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The best beaches of the Philippines

For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand.<p>But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot. Here are a few areas to home in on in search of your own slice of paradise.<p>El Nido<p>The dramatic …

Manny - Trailer 1

From abject poverty to becoming a ten time boxing world champion and history’s first boxing congressman, international icon Manny Pacquiao is the …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Grotesque Portraits of People Wearing a Junk Food Face Mask

Welcome to the sugar-coated nightmare. James Ostrer creates alluringly grotesque portraits of individuals suffocating in sweets for his series <i>Wosit</i> …

You gotta see this: hundreds of thousands of ducks flood a street

en_US<p>article<p>Picture yourself driving down the street like any normal day. Suddenly, you hear the sound of quacking in the distance. You see a moving …

Photo Project Captures People’s Reactions to Someone Falling Asleep on Them on the Subway

The New York City subway can be a cold place, metaphorically speaking. Headphones, cell phones, that one Seamless ad they’ve no doubt already read …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

Watch a Baby's Face Sour While Eating a Lemon

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20 Cute And Hilarious Animals With Their Tongues Sticking Out

Just like creating a tongue sticking out of a smiley face makes it a bit more wacky, a cute animal sticking their tongue out is just that much …

Alice In Wonderland

One Fast Cat: A Hamster Exercise Wheel For Cats

It turns out that an exercise treadmill wheel is a great exercise device not only for hamsters, but also for cats! Inventor Sean Farley and his team …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use | Colossal

<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for …

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How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

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David Bowie’s Top 100 Books

“David Bowie Is,” the extensive retrospective exhibit of the artist and his fabulous costumes, hit Toronto last Friday (see our post from earlier …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

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Five new albums to try this week: FKA Twigs, Sinead O’Connor and more

FKA Twigs – LP1 (Young Turks)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: Tahliah Barnett, or FKA Twigs, is one of the most interesting, new experimental-pop artists of the year so far. Just don’t dare label her alt-R&B, alright?<p><b>It might not be for you if</b>… Right now you’re not keen on a gorgeous backing singer sighing …

Relax, You Have 168 Hours This Week

There are 168 hours in a week; this is immutable truth. That sounds like a lot, but is it really enough time to cover the demands of a successful career, family involvement, and everything else that makes up a fulfilling life? Let’s do the back-of-the-envelope calculation.<p>Starting with those 168 …

How to Parlay Your Value Proposition Into a Powerful Personal Brand

A branding expert explains how to become a recognized expert on whatever you're passionate about.<p>For personal branding expert Glen Carlson, creating one's brand is much easier than most entrepreneurs make it out to be. Carlson teaches entrepreneurs how to develop their personal image and use it to …