Dustin Taylor

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How Travel Makes Us Richer

After many years of dreaming about it, my daughter and I finally took a summer trip to Europe. For months, this trip was all I could think about. Along with trying to stuff as many things as possible into a tiny suitcase, I tried to cram as many cities and events into our schedule as possible. At …

America's 25 best barbecue restaurants, ranked

The St. Louis native spent a year dining at 365 barbecue restaurants across 48 states.<p>In his self-published book, "The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America," he details his journey and homes in on what he believes are the best 'cue joints in the country.<p>The book ranks the top 25 restaurants and …

Comic-Con San Diego 2015 in Pictures

Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego was not in your agenda? See what you already missed in this gallery Comic-Con 2015 pictures.

Jada Pinkett Smith on Her Marriage: I Trust That Will Is a Man of Integrity

After 18 years of marriage, Jada Pinkett Smith says her relationship with Will Smith essentially boils down to one thing: trust.<p>“You gotta trust who …

Rose Byrne Still Remembers Her One Line in Star Wars

The star of the new comedy Spy says her character has the fashion sense of a “slutty dolphin trainer."<p>Rose Byrne, whose impersonation of the laughing kookaburra bird of her native Australia on <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> made her an instant YouTube hit, met me for lunch at Morandi, her …

NASA --"Is It On the Verge of Discovering 'Warp Bubbles' Enabling Dreams of Interstellar Travel?"

There have been hints in recent news that NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that could make the local universe accessible for human …

Guide to Costa Rica During Green Season

Shares 234<p>Costa Rica has been at the top of my bucket list for years. The country seemed to have the right amount of beach-meets-adventure vibe that …

7 Fire Pits That Will Keep You Warm Outside

Outdoor Spaces

How Did Edgar Allan Poe Manage To Describe The Big Bang In 1848?

They mocked when Edgar Allan Poe published his prose poem "Eureka" in his last year of life, describing how the universe had begun with a single …

Literature

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

18 apps that earn you money

We found 18 apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>From taking surveys to kicking back and watching TV, here are the apps that will put a little cash in your pocket.

New Study Shows How the Pushup Can Rival the Bench Press

You don’t need any iron to build serious upper-body strength and work your muscles from head to toe<p>Trade in your barbell for your body: The pushup is just as effective for building chest and arm strength as the bench press, finds a new study in the <i>Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i>.<p>Now, …

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Peanut-Butter-Filled Cupcakes

Don't be fooled by this simply dressed cupcake. We hid its sweet secret inside: a creamy, fluffy peanut butter filling.

Why are we short-sighted?

Myopia is among our most common complaints – but have we fundamentally misunderstood its origins and its treatment? David Robson squints at an answer.<p>When I was a teenager, my eyesight slowly began to fail and I had to wear spectacles. What began as tiny slithers of glass soon started to approach …

Immune System

Why the World Needs the US Economy to Struggle

<i>Below is the January 4th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>The headlines this morning talk about the US dollar hitting an 11-year high. I have been saying for years that the dollar is going to go higher than anyone can imagine. This trade is just in the early innings. And the …

Are You the Ugly American?

Certain actions--whether stemming from ignorance or arrogance--will brand you a jerk. Experts pinpoint the 10 most common faux pas among travelers.

NOAA Team Finds Shipwreck Of The 'Titanic Of The Golden Gate'

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it has found the remains of a 19th century passenger steamer that sank near the present-day Golden Gate Bridge at the entrance to San Francisco Bay, killing 128 people, mostly immigrants from China and Japan.<p>Inbound from Hong Kong, the City …

Microsoft Is Sick Of PowerPoint, Too

Microsoft hopes to put the kibosh on that with Microsoft Sway, its new presentation app.<p>Sway lets you drag and drop photos, videos, files from your computer, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, or cloud storage. It works via a web browser or an app for your phone, and the presentation is stored on the …

U.S. Islamic Group Seeking Clarification From UAE After Terrorist Listing

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on the United Arab Emirates to delist it as a terrorist group. The Muslim American Society also said it was "shocked" by the move and would seek U.S. government assistance. Updated with comment from Islamic Relief UK, Nov. 18<p>WASHINGTON — The …

14 Crazy New Sex Toys You Probably Haven’t Tried—But You Really Should

Did someone say "crazy sex toys"? Yes. Yes, they did.<p>You’ve got a lot of options when you’re looking to buy a sex toy. How many spots do you want to target? One? Two? <i>Three</i>? Do you want it to be something you hide away in the bottom drawer of your night stand, can easily toss in your carry on bag, …

Nightmare at the Picasso Museum

On 30 June 1972 Pablo Picasso created his last self-portrait. He had depicted himself many times before, but never like this. His face looked like a skull with stubble. Its colour was greenish-grey. The mouth was a straight slit. Only the lines under his eyes proved his features were flesh and not …

Wealth-Building Secrets of the Millionaire Next Door

We all know somebody like Mitch, your mass-commuting, brown-bagging coworker who has toiled in accounting for as long as you can remember. Did you …