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The 25 places in Eastern Europe you must see in your lifetime

The 15 most beautiful Croatian islands

Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls <i>en famille</i>. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

Mapped: Every single Game of Thrones filming location

The idea that tourists will flock to the filming locations of the latest blockbuster movie, or must-see TV drama, can sometimes feel a little far-fetched. How many really sped to Albuquerque after watching Breaking Bad? However, when it comes to Game of Thrones, so enthralling is the fantasy world, …

The world's 50 best honeymoon hotels and destinations

This is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

12 places to escape the smog: the world's best car-free islands

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.

Books

Lessons of the world’s most unique supercentenarians

There are a handful of people left on Earth who have been alive in three separate centuries, says Rachel Nuwer. What can they – and those of a similarly extreme age – teach us?<p>Reaching a hundredth birthday is always cause for celebration, but these days there are so many centenarians around that …

Stanford University

Terry Pratchett's Joyful, Absurd, Human Fantasy

The late author brought insight and compassion to his satire, and to his outlook on life and death.<p>“Death isn't cruel—merely terribly, terribly good at his job,” British fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett wrote in <i>Sourcery,</i> the fifth book in his long-running <i>Discworld</i> series, in 1988.<p>On Thursday, …

Flat Earth

É nas paredes que se sente o pulsar das cidades

A globalização uniformizou tudo, mas ele quer que o seu trabalho seja uma arma para preservar as identidades dos sítios. Este é <b>Vhils</b>, nome artístico …

A Low-Tech System Gives Your Dirty Shower Water A Second Life

In countries with water shortages, saving every drop is essential. Alberto Vasquez’s simple method: a low-tech collector that sits on the floor of a shower.<p>The Gris is made up of four interlocking cells that slope gently down to the center. Water is funneled into one cell at a time, filling each …

The year in ideas: TED Talks of 2014

Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create videos explaining complicated topics through simple animations. Founded in 2012 by Philipp Dettmer & Stephan Rether, Kurzgesagt–German for “in a nutshell”–has released about two dozen videos explaining …

Biology

Are we on the road to an HIV vaccine?

Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> "It only takes one virus to get through for a person to be infected," explained Dr. John Mascola. This is true of any viral infection, but in this instance, Mascola is referring to HIV and his ongoing …

Diário de Notícias

• <b>V. Setúbal</b><b>1-1</b><b>Portimonense</b>• <b><br>Tondela</b><b>1-2</b><b>Marítimo</b>• <b><br>Estoril</b><b>1-1</b><b>Paços de Ferreira</b>• <b><br>Feirense</b><b>0-2</b><b>Benfica</b>• <b><br>FC Porto</b><b>2-0</b><b>Boavista</b>• <b><br>V.</b> …

Cancer sufferer: Why I'm choosing to die on Nov 1 aged 29

Brittany Maynard, 29, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour earlier this year, describes her decision to take her own life in Oregon next month<p>A 29-year-old woman terminally ill with brain cancer has spoken publicly about her decision to end her own life next month.<p>On Nov 1 Brittany …

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

Burning guitars, big suits, meeting the Beatles — the concert films and rockumentaries that stand head and shoulders above the rest<p>The movies started …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

Here Are the 25 Best Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Halfway through 2014, there’s already an embarrassment of riches in the realm of music — from blockbuster pop singles to epic indie ballads, ace …

Rita Ora

How do you define “cool?” A new paper tries—and succeeds

What makes things cool? What penumbral principle explains not only the marketing campaigns of Harley Davidson, Apple, and Dos Equis, but also the appeal of cowboys, James Dean, and Jennifer Lawrence?<p>A new paper in the Journal of Consumer Research takes a stab at answering what might be an …

Bill Gates

A Brilliantly Simple Design Transforms Old Boxes Into School Desks And Bags

The Help Desk uses a stencil to put essential school supplies in the hands of poor school children in India.<p>Most schools in rural India can’t afford basic supplies like desks, and most of the students attending them can’t afford backpacks. The Bombay-based nonprofit Aarambh worked with designers to …