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How to Sound Smarter in 7 Steps

Very few people get excited about public speaking. For many of us, having all eyes turn toward us in anticipation of any kind of speech—even …

Always Pushing Doors When You Should Be Pulling? Why It's Not Your Fault

We've probably all made this mistake: trying to push a door open when the sign clearly says pull (or vice versa). While this mixup can lead to …

9 Classic Cocktails to Know (and Order) to Sound Like an Adult

There comes a time in every drinker’s life when combinations of booze and soda no longer cut it. To help you through this time—and to help you make a …

Alcohol

Experience 1964 Winnipeg, Canada With This Vintage Tourism Video

For fans of all things Canada, this vintage tourism film for Winnipeg recently resurfaced online, and it offers a pretty thorough tour of Manitoba's …

19 Awesome Little Details in Special Edition LEGO Sets

Over the years, LEGO bricks have evolved into one of the most finely detailed toys. Here are some little accessories we appreciate in today's sets.<p>1.</i> …

How Do Spacemen Walk on the Moon While Being Hit By Micrometeoroids?

<b>By Alexandra Duron</b><p><i>If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!</i> Even as children, we’re taught to recognize and celebrate feelings of …

The World's Most Insanely Beautiful Coastlines

When we started this list, we had 50-odd coastlines to choose from across both hemispheres: palm-lined stretches of white-sand beaches, profoundly scenic (and sometimes terrifying) coastal drives. In the end, we chose the coasts that are beautiful for their wildness, ruggedness, and …

Amalfi Coast

Onion Writer Explains the 7 Rules of Sarcasm

Todd Hanson, legendary head writer for the humor site, hopes this doesn’t go over your head<p>When I was first asked to write a piece explaining how to use and interpret online sarcasm, my first thought was “<i>great!</i>” After all, what could be simpler to explain than a conceptual reversal-of-meaning …

You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

Hall of Fame

Tips For Staying Awake and Alert That Don't Involve Caffeine

It's the afternoon slump and you've already had your daily cup of coffee (or two). If you go for another shot of caffeine now, you'll risk messing up …

Sleep

Use the Bartender's Golden Ratio to Master Dozens of Drinks

In the course of a busy shift, a craft bartender may make drinks from 40 to 50 different recipes. To be efficient, some bartenders may have dozens—if …

10 Facts About The Call of the Wild

<i>The Call of the Wild</i> catapulted Jack London to literary fame. The book follows a dog named Buck who’s forced from his cushy life in California to the …

San Francisco

How an Architect Builds a Sandcastle

The art of the sandcastle could be considered a lesser form to someone like Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano. As a world-renowned …

A Closer Look at Apple's New iPod Touch Colors and Features

Apple earlier this week introduced the sixth-generation iPod touch, featuring a new A8 chip and M8 motion coprocessor, 8-megapixel rear-facing iSight camera and Bluetooth 4.1, in six colors: blue, gold, pink, red, silver and space gray. 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB models are available through the …

Apple has forgotten how to sell the iPhone

Apple has new a pair of new ads for the iPhone. I watched them, and realized that even Apple has no idea how to sell the phone anymore — it’s lost the magic of its earlier advertising.<p>Here are the two ad spots:<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wl3PlrPq8sw<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JnWCSyXLC8<p>“If …

iPhone 5

FYI: Why Do We Crave Greasy Food When We’re Hung Over?

In part, we’re really just going back to our caveman roots.<p>The desire to eat high-fat foods after drinking too much is rooted in human's earliest, humblest beginnings, some scientists say.<p>"All mammals gravitate to eating the most energy-dense foods," David Levitsky, professor of human ecology and …

15 Ways to Forecast the Weather (Without Your Phone)

Even though spring has officially turned to summer, it is still a terribly annoying time for weather forecasts. Between dealing with the possibility …

11 Recipes to Make While Binge-Watching Seinfeld

For a show about "nothing," <i>Seinfeld</i> has enough food references to fuel a roundup a mile long. In its 180-episode, 10-year reign, <i>Seinfeld</i> employed peas as a relationship barometer, debated the merits of chocolate versus cinnamon babka, poked fun at muffin tops (toss the "stump"), and popularized the …

14 Awesome Instagrams All Science Buffs Should Follow

These science-y Instagrams are the perfect thing to add new life to your feed.<p>1. Scott Kelly<p>During his State of the Union address, President Obama …

There Are 5 Types of Boredom, According to Researchers

We've all experienced boredom. Maybe it was the never-ending PowerPoint about professionalism that made you profoundly bored. Or maybe the …

Psychology

7 Secrets From a Grilled Cheese Master

Of the many eventful holidays that fall in April, none is more delicious than April 12th, a.k.a. National Grilled Cheese Day. Yes, like so many …

Ice Cream

10 Paradoxes That Will Boggle Your Mind

A paradox is a statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for …

12 Common Dreams and What They Supposedly Mean

Despite Freud’s well-documented beliefs, dream interpretation isn’t a straightforward method. In fact, the majority of modern scientists and …

Donald Glover

10 Things You Might Not Know About Robert De Niro

Though she’ll always be known as the little-black-dress-wearing big-screen incarnation of Holly Golightly from <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i>, there’s …

Film Festivals

Buy Books and Never Read Them? There's a Japanese Word for That

English has a few suffixes that can make abstract nouns out of adjectives. There’s the relatively rare –cy, which turns fluent into fluency and idiot …

Language

How Kiss's Alive! Saved Their Record Label—And Changed the Music Industry

1. THEY’RE THE ANIMAL KINGDOM’S BEST ESCAPE ARTISTS<p>Aside from its beak and braincase, an octopus is entirely squishy, meaning that a 100-pound giant …

Octopuses

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Florida's 7 Best Beaches

Which Florida beach is right for you? The Sunshine State boasts almost 1,000 miles of flip-flop-friendly beaches, each with its own distinct style. From snow-white sand perfect for relaxing to the best place to explore with your dog, find the perfect beach for your travel needs.<p><b>BEST FOR COUPLES:</b> …

Florida