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Justice Department sides with transgender inmate in Georgia lawsuit | Reuters

(Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday weighed in on the side of a transgender Georgia prison inmate who is suing the state over prison officials’ refusal to provide treatment such as hormone therapy.<p>Lawyers with the U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights division said in papers filed in a …

New Unbelievably Honest Cards by Emily McDowell

Illustrator Emily McDowell is back with a new set of cards! In her usual style, she's open and honest, giving us a new way to appreciate hand written greeting cards. These aren't your usual cards, no, they're the equivalent of a breath of fresh air, cards you wish you could have come up with …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

DOCTOR WHO Inspired TARDIS Backpack

32 Celebrity Curly Hairstyles We Love

These stars show that when it comes to hair, it's all about embracing the curves and kinks.<p>These stars show that when it comes to hair, it's all about embracing the curves and kinks. Plus, dust off your hot rollers and try this tutorial for big waves.

Hairstyling

Best Butt Exercises - Glute Workouts

16 Reasons You Should Buy a Denim Jacket

Of all the must-have spring wardrobe staples, denim jackets are way at the top of our list. Why? They’re the definition of casual cool, looking as effortless on as they are to wear: they’re a go-to lightweight layer, looking ace over dresses and hoodies alike. And even though you’ll catch us …

This Jewel-Toned Smoky Eye Is Going-Out Makeup At Its Best

Mastering the smoky eye is the equivalent of learning to ride a bike. Seriously, hear us out: Not only is conquering this makeup milestone a hugely …

Makeup

Ciao, Milano: Fall 2014 Street Style

On the third city of a Fall 2014 fashion tour, Diego Zuko snaps the "donne" in Milano.<p>On the third city of a Fall 2014 fashion tour, Diego Zuko snaps the "donne" in Milano.

Street Style

'Penny Dreadful' Trailer Makes Showtime's New Horror Show Look Gruesomely Good

The first full trailer for "Penny Dreadful" is straight-up terrifying. Showtime announced the new psychosexual horror show starring Josh Hartnett at the TCA winter press tour and revealed a short clip.<p>But the new trailer, released Friday (Feb. 14), shows more of what's in store when "Penny …

Homemade whole wheat pepperoni pizza. The key: Preheat the pizza stone until ripping hot.

18 Doughnut Recipes from Around the World

From gulab jamun to malasadas, how to make the world's best fried dough at …

24 Pancakes From Around The World

Welcome to the REAL IHOP.<p>Every country has a pancake: The flattened sweet or savory cake of various thickness, fillings, and toppings, bound in union with a batter (some sort of ground grain, egg, and milk/water). After being cooked in a pan they arrive on your plate to fulfill their glorious life …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Cake Slideshow

Any way you slice it, cake is the perfect dessert. From cupcakes to layer cake, here are 30 fabulous recipes for treats big and small<p>Any way you slice it, cake is the perfect dessert. From cupcakes to layer cake, here are 30 fabulous recipes for treats big and small

The Fancy-Lady Fix For Your Destroyed Nails

Like many devoted beauty geeks, I am obsessed with my skin and hair care. Every potion and lotion you can think of, I've tried. I've got a system for …

Skin Care

The Spring 2014 Hair Trend Report

The season's most relevant hair trendsedited for us all.<p>Feathered headdresses. Spray-painted ponytails. Gold-flecked updos. If you're the type that yearns for the artistic and the bold this season delivered. But if you look to the runway for real life inspiration, there were plenty of chic ideas …

The Best Presidents' Day Deals — Found!

As the new spring merch starts hitting the racks, you probably thought sale season was officially over. Well, not so fast. You’ve got a long weekend …

Really pretty hair updo inspiration from the fall 2014 runways

How To Wear Tall Boots All Spring Long

For the past few months, I've been putting together outfits from the ground up — literally. In the winter, you just have to start with your shoes …

Clothing

Susan Alexandra's Jewelry Is Better Than Prozac

New York-based jewelry designer Susan Alexandra calls her fall '14 line "The Antidepressant Collection." And, sure enough, it's almost impossible not …

Jewelry