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Nitro coffee is the next big thing to happen to your morning brew

Coffee fans in the know are tapping into a new trend that turns regular java into a frothy, creamy morning beverage—without milk and sugar.<p>Nitro coffee is a cold brew (coffee that is steeped, not heated) infused with odorless, flavorless nitrogen gas, kegged like beer and served on tap by local …

PEOPLE: Jason Lee

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

General Theory of Relativity explained: The beautiful simplicity (and weird time sags) of Einstein's 100-year-old masterpiece

In his youth, Albert Einstein spent a year loafing aimlessly. You don't get anywhere by not "wasting" time – something, unfortunately, which the …

Physics

Jake Gyllenhaal gives a must-see performance playing a different kind of grieving widower in his new movie

Seeing Jake Gyllenhaal in tears on the big screen over the loss of a loved one is nothing new.<p>Just earlier this year in "Southpaw" he played a boxer who must start his life over after his wife dies.<p>But with the actor's newest film, "Demolition," which was the opening night movie at the Toronto …

The Way of Coffee: Japan Brews Up Its Own Unique Culture

After a particularly long day of listening to atomic bomb survivor testimony for my Fulbright research, I turned to my translator Kanade who already knew what I was going to ask. We needed to go for coffee.<p>Having spent the previous year in Rwanda living in a Youth Village for vulnerable teens, I …

Japan

Zen Foxes: A photographer is capturing nature's 'masters of mindfulness'

“The most beautiful animals are happy animals,” says Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specialises in capturing foxes at rest.<p>“I …

Mindfulness