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Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

Prehistory

7 key questions about our newly discovered human ancestor, answered

In groundbreaking new research published on Thursday, a new species of human relative has been discovered in South Africa. The findings, published in …

10 Elegant Homes You Simply Must Rent in Paris

These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.<p>These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.

Retailers should ditch “men’s” and “women’s” departments and embrace genderless fashion

Gendered fashion is on the way out. Fashion designers are mixing menswear and womenswear on the runway. Parents are pushing for genderless clothing that allows little girls to, say, wear science-themed t-shirts instead of princess dresses. And Quartz fashion writers are asking: “Sex and gender …

Feminism

Exposing Companies That Pay Women Less Than Men

How the British government is addressing a global problem<p>It’s often considered gauche to ask people about their salaries, but the British government is planning to do just that. In a bid to combat the gender pay gap, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday that his government will …

OECD

Sturgeon: SNP will keep foxhunting ban in revenge against Cameron

Party leader says it will vote against relaxing ban partly because prime minister has shown so little respect for its MPs since election<p>Nicola Sturgeon has said the SNP will vote against relaxing the foxhunting ban in England and Wales partly because David Cameron has shown so little respect for …

Firstborns really are the favorites and most successful, but they’re also the most unhealthy

First, middle, and only children will probably never stop debating the merits of their birth order. But a few things are pretty well settled. Firstborns in developed countries tend to earn more, have higher IQs, and end up more educated. And there’s evidence parents are biased toward them. But …

Maternal

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How Facebook Knows What You Look Like

That woman from that laundry detergent commercial, you’ve seen her before in the yogurt ad. And the clerk at the convenience store you hit up this …

GIFs Reveal the Visually Satisfying Process of a Hand-Lettering Expert

Despite the evolution of typography, with the advent of technology and various software, UK-based graphic designer Seb Lester proves that the art of hand-lettering is not dead. The artist's experience and skill with simple tools like calligraphy pens and paper leave digital renderings unnecessary. …

Typography

Which Famous Paintings Are The Most 'Creative'? This Formula Might Have The Answer

Salvador Dalí's unique paintings might be explained by his eccentric personality; Wassily Kandinsky's eye for color might be explained by synesthesia. We tell these stories about artists because the idea of the creative genius is appealing, but might creativity be a more formulaic process than …

How to make perfect pizza at home

Xanthe Clay reveals the secrets to getting a crispy base for your pizza<p>Crisp, chewy crust, puffy edge, and fresh toppings all hot from the oven: nothing is better, or more universally popular than a good pizza. And simple too – it’s just bread with some bits and bobs on top, after all. So why is it …

Homemade

Manchester's Whitworth gallery wins museum of the year award

Art Fund prize for £100,000 follows £15m transformation described as ‘one of the great museum achievements of recent years’<p>The Whitworth in Manchester has been named the UK’s 2015 Museum of the Year after a £15m transformation hailed as “one of the great museum achievements of recent years”.<p>Judges …

'Portrait Of A Quiet Girl' Celebrates The Private Madness Within Us All

What are your secret single behaviors? In the season 4 episode of “Sex and the City,” “The Good Fight,” Carrie Bradshaw reveals that when she’s home alone, she makes a stack of saltine crackers with grape jelly and eats them standing up in the kitchen while reading fashion magazines -- not the most …

JK Rowling Confirms New 'Harry Potter' Play, 'The Cursed Child', Is Coming To London Next Year

JK Rowling has confirmed a new ‘Harry Potter’ play is coming to the West End next year.<p><b>READ MORE:</b><p>JK Rowling Explains One Of Harry Potter's Great …

Art Basel Opens in Basel: Pictures

Art

Dave Grohl interview: 'I’m going to fix my leg and then I’m going to come back'

Grohl's freak accident may have stopped the Foo Fighters headlining Glastonbury, but, he tells Neil McCormick, things could be worse<p>Tonight, Foo Fighters were supposed to be playing to 70,000 noisy rock fans on the second of two sold-out dates at Wembley Stadium. Next Friday, the American rockers …

Olga Korbut the "Sparrow from Minsk" Uneven Bars with Korbut Flip 1972, Summe...

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Animals Run Amok after Flood in Tbilisi

Floods

Gingerfinger: Damien Lewis new bookies' favourite for next James Bond

William Hill slashes odds after flurry of bets amid speculation Daniel Craig might step down following release of Spectre<p>Bookmakers have slashed odds on Damien Lewis becoming the next James Bond after a flurry of large bets on the Homeland star.<p>William Hill now has Lewis as short as 6/4 to follow …

Charli XCX - Famous (Brenmar Remix)

Charli XCX

10 Cold Soups for Hot Summer Nights

What do we love about cold soups? Well, just about everything—especially in the summer, when the prospect of turning on the oven feels like one of the bigger challenges of the day. Aside from a little roasting and scorching, you can get most of the work for these soups done in a blender, saving you …

Recipes

Sir Ian McKellen And Sir Patrick Stewart Share A Kiss On The Red Carpet Of The 'Mr Holmes' London Premiere (PICS)

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart showed the world just what good friends they are at the premiere for ‘Mr Holmes’ on Wednesday.<p>REALLY good …

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Portraits Capture the Completely Mesmerized Faces of Children Watching TV

How do you relax after a long day? If you're like many people, then you might watch television to unwind. Brooklyn-based photographer Donna Stevens created a fascinating series that shows just how engrossing this activity is, specifically with children. The project is called <i>Idiot Box</i>, and it …

TV

Senior Citizens Learn to Graffiti in Creative Workshop That Aims to Banish Ageist Stereotypes

LATA 65 is a unique urban art workshop that aims to banish ageist stereotypes through the art of graffiti. In various neighborhoods around Lisbon, Portugal, this class is introducing more than 100 senior citizens to youth culture. Aided by well-known street artists, the elders learn to make their …

Streetwear

Record numbers of women climb to partner at Deloitte

Accountancy group promotes 75 staff to partner, almost a third of which are women<p>Deloitte has added a record number of women to its ranks of partners, with female employees accounting for almost one in three of those to make the cut.<p>The accountancy and consulting giant has promoted 75 people to the …

Deloitte

My dad asked me to eat McDonald's for 10 days. This is what happened

Genetics student Tom Spector explains why his father asked him to eat junk food for every meal - and what the effects were on his body<p>The idea was hatched on a family holiday in Brazil, two Christmases ago. My father was researching microbes in the gut, which make up as much as three pounds of our …

McDonald's

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …