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Why Do Humans Have An Innate Desire To Get High?

It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward centres. What’s less easy to explain is …

Radiohead Share Eerie Short Video Directed By ‘The IT Crowd’ Actor Richard Ayoade

The video is for the band's song “Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief.”<p>This week in Radiohead’s weekly Friday vignettes, …

Dads around the Internet are trying to stack as many Cheerios as they can on their babies

In the days leading up to Father's Day, a fierce battle is being waged by dads across the Internet.<p>Called the Cheerio Challenge, this competition …

Interior Design

Fujifilm unveils firmware updates for 19 cameras and lenses in its X Series

Ever since it entered the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market with the X Series in 2012, Fujifilm has cultivated a reputation for …

FUJIFILM

New Rolex Cellini models

13 hidden attractions in London that even locals might not know exist

But the two-millennia-old city has much more to offer than Big Ben, the London Eye, and Trafalgar Square. London's streets are laced with underground speakeasies, rooftop gardens, historical relics, and oddly innovative forms of public transport.<p>We've collected 13 of the least conventional …

England

These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere made one of Pep Guardiola’s top Manchester City transfer targets

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has reportedly made Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere one of his top transfer targets.<p>Accroding to The Sun, the …

Behold the haunting decay of Gunkanjima, Japan's 'Battleship Island'

Hashima was abandoned in 1974 and left to the elements. Storms, time, and decay have resulted in collapsed buildings that feel inhabited by the ghosts of the miners who used to live there. Here's a tour.<p>Battleship Island. It's a fantastic name for an unbelievable place. A place unlike any in the …

Google Street View

Top 10: the best five-star hotels in Marrakech

An insider's guide to Marrakech's top five-star hotels, including the best for beautiful architecture, sumptuous spas, Moroccan fine dining, huge villas and pools set in Moorish gardens, in locations near to the souks and the Djemaa el-Fna, and The Palmeraie.<p>Four Seasons Resort Marrakech<p>Probably …

21 reasons why your next holiday should be to Chile

Chile has just become much more accessible for Britons, thanks to the launch of a direct British Airways flight from London Heathrow to Santiago, the country's capital, this week. Here’s why it ought to be next on your travel wishlist.<p><b>1. The Atacama Desert</b><p>Chile’s Atacama Desert is the driest …

Indus Valley civilization could be older than Egypt and Mesopotamia

The Indus Valley civilization is considered one of the oldest in the world and now archaeologists believe that it might be even older than earlier …

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Control Centre With MAKE And OpenHAB (video)

If you are interested in learning more about home automation and would like to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen command centre …

Raspberry Pi

Teacher's Facebook experiment on how to go viral... goes viral

What's the secret to going viral on the Internet? If you take a tip from an Australian teacher, it is to ask people nicely to share a handwritten …

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

30 Underrated Must-See Museums You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

When it comes to finding inspiration, museums are the absolute holy grail. Spending a day at a museum—any museum, actually—can change your whole …

The Best Travel Backpack

After spending over three years traveling the world via dozens of planes, trains, cars, and boats, plus testing 11 packs on the backs of five men and …

Backpacking

See The Planets Of Our Solar System While Listening To 'The Planets'

Northwestern University puts on a Solar System symphony<p>You may have heard (or at least heard of) 'The Planets,' a seven-part suite of music by Gustav Holst. If you haven't, a new concert at Northwestern University could introduce you—and provide a "tour across the solar system" in the …

Astronomy

For Tattoo obsessives, Tattoodo adds an app to its arsenal

Tattoo culture has pretty much gone mainstream. Tattooing is the sixth fastest growing market in the retail industry with about 30% of Americans getting them now. Thus Tattoodo started out as a “digital lifestyle hub for all things tattoo-related,” with content, community and a marketplace. Think …

Body Art

Viral Video Warns California Will Be Hit By A Devastating Earthquake On THURSDAY

A video predicting that a powerful earthquake will shatter America’s west coast on Thursday has gone viral.<p>The 24-minute long prophecy has been …

Natural Disasters

The Game of Thrones Travel Guide Every Fan Needs

Not only is <i>Game of Thrones</i> an epic fantasy series, it’s also a bit of a history lesson.<p>The hit HBO show, now in its sixth season, is known for being …

11 best overlooked PC shooters that you shouldn't ignore

Introduction<p>Whether your preferred weapon of choice is an MP5 or a plasma assault rifle, the extensive list of shooters on the PC has an epic history …

Intellectual Property

This 14-year-old rejected a $30M offer to buy his startup--and it's only the beginning

From May 9 to May 11, Brooklyn hosted its annual TechCrunch Disrupt, an event that showcases exceptional startups and technological breakthroughs.<p>Among the incredibly innovative guests invited this year was a 14-year-old boy from a small town in Alabama named Taylor Rosenthal.<p>In fact, Rosenthal is …

Startups

Scuba diving off Ni'ihau, Hawaii's 'forbidden island' | CNN Travel

Scuba Diving

Science Says You Should Be Eating These Top Foods to Get Ahead at Work | Inc.com

Watching your diet can have an enormously positive influence on physical, mental, and emotional functioning when you're on the job. Now, the right food isn't going to make you an overnight success, but science does back the idea that indulging on these three powerhouse foods can give you the edge …

Nutrition

Visit Paris, France: Things to do in Paris for kids

Educating an Original Thinker

How teachers and parents can identify and cultivate children who think creatively and unconventionally<p>In his new book, <i>Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World</i>, the writer, Wharton professor, and erstwhile magician Adam Grant explores the circumstances that give rise to truly original thinkers. …

Teaching

Take a tour of Tokyo's crazy Akihabara Electric Town and massive Yodobashi Camera (pictures)

Blade Runner

The 4 best places to swim with whales | Adventure Sports Network

If swimming with whales is on your bucket list, here are four places where you can finally achieve that goal.<p>Whether it’s the warm surf of Mexico or …

Sri Lanka