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World's 50 Best Restaurants: From shrimp's head juice to bread baked by candlelight, stand-out dishes from the 10 finest eateries

Shaved ice and shrimp's head perfume, a deconstructed lasagne and a bread baked by the warmth of candlelight have all been selected as the best …

Recipes

The only way to see this incredible museum in Mexico is by scuba diving

The Museo Subacuático de Arte, located off the coast of Isla Mujeres in Mexico's Riviera Maya, is the world's largest underwater museum.<p>Composed of over 500 life-sized sculptures, MUSA offers incredible displays hidden 28 feet below the ocean's surface. That means that the only way it can be …

Scuba Diving

Choosing a college major? Read this first

People pick a college major for all kinds of reasons, of course, some of which have little or nothing to do with money. Even so, and especially now …

College & University

10 Unique Pieces of Clothing You Can Only Get From Japan

Japan is a distinctive, innovative place, which is probably why it produces some of the most weirdest damn clothing in the world.<p>When you're looking for strange stuff, you go to Japan, right? Of course. But my dudes, it's not all tentacle porn and underwear vending machines over there. It's also …

Men's Fashion

Here's How We'll Terraform Mars With Microbes

Gary King, a microbiologist at LSU who studies the most extreme organisms on Earth, can't help but wonder whether our planet's toughest microbes could change the face of Mars<p>Back in April, NASA's Curiosity rover found evidence ofliquid water on Mars. Still, this is no life-friendly oasis: The water …

Biology

Daniel Arnold Was Let Loose on the Met Gala

The street photographer Daniel Arnold brought his camera to the Met Gala. Here, the party of the year through his lens.

Met Gala

The Anti-Drone Business Is About to Take Off

Companies Like DroneShield are here to fulfill all of your anti-UAV needs<p>Drones are quickly moving from exotic military technology to mass market gadget thanks to companies such as DJI and 3D Robotics, which sell small but sophisticated unmanned aircraft that nearly any amateur can pilot. But the …

Drones

Genius idea turns Albert Einstein's handwriting into a font

Soon, you'll be able to write like a genius without actually being one.<p>Typographer Harald Geisler from Frankfurt, Germany wants to turn Albert …

Denmark moves step closer to being a cashless country

Danish government proposes getting rid of the obligation for certain retailers to accept payment in cash<p>The Danish government has proposed getting rid of the obligation for selected retailers to accept payment in cash, moving the country closer to a "cashless" economy.<p>Nearly a third of the Danish …

Europe

“We Ain’t Choosing No Sides; We Just Choosing Our Side”

The gangs of Baltimore believe they can do a better job policing their community than the police.<p><b>By Amy K. Nelson</b><p><b>It’s a few</b> minutes before midnight …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

5 Foods That Taste Better in May Than They Will All Year

May is the month for the emergence of great tasting corn and other traditional summer grilling vegetables.<br>Getty Images<p>1 of 5<p><i>Never know what’s growing</i> …

What ‘Chu Know About Gochujang? It's the Hottest Hot Sauce on the Market

Move over, Sriracha: There's a new condiment in town.<p>There's one dish on the menu at NYC's newly reopened <b>Dirt Candy</b> that recently caught the attention of several <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers: the <b>Korean fried broccoli</b>. The deep-fried broccoli bites are coated in an addictive spicy sauce that gets its deep, …

BBQ

The Secret Psychology of Facebook

<i>The post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens.<p>Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly …

Social Media

Startup workers are tweeting about how much money they actually make

It's #clapbackseason for tech employees<p>Happy International Workers' Day, now tell Twitter what you get paid. A programmer named Lauren Voswinkel first proposed the idea of publicly tweeting your job title, experience level, and salary under the hashtag #talkpay earlier this week. And the topic just …

A Sixth of the World's Species Could Risk Extinction From Global Warming

Losses will accelerate the hotter the planet gets, according to new research.<p>As the planet continues to warm up like a Turkish bath, how many kinds of animals can we expect to perish?<p>Scientists have estimated a loss of anywhere from 0 to 54 percent of all species, according to Mark Urban, a …

Nepal begins to assess its cultural losses after earthquake

Many internationally recognised monuments preserved intact for centuries have been destroyed, but hope remains that Nepal’s shattered heritage sites can be rebuilt<p>The road to the Changu Narayan temple winds through the outskirts of Kathmandu, past villages, wheat fields and up through leafy woods. …

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: A fanboy’s 11-point breakdown of the masterful sequel

<b>WITHIN THE CONTEXT</b> of Marvel Studios’ larger cinematic gallery, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” looks like the master canvas.<p>Not that the picture has been perfect on the multi-phase journey to “Age of Ultron.” There have been director issues (Jon Favreau leaving the Iron Man franchise after two movies; …

Marvel Universe

Articles about rural houses across america will make you want ditch city life good on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1960s Southern California seaside property gets a luxe update that still fits in with its natural surroundings.<p>Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.<p>Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, or R&R, Hawaii has plenty to offer the modern …

Sonoma County

Articles about 12 window seats we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Regularly cited as the father of "high-tech" buildings, Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano's designs showcase...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are …

Avant-garde

Great, thanks for telling us short people earn less

<b>Apparently the only people in the world who earn more than straight white men are taller straight white men. Thanks, great to know, but what am I</b> …

Psychology

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management

Balance in Photography

Balance is one of the least-discussed principles of good composition, but it is perhaps the most important. Photographers, consciously or not, make …

Landscape Photography

Changing Beauty, Hairstyles, and Makeup Over 100 Years in Mexico

The Cut is back with another installment of <i>100 Years of Beauty</i>, in which they condense a century's worth of female beauty, hairstyle, and makeup trends into one fascinating minute. After taking us around the globe from the US to Iran to North and South Korea, the Cut added some Latina spice to …

Hairstyles

Kobalt boss defends Spotify: 'This attitude that we should kill streaming is a huge mistake'

Willard Ahdritz thinks the music industry may be about to err by placing more faith in Apple’s upcoming subscription service<p>Streaming music service Spotify is under pressure from some major labels to restrict the free version of its service, as Apple prepares to launch a subscription-only …

Shape vs colour: Istanbul's vibrant contemporary architecture - Telegraph

South Asia
Televisions

The Future of Fashion Is in Their Hands

We ask talented seniors at New York’s F.I.T. about their inspirations, as they present their final collections to the fashion-world elite.<p>Are they …

Clothing

Telstra CEO says his salary is indefensible and calls for the pay gap to be slashed

Telstra outgoing chief executive David Thodey has said his high salary is indefensible when compared to those of other employees, and called on …