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9 Slept On Golden Age Hip Hop Albums (1988 – 1996) - Pt 2

During Hip Hop’s Golden Age so many classic albums were released each year, that every year almost inevitably has a few excellent albums that were …

Edinburgh rocks … but there’s lots more to see nearby

Our writer and his son stop off in North Berwick on the East Lothian coast for some seaside fun before hitting the Edinburgh children’s festival<br>• <b>The alternative guide to Edinburgh</b><p>I’ve always felt it’s mad, criminal almost, to go all the way to Scotland (I live in London) only to visit its cities. …

The Faroe Islands: the natural home of Nordic cuisine

Chefs in the Faroes are masters of creating magic from what they have on the doorstep, though the fermented mutton can be an acquired taste, says food stylist Mette Helbaek<p><b>The</b> <b>Faroe Islands</b> <b>are beautiful in a very Scandinavian way</b> – they’re not comforting or luxurious, but have this wild, untamed …

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Where no human has walked before

To get to some of the most remote parts of Alaska, you need to fly. The Travel Show heads into these inaccessible spots to find beauty, peace and isolation before it all disappears.

Découverte d’Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis, un dinosaure qui a vécu par 6°C

Des chercheurs des universités de l’Alaska et de Floride ont annoncé cette semaine la surprenante découverte, dans le nord de l’Alaska, d’une …

Study Shows Teens Feel Pressured to Have Anal Sex, No One Really Likes It

This study pretty much confirms your worst fears about anal.<p>A study of 130 British teens reveals that most young people are pressured into anal sex, and not even the guys really like it [via Live Science.<p>Most of the teen girls interviewed said they felt coerced into trying anal and didn't enjoy the …

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Ukraine: explosion d'un gazoduc en pleine guerre du gaz

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

time scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 career points) surpassed then leader Wilt Chamberlain (31,419 career points) 30 years ago today!

Lloyd Daniels: Born Again - SLAMonline

<i>It is not an exaggeration to say that the below story helped inspire Benjamin May to begin his work on</i> The Legend of Swee’ Pea<i>, the documentary on</i> …

Could Kevin Durant's Ability to Pass Be Thunder's Championship Key?

It's hard to believe that Kevin Durant, who is at least the second-best player in the NBA, is still getting better at basketball every year.<p>His latest improvement? Passing.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar isn't just a scorer anymore. He's 29th in the league in assists per game at 5.6 and has …

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Are Museums Overrated?

I’ve been to Paris three times and never once put a foot inside the Louvre. I skipped the Colosseum in Rome and gave only 10 minutes to the Hermitage during the entire five weeks I spent in St. Petersburg.<p>I’m sorry if this is disappointing. But I’m not sorry at all.<p>Too often, we travelers let good …

Have We Found the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?

Remote-sensing techniques have unearthed clues to the fate of settlers who mysteriously disappeared.<p>It's a mystery that has intrigued Americans for centuries: What happened to the lost colonists of North Carolina's Roanoke Island? (See "America's Lost Colony.")<p>The settlers, who arrived in 1587, …

We come from the future.

On the internet, a week is a lifetime—especially when it’s the opening week of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>. Unlike seemingly everyone else, I’ve yet to see …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

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2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale

Maranello smothers the 458 Italia with some very special sauce.<p>We’re of the mind that all Ferraris are <i>speciale.</i> Yes, even the California. We take this observation to be self-evident and universal, a fact of life that even Lamborghini owners, Red Bull Racing fans, and Prius drivers accept and …

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Remarkably Well Preserved Hominid Skeleton Emerges

“We have a mandible. We’ve seen the skull. And there are more bones. Lots of them.”<p>With his team of “underground astronauts” safely ascending out of a deep and narrow cave with hominid fossil in hand, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger is ecstatic.<p>The sun is setting and streaking …

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

Travel

LG G Flex : les spécifications techniques officielles

Il n’aura finalement pas fallu attendre novembre pour découvrir le <b>LG G Flex</b> puisque ce dernier a été officiellement présenté par son constructeur …

Best powder in the world

Your endless winter is here with snow adventures that take you to the best pow-pow our planet has to offer. Stay frosty. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures.<p>Heli-skiing, Utah, USA<p>Skier jumps down a steep face of snow in Utah. Image by Johannes Kroemer / The Image …

Skiing

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Sony's Shuhei Yoshida: DualShock 4 will be compatible with Windows for 'basic functions'

You won't be using a DualShock 4 on an Xbox come November 15th, but that doesn't mean it won't work on <i>any</i> of Microsoft's platforms. Sony's Shuhei Yoshida recently confirmed via Twitter that the PS4's gamepad will be compatible with Windows for "basic functions." In response to inquiries about said …