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What You Should Eat for Breakfast

I know you've been told, "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," more times than you care to hear it, and I hate to break it to ya, but it's true. Think of your body as a car - it can't run without fuel. Studies have shown that breakfast is both a physiological and psychological need. …

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

European Travel

The Insanity of Lyme Disease, Part 2: The Doppelganger in the Abstract

<i>Mixed-media collage/painting made during a prolonged anxiety attack.</i><p>In this recently published case study, authors Amir Garakani and Andrew G. Mitton detail the case of a man who... well, he could be me. Age 37 (my age), the man had sudden-onset panic attacks and suicidal ideation. He sought out a …

Lyme Disease

Best Ski Resorts to Visit This Winter Photos

The winter months unleash crowds of eager skiers and snowboarders on slopes the world over. From the Rockies to the Alps, snow-covered mountains offer thrill seekers and those who abstain from sports the pleasures of natural beauty. But beyond the gorgeous landscapes, there’s plenty of eye-catching …

Slaves to the rhythm: 30 years of hardcore ravers – in pictures

From breakdancers at block parties to table dancers in Ibiza and illegal free parties, Lost in Music is the definitive document of club culture – a photography archive that unites legends from behind the lens and behind the decks. Get ready for a rewind<p>Lost in Music launches at Village Underground, …

Ibiza

College Football Playoff 2015: Breaking Down Format, Bowl Predictions and More

The world of college football has been a much happier place the last two seasons than it had been in previous years thanks to the College Football Playoff.<p>The NCAA is in its second year of determining an actual champion on the field and and not one voted on by "experts."<p>The current system is not …

The Solid Verbal: Crazy College Football Playoff scenarios, conference championship shockers, and toilet brilliance

Ty and Dan tackle only the most important of issues<p>With conference championship weekend here, let's talk about what could happen if Alabama and Clemson lose, if Stanford has a chance to make a leap, if North Carolina can surge into the top four, and what you do with the Big Ten's excellent trifecta …

The worst possible advice to give someone traveling to Colorado

“You can smoke weed anywhere, just light it up!”<p>It’s been said that there are more dispensaries than Starbucks in Denver. This might be true, but …

A Holographic Halo 5 Soldier Just Briefed Me Inside Microsoft's HoloLens

No, I didn’t get to play <i>Halo 5</i> in virtual reality. I wish. But I sure as heck just stepped into a sci-fi video game dreamland at E3 2015, thanks to …

The best gadgets you can buy this holiday season

Trying to decide on the perfect laptop, tablet, or tech accessory can be overwhelming.<p>Manufacturers release tons of gadgets all year, so sifting through all of your options to find the best fit is often a pain.<p>Our holiday gift guide is full of excellent ideas — whether you're trying to find a new …

Headphones

This New Bell Helmet Is The Most Important Street Helmet In The Past 50 Years

Bell announced a new helmet called the Pro Star and it is, without a doubt, the most important development in the last 50 years. This helmet doesn’t …

Nate Silver: 80% chance Super Bowl will be won by 1 of these 5 teams

Using Nate Silver's "2015 NFL Predictions," a model that rates each team and then projects how the regular season and playoffs will play out, we can get a better sense of which teams are the true Super Bowl contenders.<p>Heading into Week 13, the New England Patriots are still the favorite with a 28% …

NFL

The World’s Eleven Best Street Food Cities

The Scene: Singapore is one of the safest street food cities in the world thanks to strictly enforced regulations and centralized hawker areas—so …

This Is the 1080p/60FPS Game That God of War Dev Was Teasing

Ahead of Sony's PlayStation Experience event this week, a new PlayStation 4 game has been revealed. Called Bound, this is the mysterious project that God of War developer Sony Santa Monica was teasing earlier this week. The game is in development at Plastic, the studio behind Linger In Shadows and …

Santa Monica

The World's 5 Most Inspiring Destinations Will Give You a Whole New Outlook On Life

The benefits of traveling are extensive -- and often surprising. Traveling has been accredited with the ability to heal, educate, and expand our horizons. The feeling of inspiration many of us get after traveling is undoubtedly one of the best consequences of a trip away. Plus, after taking on …

North Atlantic

Google's latest app can turn Android phones into VR cameras

While we're big fans of Samsung's Gear VR, Google's Cardboard is still the cheapest and easiest way to get your feet wet with virtual reality. With just a piece of cardboard, velcro, a couple of lenses and your handy smartphone, you can set foot on Mars or be immersed in a Paul McCartney concert. …

How to have the perfect road trip with the 'Airbnbs' of everything

Picture the perfect road trip: Cruising the Pacific Coast Highway in a retro-fabulous Airstream trailer, camping amid idyllic scenery and dining with …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

Science Fiction

The world's most beautiful airport control towers

Research team finds detailed record of mysterious fast radio burst

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), brief yet brilliant eruptions of cosmic radio waves from the distant universe, have baffled astronomers since they were …

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could be cleaning up after you at home, and your financial advisor might be a computer investing for you automatically.<p>And with at least 90 countries operating unmanned aerial vehicles, …

Robotics

Freerunning lessons from the world's best

Champion freerunners and best friends Cory DeMeyers and Jesse La Flair star in <i>From Here to There,</i> a documentary about the world’s best parkour and …

French intelligence under scrutiny in wake of Paris attacks

New security and surveillance measures brought in after the Charlie Hebdo attack have yet to make a significant impact<p>France’s intelligence services are facing intense scrutiny over whether they could have prevented the Paris attacks, but their defenders argue the scale and complexity of the jihadi …

Paris terror attack: Everything we know on Saturday afternoon

With one suspected terrorist still on the loose, we recount everything we have learned about the ordeal so far<p>What happened in Paris?<p>There were <b>seven coordinated terror attacks in Paris</b> carried out by militants, killing at least 130 people.<p>The first attacks were launched virtually simultaneously, …

Paris Attacks

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks as Arrests Are Made

With Paris is deep shock and grief, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility Saturday for the six coordinated terror …

Islamic State 'goes global' with Paris attacks

Isis is following al-Qaida’s tactics, adopting ‘direct action’ to terrorise the west and inspire sympathisers<p>The downing of the Metrojet Airbus full of Russian holidaymakers over Egypt two weeks ago – probably the work of an Islamic State affiliate there – indicated an evolution in the group’s …

Paris Attacks

System recognizes objects touched by user, enabling context-aware smartwatch apps

A new technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research could enable smartwatches to automatically recognize what objects users …

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

Here's what happened on the Colts' horrible fake punt — the worst play in NFL history

The highly-anticipated match-up between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots — a game that was better than many anticipated — will instead be remembered for a botched fake punt that is being called the worst play in NFL history.<p>The play came in the third quarter with the Colts trailing …