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Why Clearista Is The CIA’s Favorite Skin Care Product

How a new DNA-collecting technology, by way of skin-smoothing products, got the CIA’s attention.<p>When the CIA invested in a skin care brand, some hoped the agency was taking on that particular scourge of beauty terrorism: wrinkles.<p>In fact, it was the CIA’s venture capital fund, In-Q-Tel, which …

Skin Care

The Top 5 Affordable Anti-Wrinkle Serums (That Actually Work)

The Top 5 Affordable Anti-Wrinkle Serums (That Actually Work)<p>Updated on June 26, 2018<p>As modern women (and men) who want to start taking care of their …

Skin Care

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The Most Terrifying Glass Slide Ever Opens Atop LA Skyscraper

Beware this new Los Angeles attraction if you’re afraid of heights. I know I am because <i>nope.</i><p>The Skyslide, a glass slide fixed along the tallest …

Los Angeles

Brexit might never happen.

The “Leave” campaign won an unexpectedly decisive majority in Thursday’s referendum on Britain’s EU membership. So why do Brexit’s biggest backers …

Great Britain

Could UK be forced into quick EU exit?

<b>We have voted to leave the EU but when will we actually start negotiating our exit?</b><p>There is lots to discuss with our EU colleagues: what to do with half-used EU budgets and EU citizens living in the UK and British citizens living in the EU. There is also, of course, the thorny issue of Britain's …

This Breathtaking Chart Shows Just How Far Humans Have Ventured into Space

At least, how far our probes have explored.<p>The solar system is big. It may stretch out up to a light year across, depending on the outer boundary of the Oort Cloud. But considering it's barely been 50 years since humanity has launched objects into space, it's amazing where we've been able to …

Awesome Art Picks: Wonder Woman, Thing, Hawkman, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Let’s rank every Zelda game ever made

After 30 years of the legendary Zelda franchise, it’s time to crown your series favourite.<p>Nintendo’s epic adventure series, The Legend of Zelda, is …

Where Does The Sun Go? (demo)

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The 2016 Movie Blockbuster Calendar You Know You Need

2015 was a great year for CGI-filled films such as <i>Jurassic World, The Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i> and of course <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</i> One would say "It's not possible to sneak in any more huge-budget films in one year." 2016 laughs. We haven't yet realized how crowded with blockbusters the next …

The best game controller ever gets better with the Xbox Elite

Check out the Xbox Elite controller<p>Xbox Elite controller, with case<p>Xbox Elite controller (top view)<p>Xbox Elite controller (face view, with alternate …

You Won’t Live to See the Final Star Wars Movie | WIRED

Kathleen Kennedy has heard a lot of movie pitches. For decades she worked with Steven Spielberg, producing <i>E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial</i>, the <i>Indiana …

27 Superhero Tweets Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Every Time

"What idiot named him Spider-Man instead of Peter Parkour?"

The Day I Stopped Reading Reviews

One morning a year ago I received a Google alert that someone had written a blog about a book I'd recently published. Because I'd gotten the alert just as I was sitting down to work, I decided not to read it until I was done writing. Though I doubted someone would take the time to write an entire …

Killing Yourself in Star Wars: Battlefront Can Actually Make You Invincible

Back when cheat codes were ubiquitous in video games, you could enter all sorts of combinations of button presses, letters, or symbols to give …

Hot To Turn Lukewarm Sex Into Red-Hot Sex

We all dream of finding that perfect someone to live happily ever after with. And many of us do find that someone. Everything feels right from how you fit together holding hands to how you make love. There is the excitement of the engagement, planning a wedding, honeymoon and finding a new home …

Walter McDougall’s Mind-Scarring Illustrations for Children

The always-amazing blog Monster Brains recently published a gallery of surreal and frightening images by cartoonist Walter McDougall's newspaper …

27 major Star Wars events not shown in the movies

There's a new buzzword in Hollywood: "Shared Universe." Marvel and DC fans think their franchise of choice created the term, but in reality, <b>Star Wars</b> is the granddaddy of all shared universes. George Lucas loyalists see <i>Star Wars</i> as a kind of hipster blockbuster movie. Why? Because it shared …

Why Open Relationships Don't Work

There’s no worse feeling out there than laying in your bed alone knowing your girlfriend is sleeping over at another guy's house. Trust me, open relationships aren’t for everyone. Like many people in their early 20s, I fell into my open relationship by way of a girlfriend who cheated on me and …

You can see why Californians confused this Navy missile test for a UFO

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Gene editing rescued a baby at death’s door by reversing her cancer

There was little hope for one-year-old Layla. She was dying from what doctors had believed to be an incurable leukemia. All previous treatments had failed. In a last-ditch effort, doctors used an experimental form of gene therapy on her. And, so far at least, it has worked.<p>In what they describe as …

Cancer

Incredible New Photos Show Moment NASA Rocket Exploded On Liftoff

The unmanned rocket exploded shortly after takeoff in October in Virginia on its way to the International Space Station, resulting in incredible images released by NASA this week.<p>On Oct. 28, 2014, an unmanned NASA rocket saddled with cargo for the International Space Station exploded shortly …

This British Barber Used Compassion – and Creativity – to Give a Haircut to a Boy with Autism

A British barber went the extra mile to give his client, a 3-year-old boy with autism, a proper haircut.<p>Jamie Lewis and Denine Davies had been …

How to Write Good Fight Scenes

Lots of novels include at least one fight scene at some point in the story. Whilst fight scenes can seem like an easy way to glue the reader to the …

Anonymous drops names of KKK members online, including US politicians

Anonymous has released four separate drops that allegedly include the names and information of members of the Ku Klux Klan — a Christian white supremacy organization identified as a hate group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The list, so far, has apparently …

Anti-Defamation League

Operation KKK Is Beginning To Unmask Hate Group Members

Operation KKK, an Anonymous-led effort to shut down the Ku Klux Klan, has begun in earnest. The main Twitter account is reporting that many KKK-related sites are down after concerted hacking efforts and that more are to come as they prepare for an action called HoodsOff on November 5.<p>The Ku Klux …

Anti-Defamation League

This 500px Account Exploded as Soon as He Stopped Aiming for Popular

In January of 2014, photographer <b>Joan Le Jan</b> created a brand new 500px account that he said was just for sharing what he really liked, with no thought …

Photography