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T-Mobile rides 'Uncarrier' wave as consumers flock to its service

The carrier is outpacing its national wireless rivals in subscriber growth. It also swings to a profit, but not by as much as Wall Street was expecting.<p>The momentum of T-Mobile can't be denied.<p>For months, the Bellevue, Washington, company has been gaining more mobile phone customers than its three …

Secluded Treehouse Hotels Allow Guests to Completely Disconnect from Outside World

Nestled within a forest in Hesse, Germany is Robin's Nest Treehouse Hotels, a destination spot for those wanting a unique and rustic getaway. The gorgeous and scenic locale offers a host of housing options, with the most striking being its elevated structures. There, visitors can sleep among the …

Artist Repurposes Old Books Into 3D Sculptures By Carefully Folding Their Pages

English artist Nicola Nobo transforms old books into intricate sculptures by meticulously folding their pages. Each sheet of paper is individually creased, and together, the hundreds of pages create three-dimensional designs between their hard covers. Nobo's excellent craftsmanship, with its even …

Biker Rescues Tiny Injured Kitten and Goes on Cross-Country Road Trip Together

It’s certainly an unusual sight to see a heavily-bearded biker carrying around a tiny kitten, but Pat Doody and his furry friend Party Cat are a match made in heaven. They came together serendipitously, as Doody was headed towards his home in New Jersey all the way from California. He was at a …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

12 Engagement Rings for the Unconventional Bride

Like most woman, we've been dreaming about our big day since we were little girls. And what wedding day would be complete without that special …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

Chemistry

Bra-Cup Bikinis and Swimsuits for Women With Large Breasts: DD Cup and Up

Large-chested women know that a proper fitting bra matters—it's the foundation layer of an outfit that can make a world of difference when it comes to a sleek line and feeling comfortable. So why shouldn't you have the same experience when it comes to bathing suits?<p>The swim market is flooded with …

Get a Raspberry Pi 2 and free router for $41.73

Hey, is that a whole freakin' computer in the palm of your hand? It is if you're holding the latest Raspberry Pi , a microcomputer that's powerful enough to run <i>Windows 10</i>.<p>Sound interesting? So is this: For a limited time, Newegg has the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B for $41.73 shipped, a price that …

Raspberry Pi

Interview: John Spies' Magnificent Photos Reveal the Hidden Wonders of Underground Caves

With more than 30 years of experience as a cave explorer and guide under his belt, Australian photographer John Spies is an expert at navigating the incredible formations and winding passages of underground sites never before seen by man. Camera in hand, the adventurer has journeyed into the depths …

12 Lesbians Share Their Coming Out Stories

My mother said, "Well, you do own a lot of blazers."<p>Coming out stories are so much more varied than what you see in the few stories told on television and movies, so Cosmopolitan.com asked real-life lesbians for their stories of how they finally came out.<p><b>The first one comes from YouTube stars Bria</b> …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Mind-Bending 3D Tattoo Appears to Turn Man's Arm into a Machine

Tony Booth, a tattoo artist and owner of Dabs Tattoo in Southport, England, has successfully made a man appear as if he's an android. On his arm, at least. This incredible tattoo looks as though it's carved from the skin, and what's beneath it is another layer of hex geometric patterning. It's …

Revolutionary New "Skateboard" Removes The Board Completely

In a futuristic take on pedestrian transportation, these sidewinding circular skates give users the sensation of “skateboarding” – minus the board. Riders simply place their feet inside the pair of rings, standing on pedal-like platforms that rotate inside the circles on tracks. The concept is …

Converted Factory-Turned-Vertical Farm Will Grow 2 Million Pounds of Vegetables

The city of Newark, New Jersey will soon be home to the world's largest indoor vertical farm. A 69,000-square-foot building is currently under construction, and it will serve as the new global corporate headquarters for AeroFarms, an urban agricultural company. Having this facility means that …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Sony is shutting down PlayStation Mobile in July

Sony's PlayStation Mobile is going the way of the dodo. The company announced Wednesday that it will stop publishing content for the platform on July …

Gear & Gadgets

150 Trees Protect This Apartment Complex from Noise and Pollution

While living in an urban environment has many benefits, you're often subject to noise, pollution, and lack of green space. This five-storey apartment building by Luciano Pia minimizes these disadvantages by cloaking the structure in a beautiful potted forest. Located in Turin, Italy, the facade …

Street Artist OakOak Pays Tribute to the Passing of Simpsons' Co-Creator

French street artist OakOak is definitely a favorite here on the Met, and over the years we've enjoyed his clever additions to the urban environment. He turns small landscape imperfections – stuff that most of us might miss – into playful works of art. Suddenly, we know why a railing is bent or …

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

Comic Strips

Highlights from the Snowden, Poitras, and Greenwald post-Oscars Reddit AMA

Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Laura Poitras, the whistleblower and journalists behind the revelations into the NSA’s surveillance of American citizens and foreign targets abroad, took questions from Reddit users during an AMA on Monday. They fielded queries on everything from the weather in …

Surveillance

The Mexican immigrant who set up a global drone firm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1146000/1146317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524663442_9b589b9bce033b75df23c4081c4f5562<p><b>Mexican immigrant Jordi Munoz says that waiting for his green card after he first moved to the United States made him feel as if he was living "in</b> …

Snowden’s Revenge: New Mega-Spying Project Revealed

A giant cellphone surveillance program is just one of the dark NSA secrets being dragged out into the light, thanks to a certain whistleblower and a …

Surveillance

This Beehive Design Produces Honey on Tap!

With industry endorsements like "F%#$ That's the Holy Grail of Beekeeping," you know these guys are onto something.<p>Stuart and Cedar Anderson are …

Gritty Snapshots Document the Wandering Lifestyle of Train Hoppers 50,000 Miles Across the US

Mike Brodie was 17 years old when he first hopped a train in 2003, intending to ride the freight all the way from Pensacola, Florida to visit a friend in Mobile, Alabama. Instead, the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, where Brodie spent a few days before making his way back home …