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The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

Partial Solar Eclipse and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in February

Starstruck<p>Get ready to see a sprinkling of meteors, a Martian showdown, a "false dawn," and more amazing celestial sights.<p>The coming month heralds the return of a cosmic pyramid, a series of stunning lunar pairings, and a partial solar eclipse. You’ll even have the chance to spy on Mars meeting up …

Meteor Showers

These are the Destinations You Should Avoid Visiting in 2018

When faced with the numbing cold and increased potential for flu come winter, most Canadians can’t wait to begin planning their getaways for the …

Have you heard 'Slow Burn'? Slate's Watergate podcast is hot right now

<i>Looking for something new to listen to while you drive to work/go for a walk/wash the dishes? We're here for you. In weekly series Podcast Pick, we're highlighting a podcasts, audio personalities or specific stories worth hearing.</i><p>Before Bridgegate, Emailgate and Memogate, there was the one that …

How Stock Trading Saved My Life and Made Me Grateful to Be Alive

<i>"Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it's all an experience." -- Roy T. Bennett</i><p>Every year at Thanksgiving, I write a column about …

Watch Stone Temple Pilots’ Blistering Live Debut With New Singer

Stone Temple Pilots performed with new singer Jeff Gutt at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on November 14th. The two live videos, via SiriusXM, mark …

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

New Study Shows What Would Happen If the US Went Vegan

If you were to ask all of your friends what an ideal society looks like, I’m sure you’d receive vastly different answers. Maybe someone will suggest …

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn of dire future for humanity

<b>Humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere, the authors write.</b><p>Twenty-five years ago this month, the Union of …

Is Every Girl in NYC Wearing These Boots Now?

<i>When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist</i> <i>Micaela Erlanger</i> <i>also divulges her</i> …

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2 Residential Solar Giants Take Diverging Paths

As Vivint Solar is betting on loans as the future financing tool of the residential solar industry, Sunrun is doubling down on the solar lease.<p><b>Sunrun</b> …

Roku Earnings Show This Company Is an Amazing Investment Opportunity

Roku (ROKU) tumbled nearly 13.5% to $36.95 on Tuesday, but the stock might be streaming into many portfolios over the longer term. After all, the …

Elon Musk slams talk of A.I. 'gods'

Elon Musk has said that people who talk of artificially intelligent 'gods' should not be allowed to create a digital superintelligence.

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Cancer Cells

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

Anna Faris Bluntly Recalls Leaving First Husband for Chris Pratt

<b>Anna Faris</b> doesn’t hold back in her autobiography <i>Unqualified.</i> The actress candidly recalls leaving her first husband, <b>Ben Indra</b>, for <b>Chris Pratt</b>.<p>In an …

Anna Faris

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars — here’s how they did it

As Chad Hurin puts it, he's not a car guy. But he is a Tesla enthusiast.<p>Before buying his first Tesla — a Model S 60 — Hurin owned a 2008 Pontiac that he guesses is worth $2,000 at this point. It still sits in his driveway in San Diego, California, flanked by the $68,000 Model S and his wife's …

Tesla

Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

<b>Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".</b><p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as "brave and moral", a statement said.<p>The agency is known for designating world heritage sites …

Planet Nine Could Be Our Solar System's Missing 'Super Earth'

Planet Nine is out there, and astronomers are determined to find it, according to a new statement from NASA. In fact, mounting evidence suggests it's …

Astronomy

'Game of Thrones' star Nathalie Emmanuel posts anti-misogyny rap on Instagram

Trust Missandei to unearth the powerful feminist potential of a trivial exercise.<p>British <i>Game of Thrones</i> star Nathalie Emmanuel, who's been royally …

TV Series

Report: Hackers Stole NSA Cybertools In Another Breach Via Another Contractor

Russian hackers stole top secret cybertools from a National Security Agency contractor in yet another embarrassing compromise for U.S. spy agencies, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Thursday.<p>The NSA contractor is believed to have taken highly sensitive official software home to a personal computer …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?

It takes a brave soul (in some cases, emboldened by a strong drink or two) to get a tattoo. And while people may spend time considering what design …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Long-form Journalism

DiCaprio criticizes climate change deniers

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A brain implant for restoring sight will enter clinical trials

Second Sight, the company that created the first artificial retina for people with a certain form of blindness, is now testing a brain implant called …

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

How do you cool 7.5 billion people on a warming planet?<p>When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching …