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Step Inside The Grandiose & Extravagant Theatres Of Paris

Paris is recognised throughout Europe and most of the world, as a city famous for love and it's passion for art and theatre. So what better place for …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

Jack Nicholson: a career in film - in pictures

Reports from Hollywood suggest that Jack Nicholson has called time on his film career. The 76-year-old has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times, more than any other male actor, a good reason for us to bring you some highlights.

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero'

Few bands ever reach the popularity, influence and status of the early-'90s rock group Nirvana. Anyone who's old enough to remember knows that the trio from Aberdeen, Wash., helped pioneer grunge rock. But more than that, Nirvana became a symbol for an entire generation of ideas and popular …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Preloaded Chip and PIN card returns, now can carry several currencies

Travelex again is offering a preloaded Chip and PIN card for the traveler abroad, but this one allows you to carry five kinds of currency concurrently.<p>Say hello to the Multi-Currency Cash Passport Prepaid MasterCard, which allows you to carry British pounds, euros, Canadian dollars, Japanese yen …

GOP’s lame impeachment secret: A story of manipulation

Republican politicians are terrified of right-wing lunatics. Here’s what’s really behind the dumb impeachment fever<p>It’s becoming a ritual of the congressional recess for Republicans: At town halls, and other venues, frustrated (or angry, or hopeful) conservatives ask them about the impeachment of …

'Fact or Fictional' Tackles the Science of 'Breaking Bad' – /Film

Walter White considers himself to be a damn brilliant chemist on <i>Breaking Bad</i>, but does his science hold up under real-life scrutiny? That’s the …

TV

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Absolut Pro, Wonderland, ...

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Everyone Was Also Furious With The Initial Casting Of Heath Ledger As The Joker

We get it.<p>He's not Christian Bale. He's not Christopher Nolan's Batman.<p>He's not the actor who brought in nearly $2.5 billion in ticket sales for Warner Bros over the course of three films.<p>However, people's irate reactions to Warner Bros. choice for the next Caped Crusader sound awfully …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology

How to Save Africa’s Elephants

In the 1980s, I did a stint as a wildlife researcher in Kenya. I witnessed a decade of unprecedented slaughter of African elephants by poachers, out to profit from rising ivory demand in Asia’s fast-growing economies of the day.<p>By 1989, more than 600,000 elephants had been killed—half of Africa’s …

America's Libertarian Moment

A longtime libertarian policy wonk talks about whether the philosophy can save the GOP -- and why he still doesn't think Rand Paul can win the presidency.<p>Libertarianism is on the march. From the rapid rise to prominence of first-term Senator Rand Paul to the state-level movements to legalize gay …

Korea Constructs Road That Wirelessly Charges Moving Electric Buses

An electric bus that charges its batteries while driving (rather than while sitting idle in a charging station) is no longer science fiction.<p>Researchers at Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently constructed a seven and a half mile stretch of asphalt roadway in the …

Honda wants to save America's drive-in movie theaters

They're part of our car culture, and they're worth rescuing.<p>America's drive-in movie theaters are on the brink of extinction. At their peak in the 1950s and '60s, the country boasted over 4000 of the open-air cinemas. Today, there are 368, and these holdovers from the analog era are in trouble. The …

5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

Bradley Manning to speak for defence at sentencing hearing next week

Navy rear admiral testifies warning villages which were in danger of Taliban reprisals after leaks took nine months<p>Bradley Manning will make a rare statement before his defense finishes arguments in his sentencing hearing next week, his lawyers said Friday.<p>The 25-year-old faces up to 90 years in …

Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good For Your Kids

Screen time is not all bad for your kids. They can learn a ton from video games. And when parents and children are watching or playing together, kids are internalizing important social skills. Being intentional about the messages you send to your kids about media is a missing link in most parenting …

American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

How to Speak with a British Accent (VIDEO)

I'm in London right now. And as I walk through the streets I can't help but to mimic the accents I hear. But the honest truth is that I'm not so good at it!<p>So, in an attempt to get a London accent right, I took a lesson from a dialect coach.<p>Watch the video. Follow along. And try to get it</b> …

24-Year-Old Ogilvy Employee Dies From 'Overwork'

According to local TV news program Yangzi Evening News, the Ogilvy & Mather Beijing employee died of "overwork." He had been working overtime the month prior to his death, not leaving the office before 11p.m.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Ogilvy Denies 24-Year-Old China Employee Was Worked To Death.<p>Reports say that Yuan …

Kitchen Grater Lets You Use Butter Right From the Fridge

If you enjoy a nice piece of toast in the morning, you probably fall into either the margarine camp or the butter camp. And those who prefer butter …

Cloning technique produces human stem cells for the first time

Researchers say they have finally managed to use cloning technology to make human embryos and grow stem cells from them in the hopes of making perfectly matched grow-your-own tissue transplants.<p>They used a human egg cell and parts of a human skin cell to grow a very early human embryo, then …

Here's What You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In 25 Cities

To find out, HSH.com took the National Association of Realtors' 2013 first quarter data for median home prices as well as our 2013 first quarter average interest rates for 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages to decipher how much money homebuyers in 25 major metros would need to earn in order to purchase …

What Really Goes On Inside Nudist Resorts

<i>This post contains nudity, which may be considered inappropriate for some audiences.</i><p><i>(Photo Courtesy of Hidden Beach Resort)</i><p>JustLuxe has covered a wide variety of luxury travel over the years -- million dollar tours of India, women's solo travel destinations, and extravagant private jet tours around …

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

Watch A 2-Year-Old Girl Nail A Pearl Jam Song

A toddler girl in the back seat of a small car sings "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter In A Small Town."