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'Bohemian Rhapsody' By English National Ballet Dancers Is A Lesson In Incredibleness

Earlier this year we brought you an utterly mesmerising rendition of Hozier's Grammy-nominated hit Take Me To Church performed by "bad boy of ballet" …

Ballet

1,400-Year-Old Gingko Tree Sheds a Spectacular Ocean of Golden Leaves

Once a year, this towering 1,400-year-old tree showcases a transition into fall in a spectacular way—its thousands of leaves change into a radiant shade of gold. Located within the walls of the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple, in the Zhongnan Mountain region of China, this brilliant autumnal display …

Biological Species

50,000 people are already on the wait list to get this year's hottest snow boots — here's why everyone's obsessed with them

The popular heritage boot from outdoor retailer L.L. Bean is already sold out, and more than 50,000 people are on the wait list, according to The Boston Globe.<p>The waiting list started back in September and has only grown since then.<p>"It just keeps coming," Diane Lavallee, a bootsticher at the …

This Sunken Chocolate Soufflé Cake Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner Party

Summer's heat has begun to diminish, and that means fall baking season approaches. Looking for a dessert for your next dinner party? Baker Claire Ptak of London's Violet cakeshop shares the perfect recipe from her new book, <i>The Violet Bakery Cookbook</i>: A sunken chocolate soufflé cake that is simple …

Dessert

Why You Should Eat Green Cake

<i>Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i></i><i>Betty of le jus d'orange demonstrates a roll cake that's met its matcha.</i><p>It all started in my high school Japanese language class. My teacher brought in a Japanese baking …

Stunning Body Paintings Glow under Black Lights

Artist John Poppleton continues to utilize the human body as a canvas when painting stunning landscapes that glow under black lights. From summery African savannas to energetic lightning storms, the body painter has the ability to capture various mesmerizing scenes on the curves of the human …

What Exactly is American Cheese?

When we think of American cheese, we think about that ooey-gooey goodness melted in a fresh-off-the-skillet grilled cheese. Those individually …

41 Insanely Easy Ways To Transform Your Shirts For Summer

The weird tan lines will totally be worth it.

U.S. women's soccer team still has a long way to go on equality scale

The Women's World Cup has only been kicking around for a week, yet it seems all the requirements for a major American female sports competition have already been fulfilled.<p>Sexist comment by a national sports commentator? Check.<p>Athletes negatively impacted by playing in substandard conditions that …

Domestic Violence

How to drink espresso like an Italian

Yes, there's both a right and a wrong way to drink espresso, which is why we tapped a real live Italian — Luca Di Pietro, coffee industry vet and founder of Tarallucci e Vino in New York — to give us the inside scoop on how to drink it like a local.<p>Coffee beans are coffee beans. Despite what the …

Clean & green! 5 healthy juice recipes you can make in a blender

To start (or finish) your day with a healthy juice, you might think you need to invest in an expensive juice extractor.<p>But a much more common kitchen appliance — the blender — is all you need to make these five juices from "The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing," by Mimi Kirk, a raw food expert who, …

Juicing

The 10 Best Hair Perfumes You Never Knew You Needed

<i>Photo Credit: Andreas Kuehn via Getty Images</i><p>Hair perfumes are a godsend when you can't muster enough energy to wash your hair. One or two spritzes can freshen up smelly and sweaty locks after an intense workout, or cover up the stench of cigarette smoke odor that lingers after a dive bar crawl.<p>But …

Periscope the big winner for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view dodgers

Manny Pacquiao isn't the only one questioning Floyd Mayweather's unanimously-judged welterweight boxing win Saturday night. According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, that title goes to Periscope, the company's tool for live video broadcasting.<p>Shortly after the boxing decision, Costolo turned to his …

Boxing

10 Hot New Beauty Products For Dark Skin

Great for travel as they wont explode or spill in your bag - these creamy pen like eyeshadows have a high concentration of water and pigment, which …

21 Fierce Plus-Size Swimsuits to Rock Poolside

You might not be headed for the coast this spring, but with summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to start scoping out some fabulous swimwear. So grab your beach towel, these 21 suits will have you ready to hit the beach in style on opening day at your favorite seaside escape or …

The Only 30 Yoga Poses You Really Need to Know

Although it's an ancient practice, yoga has become the exercise du jour in recent years. Everyone from A-list celebs to your coworkers are getting …

The Most Common Sources of Food Poisoning

A new FDA report looks at where foodborne illnesses come from.<p>A late-night roiling stomach is cause for frenzied reflection. After wondering if you’re getting sick, your thoughts will likely wander to your most recent meal, prompting that anxiety-inducing question: “Was it something I ate?”<p>If it …

How to Eat Your Way to Clearer Skin and Longer Hair

As much as I enjoy junk food binges and late-night hunts to Duane Reade for gummy worms, I always feel refreshed after a week of exercise and clean eating. My skin feels refreshed too — pimples shrivel up, my oil balance is in check, and I glow again. I’m passionately devoted to my medicine cabinet …

10 Times Ballet Dancers Made Pop Music Videos So Much Better

Earlier this month, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier debuted his newest music video for the Grammy nominated ballad, "Take Me to Church." The four-minute visual tease, directed by artist David LaChapelle, introduced ballet novices to Moscow-based dancer Sergei Polunin, a man who rebels against the …

Watch This 1950s Woman Get Dosed With LSD

The 1950s seems like it was a sterile and uptight time to be alive, but that doesn't mean no one was experimenting with drugs. Some people were—and …

Welsh Government

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

Be on the look out for super cute Starbucks Valentine's Day cups!

Starting in the next few days, you’ll see some super cute Valentine’s Day-themed cups at Starbucks. You might even find your neighborhood barista …

Starbucks

23 Amazing Beauty Brands You’ve Never Heard Of

In addition to the usual makeup and skin care suspects, the Lipstick beauty closet is filled with hundreds of lesser-known brands. Of course, until the word gets out about them....

Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Peanut allergy researchers say they may have found key to a cure

Australian researchers have found a possible key to a cure for people with potentially fatal peanut allergies.<p>A Melbourne-based study has already transformed the lives of many of the children who took part in the clinical trial.<p>Researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute gave about 30 …

MLK’s radical vision got distorted: Here’s his real legacy on militarism & inequality

<b>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a march of several thousands to the court house in Montgomery, Ala., March 17, 1965. (AP)</b><p>Dr. King is remembered for a sanitized legacy. Here’s what he really fought for — and why it’s so relevant today<p>Geoff Gilbert<p>January 19, 2015 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Today, on Martin …

Eric Garner

7 Secrets to Knowing Your Higher Self

by Asoka Selvarajah Each of us is connected with the Divine. The Higher Self within us far transcends the understanding of our conscious min...<p>Recent …

Unified Oneness and the Interconnected Universe

James C. Wilhelm, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In the course of facilitating classes and workshops for thousands of people throughout Asia, Europe and the …

Preview “Shooting Stars”

From January 10th to February 22nd, an exhibit of some of <i>W</i>'s most memorable celebrity portraits—including Miley Cyrus by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Rosamund Pike by David Fincher, Pharrell Williams by Urs Fischer, and Keira Knightley by Steven Klein—will be on display in oversized prints at the …

Los Angeles

Mental Floss

Thousands of Sheets of Paper Dyed and Rolled to Form Colorful Gradient Images

Seoul-based artist Ilhwa Kim hand-dyes, cuts, and rolls thousands of individual sheets of Korean mulberry paper to form vibrant, three-dimensional works of art bursting with striking patterns and imagery. The rigid layers of paper, which she calls “seeds,” are carefully arranged according to color …