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Disney Cruise line will soon have Beauty and Beast as a stage show -

Come November, Disney Cruise Line guests aboard the Disney Dream get to experience a brand new musical production “Beauty and the Beast,” inspired by …

This is the most expensive cup of coffee in America

The caffeine in this cup of coffee isn’t the only thing that will wake you up — the price tag will, too.<p>Extraction Lab, a new java joint in Sunset …

Coffee

We must rescue Van Gogh from becoming a pop culture cliche

Loving Vincent is a corny new biopic made from 62,450 hack oil paintings in Van Gogh’s style – and is an insult to the human struggle in his original works<p>Vincent van Gogh is peculiarly cursed to be travestied, misunderstood and reduced to a kitsch parody of himself. Look at the art section in your …

Art

Brazilians Want Their Own Donald Trump

If Brazilians were ever shocked that the U.S. decided to put a onetime star of <i>The Apprentice</i> in the White House, they’re over it.<p>Two popular …

Meet the charming 'two-faced' cat taking the internet by storm

An adorable 'two-faced' cat has won an army social media fans thanks to her very unique facial markings.<p>Yana has gained more than 20,000 followers on Instagram where her owner posts regular photo updates.<p>The striking moggy’s face, one half jet black and the other half ginger, which helps the feline …

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik invented his eponymous Rubik’s Cube in 1974. Since then, the toy has stymied puzzle-lovers across the …

Why Are There 24 Hours in a Day?

<i>This thing all things devours;</i> <i><br>Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;</i> <i><br>Gnaws iron, bites steel;</i> <i><br>Grinds hard stones to meal;</i> <i><br>Slays king, ruins town,</i> <i><br>And beats</i> …

The huge gas-filled aircraft were once a symbol of modernity used to burnish the image of the Nazis. Now a vast hangar near Rio de Janeiro is all that’s left<p>The last time a giant swastika flew above the Americas, it was on the zeppelins that pioneered commercial air travel across the Atlantic.<p>The …

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Schools aren't teaching the most important subject for kids

The note was written by a fifth-grade girl. As Mohr Lone read it, the girl's words began to fill her with joy.<p>"Ever since you left, I've been looking at my surroundings more and being careful about who I'm talking to and what I'm saying," Mohr Lone later recalled, reading the note over the phone. …

The 4 Top Relationship Desires of Men and Women

Why should men and women try to please one another? For love’s sake. The world of love is an easily solved mystery of emotional giving and receiving …

Raucous Brazil fans turn deaf ear to Olympic spirit | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Olympic athletes and visitors might be forgiven if they feel like they accidentally stepped into one of Brazil’s notoriously raucous football arenas, where insults, boos and outright hostility toward rival teams are common.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Preliminary - …

Brazil

Broga: A macho twist on yoga for men who want a tougher workout

A growing global fitness trend has men ditching dumbbells for yoga mats in so-called Broga classes, a macho twist on the thousands-year-old practice …

Yoga

Victoria's Secret Perfume is a World-Class Mosquito Repellant

Pricey, for bug spray, but effective.<p>If you own a bottle of Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume, you are in possession of a powerful mosquito repellant, according to a study published recently in the <i>Journal of Insect Science</i>. For the study, researchers at New Mexico State University compared the …

31 Ways To Seriously Deep Clean Your Home

Your home isn't truly clean until all the unexpected places are spotless and sanitized.

What Men Are Really Looking for in Straight Love, According to a Matchmaker

"Men—they're just like us," says New York–based matchmaker Nora DeKeyser. "They are just as jaded with the online dating scene and often ask me if …

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

How a brutal gang rape gave Brazil's 'silent' women the power to fight back

Last week, a 25-year-old businesswoman and a 13-year-old schoolgirl were both gang-raped in different corners of Brazil.<p>Both cases shocked the nation but, in a country where a woman reports a rape every three hours, there is a growing awareness that such attacks are not isolated incidents.<p>The …

20 "Crappy Mom Confessions" All Moms Will Understand

"I have a 'wine allowance' in our weekly shopping budget."<p>When you're a mom, it's OK to have bad days, it's OK not to be coping, and it's OK to skip corners to save your sanity. We are all trying to do our best, and be the best mothers we can be. Sometimes, it's just about getting to the end of the …

HOW TO GET A BABY TO CLEAN THE HOUSE

100 Years Of Olivia De Havilland Handling Sexism, Her Sister, And Scarlett O'Hara

Actress Olivia de Havilland, the last surviving star of the most popular film of all time, retired from showbiz decades ago, apparently feeling that 49 films, two best actress Oscars, and a best-selling memoir were accomplishment enough for one career.<p>Friday in Paris, she celebrates her 100th …

8 Ways to Declutter Your Life

If you have ever taken the time to realize how cluttered your life is with work, school, finances and entertainment that doesn’t leave much time for …

15 Things Men Want In Relationships (But Might Not Tell You)

We love you. We need you. We want you. But what are we really looking for in a woman?<p>We won’t say out loud, or write it down, or put it in on our …

All the Game of Thrones Deaths in Order of How Upset We Were About Them

From Ramsay to Ned Stark...<p>NOT REMOTELY SAD ABOUT IT<p><b>Ramsay Bolton</b><p>Lord Bolton's bastard son<br>• Cause of death: eaten by his own dogs (never has anyone in the history of the world deserved to be eaten by his own dogs more. He made Joffrey look like a nice guy)<p><b>Joffrey Baratheon</b> (above)<p>Lord of the Seven …

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

Will Virtual Reality Be Just Another Way To Objectify Women?

VR promises to make us happier and more empathic. What happens when a brand-new and highly-immersive technology perpetuates the same old stereotypes?<p>I'm having trouble grabbing a basketball. They're lined up right next to me, on the same sort of rack we used during my high school basketball …

The history of dating reveals how consumerism has hijacked courtship

Dating was tedious long before Tinder and OkCupid.<p>If taken seriously, few activities may fill your life with such highs, and such lows, as dating.<p>Now that it's possible to frenetically juggle prospects on multiple sites and apps and then bounce from bar to bed with them, the roller coaster can get …

Relationships