Jennifer Torres

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The Surprising Benefits of Having Pubic Hair

Once a taboo subject, pubic hair has grown (no pun intended) into a public fascination. So much it's even become the subject of TV plot lines. “It used to be that porn stars and swimsuit models were the only ones coifing their vaginas,” explains Sherry Ross, M.D., an ob-gyn and women’s health …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

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Lake of doom: deadly waterway calcifies any animal that dares to dive in

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake.<p>Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa's …

Ten Prehistoric Artifacts and Sites in America

The realm of prehistory remains largely untouched by the scientific community, yet sites and artifacts have emerged around the world, nullifying …

Confessions of a Recovering Black Debutante

I'm a recovering debutante. I wouldn't go as far as saying a belle because I ain't with that frilly froo froo. Or girdles. I have a brain and I use …

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Drinking during teen years adds to breast cancer risk - Futurity

The more alcohol young women drink before becoming pregnant for the first time, the greater …

TED,Education,Technology,Internet,Psychology,Science,Economics,Business,Mental health,Health,Society,Martin Luther King,World news,Religion,Philosophy,Population,Sex,Life and style,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing<p>From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and …

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Test Drive: The All-New 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes-Benz's extensive and successful overhaul of the world's best-selling luxury sedan, the S-Class, aligns perfectly with their unwavering aspiration to be the best car in the world. With competition from all sides, demands from an ever-growing Chinese market who prefer to be driven and the …

The 8 Best Student Tech Projects At Microsoft's Imagine Cup

A quick blood type test, an app that syncs music playback on your phone and more<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i>.<p>At the afterparty for Microsoft's Imagine Cup, a worldwide student technology competition, some of the smartest students in the world are singing "Like a Virgin." One of them begs me to …

New Shapeshifting Biogel Could Help Heal Aging Spines

Along with cell therapy, the biomaterial could help stop or reverse the loss of material between vertebrae.<p>As we get older, the cushy material that absorbs shock between our spinal vertebrae breaks down, creating back pain and inhibiting our mobility. Injections of more nucleus pulposus (NP) …

Photorealistic Paintings of Eyes Reflecting Their Surroundings

Though it is often said that the human eye can be revealing about a person, Jakarta-based Indonesian artist Veri Apriyatno‘s series titled <i>The Witnesses</i> reveals a lot more about a person's surroundings through the reflection of their eyes. Each hyperrealistic mixed media creation in the series (made …

Desk Safari, Office Workers Line Up Animal Bodies With the Heads of Their Colleagues

London-base advertising creative Mike Whiteside of Mike & Ben has created Desk Safari, a Tumblr blog where bored office workers line up image of …

Carl Sagan on Science and Spirituality

The friction between science and religion stretches from Galileo’s famous letter to today’s leading thinkers. And yet we’re seeing that, for all its capacity for ignorance, religion might have some valuable lessons for secular thought and the two need not be regarded as opposites.<p>In 1996, mere …

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Hysterically Funny Photographs From Dog Shows

Make no mistake world-renowned pet photographer Ren Netherland loves animals. In fact he initially owned a pet portrait studio in Florida for over 14 …

Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures | Colossal

<p>If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in …

Dog Owners Transform Their Pets Into Outrageous Characters

Animal photographer Ren Netherland travels across America to different grooming competitions and captures some of the wildest dog transformations for his <i>Extreme Pets</i> collection. His series reveals the wild lengths that dog owners go to at these competitive events. From putting on costumes and props …

New Mysterious Book Sculpture Pops Up in Edinburgh

The mysterious book sculptor strikes again! Remember those amazing book sculptures that an anonymous artist sent to libraries, bookshops and museums across Edinburgh? A new one has just popped up and this one is as whimsical as can be. A birds' nest made out of shredded pages of a book was just …

Am I boring?

I think I should be more fun but I’m not<p><b>Hi Cary,</b><p><b>I am a 27-year-old female. I was sexually abused on several instances when I was very young (and raped on one of those occasions). I've otherwise had a stable upbringing and have fantastic parents, but I never received any help for the past abuses and</b> …

5 Extremely Creepy Relationship Behaviors

1. Constantly writing love notes on each other’s Facebook walls.<p>No one wants to deny you your love. We all get that it’s intoxicating and wonderful …

How to Speak Your Mind Without Making Someone Else Wrong

<b>“Would you rather be right or free?” ~Byron Katie</b><p>Do you have the freedom to say what you really feel? Do you share your true thoughts and ideas, or …

10 Snapshots You Should Keep in Your Phone's Photo Album

Have you ever forgotten the name of a prescription? What about the measurements of your air filter? Thanks to the ubiquitous nature of smartphone …