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Top 8 Must-See Sky Events for 2018

Get ready to see amazing eclipses, a comet encounter, planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders.<p>The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including a pair of lunar eclipses and a comet with potentially surprising brightness.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena …

Astronomy

Butterfinger and Reese's Halloween Puppy Chow, Oh My!

Do you love Butterfingers and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups? What about puppy chow? Well, if you answered yes to both, then you are going to be obsessed with this easy and delicious Halloween recipe that is filled to the brim with your favorite candies. This puppy chow makes it hard to stop …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Amalfi Coast

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

Landscaping

Scotland Yard’s Crime Museum Opens to Public for First Time in 140 Years

LONDON — Scotland Yard's "black museum" — a repository for some of British crime's most morbid artifacts — has opened to the public for the first time in 140 years.<p>The Crime Museum exhibits evidence, weapons and various objects implicated in the most infamous criminal investigations in London …

Crime

How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

Astrophysics

Guidelines to Keep You Traveling Safely in a World of Terrorist Threats

Even intrepid travelers are starting to think: Do we stay or do we go?<p>Just in the last few weeks tragedies included the hotel massacre in Mali, 11/13 ISIS attacks in Paris, a deadly suicide-bombing in Beiruit Lebanon, and a Russian plane suspiciously downed in Egypt with hundreds of lives lost. …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an All-Inclusive Vacation

Rebecca Schear/ Flickr<p>While every all-inclusive resort offers meals, drinks and entertainment in the nightly room rate, the amenities and perks you receive can vary drastically from place to place. You can spend as little or as much as you'd like on the experience, and book anything from a …

Burning Man's black campers explain why they are the 1%

The famous festival in Nevada has a policy of ‘inclusion’ yet you won’t see many ‘burners’ who are black. Is it unwelcoming, or are there other matters in play?<p>After three treks to Burning Man, the famously hedonistic festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, I must admit it: I am a black Burner. My …

It's Not Your Imagination, Single Women: There Literally Aren't Enough Men Out There

We talked to author Jon Birger about the shortage of educated men, where women should go if they really want to land a husband, and why boys aren't going to college in the first place.<p>We all have that friend: the beautiful, intelligent, driven woman who—like Katherine Heigl in every rom-com—can't …

Relationships

The Rise of the Outrageously Long Commute

Some businesspeople are working half of the week in far-off countries or catching 3 a.m. trains just so that they don’t have to uproot their lives at home.<p>A few years back, David Neeleman, the founder of JetBlue Airways, left his company and launched a new airline in Brazil. The airline, Azul, …

São Paulo

NASA Astronauts Can Already Farm On Mars

The prospect of conquering the dark and vast expanse of space has fascinated the human mind for a good part of the last century. Perhaps that is why ‘The Martian,’ a film adaptation of Andy Weir’s book about one man’s struggle to survive on Mars, rocketed to the No. 1 spot at the box office this …

The Shady Politics of Big Soda

People are drinking less liquid sugar than in previous decades, and the soda industry is doing everything it can to get back in the game.<p>Did your …

Diabetes

The Best YouTube Tutorials for Your Biggest Problem Areas

1/9<p>Constantly hiding your arms in a sweater? Not anymore! These arm workouts will have you baring those toned arms in no time.<p>In just 10 minutes …

How to unroot your Android phone or tablet

Rooting your phone and unlocking its true potential is one of the best parts of the Android ecosystem, and just one of the things that sets it apart from Windows 10 Mobile and iOS. Of course, it isn’t for everyone. For one, the process is a bit complicated. Not to mention the fact that you could …

Linux

How to Start Your Week Successfully

Nobody enjoys Monday. It’s officially been labeled as the, blunt reminder that your weekend of leisurely activities is now over and you must spend …

Productivity

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

The Young Survivors of Boko Haram

In Nigeria, what happened on the night of April 14th, 2014, can seem like a fever dream, a surreal nightmare that, as soon as you wake up, lingers uncomfortably, poking at the edges of your waking life. In the early hours of the 15th, members of the Boko Haram terrorist group arrived at a girls’ …

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

EDM After The Drop: What A Wounded Corporate Giant Means For Dance Music Culture

Mud has a way of capturing the popular memory of a music festival. After stormy weather hit this year's massive TomorrowWorld, an electronic dance music gathering held in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia on September 25-27, images circulated online of self-identified festival goers sleeping, stranded, …

Music Industry

The Golden Age of Havana Is Now

In February, I was rolling in an old, squeaking taxi through Havana, headed back to my rented digs atop a house in the tiny Chinatown. I got the room in a way many travelers to Cuba will recognize: a friend passed me a phone number, which was never answered.<p>Eventually, days after arriving in Havana …

Cuba
Gluten-Free

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

Social Media

Teaching the Power of Visual Storytelling - An interview with Reza | LensCulture

Sitting in the foyer of Webistan, you are surrounded by history. Meter-long <i>National Geographic</i> covers hang next to old exhibition catalogues and vibrant posters document events long since past.<p>The occasion for much of this history is one man—Reza. An award-winning photographer, a globally …

Storytelling

Celebrity Lifestyle Brands: Ranked

It seems like every week a new celebrity launches a lifestyle brand — or shutters one, in the case of Blake Lively — but which ones are really worthwhile?<p>Fans of Blake Lively's lifestyle site, Preserve, will have to find a new place to purchase their artisanal capes and handbag-shaped, sustainable …

Blake Lively

How Giraffes Became Winners by a Neck

Giraffes have taught generations of students how evolution works. Not directly, of course. Communicating through nocturnal humming is a barrier to classroom instruction. But the modern giraffe – <i>Giraffa camelopardalis</i> – is often used as the textbook example of why Darwin and Wallace were right and …

Paleontology

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

Genetics