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The last places on Earth with no internet

Britain is addicted to the internet. Just take a look at the occupants of any bus stop or train station platform. Heads down, phones out. When the conversations stop in our pubs and restaurants, the first question asked by many of us isn’t “Whose round is it?”, it’s “What’s the Wi-Fi …

El Salvador

Maddeningly Mystifying Time Capsules

What I Learned from My Mother's Suicide

For years I blamed myself. Now I'm grateful.<p>I was 13 years old when I first realized that my mother did not want to live. One night during spring break of eighth grade, I woke to the dog barking and red and yellow lights splashing across the walls. When I peered out my window into the darkness, I …

Empathy

21 Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the planet’s wildest places.<p>From a handful of rustic lodges committed to conservation back in the early 1990s, sustainable tourism is now transforming the global travel industry, and in the process …

National Parks

7 Reasons Why 'Deadpool' Smashed All Expectations at the Box Office

That "Deadpool" opened No. 1 at the box office this weekend isn't a shocker. Analysts expected it to debut with around $65 million. They were off by, you know, only about <i>$70 million</i>.<p>According to estimates, the snarky, sword-happy superhero actually brought in $135.0 million from Friday to Sunday -- …

The American Literary Scene

(AFTER READING SEVERAL ESSAYS, IN ENGLISH MAGAZINES, ON THE PLIGHT OF THE AMERICAN WRITER AND THE NATURE OF THE AMERICAN MALE)<p>I have but now returned to England, and to my tranquil pen, after spending six interesting, rather, but scarcely restful weeks in America. It had been my purpose in setting …

The Very Comical Lament of Pyramus and Thisbe

(A<i>n</i> I<i>nterlude</i>)W<i>ALL</i>: Thus have I, Wall, my part dischargèd so;And being done, thus Wall away doth go.—<i>“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Act V Scene 1</i>.<p>T<i>HISBE</i>: It’s not here anymore.<p>P<i>YRAMUS</i>: It separated us. We yearned for each other. We grew apart.<p>T<i>HISBE</i>: I was always thinking about it.<p>P<i>YRAMUS</i>: I thought …

Scientists say people can accurately judge how trustworthy you are just by looking at your face

The question is: When it comes to judging people by their looks, are those assumptions accurate?<p>A number of researchers have looked at how we determine people's trustworthiness based only on their face, and come up with different verdicts. Some scientists say it's possible to draw accurate …

Repetition Doesn’t Work: Better Ways to Train Your Memory

A team of scientists recently discovered that repetition is a terrible way to memorize information—and their findings highlight much better …

Texas' Perry Says Christie Doing 'Fine Job' for GOP Governors

WASHINGTON — Gov. Rick Perry says that Chris Christie is doing a "fine job" as the chairman of the Republican Governors Association and should not resign that position amid an investigation into his administration over the closing of a bridge.<p>"Chris has addressed this the way he should have," he …

Republicans

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …