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Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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Beyonce Shares Winter Vacation Pictures With Jay Z

The duo traveled to Iceland to ring in Jay Z's birthday.<p>As a Christmas gift to her fans, Beyoncé took to Instagram and Beyonce.com to share photos of her trip to Iceland with Jay Z. To celebrate Jay Z's 45th birthday, the power couple took a snowy, winter wonderland vacation and was sure to share …

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Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Johnson: Two Baseball Stars Turned Pro Photographers

Famous professional athletes have all kinds of post-playing careers. Some stay involved as coaches, others become TV analysts for the sports they …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Sony execs used old BlackBerrys found in a basement after getting hacked

With its computer systems crippled worldwide, Sony executives did what any of us would do: turn to simpler technologies to get them moving again. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>and <i>The New York Times</i>, that tech included notepads, a manual paycheck machine, and also a stash of BlackBerrys found …

7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

Eye Spy: See Our Favorite Stars in Super-Chic Specs

Glasses have come a long way since the mean-spirited "four-eyes" name-calling of our youth. These days, our favorite stylish <i>visionaries</i> are …

Day-to-day healthy living isn't about extremes

Often, when I share my thoughts on health and lifestyle, people deflect my opinion by saying, "Yeah, but you work as an athlete for a living."<p>I try not to push my point in those moments, though I really believe living a healthy lifestyle isn't the same as living as an Olympic athlete. Actually, …

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

Kim and Kanye Expand California Home

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the couple purchased a house next to their $20 million Hidden Hills home for $2.9 million.<p><b>Update, 1/6:</b> New details regarding Kim and Kanye's new mansion have emerged from Trulia—including its spacious rooms, amenities and even a private movie theater.<p>Here's what their …

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

Science proves women in high heels do have power over men

PARIS -- The well-heeled Marilyn Monroe reportedly once said if you give a girl the right shoes, she can conquer the world.<p>The allure of high-heeled …

How Technology Will Not Save the World

The United States is currently tangled up in a racially charged debate around police violence, or maybe better put, excessive and biased use of force against people of color.<p>We have seen riots and demonstrations over the past few weeks, reminiscent of the worst days of the '60s and '70s, and the …

See the Best Pop Culture Moments of 2014 Meticulously Recreated With Barbies

We spent much of our afternoon yesterday caught up in the mystery of who had created this ridiculously adorable (and impressively accurate) doll version of Solange Knowles' bridal party portrait.<p>The new bride herself was dying to find out, Instagramming the pic with a caption reading, "I NEED to …

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Duchess Kate goes to Harlem, Prince William to DC

I Feel Ya: Andre 3000 + SCAD at Art Basel Miami

by Chérmelle D. Edwards<p>"I feel ya," a new exhibition with Savannah College of and Art Design (SCAD) and André 3000 Benjamin, made its Art Basel Miami debut exploring the intersection of three artistic disciplines: fashion, film and art within a digital-realism context. Using 47 jumpsuits worn by …