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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Youre A Giant Squid. Can You Fight And Defeat A Boat?

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Ahh, the ocean. Ahh. You bask in the cool waters of the ocean, spending your whole days saying Ahhhh. Sometimes, when you love being in the ocean so much, you even throw a few extra Hs in there, and say Ahhhhhhhhhhh. You do this for a few weeks, until suddenly, a thought occurs to ...

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‘Human life is more expendable’: why slavery has never made more money

New research shows modern slavery is more lucrative than it has ever has been, with sex traffickers reaping the greatest rewards Slave traders today make a return on their investment 25-30 times higher than their 18th- and 19th-century counterparts. Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Business School, has calculated that the average profit a victim generates for their ...

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Kylie Jenner’s Lips: Through The Years!

What a difference six years can make! In honor of National Lipstick Day, we thought we’d celebrate the most famous pout in Hollywood: Although she admitted in a 2015 episode of KUWTK that she got “temporary lip fillers,” two years later, it seems like these injections are becoming permanent! As seen in the photo (above), her kisser in 2011 looks ...

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How to conquer our obsession with eternal life | Matt Haig

Our anti-ageing quest only increases anxiety, says Matt Haig. Instead, we need to understand the tricks of time As a culture, we are obsessed with ageing. We have always been obsessed but now, paradoxically, in an era where we live longer than ever, we fear it more than ever before too. There is, of course, a whole industry devoted to ...

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I dont like doing this, my father frowned, fixing my hair. But he did it anyway

Growing up in a white family, Georgina Lawton faced a long and sometimes arduous journey of discovery about her racial identity. Here, she reveals how she learned to stop fighting her curly hair My skin is too dark to show a blush, but I came pretty close a few years ago when, as a University of Warwick undergraduate, I was turned away from ...

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Mohamed El Bachiri: Terrorists killed my wife: this is my jihad for love

Mohamed El Bachiris wife, Loubna, died in a suicide attack in Brussels last year. He talks to Emma Beddington about his manifesto for peace and bringing up three sons on his own On 22 March 2016, Loubna Lafquiri left her home in Khalid El Bakraoui detonated an explosive device as the train they were travelling on left attack on the Jewish ...

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Rare ‘Argyle Everglow’ Fancy Red diamond could sell for millions

(CNN)As the head of jewelry in Asia for British auction house Bonhams, Graeme Thompson is used to handling beautiful diamonds on a daily basis. Yet he’s only ever held a red diamond once, about five years ago. “Red diamonds are the rarest of them all and whoever gets to hold one in his hand is very lucky indeed,” he said. ...

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Top of the Lake: China Girl review Elisabeth Moss is totally mesmerising, again

Season two sees Jane Campion wring cinematic beauty from a seedy Sydney cityscape, with Nicole Kidman joining Mosss Detective Robin Griffin An Asian couple finish their noodles, then take a big wheelie suitcase to the top of a cliff at night. The size of the case, its obvious weight, and the cemetery (Jane Campions Top of the Lake: China Girl ...

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This Mini Disney Princess Photoshoot Of 6 Babies Is Taking Internet By Storm, And Its Just Too Cute

Captured by photographer Karen Marie of Belly Beautiful Portraits, the photos feature six infant girls dressed as the tiniest princesses you’ve ever seen. “Disney princesses have always held a special place in my heart,” Marie told Scary Mommy. “Having two daughters of my own who are now 12 and 10 and not into the princess thing anymore, makes me miss ...

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Incredible Pagan-Themed Photoshoot By Polish Photographer Reveals Stunning Beauty Of Slavic Culture

Christianity arrived in the Slavic world between the 7th and 12th centuries, but before that the region was a hotbed of mythology and polytheism. Though little is known to this day about their mysterious rituals, accounts by early Byzantine explorers describe the ancient Slavs as worshipers of thunder and earth – no doubt referring to Perun, the highest god of ...

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