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In Europe and America, Segregation Continues

A new report outlines drivers and patterns of residential segregation—and why they are so hard to break.<p>Chatham, a historically working-class, majority African-American neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, has had its share of post-recession struggles. Joyce Sallie has lived there for a year and a …

Why You Should Wash Your Face

Fact: Religiously scrub off the day's grime or you're asking for an early onset of wrinkles, spots, and sagging<p>Side effects from pollution, from the quilted gray air hanging over L.A. to the alarming rise in asthma, can be seriously unpleasant. Now the latest research shows that pollution is also …

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Photo Album: My Grandmother Audrey

Here, Emma Ferrer remembers the most treasured photos of her iconic grandmother.<p>Here, BAZAAR's newly-minted star and September cover girl, Emma Ferrer, remembers the most treasured photos of her iconic grandmother.

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iPhone 6 Given September 9 Launch Date. Here's What To Expect

Dig into your savings, crack open the piggy bank, list those last few items on eBay, Apple’s most radical iPhone yet has been given a launch date .<p>September 9 is the date pegged by re/code today and it should be taken seriously. Re/code was founded by Wall Street Journal industry pillars Walt …

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Summer Reading Challenge 2014

Whether you're spending your holidays lying on a beach or just hanging out at home, working your way through a tottering tower of books is the perfect way of ensuring that your summer doesn't get dull. After all, back at school, how many people can claim that in just one month, they've scaled …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

How to Convert Photos to Black and White in Lightroom

Today I’m going to show you just how easy to use, and effective Lightroom is, for converting colour photos to powerful black and white images. The …

How Crowdsourced Astrophotographs on the Web Are Revolutionizing Astronomy - MIT Technology Review

Astrophotography is currently undergoing a revolution thanks to the increased availability of high quality digital cameras and the software available …

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Upcoming Android feature reportedly lets nearby devices automatically interact

Google is said to be working on a new Android feature that allows phones and tablets to automatically connect with devices and places very close around them, according to <i>Android Police</i>. The feature, called Nearby, might allow people to easily share information with others or receive deals from …

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé

She was the world's crusader against the trafficking of girls for sex in Cambodia, and she told an extraordinary personal tale: she was a village girl sold by a grandfatherly man into sex slavery.<p>Triumphant as well as beautiful, Somaly Mam won attention from Oprah Winfrey, a New York Times …

Tour The Incredible Gallery With All Of President George W. Bush's Paintings

While we got our first glimpse Friday of some of the 24 paintings former President George W. Bush would be displaying at his presidential library in Dallas, Texas, Reuters photographer Brandon Wade has now snapped some pictures of many more.<p>Bush, who took up painting as a hobby after he left …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Total Lunar Eclipse and Solar 'Ring of Fire' Top April's Stargazing Events

Stargazers have a lot to look forward to this month.<p>The best celestial events in April include eclipses of the sun and moon, a meteor shower and good …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How Sneaker Culture Conquered the World

It seems a long way from a training shoe created in 1917 to the gaudy and much-coveted street-wear of today, but a new book demonstrates the long and …

Flawless Skin Special: Turn Back The Clock

Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and dermatologist-approved tips to have amazing skin, every day.<p>Whatever your age, when it comes to maintaining a youthful and healthy complexion, these are high-tech treatments and …

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Mrs. Obama, We’ll Teach Your Daughter How to Drive

Photo Credit: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/Getty<p>Dear First Lady Michelle Obama,<p>As we were watching your appearance on last night’s episode of <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i>, our ears perked up when you mentioned that Malia, your oldest daughter, would soon be hitting the streets of D.C. as a licensed …

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

There's Already a Knockoff of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Don't want to wait until April to get a Samsung Galaxy S5? You can get a smartphone that's pretty close, right now — but buyer beware.<p>Goophone, the …

LinkedIn now lets you block other users, says it 'was the right thing to do'

LinkedIn now lets users block other users on its service, a feature designed to control privacy on the popular networking site. In a post announcing the new option, LinkedIn said the it heard members "loud and clear," and that blocking was added because "it was the right thing to do." That comes …

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

Samsung, Nokia and Wearables to Dominate Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress, the biggest mobile industry event in the world, was a bit of a dud last year. Instead of happening at the conference, big news …

BTS: Sports Illustrated Photographs Bikini Clad Kate Upton in Zero Gravity

Not all of the women in this year’s <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit issue are made of plastic, and yet the unique Barbie swimsuit shots we told you about …

Private Cygnus Cargo Carrier departs Space Station Complex

Following a picture perfect blastoff from NASA’s frigid Virginia spaceport and a flawless docking at the International Space Station (ISS) in …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 said to have fingerprint home button, though less sophisticated than Touch ID

The fingerprint sensor is said to be embedded in the home button<p>If a report by <i>SamMobile</i> is correct, Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 won’t just have a similar name to the iPhone 5s, it will also have a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button. The S5 is expected to be officially announced at</i> …

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