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Who Was Prince in Private?

In his fifty-seven years, Prince mastered the art of control—not merely the show of self-possession but the daily practice of it. The gravitational pull of racial, sexual, spiritual systems did not appear to act on him. In 1981, the questions he posed in “Controversy”—was he black or white, gay or …

Korean Grilled Chicken

Whisk together the soy, vinegar, honey, chili paste, ginger and garlic in a bowl and divide the mixture in half. Add 1 half to a large baking dish, …

Lens Roundup: 15 Great Wide-Angle Lenses for DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras

From zooms to primes, these lenses help you swallow your scene.<p><b>IRIX 15mm f/2.4</b><p>This 15mm manual focus prime lens should please pixel peepers with its …

Cameras

Essential Camera Features and Settings for Safari Photography

There is nothing quite like observing wild animals in their natural habitat from the back of a jeep on a game drive. Whether you are on the market …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Filed Under Physics<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Get ready to have your mind …

Quantum Mechanics

This distinctive electric motorbike is a ground-up reinvention of the motorcycle

<b>The Johammer J1 electric motorcycle is a head-turning e-mobility solution that can double as a home battery storage device.</b><p>An electric motorcycle …

Motorcycles

How the 404 Error Created the World Wide Web

The 404 error was an obvious innovation, yet the internet you know and love wouldn't be possible without it.<p>It's the bane of every web surfer, the internet's version of fingernails on the chalkboard. Click almost any link that dates back to pre-2005 and brace for the inevitable: "HTTP 404 Not …

World Wide Web

UK lawmakers approve 'most sweeping' surveillance powers

The UK has granted unprecedented powers to police and spy agencies that critics warn are the most far-reaching of any democracy. The Investigatory …

Comparing Trip Delay Insurance between Credit Cards

There are a lot of premium credit cards on the market that offer cardholders benefits when traveling. It’s easy to compare sign-up bonuses, …

Foodies Agree—This Is the Best Way to Start Your Day

We've heard it ad nauseam: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet thanks to our increasingly chaotic schedules, 31 million Americans …

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …

Perfect hard boiled eggs, every time

There are lots of ways to boil an egg. You can drop them in already boiling water. You can start them in cold water and bring to a boil. You can bake …

Recipes

14 Google Maps tips and tricks

Google Maps is pretty straightforward. Search for a place, get directions and navigate. But if you dig beneath the surface, there are many overlooked and useful features that can help you navigate like a pro.<p>If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the …

Baja Fly Fishing Trip

My experience in Baja and elsewhere as a flyfisher has always involved more than just fishing. I spent many years visiting different parts of …

Racial tensions flare in Saskatchewan after shooting of Indigenous man

Farmer, 54 charged with second-degree murder of Colten Boushie, who was shot dead in a car in the Canadian province<p>After an afternoon spent swimming in a Saskatchewan river, five friends piled into the car for the 50-minute ride home.<p>As they headed to the Red Pheasant First Nation, a tyre blew out. …

Kevin Smith Hit A Troll With A Baseball Bat Of Wisdom For Attacking His Daughter Harley Quinn

If you want to criticize Kevin Smith‘s movies, he would invite the scorn, if refuse to learn from it (his last film with a “Fresh” Rotten Tomatoes score: 2008’s <i>Zack and Miri Make a Porno</i>). But if you want to say something cruel about his daughter, Harley Quinn, Smith has a message for you: be …

Harley Quinn

This bag will change the way you travel

Going on vacation has its perks — new sights, flavors and cultures among them — but nothing sucks more than schlepping around lots of luggage every step of the way.<p>Now a new backpack-meets-duffle-meets-carry on — a flashy 20-feature product that launched Tuesday on Kickstarter and crushed its …

Shopping

Cinque Terre

<b>Cinque Terre</b>, which means <i>Five Lands</i>, comprise the five small coastal villages of <b>Riomaggiore</b>, <b>Manarola</b>, <b>Corniglia</b>, <b>Vernazza</b> and <b>Monterosso</b> located in the …

Italy

The Beginner's Guide to the Cinque Terre + Free Itinerary

Read in <i>11 minutes</i><p><b>Note: This post has been updated for the 2017 season.</b><p>I love showing people the Cinque Terre for the first time.<p>I’m lucky enough to …

U.S. reverses proposal to list wolverine as threatened species

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official has ordered federal biologists to withdraw their conclusion that the last 300 wolverines in the continental United States deserve threatened species status.<p>The biologists had recommended the protection on grounds that climate change is destined to destroy …

Wildlife

Two years ago the discovery of the Higgs boson was announced. What's new?

Two years ago yesterday the discovery of a new boson - later confirmed as the Higgs - was announced at CERN, as the International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) began in Melbourne. This week, ICHEP is underway again, this time in Valencia. What's new?<p>The Large Hadron Collider, in its …

In-flight science: how the world works when you're sitting on a plane

It's the best place to see a rainbow and the worst place to drink tea… Brian Clegg reveals 21 in-flight facts, from Einstein's influence on GPS to why turbulence is nothing to be scared of<p>1. The wing myth<p>For many years we taught the wrong explanation for the way wings keep planes in the air. It was …

Wimbledon 2014 men's final: Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer

Roger Federer will attempt to win a record eighth Wimbledon title when he meets Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final.

At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic

If familiarity breeds contempt, then<p>Roger FedererandNovak Djokovicshould despise each other.<p>That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at<p>Wimbledonon Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they have faced off in eight years.<p>That's a lot of …

Novak Djokovic