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Step Inside This Mind-bending Studio Where Every Painting Is an Optical Illusion

Patrick Hughes is an artist like no other – he doesn't do 'normal' and presides over all conventions to create insanely mind-bending paintings that …

Modern Art

10-Minute Vegan Snacks to Make When a Piece of Fruit Just Won't Cut It

String cheese and crackers. Yogurt and fruit. Hard-boiled eggs. Jerky. While these healthy snack suggestions are great, most of them don’t …

Healthy Eating

SOLO Trailer Set to Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” Proves It’s the Greatest Trailer Song Ever

Of all the amazing <i>Star Wars</i> trailers we’ve seen in the last few years, both from Lucasfilm and fans, the most fun one we’ve come across was a trailer …

Beastie Boys

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

25 Awesome And Cheap Backpacking Destinations Across The World

Think traveling is out of your reach? There are plenty of places across the globe where you can easily backpack for just a few dollars a day, from …

Asia Travel

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

Dad recognises son’s gay porn star boyfriend in hilarious SNL sketch

What happens when your dad recognises your gay porn star boyfriend?<p>That’s the premise of one of SNL’s latest comedy sketches, Marcus Comes To Dinner, …

29 Delicious Vegan Soup Recipes For Cold Winter Months

Whether you're dairy-free, lactose intolerant, or just looking to try something new.

Why Are All “Star Wars” Movies the Same?

Forty years ago, when George Lucas was inventing the “Star Wars” universe, he drew on many influences. He combined “Flash Gordon” with “The Golden Bough”; samurai with dogfights; the New Age mysticism of Carlos Castaneda with the heroic resistance, as he saw it, of the Viet Cong. The illustrator …

"The Kid Should See This" is an antidote to idiotic kid-meme Youtube

Plenty of parents are unsettled by abysmal quality of videos aimed at kids on Youtube -- which range from the merely dull/hacky/ultra-branded to the …

Boost Your Emotional Vocabulary With These Precise Terms From Around the World

There are more words out there to describe how you feel besides sad, mad, and glad—in fact, there’s a whole world of words that can describe your …

8 Drool-Worthy Vegan Holiday Recipes to Try This Year

10 Drool-Worthy Vegan Holiday Recipes to Try This Year<p>You won't miss a thing with these indulgent, cruelty-free holiday treats.<p>December 11, …

Teens Answered Questions From The 1926 SATs, And, Honestly, The Questions Were Hilarious

Spoiler: The moon is possibly made out of green cheese.

31 of the Most Effective Dumbbell Workout Videos All in 1 Place

You know you should be strength training to build muscle, but if you're at a loss for where to begin, here are 31 videos you can follow along with. From 10 minutes to 45, from arms to booties, choose the workout that will help you reach your goals.<p>A 20-Minute Workout to Sculpt and Tone Your Entire …

Restoration Of A Centuries-Old Oil Painting Will Blow Your Mind

In a matter of minutes, the piece is radically transformed.<p>Centuries-old varnish disappears from an oil painting in a matter of minutes in two videos of a restoration that are going viral.<p>British art dealer and historian Philip Mould shared astonishing footage of the partial transformation of a …

New Design for Sofa That Transforms Into Bunk Beds

...and a bit of a mystery<p>You remember this couch that folds into bunk beds?<p>That one, called the Doc, was featured in our most popular video of all …

Furniture

21 Heartfelt Cards To Give A Loved One Who's Had A Miscarriage

According to estimates from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Mayo Clinic, at least 10 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Yet so many women who’ve dealt with pregnancy loss describe feeling alone and like a failure.<p>It can be hard to find the right words …

Trevor Noah Nails The Professional Hypocrisy Of The Trump Kids

"But he's my daddy!"<p>Last week on “The Daily Show,” during a commercial break, host Trevor Noah broke down the hypocrisy of the professional roles that Donald Trump’s children play in his presidency, specifically Ivanka within the White House and Donald Jr. running his father’s outside business …

Bungie fixing Destiny 2 armor resembling white nationalist symbol

‘It is not intentional’<p><i>Destiny 2</i> developer Bungie is updating the game to fix a piece of armor featuring a symbol associated with a hate group, the studio announced today.<p>“It’s come to our attention that a gauntlet in <i>Destiny 2</i> shares elements with a hate symbol,” Bungie said on Twitter. “It is not …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Show your support for the Rebels with this Star Wars space skirt

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Your black tie, Jedi wardrobe has arrived.<p>This …

Brother gets his sister’s phone back by pranking the heck out of thief

When his little sister’s iPhone and wallet case were stolen a week ago, this Imgur user had little faith they’d be able to retrieve it. His sister, …

Identity Theft

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

7 lost parenting skills that your own parents had nailed

I remember, when I was a small child, feeling like my parents knew everything.<p>It felt like whatever I asked, whatever I wanted to know, they had the …

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

The 24 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

These films and series showcase the beauty of the planet, delve into the details of how food arrives on your plate, and explore the mysterious and alien underwater world in oceans around the globe.<p>The downside to all of those options is that there's a lot to choose from. To make it easier, Business …

Photographers

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

Lena Dunham drags magazine's 'diet tips' after it puts her on the cover

Lena Dunham has shared a list of reasons behind her recent weight loss after <i>Us Weekly</i> put her on its front cover advertising a story on "20 slimdown …

10 Foods That Are Higher in Protein than You Think

We're told to eat plenty of Greek yogurt and chicken breasts to get good protein, but the truth is that protein is found in nearly every food we eat …

Nutrition