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Adele Announces New Album

Adele recently shared a note about her new album—calling it a "make-up record" and saying it took a while because, "you know, life happened." At last, she's made the announcement—<i>25</i> is out November 20. She shared the news via Instagram<p>with the above image, which may be the album cover. <b>Update (10/22</b> …

New Albums

29 Books Every '90s Kid Will Immediately Recognize

Prepare for flashbacks to the book fair!

Why Matcha is the New Coffee (& 3 Ways to Make It)

"What's better company to keep than one monk and one samurai?" What sounds like the lead-in to a terrible joke is how Max Fortgang begins talking about matcha, a bright-green Japanese powdered tea.<p>Max is the co-owner of MatchaBar, which he shares with his brother Graham. He explains that …

A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

And it's not too shabby.<p>If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls …

Biology

A swarm of alien satellites may explain one star's strange behavior

There's something extremely odd about KIC 8462852, a star 1,481 light-years away from Earth. It demonstrates irregular, seemingly unnatural, flickering patterns -- usually, scientists detect a faraway planet by measuring the regular drops in brightness that occur as it passes in front of its sun, …

15 Ways Your Brain Fools You On A Daily Basis

Consider this post the red pill.

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Here's a young Steve Jobs giving the best advice on hiring, success and failure

We dug up two videos that will maybe give you a glimpse of both his brilliance and his difficult sides (thanks to YouTube channel EverySteveJobsVideo).<p>In one video, he talks about Apple's fanatical hiring processes in the early days. At 1:56 you can see a shade of his difficult side when he says …

Silicon Valley

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Literature

James Blake Covers Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence", Joined by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon on Radio Show

<i>James Blake Photo by Tom Spray; Justin Vernon Photo by Natalie Kardos</i><p>James Blake returned for a BBC Radio 1 Residency this evening, and was joined by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. The two discussed the possibility of bringing Blake and his 1-800-Dinosaur crew to perform at Vernon's hometown music …

Beauty Products You Can Buy at Whole Foods

Calling all Whole Foods shoppers! Have you always deemed a shopping cart full of chicken, veggies <i>and</i> a plethora of foolproof beauty products out of …

NASA finds that Pluto has blue skies and surface water ice

Move over Mars, NASA's just confirmed that Pluto, everybody's favorite Kuiper belt object/celestial punching bag, not only has expansive fields of water ice on its surface but blue skies as well. Granted Pluto has neither the thick atmosphere nor global oceans that the Earth does, so the "blue sky" …

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of …

Watch This Beautiful 10-Minute Film on the Current State of Neuroscience

The brain is one of the most-studied — and most complex — things on the planet, so it can be hard to keep up with what the current state of …

Rihanna Unveils New Album Cover At Art Exhibition

The album will be titled ANTI.<p>Wearing a silky nighty and an inky robe, Rihanna hosted a private gallery event on Wednesday night to reveal the art for her new studio album. Produced in collaboration with the artist Roy Nachum, the cover red-washes a young RiRi, who grasps a balloon in one hand. A …

New Albums

Amazon releases the 100 sci-fi and fantasy books you should read in your lifetime

Amazon’s book editors have been busy assembling collections of the 100 books everyone should read in their lifetime — and today they took on the …

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

Smartphones rot your brain and kill your memories, says latest research

An over-reliance on mobile devices and the internet has led to us using our brains far less than our ancestors, which greatly impacts our ability to …

“The bees are trying to tell us something”: We may want to listen to the animal our survival depends on

<b>(StudioSmart via Shutterstock)</b><p>Scientific evidence points to one of the causes of bee deaths–as corporate interests work to discredit the science<p>Reynard Loki<p>October 6, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches</i> …

Ecology

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

Getty Images/Matt Cardy<p>Human personality is fantastically complex, which is why personality tests that try to shoehorn a person into binary, defined …

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …

Drake and Beyoncé Team Up for "Can I"

Drake and Beyoncé have joined forces for "Can I". The song had been leaked previously, but Drake shared the latest version on OVO Sound Radio, his show on Apple Music's Beats 1. Listen to the full show above.<p>Prior to "Can I", the two collaborated for "Mine" from Beyoncé's 2013 self-titled album. …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

Martha Stewart

4 Routine Exercises That Soccer Players Use to Get in Shape and You Can Too

A game of soccer could be exhausting, with 90 minutes of incessant footwork and regular body contact with fellow players. Getting fit for soccer …

Exercise

The Invicibility Exercises: 8 Best Exercises for Better Health

Our culture is obsessed with looks. There’s health and the perception of health. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to look and feel great …

Exercise

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.