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Why Mantis Shrimp Send Secret Messages Using Twisted Light

In the oceans, secret messages are being exchanged all the time. Some are obvious if you look closely enough, or at the right angle, or with sharp enough eyes. But mantis shrimps—a group of belligerent crustaceans—exchange signals that are <i>so</i> secretive that only they can see them.<p>Mantis shrimps have …

Nature

Holy Haggling! Save Cash At This Gun Store By Stating A Religion

"If Christians are going to be targeted, we need to protect ourselves."<p>Here's one store where it pays not to be an atheist.<p>In the aftermath of the recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, a gun store owner in Kingston, Tennessee, is offering a 5 percent discount to anyone who …

Slavery in America was much worse than you probably imagined

This August, when Hillary Clinton met with Black Lives Matter protesters, they told her that ongoing violence and prejudice against blacks was part …

Black History

The New York Art World Flocks to L.A. for The Broad Museum Opening Gala

Museums

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When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn for Ricky Kenig, the...<p>The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.<p>Paper artist Pierre Pozzi uses his signature material to …

Plan Your Next Foodie Vacation to Penang, Malaysia

Penang is extra spicy. With its reputation as a food capital of the world, newfound obsession with architectural preservation, and extraordinary value for money, this port state—an island in the Strait of Malacca but connected to the Malaysian mainland—is fast becoming the next international hot …

Octopuses Are Aliens Say Scientists After Examining The Mollusc's DNA

A new study has revealed that octopuses are basically aliens. Research on their individual DNA make-up discovered that they are unlike any other …

Black Wallpaper Adds Just Enough Drama to This Bathroom

Because you definitely don't want a melodramatic bathroom.<p>There's nothing quite like a cookie-cutter bathroom to make you want dial the drama way up (blank canvases tend to inspire the wildest ideas). But this makeover, completed by Cassie at Hi Sugarplum!, proves that restraint is in order when …

I Heart My Island: Curaçao

No matter where or how far he roams, <b>Alfred Gutierrez</b> can’t stay away from <b>Curaçao</b> for long. Nor would he want to.<p>Though he was born on the Dutch Caribbean island—to a Dutch mother and a Venezuelan father—and spent his formative years there, Gutierrez’s educational aspirations led him to the Culinary …

These are the 9 best Fortune 500 stocks to buy

The Fortune 500 rankings tell you a lot about the biggest American companies, but nothing about which of them have the most potential as investments. …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk

Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" conditions in Houston.<p>More than 30 million Americans were told to brace for dangerous thunderstorms — …

You can fly all over Asia for just $160

Wikimedia commons<p>AirAsia recently released its Asean Pass, which allows you to travel across ten countries in the continent for only $160 a month.<p>Guests can use the pass to lock down low flight fares across Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and the …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science - Part 2

Written by Joe Martino of Colletive Evolution<p>The last 5 things you can do today that will make you happier.<p>We are all in search of happiness it …

How To Decorate With Black-and-White

10 classic and sophisticated spaces.<p>The classic color combination makes any room — from bathrooms to bedrooms — sophisticated, chic, and timeless. From horizontal stripes to graphic floor tile, designers share their favorite black-and-white decorating ideas.

Interior Design

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He’s mostly known for his …

Interior Design Inspiration: Rustic Chic

23 rooms spotted on Pinterest with the perfect blend of farmhouse charm and elegance.<p>This season, <i>BAZAAR</i> is breaking down the biggest interior design trends spotted on Pinterest one by one. For the perfect blend of farmhouse charm and elegance, click through for the rooms that get "rustic chic" just …

Interior Design

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

Lips

15 Storage Ideas to Steal from High-End Kitchen Systems

We scoured our favorite high-end fitted kitchen makers (from Boffi to Bulthaup to Henrybuilt) for ideals to steal at home.<p>Finally, get more ideas on …

Storage Ideas

10 powerful foods to eat the moment you feel anxious or stressed

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>What does food have to do with your stress levels? More than you might realize. About 40 percent of Americans say that stress drives …

3 Things to Know About the Origins of Chinese Civilization

Changing Planet<p>The ornate dragon in the center of the colorfully painted ceiling in the Pavillion of Ten Thousand Spring Seasons in the Forbidden City dates back some 400-600 years but pulls from artistic traditions far older and still current today. (Photo by Andrew Howley)<p>Two things everyone …

Archaeology

Four professional investors reveal their pension portfolios

Experts spell out exactly where they have invested their pension savings and explain their choices<p>Older pension savers are no doubt looking forward to the unfettered access to their money that they will enjoy in just five days’ time. But younger investors will be concentrating less on taking their …

Investing

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Science Says These 9 Tactics Will Help You Win Any Argument

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Arguments aren't logical. To win them, you have to understand people.<p>We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.<p>1. Be civil.<p>Contrary to what your debate coach said, arguments …

6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

(Photo: Peter Zelei/Getty Images)<p>Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to …

The Best Beach In The World Is One You've Never Heard Of

With so many famous beaches on this planet, you'd think it would be easy to guess which one is "the best beach in the world." Is it a Caribbean oasis in St. Barts? A Greek isle? The infamous Copacabana?<p>Nope, <b>the best beach in the world is one you've likely never heard of</b>. Brace yourself for the …

Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Six eCommerce Design Trends for 2015 to Level up Your Online Shop

Just like any other type of web design, eCommerce design is subject to certain trends. If you have been planning to change your design, this is the …