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The 10 tourist destinations you absolutely must visit, according to Lonely Planet

<b>The British Museum has been named as a global must-see spot, alongside some of the world’s most prestigious heritage sites.</b><p>In a list drawn up by …

The world's foremost scientific minds would like to teach you physics — for FREE!

Lately there’s been a curious resurgence in people’s interest in physics thanks to pop culture appropriation by movies like Interstellar and TV shows …

Physics

Emile Hirsch Sentenced To 15 Days In Jail After Pleading Guilty To Assault

Entertainment

Paralysed bunny gets second chance at life with customised wheelchair

LONDON – A British animal sanctuary owner has created a custom-made wheelchair for her paralysed pet rabbit, Bertha.<p>After Bertha's hips collapsed …

Afghan interpreter abandoned by the UK is executed by the Taliban

An Afghan military interpreter denied refuge by Britain has been tortured and murdered.<p>The man, known as Popal to UK soldiers, was captured in Iran …

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

This Cafe Serves Stuffed Animals Only. No Humans Allowed.

Treat your fluffy cuddly to a smoothie and a stack of pancakes.<p>You might invite your favorite stuffed animal to tea parties, but you haven't shown your plush puppy, bear, kitty or bunny true love until you've sent it away to Nuigurumi Cafe.<p>The Tokyo restaurant serves sweets, adventure and luxury …

Cute Animals

How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years

In the long and intricate history of fake art there are few stories more bizarre than the recent tale of Xiao Yuan, a talented librarian, a skilled …

Art

Phoenix, Arizona Made It Mandatory for Pet Stores to Only Sell Adoptable Rescue Animals

Phoenix, Arizona is the latest major US city to make it mandatory for pet stores to only offer adoptable rescues from shelters. A federal judge recently ruled to uphold a 2013 ordinance banning pet stores from selling dogs and cats raised by commercial breeders. Phoenix, as well as 59 other cities …

SPCA

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Adds Young Black Woman As New Public Face

After meeting with Bernie Sanders about criminal justice and Black Lives Matter, Bernie Sanders has hired Symone Sanders as national press secretary. Meanwhile: more protests in Seattle.<p>SEATTLE — Hours after Black Lives Matter protesters shut down a Bernie Sanders rally here, the Vermont senator’s …

Middle-class

Are Humans Really Part Of A Game For Robots? Scientists Claim The Universe Could Be FAKE

<i>(Flickr)</i><p>Everything you know may just be part of a Matrix-style simulation, according to physicists who claim that we could all be part of a giant …

#iLookLikeAnEngineer: engineers take to Twitter to dispel all-male myth

Thousands of female engineers have taken to Twitter to dispel the myth that all engineers are men.<p>Posting under the hashtag #iLookLikeAnEngineer, women working in science, technology, engineering and associated subjects have been posting selfies of themselves and describing what they do.<p>Isis …

Social Media

Cecil the lion tribute created by Lion King animator

Digital rendering of famous animal killed by US hunter aiming to highlight issues over deaths of other African creatures at the hands of foreigners<p>An Oscar-nominated animator who worked on Disney classic The Lion King has painted a tribute to Cecil the lion, the Zimbabwe safari icon killed last …

Wildlife

Cecil the lion: Tribute Beanie Baby toy to raise funds for wildlife

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cecil the lion, the big cat slain in Zimbabwe last month by an American hunter, is now to be immortalized as a plush toy.<p>Amid widespread sorrow and outrage over the lion's death, toy manufacturer Ty Inc. announced Monday that it would be releasing a Beanie Baby in tribute to Cecil.<p>All …

Wildlife

Samsung’s so far behind Apple, it’s ripping off iOS 6

Isn’t it the most Samsung thing in the world to introduce a new technology that’s actually kind of interesting, and then ruin any originality points it picked up by blatantly ripping off Apple?<p>That’s exactly what happened when Samsung recently announced the SE370, the industry’s first computer …

iOS

The secret to listening to music

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including the Pixar theory of labour, Van Gogh’s letters and how to approach contemporary music.<p>Art history | Selfie with Sunflowers<br>Discussion of Vincent Van Gogh, drawing on Julian Bell’s biography, A Power Seething, and on a new edition of Van Gogh’s …

Art

Znaps adds a magnetic charging port to any smartphone

Apple may not be our favorite company here at Android Authority, but we gotta give it to them for coming up with the MagSafe charger; it’s about the most convenient and safe charging technology we have seen. In fact, we wonder why they haven’t applied a similar concept to their mobile devices. …

Gear & Gadgets

Obama to visit Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama is embarking on a weeklong tour of Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and Japan.<p>Obama's office says he'll be in Singapore on Monday for an Obama Foundation discussion with young adults representing Southeast Asian nations. Obama will also participate …

Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

Amnesty condemns trial of Moroccan women who wore 'too tight' dresses

Amnesty International has condemned a Moroccan court’s decision to put two women who were wearing dresses on trial for indecent exposure as “part of a pattern of discriminatory laws” in the kingdom.<p>The women, aged 23 and 29, were arrested in the southern city of Agadir in mid-June after walking …

Africa

A Museum Let Street Artists Do Whatever They Want On Its Walls. Here’s The Result

Street artists began painting on the walls of the Long Beach Museum of Art on June 26th of this year. The project, titled “Vitality and Verve: …

Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

A Week's Stay at These National Parks Is Summer's Best Vacation Bargain

Don't forget to pack a tent.<p>Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that …

Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

Business Development

The pope's portrait in condoms? The Catholic church has seen worse

A Catholic dignitary who has criticised a Milwaukee museum for accepting into its collection a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made from 17,000 condoms is being naive about the history of papal portraiture as well as refusing to acknowledge that people have real, important, serious objections to the …

Art

Dog dies after being 'left in hot car for hours while owners shopped in Ikea'

A shocking video has emerged showing the moment a dying dog was pulled from a hot car after being left by its owners while they reportedly shopped in …

Citizen Journalism

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Here's Everything Apple's Health App Can Track About Your Period And Sex Life

Soon, Apple's Health app will allow users to track everything from menstruation to cervical mucus quality.<p>When Apple first unveiled HealthKit, its health and fitness tracking platform, the company bragged that it would allow users to "monitor all of the metrics that you're most interested in." But …

Women's Health