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Video of Japanese Buddhist DJ Gyosen Asakura's techno service went viral on social media.
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The letter you always wanted to write
The Glenfinnan Viaduct in the Scottish Highlands is used for filming in several “Harry Potter” films.
I didn't have time to think. I jumped out of my car, ran to the gates and ducked under them as they came down
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Even female-centric spaces have clung to the idea that men should look and women should be looked at.
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And the Internet? Yeah, the Internet wasn't happy about it
Fidget spinners are a way to cope with our sedentary, desk-bound lifestyles. They also have cognitive benefits.
Hidden under your feet is an information superhighway that allows plants to communicate and help each other out. It's made of fungus.
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'No one can fill her shoes in terms of the work she did.'
RompHim wants to be the next big thing in menswear.
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"Don't melt, Olaf!"
No one should mind that the French president is 24 years younger than his wife, Brigitte. But the story of their romance? That is a bit weird
In a recent interview, model Ashley Graham spoke out for body-confidence and against the term "plus-size."
"One woman brought her iguana on a leash."
I want to give my son the life he deserves.
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People should have the right to delete all social media posts they made before they turned 18, Theresa May has said.
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Five UN Women-affiliated trailblazers and big thinkers from around the world discuss the most pressing matters for women today.
Ordos New Town is nearly completed, but people have only been gradually moving in, leading to some incredibly surreal photos.
Why no-boys-allowed gatherings are gaining traction
"You are raising all kinds of red flags and actually being mildly threatening."
Katherine Ormerod shares her steps to rediscovering happiness after her husband walked out when she was aged 29
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She calls out a magazine for putting her on the cover advertising 'slimdown diet tips.'
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People who use 'God' and 'promise' are more likely to default.
Estonia wants to clear beaver dams from its border with Russia to prevent smugglers and other illegal activity.
No one warned Leah Campbell, 34, of how truly hazardous egg donation could be, and she paid the ultimate price.
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At first glance, it was a normal Saturday night at our local pub.
The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands 35 years ago have been a blessing for penguins, which are not big enough...
If she had shown up, I'm not sure what I would have done.
We asked the comedian and presenter, 48, what her younger self would make of her today.
Because no one knows single women like 30-something dudes.
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Worrying about the risk of future regret is a rubbish way to spend your time, and therefore something you're likely to...
We needed a quick learner; one small enough to fit into the nooks and crannies cats hide in. Mostly, we needed...
It is first covered in a flammable powder, and then set on fire with a lighter. The idea came from "experimentation" and there's now a waiting list.
When faced with the Austrian nude spa experience, our Beauty Editor tossed British reserve - along with her towel - aside....
For seven summers in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when I was a teenager, my parents and I would spend...
On the night of 29 September 1994, seven-year-old Nicholas Green was fatally shot on holiday in Italy in a suspected case of mistaken identity.
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The troubled star's GQ Style cover story is the most excruciating interview of 2017
For over 100 years, the Alfred Denny Museum was largely a secret. As part of the University of Sheffield, only biology students got a chance to see inside
Scientists speculate that female may soon have cubs.
Love for Leia, the real Darth Vader and the Australian-Galactic Twitter debate
The worst parts of the Internet can deeply affect those who are hired to moderate it.
How multi national companies are using women in hijab to sell their products.
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Past research has suggested that keeping a secret can hurt your mental and physical well-being. A new study says it's more nuanced than that.
Umaru Fofana tells how diamond mining helped give him his start in life.