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Intellectuals for Trump

A rogue group of conservative thinkers tries to build a governing ideology around a President-elect who disdains ideology.<p>The most cogent argument for electing Donald Trump was made not by Trump, or by his campaign, but by a writer who, unlike Trump, betrayed no eagerness to attach his name to his …

Political Science

The World’s Youngest Rainforest Is Growing In Dubai

What’s the latest surprise to sprout from the desert in the Emirates? A tropical climate.<p>Never mind the toasty desert climate, there’s a rainforest growing in Dubai. This rainforest isn’t so much sprouting up from sun-baked sand by the Persian Gulf as it is under construction. It’s one of the main …

Mad Max

Autumn Colors Glow in Europe: Pictures

Europe

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

The Best Fall Hikes in the U.S.

With fall foliage in full effect, there's no better time to pull on your boots and take a hike. After all, unlike the heat and humidity that come …

10 Family-Friendly Adventure Destinations

It's time to get traveling.<p>You could go to a theme park. Or the IMAX theater. Or to your in-laws. But getting your family out of that rut is what trips of a lifetime are about. We recommend the great outdoors for scenery no virtual-reality setup or video game can replicate, and to cement your kids' …

We all have A Blue Mind: Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean? A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of …

Mindfulness

The secret libraries of history

After news emerged about an underground reading room in Damascus, Fiona Macdonald discovers the places where writing has been hidden for centuries.<p>Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, …

Archaeology

Michelle Obama's Speech for the Ages

The First Lady took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention, and united a divided hall.<p>Most convention speeches are forgotten almost before they’re finished. But tonight in Philadelphia, Michelle Obama delivered a speech that will be replayed, quoted, and anthologized for years. It was …

Jimmy Fallon "Messed Up" Blake Lively's Home Life (Well, His Cardboard Cutout Did)

In Weird Things That Happen When You Bring a Cardboard Jimmy Fallon Cutout Home: Blake Lively stopped by <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night wearing that dress we're obsessed with for a chat with Jimmy Fallon. During her appearance, it came to light that a cardboard cutout he'd given Lively to take home the …

Weird

The Tamir Rice Story: How to Make a Police Shooting Disappear | GQ

Maybe you heard about the Tamir Rice case and wondered: How does a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun on a playground get shot to death on-camera by the police without anyone getting charged? Put another way: How does a small group of government officials make this case disappear without a trial? …

Forget the Big Bang, our universe may have formed from a Big Bounce

The universe is in a constant state of expansion and the general consensus is that this began as a ‘Big Bang’ – the universe bursting into existence …

Physics

31 Inspirations For Unique Home Decor For All Rooms

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Interior Design

19 Instagram Travel Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take note before your next trip.

Hacking

Need to Skip Your Summer Vacation? Do This Instead | Inc.com

Have you taken a vacation yet this summer? If not, do you have one planned? For the sake of your productivity, your health, your mood, your relationships, and your brain, the answer to at least one of these questions should be yes. Americans are notoriously vacation-deprived, with less time off …

Self-Pity

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

Pokémon

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Is Jupiter just a ball of gas? Nasa's Juno spacecraft arrives at 'biggest, baddest' planet in solar system

The mystery of what lies beneath the swirling storm clouds of Jupiter will soon be solved as Nasa’s Juno probe arrives at the planet this week.<p>Little is known about the huge gas giant which is so big it can be seen from Earth without a telescope, and which produces the most spectacular auroras in …

Astronomy

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

Books

International Yoga Day in Pictures

Beijing

Rare nautilus seen for first time in 30 years - Futurity

Biologists recently spotted a nautilus that hadn't been seen in more than three decades. It may be one of the world's rarest animals.

Why Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Matters Today

J. R. Eyerman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

Does the yeti exist? Scientists use DNA evidence in bid to solve mystery of the abominable snowman

It is one of the world's greatest enduring mysteries. Stories of a yeti, or an abominable snowman, have been entrenched in Himalayan folklore for hundreds of years - but there has never been any definitive proof of its existence.<p>Now, a team of leading international scientists will use advanced DNA …

Paranormal

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.<p><i>Digital Design Theory</i> (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) is available on Amazon.<p>Futurist experts have estimated that by the year 2030 computers in the price range of inexpensive laptops will have a …

20 Black And White Bathroom Ideas That Will Never Go Out Of Style

This classic color scheme is the epitome of elegant style.<p>From sleek city bathrooms to rustic farmhouses, these two colors never fail to lift the aesthetic of a space.

Interior Design

Out of this world: why the most important art today is made in space

It’s all about scale. A black dot is moving across the face of a blazing giant. The shadow of the planet looks tiny, compared with the vast flaming orb of the sun embracing it, whose flares and vortices of unimaginable heat shudder the imagination. What a brilliant way to convey the size and power …

Universe

The history of the rainbow flag

After the tragic events in Orlando, one image has symbolised solidarity. Kelly Grovier looks at an emblem “torn from the soul of the people”.<p>Suddenly, they are everywhere: stretched across balconies, flapping from car antennas, and pinned to coat lapels the world over in a moving display of …

LGBTQI

5 Modern Speakeasies Making a Comeback in the U.S.

Courtesy of Bourbon & Branch<p>We can thank the 1920s for several things: swing dancing, silent movies, Mickey Mouse, and, of course, the speakeasy.<p>The …

Coral Reefs Doing Better Than Expected in Many Areas

A new study found "bright spots" where corals are thriving, despite global bleaching events.<p>Despite the unprecedented extent of coral bleaching around the world, a major new study has also found"bright spots" where corals are doing significantly better than anyone expected. And the reason for the …

Research

First detection of methyl alcohol in a planet-forming disc - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The protoplanetary disc around the young star TW Hydrae is the closest known example to Earth, at a distance of only about 170 light-years. As such …