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My Adventures With the Trip Doctors

How a group of researchers and renegades are pushing hallucinogenic drugs into mainstream medicine.

Drugs

Restaurant noise levels are climbing. Here’s how to fight back. - Vox

“I can’t hear you.”<p>When the Line Hotel opened in Washington, DC, last December, the cocktail bars, gourmet coffee shops, and restaurants that fill its cavernous lobby drew a lot of buzz. Housed in a century-old church, the space was also reputedly beautiful.<p>My first visit in February confirmed that …

Hospitality

How to Bounce Back After Hitting Rock Bottom In Your Career, According to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs

These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.<p>Like most people, I relish the feel-good stories of successful people who overcame setbacks to make it to the top. But what about when you have a complete career breakdown? I mean a time when you hit rock bottom and …

How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down …

Public Health

Reddit and the Struggle to Detoxify the Internet

How do we fix life online without limiting free speech?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Which Web sites get the most traffic? According to the ranking service Alexa, the top three sites in the United States, as of this writing, are …

The Best Area to Stay in Bangkok for Photographers

I must admit, Bangkok took me by surprise. And I don’t mean I fell head over heels and never wanted to leave. I stayed in bed the first three days, I …

A look inside the daily routine of Walt Disney, who wandered through the office after hours and always carried snacks in his pockets

<b>• Walt Disney's daily routine involved long workdays.</b><p><b>• Sometimes he didn't leave his studio; other days he wound down with a Scotch Mist and headed home for dinner.</b><p><b>• Disney had a lot of usual habits that defined his managerial style.</b><p>Walt Disney's daily routine was far from static.<p>Disney didn't just …

New Weekend Sprinter Train from Bangkok to Pattaya

Going on a day trip to Pattaya has just got a lot easier with the launch this month of a

Pattaya

These 5 Restaurants Prove That L.A.’s Asian Food Is Getting Even Better

From Sichuan crab to Andong chicken, L.A. brings the heat.<p>It's easy to be overwhelmed by options in America’s most of-the-moment food city, even if …

Songkran: The Thailand Water Festival

Songkran, informally called "the Thailand water festival," is an annual event marking the start of the traditional Thai new year. Songkran is the …

The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars

Fuel economy is an important factor to consider when buying a new car, even when gas prices are down. History has shown that they won't stay that way …

Android Auto

The IRS isn't calling you — it's a scam, and here's what to do if it happens to you

The IRS isn't exactly modern.<p>If it needs to get in touch with a taxpayer, it sends a letter— not an email, not a phone call, and definitely not a message over social media. Especially in cases of tax fraud.<p>So when I recently got a voicemail admonishing me for supposed issues with the tax return I …

Deal Alert: US to Iceland From $192 Round-Trip

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How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

On-demand music streaming services currently dominate listening time across the globe, with the two leading companies, Spotify and Apple Music, …

How to watch the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games

The Olympic Games will return to the networks and digital platforms of NBC Universal when the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games commence this …

Olympics

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

A flight attendant says 'nobody cares' if you actually turn off your phone on a plane — and reveals the disgusting reason you should never drink coffee in the air

There's something intriguing about the life of airline crew members. Maybe it's the pristine uniform, the jet-setting lifestyle, or the secret codes and signs. But people in the industry often say the job is nowhere near as glamorous as it appears.<p>Confirming that is an unnamed flight attendant at a …

E.coli

The slow death of the jumbo jet – where are they all now?

Delta, the world’s second largest airline, sent its final 747 to an Arizona “boneyard” this week, marking another chapter in the slow death of the jumbo jet.<p>Last month United, Delta’s US rival, waved goodbye to its final 747 with a farewell flight from San Francisco to Honolulu (recreating the …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Medicine

Revealed: The world's safest (and least safe) airlines for 2018

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are among the 20 safest airlines on Earth, according to an annual ranking of the world’s biggest carriers.<p>The website AirlineRatings.com assessed 409 major airlines before delivering its verdict, taking into account previous incidents, the average age of their …

Air New Zealand

Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone event

Apple CEO Tim Cook today opened Apple’s fall iPhone event with a touching tribute to ex-CEO Steve Jobs. It’s fitting. The stage Cook stood on, after all, was the focal point of a new theater bearing Jobs’ name.<p>Apple Watch<p>Watch, according to Cook, has grown 50 percent over the previous year. It’s …

Mobile Technology

If you're drinking tap water, you're consuming plastic pollutants

Microscopic plastic fibers are pouring out of household faucets from New York to Delhi, according to original research by Orb Media, a nonprofit digital newsroom in Washington, DC.<p>Working with researchers at the State University of New York and the University of Minnesota, Orb tested 159 drinking …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Jerry Lewis: A Life in Pictures

Cincinnati

In the future, your body won’t be buried... you’ll dissolve

The Resomator stands monolithic in the corner of a room in the bowels of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). It's as sterile as a …

After China’s crackdown, now Russia is banning VPNs too

It’s been a gloomy week for internet freedom.<p>On July 29 Russian president Vladimir Putin formally signed a law (link in Russian, .pdf) that prohibits the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and other internet proxy services. The law was published on July 30, and will be implemented from November …

Privacy

Number of Accidents Due to Amusement Park Rides Might Be Higher Than You Think

The amusement park industry assures the public that its parks and rides across America are safe and well inspected but a recent death at the Ohio State Fair has left people wondering whether those claims have actually been nailed down.<p>On Wednesday, in a scenario ripped from a child's nightmares, …

New Jersey

How to break a lease: Pros and cons of breaking your rental contract — and tenants’ legal rights

Are you thinking about breaking your lease because you’re ready to move to cheaper digs or a more creative city? Whatever your motivations, you need …

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

Northern Lights

Reviving the art of Filipino tribal tattoos

<b>The Spanish conquistadors who landed in 1521 dubbed the Philippines the Islands of the Painted Ones after the heavily tattooed locals. Nearly 500 years on, tribal tattooing is almost extinct. Aya Lowe met the islands' last practitioner and those trying to keep the tradition alive.</b><p>For more than …

Tattoos