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Why Twitter Is Talking About Steve Bannon With the Hashtag #StopPresidentBannon

The hashtag #StopPresidentBannon hit the top of Twitter’s U.S. trending chart as thousands sought to protest President Trump’s chief …

Donald Trump

Fiction Book Review: Ill Will by Dan Chaon. Ballantine, $28 (480p) ISBN 978-0-345-47604-3

Ill Will<p>Dan Chaon. Ballantine, $28 (480p) ISBN 978-0-345-47604-3<p>More By and About This Author<p>For this exceptional and emotionally wrenching novel, …

Books

photographer hal captures couples lubed up, wrapped in plastic and vacuum-sealed

In his latest series, Flesh Love Returns, he also photographs them in places they love, adding complexity and insight to a previous project.<p>Photo shoots with Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi—better known as Photographer Hal — start out strange: first, he asks couples to undress, and …

Love Stories

Desperate woman calls fire department after losing key to chastity belt

An Italian woman placed an embarrassing call to her local fire department after losing the key to her iron chastity belt, The Telegraph reports.<p>The woman, whose identity has not been released according to Italian law, contacted the Padua fire station last Wednesday, saying she needed help opening a …

Domestic Violence

Miss Universe pageant host Steve Harvey makes huge gaffe, names wrong winner

Miss Universe pageant host Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner at the end of Sunday night's big show in Las Vegas and was forced to make an embarrassing apology.<p>After announcing Miss USA, Olivia Jordan, as the third runner-up, Harvey initially named Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo, as …

Donald Trump

Lake Bled Cream Cake: A Confection Straight from the Storybooks

Standing placidly in the shadows of the Julian Alps, ringed by thick forests and guarded by a stern medieval castle, is Slovenia’s beloved Lake Bled. At its center is Bled Island, home to one most beautiful churches on the planet and the “wishing bell,” a 16th century chime consecrated by the Pope …

Go Inside a Newly Public Trove of Rare Civil War-Era Pictures

Members of the Marion Light Artillery cleaning a gun in one of the batteries on Coles Island, S.C., circa 1861.<br>Osborn & Durbec—Robin G. Stanford …

Photographers

Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest

In search for the legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.<p>An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious culture’s lost city, never before explored. The team was led to the remote, …

Fitness Friday: How to swing like Rory

__By Ron Kaspriske<p>__<p>In simpler terms, he can rotate his pelvis without his torso moving in the same direction. This ability, known by golf-fitness experts as lower-body dissociation, allows a player to generate a tremendous amount of energy, which can then be used to smash the ball. If you watch a …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts