Victor B.

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The Truth About People Who Say They Only Need A Few Hours Of Sleep

You probably know at least one person who swears she can get just a few hours of sleep and still feel great the next day. But, according to a new …

Sleep

10 Phrases From Shakespeare We Still Use 400 Years After His Death

Four centuries after William Shakespeare died in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, England, his distinctive vernacular still lives on …

Scrabble: How It Began

The Scrabble Brand Crossword Game began as the idea of Alfred<p>Mosher Butts (1899-1993), an architect who found himself unemployed during the Great …

Tips for Driving Readers to Your Flipboard Magazines

Flipping posts, videos, images and more into Flipboard Magazines allows bloggers to show off passions that reach far beyond what’s covered on their blog’s niche. For instance, a food blogger can show her audience that she is also passionate about homesteading or a music blogger can share a passion …

#TealPumpkinProject

How Kids With Food Allergies Can Have Halloween Fun<p>Seen any teal pumpkins on neighborhood porches lately? FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) …

News

20 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Sympathy For The Devil’

In 1968, Mick Jagger came out to his friends, parents and adoring public as an antichrist. He did it with style, declaring his Beelzebub a demon “<i>of</i> …

Prince: Nothing Compared 2 Him

Every Prince fan has a song that sums up his genius, and for me it’s “The Ballad of Dorothy Parker,” one of the tormented strange-relationship soul …

The Ramones' manager: 'They were outcasts, outsiders. The smartest people I ever knew'

The first time I saw the Ramones was at CBGB in 1975. I was the co-editor in chief of 16 magazine, and I had a weekly column in the Soho Weekly News, which they gave away at Max’s Kansas City on a Thursday night. The Ramones wanted to know: “Why aren’t we in Danny’s column?” Tommy would call and he …

Indie Music

Flashback: See Prince and Sheryl Crow’s ‘Everyday Is a Winding Road’

In November 1999, at a time when he was routinely referred to as “the Artist Formerly Known as Prince,” with his signature glyph doubling as his …

'He was a level above genius': Hot Chip, Azealia Banks, Peaches and more pick their favourite Prince moments

Musicians, authors and DJs discuss all the unforgettable moments, musical inspiration, career guidance and lifelong joy provided to them by Prince

Questlove Remembers Prince: In This Life, You’re on Your Own

When I first got Prince‘s <i>1999</i> album, it was 1982. I was 11, newly in charge of my own record-buying habits. And I couldn’t resist the cover, with its …

Talking about totally cool

Luke Skywalker, Sith Lord

One evening, while geeking out with my daughters I decided to share a theory I had with them about <i>Star Wars</i> — specifically <i>Return of the Jedi:</i> Luke …

New Study Finds Box Still World’s Most Popular Container

PHILADELPHIA—Noting its ability to enclose, protect, and transport a wide variety of objects, a University of Pennsylvania study published Monday …

Robert De Niro Stunned To Learn Of Man Who Can Quote ‘Goodfellas’

<i>‘Bring Him To Me,’ Actor Demands</i><p>NEW YORK—Immediately halting production on his latest project after hearing of the incredible talent, legendary actor …

Star Wars' Greatest Screenwriter Wrote All Your Other Favorite Movies Too

Lawrence Kasdan’s keen ear for dialogue defined the movies of the 1980s and 1990s. From <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i> to <i>The Big Chill</i>, from <i>Silverado</i> to <i>Body</i> …

The Nazca Lines: Ancient Vimana Runways

What if, in the distant past, the Nazca lines were used as runways for the Ancient Vimana?<p>Ever since the Nazca lines and their intricate figures were …

A Giant Discovery That Overshadows the Pyramids of Giza: Long-Lost Pyramids Confirmed in Egypt

The Long Lost Ancient Egyptian Pyramids that overshadow the Pyramids at the Giza Plateau seem to be a reality.<p>These so-called lost Pyramids could …

Emptying Tutankhamun's tomb took 8 years of painstaking labor

The deconstruction of<br>Tutankhamun's tomb, in color<p>Every object removed, except one.<p>1923<p>Perhaps surprisingly, the mummy of King Tutankhamun remains …

14 Rare Photos Of Albert Einstein That You've Probably Never Seen Before

It's one of a set of rare photos that have been released to BuzzFeed by the Albert Einstein Archive and Princeton University Press, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of his greatest work.<p>Here he is the year before, with Fritz Haber, the Nobel-prize-winning chemist.<p>If I'm moving fast, or if I'm …

Physics

A Perfectly Symmetrical Photo of a Kingfisher Diving for Prey, Nearly 6 Years in the Making | Colossal

<p>For the last 6 years, Scottish wildlife photographer Alan McFadyen spent an estimated 4,200 hours seeking the perfect shot: a symmetrical image of a …

5 Ways to Make Healthier Mac and Cheese

We’re not going to lie to you: Gooey, creamy mac and cheese will never be as healthy as a salad. But it can be healthier. Employ one of these …

7 Festive Snacks for Christmas Tree Decorating

From brownies topped with crushed candy canes, to bright green sweet pea spread, here are seven festive snacks to enjoy while decorating the …

Starbucks debuts new winter drink, the Holiday Spice Flat White

Coffee meets mulled wine—that's the idea behind Starbucks' newest drink, launching in stores nationwide today.<p>The Holiday Spice Flat White is a seasonal riff on the increasingly popular Australian coffee drink, which Starbucks added to its menu earlier this year. True to its name, the festive spin …

Guinness Opens the Gates to Its Experimental Brewing Lab

Guinness lovers, take note.<p>Guinness is a global brewing giant. Over its 256 years in business, the company has practically defined what we think of …