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How much sex are people in your state having?

THERE’S AN APP CALLED SPREADSHEETS that has been collecting data on how much you and your neighbors are banging. Seriously. One of the measures they …

5 Secrets to Totally Transform Your Skin

The secret ingredient to perfect skin, no matter where you live or what you do.<p>The secret ingredient to perfect skin, no matter where you live or what you do.

Skin Care

10 Beautiful Photos of Selena to Remember Her

Take a look back at the Tejano singer's most memorable moments.<p>It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since the <i>la reina</i> died. Here, 10 gorgeous photos of Selena's most memorable moments.

Corpus Christi

Latina Celebrities Who Are Stunning Without Makeup

Jennifer Lopez

What The Oscar Nominees Really Eat

You know J.Law's up for anything.<p>If you take a look at this year's class of Oscar-nominated actors and actresses, the first thought that comes to mind may be that they've all been on quite the diet roller coaster lately. Some severely limited their calories (like Matthew McConaughey for <i>Dallas</i> …

Celebrities Doing Things!

Everything your favorite celebrities did the week of February 23rd.<p>Everything your favorite celebrities did the week of February 23rd.

Our Special Valentine for Flipboard MagMakers

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2014<p>It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re feeling the love for our community of Flipboard MagMakers.<p>To express our …

Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …

NBC News Reporter Rescued From Waist-High Mud During California Storm Coverage

"Take a look at how deep this mud is, 4 feet in some areas," Almaguer explained while standing in a massive pool of mud that had slid from a hillside.

Can China Stop Organ Trafficking?

Guo Bin, a six-year-old boy from Shanxi province, in northern China, thought the sky had gone permanently dark when he woke up, one day this summer, bloody-faced and crying near his parents’ home. “We originally thought he had fallen down and smashed his face,” Guo’s father, a farmer, told a local …

Kidnapped and Sold: Inside the Dark World of Child Trafficking in China

Some Americans have unknowingly adopted Chinese babies taken from their parents and sold to orphanages. But can the Congress do anything about it?<p>Almost exactly a year earlier, Liu Liqin had the worst day of his life. He was out on a temporary construction job, looking forward to lunch and his next …

Child Trafficking

Child labour: India’s hidden shame

<b>Rescued from forced employment, 13-year-old Lakshmi is frail and frightened.</b><p>Two child protection officers hold her on either side as she walks into the police station.<p>She was abducted four years ago from her village in north-east India.<p>Until her rescue, she had been working in people's homes across …

Sexual slavery in Mexico – a pimp tells his story

Pedro's life as a sex trafficker began when he offered a sweet to a pretty young domestic servant out on a Sunday stroll in a provincial city in central Mexico. "Once I got her laughing, I knew I was in with a chance," he recalls. "Then I got the sun, the moon and the stars down from the sky for …

UK child sex abuse trafficking doubles - National Crime Agency

<b>The number of UK-born children thought to have been trafficked for sexual exploitation more than doubled last year, the National Crime Agency said.</b><p>Fifty-six minors from the UK were flagged up as potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation in 2013 - a rise of 155% on 2012.<p>It is unclear …

Sex Trafficking of Americans: The Girls Next Door

Even as celebrity activists such as Emma Thompson, Demi Moore, and Mira Sorvino raise awareness about commercial sex trafficking, survivor Rachel Lloyd publishes her memoir Girls Like Us, and the Senate introduces a new bipartisan bill for victim support, the problem proliferates across continents, …

UNICEF Delivers Clean Water to 10 Million in Syria

UNICEF's efforts to deliver water to Syrian families and children are a critical part of what is now the largest humanitarian operation in history. …

Barrel bombs: Syria's helicopter-dropped, brutally crude new weapon.

Given all the international attention that has been focused on Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, it seems almost like a cruel joke that the most …

What are 'barrel bombs' and why is the Syrian military using them?

Syrian military forces are using a new tool in their long-running war against rebels who want to oust President Bashar al-Assad from power.<p>They're called "barrel bombs" and they were dropped by Syrian helicopters in the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday. The crude-but-deadly devices brought the …

Syrian children dying of hunger

Her almond-shaped brown eyes shine through her sunken face as a doctor lifts her sweater to reveal a tiny rib cage pushing against her skin.<p>Little more than a year old, Israa al Masri wastes away at the National Hospital in the besieged Damascus suburbs just a few miles from the medical supplies …

New U.N. Report on Syria: 10,000 Children Killed

Children have endured "acts of terror" and "grave violations," the report states. They have been sexually abused and tortured, used as human shields …

In Rare Unison, U.N. Demands That Syria Allow Humanitarian Aid

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously called on Syria to immediately allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to millions of needy people in the war-torn country.<p>Veto-wielding Russia and China, which have been strong supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime in the past, …

Syria civil war 'horrors' lead US human rights report

<b>A global human rights report released by the US has singled out Syria's civil war as a tragedy that "stands apart in its scope and human cost".</b><p>The US said a chemical weapons attack in Syria that it says killed 1,429 was "one of many horrors" in the war.<p>The annual state department review also noted …

First They Attacked A Mall, Then They Repelled SEAL Team Six: The Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0

Few Americans had ever heard of al Shabaab before the fall of 2013. That changed on Sept. 21, when gunmen armed with AK-47s entered the Westgate Mall, a suburban-style shopping center in an upscale neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and began calmly, methodically hunting down and murdering shoppers, …

Flu deaths in California rise to 302, but appear to be slowing

The total confirmed deaths from the<p>fluin California rose to 302 this week, as this year's flu season continues to wane.<p>Twenty-four flu deaths were confirmed Friday, a drop from late January and early February when an average 50 people died each week.<p>This year's flu season struck early, and appears …

Thanks to Climate Change, West Nile Virus Could Be Your New Neighbor

Invasive species aren’t just species — they can also be pathogens. Such is the case with the West Nile virus. A mosquito-borne virus identified in …

Bomb attack on Pakistani police guarding polio team

Two bombs, detonated minutes apart, struck tribal police assigned to guard polio workers in north-west Pakistan on Saturday, killing 11, police said. The first struck an escort vehicle in the Lashora village of Jamrud tribal region in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.<p>Police official Nawabzada Khan said …