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This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Adweek’s Instant Reviews of the 2018 Super Bowl Ads: Third Quarter

Adweek is bringing you real-time reviews of all the Super Bowl LII commercials immediately after they air. See all of the spots, and our reviews, …

Media Management

Jeep Runs 3 Very Different Super Bowl Ads Created by 3 Different Agencies

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chose a blanket-the-airwaves approach to its marketing efforts during Super Bowl LII, running a series that started with a …

Advertising Industry

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

Shape-shifting 'superhero' material can lift 1,000 times its weight

A new polymer boasts traits that seem pulled straight from the pages of a comic book.<p>The material, developed by University of Rochester scientists, can be triggered to change shape when it comes in contact with body heat, and in the process it lifts 1,000 times its own mass. The super-polymer could …

Comic Books

Contraception Fell, Medicaid Births Rose When Texas Defunded Planned Parenthood

Women stopped using the most effective types of contraception and more babies were born on the government’s tab after Texas cut off funding from Planned Parenthood clinics, a team of Texas researchers said Wednesday.<p>The number of claims for long-acting contraception plummeted by more than a third …

Ramadi residents fleeing ISIS: 'They wanted to use us as human shields'

<b>Habbaniyah, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Standing in the entrance of her tent on a chilly winter night in the Iraqi desert, Nada Saleh describes the terrifying moment her family almost became part of ISIS' last stand in Ramadi.<p>As government forces mounted their final assault to retake the key city -- controlled by …

German pro-refugee candidate stabbed, wins election

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man who said he disapproved of her liberal stance on refugees stabbed her in the neck a day before voters went to the polls.<p>But that didn't stop German mayoral candidate Henriette Reker from winning Sunday's election. The independent candidate, who's expected to make a full recovery, is …

Extremism

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b><b>Heavy Russian airstrikes hit the Syrian province of Hama on Wednesday</b>, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, continuing a bombing campaign that started last week.<p><b>2</b><b>. Volkswagen's new CEO, Matthias Müller, said in an interview with a German magazine that the company would launch a</b> …

The Right Mix of Carbs, Cals, Sugars, and Fats for a Weight Loss-Boosting Dinner

Plus, exactly when to chow down.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to know how the last meal of the day can help you drop pounds? We've enlisted the expertise of two nutritionists, Stephanie Clarke, R.D., and Willow Jarosh, R.D., of C&J …

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

Drones Could Bring Better Medical Care To Rural Patients

But regulations would need to catch up first<p>No matter what country they’re in, people living in rural places often don’t have access to high-quality medical care. Everything from emergency facilities, to pharmacies, to sophisticated labs for tests are often farther away. But according to a study …

Medicine

The 50 most powerful companies in America

Power comes in many forms, but it boils down to having influence: over people, resources, and the global conversation.<p>Major corporations often wield more power than individuals, so we decided to break down which ones command the most.<p>To determine how powerful each company is, we factored together …

Pope Francis goes off-script in Cuba to deliver passionate homily on poverty

Head of Catholic Church deviates from planned address to urge the clergy to remember 'the most abandoned'<p>Pope Francis abandoned his prepared speech Sunday at an evening prayer service in Havana to urge the clergy to embrace poverty and never forget "the most abandoned."<p>His face flushing in the …

Mexicans are outraged, but not surprised, at the corruption scandal that's rocking their president's office

The president, First Lady Angelica Rivera, and Finance Minster Luis Videgaray had all purchased properties from prominent government contractors — sparking scandals that sunk Peña Nieto's popularity and opened Rivera, previously a soap opera star, to unprecedented scrutiny.<p>On Friday, federal …

The 15 best apps for keeping your life in order

These apps aren't like that. They will help you remember everything from your keys, to your bills, to where you first met someone. They can even improve your memory.<p>Taken together, these 15 apps tackle forgetfulness through all different parts of your life.

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Brazilians take to streets for protest as pressure builds on Rousseff

Hundreds of thousands expected at nationwide rallies protesting against corruption and economic slowdown, and calling for president’s impeachment<p>Brazilians have taken to the streets across the country for an anti-government protest that is seen as a barometer of popular discontent with the …

What Cutting Edge Looks Like In A School In 2015

Ready for a new school year? Your child probably spent the summer learning new skills or leveling up existing ones, be it coding, painting, swimming or music. When kids build skills, they acquire a greater sense of confidence and curiosity that will make them hungry for even more accomplishments. …

Education Technology

Softbank's Pepper robot offered as rental assistant for Japan businesses

When Softbank made its Pepper helper robot available for sale back in June, the device sold out almost immediately.<p>Now, before announcing the …

Hackers Show They Can Take Control of Moving Jeep Cherokee

Using a wireless communications system, researchers manipulate the SUV’s electronics<p>Two computer-security researchers demonstrated they could take control of a moving Jeep Cherokee using the vehicle’s wireless communications system, raising new questions about the safety of Internet-connected …

Fiat Chrysler

In an IS training camp, children told: Behead the doll

SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — The children had all been shown videos of beheadings and told by their trainers with the Islamic State group that they would …

The hits keep coming for Donald Trump's beauty pageants

CNN's Brian Stelter reported Tuesday that the two co-hosts of "Miss USA" — Cheryl Burke and Thomas Roberts — would not participate.<p>"This means the July 12 pageant has no hosts now," Stelter wrote.<p>Additionally, the Mexican media company Televisa, which selects Mexico's representative to the "Miss …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>.</b> European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker offered Greece a last-minute bailout deal before a major debt payment is due Tuesday, though it's not clear if Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will accept the terms.<p><b>2.</b> Greece will likely default on its €1.6 billion (£1.14 billion, $1.79 billion) …

Mexico is facing a deadly Central American migrants crisis

Bloody clashes have left hundreds of Mexican security personnel, gang members, and civilians dead or wounded in the past few weeks.<p>And recent reports show that even people just transiting the country cannot avoid the violence.<p>Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling north through Mexico this …

Snowden may have some clarifying to do after bombshell reports that Russia and China accessed NSA files

"Western intelligence agencies say they have been forced into the rescue operations after Moscow gained access to more than [1 million] classified files," the London paper, citing senior UK officials, reports.<p>A senior UK government source told the BBC that China and Russia "have information" that …

The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Apple Music

Spotify killer? Or Ping 2.0? Apple today finally announced its move into on-demand music streaming with the unveiling of Apple Music. Now the question is whether Apple Music will be a hit with the public, bringing legions of new users to streaming and stealing from competitors. Or whether it will …