Michael Benson

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What Your Music Format Says About You

If specialization is your thing, there’s never been a better time to be a music fan. If you want to create your own radio station based on your favorite genre or artist, you can. If you’d like to listen exclusively to chillwave all day, every day, you can. But that’s just the beginning. In the last …

Al Gore

An apartment interior designed as a peaceful escape from the busy city

SVOYA studio have transformed a three room apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, into a more open floor plan that their clients requested.<p>Welcoming you to the …

America's Best Cities for Winter Travel

Readers don't underestimate the value of sunshine and stellar deals. The capital of Puerto Rico gets high marks for being affordable, but it’s more …

North Korea stages massive military parade, says ready to defend itself against U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Presiding over a massive military parade in the nation's capital, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country was "fully ready" to defend itself against any U.S. threat.<p>In a carefully choreographed show of strength and celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' …

Can a child understand death?

<b>(CNN) —</b> We chased the small, 5-year-old girl down the hall, our stethoscopes swinging around our necks. She turned and ran as fast as she could to escape, but ended up crashing into a locked door at the end of the pediatric ward. There, she collapsed on the gray linoleum floor as a team of …

2015 best travel photos | CNN Travel

This Is Your Body on Booze

See how alcohol affects your whole system as it travels through your brain, heart, muscles, and penis<p>Just one sip of beer, wine, or whisky hangs out in your body for about 2 hours. Once it quickly enters your bloodstream, it touches down on nearly every organ and system in your body.<p>Thanks to its …

Alcohol

Different Solutions

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Are Acid Flashbacks A Myth?

Flashbacks do occur, but very rarely.<p>Reports of drug-induced flashbacks have existed since the 1950s. Though the term "flashback" wasn't used specifically until 1969, as early as 1954 scientists noticed LSD users complaining of a reoccurrence of an LSD-like state long after the drug's effects …

Korean Army and Air Force put on an impressive military display during live fire exercise | allkpop.com/buzz

Drama 'Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food' is making many viewers' hearts flutter! The JTBC series 'Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food' (also known as …

Anchored in a Harsh Terrain in the Rocky Mountains: The River House

Located above a meandering river and surrounded by an overall scenic landscape, the <b>River House</b> by <b>Suyama Peterson Deguchi</b> was envisioned as a serene …

8 Gorgeous National Parks You've Never Heard Of

Celebrating the diversity of protected lands.<p>America’s National Parks: Gates of the Arctic premieres on National Geographic Channel Sunday January 31 8/7c, featuring the farthest north of the U.S.'s 408 national parks.<p>We took a look back at our archives and found these photos of little-known parks, …

Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.<p>George Parker Bidder may not be a household name, but he's getting some modern-day recognition for a series of experiments performed between 1904 and …

North and South Korea back from brink of war as propaganda broadcasts halted

In face-saving truce, North Korea says it "regrets" landmine deaths of two South Koreans while Seoul halts propaganda broadcasts at the border<p>After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the …

F-35 vs. the A-10 – comparative tests are not needed says Air Force chief

The U.S. Air Force says that planned tests which would pit the F-35 against the A-10 Warthog in the area of close-air support are not needed.<p>The USAF …

US Worried By North Korea Missiles Capable Of Hitting Hawaii, Deploys Bombers To Guam

Amid recently eased tensions between North Korea and South Korea, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh expressed concern Monday about the …

Will the US Air Force’s Top-Secret Bomber Cost $3 Billion Per Plane?

As I reported four days ago, the costs of the top-secret Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B)–likely to be designated B-3–have gone up due to a …

U.S. Air Force

U.S. sending top-line F-22 jets to Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force will soon dispatch its most advanced fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor, to Europe in a show of solidarity with allies that have concerns about Russian actions in Ukraine, Air Force leaders said Monday.<p>"Russia's military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great concern …

Military

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

What has happened in China?<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global confidence in the country’s slowing economy.<p>Shares in China had soared 150% in the 12 months to mid-June as …

Stock Markets

Hydraulic Roof Opens and Closes At Will in This First of a Kind House

North Korea blasts propaganda audio into South as U.S. military exercises start

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea blared propaganda audio messages across the border into South Korea on Monday -- the same day Seoul started military exercises with the United States and other countries.<p>Hours before, the North had threatened to "retaliate against the U.S. with tremendous …

Japan Travel Guide : 20 More Things To Do In Japan

This article is presented by Sapporo.<p>Japan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, offering a dizzying combination of modern comforts and old world charms. High-rise skyscrapers and bustling streets contrast with traditional teahouses, historic temples and tranquil views of …

Japan

Google Unveils Timeline Feature That Maps Everywhere You've Ever Been

<b>Why Is This Important?</b><p>Because Google knows exactly where you’ve been and now you can find out too.<p><b>Long Story Short</b><p>Google Maps has a new feature called Timeline, which logs everywhere you’ve been while holding your phone. If you’re struggling to remember that great bar you went to six months ago, …

Google Maps

China Responsible For Hack Of United Airlines And Office of Personnel Management

Why Is This Important?<p>Because this sends a message to other countries that there are no consequences for stealing the information of American citizens.<p>Long Story Short<p>The same group of Chinese hackers who stole information from the Office of Personnel Management were also responsible for the hack …

United Airlines

WATCH: Lexus Debuts Working Hoverboard

Why Is This Important?<p>Because everyone is going to want this for Christmas.<p>Long Story Short<p>Lexus finally cracked the one piece of future tech that we've been waiting 20 years for: The Hoverboard.<p>Long Story<p>Anyone who has ever seen the B<i>ack To The Future</i> movies has wanted this piece of tech — maybe …

Hoverboards

Get Free Flights

<i>Traveling for the holidays? We put together a Holiday Travel Hacks guide to make your life easier — from packing to travel time to activities you can do when you get there.</i><p>Some wise people once said “I've got to run away. I've got to get away.”<p>All due respect to Soft Cell, Marilyn Manson and the …

Personal Finance

Best Travel Packs For Your Gadgets

Travel bags haven't changed a whole lot in the last hundred years. They mostly comprise of a couple of large compartments with zippers to keep your stuff secure. But before you know it, after you've added a couple of things, your stuff starts collecting at the bottom, cables get tangled into a huge …

Gear & Gadgets

New Study Shows Energy Production In The Universe Is Declining

Why Is This Important?<p>Because as residents of the Universe, this is bad news.<p>Long Story Short<p>The most comprehensive study about energy output in our nearby region of space indicates that the Universe is slowly fading away.<p>Long Story<p>How's your week going? Feel guilty that you skipped the gym this …

Universe

Things That Only People Who Have Been To Japan Will Understand

This article is presented by Sapporo.<p>For as small as the world feels nowadays, the Far East can still seem like a fascinating place to us Americans. That’s especially true of Japan, which gets a reputation for being a unique paradise thanks to the way it's portrayed in television and movies. Most …

Japan