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China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover sends back first photos

<b>The first robot rover to land on the Moon in nearly 40 years, China's Jade Rabbit, has begun sending back photos, with shots of its lunar lander.</b><p>Jade Rabbit rolled down a ramp lowered by the lander and on to the volcanic plain known as Sinus Iridum at 04:35 Beijing time on Saturday (20:35 GMT).<p>It …

Space Science

The Ultimate DIY Beauty Gift Guide

There’s no need for DIY gift giving to go awry—select one or a few of our DIY beauty gifts to make someone’s holiday truly shine. Easy to come by natural ingredients, and fresh ideas abound. From <i>Spa Specialties</i> to <i>Kid Approved</i>, give a thoughtful gift and wow those on your holiday gift list this …

Chemicals

The Best Looks from Pre-Fall 2014

Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season.<p>Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season. Plus, see more fall fashion here.

Inditex: Spain's fashion powerhouse you've probably never heard of

The Observer is given rare access to the reticent multinational whose clothes have become a global high street phenomenon<p>On an unremarkable corner of Calle Juan Florez, a block away from the main shopping street in the Galician city of La Coruña, Christmas party outfits are dramatically lit in …

10 Sort-Of-Weird Winter Trends To Try

Sure, the trends that ruled the runways last February are probably more wearable now than ever before — the shoes are flatter, the dresses actually …

Children's fashion: the secret garden - in pictures

The best children's clothes are made to withstand wear and tear – and they look great, too. There's nothing like scuffing through the leaves in animal prints, classic knits and bold colours. School's out!

Butterfinger Releases Peanut-Butter Cups, '90s Are Back-er Than Ever

Photo: Courtesy of Butterfinger.<p>Some news is so important, we don't even know how to emphasize it correctly. If you were here, we might try an …

Is Playboy A Feminist Issue?

This week, over on The Cut, Kat Stoeffel wrote an interesting and thoughtful exploration into modern feminist criticism of <i>Playboy</i>. Her thesis, more …

Your Horoscope For This Week — Dec 08 2013

ILLUSTRATED BY GABRIELA ALFORD.<p><b>Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)</b> <br>Keep that Manolo in your mouth, Sagittarius. Certain subject matter is not …

The Perfect Cure For All Those Holiday Hangovers

Photo: Courtesy of Joy The Baker.<p><i>We may have Joy the Baker's infamous "Man Bait" Apple Crisp recipe committed to memory, but it's not the only reason</i> …

An Ode To End-Of-Year Mash-Ups

How do you encapsulate a year of your life? In the celebrations you had? The losses you faced? The trials you overcame? Heck, no — you take every …

Petite Girl Appreciation

Vivier casts a "Russian Doll" in latest campaign<p>This morning, <i>BAZAAR</i>'s lovely diarist, Nasiba Adilova, posted a photo of herself, Miroslava Duma, and Tina Craig of Bag Snob fame on Instagram with the caption, "mini people." As a woman of five feet, two inches with an appreciation for the finer …

Lebanon releases actor accused of collaborating with Israel

BEIRUT (AP) -- A Lebanese stage actor indicted on charges of collaborating with Israel and drug possession has been released on Tuesday, effectively clearing him of the charges, while the officer who built the case against him was ordered detained.<p>Ziad Itani, a stage actor from a prominent Sunni …

Bachelet likely to win in Chile election

Chileans are going to polls on Sunday in a presidential run-off that is likely to hand power back to former President Michelle Bachelet.<p>Her right-wing rival, Evelyn Matthei, had lost ground going into voting day due to her family’s ties with the General Pinochet dictatorship.<p>Bachelet won nearly …

French President Francois Hollande to shun Sochi games

<b>Neither President Francois Hollande nor any top French official will attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said.</b><p>Mr Fabius announced the decision on French radio, but gave no explanation.<p>Last week German President Joachim Gauck also said he was not going to …

Francois Hollande

Nelson Mandela's 'long walk to freedom ends' as he is buried

Nelson Mandela is buried in Qunu, mourned by more than 4,500 who hail South Africa's "greatest son"<p>The Thembu tribe look to their ancestors for advice in times good and bad. Now, they have the best adviser of all.<p><b>Nelson Mandela was buried on Sunday</b> in a ceremony that was not really like him, a …

MARISSA MAYER: 'We Are Very Sorry' For Yahoo Mail's Big Outage This Week

In a post on her Tumblr page, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer apologized for the outage, but said it only affected about 1% of Yahoo Mail users. She also explained exactly what caused the problem.<p>"This has been a very frustrating week for our users and we are very sorry," Mayer wrote.<p>Mayer said the problem …

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6 Super-Surprising Health Benefits of...Orgasms

Isn't it nice when you find out there are health benefits to something you were doing anyway? In this case...that "something" is sex. Well, and orgasms specifically.<p>According to Dr. Kat Van Kirk, associate professor at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco and …

11 Pretty Ways to Make Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid, Work for Your Wedding

Still searching for a wedding palette? Good news: Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid, is perfect for your big day. Need proof?<p>Event Design by La Fete Weddings. Photo by Melissa Musgrove Photography.<p>Wedding Dress by Ju.Lee Collection. Photo by Chyna Darner Photography.<p>Floral Design by …

The 9 Best Ice-Breaking First-Date Ideas

1. "I took my wife to the zoo on our first date. she's still with me now, and I'm an asshole, so I guess it worked."<p>2. "A coffee date worked for me and my girlfriend. It got us comfortable enough with each other that we made our second date a hike through a national park. (Meaning she trusted me …

Glamour Fashion on Twitter: ".@NayaRivera, @NaomieHarris, and more made our top 5 looks of the week--which is your fave? http://t.co/wAOQGxKZPt http://t.co/ABxgTeyqNX"

What Everyone's Really Doing in Bed: Sex Survey Statistics

No need to wonder! More than 2,600 men and women tell their bedroom secrets here. Settle in, snuggle up, and see how <i>you</i> compare.

Have a Holly-Jolly, Jealousy-Free Christmas with This Seasonally Appropriate Herbal Remedy

Man, holly is really having a moment. In addition to getting all kinds of attention in Christmas songs and being, of all the trees in the wood, the one that bears the crown, it's also supposedly here to help you combat your jealousy this holiday season.<p>Via the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Bach Original Flower Remedy …

There Are Now More Women in Congress Than Ever (and We'd Love to Even See More!)

It's only Thursday, but it's already been a pretty amazing week for women, with strides in the political and business arenas. Exhibit A: With today's swearing in of Massachusetts special-election winner Katherine Clark (below), women now hold a record 99 seats (D-76, R-23) in Congress—20 in the …

The New Marchesa for Revlon Beauty Tools Are Affordable-Chic and Launch on Gilt Today

Marchesa lovers, you're going to want to give today a hug because this is the day that the Marchesa add to their collaboration with Revlon with a set of seven new beauty tools inspired by their runway looks.<p>The collection includes nail files, tweezers, a mirror, a manicure kit, and a brush kit, all …

Confess: What's Your Own Worst Date Behavior?

Many, many times, I've used Smitten as a place to air my grievances against guys who've behaved questionably on dates or in online dating. But while it should already be more than obvious to you all that I'm definitely not perfect either, the time has come to fess up to some of my own bad …

Check Out This Mash-Up of Representations of Women in the Media

This year was, in many ways, a good time for representations of women in media with films like <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> and <i>Gravity</i> putting women front and center (and not just in the scared and screaming girlfriend role). It wasn't just at the movies, either: The female leads in <i>Scandal</i> and</i> …