Asking the Internet 'Am I ugly?'
Last month, the Internet collectively frowned over a depressing new genre of viral video: Teen-age girls taking to YouTube to ask anonymous strangers, "Am I Pretty or Ugly?" The good/bad news is that this plugged-in permutation of adolescent insecurity isn't just a girl thing.
VIDEO | Handy gadgets to help your sick child
Having a sick child is the worst. All you want to do is make them feel better, and a lot of times it feels like there is very little you can do. Now there are some handy gadgets to help you make your little one feel better sooner without stressing yourself out.
Winterize… your hair? Protect your style from a seasonal slump
Your hair is golden waves of agreement when the weather's balmy, but once the cold, dry air starts blowing and the static electricity is flowing, your hair nightmare can turn into reality.
The rise of big chocolate
Thanks to a recent pair of recent business deals, it's an industry that may never be the same.
Big chocolate is about to get even bigger.
Modern war photographers take us all to war
No matter how they start, or why, wars are human — the people who fight them, the people caught in their destruction, the people who cover them, all pay a price for a cause. Since the Civil War — the first American conflict photographed — photojournalists have never let us forget that.
The myth that Christmas season starts earlier every year
It's the kind of jump-the-gun October ad that brings the same excuse, year after year: "This may SEEM a little premature to you - but it really is NOT . . . " Ah, yes: It's once again the time of year when retail giants begin their insistent reminders that there are "not many days left in which to do your Christmas buying."
- Welcoming the holidays | Johnstown’s Light-Up Night, Hometown Christmas Parade set for Friday in the downtown
Tornado wary schools get money for shelters
The tragic deaths of seven elementary school students in an EF-5 tornado in May 2013 inspired the creation of a non-profit group that is raising money to build safe rooms and shelters in Oklahoma's schools. The group is giving $500,000 to schools in the suburb where those students were killed.
Weathered sculpture gets new life in a seaside home
The 20-foot sculpture "Omphalos" has watched over college students, tourists, taxis and buses in bustling Harvard Square since the early 1980s. The weathered piece by the late sculptor Dimitri Hadzi is headed for a new home in a seaside town 40 miles away.
How does a Secret Service agent manage to leave behind a bullet in a hotel room?
The latest Secret Service scandal has raised an unusual question: How does an agent manage to leave a stray bullet behind?
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