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‘Mind boggling’: Study shows less than 3% of Americans have ‘healthy lifestyle’

The lifestyle of more than 97 percent of Americans cannot be considered “healthy” according to a new study that examined people’s diets, exercise, …

Watch Samuel L. Jackson Play an Ass-Kicking Cowboy in the New 'Hateful Eight' Trailer

Tarantino's upcoming western is full of creative facial hair, fur coats, and a lot of guys looking cool with guns.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>My Favorite Soundtrack Is 'Django Unchained'</b><p>Quentin Tarantino's trailer for <i>The Hateful Eight</i> dropped today, finally putting faces to all those character names we read when the …

George R. R. Martin Plans To Finish Next 'Game Of Thrones' Book Before Season 6

George R. R. Martin hopes to finish the next "Game of Thrones" book before Season 6 of the HBO series airs next year. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the author revealed his plans to complete <i>The Winds of Winter</i>, and said he is considering a new twist that will shock readers.<p>"This is …

In Japan, Burger King Has a Black Cheese Burger

The black buns? We've seen those before. But why, Burger King, why black cheese? <i>Why?</i><p><i>NariNari</i> reports that Burger King Japan is rolling out another …

These DIY Belt and Scarf Organizers Save Space in Small Closets

Closet space comes at a premium in most homes and apartments, so you have to make the most of what you get. Luckily, Kelly at View Along the Way …

Accessories

On Sale: Giant Carrot Body Pillow "For Loneliness"

I won't judge you.<p>It's a brutal world out there. We do what we can to get by the everyday agony of isolation from real human connections. Etsy seller …

'Poor Michelle' Williams doesn't need your pity

If you Google "Michelle Williams", the first results that come up refer to the actor who has starred in Brokeback Mountain and Blue Valentine. But there is another Michelle Williams. The former Destiny's Child singer, and current multi-million selling gospel megastar, stage actor, and (who knew?) …

Nika Samarina's Tattoos Are So Colorful That They Look Like Paintings

When I first saw this <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i> tattoo, I thought that it was a body painting. It's so vibrant! This is typical of the work of Nika Samarina, …

Beyonce Shares Adorable Photos Of Blue Ivy, Jay Z From Holiday Celebrations

Providing further proof that the Carters might just be the cutest celebrity family <i>ever</i>, Beyonce's newest photos of Blue Ivy and husband Jay Z from over the holidays are completely adorable.<p>Beyonce posted photos from Blue Ivy's second birthday party to her Tumblr page, showing the little girl decked …

Fried Scorpion? Osaka Restaurant Serves Up Unusual Eats

If you ever visit Osaka, be sure to try one of its most famous dishes, "kushikatsu" (串カツ). Typically, it's fried pork on skewers. One restaurant's …

Cyclist Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

<i>New York Through the Eyes of a Road Bicycle</i> is a photo project by designer and photography enthusiast Tim Sklyarov that explores the city that never sleeps from the point of view of an urban cyclist. Everything from the iconic flashing lights of Times Square and bustling streets of the city to the …

Dear Chris Kaman: GET OUT OF MY WAY. Sincerely, Blake Griffin.

6 Habits of Highly Effective Lifters

1 of 7<p>As we begin the new year, most of us are sketching out our plans for shedding the holiday goo, or diving in to a new fitness program for the …

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

27 Best Albums You Didn't Hear in 2013

Do you know anyone who insists that "it was a bad year for music"? That person is <i>always</i> wrong — and especially wrong if they’re talking about 2013. …

The 2nd angle on Dolphins holder DOINK is fabulous.

Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2013

It's always hard to predict how our audience will vote in our year-end polls for the best music. NPR has a large group of listeners with wildly varying tastes. But this year was even harder to call because we had an unusually large pool of contenders for Album Of The Year.<p>In the end listeners …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

21 Songs You've Totally Heard, But Never Knew The Names Of

You've probably heard these tunes on TV or at a ball game, but you never knew what they were called. UNTIL NOW. (Inspired by this Reddit thread.)

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Top 10 Everything of 2013 | TIME.com

In 54 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad of the past 12 months.

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Finally, A Video Game That Captures The Fun Of Waiting In Line

Video games have become way too interesting, with compelling storylines and jaw dropping visuals, so it’s about time a game came out which bores …

Where To Travel Based On Your Personality Type

There's a trip for every personality type out there. Whether you're a traditionalist or a dreamer, there's a vacation or journey that suits you best.<p>Check out the ideal trip for your personality type below!<p><b>The Classic Traveler</b><p>Classic Travelers love organization and consistency. They’re not the …

6 Ways Hawaii Will Absolutely Ruin Your Life Forever

Maybe you've only been to Hawaii once. Maybe you come every year. Or maybe you come any chance you can get.<p>Regardless of your time spent in Hawaii, this list serves as a warning. And those of you who have ever left the Honolulu International Airport with tears in your eyes and that stinging, lump …

Annoying Airplane Passenger Thinks She's The Only One Who Celebrates Thanksgiving (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

<b>UPDATE 12/3</b>: Elan Gale revealed on his Twitter account on Monday night that his supposed airplane feud with Diane was, in fact, all a ruse.<p><b>PREVIOUSLY</b>: This extremely passive-aggressive airplane feud is one for the ages.<p>It took place on Thanksgiving Day between a middle-aged woman known as "Diane" …

What Your Favorite Pie Says About You

It's time you learned the truth.

Use a Shammy as a Washable, Reusable Swiffer Cloth

The Swiffer is easily one of the best inventions of our generation. But those single-use cloths get annoying when you have to keep buying them. Karah …