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New Evidence Unearthed for the Origins of the Maya

The Maya culture began differently than previously thought, study says.<p><b>Civilizations rise and fall, often in dramatic fashion. Their origins, though, are subtler and tend to be overlooked or poorly understood.</b><p>In the case of the Maya, anew paper in <i>Science</i> magazine sheds surprising light on that …

Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

Conspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an …

Interest Rates

J.J. Abrams Will Seek Feedback From George Lucas For 'Star Wars Episode VII;' Could Still Direct 'Star Trek 3' – /Film

“Preposterous,” “ridiculous” and “completely insane.” Those are the exact words <b>J.J. Abrams</b> uses to describe the fact he’s behind not only Hollywood’s …

Star Trek

May 2013

Disney Says New 'Star Wars' Films Will Open Every Summer Starting in 2015 – /Film

<i>Briefly:</i> Today at Disney’s CinemaCon presentation, the studio announced that beginning in 2015 we’ll see a new <b>Star Wars</b> movie every summer. The plan …

Star Wars

Dove Uses a Sketch Artist to Show Women That They Are More Beautiful Than They Think They Are

<i>You are more beautiful than you think.</i><p>As part of Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign, the company conducted a social experiment demonstrating that, although …

11 Tips & Tricks to Slash Your Grocery Bill in Half

There are only so many first dates you can go on so as to lower your grocery bills, right? There's got to be a better way. Especially since most dates are so traumatizing that afterwards, we generally want to curl up inside of a giant tub filled with Ben & Jerry's and/or spend a week at the Canyon …

Healthy Eating

Lessons in Sustainability and Solidarity From Ancient Mesopotamia

Wildlife<p><i>The three-day “Dialogue of Civilizations” conference in Guatemala is bringing together archaeologists studying five ancient cultures to discuss their similarities and differences and what they can tell us about human society as a whole. You can be a part of the conversation as well,</i> …

Google Unveils Full Specs for Project Glass

- Apr 16, 2013<p>For a long time Google Glass was shrouded in mystery, but as Google is slowly taking the wraps off it, more and more is becoming clear. …

It's Getting Harder and Harder to Love a Song

<i>Published in the May 2013 issue, on sale any day now</i><p><i>Part of the Songs Every Man Should Listen To, hosted by the beautiful Nina Agdal.</i><p><b>I am a collector.</b> I am not on Spotify and only occasionally make use of Pandora. I disdain both. I am the listener Steve Jobs had in mind when, in 2007, he said that …

Batman Villains Re-Imagined in 1920s Style Mugshots

Cocktail Country: Outstanding Drinks From All 50 States

These are bad days to be a teetotaler: Never before has the country been so awash in excellent, exciting cocktails. New York’s pre-prohibition-style …

New Studies Shake Up Human Family Tree

Does a 2-million-year-old skeleton unseat "Lucy" from a critical evolutionary junction on the way to Homo, our genus?<p><b>Everybody knows "Lucy." For nearly four decades, this famous partial skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis, dated to 3.2 million years ago, has been an ambassador for our</b> …

The Body in Room 348

The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. Bent on tracking down his killer, Fleniken’s widow, Susie, turned to …

Easy Dessert Recipes In Just 10 Minutes

Dessert is arguably one of the best courses offered during a meal. But, it also seems to be the first one cut. Either it's not healthy enough (but com'on guys, we all need a little sugar in our lives) or there's just not enough time to be messing around with bake ware. If time is what's getting …

Why I Have Faith

<i>“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1</i><p>We all have faith in something – whether it’s God, …

Where I Go: Emmy Rossum

Amangani resort.<p><i>Beautiful Creatures</i> star and vocalist Emmy Rossum sure knows how to unplug in between her acting roles and performances from her recently released album <i>Sentimental Journey.</i> After she hits the road, the New York City native can be found soaking in the tub, listening to songs from the …

Mad Men: “The Doorway”

<b>The sixth season of Mad Men debuts Sunday night on AMC at 9 p.m. Eastern with a two-hour première. It will air at 10 p.m. Eastern in the weeks</b> …