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Met Gala 2018: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

The dress code on the invitation read (aptly and amusingly) “Sunday Best” for an evening known globally as the first Monday in May or the Met Gala. But what did that mean for the diverse, glittery crew of bold-face guests who strode the red carpet? The stylishly pious (gala cochair Amal Clooney in …

Red Carpet

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

There are an estimated 40 million slaves in the world. Where do they live and what do they do?

By Adam Taylor<p>Adam Taylor<p>Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Slavery is not a thing of the past. A report released Tuesday by the U.N.-affiliated International Labor Office (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation estimates that there were 40.3 million people in some …

Forced Labor

17 Pairs of Gold Shoes You Can Wear Anywhere

You'd be forgiven for associating gold shoes with special occasions—who doesn't reach for a pair of strappy metallic heels for a wedding or holiday …

Your Roomba could be selling maps of your home to Google, Amazon, and Apple

Remember Roomba, the cute robotic vacuum cleaner who's been navigating around your house for years?<p>Well, its creator, iRobot, has hinted it may sell …

What It’s REALLY Like Taking Pictures at Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon had been on the top of my “must-photograph” list ever since I saw the first picture of a sunbeam penetrating the curvy, orange walls …

Warning of imminent attack, Britain raises threat level

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be …

United Kingdom

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

Los Angeles Times

The Story Behind the Civil War Letter Read by Chuck Schumer at the Inauguration

In a speech during Donald Trump’s Inauguration ceremony on Friday, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer referenced Civil War soldier Sullivan Ballou’s famous …

Welcome to the Wipe House: President Trump shreds climate change, privacy, LGBT policies on WhiteHouse.gov

We're gonna have the best 404s! The greatest 404s!With Donald Trump taking over the presidency Friday morning, a different type of transition has …

The Best Underwater Photographs of 2016 Are Out of This World

This year may have been a rough one up here on Earth’s dry surface, but beneath the waves ocean life flourished and dazzled. The world’s most …

Top Stock Picks From 4 Professional Investors Who Keep Beating the Market

See which equities they're choosing for the long run.<p>Consistency is the rarest of qualities in the mutual fund world. Managers come and go. So, too, …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Reconstructing the face of a 9,500-year-old man

Published 6th January 2017

Why gravitational waves truly are the “scientific breakthrough of the year”

True scientific breakthroughs are extremely rare. We had one in 2016.<p>2016 has been a rough year. Yet science in 2016 has remained a source of optimism.<p>To solve a scientific problem, you have to believe it is solvable. That makes scientific discovery inherently optimistic. Discoveries help us …

The Arctic is showing stunning winter warmth, and these scientists think they know why

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Last month, temperatures in the high Arctic spiked dramatically, some 36 degrees Fahrenheit above normal — a move that corresponded with record low levels of Arctic sea ice during a time of year …

Jet Stream

The photographer who captures the expressions of tiny animals

<b>There are close-up images, and then there are the ones taken by Muhammad Roem, an amateur Indonesian photographer.</b><p>From dancing frogs to cheeky geckos, there is little that escapes 28-year-old Mr Roem's camera.<p>The full-time nurse started photography only three years ago as a part time hobby.<p>Now the …

Why the State Department Is Worried About Donald Trump and His Tweets

When President-elect Donald Trump announced last week that he wanted ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state, many in the foreign policy establishment were worried. Aside from the fact that Tillerson has zero public service experience, his history of striking oil deals with …

The Children of Mosul: Pictures

Costco Wholesale Corporation's Best Move in 2016

<b>Costco</b>'s (NASDAQ: COST) best move in 2016 was also its riskiest. On June 20, the company parted ways with <b>American Express</b> (NYSE: AXP), its longtime rewards card partner. At that moment, not only did millions of cardholders see their cards go dead, the company also completely stopped taking American …

Biggest threats to the Trump market rally

Contrary to the gravity-defying action of the past six weeks, the stock market can't go up in a straight line forever.<p>The Trump rally on Wall Street has sent the Dow skyrocketing 1,600 points and within spitting distance from the 20,000 milestone.<p>Many market gurus are optimistic about 2017 and …

Why the Russian Ambassador Became a Target

A growing geopolitical role comes at a price in blood, as Russia was forcefully reminded on Monday when its ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot in an Ankara art gallery. Russia might not be paying that price had it kept out of the Syrian conflict but, paradoxically, it has now joined the …

UC freshman applications shatter records, with gains among all racial groups

The University of California received more than 171,000 freshman applications for fall 2017, marking a new record with gains across all racial and ethnic groups.<p>The applicants included more than 111,600 California high school seniors, a 6% rise over last year, according to prelimary UC data …

Message from Syria to the United States: We’ll never again believe your lofty rhetoric

The United States representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, gave an impassioned speech last week asking Russian and Syrian representatives whether they felt "any shame at all" for their actions in Aleppo, and whether there is "no execution of a child that gets under [their] skin?" For …

Middle East

Persian Parents Worst Nightmare!! 😂😂 By: @farzyloko

The top 18 trends of 2018 are here!

Buzz about turmeric’s anti-inflammatory powers dominated 2017, but 2018 is all about moringa. North American healthy food companies have discovered …

The Best Space Photos of 2016

London at midnight, Jan. 30, 2016.<br>Tim Peake—ESA/NASA<p>1 of 32<p>2016 was a year full of new discoveries and beautiful imagery coming from our universe. We …

Vintage Photos Mixed With 3D Objects Make Up These Wild Collages

What began as an Instagram experiment evolved into a flourishing art project for Susana Blasco.<p>Found objects marry with the lived-in aesthetic of vintage artifacts. Spanish artist, Susana Blasco, crafts her 2D work mixed with real-world 3D objects in an amazing display of humorous art. Exhibiting a …