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19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

World’s first anti-ageing drug could see humans live to 120

The world’s first anti-ageing drug will be tested on humans next year in trials which could see diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s consigned to distant memory.<p>Scientists now believe that it is possible to actually stop people growing old as quickly and help them live in good health well into …

Aging

Scientists call for serious study of UFO phenomenon

The very mention of the word UFO still manages to provoke strong reactions from everyone. A couple of decades ago, people who believed in …

Paranormal

2015's Most-Liked Instagram Posts by Pop Stars

From Rihanna's beach bod to Taylor Swift's gift from Kanye<p>Over the course of the last year, musicians have made Instagram their space to tease new …

Justin Bieber

NASA's New 'Star Trek' Tech Is Designed to Detect Alien Life

New NASA technology straight out of "Star Trek" could help scientists detect life on other worlds.<p>The device, dubbed the "chemical laptop," is a …

Star Trek

Oasis, Amy Winehouse, Paul McCartney: Jools Holland Picks His 10 Most Memorable ‘Later…’ Performances

Over 20 years and 46 series’ ‘Later…with Jools Holland’ has become a UK TV mainstay, showcasing the best in music with a wildly eclectic line up of …

Scott Weiland: The Lost Q&A

As Velvet Revolver had the Number One album in the country, the singer discussed angry lyrics, Stone Temple Pilots and his complicated relationship …

Drug Addiction

Mesmerizing Mixed Media Portraits (12 total)

Using a variety of different tools including a bic pen, watercolors and Chinese ink, artist Florian Nicolle creates amazing, mixed media portraits. After a rigorous amount of drawing and painting, she then adds texture and detail using Photoshop.<p>As she explains to us, “I try to create an image that …

Modern Art

Clever Ads Reveal an Unexpected Side to Famous Artworks

This amusing series of ads reveal an unexpected side to famous artworks – one that's totally different when you're wearing glasses. Advertising agency Y&R: Paris created them for the France-based eyewear retailer Keloptic, and they demonstrate how the right pair of spectacles can put a blurred …

Art

This Distant Galaxy Appeared Just 400 Million Years After the Big Bang

NASA scientists have captured a remarkable glimpse of a primordial compact galaxy that came into existence at a time when the Universe was …

NASA ‘amazed’ by the best close-ups of Pluto yet

Three billion miles away, Pluto’s contrasting landscapes can now be seen as if they were half a city block away. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft …

Solar System

France's far-right Front National wins first round of regional elections

The far-right Front National has, according to exit polls, come top in the first round of voting in France’s regional elections. The result represents a national breakthrough for Marine Le Pen’s xenophobic, anti-EU party.<p>A map showing the result is available here.<p>The FN won 30.6% of the vote, with …

Marine Le Pen

Syria's Assad says British airstrikes against IS will fail

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — British airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group are illegal and doomed to fail, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published Sunday.<p>Assad said in an interview with Britain's Sunday Times that IS cannot be defeated with airstrikes alone unless there is …