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She Has Waited Too Long

Fashion photographer Pauline Darley, along with make up artist Mademoiselle Mu and hairstylist Sophie Haise turned model Clémentine Levy into a skeletal beauty. The hauntingly gorgeous photo series, done for Ever Magazine, is titled [...]

Three More Coaches Who Lied About Their History

By now, you’ve probably heard the story of Yale football coach Tom Williams, who resigned this week for lying on his resume. He claimed to have been a Rhodes scholar candidate, and was even cited as a finalist during several stories about quarterback Patrick Witt’s Rhodes application. However, a New York Times investigation revealed that, [...]

Jupiter’s Temporary Moons

Sarah Zielinski writes in The Smithsonian that Jupiter, as the largest planet in our solar system, occasionally pulls comets into its orbit. Sometimes, as with comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in 1994 (pictured), Jupiter’s gravity will even pull a comet into a direct impact. Zielinsky writes: Astronomers from Japan and Northern Ireland, presenting their findings today at the [...]