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The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.<p>While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those …

Beaches

24 Engagement Photo Ideas For Couples Who Know How To Have Fun

The couple who plays together, stays together!<p>Contrary to popular belief, engagement photos don't have to be dull and awkward. In fact, the best shoots are the ones where the couple lets loose and actually has some fun.<p>Below are 24 creative engagement photo ideas for couples who are anything but …

Junot Díaz’s Syllabi for His MIT Writing Classes, and the Novels on His Reading List

We can probably all agree that it’s a little premature, but all the same, the BBC has barreled ahead with its list of “The 21st Century’s 12 greatest …

Audi synthesizes diesel from carbon dioxide and water

So far, e-diesel is being mixed with traditional diesel, but it could potentially be used as a fuel on its own.<p>Maybe EVs aren't inevitable after all. Audi, together with the German energy company Sunfire, has announced that it is able to synthesize diesel from water and CO2, and that the product …

Carbon Dioxide

Tribeca: Why This Filmmaker Risked His Life to Track the War on Drugs in ‘Cartel Land’

Tribeca: Why This Filmmaker Risked His Life to Track the War on Drugs in 'Cartel Land'<p>Matthew Heineman’s documentary “Cartel Land” plays, at least at …

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in May 2015 — Class Central

2 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on April 20, 2015<p><i>We compile this list based on how many Class Central users have added a particular</i> …

The Most Interesting Cities in America

While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, they've got something else, a certain indefinable quality that makes them hard to forget.<p>Some places stay with you long after you are gone. While they may not necessarily have the most pleasant weather or the best food, …

San Francisco

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

21 Inappropriate Books For Kids That Actually Exist

Previously we've brought you the eyebrow raising 10 Worst Book Covers In The History Of Literature<p>But today's literary gems aren't designed for you …

The Most Bizarre Buildings in All 50 States

Every state in the Union lays claim to something special. Those bragging rights extend to their more curious contributions, too. We rounded up funny, fascinating, and architecturally odd structures in every state to prove there's plenty of weird to be found.<p>By Joe McGauley<p>Every state in the Union …

Wikimedia

There's hope, America! Smart, successful people are finally talking about what's wrong with our country

The richest 10% of Americans — and especially the richest 1% and 0.1% of Americans — are now capturing <i>all</i> of the income growth in the country, while the rest of America, some 300 million people, are treading water or losing ground.<p>That's obviously not good for the 300 million Americans who are …

Eliminate your energy bills using old newspapers

DIY environmentally friendly houses will insulate against thundersnow<p>Once upon a time, the only thing you could do with yesterday’s newspaper was to wrap up takeaway food. Now, though, it turns out that once you’ve read the Telegraph Property section, you can use it not just to keep your fish and …

Greece's Radical Left-Wing Government Is Right About The Debt — And Everyone Needs To Get Over It

Alex Tsipras, Greece's new radical left-wing Prime Minister. REUTERS/Marko Djurica Syriza has triumphed in Greece's election. The coalition has formed a government and all eyes are turning to the major showdown that's coming.<p>The party is demanding a major bondholder "haircut." This is effectively a …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

National Parks

A US Veteran Died Trying To Topple An African Dictatorship Last Month

Earlier this month, two Americans were charged with violating the Neutrality Act for their participation in a Dec. 30, 2014, attempted coup that failed to topple the government of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, one of the most oppressive regimes on earth.<p>The Neutrality Act makes it illegal for …

Presenting the Best of CES 2015 winners!

One week in Vegas, several halls filled with tech, but only one official Best of CES Awards. After a few tortuous nights of shouting at each other, debating the merits of each of our finalists, we eventually decided on our winners. Congratulations to all our finalists and winners, and to anyone …

Akira Kurosawa’s List of His 100 Favorite Movies

In movies like <i>Seven Samurai</i> and <i>High and Low</i>, director Akira Kurosawa took the cinematic language of Hollywood and improved on it, creating a …

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

CES is finally over. Here’s everything you missed

We expected CES this year to be about connecting everything from watches to toothbrushes to virtual worlds. We did see a lot of connected, crazy …

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …

Nuclear Energy

15 artists you need to add to your playlist in 2015

Let's be honest. Your tired playlist could use a refresh. Start your 2015 on the right note by adding these 15 hand-selected artists to your music …

Music

Elian Gonzalez, 15 Years Later

Elian Gonzalez’ mother was so desperate to escape Cuba and raise her son in the U.S. that she risked the 90-mile ocean crossing in a rickety aluminum …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

14 Places You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Are you <i>sure</i> you booked a trip to Mon-tree-awl? Or are you instead headed to Muhn-trawl?<p>Pronouncing the correct name of a city or country can make it sound like a whole new place. Accurate accentuation can also really help you jive with locals.<p>Study a few place names you may have been saying wrong …

New 'Tripr' App Makes Your Friends For You, Ahead Of Time

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next vacation? New travel app Tripr can (and will) make that happen.<p>The app's mantra is that you should …

Styling Tricks for Waking up to Good Hair

Sleep in, skip the morning shower and still have a good hair day.<p>Waking up to good hair without any effort on your part the night before is like accidentally getting the half off on current-season boots at Barney's—rare, precious and best accepted without question. Waking up to great hair every day …