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This Interactive Map Shows Where People With HIV Live In The US — And It Points To Some Distressing Trends

It's been 35 years since HIV/AIDS first made an appearance in the US, and it quickly spiraled into an epidemic.<p>Now medical advances have made HIV, …

Public Health

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

How Architecture Students Are Building Shelters By Hand With Just $2K

Many architects will never live in their own buildings. Aixopluc wants to change that.<p>For most of history, if you wanted to live in a house, you probably designed and built it yourself. These days, though, design has become so thoroughly uncoupled from construction that most architects never have …

Watch a Bunch of Kids Critique Adele Songs

Adele’s <i>25</i> is still breaking records left and right, so the Fine Brothers decided to gathered a group of kids and get their thoughts about the …

What's New On Netflix In February 2016?

"Charlie's Angels"! "Mad Men"! "Atonement"!<p>Attention, singles and jaded couples: Your Valentine's Day plans have arrived. Netflix is set to release a whole bunch of shows and movies over the first half of the month, clearly hoping to lull us into a state of mindless bliss while we wait out this …

These Images Show Cities Recovering After Winter Storm Jonas

The storm is over, but there's a lot of work to do.<p>Two days after Winter Storm Jonas brought record-breaking snowfall to parts of the East Coast, residents finally got some relief on Monday and began digging out of their homes.<p>Some attempted to travel to work, while others took advantage of the …

Weather

The 16 Best Beauty Ideas to Try in 2016

Think all YouTubers were born performers? Ingrid Nilsen, 26, actually posted her first video at 3:00 A.M. six years ago because she was <i>shy</i>. "Speaking with people was pretty...

Beauty

A flowchart for arguing with science denialists

Whether you think you might win over the crowd who're watching from the sidelines or change a denialist's mind, John Timmer's flowchart presents …

21 Treats to Leave for Santa That Aren't Cookies and Milk

<i>This post originally appeared on Spoon U.</i><p>With the holidays approaching quickly, we thought we’d put together the best holiday recipes for you to make …

Extremely Intimate Portraits of Polar Bears Swimming

Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders recently won the “Animals in Their Environment” category in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his incredible image of a polar bear submerged in water. We were pleased to discover that the wildlife photographer had plenty more …

Polar Bears

More Stunningly Surreal Portraits Featuring Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

Since the last time we featured Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova's incredible portraits of young women holding wild animals, her stunning images have only grown more daring, now featuring even larger and more exotic creatures such as bears, elephants, giraffes, and elk.<p>The …

Giraffes

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

What It's Really Like To 'Walk' In Space

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren left the International Space Station on Friday for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks. Their assignment was to configure a vent door on the port side ammonia tank. That meant they were outside the space station, tied only with a tether, floating …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, we ask a bunch of public-radio music curators to tell us about one new song they can't stop playing. In the 10-song mix that resulted for October, you'll hear a folk-minded Minnesota songwriter who reminds WVPB's Joni Deutsch of both Steve Cropper and Katy Perry — plus a Latin funk …

How is Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world?

Update: For the date of Eid al-Adha in 2016, click here.<p>Muslims across the world have been celebrating the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.<p>This year's festivities had a dark shadow cast on them as a stampede in the …

Photographer Creates Beautiful Sea Sculptures From Discarded Beach Debris

We city folk are so familiar with debris this day and age that to see a pristine piece of terrain might be jarring. Photographer Jeremy Underwood’s …

The House That Could Save the World

The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change—and how we live.<p>In July, when Portland was sweltering at upwards of 100 degrees, the tenants of The Orchards wondered if they had air conditioning. The temperature in their apartments never rose above 70.<p>They …

Housing

The 12 Albums You Need This Season

As you head indoors after Labor Day, let good music on good speakers be your consolation prize. Here, twelve albums to watch out for this fall, including big-ticket moments from <b>Justin Bieber</b> and <b>Lana Del Rey</b>—and a handful of surprises.<p><b>Empress Of, Me</b> <b>(September 11)</b><p>Empress Of is <b>Lorely Rodriguez,</b> a …

Make This and You’ll Never Lose Your Keys or ID Again

If I had a dollar for every time I forgot my ID, keys or bus pass, I would probably have enough to money to go on a fancy tropical vacation. Eh, maybe just enough for a couple rounds of fancy tropical drinks. Real talk — keeping track of your keys and ID is pretty hard. They are so small and thin …

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Sculpture

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

Touching Portraits of Dogs Taken Years Apart, from Puppyhood to Old Age

Although Massachusetts-based portrait photographer Amanda Jones has been working with dogs for two decades, the first canine she could call her own …

Pets

‘HAZMAT Surfing’ Photos Predict a Poisonous, Dark Future for Our Oceans

When Washington-based photographer Michael Dyrland visited Los Angeles for a shoot, he anticipated surfing the open sea and riding the waves beneath …

Los Angeles

Fascinating Portraits of Europeans Who Have Abandoned Civilization for the Wilderness

<i>Vincent was a mathematics student. He has been living in Ramounat for the last 7 years.</i><p><i>Ramounat is well known to be the birthplace of</i> …

EPA withholds mine spill documents from Congress

A congressional committee blasted the Environmental Protection Agency today for blocking release of documents related to the Gold King mine disaster, which poured deadly chemicals into the largest source of drinking water in the West.<p>“It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the EPA failed to …

The surprising second lives of prisons | CNN Travel

Flight Attendants at Qatar Air May Soon Break Free of Mad Men-Era Rules

It’s 10 a.m. in Doha and more than 200 Qatar Airways flight attendants are gathered in an airport hotel ballroom.<p>Taking the microphone, one woman …

She helps San Quentin inmates be 'better people'

<b>Marin County, California (CNN) —</b> Collette Carroll has never committed a crime. By all accounts, the 65-year-old grandmother and churchgoer is squeaky clean. But every week, she walks the halls of California's notorious San Quentin State Prison. And she doesn't want to leave.<p>Inside, Carroll works …