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12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. Crush the stereotype with these tips from Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel, author of …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Abandoned Doctor's House Photos Reveal The Past Lives Of A Mansion (PHOTOS)

When we come across photos of forgotten homes, they usually leave us totally stunned and full of questions. And we're clearly not the only ones who find these images captivating. We stumbled upon photographer Daniel Marbaix's Flickr site, chock full of eery pictures like these from an abandoned …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

'Grand Canyon of Greenland' discovered under ice sheet

The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science.<p>"You think that everything that could be known about the land surface is known, but it's not," said Jonathan Bamber, …

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Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Objects & Figures Form Human Faces in Optical Illusion Paintings

Ukrainian artist Oleg Shuplyak cleverly arranges objects, figures, and other elements in his paintings so that they suggest the form of a person’s …

Fall Movie Preview: ‘Gravity,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

What to See<p>From ‘Gravity to ‘The Counselor,’ see what Marlow Stern is looking forward to after a miserable summer.<p>09.03.13 4:45 AM ET

ELLE Culture Guide: Our Ultimate Must-See, Must-Do List for Fall

Our annual manual of the essential TV-shows, theater, books, movies, art, fashion momentsand everything elseyou need to know about this season<p>How to be the smartest girl at the cocktail party? Behold, our annual manual of the essential TV-shows, theater, books, movies, art, fashion moments—and …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Autistic Student Offered $86,000 to Leave California Public School

Heather Houston, mother of 21-year-old autistic, diabetic, and mute David Swanson, has been offered $86,000 from Northern California public school …

Wal-Mart workers in 15 cities protest over minimum wage

Protesters in New York, Washington state are arrested as hundreds demonstrate around the country<p><b>Updated, 5 p.m. EDT:</b> While, as Ned Resnikoff noted for MSNBC, protest actions have been somewhat "muted" in most partaking cities, the response from authorities has been severe. Twitter reports that …

Single mothers dramatically more likely to face food insecurity than other households

Households with children were more likely to struggle to keep adequate food on the table than the national average<p>According to a new report from the Department of Agriculture, an estimated 14.5 percent of American households were food insecure at some point during 2012.<p>Depressingly, households with …

A Syria Strike Won’t Spark an Oil Crisis

It’s the night­mare scen­ario: The United States strikes Syr­ia, con­flict spreads throughout the Middle East, the re­gion’s oil ex­ports slow to a …

California prison hunger strike ends

Last-standing 100 strikers resume eating in face of death, while major demands against solitary confinement unmet<p>The 60-day California prisoner hunger strike, that at one point involved 30,000 inmates, reportedly ended Thursday with the remaining 100 strikers resuming meals as they neared …

Texas is home to more than 100 state-funded crisis pregnancy centers

While a new law threatens to shutter all but six abortion providers, anti-choice counseling centers proliferate<p>It's no secret that the outlook is quite dire for reproductive rights in Texas right now. The provision of the state's omnibus antiabortion bill requiring that abortion providers secure …

John Kerry to Chris Hayes: “We’re not going to war!”

The former antiwar hero defends the Syrian opposition but insists a strike isn’t meant to help them topple Assad<p>On the eve of the disastrous midterm elections, President Obama’s press secretary Robert Gibbs derided what he called “the professional left.” On the eve of what could be an even more …

Handel Radio Ad Beats Ga. Opponents to the Airwaves

With Geor­gia’s con­ten­tious Re­pub­lic­an primary just eight months away, former Sec­ret­ary of State Kar­en Han­del beat her fel­low Re­pub­lic­an …