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The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of …

The 9 Best Anime of 2015

2015 had a few gripping dramas and tons of amazing action.<p>There were many contenders, but the best anime of 2015 pulled at our heartstrings, amazed …

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

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24 Delightful Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cameos You Might Have Missed

1/11<p>Left, courtesy of HBO<p>Thomas Brodie-Sangster as First Order Petty Officer Thanisson<p>Blink and you might have missed the <i>Love Actually</i>, <i>Maze Runner</i>, and <i>Game of Thrones</i> star. It’s Brodie-Sangster who, when Poe and Finn try to escape via TIE Fighter, announces that there’s an “unscheduled departure.” …

Quora: Who are Rey's parents in 'Star Wars'

The character Rey, played by 23-year-old Daisy Ridley. Disney/Lucasfilm<p>Rey is a mysterious scavenger in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and is the lead character in the seventh installment of the incredibly popular franchise.<p>And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film …

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Real Women Reveal What Gives Them Their Biggest Orgasms

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13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

How Pope Francis just destroyed the GOP’s religious con artists

<b>(Reuters/Dado Ruvic)</b><p>Republicans love to flaunt their religion, but only if it conforms to their politics. Francis just made that harder<p>Bob Cesca<p>June 19, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>This article has been corrected since it was first published.<p>Over the past few weeks, we've heard the initial cannon volleys …

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9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and Hot Pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in the microwave.<p><b>Mushroom Risotto (28 minutes)</b><p>Stirring stove-top risotto can be a real drag. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Sweet Potato Chips (5 Minutes)</b><p>Because all …

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Porn Time take Popcorn Time to its natural conclusion

We’ve written about Popcorn Time a fair bit since it emerged last year. The app that brings Netflix-style ease to streaming torrents recently arrived on iOS and was the subject of a somewhat useless ban in the UK.<p>Now the most obvious fork has finally arrived: Porn Time, Popcorn Time for porn. Our …

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The best albums of 2014 – readers' picks

It’s been just over five months since The War on Drugs’ Lost in the Dream was declared our readers’ favourite album of the year, and Philadelphia’s finest looked all set to secure another top spot – before four blokes from Birkenhead beat them into second place with a surprise charge. Surreal rock …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

A Few Tips for The Last of Us

The Last of Us is finally out, and now I get to share in the joy of having others play it, as there have been few others to talk to about the game when I beat my review copy a week ago. I’ll probably have some commentary about the surely controversial ending soon, but first I thought I’d chime in …