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23 uncommon gifts for the science-lover in your life

Or maybe you're one yourself who always gets stuck with unsophisticated gifts?<p>Good news! The science team at Tech Insider has compiled a 2015 gift guide for science-lovers by scouring the web for stuff we'd add to our own lists, plus some help from the science-themed products site GeekWrapped.<p>Keep …

The Secret Life of Janis Joplin: A Girl, Interrupted

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg’s doc ‘Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue,’ opening Nov. 27, is a comprehensive, poignant portrait of the iconic ‘60s …

Photos of Darth Vader’s Rather Ordinary Daily Life

Photographer Paweł Kadysz of Bialystok, Poland, recently started a new 365-day photo project: a daily photo blog showing scenes from Darth Vader’s …

Photography

Weighted Blankets for Sleep and Anxiety: Why You Probably Want To Try This

Shares 18K<p>A bed cover to ease anxiety and help you feel better? A weighted blanket has been proven to be beneficial for sleepers. And while most of …

The secret history of a-ha's iconic video 'Take on Me'

Thirty years ago this month, the Norwegian pop group topped the charts with their irresistible synth-pop gem — and revolutionized music videos. In …

5 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places Around The World

<i>by Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>James Cheadle/Alamy<p>From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.<p><b>1. Michigan Central Station</b><p>This hulking Beaux-Arts train …

13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit. Here are some places we've dubbed essentially Irish and must-visits on any trip. …

The Weeknd’s Somber, Sexy New Album ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’

The 25-year-old Canadian Abel Tesfaye has started to embrace the fame game with his most commercial—and accessible—album to date.<p>The Robert Smith of …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Ruins of the Rust Belt: Haunting Photos of Abandoned Buildings by Seph Lawless

Travel<p>Ruins of the Rust Belt: Haunting Photos of Abandoned Buildings by Seph Lawless<p>By Stephanie Valera<p>June 09 2014 04:00 PM EDT<p>weather.com<p>Perhaps no …

Abandoned Buildings

Lusitania: The epic battle over its biggest mystery

<b>By Richard B. Stolley</b><p>Photograph by Library of Congress<p>May 5, 2015, 12:01 AM EDT<p>Retired venture capitalist Gregg Bemis owns the salvage rights to the …

The Dog Flu Epidemic: The Real Truth

Have you taken your dog for a romp in the local park, only to be stopped in your tracks by a sign warning dog owners to enter at their own risk …

Public Health

Scott Bisson Brings Whimsical Creatures to Life with Hand Blown Glass

Artist Scott Bisson translates his love of nature through the timeless art of glassblowing. He creates colorful, whimsical sculptures of creatures like frogs, geckos, octopi, and snakes. Each has their own idiosyncrasies, and Bisson does their unique qualities justice with the amount of intricate …

Art

Guy Leaves Fake Self-Help Books At A Local Bookstore

Jeff Wysaski, public prankster extraordinaire, is at it again with a new series of hilarious bookshop pranks from his critically acclaimed “Obvious …

Books

11 Must-Have Gadgets for Book Lovers

It’s no secret that we love books. In fact, our very own book <i>Homemakers</i> just hit shelves this week. To keep up with all of the excitement, we are paying homage to book-inspired gifts and gadgets. These finds will take your reading/lounging/me time to the next level. From book lights to techy finds …

Tom Hanks + Carly Rae Jepsen Team up for ‘I really like you’ video

Justin Bieber shows up too<p>Carly Rae Jepsen is quickly becoming pop music's unlikliest cool kid. After enlisting some of the indie world's biggest names for her upcoming album, Jepsen has once again flexed her incredible clout by landing Captain America himself for her new video. No, not Chris …

Tom Hanks

The Curse of the Window Seat

There is much power in the window seat, and with great power comes great responsibility.<p>I've written about how much I love the aisle seat in the past, but to be fair, it wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the …

Oscars 2015 Red Carpet: See All The Gorgeous Gowns From The Academy Awards

The Oscars are the biggest and most important award show of the year. Everyone who is anyone makes an appearance on the red carpet and the night is inevitably filled with haute couture, glitzy gowns and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.<p>So you don't miss a beat, we've rounded up all the most …

Different Solutions

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Featured Book: Paris for One by Jojo Moyes (Quick Read)

If we’re honest, we’re a bit selfish.<p>We’re not ashamed to say that we decided to start the Curtis Brown Book Group because we love to read (and …

EXCLUSIVE: 49 Extraordinary Vintage Portraits of Hollywood's Most Famous Faces

These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might have looked like in the 19th century.<p>These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, James Franco, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

How To Use This Awesome Amazon Feature To Share Your E-Books

When you buy an e-book, however, it's not so easy. If you bought the title on Amazon, only devices registered with your Amazon account will be able to access the book.<p>That's where Family Library comes in. Amazon actually has an amazing feature that lets you share your e-books easily and …

The True Story of How a Dog Became a Truffle Hunter Thanks to Magic Mushrooms

An interview with Ilsa the truffle-hunting dog (and her trainer) proves that you, too, can train your pooch to search for truffles.<p>As soon as she’s off her leash, Ilsa the dog darts into the emerald-green woods of Oregon’s Willamette Valley like she’s greeting a long-lost lover.<p>Now she’s a …

The Nessie Ladle Might Be The Most Adorable Kitchen Appliance Of The Year, And It's Only January

Every so often a kitchen appliance stands out to us as something totally unique and awesome, and we immediately add it to our wish lists. With so many cooking gadgets out there, it's not every day that something makes our heads turn, but we didn't have to look further than the top hit of Reddit …

This novel made of GIFs is kind of terrifying

Blood and guts, in GIF form<p>In an attempt to feed our depleting attention spans, or maybe just for fun, writer and artist Dennis Cooper has unleashed a brain-scrambling new "reading experience" onto the world. Cooper, whose work includes the drug-and-sex-fueled series known as the George Miles …

Man Believed To Be Banksy Gives Stranger On Train A Print Worth $40,000 Before Saying, ‘Have A Good Life Brother’

A man believed to be the elusive graffiti artist Banksy handed a schoolboy a signed copy of one of his iconic prints before telling him, “This will …

10 Super Last-Minute Holiday Gifts That No One Will Know Were Last Minute

If you procrastinated on your holiday shopping or simply just forgot Christmas was a thing, don’t panic. We’ve got you covered with 10 ideas for …

New York City

Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick

A couple of months back, Amazon expanded their Fire TV line with the Fire TV Stick, a small streaming device about the size of a Chromecast. I took a …

Smart TV