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Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …

Microbiology

Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is a Worthy Heir to 30 Rock

The new Netflix series from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock is a loopy delight: sharp, funny, and big-hearted, but never mawkish.<p>If the end of <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, a bright and cheery series with an occasional edge, left a big hole in the television-comedy landscape, then <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i>, …

8 movies to stream on international women’s day

on netflix<p>This Sunday is International Women’s Day. We like to celebrate women every single day, though, so we’re going to observe this holiday by watching (or re-watching) movies. Specifically, movies about strong women, being played by strong women. So fire up your Netflix account, check out one …

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

Loretta Lynn

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

Top Five Off-Peak Destinations for Winter 2014/2015

<i>Four Seasons Denver (Photo: TripAdvisor, LLC)</i><p>Don't let fear of cold weather cloud your vision of the perfect winter vacation. Low-season trips to spots where winter weather reigns are where it's at, for many reasons. An off-peak destination affords budget travelers the rare chance to splurge: …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: See the 88-second first trailer | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

(Disney)<p><b>[This post has been updated to include the complete list of 30 theaters screening the trailer. Scroll to the end for the complete list.]</b><p>The first trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is debuting this weekend, and according to director J.J. Abrams, it will reveal 88 seconds of footage …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Report: China building 'airstrip capable' island in disputed waters

China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip in bitterly contested waters, according to satellite images analyzed by IHS Jane's Defence Weekly.<p>Reclamation at Fiery Cross Reef on the western edge of the disputed Spratly islands is creating a …

A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

Mathematics

Extreme shrimp may hold clues to alien life

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.<p>The shrimp are called Rimicaris hybisae (no, we can't pronounce it either). They live in clumps on hydrothermal …

5 Packing Tips for a Cold Weather Getaway

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be packing suitcases and driving or flying to visit family. But let's face it: packing for cold winter weather is no easy task. Here are five packing tips to maximize space when headed for cooler temps.<p>1. Invest in quality clothing<p>Functional …

NASA Sees Black Hole Bend Light

NASA's black-hole hunting telescope has captured a cosmic battle between dark and light.<p>NuSTAR, formally known as the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, has observed a supermassive black hole's gravity tugging on X-ray light that's being emitted near that black hole.<p>That light is getting …

The essential Lauren Bacall: 6 must-see films from 'the girl with the look'

With her sultry beauty and penchant for high-fashion style, it's no wonder Lauren Bacall was known as the 'girl with the look.' She also was the girl with the amazing résumé. Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, shot to stardom practically the second she hit the big screen, kicking off a career that …

13 Unglamorous Things About Living In New York City

From the cost of rent to the subway smells, the things Carrie Bradshaw didn't warn you about.<p>Last week a study found that New York City was deemed the unhappiest city in America. While this may come as a surprise to some, us New Yorkers have a lot of not-so-pleasant things that we deal with on a …

Nine films to watch in August

Steve Coogan

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World (PHOTOS)

The ingeniously simple concept for the library at Tokyo's Musashino Art University speaks volumes: it's made entirely of wood bookshelves, with a glass exterior.<p>Inside, architect Sou Fujimoto's spiral-shaped design naturally spurs the visitor onward and features light-filled, comfortable corners …

10 Hot Weather Hair Ideas

Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise.<p>Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise. Here, 10 gorgeous celebrity styles to steal this summer.<p>Gigi Hadid<p>Kim Kardashian<p>Sienna Miller<p>Lupita Nyong'o<p>Lea Michele<p>Natasha Poly<p>Chanel Iman<p>Rooney Mara<p>Emma …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>2. Microsoft is reportedly planning one of its biggest job cuts in five years.</b> The massive cull could come as soon as this week and "will probably be in areas such as Nokia and divisions of Microsoft that overlap with that business, as well as marketing and engineering," Bloomberg said.<p><b>3. The</b> …

North Korea

This new carbon nanotube material is the darkest thing on the planet

We know what darkness is: it's the absence of light, and something we each encounter when the sun goes down. Seeing darkness in broad daylight on the other hand, that's weird. It's also, astonishingly, a completely possible thing. Sitting on a piece of aluminum foil in Surrey NanoSystems' lab is …

National Geographic Travel

37 Best Romantic Comedies Ever Made

Marking its 25th anniversary this week is "When Harry Met Sally," which many viewers consider the best romantic comedy ever made. Certainly, the film (released on July 12, 1989), deftly directed by Rob Reiner, smartly written by Nora Ephron, and indelibly acted by Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, is the …

15 Style Lessons From Diane Kruger

While there are many different ways to describe Diane Kruger (former Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Dior model, one half of Hollywood's sexiest couple, modern-day style icon), our personal favorite is just all-around badass.<p>Not only has this woman nabbed one of the biggest '90s heartthrobs in …

TripAdvisor Announces The World's Best Water Parks For 2014

You may not think of water parks as global travel destinations, but these 10 watery wonderlands are definitely worth a visit.<p>TripAdvisor announced its annual Travelers’ Choice award winners for amusement parks and water parks on Tuesday. With windy water slides, wavey tidal pools and unique themes, …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Millions of tons of ocean plastic have gone missing

New study suggests animals are eating our garbage<p>For a decade or more, scientists have assumed our seas carry millions of tons of plastic, much of which should be floating in open water, forming vast midocean "gyres" — islands of man-made mess such as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But according …