David Vaughan

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The Antarctic ozone hole has finally started to ‘heal,’ scientists report

In a major new paper in the influential journal Science, a team of researchers report strikingly good news about a thirty year old environmental problem. The Antarctic ozone “hole” — which, when it was first identified in the mid-1980s, focused public attention like few other pieces of …

Climate Change

Best Romantic Summer Getaways

Dubrovnik gets lots of love, but we’re smitten with the lesser-known city of Rovinj to the north. The terracotta rooftops, church steeples, and …

The day I became a millionaire

I grew up lower-middle class on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Anywhere outside of Scandinavia, the socioeconomic label would probably have been …

Coco Chanel

The Myth of ‘Easy’ Cooking

An entire industry has been built on the premise that creating gourmet meals at home is simple and effortless. But it isn’t true.<p>I write about food for a living. Because of this, I spend more time than the average American surrounded by cooking advice and recipes. I’m also a mother, which means …

Food Preservation

The 20 best deals of Cyber Monday 2015

Cyber Monday is here. Shopping is going to be a lot easier now that you're away from family and sitting in front of a computer — the only tricky part is sorting through all the madness. Every store is running dozens (or hundreds, or thousands) of discounts, but not all of it's worth paying …

Tina Fey's and Amy Poehler's Answers to Fan Questions Will Make You Love Them Even More Than You Thought Possible

*Individually, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are two of the greats. But together? Well, there's no one better. Let the ultimate power pair—costarring again in <i>Sisters</i>—explain their two-decade friendship.*Forget Jay Z and Beyoncé, or Brad and Angelina—the real love story of our time is the friendship …

10 unique ways to gift wrap without wrapping paper

There's no need for paper when you have ingenious gift wrap already lying around your house.<p>There are a ton of ingenious ways to wrap your presents …

Hot Chocolate

50 Best Albums of 2015

As the curtain falls on 2015, it might be hard to remember any albums released this year besides Adele's record-breaking, generation-uniting, …

Music

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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The 10 Best Survival Movies Since 2000

Vietnam War

New Research on Overcoming Loneliness

New research finds the brains of lonely people respond more negatively to social stimuli<p>I was feeling lonely one recent weekend. I craved company, but friends and family all seemed to be on vacation or busy. So I arranged to chat with a friend who lives in another city, signed up for a group kayak …

Loneliness

10 essential apps for your new iPhone 6s

If you’ve braved a line (or just waited impatiently for your mail or a delivery from your local courier) and finally have your hands on an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus of your very own, you may be wondering what do do with your new precious. Sure, you could call all your friends and tell them you’re …

‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Humanizes Lara Croft for Her Biggest, Boldest Adventure Yet

Video games’ most iconic heroine is back. Rise of the Tomb Raider’s creative director Noah Hughes talks women in gaming, role models, and why there …

Slipping Away

Robin Giles felt like she was missing a joke. It was Christmas morning in 2012, and she and her husband, Joël, were going through familiar traditions …

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Journalism

The Charmed Life of Bob Saget

Spending two nights with the dirty yet wholesome comedian, who just happened to raise a generation.<p>Almost immediately after meeting Bob Saget, he starts introducing me as his son. We're both tall. We both have dark hair. The age difference seems about right. It's plausible.<p>It's the third week of …

Get your digital memories off the computer and onto the page

There is a slight soapbox on which I stand sometimes when I write about photography. Nothing too high-minded, but when the topic allows, I will gently remind people to print out their pictures from their iPhones and computers.<p>Today, I stand before you, not on a soapbox, but on a short stack of …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

25 Moments That Changed America

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In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

Fall Music Preview 2015: 30 Must-Hear Albums

With the 2015 VMAs in the rearview, the music world turns its attention to the fall-album onslaught. No matter what your tastes, there's plenty to …

Music

Read an 11-Year-Old's Heartwarming Essay About His Father's Return From World War II

Seventy years ago Wednesday, when the Japanese formally signed the documents that ended World War II aboard the USS <i>Missouri</i> in Tokyo Bay, many …

The Top 10 Back-To-School Trends Of 2015, According To Pinterest

It's the final countdown.<p>Back-to-school time is crucial. It's the unofficial part of the year when trends matter the most. As schools gear up for the new year, students (and their parents) are shopping for the best outfits, supplies and accessories that will welcome them into fall.<p>According to …

“Walking Dead” Creator Robert Kirkman’s Quest To Create The Anti-Marvel

He created a flesh-chomping pop-culture phenomenon. Now Kirkman has a bigger challenge: redefining how Hollywood works.<p>To get the full story, start by watching the video below.<p><b>Robert Kirkman hovers</b> over a glass-shard fire pit in an event space on the roof of the London Hotel in West Hollywood, …

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.<p>"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," …

Instagram Photographers to Follow in All 50 States | TIME

From Maine to California and Florida to Alaska, more than 90 million Americans have joined Instagram since the photography site launched in 2010. …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

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Scientists (sort of) settle debate on low-carb vs. low-fat diets

Decisions, decisions. If you're looking to lose weight, should you go for the mango smoothie or the artisan cheese plate? The poppy-seed bagel or the cashew snack?<p>If you're unsure, join the crowd. For years nutritionists have debated the same kinds of questions -- with some arguing that a low-fat …