Andrea González

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The Amount Of Sleep You Should Get At Night To Be Happiest The Next Day

It's no secret that sleep significantly affects our mood and performance the next day. But how many hours of sleep is the sweet spot? Jawbone's study …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

A Lightning Bolt and Rainbow Captured in One Shot

Tucson, Arizona-based photography enthusiast Greg McCown recently managed to capture a shot of a lifetime. While shooting landscapes near the small …

Photography

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

What It Looks Like to Use the Internet for the First Time

"I've heard of the internet, but don't know what it's for."<p>It's easy to know when you've encountered a wifi hotspot in Cuba, if only because they're the only places that feel even remotely like you're walking through an American city. It's here that Havana's chaotic streets—full of neighbors …

Boeing shows off weapon for destroying drones with a freaking laser

Rouge drones, meet Boeing's Compact Laser Weapons System.<p>Boeing showed off its Compact Laser Weapons System this week. It's a portable laser weapon …

Aviation

Uber Hires Hackers to Secure Its Vehicles

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Photo Of The Day: Traditional Dress Code For Unmarried Hamar Woman

Image Source: National GeographicThe Hamar people, a tribe inhabiting southwestern Ethiopia, are recognized for their traditional leaping ceremony …

These Crazy Japanese Beauty Masks Will Make You Look like a Superhero

Wish you could rock a superhero mask more than one day a year? Us too, especially when said mask is infused with super good-for-your-skin ingredients (hydrolyzed collagen, vitamin C derivative, lavender) designed to leave complexions glowing. So, just imagine our delight after discovering these …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

5 Topics for…Burning Man

Only a few days left until the gates open for Burning Man, a week-long, free-spirited event in the Nevada desert. This year, 70,000 people are expected to frolick on the playa, a harsh white plain where participants endure heat and dust storms for the sake of community, camaraderie, hedonism, art, …

Mermaid School’ Makes a Splash in Spain

‘Sirens’ academy lures wannabe mermaids amid budding industry for monofin fans<p>TARRAGONA, Spain—After Susana Seuma shattered her leg in a car accident a few years ago, she was physically unable to continue her job as a sales floor manager. Ms. Seuma’s partner asked her if she had ever dreamed of …

Mermaids

'Game of Thrones' audition tape shows the cast before they were famous

One little treat that debuted at the San Diego Comic-Con "Game of Thrones" panel was a never-before-seen audition tape. Take a look at the cast as they recite their classic lines, possibly for the first time.<p>This was just one of the many "Game of Thrones" moments from the 2015 convention; truly the …

Is the drought killing California's giant sequoias?

Sixty feet from the top of a giant sequoia named Kong, biologist Anthony Ambrose studied the foliage around him. Dense clusters of green leaves grew like shaving brushes from the branches, cones clustered like Indian clubs.<p>Topping out 25 stories above the ground, Kong was spectacular, an ancient …

How the drought has affected San Francisco's devastating lack of public restrooms

There are a lot of people whose lives have been adversely affected by the unrestricted flow of urine on the streets of San Francisco. On a hot summer day, the stench in some neighborhoods — the Tenderloin, the Mission and South of Market — is nearly unbearable.<p>But few people have come close to …

Yes, You Should Definitely Watch 'Narcos' on Netflix This Weekend

The show looks at the life and crime of Pablo Escobar from two very different sides.<p>You can fault Donald Trump for many things, and I do, but not his market research. If Donald Trump believes that people will buy something—no matter how stupid, no matter how tacky—they usually will. Unfortunately, …

Creative Photos Reimagine Adorable Toddlers as Senior Citizens

It’s a universal truth that kids are adorable doing just about anything—and that includes taking on the appearances of senior citizens. California-based photographer Zachary Scott proved this by transforming six toddlers into elderly versions of themselves for a series of photo illustrations for …