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Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park is taking shape

Universal Studios Japan recently released the first trailer for its in-construction Super Nintendo World attraction, and now Disney has gone one better by building an actual physical model showing off its upcoming <i>Star Wars</i> Land (unofficial title). Due to open in 2019 at both Disneyland in …

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Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

4 Tricks That Can Help Reduce Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is a real issue for many people, and researchers say they've proved why one treatment method in particular is effective at combating it.<p>A new brain study published in the journal <i>Translational Psychiatry</i> found that people who underwent online cognitive behavioral therapy for social …

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

<b>Power up in the morning with these flavorful recipes.</b><p><i>By Alexa Tucker</i>, SELF<p>The A.M. hours are notorious for leaving you tight on time and it's all too easy to ignore your grumbling stomach as you dive headfirst into your day. But eating a protein-packed breakfast will help keep you powered up until …

A rare look inside Tesla's electric car factory

But the electric car maker recently let KPIX 5, a CBS TV affiliate in the Bay Area, into the massive facility to check out how its vehicles come together.<p>Here's a look inside the secretive factory where Tesla builds its high-tech cars.

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Chances are good that most folks are still a little hungover from all the lightsaber fights, superhero flights of fancy, Western revivals and "bear …

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Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Electric Cars Aren't Enough. Tesla Is Now Going Vegan

Tesla, the all-electric-car company, has just unveiled an SUV model that’s not only environmentally friendly — it’s also vegan.<p>The Tesla Model X, with its double-hinged falcon wing doors, looks like something from the future — and it just might be. The world’s first all-electric four-by-four SUV …

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Japan Has Created Holographic Images That You Can Actually Touch

In a breakthrough that may change post-mortem 2Pac concerts for the rest of time, Japanese scientists have created a machine that clones objects into holographic images that people can actually touch. Thus rendering all of Star Wars’ and in general science fiction’s greatest tropes out of date and …

Here Are The Only 15 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape Anywhere

Get ready to learn the building blocks of any effective workout. No gym necessary.<p>BuzzFeed Life asked certified strength and conditioning specialist Rob Sulaver, founder of Bandana Training, to come up with 15 essential bodyweight moves for anyone who wants to exercise anywhere, anytime. Check them …

11 scientific reasons dogs are better than cats

I don't generally like to lump myself in with one group (I grew up with three cats), but I can recognize the vast benefits of owning a dog over a litter-trained furball.<p>Below are a few.<p><b>1. Dogs make you laugh.</b><p>A pilot study of 95 people found that dog owners laughed significantly more frequently than …

The BBC designed a fun quiz inspired by psychologists to test how dark your personality is — and you can take it now

Although the quiz was designed "solely for entertainment," it still offers an interesting (if unscientific) glimpse into your personality.<p>The BBC designed the quiz, which was inspired by questionnaires developed by psychologists Delroy Paulhus and Daniel Jones.<p>Psychologists have defined a "dark …

Why Nevada Has Emerged As An Energy Tech Hub

Every month another company, it seems, announces plans to build a factory in Nevada to churn out the future of energy technology.<p>A year and a half …

The Toyota i-Road is the funnest electric vehicle on three wheels

While typically underpowered, small cars can be a hoot to zip around dense cities. They weave in and out of traffic that trap larger vehicles and more importantly, they're easier to park. The electric Toyota i-Road takes that idea and, like a CSI photo, enhances it until it's hard too believe …

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16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

Amazon's new bookshop 'reverse showroomed' in Seattle

Writer Allison Stieger has been hailed as the first person ever to “reverse showroom” Amazon, after she browsed for a book in the online giant’s new Seattle bookshop before buying it from a local independent bookseller.<p>Amazon.com opened its first physical bookstore last week, stocking around 5,000 …

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Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

The Encouraging Poverty News That Official Data Isn't Telling Us

How Census data is making the poverty rate look worse than it is.<p>Poverty in the U.S. is not as bad as official stats make it out to be, according to a recent report that has optimistic conclusions about prevention programs.<p>Economists Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago and Nikolas Mittag of …

Top 5 Drawing Tablets for Artists and Creatives

It is truly amazing just how far your creativity can go with the use of technology. Where you can already do so much with the traditional paper and …

Kawasaki “J” Concept – Electric Motorcycle – The Future Of Motorcycles?

<b>Kawasaki “J” Concept – Electric Motorcycle – The Future Of Motorcycles?</b><p>As if motorcycles weren’t efficient enough already, Kawasaki has brought to us …

Architects seek $2.9 billion to build 'Lord of the Rings' city Minas Tirith in U.K.

Crowd-sourced projects with lofty aspirations are a dime a dozen, but Jonathan Wilson's Indiegogo proposal is asking for many more dimes — nearly $2.9 billion — to build the "Lord of the Rings" city of Minas Tirith.<p>Living in England's Worcestershire County, Wilson said he came up with the idea to …

The Firsthand Racism I Experienced in Australia

Adam Goodes, an indigenous Australian football player, doing an indigenous dance and throwing an imaginary spear (it was actually choreographed as a boomerang) towards the crowd to celebrate a goal during Indigenous Week has opened a can of worms in Australia.<p>Some people suggest Adam Goodes is …

4 Designer Secrets That Make Open Kitchens Feel Cozy

Create a comfortable cooking space that still looks sharp from every angle.<p>1. Add an eye-catching "hearth."<p>With an open kitchen, the area above the stove is a great spot to splurge. Because it's relatively small, you won't need a ton of tile, so pick something you love, like a hand-painted one or …

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How the U.S. Came to Fight Human Trafficking

<i>Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S.</i> …

This 5-Minute Sequence Will Work Out Your Entire Body

Fitting in your work out + making it to happy hour = winning at life.<p>Some days, it really is impossible to make it to the gym. Fortunately, spending 30 minutes on the elliptical isn't the only activity that works you out.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a full …

The Painting Of Over 30 Miyazaki Characters Will Blow You Away

BRB... Going to make room on my bedroom wall.