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The Game Boy is back at CES 2017 as the Super Retro Boy

The Super Retro Boy is a portable game console that lets you play your favorite Game Boy cartridges.<p>If you have a bunch of old Game Boy games gathering dust, the company Retro-Bit has something for you. It's the Super Retro Boy -- a 2017 take on Nintendo's Game Boy. And at CES in Las Vegas, there …

Mika Suutari Captures Breathtaking Finnish Landscapes In Moonlight

<i>All images by Mika Suutari. Used under Creative Commons License.</i><p>While most landscape photographers would swear by the magic of shooting during the …

This Travel Photographer Sees The World In An Array Of Vivid Colors

<i>Portrait of Garrett Cornelison</i><p>Garrett Cornelison’s Instagram name is also his philosophy in life. He believes — despite everything — that the world is “Really Kind Of Amazing.” And whether he’s traveling to all 50 states taking portraits of people, or finding the beauty in his own backyard, his …

Chubby tigers seen at China zoo

Many people have been amused by pictures of overweight tigers taken at a zoo in China.<p>The photographs show Siberian tigers relaxing at a zoo in northeast China’s Harbin province.<p>Some have expressed worries as the tubby tabbies look as if they are obese, and could therefore have heath …

Body Marbling Turns Your Arms into Temporary Psychedelic Works of Art

Body Marbling stations have been popping up at festivals across the United States and people are already calling it the future of body art. It’s …

How Your Medical Data Fuels a Hidden Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Imagine that a for-profit company started monitoring public obesity by collecting body scans of passengers going through airport security and …

A Cleveland Clinic doctor spread anti-vaccine views. He's not alone among MDs.

The medical community needs to figure out how to deal with its anti-vaccine faction.<p>Over the weekend, a Cleveland Clinic doctor’s anti-vaccine blog post sparked a social media furor, prompting the prestigious medical center to issue a statement reaffirming its trust in vaccines.<p>In an op-ed on …

Donald Trump simply doesn’t get it: His vast egotism is doing serious damage to America

<b>Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump; Hillary Clinton (AP/Alexei Druzhinin/Getty/Ty Wright/Reuters/Mike Blake)</b><p>Trump’s oblivious denials on the Russia hack are delegitimizing his presidency before he even takes office<p>Gary Legum<p>January 9, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>Having been fully briefed on the intelligence …

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The 25 most tolerant, progressive, and environmentally friendly countries in the world

In the wake of Trump's victory in the US election and a vote for Brexit in the EU referendum, expat website Movehub has created a guide for those …

Bear cubs that officer refused to shoot 'believed' to be hibernating on Vancouver Island

They dodged the B.C. government’s bullets, they generated headlines around the world, and now they are thought to be denning for the winter somewhere …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

An afternoon nap could be the key to improved cognitive function as we age, study suggests

Research suggests that an hour long nap after lunch could help boost memory in older adults<p>As we age, our <b>cognitive functioning</b> gradually declines, …

Photographer Sean Bonner’s New Book Project Documents People on the Streets of Japan

Los Angeles and Tokyo based photographer, Sean Bonner, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his planned book project featuring Tokyo street …

Announcing the Fstoppers Photographer of the Year and the Winner of a Free Fstoppers Tutorial

The votes are in, and you've helped to choose our Fstoppers Photographer of the Year! We've also randomly selected one member who voted to receive a …

Boulder mailman builds ramp for elderly dog along his mail route

When people hear about mailmen and dogs, most people think of them as natural enemies.<p>But Jeff Kramer the mailman and Tashi the black lab are not …

Man Has Spent the Last 40 Years Living Alone in Colorado Ghost Town Recording All Kinds of Useful Data

For the past four decades, billy barr – he insists his name be written with lower case letters only – has been living by himself in Gothic, Colorado, …

Ghost Towns

I Photographed The Beautiful Dolomites In All Seasons

Hi! My name is Mikolaj Gospodarek . I would like to show you my pictures of the Dolomites, which I took in 2016.<p>I visited Dolomites several times. I …

The Cities With The Best Opportunities For Job Seekers This Year

As it is in real estate, landing your dream job is all about location, location, location.<p>Economists’ optimism about the most recent jobs report fell a bit short in December, when the U.S. economy gained 156,000 new jobs, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a little …

Legal weed sales hit £5.5 billion in America – and it’s ‘as big as the dotcom boom’

Anti-drug activists predicted that legalising weed would lead to huge increases in crime, car crashes – and probably the arrival of the four horsemen …

Make A Splash: Use Water In Your Photos

Matt Kloskowski is an outdoor kind of guy. When he shoots landscapes and cityscapes, he looks for water to add a dynamic element to the photo. …

‘Cat-sledding’ is a thing in Alaska

Even cats in Alaska like the snow.<p>An adorable home video shows two fervent felines mushing–a sport usually reserved for dogs–in their backyard in …

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

Everything you need to know about the Women's March - and how to get involved

<b>What is it?</b><p>The Women’s March is set to take place on January 21, the day after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.<p>More than 170,000 people have signed up, via Facebook, to attend the main rally in Washington DC, with another 247,000 showing interest. But if you don't live in America's …

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Nearly a quarter of Americans are not religious: Why doesn’t that diversity show up in politics?

<b>(shutterstock/Salon/Mireia Triguero Roura)</b><p>About 1 in 4 Americans has no religious affiliation — but only 1of 538 members of Congress admits to that<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>January 6, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>Most people know that that Congress unfortunately doesn't look like the rest of the country. It's more male, …

Religion

Ravens Can Figure Out When Someone Is Spying on Them

Why did the chicken cross the road? We don’t know, but it probably had its reasons. A new paper published in the journal <i>Animal Cognition</i> reports that …

Birds

A blind man attached a GoPro to his guide dog - the results are horrifying

A blind man has strapped a GoPro camera to his guide dog to record the daily discrimination he faces during his London commute.<p>Amit Patel, a …

Guide Dogs

Steam to Make All Games Compatible With Xbox Controllers

X been given to ya.<p>Steam's latest update will add the ability to use Xbox One or Xbox 360 controllers with any game on the service, even if they do …

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Under-$20 Makeup The Pros Actually Swear By

Drugstore beauty products, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: 1. You're affordable, 2. trend-forward, and 3. an easy way to try a new …