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Why the Thailand Cave Rescue Was So Difficult: A Diver Explains

Rescue operations reached a successful climax at the Tham Luang Cave complex in northern Thailand on Tuesday, where divers pulled the last trapped members of the Wild Boars soccer team to safety. Twelve young team members and their coach had been trapped in the flooded cave complex in Chiang Rai …

Scuba Diving

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

The rise of the ambient video game

‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ and its contemporaries are sensory soothing software several decades in the making.<p>In February 1986, …

Breath of the Wild

A Pro's Secrets to Being Clean & Organized ALL Year Long

"I think a lot of people view organizing as arranging things and purchasing containers," writes Kristen, the founder and owner of Minima, a company …

Minimalism

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

How to tilt the odds in your favor.<p>“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other …

Should You Own a Home in Retirement? Maybe Not

A growing number of seniors are opting to rent during retirement rather than own. Here are some good reasons to go this route.<p>There are lots of good …

Retirement

This incredible optical illusion is blowing people's minds

An unusual optical illusion has left the internet collectively scratching their heads, <b>but can you see why?</b><p>The illusion by Victoria Skye, who has the incredible job title of magical entertainer, has been widely shared on social media.<p>It’s called the Cafe Wall Illusion and may appear to some as if …

The biggest iPhone 8 leak of the year was Apple’s fault, and now we know how it happened

This past Friday evening, pre-release software for an unreleased Apple product was inexplicably made available to the public. It wasn’t a public beta …

Comment: With the iPhone 8, Apple appears to be tearing up its own rulebook

Growing evidence that the iPhone 8 may go on sale significantly later than the usual September timeframe speaks volumes about the very different approach Apple is taking to this year’s flagship model. It is breaking not just one, but two of the cardinal rules in the How To Be Apple manual.<p>Rule 1 is …

Four Bars Where You Can Order the Perfect Martini

The martini is one of the world's most recognizable drinks. We take a look at four of the world's cocktail capitals and where to get the best one in …

We Asked 10 Bartenders: What’s the Safest Cocktail to Order at a Sketchy Bar?

2 minute Read<p>Sometimes, walking into a bar is more like a box of chocolates than life. You just never know what you’re gonna get. Thankfully, we have …

Bitters

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

It’s a dreary Monday here in New York City, but if there’s one thing that gets me through a rainy day, it’s a bunch of free apps. Whether you’re …

Contortionist Pencil Drawings Show Bodies at Their Most Intimate

These pencil drawings will get you twisted.<p>Overlapping and contorting, there is something both disturbing and inadvertently enthralling about the doughy fleshed out pencil drawings which approach body contortions in new light. Wrapped up in one another and without a proper beginning or end, the …

Art

Bourbon barrels re-use ban is a boon to the Scotch industry

© istock<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Although Scots tend to drink Scotch, many whiskies from other countries are bought in Scotland and some Scots …

Is This Sustainable Village The Future Of Retirement?

By Adam Bluestein7 minute Read<p>Fifteen years into an unplanned second career as a real-estate developer, Steve Nygren has timed his latest project …

Urban Design

We Love America But We Still Love Living Out Our Retirement Abroad

We're old enough to remember the 1960s, when social and political upheaval rocked the U.S. and marches and demonstrations seemed to happen daily around the country.<p>Coronado Beach, Panama<p>During those times, "Love It or Leave It" became a popular slogan for those whose attitude toward social change …

20 things you never realized about bourbon whiskey

Sure, you’ve sipped the brown stuff as you chowed down on BBQ or sampled it in a spiked frozen drink, but how much do you really know about bourbon …