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Skin cancer-detecting device wins 2017 James Dyson award

<b>A low cost and non-invasive device that can detect skin cancer has won this year's international James Dyson Award.</b><p>The sKan was invented by four Canadian engineering graduates from Ontario's McMaster University.<p>The handheld device is made from widely available and inexpensive components and could …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Architects Transform Grain Silos into Africa’s Largest Art Museum

At 100,000 square feet, the Zeitz MOCAA is set to be the largest museum to open on the African continent in more than a hundred years. This landmark museum, which will exhibit contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, is more than deserving of a grand architectural monument to house the …


Black Mirrored Floor Makes Bookstore Entrance Look Like a Circular Tunnel of Books

Literature lovers, here’s another shop to add to your bookstore bucket list. Located in Zhen Yuan, China, Yangzhou Zhongshuge has an interior design that feels like something out of the movie <i>Inception</i>. The dizzying space contains a grand optical illusion that you only see once you’ve set foot …

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This young drone photographer has captured every US state and more than 50 countries

At only 20 years old, Chase Guttman is already an award-winning travel photographer who has been to every state in the US and more than 50 countries.<p>And while Guttman is young, he has already written the book on the subject of drone photography. His manual “The Handbook of Drone Photography: A …

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

Secrets of the two-second pit stop

How do Formula 1 pit crews service racing cars so quickly?<p><b>A FORMULA 1 RACER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE</b>, dozens of laps to go. Everyone’s zooming over 300kph. But it’s time for repairs and tyre changes — time for a pit stop. The racer pulls in. Close to two dozen workers swarm on the vehicle. The …


11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Public Speaking

Designing a Business Card: 50 Awesome Case Studies (And What You Can Learn From Them)

<i>Imagine this: You just left an important meeting with some industry big shots.</i>They really dug the ideas you brought to the table and you’re thinking …

In pictures: 10 iconic rail journeys you must do in your lifetime

How to Increase Your iPhone’s Photo Storage by Seven Times

If you’ve ever spent an entire flight deleting old photos to make room for new ones, this is the one app you need to download before your next trip. …


Photo Editing Apps for Travel Photography

Photo editing apps help make your travel photographs picture perfect. These three are the best of the best.<p>1. ADOBE LIGHTROOM<p>Adobe Photoshop is so …

13 Dreamy Hairstyles to Wear to Your Next Summer Wedding

Because apparently every single friend is getting married this year.<p>It's barely spring, and you've already been invited to six out-of-state weddings, all coincidentally happening in the months of June, July, and August. While you're busy figuring out how you're going to manage all that, we'll give …


The woman behind the world's most beautiful Rolls-Royce - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNNChichester, England<p>By the time Rolls-Royce unveiled its one-of-a-kind Serenity Phantom at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, it was already one of the most buzzed about debuts of the international showcase.<p>Rendered opalescent with glossy mother of pearl paint and detailed …


See The Voices Behind 'Finding Nemo' Characters

Marlin (Albert Brooks)

Wacky Cheese Rolling Contest in the UK: Pictures


27 Movies Every Musical Nerd Absolutely Has To See

Hint: Basically anything starring Julie Andrews.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Meet The God of Cardboard Art

Kyoto artist Masahiko Senda doesn’t sculpt with stone or clay. He uses cardboard to create his statues and figurines. Senda says he strives to create …


This Is What Happens When You Use Flash to Take a Picture of These White Sneakers

Instagram bait alert: Converse, the iconic all-American sneaker brand has a new launch that will literally light up your life (and your feed, and …


10 Amazing Places to Visit Before They Vanish



27 African Fashion Designers Who Are Killin The Game

Black Lives Matter

50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Gender should not be a factor in education.<p>Globally, <b>65 million girls</b> are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, <b>two-thirds are women</b>. There are <b>33 million fewer girls in primary school</b> than boys.<p>Why does this matter? Research shows that educating girls can save</i> …

The world's most enchanting ruins

Be Amazed By This Marvelous Music Machine, Powered By 2,000 Marbles

<i>NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Martin Molin, creator of the marble machine, on</i> Weekend Edition Sunday. <i>You can hear their conversation at the audio link.</i><p>The "Marble Machine" is a musical instrument by way of a Rube Goldberg contraption, the love child of a barrel organ, a kick drum, a vibraphone and …


The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

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The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

14 Best Rooftop Restaurants

The skys the limit at 14 rooftop restaurants where dazzling views are always on the menu<p>The sky's the limit at 14 rooftop restaurants where dazzling views are always on the menu

Dining Rooms

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

What flight attendants really think about when they first greet you

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are flight attendants really thinking when they are forced to greet and thank passengers at the door?</i> <i>Answer by Gaea Peregrinor, flight attendant.</i><p>I’ve been a flight attendant for 25 years. Greeting passengers at the door requires concentration on …