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5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Hiking

Bullying Is Driving LGBTQ People Out of Tech, Study Finds

There has been no shortage of news coverage surrounding high-profile reports of harassment and discrimination in the tech industry. Most notably, perhaps, was the recent coverage of a former Uber engineer who detailed in a blog post the sexual harassment she said she experienced while working for …

LGBTQI

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Google Maps

It's True, Hot Baths Burn Calories

Why calorie counting is almost useless and often misleading<p>“A new study says taking a hot bath burns as many calories as a 30-minute walk.”<p>That popped up in a tweet from <i>Time</i> on Tuesday night. It referred to a small investigation into the physiologic effects of heat exposure.<p>The responses on social …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population.<p>Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is …

Artificial Intelligence

18 photos that’ll have you scrambling to book a trip to Slovenia

The Central European country of Slovenia is located at the crossroads of the main European cultural and trade routes. The north of the country is …

The brain-bending science behind optical illusions

Certain combinations of shapes and lines can really mess with our minds<p>Geometrical illusions are simple optical illusions where background patterns make shapes and lines appear to bend, break, or warp in bizarre ways. While scientists are still figuring out exactly why they occur, some of these …

Neurophilosophy

Breathing's Link to Calmness and Stress, Revealed

We take it for granted that breathing and feelings go hand in hand: Deep breaths make us calm, and short, shallow ones signal a sense of panic. This …

Neuroscience

Business is booming for the naked travel industry

1. Try big boating in the buff.<p>Bare Necessities Tour & Travel may offer cruises where patrons relax in the buff, but they’re hardly bare-bones. An all-inclusive Tahiti cruise on the Paul Gauguin hosts nearly 300 people and runs from $15,000 to $20,000 per couple. Tiemann said several guests also …

Paul Gauguin

Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Neuroscience

The secret to cooking amazing vegetables

<b>Clue: It has to do with another food group.</b><p>Once in a while I encounter some cooking advice that makes a light bulb go off in my head. In this case, …

Samsung's fancy Galaxy Tab S3 costs just as much as an iPad Pro, but it comes with the S-Pen

Productivity tablet wars, begun they have.<p>When Samsung unveiled its new 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S3 tablet last month, it was clear Samsung designed it to …

12 images that will make you want to explore Scotland right now

Scotland is one of few the places in Western Europe where you can leave the urban life behind and enjoy some serious wilderness. If you crave silence …

Scotland

Nine International Cities Where You Can Live On The Cheap

How much does it really cost to live abroad? That’s a question that seems easy on its face, then starts to sound incredibly complicated. Currency conversions, travel expenses, and “westerner” tax all seem to stand in the way of just saying ‘f*ck it’ and moving to a new country or city and living a …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

Scientists Have Developed a Non-Addictive Opioid

The drug works by only targeting the site of pain, not the brain.<p>The number of deaths from opioid overdoses in the United States increased 280 …

Medicine

Why Introverts Can Make Incredible Leaders

Susan Cain and Sheryl Sandberg on why there’s no contradiction between being quiet and being a great leader.<p><b>Susan Cain</b> is the author of the <i>New York</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say

Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal details of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, including an iris scanner, ahead of March launch<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, have an almost bezel-less, edge-to-edge “infinity” display and an iris scanner, the Guardian has learned.<p>The …

Electronics Industry

Don't be fooled: Intel's new desktop CPUs aren't faster

You'd be better off buying an older chip on sale.<p>Kaby Lake. Kaby Lake. Kaby Lake.<p>If you read tech news, you may seeing that phrase an awful lot this week: it's what Intel calls its latest seventh-generation processors for laptop and desktop PCs. But before you get all excited about a PC with the …

Intel Corporation

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Mike Pence

On Balance, 2016 Was A Pretty Garbage Year For Mental Health

This year was pretty terrible in a lot of ways. And, sadly, the attitudes surrounding mental health were no exception.<p>The last 52 weeks brought a lot of disappointing instances of stigma and discrimination, from presidential candidates slinging mental health terms as insults to the media wrongly …

Mental Health

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Animal photos of the year 2016

Downing Street
Parenting

Got a 4K TV? Here Are the First 10 Things to Watch and Play On It

A starter pack of eye-popping shows, games, and movies to stick on your new screen.<p>Even earlier this year, buying a 4K Ultra HD television seemed like a questionable choice. Sure, the TVs—which pack in 4x the total pixels of 1080p for added clarity—are the better bet for the future, but right now, …

Televisions

Brad Pitt Says Angelina Jolie ‘Has No Self-Regulating Mechanism,’ Wants Children’s Records in Divorce Case Sealed

<b>UPDATED 12/22 7:28 p.m. ET:</b> Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have already signed a private agreement to seal their divorce case, and Pitt's latest legal …

Brad Pitt

Don't Beat Yourself Up: Science Says Do These 3 Things Instead | Inc.com

Ruminating.<p>It's a fancy word that means pondering past experiences -- often, our mistakes -- over and over. It could be something you said. Something you did. Something you didn't do.<p>Whatever the reason, we as human beings spend a lot of time dwelling on our past. And science says 70 percent of the …

Ann Arbor

Breathing In Through The Nose Stimulates Your Brain And Improves Your Memory

'There is a dramatic difference in brain activity during inhalation compared with exhalation.'<p>A deep breath through the nose boosts recall and …

The Brain

A new report shows the hell LGBTQ kids go through in school

The report describes the school experience for LGBTQ kids as “walking through a hailstorm.”<p>There has been a lot of progress on LGBTQ issues over the past couple of decades, with the legalization of same-sex marriage, the spread of laws that legally protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, the …

LGBTQI