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The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

Daylight Savings Time

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10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …

Costa Rica

Game of Thrones Cello Cover - Break of Reality

Game of Thrones

California Has Become A Nationwide Leader In Better School Discipline Practices

Listen up, states.<p>California is leading the way in making sure that young kids don't get pushed out of school for minor misbehavior.<p>A new study out Monday from UCLA's Civil Rights Project shows that districts in the Golden State sharply reduced the number of suspensions given to kids between 2011 …

One of last 4 northern white rhinos on Earth is euthanized

In a single day, the world's population of northern white rhinos declined by 25 percent.<p>All it took was one last ragged exhalation from a 41-year-old rhino named Nola, one of four of the massive, two-horned animals remaining on Earth.<p>Now there are only three.<p>Nola was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo …

Extinction

10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips on Craftsy

Are you struggling with getting great images in portrait photography? With a few simple tricks, you can take sharper pictures, speed up your workflow …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Natural Light

25 Beautiful Photos to Celebrate 125 Years of Yosemite

Did you know that, after Yellowstone and Sequoia, Yosemite is the oldest National Park in the United States? Officially established on October 1st …

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Sport also needs to return in schools, playing fields repurchased, cycling made safe and walking to school to become the norm<p>Diabetes is threatening to bankrupt the NHS after a 60% rise in cases in the past 10 years, according to Diabetes UK . But what’s behind that headline? Is it true? And can …

Diabetes

Listen kids, not everyone is a winner

<b>(CNN) —</b> My son never played T-ball. And I absolutely refused to sign him up for the 6-and-under soccer and football leagues. All those kids running around like maniacs decked out in the latest sports gear, with lunatic parents screaming like they were at the Super Bowl, and well-meaning but …

Kent State

As women finish Ranger course, military faces new pressure on gender barriers

The graduation this week of two female soldiers from the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School has put new pressure on the U.S. military to make women eligible to serve across its combat ranks, current and former U.S. officials said.<p>The historic achievement by the two women, who are expected to …

Military

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Nutrition

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

Zip-lines

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami's 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

nevver: “It’s a trap, Joni Niemelä”

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atlanticinfocus: “From Photos of the Week: 1/24-1/30, one of 35 photos. Lemurs eat at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, on January 27, 2015. (Reuters/China Daily) ”

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40 Breathtaking Portraits Capture The True Beauty Of Wildlife

Photographer Brad Wilson goes up close and personal with some of the most gorgeous — and deadly — creatures in the world.<p>For his photo series <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Wilson brought a variety of gorgeous, and sometimes lethal, wild animals into his studio for their close-ups. Posing them as he …

Amazing Underwater Timelapse Shows the Otherworldly Nature of Sea Life

“…meanwhile…” is a short film created during the “Porgrave” shooting, the latest film by Sandro Bocci, that will be released in late 2015. Bocci adds:<p>…

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