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What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (It's Pretty Amazing)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press Play, …

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The world's fastest consumer drone can record 4K video at 85 miles per hour

A former pro racer has built the drone of his dreams<p>George Matus was 11 years old when he flew his first drone. "I was immediately hooked," the young man tells me with a grin. By age 16 he was competing as a professional drone racer and acting as a test pilot for new aircraft. Now 18, he recently …

Gaming headset review roundup: Five options, one favorite

As much as we'd all love surround sound in every room where we have a TV, it isn't always feasible. Be it budgetary reasons or living in an apartment with roommates who don't share your enthusiasm for late-night explosions, sometimes 5.1- or 7.1-channel audio is out of reach. Luckily, there are …

The best trailers from San Diego Comic Con 2016

Another year, and another San Diego Comic Con has passed. In its wake though are enough tantalising trailers to keep sci-fi and superhero fans on the …

Movies

Secrets of the two-second pit stop

How do Formula 1 pit crews service racing cars so quickly?<p><b>A FORMULA 1 RACER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE</b>, dozens of laps to go. Everyone’s zooming over 300kph. But it’s time for repairs and tyre changes — time for a pit stop. The racer pulls in. Close to two dozen workers swarm on the vehicle. The …

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Dream Homes Can Be a Tough Sell

‘Flintstone House,’ among specially designed houses, to resort to a price cut<p>People driving along California’s Interstate Highway 280 always slow …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

Smart Homes: How to Automate Your House

Some clever coding will let you take advantage of the Internet of Things in your smart home<p>What would the Internet of Things be without If This Then …

The World's Best Streets for People-Watching

Rearrange your next vacation itinerary -- we have something stellar lined up: people-watching. From observing locals to surveying tourists, peeking …

7 Insider Tips From A Dating-App Employee

<i>When Bumble first launched in 2014, it revolutionized online dating. For the first time ever, women were totally in control of starting the</i> …

When tennis collided with the cold war

Thirty years ago, Martina Navratilova played in the final of the Federation Cup. It was much more than a tennis match<p>It is three o’clock in the …

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

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This woman says her grandmother and uncle are conspiring to exclude other children from inheriting a dime.<p>8:47 a.m. Today8:47 a.m. July 21, 2018<p>This …

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Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Top 10 Most Bizarre Hotels in the World

Hotel Costa Verde<p>If you feel like flying without really fastening your seatbelt and exploring the whole world, definitely, you would love the …

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This obnoxious birthday card will drive you totally crazy

There are thoughtful birthday gifts and then there are birthday gifts born out the bubbling cauldron of hell. The Joker Birthday Card falls into the latter category. A Kickstarter project exists to put the card into production to transform the celebrations of birthday boys and girls everywhere from …

Can Google Un-Break Google Glass?

<i>Nick Scholz is a Global Product Marketing Manager for Novell, currently covering the GroupWise, Vibe, and Open Enterprise Server product lines.</i><p>When Google quietly stopped selling Google Glass back in January, this came as no shock to the world. Word to the wise: if your company ever has to release …

HugeDomains.com - WeirdHood.com is for sale (Weird Hood)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Do This Twice a Day For Bigger Calves

You don’t have to live with chicken legs<p>If you want to banish your chicken legs, your current routine of 3 sets of 10 reps of a calf exercise isn’t going to cut it.<p>The fix for skinny calves: high-frequency training (HFT), which involves hitting your calves <i>twice</i> a day. Your body adapts to the extra …

Top 10 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Implement Right Now

Weight loss isn’t easy (if it were, we wouldn’t have a billion different diet plans and products to waste our money on). But even the smallest weight …

2 Little-Known Risks of Dividend Stocks

Don't let dividend investing surprise you with these oft-neglected problems.<p>Investors love dividend stocks, and many people see them as being among …

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<i>“Safe, ultra-reliable investment opportunities most people don’t even know about...”</i><p>How Many Paychecks Do YOU Cash In A Year?<p><b>Larry Cashed 40…In</b> <b>One</b> …

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Microsoft Surface 3 Vs Surface Pro 3: What's The Difference?

The new Surface 3 is a great surprise. Unlike most high profile devices these days, Microsoft got the smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its excellent Surface Pro 3 out of the door without a single leak. But given the two machines look virtually identical, what exactly are the differences …

In the Market for a New Laptop? Here’s Your 2017 Guide

Though the tablet’s stolen a bit of the laptop’s thunder, true productivity hounds know that getting stuff done still happens more effortlessly on …

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Top 10 Booze-Infused Getaways

Vacations are all about letting loose, so it's no surprise that more and more travelers are opting for locations known for their libations. Whether you're a former keg stand champion with an affinity for beer, prefer to sip wine while soaking up culture or only like liquor when it's used for an …

You probably don't want to fly with any of the airlines on this 'blacklist'

Image: Asylumkid<p>Image: Asylumkid<p>OVER 300 AIRLINES make up a growing “blacklist” of carriers that are banned from European airspace.<p>As airline safety …

Aviation

Wow, this is a really fancy plane

A Boeing 747 like you've never seen it<p>Look at that mansion. Wouldn't it be nice to live in a sweet, sweet mansion like that? Actually that's a plane. A Boeing 747-8, to be exact. Greenpoint Technologies recently customized the 747 (the world's second largest commercial airliner) for a "private, …