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Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

<i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series called “Ageless Beauty,” which celebrates the loveliness of women aged 45 and above. Fordham told The Huffington Post that he wanted his images to …


A Nigerian comics startup is creating African superheroes

Comic Republic, a Nigerian comics startup based in Lagos, is creating a universe of superheroes for Africans and black readers around the world. The cast of characters—”Africa’s Avengers” according to some fans—ranges from Guardian Prime, a 25-year old Nigerian fashion designer by day who uses his …


Thomas Chatterton Williams: My black privilege

A couple of years ago, I participated in an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race. During the roundtable that followed the panels, as I spoke about my experiences growing up black in the 1990s, I was interrupted by a Latino sociologist and former gang member from UC Santa Barbara. People …

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South Asia
South Asia
South Asia
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A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing …

Greek Mummy Found in Lead Coffin

A mummy of a middle-aged woman dating to Ancient Greek times has been discovered in a lead coffin inside a marble sarcophagus, the first clear …

Trump's Muslim ban idea pushes GOP toward chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's plan to ban Muslims from entering the United States is shoving the Republican Party to the edge of chaos, abruptly pitting GOP leaders against their own presidential front-runner and jeopardizing the party's longtime drive to attract minorities.<p>Unbowed, Trump fired …

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Austria's border fence could have 800-yard gap as local winemakers make a stand

Owners of vineyards along Austria-Slovenia border refuse permission for barrier to run through land - but not out of concern for the grape<p>The fence Austria is building on its border with Slovenia to control the refugee influx could have an 800-yard gap after local winemakers refused permission for …

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This startup will fund your wedding, but if you divorce you have to pay them back

SwanLuv is currently accepting applications from soon-to-be-wed couples who think they've found everlasting love, Geekwire reports. After you've filled out the form, the company will make its own assessment of your bound and give out a loans of up to $10,000 to fund your dream nuptials.<p>The catch? …

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Cruz To Dictators: You Do You

In a broad national security address outlining his worldview, Sen. Ted Cruz said he would give dictators a pass as long as they were helpful in the …

Martin Shkreli Plans To Hike Up the Price for Another Life-Saving Drug, This Time for Poor People

Martin Shkreli, a man who holds the title “most hated” in the disparate fields of health care and rap, is back to his usual tricks: ratcheting up the …

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Donald Trump
Donald Trump

These Donald Trump Quotes From 1999 Make A Great Argument Against Voting For Him In 2015

Russell Simmons penned an open letter to his friend Donald Trump recently, addressing criticism he has lobbed at the Republican front runner and pleading with his friend to stop traveling down whatever path he has chosen to get to this point:<p>Stop the bullsh*t. Stop fueling fires of hate. Don’t feed …

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North Korea
North Korea