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11 Facebook Tips, Tricks and Facts You Probably Don’t Already Know

Advertisement<p>Six degrees of separation is the theory that everyone in the world is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other …

11 Things You Don't Know About Nutella

You think you know, but you have no idea.<p>Whether you love it or think it's completely overrated, you can't deny that Nutella has developed a cult-like following worldwide. It's a treat that people love to gush about, so consider these lesser-known facts your perfect icebreaker the next time you're …

Nutella

My Double Life As A High-Functioning Alcoholic (And How I Finally Found Happiness)

For most of my mid-30s and early 40s, it looked like I had it all together.<p>I had a six-figure dream job that allowed me to work from home and travel …

Alcohol

Watch the Incredible Moment a Woman Tells Her Sick Girlfriend That She's a Kidney Match

This is just too sweet.<p>Lori Interlicchio met her girlfriend Alana Duran on Tinder. Duran has had Lupus — a potentially life-threatening autoimmune condition — since she was 12, and has had to get a hip placement, a pacemaker, and go on dialysis for kidney failure. She has been waiting for a kidney …

The 10 Most Unequal Big Cities in America

The idea that hard work leads to prosperity is increasingly becoming an American pipe dream, in some places more than others.<p>New Orleans is the most …

⓵ Penisvergrößerung Pillen

<b>Die XtraSize Pillen erhöhen die Absorption und Wirksamkeit der Schwellkörper, aus denen der Penis aufgebaut ist.Während der Füllung mit Blut</b> …

10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free

I honestly feel quite insecure every time someone tells me that they can speak more than one language. One of the disadvantages of English being your …

How to Feed Your Friends (Even If You're Broke, Uninspired, or Never Cook)

<i>by guest blogger Dana Velden, a Zen priest and author of</i> <b>Finding Yourself in the Kitchen</b><p>Perhaps the most delightful use of a kitchen is to spend time in it with friends. To prove this, I'm going to insist that you invite three friends over to dinner tonight (or two, if you're partnered.) Do it right …

New Dark Comedy Exposes ‘Underbelly’ Of The Yoga World

“Welcome to the underbelly of the yoga world.” In a world…where yoga teachers are valued based on the number of their Instagram followers…praised for …

Yoga

Watch a Hypnotic, Hilarious Homemade Ad For a Used Truck Nobody Will Ever Buy

Once, when I was apartment-hunting, a broker paused just before we crossed the threshold to let me know a tiny detail about the apartment. It seems …

Funny Things To Do Before Giving Birth

Do you want the best for your kid? Of course you do!<p>Boosting your kid’s learning ability and social skills in less than 20 minutes a day? That’s …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

Amy Schumer and #MakeItFair: the women standing up to Hollywood

As in the mock #MakeItFair campaign an increasing number of successful women are calling out the film and TV industry’s sexism. Does this mark a tipping point?<p>With its Milk Milk Lemonade sketch satirising pop culture’s fixation with the female booty, Tuesday night’s new season of Inside Amy Schumer …

The Fanatic Feminist Who Created ‘Monopoly’

The famous boardgame has an equally famous origin myth—poor Depression dad creates game for family—but it turns out the truth is more tortured, and …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Here Are Two Cute Cat Videos To Kick Off Your Weekend

It's FRIDAY! That means you're either ready to strap on a feedbag full of white wine or getting ready to go out and partayyyyy. Or maybe both! Either …

“Wild”: Reese Witherspoon sends mixed messages in a gorgeous liberation fable

<b>Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)</b><p>Cheryl Strayed’s hit memoir becomes a warm, wrenching, often gorgeous travelogue. But has the point been buried?<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 3, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>It seems to be Feminism Week in the fall movie season, and given our intense social focus …

Women officers secretly filmed in shower on board US Navy submarine

Reports suggest that some of the first women officers to serve on board US Navy subamarines have had secret footage of them undressing distributed by a male colleague. Claire Cohen reports<p>Some of the first women to serve on US Navy submarines have been secretly filmed in the shower.<p><b>A 24-year-old</b> …

Arkansas judge loses job over online comments about actress Charlize Theron

The top court in Arkansas has ordered the immediate dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential details about an adoption involving Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, according to court documents.<p>Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio admitted posting details from Theron's closed-record …

Tallulah Willis Opens Up About Body Image

Via YouTube<p>There will always be those forces in the fashion world that bombard consumers with unattainable imagery: women and men photoshopped to …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

FLOTUS Brings Her Reign of Greatness to New Levels

Michelle Obama got together with the boys of the Miami Heat to discuss how healthy eating can help you perform like a champion. Then this happened:<p>via whitehouse.tumblr.com<p>LeBron looks particularly proud—who wouldn't be?! Watch the full video in all its fruit-eating glory, here:

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in January

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in January:</b><p>Celebrate the coming of a new year <i>and</i> the oldest folk festival in the U.S. at the <b>Philadelphia</b> <b>Mummers Parade</b> (January 1). Local clubs take to the streets …