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We went inside the top-secret tunnel under Grand Central that only presidents use

It is no secret now that Franklin D. Roosevelt had the unique challenge of hiding his crippling disease of what was believed to be polio throughout his terms as president. He went through great lengths to hide this disease from the press and the public. One of his many tricks of disguise can still …

Grand Central Station

10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

There is a secret US government airline that flies out of commercial airports

Turns out the US government has a secret passenger airline — and even the flight attendants have top-secret clearance.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow TI Video:</b>On Facebook

Airlines

How Marconi Gave Us the Wireless World

In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern …

The Story of Laffing Sal, the World’s Most Uncanny Animatronic Doll

Six-feet-tall and pure nightmare, she was once one of America’s most popular funhouse amusements.<p>Laffing Sal at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. …

San Francisco

New Horned Dinosaur Species Unearthed In Utah

The two-ton plant-eater Machairoceratops cronusi had four horns and lived 77 million years ago.<p>A new species of horned dinosaur has been unearthed by scientists in southern Utah.<p>Remains of the animal, named Machairoceratops cronusi, suggest it was about 26 feet long, weighed two tons and ate …

Dinosaurs

14 weird facts that you probably didn't know about the Empire State Building

Located in New York City on Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets, it is a National Historic Landmark that gets over four million visitors every year.<p>There are things about the building that you probably already know about, like the popular tourist observatory deck on the 86th floor.<p>Many …

Skyscrapers

8 Ways Body Language Beats IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

You Could Own This Historic English Mansion for Less Than $20

Few sights rival the splendor of an illuminated Empire State Building on a clear New York night. It may not be New York City’s tallest building, but …

A three-way collision of galaxies has given birth to a monstrous black hole

Gases swirling in the center of a galaxy 1.8 billion light-years away were traveling faster than 370 miles per second. That's twice as fast as they would have expected.<p>The mind blowing speed of the gases hints at the existence of something extraordinary: a colossal black hole in the center of the …

Universe

15 Easy Kitchen Hacks to Make Cooking Easier

Faster, fresher, tastier: Whether you’re a kitchen novice or are able to speed-chop onions like Julia Child, it never hurts to have a couple culinary …

6 Things You Didn't Know About The Industry Of Death

Walmart caskets come with free shipping, and other facts you might not know about the business of funerals.<p>Nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. What isn't certain, though, is how much that death is going to cost you. The Huffington Post took a dive into the industry that provides nearly …

10 People Who Lost 50+ Pounds Share Their Best Tips For Getting Started

The very first steps real people took to change their lives.<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the very first steps they took in their effort to lose weight, and how those steps turned into a major lifestyle transformation. Here are some of the best tips from 10 people who made</i> …

Sprint’s shameless “unlimited” plan shoves users to 2G network after 1GB of data

Sprint is offering a new plan they’re calling an “unlimited data plan” for only $20 a month. Unlimited data plans have long been the holy grail of power users, some of which found themselves buying phones outright to keep their grandfathered plan rather than sign a new contract. However, Sprint …

Mobile

Are any foods safe to eat anymore? Here’s the truth

Is bacon really as bad for you as cigarettes? Will coffee give you a heart attack? Do wheat-eaters suffer “brain fog”? BBC Future examines the foods, the fears – and the facts.<p>Food was once seen as a source of sustenance and pleasure. Today, the dinner table can instead begin to feel like a …

Do I Sound Gay? review – highly personal documentary

David Thorpe’s cultural exploration of the ‘gay voice’ makes cheerful viewing<p>A cheerful, highly personal investigation into queer cultural identity, <i>Do I Sound Gay?</i> begins with US film-maker David Thorpe guiltily confessing that he’s never been comfortable with the inflections of his voice. He asks …

Stereotypes

8 Thoughts That Are Stuck In Anxious People’s Mind Throughout The Day

Have you ever felt anxious? Maybe you had a job interview or an important presentation and it made you nervous. Can you imagine feeling that way all …

Self-help

Why Eggs Are a Killer Weight Loss Food

Eggs are among the healthiest foods you can eat.They are rich in high-quality protein, healthy fats and many essential vitamins and minerals.Eggs …

Nutrition

17 Genius Tips & Tricks For If You Own A Slow Cooker

How to easily cut cleanup time, figure out high vs. low, and slow-cook like a pro.

EVEN DOCTORS ARE AMAZED BY THIS REMEDY: IT PREVENTS HEART ATTACK, LOWERS CHOLESTEROL AND BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Honey and cinnamon are a powerful combination that can treat many conditions and illnesses. It has even been approved of by health experts and …

Immune System

Untreated Mental Illness Leaves Two Dead, One Life Shattered

My phone lit up with a one-word text with a link to the article about Patti Steven’s death. <i>Terrible.</i> If you live in Dallas, the news has been …

Mental Health

Articles about beloved midcentury houses examined after decades wear and tear on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new book looks at the evolution and adaptation of iconic midcentury modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut.<p>Penny Black Interiors deftly updates a midcentury home in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, gorgeous tile, and...<p>A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the …

Social Housing

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

Seattle, NYC and Philly Customers Balk at $299 'Prime Fresh' Amazon Grocery Fee

The free month was fun while it lasted -- a year, in the case of New York and Philadelphia.<p>The news was greeted with the kind of reception one might expect for a delivery of rotten fruit: Amazon will begin charging customers in Seattle, New York City and Philadelphia an annual membership fee to use …

10 (More) Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Documentaries aren't movies you'd usually think of when rattling off a list of horror films, but because documentaries depict things that <i>really</i> …

Arctic 'Doomsday Vault' opens to retrieve vital seeds for Syria

<b>Svalbard, Norway (CNN) —</b> Humanity has had to cash in on its insurance policy earlier than expected.<p>Deep in the side of a mountain in the Arctic archipelago is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.<p>Known as the "Doomsday Vault," this seed bank -- operated by the Norwegian government and containing a seed …

Doomsday

In China, McDonald's Is Selling a Hamburger With a Gray Bun

From the Jetsons’ shiny outfits to the sleek chrome buildings of Disney World’s Tomorrowland, silver has been long viewed as the color of the …

8 Best Fruits for a Better Body

When it comes to eating well, most of us have a huge blind spot. We cut calories wherever we can, try to turn down the donuts in the break room, but …

Nutrition