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Iran 'Happy' dancers get suspended sentences

Six Iranians who were accused of obscene behaviour for appearing in a video singing along to the American pop song "Happy" have been handed suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison.<p>Another defendant, who faced heavier charges in connection to the video, was handed a suspended …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

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America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

9 Health Benefits of Chocolate

The Most Fabulous Flight Attendant Fashions In History - PAPER

Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar's new ultra-gay romp <i>I'm So Excited</i>, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we've rounded up our favorite moments of …

More Morning Sex, Please!

Why you should start your day with a bang<p>Yes, the a.m. can lack certain erotic qualities—e-mail beckons from your phone, your breath isn't its most minty fresh, and the glare of sunlight might feel anything but seductive. Worst of all, you haven't had any coffee yet. Add in that some experts say …

Is World War Z 'pro-Israel'?

Photo of the West Bank village of Hizme, just over the 'separation barrier,' or wall, with the Israeli town of Pizgat Zeev, in East Jerusalem. (EPA/Jim Hollander)<p>The recently released zombie apocalypse film World War Z has received widespread attention — much of it in the form of 140-character …

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Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years

A pilot, a motorcyclist, a skateboarder, a jetman have all braved it.<p><b>On Sunday, Nik Wallenda is scheduled to walk across a tightrope stretched over the Grand Canyon, 1,500 feet above the ground without nets, harnesses, or tethers. The Discovery Channel will air his aerial stroll along a rope the</b> …

Doing THIS With Your Partner Leads to More Sex

A new survey suggests that when couples run together, the benefits extend all the way to the bedroom<p>Want to have more sex with your guy? Just slip into something seductive…like your running shoes. Seriously: Couples that run together may have more sex, according to a recent survey conducted by …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

FYI: Why Do We Hate The Sound Of Nails On A Chalkboard?

Screeeeeeeech!<p>Most people associate this cringe-worthy noise with words like "piercing" and "shrilling." But it isn't actually the sound's high-pitched tones that give us goose bumps. During a study that dates back to 1986 (the days when they actually used chalkboards), scientists at Northwestern …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

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Celebrities' TMI Confessions: Stars Overshare About Their Sex Lives

Russell Brand stopped by HuffPost Live earlier this week, and the 38-year-old comedian gamely answered fans' burning questions. When one viewer wanted to know the most number of sexual climaxes he's experienced at one time, Brand recalled: "Once in Dublin. Nine. It wasn't even a day. It was an …

Boston Marathon victim still fighting to keep leg months after bombing: 'I could not have it tomorrow'

RICHMOND, Texas – After 13 surgeries aimed at saving her lower left leg, including one that used live back muscle to cover an open and infected wound, a mother seriously hurt in the Boston Marathon bombings has managed to keep that injured limb – for now.<p>But the days are full of pain and exhaustion …

How Not To Be A Dad: The Latest Science Of Male Birth Control

Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Male birth control, like flying cars, just seems like one of those things we should have by now. It's the 21st century—if they can find the Higgs Boson and bring back <i>Arrested</i> …

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Visions of the universe: 20 historic images - Telegraph

10 Interesting Facts About World War II That You Might Not Know

Monopoly actually played a very important role during the war.

Irish Eden: The Magic of Ballyfin

Can you go back to the 1820s? In Ireland, you can. (Don’t worry, there is still great Wi-Fi.)<p>I’ve been lucky enough to visit the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, where I imagined myself (Lady Annie) sitting on a bench under a parasol dreaming up the witty remarks I’d use to flirt with my third …