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These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

Moment dog is rescued after falling through the gap between train and platform at Elephant and Castle station

This is the dramatic moment a dog was rescued after falling through the gap between a train and the platform at a busy station in south London.<p>Sammy …

Stingray kills Singapore aquarium diver as barbed spine pierces his chest

Tragedy struck with a barbed tail at Singapore’s Underwater World aquarium. On Tuesday, a stingray killed a diver, 62-year-old Philip Chan, as the man was working in the animal’s enclosure.<p>Chan was a veteran diver, with some 5,000 dives under his belt. His contract with Underwater World Singapore …

Characters of all Shapes, Sizes, and Colors Flock to New York Comic Con

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear the full segment.</b><p>Pop culture geeks from near and far are gathering at New York Comic Con this weekend. While it's not as big as sister show San Diego Comic Con, the event is still jam-packed with panels and tributes to characters from comic books, anime, …

How to Punctuate and Format Inner Dialogue

Inner dialogue is an excellent way to give your readers a peek inside the heart and mind of your characters. Readers can’t get this depth of …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A snacking water vole, two-towed sloths and humpback whales and among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Harry Potter Fans Can Now Discover Their Patronus in a Quiz Developed by J.K. Rowling Herself

A Patronus is much more than a spirit animal. It’s the concentrated form that your happiest memories coalesce into, creating a protective spirit that …

Books

Five Ways to Celebrate Hogwarts Start-of-Term from Home

It’s September 1.<p>For some people, that day means absolutely nothing. Just another Thursday, another day at work, or school, or whatever menial …

Watch a Century of Stop-Motion Animation in 3 Minutes

The video shows how the animation techniques have changed and improved overtime.<p>With the recent release of “Kubo and the Two Strings,” Vimeo user …

Handsome wolf takes Internet by storm - but he's entirely handmade from wool felt

<b>Japanese animal lovers</b> can’t believe <b>this beautiful creature isn’t real</b>.<p>From giant cat heads to puppy and kitten collections, felt artists in Japan …

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140 HD and QHD wallpapers of classic paintings

My favorite painting of all time is <i>A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte</i> by Georges Seurat which resides in the Art Institute of …

La tierna historia de los primeros gemelos idénticos de perro que se conocen

El parto empezó a complicarse tanto que el sudafricano Kurt de Cramer decidió hacerle una cesárea a su perra lobero irlandés: el animal mostraba signos de angustia y esfuerzo abdominal prolongado.<p>Se trataba en realidad de un procedimiento rutinario para una clínica veterinaria como la de Cramer, …

Burlesque Harley Quinn To Tank Girl’s Targets – 123 More Cosplay Shots Of Denver Comic Con From Sunday

<i>Neil Greenaway (of Nerd Team 30) writes for Bleeding Cool:</i><p>We previously published 164 cosplay shots from Denver Comic Con from the Friday and …

Harley Quinn

Photoshop Artists Flawlessly Recreate 4 Famous Masterpieces with Adobe Stock | Creative Cloud blog by Adobe

In 1990, thieves broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and stole Rembrandt van Rijn’s <i>The Storm on the Sea of Galilee</i>. In 2016, Indian artist …

Jews and Christians in a Roman World

Jews and Christians in a Roman World<p>August 26, 1999<p>Highlights from papers by Richard A. Horsley, research professor in the classics and religion …

This Londoner is transforming commuters into Renaissance-style paintings

LONDON — The London Underground might seem like the furthest thing imaginable from a 16th-century Renaissance painting, but that just depends on how …

How this ‘Zelda’-playing, ‘Harry Potter’-loving nerd built a loyal fitness community

Are you ready to join the Rebellion?<p>That question propelled Luke Skywalker from Tatooine to the far reaches of the galaxy, spawning seven great movies (well, four out of seven), an entertainment behemoth and a story that captured the imagination of moviegoers for decades.<p>Now, Steve Kamb is asking …

30 Heartwarming Photos of Cat Dads Around The World

Believe it or not, there are plenty of men out there who are the shattering the “cat lady” stereotype and love spending their time, raising and …

Finding Dory: Every Easter Egg & Pixar Reference

<b>[WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Finding Dory]</b><p>From the moment that the inflatable ball from <i>Toy Story</i> began appearing in other movies, or …

This Harry Potter Design Shop Is More Than My Heart Can Handle

It's like, tingly good.<p>For more information, and to buy prints online, check out their website.<p>If you'll be in town for <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, here's even more things to see on an ultimate <i>Harry Potter</i> weekend in London.

Give 'Em Elle: What is Up with Superhero Costumes These Days?

Welcome to Give ‘Em Elle, a weekly column that hopes to bridge the gap between old school comics fandom and the progressive edge of comics culture. …

Comics

Cervantes was a genius, yes – but the inventor of fiction?

William Egginton's smart, thoughtful and intriguing book about the author of Don Quixote is prone to going too far<p>William Egginton opens his book with a novelistic reimagining: here’s Miguel de Cervantes, a toothless old geezer of nearly 60, on his way to the printers with his new manuscript.<p>On a …

So Here's Trump as a Giant Robot Blowing Up the Entire Goddamn Earth

“What would a Trump presidency look like?” many of us have been wondering, in decreasingly hypothetical terms. Now, in all its bubblegum-tinted …

Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both …

How our brains tell the difference between real and fake

Humans are better than computers at spotting differences so subtle they can’t be described<p>If you walked into a toilet cubicle and saw a bomb strapped to the back of the door, would you know if it were real? You’d just run. And you would be right to. It’s difficult to tell the difference unless …

The Brain

Top 10 shapeshifters in fiction

From werewolves and vampires to sorcerers and wizards, fiction is packed with characters who have the fascinating power to take on another form. Aimée Carter, author of the Simon Thorn shapeshifting series, picks the best<p>I’ve always been intrigued by characters who shapeshift. From mythological …

Books

If Romeo And Juliet Used Tinder.. And Other Modern Twists On Classic Tales

Imagine if Frodo and Sam had Google Maps.<p>Once upon a time, technology gave these iconic stories a serious twist.<p>Jazmin Batisti and Matt Lindley, who work for digital agency Verve Search, collaborated to create illustrations that show what some well-known novels would look like with the addition of …

Bill Gates says everyone should read this book about the moon blowing up

It's no spoiler to say that in the novel, the moon is destroyed.<p>The book's excellent opening line reads: "The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason."<p>But it's the story of what follows that's fascinating.<p>The residents of a doomed Earth realize they have limited time to figure out …

'Black Panther' Has The Coolest Tech In The Marvel Universe

We talked to the designer of Marvel's most technologically advanced nation<p>In a world where flying iron men and shield-wielding captains engage in Civil War, Black Panther is most concerned with his people in Wakanda: a fictional East African nation with the most advanced technology in the Marvel …

A cat helped transform how this girl with autism communicates

LONDON — For many children, a family pet represents hours of endless fun and a source of comfort. But, for six-year-old Iris Grace, getting a family …