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You Could Survive 55 Years in a Supermarket… Just In Case You Were Wondering

When most of us head to the supermarket, we’re thinking about our grocery lists: Pop-Tarts, Cheez-Its, an 18-pack of Busch Light—the essentials. But …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

National Parks

Set To Take Over Tech: 70% Of Iran's Science And Engineering Students Are Women

70% of of Iran’s science and engineering students are women, and in a small, but promising community of startups, they’re being encouraged to play an even bigger role.<p>The common myth about women in Iran is that they are seen, but not heard, that they’re not permitted to drive, that they are …

Hassan Rouhani

Fake ads mocking corporate sponsors of the COP21 climate talks pop up in Paris

World leaders are gathered in Paris this week for the UN's much-hyped COP21 climate change conference, where it is hoped that over the next 12 days …

What Would Politicians Look Like with Man Buns?

Over the last few years, the “man bun” has grown in popularity as a laid-back style choice amongst men. Now, it’s quite common to see young men casually sporting a top knot. What about politicians, though? Their societal status doesn’t exactly allow them to wear their hair in a casually-styled bun. …

Gorgeous Vineyard Residence Architecture

Have you ever found yourself looking at pictures of beautiful houses and then you find that one house that just amazes you by its glorious …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

Coffee

Motorola Puts The Personal Touch On Smartwatches

Motorola recently introduced their latest version of the Moto 360 smartwatch. This version made improvements over the previous generation and fixed a lot of issues. Since Motorola Mobility was acquired by Lenovo, they’ve actually been given more resources and more power to do interesting things, …

Wearable Tech

5 Steps to Becoming a Backyard Barbecue Master

Chef Daniel Wright of Pontiac barbecue and bourbon bar in Cincinnati is on a mission: to get cooks out of the kitchen and into the backyard this …

DICK Card Game

DICK is at once a provocative party game and a retelling of Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby-Dick" or, "The Whale." In a mash-up of literature and lowbrow humor, the game positions direct quotations from Melville's often-suggestive text against a backdrop of contemporary culture. Players are …

Literature

Legendary Comedian Don Rickles Rips Jimmy Fallon to Shreds

His insults ripened with age.<p>Don Rickles is 89 years old and the greatest thing that ever happened to late night television. It was true during the Johnny Carson era, true during the David Letterman era, and remains true during the Jimmy Fallon era. Rickles made a career out of acting like a cranky …

Comedy

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

Social Media

Fitbit with a Twist

Though the age of the smartwatch is upon us, the original Fitbit activity tracker still has appeal for its simplified motivational fitness features. …

Brilliantly Realistic Renditions of What Disney Princes Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Jirka Vtinen has provided us with the opportunity to see what beloved Disney princes would look like in real life. To add to his already impressive portfolio of lifelike Disney characters, the incredible creator decided to give these iconic male characters a Pinocchio-like transformation. …

Walt Disney Company

Amusing Drawings Illustrate an Easily Relatable Deep Love of Sleep

Is your favorite place your bed? Do you hit the snooze button for as long as possible to squeeze in every last minute of slumber? If so, these whimsical doodles will certainly speak to you–the amusing scenes illustrate an eternal love of sleep. They're illustrated by Lingvistov, a collaboration …

Drawing

'Breasts are not weapons,' say Hong Kong protesters

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Forget umbrellas: The newest symbol of protest in Hong Kong is the bra.<p>That's what dozens of angry citizens wore Sunday in a demonstration against what they say is an absurd and sexist ruling: The sentencing of a female protester to three and a half months in prison for …

Hong Kong

Why Iranians are lapping up Shah memorabilia

In Tehran, memories of the Shah’s brutality are fading and selling imperial wares is becoming less dangerous. But what’s really behind the increasing fondness for the pre-1979 era?<p>Near the grand bazaar in Tehran, over the entrance to the complex housing the ministries of foreign affairs and …

South Asia

30 Books You Need To Read Before You Turn 30

Some books are best read at a certain age. Even the novels and memoirs you might consider timeless -- Toni Morrison's <i>The Bluest Eye</i> or Joan Didion's <i>The Year of Magical Thinking</i> -- can serve a special purpose if consumed during a particular phase in your life. That particular phase is, of course, …

Clever Illustrations Reveal the Two Kinds of People There Are in the World

Are you the type to cut your sandwich in half or portion it into triangles? What about dog-earring a book page rather than using a bookmark? Depending on your personality, you'll probably have a distinct preference for both those scenarios. The clever Tumblr called 2 Kinds of People is full of …

Tumblr

A Hanging Felt Cradle Inspired by the Womb

Little Nest is exactly what it sounds like – a comforting, cozy, nest-like cradle for babies. Inspired by a baby’s experience in the womb, the cradle …

At World's Fair In Italy, The Future Of Food Is On The Table

For the next six months, Italy is hosting a dinner party — and the entire world is invited to attend.<p>The event, called Expo Milano 2015, is the latest World's Fair. This year's theme is "feeding the planet, energy for life." The global population is projected to pass 9 billion by 2050, and Expo …

Agriculture

Waterscape by Alexander Lotersztain is a modular platform for living on water

Australia-based designer Alexander Lotersztain has created a floating platform system that can be customised with clip-on lighting, furniture, and …

You have to see these pictures of Seattle’s kayaking climate protesters

An estimated 500 climate activists took to kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and even a solar-powered party barge on Saturday to tell Shell to get the …

May: Clean-energy innovation essential to meeting climate goals

Clean-energy innovation essential to meeting climate goals<p>A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate …

Apple: "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it."

Company releases 2015 environmental impact report<p>Apple is continuing to take a strong stance against climate change, writing in its newly released 2015 Environmental Responsibility Report, "We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it." This is framed as a major piece in Apple's …

Conservatives Upset At Pope's 'Green Agenda'

NEW YORK (RNS) The Vatican is set to host a major conference on climate change this month that will feature leading researchers on global warming and an opening address by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.<p>The meeting, which the Vatican detailed on its website late Tuesday (April 14), is another …

Christianity

Which books deal with climate change for younger children?

From Michael Foreman’s groundbreaking Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish to Barroux’s near wordless Where’s the Elephant, The Book Doctor seeks out the best picture books to share with younger children who want to know about our threatened environment<p>My four-year-old is very worried about global …

Books

Week in arts: Climate art festival, Ocean films and Mojo Juju

Comedian Daniel Kitson trusts Adelaide audiences to press play on his show Polyphony and Ayers Rock celebrates the Tjungu festival<p>Art+Climate=Change 2015<p>Curated by artist Søren Dahlgaard, the Maldives exodus caravan will roam the Melbourne streets with an exhibition of video, performance, music and …

Arctic Circle

Three Reasons Obama Administration Almost Certainly Wrong on Climate Change

During the past several weeks, except for a sidetrack to rush an Iranian nuclear deal, Obama administration officials have continued to attack the …