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Why Well Traveled Kids Make The Most Successful Adults

Photo Courtesy of Viva Tropical<p>When I was 3 years old, my dad decided to take us on a road trip to Paris. Our departure point was Naples, Italy. Boy, was I not eager to leave my beloved home, my cherished yard and my local beach to embark on a 48 hour trip towards an unknown destination with an …

It's Only Taken Humans Two Millennia to Design the Perfect Butter Knife

Mankind will no longer have to struggle with spreading butter chunks thanks to a genius knife that features a <b>built-in grater</b>. It can be yours for <b>$14</b>. Brb, going to go buy all the bread.

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

Best in Bridal: Spring 2015

The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a glimpse at what you or the betrothed ladies in your life will be wearing for their upcoming nuptials with the best looks from each of the top collections—Oscar and Vera, Marchesa, oh my…<p>The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a …

Police: Chemicals in tea due to earlier mix-up

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An industrial cleaning solution that ended up in tea that a woman drank at a Utah restaurant was unintentionally mixed into a …

Jimmie Johnson: Tony Stewart incident 'completely an accident'

Jimmie Johnsonsaid Friday that he believes the fatal incident involving fellow NASCAR driverTony Stewart"was completely an accident."<p>"Once Tony is able to talk, or does talk, I think a lot of us and many people out there will feel better hearing his side of the situation," Johnson, the six-time …

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Who governs science?

Traditionally, science holds itself to account, primarily through internal systems of peer review. But the recent retraction of two papers on stem-cell research by the journal Nature highlights weaknesses in this self-regulatory framework that scientists need to address<p>To err is human, so why …

The Frankenburger Is Coming Sooner Than You Think Thanks to Google

It has been one year since I took part in one of the most surreal and expensive taste tests in human history. No, I didn’t eat a black Périgord …

Jupiter and Venus will align almost completely on Monday night

The closest conjunction of Venus and Jupiter since 2000 will be visible from even fairly low vantage points<p>Look up. A flurry of UFO "sightings" is expected early on Monday morning when a spectacular "double star" is created as the two brightest planets in the sky align almost completely.<p>In what is …

Beastie Boys' Mike D: Tupac's Determination to Be Authentic Killed Him

Nearly two decades after a coastal feud left Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. dead, the Beastie Boys' Mike D is still trying to make sense of it. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Predicting A Future Free Of Dollar Bills

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Simon Black is CEO at London-based</i> <i>Sage Pay.</i><p>Picture the scene. It’s 2020. You’re at the checkout in a convenience store with a carton of milk. But you’ve got no cash and you’ve left your cards at home. No problem. You scan your right index finger; the green light flashes. Purchase …

Rome will be conquered next, says leader of Islamic State

Muslims have been called to flock to the 'Islamic State' to gather for a battle against non-believers throughout the world<p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Islamic State' stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to …

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