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These Time-Lapse Maps That Show How Much The World Has Changed In The Last 30 Years Are Completely Jarring

Earth Engine brings together trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years, and Google gives researchers, scientists, and nations the tools to analyze this data to detect changes and trends.<p>Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1984 to 2012, the team was able to create half a dozen …

Maps

DVDs and downloads: Two Days, One Night; Belle; Walking on Sunshine; Maleficent; Cold in July and more

Marion Cotillard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Hannah Arterton bravely come to the rescue of a mixed bag of cinematic genres<p>Judging from the dearth of female-led superhero movies or action franchises in our multiplexes, studio executives don’t yet trust women to save the world: female actors must instead be …

Marion Cotillard

The Must-See Movies of October (Trust Us)

<i>Hitting theaters this month, Bill Murray stars in an unconventional buddy comedy; gay and lesbian activists team up with British miners in 'Pride'; and Jason Reitman explores sexual liberation in the digital age. Pause Netflix—you won't want to miss these blockbusters.</i><p>A May-December Buddy Flick: <i>St.</i> …

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

<b>2. Sleep Cycle:</b> This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of groggy.<p><b>3. CardMunch:</b> This app quickly scans and organizes your business cards—it's like have a personal assistant on the go.<p><b>4. Goodreads:</b> Keep track …

Is Alibaba's Data Tampering An Isolated Incident?

You may have heard it – Tmall, the B2C platform of New York Exchanges-listed Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has tampered with its online data.<p>For readers who have not been following this story, here is a brief version of what happened: Someone noticed a sudden, inexplicable spike in the …

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

6 Health Benefits Of Turmeric

It's a quintessential spice in curry, a relative of ginger and one of the healthiest ways to add flavor -- and color! -- to a home-cooked meal.<p>Turmeric has been used to relieve everything from liver problems to depression to ringworm in folk medicine, but, like many alternative therapies, there's …

Articles about home share lets you stay gorgeous designer homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two families in Padua, Italy, combine forces—and resources—to build a pair of matching houses.<p>A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.<p>In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.<p>Orla Kiely furnishes her …

Nova Scotia

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

What Happened when I Let Apps Rule My Life for a Day

As technology journalists, every day we are pitched new products, apps, and services designed to elevate our lives to 21st century ideals. “Smart” is often the common descriptor. But as complex as computers are, we had to wonder if algorithms truly enrich our lives – and if they do, what would …

Become A Social Savvy Leader In Five Easy Steps

In a previous article, I explained why leaders need to be savvy about social media so they can build trust, engagement and connection. In this article, I’ll explain how to use social media with ease through a five-step process.<p>Social media allows you to connect and interact with your audience in …

Tech Q&A: Low airfares, online banking, Amazon shopping tricks, and more

<b>Get the lowest airfare</b><p><b>Q.</b> I want to use up some vacation time soon, but I don't want to spend a bundle on plane tickets. Do you have any advice?<p><b>A.</b> Buy on the right day. You'll often see the best deals late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. You can also save big if you fly in the middle of the …

How to Part Your Hair for Your Face Shape

One of the easiest ways to change your look is switching how you part your hair. While many of us find a natural part and stick with it for years, …

Hair

5 Important Milestones of Maturity That Nobody Talks About

I'm still a pretty young guy, so feel free to punch me in the mouth for saying this, but getting old is kinda great. Sure, you have bigger problems …

Les députés interdisent les sacs en plastique

Le débat sur la grande loi écologique du quinquennat a pris fin, samedi matin, après des heures de discussions à l'Assemblée nationale. Le texte …

Écologie

China cult murder trial: Two members sentenced to death

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1115000/1115251_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518405595_4cfdaeeeb0fa8a7c28341719f04ce5f2<p><b>A Chinese court has sentenced five cult members for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong province last May.</b><p>Two members were …

Crime

25 Budget-Friendly Handbags You Need for Fall

Clothing

U.S. Airlines Were Less Reliable This August Than Last August

Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year’s peak travel season.<p>The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that flights …

Several Retailers Don’t Have Plans To Offer Apple Pay

Apple Pay was unveiled at the iPhone 6 launch event last month, with the company announcing that several retailers are on board, and will implement …

What the iPad needs next

Apple's 2014 iPad will undoubtedly debut soon, but will it really change the formula enough to make people want a new one? Here's a wish list of what could help the most.<p>Apple's next event is coming soon, and it should be all about Macs and iPads. And yet, this year, all of a sudden, the iPad just …

Many Retailers Hesitant About Offering Support for Apple Pay

Though Apple is launching Apple Pay with a number of high-profile retail partners including Macy's, Disney, Whole Foods, Sephora, Walgreens, and Staples, among others, there's a long list of retailers who have decided not to offer Apple Pay in their stores.<p>Walmart and Best Buy, for example, have …

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

Asia Travel

The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Is Worth The Trip To China Alone

From building your own hotel room to snoozin' in a teensy pod, we've come across our fair share of interesting hotels. While some of the hotel accommodations are pretty weird, this Beijing hotel -- called the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing -- is definitely in the running for "most beautiful …

First time Los Angeles: discover the best of the City of Angels

People think they know Los Angeles, even, sometimes especially, if they’ve never been: a land of starstruck dreamers, Tinseltown magic, traffic-numbed freeways, silicone-inflated bimbos and jacked-up himbos.<p>Griffith Observatory offers great views across Los Angeles. Image by Asim Bharwani / …

13 Books You Should Read Before They Become Movies This Year

We've compiled a list of all of the books being adapted into movies out this fall. Each cast is packed with Hollywood power players from Ben Affleck to Jennifer Lawrence, and many of the films are already generating Oscar buzz.<p>You'll find thrillers, period pieces, dramadies, and even some true …

Alan Turing

New Hollywood, Classic Glamour: Vincent Peters’s Celebrity Portraits

Vincent Peters’s photographs of Scarlett Johansson and other stars have a special intimacy. He says he photographs famous women as he would his …

What Bill Hader Characters Will We See On ‘SNL’ Tonight? Here Are Your Odds.

With long-time former cast member Bill Hader hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> tonight, there’s lots of buzz around which characters he’ll be reprising from his impressive bag of celebrity impersonations and established sketches. Since we can’t be certain, lets toss some odds on what we’re most likely to …

'X-Men' sequel jumps across time and earlier films

X-Men: Days of Future Past<p>20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99<p>Available on VOD on Oct. 28<p>This is an unusual kind of blockbuster sequel, using a time-jumping storyline to simultaneously follow up 2006's "X-Men:<p>The Last Stand" (which was set in the present day) and 2011's"X-Men: First …

Roman Polanski