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VW cars can also cheat European emissions tests, BBC learns

<b>A laboratory test carried out for BBC Panorama shows that Volkswagen diesel cars programmed with a "defeat device" can cheat official European pollution tests, as well as tests in the US.</b><p>The company told the BBC it believes this is the first time the cheating software has been filmed in action.<p>VW …

Cornell Chicken

I was a junior in college before I knew you could cook chicken any way but two. My mother's, which was salted, sprinkled with a touch of pepper, and thrown in the oven for an hour. Or my father's, which was the same as my mother's, except slapped on the grill during summer.<p>Hers was dry; his was …

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The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

The $344,000 movie item: Academy buys ship from Kubrick's '2001'

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday bought the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from "2001: A Space Odyssey" at Premiere Props' Hollywood Extravaganza Auction for $344,000.<p>According to the auction house, the space shuttle is valuable because it's one of the few props left …

Stanley Kubrick

The 5 Coolest Kids' Beds We've Ever Seen

Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space<p>Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space

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Facebook Users Down On Indiana Governor

Mike Pence is navigating a big public reaction to his state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he just signed into law.<p>Debate over Indiana's new religious freedom law exploded last week — and as that happened, people were talking a lot more and a lot more negatively about Gov. Mike Pence on …

13 Super Scary Staircases

If heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning.<p>The artistic merit of these stairways cannot be denied. But if heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Bitch, I'm Madonna: "I Want to Live Forever and I'm Going to"

We sat down with the pop pioneer to talk sexism and motherhood, the search for love, the magic of Miley, and the viability of dating Drake.<p>Madonna is not yet in the building, but Interscope’s nondescript New York City HQ is primed for her arrival—the lighting is soft, the hallways are specially …

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

National Geographic Travel

Watch This Elderly Driver Mash the Wrong Pedal and Tear Through a Car Wash

Fortunately, no one was hurt. But now we can't get the "Quick Quack Car Wash" jingle out of our heads.<p>Sacramento's Quick Quack Car Wash suffered some sizable damage on Friday, when an elderly driver mashed the wrong pedal and tore through the automated car wash tunnel before crashing to a halt in …