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20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Horror

Can you solve it? Pythagoras's best puzzles

Three teasers from the vaults from the great Greek mathematician and philosopher<p>UPDATE: The solutions are now up – see them here<p>Hi guzzlers,<p>The most famous theorem in maths is named after the Greek thinker Pythagoras. So is the most famous recreational mathematics publication in the</i> …

Greek Philosophy

​I Didn’t Say a Single Word For 10 Days—Here’s What I Learned | Men’s Health

When I arrived in Myanmar the only thing I knew about Vipassana meditation was that it was spelled with two s's and that it lasted 10 days. I had some experience with meditation from my time living in Japan but had never meditated longer than, oh I don’t know, maybe 60 minutes in one go.<p>That was …

How Simple Lighting Techniques Can Dramatically Enhance Your Photography

It doesn't matter if you shoot weddings, portraits, or work in the commercial world. With the smallest about of kit and a little bit of knowledge you …

10 Coolest Sneaker Stores Of New York You Need To Visit

Finding the perfect pair of sneakers isn’t easy in New York. The landscape is booming with legendary mom-and-pop shops, big corporate boutiques, new …

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking

‘Code of silence’ blocking DOH from finding herpes-infecting mohelim

The city Health Department admitted Thursday that it is often unable to identify practitioners who infect newborns with herpes through a …

Public Health

The coolest places in NYC right now

In a city as big and overwhelming as Gotham, you might be struggling to find the absolute coolest places in NYC. Well, you’ve come to the right …

How to invest in the resource boom that Tesla Gigafactory and electric vehicles are creating

For those of us who believe that the entire automotive industry is rapidly transitioning from being powered by fossil fuels to electricity, it becomes important to transfer any asset from one to the other not only from an environmental standpoint, but also from a financial standpoint.<p>We have …

Electric Vehicles

The Damage Already Done by Trump's Presidency

Trump's just taking office, but he's already cost America gravely<p>Donald Trump moves into the White House already having done damage to the …

How Travel Bloggers Can Afford to Travel Worldwide - Best Travel Instagram Accounts

Where to travel every month of the year

In order to help plan your next trip, we consulted Lonely Planet's "Where to Go When" guide, which acts as a trip planner for every month of the year.<p>The guide provides 30 recommendations for each month of the year based on unmissable events, as well as which places are cheapest or have the best …

European Travel

The new buildings that will shape 2017 - CNN Style

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Cookies

You will soon be able to fly from Europe to the US for less than £120

WOW Air has announced it will fly from Europe to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starting in June 2017, with one-way fares starting at £119.99.<p>The Icelandic budget airline is offering flights from London Gatwick and Edinburgh via Reykjavik. The inaugural service to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) …

Andy Warhol
Octopuses
Livestreaming

Classic Cars Get An Electric Upgrade From e-Drive Retro

Making "EV" mean "Electric Vintage"<p>Imagine a world where your vintage vehicle doesn't leave lakes of oil and plumes of smoke everywhere it goes. E-Drive Retro can turn that gas-guzzling vintage vehicle into a clean, green electric machine. The company has developed a plug-in electric drivetrain of …

Classic Cars

Where to eat the best sushi in Las Vegas

Although the best Japanese restaurants in Las Vegas serve some delectable raw fish options, the best sushi in Las Vegas deserves its very own …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Vietnam

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Compensation

Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was

Tesla makes the world's best electric cars - but they're not content to rest on their laurels. The company just launched a powerful new battery that makes the Model S the fastest production car you can actually buy. Meanwhile, autonomous vehicle startup nuTonomy has beat Uber to the punch by …

Which Points Transfer to Which Airlines? Handy Chart for Converting!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Lindsay, tweeted:<p>What credit card can I apply for that will allow me to transfer points to American Airlines? I already …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Travel

How Abigail Adams Proves Bill O'Reilly Wrong About Slavery

The Fox host’s insistence that black laborers building the White House were “well-fed and had decent lodgings” fits in a long history of insisting the “peculiar institution” wasn’t so bad.<p>In her widely lauded speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Michelle Obama reflected on the …

Black History

25 Numbers That Show Police Killings Are A Bigger Problem Than We Ever Knew

Two comprehensive reports published since Saturday provide new information about police killings in the United States, filling a void left by the lack of a national standard for reporting the use of deadly force.<p>The Washington Post on Saturday published an analysis of 2015 fatal police shootings …

Law Enforcement

Cubic | Desktop Jellyfish Aquarium

Jellyfish are fascinating creatures and hypnotizing to watch, with the Pulse 80 desktop jellyfish aquarium made by Cubic Aquarium Systems, you can …

The 10 Best Rooftop Bars In NYC For Summer 2015

We've told you about New York's amazing rooftop bars in the past, but the bar scene in this dynamic city is always changing -- so we're updating our list. Here we bring you the summer 2015 edition of the city's top rooftop bars. From new spots in increasingly popular West SoHo, to Midtown rooftops …

Outdoor Spaces

Here Are Some Of The Worst Parts Of The DOJ Ferguson Report

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the much-anticipated report of its investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. While the DOJ did not charge former police Officer Darren Wilson in connection with the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot …

Justice

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

9 Ideas For Your Next Volunteer Travel Experience

A few years back, my wife and I took a six-month trip with our two teenage children where we volunteered our way around the world. Not only was this a much cheaper way to travel, it was far more meaningful and transformative than any hotel-restaurant-museum trip I've ever been on. Working with …

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