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Paul Walker's estate sues associate over the disappearance of seven cars

The Fast and Furious actor’s estate has demanded the return of a Porsche and six other vehicles that were allegedly taken hours after Walker was killed in a car crash<p>An associate of the late Paul Walker allegedly took possession of at least seven cars that belonged to the Fast & Furious star less …

Los Angeles

Poet-Rapper-Artist Mykki Blanco: I'm Living With HIV

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Did NBA's Injured Stars Play Too Much as Kids?

Whenever high-profile players go down, people start wondering what's causing the rise in injuries. In the NBA, this concern is often overblown, as …

Why Rachel Dolezal would want to pass as a black woman

It's hard to think of a more bizarre story, or one more representative of contemporary America, than that of<p>Rachel Dolezal<p>. Dolezal is an academic and activist who represented herself as African American for many years, earning a degree in Africana studies, even ascending to the position of …

Rachel Dolezal

New Fascinating Macro Photos of Bees by the United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey has released another fascinating batch of macro photos offering intimate portraits of bees. The often-feared insects are photographed against black backgrounds in great detail, revealing large, shimmering eyes and rainbow-colored wings. One bee is even seen …

Nature

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

This Furniture Is Made From Seaweed And Paper

Slimy brown beach dreck transforms into beautiful furniture in the hands of two Danish designers.<p>Seaweed is an underrated material, useful for far more than swaddling your sushi: it’s been used in everything from spa treatments to vaccines to ice cream to fertilizer. Now, a pair of Danish designers …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Numb

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Scarlett Johansson

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‘You Mad, Bro?’ Revisited: What We Can Learn From the 2012 Patriots-Seahawks Matchup

If the last game between the Patriots and Seahawks wasn’t the moment when we all realized Seattle was a force to be reckoned with, it wasn’t far off. …

NFL

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Eggs

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Streetwear

Praise Be! Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney's New Song Is HERE

And don't worry, "FourFiveSeconds" is much longer than four or five seconds. THANK GOODNESS.<p>Earlier this week, Kanye West debuted a new collaboration with Rihanna and Paul McCartney at the iHeartMedia Music Summit. The first reports said that the song was amazing, but who even cares about those …

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …