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The Ultimate Kids' Road Trip Kit: 13 Clever-But-Easy Ideas

Never hear those four dreaded words, "Are we there yet?" again. These 13 creative ideas for your kids' road trip travel kit will have them instead …

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Rustic Cabin Sanctuaries Hidden within the Tranquil Wilderness

Living in the city can take its toll on a person, forcing an individual to find solace in nature. Fresh air, trees, and woodland sounds can serve as a retreat for someone who needs to get away from the everyday stressors they face. That was the inspiration behind upstate New York's Beaver Brook–an …

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

'Babies? An impossible dream': the millennials priced out of parenthood

Has the recession created a generation too insecure to have children? Meet the people trapped in financial adolescence<p>Which rites of passage make an adult? Is it being able to live independently, without parental support? Having a stable career? Being married or making a lifelong commitment? Owning …

Adriatic Sea’s Natural Rhythm Makes Music Through 230-Ft Organ

Croatian architect Nikola Baic is collaborating with the Adriatic sea to make mellifluous music. In 2005, he designed a 230-foot <i>morse orgulje</i> (or <i>sea organ</i>) that uses the rhythm of the waves to play a melody. On the surface, this creation may look like an ordinary set of white stone steps, but it's …

Adriatic Sea

Photographer Ben Thomas Makes The World Look Like A Wes Anderson Set

Spy sun-soaked and color-saturated cityscapes from around the world.<p>For the most part, a natural landscape will always make a pretty picture. Cities, on the other hand, are filled with grit, haphazard construction, and chaos, often requiring a trained eye to make those urban scenes beautiful. …

These Are The Foods We'd Lose If Honeybees Die Off

Honeybees are responsible for about a third of all the food we eat.<p>They arrive in the morning, having traveled miles to work all day. They move from one workstation to the next to gather supplies for their commute back to the office and repeat the trip 40 times a day. The newest staff members often …

Articles about 5 futuristic homes europe on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in …

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

Feeling the Burn at Burning Man: Pictures

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Editing humanity

THE genome is written in an alphabet of just four letters. Being able to read, study and compare DNA sequences for humans, and thousands of other …

CRISPR

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Dungeons and Dragons

College-Age Depression Is Increasingly Tied to Helicopter Parenting, Studies Show

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood.<p>Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.

A guy with a twisted sense of humor explains how your brain is quicker to judge than your eyes.

William Haynes wants to talk to you about your brain.<p>He's a comedian for SourceFed, and he's got kind of a strange, dark sense of humor.<p>There should …

Is the seat-back movie about to die out?

Will wi-fi change how airlines keep us entertained above the clouds? Katia Moskvitch reports.<p>In 1936, just over a decade after long-distance passenger air travel started in earnest, the Zeppelin Hindenburg sported a full-blown piano, along with a lounge, dining room, smoking room, and bar. Before …

Daily coffees – two to five cups – cuts risk to health, say scientists

"I believe that coffee can be a dietary bad guy only if it is consumed in high dose, when caffeine is present," Italian coffee scientist Dr Luciano …

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

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Science inches closer to 'home brew' heroin

About a month ago, researchers and policymakers started fretting about a nightmare scenario for drug enforcement: the possibility that the impending invention of morphine-producing yeast could make it easy for many people to start manufacturing highly addictive opiates.<p>"Home brew" narcotics, they …

Converse in 25 Collaborations

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>In 1921, American basketball player Chuck Taylor became a salesman, then ambassador for Converse, adding his name to the iconic</b> …

Bartesian Is The Keurig Of Cocktails

Cocktails are a saving grace at the end of a long workday, but some people feel that having to shake up your own takes all the fun out of it. Well, <i>those people</i> -- the ones who want to take the work out of making cocktails -- have come up with a Keurig-like machine for alcoholic drinks called the …

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