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It's Not Just Kylie Jenner—These 5 Kardashian Enterprises Have Been Appropriated from Black Culture

This family has a history of taking what isn't theirs.<p>The Kardashian brand is inarguably bolstered by drama. They profit from it. And while there's something to be admired about the ability to monetize controversy, we have to hold them accountable when that controversy is blatantly harmful or …

NASA to Unveil New Astronaut Class on June 7 After Record-High Applications

After reviewing a record-breaking flurry of applications from hopeful space travelers, NASA is ready to announce the new astronaut class of 2017.<p>The …

Scientist Now Believe Naked Singularities Could Occur in a Three-D Universe

Physicists have confirmed that a naked singularity, an event strong enough to break down the conventional physics law, can, in fact, exist in our …

Gordon Ramsay Reveals His Three Insider Tips For Eating In Restaurants

When he's not swearing himself blue in the face before the watershed or effing and blinding with Kevin Spacey, Gordon Ramsay spends some time as a …

Gordon Ramsay

How a Family of 2 Eats for $84 a Week in Walla Walla

<i>Welcome to Kitchn's</i> <i>Food Budget Diaries</i> <i>series, where we show you how people around the country spend money on what they eat and drink. Each post will</i> …

Slow Cookers

6 smart ways to travel cheaply and still have a memorable vacation

Memorable vacations can come with a price tag you’d rather forget.<p>But with proper planning, smart research and a flexible attitude, you can travel cheaply and still have an experience worth remembering. Here’s how.<p><b>1. Cut transportation costs</b><p>Before planning your trip, have a rough budget in mind. A …

Let’s Explore the Physics of Rotational Motion With a Fidget Spinner

You may find fidget spinners, or at least the attention they're getting, annoying. I find them kind of cool, because they make handy tools for …

NBA Inks Deal with Teen Entrepreneur for Line of Bowties

Fifteen-year-old entrepreneur Mo Bridges has signed a deal with the NBA to manufacture and sell bowties and neckties with NBA team logos.<p>Bridges told the FOX Business Network's Stuart Varney that appearances on ESPN led the league to sign on with his company, Mo's Bows.<p>“I was…about 14 and they …

A Teenager Just Built The World's Lightest Satellite - And NASA's Launching It

What a legend.<p>An Indian teenager has won an international competition to build a functioning satellite, and not only has he produced what is …

A Lonely Walk in Dubai

Where are we in Europe right now?<p>Come out for our photo walks! See more on the European Tour Website! Hope to see you in person soon! 🙂<p>Daily Photo – …

For vulnerable high school girls in Japan, a culture of ‘dates’ with older men

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>TOKYO — High school dating? No big deal in many parts of the world — but in Japan, it means something quite different.<p>Here, “high school dating” matches girls in uniforms with men in their 40s and 50s and beyond. And it means money changing hands.<p>Sometimes this involves …

High School

Why You Should Explore Alone (Even When Travelling With Other People)

Over the last few years, I've travelled to various different countries, mostly with other people. It is definitely fun to share new experiences with …

How we retired to a beautiful, inexpensive town in Italy

<b>Ten cities in 37 days, that was the plan.</b><p>My husband, Don, retired from the newspaper business, and we lost no time pursuing a move to Italy, our …

Italy

A 27-year-old who saves 65% of his income shares his 7 best tips for traveling on a budget

More than 10 years later and the 27-year-old's net worth is $170,500 and counting. It's all part of a plan to retire by age 37, but he's not depriving himself to get there, he says.<p>He's currently earning a salary of $80,000 as a financial analyst in Minneapolis and saving about 65% of his take-home …

Personal Finance

How to check your hotel room for bed bugs [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s something no one wants to think about, but that doesn’t mean is not a very real possibility: you might be sharing your hotel room with bed bugs! …

This Doctor Is a Blood Type Expert—These Are the Foods He'd Never Cook With

Most health and nutrition experts would agree that there's no one diet that's suited to every person, but Peter D'Adamo, a naturopathic physician and …

The idea of monogamy as a relationship ideal is based on flawed science

Is monogamy actually better than non-monogamy?<p>It’s still very much an open question—and one with no clear answers, in part because scientists can’t break free of a certain worldview gripping their field.<p>Monogamy is so much a part of the emotional makeup of Western culture that even people who study …

University of Michigan

These Are the 3 Cheapest Travel Destinations for 2017

Today, traveling the world is a mainstay on millennials' bucket lists, as experiences continue to supersede possessions on the list of things worth …

Son of boxer Muhammad Ali reportedly detained at Florida airport and asked whether he was Muslim

Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, who was born in Philadelphia and has a US passport, was traveling with his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the late sports icon's second wife, friend and lawyer Chris Mancini told the Louisville Courier-Journal.<p>Mancini told the newspaper that both were held for questioning on the …

Florida

Jay Z is planning a VC fund. Here’s how his investments are doing

Jay Z invested in Uber in 2011 and today it’s worth 200X more. Now he’s getting serious about investing in startups with plans to create his own venture capital firm, according to respected tech journalist Dan Primack’s publication Axios.<p>Jay Z is building the fund with long-time partner and Roc …

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram - Facts So Romantic

One of the great mysteries of modern cosmology is how our universe can be so thermally uniform—the vast cosmos is filled with the lingering heat of …

The Parasite That Lures Mosquitoes to Humans

Malaria can alter the behavior of insects that spread it.<p>Here are some things parasites will do to survive.<p>The hairworm makes infected crickets commit suicide in water so it can find a mate. Parasitic barnacles invade the bodies of crabs, sterilize them, and then trick them into caring for baby …

Public Health

How plants evolved into carnivores

Distantly related plants acquired their ability to eat meat through similar genetic changes.<p>Any insect unlucky enough to land on the mouth-like …

How to Become an Expert at Anything, According to Experts

Being an expert at something really pays off. Just how good are top performers compared to everybody else?<p>Research shows in high complexity jobs like …

Publisher wins rights to Voynich manuscript, a book no one can read

Tiny Spanish publisher can clone centuries-old manuscript written in language or code that no one has cracked<p>It’s one of the world’s most mysterious books, a centuries-old manuscript written in an unknown or coded language that no one has cracked.<p>Scholars have spent their lives puzzling over the …

Writing

This is What Happens In the First Hour of Drinking A Coke

Former UK pharmacist Niraj Naik wanted to investigate why people were suffering from obesity and other related diseases even when they were on a low …

Diabetes

Reawakening a sleeping giant: How to reawaken an entire set of inactive genes

How to reawaken an entire set of inactive genes<p>Most molecular biologists look at how to switch on and regulate single genes. Scientists have now gone …

Two guys in a Connecticut jail cell helped change the way America does drugs

George Jung is one of America's most well-known drug dealers, having been immortalized in the Johnny Depp film "Blow."<p>But in 1974, he was a relatively low-level drug smuggler; one who had just been sentenced to four years at the Federal Correctional Institute at Danbury, Connecticut, after being …

Crime

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