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California woman, 19, fatally stabbed, left for dead, ID's suspects on death bed

The 19-year-old woman who was stabbed multiple times and left for dead on a rural road in a town outside San Francisco has been credited for fighting "like a soldier" and identifying two suspects in her killing.<p>Reports of her condition when first discovered early Monday are chilling.<p>Four men who …

Shall the truth make you free? Hinduism, Buddhism, Stoicism, Skepticism and the nature of philosophical inquiry

What is philosophy for? Is it a quest for truth? Is it really the case that the truth shall set us free, as the Bible says (John 8:32), and if so, is …

10 Books Like 'Black Mirror' With Mind-Bending Twists That Will Hook You 'Til The Last Page

Good science fiction makes you think about where society is headed, and how advancing technology might affect our lives. <i>Great</i> science fiction makes …

Black Mirror

Andreas Gursky on the photograph that changed everything: 'It was pure intuition'

It was 1990 and I was out driving with my family, sightseeing in and around Naples. Late in the afternoon, we came across this view over the harbour of Salerno. The sun was setting over the city so I had to hurry. I set up my tripod and my 4x5 inch camera, then took four frames. There was no time …

Art

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career | Inc.com

During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone has stumbled upon an idea that will trump the rest.<p>Last week, I came across one that …

Motivation

13 YouTube Channels to Teach You How to Paint for Free

Always wanted to learn how to paint, but were afraid to enroll in a class? Free online painting tutorials may be right up your alley, helping you get comfortable with both basic and advanced techniques right from home. Whether you are interested in acrylic or oil painting or learning how to use …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

These Are the 10 Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon Editors

2017 has been quite a year in the book world. We learned the inside scoop about the 2016 presidential election in Hillary Clinton’s <i>What Happened</i>, endured thought spirals and reward-incentivized mysteries with John Green in <i>Turtles All the Way Down</i>, and were even were treated to an in-depth look at …

Books

'Three Billboards' and 'Big Little Lies' top the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards

2018 Golden Globes<p>Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley pose in the press room on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 with awards for "Big Little Lies" at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The HBO series won four awards on the night, …

Haunting Relics of a Country That No Longer Exists

Discover the incredible history behind Yugoslavia's otherworldly monuments.<p>Hundreds of bizarre futuristic monuments appear out of place jutting from the varied landscape of the former Yugoslavia—ghostlike echoes of a country that no longer exists. Stretching from present-day Croatia and Slovenia …

Europe

The Rift by Nina Allan; Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer; Our Memory Like Dust by Gavin Chait; The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts<p>Nina Allan excels at creating subtle, shifting narratives straddling the mundane and the bizarre, the real and the unreal. In her second novel, <b>The Rift</b> (Titan, …

Books

Peter Jackson's next epic turns London into a roaming killer city

"It was a dark, blustery afternoon in spring, and the city of London was chasing a small mining town across the dried-out bed of the old North Sea." …

Why You Should Grill in a Cast-Iron Skillet

Cooking a steak or burgers in a skillet on the grill is the best of both worlds. To begin, you’re outside (no setting off the smoke alarm or …

Cast Iron Skillet

5-Ingredient Make-Ahead Breakfasts for the Person Who Always Hits Snooze

Mornings can be a struggle. And waking up with enough time to make a healthy breakfast is a level of difficulty that's off the charts. This week's …

A Simple Way to Get Guaranteed Income in Retirement

Say no to the most complex annuities but...<p>People crave guaranteed income in retirement, but they cringe at the mention of the word “annuity.” That …

There’s a whole new species of cloud

Celebrate with some amazing photos of the fluffy stuff.<p>The iridescence is caused by diffraction of sunlight in all the tiny, uniform clouds.<p>Clouds …

Our Universe is too vast for even the most imaginative sci-fi

As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly human in character. No …

The Weather App Only Millennials (or Jaded iPhone Users) Will Love | Inc.com

Weather apps are duller than a doorknob, but I've been testing one that puts a little spring in my step. It's like having a counselor who sends an encouraging note each day, even if the real point is to help you decide how to dress for the day and get your work done.<p>Late last year, the Sunshine app …

8 essential travel photography apps | Travel Feature

With smartphones at our fingertips we’ve all become travel photographers these days. There’s no escaping the urge to snap that colourful backstreet …

Social Media

Migrants in Greece and the Balkans suffer in freezing temperatures | News | DW | 09.01.2017

Thousands of migrants in Greece and in the Balkans have been suffering in freezing temperatures and bad weather. Local authorities have failed to …

The award-winning author of Flaubert’s Parrot will turn 70 this year and his remarkable new novel about Shostakovich is out this month. His admirers know to expect the unexpected<p>In 1989, in the closing pages of his novel <i>A History of the World in 10½ Chapters</i>, Julian Barnes imagined what heaven …

Literature

How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Global slowdown fears overshadow Singapore aviation show | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Aerospace leaders gathering for this week’s Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track.<p>South Korea's Black Eagles aerobatics team perform a maneuver during a preview of the …

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

Mika Suutari's Insomnia Series Demonstrates Lonliness

<i>All images by Mika Suutari. Used with permission.</i><p>Insomnia is a problem that plagues lots of people; but some photographers tend to use it to their …