WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you want to know how vampire bats can survive on a diet that -- as everyone knows -- consists exclusively of blood, the answer is simple. It's in their genes. Scientists on Monday
Someday, you will die. How does reading that sentence make you feel? Maybe you think it's incredibly depressing, that the thought makes life meaningless. Or maybe you think it's incredibly liberating.
When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand.
In our always-on digital era it’s all too easy to disconnect ourselves from peace and quiet, and the inner wealth it can bring Whenever I am unable to walk, climb or sail away from the world, I have learned
Chinese artist Luo Li Rong produces realistic sculptures that convey the beauty and grace of the human figure. Working primarily in bronze, her life-size creations feature women in motion. They strike
A vaulted basement put to good use If being trapped underground with over 1,000 bottles of whisky is your idea of great fun, then Paris’s new Golden Promise whisky bar is sure to delight. Taking over vaulted
While our lives continue to be consumed by digital technologies, lost is the art of journaling. Keeping a written journal, however, can have remarkable benefits. Studies have demonstrated that "students
Una volta al giorno, random, la app suona e devi scattarti una foto. Qualsiasi cosa tu stia facendo. Facebook Twitter Al summit biennale Ideas City, che si tiene al New Museum di New York, l'artista Daniel
Tre studenti di Taiwan hanno congelato un po' di acqua della città per richiamare l'attenzione sul problema inquinamento. Facebook Twitter L'inquinamento di Taiwan viene mostrato nel modo più bello e stesso
I've been a telecommuting freelancer full time for more than a decade now, largely because it allows me the freedom to travel and live in fascinating places. Or, if I'm completely honest, because I wanted
The secrecy-obsessed Indian diamond industry, which accounts for 14 out of every 15 diamonds polished globally, is being forced to open up. The trigger is money: With traditional banking routes closing
Watch: Just 60 miles from the fight against ISIL, young Iraqis have created a gentlemen’s fashion club
Less than an hour’s drive from war-torn Mosul, a group of young Iraqi men have started a fashion club, to show the world another side of Iraq. The men regularly post videos and photos on their Facebook
“Pop Icon Andy Warhol Dies After Routine Surgery” ran the headline in The Houston Chronicle. Time magazine questioned how “the country’s most famous pop artist dies in a prestigious big-city hospital a
The word "bohemian" is bandied about now, applied to everyone from Pete Doherty to Kate Moss, but what exactly is one? Eccentric. Rebellious. Amoral, quite often. But bohemianism was, maybe still is, much