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Anthony Bourdain Ate An Insane 'Foraged' Feast At Noma, The Best Restaurant In The World

Food and travel guru Anthony Bourdain is so enamored by the restaurant that he devoted a whole episode of his CNN show, "Parts Unknown," to it.<p>In addition to enjoying an incredible meal at the restaurant, Bourdain spent time with its head chef, René Redzepi, foraging for ingredients at a local …

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Off Camera Flash for Your Travel Photography

The creative use of artificial light in travel photography is a powerful tool that can take your images to the next level. While there’s a myriad of …

Getting the Most Out of a Telephoto Lens With 8 Useful Tips

People seem to possess a natural inclination to want to see things that are far away; it’s not good enough to just catch a glimpse of distant …

Associated Press News

FBI Tried to Recruit Member of 9/11 Plotters' Legal Team, Lawyers Claim

At Guantánamo Bay, the wheels of justice turn not so much slowly, as seldom. Twelve and a half years after 9/11, the five men accused of planning and …

Terrorism

CIA's Pakistan drone strikes carried out by regular US air force personnel

A regular US air force unit based in the Nevada desert is responsible for flying the CIA's drone strike programme in Pakistan, according to a new documentary to be released on Tuesday.<p>The film – which has been three years in the making – identifies the unit conducting CIA strikes in Pakistan's …

How Heartbleed Happened, The NSA And Proof Heartbleed Can Do Real Damage

Last week during the Heartbleed chaos I wrote two articles, one outlining how to stay safe and the other explaining what heartbleed actually is. As we enter this week it is clear that we are far from out of the woods, indeed I will shortly explain why Heartbleed is going to be around for some time …

Radio Tecnico: How The Zetas Cartel Took Over Mexico With Walkie-Talkies

Inside the communications infrastructure of the ultraviolent syndicate<p>On September 16, 2008, Carl Pike, the deputy head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, watched live video feeds from a command center outside Washington, D.C., as federal agents fanned out across …

Where Gravitational Waves Are Found: Behind The Scenes At BICEP2

A scientist stationed in Antarctica tells about the biggest scientific discovery of the year, and how to have fun at the Pole.<p>The astronomical instrument BICEP2 was deployed at the South Pole in 2009 to look for evidence that would support the theory of inflation, which tries to explain how the …

Take away this one gene and mice live long and lean

By deleting a single gene, researchers were able to dramatically reduce fat mass in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20 percent.<p>The findings …

Immune System

Scientists Find Unprecedented Black Hole

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists have discovered a "fast and furious" super-powered small black hole, the first that …

Climate change threatens to bring eradicated viruses back from the dead

Scientists revive a frozen 30,000-year-old giant Siberian virus<p>All it took was a single sample of frozen Siberian soil for an international collaboration of researchers to discover, and revive, a new type of "giant virus" — a virus whose unusually large size means scientists can spot it through a …

Here’s why Russia won’t let go of Crimea

Let's be clear — we don't know what Moscow is thinking for Ukraine.<p>On the one hand, Russia's leaders might see the Ukrainian Revolution as an existential threat. It's a revolution against tyranny and corruption, and the Kremlin does not want to see that spreading. And if that's the case, the worst …

9 Simple Tips to Pack Your Life Into Just One Suitcase — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p><i>One suitcase.</i> The thought alone gives me anxiety.<p>As a girl in my mid-twenties, packing all …

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Healthy hair: the secrets of luscious locks

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The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

How to Shave With a Straight Razor [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

You’ve been shaving like your grandpa with a safety razor; now it’s time to try out the method your great-grandpa used — shaving with a straight …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

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How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

Social Media

To specialise or generalise?

<i>The work of a generalist, or a specialist in seeking abstraction?</i><p>There’s always been a slightly inaccurate preconception in any field that a …