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After 10 Years Studying Sleep, the U.S. Military Just Revealed Something Eye-Opening About Caffeine

You might think if you're tired, just drink coffee until you wake up. Turns out, it's a bit more complex than that.<p>We've seen over and over that there are tremendous health benefits to drinking coffee--even a heck of a lot of coffee--including substantial increases in lifespan.<p>But if you think …

Sleep

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

A wolf left its irradiated Chernobyl home. What happens if it mates?

In the winter of 2015, a young male wolf left its home in the radiation-contaminated zone around Chernobyl, a Soviet nuclear plant that …

Here's the Best Street Style From Pitti Uomo 94

Classic tailoring meets loud street style.<p>Fashion Week attendees made the quick move from London to Florence for Pitti Uomo this week, where …

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Featuring a new installation in KAWS.<p>London-based architecture firm Zaha Hadid Architects has designed the extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau, with …

How Analytics Has Given Netflix The Edge Over Hollywood

A number of recent articles discuss Hollywood’s concern over the recent wave of multimillion dollar Netflix deals with stars like Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy or the Obamas to produce content for the platform. In contrast to the dynamism of Netflix, the traditional movie industry is hamstrung by a …

Machine Learning

Japanese Subcultures You've Never Heard of: Guro Lolita & Yami Kawaii

Exploring the roots and rationale behind the horror and mental health-influenced trends.<p><i>Considering the size of the country, it’s impressive how much</i> …

The first photo from NASA's planet-hunting TESS satellite is full of so many stars

A new NASA telescope, sailing toward its assigned orbit, took a moment to look around before it starts its ultimate mission: searching the galaxy for …

Apple Watch Secrets Revealed By Jony Ive, Health A Big Focus

Sir Jonathan Ive, to give him his full name in its most formal expression, has revealed much about the origins of the Apple Watch in an extensive, elegant and free-ranging interview in the latest Hodinkee Magazine.<p>The Apple design chief talked to Benjamin Clymer at Hodinkee, which describes itself …

'Mountains and mountains of plastic': life on Cambodia's polluted coast

Photographs from Sihanouk in the country’s south west reveal locals living amid a staggering tide of plastic pollution<p>Looking down into the water that lies beneath the ramshackle houses of Sihanouk, Cambodia, it is hard to imagine that the sea is there at all. Instead, there is dense layer upon …

Pollution

young london designer claire barrow on her struggle with anxiety

The bright design star reveals her journey in words and drawings for UK Mental Health Week.<p>The pressure is immense at times. That's lead to anxiety, and my anxiety has caused me to be ill in the past. But is it linked to the industry I work in [as the designer of my eponymous line Claire Barrow]?<p>I …

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup: In an Instant Pot or On the Stove

Today we have two really really exciting things to talk about. Thing #1: Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup, a recipe that has long weighed on our minds. …

Great heights and spectacular sights: The 17 coolest buildings on Earth

Since claiming dominion over this drifting space rock, humans have peppered the planet with abodes and edifices both large and small. Over the past …

Apple might ditch Intel chips in Macs for its own, starting in 2020

Apple might screw Intel over... starting in 2020.<p>The tech company is reportedly planning to ditch Intel's processors on its Macs and replace them …

Norway leads way on electric cars: 'it’s part of a green taxation shift'

Nearly a third of all new cars sold in the country this year will be plug-in models and experts expect that share to skyrocket<p>While tourists explore Oslo’s history in the grounds of the centuries-old Akershus fortress, below their feet is a harbinger of the city’s future.<p>Here in the catacombs sit …

All 11 Star Wars movies, ranked — including 'Solo'

<i>Editor's note: This is an updated version of an earlier post ranking the first 10 Star Wars movies upon the release of</i> The Last Jedi <i>last year.</i><p>With …

50 World Leaders Will Discuss Climate Change in Paris. Donald Trump Wasn't Invited

Foreign policy experts on both sides of the aisle predicted that President Trump’s decision to take the U.S. out of the world’s most significant …

He kept his Star Wars legacy a secret in Boulder for decades. At 85, the sci-fi pioneer is ready to step out.

Sierra Dall had been living with Colin Cantwell for more than 15 years before she finally learned his secrets.“I knew he had some things in the …

Star Wars

3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

Furniture

Get to Know Yoshi, Japan's 14-Year Old Fashion Wunderkind

He’s modeled for Off-White™ and Helmut Lang.<p>Fourteen-year-old Yoshi is Japan’s latest fashion wunderkind. Starring earlier this year in Helmut Lang’s …

A basic income for everyone? Yes, Finland shows it really can work | Aditya Chakrabortty

Mark Zuckerberg, Bernie Sanders and Elon Musk back the idea. And trials suggest it can liberate jobless people from a life of humiliation<p>In a speck of a village deep in the Finnish countryside, a man gets money for free. Each month, almost €560 (£500) is dropped into his bank account, with no …

Universal Basic Income

23 Japanese Recipes That Cost Less Than a Ticket to Tokyo

Though Japan is renowned for both its cuisine and its food culture, relatively few of its dishes have made their way onto menus in the US, let alone onto the tables of home cooks. True, sushi, tempura, and teriyaki-glazed fish are familiar to more Americans than ever before. But Japanese food …

Google Home Mini hands-on: Smaller, cheaper, subtler

Google's most adorable product launch today is definitely its puck-size Home Mini. No more imposing cylinders with AI voices, it's much, much, smaller and just less "tech." At $49, it'll square up against Amazon's Dot, but like the Dot, it will act as a gateway smart speaker for those not willing …

Krept & Konan Announce Plans to Drop Two New Mixtapes

With features from Skepta, Stormzy and Jhené Aiko.<p>London-based due Krept & Konan have announced plans to release two new mixtapes on the same day. …

New Balance 1500 Made In England "Grey/Black"

Your new everyday sneaker.<p>Earlier today, Titolo Shop dropped a New Balance 1500 Made In England with a cold-weather-ready grey, black and white …

Wu-Tang Clan Announces Next Album 'Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues'

Dropping October 13.<p>As one of hip-hop’s staple groups over the past 25 years, the iconic Wu-Tang Clan has announced the latest chapter to its ever …

An Official Look at Stüssy's T-Shirt Retrospective Collection

Featuring two Dover Street Market collaborations.<p>Last week, it was announced that legendary brand Stüssy would be holding a retrospective of its …

The 25 Best Sites for Shopping Quality Streetwear

Bookmark these pages for when payday rolls around.<p>In streetwear’s infancy, only a few web stores were deemed worthy of carrying the most sought after …

Nike's Air Footscape NM Gets a "Dragon Red" Makeover

Highlighted by a fiery red denim-like upper.<p>Having hit shelves in an outdoors-inspired “Camper” colorway that’s perfect for the fall season ahead, …

The Shoe Surgeon Gives Us a Master Class on How to Upgrade the Air Jordan 13

A footwear icon receives some luxury additions.<p>The next Jordan Brand retro model to hit shelves is the “Bred” iteration of the Air Jordan 13, but The …