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John Green Has Adorable And Quirky Responses To Love Life Questions From Teenage Girls

Who better to take romance advice from than the man behind all of your favorite love stories?<p>John Green, author of <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> and <i>Paper Towns</i> (among other great books), is, at this point, essentially a teen love life guru. In the past, Green has dolled out relationship advice to Seventeen …

7 iPad Accessories Every Teacher Should Know about

July 1, 2015<br>iPad is becoming a ubiquitous device in today’s classrooms. More and more teachers are using them in their everyday instruction. From …

74 children executed by ISIS for 'crimes' that include refusal to fast, report says

The blood-soaked executioners of ISIS have spared neither women nor children since the jihadist army established its caliphate a year ago, putting an estimated 74 kids and even more women to death for such offenses as practicing “magic” and refusing to fast during Ramadan.<p>A total of 3,027 people …

Five useful ways teachers can help pupils transition to secondary school

Assistant headteacher Vicky Horne shares her tips on how to make the move from primary to secondary education seamless for nervous young students<p>There it sits in pride of place on every mantelpiece: the perennial snapshot of a nervous 11-year-old in an oversized uniform, smiling for the camera but …

Education

Zea, The Ohio Girl Who Stood Up To A Homophobic Preacher, Is Everyone's New Hero

Sometimes, the loudest voice is the one that doesn't say a word -- just ask this little girl.<p>Zea, a 7-year-old first grader, stood firm in the face of hate over the weekend at a celebration of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage. When a preacher began ranting at her through a …

Crow Rides On The Back Of An Eagle In Once-In-A-Lifetime Photos

Phoo Chan, a talented California-based bird photographer whose photos have been featured by National Geographic, has captured an incredible, …

Isis militants behead two Syrian women for witchcraft

Islamic State militants have beheaded two women in a province in eastern Syria after accusing them of witchcraft, the first time such an execution has been carried out under the rule of the self-proclaimed caliphate, activists said.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group with …

That Cartoon of the Rainbow Flag Replacing the Confederate One Is Dangerous

June marked a string of historic changes nearly unprecedented in minority communities in the U.S. The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was …

Social Justice

Makeup Artist Laura Jenkinson Recreates a New Series of Popular Cartoon Characters on Her Mouth

Makeup artist and blogger Laura Jenkinson, whose artwork we’ve previously written about, is back with a brand new series of popular cartoon …

Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington said it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls.<p>The group said it sent back the money in late May after the donor had asked that the gift be returned unless the group …

LGBTQI

Oklahoma Supreme Court must address challenge to its ruling against Ten Commandments monument

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered that a monument to the Ten Commandments on the state Capitol grounds violates the state constitution and must be removed.<p>In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled Tuesday that because the monument is theological, it violates the Oklahoma Constitution, which prohibits …

What India Taught Burger King About Vegetarian Fast Food

India is a puzzle for America's fast food chains. Nearly 1.3 billion people live in the country, almost as many as live in China. Yet the market for U.S. chain restaurants in India, though growing rapidly, is still dwarfed by the market in China. Part of that disparity stems from the vast gap …

Artist Turns Old Wooden Doors Into Giant Street Art Murals

‘Elsewhere’ is a beautiful found-wood mural by Belgian artist Stefaan De Croock that he made with old furniture and doors. He’s been working …

Art

18+ Hoarder Cats Who Don’t Realize That They Have Problems

Cats always seem to be cool and composed, but they can be just as neurotic as we are – some cats, like the ones in this list, are hoarders, and will …

Hoarding

Tentacle High Heels And Other Crazy Shoes By Filipino Designer Kermit Tesoro

“Difficult” shoes like this squid-design have won Filipino fashion and shoe designer Kermit Tesoro celebrity patronage. The 27-year-old drew the …

High Heels

NHS endorses Sleepio app for alleviating anxiety and depression

Digital sleep programme Sleepio aids recovery not only from insomnia, but from depression and anxiety according to an informal NHS study.<p>Sleepio was …

Oxford University

Cat Vs. Bear: Wild Bear Tries To Enter A House But Meets A Cat

Things got a bit tense when a black bear investigated this household near Anchorage, Alaska, but luckily, the family had Nani the fierce guardian cat …

Pets

The Little-Known Story of the Night Witches, an All-Female Force in WWII

In the Nazi-occupied Soviet Union, German soldiers had a very real fear of witches.<p>Namely, the “Night Witches,” an all-female squadron of bomber pilots who ran thousands of daring bombing raids with little more than wooden planes and the cover of night—and should be as celebrated as their male …

22+ Unusually-Shaped Fruits And Vegetables That Look Like Something Else

Have you ever found a fruit or vegetable that looks like something else? We collected another list of the weirdest specimens that look like animals, …

iPhone Photography Awards Winners Revealed

Photographers of the Year iPhone Photography Awards. First place, Sounds of the old town.<br>Michał Koralewski<p>1 of 17<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to …

iPhone 5

2015 Audubon Photography Awards

More than 2,300 photographers entered the sixth annual Audubon Photography Awards competition, submitting images in several categories, including Amateur, Professional, Fine Art, and Youth. Nearly 9,000 images depicting birdlife from around the world were judged and the winners were recently …

The Pageantry of Royal Ascot

England

Why Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wednesday evening is expected to mark the beginning of Ramadan, a month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting for nearly 1.6 billion Muslims across the world. …

Islam

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

Iranian Women Post Pics With Their Hair Flying Free To Protest Strict Hijab Laws

Wearing the Islamic hijab veil is mandatory for women in Iran, and in 2014, Iran's morality police warned, fined or arrested 3.6 million women for …

Hijab

Loyal pals: Blind Labrador retriever helped by tiny terrier

The loyalty of a dog is like a brush with true love — whether you’re a human, or another dog.<p>As evidence, consider these photos of a tiny terrier named Milo helping his older “brother,” a blind Labrador retriever named Eddie.<p>Milo, 6, and Eddie, 7, live in Cardiff, Wales, with their owner, Angie …

Pets

How Not to Argue

Many people often ask me, "Robin, how did you become so incredibly well-balanced, enlightened and wise?"<p>Well, I've done a lot of work on myself and bored many therapists to tears. Talking about myself is my gift.<p>Discovering how crazy I am has helped me to feel more sane. Being comfortable in your …

Classic Marinated Flank Steak

Ingredients<p>1/2 cup balsamic vinegar or dry red wine<br>• 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 4 cloves garlic finely grated or pressed<br>• 1/2 …

Recipes

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …