Urooz Virk

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20 Adorably Funny Animal Comics by Liz Climo

For over five years, we've been following the witty work of artist and animator Liz Climo. Today, Climo continues to tickle our funny bone and tug at our heartstrings with her ongoing collection of lighthearted animal comics.<p>These sweet and silly animal illustrations feature a regular cast of …

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The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages

What can hyperpolyglots teach the rest of us?<p>Last May, Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, a doctoral candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, flew to Malta for a week to learn Maltese. He had a hefty grammar book in his backpack, but he didn’t plan to open …

Anthony Bourdain: A Life in Pictures

Miami Beach

Animal Hoarding: The Psychology Behind the "Cat Lady" Stereotype

The Difference Between Collecting and Hoarding<p>If you have a lot of cats or books or shoes, it's possible you suffer from compulsive hoarding …

Hoarding

44 Stories, Podcasts and Videos Editors Loved in 2017

2017 was an extraordinary year for journalism. From the Harvey Weinstein exposés that kicked off an avalanche of sexual harassment pieces, to coverage of President Trump’s first year, to searing storytelling about the opioid epidemic and more, Flipboard was teeming with stories worth your time.<p>For …

These are Our Favorite Kitchens of 2017

2017 brought some exciting trends in kitchens — more color, an embrace of elegant, classic styles, and even the return of wood cabinets. I've seen a …

These Photos of Airplanes From Above Show Their Birth, Life, and Death

<i>Life Cycles</i> is a new project by photographer Mike Kelley, who documented the creation, use, and destruction of airplanes through top-down photos …

Aviation

F1: Lewis Hamilton's route to his historic 2017 title – in pictures

After Lewis Hamilton won his fourth Formula One world championship and become the most successful British driver of all time, we take a look back at his route to his historic 2017 title

A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists in India. This is what she learned.

By Vidhi Doshi<p>Vidhi Doshi<p>New Delhi correspondent covering India<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NEW DELHI — In India, many consider them “monsters.”<p>Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India. Over the past three years, she has …

Breaking down masterful composition of Henri Cartier-Bresson's photos

We can learn a lot about photography by observing and analyzing the works of the masters. Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of my favorite photographers …

16 movies that are so terrible they're amazing

There are good movies and there are bad movies. But at some point, a movie gets so bad that something amazing happens: Everything reaches a tipping point of terrible that makes it fun to watch again. This phenomenon has resulted in a special pool of films that we love even though we understand that …

Box Office

Watch This Montage Of Game Of Thrones' Most Stunning Shots And Cry One Solitary Tear

Have you watched it yet? If not, then you're probably counting down the hours.<p>YouTube channel The Solomon Society has channelled its own feverish …

Menstruation 101 For Boys: A Comic Book Is Their Guide

A comic book about menstruation ... aimed at boys?<p>That's what Indonesia has created.<p>It started when a UNICEF team there looked at what happens when a girl gets her period.<p>In a survey of over 1,100 girls, the team found lots of concerns about the cruel remarks boys would make. They'd point at a …

Comic Books

Everyone Reacting To Denzel Washington's First SAG Win Is Guaranteed To Make You Smile

They were SHOOK!

Entertainment

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Read These 3 Books to Harvest Your Creativity in 2017

Draw, design and become a Neo-Generalist for better outcomes in your business, and in your life.<p>Enter the new year resolved to continuously cultivate your creativity. Why? Because creativity is the fundamental means to discovery, reinvention and attunement. It is a "chaordic system" consisting of …

The 16 Best Stories from 2016

Core77's most popular posts of the year<p>2016 has been quite the, uh, interesting year (to say the least)—so to commemorate this year full of …

Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted<p>A photographer has captured images of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse.<p>Related: Sighting of …

Amazon Rainforest

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Google Scholar

French Photographer And Father Of Six Documents His Family Life

<b>Read this first</b> because you've got to get geared up before your eyes see the wonders of this man's photography!<p>About The Photographer Himself<p>Alain …

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Books

Backsplashes That Take Your Kitchen to the Next Level

When is a backsplash not just a backsplash? With a little attention to detail, these eleven kitchens take the backsplash from a run-of-the-mill …

2 weeks with an iPhone that’s missing a headphone jack

I’ve had an iPhone 7 for two weeks now, and I haven’t pulled my hair out owing to headphone jack problems.<p>Phone calls and music sound good to me on the Lightning earphones included in the box. And thanks to the headphone-jack-to-Lightning adapter that also comes in the box, I can use my favorite …

Katarina & Igor’s Apartment | AUTORI

We started working on the complete refurbishment of this apartment for a young couple in mid-2015. The apartment is located in the very center of …

These Are the Best-Designed, Most Useful Architecture Firm Websites

Our editors look at hundreds of websites per week. What do they admire and appreciate the most? Organization and simplicity. Sites that are not only …

The Designer Behind the Android Logo Has a Raunchy Sense of Humor

Making art as a profession is fun, but doing it for yourself is even better—just ask graphic designer Irina Blok.<p>A smartphone display mimicking the look of a stock ticker is, in reality, a sailor-mouthed ribbon of reactions to the tumultuous nature of the markets. Helpful rhymes splashed across …

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

<b>Your task list:</b><p><b>Total: 30 minutes</b><p><i>Want to bookmark this for future reference? Pin or download our cleaning cheat sheet.</i>

The 23 Coolest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2016

Restaurant wallpaper worth stealing, new ways of cooking with fire, next-level banchan, and lot more<p>Pho beats ramen, eggs Benedict bows to khachapuri, doughnuts still rule, and 20 other discoveries we made while searching for this year’s best new restaurants.<p>Is There Anything You <i>Can’t</i> Milk?<p>The …

San Francisco

10 of the Best New Songs to Listen to in September

Regina Spektor, Against Me!, Mykki Blanco, and an ELLE.com exclusive premiere.<p>Summer has slipped by faster than Katie Ledecky, but there's a lot to look forward to even if the Song of the Summer season is drawing to a close.<p>As September rolls in, it's a good time to update your outfits and your …