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Coachella 2017: Your survival guide

Though the<p>Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festivalhas become a spring tradition, there are still many questions for those preparing to attend the desert festival for the first time. The festival’s website has its list of tips as well as some do’s and don’ts, but here are a few of ours.<p>There’s a new …

7 Ways to Save Money at Coachella, Lollapalooza and Other Music Festivals

<i>By Paul Sisolak, Contributor</i><p>The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off April 15 in Indio, Calif. The annual music festival is an international destination hotspot that runs for two weekends, attracting more than 198,000 people in 2015, according to Billboard.<p>With the growing popularity …

Festivals

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Breakfast

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

Man Points a GoPro the Wrong Way During an Entire Vacation in Las Vegas

When Evan Griffin‘s dad visited Las Vegas recently, he borrowed his son’s GoPro camera to capture memories of the things he saw there.<p>“I did not, …

Las Vegas

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

5 Ways to Transform Your Closet Into a Pinterest Dream

<i>Pro clutter cleaner Lili Pettit is known for transforming and organizing several celebrity wardrobes, including Jessica Alba’s. Each month, we ask</i> …

Daniel Kearns's answer to What should I do if I'm confronted by a gunman and he's 3-6 feet away and I know he is about to shoot me with a typical handgun? What would my best options be in terms of body position and evasive maneuvers?

3-6 feet away is well inside the range to attack the weapon.<p>The hand is quicker than the eye and your action is faster than his reaction.<p>Notice I …

Eight reasons you make bad financial decisions

Millions of people make terrible financial choices every day. Here’s why<p>1. You are poor, tired and worn out<p>Why does anyone take a payday loan at 4,000% interest? Or pay £800 for a television from “rent to own” firm BrightHouse rather than buying it for £350 from John Lewis? Why buy junk food when …

National University of Singapore

15 of the Best Hairstyles for Hot, Humid Weather

It’s almost summertime, and you know what that means? Yes, yummy food and summer sunnies, but it also means that it’s time to fight the frizz. Humidity and our locks are <i>not</i> besties, so it’s nearly impossible to tame the mane during warmer weather. Instead of curling and blowdrying away, why not …

Hairstyling

Natalie Portman reveals her 'dark moments' in college during powerful Harvard commencement speech

In 2003, she graduated with a degree in psychology.<p>But Portman's time at school wasn't always easy.<p>While addressing Harvard's graduating class on Wednesday, she began by revealing, "I have to admit that today, even 12 years after graduation, I'm still insecure about my own worthiness."<p>When I got to …

Natalie Portman
Russell Brand

Here's How to Save $100,000 by Age 30

Start by saying no more often.<p>You might have heard an absurd-sounding parable that often makes the rounds on personal finance blogs. This story is …

Personal Finance

Ed Helms to Grads: Define Yourselves

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Education

Matthew McConaughey to Grads: Always Play Like an Underdog

Short and sweet or long and salty? A sugar donut or some oatmeal? Out of respect for you and your efforts in getting your degree, I thought long and …

World Trade Center

Katie Couric to Grads: Get Yourself Noticed

Thank you so much, Annie, Chancellor Blank, Wisconsin Board of Trustees, faculty, parents, family members, friends, distinguished guests and of …

Winston Churchill

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel to Grads: 'This Is the World We Were Born Into, and We Are Responsible for It'

Dean Ellis, honored guests, faculty, family, friends, and the Class of 2015: I cannot begin to express my gratitude for your generosity. Thank you so …

Evan Spiegel

Mark Ruffalo to Grads: Buck the System

I didn’t graduate from college, so I’m in awe of every one of you. So thank you — I’m really grateful and honored to be here today. Thank you, Sam …

Mark Ruffalo

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared - Trailer 1

The highest-grossing Swedish film of all time, this comedy blockbuster based on the best-selling novel is a fanciful spin on world history through …

How 'Saint Laurent' fashions a film odyssey for a designer who changed how women dress

In a scene near the end of the film "Saint Laurent," a group of newspaper editors is scrambling to write an obituary of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, responding to a false rumor that he has died. Among those in the scene are the film's director, Bertrand Bonello, and his co-screenwriter, …

13 Last-Minute (But Still Amazing) Mother’s Day Ideas

She raised you to be resourceful and think on your feet, so we’re sure she won’t mind if you put those skills into action. If Mother’s Day snuck up on you this year (doesn’t it always?), never fear! Read on for ideas to help pull together a meaningful tribute to Mom in minutes . . . she’ll be none …

Night Flights: Portraits in Ambrotype - Photographs by Matthias Olmeta | LensCulture

<i>We invite you to explore the ambrotypes of photographer Matthias Olmeta. His mysterious, evocative images are accompanied by a text written by François Cheval, Chief Curator at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum. Also, be sure to watch this great short video interview with Ometa, made by LensCulture</i> …

Biographies

This Is How It Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety

My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But thanks to the right treatments and techniques, I've discovered how to live my life.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>As part of the human body's acute stress system, the "fight-or-flight" …

Mind

Cool Mashup of the Day: Weezer vs. Nirvana

About the Author<p>Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the …

Watch the Coachella Live Webcast Now

Coachella 2014 is going on right now in Indio, California. Many sets from the festival can be streamed live now via YouTube. Watch the webcast, broken up into three channels, below.<p>Today's stream features sets by Outkast, Girl Talk, Chromeo, Broken Bells, The Cult, Neko Case, Dum Dum Girls, Bryan …

Coachella

Kurt Cobain, 20 Years Later: Photographer Kevin Mazur Remembers

A look back at iconic images of the Nirvana singer<p>On September 9th, 1992, photographer Kevin Mazur went to the MTV Video Music Awards on assignment …