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The 20 Best TV Shows of 2016: O.J. Simpson, Samantha Bee, and More

Our keyboard is soaked with tears from the dozens of shows we lost while winnowing this list down to the 20 most entertaining, most important, most …

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

No one knows good books better than the people who read them.<p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice …

9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder Higher AND Faster

The 9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder (Higher AND Faster)<p>Posted at in Leadership by Oriane Perrin<p>Whether you’re at the bottom of …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

Donald Trump

Spectacular editors' picks from early 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year entries

Editors' picks: National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2016<p><i>Photo by Nancy Elwood/2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the …

Nature Photography

Incredible Photos Capture The World's Biggest Cities From Space

Our love of travel photography is well documented. From the pros at NatGeo to the wanderlust-worthy snaps that light up our Instagram feeds, few …

Why is there a war in Syria?

<b>A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has turned into a full-scale civil war. The conflict has left more than 350,000 people dead, devastated cities and drawn in other countries.</b><p>How did the Syrian war start?<p>Even before the conflict began, many Syrians were complaining …

Middle East

Gorgeous Stabilized Timelapse Shows Earth's Rotation In Relation To The Stars

This is a beautiful timelapse video made by Greta Life, that demonstrates earth's rotation in relation to the stars, which stay fixed in the video. …

Time-lapse Photography

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

The most active cities for Tinder users reveal something intriguing about who's using the app

But statistically speaking, your chances of meeting that one person go up as the number of potential matches increases.<p>Business Insider asked Tinder to pull data on its top cities — the locales with the greatest number of active users.<p>Somewhat unsurprisingly, Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago were …

Tinder

The Story Behind the Haunting 9/11 Photo of a Man Falling From the Twin Towers

James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James …

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8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Public Speaking

I Captured the Moon, Venus, Mercury and Jupiter in One Photo… by Accident

Yesterday I spent the day out with my family at Paraparumu beach, part of the idyllic Kapiti Coast on the Lower West Coast of the North Island, New …

Astronomy

The Physics of How Your Earphone Jack Works (Just in Time to Say Goodbye)

It doesn't matter if you call it an earphone or headphone jack—it's still on just about every smartphone. With rumors that Apple will kill the the …

Plantlife: Jessica Albarn's meadow art

At the family farm in Devon, artist Jessica Albarn has turned a sheep field into a study plot for her electric ink drawings of spiders, crickets and bumblebees<p>Crickets bounce, bees wobble, hoverflies dart and Jessica Albarn stands in the middle of her steep, sunny meadow and scrunches up her hands …

Art

The 20 Best Movies for Foodies

If you classify yourself as a foodie, then you probably geek out over films with food, gastronomy, and everything in between. But if you're a foodie</i> …

How 3-D Printing Could Affect Who Wins Gold at This Year's Olympics

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price and the rest of Team Nike will be wearing spikes designed to make them run faster.<p>Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price has won gold in the women's 100-meter sprint at the past two Olympics. This year in Rio, the Jamaican sprinter will get an assist from some futuristic …

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May: Brexit will hurt UK economy

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain's economy was likely going to suffer as a consequence of leaving the European Union. Her comments …