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Most of 38 killed in beach massacre were British, says Tunisian Prime Minister

Habbib Essid, says UK tourists account for majority of victims in the beach terrorist attack, other victims include Belgians and Germans as Islamic State claims responsibility<p>The majority of tourists slaughtered by a jihadist gunman at a Tunisian beach resort were British, the country’s Prime …

Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Look At The Crazy Designs For The World’s First Underwater City

The Ocean Spiral, a futuristic concept for a self-sufficient city designed to float in the middle of the ocean, uses the sea to run infrastructure …

Police kill knife-wielding man in synagogue

<b>(CNN) —</b> It should have been a peaceful, contemplative night for Levi Rosenblat, studying the Torah inside a Brooklyn synagogue.<p>But that peace was shattered when an intruder came into the Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters, stabbing Rosenblat on the left side of his head.<p>There would be no other …

New York grand jury decides not to indict police officer in chokehold death

A New York grand jury Wednesday opted not to indict a white policeman in the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man whose last words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry for protesters who blamed his death on racial profiling and police abuse.<p>The decision, coming nine days after a …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Heartwarming Photos of Children and Their Pets by Elena Shumilova

After Russian photographer Elena Shumilova's adorable photos of her two sons and their farm animals went viral, she was approached by Petcurean, a premium pet food company, to create a full series of images that centered around the special bond between children and their pets. The photos include …

Remarkable Drawings by Raf Banzuela III

Raf Banzuela III is an artist and illustrator based in Pasig, Phillipines. Using his tools of trade, a graphite and a piece of paper, Raf does …

Your Guide to Must-Have Fall Makeup

Portrait Tutorial: How to Dial in the White of the Eyes in Photoshop

They say the devil’s in the details, and one of the most crucial details of any portrait is the eyes. You want to make sure that the eyes in your …

When You Should Be Using Lip Liner

Photo: Getty Images<p><i>How much of a difference does the extra step make? Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.</i><p>When should I be using lip liner and what's the best way to apply it?<p>Lip liner is to lipstick what primer is to foundation or a base coat is to nail polish—it's not crucial, but …

Boko Haram says it will not release girls

Islamist group's leader dismisses government's ceasefire claims and says kidnapped girls have been married off<p>Boko Haram denied that they had agreed to a ceasefire in a new video obtained on Friday by the news agency AFP, describing the Nigerian government claims as a lie and apparently ruling out …

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Watch a Japanese Kokeshi Doll Emerge From a Spinning Block of Wood | Colossal

<p>In an age of the ubiquitous 3D printer, it’s easy to forget the joy and beauty of handmade craft. Take, for example, the 400-year old Japanese art …

Voyeuristic Photos Capture Intimate Scenes Through Apartment Windows in Paris

American photographer Gail Albert Halaban has voyeuristic tendencies. When she peers out her window, she not only observes the world, but she documents it with her camera for all to see. In her first series, <i>Out My Window</i>, the New York-based artist staged a series of moments that capture people in …

New Banksy Piece Spotted in Bristol, UK

What to Read Next<p>Entree LS takes aim at a more mature menswear market with its new UNKNOWN line, launching this<p>/Oct 22, 2014<p>Oct 22, 2014<p>5,900 Hypes 0 …

Pictures of the Week 10.23.14

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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

10 Images That Show Our Wildly Changing View of the Cosmos

Cosmigraphics, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.<p><i>Cosmigraphics</i>, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.

China Fashion Week: A Photo Gallery

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