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Inside the most expensive boarding school in the world

Le Rosey, the £80,000-a-year Swiss Institute, is attempting to attract British students<p>It is known as the school of kings, counting among its alumni the Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and King Farouk of Egypt. Its catchment area was once the glittering palaces that housed the grandest …

Guinness World Records' Weirdest Records Of 2015

Some people get into the record books by a nose, but Nick Stoeberl got into Guinness World Records by a tongue.<p>Stoeberl, 22, an artist and comedian from Monterey, California, has been trying to get official recognition for his massive tongue for two years.<p>Guinness World Records finally measured him …

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Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

Without this equation there would have been no internet

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

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Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2015

At Marc by Marc Jacobs military-style pieces looked playful and new for resort, as in the case of this reworked jumper, functional cross body strap, and an oversized button-down shirt.

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Building the astonishing 1,000 mph Bloodhound SSC rocket car (pictures)

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The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Apple’s iPad Safari users watch more porn than Android tablet users – report

Steve Jobs may have wanted the iPad to be free of porn, but that certainly hasn’t stopped users turning to the device’s Safari browser view porn sites.<p>Safari on the iPhone and iPad is used more than any other mobile browser, according to new data from Pornhub, one of the biggest free pornography …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.<p>Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and …

Quantum Mechanics

Microsoft and Skype may have just invented the world’s first real universal translator

Universal translators are a common trope in science fiction. In <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy</i>, they come in the form of the babelfish, a tiny crustacean you jam in your ear. In <i>Farscape</i>, they are bacteria injected into your body. In <i>Star Trek</i>, they take a less squishy form as a wand or tiny …

Google's New Self-Driving Car Ditches the Steering Wheel

Steering wheel, accelerator, brake pedal, mirrors -- all gone.<p>Google has finally built its own car from scratch. And it looks like a gondola with wheels.<p>The two-seater prototype vehicle is Google’s reimagination of what the modern automobile should look and feel like if you took the human out of …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Potatoes

How odd: we're hard-wired to prefer even numbers

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How do submarines get online?

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Inside the Cult of Fashion Piercings

As models, editors, and celebrities alike flaunt ears punctured by more and more edgy jewels, it's never been more clear: The ear party is the new arm party. One editor gets pierced by the fashion industry's go-to guy and learns the secrets of bespoke adornment. Punk has never been so …