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La Tomatina Festival 2016: Pictures, Video, Facts And History Of Spanish Tomato-Throwing Festival In Bunol, Valencia

International revelers gathered Wednesday in the tiny Valencian town of Buñol on the east coast of Spain to play in tomato juice. La Tomatina, the …

On the Red Couch with André Allen Anjos, aka R.A.C.

<i>When nandré Allen Anjos conceived Remix Artist Collective (now R.A.C.) in 2007, he intended it as a group project for like-minded artists who wanted to inspire, collaborate and remix music that defied the rote club bangers that dominated the electronic scene. Fast forward nine years and R.A.C. is</i> …

Pictures of the Week 8.4.16

Winter Sports

Six Pokémon Go tips for the ultimate beginner

If you're not quite sure what a Pokémon is, this one's for you<p>If you’re here, it’s because everyone you know is talking about one thing: <i>Pokémon Go</i>, the new iOS and Android game that’s sending people outside in droves. But maybe you’re not yet one of them, because, well, you’re not really sure what</i> …

Pokémon

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

Remembering India’s iconic bookseller | India

On March 9, the bookstore on the corner of Lucknow's Art Deco Mayfair building was closed to its usual stream of visitors.<p>Ram Advani, the beloved bookseller who ran the city's oldest independent bookshop, had died that morning at the age of 95.<p>Advani, who has been lauded as one of the country's …

India

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

Penguin Random House

Why shankh (conch) is so important in Hindu consciousness

The shankh or conch is a lovely thing, isn’t it? Many people have one in the devghar or enjoy conch imagery like Parvati described as ‘kambu-kanthya’ …

Spirituality

First picture of young Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle reveals shipmate squabbles

The first and only painting of Charles Darwin on the deck of the Beagle has been identified, experts claim<p>It was arguably the most important voyage in scientific history, in which Charles Darwin collected the specimens that would inspire his theory of evolution and thus change the world.<p>But the <b>HMS</b> …

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Taj Mahal

Albuquerque Balloon Festival: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Burning Man 2015 Opens in Black Rock: Pictures

The Arts

How tribal Indians beat big coal firms

<b>India's government wants to make the country a manufacturing hub - but for that it needs to increase power production. The villagers of Mahan, helped by Greenpeace, recently blocked attempts to mine coal in their forest. Sanjoy Majumder reports.</b><p>"This is the land of our ancestors, we will never give …

India

Is Left still 'cool' on campus or has Right's rise changed that?

On the first of May, around 200 workers of JNU, frustrated by job insecurity, put some people in a spot. To the contractors, they said 'To hell with …

India

Italian Street Artist Hunto paints Sclater Street

Born in the early 80's in Brindisi, South of Italy and currently based in London, Italian street artist Hunto took to the streets of East London on …

Streetwear

India attempts to remove roadblocks to economic growth with national tax

Attempts by finance minister to clear a complex system of inter-state levies should make doing business in India faster<p>On a recent foggy winter morning, the line of trucks stretched for kilometres at Khanauri, a northern Indian state border checkpoint. The drivers had been travelling for days …

India

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Pictures of the day: 1 April 2015 - Telegraph

Germanwings Plane Crash Aftermath: Pictures

Germanwings Passenger Jet Crashes in French Alps

Aeronautics

The secrets of color-changing chameleons revealed

Scientists studying chameleon skin have discovered the secret to the lizards' color-changing prowess: Rather than relying purely on pigments, the animals use photonic nanocrystals in their skin to manipulate light with exquisite precision.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature …

31 Things You Should Definitely Know About Pee

Urine luck! This is a golden opportunity to learn some pretty cool facts.<p><b>Most people pee about seven times a day on average.</b><p>Of course, this varies a bit depending on how much you're eating and drinking, Dr. Benjamin Brucker, assistant professor of urology at NYU Langone Medical Center tells …

How Training a Wild Hawk Healed One Woman's Broken Heart

One of the things grief does is shatter the narrative of your life, says author.<p>Helen Macdonald was at home in Cambridge, England, when she got a phone call saying her father, Alisdair, had died suddenly of a heart attack on a London street. The news shattered her world, propelling her into a …

Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest

In search for the legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.<p>An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious culture’s lost city, never before explored. The team was led to the remote, …

He Led the CIA to bin Laden—and Unwittingly Fueled a Vaccine Backlash

PESHAWAR, Pakistan<p>Pakistani doctor's role in health campaign sparked local suspicions that efforts to fight polio were part of a Western plot.<p><i>Editor's Note: This is the second of four articles on the forces that fueled polio's resurgence in the shadow of war. Read Part 1, Part 3, and Part 4.</i><p>In his …