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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 30, 2016)

A deadly shooting took place at UCLA this week, ending the life of professor William Klug. Fighting is underway in Falluja as Iraqi-led forces attempt to liberate the city from ISIS control. The battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton escalated and the country engaged in a debate over the …

10 Photography Curators You Should Follow on Flipboard

To get an education in photography, one simply has to look around. That’s not asking much. From advertisements to Instagram, the modern age is awash in images appearing before us from every possible angle. Adding to this is the convergence of cameras and mobile phones, which led to the world taking …

The Week in Review: Celebrations For LGBT Pride Month

Cities across the world have been gearing up for a host of events in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.<p>Last weekend, Tel Aviv hosted their nineteenth annual Pride Parade with over 200,000 in attendance. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised a rainbow flag at …

Spotlight: Quartz Editorial Assistant Molly Rubin

<b>My name is</b> Molly Rubin and <b>I’m an</b> Editorial Assistant at Quartz (qz.com).<p><b>My work specializes in</b> journalism, news and digital media.<p><b>I have a passion for</b> great stories and great storytelling, in whatever form they happen to take. Whether an interesting article, captivating novel, compelling set of …

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30 Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Italy

Italy is one of the most beautiful countries to visit in Europe, nay, the world! My love for this country goes almost as deep as my love of …

Cheapest Time to Travel to Italy

Cheapest Time to Travel to Italy<p>Updated on February 25, 2018<p>From North to South, including the islands, Italy is full of amazing destinations and …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia—only the second time the annual event has been held outside Europe. Here are the winners.<p>The world’s best restaurant can no longer be found in Italy, according to the annual World’s 50 Best …

The 34 Most Popular U.S. Tourist Attractions

New York City's got the top three.<p>Now is a great time to start planning your trip playing tourist in some of America’s most-visited cities. You don’t …

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Is Particle Physics About to Crack Wide Open?

It’s December 15, 2015, and an auditorium in Geneva is packed with physicists. The air is filled with tension and excitement because everybody knows …

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

Weird, water-oozing material could help quench thirst

After their nanorods were accidentally created when an experiment didn't go as planned, the researchers gave the microscopic, unplanned spawns of …

The cure for cancer could be as simple as a vaccine

How cool would it be to stop cancer dead in its tracks using a vaccine that would work regardless of cancer type? It turns out that humanity is …

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

Shutterstock<p>Theoretical physicists have confirmed that it's not just the information coded into our DNA that shapes who we are - it's also the way …

Lamborghini Centenario Makes Dramatic U.S. Debut in L.A.

Lamborghini partners with Microsoft Studios, Turn 10<p>The Lamborghini Centenario made its official U.S. debut at a small event at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., in front of current Lamborghini owners and members of the press. In total, only 40 examples will be built, 20 coupes …

Watch a Lego Porsche 911 Assembled Piece by Piece

Vroom vroom.<p>One of the cooler Lego builds I've seen is this Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a 2,700-piece project by Lego Technic. It's tough to see all the inner workings from the pictures, which is why I'm glad the folks over at Brick Builder created a timelapse video showing the entire process from start to …

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