Melissa Ma

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Now You Can Experience Game of Thrones the Way George R.R. Martin Intended

Ten exclusive images and behind-the-scenes stories from the illustrated volume of A Song of Ice and Fire.<p>We may have to wait a bit longer for <b>George R.R. Martin</b> to produce <i>The Winds of Winter</i>, the sixth installment in his <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> saga. But this fall <i>will</i> see a new book that’ll have <i>Game of</i> …

Create Pathways for Happiness in Your Brain

The act of complaining is like allowing negativity to do pushups in your brain.<p>There are people who, if they won a $56 million lottery, would only complain about how much they'd have to pay in taxes. You know the type. The steely lady with the down turned mouth, nose in the air, who doles out …

Puppy and cheetah cub to be raised as brothers

An Ohio zoo has given 10-week-old cheetah cub, Emmett, an interesting new friend.<p>Columbus zoo paired the new arrival with 7-week-old puppy Cullen, and the two will be raised as brothers.<p>Emmett caught pneumonia shortly after being born and was hand-reared for several weeks.<p>The cheetah chose Cullen …

'Anal Queen' Asa Akira Is Having a Porn-Life Crisis

We spent time with the immensely successful porn star to talk about her new memoir, where she's headed in the next phase of her life, and how to properly prepare for butt sex.<p>"I am going to read about a three-way. Is that OK with everyone?" asked Asa Akira to a crowd of fans as she cracked open a …

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Contributing writer for Wake Up World<p>Viewed by academics as one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, Jerome Kagan ranked above …

Mental Health

Why EQ Matters More Than IQ

Because no man (or woman) is an island.<p>What is EQ?<p>EQ is often used as shorthand for emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient. Emotional intelligence (also known as EI), describes a person's ability to recognize emotions, to understand their powerful effect, and to use that information to guide …

Stunning Digital Paintings Inspired by Hayao Miyazaki and Tim Burton

1.3K Shares<p>Comments<p>Cyril Rolando is an extremely talented French painter who specializes in digital painting. He is better known by his pseudonym – …

Digital Art

Every Day This Old Dog Walks 4 Miles To Town Just To Say Hi To Everyone

Bruno, the wandering dog, has been walking 4 miles almost daily for the past 12 years to Longville, Minnesota, just to say ‘hi’ to the town’s …

An Expert Explains Why Your Vote Won't Matter

Most voters know almost nothing, and your ballot won't affect the outcome in a national election. But it's still probably a good idea to vote.<p>On November 8, it'll be our collective civic duty to drag our collective ass to the polls and cast a ballot for the angry guy or the email lady. This is an …

The 12 Most Mind-Melting Artworks Headed To Burning Man This Year

Can you feel the dust particles in your eyeballs already?<p>Approximately 525 years ago, an Italian polymath named Leonardo da Vinci completed a pen and ink drawing called “The Vitruvian Man.” The piece depicts a nude man in two superimposed positions, inscribed in a circle and a square. Inspired by …

Burning Man

Here's a full list of who's performing at the 2016 MTV VMAs — and what to expect

The MTV Video Music Awards is gearing up for another year of star studded performances and pop culture debauchery following last year's chaotic, …

Does Your Face Tell Anything About Your Personality?

You may not have expected the greatest philosophers of history to make rash superficial judgments. Yet, the art of Physiognomy has been practiced for …

Psychology

Personality Tests Are Popular, But Do They Capture The Real You?

