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12 Best Love Quotes Of All Time

With pretty pictures to go with them!<p><b>1. Peeta Mellark</b><p><b>2. Nicholas Sparks</b><p><b>3. Marilyn Monroe</b><p><b>4. Taylor Swift</b><p><b>5. Audrey Hepburn</b><p><b>6. Tom Hansen</b><p><b>7. Rhett Butler</b><p><b>8. Carrie Bradshaw</b><p><b>9. John Green</b><p><b>10. Dr. Seuss</b><p><b>11. F. Scott Fitzgerald</b><p><b>12. Emily Bronte</b><p><i>Follow Marie Claire on Instagram for the latest celeb news, pretty</i> …

Sting: my children won't inherit my wealth

Musician estimated to be worth £180m says he does not want to leave his six children "trust funds that are albatrosses round their necks"<p>Sting's children cannot expect to inherit his multimillion-pound wealth, the rock star has said, joining the ranks of the super-rich who have claimed that passing …

Paul McCartney

I Lived Through the Most Nerve-Wracking Birth Story You May Ever Read

My wife and I had wanted kids for years. But when she became pregnant with triplets, we soon learned that the chances all three would survive their birth healthy were slim—if they would survive at all. The doctors told us our options. We had to choose what to do next.<p><b>Denver was buried</b> by a …

14 Inspiring Pets Who Don't Let Anything Get Them Down

Against a lot of odds, the pets at the Home For Life sanctuary are too busy enjoying life to feel down.<p>In the world of animal welfare as it has always existed, there are two doors through which any shelter or rescue animal will eventually pass: Door Number One is adoption. Door Number Two is …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

A Brief History of Exploding Whales

It happens! Pretty often, actually. And the results are ... really, really gross.<p>A dead blue whale washed up on the shore of a small fishing town in Newfoundland last week. A bloated, beached, blubbery bomb of a blue whale. As of 3:30 pm Eastern Time today, the carcass is still intact, but …

How deep could the missing plane be? Pings provide MH370 clues

Two signals that could possibly be from the black box of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have search leaders mapping out an area as deep as 12 Empire State buildings below the surface of the Indian Ocean in an attempt to find the wreckage of the missing plane.<p>The Australian ship "Ocean Shield" …

Court Upholds Texas Abortion Law

Oscar Pistorius trial postponed due to illness of assessor

The trial of Oscar Pistorius, accused of killing his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was postponed until April 7 because one of two assessors was hospitalized.<p>The assessors will help the judge decide the verdict. South Africa does not have jury trials.<p>Pistorius killed Steenkamp on Valentine's …

Pope Breaks Protocol, Goes to Confession in Public

Pope Francis surprised his own master of ceremonies on Friday by confessing his sins to an ordinary priest in St. Peter's Basilica.<p>The pope was presiding at a service intended to show the importance he attaches to the sacrament of reconciliation, commonly known as confession.<p>After reading a sermon, …

Another Uproar? Danish Zoo That Culled Giraffe Kills A Family Of Lions

The same Danish zoo that euthanized a young, healthy giraffe it didn't need for its breeding program has killed a family of lions to make room for a younger, male lion.<p>If you remember, the Copenhagen Zoo caused an uproar when it put down "Marius," performed a public autopsy and then fed its body to …

15 Ways Skrillex Changed the World

15<p>That incandescent, pistol-spark moment in an artist's career when he or she actually steers the culture is rare, and usually fleeting. For Skrillex …

Skrillex

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Boston Bombing Survivor, Performs for First Time Since Blast

Despite losing part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, a professional dancer is back on stage.<p>Adrianne Haslet-Davis, from …

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

Tool Refute False Reports of Album Completion – Exclusive

Contrary to rumors, Tool have not completed a new album. The band has issued a statement exclusively to <i>Rolling Stone</i> explaining how a …

New Albums

How Cuddling Saves Tiny Babies

Babies are less obvious creatures than they seem. Yes, their list of demands is short and straightforward: they need food, sleep and frequent diaper …

5 Tips to Keep Children Safe From Predators

This week, a 10-year-old girl was kidnapped in front of her own home in Missouri with a tragic ending. This is an unfortunate reminder that there are predators out there and parents need to be proactive to try to prevent more children from becoming victims.<p>Not every child abduction can be …

World Heritage Site: Easter Island

Here are all the facts and travel tips you need to make the most out of a trip to Chile's Rapa Nui National Park, or Easter Island.<p><b>Site</b>: Rapa Nui National Park (Easter Island) <b><br>Location</b>: Chile <b><br>Year Designated</b>: 1995 <b><br>Category</b>: Cultural <b><br>Criteria</b>: (i)(iii)(v) <b><br>Reason</b>: Easter Island’s silent stone figures are …

South America

The Biggest Mistakes You Make Using Your Slow Cooker

Okay, so it's not entirely a fix-it-and-forget-it appliance.<p>The slow cooker makes meal prep a cinch, but be sure to avoid these common mistakes:<p>1. …

Paramount Is Adding A Disclaimer To ‘Noah’ Ads Because Jesus Said So

As Godless and liberal as everyone says Hollywood is, they’re pretty quick to genuflect before the altar of organized religion whenever there’s money on the line. Just days after Russell Crowe tweeted a screening invite at the Pope, Paramount has added a disclaimer to their <i>Noah</i> marketing “as a …

Giraffe-Killing Danes Anger Jews and Muslims With New Animal Cruelty Law

They may kill giraffes in Denmark, but they anesthetize them first. And as of February 24, the same goes for any animal killed for meat in the …

The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Everett<p>Thirty years ago this month, the original "Footloose" came to theaters and took the country by storm. The film was not only a commercial success -- it earned $80 million at the box office -- but also a pop-culture sensation. It launched the careers of several actors, such as Sarah Jessica …

Here Is Everything Wrong With ‘Dirty Dancing’

If you thought the folks from Cinema Sins were content with destroying your Valentine’s Day hopes and dreams by ripping <i>The Notebook</i> to shreds, you were wrong. They’re back again this week with “Everything Wrong With <i>Dirty Dancing</i> In 8 Minutes Or Less” so they can completely crush your fantasy of …

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24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln’s personal secretary John Nicolay believed that no photograph could capture Honest Abe’s essence: “There are many pictures of …

Fighting Wildlife Crime: New U.S. Strategy Broadens Scope

U.S. takes leadership role to protect endangered wildlife and enhance global security.<p>President Obama's new national strategy to combat illegal wildlife trafficking around the globe is intended to be far more sweeping than curbing the poaching of African elephants.<p>It is also aimed at combating …

America’s Teens Outscore Adults On Stress

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted a survey of different aspects of stress in America. This year’s analysis …

London Summit Intensifies Battle Against Wildlife Crime

World leaders pledge new commitment to fighting the illegal animal trade.<p>Bringing together heads of state and government ministers from 50 countries, Thursday's high-level summit on illegal wildlife trade may represent a turning point in the fight against wildlife crime.<p>The London summit—hosted by …