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Amazing photos taken by members of the U.S. military

Department of Defense winners of its photo competition, honoring the best in military photography of the past year<p>2nd place in the Combat Operations …

19 Slightly Odd Things All Dog Owners Have Done At Some Point

*Flops dogs ears back* "I love your new hairstyle!"

Universal Pictures

How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From

Beneath the eternal question of what creativity is lies the mystery of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. It’s a conundrum that has occupied artists, inventors, and philosophers alike since the dawn of human thought, but especially so since the dawn of psychology. …

What Creatives Can Learn From Great Ideas That Go Terribly Wrong

It's an established truism among creative people that you have to fail—and learn from those failures—in order to succeed. But is this really true? …

This App Can Help a Friend Virtually "Walk You Home" Late at Night

Companion was created by college students who were spooked by crime alerts on campus.<p>No matter how safe your neighborhood or college campus is, walking home at night can be scary, especially if you're a woman. <i>The International Business Times</i> reports that tens of thousands of people have downloaded …

Martha Stewart's Genius Guide To Making Every Type Of Chocolate Chip Cookie

Martha Stewart has been full of surprises lately. She dares to say what everyone else is thinking about Gwyneth Paltrow, she's admitted that she knows how to roll her own joints and the woman even owns and operates her own personal drone. Also, shockingly, the domestic goddess is seemingly …

The 21 Happiest Otters Ever Are Here To Brighten Your Day

Take some notes from these guys.

Cute Animals

#Recipe : Super Simple Chicken and Chorizo Chili Mac and Cheese

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil<br>1 medium yellow onion, diced<br>2 cloves of garlic, finely minced<br>1/2 pound loose chorizo sausage<br>1 …

More Insurance Companies Now Paying for Fibromyalgia Blood Test

By Donna Gregory Burch<p>Donna Gregory Burch<p>Do you have a family member, friend or physician who doubts you have fibromyalgia? Well, there’s a …

Grandpa Walks Wife, Daughter And Granddaughter Down The Aisle In Same Dress

Spoiler alert: they all rocked it.<p>It's rare that one wedding dress is worn by three generations of brides -- and even more unique that they were each escorted down the aisle by the same lucky man.<p>Harold Traver has had the honor of walking three women down the aisle: his first wife Phyllis Jo …

Weddings

The Newest Fashion Tech for 2015

This week, the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, unveiling the newest tech items set to launch this year. From smart jewelry to stylish fitness trackers, these are the chicest wearable pieces spotted at the innovative tech show—so far.<p><b>1) Stellé Audio</b> Earbud …

Samsung Is Designing Smart Contact Lenses With Built-In Cameras

While Google publicly announced their plan for smart lenses two years ago, it appears Samsung is also working on a new design that will have …

4 Reasons to Write by Hand Rather Than Type

Once you leave school, there’s rarely a need to write by hand. Work correspondence happens on computers, as does social networking. Except for the …

Comic Books

Eye-Opening Landscape Photos Explore the Environmental Cost of Human Impact

Daniel Beltr is globally recognized for his stunning aerial landscape photography. Though remarkable, his expansive shots aim to communicate more than just the inherent beauty of the land, instead seeking to expose the fragility of our ecosystem and the transformations that are occurring for the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Backyard Projects for Kids: DIY Race Car Track

Playing outside is a crucial part of development for any human beings. With urban landscape taking much of space reserved for unrestricted play, the …

DIY

Knitting: the latest mindfulness trick?

Forget colouring books for adults - the latest way to get more mindful is with a pair of knitting needles. In the same way that focussing on …

Costa Rica’s “Land of the Mixed Breeds – A Natural Paradise for Dogs and Dog Lovers Alike

‘Territorio de Zaguates’ (Land of the Mixed Breeds) is probably as close as it gets to a real-life doggy heaven. Located in a beautiful part of Costa …

Costa Rica

When Gratitude and Mindfulness Really Count

A few weeks ago I was dealt a nasty blow at work that completely blindsided me. Someone I trusted, confided in, and thought would "have my back" threw me under the bus. After it all happened, I left work, shell shocked, and took a few mental health days in order to process what had happened.<p>During …

An animated breakdown of every 'X-Files' episode ever

Science fiction is terrifying. That's why most people in <i>The X-Files</i> universe are lunatics.<p>In case you aren't aware, <i>The X-Files</i> is a 10-season-long …

3 Inspiring Lessons From Video Games

From Mario to Sonic, Candy Crush to Angry Birds, Call of Duty to World of Warcraft, video games have practically served as the testing ground for …

Feel-Good Candle

By Sadie Stein April 4, 2016<p>Our Daily Correspondent<p>Henri Rousseau, <i>The Pink Candle</i>, 1910<i>.</i><p>The other day, our Southern editor, John Jeremiah Sullivan, drew our attention to a really interesting recent episode of the BBC’s <i>History Hour</i>. It was a program dedicated in part to the death of Virginia Woolf, …

Literature

Shylights: Beautiful Unfolding Kinetic Lights That Bloom like Flowers | Colossal

<p>Several types of flowers are known to open and close for reasons of defense or energy conservation. This evolutionary mechanism, called nyctinasty, …

Art

How to Make a Thrifty Wardrobe Look Expensive

<b>Keep It Classy with Black and White</b><br>I would say that about 90 percent of my lower-priced items are black, white, gray, or a mixture of those colors. There’s just something about a black and white scheme that makes any piece look a little more upscale than if it were a splashy color (love this …

The Other review – Philip French on Robert Mulligan’s cult psychological horror movie

Now best known for <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>, the celebrated seven-film partnership between director Robert Mulligan and producer Alan J Pakula ended in 1969. Pakula embarked on directing a series of conspiracy thrillers (most famously <i>All the President’s Men</i>) that reflected the following decade of …

Horror

Ring belonging to fallen World War II pilot returned to family

A gold ring belonging to a World War II British pilot who died after his plane hit a mountain in Albania has been returned to his sister 55 years after the crash.<p>Flight Sgt. John Thompson began wearing the ring after he married Joyce Mozeley in June 1944. After spending just a weekend with his …

World War II

Ruins Of War: 15 Places Abandoned Due to Military Turmoil

Wars show through the physical devastation they leave behind. In many cases the effects can be seen decades later.

Emanuel Ungaro Fall 2015 RTW Runway

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