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Get To Know The Soon-To-Be Record Holder For Traveling To Every Country On Earth

Cassie De Pecol doesn’t do things the easy way. When she decided to travel to the world, she didn’t just hit the same countries every other traveler visits. She decided to see all of them.<p>Every single sovereign nation in the on earth. And she’s going to be the fastest person ever and first woman to …

Travel

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

9 Books That Are So, So Much Better Than Their Movies

It’s lit<p>"The book is always better" is an adage that we remember hearing from a young age whenever we expressed any interest in seeing some Hollywood adaptation of one of our favorite novels. It's a truism that's come in handy over the years, if only so that, at best, we can be pleasantly surprised …

Books

5 Things to Know About Nobel Peace Prize Winner Juan Manuel Santos

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos, “for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than …

South America

12 Of The Most Controversial Banned Books Of All Time

From Joyce to Rowling, we're taking a look at some of the most controversial writing ever published in honour of Banned Books Week.

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Greenland's receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

Camp Century – part of Project Iceworm – is an underground cold war network that was thought to have been buried forever<p>A top-secret US military project from the cold war and the toxic waste it conceals, thought to have been buried forever beneath the Greenland icecap, are likely to be uncovered by …

Cold War

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Before You Upgrade To iOS 10 Or An iPhone 7 You Must Do This

Let’s play “What if?”<p>What if you get home later today, throw your iPhone on the charger, and tell it to go ahead and upgrade to iOS 10. You walk away, go for a run, make some dinner, and wait for the new shiny to download. But, when you come back, instead of there being a cheery “Hello!” on the …

IPhone 7

12 hidden features in iOS 10

After months of beta testing, Apple has finally released the first official version of iOS 10.<p>The update brings Siri to third-party apps and …

Apps

Apple's iOS 10 iPhone and iPad update causing issues for some users

Apple said the issue with the software update process that affected ‘a small number’ had since been fixed but users are still reporting problems<p>The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, which powers the iPhone and iPad, iOS 10, has suffered issues during its launch with reports of it …

iOS

The 'Vagina Dress' Is The Risqué New Fashion Trend You Need To See

12.9K<p>SHARES<p>There’s a sexy new fashion trend in Hollywood among many A-list celebrities: the vagina dress. No, it’s not a dress shaped like a vagina, …

15 Amazing Entries from Nat Geo's Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<b>1.</b> "Bear Hug" by Aaron Baggenstos, who has several images featured among the contest highlights, shows brown bears in Alaska's Katmai National …

Nature Photography

Here's why you can't see all twelve black dots in this optical illusion

Now you see them, now you don’t<p>Optical illusions have a way of breaking the internet, and the latest visual trick looks like it’s well on its way. On Sunday afternoon, game developer Will Kerslake tweeted a picture of intersecting gray lines on a white background. Twelve black dots blink in and out …

Talented Artist Creates Amazing and Whimsical 3D Drawings

26 Shares<p>Comments<p>3D drawings and paper cutouts are extremely popular these days and many people from all around the world are trying out some …

16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book. There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so …

Personality

Why We Shouldn't Dismiss People Who Deny Facts

Recently, we tried a little experiment. We typed “why are anti-vaxxers…” into Google. Google’s most common completions of this phrase were “why are …

Public Health

JK Rowling's new Pottermore Presents ebooks: everything you need to know

On Tuesday, three new JK Rowling e-books were released online. Here’s what you need to know:<p>What are these books?<p>The trio are collectively known as Pottermore Presents, but they have individual titles too. Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide sheds light on the inner workings of Harry …

See Astronaut Jeff Williams' Most Stunning Photos of Earth From Space

The south cape of Hawaii, showing a grid of streets in the lower right<br>Jeff Williams—NASA<p>1 of 18<p><b>Correction appended, Sept. 12</b><p>The last time American …

Space Exploration

Apple, Google, Tesla, and Uber: 99 Ways Self-Driving Cars Will Totally Change Everything

We're on the cusp of a massive change that many people don't see coming. How will your life be different?<p>The future is nearly here. Uber has self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, and maybe San Francisco. Google has new patents. One way or another, we're getting truly autonomous vehicles, and soon.<p>How …

selfdriving

First Click: Forget the iPhone's disappearing headphone jack, what about the home button?

Multiple reports have suggested the home button as we know it will disappear with the next iPhone. Instead, they say, it'll be replaced by a static version that only simulates the feeling of being clicked using the technology found in the new MacBooks' Force Touch trackpads. (And how do those work? …

Mobile Technology

Samsung and Oppo dominate Southeast Asia

When discussing emerging smartphone markets, a lot of the conversation turns towards Brazil, Russia, India and Africa. One market that often falls under the radar is Southeast Asia, comprised of 11 counties and over 600 million people -- nearly double the population of the United States.<p>Perhaps …

Asia

30 of the Most Beautiful Movie Homes in Cinematic History

We're still waiting on that invite to party at the Great Gatsby mansion.<p>The magic of the silver screen means no one lives inside a basic house. From the dreamy Italian villa in <i>Under the Tuscan Sun</i> to the classic Colonial Revival in <i>Father of the Bride</i>, these are the famous sets that make us want to …

How to Add a Note to Lock Screen on iPhone or iPad in iOS 10

Adding notes to your iPhone and iPad lock screen is an ideal way to keep reminding yourself of some important tasks. With the help of Today Snippet, …

How algorithms rule our working lives

Employers are turning to mathematically modelled ways of sifting through job applications. Even when wrong, their verdicts seem beyond dispute – and they tend to punish the poor<p>A few years ago, a young man named Kyle Behm took a leave from his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, …

Employment

Matt Damon was set to star in Oscars contender Manchester By the Sea

During a discussion with Laura Linney at the Telluride film festival, playwright-turned-film-maker Kenneth Longeran reveals that Damon had been lined up to play the role that has earned Casey Affleck awards buzz – while also apologising to Linney for ill-treatment on the set of You Can Count On …

The 10 best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies

There’s a long list of the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt movies and shows, but the actor first captured our attention in the ‘90s as a teenaged alien on</i> …

Film Review: ‘Sully’

If there’s one Hollywood star you would trust to crash-land a commercial airliner without injuring a soul on board, it would surely be Tom Hanks. …

Clint Eastwood

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Meet the mite, the tiny bugs in your mattress, your tea and on your face

From the tea we drink, to the water we swim in, to the beds we sleep upon, millions of minuscule mites share our wide world. Mites are arachnids, …