Edwin Matias

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11 of the Most Breathtaking Travel Photos of the Year

Prepare to get a serious case of wanderlust.<p>The Siena International Photo Awards recently announced the winners of their annual international photography contest and the results are stunning. With submissions from over 100 countries from Turkey to Myanmar, professional and amateur photographers …

5 reasons it's time we stop sacrificing battery life for skinny phones

No other device category is subject to the same pace of relentless innovation as smartphones. Every spec is improved with each new release, meaning better photos, performance and software for users.<p>That is, every spec except battery life.<p>While that’s largely because battery technology has been …

The Science Behind Daydreaming And How You Can Retrain Your Brain To Focus

Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain.<p>The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s getting the right things done. It sounds simple, but the problem is that office workers are …

Science proves ‘resting bitch face’ is not just a girl thing

What do Kanye West, Kristen Stewart and Anna Wintour have in common? Well, according to popular belief, they all have a ‘Resting Bitch Face’ or ‘Bitchy Resting Face’, in other words, their default expression isn’t exactly a happy one. Two behaviour researchers – Jason Rogers and Abbe Macbeth – have …

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Real-Life Fast And Furious: Driving Sung Kang's ridiculously sexy Datsun 240Z

We Drove The Fugu Z And Now We Want To Build One For Ourselves<p>"If you pull the release lever and push the seat forward really hard, it should move a little bit," replied Sung Kang, one of the owners of the Z and the actor who played Han from the <i>Fast and Furious</i> films.<p>Unfortunately, I need more than …

This is the fastest wireless carrier in the US

You're sitting in a coffee shop, your eyeballs glued to the phone. YouTube is open, and you're waiting for the latest comic-book movie trailer to load. Instead, you get the oh-so-familiar circular loading icon instead.<p>And it keeps spinning and spinning.<p>It's at these moments that you wonder if the …

3 High-Tech Ski Gadgets Worth Buying

Don't get snowed on price.<p>A nifty gadget can improve any day on the slopes, but don’t let the steep sticker prices send you sprawling. You can find …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's favorite science joke will make you smarter

His humor was not lost on Business Insider when we asked him in an interview last year about his favorite science joke.<p>Tyson first heard this joke told by science comedian Brian Malow.<p>Here's how it starts:<p>"A Higgs boson walks into a church."<p>If you're unfamiliar with the term "Higgs boson," you …

Physics

5 Windows 10 tricks you need to know

Windows 10 is now installed on more than 200 million gadgets worldwide. That's quite a feat in the tech world, since its official release was only six months ago. If your computer is one of those gadgets, you've probably found Windows 10 has its share of sheer winning features and, unfortunately, …

WATCH: There's a Scientific Reason For Why Plane Windows Are Always Round

Never fly without it.<p>One of the questions you might have been idly wondering as you sat through your most recent flight is why are aeroplane windows …

Swimming with elephants and sharks

<b>Ali Bin Thalith grew up by the coast in Dubai where both his father and grandfather were pearl divers. He spent much of his childhood either in the water or watching Jacques Cousteau films - since then he's become a photographer, specialising in underwater images.</b><p>Swimming with an elephant off the …

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Storm Jonas: NYPD Car Pulls Over Epic Snowboarder, Then Drives Alongside Him

A snowboarder on an amazing drift across New York didn't receive the response they were expecting from beady-eyed cops, who quickly joined in by …

Charlize Theron: five best moments

It’s been a rocky – and furious – road but Charlize Theron appears to be back in Hollywood’s favour after her commanding performance in last year’s Mad Max reboot. The Oscar winner’s previous attempts at blockbuster domination (Aeon Flux, Prometheus) were not always so convincing, but in the …

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

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Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

To celebrate an 'irreplaceable' music teacher, grieving students hold a playground party

When 11-year-old Thalia Brown last saw her music teacher, Benny Golbin, a week ago, she asked him a question: "Do you remember me?"<p>Thalia, a soft-spoken sixth-grader at Children of Promise Preparatory Academy in Inglewood, saw Golbin just once a week, and school had only just started back up after …

Tesla had problems with its Falcon Wing doors — but crazy car doors have a long history

Not only are they they electronic — they're packed with a variety of sensors that can detect how much room there is around the car to prevent dings and dents.<p>From the get-go, people recognized that there would be engineering challenges associated with putting together doors as complex as those …

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Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Just Harms the Engine

The long-held notion that you should let your car idle in the cold is only true for carbureted engines.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. …

Yahoo ranks the best places to cruise right now

Cruising has come a long way in recent years. It’s not just for retirees and it’s not just cookie-cutter vacations.<p>You can pick and choose, now, from small yachts to massive ocean liners. Want your trip to be a culinary tour? Or would you prefer an adventurous, outdoorsy expedition?<p>All those are …

The 20 Most Powerful Things on the Planet

Bigfoot. The blue whale. The most badass muscle car. Power is about more than just numbers, but the most powerful cars, trucks, bikes, and machines in the world can put up numbers that'll blow your mind.<p>We've got a million ways to quantify power. Horsepower. Ergs per second. Gigawatts. But power is …

Internet obsessed with cat that resembles 'Star Wars' actor

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kylo Ren may be the most evil force in the galaxy in the biggest movie of all time, but he also makes for a pretty adorable cat.<p>Kylo is the new name of a cat who was put up for adoption last Friday on the Monmouth County, New Jersey, SPCA's Facebook page.<p>By the end of that weekend, Corey …

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When it comes to online car sales, it's seller beware

Almost as soon as my "car for sale" ad went live on Craigslist and Cars.com, the inquiries started rolling in. What was surprising, though, was that every inquiry not from a car dealer came from someone trying to sell me something of questionable value or, worse, rip me off.<p>The Internet should be a …

Squirrels doing the strangest things, in pictures

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Photographer finds beautiful way to capture images of camera-shy girlfriend

Photographer Mikaël Theimer always carries his camera with him, but Marion — his girlfriend of more than six years — isn’t always excited to be the …

Inside the World’s First Underground Zip-Line Course

Louisville’s Mega Cavern may not be a natural cave system, with stalagmites and stalactites, but that doesn’t make the world’s first and only …

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Miss Colombia Advises Steve Harvey To Learn To Read as They Share a Stage Again

During a two-day special on his talk show, Steve Harvey came face-to-face with Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach and runner-up Miss Colombia Ariadna …

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10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle …

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Local Experts

After six years of working 60-hour weeks, exchanging his vacation time for pay, and having no time for rest, Jeremy Jacobson finally finished paying …