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The Full Moon that Determines Easter

Likely you have already heard this from a friend, or perhaps you've even made this observation yourself: "Easter is coming late this year."<p>Have you …

These 7 Threats From Outer Space Could Destroy Humanity

Space is filled with awe-inspiring wonders, but also immense threats that could obliterate life on Earth as we know it. What are the chances of a …

Universe

George Michael: A Life in Pictures

England

The Most Popular Home Renovation Projects by State Photos

On any given day, Americans across the country are undertaking any number of renovations, ranging from projects as simple as applying a new coat of paint to those as complex as a full kitchen remodel. Given our love of browsing the before-and-after photos of a job well done, we began to wonder …

A playlist of Leonard Cohen’s songs to help you make sense of the world

The world can be cruel, and few people could express this more eloquently than Leonard Cohen.<p>On Nov. 7, the Canadian poet, singer, songwriter, and author passed away at the age of 82. His words have helped many through dark times in their lives, and his wryly macabre sentiment has been a comforting …

Leonard Cohen

Le plus grand dinosaure du Brésil sort du placard 60 ans après sa découverte

Le plus grand dinosaure jamais découvert au Brésil a été dévoilé la semaine dernière plusieurs dizaines d'années après.<p><i>AustroPoseidon magnificus</i>. Nul …

Vacant Bliss - Visions of empty-wave perfection, from SURFER photographer Ryan "Chachi" Craig

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You’ll never guess who wrote one of the first biographies of Adolf Hitler (Spoiler: It was probably Hitler)

<b>Adolf Hitler (AP)</b><p>An influential biography of the future dictator was a piece of propaganda channeled through a surrogate<p>Grace Guarnieri<p>October 7, 2016 8:32pm (UTC)<p>In 1923, before Adolf Hitler became <i>Adolf Hitler</i>, the German politician needed publicity. He hadn't yet participated in the infamous …

World History

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

These Are The 2016 National Book Award Finalists

From a group of 40, the finalists for the National Book Awards have been whittled to just half that number. The National Book Foundation released its shortlists Thursday for its annual prize in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature.<p>Among the novelists, scholars, …

Foula, Scotland—the Most Remote Inhabited Island in Great Britain

Foula Island, part of Scotland’s Shetland Islands, is home to a population of only thirty people who primarily earn their living as sheep and pony farmers. The island has been owned by the Holbourn family for the past hundred years. Growing numbers of visitors are making their way to Foula as bird …

Le trek du Snow Man

Le <b>Bhoutan</b> est un pays de <b>collines ondoyantes</b>, de <b>pics vertigineux</b> et d’<b>épaisses forêts</b>. Il y a des montagnes partout, et pour apprécier au mieux les …

Voyages

I Hiked the Entire Appalachian Trail in My Car

A few months ago, my life was a mess. I was fired from my job, my wife divorced me, and my father's health took a turn for the worse. To add insult to injury, my wife got my old job and immediately married my father. I needed time to think and put the scraps of my life back together. So when a …

See Spectacular Photos of Spain’s Human Towers

"Xiquets de Reus" form a human tower during a competition in Tarragona, Spain, on Oct. 2, 2016.<br>Albert Gea—Reuters<p>1 of 15<p>Building human towers, called …

2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic Magazine has opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 4. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galapagos Islands. The kind folks at National Geographic were once more kind enough to let me choose among …

Paléontologie. Une énorme empreinte de dinosaure découverte dans le désert de Gobi

Une équipe de scientifiques a mis au jour, en Mongolie, l’une des plus grandes traces de dinosaure jamais découvertes.<p>Soixante-dix-sept centimètres …

Biologie

Le prix Nobel de médecine attribué à Yoshinori Ohsumi pour ses recherches sur l'autophagie

Le chercheur japonais Yoshinori Ohsumi s'est vu attribuer le prix Nobel de médecine, lundi, pour ses recherches sur l'autophagie, ouvrant ainsi une semaine qui verra également les Nobel de physique, de chimie, de la paix et d'économie être décernés.<p>Le prix Nobel de médecine a été attribué, lundi 3 …

After Taking a Tumble, These Olympic Runners Helped Each Other Finish the Race

With national pride hanging in the balance, Olympic athletes will do almost anything to make sure they bring home the gold. But when American runner …

Marathons

The 26 Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Blue Doors From Around the World

From knob to knocker, frame to hinge, the details of a home's front door reveal much about the building it stewards and the people inside. And beyond architectural significance, front doors are wonderful eye candy. We were inspired by that classic cool hue: blue. For fun, creative, welcoming …

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

Cleaning

Water Colors: 8 Beautiful Photos of Oceans From Above

Aerial photographer Tommy Clarke hangs out of helicopters to shoot the sea from the sky, showing there's no view like the one from above. “I was always one for the window seat,” says the photographer, who grew up in the British seaside town of Bournemouth and later moved to Sydney, where he started …

Adieu le vélo, et bienvenue au half-bike

Il va falloir nous y habituer. Le vélo avec ses deux grandes roues, son cadre et son guidon à l’avant, c’est dépassé.<br>Place au half-bike. En français : le demi-vélo.<br>On connaisait déjà le half-bike sans selle.<br>A Berlin, Felix Kruschardt, lui, a inventé le half-bike doté d’un …

Quels cocktails pour faire de l'effet ?

Pour nos apéros des vacances, on a demandé à cinq mixologistes en vogue de proposer cinq créations de cocktails. Rien que pour vous !<p>Le cocktail « …

Cuisine

Nos 4 conseils pour perdre du ventre durablement

Pour celles qui cherchent à perdre du ventre, il est parfois difficile de trouver la solution la plus adéquate. Rétention d’eau, ballonnement, …

Réfugiés et Européens se regardent dans les yeux dans cette vidéo d'Amnesty International

Amnesty International

Maigrir vite par le sport : nos conseils zéro frustration

Faim, frustration, fatigue… On en a marre de se faire souffrir pendant des mois dans l’espoir d’obtenir un corps d’Ange de Victoria’s Secret. La …

Pakistan: près de 1100 femmes victimes de «crimes d'honneur» en 2015

Les crimes d’honneur sont toujours plus nombreux au Pakistan. L’an dernier, ces crimes ont engendré la mort de plus de 1 000 femmes dans le pays. Un …

Pakistan