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Oculus Rift could match HTC Vive's best trick

The virtual reality wars are about to heat up, with figures from Oculus claiming it could match one of its chief rival HTC's key features.<p>One of the …

The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kendall Jenner Wears Her Support on Her Sleeve!

As Beyoncé proved recently with her politically charged “Formation” video, fashion is also a medium to declare your beliefs, and from the looks of our Instagram feed this week, more than a few of our chicest follows have put this into practice. Kendall Jenner made her support for Democratic …

MSNBC's Melissa Harris of MSNBC Refuses to Return to Her Own Show: I Am Not a 'Token' or 'Little Brown Bobble Head'

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is refusing to return to her own show after weeks of halting the series, named after Perry, in exchange for election …

Media Industry

March Madness 2016: Former Powerhouses Poised for Early NCAA Tournament Exits

Link to Media<p>In this era of one-and-done players, it's difficult for a program to maintain success in college basketball year after year. It seems every school has its down period—even the ones that have proven to be the class of the sport over the past 10 years.<p>This year's NCAA tournament …

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Mass graves of women 'too old to be Isil sex slaves' - this is what we're up against

As the world prayed for Paris, more than three thousand miles east another atrocity was being uncovered in Iraq - two mass graves containing the bodies of older Yazidi women. Sophy Ridge explains why we can't ignore them<p>In the desert dust of Sinjar, in north west Iraq, a walking stick lies on the …

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Creating A Rose Out Of Apples Is Much Easier Than You Think

A dozen of fruity roses, please!<p>Sure, a dozen roses is all romantic and stuff, but a bunch of edible roses is the most swoon-worthy thing anyone can give. Just look at them!<p>Now that you're salivating from the mere image of these fancy treats, it's only right that you learn how to make them. Leave …

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25 Most Deceiving Exercises (They Tone More than You Think!)

Not only are they ridiculously easy, but these exercises offer major fat-burning, toning, and strength training benefits<p>One-legged squats don't seem …

When Do You Need to Drink More Water?

Your body contains more water than anything else, about 60 percent of your total body weight. Water helps regulate your body temperature, transports …

Wellness

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 available for $550

The holiday shopping season is so close to kicking off, you can almost feel it. Those of you looking to snag a top flagship Android smartphone at a discounted price should look no further than the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. It’s undoubtedly one of this year’s best phones, and comes with a bunch of …

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Want to Fend Off Disease? Mix Up Your Workouts

<i>Greatist News examines and explains the trends and studies making headlines in fitness, health, and happiness. Check out all the news …

The Exercise That Torches Belly Fat

Blast your middle, pack on muscle, and sweat your way to a six-pack with this grueling new squat variation<p>The hot potato squat may sound like a kid’s recess activity, but don’t be fooled—it’s also a cutting-edge fat-loss exercise that will get your heart pumping and your muscles burning in almost …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Losing Weight Is Easy -- No Seriously, It Is

If you are currently at a stage where you are overexercising or don't eat enough food in general, don't read this. This is for the people who are unhappy with the extra weight they put on, keep on and can't seem to get off. This is for all the people who say:<p><i>"Food is my life." "I'm a foodie." "I</i> …

Stop Food Cravings--for Good

<b>When you crave:</b> Creamy (peanut butter, risotto, mac 'n' cheese) <b><br>Chew this:</b> Sugar-free Jell-O, hummus, or for dinner, a bowl of velvety soup<p><b>When you crave:</b> Greasy (fries, pizza, burgers) <b><br>Chew this:</b> Baked sweet-potato fries or thin-crust pizza with veggies. Choose 90% or higher lean beef--your mouth …

47 Ways to Boost Brainpower Now

Summer vacation is in full swing, but that's no reason to let the brain veg. To keep that noggin in tip-top shape, we've put together a list of new …

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Cutting your risk for cardiovascular disease doesn't necessarily require a total lifestyle overhaul. Simple steps like heading to bed early and …

How to Instantly Cut 8 Seconds Off Your Mile Pace

The study found that runners who competed in a race with at least one rival present cut almost eight seconds per mile off their pace—which would allow them to finish a 5-K nearly 25 seconds sooner.<p>Why the surge in speed? Competing against someone you are used to comparing yourself to increases the …

Cranberry Juice Could Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Research Shows

By Christopher Wanjek, Contributing writer<p>Published: 07/23/2013 12:49 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>An old wives' tale might be held up by modern science: New evidence shows how cranberry juice might prevent or cure urinary tract infections, researchers say.<p>Cranberry juice has been touted for at least a …