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New Generation of Backpackers Realizes This Is Not Their Father's Youth Hostel

When Jacques Du Plessis spent a month in Dublin this year, he decided to stay at the Generator, a hostel with a screening room, “ladies jacuzzi …

Conquer Your Nerves Before Your Presentation

You know the feeling: You’re about to give a big presentation (maybe it’s not even that big), and your nerves set in. You feel pressure in your chest. Your breathing gets shallow. Your blood pressure increases. And suddenly it seems inevitable that you’re going to mess this up — and everyone will …

Beyond Happiness: The Upside of Feeling Down

No one questions the value of feeling good. In fact, it seems that for the past 20 years, everyone in America has been on a relentless quest for a …

Psychology

Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?

Too many computers and not enough ‘hands-on’ flying mean most pilots would have fallen victim to the weather that brought down AirAsia 8501.<p>As …

100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

Los Angeles

Everything we know about the weather when AirAsia Flight 8501 went missing

AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore, after requesting a change in its flight path due to poor weather. Weather …

What might have happened to missing AirAsia flight

More than a day has passed since Flight 8501 vanished over South China Sea, but where could the plane be?<p>Rescue crews are searching Indonesian waters for AirAsia Indonesia Flight 8501, which disappeared Sunday with 162 passengers and crew onboard. The plane was flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Interstellar Gives a Spectacular View of Hard Science

<i>Note: this article has spoilers.</i><p>In Interstellar’s near-ish future, our climate has failed catastrophically, crops die in vast blights and America is …

Here Are the Biggest Plot Holes From 'Interstellar'

• Take a look at the list of the most annoying plot holes from <i>Interstellar</i> – Entertainment Weekly• <b><br>Charlize Theron</b> and <b>Sean Penn</b> were not mistreating her …

The Science Of 'Interstellar'

Every child must leave home one day — but rarely because he has destroyed his home.<p>This is the central predicament of Christopher Nolan's new epic movie, <i>Interstellar</i>. In the not too distant future, Earth is progressively headed toward becoming uninhabitable. A large fraction of the world's …

When it comes to science, Hollywood is very rarely top of the class. Explosions, inexplicable romances and special effects that makes Tom Cruise look …

Tom Cruise

What Is Wrong With You People? Interstellar Was Not A Very Good Movie!

By Rob Gunther,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1qfeUTI<p>Spoilers ahead.<p>Listen, I don’t get any pleasure out of writing this. Not only did I want to …

'Interstellar' doesn't have sound problems — Christopher Nolan wanted it that way

Sound designer says it's about understanding emotion, not every word<p><i>Interstellar</i> has been in theaters for two weekends now, and the most vocal reactions to it have been complaints around its sound. Many viewers have said that the film's loud score and effects make it impossible to hear the dialogue …

Christopher Nolan Wrote An 'Interstellar' Comic Book All About [SPOILER]

<b>Warning: "Interstellar" Spoilers Ahead!</b><p>"Interstellar" is over, but Doctor Mann's journey is just beginning.<p>Christopher Nolan has written an …

Superheroes Reimagined as 16th Century Paintings

What would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? These are the questions photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself when he created this playful new series <i>Super Flemish</i>. Some of our favorite pop culture characters like Darth Vader and Snow White got …

Art

Watch the invisible patterns of air travel over some of the busiest skies in the world

The air traffic control system over the United Kingdom keeps the nation’s airspace safe—and beautiful. In the video above, National Air Traffic Services (NATS), the association of air traffic controllers for 16 of the UK’s airports, offers a guided tour of how flight paths are managed by their …

Air Traffic