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Musical Muses

George Michael’s classic 1990 <i>Freedom</i> famously featured an all-star line-up of supermodels—Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, and Mario Sorrenti—but it’s not the only music video with a cover girl cast. Here, five favorites.<p><b>Anja Rubik in Mister D's</b> …

Sinkhole swallows priceless Corvettes

A massive sinkhole in western Kentucky opened up early Wednesday morning below the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight rare and historic Chevrolet Corvettes that were on display to the public.<p>No one was hurt in the incident, which was recorded at 5:44 a.m. by motion sensors at the museum in …

Ay, 'Mama Mia'

Last week, we “live-blogged” us watching (and re-watching) the steamy slumber party thrown by Shakira and Rihanna. This week’s va-va-voom video comes …

Inside Satya Nadella’s CEO Comp Package From Microsoft

Through a filing, Microsoft has revealed the compensation package for its new CEO. In short, Satya Nadella is buying all the beers for the next few years.<p>In numerical terms, Nadella will pick up a $1.2 million yearly cash salary, with installments doled out twice monthly. Nadella is also eligible …

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Thailand

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

10 Dream Kitchen Designs

See kitchens straight from design heaven.<p>From swank lounge areas to concrete countertops, these kitchens are all straight from design heaven.

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Early 2011 MacBook Pros Are Dropping Like Flies, Heat Issues To Blame

If you have a 2011 MacBook Pro that is wonking out like it was haunted by a Japanese ghost, you’re not the only one. It appears that a massive number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners with AMD graphics are having issues with system crashes and hardware problems, with failure rates reaching a …

The best dynamic warmup for any workout

A dynamic warmup is a series of movements designed to increase body temperature, activate the nervous system, increase range of motion, and correct …

6 Foods to Never Put in Your Body

The Best New York Chowhound Finds of 2013

Not much gets past the true Chowhound. She’ll drill down through a menu of Southern-style seafood to unearth a handful of Burmese rarities, take a …

Staten Island

23 Things To Just Do

There's been an article floating around Facebook over the past few weeks titled "23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged Before You're 23".<p>As everyone is entitled to their own opinion, the author comments on how so many of her Facebook friends seem to be getting married at such a young age, and …

The Miracle Drug That Treats Anything

It's free, instantly available, and has no side effects<p>Jordan Metzl, M.D., believes a miracle drug exists that can prevent, improve, or cure virtually any health problem. The incredible thing is, science backs him up. And not just with one tiny study—<i>dozens</i> of reports all show the same result: A …

Be a Better Dad This Holiday Season

5 ways to boost your parenting skills<p>As a dad, there’s no escaping your responsibilities this time of year. Whether your oldest is back from college, or you just drove your newborn home from the hospital, kids present all sorts of unique challenges around the holidays. But with a little practice, …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Sex Toys For Not-So-Silent Nights

<i>This was originally published on December 8, 2013.</i><p>Maybe you're looking to get the ultimate gift for your partner this year. Or, maybe you're just …

5 Camera Features You Should Be Using But Aren't

Is your rig reaching its full potential? National Geographic shooter Bill Hatcher points the way.<p><b>APERTURE-PRIORITY MODE</b>A large aperture, such as f2.8, creates a narrow depth of field for soft, blurred backgrounds. This mode gives you the leeway to be creative with the close and distant elements in …

Encounter of the first kind: Rosetta on track for historic comet landing

At precisely 10am GMT on 20 January next year, a tiny electronic chip inside Europe's Rosetta spacecraft will flicker into life. The robot probe will then be several hundred million miles from Earth, an orbit that will be bringing it closer and closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a massive …

Staff Picks: Best Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Roadsters

Articles about abandoned factories modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

Why SolarCity and Tesla are going to replace your utility

Millions of California homeowners and businesses have installed solar panels on their roofs to generate their own electricity. Now a small but growing number of them want to pull the plug on their utilities by storing that energy in batteries and tap that power when the sun isn’t shining. And that …

Solar Power

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

Harvard Business School

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …