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Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

Digital Art

Here are the world's most popular #TBT songs of all time

You all like R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)" way, way too much.<p>On Thursday, Spotify revealed a hundred of the world’s most popular throwback Thursday …

Fashion v censorship: a history of banned ads

Last week, the Advertising Standards Agency ruled that a Miu Miu campaign image featuring Mia Goth photographed by Steven Meisel was “irresponsible and was likely to cause serious offence”. Although the image of the 22-year-old <i>Nymphomaniac</i> actress might seem harmless – as Zing Tsjeng pointed out, …

Incredibly Steep Bridge in Japan Looks Like a Thrilling Roller Coaster for Drivers

The Eshima Ohashi bridge is the largest rigid-frame bridge in Japan and the third largest in the world, but its uniqueness does not stop there. This incredible structure appears to have an extraordinarily steep incline on both sides, making it look more like a roller coaster that you can enjoy from …

Japan

Couple Travels the World Performing Acrobatic Yoga Poses with Gorgeous Backdrops

Claudine and Honza Lafond combine two of their passions – yoga and travel – in an ongoing series of gorgeous photos they share on Instagram. The couple, who also happen to be yoga instructors, visit beautiful locales and monuments around the world, commemorating their journeys with graceful poses. …

Yoga

The Perfect Braid for When You Don't Want to Do Your Hair

Adorn a messy-on-purpose bun with this easy braid style.<p>On days when looking perfect is just impossible and you only have a few minutes to get out the door, never fear: the snake braid is here. Hairstylist Cash Lawless came up with a new twist on a traditional braid for Cosmopolitan.com. Here's …

These Powerful Photos Show the Dangers of Judging Women by Their Clothes

You're not defined by how short — or long — your skirt is.<p>A lot goes into picking out an outfit in the morning. If it's freezing out, if you have anything to do after work, if you're seeing someone you want to impress — it all goes through your head. But often so does what others will think of you</i> …

Here Are the Secrets to Treating All of Your Breakouts

Want a Zen complexion? The newest route to calm, clear skin blends Western science with Eastern wisdom.<p>Repeat breakouts can seem like a mystery. In the search for answers, Western derms— armed with their prescription pads—are increasingly taking a holistic approach. "We're reading the skin for …

LeBron: Kick 'not basketball play'

HOUSTON -- Rockets guard James Harden was called for a flagrant foul for appearing to kick LeBron James below the belt in Sunday's 105-103 overtime …

Best Beauty Looks From Premio Lo Nuestro

The red carpet at last night's Premio Lo Nuestro had more hair ideas than we could count! Ponytails, braids, sleek bobs—we wanted to try them all. Here, five of our favorites. Who gets your vote?<p><b>Glamorous Waves</b><p>Maite Perroni looked every inch the superstar with a deep side part and glossy waves.<p><b>High</b> …

4 Cocktails to Get Your Oscars on With

The Academy Awards honor the pinnacle of filmmaking, and while the nominees may suffer jitters walking and talking on the red carpet, you can celebrate the glitz and glam by getting together with your friends and raising a glass at home. Here are a few fun and festive Oscar Worthy Cocktails:<p><b>Grand</b> …

Manny Pacquiao will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2

It took more than half a decade to make the fight of this generation.<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. set aside a bitter rivalry Friday by announcing that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed to fight each other. The world's top two pound-for-pound boxers are scheduled to square off in a welterweight title …

Boxing

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Bobbi Kristina Brown Used Heroin, Other Drugs Before Being Found in Bathtub, Source Says

Bobbi Kristina Brown was under the influence of drugs the morning she was found unresponsive in her bathtub, a source familiar with the details of …

Whitney Houston

27 Bright Cocktails to Make You Forget It's Still Winter

You're one bright cocktail away from a mini tropical vacation in a glass.<p><b>We'll always take mounds of crushed ice</b> in our glasses over mounds of snow beneath our feet. Which is why we're into these 27 bright cocktails, which are like a mini vacation in a glass.

Ice Cream

New Orleans-Style Beignets

New Orleans, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: 1) Beignets 2) Jazz Fest 3) Beignets 4) Jackson Square 5) Did we mention beignets? We've clearly got a thing for those delightful squares of fried dough coated in powdered sugar. And since Mardi Gras is this Tuesday, February 17, we couldn't …

Just in Time for Mardi Gras! Try Out this Recipe for Beignets

<i>Below is an excerpt from "Beignets,"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>New Orleans, how do we love thee? Let us …

Monster Hurricanes Could Become More Frequent, Scientists Warn

Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda—The Orlando Sentinel/AP<p>Tim Chapman—Newsmakers/Getty Images<p>Jack Thornell—AP<p>Chris Hondros—Getty Images<p>Horace Cort—AP<p>Paul …

Obama Sends Congress Draft War Authorization

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday formally asked Congress for new war authority to fight Islamic State militants.<p>Obama's request came in the form of a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force. It's a retroactive request: Congress is receiving the document six months after the …

Barack Obama

Super-Cheap Gadget Tests For HIV Using Your Smartphone

Testing for HIV just got a whole lot easier.<p>A team led by Samuel K. Sia, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University, has devised a smartphone accessory that can test for HIV and syphilis in 15 minutes. The dongle plugs into the phone's headphone jack and uses an app to …

Five reasons why Grand Theft Auto V has sold 45m copies

Publisher Take-Two has announced impressive earnings for 2014, with its explosive open-world blaster figuring highly. How does Rockstar do it?<p>It is wilfully offensive, nihilistically violent and its view of women is best described as dismissive – but Grand Theft Auto V is now one of the five …

Grand Theft Auto

Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …

Auschwitz

Obama Warns Congress on Looming Immigration Battle

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There is a Russell Wilson Pass Conspiracy Theory

PHOENIX -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has refuted multiple reports that he changed the ill-fated, goal-line interception play to a pass …

Witness Describes Khmer Rouge’s Gruesome Torture During Genocide Trial

Khmer Rouge security officials used acid and pliers to torture inmates and disemboweled a detainee and consumed her organs, according to witness …