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New Research Suggests Ancient Humans Helped Make The World's Largest Desert

Causing climate change since 6,000 BCE.<p>It seems impossible to imagine, but where the Sahara is dominated today by a landscape of sand dunes, just a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

All the Famous People Wear This Invisible Underwear

As a Hollywood costume designer, I once worked with a 90s sitcom star who only wore cotton bikini briefs and didn’t care one bit about panty lines. …

Clothing

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Three Instagram travel couples break down how they make and spend money on the road.<p>Chanel, 32, and Stevo, 30<p><b>Blog:</b> How Far From Home<p><b>Pre-travel jobs:</b> Both were in advertising.<p><b>Home base:</b> South Africa<p><b>When they started traveling:</b> March 2015<p><b>Where they went:</b> Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, …

New Zealand

Cascading earthquakes: why central Italy is being shaken by so much seismic activity

Romans stand on the road after leaving buildings following an earthquake on January 18. Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters<p>Isabelle Manighetti, <i>Université Côte d'Azur</i><p>Another series of strong earthquakes has struck central Italy, with schools and the metro evacuated in Rome. At least four earthquakes with a …

Earthquakes

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The best TV shows on Netflix you’ve never heard of

When it comes to binge watching great TV shows, Netflix has an incredibly deep reservoir of programs to browse through. Sure, most everyone is …

7 best sci-fi shows on television in 2016

We had a great year for sci-fi TV in 2016, with a fresh crop of exciting new shows to join old favorites like <i>Black Mirror</i> and <i>Person of Interest</i>.<p>If …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Nutritionists and The public Disagree on which Foods are Healthy and Unhealthy

A recent survey was carried out by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to see if the general public as a whole knew what foods were …

Nutrition

14 underrated 2016 movies you HAVE to binge before the year is up

We’re in the last month of the year and it’s time to make some “Best of” lists. We saw SO many 2016 movies that were A+ amazing.<p>Some of these 2016 …

Ryan: Dakota pipeline pause is ‘big-government decision-making at its worst’

House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanTrump ally suspends reelection campaign Congress should prohibit members from serving on company boards VAWA …

Donald Trump

How one 24-year-old runs a $70,000-a-month business while traveling the world

Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines, with a degree in business …

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Legendary Bartender Sasha Petraske’s Home Cocktail Party Advice

A posthumous essay from the late pioneering and talented bar owner Sasha Petraske.<p>It is usually pretty easy to spot a bar that Sasha Petraske had a …

12 New Books That Ensure Your September Is Full of Great Reading

September is officially here, and with a new month comes plenty of new books to read. From thrillers to memoirs, we have everything you could possibly need. Looking for a good murder mystery? We have that. Obsessed with the Curry family? We have something for you, too. See what fresh titles are …

New on streaming in September 2016: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO’s best options

Netflix has sharks devouring people, while HBO finally streams an all-time classic TV series<p>September is an auspicious month in the entertainment industry. Fall TV launches, bringing with it promises of your favorite new show. The film industry gradually turns toward more adult-oriented fare, in …

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced …

Giving up alcohol opened my eyes to the infuriating truth about why women drink

I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! (Okay, I made that last one up.) At the office, every desk near mine has a bottle of wine or …

Self-help

Winners and losers from the first night of the Democratic convention

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p>A tumultuous first day of the Democratic National Convention is in the books. I watched, tweeted and, candidly, ate and drank. (I mean, it was a long day.)<p>My take on the best and worst of the night that was is below.<p>Winners<p>* <b>Michelle Obama</b>: An absolute home run. Period. It …

Middle-class

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

See All Five Naked Eye Planets in the Dusk Sky at Once

Hosting an evening star party this summer? You’re in for a treat. Starting later this week, all five naked eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter …

Bacteria 'windfarms' could be used to power tiny machines

Tiny man-made machines could be powered by the movement of bacteria, a group of researchers has said.<p>The natural movement of bacteria and the chaotic …

Oxford University

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016 (So Far)

LANGUAGE ADVISORY: This stream contains profanity.<p><b>Listen</b><p>Playlists are a dime a dozen these days. Cheap and charming, updated by algorithm or "curated by hand," the grab bag anchors this post-album, post-download, post-mixtape moment. Still, we don't think you'll find anything quite like this list …

Pop Punk

These bizarre Japanese electric vehicles could change how we get around cities

Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days.<p>Yamaha is the latest to reveal a concept vehicle that gives us a glimpse of what …

Living Rooms

The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil

Brazil last year registered more killings of land and environmental defenders than in any previous year.<p>Indigenous tribes are often on the front line, confronting illegal loggers and miners who want their share of the Amazon's resources.<p>The Ka'apor tribe in the Brazilian State of Maranhao has paid …

Brazil

Financial technology matures as government steps in

You would be hard pressed to read the news and not know that fintech is seemingly at a crossroads — from Lending Club‘s CEO resigning to reports of other peer-to-peer lending platforms reducing their workforce to headlines that state that, after a boom in funding, venture capitalists are looking to …

Financial Services

6 Pretty Ice Pops You Can Eat for Breakfast

Popsicles for breakfast, you say? Yes, it is completely allowed — especially when you're eating one of these mostly yogurt-based breakfast pops. …