Corwyn Newman

79 Added | 13 Magazines | 56 Likes | 2 Following | 5 Followers | @CorNewman90631 | Keep up with Corwyn Newman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Corwyn Newman”

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

Trains

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Consciousness

Hate It Or Love It, Tinder’s Right Swipe Limit Is Working

Tinder has been making waves the past month with the introduction of Tinder Plus, a premium tier of the service that adds extra features like the ability to rewind a left swipe or search for potential matches in a different city. However, Tinder Plus also brings a new “right swipe limiter” into the …

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

Barcelona

Turkey summons Dutch charge d'affaires over Armenian 'genocide' motions

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to Ankara on Saturday to express its unhappiness with a pair of proposed bills that would see the Netherlands recognize as genocide the 1915 killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians.<p>The four Dutch governing parties have expressed …

North Africa

Catherine Deneuve says #MeToo is driven by ‘hatred of men’

PARIS — Actress Catherine Deneuve joined 99 other French women claiming that men are being unfairly targeted by sexual misconduct allegations, adding that the #MeToo campaign amounted to "puritanism" and was fueled by a "hatred of men."<p>In the aftermath of accusations against Hollywood film producer …

Catherine Deneuve

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

Mystery Radio Bursts From Space Just Got Even Weirder

Oxon Hill, Maryland<p>Astronomers are transfixed by twisted waves seen coming from an odd object three billion light-years away.<p>There’s a new twist in the tale of one of the strangest objects in the sky.<p>About three billion light-years away, that mysterious object continually hurls humongous blasts of …

Universe

6 Old-School Travel Hacks That Still Work

The way we travel has undergone a dramatic transformation over the last couple of decades: Thanks to technology, everything from booking a flight to …

Top 8 money mistakes to avoid in 2018

While many Americans focus on shrinking their waistlines for the start of the New Year, some money experts say it’s also a perfect time to get your finances in order.<p>According to a 2017 GoBankingRates survey, more than half of Americans (57%) have less than $1,000 in their savings account. And, …

Retirement

Paris Jackson posts rare photo of brother Blanket on Christmas

The holidays are about bringing the family together — even famous families like the Jacksons.<p>Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson, 19, shared a photo Monday of her and her siblings Prince Jackson, 20, and "Blanket" Jackson, 15, who has rarely made appearances since his father's death in 2009.<p>In …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

#OscarsSoWhite might not be solved after all

Did the 2017<p>Oscarssignal the beginning of a more diverse Hollywood?<p>By many accounts, yes. "Moonlight" won best picture and the film academy rewarded more African American actors and filmmakers in more categories than it ever had in a single year.<p>But just two months before 2018's Oscar nominations …

Darkest Hour

The oldest buildings on Earth

Archaeology

Our brains can get lazy by age 25 — but people can counteract it with a habit Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett all have

They say all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And it's true — hobbies make you more interesting and fun to be around and keep your body and brain rested and renewed.<p>But your activity of choice also makes you better at business by improving essential skills like memory, creative thinking, and …

Warren Buffett

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

Biology

John Kelly calls Robert E. Lee “honorable,” and Ta-Nehisi Coates schools him

Trump’s chief of staff turns out to be very similar to his boss<p>President Donald Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, is being publicly schooled by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates after making asinine statements about the outbreak of the Civil War.<p>"I would tell you that Robert E. Lee was an honorable man," …

Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the point of collapse?

What does it take to make a universe implode? Marvel doesn’t want to know. Now owned by Disney, Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe passed …

Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet

It's orange. It’s furry. It pulses. It has tentacles.<p>It’s not an animatronic alien from a movie set.<p>Nor is it a mythical chimera straight from a medieval manuscript.<p>This footage was originally posted to social media, and has become a talking point for many users on Reddit and Facebook after being …

South-east Asia

Humans are just starting to understand this nearly invincible creature — and it's fascinating

Scientists are just starting to understand the tardigrade. It can survive boiling water, outer space, and extreme radiation. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This funny looking little guy can survive boiling hot water, outer space, and decades without food or water. It's called a "tardigrade" …

Biology

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

Astronomy

Georgetown put together the worst non-conference basketball schedule ever

Credit to Patrick Ewing for pulling off something truly impressive.<p>When Georgetown unexpectedly pulled out of the Phil Knight PK80 Invitational earlier this summer, it showed that new coach Patrick Ewing was not confident in his team’s potential, at least early in the season.<p>It’s hard to blame him, …

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

Climate Change

Not so super: why Hollywood's cinematic universes are on the way out

Marvel’s interlinked superhero movies transformed industry thinking, but now rival studios are increasingly reverting to simpler, old-school storytelling<p>It’s never easy to change the habits of a lifetime. We spend much of our existence watching the more outwardly successful members of our society …

Luc Besson Says That Captain America Is ‘Propaganda’: ‘It’s Always Here to Show the Supremacy of America’

He says there would never be a Captain Brazil or Captain France.<p>Luc Besson isn’t the biggest fan of superhero movies. The “Valerian” director, who’s …

Luc Besson

These Are the Most Sexually Provocative Movies of All Time

The Franco-Italian romance starring Marlon Brando centered on a couple that conducts an anonymous sexual relationship in an unfurnished apartment in …

James Spader

Inside the world of Silicon Valley's 'coasters' — the millionaire engineers who get paid gobs of money and barely work

On a sunny summer morning, a Facebook engineer woke up to go to work but felt ill, ran to the bathroom and threw up. "I thought I was getting sick," the engineer recalled.<p>It wasn't a virus or food poisoning. The engineer was having a bad reaction to the thought of going to work.<p>This person was …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Doctors Are Now Fighting Depression by Targeting the Brain's Wiring, Not Its Chemical Balance

The Damage of Depression<p>Depression is becoming an epidemic that is damaging individuals, society, and the economy. Its has become the leading source …