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Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration

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9 simple ways to make your home feel like yours

A personal touch is the difference between a house and a home. It is the unique thing that marks your home as yours—and it's definitely not something …

Watch National Geographic's stunning climate-change documentary starring Leonardo DiCaprio

You have to admit, it doesn't <i>sound</i> like must-watch TV: a National Geographic Channel documentary about climate change starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Mixing together the science of our damaged planet and the guy who fought the bear in the movie "The Revenant" seems like a bit of an odd choice.<p>But the …

Climate

How to master the art of layering

There's one particular scene in an episode of the hit American comedy series Friends, where Joey wears all of Chandler’s clothes at the same time. …

Clothing

How to Make Beautiful Midori-Style Traveler’s Notebooks

Hello. My name is Gareth Branwyn and I am a notebook addict. I have co-designed/edited several notebooks, including the Maker’s Notebook, have handmade my own, and have an embarrassingly large collection of commercial blank journals.<p>So, it’s no wonder that I loved Linn’s latest video on her Darbin …

7 Ways to Hack Your Way to More Storage in the Living Room

A living room closet is a godsend, a convenient place to cram all your belongings so your living room can be clutter-free for relaxing and …

Living Rooms

Tesla Powerwall set to electrify Canadian homes, but at a price

The Tesla Powerwall home battery system should finally be appearing in the basements and garages of Canadian homes this summer, giving people a chance to store solar power or time-shift their electricity consumption. But there may be sticker shock: Installation is likely to double the $3,000 (U.S.) …

Clean Energy

The world’s 11 worst anti-women laws: How do these still exist?

Did you know that in some countries it's actually legal for a man to abduct a woman if he marries her afterwards? And that nine women are currently …

6 Of The Best No-Nonsense Apps to Destress In 2016

Forget your troubles, come on, get ‘appy…<p>Everyone wants to feel happier and less stressed, but finding the time to make little changes or even …

Your Guide To Never Feeling Tired Again

These changes can seriously help you combate the fatigue...<p>Winter blues got you feeling more roadkill than Duracell bunny? Well, we’ve spoken to the …

Whole Grain

Magnetic Refrigeration is a Real Thing. Here's How it Works.

One day we might be able to make home refrigerators without any chemicals or industrial coolants. The main hope for this comes from a special …

A Set of Nameless Paints Wants to Change the Way Kids Learn About Color

the original presentation for “Nameless Paints”The names we assign to colors are restrictive and only serve to impede our minds. The water that comes …

Japanese Culture

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, told attendees at the British Science …

Sleep

Tips for Creating Original Images

Years ago I shot an image for a competition that I was sure was a highly original piece of genius. Only to find out when looking at other entries, …

Genius

Microsoft wants to bring broadband to 500,000 Indian villages

At a dinner hosted in honor of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that the company wants to help bring internet access to 500,000 villages across India.<p>Last November, the company began experimenting with the unused spectrum between TV …

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Tourism

Re-Examining Roger Federer's Legacy After 2015 Wimbledon Run

Roger Federer’s latest near-miss at Wimbledon is a reflection of an aging legend whose glory days are in the nostalgia-tinged past. No longer exuding the same aura of invincibility he once did, he has watched a new generation of players usurp his reign at the top of the game. But this reality gives …

Tennis

15 questions about sex you were too embarrassed to ask

Whether you're single or in a relationship, there are probably some niggling (and rather awkward) questions about sex that you still need answers</i> …

Best in Travel 2018 - Cities

Over the past 10 years, Seville has transformed itself. Once a traffic-congested metropolis resting on its historical laurels, Seville has bloomed into a city of bicycles and trams, keen to reinvigorate its artistic past. The metamorphosis hasn’t gone unnoticed. The capital of Andalucía will host …

European Travel

Dark Matter May Be Less Mysterious Than We Thought

Unlike ordinary particles, dark matter seems to feel only gravity, not the other forces of nature. But new observations show that might not be true after all<p>Astronomers have been struggling for nearly 80 years to figure out what makes up the mysterious dark matter that pervades the universe. They …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

10 job interview outfit ideas perfect for a role in any industry ranked in terms of formality

When it comes to 'dressing for the occasion', there aren't many instances more sartorially daunting than a job interview. Is my skirt too short? Do I …

Employment

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Post-its from Georges

<b>The cartoonist Georges Wolinski was one of 12 victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in January. His wife of 45 years, Maryse, has spoken to the BBC about their relationship - and how the little notelets he left about the house are helping her get through the ordeal of her loss. This is an edited</b> …

France

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast