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Sesame Street: James Gandolfini Talks About Feeling Scared

Sesame Street

The World’s Most Iconic Lighthouses

Source: Messer Smith<p>Madang Lighthouse, Papua New Guinea<p>Source: Peace On Earth<p>Also known as the Coastwatchers’ Memorial, this imposing lighthouse was …

Lighthouses

Up in the Air

When online accommodations service AirBnB first launched, its primary mission was to find all you urban sophisticates an affordable crash pad in a cool city center. Now, with a $2.5 billion valuation and 200,000 active listings, AirBnB has seen property owners—“hosts”—push it into the realm of …

Crystal Thornburg, California

Publishing

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

Cliff House on Big Sur Coast, California, USA

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

Why Productive People Have Empty Schedules

What’s the one resource you can’t borrow, invest, or recover? Time. Lessons on guarding yours by Warren Buffett, Peter Drucker, Charles Dickens, Reddit CEO Yishan Wong, and others.<p>Back in 1991, Warren Buffett met Bill Gates, though as he tells Levo League, neither of them were excited to see one …

Bill Gates

Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

Annalee Newitz, founding editor of IO9 and former EFF staffer, has a new book out today called Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive …

Announcing the 2013 Class of Emerging Explorers

Changing Planet<p><b>The Next Generation of Innovative Scientists and Visionaries Pushing Boundaries of Discovery, Adventure and Global Problem-Solving</b><p>Known for classic high adventure and discovery, National Geographic is redefining what it means to be an explorer in a new age of exploration. Around this …

Drones With Facial Recognition Technology Will End Anonymity, Everywhere

But when the FBI released blurry, off-angle images of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, researchers with Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Biometrics Center began trying to bring them into focus.<p>In a real-time experiment, the scientists digitally mapped the face of "Suspect 2," …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

Everyone feels good after a day at the beach, but now there's science to prove it

Feeling good after a day at the beach? Study proves benefits of spending time near the ocean<p><b>A study conducted at the University of Exeter found</b> …