Alexandra Polifko

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Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Great quotes | #581

Here’s a new collection of <b>great quotes</b> by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them …

Inspiration

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(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind, Body & Soul

Now and then when we <i>need a little Inspiration</i> we often reach for a <i>daily quote or motivational video</i>.<p>So I decided to share 56 of my <i>favorite picture</i> …

Motivation

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

Answer to What are some of the best rare natural phenomena that occur on Earth?

Here are some of the best natural phenomena that occur on Earth.<p><b>Gippsland Lakes</b><p>The spooky light is created by a chemical reaction called …

Beauty Icon: SK-II Facial Treatment Essence

How SK-II came to be one of the world's top-selling beauty brands.<p>BY <b>Sonia Haria</b> | 02 June 2013<p>In the late 1970s a Japanese monk visiting a sake brewery in Kobe noticed something odd about the elderly staff: while their faces were wrinkled, their hands were creaseless and soft.<p>The monk investigated …

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5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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The Ultimate 'Office' Blooper Video

The Scranton gang lives on in an epic gag reel<p><i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they'll do without …

Pennsylvania

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Travel

Washington gets explicit: its 'war on terror' is permanent

Last October, senior Obama officials anonymously unveiled to the Washington Post their newly minted "disposition matrix", a complex computer system …

Cannabis: Colorado's budding industry Dispensaries selling cannabis bath salts, 'bud-tenders' advising on blends, even a marijuana university. As Colorado gears up for legalisation, we get the dope on Denver's 'green rush' http://gu.com/p/3fze6 Photograph: Benjamin Rasmussen for the Guardian

This Works Beauty In Transit

<i>With summer approaching, and holiday’s on the agenda, new This Works Beauty In Transit has come at just the right time to help solve all your</i> …

The Measure: what's hot and what's not

Going up<p><b>Muppet chic for kids</b> Tommy Hilfiger has rightly realised the style potential of Fozzie Bear and co. The best T-shirt you can buy for a …

The six best exfoliating toners

Iam on record as saying toners – those perfumed waters peddled as the "essential" step two in a skincare regime – are pretty pointless. I stand by …

The founder of my-wardrobe.com offers her tips for your summer wardrobe

Launched in 2006, my-wardobe.com has always been about offering a choice of aspirational, but not intimidating, clothes. "Everyday luxury" is the …

The MD of Net-A-Porter offers her tips for your summer wardrobe

What do women want? Alison Loehnis, the woman at the helm of Net-A-Porter, knows the answer straight away. "Newness – that's what drives sales. More …

The womenswear buyer of Asos offers her tips for your summer wardrobe

Take a good look at the jeans Emma Fox is wearing. What you see before you is the shape of things to come: the boyfriend jean. "The skinny jean is …

Cannes 2013: stars of The Past arrive on the red carpet – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/may/18/the-past-pictures-cannes-2013<p>720<p>Day three and it has stopped raining for the stars stepping out …

My Neighbor Totoro and Grave of the Fireflies to get a 25th anniversary cinema release

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Studio Ghibli’s 1988 classics <b>My Neighbor Totoro</b> and <b>Grave of the Fireflies</b>, Studio Canal has announced that …