Nadia Williams

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Head of Pentagon’s secret ‘UFO’ office sought to make evidence public

Just before leaving his Defense Department job two months ago, intelligence officer Luis Elizondo quietly arranged to secure the release of three of the most unusual videos in the Pentagon's secret vaults: raw footage from encounters between fighter jets and "anomalous aerial vehicles" — military …

Paranormal

‘The Shed at Dulwich’ was London’s top-rated restaurant. Just one problem: It didn’t exist.

It was a unique restaurant in London and certainly the hardest to get into. And it beat out thousands of upscale restaurants in the city to earn the top ranking on the popular review site TripAdvisor for a time, drawing a flood of interest.<p>There was just one small problem: It didn’t exist.<p>The …

Internet

How Baltimore Is Growing Its Tech Gurus From Scratch

In Baltimore, an inventive nonprofit is teaching children from the inner city the skills they need to get good jobs in their hometown.<p>BALTIMORE — Zion Greene and Damion Saunders are building a robot out of Crayola markers, a plastic cup, a DC motor and a piece of foam pool noodle. “What if we made …

Education

Hair products are making women sick

Women of color have higher levels of beauty product-related chemicals in their bodies than white women do, according to research published today in …

Women of Color

What Happens If Hostile Aliens Attack? The US Military Has a Team in Place

Scientists have all kinds of reasons why aliens won’t try to fly to Earth and enslave humanity. Even so, the US Military has a backup plan, just in …

What workaholics can learn from triathletes about being productive

If you grind away hour after hour working at a desk, you may not feel like you have much in common with elite athletes.<p>But if you want to improve at your job or any activity you do — from triathlon-racing to theoretical mathematics to working productively — the equation for getting better is …

First time to Tokyo? 5 locals give you advice | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With 13.5 million residents -- 37.8 million if you count the entire metro area -- and densely packed skyscrapers, it's fair to say that Tokyo can feel overwhelming for visitors.<p>Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets. It …

The 6 Habits of the World's Most Creative People

Looking for tricks to expand your creative productivity? Here are 6 strategies by history’s most creative minds.<p>I expend a huge amount of my time and …

101 Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance writing is no more lucrative than ever but at least it's getting easier to find work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an expert looking to make some extra cash or are a full-time journalist or blogger, there’s never been a better time to find …

First woman to officially run Boston Marathon does it again – 50 years later

A runner who saw off furious race officials to become the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon has repeated the feat 50 years later.<p>The 10 best marathon moments – in pictures<p>Read more<p>Kathrine Switzer became a hero of the women’s rights movement in 1967 after she officially completed the then …

Marathons

Creative People Have Better-Connected Brains, Scans Reveal

Is creativity wired into us?<p>Highly creative people have more neural connections between the left and right sides of their brains, researchers have …

The Brain

The most promising headphones from CES

Audio-Technica, Klipsch, and Blue are freshening up the plethora of audiophile choice<p>Headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this year were a subdued affair. No huge and dramatic launches; no nervous energy about the impact of a future iPhone without a headphone jack, as there was in 2016. It …

The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

With environmental regulations expected to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and<p>dementiarisk.<p>For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates …

How to ride the last remaining sleeper trains

Is there a rail traveller alive who doesn’t love the romance of a night train? The very idea of gliding out of one great European city in the warm glow of an evening to wake up in the cool morning light of another is, even in the prosaic surroundings of modern standard sleeper berths, simply …

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

How BMW managed to nail the perfect suspension for the E39 M5

The BMW community can be critical when it comes to their cars, but there has always been one that stood out and has always been praised – The E39 …

Auto Shows

5 things you need to know about the Year of the Rooster

If you’re still feeling queasy from a topsy-turvy 2016, know that the end of the ride is in sight—it’s written in the stars.<p>That’s what the Chinese …

Chart every point ever given or taken in Harry Potter with this detailed infographic

Although the House Cup is one of the more coveted prizes in the <i>Harry Potter</i> series, it’s fair to say Hogwarts is pretty willy-nilly when it comes to …

Want to move abroad? Try here

We talked to residents in the top-ranking countries for expats to find out what exactly makes their adopted country so special.<p>As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, …

Travel

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several expenses for food and drink — including a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine, a bottle …

European Travel

It's Official: This Workout Is Going to Be the Next SoulCycle

We're fairly certain you've attended a SoulCycle class or other form of group Spin at some point within the past few years (or at least contemplated …

Indoor Cycling

Bourdain on food, travel and politics

Impassioned and perceptive, the king of TV travel doesn’t disappoint in his interview. We talk about Persian chicken, interviewing Obama in Vietnam and the sauces of Oaxaca, Mexico.<p>More than 15 years in, Anthony Bourdain is still the king of TV travel. His show Parts Unknown – in which food, …

Time I

How Yoga Can Help You Look Younger Than Your Years

Stop the southern drift with this targeted anti-aging yoga workout that helps shore up your weak spots.<p>To keep your body looking and feeling its best …

The workout to get magazine-worthy six-pack abs

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If anyone can show you how to get magazine-worthy abs, it's Chris Ryan. This top model and trainer has graced the …

Muscle

8 Things to Know Before Your First African Safari

Ever since I was a little kid flipping through the pages of my Zoobooks, I knew that someday I wanted to travel to Africa and go on a safari. I …

The triple-threat workout to attack your abs from every angle

<b>Duration</b> 45–60<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It’s 2017, and you’re determined to finally get the rock-hard abs you’ve always said you wanted. You’ve …

Health

When Yoga Meets CrossFit, It’s More Burn, Less Om

As a model working in South Africa in the early 2000s, Tracie Wright Vlaun started doing yoga along with her fitness regimen to help her deal with …

Honda's Self-Balancing Motorcycle Can Follow You Like a Puppy

Riding Assist technology would be a huge help at the beginning and end of motorcycle trips<p>Like BMW, Honda also feels that motorcycles of the future …

Demonstration

Poet stumped by standardized test questions about her own poem

Poet Sara Holbrook, who often writes humorous verse for kids, had some harsh words for the Texas Education Agency after she discovered she couldn't answer questions about poems on the its standardized tests — poems she herself wrote.<p>In an essay for the Huffington Post, Holbrook wrote that she felt …