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The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Travel

Red Arrows issue warning after training session stopped by fans taking photos

The aerobatic team has warned people not to take 'unnecessary risks' to get good photos<p>A Red Arrows training session had to be stopped for safety reasons after photographers stood on the runway directly underneath the display team's flight path.<p>The aerobatic team has warned people not to take …

Man behind Leonardo DiCaprio's Revenant bear attack revealed

‘I rolled around with Leo, but it was all consensual’: stuntman watched videos of bear attacks to ensure authenticity for Oscar-nominated thriller<p>The infamous bear attack scene in the Oscar-nominated adventure The Revenant involved Leonardo DiCaprio, his stunt double, some special effects and a …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Ingredients of common junk foods

In "Ingredients: A Visual Exploration of 75 Additives & 25 Food Products," photographer Dwight Eschliman and science writer Steve Ettlinger reveal the ingredients in 25 popular American food products, including Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing, Hostess Twinkies, and Cool Ranch Doritos.<p>Eschliman …

Food

How to make millions as a YouTube star

We hear conflicting mumblings. We hear that YouTube star PewDiePie has reportedly made $12 million, and that he's not the only one to score a big payday.<p>But we also hear that stars with half a million subscribers can sometimes struggle to make ends meet. There's a disconnect that comes from both …

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Selfie and the beast – in pictures

Traveller Allan Dixon’s shots of himself with a variety of exotic creatures have put his Instagram account on the map. The 29-year-old real-life Doctor Dolittle, originally from Wicklow, Ireland, but currently living in Australia, says he has a special rapport with animals. He regularly coaxes the …

Photography

How Photography Saved My Life After I Lost the Love of My Life

My story is one of tragedy followed by good fortune. It is the story of death giving birth to life and of the power of photography to make it …

Arches National Park

Facebook starts '2G Tuesdays' so employees can see what speeds are like in India

To develop apps and services for emerging markets, it helps to understand what users go through. To that end, Facebook is launching a new internal program called ‘2G Tuesdays.’<p>The initiative forces employees to use Facebook apps like Messenger and — well, Facebook — on a much slower connection than …

The most popular Popcorn Time fork has been shut down

Perhaps for good<p>Is Popcorn Time's wild run coming to an end? One of the two biggest versions of the illegal streaming service, popcorntime.io, was reportedly shut down for good last week after a dispute between developers. The website itself is unavailable, the app no longer works, and an official …

Popcorn Time

First Step to Drinking Your Dream Whiskey? Knowing How to Read the Bottle's Label

Drinking great whiskey is easy; figuring out how to know your Tennessee whiskey from your bourbon, and your 12-years from your 18 can be really intimidating. These simple tips will get you plucking bottles off the shelf like an expert.<p>Master sommelier and author <b>Richard Betts</b> doesn't really believe …

Scotch Whisky

What the golden age of travel was really like

This #tbt, we’re kicking it back to the golden age of air travel, when flying coach was all glamour. Passengers wore their finest threads, the meals …

Flying

This is How People Lie About Their Lives on Instagram

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever series of images that pokes fun at how Instagram users often use …

Here's the difference between a nonstop and direct flight

If you want to get where you're going as fast as possible, book a nonstop flight.<p>These flights take off at your departure city and land at your destination without any stops. However, these are usually also the most expensive flights.<p>Direct flights, despite the name, will also take you from your …

Air Travel

This Is What Happens When You Waffle Iron Everything

Getting creative with a waffle iron isn't a novel idea. People have been sneaking hash browns and cheese into our favorite kitchen appliance for a little while now. But the creative folks at ChefSteps have taken it a step further when they went on a waffle iron cooking frenzy. Basically every food …

Breakfast

A new “All-You-Can-Fly” pass lets you travel throughout Brazil for just $399

Azul, Brazil’s biggest airline in terms of cities served, just launched a new “all-you-can-fly” Air Pass that allows 10 days of unlimited flights …

South America

Researchers Use Femtosecond Lasers To Display Touchable Images In The Air

A Japanese company called Aerial Burton has been using lasers to ionize air molecules in midair for a few years now, thereby creating bright pixels that float in space. Using the original system, however, you were essentially creating floating plasma which could burn you if you touched it. Now, …

Engineering

Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks

You can allay those fears that the fiber optic network that delivers your internet is going to overload. At UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute, engineers not only broke the supposed limits of fiber optic data transmission — they utterly smashed it, increasing the power of optical signals almost …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Success

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

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Travel

'They're Not Gang Members': Bikers Protest Mass Arrests In Waco

Authorities in Waco, Texas, continue to investigate the deaths of nine motorcycle gang members in one of the worst biker brawls in recent times. More than 170 people were arrested and charged with organized crime; each is being held under a $1 million bond.<p>Now there's a backlash from biker groups, …

Crime

Microsoft Hyperlapse creates smooth time-lapse videos on Windows and Android

Microsoft first announced its Hyperlapse video technology just a couple of weeks before Instagram launched its own Hyperlapse app on iOS last year. Designed primarily as a way to transform bumpy GoPro videos into smooth works of art, Microsoft Hyperlapse can process any video and create a steady …

Windows Phone

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You’re a responsible adult.<p>Like most of us, you want to improve your personal and professional life and think about the things you could do to get there. But (like most of us) rather than working towards those goals the second you get home you post up …

Can exercise really defeat depression? How to find out if it can work for you.

<b>Some say exercise can defeat depression. Sure, it’s worth a try — in theory. But when you’re depressed, it can be hard to muster the motivation. Here</b> …

10 Things Happy People Do to Stay Happy

<b>“Here's a little song I wrote. You might want to sing it note for note. Don't worry, be happy.” ~Bobby McFerrin</b> <b></b><p>I was one of those people that when …

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Phones

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …