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How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Google

Meet 13-Year-Old Conservative Activist CJ Pearson

CJ Pearson, a 13-year-old, has become an overnight sensation online for a video criticizing President Barack Obama for inviting clock-making high …

Spinach Potato (Aloo Palak) Pakora Recipe by Manjula

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports revealed.<p>The nonprofit organization tested 300 …

Pope is an anticapitalism socialist — thank God

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Thank God, Pope Francis really is an anticapitalist, socialist and revolutionary. Read his lips. He smiles. …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Photography

2014-2015 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Quick Reviews of Every Car You Can Buy<p>Despite generally booming sales so far this year, the auto industry continues to find itself in a state of transition. Fuel economy is on the rise, as are the capability, popularity, and affordability of alternative fuel vehicles like electric cars and plug-in …

Mercedes-Benz

Putin meets the Pope in Rome

Pope Francis has welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican for their first- ever meeting.<p>Talks between the two leaders focused on Syria with the Pope stressing the need to end the violence and bring assistance to the civilian population.<p>They also exchanged gifts. In return for a …

Christian guesthouse owners lose appeal over right to bar gay couples

Supreme court dismisses claim by Peter and Hazelmary Bull that right to manifest religious beliefs was breached<p>The Christian owners of a hotel in Cornwall who banned a gay couple from staying have lost their final battle in the British courts to win legal support for their selective guest …

The Vatican's Journey From Anti-Communism to Anti-Capitalism

The pope's strong condemnation of income inequality and free markets shows how much has changed in the Catholic Church since the Cold War.<p>Reuters<p>Pope Francis is once again shaking things up in the Catholic Church. On Tuesday, he issued his first “apostolic exhortation,” declaring a new enemy for …

Porcelanosa Contemporary Home Products

• 1 |<p>These dark stone tile floors create contrast with the bright white walls and gray furnishings. The design is clean and stylish.<p>2 |<p>This is a truly …

Interior Design

The moral life of babies

Research with very young babies suggests that the roots of compassion, empathy and moral reasoning might be in place from birth.<p>If you have any experience of babies you’d be forgiven for thinking of them as entirely selfish, self-oriented little beasts with scant regard for others. It has long been …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

Check Out This 3-D Scan of What Happens to Your Feet in High Heels (Kind of Scary!)

Ladies, how much do we <i>love</i> high heels? There's nothing like finishing off a perfect outfit with the ultimate elegant pair of leg-lengthening shoes, amirite?<p>But reality is that no matter how much I insist that a gorgeous pair of sky-high stilettos are comfortable, deep down inside, I know that …

Lipari i Faraglioni, Sicily, Italy©  rebranca61

Lipari i Faraglioni, Sicily, Italy<br>© rebranca61

Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon (by Robert Crum) | Website

Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon (by Robert Crum) | Website

Micheldever Bluebell Sunrise | Hampshire, UK © antonyspencer

Micheldever Bluebell Sunrise | Hampshire, UK<br>© antonyspencer

(via 500px / Photo “Aspen Forest” by Chad Galloway)

(via 500px / Photo “Aspen Forest” by Chad Galloway)

Myst - Point Reyes National Seashore, California ©  PatrickSmithPhotography

Bixby Bridge, Pacific Coast Hwy, California (by Thad)

Bixby Bridge, Pacific Coast Hwy, California (by Thad)

Somerset Lavender | Frome, Somerset, UK© antonyspencer | antonyspencer.com

Manta Ray | Manta Mantra dive site, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia© pats0n

Manta Ray | Manta Mantra dive site, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia<br>© pats0n

St. Anna, Bruges, Belgium© dabi

St. Anna, Bruges, Belgium<br>© dabi

New Paper Birds from Diana Beltran Herrera | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with paper artist Diana Beltran Herrera (previously here and here) whose skill in crafting the fine …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

Photographers

18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

Romeo and Juliet

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

The First-Timer's Guide to Cruising in Alaska

Alaska is sometimes thought of as America's last frontier, with the state's rugged mountains covering huge amounts of land, and much of it largely untouched by humans. It is also home to glaciers and wide waterways, referred to as passages, bordering the thick brush of the mountains. It is these …