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Melanie Ribbe x Galore Mag - Undress For No One [NSFW]

The stunning Melanie Ribbe has teamed up with the folks over at Galore Mag in a new editorial shoot. Titled ‘Undress for no one’, it’s pretty much …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as a circuit: Go from one move to the next without …

Yoga

10 Best Movies of 2013

Peter Travers counts down great films from a provocative year<p>In the most potent and provocative year at the multiplex in recent memory, 2013 …

Helen Mirren

Teachers Give Better Grades to More Attractive Students: Study

If you were of a mind to forgive good-looking people for their freakishly good genetic makeup because you figure you got better brains than they did, …

Warren Buffett's secrets uncovered by new study

Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill?<p>Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill? That's the question two analysts at AQR Capital Management, one of the world's largest and most sophisticated hedge funds, and a professor at New York …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Janelle Monae

Sugar Plum Fruitcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Many of you know that I've spent 2013 baking for Betty. It's been a lively year of fun minion cakes, candy bar creations and snickerdoodle skillets. …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in …

Zoology

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...<p>An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this …

U.S. Census

How America Learned to Love Whiskey

Attempts to control the fermentation and sale of alcohol are older than the republic itself.<p>In October 1794, Alexander Hamilton took time out from his regular duties as secretary of the Treasury to lead 13,000 militiamen into western Pennsylvania. Resistance to a tax on whiskey production, intended …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #55

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Show-stopping peafowl, pygmy-tyrants, babblers, flowerpeckers and sapphires are the pick of the wild bird photographs from this week! Go to the new Wild Bird Trust website to learn more about our research and conservation projects in Africa. Please consider making a …

Birds

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

Solar Power

Distant Stars, Saturn's Bars, and a Trip to Mars

A supernova's ghost, Saturn's unearthly rings, and the next Mars mission's send-off round out the week's best space pictures.

Astronomy

Secrets of the Maya Otherworld

<b>On the edge of a small cornfield near the ruined Maya city of Chichén Itzá, in the sparse shade of</b> a tropical tree, a voice ricochets wildly up the mouth of a well. <i>“¡Lo vi! ¡Lo vi!”</i> the shout proclaims. “I saw it, I saw it!” <i>“¡Sí, es verdad!</i> Yes, it’s true!”<p>Leaning over the mouth of the well, …

Mexico