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20 best-selling books of 2017 from Amazon (so far)

One way to find a great book to read is to see which ones top the best-seller charts.<p>Amazon recently released its list of the 20 best-selling books of 2017, and chances are, if you haven't already read a few of these yourself, they have probably been on your radar. From comedic self-help books to …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

Your bathroom isn’t just a pit stop room, it’s a sanctuary for relaxation, an oasis of self, and a retreat from reality. The bathroom is not only one …

This book nerd painted her staircase to look like her favorite books

LONDON — Sometimes, displaying our most beloved books on a shelf just doesn't cut it. And when it comes to doing justice to the extent of our …

Revealed: The world's 20 most expensive cities (budget travellers beware)

13. New York

Here Is Why A Cruise Should Be Your Next Holiday

<i>This post is a guest blog from the lovely Mariam Saifan, sharing with us the 3 reasons why a cruise should be your next holiday. Cruising is becoming</i> …

More places to see before you die: 21 new sites, from cliffs to caves, added to World Heritage List

Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.<p>The additions include two …

Archaeology

48 hours in Girona

Girona may play second-fiddle to its better known Catalan counterpart, Barcelona, but this walkable city makes a perfect weekend destination in its own right. Its narrow medieval streets hold historical treasures from every era, along with a lively selection of quirky bars and superb …

Fear gets you nowhere, and other things I wish I'd known at 17

With his new book following the travails of a 17-year-old protagonist, author Tim Lott offers some words of advice for his own teenage self<p>If I were to list the things I knew when I was 17, it would be a very short list and most of those things would be wrong. I ‘knew’ for instance, that my parents …

5 Delicious Banana 'Ice Cream' Recipes

Check out our favorite variations on this insanely popular healthy dessert.<p>If you're a regular on food blogs, then you've no doubt heard about how you can blend up frozen bananas into a healthy ice cream stand-in. Delicious as the one-ingredient recipe is, there's nothing wrong with mixing things …

Teen on work experience discovers new planet

Tom Wagg, 15, spotted a planet orbiting a star whilst on a week-long placement at Keele University<p>A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away.<p>Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Keele …

Gene Tests Are Quite Telling - Should You Get One?

What gene tests can tell us now and in the future<p>It takes me two subway rides, a fifteen-minute walk, one very large cup of coffee, and knocking on two incorrect office doors to arrive at the offices of the Program for Jewish Genetic Health in the Bronx. I am there for a genetic screening designed …

Molecular Biology

The superpower police now use to tackle crime

Police officers with the rare ability to recognise faces they’ve barely glimpsed are helping identify criminals: take a test to find out if you share their talent<p>On 28 August 2014, 14-year-old Alice Gross went missing in West London. She was last seen on CCTV walking along a canal towpath in the …

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

Space Travel

This 20-Year-Old Inventor Said He Could Clean Up The Ocean–Now He’s Really Doing It

The talk has now been viewed almost 2 million times, and Slat is a minor celebrity in his native Holland. But most remarkably, he’s actually followed …

Pollution

How Scientists Are Searching for the Missing History of the Universe

The time when the first galaxies formed is an astronomical mystery. But maybe not for long.<p>There's an unwritten part of the history of the universe, somewhere between the Big Bang and the oldest galaxies Hubble has ever spotted. It's the time when the first stars died, giving way to the first …

Were All Those Rainbow Profile Photos Another Facebook Study?

The social network learns more about its users than they might realize.<p>Facebook, you may have noticed, turned into a rainbow-drenched spectacle following the Supreme Court’s decision Friday that same-sex marriage is a Constitutional right.<p>By overlaying their profile photos with a rainbow filter, …

Social Media

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Self-improvement