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Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial

Activists say designer killed man in self defence after he tried to sexually assault her, and confession came under duress<p>Iran has ignored an international campaign to spare the life of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder by hanging her at dawn on Saturday.<p>Reyhaneh Jabbari had spent five years …

Teen's quest for Amazon 'medicine' ends in tragedy

Kyle Nolan did his research -- his mother made sure of that. She didn't want her 18-year-old son heading to the Amazon jungle at all -- let alone, without learning everything he could about the supposed "medicine" with the bizarre name that he insisted would help him turn his young life around.<p>"I …

Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist

An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist -- was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported.<p>Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran's …

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I'm pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks, I've been writing down questions, and talking with my friendly local geniuses and …

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Michelle Obama Marriage Advice: Secrets to a Happy Marriage; Celebrity Weddings

To celebrate 22 years of marriage to one Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama took to Instagram recently to mark the first couple's two-plus decades of marriage.<p>So sweet!<p>And to commemorate the couple's Big 2-2, I went ahead and compiled five tips for a happy marriage that Michelle has shared …

Sex Tips: Sex Moves Women Want

This isn't your typical blog post, ladies. This here is a PSA to all men. Post it on your fridge, share it on social media, scream it from the mountain tops—or just bring your partner to your computer screen and tell him to take notes!<p><b>Pay attention to all—or at least a few—of our erogenous zones.</b> …

How to Hand-Wash Your Sweaters at Home

Because I'm willing to bet you've heard it a hundred times but <i>still</i> don't believe it, I'll say it again: Washing pieces by hand is easier than you think and completely worth it for extending the life, shape, and general well-being of your clothing. Sweater season is so close I can smell it, and all …

Stylish Ballerinas to Follow on Instagram: Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston, and Others

*Nothing beats a brand-new fashion discovery, especially when fresh style stars get on your radar. All summer we've been bringing you chic ladies worth getting to know because, honestly, you can never have too much outfit inspiration. We've already talked royals, future Victoria's Secret …

This jaw dropping view of San Francisco made our list of the most popular travel photos from March. See all the stunning shots: http://on.natgeo.com/1jRewqG Photograph by Michael Perry, National Geographic Your Shot

What’s Wrong With ‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die’?

Remember, in the 1983 film <i>National Lampoon’s</i> <i>Vacation</i>, when Chevy Chase pauses at the Grand Canyon for two seconds before rushing off? It’s probably travel’s most laughable cinematic moment (and one that’s spawned many terrifically awful reenactments on YouTube).<p>I’d make fun of it, except for the …

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.<p>These photos would have been taken during what is generally known as the golden age of geisha.<p>(via)

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Burning Man festival 2013 - in pictures

Once a year, 68,000 people from all over the world gather for Burning Man in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance

Four Galaxy Paint Tutorials from The Cheekiest Monkey of All

<b>Four Galaxy Paint Tutorials from The Cheekiest Monkey of All.</b> These are all really good tutorials. Another <i>absolute favorite</i> galaxy tutorial I posted is from Gloriously Chic here. For more Galaxy DIYs go here (like copyright free NASA galaxy photos): <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/galaxy</b>

DIY Jewel Embellished Ear Cuff Tutorial from Swellmayde here

<b>DIY Jewel Embellished Ear Cuff Tutorial from Swellmayde here.</b> She uses vinyl so the weight of these isn’t so heavy. You can buy clear vinyl at any fabric store off the huge rolls. For pages of all kinds of DIY ear cuffs go here: <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/ear-cuff</b>

A Full Bouquet of beautiful Natural Hair

Hair accessories always add that extra zing! Look fabulous with this one of a kind hair band that you can make yourself. Image courtesy: psimadethis.com

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

**This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these …

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Rethinking Acacia: Summery Branches to Brighten a Winter Table<p>by Chelsea Fuss<p>Kalanchoe: Rethinking a Kitschy Houseplant<p>by Chelsea Fuss<p>7 Secrets: How …

DIY Acrylic Frame Clutch - Say Yes

Word on the street (or Pinterest) is lucite and acrylic are the accessory to have. Sure, it makes it hard to hide the mess we all have floating …

Nails to DIY for: 20 Trendy Tutorials

Guess what? Crazy colorful nails are here to stay. Whether you love a simple glittery ombre or a bright neon tribal pattern, it’s time to try your hand at some DIY nail art. To get you started, we’ve rounded up 20 trendy tutorials that… nail it!<p>Be sure to head to the comments below to let us know …

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