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Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

Here's why your cat might not care when you leave

There are a lot of cats in the United States. Perhaps close to 95 million live with us as pets, reports the <i>Times-Picayune</i>. But does our affection for these feline friends move in just one direction? New research in the journal <i>PLoS One</i> suggests that domesticated cats are more independent than dogs …

Rediscovering Creativity

Riding a New York subway recently, I noticed myself doing something I do so often: trying to look like I have it all together. The MTA is extensive. …

Creativity

Instagram of the Month: Lake Wanaka

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When he’s not on the clock at his day job, <b>Oliver Green</b> (on Instagram <b>@ollygreen_</b>) roams the globe with a thirst for adventure and a camera at the ready.<p>He’s currently exploring the <b>South Island</b> of New Zealand and brought himself—and his great photographic eye—to our attention …

Six Flags Offers A Bone-Chilling Virtual Ride On New 'Joker' Coaster

You might want to put down that sandwich.<p>Six Flags unveiled huge news for thrill ride fans Thursday with the announcement of new rides to hit each of its theme parks in 2016.<p>Among the most terrifying best is The Joker, a 3,200-foot-long, steel-and-wood hybrid coaster with the <b>world's first "step-up</b> …

A Look at Urban Living Through the Eyes of 69 Photographers Around the World

For our latest group show, we invited you to share your photographs of urban living. Curated by Alison Zavos, Feature Shoot’s Founder and …

We're Giving You Permission to Embrace Velveeta

Chile con queso is the dip of choice at new Tex-Mex restaurants like Superica in Atlanta, HomeState in L.A. and El Original in New York City. Our …

14 Easy Labor Day Recipes

It's here, folks: the end of the summer. But before you dust off your winter coat, rejoice in the deliciousness that is the Labor Day barbecue. From deviled eggs to baked s'mores, these recipes couldn't be simpler -- or more mouthwatering. So fire up the grill and remember how happy you are right …

Top 16 for 2016: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2016, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.<p><b>IN THE LOOP: Sign up for our weekly theme parks newsletter</b><p>It already …

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