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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

6 Flight-Booking Hacks to Save You a Ton of Money on Airfare

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>It's tough to say what's worse when buying a plane ticket: knowing that fares may drop and that you're probably getting screwed, or never knowing how much extra cash the airlines actually got off you. Either way, there's only one thing to do to put your mind at ease. And …

Deal Alert: New York-Africa Flights for Under $500

<b>Update as of 9:45am EST Saturday</b> – Availability is getting harder to come by, but there are still discount fares to be had! See below and book</b> …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

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Wild: A Deeper, Smarter Sob Story

The adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir provides career-best opportunities for star Reese Witherspoon and director Jean-Marc Vallée.<p>It's not hard for a movie like <i>Wild</i> to make you cry. Jean-Marc Vallée’s adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail has …

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts with …

Chris Rock: The Rolling Stone Interview

As Chris Rock would be the first to tell you, stand-up comedy brilliance doesn’t necessarily translate to movie stardom. Onstage, Rock is a virtuoso …

Comedy

Rosetta comet landing on course despite wake-up glitch

On Wednesday the European Space Agency will attempt a risky landing on a comet, and it seems the Philae lander wanted to catch a few extra winks of sleep before its big day.<p>Overnight, the commands were sent to wake up Philae but the robotic lander began using a backup computer rather than the main …

Pink Floyd: The Endless River review – ‘a good way to call it a day’

By the time Pink Floyd’s <i>The Final Cut</i>, Roger Waters’s “Requiem for the Postwar Dream”, came out in 1983, relations between him and the rest of the group were terrible – keyboard player Rick Wright had even been kicked out and rehired on a salary, for live shows only, at Waters’s insistence. So …

Pink Floyd signs out with 'river' journey back

For Pink Floyd, it will be with a collection of outtakes bearing the band's epic psychedelic roots -- but whose theme this time is not alienation, but continuity.<p>Pink Floyd has declared that "The Endless River" -- the band's first album in 20 years -- will be the finale for the Cambridge, England …

Nick Mason Explains Why He'll Never Give Up On Pink Floyd

Nick Mason truly loves Pink Floyd. The drummer is the only member of the band to play on every single album, and ever since the group went on hiatus …

Indie Music

Pictures of the Week 10.2.14

Malaysian Passenger Jet Went Down In One Of The Last Separatist Strongholds

The destruction of a Malaysian Airlines plane took place near Donetsk, site of a self-proclaimed pro-Russian "people's republic" that is one of the last major pro-Moscow holdouts in Ukraine's restive east.<p>An adviser to the Ukraine Interior Minister has alleged that pro-Russia separatists shot down …

These Are the 50 Best Places to Work for 2014

Glassdoor, which provides an anonymous space for people to rate and review their employers, has released its Best Places to Work list for 2014, and …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

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Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

IDC's Top Ten Technology Predictions For 2014: Spending On Cloud Computing Will Exceed $100B

Today International Data Corporation presented their top ten technology predictions for 2014. Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC hosted a webinar to present the research firm’s predictions for 2014 including the research firm’s latest cloud computing market forecast. You can …

Top 10 Predictions For 2014

2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year- both politically and economically. A few months ago, this did not seem to be the case. But the recent government shutdown, launch problems with Obamacare, the rise of Elizabeth Warren and other events have combined to set-up an intriguing year …

10 U.S. Destinations You Should Visit In 2014

Planning a vacation in the US next year but aren't sure where to go? After all, it's a big place! For the fourth year running, our travel experts have scoured the States to make the decision a bit easier for you.<p>While Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 covers global must-sees, including Chicago …

Soup Recipes Simmering With Chicken, Potato, Veggies And More

It doesn't matter how many bowls of chicken noodle soup you've eaten ... the next time you come down with a cold it's going to be exactly what you need. And the number of times you've had tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner will not stop you from craving it on that next rainy, autumn evening. …

french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

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Beef Stew Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Is there anything more comforting than homemade chicken noodle soup? Perfect for cold weather, and especially good if you are fighting off a cold or …

chicken noodle soup

There are about as many recipes for chicken noodle soup as there are people who enjoy it, which is everyone. Well, everyone but me. I understand that …

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I Can’t Shake Hawaii: An Ode to Returning to Places You’ve Been Before

Debra Klein on the beauty of finding yourself by returning to the same spot over and over again.<p>My cheek hovers centimeters from the triple thick …

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Product Reviews

Great Architectural Pilgrimages: 15 Sites to Visit

<b>By Paul Brady</b><p>From Angkor Wat to suburban Connecticut, we've rounded up 15 inspiring sites for people who love buildings.<p><i>Photo Caption: Chicago city</i> …