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This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …

European Travel

Your Horoscope This Week

It’s another weird and intense week, stargazers! We’re entering the realm of oppositions, which, in astrology, are meant to show us how two different …

Self-help

Calpurnia: The Kids Are Alright

<b>Photo credit: Press</b><p><b>Photo credit: Netflix</b><p>“He was like, ‘Oh, by the way, I sent some of our demos to Royal Mountain and they really like our stuff and …

Finn Wolfhard

Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

Why are the World Cup favourites floundering?

The 2018 World Cup is not yet a week old but has already provided a handful of surprise results - mostly involving the tournament’s top teams. Argentina were held by Iceland, Brazil by Switzerland, France squeezed past Australia and Germany lost to Mexico. Even Spain, boasting a squad brimming …

Soccer

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

How We Watch Soccer Now

The World Cup shows how money and media saturation have changed the nature of fandom.<p>View more<p>In soccer terms, I am what is known as a “neutral,” someone who loves the sport but doesn’t follow any particular club or team. This comes with certain drawbacks—requiring me, for instance, to devote …

Soccer

Scoot Over: A Two-Wheeled Gold Rush in Silicon Valley

Venture capital pour into electric scooter firms at record pace; don’t try it when it rains<p>The hottest investment in Silicon Valley today looks like a kids’ toy, has only been tested in a few cities and is unsafe to use in heavy rain.<p>Venture-capital investors are pouring money into shared electric …

Venture Capital

Everything you need to know about broccoli coffee

We’re no stranger to outrageous coffee trends over here. Whether it’s butter coffee, mushroom coffee or even a splash of cockroach milk for your cup …

Nutrition

This Is the Netflix Exec to Thank for Your Wild Wild Country Binge

Lisa Nishimura, the streaming giant’s head of documentary and comedy programming, is changing the way filmmakers and viewers approach nonfiction TV.<p>In July 2015, filmmakers Chapman and Maclain Way pitched a documentary series to Netflix executive Lisa Nishimura that they had spent the previous year …

Filmmaking

NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space

The Voorhes<p>Space<p>Can gardens help astronauts go farther?<p><b>“Our plants aren’t looking too good,”</b> astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted from the International Space Station on December 27, 2015. He was right: The attached picture showed four baby zinnias bathed in magenta light. Three of the four leafy stalks …

Middle School

How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying

With a new special, <i>Talking for Clapping</i>, about to premiere on Netflix (which would eventually win a Grammy for Best Comedy Album and an Emmy Award …

Comedy

Live Your Best Life with Fitbit and Win a Trip to San Francisco

Like us, Fitbit is seriously passionate about helping people invest in themselves and live their best lives. So we’ve teamed up to create a place to get inspired and inspire others to move more, eat well, and even sleep better.<p>Filled with wellbeing experts—like Caroline Jordan, one of the Fitbit …

San Francisco

Can technology help our garden grow?

The CNET Smart Garden has started to look like an actual garden. We set it up a couple months ago at the start of spring at the CNET Smart Home in Louisville, Kentucky. In the meantime, we used a couple of indoor planters to grow seeds into seedlings, and planted some lettuce in the garden while we …

Gardening

Germany’s Problems, Messi’s Solo Act, and the Brilliance of El Tri: Takeaways From a Wild World Cup Weekend

<i>Welcome to The Front Six. Every Monday for the duration of the World Cup, we’ll be publishing this column, which will offer six takeaways from the</i> …

Soccer

Millennials skip breakfast, Baby Boomers read the paper, and other ways generations differ in their morning routines

Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers are very different — and their differences are apparent from the moment they wake up.<p>A poll from MSN surveyed Americans on their morning routines. It then used machine learning and big data, such as the census, to model how a representative sample of the …

Demographics

The Opportunity rover has survived Martian hell for 15 years. Here's how.

A dust storm the size of North America has smothered NASA's Opportunity rover for the past week, shrouding much of the red planet in darkness and …

Dust Storms

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Harvard

Top Plays from World Cup Group Stage: Pictures

Mapping Childish Gambino’s Atlanta

A transplant to Atlanta from Pakistan (via London) has mapped the story of Atlanta as told through the songs of some of the city’s most famous rappers.<p>The story behind Donald Glover’s praiseworthy television series “Atlanta” is told in landscapes.While the show bears the name of the city, there’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Trump Came to Enforce a Policy of Separating Migrant Families

WASHINGTON — Almost immediately after President Trump took office, his administration began weighing what for years had been regarded as the nuclear option in the effort to discourage immigrants from unlawfully entering the United States.<p>Children would be separated from their parents if the …

Immigration

Expert Takeaway Tips for Organizing Your Bookshelf

There’s way more to book organization than sorting by color.<p>A stylish library or polished nook filled to the brim with books is one way to bring a …

Books

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth?

In 2017, Gavin Stonehouse, a graduate student in plant biology at Colorado State University, started cultivating hemp plants in a special soil …

Cannabis

Inside Netflix’s TV-Swallowing, Market-Dominating Binge Factory

Above, Ryan Murphy, Spike Lee, Laverne Cox, Alison Brie, Jane Fonda, Robin Wright, and Jason Bateman.<p>“What do you think about gas in the tank for the …

TV

The History of Lionel Messi and Argentina vs. the World Cup

In Argentina, it’s a <i>gambeta</i>.<p>Derived from the gaucho literature of South American cowboys, the word was initially used to describe the distinctive …

Soccer

How an anxious, lost raccoon conquered a Minnesota skyscraper — and our hearts

The internet sensation of the past 24 hours, explained.<p>Every once in a while, a story comes around that reminds us of the sheer power of grit and determination. This time, it is a raccoon that climbed a UBS Plaza building in St. Paul, Minnesota.<p>The saga of MPR Raccoon — or #MPRraccoon, as it became …

Raccoons

Which Countries Guarantee That New Dads Get Paid Paternity Leave?

What do China, India, South Sudan and the United States have in common?<p>They are among the 92 countries where there is no national policy that allow dads to take paid time off work to care for their newborns.<p>According to a data analysis released on Thursday by UNICEF, the U.N. children's agency, …

Demographics

The Quest to Break America’s Most Mysterious Code—And Find $60 Million in Buried Treasure

<i>A set of 200-year-old ciphers may reveal the location of millions of dollars’ worth of gold, silver, and jewels buried in rural Virginia. For the</i> …

Blue Ridge Mountains