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What It's Really Like to Be a Graphic Designer and Artist

Paula Scher explains the real difference between design and art.<p><i>This is from</i> <i>Lenny</i><i>: Feminism, style, health, politics, friendship, and everything else from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner. Like it?</i> <i>Share it with a friend</i><i>.</i><p>Paula Scher's work is iconic. You may not be able to pick her face out of a lineup, …

Million-year-old lizard species discovered on remote Pacific island

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years<p>It’s been roaming a remote island undetected for more than a million years but now a new species of blue-tailed monitor lizard is finally in the spotlight.<p>The …

Zoology

INCA GODS : THE GODS OF INCAN MYTHOLOGY

Viracocha<p>The supreme deity or god of Incan Mythology was the creator Viracocha. Viracocha was both the god who created the world and also a man who …

Student banned from St. Louis school because he’s black

A St. Louis case law from the 1980s forbids black students in certain districts from attending city schools<p>Edmund Lee is a third-grader at Gateway Science Academy in St. Louis, Missouri, a charter school he has attended since he was in kindergarten. Yet his family recently learned that he will no …

See 10 Mysterious 'UFO Sighting' Photos From History

The Mar. 25, 1950, issue of Dublin's TeenAge Times claimed that these mysterious objects were flying saucers.<br>Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone—Getty …

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The extinction inside our guts

The world is facing an extinction event. Hundreds of species are disappearing from their native habitat. This impending extinction is distinct from the plight of the polar bears or frog populations and is not a result of global warming or deforestation. It's happening within our guts, which are …

Is This The Most Insane Motorcycle Road Race Ever?

If you thought the Isle of Man TT was as scary as scary could get, well, there is more. The Colombian Motorcycle Road Race is a grand sport in its …

U.S., China agree to draft resolution on North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States and China have reached an agreement on a new United Nations Security Council draft resolution aimed at punishing North Korea in the wake of its recent nuclear test and for violating previous resolutions, a Security Council diplomat told CNN on Wednesday.<p>The resolution is …

North Korea

How to make the perfect blood orange sorbet

As someone who eats ice-cream with their Christmas pudding, I’ve never understood the peculiar British insistence on saving it for summer. The same goes for sorbet, which, thanks to its water base, is probably the ice that tastes the most intensely of its raw ingredients. Without any fat to soften …

Ice Cream

Introduction To Renaissance Astrological Magic

For this is the Harmony of the World, that things Supercelestial be drawn down by the Celestial and the Celestial by the Supernatural, because there …

6 scary things a high-fat diet does to your body

The so-called “junk food” — cheap food high in fat — is so delicious and comforting. Yes, it add kilos to your waist but did you know about these …

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

Hackers can easily drain the battery on the world's most popular electric car

The major security hole was found by researcher Troy Hunt, who figured out that the Leaf's smartphone app uses only the VIN to control car features remotely without passwords. These features include seeing the car's current battery life, times and distances the car has traveled, and …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

The Surprising Secret Ingredient That Makes Chocolate Cakes Irresistible

This oil substitute is your shortcut to one decadent dessert.<p>A Kansas City chef believes he's found the key to what he calls "chocolate nirvana." Hint: It involves a condiment usually reserved for sandwiches.<p>In a recent column for the <i>Kansas City Star</i>, Jasper J. Mirabile, Jr., the second-generation …

Dessert

Innovation comes from educated, hard-working immigrants—not genius dropouts

The stories of Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and more are like updated Silicon Valley versions of the American dream. An inspired genius bucks tradition, drops out of college and starts a superstar company that rattles the lives of millions around the globe.<p>The moral of the story is that …

Innovation

9 Healthy Habits To Help You Unwind

One can hardly dispute it: no other generation in history ever lived as fast and busy as we do today. This is the era of rush hours, overflowing …

Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Announcement

One of the most exciting news from today is Sigma’s announcement of the 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens designed for APS-C sensor cameras like the …

Here Comes Royal Enfield: Analog’s custom Continental

Royal Enfield is making a big play for the US market. They’ve just set up their headquarters in Milwaukee, down the road from that other maker of vintage-themed motorcycles.<p>They’re also giving bikes to a few select builders to customize. And wisely, they’ve put Tony Prust of Analog Motorcycles on …