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The Right Product for Every Type of Hair. (Yes, Even Yours.)

Everything you need to style your mane.<p>When you were a kid, great-looking hair meant little more than a bottle of Prell and a dry towel. But now that you're a grown up, you've probably come to realize that proper hair care requires a bit more effort. And to compound that, what you use can change …

Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks and monuments are wrong.

History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley once said. Not so in the United States, at least not regarding the Civil War. As soon as the Confederates laid down their arms, some picked up their pens and began to distort what they had done and why. The resulting mythology took hold of …

100 Best Albums of the 2000s

Loss, love, forced coming-of-age and fragile generational hope: Arcade Fire's debut touched on all these themes as it defined the independent rock of …

'Guardians' music from the '70s back at top of charts

Thanks to <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, 1970s pop stalwarts Blue Swede, the Raspberries, Redbone and the Runaways are finding themselves at the top of the charts again.<p>The movie soundtrack <i>Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1</i> is No. 1 on both the iTunes and Amazon digital-album lists (and No. 2 in …

How To Choose Sunglasses That Suit - A Men's Essential Guide

Most accessories are optional, but some fall solidly into essential territory. Men’s sunglasses are a must for both your safety and your vanity. A …

Go-Kart Or Go Home

NASKART by Dann Matthews<p>When real auto race car drivers are replaced with virtual avatars that drive go-karts, throw banana peels on the track and …

Doctors will place patients between life and death in suspended animation trials

For the first time ever, surgeons at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh could save patients by putting them between life and death. They're ready to test a technique that would place patients in a state of "suspended animation," giving surgeons enough time to operate on injuries that would …

6 "Hardy Boys" Covers Starring "True Detective" Characters

Imagine if Rust and Marty solved crimes like the Hardy Boys? Well DON'T because Todd Spence imagined it for you. Via break.com.

The Powerball lottery: is it really a stupidity tax?

"Don't they know how idiotic buying lotto tickets is? Don't they know they are just throwing their money away? It is a stupidity tax." That quote was from a banker sitting near me at work a decade ago. He was upset that his hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut was overrun with people from New York …

Cats Who Look Like Ron Swanson

(Video Link)<p>Nick Offerman’s character on the hit sitcom <i>Parks & Recreation</i> is a steak loving, moustachioed manly man named Ron Swanson, who loves …

See Photos And Video Of A Man Climbing The Tallest Building In China

This will probably be replicated in an action flick one day.<p>After seeing Vadim Makhorov's photos of himself climbing the tallest structure in China, we have to admit that our first question was if he took a selfie. Then the shock kicked in: the Russian photographer, previously known for taking pics …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

19 Adorable Mutts That Are Too Cute to Handle

How do you make a teddy bear that walks around and cuddles you back? By breeding a chow chow with a husky.<p>How about a dog that looks like a miniature …

23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.

8 Disco Songs That Prove That Life And Music Can Be Absolutely Perfect

If this stuff can’t make you feel happy, you might need to see a doctor.

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Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …