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Canon's latest point-and-shoot helps you take solid selfies

Canon has been relatively quiet since introducing its EOS M6 mirrorless in February, but the company is getting ready to launch yet another camera soon. Meet the PowerShot SX730 HS, a point-and-shoot with a 20.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, the latest Digic 6 processor, a 4.3-172mm 40x zoom lens …

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Learning

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

4K Resolution Rules TV Screens But Look, The Emperor Has No Clothes

The corporations that make TV screens tried to sell the world on 3D TV but the world wasn’t having it. Now they’re marketing 4K resolution and (pardon the pun) things are looking much better. Content owners like Netflix and Amazon are streaming in 4K and Ultra High Definition (UHD) Blu-Ray discs …

Televisions

Puerto Rican Chicken (Guisado de Pollo)

Shares 4K<p><i>Puerto Rican Chicken stewed in a flavorful broth of sofrito and tomato. In Spanish it’s called Guisado de Pollo and it’s a classic dinner</i> …

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.<p>A large dose from the dreaded Australian box jelly, a.k.a. <i>Chironex fleckeri</i>, can …

FBI investigating whether Russians hacked Democratic Party's emails to help Donald Trump

The plot seems ripped from the pages of a post-Cold War espionage thriller: Russian spy services hack into the Democratic Party's computers, pilfer reams of data and then leak damaging emails in the hopes of helping elect a preferred presidential candidate.<p>Yet that is exactly the allegation the FBI …

Russia

7 Surprising Foods That Will Improve Your Sex Life

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good bring us the libido-boosting foods to try now.<p>Sure, you know that greasy foods like burgers, fries, and pizza make you want to take a nap more than want to take your shirt off. But did you also know there are nutrient-packed foods (other than oysters …

The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these bizarre roadside attractions that, in addition to entertaining us on long drives, also entertain …

The Ultimate Summer Cocktail Guide

Hot days call for cold cocktails (natch). So we've put together this handy guide to get you through the dog days of summer and beyond. Ready thy cocktail shakers.<p><b>White Sangria</b><p>Pitchers of this fruity wine cocktail will keep friends happy--and your white jeans stain-free. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Raspberry-Lime</b> …

Cocktails