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Peaceful places you won't believe are in London

From ornate temples to hidden gardens, wander off the beaten path, get your camera ready and explore peaceful places you wouldn't believe are in …

Samsung’s Smartcam HD Plus is a serious Nest Cam contender

Samsung’s Smartcam HD Plus is a wireless security camera for your home that you can set up to receive mobile alerts and view live footage through …

Molekule's air filter aims to purify your home with light

A startup believes its purifying technique can outperform traditional HEPA filtration across the board. Molekule's eponymous air purifier uses a process called photoelectrochemical oxidation (PECO) to remove not only pollutants and allergens (i.e. purifying), but also viruses and bacteria (i.e. …

Brazil Has Nearly 60,000 Murders, And It May Relax Gun Laws

At the dilapidated morgue in the northern Brazilian city of Natal, Director Marcos Brandao walks over the blood-smeared floor to where the corpses are kept.<p>He points out the labels attached to the bright metal doors, counting out loud. It has not been a particularly bad night, yet there are nine …

Rogue landlords and letting agents to get stiffer fines in rental market shakeup

Rogue landlords and letting agents face higher fines, being potentially blacklisted from the property industry and being forced to repay rent taken since the start of a tenancy under proposals outlined by the government this week.<p>One aspect of the plans – the eviction of immigrants living illegally …

101 things to do in London for teens

London is the place to be for teenagers: with all the fun things to do in London, it’s hard to know where to start! Discover all the cool things to …

Learning, and teaching, how to say goodbye

My 4-year old son carefully unzips his coat and puts it on the hook by his name. He’d much rather I do this for him, but I’ve been trying to encourage him to be more independent. We walk into his preschool classroom, and I take a moment to say hello to his teachers while he surveys the scene. I …

The Nations Where Gender Inequality Is Least And Greatest

A new visualization of 188 countries puts the data in stark–and depressing–relief.<p>In most countries, the dice are still stacked against women. They find it harder than men to get decent jobs and educations. They receive less income for what they do. And they’re not well represented politically–or …

Six months in, the iPhone 6 Plus is the best computer I’ve ever had

The strangest thing happened the other day when I picked up my iPhone 6 Plus: It looked and felt like a normal smartphone—no longer a comically large pocket computer.<p>It’s now been six months since I started using a 6 Plus, which Apple released in September 2014. That’s roughly one-fourth of the way …

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Breitling also has an expensive watch that'll connect to your iPhone

So it's more connected watch than smartwatch, but it's still interesting to see a true luxury timepiece maker taking a step into this space. With a …

The Level Is a Balance Board for Standing Desks, and It's Great

Sitting all day sucks. Besides plenty of research on its negative health effects, extended sitting just makes it easier to lull off when you should be doing work, which is good for neither you nor your workplace.<p>Naturally then, standing desks are popping up in offices everywhere. But while being …

Woolet aims to be the wallet you'll never lose

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never lost your wallet ever again? There might just be a way to make that happen. The Woolet is a smart wallet that attaches to your mobile device via Bluetooth, and will send you a notification if you move too far away from it. You can manage your wallet connection by …

This sweet little stereo system sounds better than it has any right to

As regular Audiophiliac readers know, I love writing about cost-no-object, high-end audio, but I also have a soft spot for dirt cheap, but decent sounding gear.<p>When I recently reviewed the new small bookshelf speaker from Dayton Audio, the B452 , I couldn't help but be knocked out by their sound. …

Turbulence: Everything You Need to Know

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of …

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7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally.<p>No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult. This article …

Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry

Three of the UK’s leading supermarkets have launched emergency investigations into their chicken supplies after a Guardian investigation uncovered a catalogue of alleged hygiene failings in the poultry industry.<p>Undercover footage, photographic evidence and information from whistleblowers has …

Use iPads and Kindles to get infants to read, experts say

A study from the National Literacy Trust says that touch-screen technology such as iPads can "offer a route" into reading for many children aged three to five<p>Parents should turn to smartphones, iPads and Kindles to get young children interested in reading amid concerns that growing numbers of …

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NYC Food Events for the Holidays and Beyond

If you're spending the holidays in NYC and looking to do more than stay in the warm indoors, here are some classes, dinners, and outings to keep you busy and festive.<p>Saturday, December 21<p><b>Brooklyn Flea's Gifted Holiday Market</b><i><br>Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</i> …

The Food Lab: Sautéed Green Beans With Mushrooms and Caramelized Cipollini Onions

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments.<p>I …

The Risky Business of Paternity Leave

When men take time off to care for family members, their long-term earnings suffer—just as women's do. Here's why it's worth it.<p>As a family sociologist, I’ve spent decades studying how and why men might take more responsibility for childcare and housework. My colleagues at the University of Oregon …

Top 14 des créations sorties d'une imprimante 3D les plus bluffantes

L’impression 3D, c'est le futur, tout simplement. Il est aujourd'hui possible de fabriquer des objets en les imprimant couche par couche, et ça se …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

NBA<p>The league's best-dressed man will be determined by one thing: your votes.<p>By The Editors of GQ14 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The <i>Ibiza</i> and <i>Love</i> …

Marriage Makes Our Children Richer—Here's Why

Young people from less-privileged homes are more likely to graduate from college and earn more if raised by two married parents.<p>The United States' reputation as "the land of opportunity" is a cruel bit of false advertising.<p>Americans are less likely to experience relative economic mobility than our …

Are Private Schools Worth It?

A new book argues that public schools are actually academically superior.<p>Sarah Theule Lubienski didn’t set out to compare public schools and private schools. A professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she was studying math instructional techniques when she discovered something …

Thinking About Pregnancy Like an Economist

How it became clear that I needed to sort through the valuable, and useless, information — on alcohol, prenatal testing, deli meats — for myself.<p>In the fall of 2009 my husband, Jesse, and I decided to have a baby. We were both economics professors at the University of Chicago. We'd been together …

For the Desperate New Mom Who Thinks She's Crazy Alone

I had no clue how to be a mom.<p>I had never done any real babysitting, never dreamed about my future kids, never wished for motherhood.<p>And I had no idea that the labor continues long after the delivery. Consequently the first year of Jackson's life was about the most blurred and confusing one I …

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, according to analysis of scores of scientific studies stretching back over decades

A new review of 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades has concluded that religious people are less intelligent than non-believers.<p>A …

Google Maps View : Un nouveau service pour les prises de vue à 360°

Google Maps View débarque sur la toile et ce nouveau site est dédié aux prises de vue à 360°. Il accompagne la fonctionnalité Photo Sphere.<p><b>Google</b> …

Comment choisir ses accessoires photo ?

Quels accessoires photographiques choisir ?<p><b>S'inscrire dans un flux de production photographique, ce n'est pas simplement être équipé d'un appareil</b> …