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Toronto ranked ‘best place to live’ in Economist ranking of cities around the world

The City of Toronto has been named “best place to live” in an index of city rankings compiled by <i>The Economist</i>.<p>When Canada’s largest city was weighed …

6 Major Mistakes You Make Ironing

Here's how to not destroy your favorite clothes—or your appliance.<p><b>1. Ironing fabrics that are too dry.</b>Wrinkles are easier to remove from fabrics that are slightly damp. If it's not convenient to iron garments as you take them from the dryer, use the spray feature of your iron to mist and soften …

Maybe Early Humans Weren't The First To Get A Good Grip

The special tool-wielding power of human hands may go back farther in evolutionary history than scientists have thought.<p>That's according to a new study of hand bones from an early relative of humans called <i>Australopithecus africanus</i>. Researchers used a powerful X-ray technique to scan the interior …

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The 10 Tallest New Buildings From Around The World

<i>This story originally appeared on ArchDaily.</i> <b>by Michael Aynsley</b><p><i>The following list, originally published on BuzzBuzzHome, is based on data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the recognized authority on skyscraper height.</i><p>With the number of officially “tall” buildings -- at least 656 …

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

10 Weird Museums From Around The World

Juergen Horn of the travel project For 91 Days took a little time over the holidays to reflect on the four years he and Mike Powell have been …

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

Keira Knightley ponders acting, feminism and a new role as a mother

Keira Knightleyhas been in the Hollywood spotlight for years, but arguably 2014 was the year when she was not just seen but really heard. She acquitted herself nicely as a singer in "Begin Again," earned a fourth Golden Globe nomination and a second Oscar nomination for"The Imitation Game,"and made …

The Best Caribbean Island For Every Type Of Traveler

We recently ranked the Best Caribbean Islands, but it can still be difficult to determine which island is best for you.<p>From family-friendly locales to romantic island getaways, here are the best Caribbean islands for every type of traveler.

8 Ways to Sleep Around

Travel<p>A traveler’s field guide to the wild new world of lodging<p><i>From the February/March 2015 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>Fall asleep swaying in the breeze in a hand-hewn wooden orb suspended in the coastal rain forest of Vancouver Island. Kick back in a sunny, art-filled SoHo flat stocked …

Uncontacted Indians of Brazil

The photos reveal a thriving, healthy community with baskets full of manioc and papaya fresh from their gardens.<br>© G. Miranda/FUNAI/Survival<p>Brazil’s …

Best Winter Trips 2015

Travel<p>There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Chinese Tourists Are Flooding Into The US Thanks To A New Visa Rule

A huge portion of that growth will come from China, which is expected to send 3.1 million visitors to the States in 2019, a 172% increase over 2013 figures. That will put China behind only Mexico and Canada in terms of the number of visitors it sends, according to the US Department of Commerce.<p>This …

24 Remarkable Places To Stay Around The World

The National Geographic Society recently announced its collection of the most inspirational sustainable hotels and lodges around the world.<p>These hotels are devoted to preserving the local environment and culture while still offering top-notch service and amenities to guests.<p>Each of the 24 hotels …

The 13 Best Tasting Menus In NYC

The Infatuation helped us compile a list of the best tasting menus in NYC, spread throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan.<p>Dig in and enjoy.

Amazing Pictures From The Coldest Inhabited Town On Earth

And there's perhaps nowhere where that's more evident than in the tiny village of Oymyakon, Russia, regarded by most as the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth.<p>Temperatures there average around -58° F during the winter months, with the record low reaching -96.16° F in 1924.<p>Adventurer and …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 | Cosmos

<b>Aurora over a Glacier Lagoon © James Woodend (UK) –</b> <b>Earth and space overall winner</b><p>A vivid green overhead aurora pictured in Iceland’s Vatnajökull …

Descent into Siberia's mystery crater | Cosmos

Aliens, government conspiracies, meteorites, missile explosions, or even an elaborate prank – these were some of the wild ideas buzzing around the …

Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Electronic cigarettes, marketed as safer than regular cigarettes, deliver a cocktail of toxic chemicals including carcinogens into the lungs, new …

Earth’s magnetic field guides sea turtles home

Loggerhead sea turtles traverse entire oceans in search of jellyfish and other scrumptious food. But at nesting time, they always find their way back …

Newly identified brain circuit hints at how fear memories are made

Scientists have identified a previously unknown set of brain connections that play an important role in how fear memories are stored and recalled. …

Brain’s protective barrier gets leakier with age

Time can wear down the sturdiest walls, even the one that protects the brain from bad stuff in the blood. This blood-brain barrier breaks down with …

Human evolution tied to a small fraction of the genome

Only about 7.5 percent of the human genetic instruction book shaped the evolution of human traits, a new study suggests. And it’s often not genes, …

Mountain migration is a roller coaster for bar-headed geese

Bar-headed geese rise and fall with the terrain below them when they migrate, scientists report in the Jan. 16 <i>Science</i>. This roller coaster flight …

Fossilized fish skull shakes up the evolutionary history of jaws

Ancient fish didn’t look like sharks. Because they lack the bony skeleton common in fish like cod and tuna, sharks have always been classified as …