Amy Hennessy

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Delhi Gang Rapist Says A Woman "Should Just Be Silent And Allow The Rape"

Filmmaker Leslee Udwin recently wrapped up interviews with one of the four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in 2012.<p>"Housework and housekeeping is for girls, not roaming in discos and bars at night doing wrong things, wearing wrong clothes. About 20% of girls are good," he …

You Have to Cut Your Hair to Grow It Out, and 8 Other Beauty Ironies

Weird but true.<p>Everyone <i>dies</i> for a <i>Gift of the Magi</i> moment, but if you stop and think about it, we've already got enough Maupassant material in our lives, thank you very much.<p>Before we get into these weird-but-neat, counterintuitive findings, just remember this: When you stop worrying about your puny …

Skin Care

Car Thief Knocks Himself out with His Own Boomerang Brick

(Video Link)<p>Gerry Brady owns the Pheasant Pub in Drogheda, Ireland. One night, he found a man lying unconscious next to his car near the pub. Brady …

The Simpsons (Classic): “My Sister, My Sitter”

<b>“My Sister, My Sitter” (originally aired 03/01/1997)</b><p><i>In which one shouldn’t tell Bart the babysitter’s Lisa…</i><p>On the DVD commentary track for “My …

McDonald’s Finally Reveals How Their Delicious French Fries Are Made

This is a new era for fast food. No longer can the chains that have dominated America and beyond simply hold our noses and force our mouths open while feeding us their delicious-yet-mysterious foods. People demand accountability now, and fast food chains have had to sort-of-answer the consumer …

Taco Bell

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Waiting for Dr. Milktoast: The Stalled Nomination of Our Next Surgeon General

Ebola scares. Antivaccination fads. Rampant obesity. Never has the U.S. been in more urgent need of a Surgeon General. The current nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, is an outstanding candidate who should have been approved and in place months ago to deal with these urgent challenges. Unfortunately, …

Health Care

Town Bans Winnie the Pooh for Being Half-Naked, Sexually "Dubious"

The character is "wholly inappropriate for children," according to one legislator<p>Here's some news that would definitely lead Winnie the Pooh to …

8 Must-Know Tricks When Braiding Your Own Hair

It's not as hard as it looks—as long as you know these secrets.<p>The braiding ninjas on YouTube may make braiding your own hair look seamless, but for those of us with less-than-stellar skills, it can be hard enough to do a traditional side braid. To make braiding your own hair easier (and less …

Vatican backtracks on gay comments

Under furious assault from conservative Catholics, the Vatican backtracked Tuesday on its surprisingly positive assessment of gays and same-sex relationships.<p>In a report Monday, the Vatican had said that gays and lesbians have "gifts to offer" the Christian community and acknowledged that same-sex …

Photographer covering Ebola: The world must see

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The biggest danger in a war zone is not seeing the enemy.<p>What people face here in Liberia is a war, and no one has seen the enemy.<p>From the balcony of the hotel that has become the de facto international Ebola crisis headquarters here, the ballet of fancy SUVs never stops. …

How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

Learning how to photograph the moon has long been one of the great joys of a photographer's journey in learning. For centuries the moon has …

Homemade Peach Sorbet Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 809

What to Know if Your Friend Is Officiating Your Wedding

Having a friend or a family member officiate your wedding is a growing trend among couples, and one that may be particularly appealing to those who are not affiliated with a church or prefer a secular ceremony. After all, getting a friend ordained to do the job is as easy as a few clicks online.<p>The …

6 TED Talks to kickstart your creativity

Out of fresh ideas? These inspiring talks offer the kick-in-the-pants you need to unleash your creative spirit.

Pucker Up

This summer, speak out with a bright painted pout. Here, <i>W</i> editors reveal their favorite summer lipsticks.

Lips

The New Camera Class of 2014: DSLR Alternatives

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DSLR Cameras

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

12 Zesty Ways to Enjoy Lemonade

Prepare to be refreshed.<p>That someone could taste a lemon and say, "I'm going to make a sweet, refreshing drink out of this," is a testament to human ingenuity. Honor that pioneer's visionary spirit by enjoying the refreshing power of lemonade in all its forms: on its own, as a mixer, and as part of …

Seasonal Food

World Bank: Fighting Climate Change Would Boost Global Economy Up To $2.6 Trillion A Year

An important new World Bank report concludes that just a few key policies aimed at cutting carbon pollution would boost the global economy. The study …

Easy Hairstyles - Quick Updo Looks

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

The Playlist: Summer Tracks

You’ve got hop in the step and a few beads of sweat rolling. The drinks are cold, the skin is showing and laughs loud. Summer’s in full swing and …

Playlist

20 New Ways to Use Bobby Pins

Innovative ideas from our friends at Cosmo.com<p><b>1. For better grip, flip the bobby pin over so that the wavy side is against your head.</b> If you have a hard time keeping your bobby pins in place, try flipping the pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the wavy, more textured …