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40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

U.S. government hacked; feds think China is the culprit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

The Ultimate Interface Is Your Brain

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ramez Naam is the author of five books, including the Nexus trilogy of sci-fi novels.</i><p>The final frontier of the digital technology is integrating into your own brain. DARPA wants to go there. Scientists want to go there. Entrepreneurs want to go there. And increasingly, it looks like …

Singularity

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

Igloos

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal

More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: …

“We think we can do better than plants”: New “bionic leaf” makes fuel from sunlight

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new system to harness our planet’s greatest energy source<p>David Biello<p>February 15, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Here's a new way to make fuel from sunlight: starve a microbe nearly to death, then feed it …

National Academy of Sciences

What if the universe had no beginning?

Reports of the death of the Big Bang have been greatly exaggerated. Big Bang theory is alive and well. At the same time, our universe may not have a …

The Making of Kanye West's "The College Dropout"

Ten years ago today, <b>Kanye West</b>’s debut album, <b>The College Dropout</b>, first hit stores. Like many classic albums, there’s more to <i>The College Droput</i> than …

All the Reasons Why You Need to Purify Drinking Water

You know you need to filter, treat or boil water you find in the wilderness. But why? Well, there's a number of answers, starting with words like E. …

Thirteen Trippy Rock'n'Roll Cartoons You Should Almost Definitely Not Show to Children

Freak out over the killer soundtracks for this this devil's dozen of vintage, psychedelic, and definitely NSFW animations.<p><i>Still from 'Heavy Metal'</i><p>From its onset, rock'n'roll has pulsated with dynamic imaginations, boundless fluidity, and an infinite palate of creative possibilities with which to …

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

Nadja Bender for Vogue Russia - Photo Shoot with Alexi Lubomirski (OCTOBER ISSUE) | FashionTV

5 New Year's Resolutions Every Entrepreneur Should Make

The New Year is often seen as a chance to start fresh. These resolutions are probably easier to achieve than your new exercise plan....and more rewarding.<p>As the New Year approaches it is common to look back on the past year and recognize ways in which you can improve both personally and …

Entrepreneurship

Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create videos explaining complicated topics through simple animations. Founded in 2012 by Philipp Dettmer & Stephan Rether, Kurzgesagt–German for “in a nutshell”–has released about two dozen videos explaining …

Biology

Justin Timberlake less regal, more intense at Forum

It could become a Thanksgiving tradition: Justin Timberlake, the boy band survivor turned all-purpose entertainer, filling Southern California's arenas every November in the run-up to the holidays.<p>That's the prospect he seemed to be envisioning, anyway, at the Forum in Inglewood, where Timberlake …

Music

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Muscle

Portuguese Street Artist Turns Junk Into Amazing Owl Sculpture

Talented Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo (aka Bordalo II) has done it again, creating a beautiful and colorful owl sculpture on a wall in the …

Labeling Fashion Models "Plus-Size" Is Officially Over

"Plus-size" is easily one of the most contentious terms in the fashion industry. But, following the controversy that erupted when Elle.com used it to …

Plus Size

Kendall Jenner Is the New Face of Estée Lauder—Watch a Childhood Video of the "Fashion Muse" Model!

| Sat., Nov. 15, 2014 11:01 AM<p><b>Kendall Jenner</b>'s modeling career continues to soar!<p>On Saturday, the 19-year-old <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> star was …

Fashion Modeling

Why this plus-size model just made history

The Pirelli calendar is a ginormous deal in the fashion world. The Italian tire company’s calendar has been in publication since 1972, and during …

Taylor Swift Is Performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Again

Photo: Getty Images<p>Taylor Swift will headline this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show—her second year in a row performing at the lingerie extravaganza, the brand confirmed this morning. As well as by the requisite runway's worth of models, she'll be joined by good friend Ed Sheeran, as well as …

Supermodel Amber Valletta Is the Master Muse for 'Editorialist'

<b>Amber Valletta</b> looks gorgeous in black and white for the cover of <i>Editorialist</i>‘s Holiday 2014 digital issue, available now.<p>Here is what the …

Russian Supermodel Joined a Cult Before Killing Herself, New Book Claims

The Russian supermodel who plunged to her death by leaping from a Manhattan office building in 2008 had joined a cult before her apparent suicide, …

We're in the middle of a superhero movie 'arms race'

November 05, 2014 | 5:57 PM<p>What’s the point of announcing something five or six years in advance, with little more than a date and a logo?<p>When you’re making a superhero movie, it’s a savvy business move. Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. both announced that nine movies based on their Marvel and DC …

10 Movies Missing From Warner Bros.' DC Comics Movie Slate

3. Batman<p>Like Superman, a Batman solo movie is apparently in the works. Why Warner Bros. are being so vague isn’t clear…perhaps they’re worried Ben …

Why Is Wiley Not the Biggest Rapper in the World?

Wiley is the British Nas: an eccentric genius who seems haunted by his inability to cross over<p><i>Drew Millard is the Features Editor for Noisey over in our New York office. Although we only explained the ins-and-outs of British music to him a few months ago, Drew's always been the only person we know</i> …

Azealia Banks Opens Up About Her Journey from Stripping to Rap Stardom

The belligerent rapper blasts Eminem and discusses her time in hip-hop “purgatory,” as well as the surprise release of her long-gestating debut album …