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The Invention That Could End Obesity

A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full. His Full Sense Device could be a lifesaver for millions of obese Americans and raises questions about how hunger — our most basic human impulse — even works.

Medicine

5 Epic Day Trips to Take in Europe

<i>Pug Girl / Flickr</i><p>Planning a trip to Europe is much more of an undertaking than say, planning a beach vacation. First of all, you'll need to get a passport if you don't already have one. Once you do, you'll have to make peace with the high price of international flights and hotels. Meanwhile, you'll …

7 Weird and Crazy Facts About Mexico

<i>By Meagan Drillinger</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (Edited)</i><p>There's a decent chance you've been to Mexico before, because it's like... right there. So you don't need anyone to list reasons that it's awesome. (Tacos! Beaches! Tequila!) But just in case you were actually curious about what's going on beneath …

Prince William and Kate Will Cross the Atlantic But They Can’t Bridge the U.S.-U.K. Divide

Yui Mok—PA Images/Getty Images<p>Mark Cuthbert—UK Press/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Big, Bad Supermoon Rising: A Photo Gallery

Robin Williams Dead at 63

According to police in Marin County, California, Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at the age of 63.<p>Williams has starred in dozens of films over his decades-spanning comedic career, and won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Good Will Hunting" in 1997. He most …

China earthquake death toll rises

Officials put number of people killed in Sunday's 6.1-magnitude quake in south-western Yunnan province at nearly 600<p>The death toll from the earthquake that hit China's south-western province of Yunnan rose to nearly 600 people on Wednesday.<p>Rescue efforts in the remote region, where the …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

This One-of-a-Kind Leica is Made Entirely Out of Plastic Bits You Snap Off a Poster

Forget gold plating and celebrity altruism — the rarest Leica camera of them all may be made entirely out of plastic.<p>The project started as a …

10 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Carol

<b>1.</b> Dickens was inspired to write <i>A Christmas Carol</i> in 1843 after he spoke at a charity night to raise money for the Manchester Athenaeum in England—an …

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

Landscape Photography

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Alaska Airlines and US Airways join list of companies allowing almost gate-to-gate gadget use

More and more airlines are adopting the FAA's new (and more relaxed) gadget policy, and the latest ones joining the fray are Alaska Airlines and US Airways. Both carriers now allow you to keep your eyes glued to phones or tablets even during takeoff or touchdown. In Alaska Airlines' case, it's even …

Welcome To The Other Side

Welcome To The Other Side

Microsoft axes its controversial employee-ranking system

Microsoft is killing off its controversial stack-ranking system today. While it could be viewed as an internal change that won’t affect consumers directly, it will have a broad effect on current and future Microsoft employees that may just shape the future of the company. For years Microsoft has …

Crack

Green Smoothie for Weight Loss?

One of my absolute favorite things is a Green Smoothie. It’s a fast, easy, and delicious way to get a big dose of vitamins and minerals, plus it …

Typhoon-ravaged Tacloban sees first signs of international aid effort

US military planes deliver 25 tonnes of food to starving survivors of Haiyan disaster in central Philippines<p>The first signs of a concerted aid effort appeared in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban on Wednesday as US military planes delivered 25 tonnes of biscuits to starving survivors on the same day the …

Dwell

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Home Tours

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following …

Airstream

The History of the House of Chanel

Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.<p>Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.

Captivating Time-Lapse Captures Over 700 Hot Air Balloons Lifting Off into the Sky

What better subject for a time-lapse than 700+ colorful bags of hot air rising into the sky all at once, many of them shaped like beloved (or …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Volcano erupts for third time covering Indonesian villages in gray ash

Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has erupted for the third time in as many months, spewing ash over 4 miles into the air and covering nearby villages in gray powder. The volcanic activity began on Sunday and more than 1200 people have been evacuated so far. The volcano surprised scientists in 2010 when …