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The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

Cave divers uncover new humanlike species in South Africa

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient human relative in South Africa thanks to a tricky cave diving excavation that recovered close to 1,550 …

We know the very best time to have sex…

You climb into bed, shimmy up next to your S.O., and pucker up—only to find that they’ve already cashed in their ticket to Snoresville. If you’re in …

Pinterest users are obsessed with eucalyptus in the shower right now—here’s why

I’m going to be honest with you: You can boil this entire article down to a “goes forest bathing once” meme (but please for my sake, keep reading). …

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly …

Former CIA Officer Charged With Spying For China

An ex-CIA officer arrested in January at New York's John F. Kennedy airport has been charged with conspiracy to commit espionage on behalf of China years after FBI agents turned up notebooks containing classified information in a search of his hotel room.<p>Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, a naturalized U.S. …

Chris Pratt gushes about A Quiet Place: 'I cannot tell you how freaking dope that movie is'

John Krasinski’s <i>A Quiet Place</i> may be mostly silent, but it’s earning some very loud reactions on social media.<p>Chris Pratt posted on Instagram over …

These carabiner clips are made from a single titanium piece

It took Jeb Cheng quite a bit of trial and error (as you can see here), but after dozens of prototypes, he ultimately arrived at the perfect design …

Industrial Design

Why So Many Asian-American Women Are Bleaching Their Hair Blond

The first time I was aware of my Asianness was when I asked my mother why I wasn’t blond. I was 5, and one of only a handful of Asian-Americans living in a predominantly white suburb in Michigan. Of course, my story is not unique — it’s an experience that’s probably shared by most American-born …

Hair

Thieves rearrange flowers and sweep floor before escaping with oil painting

<b>Two men who broke into a church were caught on CCTV sweeping the floors before escaping with an oil painting and a crucifix.</b><p>Essex Police are hunting …

Oil Paintings

Get Outta Town, Not Outta Cash: Affordable Summer Vacation Ideas

Summer is the traditional vacation season, and for a number of good reasons.<p>First, the kids are out of school, so you can actually leave your home …

Glamping

11 people reveal how they caught their partner cheating

One of the biggest fears of anyone in a long-term, committed relationship is finding out that their partner has been unfaithful. It's a dilemma as old as time, but today's technology makes it possible to cheat in a whole new variety of ways. Steve Harris, Ph.D., director of the University of …

Relationships

Mariko Mori Introduces Astrophysics-Inspired Exhibit at Sean Kelly New York

“Invisible Dimension” considers particle physics, Buddhism and superstring theory.<p>Conceptual Japanese artist Mariko Mori returns to New York’s Sean …

Art

Japanese arrested for reportedly caging son for 20 years

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said Monday they have arrested a 73-year-old man who reportedly kept his disabled son locked in a small wooden cage for …

Weekend 2 Cents: Pale Glowing Humanoid in South Texas -- I Truly Believe I Was Abducted -- Lost Time After Flash of Light

<b>Pale Glowing Humanoid in South Texas</b><br>Lon, this is a close encounter with a being obviously not of this world. This is not a hoax and I really don't …

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted territory is becoming increasingly rare in this Instagram-saturated world. However, if you really want to feel like one of the first few tourists to …

National Parks

First Look: Singapore Airlines’ Great New Regional Business Class

This is a big day for Singapore Airlines. The carrier’s brand-new Dreamliner just landed at Changi Airport (SIN) — it’s the world’s first …

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …

There are nine different types of boobs in the world, apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their …

These 2 Words Are the Trick to Scoring a Flight Upgrade

British writer Tilly Bagshawe is the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of more than a dozen novels. Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

Neptune - Ocean Projector Night Lamp

60% OFF SALE ENDS TODAY! Don’t miss the opportunity of experiencing the peaceful impact of the ocean. This night lamp will keep you relaxed and …

How Hayhurst and Co. “achieved the near-impossible” in the cleverly designed Whole House

Jul 12, '17 8:00 PM EST<p>It's easy to miss the Whole House, whose unassuming exterior blends in perfectly with its well-bricked surroundings in south …

Oxford student uses ordinary camera to capture atom in prize-winning photograph

A British student has used an ordinary camera and tripod to capture a prizewinning photograph of a single atom.<p>The long exposure photograph was taken …

A Gigantic “Underwater Wall” Discovered in Google Earth that would cover the whole Planet

<b>A mysterious video posted on YouTube claims that there is a gigantic wall located beneath the Earth’s oceans, which spans the entire planet. This</b> …

Body of hiker from Portland found in park in West Texas

MARFA, Texas (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a hiker who was missing more than a week at Big Bend National Park in West Texas.<p>The …

Unexpected matter found in hostile black hole winds

Zoomed-in view of the black hole wind at the center of a galaxy. Photo:Northwestern University<p>Galaxy-scale outflow driven by the central black hole. …

The Creative Bonus of Digital Photography

Some years back I was on a road overlooking Carcassonne, that delightful French medieval city. It was sunset and I, with my new digital camera and …

Landscape Photography

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned Turning 30

I just turned 30 years old — here are some personal life lessons I’ve learned so far:• When in doubt, be generous.<br>• To live a better life, live a simpler …

Street Photography