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Here's What $100 Will Get You On Airbnb In NYC

In an expensive city like NYC, $100 won't get you very far: Eventbrite finds the average cost of a night out in the city is $82; and according to …

Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

Scalp Exfoliation Sounds Gross, But It's the Trick to Shiny, Bouncy Curls

I love my big hair. I'll tell anyone who will listen how I'm ride-or-die about my natural curls and involved in a passionate relationship with volume (spoiler alert: it's getting serious). I'll also shout about good hair days from the top of One World Trade Center, <i>Glamour</i>'s HQ, which is why our …

All cancer patients should have their DNA tested to save lives, Chief Medical Officer says

Every cancer patient in Britain should undergo DNA gene sequencing to prevent the misery of misdiagnosis, needless hospital visits and ineffective chemotherapy, the Chief Medical Officer has said.<p>In her annual report, Dame Sally Davies, said it was time to end the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ which left …

Cancer

The Ten Greatest Steps Of The Last Ten Decades

As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that:<p>the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe,<br>• all matter was made up of atomic nuclei and electrons,<br>• the only two forces were gravitation and …

10. We'll Discover More "Earths"

If you were even remotely paying attention in 2015, you might have noticed that it was a pretty good year for science. From the waters of Mars to the …

Planets

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

Cancer and Climate Change

I’M a climate scientist who has just been told I have Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.<p>This diagnosis puts me in an interesting position. I’ve spent much of my professional life thinking about the science of climate change, which is best viewed through a multidecadal lens. At some level I was sure that, …

Gigantic Swiss Atom Smasher Breaks World Record

The world's largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, has set a new world record for colliding two beams of more particles together …

Artist Cultivates 1.2-Acre Field Into Massive Crop Art Paying Homage to Van Gogh

Displaying a talent cultivated throughout his lifetime, Stan Herd‘s aptly named “earthworks” are a uniquely rural form of art. His latest piece (a massive reformation of Van Gogh's 1889 <i>Olive Trees</i>) <i></i>sits in a field in Eagan, Minneapolis, gaining worldwide attention. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, …

Architizer

These 29 Car Ads From 60 Years Ago Are Undeniably Cool

Back to a time when everything was cool.<p>In the earliest years, <i>Car and Driver</i> hewed so tightly to the interests of sports-car owners that it was called <i>Sports Cars Illustrated.</i> Here we present a collection of some of our favorite ads that featured in the pages of <i>SCI</i> from our first issue in 1955 …

Sports Cars

30 best Android apps of 2014

The year 2014 was full of fun and amazing apps. There were old apps redefining themselves and new apps that stormed into the Play Store with something to say. In this roundup, we’ll take a look at the best Android apps released in 2014.<p>[Price: Free / $4.99 (donate option for $9.99)]<br>Action Launcher …