getting the …

How Much Of Your Private Data Are You Willing To Share?

It is nearly impossible to participate in today’s society without sharing some of who you are with someone you don’t know. We used to dole out our personal information in drips, mostly to those who were close to us. As our tools for managing personal information (including facts previously …

12 Insane Facts You Didn't Know About Time Zones

<i>By: Chloe Pantazi</i><p>It's the same story every year. You wake up groggy on a Sunday, and can't remember -- is it an hour ahead or behind in the Spring? What time does the clock wind back? And where's this daylight being saved, anyway? Plus, by the time your body adjusts, BAM! The clock changes again …

34 Ways You Change As You Become An Adult

Look at you, you're starting to look like a grown-up or something. Here are 34 ways you change as you become an adult:<p>1. You don't feel the need to gossip anymore.<p>2. Jealously is futile and starts to fade away as a controlling force of your mind.<p>3. You handle conflict directly, maturely and …

SXSW 2015: These Undulating, 3D-Printed Clothes Are Pretty Amazing

Dry clean only, do not wash or tumble dry<p>Ruff 3D-printed garment<p>Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen argues fashion is in desperate need of a revolution. In her eyes, the industry is so concerned with producing stock that no one is making enough time for rethinking the textile production process. …

Minimalist vs Maximalist: Spring Sandals To Buy Now

You've kept your toes under wraps all winter. But soon you'll be able to show off that fresh pedicure. And while I'm sure you still have some sandals …

Tech Neck: Why Your Smartphone Is Giving You Wrinkles

The Instagram-gazing, smartphone induced saggy neckline that could affect us all.<p>Tech neck is a serious concern. Take a look around your work space/coffee shop/subway car and note how many people are staring down at their smart phones, head tilted at a 45 degree angle. They could all be victims of …

Skin Care

The Chicest Royals of the Modern Era

Charting the most stylish royals from Grace Kelly to Kate Middleton.<p>While the release of Disney's live-action <i>Cinderella</i> may qualify Lily James as the princess of the moment, the common folk been looking to royals for style inspiration for centuries. But since the invention of the camera, regal TK …

The 10 Bars With the Best Views in the World

The most breathtaking vantage points for a drink with a view.<p>The most breathtaking vantage points for a drink with a view.

The '70s Films That Every Fashion Girl Should Watch

Fashion and film have always gone hand in hand, whether it's a designer taking inspiration from a movie's wardrobe or a leading lady sporting the latest couture. We're rounding up the most important movies by decade—from the 1950s to today—that every fashion lover should see. Plus, see the best …

Diana Ross

11 Things I Learned at My First Paris Fashion Week

Covering beauty in the most beautiful city in the world.<p><b>1) Start practicing your French more than a day in advance.</b> Despite what people will tell you, everyone does not speak English there—and really, why should they?—and I felt like an idiot every time I had to pull up iTranslate just to order …

Your Most Annoying Fashion Problems, Solved!

An unfortunate spill, a stubborn zipper, or a broken <i>anything</i> can ruin the world's best outfit in just a few seconds. Avoid future heartbreak by studying up on these quick-and-easy...