Melissa Emerson

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5 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do This Month

<i>By Wendy Perrin, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Here are the five things smart travelers should be doing this month:<p><b>1. Go to Europe.</b> In much of the Mediterranean, there's no better month for sightseeing than May: The days are long, the weather is optimal, the summer crowds haven't yet arrived, sites are open, and …

6 Train Tours That Will Bring Out Your Romantic Side

<i>(Photo Courtesy of Rovos Rail)</i><p><i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>It's no secret around here that our executive editor has a extreme love of travel-by-train excursions. Maybe it's the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you're afforded with other …

lovely cowl pattern by Ashley Solley

Or is that presuming too much?<p>This cowl is covered in lots of tiny hearts just waiting to warm you with their love! If your neck could use a little …

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How to Tour the World’s Greatest Science Labs

Need a break from mountains, wine and cheese? The CERN lab near Geneva, like many other research facilities, offers tours of the premises. Photo …

'Foodini': the machine where you can print your own food

Families will soon be able to “print” their own food using 3D printer technology<p>First there was the 3D printer – where anything from a toy car to a handgun could be created in hours.<p>Now scientists have turned their skills to revolutionising home baking.<p>Inventors of the 3D printer, the machine that …

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Proof of the Pythagoras Theorem.

Reggie Watts: 'I'm just interested in human culture'

Reggie Watts is too earnest to be a comedian pundit – he always thinks inside the trapezoid. The Brooklyn-based entertainer combines music, comedy and theater … and also anthropology, if you count the linguistic, stylistic and cultural sampling that reaches throughout his work. It's a pleasure to …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

Q&A: Richard Dawkins discusses evolution, religion and his fans

CONVERSATIONS IN SCIENCE<p>Q&A: Richard Dawkins discusses evolution, religion and his fans<p>British author and outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins talks about evolution, religion and his 'appetite for wonder.'<p>November 30, 2013|By Eryn Brown<p>British intellectual Richard Dawkins, author of “The Selfish …