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The Drake and Josh Feud Has Officially Ended

The VMAs last night were essentially a showcase of Hollywood’s greatest feuds. But in the midst of 11 Taylors, a cringe-y Katy Perry, and this Fifth …

Alright, alright, alright: Matthew McConaughey set for 'Spring Breakers' sequel

The <i>Spring Breakers</i> sequel is really and truly happening – and its first casting choice couldn't be more perfect.<p>Matthew McConaughey has been set to …

South Korea Removes President Park Geun-hye

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court removed the president on Friday, a first in the nation’s history, rattling the delicate balance of relationships across Asia at a particularly tense time.<p>Her removal capped months of turmoil, as hundreds of thousands of South Koreans took to the streets, …

South Korea

Donald Trump's Running Mate Has Some Truly Strange Views on Modern Science

While Donald Trump’s conservative pedigree may still be in doubt, his choice for running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, is a well-established …

Dark Energy Illuminated By Largest Galactic Map Ten Years In The Making

In 1929, Edwin Hubble forever changed our understanding of the cosmos by showing that the Universe is in a state of expansion. By the 1990s, …

Fujifilm’s instant photo printer is finally out of its awkward phase

Print everything, have fun<p>In a world full of smartphone photography and digital cameras, shooting pictures on film has become a niche endeavor. Instant film, popularized by Polaroid in the mid-to-late 20th century, is an even deeper niche. But Fujifilm’s newest product, the Instax Share SP-2 …

Galaxy Note

How to Be the Best Dressed Girl This Summer

Though there are a few street style stars totally rocking the summer vibe, you can be like them by reading our stylish tricks on how to be the …

Clothing

Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

Agriculture

5 Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Burger Recipes

Master the grill this July 4th<p>There's no better way to kick off the upcoming long weekend than by throwing a backyard bash. This Fourth of July get your red, white, and blue decor up and your grill out. With no food more quintessentially American than the burger, we grilled five New York City chefs …

10 Street Style Trends From Men’s Fashion Week SS17

Cuban Collar Shirts<p>Cuban collars – those wide-open, almost notch-lapel like collars (connotative of Riviera chic, or acid trip Hawaiian shirts, …

The Difference Between Being Happy and Being High

Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK.<p>Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than sacred. Chemical or virtual highs, a lot of us believe, are cheap substitutes for genuine …

7 Ways to Use Excel Like a Boss (INFOGRAPHIC) - Small Business Trends

What does it take to succeed in business today? Increasingly, one of the most important skills you can have is digital literacy.<p>According to Cornell …

Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on voting rights for felons

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Convicted felons in Iowa may be automatically stripped of their voting rights for life unless those rights are restored by the …

Government

Refreshing Doesn't Even Begin to Describe How Incredible This Summer-Friendly Cocktail Is

Is it just us, or is there something about summertime that triggers tropical cravings?<p>It doesn't matter if we're vacationing by the beach or typing away at our desks, warmer weather leaves us endlessly thinking about everything from delicious fresh fruit to chewy coconut to (better yet) hydrating …

Run the Jewels not pleased about Kevin Hart's new film 'Run the Jewels'

News broke Tuesday that Kevin Hart was producing an action-comedy film named <i>Run the Jewels</i> that, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, “centers on a …

Living with social anxiety disorder (and how it differs from shyness) - Health - ABC News

In her darkest days, when her social anxiety was at its worst, Liz Trillia was a prisoner in her own home.<p>She had become so afraid of meeting people, …

Depression

Watch Bassnectar's Hypnotic 'Reaching Out' Video

DJ-producer's 'Unlimited' LP out this week<p>For Bassnectar's "Reaching Out" video, the title is taken quite literally via its lush visuals. The song is …

Albums

Comfy Raises $12M to Stop Office Fights Over the Thermostat

Picture this: you head into work early everyday with only one thought in mind. Your goal is specifically to get there before your co-workers who like …

Small Business

Here's the Reason You Can't Photocopy Money

If you have ever attempted a life as a counterfeiter, or done a stupid school project where you tried to print your own money, you already know this: …

The Django Problem And The Tangled History Of "Roots"

Alex Haley’s blockbuster book and miniseries came under fire for taking liberties with history, a legacy the new remake subtly confronts while taking a few liberties of its own.<p><b>Alex Haley died</b> broke. The celebrated author of <i>The Autobiography of Malcolm X</i> and <i>Roots</i>, two of the most widely read …

Black History

10 fascinating things your face says about you

The eyes may be the window to your soul but your face, features and complexion give away all sorts of information about you.<p>This extract came from …

Brain Structure That Tracks Negative Events Backfires in Depression

<i>Summary: In depressed people, the habenula functions abnormally, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: UCL.<p><b>A region of the brain that responds to bad</b> …

Neuroscience

Scientist Creates Possible Cure to All Viruses, Needs It to Go Viral

When MIT-trained engineer Todd Rider revealed his revolutionary idea for killing virtually any virus, everyone from fellow scientists to The White …

Immunotherapy

I Wrote 150 Porno Novels in Five Years

In an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' the legendary science fiction writer Robert Silverberg divulges how he and other authors learned to write smut.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' a new anthology about the</i> …

What The World Doesn't Understand About Britney Spears

For everyone who "doesn't get it."

Britney Spears

Scientists just solved a long-standing mystery about sense of smell

Scientists still don't understand every aspect about how our sense of smell works — but now, a team of researchers may have solved a long-standing mystery about our noses and brains.<p>Millions of olfactory receptor neurons sit at the back of your nose and relay smells to your brain.<p>Each smell we …

The Bitcoin Myths Mainstream Media Gets Wrong Every Time

<b>For several years now, there seem to be a lot of myths surrounding Bitcoin which need to be clarified and rectified. Several of these topics keep</b> …

Obamacare's Early 2017 Insurer Rate Requests Are Scary

Image source: White House on Flickr.<p>It's been more than two years since the Affordable Care Act, which you probably know better as Obamacare, went into full effect for individual consumers, and in that time the new health law has enrolled about 12.7 million people. Note that this doesn't take into …

Health Care

12 Summer Work Wardrobe Must-Haves

With the balmy weather outside and the frigid air-conditioned temps indoors, getting dressed for work in the summer is no easy feat. Having a trusty …

Let These Badass Boss Ladies Show You The Secrets To Dressing Like A Rock Star At Work

Let these amazing boss ladies show you how to work work work work work.

Clothing