Terry Byers

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A first-timer’s guide to Barbados

It’s my first evening, on my first trip to Barbados. As I’d imagined for months, I’m drinking a local Mount Gay Rum cocktail, overlooking a white …

Barbados

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

Northern Lights

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp or …

Facebook’s plan for original TV is coming together

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has reported several details of Facebook’s so far hazy plan to bring original content to its platform.<p>The first crop of its original series has been set to launch later this summer (though a source later noted that was a “moving target”), and will have both the runtime and …

Anki’s Cozmo robot now has a visual programming mode to teach kids to code

This was inevitable<p>Cozmo was supposed to be the new face of robotics for Anki, previously known for its collection of connected toy cars. After Cozmo’s launch last October, the company offered SDKs for research groups to play with the robot’s facial and spacial recognition capabilities and path …

Anki’s Cozmo gets a free update aimed at helping kids learn to code

You can’t throw a rock without hitting a coding toy these days. In just the last couple of weeks both Apple and Sony have announced new initiatives, and now Overdrive-maker Anki is getting in on the action with Code Lab, a simple and free programming language designed to teach kids to code with its …

Robotics

Who Are The World's Speed Demons? The Highest Speed Limits Around The World

<i>Map created by Wikipedia user Amateria1121</i><p>As the map above shows, Germany’s famous Autobahns are some of the only roads in the world without a speed …

Does Diet Soda Cause Weight Gain?

Artificial sweeteners were designed to keep food and drinks' sweet taste while doing away with excess sugar's unwanted effects, such as weight gain, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.<p>Sweet tasting drinks without calories seemed like a win-win.<p>And off we went on this large-scale experiment, which …

Diabetes

A beginner's guide to growing garlic

A friend gave me some garlic to plant, and I am wondering how difficult it will be to grow at home.<p><i>— Henry Sorenson, Evanston</i><p>Garlic is an easy crop for home gardeners to grow. In our region, it's planted in the fall after a hard frost, similar to when spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils and …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>Submersibles are wonderful pieces of technology. Small, nifty little marine machines designed to go under the …

22 Optical Illusions That Prove Your Brain Sucks

What you think is reality is a lie. And we have the proof.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

5 of the Best Cities in the World to Run Your Startup

Genetics science tells us that life itself thrives via diversity. Your company does too.<p>Within your company, very different people with amazingly …

Corporate Culture

Science Says This Is The Surprising Reason Why You Can’t Shed Your Belly Fat

When I eat healthy and go to the gym for one day I am already looking for my abs to show up even though I know it is going to take more than one …

8 clever ways to use the awkward spaces in your home

We all have them in our homes—awkward nooks, crannies, crevices and corners. Apart from the obvious design and decorating issues associated with a …

Storage Ideas

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Critical Thinking

Shocking Hidden Camera Footage Captures Doctor Raping Unconscious Patient

Get the latest viral stories daily! Like us:<p>Doctors are the people we run to for medical attention or care. They are the answer when our injuries are …

Crime

There Are Two Paths to Success and Happiness. Which Will You Choose?

Sometimes reaching your dreams involves taking a detour.<p>How do you go after your goals for career and life? Do you map out the steps you have to take between here and there and lay out a plan for completing each step? Or do you take a more holistic, improvisational approach?<p>It turns out both work …

Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Iceland’s psychedelic Stonehenge

In Iceland’s northeast corner, there’s a road that few will recommend. It has largely been forgotten by the tourism boom – and that’s what makes it so special.

Stonehenge

10 amazing ways to see Spain in 2018

No matter how many times you have been to Spain, there are always new ways to see the country.<p>Mainland Spain covers an area of around 200,000 square miles (double the size of the UK) and it is 600 miles from Santander on the north coast to Málaga in the south, with a huge range of landscapes. It is …

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

15 Bucket List Hotels We're Completely Obsessed With

Photo courtesy of Amangiri.<p>The world has a lot of hotels, some better than others. Certain properties are 100% worth adding to your must-stay travel bucket list, whether its because they have a great location, great amenities, or a serious sense of luxury. From the Thames-adjacent Mondrian London …

Hong Kong

Unusual snorkeling spots: Salmon, pigs just the start | CNN Travel

Pigs

Celebrating the sound of London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week continues to lure international fashion editors to the British capital in hopes of unearthing the country’s freshest talent, but the UK music scene is also attracting worldwide acclaim – just last week, Skepta’s <i>Konnichiwa</i> was awarded the prestigious Mercury Music Prize, …

London Fashion Week