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The Secret Attraction at Disney World That Most Guests Don’t Know About (Video)

Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, and It’s A Small World may be all-time favorites, but there’s a popular Disney attraction plenty of guests …

Walt Disney Company

The Subtle Sexism Of Your Open Plan Office

A remarkable new study documents the experiences of women in an open office designed by men.<p>There are many reasons to hate open offices: They’re loud, prone to thieves, and, most of all, lack any kind of privacy. But a new research paper reveals yet another knock against them: They’re subtly sexist.<p>…

Feminism

Mindfulness may have been over-hyped

Mindfulness meditation has been practiced for millennia – and today is a billion-dollar business. But how much does the practice really change our health?<p>In late 1971, US Navy veteran Stephen Islas returned from Vietnam, but the war continued to rage in his head. “I came very close to committing …

Mindfulness

Stephen Hawking’s final paper makes a hopeful case for the limits of existence

The late physicist’s final contribution to science: How many universes are there?<p>Fourteen billion years ago, in the moments after the Big Bang first set into motion all the matter and energy that would come to form our universe, something extraordinary happened. The very fabric of space and time …

Physics

Home Automation buying guide

Dreaming of automated smart home bliss, but unsure of where to start? You've come to the right place.<p>Home automation is nothing new, but a recent boom in smart home tech has thrust it straight into the spotlight. Smart home kits, sensors and gadgets have been a dominating presence at CES for the …

Home Automation

Crystal clear: Inside Nikon's Hikari Glass factory

Inside Nikon's Hikari Glass factory<p>Located about 375 miles north of Tokyo in the Akita Prefecture, the Hikari Glass factory is a special place. …

Nikon

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Silicon Valley Wants to Cash In on Fasting

Like most of the health fads that catch on in Silicon Valley, this one broke through thanks to word-of-mouth—and a Medium post. Entrepreneur Sumaya …

Silicon Valley

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate

There were only three uses for the blue and white Pfaltzgraf bowls that filled my family’s kitchen cabinets when I was growing up—soup, breakfast cereal, and ice cream. Okay, maybe the occasional chili night. Everything else—pasta, casseroles, roast chicken—we ate off of large dinner plates, offset …

Japanese Food

'American Horror Story' Season 8: Here's Everything We Know Right Now

Ryan Murphy has already dropped a few breadcrumbs — and TheWrap is here to help you find your way<p>The only thing Ryan Murphy is better at than …

TV

Liberia - the country where citizenship depends on your skin colour

<b>Tony Hage has lived in Liberia for more than 50 years.</b><p>It is where he went to university. Where he met his wife. Where he set up his successful business.<p>He has stayed when so many others have fled the country's years of unrest- determined to see the country he loves and calls home succeed.<p>But Mr …

Africa

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21 Classic Books That You Can Read For Free Online

The classics. They're the bane of many a high schooler's existence. And yet, we all have one or two (or 20) classic books that we've been meaning to …

Literature

Kidnapped Royalty Become Pawns in Iran’s Deadly Plot

<b>T</b>he V.I.P. terminal of Baghdad International Airport is a clean and quiet place, about a quarter-mile removed from the noise and squalor of the main arrivals-and-departures hall. If you have the right connections and $150 — American dollars only — you can wait for your flight in comfort on one of …

Middle East

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

Letter of Recommendation: The Useless Machine

On the lower left-hand corner of my desk sits a wooden box, roughly the size and shape of a smallish jewelry case and featureless save for a small metal switch on its uppermost surface. From time to time over the course of my workday, I reach out to flick this switch, and a hatch opens at the top …

Artificial Intelligence

AI 'more dangerous than nukes': Elon Musk still firm on regulatory oversight

The man building a spaceship to send people to Mars has used his South by Southwest appearance to reaffirm his belief that the danger of artificial …

What can you do in ARCore right now?

ARCore is a new set of API's, Frameworks and tools to allow real-time Augmented Reality(AR) apps to work on a standard Android device. What is AR as …

Augmented Reality

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

Smart Homes

A Tale of Three Cities, With a Ship as Home Base

A cruise wasn’t even a contender when my 8-year-old daughter, Meenakshi, and I were planning our summer vacation. The two cruises I had taken more than 15 years ago had left me certain that I would never go on another. I craved the freedom to explore a destination untethered by time constraints, …

European Travel

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

How to Do the Shortest Workout Possible

Super-short workouts are a favorite topic in this column. I have written about seven-minute, six-minute, four-minute, and even one-minute workouts. They are appealing because they require so little time, but they also demand straining effort.<p>Martin Gibala is the scientist we most have to thank for …

Exercise

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Books

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.<p>Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories and placing strain and heartache …

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, …

Steven Soderbergh’s Mosaic Is Sleep No More for the Television Set

If you know how this one ends, scroll down. In 1969, on his commute home, Edward Packard, a lawyer for RCA Records, penned a story with an inventive …

Chess’s New Best Player Is A Fearless, Swashbuckling Algorithm

Chess is an antique, about 1,500 years old, according to most historians. As a result, its evolution seems essentially complete, a hoary game now …

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Stranger Things

The In-Depth Guide to Buying an RTW Ticket

Round the world (RTW) tickets can be a convenient way to fly around the world. They get you where you want to go without you having to worry about …