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Can you spot the planets in this stunning photo of the Milky Way - taken from the Isle of Wight?

Spectacular star views may be difficult to find in some parts of the country but one photographer managed to catch the perfect shot of first light on the Isle of Wight.<p>Chad Powell, a 24-year-old snapper and graphic designer, has a passion for photographing the night sky off the coast of …

The 21 best heist movies ever, ranked

There's something about a good heist movie that makes a moviegoing experience perfect.<p>With the high stakes and the top-shelf actors and directors who seem to gravitate to the genre, when it's done right, it can be a thrilling cinematic experience.<p>With this week's "Triple 9" — about dirty cops …

Most beautiful places in Iran: Photos will dazzle you | CNN Travel

Travel

5 excellent crowd-pleasing movies you might have missed in 2015

Had your fill of the cineplex last weekend? Settle down at home with these underrated gems [UPDATED]<p>The holiday season means getting together with family members who may not share your political views, and watching a movie together is one way to get the bickering to stop. As it happens, that’s my …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

The Tragic Ending To Obama's Bay Of Pigs: CIA Hands Over Syria To Russia

One week ago, when summarizing the current state of play in Syria, we said that for Obama, "<b>this is shaping up to be the most spectacular US foreign</b> …

Middle East

Raw: Impressive Vortex Opens on Lake

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Passover in Iran

We were sitting around a table drinking tea and interviewing clerics at a mosque outside of Tehran on the first night of Passover. I wondered if my yet-to-be disclosed Judaism would be revealed before the identity of my government-required minder, the son of a famous IRGC commander and relative of …

Middle East

Masculine Bedroom 101 - Interior Design Tips

The average person spends about one third of their lives sleeping (or less depending on your demanding job!). Rest is important for every mans …

How Iran won Bush's Iraq War

By Peter Van Buren | ( Tomdispatch.com)<p>The U.S. is running around in circles in the Middle East, patching together coalitions here, acquiring strange …

5 Ways to Validate Your Startup Ideas With $100

There is a misconception that is spread around the media that in order to win big, we need to risk big.<p>That the most successful entrepreneurs, …

Pre and Post Workout Snacks

Protein.<br>Fat.<br>Carbs.<br>HELP.<p>Knowing what to eat is imperative. When to eat it? That matters too. Nutrient timing can play a critical role in muscle …

Fast Five: Apps to Stay Organized » YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

If you’re having a hard time remembering all the details you need to do and are tired of sticking post-it notes on your PC monitor, why not use an …

Global flood toll to triple by 2030

<b>The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, analysis shows.</b><p>Climate change and population growth are driving the increase, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI).<p>In the UK, about 76,000 people a year could be at risk of being affected …

Geography

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack | Men's Health

<i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i><br>You know this better as "5-minute abs!" or some such hype. But if this approach were really effective, even Chris Christie would have a washboard.<p><i>2. The so-hard-it-has-to-work method.</i><br>Think 60 to 90 minutes of exercise, 6 days a week. Now if you have the time and …

Parallel Programming with GPUs and R

by Norman Matloff<p>You've heard that <i>graphics processing units</i> — GPUs — can bring big increases in computational speed. While GPUs cannot speed up work …

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

25 Fat Loss Tips Based on Science

There are so many fitness experts, doctors, nutritionists, and diet groups out there that claim they have the magic pill, potion, or best …

Nutrition