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5 Things Dermatologists Always Do Before Bedtime

1. Remove every stitch of makeup (but gently).<p>A dermatologist going to bed with makeup on would be like a vegan chef eating a steak: It just wouldn't …

Skin Care

Pilot Takes Amazing Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Take Your Breath Away

Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the …

In pictures: The long road from Scotland to Russia

<b>How long does it take to drive from Scotland to Russia? James Parker took his camera and found out by driving 9,898 miles in a classic 1972 Morris Minor, raising money for charity on the way.</b><p>Passing through 19 countries, across three deserts and over two seas, Parker spent 53 days on the road.<p>He …

Deserts

District of Columbia contestant named Miss USA

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A 25-year-old scientist representing the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on Sunday, the second consecutive year that the contestant from the nation's capital won the annual competition.<p>Kara McCullough, who holds a degree in chemistry and works …

Miss USA

BackMap helps people who are visually impaired navigate cities and indoor areas

I’m not sure what it would be like to navigate the streets of New York if I were visually impaired, but I imagine it would not be the most comfortable experience. BackMap, which came out of TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s 2017 hackathon, is a backpack that vibrates to let you know when to turn right and …

Apple's iPhone 8 will be the most expensive iPhone the world has ever seen

Everyone's excited by the new form factor and advanced features the iPhone 8 will bring to the table, but a new research note from Simona Jankowski of Goldman Sachs (obtained by <i>Business Insider</i>) relays that upgrading to Apple's next-gen iPhone won't come cheap. Amid conflicting reports regarding …

Remembering the World’s Oldest Person, in the Objects She Left Behind

VERBANIA, Italy — The last time Emma Morano left her apartment, she was 102 years old. Fame came late in life — after she hit 110. Last year, she was feted as the oldest person on earth. She had fans the world over. The mayor of her Italian town thanked her for putting it on the map.<p>Ms. Morano, the …

Dance Hall

Ulta Doesn’t Want to Be Sephora

The beauty retailer is counting on its high-low strategy and stellar rewards program to resonate with new shoppers.<p>When retailers want to get some attention and rebrand themselves, they’ll often open a splashy flagship store in New York City. Ulta, which built its business by opening stores mostly …

Ulta Beauty

10 Principles For Design In The Age Of AI

Yves Béhar shares a new kind of design manifesto.<p>We’re on the cusp of a new era of design. Beyond the two-dimensional focus on graphics and the three-dimensional focus on products, we’re now in an era where designers are increasingly focusing on time and space, guided by technological advances in …

Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer

In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It was the world’s first commercially available microprocessor, which meant it sported all the electronic circuits necessary for advanced number-crunching in a single, …

Quantum Computing

17 Carrie Fisher Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Actress, author, and screenwriter Carrie Fisher--who sadly died this morning after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles--was an inspiration to millions of people around the world. While she achieved everlasting fame for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film …

Motivation

Why Thongs Could Be Bad For Your Health, And Other Underwear Facts

All your burning questions, answered. No pun intended.<p>For most of us, choosing our underwear in the morning is a matter of sticking our hand in a drawer. But that one simple act has health implications that should give us pause. For instance, did you know that you should have a pair of designated …

Clothing

Drop Everything: Prince George And Princess Charlotte Have Arrived In Canada

Their parents are along for the ride, too.<p>Well this is awfully exciting, <i>eh?</i><p>Another royal tour of Canada kicked off adorably Saturday afternoon as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrived in Victoria, British Columbia.<p>The trip marks Will and Kate’s second trip …

Justin Trudeau

20 Best Disney Villains Of All Time, Ranked

They make us laugh. They make us cry. They make us cower in our seats. They give cinema’s heroes and heroines something to fight for. Hollywood …

Walt Disney Company

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

The mosquito-borne Zika epidemic is headed for its first summer in the United States. <i>New York Times</i> reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that if the virus is ever going to hit hard in the U.S., 2016 will be the year.<p>"No one in the population has had the disease before, so …

Public Health

The monsters hidden beneath the sea

From the Old Testament to the Loch Ness Monster, strange watery beasts have terrified and inspired artists in equal measure. Alastair Sooke dives in.<p>Ever since antiquity, mankind has been fretfully besotted with strange creatures from the oceans’ depths. A terrible sea monster called Leviathan is …

Northern Europe

Could sensor technology determine the future of the NFL?

Larry Alton Contributor<p>Larry Alton is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business and entrepreneurship.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Just how vulnerable is election technology?<br>• Sesame Workshop is looking for startups that help kids<p>There’s something about …

These are the gadgets dad wants for Father's Day

A good dad will tell you the joy of fatherhood is reward enough for them.<p>They’re lying, of course.<p>Dads love Father’s Day, that one-time-a-year when …

The people who can’t stop eating dirt

The practice of geophagy – eating earth – is surprisingly common, and while in some parts of the world it is regarded as an eating disorder, in others it is actively encouraged. But why would people want to eat something that’s literally dirty?<p>Sheila was a child in Cameroon when she first got …

Behavior

The End Of Apple Man

New features for Apple Watch hint that the company is thinking beyond just fit DILFs as users.<p>In the same way that Pinterest, with its made-from-scratch recipes and bespoke home decorating ideas, fills some people with a creeping sense of despair that they lead an inadequate life, Apple …

Smartwatches

Inky the octopus escapes from New Zealand aquarium | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An enterprising octopus spotted his chance to escape from a New Zealand aquarium -- and took it.<p>Squeezing out from a gap at the top of his tank, the "inquisitive" octopus, Inky, slithered across the floor of the aquarium and down a seawater runoff pipe to Hawke's Bay, and freedom.<p>"Octopus …

New Zealand

The Shot: Busting a Move in a Spanish Church

Inside an abandoned church in the northern Spain village of Oviedo, a collective of skateboarders called The Church Brigade is building and maintaining a skate park where they can show off their moves. The church was built in 1912 and was once a chapel for workers at a nearby munitions factory. The …

Film of Hitler confidants set for Smithsonian Channel debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — American television viewers get their first chance to see and hear Adolf Hitler's inner circle describe the dictator's final hours …

Adolf Hitler

Seattle’s Famed Gum Wall Cleaned Off: Pictures

Los Angeles

The Next Portland: 4 Cities All the Cool Kids Are Moving To

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/pulaw(Edited)</i><p>Now that <i>Portlandia</i> has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way to your great aunt, it's time to face the facts: Portland is over, people, and a new city must rise in its stead. But which American metropolis best …

In Defense of the Off-Season Road Trip

We’re fast approaching the time of year when the word “travel” seems like it might as well have four letters.<p>Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Kwanzaa. …

Artist Paints Striking Murals on Sides of Icebergs to Warn About Climate Change

Sean Yoro (aka Hula) has recently stepped on his infamous paddle board to paint more stunning human portraits in unusual places. Although his previous murals have been created in warm weather, the New York City-based artist has since ventured to much colder lands: a glacier in North America. The …

Art

Welcome to the Future. Here’s Your (Real) Jetpack.

Even if all the hoverboards, self-driving cars, and hand-held communication gizmos haven’t convinced you, there’s no more denying that we live in a …