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DNA links 5,500 year old remains of aboriginal woman found in Canada and her 200 x great-grandaughter who still lives nearby

<b>SHARES</b><p><b>Scientists have traced a genetic descent from the 5,500 year-old remains to a second set of 2,500 year-old female remains found nearby and,</b> …

The Great Cocaine Treasure Hunt

If you knew where a million dollars' worth of blow was buried, would you go dig it up? Rodney Hyden would. We pick up the story at this critical juncture.<p>I.<p><b>Good goddamn,</b> the way Julian told that story. It was the sort of story that imbued the mind with possibility. That lingered like campfire smoke …

Cacio e pepe, a Roman classic

When you’re in a real hurry or just too tired to cook anything too elaborate, here’s a great solution: <b>cacio e pepe,</b> literally ‘cheese and pepper’, a …

Italian Food

2015 NBA Non-Fiction Award Winner: Ta-Nehisi Coates (Full Speech)

The Thanksgiving Reader

We’re approaching that time of the year many people come to dread for its airport travel clogs and the political arguments that await at dinner. Thanksgiving is just T-minus 10 days and this year, entrepreneur and blogger Seth Godin suggests a way to approach annual gatherings a little more …

Hung Up

Aziz Ansari brings diverse cast with 'Master of None'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Master of None" co-creator Alan Yang finds it very amusing that Eric Wareheim's character is being called "the token white guy."<p>The Netflix comedy series, which debuts today, is about as diverse as it comes.<p>Co-creator Aziz Ansari stars as Dev, and his crew of buddies includes "Dear White …

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Sophisticated Scents

While we may not give much thought to our noses on the day-to-day, as it turns out, it's one of the easiest senses to please—and of course, turn off. These magnificently unique fragrances break out of the typical cologne or perfume box and activate the olfactory sense with thought and care. From …

Gift Guides

Dish and Du/er’s No Sweat Pant

DU/ER, a brand known for their performance denim, is unleashing a new proprietary fabric to the world and, with it, they’re aiming to tackle the sweatpants market. Launching today on Kickstarter, the NO SWEAT PANT (in three styles for men and two for women) is exactly that. It’s close enough in …

Clothing

Five Unexpected Cocktail Tools Under $88

With the announcement of everything from the Experimental Cocktail Club recipe book, Kickstarter’s retro Cocktail Computer and The Glenlivet Bar Cart, it’s never been more fun to make cocktails at home. A handful of newly released, moderately eccentric bar accessories have caught our attention and …

A “Missed Connections” Ad That’s Better Than Some Books

The Missed Connections section of Craigslist is usually reserved for hopeless romantics searching for a second chance with someone they met on an airplane. But out of the pack of three-liners stands a heartbreaking, hopeful and profound story on the effects of a simple human connection. In the …

Exploring the Grounds of Sting’s il Palagio Tuscan Estate

Set near the town of Figline Valdarnoan hour outside of Florence in the Tuscan hillsidesil Palagio embodies every wonder of the region: panoramic vistas of the green and golden countryside and a 16th century villa rooted in history. The 350 hectare (almost 900 acre) estate also happens to host a …

Italy

Home Whiskey Still

Whiskey lovers rejoice! You can now produce at home your very own whiskey, scotch, rum, bourbon, cognac, schnapps, tequila, vodka, moonshine or …

Abilify for Candidates - SNL

Orvis + Pendleton Dog Accessories Collection

To celebrate a century of National Park Service (occurring in 2016), heritage brand and outdoors experts Orvis have teamed up with fellow iconic company Pendleton for a collection of pet accessories that will keep your buddy warm, comfortable and looking good. The brands (each of which are actually …

Brabus Mercedes G500 4x4 Squared

Brabus have tuned a Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² giving it more power, torque and style! The original model was already equipped with an impressive 422 …

SOL Water-Purifying Bag

Fort Jones, California-based Tortoise Gear aims to make products so users can thrive in practically any environment. The brand's SOL Water Bag (which is currently crowdsourcing on Kickstarter) is a compact, solar-powered water-purifying bag for all kinds of outdoor adventure. Unlike many …

Camping

Amsterdam-based, Japanese-inspired Kiyoko

With their debut product being a quality, 100% natural lip balm ("that softens your lips on a sunny morning after a swim in the lake," the minimalist packaging reads), many (incorrectly) considered the mysterious brand Kiyoko to be a new skincare line. Founded in Amsterdam by two friends Evelien …

Jawbone UP Gets Back on Track

Released earlier this spring, the new generation of Jawbone UP products (2, 3 and 4, the latter which includes contactless AmEx payments on top of heart rate and temperature tracking) offered a favorable initial impression, but after a few weeks, we retired the UP3 from our arm line-up due to some …

Wearable Tech

August Finds On Huckberry

It´s that time of the month that we update our custom, curated BTS Shop on Huckberry, one of the best one-stop-shops on the web. We have picked the …

Invisaband

Invisaband is mosquito haters and nature lovers new best friend. With scientifically proven results, and using all natural ingredients, mainly …

Fyf Socks

FYF Socks (an acronym for Free Your Feet) is a new pair of high-resistance socks. Designed by the Swiss Barefoot Company, they allow the user to …

Dptr Clamshell Wallet

The Clamshell Wallet is a beautiful minimalist wallet by Chicago based brand DPTR (Departure Clothing). Hand-crafted from a single piece of Horween …

September Finds On Huckberry

It´s that time of the month that we update our custom, curated BTS Shop on Huckberry, a shop that hooks you up with the coolest apparel and travel …

COOL HUNTING Stone & Cloth’s Summit Collection

Inspired by vintage mountaineering and travel bags with the modern day customer in mind, Stone & Cloth has re-imagined their their line of bags for their new Summit Collectionwhich launches on Kickstarter today. Nowin addition to the backpacks and totesthe LA-based company will offer weekenders and …

Selling

An Idyllic Yurt in Northern Ontario

Shara Gibson isn't your typical landlord. In 2013, she took the internet by storm with two tracks that demonstrate her haunting songwriting abilities and vocal prowess. But music isn't Gibson's only passion project. For the last few years, the Canadian singer has been busy building a yurt in …

Ontario

Man Booker prize 2015 longlist: let the 'posh bingo' begin

At midday on Wednesday, the opening list of runners and riders for Britain’s leading books prize is unleashed on the reading world. Who will it be? Who will it be?<p>With less than 24 hours to go before the longlist is announced, we’re starting to wonder who’ll make up this year’s Man Booker dozen – …

The Best Monday Morning Breakfast Cocktail

With Fourth of July on the horizon, and the previous weekend already slipping from short- to long-term memory, we found a cocktail that makes easing into the Monday ahead of a holiday weekend a little bit easier. We don't necessarily recommend using the alcoholic iteration before heading to work, …

A Maasai Perspective: Salaton Ole Ntutu

<i>Chief Salaton Ole Ntutu lives in Kenya, where he runs a tourist camp and cultural center. Last year, Salaton visited the United States for a month to</i> …

Machete-waving man shot by police in Boston

BOSTON (Reuters) - Law enforcement officers in Boston shot dead a man on Tuesday who came at them with a large knife when they tried to question him as part of a terrorism-related investigation, authorities said, describing him as a “threat.”<p>A local youth wheels his bicycle past law enforcement …

Terrorism

How to survive literary parties: tips from Francis Plug

The shy but not exactly retiring author offers some tips on getting through publishing bunfights, and meeting the great unwashed<p>A recently unearthed letter from Philip Larkin described literary parties as his “idea of hell on earth”. He saw such gatherings as “a lot of sherry-drill with important …

Books