Patrick Badders

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Scientists Identify the Gene Responsible for Jetlag

No amount of pampering, pillow-fluffing, or photon-showering on airplanes has yet saved corporate jet-setters and global adventurists from the pain …

The 20 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

It turns out you don't need a college degree to pull in a pretty penny.<p>Yes, workers with only a high school diploma do face an unemployment rate nearly twice that of college educated workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and they make almost half of what those with a …

Owning Hotels and Ships Proves Good Business for TUI

TUI AG, the owner of Europe’s largest tour operator, lifted operating profit 89 percent as it cut costs, raised prices and improved hotel booking …

Despite reports, no one tried to use Siri to hide a body

Murder suspect's iPhone was an iPhone 4, which did not have the virtual assistant<p>Earlier today, it seemed that someone may have actually asked Siri how to hide a body, and meant it. <i>The Independent</i> reported that 20-year-old murder suspect Pedro Bravo had told his iPhone, "I need to my hide my …

When Did America Get So Weird?

After living the first six months of 2014 in Provence, France, my wife, Kathy, and I figured we'd face some minor cultural readjustments coming home to Boston. Coffee mild enough so that it didn't grow hair on my chest, for example, or showers, with four walls instead of three, that didn't bathe …

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Fitle Will Let You Try Clothes On A 3D Avatar Of Yourself

When Charles Nouboue was in business school, he found he had little time to shop during regular store hours. But shopping online proved to be hard.<p>“It’s difficult to find exactly what you want to buy,” Nouboue said. “It’s very complicated to find the right size.”<p>That’s why he and his partner, …

Lonely Supernovae May Have Been Kicked Out Of Their Galaxies

Space is a pretty vast place and most of it consists of just that – space. Galaxies tend to be in clusters and stars tend to bunch together into galaxies. Which is why the Universe’s loneliest supernovae are interesting to scientists.<p>So-called calcium-rich transients are luminous explosions that …

Core77 Design Awards 2014: The Best Food Designs of the Year

The way we eat food—you know, through our mouths—hasn't changed a whole lot. But where the method has stayed the same, the processes that make up our …

Mexico's And Brazil's Auto Industries Couldn't Be More Different Right Now

As Dudley Althaus and Rogerio Jelmayer report at The Wall Street Journal, the difference between the two Latin American countries comes down to exports. They label Mexico a "stellar export platform," sending cars to resurgent North American market.<p>Brazil, on the other hand, sells most of its cars …

Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up To Take On Amazon

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Google and Barnes & Noble are working together to compete with Amazon on same-day delivery of books, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. Beginning today, the Internet giant and the struggling retailer will offer same-day …

Earthquake rattles Hawaii as hurricanes Iselle and Julio approach

The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared for a possible one-two punch as another major storm lined up behind it in the Pacific.<p>Hurricane Iselle was …

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Tomato and Cream Cheese Turnovers

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to appear fancy? Keep some puff pastry stashed away in your freezer.</i><p>In my years of cooking …

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These Are The Busiest Flight Routes In The World

Fun facts about flying coming at ya.<p>Did you know that every day 8.3 million people are cruising the skies on some 93,500 flights? That's about the population of NYC. Every. Single. Day.<p>So where are most people traveling?<p>Our guesses were between Rio and Sao Paolo, between somewhere and Dubai and …

Nine Hours Capsule Hotel Is Basically A Human Recharging Station

If hotels were luxury vending machines, they'd look like this. 9h nine hours capsule hotel -- with two locations in Japan -- is designed to deliver one thing only: a refreshed feeling for the next leg of your journey.<p>At nine hours, guests recharge in high-tech "sci-fi" sleeping pods, complete with …

How to watch meteors in moonlight

A bright moon will do its best to drown out the peak of the 2018 Delta Aquarid meteor shower this week. Here are some tips for enjoying meteors in …

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso expands around growing plants

Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has designed a flexible flower pot that can double in capacity to accommodate plants as they grow and prevent …

How to Make Skewers for Pork, Chicken, Steak, and More

Skewers are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time<p>Kebabs are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time.<p><b>1. Give 'em a soak.</b><p>If you’re using bamboo …

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Designing for Drivers: Organizing the Car

As a professional organizer, I've helped people organize their homes and offices—and their cars. One challenge drivers have is finding a good place …

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane? | CNN Travel

Secret language of penguins decoded

African penguins communicate feelings such as hunger, anger and loneliness through six distinctive vocal calls, according to scientists who have observed the birds' behaviour in captivity.<p>The calls of the "jackass" penguin were identified by researchers at the University of Turin, Italy. Four are …

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Filled with the biggest restaurant-world and dining news of the day, the <b>Eater National Email Newsletter</b> is delivered free to your inbox every evening. Haven't gotten around to signing up yet? No problem. You can do it right here:<p>Sign up for the Eater National email Newsletter

7 Foods to Improve by Adding Lobster

Adding lobster makes almost any dish so much better.<p>Steamed. Roasted. In a roll. Those are all great ways to eat lobster. But everyone’s favorite …

Orlando Theme Parks See Mobile as a Path to Guest Loyalty

Folks don’t leave their trusty smartphones at home when they go on vacation.<p>They use them for work and play while traveling, and central Florida’s …

Gaia satellite begins 3D-mapping the galaxy

Having launched into space in December 2013, the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite is now 1.5 million kilometres from Earth and ready to begin its mission to map our galaxy.<p>Gaia will use a gigapixel camera -- ie it has nearly 1,000 megapixels -- to measure the positions and motions of roughly …

NIGHTMARE: Man Claims Dropbox Quietly Deleted More Than 8,000 Of His Personal Files

After using the service for about five years, Čurn has come across one of the most terrifying, stomach-churning scenarios one could imagine when relying on cloud storage.<p>More than 8,000 of his personal files had mysteriously disappeared. To be exact, 8,343 of his files were missing.<p>Čurn detailed …

iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim

Repeated rumors have suggested that the iPhone 6 will sport a sapphire-glass screen, but some analysts are throwing cold water on that idea.<p>In a report released Monday, LEDinside analysts from market researcher Trendforce said they have yet to see the necessary orders for sapphire glass wending …

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Cook This Now<p>For this cookout-ready diner, grilled chicken gets glazed with a sweet and tangy South Carolina–ish barbecue sauce. The simple salad of …