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Most Of Us Are Trying To Date 'Out Of Our League,' New Study Suggests

Turns out dating "leagues" exist, but they're not as fixed as you'd think.<p>Stephen, a 23-year-old from Los Angeles, is aspirational in his approach to online dating: If you’re super attractive ― even “out of his league” ― he’ll swipe right on you.<p>“My philosophy with dating apps is ‘shoot your …

Relationships

Daily Mail Online

One of Google's "Best Apps of 2014 & 2015" with over 2 million downloads, the MailOnline (Daily Mail) app gives you everything you've come to expect …

US husband held after missing family 'found dead in fuel tanks'

<b>The bodies of missing Colorado mother Shanann Watts and her two daughters have been located inside a fuel tank days after she vanished, reports say.</b><p>Her husband Chris Watts has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his entire family. His arrest came one day after he appealed for their return.<p>Local …

Social Media

8 Clever Texts To Send After A First Date, So They Know You Had A Great Time

Imagine this: You just got home from one of the best first dates of your life. You <i>actually</i> had such a great time and you already can't wait to tell …

An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Close your eyes and think of ice cream. What do you see?<p>Depending on where you live, that answer's going to vary. A lot. Because the world of ice cream is far more diverse than most of us think. Think all ice …

Ice Cream

Aretha Franklin Was America's Truest Voice

Aretha Franklin's voice is the voice of America. No other contemporary artist embodied the nation's brash optimism with as much flair, nor exemplified its sorrow-forged resilience as convincingly. No one better expressed American joy. Her murmurs gave shape to a sensuality that defeated repressive …

Aretha Franklin

This company hired anyone who applied. Now it’s starting a movement

Greyston Bakery uses a practice of open hiring: filling positions on a first-come, first-served basis, no questions asked. Now it wants to teach other companies how to do the same.<p>Around 25 years ago, Ty Hookway, founder of the upstate New York-based janitorial services company CleanCraft, was …

Employment

Sick of Facebook’s creepy ad targeting? Try this new tool

“You as a Facebook user taking action to [deny] advertisers access to information is a political move.”<p>When she was in college, data researcher and Mozilla Foundation fellow Rebecca Ricks began getting Facebook ads related to pregnancy–even though she hadn’t clicked on anything that would indicate …

Social Media

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.<p>She died at her home …

Music

Why A Tiny Home Wasn’t Small Enough For Me

Tiny homes are hot right now. Tiny houses, though, are still unusual enough that I was surprised when my own sister told me she had plans to acquire …

I Love Lucy

Italy Bridge Was Known to Be in Trouble Long Before Collapse

GENOA, Italy — As deaths from the bridge failure in Genoa rose on Wednesday to 39, it became clear that while the collapse was catastrophic, it was not exactly a surprise.<p>Years before part of the structure dissolved in a lethal cascade of concrete and steel, it required constant repair work, and …

Genoa

Woman's Remains Identified 2 Years After a Homeless Person Walked Around with Her Skull on a Stick

The remains of a woman were identified two years after a homeless woman was discovered carrying around a human skull on a stick in Northern …

Crime

'It sounded like far too many shades of kink for me': The moment television personality Sami Lukis, 48, realised she was a 'sapiosexual' while scrolling through a dating app

Like many curious singles, television journalist Sami Lukis, 48, recently signed up to the dating app Bumble.<p>But what she didn't expect was that she …

Relationships

What Helps When You’re Suicidal - From Those Who Have Been There

Real-world advice if you're experiencing suicidal thoughts - or supporting someone who is.<p>New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the OECD. This week, VICE spoke to three young women who survived suicidal ideation about their experiences, what being suicidal was like, how they managed to …

Mental Health

Chihuahua Cuddles with Box Containing Bulldog Best Friend's Ashes

The Copeland family, from Texas, was devastated when their 7-year-old English bulldog, Bubba, died suddenly of congestive heart failure. Bubba was …

Pets

Tasmanian teachers using multimedia platform to bring local Aboriginal culture to life in the classroom

When proud Aboriginal Tasmanian man Craig Everett was in primary school a teacher told him he was not Indigenous in front of his entire class.<p>"My …

Teaching

Italy bridge collapse: Here's what engineers think might have gone wrong

A huge rescue effort is underway in the Italian city of Genoa after a major motorway bridge collapsed, killing at least 39 people and injuring many …

Engineering

Graduate jobs: The top ten degree subjects for getting a job

Competition for graduate jobs has never been more fierce. With tuition fees at a whopping £9,250 a year at most universities and living costs representing financial sacrifices for many, students reasonably demand degree courses that offer them the best value for money in today's tough jobs …

Top 10

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Tactics to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine (That You Wouldn't Use on a Resume)

Seven smart strategies that will work on LinkedIn, but not on a resume.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned/digital resume, you're doing it all wrong. Although it's tempting to create a profile by copying and pasting your resume quickly, you're missing …

Employment

"What cheating on my boyfriend (again and again) taught me about monogamy"

My infidelity was always about me, never about him.<p>R<b>ick was my first real boyfriend, my high school sweetheart, my date to four proms.</b> <b>He was the first guy I'd ever brought home who could look my mum in the eye. A nice guy.</b><p>A year after Rick and I first started dating, I came home from high school …

Relationships

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

Adorable moment dog drags his owner's granddaughter back to safety

This is the adorable moment a dog rescues a little girl from ocean waves after thinking she's in trouble of being washed away.<p>Matyas was swimming in …

Cute

The Block's Kyal and Kara reveal the styling tips that will add THOUSANDS to the value of your home - and the interior mistakes to avoid

If you're looking to sell your property, there are styling tricks that will instantly add thousands of dollars to the value of your home.<p>First …

Selling

From 'you can't take a joke' to 'she's a good girl': The six red flag phrases women should be aware of while on a date with a man

Dating is nerve-wracking at the best of times - something that can turn even the most eloquent singles into a gibbering mess.<p>While feeling …

Narcissism

Why we’re better off with fewer friends

Something remarkable has happened over the last decade. For the first time in history we have gained the powers to build relationships with people all over the world, and to maintain those relationships with hardly any contact. We never need to lose touch with anyone, ever again, as our Facebook …

Social Media

Josh Frydenberg says $444m reef grant 'not unusual' as Labor demands answers

The environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, has again refused to answer simple questions about the process that led to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation receiving a $444m government grant without a competitive tender.<p>The Labor party last week called for the government’s $443.8m grant to be handed …

Australia

Moss Side shooting was attempted multiple murder, police say

Detectives are investigating the attempted murder of multiple people after a shotgun was fired during a busy street party, injuring 12 revellers including a 12-year-old child.<p>Police said it was lucky no one was killed by the “completely reckless” shooting while hundreds celebrated a Caribbean …

Crime

Pictures of the Week 8.9.18

Photos

Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against 'nation-state law'

Jews and Arabs rally together to protest controversial law that affirms Israel's Jewish character.<p>Palestinian citizens of Israel have led a mass protest in Tel Aviv against the controversial "Jewish state law".<p>Passed last month, the new state-nation law officially affirms Israel's Jewish character, …

Israel