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The Five Best Porn Documentaries on Netflix

Here's a list of documentaries that you can totally watch for like, the acting and the dialogue.<p>Whether or not you are willing to admit it, odds are …

Rob Kardashian

If You're Exercising to Lose Weight, Don't Make These 5 Mistakes

You're getting into a routine at the gym, feeling stronger and working up a sweat, but you're not losing weight, which is one of the main reasons you started exercising in the first place. What gives?! Here are five common mistakes people make when working out that can prevent weight loss.<p>You're …

Fitness

Everything You Need To Know about How To Eliminate Excess Body Fat.

Losing stomach and face fat changes your appearance -- and improves your health.<br>The body deposits excess calories as fat in a layer under the skin …

Smithsonian
Smithsonian

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

Loneliness

New bird species discovered in China

A new bird species has been discovered in central China by an international team of scientists. This shy brown bird, named the Sichuan bush warbler, <i>Locustella chengi</i>, breeds in the mountainous region of the Sichuan Basin at 1000-2300 m elevation. Its winter home is currently unknown. This bird was …

Birds
Climate Change

Ten Amazing Small Wild Cats

The little, spotted cat <i>Leopardus guttulus</i> doesn’t have a common name yet. That’s because researchers didn’t even know this species existed until last …

How To Cure Every Food Craving

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, expert tips on how to get rid of the worst food cravings.<p><b>SWEETS</b><p>Got a sweet tooth? A study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that both sugar and fat stimulate a pleasure region of the brain—but sugar has the greater effect, making it …

Nutrition

Pornhub Is Pioneering An Alternative Energy Source Through Wearables

As wearables gain popularity, it comes as no surprise that we’re seeing them address more diverse problems and concerns. Pornhub’s soon to be released Wankband is possibly the first wearable device targeted at our masturbation habits.<p>The band, which–thank god–is worn around your wrist, measures the …

Wearable Tech

The Night Sky in March 2015: Mice that spell doom for Earth

Impending collision of galaxies threatens mass extinctions in four billion years (so not before the solar eclipse)<p><i>The chart shows the sky at the beginning of March. The positions of the stars on other nights can be found from previous Night Sky charts</i> <i>for they rise two hours earlier each month.</i> …

Super Cute Animals: Why everyone loves pandas

Wildlife film-maker Gordon Buchanan reveals exactly why we find the cuddly-looking giants quite so adorable<p>Sunday, 15th February 2015 at 1:50 pm<p>Few …

Sketching

Abandoned dog found crying at train station

An abandoned dog was left crying outside a train station after his owner tied him to a set of railings and walked away.<p>Photos of the unwanted pet, …

Pets

A Kitten Has Fun Playing With an Electronic Dog Toy & Older Cat

In this video uploaded by FaqYouTB, a little tabby kitten named Nikita has a blast adventuring around the house, playing with an electronic dog toy …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

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

Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.<p>The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Michigan toddler dies of enterovirus D68

A Michigan toddler has died of enterovirus D68, another reminder of the deadly potential of a disease that has infected hundreds nationwide in two months.<p>Madeline Reid died at Children's Hospital of Michigan, where she had been transferred "for advanced services," according to the Detroit …

Deep sea body painting - in pictures

Lush staff across Europe have been wearing body paint to tell the story of deep-sea destruction. It is part of a project by the Bloom Association to symbolise the amazing diversity of deep-sea life by creating deep-sea body painting. Sign the Petition here.

United front: breasts without the airbrush

How do you feel about your breasts? One photographer asked 100 women to bare all<p>The shocking thing about Laura Dodsworth’s pictures of 100 women’s breasts isn’t the flesh on show, or the many shapes and sizes, but the realisation that images of unairbrushed, non-uniform breasts seem to be so rare. …

'I don't know how to get better': Laia Abril shows the hell of eating disorders

The Spanish photographer's sombre and affecting photobook The Epilogue tells the story of Cammy Robinson, who died at 26 as a result of bulimia<p>In 2010, Laia Abril started a project on eating disorders with a multimedia piece called A Bad Day. It looked head-on at the daily life of a girl struggling …

How Shark Week screws scientists

Discovery is alienating the very people who supply its content: scientists<p><i>This post was originally published last year. With this year's Shark Week programming beginning tonight, we thought this would be a good reminder of some of Discovery's more unpleasant tendencies.</i><p>Discovery’s Shark Week …

If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Wrong

You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds.<p>The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed.<p>The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience …

Internet of Things

Unlocking phones in the US will soon be legal

Congress passes unlocking bill, and Obama plans to sign<p>Consumers in the US will soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell phone unlocking, following the lead of the US Senate …

California husband and wife die 4 hours apart after 62 years of marriage

Don and Maxine Simpson were married for 62 years, and not even death could keep them apart for long.<p>According to the couple's granddaughter, Melissa Sloan, the Simpsons, of Bakersfield, Calif., passed away approximately four hours apart on the morning of July 21. Maxine, 87, had suffered from …

A “Monumental” Boost for Endangered Species in the Pacific

Changing Planet<p>President Obama recently announced plans to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to create the largest marine protected area in the world—larger than the states of Texas, California, Montana and New Mexico combined. That is great news for many reasons, not the …

Mosaic delight

Added 15 July 2014<p>MORE ARTICLES<p>St Lucia PM pleased with tourism sector Read More<br>• Barbados to sign tax agreement with OECD Read More<br>• Kirton off to …

Daily life in Russia – your photos

We asked our readers to sum up day-to-day life in Russia by sharing one photo with GuardianWitness. From practicing parkour in Perm, to sunbathing at Moscow's Patriarch's Ponds, here’s our pick of the best so far

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world