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David Cameron sets out EU reform goals

<b>David Cameron has outlined his four goals for reforming the UK's membership of the EU, including restrictions on benefits for people coming to the UK.</b><p>He said Britain faced a "huge decision" in the in/out referendum promised before the end of 2017.<p>But he said he was confident of getting what he …

Escaped US defence blimp grounded

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1203000/1203652_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524667241_6821d55ea7b4ddccd0ea6f205c7a6cd1<p><b>A US military blimp designed to detect a missile attack that came loose from its mooring is on the ground and secure, state police say.</b><p>The aerostat …

Complete High Intensity Interval Training Program That Will Get You Strong and Fit

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is an extremely effective way to prepare athletes for performance. Strength and speed training are important …

The vivid paintings that record a Briton's love of Delhi

<b>A book of illustrations painted in the 1840s captures the Indian capital, Delhi, in all its glory shortly before the 19th Century's biggest anti-colonial revolt - and the British bombardment, looting and sacking that followed. It was to be a poignant epitaph to two millennia of Indian painting,</b> …

Vintage Paris Street Style

In honor of Couture Week, a look back at the always fashionable streets of Paris.<p>In honor of Couture Week, a look back at the always fashionable Paris street style scene—from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Street Style

15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning …

10 Ways to Stuff a Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are one of the best foods you can eat on a plant-based diet. High in nutrients like vitamin C and potassium, these root vegetables …

Food

18th-century sex toy unearthed at school for swordsmanship

An antique leather sex toy dating back to the 18th century has been unearthed by archaeologists in Poland during an excavation at a school for …

Islamic State and the ‘blood antique’ trade

Terrorist groups generate millions from looted artefacts, most of which disappear into private collections, writes Andrea Watson.<p>A "terrorist startup with a clearly defined business model" is how religious historian Karen Armstrong describes Islamic State. The radical Islamist group is the world’s …

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

Primordial sea creature with spiky claws unearthed in Canada | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fossil site in the Canadian Rockies that provides a wondrous peek into life on Earth more than half a billion years ago has offered up the remains of an intriguing sea creature, a four-eyed arthropod predator that wielded a pair of spiky claws.<p>A freshly excavated fossil …

The Science Of Saving Your Sex Life: What You Might Not Know About Sexual Desire

Amanda Blackie Parrish used to have a thriving sex drive, but not anymore. Interviewed by <i>Cosmo</i> about the search for a “pink pill” for women’s sexual …

Turmeric Facial for Acne & Wrinkles. {DIY Skincare Recipe}

<i>If I can’t eat it, I won’t put it on my skin.</i><p>This is my personal skincare motto, and I mean it in the most literal sense. If something is toxic for …

Dark Matter Is Dark Even to Other Dark Matter

New Hubble observations further refine astrophysicists' theories of dark matter.<p>​Dark matter's claim to fame is that it doesn't interact very well with regular matter. Thanks to the electromagnetic force, we here in the world of normal matter get to experience photons and electrons as light and …

Engineers create stretchable structures tougher than bulletproof vests

SEM micrographs of a coil fabricated from aligned nanofibers (credit: (credit: Mahmoud Baniasadi et al./ACS Applied Materials and …

The Happiness Hypothesis

The earth is comprised of right around 7 billion people. We all come from different backgrounds whether they are racial, religious, socio-economic; …

3 Lessons From History’s Greatest Geniuses That Will Make You More Creative

1) Reflect On What You Are Trying To Accomplish<p>Don’t rush in. Plan. Think about what you’re trying to do and what it takes to succeed.<p>Via Creating …

Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages.<p>New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years …

Anthropology

Photoshop Video Tutorial #3: Adjustment Layers from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

Why Doesn’t Ireland Have Snakes?

It ain’t because of Saint Patrick<p>Legend has it that, back in the fifth century A.D., St. Patrick exterminated Ireland’s snakes by driving them into the sea. He would appear to have done a thorough job, because Ireland is free of native snakes to this day.<p>Except, Ireland never actually had snakes. …

Zoology

30 years of .com

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a bit of video that goes around the Internet every so often, showing a couple of clueless 1990s television hosts trying to decipher the mysteries of the Internet.<p>"What is Internet, anyway?" NBC "Today" show host Bryant Gumbel asks in the 1994 clip after stumbling through an email …

10 Supposedly Irish Things That Aren't Remotely Irish

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, millions will be embracing all things Irish. Wait, make that faux Irish—because many St. Patrick's "traditions" have …

Photographers Create Meticulously Faithful Dioramas of Iconic Photos | Colossal

<p>It all started with a joke—a rather ironic challenge, if you will, to recreate the world’s most expensive photograph: Andreas Gursky’s Rhein II. …

Do Plants Get Stressed?

I spent the last several months thinking about stress, not only because I was actively stressed over deadlines and the like, but also because I wrote the March <i>Popular Science</i> cover story on the subject. Last year, I did a similar piece on sleep, which spilled over to this blog as a series exploring …

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Digital Photographer

Tamara Lackey’s Top 10 Tips for Dynamic Portraits

I’ve been a long time fan of Tamara Lackey and her natural, emotive portraits of kids. Hanssie and I ran into her in the hallway at WPPI and she …