Twelve years ago, I tried to drive a stake into the heart of the personality-testing industry. Personality tests are neither valid nor reliable, I argued, and we should stop using them — especially for making decisions that affect the course of people's lives, like workplace hiring and …

Here's why you should keep your smartphone in your pocket the next time you're bored

Who doesn't hate being bored?<p>In fact, it turns out that we hate boredom so much that a surprising amount of people said they would rather be shocked with electricity than sit there quietly and think.<p>But thanks to the invention of smartphones, all we need to do to keep ourselves occupied these days …

U.S. Navy

U.S. Political Leaders React to Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

U.S. political leaders on Sunday offered their condolences in social media tributes after a mass shooting inside a gay nightclub in Orlando left at …

Florida Nightclub Massacre Is Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

With at least 50 people killed, the massacre early Sunday morning at an Orlando nightclub is the deadliest single-day mass shooting in the modern history of the United States — by nearly double the previous most deadly incident.<p>Here are America's deadliest mass shootings in modern times:<p>50 killed<p>At …

Orlando nightclub shooting: How the attack unfolded

<b>A gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens before being shot dead by police. What do we know about what happened?</b><p>How the incident unfolded<p>The attack began at about 02:00 local time (06:00 GMT) on Sunday.<p>Pulse, which is one of the …

Afghanistan

Here Are the Top 10 Summer Hair Trends on Pinterest

Whether it's for our "dream home" board (we know you have one) or everyday beauty looks, Pinterest is our go-to for sourcing inspiration. So when we discovered Pinterest had an official board to round up the top pinned summer hairstyles, we stopped what we were doing to take notes (and screenshots).<p>…

North Korean state media op-ed calls Trump 'wise,' Clinton 'dull'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A North Korean state media website on Tuesday published an op-ed praising Donald Trump, who said two weeks ago he would be willing to speak directly to Pyongyang's young leader, Kim Jong Un.<p>Writing in DPRK Today, a self-described Chinese North Korean scholar named Han Yong Mook called the …

Is Amal Clooney single-handedly bringing back the 60s?

It’s no secret that human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has become something of a workwear style icon in recent years. What is only just becoming apparent is her love of vintage fashion, however.<p>Case in point #1: Clooney arrived at the Cannes Film Festival, to promote husband George Clooney’s latest …

How Rihanna’s Puma Creeper Became the Year’s Must-Have Shoe

The genius of the sneaker is in its imperceptible timing.<p>On Thursday, <b>Rihanna</b> will release the third installment of her Puma Suede creeper—a sneaker with a flat, thick-soled “creeper” platform attached—that is expected to sell out as quickly as the first two releases. Last fall, the $120 sneaker …

It's Official: This Is How to Style Overalls in 2017

Overalls are a summer staple we adore, thanks the effortlessly charming touch they bring to an outfit. But deciding what to wear them with can be a …

The Extreme Couture Of London’s Underground Club Scene

Extraordinary self-expression rules London’s late-night subcultures, where the fashion is literally out of this world.<p>A bedouin bedecked in nothing but newsprint. An enantiomorph, shimmering in the dark like a human negative. An S&M demon with a vulva for a face. A bearded woman wearing a …

26 Insanely Useful Products That Every Baker Needs

Every baker should consider having these products in their arsenal. Get a digital scale, French rolling pin, silicone everything, and soon you'll be baking like a bona fide boss.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links</i> …

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

Disney puts all of its movie VR experiences in a single app

If you've got a VR headset, you've probably noticed that finding compelling virtual experiences isn't as easy as it could be. Disney is hoping to fix that, at least for its own properties, with its new VR app on Steam. It puts all of the company's virtual offerings -- including experiences for <i>Star</i> …

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Books

Forever Alone Pizza: 5-Minute Mug Pizza Is A Practically Perfect Internet Recipe

Once upon a time I worked in a hip retail store where all the coolest products could be found: mason jars, ripped-up baggy clothes at inflated prices, retro-inspired items like Polaroid cameras and record players and a healthy book selection that featured cookbooks focusing on the latest food …

Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no …

Top Wedding Dress Trends From Spring 2017 Bridal Fashion Week (Watch!)

photo by MARIA VALENTINO / MCV PHOTO; From left: Alvina Valenta, Monique Lhuillier, Wtoo<p>photo by Kurt Wilberding; From Left: Mira Zwillinger, Ines Di …