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Earth's Mantle Is Way Less Stable That We Thought It Was

Hold onto your (tectonic) plates.<p>The ground isn’t as solid as we'd like to think. It’s split into interlocking puzzle pieces called tectonic plates …

22 Unreal Destinations That Will Make You Want to Take a Gap Year

If these places don't give you wanderlust, nothing will.<p>While heading from high school right into college is the typical path for most people, it's not always the right option for everyone. Live a little! A gap year can be the perfect opportunity to unwind from the stress of a hectic school …

This Teen Discovered An Ancient Mayan City By Studying The Stars

Remember when you were little and you’d obsess over things? Things like Pokemon cards or My Little Pony? Maybe you remember doing everything you could to soak up all of the Transformers knowledge out there. Over time, though, you probably moved on… at least a little. Kids ultimately get caught up …

This Exercise Works Your Glutes, Hamstrings, and Lower Back All At Once

All you need is a bench and your body weight to do it<p>The reverse hyper works your glutes, hamstrings, and lower back all at once.<p>Unfortunately, most gyms don’t have reverse hyperextension machines.<p>But check out the video above to see <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrate how to …

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

10 Sushi Burgers That Are a Foodie’s Dream Come True

Be honest — sushi night is usually the highlight of your week. Although it’s really easy to roll your own sushi, it’s even easier to turn your favorite sushi ingredients into a burger. Sure, there are plenty of summer burger recipes you could throw on the grill for dinner, but none of them will …

How America's rich betrayed their fellow citizens

In the past, wealth came with responsibility. Today’s rich avoid taxes, military service, and charitable giving. No wonder we’re seeing a populist backlash<p>The author F Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that the “rich are different than you and me”.<p>Fitzgerald’s observation rings especially true today. The …

11 Things You Need to Sleep Better at Night

So you can wake up feeling more refreshed and alert.<p>What would you do for better-quality shut eye? Pay a million dollars? Name your first child after someone? Okay, maybe you wouldn't go that far — and that's fine, because you don't have to. These accessories are all intended to help you sleep more …

5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

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The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades. What we aren't talking about, however, is the performance of students with disabilities, who continue to lack …

Pedagogy

The Shameful History of the KKK You Probably Never Knew

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

6 Things That Will Happen When You Start Drinking Coke Every Day

Szabo Laszlo<p>Content Marketer and Fitness Enthusiast Read full profile<p>Ever since the 1830s, the consumption of soft drinks has steadily increased, …

Beverages

California police killings database reveals 'clear racial disparities'

• Black men have been killed at eight times the rate of others over past decade<br>• Initiative signals changing tides on disclosing data about use of deadly force<p>Black men have been killed by police in California at eight times the rate of other residents over the past decade, according to records …

Islamophobic Britain: Where Muslim women are spat on, punched and covered in faeces

Muslim hate crime has soared by 70 per cent in London and majority of victims are female. Radhika Sanghani hears horrific stories of Islamophobia from British women and asks why they're being targeted<p>“I’ve been spat on in the street when I’ve worn my headscarf,” Sara Khan tells me.<p>“I’ve been called …

Ikea has created the kitchen of 2025 — and there's no stove or refrigerator

The Concept Kitchen 2025, a pop-up exhibit featured at EXPO Milano 2015, isn't about your kitchen and its appliances doing all the work for you; it's about helping you make thoughtful decisions about food and waste.<p>Innovations are everywhere. And much conventional thinking about what a kitchen …

Kitchens

The coolest motorcycle in the world has come to America

The Royal Enfield Classic 500 is just that—a bare bones modern classic that undeniably captures the era of yesteryear, while incorporating some creature comforts of the modern age.<p>When I would tool around town on a Triumph Bonneville, I never thought I could get more leering eyes on me. That was …

Motorcycles

The world’s most incredible underwater restaurants

“Gone with the Wind” must stay: Why banning the racist film solves nothing

In the wake of hate crimes like the Charleston shootings, we must confront our history — not look the other way<p>Nico Lang<p>June 27, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>I’ve never seen <i>Gone with the Wind</i>.<p>Directed by Victor Fleming, the film holds an important place in film …

Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

How to Manage Stress

For any of you who have experienced a ‘runner’s high’ or endorphin rush while exercising you know how powerful the feeling can be. But there are many …

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Is WebAssembly the (Eventual) Death of JavaScript?

A joint project between Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft could change how the web is programmed.<p>You won't hear too many web devs saying it out loud, but there is a world beyond JavaScript. The ruling language of web applications and interactive websites, JavaScript seems as much a cornerstone of the …

Samsung disables Windows Update, leaving laptops open to hackers

Samsung software updater disables Microsoft’s built-in Windows Update, which delivers critical patches for security bugs and holes among other fixes<p>Samsung is disabling Windows Update on some of its computers, leaving users exposed to security holes and bugs according to an independent Microsoft …

After Same-Sex Marriage, Then What?

On discrimination and religious-liberty claims, the battle for equal rights is far from over.<p>Next week, the Supreme Court will hand down its ruling in <i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>. While the Court has several options at its disposal, it is widely expected to hand down a broad rather than narrow ruling—one …

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