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Children's bedrooms around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> A child's bedroom often expresses their identity. From brightly colored walls filled with posters to toys and books scattered around, it is truly their place of comfort. But for some children around the world, their bedroom is no more than a mat outside or a collection of old sheets, tires …

How Haute Couture rescued war torn Paris

<i>As Paris gears up for the Haute Couture shows next week, Anne Sebba’s new book Les Parisiennes demonstrates how France’s precious industry stood up to Nazi Germany - and won.</i><p>In the summer of 1944, shortly after the liberation of Paris but as war still raged in the rest of the world, a group of …

Missouri is installing solar power grabbing pavement on Route 66

Part of its ‘Road to Tomorrow Initiative,’ Missouri’s Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what’s going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar panels.<p>“We expect them to be in place, I’m …

Our Favorite Lemon Bar Recipes

Usher in spring with classic tangy lemon squares. With a crisp crust and silky filling, they’re lovely with a glass of milk or cup of tea.

Recipes

25 Places To Shop When You Break Up With Forever 21

Because you're already feeling Forever 22.

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

How to Travel the World Without Quitting Your Job

New services are helping professionals live and work abroad. Are you ready to become a 'working nomad' too?<p>What if you could leave your cubicle behind, pack up your work, and take your next meeting in Madrid? Or Bali? Of course it's appealing, but then there's the obvious reality check: A live-work …

9 Top Tips For Travelling Solo

Going on holiday alone is a wonderful opportunity to do whatever you want to.<p>lzf via Getty Images<p><b>1. Plan but leave room for spontaneity</b><p>It's sensible …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

Hiking

5 Things to Do with Light Beer (Besides Drink It)

Put that light beer to work in the kitchen.<p>Craft beers are where it’s at when it comes to flavor, complexity and newness. They’re what we reach for …

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

Picture Stories<p>For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray …

A Google engineer invented a smart mirror that tells you the news while you admire your looks

If you’re one of the few people who remembers the middling 2000 science fiction film <i>The 6th Day</i>, you may recall that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character uses a mirror that wishes him a happy birthday and tells him his schedule for the day. That was probably the coolest thing about the movie.<p>And now …

CES

Behind the Lens: My Year on Instagram 2015

By Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer<p>Throughout the year, I post photographs of my White House work on a regular basis to my …

Marvel At ​Some Of National Geographic’s Best Photos From 2015

These images will blow you away.<p>Committed to showcasing amazing photography, National Geographic Magazine publishes stunning images shot around the world each day on its website. Taken in locations as varied as the ice of Antarctica or the shores of the island of Larak in the Persian Gulf, the …

Nature

12 awesome jobs for people who love science

If so, you might have a thing for science.<p>To find the top 12 jobs for science lovers, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database full of detailed information on almost 1,000 occupations.<p>One of the many things O*NET analyzes is how important …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Revolutionary Laser Razor Burns Hair Off Instead of Cutting It

The Skarp Razor wants to change how you've been shaving for the last 5,000 years with lasers. Although that prospect might sound frightening, creators Morgan Gustavsson and Paul Binun have produced a futuristic device that’s actually better for your skin than traditional shaving methods—it reduces …

Burns

How Triggertrap’s $500k Kickstarter campaign crashed and burned

Naiveté, poor decisions and six expensive lessons we learned along the way<p><i>by Haje Jan Kamps, then-CEO at</i> <i>Triggertrap</i><i>.</i><p><i>Never heard of Triggertrap? If</i> …

The lake at the end of the world

Barely one hour from Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, Lake Bohinj is in the middle of nowhere – out of season and time – and it’s wonderful.<p>“We have a saying here in Slovenia,” said Grega Silc, a Hike & Bike Slovenia tour guide, as we cycled around the riotous green of the ridge. “In Bohinj, we're a …

Imperialism

15 Breathtaking Views of the World That Will Make You Dizzy with Wonder

There are places in this world which are so incredible that all you can do is stare open-mouthed. Here are 15 such places which are nothing short of …

Rio De Janeiro

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Robot mother builds and improves its own children

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have built a mother robot that independently builds its own children and then tests their performance to inform the design of the next generation. By analyzing the data it collects from observing the child, the mother robot ensures that preferential …

The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America

How a team of young people, living in a repurposed McMansion in Maryland, helped rebuild Healthcare.gov<p>Loren Yu was on a weekend trip in Los Angeles when he received an urgent email from a friend. The friend, Kalvin Wang, had a proposition.<p>"If your response isn’t ‘no way,’ then we should talk ASAP, …

Health Care

Terrawatch: Taking a closer look at Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis, Britain’s tallest mountain, stands proud at 1,344 metres, and every year thousands of people make the pilgrimage to its summit. Most walkers are focused on getting to the top, but for those who take things more slowly the rocks around them tell the tale of how this mountain formed.<p>Around …

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods

Everything from your smell to your ears can be used to prove you're you<p>Biometrics has long been put forth as the next big thing in authentication, replacing or supplementing the concept of "things that you know"—passwords, PINs, and so on—with "things that you are." But despite lots of advances in …