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Ireland Month by Month: A Year of Events

January<p>This list of activities and events to enjoy in Ireland starts with January and makes its way, month-by-month through to December. This listing …

Ireland

People From Around the World Explain How They Can Spot a Person From Their Home Country

In a determinate episode of the Condé Nast Traveler series <i>Many People from Many Countries Say Things</i>, 70 different people from 70 different countries …

Dumb and Dumber star Jim Carrey crashes Jeff Daniels' interview on Conan

Things got dumb (and also dumber) on <i>Conan</i> Tuesday night. It felt like a typical day for Jeff Daniels, who came on to promote his Hulu series <i>The</i> …

Las Vegas: What to Do If Gaming Isn't Your Thing

<b>Top 10 weird and wacky attractions of Las Vegas</b><p>By Anna Jones<p>Sin City is known for the bright lights that dazzle along the Strip as well as windowless …

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

Flowers killed dinosaurs, the asteroid just finished them off

There's strong scientific evidence to suggest an ancient asteroid impact off the coast of Mexico wiped out the dinosaurs, but new research suggests the giant lizards were already on the way out because some beautiful new species had begun to poison them.<p>A recent study published in the journal Ideas …

Dinosaurs

What happens in my body when I have a panic attack?

To our bodies, there’s not always a clear difference between the stress of being pursued by predator and the desk job frustrations of today’s …

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office …

European Travel

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Film Festivals

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

The Role of Human Pheromones in Perspiration and Sexual Desire

Do Human Pheromones Really Exist?<p>You may have seen ads for perfumes promising to help attract a date using pheromones or you may have used insect …

Tips From a CPA: Nine Critical Items to Consider Before Starting Your Photography Business

Do you love photography and hate numbers? Are you afraid you don’t know what you don’t know when it comes to starting a business? Here are nine …

Small Business

In Insane Coffee-Drinking Study, Coffee Appears to Be the Anti-Cannabis

"These are entirely new pathways by which coffee might affect health."<p>Coffee has been the world’s favorite stimulant for hundreds of years, yet …

This couple quit their jobs to travel around Europe in a Ford transit van they converted for less than £4,000 — and their cat and dog came too

Many of us dream of packing it all in for a life on the road where all you have to think about is your next swim or picnic spot. But for most of us, the realities of commitments such as work, family, and even pets stop us from taking the plunge.<p>Commitments didn't stop one couple from making it …

All the TV shows coming in spring 2018 — and whether you should watch them

We put together a list of all the notable new and returning shows coming in the next couple months, and let you know whether or not you should watch them.<p>The lineup for spring 2018 is pretty promising, but thankfully isn't overwhelming with shows you must watch. Some of the best dramas are starting …

TV

Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

Shia LaBeouf Is Ready To Talk About It

The actor sets out to save his career—and his soul.<p>Shia LaBeouf is nervous about this story—“I have so much fear about this thing,” he confesses to me when we first meet—and it drives him to do what he’s always done when faced with something he cannot fully control: Prepare. Obsessively. For the …

The Most Breathtaking Views in the U.S.

America’s most breathtaking views aren’t reachable by elevators or highway off-ramps. They’re hidden at the end of rocky trails, at the bottom of …

Travel

You’d Never Know These Black Bean Brownies Were Healthy

Decadent, delicious, and so easy to make.<p>I have a bit of an obsession with finding recipes that sneakily swap in good-for-you ingredients. Chocolate …

Can you solve it? Tapa, the puzzle of champions

Hi guzzlers<p>Today’s puzzle comes from Istanbul. Tapa – it stands for Turkish Art Paint – is a fantastic logic grid puzzle, invented by Turkish puzzle master Serkan Yürekli. The puzzle is now a classic in the world of competitive puzzling.<p>(Yes, competitive puzzling! This week, Britain’s best will be …

Mathematics

The drugs do work: antidepressants are effective, study shows

Antidepressants work – some more effectively than others – in treating depression, according to authors of a groundbreaking study which doctors hope will finally put to rest doubts about the controversial medicine.<p>Millions more people around the world should be prescribed pills or offered talking …

Depression

Everything you know about space is wrong

Think you know a thing or two about our solar system? Turns out all those space “facts” you keep telling your mates might not be as accurate as you …

Astronomy

Jimmy Fallon interviews Paul Rudd in 60 seconds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jimmy Fallon is currently sharing NBC airtime with the Olympics and that means abbreviated episodes of "The Tonight Show."<p>We're talking just five minutes.<p>But on Monday, Fallon managed to pack a lot into those 300 seconds. He gave viewers a short version of his nightly monologue, which he …

The Difference Between 6 Common Types of Steak

Summer is heating up, and so are the grills. Some of our favorite items to dig into include nice, juicy steak dishes. But with so many different …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects

Autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share similar gene expression - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Major mental disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder appear to have more in common than …

Autism

'Sinking' Pacific nation is getting bigger, showing islands are geologically dynamic: study

The Pacific nation of Tuvalu — long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels — is actually growing in size, new …

Climate Change

What happens in the brain when habits form?

There are a million things that we do every day without thinking. Brushing our teeth, drying our hair after a shower, and unlocking our phone screen …

How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful tool for saving time and money when you …