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How to Comfort a Scared Cat

<i>By Monica Weymouth</i><p>If your cat is scared, chances are that you’re a little scared, too. In addition to the stress of seeing your pet uncomfortable, …

Jury Awards $45 Million to Woman Struck by Falling Shopping Cart

Nearly seven years after two boys pushed a shopping cart off a walkway at a Manhattan mall, severely injuring a woman four stories below, a jury decided to award more than $45 million to her and her family.<p>The woman, Marion Hedges, had just shopped for Halloween candy with her son, Dayton, then 13, …

Memory Loss

Ex who dashed her boyfriend's dream with a fake rejection letter must pay more than $200K

Canadian students Eric Abramovitz and Jennifer Lee had been in a relationship for about six months when she found an email on his computer that could have taken Abramovitz far away: An acceptance letter to the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles with a full scholarship.<p>Lee declined the …

McGill University

Four Seasons’ Latest Around-the-World Trip Takes Jet-Setting to the Next Level

Board a tricked-out 757 for 24 days of exploring some of the farthest-flung corners of the world.<p>There are plenty of ways to vacation in serious …

Seattle

The first ever gay Royal wedding has been announced

The first member of the Royal Family to come out as gay is set to marry.<p>Later this summer, the Royal – who is cousin to the Queen and the …

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.<p>The victim, 54-year-old Wa Tiba, went missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday evening, according to …

North Africa

Mercedes-Benz Has Just Unveiled the World’s Most Expensive SUV

The Mercedes-Maybach G-Class 650, which was unveiled at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, is turning heads for its exquisite design and steep price tag<p>Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to pushing boundaries, especially when it comes to automotive design and luxury.. And pushing boundaries is …

Bosjes Chapel in South Africa features a sculptural, undulating roof

The striking chapel has glazed walls that frame mountain and orchard views<p>This striking chapel by London-based firm Steyn Studio and local TV3 Architects is located on the Bosjes Farm in the Witzenberg Municipality in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. It features a white, sculptural cast …

Artist Reimagines Beloved Pets as Cute, Cartoon-Inspired Tattoos

Like many tattooists, South Korean artist Jiran is often commissioned to create ink inspired by his clients’ beloved furry friends. What sets Jiran’s animal-inspired art apart from the rest, however, is a highly imaginative and deeply distinctive approach to portraying pets, which is characterized …

This adorable Golden Retriever is giving out free hugs in New York City

Louboutina, the hugging Golden Retriever, is now garnering international recognition for her free hugs to passersby on New York City streets.<p>Hugs from a Golden Retriever might possibly be the best answer to “what does the world need now?”, and that’s exactly what New Yorkers, and now people around …

Pets

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

10 Of The World’s Coolest Apartment Buildings

A new book explores how visionary architects have taken small spaces in dense cities and created beautiful, livable apartment buildings.<p>As more people move to cities, architects and developers have to design and build enough housing to fit them all—and within a landscape that’s already extremely …

Swimming Pools

One of America’s Richest Towns Could Be In For a Housing Market Meltdown

Really, really bad. That’s the current outlook for luxury housing in the United States. Right now, the supply of high-end homes is rising, demand is …

This Portuguese Street Art Will Take You On A Trippy Journey

Can't. Look. Away.<p>You've never seen graffiti like this.<p>Parisian street artist Astro is making his mark all over the walls of the world, but his latest work appears in the Portuguese city of Loures.<p>The intricate optical illusion makes passersby feel as though the wall will take them into a "deep and …

Mission to Jupiter will discover new moons which might hold alien life

Nasa’s mission to Jupiter could discover new moons, say scientists, raising prospect that some might hold alien life<p>TheJuno spacecraft was due to enter the planet’s orbit on Tuesday morning but mission controllers were expecting a bumpy ride because of radiation and space debris.<p>The radiation …

These Photos of Transgender People Transformed Into Pop Culture Icons Will Give You So Much Life

Yaaaas, werk!<p>More often than not, the images we see in the media and pop culture do not represent the totality of unique people that make up our society. But representing diversity actually does matter, because all people should have a space where they feel free.<p>Thanks to a new photo series created …

The 34 Most Popular U.S. Tourist Attractions

New York City's got the top three.<p>Now is a great time to start planning your trip playing tourist in some of America’s most-visited cities. You don’t …

National Parks

Europe’s First Pornographic Blockbuster Was Made in the Vatican

Copies of the 16 explicit paintings were turned into a booklet that circulated throughout the continent.<p>A section from a late 18th re-reaction of the …

Senior Dog With Dwarfism Helps Boy With Dwarfism Stand Tall Against His Bullies

Quaden Bayles’ new Shih Tzu rescue dog Buddy is helping him fight bullying and finally find happiness. How? Buddy has dwarfism just like him.<p>The …

The Queen’s ‘Green Screen’ Outfit Sparks A Hilarious Internet Reaction

When choosing what to wear for your birthday, you need to ask yourself a number of important questions. Will my clothes match? Will my outfit clash …

Chroma Keying

One Airline Is Selling Unlimited Business Class Flights For A Year

La Compagnie is the all business class transatlantic airline which started flying in mid-2014. Their first route was between Paris and Newark, and I …