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Le Sirenuse: A Love Letter to Amalfi Coast’s Dolce Vita

They’re a rare breed, but dream hotels do exist, and Le Sirenuse is clearly one of them.<p>A seductive Italian hideaway looming over the sparkling blue …

Italy

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What Was It Like When The Universe Was Inflating?

Our Universe today is full of matter and radiation, and can be observed by us through a variety of means. Atoms have clumped and clustered together due to billions of years of gravitation. This has formed a great cosmic web on the largest scales, with clusters of galaxies, individual galaxies, …

Dark Matter

A Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

As it turns out, marinating longer doesn't necessarily mean a more delicious dinner.<p>That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about …

Here’s how to check which apps have access to your Facebook account—and delete them

• Go to Facebook.com (it’s easier on a computer)<br>• Click the little arrow all the way on the top-right of the screen:<br>• Click on Settings<br>• Look for the Apps button on the menu on the left-hand side of the screen and click on it:<br>• This page will tell you how many other apps have access to all or some of your …

Apps

How to Cook Steak in the Oven

Love cooking steak at home but hate smoking up your kitchen? We’ve got the recipe for you. All you need is a great steak, a large cast-iron skillet, …

Amy Grant's Pot Roast Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Do NOT shower before you start this process, because you will definitely need one once you've finished. Now the fun begins! Put …

What Is Moment of Inertia in Physics?

How hard is it to rotate a given object?<p>The <i>moment of inertia</i> of an object is a calculated quantity for a rigid body that is undergoing rotational …

Japan has almost completely eliminated gun deaths — here's how

Gun control discussions crop up every time there is an attention-grabbing shooting in the US. On Wednesday, a 19-year-old allegedly shot dozens of his former classmates at a Florida high school, leaving 17 of them dead.<p>One of the biggest questions: How does the US prevent this from happening over …

Guns

Einstein, Bohr and the origins of entanglement | Cosmos

<b>It all began in October 1927, at the Fifth Solvay Congress in Brussels.</b> It was Louis de Broglie’s first congress, and he had been “full of pleasure …

DeVos Defends Trump: “Would a Moron Hire Me?”

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos offered a spirited defense of her boss’s intelligence on Friday, bluntly asking reporters, “Would a moron hire me?”<p>“My intelligence can be very intimidating,” DeVos said. “And if Donald Trump was a moron, he would not want to be …

Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump's tax plan is really for

Here's something Steve Mnuchin apparently didn't want you to know.<p>The Wall Street Journal on Thursday reported that the Treasury Department had taken a paper off its website that said "82% of the corporate income tax burden is distributed to capital income and 18% is distributed to labor income."<p>In …

Income Tax

Conservatives accuse the Pope of spreading heresy

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> Several dozen conservative Catholic scholars and clergy have charged Pope Francis with spreading heresy, a bold but perhaps futile salvo against Francis and his reform-minded papacy.<p>The widely publicized, theologically dense letter was delivered to the Pope with 40 signatures on August …

Pope Francis

CNN anchor Don Lemon's calm, razor-sharp response to Trump's Phoenix rally was perfect

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

Donald Trump

The First Amendment doesn't guarantee you the rights you think it does

That's it. That's the entirety of our Constitution's First Amendment, the central animus of our American way of life that gets dragged out every time someone's banned from Twitter.<p>There's a lot going on in those few sentences, and it's important to know when and how it applies to common situations …

Rights & Freedoms

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JIM ROGERS: The worst crash in our lifetime is coming

Legendary investor Jim Rogers sat down with Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget on this week's episode of "The Bottom Line." Rogers predicts a market crash in the next few years, one that he says will rival anything he has seen in his lifetime. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Blodget: One of</i> …

Markets

Grilled Herb and Honey Pork Loin

This pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. To save money, use pork loin instead of pork tenderloin. Also, …

Does the Human Brain Operate Outside of the Laws of Physics?

It was the eminent French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes who first suggested that the human mind may operate outside of the physical …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA?

You’ve heard the hype: The quantum computer revolution is <i>coming</i>. Physicists say these devices will be fast enough to break every encryption method …

Quantum Entanglement is Just as Einstein Predicted

We owe a lot to Einstein, and this week physicists have confirmed another of his theories by unraveling and proving that quantum entanglement does in …

Focus: Light Pushes and Pulls

Author(s): Michael SchirberTwo forces coming from a light beam—one based on momentum transfer, the other on thermal effects—drive a tiny gold plate …

Physics

A whiskey expert explains the difference between rye, bourbon, and scotch

Endless varieties and brands of whiskey can be seen on shelves with the rising popularity of the spirit. But do you really understand the difference between rye, bourbon, and scotch? Whiskey expert Tommy Tardie, owner and operator of Fine & Rare and The Flatiron Room, breaks down the</b> …

Bourbon Whiskey

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …