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The Inspiration

This dress was displayed in “candlelight”. Incredible.<p>These paintings provided the inspiration for the neckline.<p>This piece is a beautiful waistcoat …

Easy Fruit Cobbler Cake Recipe

"Cake mix, pie filling and your favorite lemon-lime soda are all you need to make this versatile dessert. "<p>Ingredients<p>1 (21 ounce) can blueberry pie …

The 12 Biggest Film Box Office Disasters of All Time

While any film that fails to meet box office expectations is often labeled a flop, even today’s big-budget failures can’t compare to some of the …

20 Valentines Too Awesome To Exist

Valentine's Day cards you buy at the store are like fast food for the soul, boiling down one of the most nourishing, life-sustaining forces on earth …

Reality TV

In Colorado, Celebrating The First Day Of Legal Pot Sales

Cannabis

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

6 True Stories From History Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

History books are full of grisly details about who got stabbed, what town got burned to the ground, and which kings married their cousins -- so …

Horror

Outlander Wishes You A Happy Holidays

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How a Sewing Machine Works, Explained in a GIF

Here's what's going on beneath the needle.<p>From the outside, a sewing machine is a wonderful bit of magic. A needle shoves thread up and down, and somehow a seam is formed.<p>Here's a little YouTube video of this:<p>What is that thread latching to? How, if the needle just bobs up and down, does the thread …

Watch Outlander Full Movie Free with STARZ

Designed to be the ultimate fan experience, the STARZ app lets you download full movies and shows and watch them off-line, anytime, anywhere. That’s …

7 Real (And Totally Insane) Medical Practices From History

Whenever someone says, "People in the past were such dumbasses," scholars like to point out that you have to judge history in its proper context. …

Mental Disorders

24 of the Most Beautiful Ads Ever Made

Once upon a time, advertising was art. There was a period when creating amazing advertisements for products–such as cigarettes, soap, food, bicycles, …

Los Angeles

Watch A Flood Ravaged Colorado Road Get Rebuilt In 3 Minutes

More than a month after floodwater soaked the state, washing out roads and bridges, state and local crews are rushing to get those roads reopened …

Welcome to the Most Haunted Graveyard in the World. Safety Not Guaranteed.

Body snatchers, violent ghosts, a loyal dog, and Harry Potter characters may seem like strange bedfellows, but in Scotland’s gorgeous, gothic capital …

Aging Parents And The Long Goodbye

"I think I'll go to 80, and then I'm out of here."<p>My 78-year-old mother says this to me over the phone last week as if she were scheduling a routine dental exam rather than aligning her yearly planner with that of the Grim Reaper. Although not terminally ill, my mother has taken a swift decline in …

A Culture of Denial: Myths About Addicts and Addiction

People don't abuse substances because they are bored, looking for stimulation, stressed, or prone to self-medicating. While these are the usual suspects promoted by psychology texts, media, even bloggers, they rarely bear fruit.<p>It's time we confront our collective denial about addictions. It's time …

Schadenfreude

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Some aspects of iOS 7 are pretty clear -- swipe up to access Control Center? Got it -- while others, not so much.<p>In fact, I suspect that after installing the new OS (or buying a new iPhone that has it preinstalled), you're going to find yourself scratching your head over certain, shall we say, …

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Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral During WWII

COLOGNE CATHEDRAL DURING WWII<p>Seen here is an aerial black and white photo of the famous Cologne Cathedral during WWII. Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer …

MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates)

Discover 800+ Fee MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer "certificates" or "statements …

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