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Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

Associated Press News

6 Photography Tips for Making Puddles Look Epic

Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to dust off your camera and head back outdoors. Don’t let April showers keep you from taking photos! …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Shooting Boudoir All Shapes and Sizes

Boudoir clients range not only in background but also shapes and sizes. She may be a model or the stay at home mom that wants to feel like a model. …

Photography

How to avoid getting ripped off at the hospital

According to a doctor turned health care journalist.<p>“The American healthcare system is rigged against you,” journalist Elisabeth Rosenthal writes in her new book, <i>An American Sickness</i><i>.</i><p>Rosenthal got a behind-the-scenes peek at the bamboozling when she was working full time as a doctor in the 1990s. …

Celebrate Easter Early Because Now There’s Chocolate Pizza With Cadbury Creme Eggs

The limited-edition pizza will soon be available for London-based customers<p>There’s a new pizza topping that’s sure to stir debate: Cadbury Creme Eggs.<p>…

Here’s The Best Bakery In Every State, According To Yelp

Satisfy your sweet tooth.<p>But where do you find the best ones? We asked Yelp for the most popular bakeries in every state — which they measured using an algorithm that looked at the number of reviews plus the star rating for every bakery on Yelp.<p>So <b>here are the 51 best spots in the US to get your</b> …

Dessert

Is Eating Meat Really Bad For The Environment?

There is currently a pervading belief that eating meat is de facto bad for the environment, as if the argument has been definitively decided. …

How to Properly Season a Cast-Iron Pan

It's no secret we have a borderline obsession with cast-iron cookware—those trusty pans would be the first thing we'd try to save in a house fire. …

Cooking

Mondly's VR language-learning app is the closest thing to actual immersion

Experts agree that language learning is best accomplished with full immersion. Most of us, unfortunately, can’t pack up and head to Tokyo for a year to learn Japanese.<p>Mondly, a language-learning app on iOS and Android, thinks VR could help bridge the gap. And today it’s launching an app for Gear VR …

The future of the Hamptons is uncertain as prices plummet and luxury buyers head north

The Hamptons have long been a weekend playground for New York City's wealthiest and most fashionable.<p>But thanks to a softening real-estate market and the growing appeal of more affordable destinations, that could be about to change.<p>The various hamlets of Long Island's East End are certainly still a …

Real Estate

How to Do SEO for a “Tiny” Website That Doesn’t Have Any Visitors or Money

I have consulted thousands of businesses ranging from Fortune 100 companies to your local mom and pop shops.One of the biggest objection I hear from …

Marketing

This Custom 918 Spyder Is Possibly the Most Badass Porsche Ever Made

If you ever thought practical dirt road driving and looking cool were mutually incompatible, then you’ve obviously never seen this badass, off-road …

How LeBron James channeled Jay-Z in destroying Charles Barkley

Jay-Z killed his ants with a sledgehammer back in 2001. “Takeover” was one of the most blistering moments in rap history, a brutally effective diss track that made overtly public his beefs with Nas and Prodigy from Mobb Deep.<p>It also was a dope as hell track, with Kanye West (I miss the old Kanye) …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Former US Officials Urge Trump to Work with Iran Opposition

In an unprecedented move, a 23 member bi-partisan group of senior former US officials signed a critical letter and delivered it to President Donald Trump. The letter suggested new policy options regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran and the need for the US to open up a meaningful channel of …

This disassembled Aston Martin DB11 engine is engineering pornography

It’s like the world’s most complicated Lego set and I can’t stop staring<p>The Aston Martin DB11 has a 600-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V12 engine. It can go from 0–60 mph in 3.9 seconds and can keep going all the way to a top speed of 200 mph. In pure Aston Martin form, the car is even …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

Bluefin Tuna Sells for $632,000 at Tsukiji's New Year Auction

TOKYO — A sushi chain boss paid $632,000 for a 466-pound bluefin tuna at auction on Thursday.<p>The 74.2 million yen winning bid for the prized but imperiled species was the second highest ever after a record 155.4 million yen bid in 2013 at the annual New Year auction at the famed Tsukiji …

Japan

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Medical Research

Stubborn Sea Stars Thwart Student Scientists by Expelling Microchip Implants

Sea stars are much stranger than we imagined. Biology students at the University of Southern Denmark implanted a group of the animals with microchips …

Zoology

I Photographed The Same Lighthouse Throughout Various Seasons

My name is Trevor Pottelberg. I am a fine art landscape photographer from Brownsville, Ontario, Canada. I absolutely love photographing scenes with …

Secretlab gaming chairs now available in the US

The Singapore-based gaming chair company takes on the US market.<p>Singapore-based gaming chair maker Secretlab has opened shop in the US.<p>Following launches in most parts of Southeast Asia and Australia, Secretlab has rented out a warehouse in Tennessee, with plans to add another warehouse in …

South-east Asia

Light Painting the Outline of a Person with Long Exposure Photography

Unlike most photographers, Jason Page creates his images in complete darkness. After experimenting with long exposures of the moon reflecting over …

Recipe: Make Del Posto’s Ugly-But-Good Hazelnut Cookies

Amongst the rich tradition of American-Italian dining, New York’s Del Posto is an enduring icon. Eater restaurant critic Bill Addison recently dubbed it “America’s high church of pasta,” where chef Mark Ladner transforms classic dishes “from the inside out.” Part of the stable of Italian eateries …

Childhood obesity linked to irregular sleep and skipping breakfast

Skipping breakfast and irregular sleep patterns have been identified as key reasons why children may become dangerously overweight in research that sheds new light on the obesity epidemic.<p>The study, led by academics from University College London, challenges the widely-held view that soaring …

Holistic Medicine

Creating a Series for Yourself, Something Every Photographer Should Consider

A photo series to me was always just another project in school; whether it was for my digital photography class or film photography class, there was …

Get the most out of your new D-SLR Camera with These 12 Essential Photo Accessories | shopswell

So, you just forked over the money for your first D-SLR. If you're relatively new to photography, there are a bunch of things you'll need to get the …

Cameras

Now's Your Chance to Buy a Real Humvee From Uncle Sam

You'll need a bigger garage.<p>As the military phases out the iconic Humvee, it is left with a surplus of these go-anywhere four-wheel drive vehicles that have been the backbone of the U.S. infantry for more than 30 years. Before this year they've been tough to come by for civilians. But now's your …

31 Best Garage Lighting Ideas (Indoor And Outdoor) – See You Car From New Point

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Interior Design

Create Dynamic “Rain” Portraits on the Cheap with a Manual-Focus Lens and a Garden Hose (VIDEO)

Shooting in the rain is a great way to capture some very impactful images, but without the right equipment it’s also a great way to ruin your …