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Travel Beauty Must Have: First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads

Let's be real: If I could replace every step in my skin care routine with a wipe, I totally would. So imagine my delight when I realized I could …

Why so many Americans think they're part Cherokee

Like many Americans at the time, Phelps had a vague understanding of his Native American ancestry. On one point, however, his memory seemed curiously specific: His Indian identity was a product of his "Cherokee blood."<p>The tradition of claiming a Cherokee ancestor continues into the present.<p>Today …

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

In praise of dirty, sexy cities: the urban world according to Walter Benjamin

Seventy five years after his death, the Marxist philosopher’s passion for the seedier, messier delights of cities such as Marseille and Moscow are a stark reminder of how sanitised today’s urban environment is becoming<p>Marseille isn’t as wicked as it used to be. In 1929, the playwright and travel …

France

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First wild grey wolf pack in nearly a century sighted in California

First confirmed wolf sighting in the state since 1924 led to discovery and photographs of pack of five cubs and two adults near Mount Shasta<p>California’s first grey wolf pack since wild wolves disappeared from the state nearly a century ago has been spotted in the woods in the northern part of the …

Wildlife

The world’s most famous gorilla is showing signs of early speech

Koko, a 44-year-old gorilla famous for her ability to communicate with keepers using sign language, is now showing signs of early speech. “Koko has developed vocal and breathing behaviors associated with the ability to talk, which were previously thought to be impossible in her species,” The Daily …

Linguistics

Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

Anguish Haunts Northern Ireland's Retired Terrorists

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Joe Doherty steps carefully among the bodies of his dead friends.<p>Seventy-seven men and women lie in the gravel-strewn graves at his feet. There isn’t a name on these headstones he can’t pair with a face, a memory.<p>“That was a good friend of mine. It was on his birthday. …

Northern Ireland

72 things to do in the Bay Area before you die

We can bicker about the Bay Area's changing landscape all day long, but some things stay the same, like just how much our swath of California has to offer.<p>From inspiring natural scenery and classic institutions to new traditions and only-in-S.F. events, the Bay Area has something for everyone — and …

The Big Idea: California Is So Over

California’s drought and how it’s handled show just what kind of place the Golden State is becoming: feudal, super-affluent and with an impoverished …

Jerry Brown

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

The Norse Legend of the World Tree - Yggdrasil

In 1643 a Bishop called Brynjolf Sveinsson was given forty- five pieces of vellum containing poetry and prose from the heart of ancient Northern …

Romanian mountain Ice Church draws all types of Christians

BALEA LAC, Romania (AP) — High on a remote mountain in Romania, priests have blessed a church made entirely from ice, outstanding both for its …

Christianity

Shooting at Paris Newspaper: Pictures

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Spooky Stories Behind 10 Of America's Most Famous Haunted Houses

Unless, of course, we're talking about dream haunted house features.<p>It's October, and we're forgoing the usual roundup of eye candy in favor of some cobweb-draped places most people wouldn't dare put a down payment on.<p>Tales of horror, glimpses of ghosts and a bevy of cobweb decor — it's all here.

The 10 best scary paintings

From Bosch to Warhol, the world of fine art is rich in horror. Happy Halloween!<p>1. Hell: Hans Memling, c1485<p>Man as well as woman, devil as well as dragon, dog and bird, this vicious critter is dancing on the damned as they burn in eternal hell fire. Memling heaps up the horror, so that the inferno …

Top 10 Ghost Towns

With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities.<p><i>Here’s a look at our top ten from around the world:</i><p><b>1. St. Elmo, Colorado</b><p>Once a booming mining town and trading post along railroad …

16 Kids Of The Past Doing Halloween Better Than You

These costumed kids made Halloween their bitch.<p>And now, for your enjoyment, a collection of photographs from the 1930s through the 1960s that may make you see just how terrifying DIY can be...

Trick-Or-Treating

32 Disturbing & Scary Halloween Outfits From Yesteryear

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we'd give you some inspiration for your outfit this year, by featuring some of the most sinister …

William Hope's Eerie Spirit Photography

These haunting photos are a product of early trick photography.<p>These photos, taken throughout the early 1920s, are the work of controversial UK medium, William Hope, who claimed to be able to communicate with the dead through photography.<p>Hope used double exposure techniques to help create the …

Flickr

Martin Scorsese’s Scariest Movies of All Time

Just in time for Halloween and exclusively for The Daily Beast, Martin Scorsese—the man who brought you Taxi Driver and The Departed—shares his …

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Top 10 Best Cult Classic Horror Movies Of All Time

You can never have enough horror movies, right? Right! Which is why this year for Halloween, I’ve already given you top ten lists for the scary slasher stories, frightening phantom features, and menacing monster movies. But I’m not done yet, dear readers! Killers, ghosts, and creatures are just the …

35 Beautiful Vintage Halloween Décor Ideas

Vintage décor ideas are very popular today and many designers use them for creating. Feel a designer and organize your own vintage Halloween! First …