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New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

7 Sex Positions Pretty Much Guaranteed to Help You Orgasm

Reach your peak every time.<p>Sure, wild, crazy, never-knew-my-body-could-bend-that-way sex might keep your love life exciting, but if your goal is to really learn what works for you, keeping it simple to start is key. "Trying to accomplish complicated acrobatics distracts you from the sex itself, …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge sales surpass expectations

Industry sources from Korea report that sales of the curved Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge flagship are much higher than anticipated, with supply now unlikely to be able to keep up with demand. Currently, the S6 Edge accounts for approximately 50 percent of all Galaxy S6 model shipments worldwide, …

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The Films Of The ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise, Ranked From Best To Worst

<i>Furious 7</i> careens into theaters in less than two weeks. We’ve broken down the trailer, and reviewed the film, and pointed out that the Japanese title is <i>Wild Speed: Sky Mission</i>. We have this covered.<p>Sadly, there’s not too much more we can do with <i>Furious 7</i> until it opens. What we can do, however, is …

Review: Focus: Can Will Smith Do Cary Grant?

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Review: 'Focus'

In August 2016, Will Smith and Margot Robbie will lead the ensemble of the DC Comics adaptation "Suicide Squad," a presumptive superantihero franchise in the making. Meantime, consider the new film "Focus" as a sort of Intro-to-Chemistry test for the same actors. Do they pass?<p>Screen chemistry …

Review: ‘Everly’ Might Look Like ‘Jane Wick,’ But She’s A Completely Different Killer

(<i>Everly</i>, directed by Joe Lynch and starring Salma Hayek, is currently available on iTunes, Amazon and On Demand, and it will open in theaters on Feb. 27. Limited spoilers below.)<p>The trailers made us think that <i>Everly</i> was like <i>John Wick</i> but with a female lead. Instead of Keanu Reeves avenging the …

Valentines Retro gamer greetings card - Tetris

Description<p>Delight your loved one with this cute greetings card, featuring individually crafted Tetris pieces and the anniversary greeting "You complete me" in silver and gold text. The Tetris piece in the middle of the card is in relief and highlighted in golden glitter.<br>All decoration on the card …

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Bundle up! 10 Cozy Chic Sweater and Scarf Pairings

Despite the sleet, slush, snow, and bone-chilling temperatures, winter really doesn’t have to be all that bad. After all, the bitter cold gives us every excuse to bundle up in ever-so-snug scarves and sweaters. From faux-fur powder pink scarves to tricolor snoods, find the best way to hibernate …

Clothing

China to declare war on ‘bizarre architecture’

Buildings resembling grand pianos, penguins and internal organs likely to fall victim to new Chinese architecture rules<p>The days in which architects in China were allowed to create buildings resembling penguins, pianos or even male genitalia appear numbered after a top Communist Party official …

8 Stylish Looks to Inspire Your Post–Turkey Day Workout Plan

Whether you refer to it as the unofficial battle of indulgence of the year or simply as Turkey Day, Thanksgiving is all about going big or going home. (Or going big while going home, but who’s counting.) Given that you’ve probably already prepped your wardrobe to conceal a variety of …

Workouts

The 8 Most Common Living-Room Mistakes

We've been to enough houses to know what we do and don't like in other people's living rooms. While some have good taste, there are a few design mistakes we see folks making again and again.<p>Here's a list of the eight most egregious blunders and what you can do to fix them.<p><b>MISTAKE #1: Not Using Color</b><p>…

Home Decorating

Darren Wilson walks: Grand jury will not indict Ferguson police officer in killing of Michael Brown

The announcement came during a highly unusual 20-minute statement Monday night from the St. Louis County prosecutor<p>A St. Louis grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, prosecutor Robert McCulloch …

The 10 Best Cities In America

From the "smartest," and "fittest" to the "best place to meet single men." PureWow ranks the 10 best cities in America. Did your hometown make the cut?<p><b>Smartest city: Ithaca, New York</b><p>According to Lumosity, a polling company that seeks to understand human intelligence, Ithaca, New York, tops the list …

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Idris Elba And Tom Hiddleston Confirmed For More Marvel Movies (Spoilers Inside)

In an interview with The Telegraph, Idris Elba revealed that he and Tom Hiddleston have filmed a scene as Heimdall and Loki in <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, and there’s even more intriguing information floating around in the ether. We’ll get to Stringer Bell’s–er, Elba’s interview first, then circle back …

6 worst right-wing moments of the week — Is Bill O’Reilly afraid of black people?

The Fox News host is clueless yet again on race, while Laura Ingraham has an infuriating ebola theory<p><b>1. Bill O’Reilly: Republicans are afraid of black people.</b><p>Bill O’Reilly chatted with radio host Tavis Smiley on Thursday, about how black people are to blame for their economic problems, blah blah …

Zounds! Every Season of 'American Horror Story' Is Connected

With one character from "American Horror Story: Asylum" currently appearing on "American Horror Story: Freak Show" (with another – played by Lily Rabe – set to make an appearance in upcoming episodes), it started to look like the disparate universes contained within the "American Horror Story" …

Ewan McGregor's Stylish Shirt Trick in Trainspotting

Last Thursday, <b>Ewan McGregor</b> made his Broadway debut in <i>The Real Thing,</i> **Tom Stoppard’**s play about a playwright trying to hold onto true, married love (the "real thing" of the title). It got us thinking about McGregor's breakout role on the big screen, as Mark Renton in <i>Trainspotting.</i> In the …

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15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

5 tech myths you hear all the time

Humans are great at creating myths. From Marduk and Zeus to unicorns and mermaids, there's no end to what we can imagine. That's true even with technology.<p>There's old tech advice that no one questions, half-remembered instructions you just keep doing, misunderstood terms and more that you believe …

7 facts that show the American dream is dead

A living wage, retirement security and a life free of debt are now only accessible to the country’s wealthiest<p>A recent poll showed that more than half of all people in this country don’t believe that the American dream is real. Fifty-nine percent of those polled in June agreed that “the American …

Could ‘Spider-Man’ Be At The Center Of A Sharing Plan Between Marvel And Sony?

Much like that whole “<i>Avengers 3</i> will be split into two movies” thing from last weekend, this newest one involving <i>The Amazing Spider-Man</i> is equally as crazy. It seems that the rumor mill for these comic book movies isn’t slowing down and there are almost more rumors involving comic movies than …

Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world

How exotic and unlikely-sounding disasters could kill every last human being<p>It’s been a summer of bad news: what with increasingly bleak-seeming geopolitical turmoil and conflict in American streets, not to mention all the carbon spewing into the atmosphere faster than ever. But I’ve been talking …

Raven-Symoné Doesn’t Want To Be Labeled As ‘Gay’ Or ‘African-American’

Last night the former <i>Cosby Show</i> cutie-pie Raven-Symoné appeared on Oprah’s OWN <i>Where Are They Now?</i>, and she had an, um, interesting response to Oprah asking her about a tweet from last year following the overturning of DOMA. In what was a pretty unconventional way of coming out, she stated: “I can …

Why a Drugstore Body Cream May Be the Ultimate Smooth Skin Secret

About five years ago, while interviewing the chief of dermatology at a well-known hospital for <i>Vogue</i>, I acquired a truly genius skin secret: In her opinion, the absolute best solution for dry, flaky, irritated elbows, knees, and legs was the $14 drugstore staple known as Lac-Hydrin—a thick, …