Allison Smith

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Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

Rise in Weight Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Obesity could cause shrinkage in a brain area critical to long-term memory.<p>An expanding waistline may lead to a shriveled brain, new research suggests.<p>In a long-term study of people in their early 60s, a brain region called the hippocampus shrank close to 2 percent a year in those who were obese—a …

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1) You walk into any store—low- or high-end—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2) You've</b> …

This is a 367-Mph Jet-Powered School Bus

Paul Stender wants to encourage kids to develop healthy hobbies, like cramming a fighter jet engine into the most un-aerodynamic body possible.<p>Paul Stender's jet-powered "School Time" school bus is a vehicle with a mission. Make that two missions. "The first is to entertain people because, come on, …

Astronauts in Space Put a GoPro Camera Inside a Floating Ball of Water…Just Because It’s Cool

Who can forget when Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrated how fascinating the simple act of wringing out a wet wash cloth could be in space? Though Hadfield is now back on Earth, that doesn’t mean the fun on the International Space Station has stopped.<p>European Space Agency astronaut …