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Spectacular warped beauty of Mumbai interiors - CNN Style

Mumbai

These 'Sea-Nomad' Children Can See Underwater Like Dolphins

And the skill can be learned in just one month.<p>If you want proof of how adaptable the human body can be, look no further than the Moken people - a …

The Simplest Way Out of Bed Is a Car Jack and an Impact Hammer

Self-employment is rough. One day you’re sleeping in for an extra half hour, and the next you’re staying up until 5am and realizing you haven’t seen …

Oscar predictions: Who's going to win in all 24 categories

The Academy Awards arrive Sunday. Maybe you're in an Oscar pool. Maybe you have a rooting interest. Maybe you've been tossing and turning at night wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio is finally going to get his due. (Rest easy, friend. He is.)<p>To help you no matter your need, here are my final Oscar …

Mad Max

Was the Big Bang just a black hole?

Fraser Cain "Asks a Spaceman" Dr. Paul Matt Sutter – why do we call the Big Bang a singularity, when we also call black holes singularities?

BIGBANG

Scientists Already Know How to 'Erase' Your Painful Memories... And Add New Ones

Nothing lasts forever.<p>We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we …

5. Nina Forever (2015)

Yes, we said there€™d be more zombie-flavoured romance. The most recent film on our list, this low-budget British production from writer-director duo …

Horror Movies

Babies see things we can’t: The incredible science behind our evolving vision

Japanese research indicates 3- and 4-month-old children possess a unique sensitivity to variant information<p>Take a look at the red chips on the two Rubik cubes below. They are actually orange on the left and purple on the right, if you look at them in isolation. They only appear more or less equally …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

If Disney Movies Were Directed By Tim Burton

Don't you wish this version of Beauty and the Beast were real?

Walt Disney Company

Don's Plum: Leonardo DiCaprio film released online

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>Don’s Plum</i> was pulled from Vimeo on Wednesday. “Vimeo has removed or disabled access to the following material as a result of a third-party …

Floating Bonsai Tree Hovers Magically in the Air

Here’s possibly the most Zen home accessory of all time: a bonsai tree that actually floats.<p>The <b>Air Bonsai</b>, designed by Japanese studio <b>Hoshinchu</b>, is a …

20. Cartel Land (2015)

Everybody loves a good documentary.<p>Documentaries widen your knowledge and teach you about amazing things you might never have stumbled upon in any …

British Movie Rating Board Certifies 10-Hour Film of Paint Drying

A ten-hour British film made solely to bore the judges of the U.K.’s motion picture rating system may have achieved its goal: on Tuesday, the British …

15 Oscar-Winning Movies You Say You'll Watch But Never Do

Every year, awards season trumpets all the movies you should have seen in theaters but didn't because reasons. And every year, you add more to your growing list of Oscar-winners you have yet to see.<p>Oh we've been there. From "Lawrence of Arabia" to "Gone With the Wind," there's a collective guilt us …

Movies

Sundance Preview: 19 Films That Could Be the Next Oscar Breakouts

From Daniel Radcliffe as a dead body to young Barack and Michelle in love.<p>Though we’re still not done with this year’s Oscar movies, the start of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, on January 21, does technically mark the beginning of <i>next year’s</i> Oscar race. Though Sundance is largely made up of small …

Sundance

Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.

I grew up playing chess. It taught me a lot of great lessons about competition — and a lot of wrong lessons about life.<p>From the age of seven, I …

If The Posters For This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies Were Honest

<i>The Revenant</i> [via The Shiznit]<p>This year’s Oscar nominations are in, which means we have a good excuse to talk about Leonardo DiCaprio’s harrowing bear experience, point out how <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> got robbed, and imagine what would happen if movie posters were brutally honest. Every year, awesome …

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Airbnb Unveils Their Most Wish-Listed Properties

One of them has a Pirates of the Caribbean theme...<p>This week, Airbnb released their list of the world's most desirable properties selected from their roster of almost two million listings in over 190 countries. Surprisingly, the list proved that less is more as some of the site's most unexpected, …

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

The Kangaroo in That Viral 'Grieving' Photo Is Actually Just Sexually Aroused

Sorry guys.<p>Overnight, a series of seemingly heartbreaking images of a dying female kangaroo went viral, after the photographer, Evan Switzer, …

How To Design The Perfect Bag For A Heist

It’s about durability . . . and discretion.<p>From <i>Ocean’s Eleven</i> to <i>Beverly Hills Cop II</i>, heist stories are usually meticulously choreographed, and often hinge on the smallest details. For example, thieves need the right carrying case for loot, something that will hold the goods and allow them to …

Here's the complete list of 2016 Oscar nominees

Leonardo DiCaprio's revenge tale "The Revenant" led the pack with 12 nominations, with the hit summer blockbuster "Mad Max: Fury Road" coming in with 10 nominations, including best picture.<p>Though some thought that "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" could break into some of the major categories, its …

Scientists asked 2,799 people from 12 countries to define ‘happiness’ — here’s what they said

Their findings were just published to the journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i>.<p>The researchers comprehensively surveyed and queried 2,799 adults living in urban areas of Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, and the United States about …

Google Used Tiny Cameras to Street View the World’s Largest Model Railway

Brace yourself for perhaps the cutest views ever to appear on Street View. Google has scaled down its hardware to capture Hamburg’s Miniatur …

Britney Spears's Guide to Physics Is Still the Best Science Website From 1999

Its creator says, “It will probably be the only thing people remember about me.”<p>At the dawn of the millennium, something beautiful and weird emerged from the era's cultural detritus and made it onto the then-burgeoning internet: Britney Spears' Guide to Semiconductor Physics, found via the …

See Star Wars Characters Drawn Like Calvin and Hobbes

Brian Kesinger<p>1 of 5<p>An animator has taken <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> to a galaxy far, far away.<p>Brian Kesinger, whose Instagram lists him as an artist at Walt …

Young People Used These Absurd Little Cards to Get Laid in the 19th Century

Victorians loved to communicate via calling card. It was the proper, dignified way to communicate with other people. But wouldn’t you know, young …