Evan Metzner

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The Double-Slit Experiment Cracked Reality Wide Open

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2016

Secret Santas, take note<p>Updated:<p>Looking for our 2017 Best of What's New list? Right this way.<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. These are the breakthroughs that will shape the future—and some may …

Framing

Everything we thought we knew about free trade is wrong

“I’m a free trader,” said Donald Trump, in his speech announcing his candidacy. That was in June 2015. Since then, he’s been singing a very different tune. Sounding more like a flannel-wearing protester than the ruthless tycoon of <i>The Apprentice,</i> Trump now says the US needs “fair trade, not free …

Economics

Best Camera for the Money: Panasonic Lumix GX85

If you're seeking the most features and flexibility for your money, Micro Four Thirds is where it's at. While the Olympus E-M10 II is one of our …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Raspberry Pi

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

18 Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo

Tips that every solo traveler should know before starting a trip.<p>Solo travel may sound like a solitary experience, but the logistics of navigating …

5 Interesting and Innovative EdTech Startup Ideas

By: Dante Munnis. From an investor’s point of view, edtech is here to stay. Here are 5 edtech startups recently revealed to the public pointing to …

Education Technology

10 Finance Fundamentals To Act On For Success

The 10 best movies at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

It’s taken 15 years, but the Tribeca Film Festival—like all teenagers—has finally found a personality it can take out in public. It’s an annual …

The Lie of Patriotism

A U.S. ranger who served in Afghanistan and a Marine who was in Iraq put light on the dangerous myth that America has built around its “warriors.” …

Donald Trump

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

The 10 Coolest Jobs You Can Get By Learning a Foreign Language

Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and …

Google Search

Art, Wall Art: Affordable Art and Wall Decor Ideas, Plus Cheap Online Sources for Art

One perk to having your own space is being able to decorate it just the way you want. Finding just the right furniture that serves all your needs, and spicing it up with decor and art on your walls that you enjoy looking at every day. All of this can be expensive, though, so we're here to show you …

Home Decorating

The lesser-known way to Machu Picchu

With Peru’s more famous Inca Trail becoming increasingly overrun, the lesser-known Salkantay Trek is quickly gaining a reputation as both a less-crowded and more strenuous alternative.

7 of the Easiest Foreign Languages to Learn

Sean Kim<p>Read full profile<p>Who says learning a language needs to be hard?<p>The better question to ask is: which is the easiest language to learn in the …

Language Learning

Inside Aspen’s Cloud Nine: Where the World’s Wildest Ski Party Happens Twice a Day, Every Day

What might be the greatest dance party in North America happens every day at 11,000 feet above sea level. Perched up in the clouds, accessible only by skiing or snowboarding, Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro occupies an unassuming former ski patrol shack on Highlands Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.<p>“Why am I …

Meet the New Green Face of Affordable Housing

When you think of "affordable housing," what's the image that comes to mind? For lots of people, including many of those most in need of it, the picture is not a pretty one: it's a scene of dreary, deteriorating high-rises or shabby, poorly constructed "garden" apartments with no garden in sight. …

Urban Design

Maps Show Where Tourists Go—and Where Locals Do

03/22/2016 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>GEOGRAPHY</b><p>If you want to find tourists snapping pictures, you probably know where to go—Times Square in New York City, the Embarcadero in San Francisco, or Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. But what locals think is …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

The top 10 sources of data for international development research

Data visualisations,Land rights,Technology,Research and development,Conflict and development,Climate change,Impact and effectiveness,Aid,Trade and development,Global development professionals network<p>Where should you go if you want reliable, detailed data on fragile states, land grabs or trade deals?<p>…

Top 10

Vibrant Temporary Tattoos Designed by Famous Artists Who Ink Permanent Body Art

Many people want to don body art, but not everyone is willing to subject themselves to the painful process. Luckily, temporary tattoos have made it possible for anyone–regardless of their aversion towards needles–to wear a pain-free design on their skin. Tattoo You is a Calgary-based shop producing …

The best hostels in Europe

An expert guide to the best hostels in Europe, including the top places to stay for backpackers and those looking for cheap hostels, in locations including London, Paris and Amsterdam.<p><b>London</b><p>Safestay Holland Park, Kensington<p>Located midway between Holland Park Road and bustling Kensington - it’s rare …

New photo storage solution Monument is just like Google Photos -- except you own it

Your photographs are important — but so is memory on your smartphone. Monument hopes to save you the trouble of negotiating between the two with a private storage option that can sync all of your photos across devices.<p>Monument’s private storage and sync options aren’t new, but the device also uses …

Google and Alphabet's 20 most ambitious moonshot projects

Google went through a massive reorganization October 2015 when Alphabet became its parent company.<p>Projects that weren't part of Google's core business (Google search engine and Android) were spun out into separate Alphabet companies with their own CEO. All of these "moonshot" projects cover …

Google Fiber

Three Californians, 1,500 miles, one rented VW: A long and winding road trip through central France

A road trip through France is highly advised.<p>Landing after midnight to start that road trip, in a country where you’ve never driven, don’t speak the language and can’t get yourself out of Charles de Gaulle Airport, however, is less advised.<p>Yet that’s how two friends and I embarked on our week-long …

The Best Places to Travel and Teach in 2016

We all know traveling makes us more creative, but most people get stumped when it comes to funding an international adventure. That’s why teaching English abroad, fraught with all of its little surprises, is still one of the most popular ways to actually experience a new culture firsthand, while …

Teaching

24 Trips That Actually Changed People's Lives

The power of a transformative trip.

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …