Lauren McCann

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Orgasms for world peace? A charity porn site can’t give its money away

<b>(AleksandarNakic via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Nonprofits are skittish about accepting donations from a porn site that raises money for good causes<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>March 4, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Imagine, thousands of horny, one-handed typists deciding to navigate away from free tube sites and instead pay for porn …

World Peace

Mystery $55 billion Air Force program sparks debate on cost

The U.S. Air Force's secret program to develop as many as 100 next-generation bombers that can stealthily strike any target in the world has some experts calling the $550 million per plane price tag laughable.<p>"I would go to Las Vegas and bet on cost overruns for this system," Hans Kristensen of the …

Too much human faeces on Mount Everest, says Nepal

Waste from the 700 climbers and guides a year who attempt to scale the mountain is becoming a health hazard<p>Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering …

Mountaineering

The Secret History Of Knock-Knock Jokes

Knock knock.<p>Who's there?<p>Joe King.<p>Joe King who?<p>Joking like this used to be considered a sickness by some people.<p>The knock-knock joke has been a staple of American humor since the early 20th century. With its repetitive set-up and wordplay punchline, the form has been invoked — and understood — by …

Jokes

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

We Re-Scored Drive Featuring All Your Favourite Radio Hits

With BBC Three about to broadcast Drive featuring a new soundtrack curated by Radio 1, we take our own look at the Drive that could have been.<p>The overall atmosphere of any film is largely dictated by it’s soundtrack. Strike the wrong tone and passionate sex scenes become a gross mess, brutal …

35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

21 Totally Essential Dr. Seuss Quotes

In honor of his 111th birthday.<p>2. "With your head full of brains,<p>And your shoes full of feet,<p>You're too smart to go down any not-so-good-street."<p>-<i>Oh, The Places You'll Go!</i><p>3. "I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny,<p>but we can have lots of good fun that is funny."<p>-<i>The Cat in the Hat</i><p>4. "It could …

5 Great Books To Read In March

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

The 1970s Feminist Who Warned Against Leaning In

There is more to gender equality than making money. Four writers talk feminism, race, capitalism, and the appeal of some good, sexy class analysis.<p>Forty years before Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In,</i> there was Sheila Rowbotham's <i>Woman's Consciousness, Man's World</i>.<p>Hailed by Simone de Beauvoir as one of the …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

10 Screen Sirens Whose 1930s Hairstyles Took Our Breath Away

Americans had spent most of the 1920s in bliss as the economy was in an upswing, but the stock market crash of October 29, 1929, and the Great Depression placed a dramatic hold on this post-war affluence. It wouldn't be too long before the Jazz Age's glitz started to fade.<p>So 1930s women's …

Kanye to Appear on Kris Jenner’s Show

'It' Girls Through the Ages

A look back at some of our favorite women who have that elusive "it" factor<p>Before Alexa, Leandra, and Olivia. there was Edie, Suzy, and Penelope. And before them, there was Clara. And before Clara, there was Eve (as in, Adam and...). In honor of our look at the state of the modern It Girl in our …

Adidas's James Carnes on Ignoring E-mails, Problem-Solving with Style, and Why the World Needs Intuitive Design

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. We'll be posting a new interview every other Tuesday.</i><p><b>Name:</b> James Carnes<p><b>Occupation:</b> I am …

Product Design

25 Timeless Style Lessons From Audrey Hepburn

We, like many women before us, hereby declare Audrey Hepburn our official classic style icon. Her closet was full of the many fashion staples women still swear by today: fitted pants, the "LBD," cropped silhouettes and an envious assortment of hats and earrings. She wasn't afraid to wear pants (or …

Samsung Galaxy Gear specs leak

The finer details of Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch are finally starting to leak out. If you’re into extending technology down to your arm, …

Why Do Foreign Films Have to Be Dumbed Down for American Audiences?

<i>The Grandmaster</i>, the new film from lyrical Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai (<i>In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express</i>) is his greatest financial …

Stephenie Meyer 'so over' Twilight

Stephenie Meyer is "so over" Twilight and will steer clear of future instalments in the series of romance novels that spawned the blockbuster film saga.<p>The novelist told Variety she would only consider returning to the supernatural world of cleancut vampire Edward Cullen, hunky werewolf Jacob Black …