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J.K. Rowling Just Revealed A Major Moment In American Wizarding History

Here's why wizards in North America were driven deeper underground in the late 18th century.

MIT Team Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Design Contest

Elon Musk's dream of creating a superfast new transportation system got a step closer to reality over the weekend.<p>On Saturday (Jan. 30), a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) won the first stage of the SpaceX Hyperloop design competition, which was held at Texas A&M University …

High-speed Rail

Healthy Fish

From superstar chef Rick Bayless's tuna ceviche with avocado to perfect barbecued salmon, here are delicious healthy fish recipes.

Seafood

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

Organisms

The Best Gluten-Free Comfort Food Recipes Ever

Some days demand comfort food. On those days when the cravings should strike, we think it's important to be sure that everyone should be able to partake, even those who are gluten intolerant. Given that so many comfort food recipes are carb heavy, that can be a challenge. But we found a solution. …

Breakfast

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA - Futurity

Scientists were shocked to find tons of foreign DNA in the genome of tardigrades, the only animal known to survive the extreme environment of outer …

This Mag-Lev Grant Is a Win For Maryland and Maybe Japan

Earlier this month, Maryland was awarded $27.8 million by the Federal Railroad Administration to study the feasibility of a magnetically levitated …

High-speed Rail

How to Keep (Most) of Your Herb Garden Going When It's Cold

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Herbs all winter long—and next spring too.</i><p>When you live north of the Mason Dixon line, …

Before & After: Leah's Revealed Living Room

My room makeover::My husband and I purchased our home in December 2014 and tackled the entire house (or as much as we could accomplish) for one month …

Living Rooms

National Geographic Travel

Gorgeous Use of Wood Takes this Artistic Mansion to the Next Level

• 1 |<p>When you have a house that’s perched on a hill, it’s important to maximize the views from all angles. The easiest place to do this, of course, is …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success | Inc.com

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

List-Worthy

22 Vacations Under $100/Night

It's our favorite time of the year: shoulder season! From the beautiful beaches of Hawaii to the posh streets of Paris, here are 22 vacations that …

The Best 3-Ingredient Dinner Recipes

Who says a delicious dinner has to involve a laundry list of ingredients? (What the heck is nigella seed anyway?) That's why when we're in a rush, we turn to these ten recipes--all of which use just three ingredients.<p><b>Simple Roasted Chicken</b><p>Chicken legs or thighs + butter + fresh rosemary. <b>Get the</b> …

Cooking

Serena vs. Venus Showdown Brings Emotion and Stars to U.S. Open

Tennis

Lady Gaga's former manager and Uber investor Troy Carter hand picks the next 6 hot startups

Carter managed Lady Gaga from early into her career to worldwide stardom until he was fired in 2013. These days, Carter and his talent agency, Atom Factory, manage the next frontier of pop stars, including Meghan Trainor and John Legend.<p>That's not all he's known for, though. Carter is the rare …

Startups

7 Short Books Worth More Than an MBA | Inc.com

Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but I'll bet that almost all of the successful ones have read and truly treasure these seven …

Top 10

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Southern Ocean

A 1950’s Post & Beam Home Gets a Modern Addition

The Sycamore House is a project from Aaron Neubert Architects that restores a 1950’s post & beam house in Los Angeles while also incorporating a …

Los Angeles

Facebook Update

4 Projects That Feature Sunken Seating

Artificial Intelligence could be ‘worse than nukes,’ Tesla CEO Elon Musk says

As technology grows more advanced, some (very smart) people are worried that the nightmare scenarios posited in science fiction might actually come …

Singularity

David Adjaye interview: 'I'm not always looking at the usual references'

Raised in Africa, Saudi Arabia and Britain, David Adjaye brings a unique breadth of vision that has won him major commissions worldwide. But how well do his buildings live up to it?<p>• David Adjaye's buildings – in pictures<p>I am looking at plans of the presidential palace in Libreville, Gabon, as …

These Solar Roads Could Power The Entire Country

The founders of the Solar Roadways project want to cover every highway in thick, LED-lit glass.<p>There are nearly 18,000 square miles of roads in the U.S., an area that’s bigger than the entire states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts combined. By some estimates, there are also as many as 2 billion …

Driverless Cars

People's Most Beautiful Person: A Look At Lupita's Best Looks This Year (Guest of a Guest)

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring astronomical distances. 'There are as many stars in the universe as there are grains of sand on the Earth.' So how far is a light year? And supposing …

#NotABugSplat

In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as <b>‘bug splats’</b>, since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense …

Drones

How to Take Better Pictures with Your Smartphone's Camera

Camera phones have come a long way in the past few years, but they don't always take point-and-shoot quality pictures on the first try (let alone …

Mobile Photography

Is this animal photo shoot magical, or creepy?

At first, I was just as enchanted as most of my friends who posted these photos, which were staged and shot by Russian photographer Katerina …