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The secrets of living to 200 years old

Ageing is not an inevitable fact of life – many animals have already found ways to delay death. Their clues might help us all enjoy longer and healthier lives.<p>Just 30 years after the publication of Moby Dick, a group of Alaskan whalers attempted to tame their own ocean giant. Their target was a …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

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How To Wear A Denim Shirt - 5 Ways Men Can Rock It

Learn how to wear a denim shirt. There was a time when these were reserved solely for unfashionable dads, but we’re pleased to announce that that …

The film that makes me cry: The Lion King

Sometimes it’s the simplest things in life that make you cry, and Disney’s 20-year-old animation is one of them: unsophisticated, illogical – and crushingly sad<p>I know, I know. It’s not even really about the film itself any more – it’s about an era in movies that’s lost and an innocence that’s …

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15 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Adorable Ermine

The short-tailed weasel, or stoat, is an adorable little character that always looks like he's always up to no good. The animal goes by the name ermine when it's in its pure white winter coat. In the spring and summer, its fur is a reddish brown. The photo above shows the ermine in Italy's Gran …

Boyhood: we were selfish, heartless kids and we never even knew it

The reviews of Richard Linklater’s coming-of-age film have so far focused on parenthood – but what does it mean to the younger generation?<p>Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is likely to win the best picture prize at the Oscars on Sunday. Critics have been praising it for months, but more than the usual …

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Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

6 New Rules of Sex Appeal

Learn to conquer your dating competition and make your attractiveness soar by mastering these secrets<p>Leo, Beckham, Clooney: Rich, powerful, admired.<p>But their appeal goes beyond fame or earning power. Call it charisma, call it confidence. Social scientist Catherine Hakim, Ph.D., calls it "erotic …

Seeking the yeti, mythical monster of Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan

Everyone has heard the stories. The grizzled mountaineer who stumbles from his tent high in the Himalaya to find enormous footprints in the snow. The lone trekker who spots a strange figure, standing upright on two legs, silhouetted against the mist on a remote mountain pass. Welcome to the …

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10 (More) Gorgeous Colorized Photos That Put History In A New Light

For the history buffs of the world, we imagine there are few experiences as fulfilling as poring over volume after volume of black-and-white photographs, hunting for that rare shot of a notable figure or iconic location.<p>As for the rest of us, we'll be trolling Reddit. Their ongoing thread of …

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