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Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction

Visionaries throughout history reported that intrusive ideas helped them create and caused them anguish. Here’s why<p>The obsessive thoughts of OCD are different to those that tend to dominate other types of mental anguish. Recurring and distressing thoughts are not always an obsession – at least not …

Cognition

American whiskey is taking over the world

Vodka still has the biggest market share of the three big hard liquors in the US, but growth in whiskey is booming rapidly catching up.<p>Vodka sales, by volume, were up 1.6% in 2014. Tennessee whiskey and bourbon sales by volume were up 7.4% in the same period, according to the Distilled Spirits …

American Whiskey

Verizon is laying down 400 tiny cells in SF to boost LTE capacity

Image copyright Shutterstock/Gang Liu.In the coming months, workers and visitors along San Francisco’s major tech corridors may notice some very big …

Telecoms

NASA satellite image shows the frozen wasteland that currently is the United States

If you're reading this from anywhere in the United States right now, there's a pretty good chance it's cold outside. We're in the middle of a massive freeze that could last until March, the breadth of which NASA's Terra satellite just captured in the remarkable view you see above. See all that …

United States

It’s Already Over And Uber Has Won

The company has vanquished competitors, incumbents, regulators, and critics. All that is left is to see how far it can go.<p>Money isn't everything, but it's certainly a useful metric for keeping score, especially when you're measuring it in the billions. Which is why it's big news that Uber just …

Meet the tweet-deleters: people who are making their Twitter histories self-destruct

Like most media workers, Matthew Lazin-Ryder, a Vancouver-based producer with CBC Radio, spends a fair amount of time on Twitter. When he tweets, his …

Social Media

Meet Silvercar, The Startup Trying To Shake Up Airport Car Rental

No paperwork, no queuing at fluorescent-lit counters at midnight, and no bizarre pricing tricks. The Austin-based company is taking a shot at a stubbornly old-school industry.<p>The idea came, as so many have, on the golf course. Or it might have been in the clubhouse, just after a round a few years …

How to Cure Salmon in 30 Minutes

Chef Tom Douglas of Seattle’s Hot Stove Society uses an almost­ instant take on gravlax to show off the amazing local salmon. Here, a step-by-step …

Seafood

8 Bacon Weave-Topped Burgers to Impress Even the Snobbiest Burger Lover

This week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips teaches you how to make a life-changing bacon weave. The crispy, meaty square will instantly take your burgers …

Cooking

Can a Documentary Change the Way Colleges Handle Sexual Assault?

The makers of The Hunting Ground seek to expose how badly colleges deal with sexual assault cases and how few victims actually get justice.<p>According to a new documentary, colleges are hotbeds of sexual violence perpetrated by serial predators — and schools are doing very littleabout it. In their …

PHOTOS: Where to Go in 2015

Here are the 10 best budget destinations for 2015! From high style and world-class shopping to jaw-dropping scenery and unrivaled art, culture, and …

Paris to Normandy River Cruise

• Highlights<br>• Day-by-Day<br>• Ship Details<br>• Hotels<br>• Excursions<br>• Similar Cruises<br>• Dates & Prices<p>Have a Group?<p>Showing 2018 Information. Switch to 2019 »<p>This fabulous …

33 More Places for Your Bucket List

We asked and Budget Travel readers answered! From Iceland to Machu Picchu, these are the top spots our audience can't wait to visit.

Top Chefs Reveal the Restaurants ‘Worth the Travel’

A five-star rating on Yelp is nice, but there's perhaps no better restaurant recommendation than one that comes from the mouth of a chef. Phaidon's …

Travel

Bay Skate Miami Is Freakin Brilliant

Bay Skate Miami is an awesome monthly roller skating event that just launched in Bayfront Park and only further proves that Miami is the best city in America.<p>And if you don't know, you need to know.<p>Whoever conceived this one deserves mad props. It's almost like someone was sitting under a palm …

Miami Beach Turns 100 With a Hundred-Hour, All-Out Bash

If you're freezing your toes off and need another excuse to dig them in some warm sand, here it is -- a once-in-a-century bash.<p>Miami Beach, that fabulous old broad with great bones and all-night party spirit, is (gasp) turning 100 on March 26. So to celebrate, there's a 100-hour party, a mix of …

Miami Celebrates Bike Culture: The Seven Coolest Events of Bike305 Month

Bike Polo in Budapest<p>Photo via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>7. Bike polo</b><p>Yes, bike polo is a thing, and Miami has a team. The sport is just what it sounds like: …

Patti LuPone to team up with Plano's 'Buyer and Cellar' star Michael Urie on Broadway

Patti LuPone, the two-time Tony Award-winner, who will be bringing her one-woman show <i>Coulda Woulda Shoulda...played that part</i> to Oklahoma Saturday to …

5 Cheap Events To Cure Your Cabin Fever With Culture This Week

<b>Next Topic: What Is An Artist Talk?</b> CentralTrak Thursday, March 5 Free For those of you who appreciate the almost comically meta, this artist talk …

Seven ejected as No. 14 Baylor falls

Seven players were ejected in overtime of Texas' 61-59 win over No. 14 Baylor on Monday night after they left their respective benches to join a …

The Rules of Engagement Rings

Last week, in the span of 72 hours, two Houston men filed suit against their ex-fiancees, demanding the return of their engagement rings.<p>I’ve been …

George R. R. Martin Gave the Texas A&M Library Its Five Millionth Book

The Texas A&M Library system is one of the university’s under-heralded jewels: it’s ranked as a top-ten research library among public universities in …

From now on, Texas drivers need only registration sticker in their windshields

<b>Staff writer Mallory McDonald reports:</b><p>Texas windshields are about to get less cluttered. Starting this month, Texas drivers will need only one …

Try It Now

Police in Britain charge 10 in child sex exploitation investigation | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Police in Britain said on Monday they had charged 10 men with sexual offences against children and adults, part of a wider investigation into child sexual exploitation in the northern English town of Rochdale.<p>Britain has been rocked by a series of child sex abuse revelations, …

North Africa