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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Are You Making These 7 Rookie Decorating Mistakes?

(Image credit: Suzy Hoodless)<p>Since we spend so much of our time discussing design on Apartment Therapy, I'm willing to bet that most of us have …

Search Algorithms Kept Me From My Sister for 14 Years

<b>It was because of the letter K</b> that I found my youn­ger sister, but for 14 years, it was also the letter K that kept us apart.<p>I’d been ­­searching …

Algorithms

I Tried Zac Efron’s "Baywatch" Diet And Workout For Two Months And This Is What Happened

Just how difficult is it to get ripped?<p>I’d eat 90% processed foods, with a salad thrown in there once in a while, as if some occasional lettuce could negate the mountains of unhealthiness that’d come before it. To give you an idea of how deep-fried and takeout-oriented my diet was, take a peek at …

Fitness

John Cena Popped The Question To Nikki Bella During WrestleMania 33

Oh, this is good.<p>John Cena proposed to his long-time girlfriend, fellow wrestler Nikki Bella during WrestleMania 33 on Sunday.<p>After the duo defeated The Miz & Maryse, Cena grabbed a microphone, took a knee and asked Nikki Bella to come to the center of the ring.<p>“I have been waiting so long to ask …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Time I

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 might never be found after suspension of underwater search<p>The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has come to an end, with passengers’ families informed that the effort to find the plane has been suspended.<p>Next of kin were told in …

Airplanes

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

Carrie Fisher

Serena Williams: ‘If I were a man,’ I would have been considered the greatest a long time ago

The year will not end in the way in which Serena Williams might have hoped.<p>She reached three Grand Slam finals, but won only one in the follow-up to a year of such dominance and grace that she was named the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year. Along the way, she lost her No. 1 world ranking …

Serena Williams

Meta’s New AR Glasses Let You Touch The Virtual World

The $949 headset, which is shipping now, lets you interact with digital objects without the need for physical controllers.<p>It takes automakers many years to go from design concept to showroom-ready cars, and by the time designers see their new vehicles in the flesh, it’s often too late to make any …

Man in VR headset falls off fake cliff and hits a very real floor

One day, we’ll have an entire Tumblr account for hilarious VR accidents, but until then, George Takei’s Facebook account will have to do. Takei, the Star Trek alum and current boss of sharing things on Facebook, recently shared a video of a man attempting to conquer a virtual cliff while inside an …

After India & China, Apple said to be setting up an R&D center in Indonesia next year

With the asian market a large and growing one for Apple, the company appears to be focusing on expanding its R&D efforts in the region. Following the announcement of multiple development centers in India and China, Indonesian site <i>Tempo</i> reports that Apple is to setup an R&D center in Jakarta …

Asia

Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s Great American Bromance

A decade ago, it didn’t look like Barack Obama and Joseph Biden had all that much in common. Two men from different generations. One a longtime …

Hillary Clinton Photographs: Stories Behind Greatest Portraits

It’s an unprecedented match-up of familiar faces. The major-party presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, have spent decades in …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

8 Phrases to Learn Before Traveling Abroad

These tips (and a bit of charm) go a lot farther than a pocket dictionary.<p>It's hard to overstate the merits of traveling internationally. Aside from the joys of getting your passport stamped and some killer Instagram shots out of it, the bigger picture is that it helps expand your worldview, …

Language Learning

Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone 7 launch event

Kicking off with a cameo from talk show host James Corden and Pharrell driving Tim Cook to the event, Apple took a straightforward approach to promo’ing its new show: <i>Carpool Karaoke</i>. Cook segued nicely from Corden’s car to the main stage and detailed Apple Music’s new look and its 17 million …

Engineers develop a plastic clothing material that cools the skin

Researchers have engineered a low-cost plastic material that could become the basis for clothing that cools the wearer, reducing the need for …

Stanford University

Usain Bolt Smiling Photo Memes Are Taking Over Twitter

🎶 Making my way downtown, walking fast 🎶<p>Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt seemingly sauntered to the finish line in the men’s 100m sprint in Rio on …

28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

Books

15 Documentaries You Have To Watch If You Haven't Already

Featuring The Jinx, When the Levees Broke, and What Happened, Miss Simone?

A Life-Changing Dua of Unimaginable Proportions

There are many ways to vastly change one's life through sincere, consistent supplications. The following <i>du'a</i> is undoubtedly life-changing, …

God

Father and His Tiny Astronaut Son Explore Earth Together in Adorable Photo Project

We tell kids that the sky’s the limit when it comes to exploring the world’s possibilities, but we tend to forget to embrace that wisdom in our own lives, as we get bogged down in the day-to-day responsibilities of adulthood. Photographer Aaron Sheldon has revived a starry-eyed, childlike curiosity …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

23 Of The Shadiest Things The Countess Dowager Has Ever Said

Violet Crawley is a shady lady.

We're heart-eyes over this new movie about the Obamas' first date

It’s no secret that Barack and Michelle Obama are one of America’s favorite couples and now we get a behind-the-scenes look at their relationship …

Michelle Obama

Curious Questions You Might Not Realize Sound Rude (And How to Rephrase Them)

You're naturally curious about a friend's home, or their relationship, or their partner's line of work, but your sincere questions could be coming …

Here's A Complete History Of The Alleged Drama Between Beyoncé, Jay Z, And Rachel Roy

Who needs to spill the tea when you have LEMONADE?<p>— Beyoncé didn't intervene in the elevator because Jay Z was "dead wrong" about something.<p>— Solange and Roy got into a shouting match at the afterparty.<p>— Jay and Dame Dash allegedly passed girls around in the Roc-A-Fella offices when they were …

Moment: Gear and Travel Company for Mobile Photography | Moment

Moment App<p>A Better Way To Capture<p>The only app in the world that uses simple gestures to better control light and focus. Capture photos and videos …