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These are the year's most pirated movies and TV shows

The top 10 most pirated movies of 2014 included <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, <i>Frozen</i> and <i>Gravity</i> as well as the latest installments of The Hobbit, Thor and Captain America series, says Variety drawing from information provided by the research firm Excipio. The most pirated television shows were, …

The Right Bangs for Every Face Shape

Should you go thick and blunt or soft and side-swept? Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.<p><b>Question:</b> Which bangs best flatter each face shape?<p><b>Answer:</b> Say what you will about winter and its not-so-great effects on your skin, there's one thing the season is great for: bangs. No …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

The Next Generation Icons

Perhaps these new faces can chalk up some of their success to mirroring the icons of past and present. See the original standouts and their modern mirrors.<p>Perhaps these new faces can chalk up some of their success to mirroring the icons of past and present. See the original standouts and their …

10 Amazing Movies You Didn't Realize Are on Netflix

Say good-bye to your evening plans.<p><b>1. Spice World (1998)</b><p>The women who coined "girl power" are now available to stream, and obviously to sing along to every song with.<p><b>2. Freaky Friday (2003)</b>Reminisce over the classic Lindsay Lohan days, when you realized that she did not in fact have an identical …

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

Living Rooms

Star Citizen plans sci-fi pets as it cruises towards $64 million

You've got your space ship, all decked out with the latest intergalactic navigation tools and alien-busting weaponry. You're all set to turbo-boost out into the firmament. But something's missing.<p>Of course, it's the one thing a star-hopping warrior-trader needs ... a pet.<p>Crowd-funding juggernaut</i> …

10 of the Best Damn Thanksgiving Appetizers

Devour one or all of these before you dig into your Thanksgiving meal.<p><b>1. Baked Mozzarella Bites via</b><p>Unbelievable cheesy goodness. Make it yourself.<p><b>2. Zucchini Pizza Bites via</b><p>It’s like eating a real pizza, but BETTER.Make it yourself.<p><b>3. Artichoke Bread via</b><p>The only thing better than carbs? Carbs …

The 10 Best Cities To Visit This Year

Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you<p>Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you… <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

14 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty corner, these interior designers serve up little snippets of inspiration daily—hit that follow button now.<p>Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty …

A Shot At Happiness

A simple way to treat depression has been in our face all along. Liz Krieger investigates the latest use of Botox.<p>A swipe of lipstick can put a smile on your face, but when it comes to beating depression, beauty products usually don't do the trick. Enter Botox, the forehead-smoothing toxin that can …

Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2014

The Game Awards 2014 creator Geoff Keighley announced the nominees for the awards yesterday, and there's an eclectic mix of titles up for the top honor: <i>Bayonetta 2</i>, <i>Dark Souls 2</i>, <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>, <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> and <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>.<p>No game was nominated more than …

This Victoria's Secret Swarovski Look Features 150,000 Crystals

And will be worn by British model Lily Donaldson.<p>Each year the Victoria's Secret show wows the audience with its extravagant costumes, incredible sets and standout performers, and this year is no different. Held in London for the first time ever, the show will feature 29 Swarovski-crystal encrusted …

4 Reasons Why Jennifer Lawrence Is Exactly like Katniss Everdeen

<i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1</i> premieres today, and all eyes are firmly on Katniss Everdeen in the third installment of the film franchise. She’s now officially the symbolic figure of the revolution, and her charisma, determination, and rebelliousness are what inspires the rebels in District …

Debunking 9 Common Beauty Myths

The truth about that wild lipstick stat, sleep wrinkles and more<p><b>1) Hair grows back thicker, darker and faster when you shave it.</b><p><b>False:</b> "Shaving hair is just cutting the end, so it has no effect on root and therefore no effect on growth," says Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic …

Skin Care

The World's Top Trainers Share Their Favorite Workout Snacks

A post-workout snack isn’t just any snack. You want to make sure you're getting enough nutrients to protect those muscles you've put so much work …

Protein

World of Warcraft hits over 10 million subscribers as Warlords of Draenor launches

We suspected the launch of the <i>World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor</i> expansion was popular given the well-documented server problems surrounding it. Now we're beginning to get an idea of just <i>how</i> popular.<p>According to a press release sent out by Blizzard today, the <i>Warlords of Draenor</i> expansion sold …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

You can buy life-sized 20-pound, $650 Halo plasma rifles

The officially licensed <i>Halo 2: Anniversary Edition</i> plasma rifle starts shipping next year and comes in Brute red or Elite blue.<p>The 24-inch-long replica is made of polystone by Project Triforce and includes LED effects. Only 150 of the limited edition red rifles are being made and 500 of the blue …

The Best of Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mockingjay Part 1' Wardrobe

Click through for The Girl on Fire's best Mockingjay: Part 1 looks.<p>It's November, so you know what that means: Jennifer Lawrence is about to embark on a gorgeous Dior-filled press tour to promote the latest installment of <i>The Hunger Games</i>. Click through for The Girl on Fire's best <i>Mockingjay: Part 1</i> …

Iconic Party Photos From the Past

From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties.<p>From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties of all time. Hosted by Truman Capote, Halston and Diana Vreeland, with star attendees …

10 Places To Visit Before You Die

People always ask us how we've been able to accomplish the things we have. In one sense, it's really simple: We made a list and dedicated ourselves …

17 Easy Copper Projects For Every Room Of Your House

Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.<p>Copper is this season's superstar metal--here are 17 super-simple ways to incorporate it into your decor.

10 Best Hotel Designs Across The Globe

From an underwater retreat to a leaning tower that surpasses Pisa, take a look at some of the wildest and most design-driven hotels across the globe<p>From an underwater retreat to a leaning tower that surpasses Pisa, take a look at some of the wildest and most design-driven hotels across the globe.</i> …

Paradise pools around the world

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p><b>The temperature is rising, the city is stifling. Dive into Summer with eight singular swimming pools around the world, from the</b> …

10 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

Ten places, from Marcia DeSanctis’ 100, that every woman should go to in France.

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

A Drug-by-Drug Guide to a Rational UK Drug Policy

This is how the United Kingdom would be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK​</i><p>Last week, Home Office minister Norman Baker resigned from his role after arguing that the government should base its drug policy on …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …

The Chicest Tech Gifts for Women This Holiday Season

Gadgets that every woman on-the-go can appreciate.<p>From the latest in wearable tech to the best designer headphones and phone cases, these are the most stylish gadgets to give (and receive) this holiday season.