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Golden Globes 2015: Snubs, surprises and assorted trends

Angelina Jolie has been nominated for Golden Globes for her acting in "Changeling," "Gia" and "The Tourist," part of half a dozen noms over the years for the A-list star. The group even nominated her feature directorial debut, 2011's "In the Land of Blood and Honey," in the foreign film …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Lumosity analyzes brain function of 40M people to push neuroscience forward

Lumosity is pushing the frontiers of neuroscience. Today, the brain-training startup revealed findings from its Human Cognition Project — an initiative that gives researchers access to its data to conduct experimental research.<p>Lumosity creates brain-training exercises designed to give your brain a …

WhatsApp is in the big leagues with 250M active users

WhatsApp's active user base could be a cause for worry among some tech companies and wireless carriers.<p>The messaging service announced Thursday that it has more than 250 million active users -- making it on par with Skype, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter, according to The Wall Street …

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5 Essential Steps for Keeping Your Computer Safe

Computers house so much of our personal data that it’s essential to set up protective measures in case of cyber attack or mechanical failure. These …

TIME Exclusive: President Obama’s 1979 Prom Photos

<i>This article appears in this week’s magazine underneath the title, “Obama’s Grand Old Party.” To subscribe to</i> TIME, <i>click here.</i><p>Tucked away in someone …

Google+ Hangout: The Future of Minecraft with CaptainSparklez, Block Fortress and Will Blew

Join us on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 1PM Eastern for a Google+ Hangout to discuss all things Minecraft. The live video chat, moderated by TIME’s Harry …

Africa's Ambitious "Great Green Wall" | TIME

Cousin marriages: tradition versus taboo

Consanguineous marriage, or inter-family marriage, is a practice steeped in culture, tradition and economics. But many question it and the health risks that are posed. In this battle of tradition versus science what is the way forward? A deeper understanding of the health effects of cousin marriage …

People 'without'

Kabul's beauticians make up their own rules

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan</b> - In feminist thought, beauty parlours are hardly synonymous with women's empowerment. But most Afghan women don't have the luxury of worrying about such principles: A job is a job, and it's a crucial step forward for Kabul's beauticians.<p>Soraya has been battling to stay …

Meet the family | Canada

They all come from the same part of the world: the Horn of Africa, Somaliland, a country torn apart by civil war for the last 30 years.<p>Countries with a multi-cultural approach, like Canada, the USA and Great Britain, encourage immigrants to keep their customs and culture. However, others, like …

9/11 suspect's lawyer talks about challenges

The lead defence lawyer for the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks has spoken to Al Jazeera about the challenges facing his team as they prepare for trial.<p>Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan Reports from Guantanamo Bay.

Bosnia's babies in limbo

Belmina Ibrisevic, a three-month-old baby from northeastern Bosnia, requires an urgent transfer to a hospital in Germany because of her rapidly deteriorating health condition. She needs a bone marrow transplant which cannot be done in Bosnia.<p>Usually, this kind of surgery would be preceded by a …

Bulgaria's 'dance with me' protests

A protester holds a sign and a flag of Bulgaria during an anti-government protest on June 20, 2013 in front of the government's headquarters in the center of Sofia (AFP/Nikolay Doychinov).<p>Every day since June 14, tens of thousands of Bulgarians have taken to the streets promptly at 18:30 to protest …

Is 'social mix' good for Vancouver?

Anti-gentrification protests in Vancouver, Canada have escalated from stealing signs to allegedly setting fire to a housing construction project. They are protesting 'social mix', a redeveloping project aiming to close the city's gaps between rich and poor neighbourhoods.<p>The project targets …

Six Syrian heritage sites declared endangered

Six ancient sites in Syria, including the city of Aleppo which has suffered considerable damage in the course of the country's ongoing conflict, have been added to the endangered World Heritage list, UNESCO says.<p>The other sites to be added are the ancient cities of Damascus and Bosra, the oasis of …

More than one million join Brazil protests

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across Brazil as part of a protest movement over the quality of public services and the high cost of staging the World Cup.<p>President Dilma Rousseff called for an emergency cabinet meeting on Friday amid mounting pressure on her government in the face of …

7 Best Department Store Restaurants

Even at your favorite, go-to department store, shopping gets exhausting. Particularly when you just go in to get one thing and you wind up browsing …

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …