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The 42 Best Songs You Missed This Summer

In no particular order, so the ranking doesn't mean a thing. OK?!

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Former Playboy Bunny Holly Madison Scorches Hef in New Memoir

<i>Editor's Note: Playboy Bunny Holly Madison's tell-all, the female contingent at the Nebula Awards, and more in our pre-weekend Daily Blunt.</i><p>Everybody …

10 Totally Trippy Kid's TV Shows From The 1960s

(Image Link)<p>The Sixties will always be known as an extremely exciting and interesting era, and with all the interesting and exciting things going on …

Buy Books and Never Read Them? There's a Japanese Word for That

English has a few suffixes that can make abstract nouns out of adjectives. There’s the relatively rare –cy, which turns fluent into fluency and idiot …

Language

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German

The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do.<p>1. KEVINISMUS<p>At some point …

18 Life-Changing Hacks for Curly Hair

How to define your curls, eliminate dry ends, prevent frizz, and more.<p><b>1. Cover the sink with plastic wrap before detangling your hair.</b> Never clog the sink again.<p><b>2. When detangling your hair, use your fingers or a wide-tooth comb instead of a brush to prevent breakage and preserve the shape of your</b> …

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King’s office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

BATTERED, BEREAVED, AND BEHIND BARS

Arlena Lindley's boyfriend Alonzo Turner beat her for months and murdered her child — so why was she sent to prison for 45 years? A BuzzFeed News Investigation.

Breaking Down Social Media Use By Age

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

49 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Country, EDM, rock, rap, and folk for August, in no particular order.<p>1. <b>Jason Aldean</b>'s smoldering "Burnin' It Down" is like country's response to 2004 Usher, in a good way.<p>2. U.K. folk singer <b>George Ezra</b> flexes his strong and clear blues voice on "Budapest."<p>3. EDM's great 22-year-old hope Porter …

Photos Of Waikiki's Homeless Reveal What It's Like To Live On The Streets In Paradise

A good night’s sleep in Waikiki is hard to come by for Roberta Huddy.<p>She became homeless about a year ago after losing her job as a guest services agent at one of the hotels.<p>Now Huddy, who was born and raised on Kauai, lives in a worn-down Chevy Astro with her husband, Greg, on Kalakaua Avenue next …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

6 Insane Moments of Foreshadowing in Futurama

<i>Futurama</i> is renowned for its hidden Easter eggs, some that even diehard fans couldn't have picked up on upon first viewing. That's because these …

Mila Kunis on Meg Griffin’s Most Obscene ‘Family Guy’ Moments

Of Boyfriends and Bullies<p>Self-conscious Meg, the black sheep of the Griffin tribe, struggles throughout the series with pimples and social anxiety — …

25 Sports Quotes We Can't Believe Someone Had the Balls to Say

Athletes, coaches and sports talking heads are subject to a media blitz that makes almost everything they say a matter of public record. And, often times, the unrelenting spotlight shines on an especially provocative quote.<p>These sound bites can be earnest in an endearing way, like Joe Namath's "The …

The Real Life Walter White

In 2008, Walter White was building his meth empire in the AMC hit series <i>Breaking Bad</i>. That same year, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama's most successful …

7 Things We Owe to The X-Files

<i>Update (1/18/15): Fox TV Group chairman Gary Newman confirmed that they're talking about bringing back The X-Files with David Duchovny and Gillian</i> …

The X-Files

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Top 10 Shocking Documentaries

As a visual medium, documentaries frequently succeed in portraying the unimaginable far better then any book alone could do. Beaming everything from …

10 Wars Fought In The USA

Battles, rebellions, skirmishes, disputes, and tiffs have occurred in America right up to the 20th century. Here are 10 historic conflicts that took …

Top 10 Errors in English that Aren't Errors

In 1762, Bishop Robert Lowth did a grave disservice to the English language when he published his Short Introduction to English Grammar. Rather than …