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Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

Metaphors can change our opinions in ways we don’t even realize

What has the ability to influence your opinions, in some cases, even more than your own political party? A metaphor, as it turns out.<p>When we think about metaphor, we might think about how we typically learn about metaphor in school: as a poetic device or a rhetorical flourish. But, metaphors are …

Psychology

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

Science Fiction

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

These Are the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, According to 50 Best

The chef who built a menu out of emojis has done it again.<p>Bangkok’s Gaggan restaurant has just topped the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for a …

Hong Kong

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Alice In Wonderland

Elon Musk: 'SpaceX is in a different league to people like Richard Branson'

The PayPal founder, who now runs space-exploration firm SpaceX and electric car company Tesla Motors, explains how to send a start-up stratospheric …

The Best Nonfiction Books Of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …

Books

10 DC Graphic Novels You Must Read Before You Die

Although the purpose of this article isn’t to venture into the great Marvel-DC divide, it’s fair to say that America’s Burbank-bound publisher have …

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Animation

Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them

Having the top skills can make the difference between getting hired in the emerging tech field and having your resume ignored.<p>It's no secret that …

Cognitive Computing

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Oscar winners 2018: the full list

All the winners from the 90th Academy Awards<p>•Oscars 2018: how the night unfolded •Oscars red carpet 2018: from Jennifer Lawrence to Salma Hayek – in pictures<p>Best supporting actor<p><b>Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – WINNER!</b><br>Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project<br>Woody Harrelson, Three …

Blade Runner 2049

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Military

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

10 of the best new UK museums and galleries for 2018

V&A Dundee<p>One of the most significant new openings of the year will be Scotland’s first design museum – and also the first V&A anywhere outside of London – on 15 September. The museum building sits on the river Tay and boasts a bold, radical design by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma – its shape and …

England

Here Are The Most Popular Foods In Each State, According To People Who Actually Live There

What's yours?

Uniqlo Is Getting Another Hyper-Stylish Collaboration

This time, courtesy of designer Tomas Maier<p>Uniqlo's high-fashion collaborations have become one of the most successful parts of the brand, giving the people a place to go when their wardrobe need a refresh. And a new collaboration is about to get stylish folks everywhere <i>very</i> excited: Famed fashion …

Uniqlo

For Presidents Day, Here’s One Vicious, Ghastly, and/or Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President

Happy Presidents Day! Even though it’s not exactly Presidents Day. According to the federal government, the name of this holiday is merely …

History

Here Are 18 Facts About Nickelodeon That'll Blow Childhood You's Mind

Have you ever wondered what the slime was made of?

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …

Oscars 2018: 8 nominated movies you can watch on Netflix now 🎬

The votes are in and we won't know the winners until Sunday. While you wait, here are the nominees you can watch on Netflix.<p>Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what …

Entertainment

17 upcoming Netflix Original TV series you’ll be addicted to in 2018

Unmissable television that everyone will be watching<p><i>*Lots of TBC release dates – but we’ll update as the information becomes available</i><p>Everything …

The 17 best movies of all time that weren't nominated for a best-picture Oscar, according to critics

When it comes to the Oscars, we all remember the shocking and infamous best-picture upsets— like "Crash" over "Brokeback Mountain," or "Shakespeare in Love" over "Saving Private Ryan."<p>But there are also some iconic films that never even got nominated.<p>Many lauded films have lost out on a …

Animation

10 Cartoons That Aged Terribly (And 10 That Are Timeless)

The best part of being a kid in the ’80s and ’90s was after school and Saturday morning cartoons. Between Fox Kids, WB, ABC Kids and even UPN Kids, …

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Edward Hopper’s Night Windows: evoking voyeurism and intrigue

The great American realist was a master at painting the cinematic language of drama, theatrics and fluidity<p>Modern life…<p>Edward Hopper’s paintings have defined our idea of the modern urban world. In sites of everyday drama, be it a cafe, an apartment or shop front, he offers tantalising visions of …

Art