Eliza Komisar

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Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

There have already been almost 3,000 murders in Venezuela since the start of the year

While protests ravage Venezuela’s streets, murders continue to climb in its back alleys.<p>In the first two months of 2014 (link in Spanish) 2,841 people were murdered, a more than 10% jump from the same period last year, when 2,576 murders were registered. Homicides have grown almost systematically …

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Is Moby The Leader Of A Post-Apocalyptic Cult?

In his latest photography project, artist-musician Moby imagines living in the aftershock of the apocalypse. (Warning: creepy monkey masks ahead.)<p>Electronic musician and artist Moby, who was born in Harlem and raised in Connecticut, now lives in a castle in the Hollywood Hills. Called Wolf’s Lair, …

People Humorously Blend Themselves in with Book Covers

The photo series <i>Corpus Libris</i> (which literally means “Body Books” in Latin) was created by Emily Pullen on one slow Thursday night at the Los Angeles independent bookstore Skylight Books, where Pullen worked. In this series, similar to Sleeveface, people cover parts of their body with books in …

Lola Dupre Creates Exploding Collages - The Fox Is Black

Lola Dupre’s work is blowing up, almost quite literally. A collagist based in Alpujarra de la Sierra, Andalucía, Spain (longest town name ever), she …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

The Most Talked About Oscars Dresses Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Oscars season is officially upon us, and while the world gears up to cheer on their favorite movies, we have just one thing on our minds -- the dresses.<p>But not just any dresses, of course. We mean the most memorable gowns that have ever shown up on the red carpet. We're not just talking about the …

10 Funny Movie Poster Cliches

<b>Image compiled by Christophe Courtois</b><p>Siberian blogger Christophe Courtois has compiled an amazing list of funny move poster cliches. These classic …

Strangely Similar Movies Released at the Same Time

Have you ever noticed two seemingly identical movies being released at the same time and wondered why Hollywood studios would do such a thing? While …

Dad Illustrates the Darndest Things He’s Ever Said to His Kids

Video producer and father of four, Nathan Ripperger, has caught himself saying the darndest things to his kids. It’ just another day in the life of a …

SeaWorld Files Complaint Against OSHA Investigator Who Looked Into Trainer's Death

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>SeaWorld has filed a complaint with the Labor Department alleging that Lara Padgett, the …

Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law: Part of a Broader Trend in Africa

Homophobia is on the rise across much of the continent.<p>"EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named," the headline of a popular Ugandan tabloid, the <i>Red Pepper</i>, screamed on February 25, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.<p>The <i>Red Pepper</i>'s witch hunt and …

Powerful & Gritty Photographs Of New York City 36 Years Ago

36 Years ago, Matt Weber was driving his iconic yellow cab around the neighbourhoods and boroughs of New York. In between fares, he would take …

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

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14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

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Watch Seth Rogen's hilarious and heartfelt Senate testimony on Alzheimer's research

Even Seth Rogen acknowledges that most of us would expect his top political cause to be the legalization of marijuana. While giving testimony at a Senate hearing yesterday, Rogen took plenty of time to joke about his role in vulgar comedies and the perception of him as immature and lazy. But Rogen …

9 Oscar Hot Dogs Inspired by the 2014 Best Picture Nominees

More Oscar Dogs!<p>Oscar Dogs 2013 Oscar Dogs 2012<p>Some people associate the Oscars with start-studded red carpets, best-dressed lists, and endless acceptance speeches. We associate it with something a little tastier—hot dogs!<p>Below is one hot dog for each of the films nominated for Best Picture at this …

#TheLIST: The 10 Haircuts You'll See Everywhere This Spring

It doesn't matter if you have waves, curls, or straight hair—just get ready to screenshot. These are the trending spring and summer haircuts to show your stylist at your next appointment.<p>It doesn't matter if you have waves, curls, or straight hair—just get ready to screenshot. These are the …

Countdown to the Oscars: Red Carpet Beauty Secrets

With Oscar night just days away, starlets and stylists are carefully plotting their statements for the biggest red-carpet event of the year. While Instagram updates can make anyone feel as though they're in on the Hollywood secrets for red-carpet perfection, there are untold tricks that makeup …