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The Most Beautiful Place in Every U.S. State

Think of this as your starting point to the most epic cross-country trip ever.<p>If you've ever done a road trip across the U.S., you've probably stepped away thinking: How can <i>one country</i> look like that? No state is the same, and each has its stars, the kind of sights that make you catch your breath …

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Many things are known about the sequence of events leading up to the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island, part of the Northern Mariana Islands to the south of Japan.<p>Until recently, though, few …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Palawan

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

The toxic myth that working moms fail their kids is fueled by decades-old bad science

At some point in the last three decades, the clock became the measure for judging parents. How much time do <i>you</i> spend with your kids? The more the better, right?<p>My first daughter was born in 2012, when nearly every mother I knew–and the majority of moms in America–held jobs. But from the moment I …

20 Tourist Scams to Watch Out for When Abroad

Vet the travel services you use before you put yourself at risk.<p>When traveling abroad, it’s not uncommon to get caught in a scammer’s game — even if …

The Top 10 movies for entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurship

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of June 2016

Beat the June heat with these new additions to Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes.<p>No one wants to be inside during warm, beautiful June—unless, of course, you're a rabid cinephile whose happy place is a comfy couch in front of a giant TV. In that case, the coming month will bring a reasonable selection of …

Want to Get a Lot of Money in the House? Do This!

According to many famous feng shui healers, by doing this you will have positive vibration and you will also improve the wealth of your house. …

How to Grow Houseplants That Won't Hurt Your Cat or Dog

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>We gardeners can be a bit obsessive when it comes to our plants – we like them in the garden, on decks and …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

15+ Mind-Bending Photos by Chema Madoz That Will Make You Look Twice

A few years ago, we featured Spanish photographer Chema Madoz and his surreal, black and white photos. Born in 1958, and with several collections to …

Photography

43 Amateurish Tips for Shooting Better Images

Get to know people, forget the rules, don’t read books on composition, embrace imperfection, print your photos, and more… Here are 43 amateurish tips …

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again

Are we really so good at decision-making? Or do we fool ourselves?<p><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 …

Just 1 Minute of Intense Exercise Rivals The Benefits of a 45-Minute Workout

Your excuses are irrelevant.<p>If you’re like most Americans, Australians, and Brits, you’re not getting nearly enough exercise, and we probably don’t …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

8 Santorini Secrets You (Probably) Didn't Know

Whether you've had the privilege of visiting Santorini—aka one of the most romantic islands in the world—or not, you probably know what it looks …

NEPAL- You Must Visit At Least Once In Your Lifetime

(Traveller Berlina Sharma says, "Best thing I've ever done in my life. It's truly awesome.")<p>Pokhara is definitely the first destination for most of the tourists who visit Nepal. Davis Falls is one of the wonders in the world which looks as if lying in some bottomless pit. One of the visiting …

14 Top Experiences You Must Have When Visiting Florence For The First Time!

Florence is one of those cities that most of us want to experience at least once (but most likely hundreds of times)! Up there with the the likes of …

7 of Google Maps' Biggest Screw-Ups

Including demolishing the wrong building.<p>Google isn't the infallible, all-knowing being we once thought. Aside from occasionally shutting us out of our email and betraying us by letting our other half see our search history – I was searching VR porn for work, honest – it turns out the company's …

Why You Should Visit Sri Lanka Now

Sri Lanka's hotel boom—coupled with otherworldly beaches and national parks fit for safari—makes this Asian hot spot one of our top destinations of 2016.<p>For a quarter century, Sri Lanka was largely off-limits to tourists, riven by a brutal civil war that finally ended in 2009. Now, Asia-bound …

The Panama Papers: how the world’s rich and famous hide their money offshore

Guardian analysis of leaked papers will show how influential people including heads of government have exploited tax havens<p>The hidden wealth of some of the world’s most prominent leaders, politicians and celebrities has been revealed by an unprecedented leak of millions of documents that show the …

Raw Photos Of Women In Labor Aim To Show That Birth Isn't 'Gross'

"I want my images to challenge norms; reinvent the norm."<p>Angela Gallo is a doula and birth photographer who is on a mission.<p>Gallo is a mother of two living in Australia who is seeking to change society's perceptions of the birthing process. She not only assists women in labor, but also photographs …

Watch This Haneda Airport Timelapse Video for a Glimpse of Tokyo Travel

Several years ago I came to Haneda airport in central Tokyo for the first time.As I wrote then, it’s an interesting place that feels very different …

The world's highest, longest glass bridge – and more travel news from around the world

From China’s latest engineering feat to a surfing pug and Welsh sushi, here’s our pick of the week’s best stories and images<p><b>China can’t seem to get enough of building terrifying glass bridges</b>. Last September an epic 180m clear-bottomed bridge was opened in Shiniuzhai national geological park. This …

Engineering

The 16 best Mediterranean cruise holidays for 2017

Whether it's a summer "fun and sun" cruise with all the family, a late-season cultural cruise around some of Europe's key sights or a holiday under sail to ome of the continent's smaller, unhurried ports - the Mediterranean is one of the best destinations for those looking to explore by ship. With …