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President Obama Says He Appreciates His Gorgeous Wife's Curves

Relationship goals.<p>"When I was a kid, I didn't realize as much, or maybe it was even a part of, which is the enormous pressure that young women are placed under in terms of looking a certain way," he said.<p>These pressures are even more challenging for African-American women, he added.<p>"I mean, …

Researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

Imagine a world with little or no concrete. Would that even be possible? After all, concrete is everywhere—on our roads, our driveways, in our homes, …

Science Finds All Women Are at Least a Little Bit Gay

Yep, you too!<p>A new study from the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> found women who self-identify as heterosexual become aroused when exposed to stimulating female images.<p>Gerulf Rieger, the psychology lecturer who led the study, explained to Mic: "Most women responded to both videos of …

Russia is putting world peace at risk, says Pentagon chief Ash Carter

The Kremlin’s ‘challenging activities’ and nuclear sabre-rattling are ‘disturbing’, the defense secretary says, adding a warning about the rise of China<p>The US defense secretary, Ash Carter, has accused Russia of endangering world order and said the Pentagon was searching for creative ways to deter …

Geopolitics
Saudi Arabia
Latin America

Pakistani woman dies after being set on fire by a former lover for rejecting a marriage proposal

More than 3,000 women have been killed in such attacks since 2008<p>A young Pakistani woman died on Tuesday after a rejected suitor set her ablaze for refusing his marriage proposal, a doctor said.<p>Sonia Bibi, 20, was admitted to hospital last month, where she told police that her former lover had …

Pakistan

At 50, Shah Rukh Khan is out to prove that he has the smartest business mind in Bollywood

For almost half his life, Shah Rukh Khan has reigned as one of Bollywood’s most successful actors. But Khan—who turns 50 today—has also emerged as one of the smartest business minds in India’s burgeoning Hindi film industry.<p>On Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid actors in 2015, Khan ranked 18 …

Bollywood

Here’s why so many movies released in October bombed at the box office

"The last two weeks have been a box office bloodbath," observed Exhibitor Relations box-office analyst Jeff Bock. "I'm not sure Hollywood has ever witnessed this many misfires on back-to-back weekends. It truly is a real-life horror show." The fact that Halloween fell on a Saturday, luring lots of …

Box Office

Nearly 500 arrested at electronic music festivals in Pomona, San Bernardino

Nearly 500 people were arrested this weekend at two electronic music festivals in Pomona and San Bernardino, authorities said.<p>On Sunday, the second and final day of the Halloween-themed HARD Day of the Dead festival at the Pomona Fairplex, 162 people were arrested, according to figures released …

Did Amazon Just Sound The Death Knell For Groupon?

On Friday, Amazon quietly announced that it will shut down its Amazon Local services.<p>Those two services were set up by Amazon specifically to compete with Groupon four years ago in the heyday of Groupon.<p>We all remember our inboxes getting inundated with “deals” from merchants via Groupon, …

Groupon

Box Office: 'Spectre' Spies Huge $80.4 Million Overseas Debut

As expected, Sony and EON Productions’s latest James Bond adventure, <i>Spectre</i>, started with a box office bang in its United Kingdom debut. The film debuted in the UK last Monday night, nearly two weeks ahead of its domestic opening this coming Thursday night, where it snagged a whopping $6.4 million …

Film Industry

Wreckage of lost US cargo ship El Faro 'located at depth of 15,000 feet'

The ship, with 33 crew members onboard, went missing in the Atlantic during Hurricane Joaquin<p>Wreckage believed to be of the cargo ship El Faro, which was lost off the Bahamas along with its 33 crew members during Hurricane Joaquin, has been discovered at a depth of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters).<p>El …

Terrorists 'boasted' to Isil leaders about bombing plane, stranded Brits 'could face ten day delays' - as it happened on Saturday November 7

British official in Sharm el-Sheikh resort says British government is increasing the number of flights and will return about 2,000 nationals today on nine planes

Russian plane crash: everything we know on Monday morning about the airliner Isil says it brought down on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian aviation authorities say there was no SOS call from the commerical plane that crashed in northern Sinai with 17 children and 207 adults on board<p><b>• Russian operated Kogalymavia flight was travelling from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg</b><br>• <b>All 224 people on board died when it crashed on Sinai</b> …

China warns US it could spark war with 'provocative acts' in South China Sea

Beijing’s top admiral issues the warning during teleconference talks with his US counterpart aimed at defusing tension in the region<p>China has warned the US that its “dangerous and provocative acts” in the South China Sea could lead to “a minor incident that sparks war”.<p>China’s naval commander, …

China

Who Needs Cameras? These 3D Maps Can Show Real-Time Moving Parts

Five years ago video game veteran Ian Hetherington decided he wanted to create a new kind of software platform that would merge games with the real world. He spent about three years building a platform that could turn regular map data into a 3D world that you could fly around, a more cartoonish …

OpenStreetMap

Does Bacon Cause Cancer? | Men's Health

But before you break up with bacon, here’s what you need to know.<p><b>We’re talking about a minuscule risk</b><p>If meat <i>does</i> cause cancer (more on that later), the risk for any one person is tiny.<p>How tiny?<p>One key study cited by the WHO panel found that people who ate the least processed and red meat—less than …

A massive Chinese industry is flashing warning signs that the world cannot ignore

The disaster is the result of a combination of factors, including a slowing Chinese economy, falling commodity prices, and an industry loaded with debt.<p>Earlier this month, state-owned enterprise (SOE) Sinosteel defaulted on a debt-interest payment of $315 million on bond notes maturing in 2017.<p>It's …

China

Ben Bernanke reveals the biggest threat to global economy right now

Former Federal Reserve chairman says it is not up to policymakers at the US central bank to keep rates low in order to avoid creating volatility<p>The build-up of debt in emerging markets poses the "most meaningful risk" to the global financial system right now, according to the former chairman of the …

China is buying gold again and that's not a good sign for its stock market

The country's net gold imports from Hong Kong rose to a huge 97.2 tonnes last month from 59.3 tonnes in August, according to data obtained by Reuters from the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department.<p>Imports have risen for three straight months, according to the Reuters report.<p>Demand often peaks …

Stock Markets

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition