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Scientists Just Discovered a Brand-New Type of Galaxy

We've never seen anything like this before.<p>Scientists have discovered a rare type of galaxy some 359 million light-years away from Earth, with a …

Universe

You Can Fly to Europe for $69, So You Have No Excuse Not to Travel This Year

You may remember a while back when we shared the news that $69 flights to Europe were going to be a thing come 2017.<p>Good news: We've got an update, …

New York City

Marijuana is now legal in California, but it can still keep you from getting a job

Since election day, Ellen Komp of cannabis advocacy group California NORML said she's received at least a dozen emails and calls from employees asking whether marijuana is now exempted from employer drug tests.<p>The closing line in almost every email response: "I wish I had better news."<p>Recreational …

Cannabis

Flexitarianism predicted as key food trend for 2017

We all know that eating less meat is good for the planet and good for our health, and it seems more and more of us are consciously making an effort …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

Immune System

MEET THE YOUTUBE MILLIONAIRES: These are the highest-paid YouTube stars of 2016

It's no secret that YouTube's biggest stars are using sponsored videos and advertising to make a living on the platform in addition to making a name for themselves.<p>Over the past few years, they have also snagged big-time shows from places like Netflix or YouTube Red, the company's subscription …

Advertising

Michelle Obama and Jill Biden Confirm That Barack and Joe's Bromance Is Real

"They'll go for long walks, looking into each other's eyes."<p>In these last days of the Obama administration, the friendship between the president and VP Joe Biden has become everyone's favorite bromance.<p>While the internet has had a field day making memes and imagined conversations, it turns out …

13 Holiday Cookie Recipes

If we’re being honest, we don’t really need a reason to celebrate National Cookie Day; in fact, every day is National Cookie Day in our opinion. There’s never a wrong time to eat a cookie, and we certainly don’t discriminate. Chocolate, sugar, snickerdoodle, gingersnap, oatmeal – you name it, we’re …

Eating Ice Cream for Breakfast Helps Your Brain, Says Miraculous New Study

This is your brain. This is your brain on ice cream.<p>If that bowl of oatmeal is looking downright depressing, there's another breakfast option to …

21 of The Best Documentaries to Watch Over The Holidays

You're welcome.<p>With holidays and cold weather arriving at the same time, it's the perfect time of year to curl up on the couch and lose yourself in a …

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

The restaurant manager who speaks with poise and grace to the patron complaining loudly about the wait service. The levelheaded friend you call in …

Emotional Intelligence

European airline miscue? The EU has you covered, maybe even if you booked through a U.S. carrier

Don't get me wrong: I'm all about "buying American." In fact, I'll go out of my way to search for items made in the U.S. and will even pay more for American-made products.<p>But when it comes to buying airfare to foreign destinations, I think twice. Many people don't realize that when you fly on a …

Flying

'Prevent a Comedy From Turning Into a Tragedy.' Hollywood Gives Hillary Clinton a Late Boost

Not even actors at an awards show can stop thinking about the presidential election—and a few at the Hollywood Film Awards used their time on stage …

Giant Volcano Appears to Be Filled With Water

Investigating a strange electrical anomaly, geologists have discovered an enormous water reservoir beneath the now-dormant Uturunco volcano in the …

Nintendo Switch’s price, launch date will be announced on January 12

Software-loaded video stream to be followed by two-day event in Tokyo.<p>As expected, last week's official reveal of the Nintendo Switch game system …

Here's What People Think of Trump's Walk of Fame Star Being Destroyed

People are taking to Twitter to condemn and celebrate the vandalism<p>Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star was destroyed by a man with a …