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Jay Leno supports Bill Cosby accusers; Malcolm-Jamal Warner speaks out

After numerous women have come forward claiming that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused them, Jay Leno is taking their side.<p>During a Q&A session at the NAPTE conference in Miami, Fla., on Wednesday, the former host of "The Tonight Show" was stumped as to why not everyone is supporting the …

Tasmanian Artist Rescues Glammed Up Dolls by Transforming Them with Natural Beauty

With the help of Tasmanian artist Sonia Singh, secondhand Bratz dolls transform from modeling high fashion with attitude to showcasing the beauty of simplicity. The artist rescues castoff dolls from thrift shops, repaints their faces, restyles their hair and dresses them in outfits that her mother …

Natural Beauty

Why This New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Be Big Trouble for Fast Food

Lucy Nicholson—Reuters<p>David Goldman—AP<p>David Goldman—AP<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Paul Sancya—AP<p>J. Pat Carter—AP<p>Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Parker Haeg—Demotix/Corbis<p>…

My 69 Mistakes With Film

The first mistake I made was hate on film photography when I knew nothing about it. My earliest experience with 35mm was on my 10th birthday. I got a …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p>Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp …

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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Anne Hathaway: How Marriage Changed My Life

Anne Hathaway is mixing business with pleasure.<p>The Oscar winner stopped by NBC’s <i>Today</i> on Tuesday morning to talk about <i>Song One</i>, which she helped …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Thoughtfully Answered A Six-Year-Old Boy’s Impossible Question

There are some questions humans will never be able to answer. Where do babies come from? How did <i>According to Jim</i> air for eight seasons? What’s the meaning of life? That last one is particularly impossible, though astromemeicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave it a shot when a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Museum of the Future Is Here

Some things belong in a museum. But at the Smithsonian's recently reopened museum of design, a team has been rethinking what a thing is in the first place.<p>Very soon, every visitor to the Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s recently reopened design museum, will receive a giant pen. This pen is not …

Words emerge from ancient scrolls charred during eruption of Vesuvius

Powerful x-ray technique reveals letters and words on two fire-damaged scrolls from Herculaneum and provides clues to the author of one<p>Ancient scrolls that were burned black and buried in ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly two thousand years ago have begun to give up their …

The Millennial Customer Has $200 Billion To Spend (But Wants A New Style Of Customer Service)

Here’s the story you already know. Millions of soldiers, sailors and airmen return from World War II to the embrace of millions of riveting Rosies, apparently <i>very</i> riveting, judging by the fruitful output of these couples during the postwar decades: 2.4 children per couple, the biggest generation …

Customer Experience

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images<p><b>If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and during your journey--they'll help you have a safer, happier solo trip.</b><p>Solo travel used to be an anomaly, but now it's so common that some hotels even have …

Solo Travel

The right’s home-school conspiracy: How I helped GOP launch a religious war

<b>(ehrlif via Shutterstock)</b><p>I helped start the religious right. This is how we sought to undermine secular America — and build a theocracy<p>Frank Schaeffer<p>January 20, 2015 10:15pm (UTC)<p>As someone who participated in the rise of the religious right in the 1970s and 1980s, I can tell you that you can’t …

Could you be a ‘super-forecaster’?

Most intelligence agencies rely on the informed hunches of trained specialists. But there are people from ordinary walks of life who routinely do far better at predicting events than the experts. Tara Isabella Burton meets some of them.<p>Political forecasting is among the most vital roles played by …

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How having a tattoo can still limit your life

MI5 certainly knows how to write a job description. New surveillance officers can look forward to “sitting for substantial periods of time” and “long spells of inactivity”, to say nothing of the “limited promotion opportunities”. Anyone still interested should know the jobs are closed to those with …

Restoring Faith in U.S. Democracy

The Supreme Court's misguided 5-4 Citizens United v. FEC ruling authorized corporations to spend limitless amounts of money influencing elections. In the majority opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court claimed "The appearance of influence or access will not cause the electorate to …

New Hampshire

Why Ants Handle Traffic Better Than You Do

Could studying ants reveal clues to reducing highway traffic jams? Physicist Apoorva Nagar at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology thinks the answer is yes.<p>Nagar says he got interested in the topic when he came across a study by German and Indian researchers showing that ants …

Ants

The Clone Photography of Daisuke Takakura

Japanese photographer Daisuke Takakura takes clone photography pretty seriously. His project “Monodramatic” features some models tens of times, with …

Photography

10 Organizing "Tricks" That Are Actually Huge Mistakes

Make sure you're not making these blunders.<p>Having "a place for everything and everything in its place" doesn't necessarily mean you're organized — it just means you have enough space to become a borderline hoarder. Before you crown yourself queen of organization, make sure you're not making these …

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