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Colony ship to nearest star needs just 100 people to survive

An initial crew of just 98 people might be all that is needed to survive a trip to another star. It turns out this is the minimum number needed to …

Planetary Habitability

Makeup Artist Transforms Her Face Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Last year, we introduced you to Vancouver-based Mimi Choi, an incredibly talented makeup artist who uses her own face as a canvas to create jaw-dropping optical illusions. Since then, Choi’s portfolio of facial transformations has continued to grow, with each new look showcasing her expert artistry …

Digital Art

The Viking Raid on the Abbey of Lindisfarne

The Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, by Thomas Girtin, 1798.<p>On 8 June, 793 AD, Vikings destroyed the <b>abbey on Lindisfarne</b>, a centre of learning that was …

Archaeology

Swahili, the Pulse of Life at the Crossroads

WASHINGTON — It’s a huge word, “Africa.” Only six characters long, but with inflections, extensions and complications that go on and on. Even people who say it often can forget that reality. The National Museum of African Art is here to remind us of it with a pearl of an exhibition — cool, glowing, …

Art

How to Make Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping - Chowhound

Magic Shell has been around for quite some time now, but it hasn’t lost the power to impress and delight ice cream lovers everywhere. The way the …

Dessert

Key Lime Cheesecake I Recipe

"My favorite dessert to make has to be cheesecakes. This is just one of many that gets a lot of requests. It is sweet and tangy just like its more …

Dessert

6 of the best foods to eat before sex to get you in the mood

Red Wine<p>If you're looking for a way to simultaneously boost your libido and calm those pre-date jitters, pour yourself a glass of red wine. Women who …

Nutrition

Now There’s an Algorithm for How Much Coffee Can Boost Your Performance—And When to Drink It

Caffeine jolts us into motion each morning and sparks laser-focused productivity through the day’s end, yet anyone who has ordered that second morning latte knows that too much—or too little—can make it hard to think straight, cause insomnia, and trigger headaches. But what if there was an equation …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Learn a language – and teach it at the same time

Hundreds of primary school teachers will have the chance to learn and teach new languages within seven months, under a scheme being expanded after a …

Language Learning

Pineapple-Lime Upside Down Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare the Topping: Using a channel knife, cut strips of peel from lime; set aside. Place butter in a …

Dessert

Surreal Imagery by Yuni Yoshida

Discover the colorful world of art director Yuni Yoshida.Yuni Yoshida is a Japanese graphic designer and art director who’s best known for a colorful …

Art

33 Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Take your dessert to the next level with a can of creamy condensed milk. This pantry staple adds delicious flavor and texture to pies, fudge, bars …

Dessert

Remembering When Only Barbarians Drank Milk

The way milk was regarded during ancient times is an illustration of how simple geographical differences get turned into xenophobia. The Roman Empire …

Ancient History

No Bake Cookies III Recipe

"Easy peanut butter cocoa flavored cookies without turning on the oven."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups white sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 cup …

Dessert

11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history’s most celebrated writers—and puzzled some of its …

Literature

11 Affordable Superfoods You Can Eat Every Day

They’re probably in your pantry right now.<p>The word superfood may conjure up an image of little drawstring bags stuffed with ruby red goji berries or …

Nutrition

This Is the Secret to Unforgettable Photos

Anyone with a smartphone is an artist these days. Legendary photographer Albert Watson thinks that's a great thing.<p>For art lovers, visiting Fotografiska, the photography museum in Stockholm, is a must. Unlike traditional institutions, Fotografiska bills itself as a meeting place where everything …

Street Photography

How to Be Ridiculously Efficient

Steal Marissa Brassfield's secrets to do more in less time.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Known as the “goddess of operations” and “master of time management,” productivity expert Marissa Brassfield works with some of the most transformative entrepreneurs, …

Time Management

The year women refused to stay silent, tossed their bras and redefined politics

Everything was discussed, no topic deemed taboo: reproductive rights, abortion, orgasms, workplace inequality, financial disparity, relationships, rape, the harassment they faced daily walking down the street.<p>The modern women’s movement began the way women have long come together, meeting in living …

Vietnam War

Why You Should Be Drinking Weird Wines

In recent years, you may have noticed some unfamiliar names on wine lists alongside your usual chardonnays and pinot noirs — strange, hard-to-pronounce grapes from places where, until recently, many people didn’t even realize wine was made.<p>The trend has been around long enough that some of the …

Wine & Spirits

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

Olivia Munn Unbuttons Her See-Through Dress to Show Off Sensual Thigh-High Stiletto Boots

Following a revealing interview on Andy Cohen’s SiriusXM radio show “Andy Cohen Live” Wednesday, Olivia Munn made a head-turning street style …

Footwear

Coming to Grips With 'Big History' - WSJ.com

Advertisement<p>They call it ‘Big History’: an attempt to stitch all of Earth’s past into one global narrative.<p>They call it ‘Big History’: an attempt to stitch all of Earth’s past into one global narrative.<p>Read more<p>Miscalculations leading up to the Opium War sent China careering toward conflict with …

9 Health Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom (Plus Side Effects)

Lion’s mane mushrooms, also known as <i>hou tou gu</i> or <i>yamabushitake</i>, are large, white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane as they grow.<p>They have …

Medical Research

You Can Still Become Fluent In Another Language as an Adult

There’s an age-old myth that says full-grown adults can’t become fluent in a second language. And lately, the media has been pointing to a new study …

Language

The Amazons Were Based on Real-Life Women Warriors Who Were Cool as Hell

The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.<p>In ancient Greek myth, the Amazons only exist in reference—and deference—to Greek heroes. They are there to be fought and to provide …

8 Vegetables That You Buy Once And Regrow Forever !

Raw vegetables grown at home can bring a lot of benefits, more than the ones from the grocery.<br>Maybe it requires some time, but you will save money …

10 Nonfiction Books That Make Great Conversation Starters At Parties And On Dates

Is there anybody in the world that actually likes small talk? For me, the best way to blow past that awkward phase of chit-chat is to bring up a …

Gboard beta for Android lets you create your own GIFs

Google's third-party keyboard Gboard added a quick way to create reaction GIFs on iOS last January. Now the feature is starting to show up on some Android handsets, as first noted by <i>Android Police</i>. We've been able to confirm the Make a GIF button on a Pixel 2 handset that's downloaded the Gboard …