Aria Nikjooy

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Never Take a Bad Picture Again

Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises your …

The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

Will the robots be our friends or our overlords? With robots learning how to love and imagine, the day of reckoning is getting closer.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• Infographics<br>• …

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Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

Pharrell Williams helped make two of 2013's biggest songs: He sang on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and co-wrote Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." He received seven Grammy nominations, in some categories competing against himself. His song "Happy" was featured prominently in the film <i>Despicable Me 2</i>. <i>Morning</i> …

Good morning and happy 2014! Some early good news: today is expected to be the warmest day of the year so far! Enjoy our gallery of the best fireworks and celebrations: http://fw.to/kgX3fpL (Photo: Getty)

Kerry to push for solutions as Israeli-Palestinian peace talks intensify | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to narrow differences between Israelis and Palestinians in peace talks this week that are intended to guide the sides toward a deal in April, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) …

Pop music in 2014: what to look out for this year

Even Beyoncé's label didn't see her fifth album coming. From Lily Allen to U2 to Adele, Alexis Petridis ponders what other musical surprises 2014 might bring<p>A few weeks ago, one of the most powerful men in the music industry, Columbia Records boss Rob Stringer, was interviewed about his label's …

Kim Jong-un spends New Year's Eve skiing in his 'impeccable' resort

Kim Jong-un has spent New Year's Eve at North Korea's first ski resort – and ordered that the newly-completed complex be opened swiftly so the people can 'feel the loving care of the party'<p>Kim Jong-un, the ruler of <b>North Korea</b>, has spent New Year's Eve inspecting his country's first ski resort – and …