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Sam Smith Thinks 'Some of These Pop Stars Are Just Awful'

Sam Smith says that some current pop stars are much too full of themselves about music that isn’t even that good.<p>“I won’t name names, but some of …

Sometimes the best plan is to not have one…

<i>Update 4/26/16:</i> Justin here, thought I would provide a brief update on why this project has ended up relatively quiet two years on. We made an …

Should I Drink Coconut Water?

<i>Welcome to</i> Should I Eat This?<i>—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you.</i><p><b>4/5 experts say no.</b><p>Coconut water—salty, …

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …

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Day By Day With Billy Graham - A daily scripture with insight, encouragement and practical application from Billy Graham’s sermons and writings.

Pure in Heart<p>Being pure in conduct also includes honesty and integrity in dealing with our fellowmen. A Christian should be known in his neighborhood …

Hong Kong's Protesters Don't Need the Internet to Chat With One Another

Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Paula Bronstein—Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty Images<p>Bobby Yip—Reuters<p>Philippe Lopez—AFP/Getty Images<p>Chris McGrath—Getty …

1950s Hong Kong Captured In Street Photography By Fan Ho

Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the 1950s and 60s taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His …

Hong Kong

Frontpage - Bodypaintings by Trina Merry

Three car technologies that know when you’re too sleepy to drive

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Steve Jurvetson<p>Driverless cars like the one above, are still quite a ways off into the future, but it’s easy to …

Amazing Winners of the 1st Annual Dronestagram Photo Competition

Best Aerial Photos, 1st Prize Winner: Capungaero<p>Dronestagram and National Geographic France teamed up this year to promote the first annual 2014 Dronestagram Photo Contest. Amateur and professional photographers alike were invited to enter their unique photographs from around the world which were …

Incredible Photorealistic Drawings Beautifully Capture Fine Facial Details

Monica Lee was a digital artist for 12 years before making the switch to an analog way of working. Now, she uses pencil to create complex portraits of people, animals, and still lifes. They are stunning, photorealistic images that capture details like faded freckles, coarse beard hair, and the …

Fold-out Greeting Cards Are Surprisingly Sweet on the Inside

At first glance, these greeting cards by FINCHandHARE seem unnecessarily rude. Who wants to be told that they're too old, or that you might <i>pee</i> on them? Probably not many people. But, when you open their cards up, you see that it's the opposite of mean. The sentiments are sweet, funny, and …

Mesmerizing High-Speed Photos Capture People Barreling out of a Water Slide

Going to the water park is a classic summer activity that's perfect for a hot day. It's hard to beat the water slide, which propels the rider down a track at rapid speeds and then dunks them in a clear, refreshing pool. But what does someone look like right before they hit the water? Iowa-based …

Google's DIY Cardboard-and-Smartphone Virtual Reality Headset

Google gave a gift to everyone who came to its developers conference this week: a kit to make a virtual reality headset out of folded cardboard and …

Google Cardboard Is Google's Awesomely Weird Answer To Virtual Reality

There’s a lot going on in the virtual reality space lately.<p>The up-and-coming Oculus Rift VR headset was recently purchased by Facebook to the tune of $2 billion. And PlayStation 4 maker Sony announced their own VR headset, Project Morpheus, this year at GDC.<p>Everyone’s been waiting for the other big …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

29 Photos Of Crazy People Toying With Death. #8 Made My Blood Run Cold.

In the following pictures you’re about to see the insane risks people take just for the thrill. While I think some of these photos are just …

The dangers of open water swimming in triathlons and how to minimise the risks

The arrival of summer generally marks the start of the triathlon, aquathon and open water swim racing events. Many of those new to these events have …

She Had A Painful Fall During A Race, And What Happened Next Shocked Everyone

Heather Dorniden was in first place in this 600 meter race. During the last lap, she suddenty tripped and fell into last. But she didn’t quit, and …

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Presidential Fitness Secrets

A case of wrinkles and extra grays spurred a discussion around Obama’s 50th birthday in August that presidents experience accelerated aging when in office—possibly aging twice as fast as the average guy, one doctor found.<p>The truth: Presidents actually have a tendency to live longer than men in …

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To Read: Do You Want to Quit Your Job?

Fed up with a moody boss? Constantly swearing at a jammed printer? Frustrated at a lazy intern? Wait, you have an intern?<p>It sounds like you’re ready …

Where Is The Best Place To Be A Mother?

The Save the Children Fund just released its 2014 ranking of the best and worst places to be a mother. European countries dominate the top 30 slots, …

Blind Football Player Makes Top College Team, Proves 'There's Nothing You Can't Accomplish'

Aaron Golub is living proof that you don't need sight to have vision.<p>The 17-year-old Newton, Mass., high schooler has been blind since birth, unable to see out of his right eye and has only a small amount of vision in his left. Despite this, Golub just achieved a lifelong dream: He has been offered …

The Lost Ancestors of ASCII Art

People will make art with any technology.<p>ASCII art is as much a part of the Internet as emoticons, cats, or <i>lol</i>.<p>We're talking about pictures made from text: letters, numbers, and special characters like # * and \ . They look like this.<p>Sometimes letters are used just to form other, bigger …

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sexuality and Sexual Orientation

<b>Wondering how to have a conversation with your children about sexuality and sexual orientation?</b><p>These days, it's becoming more and more impossible to define "normal." That's a good thing. Go into nearly any classroom and you'll see the physical landscape of children looks vastly different than it …