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Groundbreaking fertilisation technique could allow gay couples to have babies with each other

A new experiment defies nature and might one day let two males have babies with each other.<p>The shocking new study overthrows the idea that it is only …

Blood test for Alzheimer’s shows 100 percent accuracy in early trials

Alzheimer's can be quite a stealthy foe, at times causing damage in a sufferer long before any symptoms start to show. Naturally, this makes it …

Dementia

25+ Random Acts Of Genius Vandalism

When we talk about vandalism, as long as it doesn't involve actual Vandals sacking cities, many people would agree that some acts of vandalism are …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Penis

Okay, ladies, let's admit it: while we may certainly enjoy the p-e-n-i-s, we may not actually know all that much about it. Having a good time with our man between the sheets doesn't really mean that we spent all that time studying up on what works for him or, really, how it all works.<p>While, sure, …

Hyperrealist Tattoos with an Italian Flair: Interview with Silvano Fiato

Inspired by classical Italian art and music, Silvano Fiato channels centuries of history into his hyperrealistic tattoos. His Eternal Tattoo Studio …

Art

A Blind GIF Artist Visualizes His Lost Sight

George Redhawk tells us how he hijacked morphing software to create his hallucinatory GIFs.<p>Before becoming an unlikely viral GIF art sensation, George Redhawk worked in various areas of medicine, instructing on subjects such as x-ray technology and, rather surprisingly, phlebotomy.<p>As he tells The …

14 Coco Chanel Quotes Every Woman Should Live By

When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.<p>When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.

Unexpected Honeymoon Spots That Will Make You Rethink Your Plans

9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Your Bedroom Décor

The place where you sleep should be a sanctuary.<p>Your bedroom should be the place where you find peace. It's where you sleep, love, dream, and are oftentimes the most vulnerable. "You want the space to be a calming refuge," says Alexander Reid, a head stylist at One Kings Lane. "You want to simply …

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Europe’s fierce, fabled villages

The Caucasus Mountain region of Svaneti is home to high mountain peaks, thousand-year-old defensive towers and an intense indigenous people who are trying to keep traditions alive.

Travel Photography

We Are Young We Are Strong: An almost forgotten tragedy

A new film sheds light on a 1992 incident in Germany when a mob tried to burn down a building with 150 Vietnamese inside. It feels very relevant to 2015, reports Christian Blauvelt.<p>Director Burhan Qurbani only had to look as far as his childhood memories to find the subject of We Are Young. We Are …

Tribeca Film Festival

8 Disney Princesses Enjoying Their Old Age, Because They've Mostly All Been Through a Lot and Deserve a Relaxed Retirement, You Know?

Pretty sure grandma Mulan would be the coolest.<p><b>1. Fa Mulan and Li Shang, with the grandkids</b><p><b>2. Belle, also with the grandkids</b><p>Always with the books, don't you know.<p><b>3. Elsa, Anna, and Olaf</b><p>The heating bills in this retirement home are outrageous. And folks complain about the cold regardless, not even …

Regina Rex’s Artful Tribe

Trying to get the 13 artists and collaborators behind the New York gallery Regina Rex together in one place—say, to sit for a group portrait—is tantamount to herding cats. One person disappears to fix her hair; others run off to the corner bodega; and the artists’ children, who are all unofficial …

Ocean-Inspired Glass Vases and Sculptures Capture the Beauty of Cascading Waves

Santa Cruz, California-based husband and wife Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker are impressive glass artists individually, but the stunning pieces they produce as a duo blow us away with the breathtaking force of a tidal wave. Working mainly with hot glass, the pair create gorgeous, ocean-inspired …

Sculpture

Gin, Cigarettes, and Desperation: The Carson McCullers Diet

By Sadie Stein July 29, 2013<p>Arts & Culture<p>From <i>Modern Drunkard</i>:<p>Carson liked sherry with her tea, brandy with her coffee, and her purse with a large flask of whiskey. Between books, when she was neither famous nor monied, she claimed she existed almost exclusively on gin, cigarettes, and desperation …

Viscous-Looking Photos of Models Completely Encased in Honey

Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little covers the human body in honey and captures the sweet, sticky results. The series is titled <i>Preservation</i>, and it features images of nude or barely-clothed models that are coated from head to toe in the amber-colored liquid. This simple act seems to …

Art

Shakin’ Hash Browns

Paula added to taters from Big Girls Small KitchenIngredients:• 2 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (about 5 medium potatoes), peeled and cut into 1 …

Cleveland Browns

A Brief History of Incest in Popular Music

Kevin Gates is far from the first musician to admit to playing kissin' cousins.<p><i>Photo by Bobby Viteri</i><p>If prostitution is the oldest profession, incest must be humanity’s oldest perversion. Despite its status as one of our species’ most deeply-ingrained taboos, people have been banging their blood …

Every Fashion Lover's Fantasy: An Extra Bedroom Turned Dream Dressing Room!

(Image credit: Ryan Hainey Photography LLC)<p><b>Project by:</b> Jerrica Zaric Interior Design <b><br>Location:</b> United States<p>It's every fashion lover's dream to have a …

Mushroom Book Sculptures That Appear To Grow From The Walls

Mushrooms and books could have more in common than you might think, as artist Melissa Jay Craig’s perceptive installation called (S)Edition illustrates. Consisting of 99 paper mache sculptures of books that appear to be growing out of the walls like mushrooms, Craig explains the connection between …

Sculpture

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

The 24 Best Photo Essays Of 2014

2014: a good year for photos of modern-day witches, cat-obsessed metal heads, bizarrely groomed dogs, and astronomical wonders. Marvel here.<p>Drag queens pose on covered bridges. Puppies learn to swim. Metal heads cuddle with kittens. Polish witches wave incense sticks.<p>This is just a sampling of …