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8 incredible travel destinations inspired by adventure novels

An engaged reader is one whose mind wanders to faraway lands when turning a page. An inspired reader is one whose life changes after shutting the …

Photographer Captures the Ruins of the Soviet Space Shuttle Program

Russian urban exploration photographer Ralph Mirebs recently paid a visit to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where inside a giant abandoned hangar are …

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'Terrorism has gone viral': US officials, lawmakers warn of growing jihad-inspired attacks

Top U.S. officials and lawmakers on Sunday intensified concerns about the growing threat of jihad-inspired terror attacks against the United States, after last week’s attempt in Texas and the dire FBI warning that followed.<p>“I think there’s been an uptick in the stream of threats out there,” Texas …

Anna Jarvis Was Sorry She Ever Invented Mother’s Day

The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor overworked, underappreciated mothers later devoted herself to fighting the commercial juggernaut it became. Was Anna Jarvis stubborn and crazy, as many came to believe, or misunderstood?

Mystery radio signals that baffled astronomers for years came from the staff microwave

A telescope started picking up the signals in 1998<p>Beginning in the late '90s, once or twice a year, astronomers operating the telescope at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia would pick up mysterious radio signals. These signals were known as perytons, described in a recent report …

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel …

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The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

Military

A Star Wars-Themed Photo Shoot to Find Homes for Shelter Animals

Today is the day that many people recognize as Star Wars Day (“May the fourth be with you”). To celebrate the occasion, members of the costuming …

Italy rescues thousands of migrants in Med in huge weekend operation

The Italian coastguard has coordinated one of its largest rescue operations to date, saving almost 6,800 since Friday as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send migrants across the Mediterranean.<p>A total of 3,690 migrants were rescued from seven wooden boats and nine rubber dinghies off the …

Intriguing Photos of NYC's Lost and Abandoned Places

Will Ellis has been searching the far corners of abandoned New York City since 2012. Over the years, he's collected over 150 incredible images of …

Abandoned Buildings

Tesla announces low-cost batteries for homes

Elon Musk claims at launch that two billion large batteries could provide enough electricity to meet the world’s needs<p>The electric car company Tesla has announced its entry into the energy market, unveiling a suite of low-cost solar batteries for homes, businesses and utilities, “the missing …

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10 Stunning Photos From @USInterior

Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

GAWK<p>Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.<p>04.25.15 1:00 PM ET

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

BOOKWORM<p>Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.<p>04.18.15 6:45 AM ET

The Earliest Known Photos of People Smiling

The following is a collection of some of the earliest known images of people smiling, starting with a pair of soldiers in the Mexican American War in …

Iraq and Syria are 'finishing schools' for foreign extremists, says UN report

The number of foreign fighters joining al-Qaida and Islamic State in Iraq, Syria and other countries has spiked to more than 25,000 from more than 100 countries<p>Iraq and Syria have become “international finishing schools” for extremists according to a UN report which says the number of foreign …

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Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

Make a Pocket Portfolio for a Way to Stand Out When Out and About

As a photographer, I’m constantly striving for new ways to stand out. While considering that some of the greatest opportunities to create a lasting …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

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20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

Unusual Photo Questions Asked at a Camera Store in Ventura, California

Photography-centric web comic CLICKittyCAT published a series of one-liner comics this week based on true stories it gathered from a camera store in …

Perfectly Symmetrical Spheres Made From Hundreds of River Stones

These geometric, nature-inspired spheres made from hundreds of smooth river stones look like they belong on the grounds of a palace. The stunning garden centerpieces combine sophisticated symmetry with the shiny-yet-natural look of the stones, making them enchanting additions to manicured gardens …

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South Korea legalises adultery

Constitutional Court says state should not intervene in people’s private lives<p>South Korea’s Constitutional Court has struck down a 60-year-old statute outlawing adultery under which violators faced up to two years in prison.<p>The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 law was …

AT&T is putting a price on privacy. That is outrageous

Poor customers should not have to choose between being spied on and forking over money<p>Imagine if the postal service started offering discount shipping in exchange for permission to scan every letter you receive and then target you with junk mail based on the contents of your personal mail.<p>One of …

Customers

A community of gamers is rallying around an 11-year-old who was victimized by a troll that hijacked his controller and deleted his data

Bungie, the creator of one of the biggest video games of last year in "Destiny," shared a video in a Thursday blog post that showed an 11-year-old player getting taken advantage of by another online gamer.<p>In the video, which is posted below, the 11-year-old "Destiny" player had one of his friends …

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