• Goats have evolved to be able to thrive in frigid temperatures and dangerous environments - and yet we're still shocked (and relieved) to see this herd survive a terrifying avalanche in the French Alps.

    A team of skiers captured this video of goats running for their lives as snow tumbled down the mountain. The herd breaks in two, and miraculously, both groups escape the snowslide by the skin of their teeth. Whew!

    We're happy to see the goats make it out alive, but even more pleased to hear the concerned skiers' investment in the animals' lives, and celebration when they knew they survived.

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  • Drake's new recording studio won't be built at a plush Hollywood locale, but on the premises of a struggling Philadelphia high school, where he aims to drive students toward a better future.

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    After watching Diane Sawyer's report for "Nightline" about Strawberry Mansion High, considered one of the most dangerous schools in the country, the 27-year-old Grammy winner felt compelled to do something to help. Something unforgettable.

    "I caught this piece that Diane did, and I was like by the end of it, I was so heavily affected that at the end I started questioning, like, major aspects of my life. It just really changed a lot about me," the rapper told ABC News.

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    Strawberry Mansion High School is situated in one of the worst parts of Philly. According to the report, the neighborhood has the highest number of murders, rapes and assaults in the city, and 40 percent of residents live in poverty. Ninety-six percent of students at Strawberry Mansion High are impoverished. Some are

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  • Bad Santa Photos

    Ellen's viewers sent in their photos of their kids visiting Santa. Let's just say the meetings weren't always merry. See more bad paid-for Santa photos here!

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  • 2014 Horoscopes

    Look ahead at what 2014 holds for your sign with our free horoscopes.

    Astrology's two largest true planets shape our aspirations and accomplishments. One, visionary Jupiter, begins the year in the sensitive Water sign of Cancer, where ambitions, beliefs and truths come through our emotions.

    If you're curious to see how your unique birth chart will manifest itself this year, try running your Big Picture Yearly Forecast!

    The other, karmic Saturn, spends virtually all of 2014 in fellow Water sign, Scorpio, which challenges us to look more deeply into our desires and to reevaluate our relationships. Answers we seek about career and life purpose are more likely to arise from instinct than intellect.

    Major decisions need to feel right to ensure we're on the appropriate path. However, the tender nature of Water signs makes it possible to allow fear to undercut self-confidence and keep us from making important decisions. Considering the possible risks of our actions makes sense, but not when they deter us from seeking solutions and pressing ahead with

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  • See if your sign will embrace or fall apart during this week's romantic cosmic happenings...

    General Outlook

    When it comes to love, we all want brilliant, enlightening communication and the ability to reach for your most enduring goals together. Ah, the stuff that every dream relationship is made of, right? Fortunately, this week it's all within your grasp. Tuesday's lively trine between Mercury and Uranus will promise support and interest as you and your mate share those bright ideas. Then, on Thursday, expansive Jupiter will connect with Saturn, helping you keep steady as you build up each other's hopes.

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    Have you longed to take your relationship to new spiritual heights? This week you just might begin that incredible journey. Don't be afraid to approach your sweetheart and open up about your spiritual or philosophical views. Even if they're a little bit "out there," your lover will find them endearing. In fact, the more unconventional you are in this department, the more attractive you'll be. Looking to buy a house or condo with your partner? This week that

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  • A candy cane martini is a fun drink for a holiday cocktail party.Hosting a holiday cocktail party is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with family and friends. Don't let stress slow you down; an effortless cocktail party that will entertain and delight your guests can be achieved! How can you pull it of? Follow these six simple steps.

    1. Focus on your strengths.

    Are you best with appetizers and cocktails? Or do you dazzle with desserts and wine? Stick to what you do well and what you enjoy when you're hosting a party during the holiday season. If you love to host, but need help in the kitchen, don't hesitate to enlist some support from willing guests.

    2. Shine things up.

    Don't worry about redecorating the house in time for your holiday cocktail party, but do spend time cleaning, focusing especially on the main floor where guests will be socializing. The Samsung Kitchen Suite is well-known for the anti-fingerprint coating on the stainless steel surface, making your kitchen appliances shine. If only your silverware and serving platters were as

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  • Here are some tips to make the most of your holiday season

    Decorating your home for the holidays isn't just about decking the halls with bright lights and shiny objects. It's about creating a happy, peaceful atmosphere that will brighten every day of the festive season for you, your family and friends. What makes your horoscope sign happy could be an all-out Las Vegas style Christmas tree with flashing, colored lights, or a more minimalist approach with simple, serene touches here and there.

    We've rounded up these holiday decorating ideas to please every sign, whether you're an ambitious Capricorn, a design-oriented Libra or a sentimental Cancer. Even a last-minute Sagittarian or a bah-humbug Scorpio can choose one idea for creating a festive abode and run with it. Let's get started!

    Aries (March 21 - April 19)

    Let your childlike spirit come out to play. Indoors, hang angels with feathery wings and halos from the ceiling, and drape the walls and/or windows with tiny white lights. Surround yourself with soul-warming red and gold

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  • On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me, the Heart and Seoul Collection from Amarte! I don't know if that actually rhymes but if I were lucky enough to get a gift for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas, I definitely would want this holiday gift set to be one of them!

    The Heart and Seoul Collection from Amarte Skin Care


    First things first, about the packaging, I have to say, "Wow!" The Heart and Seoul Collection doesn't need to be wrapped--it's gorgeously packaged with a hard topped box that flips up. Tucked inside the pink colored box are five items that I couldn't wait to get my hands on:

    • Daily Wonder ® Cleansing Foam (150 ml - 5.1 fl oz)
    • Aqua Veil ® Hydrator (100 ml - 3.4 fl oz)
    • HydroLift ® Cream (80 ml - 2.7 fl oz)
    • Eyeconic ® Eye Cream (20 ml - 0.7 fl oz)
    • Two versatile shades of Natural Finish™ BB Cream (10 ml each)

    My skin type changed recently, I went from slightly dry to ultra dry so I loved (still love) the cleansing foam. It smelled slightly like cucumber, as did the Aqua Veil and

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  • Refinery29By Rebecca Taras, Refinery29

    If you're looking for a way to fight the inevitable holiday bulge, the treadmill may not be your only ally. According to CNN, a new study published in the journal Appetite indicated that folks cut back on their food intake when it was placed on a red plate versus a white or blue one. Even though die-hard popcorn fans (one of the items tested) ate more than non-popcorn lovers, they still ate less on average.

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    But, don't run out to Crate & Barrel to stock up on some new tableware just yet. The participants in the study were not told the reason behind the tests. So, Oliver Genschow, who studies consumer psychology at the University of Mannheim, told CNN that "we don't know what will happen if people are conscious of their plate's color. Maybe it won't work anymore." So, there is still much research to be had on this theory. In the meantime, color us intrigued.

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  • By: Brit + Co.
    When it comes to the holidays, you've gotta have the right accessories. From sparkly frocks to metallic shoes, we're all over the holiday style department. But you know one fashion topic we've totally neglected? Santa hats! Leave the classic red hat with white trim and a pom pom at home, and weird out your friends and family with one of these 10 totally strange Santa hats. And if you send us a photo of you in the turkey hat, you'll totally win something -- we just don't know what it is yet ;)

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