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Ugandan Model Aamito Lagum Reveals Her Beauty Hacks

Aamito Lagum may have won the first season of <i>Africa’s Next Top Model</i> back in 2013, but the 23-year-old Ugandan beauty was hardly a flash in pan. Lagum gives new meaning to the term “squad goals” in <i>W’s</i> May issue, alongside Irina Shayk and Katie Moore, and shares some of her best beauty secrets here. …


You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again |

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and you show it who's boss.<p>I have some news: You may be deluding …


After Watching This Video You Will See That Heaven Is A Place On Earth

Over the course of 7 days in the highest mountains of Spain, passionate landscape photographer Terje Sorgjerd captured some of the most beautiful …

Landscape Photography

How to get great abs - no gym required

Are abs the new avo on toast? If you're a follower of fitness, a scroll through Instagram suggests so, with shots of impressive six-packs giving the …

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

10 Easy Ways to Revamp Your Home Decor If You're Renting

When you decorate a home that you own, the only limits are your budget and your creativity, but if you’re just renting the place, it’s a whole …

Home Decorating

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This |

What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said to devote at least 80 percent of each day to reading. In the early days of his investing …

Bill Gates

This is how often you should clean your home, according to science

For most of us, the thought of steaming our carpets or cleaning out the crisper section of the refrigerator makes us want to crawl under the covers. …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …


Meet the It Girls of the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival lineup this year is stacked with rising stars. Some are on their second major feature, like Bel Powley and Lola Kirke, then there are musicians Zoe Kravitz and Sky Ferreira, plus model-turned-actress, Dree Hemingway. It's an eclectic mix of talent, adding some fresh female …

Tribeca Film Festival

Science: This Psychological Trick Can Actually Make You Happier

This will work for every human. It doesn't matter what culture you're from.<p><i>What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</i> …

NASA photo of the shock wave off a supersonic jet.

That big bright thing is the Sun. The <i>other</i> thing is not a telephone pole or a spider blowing in the breeze. It’s actually a T-38C jet, a plane …

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

Not a single idea involves sandals or sneakers.<p>Use these savvy pockets to add way more storage and space to your home.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Living Relatives Found

Leonardo da Vinci lives on, according to two Italian researchers who have tracked down the living relatives of the Renaissance genius.<p>It was believed …

See this office go from 'so boring' to so beautiful after a DIY makeover

As the owner of Ontario-based retail craft shows and gift shop Cheerfully Made, Emily Arbour has a whimsical, vibrant aesthetic. But her home office in no way reflected that sense of style. In short, she described the room on her blog as simply “so, so boring.”<p>And the space wasn’t just …

Stephen Hawking and a Russian billionaire are announcing a mysterious $100 million space exploration plan

We don't yet know the details, but there are some strong clues.<p>Hawking has said in the past that humanity needs to colonize space if we are going to survive as a species long term. And as points out, April 12 is the 55th anniversary of human spaceflight. (The first man in space was …


Billionaire Yuri Milner And Stephen Hawking Team Up To Send Nanospaceships To Alpha Centauri

Last summer, billionaire technology investor Yuri Milner announced he was investing $100 million into searching for extraterrestrial life.<p>Today, the billionaire science philanthropist has once again teamed up with physicist Stephen Hawking to announce a new investment – $100 million with a goal of …

Space Travel

This Is What The Deepest Part Of The Ocean Sounds Like, And It's Surprisingly Noisy

For the first time, scientists have recorded sound from the deepest part of the ocean – Challenger Deep, the bottom of the Mariana Trench. The …

Pacific Ocean

NASA's Currently Building The Next Generation Space Telescope: The James Webb Telescope

NASA is currently involved in making what is called as one of the latest and most advanced space telescopes to be manufactured. The telescope is …


41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>


Kate and William Visit India: Pictures


Is Mysterious 'Planet Nine' Tugging on NASA Saturn Probe?

The hunt is on to find "Planet Nine" — a large undiscovered world, perhaps 10 times as massive as Earth and four times its size — that scientists …


Passive Erpingham House in Australia is affordable, light-filled and easily replicable

Passive design gets more exciting by the day. This prototypical home is lightweight, affordable and easily replicated to suit a variety of climates …

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …


14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2016

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.