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Nation's Longest Bike Path Will Connect Maine to Florida

Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation's longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won't …

Vinyl earned more than ad-supported music streams in 2015

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has published its report (PDF) on the US music industry’s earnings from 2015. While there are positive figures in there like an overall growth in revenues by 0.9 percent to $7 billion, the agency is not happy about the dismal amounts brought in …

21 Larry David Lines From "Curb Your Enthusiasm" That Will Still Make You Laugh

"I didn't want to do a stop and chat."

15 Million-Year-Old Flower Found 'Perfectly Preserved' in Amber

Researchers have discovered a new flower species that has been “perfectly preserved” in amber, much like in the dinosaur blockbuster <i>Jurassic Park</i>.<p>The …

Behind the Mask - Dark Ambient Chillout music by Homeless Balloon

Surprise! Your Facebook Friends Aren’t Your Friends In Real Life

You’ve got a friend in me (and three other people)<p>A new study from Oxford University confirms why we have to specify someone is a “Facebook friend” instead of a friend.<p>Professor Robin Dunbar looked at the relationship between people’s Facebook friends and real friends, and found that only 14 out of …

'Assassin' supernova discovered that is 570bn times brighter than sun

Astronomers find brightest star explosion ever, located 3.8bn light-years away, which is more luminous than entire Milky Way<p>Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.<p>An international team revealed “the most powerful …

Universe

Top 10: the best beach hotels in Italy

A guide to the top 10 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Italy for 2017, including the best spots for families, watersports and relaxation, in destinations such as Sicily, Tuscany, Sardinia, Puglia and Ischia.<p>Hotel Il Pellicano<p>Porto Ercole, Tuscany, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Set up in the …

Italy

A Protein In The Gut May Explain Why Some Can't Stomach Gluten

If you've found that you are sensitive to gluten — the stretchy protein that makes wheat bread fluffy and pie crusts crisp — perhaps you've had to bear the brunt of the gluten-free backlash.<p>Some 47 percent of American consumers say the gluten-free diet is a fad, according to Mintel research. And …

Finland is considering giving every citizen a basic income

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>The Finnish government is getting serious about the idea of a national basic income. It has commissioned KELA, the national social insurance provider, to study the concept, calculate the costs, and run an experiment in 2017 to judge the feasibility of rolling it out …

Basic Income

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

'Karl Lagerfeld, Visual Journey' at the Pinacothèque de Paris

FASHION NEWS<p><b>Karl Lagerfeld is showing his photography at the Paris museum from October 16 to March 20, in a retrospective featuring model portraits,</b> …

Security-focused GranitePhone is now available to buy for $850

French manufacturing company Archos teamed up with IT security specialists Sikur to create the secure GranitePhone, which is now available to buy on its dedicated website for a whopping $850.<p>Designed for people who are more interested in their security than entertainment, it’s both companies’ first …

Mobile Technology

This Hubble image shows thousands of galaxies — and that's only a tiny fraction of the sky

What happens when you take a 2.4-meter telescope, launch it into space, and command it to stare at one spot in the sky for a solid 14 hours, taking data both in visible light (like our eyes see) and infrared?<p>This. This.<p>Can I get a "Yowza!" from the congregation? No? Maybe that's because when I …

Universe

Rare Butterfly Is Half Male, Half Female

An unusual butterfly that is half male and half female recently caught the eyes of a volunteer at a butterfly exhibit at Drexel University in …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Describes The 'Morbidly Funny' Death You'd Experience In A Black Hole

"If you knew you had to die, that's the way you die."<p>As an astrophysicist, cosmologist and celebrated science icon, Neil deGrasse Tyson knows a thing or two about the universe. He also happens to think that the universe is hilarious.<p>When Tyson appeared on HuffPost Live on Thursday, host Josh Zepps …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

8-year-olds perfectly describe the dangerous ways fashion ads depict women

Domínguez's work aims to bring more awareness to social issues, particularly with regard to women's rights and inequality.<p>Her most recent project exposes the vastly different ways men and women are portrayed in high fashion photography.<p>The images she chose for the project show female models in …

High Fashion

The Best Street Style From Stockholm Fashion Week Spring 2016

See the best street style photos from Stockholm Fashion Week.

'Intimacy Art Show' Will Make You Want To Get Close To Somebody

We just wanna feel the heat with somebody.<p>"Intimate": It's one of those loaded words that can imply everything from meaningless sex to a revealing, heartfelt conversation. It can sound warm and inviting, but it can also awaken unsettling fears of risk and vulnerability.<p>Artists Aaron Tsuru and Kate …

The Arts

Full Video And Transcript: NPR's Interview With President Obama

<i>Editor's Note: NPR's interview with President Obama will air on</i> Morning Edition <i>Tuesday and Wednesday.</i><p><b>NPR's STEVE INSKEEP: In a speech the other day, you spoke quite a lot about the consequences of Congress rejecting this deal.</b><p>PRESIDENT OBAMA: Right.<p><b>INSKEEP: But let's talk about the other side of</b> …

Some Cultures Treat Menstruation With Respect

When Donald Trump said that Fox News host Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her wherever," he showed that cultural taboos and biological misconceptions about female menstruation die hard. Trump later denied implying that Kelly asked him unfair questions in the first Republican presidential …

It Took A Musician's Ear To Decode The Complex Song In Whale Calls

<i>Humpback whales don't just sing songs — they compose</i> <i>with the whales around them, singing a song that evolves over time. Scientists didn't know that until they started recording whale sounds in the 1960s and spent years listening. The evolution of this "culture of listening" among researchers is the</i> …

9 Thoughts You Have While Hiking Cinque Terre Alone

Sometimes, hiking alone can really mess with your head—even when hiking the beautiful Cinque Terre.<p>In July, I went to Italy alone—and it was awesome, …

Andy Warhol's intimate polaroids: from Divine to Bianca Jagger

When selfies were still called self-portraits, Andy Warhol took loads of them, along with photographs of the great and the good of his era.<p>The artist’s polaroids, taken from the late 50s till his death in 1987, have been collected in a book out this week. They include celebrity friends such as …

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician | Siobhan Roberts

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

Mathematics

Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?

The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently, whether that's Taylor Swift demonstrating her clout via a successful protest of Apple Music or Jay Z's Tidal promising artists higher royalty rates …

6 Important Facts About Forgiveness

<b>"The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget." — Thomas Szasz</b><p>In everyone’s life, there …

Psychology