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19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Taj Mahal

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

Austria

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

Top 50 Anni '80: i nostri film e momenti cult del cinema USA - parte 1

Gli <b>anni '80</b>, si sa, non hanno una grande reputazione in ambito filmico. Sarà l'essere succeduti a quello straordinario decennio di magnificenza e …

Guido Meda e Joe Bastianich condurranno l'edizione italiana di Top Gear su Sky Uno!

tempo di lettura <b>2'</b><p>Mentre in Inghilterra il celebre programma Top Gear ha di recente perso i conduttori per la 23esima stagione, Sky ha annunciato …

5 cose che hanno cambiato il nostro modo di vedere (e vivere) le serie TV

C'era una volta la <b>TV</b>, quella scatola più o meno grande che la sera fungeva da moderno focolare intorno al quale poteva radunarsi una famiglia. Un …

The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

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50 cose che puoi fare con il tuo vecchio iPhone - Wired

Sfoglia gallery50 immagini<p>Hai comprato un telefono nuovo e i tuoi iPhone sono <b>finiti nel dimenticatoio</b>. Una fine ingiusta visto che dal 3GS al 5s i …

SMTH è definitiva, l'ultima app che userete su Android

Di applicazioni per smartphone ce ne sono tante, ma di quante avete pensato "questa è l'ultima applicazione che userò con questo telefono"? Forse vi …

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

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The 27 Most Important Moments From The Oscars

A recap of Hollywood's biggest night, including an appearance by Glom Gazingo.

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

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Domus

Giuseppe Penone, The Hidden Life Within, (Young Tree Carved Inside Old Tree)<br>“My artwork shows, with the language of sculpture, the essence of matter …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant unsolved problems.<p>Now a French team say they have settled the question of why popcorn pops through a series of high-speed …

Chemistry

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

2-0 di qua, 356-3 di là. Calcio e cricket? No! Basket e rugby...

Chi troppo e chi niente, si dice in casi come questi. Ma certe volte si esagera. Due storie, tanti sorrisi. Perché lo sport, se vissuto nel modo …

I 10 video più belli girati con una GoPro - Wired

In soli dieci anni la GoPro è diventata sinonimo di action cam. Dal 2004 infatti diffonde a livello globale quelle riprese ad alto contenuto di …

I 10 film inconcepibili al di fuori del Giappone - Wired

Nulla è strano come uno strano <b>film giapponese</b>. C’è un piacere tutto particolare nell’assistere alle proiezioni di questi deliri che sembrano non …

Fare un'exit da 5,5 milioni a 20 anni: le turbine di Parrotto

Il 2015 sarà un anno decisivo per il movimento degli startupper italiani. Lo avevamo detto presentando l’ebook delle 100 startup che saranno in grado …

Niagara Climber Will Gadd – ‘This is Who I Am’

<b>“I was amazed when I hit 40, and now I’m starring down the barrel of 50. Making it this far is a surprise to many, including me.”</b> <br>Will Gadd, 47, has long been known for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in ice climbing—as well as paragliding and kayaking. Most recently he and Sarah Hueniken …

People are already making awesome fan art for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Whether or not you were in a theater, we all got our first glimpse of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> today. The long-awaited teaser showed off some familiar settings, briefly introduced us to a few new characters, and debuted a cross-shaped lightsaber that has already become both a meme and a source …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

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Netflix in Italia nel 2015: c'è accordo con Telecom - Wired

Se qualche anno fa, non tanti, diciamo una decina, vi avessero chiesto se secondo voi la bolletta del telefono sarebbe servita anche a pagare lo …

The frog with kaleidoscope eyes: psychedelic close-ups of nature – in pictures

Nature photographer Michael Kern turns reptiles, insects and creepy-crawlies into strange psychedelic creations. It’s time to get up close and weird