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We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Rachel Zoe's Best Fashion Moments

To celebrate the stylist's birthday, we rounded up her best looks and quotes.<p>Rachel Zoe isn't just Hollywood's go-to stylist, a designer in her own right, and one of fashion's biggest tastemakers—she also happens to be one of the most quotable people in the industry. In honor of her birthday on …

This is the REAL reason to turn off your electronic devices during takeoff and landing

IF YOU’VE EVER wondered why you need to turn off your electronic devices on takeoff and landing — and don’t buy the interference excuse — maybe …

Xbox One: Microsoft should have stuck to its guns

More and more policy reversals have made Microsoft's console look like a comedy of errors.<p>Should Microsoft have stayed firm on the Xbox One?<i><br>(Credit:</i> …

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

The 9 Weirdest Foods In New York City

You don't have to travel to a foreign country to find some seriously strange snacks.<p>There are actually a number of bizarre culinary creations right here in New York, as our friends at Zagat well know. They came up with a list of the nine weirdest foods you can find in the city.<p>Some are completely …

New York City

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

High-speed Rail

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

The politics of being friends with white people

My best friend at 9 was white — but interracial friendships later became a struggle. Here’s why everything changed<p>A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of white people and 25 percent of nonwhite people have no friends of the opposite race, caused me to reflect deeply on the …