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2014 Hot 100 Excerpt

For almost 25 years SURFER’s Hot 100 has ranked, and predicted the fortunes of surfing’s next generation. Many of the Hot 100 alumni have gone on to …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Celebrity News

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

MacBook Air

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

3D Printing

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Designers Pick Their Most Inspiring Travel Destinations (Photos)

Creative block is impossible at these destinations, ranging from Baroque imperial palaces to magical gardens, where top designers and architects go …

Marrying an optimist may help you stay healthy - Futurity

Having an optimistic spouse appears to have positive effects on a partner's health—even more than a person's own positive outlook.

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The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The fastest animal in the world is not a cheetah, but a mite

CLAREMONT, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- Who would win a race: a cheetah of <i>Paratarsotomus macropalpis</i>, a type of mite? The answer depends on what kind of …

Measles vaccines: Late is better than never

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the first quarter of 2014 has been the worst for measles outbreaks since 1996. According to the report, the virus has infected at least 129 people in 13 states. Most weren’t vaccinated or had no record or memory of being …

Public Health

8 Photos Of A Dwarf Antelope That Will Make You Squeal With Delight

The Chicago zoo has welcomed this adorable three-week-old Klipspringer. It's one of the tiniest hoofed creatures ever.

Hark, Do I Hear Knitting Needles?

Spread the Cute:<p>Out there, somewhere, is a gorgeous sweateauw, waiting to be spun and knitted, by a deliriously happy yarnfan.<p>“This adorable little …

Fox Family of Wabamun Lake

Setbacks Force Carnival Cruise Lines to Rethink How its Brands Do Business

A small storage room stuffed with torn-up mattresses in the Doral headquarters of Carnival Corp. offers a glimpse into the evolution of the mammoth …

Thailand's Surin Islands Are The Perfect Undiscovered Remote Escape

Welcome to Thailand's Mu Koh Surin National Park!<p>This archipelago in the Andaman Sea consists of five islands (also known as the Surin Islands). Koh Surin Nuea and Koh Surin Tai form the bulk of the islands' land mass, in addition to three satellite islands -- Koh Khai, Koh Klang, and Koh Ri.<p>The …

Predicting Wildfires Could Save Lives. So Why Are We So Bad At It?

As average temperatures continue to rise, wildfires in the West are projected to increase 650 percent annually<p>Last year in Arizona, 19 firefighters got trapped in an unpredictably fast wildfire. All of them died. It was the highest firefighter death toll for a single fire since 1933. The same year, …

Forests

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Flavors

Almost Half of Homeless Men Had a Previous Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) happen in a moment: a jarring collision while playing sports, an accidental fall, a sudden bomb blast. But their …

The Brain

How to Break Up With a Guy Without Hurting Him: 12 Things to Keep in Mind

Breaking up with someone is always hard. So make it easier on yourself—and him—by figuring out how to break up with a guy who loves you. After talking to Laura Berman, sex therapist and author of <i>Book of Love,</i> and surveying real women, we've come up with an action plan for the best, most respectful …

11 Breakup Lessons We've Learned From Romantic Comedies

Breakups are so traumatizing, they've inspired countless big-screen broken hearts—including the latest take on letting go of somebody you love, <i>Celeste and Jesse Forever</i> (in...

20 "Annoying" Girl Things He Secretly Loves About You

Shopping? <i>Real Housewives</i>? Vibrator use? Take it from Jake: Men like your little chick habits. In his humble opinion, these things show how cool, funny, and caring you are.

What Really Changes When You Get Married

Back before couples lived together pre-wedding, saying "I do" meant starting a totally different existence—new last name, new address, new (or any!) sex life. But guess what? Even in this era of been-there-done-all-that, marriage <i>still</i> changes things. "It was instant," says Chip Walker, a …

50 Random Guy Facts You'll Never Forget

Because it's summer. And it's hot. And we could all stand to be a little smarter in the dude department.

The Dos and Don'ts of Girl Code

<b>Four of the hilarious comics on MTV's Girl Code are here to set the record straight. According to Carly Aquilino, Nicole Byer, Tanisha Long, and Jessimae Peluso, here are the dos and don'ts of friendship that all women should follow.</b><p>You know those hilarious conversations you have with friends over …