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3 Super-Foods to Lose Belly Fat Fast, Based on Science

Trying to lose belly fat? Consider including these 3 super foods into your diet for maximum results.<p>To build lean muscle and lose belly fat, success is determined by not just how well you exercise in the gym or at home, but also with proper nutrition. As far as nutrition is concerned, the basics to …

Death of ex-university lecturer could finally solve riddle that has baffled science for 36 YEARS

A science riddle that has remained unanswered for 36 years could finally be solved following the death of a former university lecturer.<p>Dr David E.H. …

J.R.R. Tolkien's 100-year-old novel, Beren and Lúthien, has arrived: EW review

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>When he died in 1973, <i>The Hobbit</i> and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> author J.R.R. Tolkien left his personal magnum opus largely uncompleted. By …

Between Classes: 6 Novels About Young Women in College

For those of us lucky enough to go to college, we know that what’s learned in the classroom may add to intellectual knowledge, but emotional education often takes place in spaces away from desks and lecture halls. For some, those lessons include painful encounters with professors who trample …

Books

13 science fiction and fantasy books you can’t afford to miss this December

It’s December. I can hardly believe how fast the year flew by. December means the full rush of Christmas and holiday shopping, and it means a slightly lighter load of new books hitting bookstores. That’s fine by me: it means that I can try and tackle the accumulated piles of books on my own to-read …

World entering era ‘more dangerous than Cold War’ as Russian power grows, former MI6 boss warns

The world is entering an era that is “more dangerous” than the Cold War because of an increase in Russian military power, a former MI6 chief has said.<p>…

Cold War

‘Dunkirk’: Christopher Nolan Earning Massive $20 Million Pay Day For World War II Epic

Nolan's deal is the richest pay day for a filmmaker since Peter Jackson and "King Kong."<p>Realizing just how much “Memento” proved Christopher Nolan to …

This Busker's Random Party In A Tube Station Went Viral On Facebook And It Changed His Life

Did you see Ali Köse's performance of "Get Lucky"?<p>View this post on Facebook<p>The video, which has been viewed over a million times, was filmed one Friday night last month in Marble Arch tube. The guy in the video is 32-year-old Ali Köse, from Lewisham.<p>He told BuzzFeed News: "The acoustics in the …

Social Media

The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015 – Apple unveils Spotify competition

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

We're learning more about the CIA 'cover-up' surrounding JFK's assassination

Just after noon on November 22, 1963, the US lost its 35th president to a bullet in Dallas.<p>The assassination of President John F. Kennedy spurred numerous conspiracy theories, many of which doubted whether sniper Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone and asserting that the CIA was involved.<p>And now, a …

CIA: There Was a JFK Assassination Cover-Up

At some point in the fall of 2014 the CIA quietly said, 'we'll just leave this here' and published a bombshell PDF of a declassified article on …

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

By David E. Hoffman<p>David E. Hoffman<p>Contributing editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years …

Cold War

These Stunning Photos of New Zealand's Largest Gang Will Give You Sleepless Nights

New Zealand photographer Jono Rotman got unprecedented access to around 200 members of the Mongrel Mob. We asked how he did it.<p>In the 1960s, a gang of variously disaffected youth sprang up in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. They didn't ride bikes, but they quickly developed all the trimmings of an outlaw …

Emma Watson UN speech

Emma Watson

Photos Released of Bush Administration After 9/11 Attacks: Pictures

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

The dwarf planet is also dotted with bright points which may be ice caps, and a mysterious dark shape nicknamed "The Whale."<p>"We're at the 'man in the moon' stage of viewing Pluto," said John Spencer of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.<p>"It's easy to imagine you're seeing …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Books

Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025

By<p>The <i>Fortune</i> 500, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. companies, has been in a constant state of flux since the first one was published in 1955. …

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

We now have a spacecraft that is propelled by sunlight alone

A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has been successfully deployed above Earth. On June 11, the LightSail satellite overcame a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.<p>The prototype …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

Bodypainting

Artist manipulates photos into surreal and dreamlike scenes

Typically, when we feature Sarah DeRemer's artwork, we're weirded out by her animal mashups. But this time, we're going to peek into her dream …

Art