Melissa Perez

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Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

Kanye West Talks Dilla, Creating 'Wrong Music' in Stones Throw Doc

Watch 30 minutes of bonus footage From 'Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton'<p>For more than 15 years, Los Angeles hip-hop label Stones Throw has been one of the …

#theLIST: Festival Fare: Coachella's 10 Best Dressed

Consider these looks a preemptive guide to your on-point summer style.<p>Consider these looks a preemptive guide to your on-point summer style.

Go Back in Time with the Most Unforgettable Grammy Moments Ever

The Grammy Awards have set the stage for some of music's most unforgettable moments—whether it was Celine Dion's last-minute performance of "My Heart …

JJ Watt

Elephant deaths rise in Tanzania after shoot-to-kill poachers policy is dropped

Sixty animals 'butchered' in two months since crackdown was suspended after inquiry uncovered murder, rape and extortion<p>Elephant deaths in Tanzania have risen dramatically since the government abandoned a shoot-to-kill policy against poachers, officials admit.<p>Lazaro Nyalandu, the deputy minister of …

How to Chose Quality Over Quantity

You know you when you get to that point in your life when you feel overwhelmed?<p>It's true. We all get there. I still go there. We get into the space of: "How am I really going to do it <i>all</i>?"<p>As women, we have more and more opportunities every day that we can step into. How do we get there? Where do we …

Relationships

Here Are The Five Big Reasons Obamacare Is Changing People's Insurance Premiums

The fight we've been having for the last week over the president's broken "If you like your health plan, you can keep it" promise has not been very informative.<p>To hear liberals tell it, this is mostly a story of people losing their grip on "junk insurance." If people are paying more, it's because …

Health Care

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

Nature Photography

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Republicans Lost the Shutdown Battle, but They’re Winning the Fiscal War

If there’s one thing just about every­one can agree on, it’s that the Re­pub­lic­ans lost this fight — and badly. They sur­rendered on every point, …

Feeding the Hypebeast, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>Some people wait in line for phones; others might camp the night for holiday deals or video game releases. For …

October Must-Haves

Earrings

Young Black and Latino Men Are, in Fact, Going to College

It's too easy to focus on stories of failure: A new study looks at the strategies male minorities use to succeed in school.<p>Why aren’t the best and brightest minority students landing at elite colleges? A new study suggests we’re asking the wrong question.<p>In his research on achievement by black …

5 Cute Date-Night Outfit Ideas, According to Houston Rockets Forward Chandler Parsons

Guy pretty vs. girl pretty can mean two <i>totally</i> different things when it comes to date-night looks. So when Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons stopped by <i>Glamour</i> HQ in the midst of Fashion Week, we had to ask the professional basketball player for his picks for the best best looks straight from …

The Ultimate Fall Wardrobe: Luxury Looks for Less

So, I admit I have already collected a lot of these items and I love to mix and match them. I can tell you from experience, they can take you from work to a cocktail party to hanging with the kids at the park. I focused on affordable priced items that are well made and could easily pass as the …

Clothing

New York Fashion Week 2015 Trends - Runway Photos, Reviews

Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools

Our public schools aren’t in decline. And “reformers” with wild promises don’t care about education — just profits<p>As long as anyone can remember, critics have been saying that the schools are in decline. They used to be the best in the world, they say, but no longer. They used to have real …

Why our best students are totally oblivious

While being up in arms about popular injustices, they’re educated how not to see race, empire and colonialism<p>This past week, I taught my first classes of the semester. The college where I teach attracts young men and women who are generally left of center. Some of them are the children of …

Before You Listen to Obama Tonight, Read His Nobel Peace Prize Speech

It's easy to joke about the president's prize. But his 2009 speech on the role of American power included a surprising defense of the use of force.

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Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Birds

William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico

As if we needed another reason to love William Levy! The <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> veteran shared some sweet tweets and pics with his fans this week, documenting his trip to a children’s cancer hospital in Mexico.<p>"Between scenes I took some time to visit Special Oncology Area in Veracruz's Regional …

Kris Jenner Talks Kim Kardashian's Post-Baby Body And Why She's An 'Inspiration' For Other Moms

Kris Jenner thinks her daughter Kim Kardashian is an "inspiration" for other moms out there whose bodies might not instantly bounce back mere weeks after delivering a baby into the world.<p>"She's trying to take it the way that's healthy and the way that most moms out there should do it," Jenner told …

Kimye baby North West is revealed as proud grandmother Kris Jenner tweets first snap

Kris Jenner has tweeted a picture of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter North after Kayne West revealed a picture of her on Kris’ chat show.<p>The …

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

25 Timeless Style Lessons From Audrey Hepburn

We, like many women before us, hereby declare Audrey Hepburn our official classic style icon. Her closet was full of the many fashion staples women still swear by today: fitted pants, the "LBD," cropped silhouettes and an envious assortment of hats and earrings. She wasn't afraid to wear pants (or …

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want<p>I'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not -- and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are presented in ways that seem …