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21 Larry David Lines From "Curb Your Enthusiasm" That Will Still Make You Laugh

"I didn't want to do a stop and chat."

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Fail to Register Your Drone? You Could Be Hit With $27K Fine

Dec.21.2015 / 2:04 PM ET<p>The national drone registry is open for business. Starting on Monday, the federal government is requiring owners of unmanned aerial vehicles to share their information — and those who refuse or ignore the rules could face stiff penalties.<p>The maximum civil penalty is a fine …

Drones

7 Things You Need to Do to Understand Japan

Do these things and you'll be on your way to really understanding Japan!<p><b>1. See a geisha (or maiko) perform</b><p>Daniel Bachler<p>The Japanese ideal of beauty and refinement, geisha perform traditional dance and are versed in Japanese musical instruments including the shamisen, shakuhachi and koto. They are …

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

Breakfast

The Rice You Need to Know About

Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully, the British chefs behind Nopi in London and its upcoming cookbook, think these ingredients are seriously underrated.<p>Cured eggs yolks? On it. Crispy skins? Also on it. It helps to listen to friends and chefs when they wave their arms and say that a certain …

Food & Dining

Scientist who found new human species accused of playing fast and loose with the truth

The palaeontologist whose team found Homo naledi has been criticised for rushing his findings and making basic errors<p>It remains one of the most dramatic human fossil finds of recent years. In 2013, in a tiny, cramped chamber in the Rising Star cave near Johannesburg, researchers led by …

The greatest indie movie soundtracks of all time

<i>THE VIRGIN SUICIDES</i> (1999)<p>As the 90s drew to a close, French duo Air invented a new sound for suburban dysfunction and defined an era with their hopelessly dreamy original film score for Sofia Coppola’s dark and whimsical directorial debut <i>The Virgin Suicides</i>. When Air spoke to us about the iconic …

David Bowie

Upside of being a worrywart: The surprising benefit to overthinking

If you’re a classic overthinker, you analyze everything that happens in your life. You mull over every decision until you’re exhausted. You even brood about your tendency to brood.<p>Well, here’s good news to ruminate on — there are benefits to overthinking, according to a paper in “Trends in …

New species of human found

Scientists say they have found a total of 1,550 bones representing 15 individuals. They say it’s the largest fossil hominin find on the African …

Be mindful of mindfulness: drug-free doesn't mean side-effect free

When it comes to psychiatric treatments, it’s not just mood-altering drugs that can have side-effects<p>My morning pills consist of a multivitamin which I’m pretty sure is useless except for making nutrient-rich urine, an antidepressant which can have the unfortunate side effect of making me happy, …

Mindfulness