Leidy Cruz-Corsino

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The Best Female Characters Come From Books

Is literature better at coming up with complex women protagonists than Hollywood? A long history of book-to-film adaptations suggests so.<p>Last year, I was working as a publicity associate at Simon & Schuster when Jessica Knoll’s debut thriller <i>Luckiest Girl Alive</i> was optioned for film. The novel, …

Japanese Oyakodon: Chicken + Egg + 15 Minutes = Dinner

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>A couple of weeks back, I said that if ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, then <i>gyudon</i> (simmered beef and rice bowl) is its hot dog. Extending the analogy, I'd say that <i>oyakodon</i> is its pizza—if pizza were the kind of …

Scientists Just Discovered a Black Hole That's Blasting The Fastest 'Space Wind' in The Known Universe

Wind speeds of 200 million km/h.<p>Astronomers have discovered the fastest ultraviolet winds ever recorded in the Universe, swirling around a …

Here's the Major Crisis the Airlines Are Facing Now

It’s been seven years since Adam Niewood’s father, a professional musician, was killed in an airplane crash. But Niewood is still wracked with guilt. …

How to get unlimited flights for under $2,000

If you want to spend a month jet-setting around the U.S. as often as you like -- for the cost of one first-class plane ticket — a host of new …

34 Wonderful Products For People Who Hate Clutter

Nobody ever said "I regret organizing my house."<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Archaeologists just uncovered $17 billion in sunken treasure, but that's not what they're excited about

However, as the San Jose was sailing off of the coast of Colombia, a British warship caught up with her and sent the ship, her vast treasure and the majority of her 600 crew to the bottom of the sea.<p>The actual location of the wreck has remained a mystery until now. On December 4, Colombian …

What Happens When a Normal Person Hires a Stylist

Hint: a lot.<p>There comes a time in a woman's life when she craves a style of her own. After spending hours upon hours of my precious youth staring blankly into my closet, trying to create interesting outfit combinations from my same old stuff, I became one of them.<p>My typical process for getting …

'The Walking Dead' cast debuts new trailer for Season 6 at Comic-Con

Hall H was packed for "The Walking Dead" Comic-Con presentation that kicked off with a trailer for Season 6, featuring a lot of walkers (it almost rivaled the line to get into Hall H on Friday morning. Almost).<p>In fact, the season premiere for Season 6 will feature more walkers than any other …

Hot New Fashion Trends from Spain

19 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Jon Stewart On "The Daily Show"

We'll need a million Moments of Zen to emotionally endure this loss.

Comedy

The Wisconsin Town That Didn't Learn English for Five Generations

<i>19th-century map courtesy of Deb Gunther</i><p>In 1837 an Irishman from New York named John Hustis bought a plot of land 50 miles north of Madison, …

Language Learning

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Evolution

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Augmented Reality

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

Galaxies

Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

Singapore Airlines

Secret of long life may be written in stars, scientists find

Norwegian researchers found people born during times of high Sun activity died around five years before those born in periods of solar silence<p>The secret of long life may really be written in the stars - well the Sun at least - after scientists discovered that solar activity at birth predicts …

When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

US, Russian space travellers: 'There is no borders in space between us'

A US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut gearing up for the longest-ever flight on the International Space Station (ISS) said Thursday they were unfazed by any turbulence in their countries’ political ties.<p>Nasa spacefarer Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos are to …

The Colbert Report Signs Off: Pictures

Stephen Colbert departs, and his Nation mourns

Watching the first episode of "The Colbert Report," I remember thinking, He cannot possibly sustain this.<p>Mine wasn't the early-days concern I have heard expressed most often as Stephen Colbert prepares to deliver his final "Colbert Report" Thursday: that no matter how large his talent, how good his …

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Readers' 10 best books of 2014

These are the books our readers picked as the best of 2014 – from searing polemic to stunning fiction and a story of very intimate science

‘My Library’, A Clever Cartoon by Tom Gauld About the Truth Behind Book Collections

London-based cartoonist Tom Gauld, who once imagined libraries of the future, created “My Library,” a comic about the truth behind books in a …

The Korean Skin-Care Phenomenon: One Obsessed Vogue Editor Reveals Where to Shop and What to Buy

My introduction to South Korean skin care—the latest phenomenon sweeping online beauty forums, Amazon.com, and most recently, brick-and-mortar boutiques—came firsthand. It was my junior year of college, and I was living in Paris with a Korean roommate. In terms of beauty, we were diametrically …

Skin Care

The Best American Winter Road Trips

On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s time to hit the open road and give the ultimate test to your car’s …

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