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Here Are A Few Of The Real-Life Horrors That Took Place At The Inspiration For ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Last night was the premiere of FX’s <i>American Horror Story: Hotel</i>, and it definitely kicked off with a depraved, bloody bang. With a troubled soul in every corner, the show’s Hotel Cortez boasts a full house of terrifying stories and haunted rooms. What you might not have known is that there is a …

11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird

From drinking "fire water" aka <i>Guaro</i> to physically hurting when someone spells our country with a "U", here are the things Colombians do that Americans might find a bit weird:

What are common mistakes made by college students?

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Mexico's new breed of drug cartel killers

Why the infamous El Chapo crime lord is a relic in an increasingly ruthless Mexican underworld<p>In the mountains of Mexico’s northern state of Sinaloa, …

The 15 most popular US colleges to major in computer science

We recently released our list of the 50 best computer-science and engineering schools in America. We surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers to find the best schools, and cross-referenced the results with the average SAT scores of the students at each school from College Board.<p>Because computer …

67,000 people have already signed up for this one-time opportunity from NASA

Calling space fans worldwide: Now is your chance to participate in NASA's human 'Journey to Mars' initiative and NASA's next robotic mission to Mars - the InSight lander launching to the Red Planet next spring.<p>InSight's science goal is totally unique - to "listen to the heart of Mars to find the …

Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" …

Streetwear

A Most Deadly Profession

<i>By Shreya Balhara and Sarah Edkins</i><p>On July 31, Ruben Espinosa was found bound, tortured, and killed in Mexico City. Espinosa, a seasoned photojournalist who captured instances of police brutality, had fled his home in Veracruz state to the capital, the last supposed "safe zone" for journalists in …

Aztec skull trophy rack discovered at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor ruin site

Archaeologists say they have have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site.<p>Racks known as “tzompantli” were where the Aztecs displayed the severed heads of sacrifice victims on wooden poles pushed through the sides of the skull. The poles …

Archaeology

The Long Way in to Havasu Falls

ROAD N✍TES<b><br>Editor’s Note:</b>One of the Grand Canyon’s most remarkable features is Havasu Falls, where aquamarine water drops from up to 100 feet into …

WATCH: The Hottest #LUXEVEGAS Pool Parties

What's the best way to spend the day before hitting the clubs in Vegas? Soaking up the desert sun at the hottest pool parties on The Strip! Check out the latest episode of #LUXEVEGAS and find out the most popular pool hang out spots to show off your favorite bikini. Who better than Robin Leach to …

Here is the first look at Samsung's new Gear smartwatch, coming next month

<b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch review.<p>Samsung's big news today was two big phones, but it has even more tech to come shortly: a new smartwatch that's going to be unveiled next month. At the end of its presentation today, Samsung teased the Gear S2, a circular smartwatch with an …

Wearable Tech

Here's what it would take to colonize the largest planet in the solar system

Just a few videos ago, I blew minds with a "How to" on terraforming the Moon. Once we've developed a Solar System spanning civilization and have claimed mastery over the laws of physics, and have common-place technology which staggers and dwarf our current comprehension of what's possible it should …

Staggering Aerial Photos Show Nude Bodies From A Bird's-Eye View

In the 1980s, photographer John Crawford spent hours in a helicopter, capturing naked bodies from hundreds of feet away.<p>Between 1981 and 1986, photographer John Crawford shot a series of 18 images from a helicopter positioned hundreds of feet above the ground.<p>No, he wasn't after awe-inspiring …

Cows

The World's First 3D Printed Room is a Mind-Boggling Baroque Interior

1/7<p>Michael Hansmeyer 3d printed room<p>3D printing has shaken up the worlds of medicine and design, and now it's architecture’s time to shine. Michael …

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chipotles in Adobo

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Take away my fancy olive oil, my spices, the peppers I've been air-drying in my fridge. Take my copper-lined sauciers and vintage cast iron. You can have it all, as long as I get to keep my chipotles in adobo.<p>Because …

Deadly Volcanoes: The Eruptions that Reshaped the World and Became Legends - Part II

The ancients witnessed the awesome and raw power of erupting volcanos, and sent out warnings through time in the form of religion lessons, myths, …

Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector

Nintendo first announced its intention to develop a sleep monitor as part of its "quality of life" initiative in 2014. Now, thanks to a recently published patent unearthed by NeoGAF forum members, we have an idea of what the system could look like. The gamemaker is apparently planning to build a …

Mona Lisa, the Alien Girl Apollo 20 Found on the Moon

At the center of one of the most controversial conspiracy theory lies the notorious Apollo 20 mission, along with the strange things it …

Fan-made 'GTA V' interactive map app puts Rockstar's to shame

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> really seems like the gift that keeps on giving. The latest present? An unofficial map app (Android, iOS and web) that's been updated with collectibles locations from the current-gen releases like Peyote plants that let you play as sharks, eagles and more -- yes, flying around as …

Finance startups are targeting big banks' top talent

Specifically, they've been snapping up executive talent from investment banks and lenders. And they aren't stopping there.<p>However, they can't do it without some expertise.<p>There are already some executives from firms like JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs who quit Wall Street's cushy expense-account and …

As Chromecast turns two, Google offers users free movie rental and 90 days of Play Music access

With Chromecast turning two this past Friday, Google was feeling festive and announced a rather attractive promotion for both current and prospective …

4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments

July 25, 2015<br>Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other …

Hedge funds have never hated gold this much

On Friday, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, showed that hedge funds are net short gold for the first time since this data was first collected back in 2006, according to Bloomberg.<p>The CFTC's data collects all of the long and short bets being made by hedge funds and …

What does artificial intelligence mean for mankind's future?

There has been quite a fuss recently over the poker software PokerSnowie, which functions with a self-learning neural network. Given a new Terminator …

The one thing all entrepreneurial people have in common

It's a common phenomenon for those who are setting out without a safety net to build a business, write a book or movie script, or to invent a new product.<p>What entrepreneurial-minded people have most of all — above inspiration, focus, skills, financing, brilliant ideas, etc. — is that they never …

Entrepreneurship

This activity, usually considered a distraction, can boost your memory up to 29%

The arrival of state-of-the-art programs prompted backlash among those who'd argued for years that drawing is integral to literacy.<p>"When you draw an object, the mind becomes deeply, intensely attentive," says the designer Milton Glaser, an author of a 2008 monograph titled Drawing Is Thinking. "And …

What Entourage's Adrian Grenier learned from billionaire Michael Dell

It's something he knows a little bit about: In addition to his career in show business, Grenier is a frequent tech investor, the cofounder of startups like a hipster beer company and the sustainability lifestyle media company SHFT.<p>And as of this past March, Grenier holds the title of "Social Good …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …