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The World's Best Whistler Explains How She Got So Good

"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."<p>When Molly Lewis opened a string of shows for Kirin J Callinan's recent world tour, the LA-based Australian demonstrated the difference between a party trick and a hidden talent. It's the same thing every time you're at one of Lewis's shows, …

Break your bad habits with these clever gadgets and apps

Do people change?<p>It’s a question usually reserved for those moments we contemplate reuniting with an ex or going back to work with a former boss. But …

16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

This Is How the National Prayer Breakfast Got Its Start

Thousands of people will attend the 64th annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning, an annual event attended by every President of the …

National Prayer Breakfast

Jet Blue Will Let You Buy $29 Flights All Over The United States… There’s Just One Tiny Catch

This year has 366 days, which means there’s 24 more hours of stress and hair-pulling anxiety you have to get through. An extra day of work! An extra day of debating whether this is the year you’re going to finally do something with your life! Fortunately, Jet Blue wants to help you live your best …

JetBlue

15 times it's worth spending a little more

But how do you know which indulgences are worth it? Or whether you're actually paying for quality, rather than just hype?<p>We combed through Reddit and Quora to find out which expensive purchases users had no regrets about making.<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

I Illustrate The Literal Meanings Of Idioms

This is an ongoing series of illustrations in which I play with idioms and proverbs.<p>These are some of the illustrations and you are welcome to visit …

7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my favorite slow cooker recipes to heat up this fall.<p><b>1.</b> …

Here’s What it Takes to be a Nanny to the Stars

The <i>Hollywood Reporter</i> peels back the curtain on the fascinating world of domestic help for super rich celebrities and LA types, and the report is just as dishy as one would hope. First of all, these jobs can earn major bank. Estate managers can earn $100,000 or more with 10% yearly cash bonuses and …

Transcript of "Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local"

When someone asks you where you're from … do you sometimes not know how to answer? Writer Taiye Selasi speaks on behalf of "multi-local" people, who …

Public Speaking

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

Modern Art Explained In One Comic (16 pics)

Have you ever felt lost at your local modern art museum? Modern art can be confusing for many, but this wonderful comic by John Atkinson, the artist …

Super-simple spending tracker: My Finances for iPad

The generically named My Finances app for iPad is an easy way to track everyday expenses and generate simple, clear reports that will show you what you’re spending your money on. In a world of automated and complicated finance apps, My Finances does one thing and does it easily and well.<p>I had a …

Apps

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

A look at the evolution of modern video game controllers

If anything's kept pace with how video games have changed over the years, it's how we interact with them. Our biggest touchpoint with virtual worlds is the gamepad and -- akin to how games themselves have evolved from simple 2D affairs into 100-hour-long labyrinths in three dimensions -- …

'Harry Potter' combined with Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' may make you cry

Get ready to feel things.<p>An emotional mashup of <i>Harry Potter</i> and Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' is currently doing the rounds on YouTube, and it's a …

The Future Of War: Soldier Enhancements

Grunts in the field will get a much-needed upgrade<p>Equipment upgrades will give soldiers an advantage on the battlefield of tomorrow.<p>Intelligence<p>Augmented reality combat goggles—such as those being developed by Israeli Defense Forces and for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s Tactical Assault …

How Sci-fi Ships...

<b>The Fastest Ship in the Universe: How Sci-fi Ships Stack Up</b><p>From the Millennium Falcon to the USS Enterprise, science fiction has shown us a vast …

Science Fiction

The Secret Lives of Hackathon Junkies

I spent three days on a bus with a bunch of hackers. Here’s what I learned.<p>On the third day, half the people on the Startup Bus got motion sick. We hadn’t slept for two or three nights, the roads through the Smoky Mountains were perilously curved, the tour bus was traveling at top speed, and we had …

Greece Crisis 101: No way out

Greeks voted Sunday on a landmark referendum: "Yes" or "No" to another bailout and more austerity? In Greek, that's "Nai" or "Oxi?"<p>Exit polls showed a contest too close to call. But this much is known: The result could cost Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras his job and force an abrupt change in …

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

University of Pennsylvania

I Was a Phone Psychic Without Psychic Abilities

People would spend $3.50 per minute for my psychic predictions, which were about as accurate as a Magic 8 Ball.<p>In sixth grade, my best friend and I each paid $3 to a woman wearing a size-too-small horse sweatshirt for palm readings at the state fair. She ran her long, fake fingernails along the …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Xeni Jardin

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

Headphones

10 Myers-Briggs Type Charts for Pop Culture Characters

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) is an instrument to define your personality along four parameters: (I) Introversion vs. (E) Extroversion, (N) …

characters

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …