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This app is AirBnB for yachts

But now, boat owners and boat enthusiasts alike can do what parents cannot — split the burden, at least a bit.<p>Thanks to GetMyBoat, the world's largest boat rental marketplace, you can now either rent out your boat to individuals (or families) looking to get out on the water, or better yet, simply …

Boating

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Body-Camera Footage Gets an Officer Indicted for Murder

After the video contradicted his account, a campus cop in Cincinnati is charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist.<p>On July 19, 2015, a 43-year-old Cincinnati man named Samuel DuBose was pulled over by a University of Cincinnati police officer, Ray Tensing. Tensing was white. Dubose …

License Plates

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

What to Do if You Hate the Way His Semen Tastes

You may have heard a rumor that pineapples and/or pineapple juice can sweeten a guy's semen. Some sex experts wholeheartedly agree. "There are lots of things that can affect the flavor of a man’s semen," says sexologist Ava Cadell, Ph.D., founder of Sexpert.com. She says that when a guy smokes, …

'The Fourth Noble Truth' a meditation on Buddhism, seduction

Harry Hamlin steps out of the bygone Manhattan of "Mad Men" and into contemporary Santa Monica for "The Fourth Noble Truth," a film whose subject transcends time and place. It's a lesson in Buddhism disguised as a romantic pas de deux — or maybe vice versa.<p>Either way, this introduction to the …

4 Glorious Places to Celebrate National Camping Month

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>June is National Camping Month, and there is no better time to tell stories around the campfire, revel in stargazing, and get up with the sunrise. While some of these spots are not the easiest to get to, we guarantee these destinations will not disappoint. So pack up your …

National Parks

How SpaceX Plans to Test Its Satellite Internet Service in 2016

It's been less than six months since SpaceX's billionaire founder, Elon Musk, announced his plans to build a satellite constellation to provide low-cost global Internet service — and now SpaceX has revealed how it intends to begin the project next year.<p>In filings with the Federal Communications …

Space Travel

Tim Cook says privacy is an issue of morality

Technically Incorrect: Implicitly criticizing the likes of Google and Facebook as gobblers of personal information, the Apple CEO makes a strong plea for respect of people's personal selves.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Have we come a …

Privacy

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

Psychology

Large Hadron Collider boots back up with supercharged energy levels

Scientists hope restart of particle accelerator at 13 tera-electronvolts will reveal new particles and possibly shed light on dark matter<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is expected on Wednesday to start delivering physics data on its experiments for the first time in 27 months.<p>After nearly two …

Physics

Google's latest experiment brings new superpowers to Chrome browsers

Google's latest experiment might be the coolest Chrome extension we've seen yet.<p>Tone, the company's newest homegrown browser add-on, uses sound to …

Los Angeles' minimum wage on track to go up to $15 by 2020

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday backed a plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to boost stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder.<p>Lawmakers agreed to draft an …

Income Inequality

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Consciousness

America is an Ayn Randian dystopia: The five-step process that is privatizing the country to oblivion

Law enforcement, education, the list goes on. In just a few decades, the whole country has been put up for sale<p>Law enforcement, education, health care, water management, government itself -- all have been or are being privatized. People with money get the best of each service.<p>At the heart of …

Computer Science

Digital nomads travel the world while you rot in your office

A few years ago, Greg Jorgensen started supplementing his pay as a full-time programmer with some freelance jobs. Over time, he built up a network of …

Exploring Thailand

Mekong River Tambon Khuean, Chang Wat Maha Sarakham, Thailand<p>There are many ways to cruise the Mekong. Either…<p>Tambon Khao Kaeo, Chang Wat Loei, …

Parenting Without Borders

I love this picture of my girls – my middle daughter is saying “I was born in Germany” and my oldest one is teasing her “but you don’t speak any …

Dream Come True: Traveling & Writing as a Lifestyle - Skimbaco Lifestyle online magazine | Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine

<i>This is a fantastic guest post by Frankie M. Thompson of the As the Bird Flies blog, a published author of Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by</i> …

How to Give Your Kids the World

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. The children are too young. There are too many of them. They're just not good travelers. How about, you don't have enough money or too few vacation days. Well, I have a secret. Not …

Parenting

Steam To Get Its First Adults-Only Rated Game

Controversial shooter Hatred will be released for PC via Steam this June, which developer Destructive Creations claims makes it the first game with the Adults Only rating to appear on the digital distribution service. Speaking to Eurogamer, the developer said that the game's release date of June 1 …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Staten Island

Will Adobe's Kickbox Transform Ideas into Products?

Adobe has introduced to the tech world a product toolkit called Kickbox, a step-by-step strategy designed to inspire innovative ideas within companies while avoiding management red tape.<p>In a talk at The Next Web Conference, Kickbox’s creator Mark Randall, vice president of creativity at Adobe, …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Books

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

SpaceX Preps for Another Try at Rocket Launch and Landing

SpaceX will try again to make history during the launch of its robotic Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Monday.<p>The company aims to bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back to Earth for a soft touchdown on an unmanned "spaceport drone ship" in the Atlantic Ocean …

Space Exploration

Hotel Pro: The "$20 Trick" -- Should You, Shouldn't You?

<i>By Ally Marotti for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Ever heard of the $20 trick? It goes something like this: Slip whomever's manning the hotel's front-desk a 20-spot between your driver's license and credit card when you are checking in and ask if there are any "complimentary" room upgrades. The next thing …

Hospitality

Hotel In A Volcano-Waterfall Is The Sweetest Digs You'll Ever Find

We've seen some pretty tricked-out hotel rooms in our day, but nothing quite beats these.<p>Welcome to Montaña Mágica Lodge, a hotel built INSIDE A MAN-MADE VOLCANO in Chile's Patagonian rainforest.<p>Here, the daily "eruption" is not lava, but rather a magical waterfall trickling down the plant-covered …

Horseback Riding