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Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

6 Adventurous Men on the One Place to Go Before You Die

Forget Cancun. Think bigger the next time you need a 'break.'<p>There are people who go on vacations and there are travelers. The former go somewhere to escape and relax. The latter seek immersion, adventure, and a deeper connection with the world. We asked six adventurous men of style to tell us the …

#DistractinglySexy Twitter campaign perfectly skewers sexism in science

<b>Tim Hunt (Reuters/Stephen Hird)</b><p>After making misogynistic comments, Nobel laureate Tim Hunt resigned from his honorary professorship<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>June 11, 2015 4:25pm (UTC)<p>After Nobel laureate Tim Hunt, 77, spoke at the World Conference of Science Journalists about his "trouble with girls" in the …

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Churches the new Airbnb as 'champing' proves popular

The Churches Conservation Trust is offering guests the chance to sleep in a Grade I or Grade II listed church for the 2015 camping season.<p>‘Champers’ can choose from one of three sites- the Church of St Cyriac and St Julitta at Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire; All Saints’ Church in Aldwincle, …

Mad Max: Fury Road - Official Main Trailer [HD]

This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

13 Best and Worst Modern-Horror Movie Remakes

Last weekend, horror fans were blessed (or cursed) with a new version of <i>Poltergeist,</i> the 1982 Tobe Hooper/Steven Spielberg collaboration that taught …

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

Book Talk<p>God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts …

This Chilean Community Requires Residents to Have Their Appendix Removed

A South Korean man and the 21 ducklings he has been raising as his children ever since they hatched have been breaking the internet with their …

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Poor but cool: how has the Cold War become a defining symbol for modern fashion?

Poor but cool<p>—<p>How has the Cold War become a defining symbol for modern fashion?<p>“I like this idea of Soviet girls in Berlin in the late 80s to 90s,” …

DIY Skinny Leather Wrap Charm Bracelet Tutorial from I Always Pick the Thimble

This is a lightweight wrap summer bracelet that you can personalize with charms. This is a BEGINNER DIY.

On a sleepless night, solace might be someone else's words in your head

I have been up at 3am a lot lately, the time of the night when, as Alice Munro once put it, everything looks like a “spiteful imitation of itself.” That line is from Munro’s Friend of My Youth, her 1991 collection of short stories that is on the comfort reads sub-list of my security blanket master …

6 Insanely Cheap Summer Trips for 2015

This summer, why not go where the prices are unusually cheap and the dollar is unexpectedly strong? By weighing hotel rates and airfare prices alongside industry trends and local currencies, we've come up with six suggestions for fabulous and unquestionably budget-friendly vacations.<p><i>McWay Falls,</i> …

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Keyboard Shortcuts Resource List for Your Online Tools

In addition, there are a few regular shortcuts that can make browsing Facebook even faster.<p>j/k = scroll up/down between News Feed stories<p>l = like or unlike a story<p>c = comment on a story<p>s = share a story<p>p = post a new status update<p>/ = search<p>Typing a question mark will open the full list of Facebook …

These Tiny Wagons Make the Simple Life Stylish

With exposed wood details and a streamlined design, they're like the hipster alternative to trailers.<p>If life on the frontier ever strikes your fancy, these adorable wooden wagons would be the way to do it. Güte, the Canadian company that crafts these moveable huts, makes pioneering look much more …

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13 Pets Who Did NOT See That Coming

Anna Swartz<p><i>By Anna Swartz</i>Because, even the smartest of creatures can't be prepared for everything. Like mirrors. What the heck are those things, …

The Office Is Watching You

A new generation of “people analytics” tools promises to make offices more self-aware and efficient. Could they also help get you fired?<p>Does your boss even appreciate how much time you’re spending in meetings every week? Probably not.<p>Even though it might be easy to count the hours by looking at …

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

Judy Clarke Has Saved Every American Villain. Until Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Along with the Boston Bomber, she has defended Ted Kaczynski, Zacarias Moussaoui, Eric Rudolph, and Susan Smith in court. By saving the worst among us, Clarke believes she's saving all of us. Whether we like it or not.<p><b>The day Ted Kaczynski realized</b> he was capable of murder was the same day he …

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

The acclaimed filmmaker of The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War reveals why he now types all his manuscripts in Baskerville.<p>In 2013, acclaimed filmmaker and author Errol Morris ran a bold experiment. With the collusion of the <i>New York Times</i>, he asked 45,000 readers to take an online test. The test …

'Star Wars' villains do their part for pets (pictures)

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Tess Holliday Is The Biggest Thing To Happen To Modeling

Her real name is Ryann Hoven, but I won’t know this until much later, when we’re a couple drinks in at a tiki bar older than time. When we meet she’s Tess Holliday, plus-size model and social media phenomenon, and she’s sitting with her fiancé and her stylist in her stylist’s Burbank, California, …

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

7 Stellar Sales To Shop ASAP

Phew, it's Friday! Here at R29 HQ, the dawn of another well-earned weekend also means it's time for us to bring you the best sales to kick yours off …