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10 of the best theme parks … that you’ve probably never heard of

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Amusement Parks

27 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

If you’re moving into your first apartment, it can be a bit intimidating but also exciting, with new friends, new activities and a new city to explore. It’s time to become <i>an</i> <i>adult</i><i>.</i> Wait, what?! How do you do that? The best way to get comfortable in a new city is to make your house feel like home. In …

Wall Art

Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

What has eight legs and just might have a soul?<p>The answer, surprisingly, is an octopus.<p>These leggy cephalopods, long a prominent player in human fear …

Zoology

10 Bands You Weren’t Cool Enough to Like in the 80s and 90s

<i>This week, New York media personality and inveterate indie-rock stalwart Jon Fine will publish</i> Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (but Can No Longer Hear), <i>a memoir of decades spent in weird, underground American bands. To mark its publication, VF.com asked Fine to provide</i> …

Bands

The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Graduating college is an exciting achievement, but the four-hour ceremonies can be a bit of a buzzkill—that is, unless a famous person is on hand to …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

The man who hacks phones with an implant under his skin

If you hand Seth Wahle your phone, he could steal your photos, passwords and more simply by holding it. Rose Eveleth finds out how he does it.<p>Seth Wahle is one of a growing number of people who has a chip implanted into his body. Wahle, a former petty officer in the US Navy and now an engineer at a …

Hacking

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.<p><i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French …

National Parks

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

The Best Shorts To Wear If You Have Bigger Thighs

At this point we've established that men wearing shorts is a polarizing subject. But when it comes to women, the leg-baring garments are a warm-weather must.<p>We like to think of shorts as one of fashion's finest forms of air conditioning -- but that's only if you find the right pair for your shape, …

Ralph Lauren

From Van Gogh's cloned ear to indoor rain: 13 sculptures made by science

Art, science, and maths art have never been closer entwined than in today's sculpture. While sculptors from Leonardo Da Vinci to Henry Moore employed their scientific gifts when creating their masterpieces, today's digital technology opens up new worlds of possibility, with artists taking …

The Best of Tribeca: The Festival's Must-See Films and Panels

Today's buzzy Tribeca premiere is tomorrow's indie box office hit.<p>The recent exodus of A-list actors from big-budget blockbusters to the independent film is evident at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, which started today. From April 15 to April 26, the cultural center of Manhattan will shift …

Cannes 2015: 10 Must-See Movies at This Year's Festival

Earlier today, the Cannes Film Festival announced its official selection—and the list looks exciting. It kicks off with **Emmanuelle Bercot’**s <i>La Tête Haute,</i> a socially conscious drama with <b>Catherine Deneuve</b> and <b>Benoit Magimel</b> that’s strikingly sober for the normally frivolous Film d’Ouverture. After …

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