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How Real Are Facebook Friendships?

An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.<p>Editor of the <i>New York Times Book Review</i> Pamela Paul’s recent column “How to Be Liked By Everyone Online” describes how social media “has upended social and psychological norms” by …

Our Favorite Travel Clothes Ever

We've tested a ton of travel products here at SmarterTravel. And, like all battle-scarred explorers, we travel editors have our personal favorites--the clothes and shoes that get it done, that we bring on every trip, no matter what. Style is subjective, but wrinkle resistance, durability, and …

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Oil to stay lower for longer; Chinese demand growth to slow - Goldman

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices will stay lower for longer after more than halving since June, Goldman Sachs’ (GS.N) chief commodity analyst said, arguing in his latest research note that demand growth in China and other emerging economies is set to slow.<p>An offshore oil platform is seen in Huntington …

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The Top 10 Foods To Stock Up On Before A Blizzard

When a blizzard is upon you and there are concerns about power outages, one of your first instincts is to run to the grocery store. But once you're there, what do you buy? Forget anything that requires refrigeration, because that'll go to waste as soon as your refrigerator shuts down. And forget …

Chinese attacks cost U.S. Defense Department over $100M

Chinese army hackers apparently caused more than $100 million worth of damage to U.S. Department of Defense networks, according to NSA research …

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There Were Some Bad Choices Made On This Week's Worst Dressed List

We thought the stars got all their bad outfits out of the way at the Golden Globes this week, but we were wrong. Apparently, there's plenty more where that came from.<p>In the past couple of days some of our favorite A-listers blew it big time in the wardrobe department. Jena Malone desperately needs …

The Top 5 Spring Trends You Need in Your Wardrobe

The winter may be gray, glum and cold. Every time my alarm goes off in the morning, I tend to forgo the previous night's adorable laid out outfit and opt for comfort and warmth. However, the winter cold doesn't need to put a damper in your outfit. Check out these must have Fashion Trends for …

The best memes of the 2015 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes produced surprise winners, thoughtful speeches, and, because this is 2015 after all, memes. The Globes gave the Internet plenty to …

China has just banned the burqa in its biggest Muslim city

Chinese authorities have banned women in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang—an autonomous western region where Muslims account for almost half of the population—from wearing burqas in public, according to a brief article on a government-run website, Tianshan News. Local legislators for Urumqi …

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A detailed examination of the Selfie Brush (iPhone 6 edition)

Historically, if you wanted someone to know what you looked like after you'd died, you hired a portrait artist to work for weeks recreating your face in agonizing detail. With the advent of video conferencing, however, the forward-facing camera went from technological oddity to vital necessity. It …

Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies

Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home to the indigenous Khasi people. Theirs is a matrilineal society, where women inherit land, children …

Hot Celebrity Pictures from the Globes

Golden Globes 2015 Recap and Full List of Winners

Well, friends! Another year and we're another Golden Globes in. And there was a lot to talk about this year: It marked the final show (or, at least, so they say) that Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host. All of the stars were good and liquored up, which delivered plenty of fun moments. The speeches …

All The Golden Globe Dresses, Ranked

1. Oh this one is so nice.<p>1. This is nice too!<p>1. OMG I love this one.<p>1. Such a gorgeous color.<p>1. Oooh I like this one a lot.<p>1. Ahhh so cute!!!<p>1. Yes …

2015 Golden Globes: Red carpet

Celebrities arrive at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday, January 11.

Golden Globes 2015: See Celebrities Hit the Red Carpet

Jessica Chastain arrives to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11, 2015.<br>Christopher Polk—NBC/Getty Images

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Hot Celebrity Pictures from the Globes

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The Transcendent Style of David Bowie

On his 68th birthday we looked back at David Bowie's style and examined what it might have meant.<p><b>When David Bowie first found</b> acclaim with his novelty single "Space Oddity" in 1969, few fans could imagine what would come next. That's because what came next was totally novel, strangely beautiful, …