Sonia Lee

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Stephen Colbert Shares Why He Thinks Women Should Be in Charge of Everything

<i>Brand-new Late Show host Stephen Colbert comes clean: He loves women. Can't get enough of 'em. Thinks they should be in charge of everything. Hear him out.</i><p>First off, it's an honor to be writing for <i>Glamour</i>, a magazine so sophisticated it has an extra u in the title. All the finest publications do, …

Stephen Colbert

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Genealogy

The best albums of 2014 – readers' picks

It’s been just over five months since The War on Drugs’ Lost in the Dream was declared our readers’ favourite album of the year, and Philadelphia’s finest looked all set to secure another top spot – before four blokes from Birkenhead beat them into second place with a surprise charge. Surreal rock …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

This Is How ISIS Makes $3 Million A Day

U.S. intelligence officials revealed last week that they believe the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is reaping as much as $3 million a day in revenue, making it one of the wealthiest terrorist groups in history.<p>The group desperately needs the money, for as one U.S. official recently told NBC: …

10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

October has arrived and fall is fully underway: The days are getting shorter, pumpkin lattes are back on the menu, and -- most importantly -- we’re finally ready to light up the stove and fire up the oven. This month you craved spice (both sweet and savory) and looked for hearty food to help you …

Venomous Slow Loris May Have Evolved To Mimic Cobras

Don't be fooled by those big brown eyes.<p>What’s slow, fuzzy, and deadly like a cobra? The slow loris, of course! Researchers are arguing that these endangered Asian primates evolved to mimic venomous snakes.<p>An article published in the <i>Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases</i> …

Zoology

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Neighbors joined ISIS slaughter, Yazidi says

In an exodus of almost biblical proportions, thousands trudge across a river to escape killers belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.<p>Entire families carry nothing but the clothes on their backs. Some are barefoot.<p>Jamal Jamir, a 23-year-old university student from Sinjar, told …

A short political history of the terrorists who call themselves the “Islamic State”

The Sunni militants who now threaten to take over Iraq seemed to spring from nowhere when they stormed Mosul in early June. But the group that recently renamed itself simply “the Islamic State” has existed under various names and in various shapes since the early 1990s. And its story is the story …

Osama Bin Laden

U.S. Boots Stepping Closer to Iraq

Those increasingly loud footsteps you hear could be the sound of U.S. military boots marching closer to Iraq, following a visit Wednesday by 20 …

Clinton and White House try to shrug off split

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) — In yet another twist in their complex and heavily scrutinized relationship, Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Barack …

Juul Kraijer's best photograph: a model with a python squeezing her head

I made this in 2013 using a well-trained albino python and a model I've worked with for years. Although the model trusted the snake's trainer completely, it wasn't easy for her, but she was attracted by the challenge. Throughout the shoot, the trainer was standing by just out of the frame – ready …

No Rest For The Wicked