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How Airbnb empowers women entrepreneurs

Michelle Lai is getting her spare bedroom ready for her next guest. She rents a room in her San Francisco apartment on Airbnb, taking in about …

War Dragons: Satisfy Your Desire To Be Blood Of The Dragon

With HBO’s Game Of Thrones having returned for a sixth season, pop culture fans all over the country are once again diving headfirst into Westerosi …

More Than 50 GIF Artists Take On Selfie Culture

An international array of artists find that perfect downward camera angle at Transfer Gallery’s ‘Nargifsus'<p>Tonight the emergent digital art scene converges at Brooklyn’s Transfer Gallery for <i>Nargifsus</i>, a special animated self-portrait screening that will close Carla Gannis’ show <i>A Subject</i> …

How Not To Squander Your Startup’s New Funding

Freshly funded, you can’t help but think that the hard part is over. That’s where the trouble starts.<p>Raising my startup’s first $1 million (or $867,000 to be exact) was like a dream come true. It took a year and a half of hard work to convince 34 angel investors—to whom I will always be grateful—to …

Startups

The Secret to Transforming Failure into Success

Here's how you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes.<p>With capital raised, numbers crunched and launch date set, entrepreneurs can be absolutely certain of one thing. There is NO certainty!<p>Indeed, following your dream to bring your product or service to the world is a risky venture. The annals of …

Business Strategy

9 Ways Vaginas Are Better Than Penises

May no one ever use the word "pussy" as an insult again.<p><b>1. Your vagina can lift weights.</b> There was even a vagina weightlifter who traveled the world with a jade egg inside her that she ties a string around and then lifts everything from bottles of juice, fruits, desserts, and even a surfboard. …

How Role-Play Kept My Sex Life Alive

My partner and I keep our seven-year relationship electric by getting creative in bed.<p>"What's your dirtiest sex fantasy?" asks one of my friends, and we all blush, and go around the room, taking turns. Handcuffs are mentioned, and so is enjoyment of giving blow jobs — as if that's so revolutionary. …

Old Stock Photos Jolt Back to Life in These GIFs

Artists race to re-animate images from the Digital Public Library of America.<p><i>A.L. Crego, via</i><p>The magical portraits in the Harry Potter-verse have nothing on the army of artists who flocked to revitalize old photos in DigitalNZ’s the Digital Public Library of America's "GIF IT UP" competition. In …

New Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent Explore Quirky Isolated Movements | Colossal

<p>French photographer and director Romain Laurent (previously here and here) started making portrait-based GIFs as a way to produce work outside his …

GIF Animations

Incredible video shows the brutal scene in which three lions take on a crocodile in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya

• <b>A trio of lions take on a ferocious crocodile to battle for elephant meat</b>• <b><br>Tourist Kai Banks captures the rare and dramatic scene on film</b>• <b><br>Lions swipe</b> …

Why Donald Trump is surging in the polls

<b>Laconia, New Hampshire (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump, surging in the polls, arrived at this lakeside enclave and trained his ire on perhaps the only target that aggravates his supporters as much as the Obama Administration: Republicans.<p>"They're all talk, they're no action," Trump said, revving up his fiery …

Government

7 Fascinating facts about a woman's butt

<b>Fascinating facts about a woman’s butt</b> – Now here’s a topic of conversation we can really get behind: your butt. Read through for everything you’ve …

FLASHBACK: What college was like before the Internet

The first taste of independent living, the new friends and the late nights all combine for an unforgettable, if hazy, experience.<p>But college was very different just a few years ago, back when the Internet was not yet a standard fixture on campuses. For students at the time, the daily routine —from …

Sheryl Sandberg Presents Stock Photos of Hip Working Moms

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization will announce a partnership with Getty …

Bodypainters Beautifully Blend Human Bodies into Nature

Using absolutely no Photoshop, bodypainters Leonie Gen and Joerg Duesterwald worked with photographers Laila Pregizer and Uwe Schmida in seamlessly integrating the human body into natural landscapes. Called <i>Metamorphosis</i>, the project blends naked models into everything from rock formations to curly …

Watch the Transformation of NYC's Skyline Unfold in an Elevator to the Top of the World Trade Center

Visitors to the One World Trade Center can now watch the evolution of New York City unfold before their eyes. The elevators to the observatory at the top of the building show an animated timelapse depicting the development of the city's skyline from the 1500s to today, as is seen in this video by …

Fruits and Veggies Meticulously Arranged to Form Colorful Gradients

If you enjoy food and organization, then you'll love photographer Brittany Wright. Her Instagram account, @wrightkitchen, is full of visually-pleasing images of vibrantly-hued food that's meticulously arranged. Fruits, vegetables, and even burnt toast look appetizing as they're organized according …

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami's 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Celebrating UK Women Who Were the First in Their Fields

In 2008, Anita Corbin began <i>First Women</i>, a 10-year project that will mark an anniversary worth celebrating. When her artistic mission ends in 2018, Corbin plans to have captured 100 portraits of 100 U.K. women who were the first to achieve something remarkable in their specific fields. The year 2018 …

Brandy The Pug is an Award-Winning Surfer and Snowboarder

Brandy The Pug may be over six-years-old, but she is still going strong. Not only has Brandy won a 1st and 2nd place medal in doggy surfing competitions, she has also recently taken up snowboarding. This outgoing pug's thrilling journey is truly an inspiration to both dogs and humans alike.<p>Jonny …

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Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

Art

Prepare to Have Your Freaking Mind Blown by These GIFs

Just as we were beginning to think we had the GIF all figured out, this tech sorcery is dropped on us. Using Photoshop and magic (obviously), artists insert lines into regular GIFs to create a "split depth," aka the illusion that an object is heading straight for your face. Keep scrolling to see …

GIF Animations

Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed all regarding the Apple Watch, the wrist-based wearable it first introduced last September. Many of the Apple Watch’s particulars were already known, but here, for the first time, is a comprehensive look at what will no doubt become the world’s most popular …

Smartwatches

Wall Street Has Its Eyes on Millennials' $30 Trillion Inheritance

Any number of pieces have been written about how the millennial generation is consciously refusing to do things that preceding generations thought …