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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Pop culture: What to get excited for in 2015

<b>(CNN) —</b> Get ready, pop culture lovers; 2015 is about to blow your minds.<p>A new year means new stuff to count down to, obsess over and generally geek out about. From hotly anticipated films to celeb births, here are just a few things that we absolutely cannot wait for:<p><b>Marvel anything</b><p>TV shows, movies, …

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The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Exercise 1 Jumping Jack<p>Stand with your feet a few inches apart and your arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>, then raise your arms out to the sides and over your head as you jump your feet out so they are slightly more than shoulder-width apart <b>(b)</b>. Quickly reverse the movement without pausing. That's one …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

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When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Watch: This Is What Happens When You Give a Squirrel a GoPro

National Geographic talks to the Canadian lawyer who shot the now viral video.<p>Always remember, if you give a squirrel a GoPro ... you're going to get some squirrelly images.<p>November 9 was a normal Sunday in Westmount Park in the Canadian city of Montreal, complete with the ambient sounds of traffic …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

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10 best Steve Jobs emails

Steve Jobs has been dead three years, but his words live on -- and continue to be used against him.<p>Emails sent by Jobs have surfaced once again in a class action lawsuit brought against Apple (AAPL) for making iTunes the exclusive store for iPod music. Jobs' emails are characteristically frank, …

The 10 Best Movies You Didn't See in 2014

The simple fact is this: there are <i>so many movies</i> released every year. Even when it's your job to see movies, chances are that you miss a handful (myself included). But more, it can safely be assumed, have slipped by <i>you</i>. Which is a shame, because there were a ton of smaller movies that missed the …

7 Things You Can Do Before Noon to Lose Weight

These moves will set you up for all-day success.<p>You know that whole early bird catches the worm thing? There really might be something to it when it comes to shedding pounds. Part of it has to do with the way most of us are wired: Early-morning sunshine leaves us feeling alert, energized, and …

What is a 'perfect' woman? Photo project explores body image

When Daiva Juodelytė was 22-years-old, white spots appeared overnight, covering her arms, legs, and face. After being diagnosed with vitiligo, a condition that causes people to lose pigmentation in random areas of their body, her self confidence was wrecked.<p>Separately, Vaida Virbalaitė was pursuing …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

What's the Most Absurd Big Foot Photo You've Ever Seen?

Only four days into 2015, and we already did it. We caught Big Foot. What a year!<p>Except that—this is probably not a picture of Big Foot. He (or she!) …

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Exercise

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

The Incredible Beauty and Colorful Diversity of Agate

Dense bands, striking colors, fine grain, milky surfaces, and glittering pockets of crystals are just some of the features commonly found in agate. Viewed up close, the gemstone often resembles completely otherworldly sights, ranging from galactic nebulae to neon-hued, microscopic bacteria, as seen …

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The 12 Best Islands You've Never Heard Of

By: Lauren Everitt<p><i>Credit: Flickr/rapidtravelchai</i><p>Islands are supposed to be places to get away from it all, but if you limit your vacationing to, say, Hawaii, you'll find yourself surrounded by 8,174,460 tourists you didn't manage to get away from (those are real statistics, btw). We went to the …

6 Tired Habits That Are Giving You Split Ends

There is one solution, albeit a temporary one: <b>Living Proof Restore Instant Repair</b> ($29, livingproof.com). "One of the ingredients that's in it is a ceramide-like material that does help glue the edges of split ends together," says Spengler. "So it will temporarily hold it down, but eventually it …