genya_k

111 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @genya_k | Keep up with genya_k on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “genya_k”

This Refreshing Photo Series Captures What Parenthood Is Actually Like

Elaine Baca, a photographer in Dallas, has a knack for telling stories through pictures. After graduating college, she put her skills to the test by capturing the everyday moments that make a family, well . . . a family. The results are powerful.<p>"These photos are all about the moment. Since there …

Photography

Photographer Captures Incredibly Rare Sight Of Sperm Whales Sleeping

Do sperm whales sleep? It’s not a question that gets asked frequently, but when it does, none is the wiser to answer it. That’s until now, of course, …

We’ve channelled the spirit of the mathematician, writer and daughter of Byron in order to set a riddle for Guardian readers<p>Hello guzzlers,<p>I have a special treat for you today: a letter from the nineteenth century mathematician, Countess Ada Lovelace. The letter comes through the medium of Pavel …

Mathematics

Award-winning wildlife photographer, Sue Flood, is one of the world’s only women to specialise in polar photography. Her images capture wildlife, people and landscapes in the Arctic and Antarctica

Wildlife

New ‘Alice in Wonderland’ shoe collection is bursting with cute shoes and booties

U.K. footwear brand Irregular Choice has returned to the magical world of Wonderland in its latest collection. The new line of shoes released Friday …

Snake Gets Trapped In An Endless Loop Of Its Own Skin After Shedding

You know those ancient "ouroboros" symbols of the serpent eating its own tail? This is kind of like that, but a lot less majestic.<p>The video comes …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

People Pets

Surprise, Shinda is a mommy!<p>The female lowland gorilla living at the Prague Zoo has been keeping a secret. She was pregnant and delivered her first baby on April 23, much to the surprise of her keepers who didn’t think she could carry a baby because of past miscarriages.<p>“Miracles happen!” a …

16 Minimalist Wedding Ideas That Show Less *Is* More

Less doesn’t equal boring — especially when it comes to minimalist weddings. This understated and totally cool 2016 wedding trend has been popping up on our radar and we’re absolutely in love. Whether you’re browsing through chic minimalist invites or modern minimalist wedding dresses, there are so …

Weddings

The Story Behind ‘Love You Forever’ Will Change the Way You Look at the Book

At first read, it’s easy to see why adults may find the beloved children’s book <i>Love You Forever</i> by Robert Munsch unsettling.<p><i>STORY: The Cabbage Patch</i> …

Putting Every Professor Snape Scene From 'Harry Potter' In Chronological Order Is Heartbreaking

Professor Snape was more than just the guy who KILLED DUMBLEDORE (this is always a fun thing to yell in a crowded room). He was a misunderstood …

Much-loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard – and owner of one of the most singular voices in acting ­– has died in London<p>Related: 'We are all so devastated': acting world pays tribute to Alan Rickman<p>Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British …

Die Hard

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Polar Bear Cub Sleeps And Dreams With Cuddly Toy In Adorable Clip

Captivating video shows the 5-week-old stretching out and making cute noises.<p>This adorable polar bear cub just couldn't get to sleep without her cuddly toy.<p>The 5-week-old was caught on camera snuggling into the plaything inside a crib at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio, earlier this …

Watch an Orangutan "Laugh" Hysterically at a Zoo Visitor's Magic Trick

Ever feel like no one laughs at your jokes even though they’re hilarious? Are people consistently unimpressed by your cool magic tricks? Well, you …

Siberian tiger becomes unlikely friends with a goat it was given to eat | Adventure Sports Network

Amur the Siberian tiger has become fast friends with a goat it was given to eat at the Primorsky Safari Park. Photo: Dmitry Mezentsev via CCTV News<p>An …

Broadway's 2015-16 Season: Revived Classics and Bold New Works

Lupita Nyong'o, Bruce Willis, Keira Knightley, Mark Strong and Jennifer Hudson make their Broadway debuts alongside premieres by Steve Martin and …

Scott Weiland: 'This Is My Life, a Cautionary Tale. Maybe Somebody Can Learn from It.'

"I guess the reason we're here is I feel like there's been only one side of my story told. People know rock stars only on the surface, people know celebrities only on the surface, and people know me only on the surface: I'm the junkie rock star handcuffed in the backseat of a cop car..."<p><i>In 2005,</i> …

Australia zoo welcomes rare monkey: See the bright orange beauty up close

Congratulations are in order! Australia's Tarongo Zoo welcomed a baby Francois' langur into the world earlier this month.<p>And now it's time to admire just see how sweet he is.<p>The little one's bright orange hair earned him the name "Nangua," which means pumpkin in Mandarin.<p>Francois’ langurs are one …

Awww, IKEA have turned kids’ drawings into actual toys

<b>IKEA have turned kids’ imaginations into reality after creating a series of soft toys based on their drawings.</b><p>The Swedish furniture store selected …

Kids

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Photos of Darth Vader’s Rather Ordinary Daily Life

Photographer Paweł Kadysz of Bialystok, Poland, recently started a new 365-day photo project: a daily photo blog showing scenes from Darth Vader’s …

Photography

15 hilarious parenting comics that are almost too real.

Brian Gordon is a cartoonist. He's also a dad, which means he's got plenty of inspiration for the parenting comics he creates for his website, Fowl …

Gilmore Girls Netflix series: Where would Lorelai, Rory, and more be today

Fifteen years after <i>Gilmore Girls</i> made its debut, Lorelai and Rory Gilmore could have one more moment of mother-daughter bonding: It was reported on …

TV

Tweets with replies by Dalai (@dalaisays) | Twitter

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

Sleepy Dormice Break Wild Hibernation Record At 11 Months

If they can’t have kids, they can’t be bothered to wake up<p>Talk about lazy summer days! New research shows that <i>Glis glis</i>, the edible dormouse of central Europe, can snooze for more than 11 months straight.<p>Dormice, like many other creatures, typically spend the winter in a state of hibernation. Their …

In honor of @melaniekmoore's last flight in Neverland last night. Keep on giggling! #Repost @caroleecarmello with @repostapp.

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

Online Life

Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester Is Pregnant, Expecting Her First Child With Adam Brody

Yay! We've been fangirling over the dream coupling of <i>Gossip Girl</i>'s Blair with <i>The O.C.</i>'s Seth ever since Adam Brody and Leighton Meester first revealed they were married in real life. And now the happy news continues: Leighton is pregnant!<p>E! News confirms that the 29-year-old actress and 35-year-old …