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Learn to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

If you're looking for something fun to make, or you're involved in some sort of competition, here the instructions for the world's best and furthest …

Crafting

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World

<i>“Words belong to each other,”</i> Virginia Woolf said in the only surviving recording of her voice, a magnificent meditation on the beauty of language. But what happens when words are kept apart by too much unbridgeable otherness? <i>“Barring downright deceivers, mild imbeciles and impotent poets, there</i> …

Image: Hubble captures the Egg Nebula

This colourful image shows a cosmic lighthouse known as the Egg Nebula, which lies around 3000 light-years from Earth. The image, taken with the …

Life on Mars was ‘destroyed by nuclear attack’, says physicist – and we could be next

A respected physicist and author, John Brandenberg, has claimed that intelligent life once flourished on Mars – but was annihilated by a nuclear …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Cosmic Web, Martian Vistas, and Earth From Above

A volcano awakens, scientists spin a massive cosmic web, and NASA's Mars rover continues to climb Mount Sharp.

Are we sending aliens the right messages?

Despite decades of sending sounds and pictures into space no aliens have responded. Have we been doing it wrong? Tracey Logan investigates, and discovers some novel attempts to make contact – including the smells of our planet.<p>Artist Carrie Paterson has long dreamed of beaming messages far out to …

The Best Gear for Pour-Over Coffee at Home

We all have our favorite coffee makers, but if you're interested in making great pour-over coffee at home, the folks at The Sweethome have spent over …

27 Realities Of Growing Up With A Mexican Dad

Yep, they watch novelas too.

Mexico

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

Workouts

Latin American Coffee Farmers Prosper in a New Partnership With Chick-fil-A

For millions of coffee lovers, that first morning cup is a necessary ritual to properly launch the day. Indeed, the most serious coffee drinkers do not even consider themselves fully awake until their hands are securely wrapped around a cup of their favorite "liquid sunshine."<p>My question to them …

New Study Suggests Meditation Can Actually Alter Your Body On A Cellular Level

Scientists aren’t quite sure how the placebo effect works. This phenomenon occurs when a patient believes they are getting treatment and their …

Research

Traces of radiation from Fukushima detected off California

The first faint traces of radioactivity in the ocean from the Fukushima nuclear disaster have been detected 100 miles off Eureka, a scientist who has been monitoring radiation levels across the Pacific reported Monday.<p>The levels of the radioactive element Cesium-134 were far lower than any …

Historic protests convulse Mexico

"Enough, I'm tired," Mexico's top prosecutor said, cutting off reporters' questions.<p>Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam had just revealed that authorities believe 43 missing students were kidnapped, executed and dumped in a river -- and he was ready to call it a day.<p>His words spread like wildfire …

The 7 Principles Of The Future Employee

It’s safe to say that the employee of tomorrow is not the same person as the employee of yesterday. The five trends shaping the future of work helped make sure of that fact. A few weeks ago I also shared another visual called The Evolution of the Employee which compares employees of the past and …