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4 Hair Colors That Look Good on Every Skin Tone

There are few worse things than showing up to the salon armed with a screenshot of your dream hair color...only to find out that it doesn't look half as good IRL. So we set out on...

Hair Color

The Difference Between Being Happy and Being High

Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK.<p>Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than sacred. Chemical or virtual highs, a lot of us believe, are cheap substitutes for genuine …

9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Want to boost your bottom line this summer? Pick up one of these gigs to put $1,000 or more in your pocket before the season is over.See also: 9 Dumb …

Frugal Living

What 5 Women Can Afford in Their First Year Out of College, With 5 Very Different Incomes

From a part-time bartender with $15,000 of debt to a mortgage banker who bought a house three months after graduation.<p>For many college graduates, the first year out can feel like a gauntlet. As soon as mortarboards are thrown, everyone races, Tough-Mudder-style, to post a status announcing "some …

After 31 Years Black Boxes from the Eastern Airlines Crash in the Andes Have Been Found!

One of the great aviation mysteries is what happened to Eastern Airlines flight 980, which crashed into the mountains near La Paz, Bolivia in 1985. …

Rise of the beauty bridezilla: a bride just told her ginger bridesmaid to dye her hair before wedding

A word of warning to anyone enlisted as a bridesmaid this summer: Bridezilla beauty just got scary. One bride in America has just instructed her bridesmaid she needs to dye her ginger hair brunette before her big day, in an email that is, perhaps understandably, now going viral.<p>The story goes that …

Everything you need to know to land your dream job on Wall Street

You're up against thousands of other people during the application process, competing for a small number of roles.<p>And if you land a Wall Street internship or a full-time role, you'll have to learn how to navigate complex products, markets and organizations in double-quick time.<p>Business Insider …

Wall Street

10 Heartwarming Stories of Incredible Customer Service

Inspirational stories of great people going above and beyond.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Why are we as consumers so captivated by tales of companies going the extra mile for their customers?<p>Perhaps it is because they serve as a much needed reminder that there are businesses out there …

Customer Service

Pushed to accept marriage, Iraq's displaced child brides face bleak future

ERBIL, Iraq (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the photo that Aziza produces on her mobile phone, her 14-year-old daughter Layla is wearing a pink satin dress and smiling meekly at the camera.<p>“This was her engagement party,” said 35-year-old Aziza. “(Her fiance) was 22 years old. His family came to …

Brides

She defied Islamic extremists in Pakistan by hiding in plain sight

“They send girls like me to the crazy house.”<p>So begins Maria Toorpakai’s new memoir “A Different Kind of Daughter,” about her life under the …

These "Harry Potter" engagement rings will absolutely enchant you

Even if you’re already married or not remotely interested in marriage, these <i>Harry Potter</i>-themed engagement rings are sure to have you aching to use …

Cancer Cells Hijack the Body's Internal Clocks, Study Finds

Cancer patients rare die directly from their tumors. Anyone who’s lost a friend or loved one knows the disease usually wastes away the body. Often, at the end stages, food just doesn’t seem to stick.<p>Now a new study may help explain how and why this happens. Tumor cells disrupt the body’s circadian …

Cancer Cells

17 Elegant Details That Made This Harry Potter Wedding Especially Magical

So much love went into every element of these novel nuptials.<p>Newlyweds Cassie and Lewis Byrom are not the first couple in the world to have a <i>Harry Potter</i>-themed wedding. But their nuptials, which took place at the historic town hall in Manchester, England, put a lovely twist on the magical theme …

We're about to find out what happens when you give poor people basic income for life

In the old days of policymaking by aphorism—give a man a fish, feed him for a day!—simply handing money to the poor was considered an obviously bad idea.<p><i>How naïve—you can't just give people money. They'll stop trying! They'll just get drunk!</i><p>The underlying assumption was that the poor weren't good …

These moms spend thousands on cosmetic surgery to get Coachella-ready

Sarah Mirmelli is ready to face the music.<p>Before heading to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., this weekend, the …

U.S judge says terrorism convict can't be deported to Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland man believed to be the youngest person ever convicted of U.S. terrorism charges may not be deported to Pakistan because he would likely face torture there by government officials, an American judge has ruled.<p>Mohammed H. Khalid, who legally moved from Pakistan with …

Extremism

Joe Biden’s darkest hour: Race, gender and the vilification of Anita Hill

HBO’s “Confirmation” explores the insidious campaign to smear Clarence Thomas’ accuser, and a familiar SCOTUS fight<p>Kali Holloway<p>April 16, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>“Sleazy,” is how Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy recently described the hyper-partisan politics …

Sexual Harassment

Elie Saab Is Launching a Bridal Collection, and It's Everything

Dream weddings fashion alert: Elie Saab is launching a bridal collection. Yes, the designer responsible for whipping up beyond exquisite …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

A new disorder is plaguing teenagers: Sleep texting

Olivia Priedeman, 17, woke one morning from a dream she had about making plans with a friend.<p>But it wasn’t a dream. Her phone showed that during the …

How to win at rock-paper-scissors: New study reveals secrets

For most of us, rock-paper-scissors is just a game. But scientists see it differently — and thanks to a new study, they think they've figured out how you can win more consistently.<p>But first, you'll have to stop being so darned irrational!<p>The study, "Negative outcomes evoke cyclic irrational …

Research

Would-be ISIS teen brides saved after France launches nationwide hunt

Two French girls who ran away to be ISIS brides after becoming radicalized were saved from their deadly misadventure Sunday after classmates alerted police and touched off a national search.<p>The girls, identified as Israe, 15, and Louisa, 16, were planning to go to Syria to join the terrorist army, …

What Life Is Really Like for Women on Wall Street

"I returned from maternity leave and found a male coworker sitting at my desk, informing me that he'd be partner on some of my accounts."<p>Maureen Sherry never planned on a career in finance but stumbled into the field as a recent college graduate in the '90s. While she found her work at Bear Stearns …

9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Full House Townhouse

Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, there’s another ’90s TV reboot. On February 26, almost the entire cast of <i>Full House</i> is set to return for a Netflix series, <i>Fuller House</i>. And it just may be the most aptly named sequel ever. After all, the San Francisco townhouse the Tanners call home once had …

The 10 best pieces
 of advice I can give you about money

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I have a ton of rich friends who've wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>A while ago, I was chatting with …

Profit

New 'blue bastard' fish species found in Australia that fights by kissing

The blue bastard fish, long rumoured to exist among Australian fisherman, has formally been identified as a new species.<p>Queensland Museum …

Engineering student comes home drunk, designs plane like a boss

Everyone is a little bit different when they're drunk. Some people text their ex, and some people design blueprints for airplanes. This guy is the …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Dubai Police Say Man Stopped Lifeguards From Saving Drowning Daughter Because He Didn’t Want Her Honor Violated

A father reportedly allowed his 20-year-old daughter to drown to death because he was concerned about her being touched by men outside her family, according to a Dubai news site.<p>Quoting a top police official, Emirates 24/77 reported Sunday that the man got in the way of lifeguard rescue attempts on …

Russian Photographers Show How Birds See Our World And It’ll Leave You Breathless

If you dream of travelling the world and seeing it all from a bird’s-eye view, these sweeping, epic panoramic photos by AirPano might be one of the …