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Vogue Launches on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 4, 2014<p>Vogue, the most influential fashion magazine in the world, makes its debut on Flipboard today. Read by more than …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

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Shine on you crazy Diamond!

How to Successfully Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It's that time of year again where days are shorter and colder, snow starts falling, and it begins to look a lot like Christmas. With the holidays …

Newfound Monster Supernova Breaks Records

Changing Planet<p>A small portion of one of the fields from the Supernova Legacy Survey showing SNLS-06D4eu and its host galaxy (arrow). Superbright points of light with spikes are stars in the foreground. Credit: UCSB<p><b>A newly discovered exploding star may have broken two cosmic records, as it’s both</b> …

Can Yoga Make You Better At Walking In Heels?

There have been scores of studies showing the negative effects of wearing heels on a woman's body, but one yoga instructor claims it's less about the …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology

Closet Case: 8 Steps to Perfect Organization

Lisa Adams of L.A. Closet Design breaks down the how-to.<p>Our search for well-formed closet inspiration began where much of our time is currently spent, ogling Instagram. There, we came upon Lisa Adams's chic compilation of images of well-controlled chaos under the name of her company L.A. Closet …

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Five Incredible—and Real—Mind-Control Applications

Welcome to a dawning era of brain-controlled devices and actions.<p><b>Scientists achieved the first remote human-to-human brain interface this week, when Rajesh Rao sent a brain signal over the Internet that moved the hand of colleague Andrea Stocco—even though Stocco was sitting all the way across the</b> …

How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

World Leaders Who Killed Their Lovers

The allegation that Kim Jong-un had an ex-lover killed has echoes in history.<p><b>It's good to be the king. It's sometimes less good to be the king's paramour.</b><p>From England's Henry VIII, who notoriously had two of his wives beheaded in the 16th century, to current North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, …

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

The Radar – the best of the travel blogosphere – is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every Wednesday.<p><b>You can play, too</b>. Follow us on Twitter <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> and tag your favorite travel stories <b>#NGTRadar</b> to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.<p><b>Here’s this week’s:</b><p>In the mood for love? …

Why We Need Solitude

When I read <i>Walden</i> in 9th grade, I was convinced that Henry David Thoreau was a bit off. Spending over two years living in solitude on the shores of a pond seemed a recipe for madness. Now, I have begun to appreciate Thoreau’s search for isolation and communion with nature. I have become a seeker of …

To Ward Off Diabetes, Eat Whole Fruit, Shun Fruit Juice

Blueberries, grapes, and apples offer the strongest health benefits.<p><b>Science is finding more health benefits from blueberries—but raising more concerns about fruit juice. According to a new study by Harvard University researchers, eating whole fruits helps ward off diabetes, while drinking juice can</b> …

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The Best Pro Tips We've Picked Up

Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh<p>Yes, the final beauty looks that go stomping down the runways are gorgeous — but here in the R29 beauty department, …

Fashion goes for gap teeth and attitude as quirky becomes the new beautiful

For years, models have been thin, pretty … and conventional. Now a trend for diversity is sweeping the catwalks – and striking a chord with women tired of traditional ideas of beauty<p>There is a long-held view, encouraged by the airbrush, that beauty has to be flawless. But the latest round of …

iPhone 5S To Ring In The New With Expected Fingerprint Sensing Home Button

Tuesday will tell, but multiple rumors are pointing to a subtle design distinction for the forthcoming iPhone 5S. Along with new Gold and Graphite colors, the home button is expected have a new look signifying the inclusion of a fingerprint scanner within.<p>FOX News anchor (and now app developer) …

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Watergate 40 Years Later: Newsweek Covers From the Summer of ’73

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Tel Aviv's Futuristic Skytrain Transportation System

While public transportation yields many benefits for population dense cities, there are also a number of downsides to it, such as congestion, environmental impact, and the high cost to the city. A new type of public transit system is being developed by NASA and Skytran to bring the future one step …

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Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

Earth is near the center of a tangled mass of potentially hazardous asteroids. But there's little to worry about.<p>If you've been watching the skies for the spectacle of the Perseid meteor shower over the past few days, you've probably thought about some of the larger rocks up above.<p>A few are …

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The Best Looks from Resort 2014

See the best looks from the in-between season.<p>The chic in-between season is here, and our editors are picking their favorites from the collections. Check back daily as we add the best looks from Resort 2013. Also see our complete coverage of the Fall 2013 collections.

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Lady Gaga, Rooney Mara and More In This Week's Best & Worst Beauty (PHOTOS)

Lady Gaga is officially back, guys. The singer has a new album in the works, so of course she is also stepping out in some of the weirdest face paint we have seen her wear so far.<p>On the brighter (er, less bright) side, side-swept hair made waves on the red carpet this week. Stars like Keri Russell …