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1916 series: Lines on a map, and a legacy of unrest

Both sides in the Great War strove to create tensions within their enemies. And Islamic loyalties were a prime target.<p><i>Brian Bethune will be writing a</i> …

The Trouble With Peak Trump

When he’s on a high, that’s when the problems start. What does this mean for a person angling for the most powerful job in the world?<p>In January of 2005, the week before his third wedding, Donald Trump assured Billy Bush that this time he would be a better man. “I’m gonna show up, I’m gonna say ‘I …

Donald Trump

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top | Inc.com

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

Family Business

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Forget the G-strings: Kate Upton is proving granny panties ARE hot

Friday afternoon PSA: Granny panties are hot, hot, hot.<p>In a gorgeous post on Instagram, <b>Kate Upton</b> is making believers out of all us. Forget the …

Fashion Modeling

Emily Ratajkowski makes riding a unicorn floatie look sexier than ever

We can't make this stuff up, you guys.<p>Remember when we showed you how sexy a swan floatie can be when SI Swimsuit 2015 cover model <b>Hannah Davis</b> is …

Emily Ratajkowski

Breaking the cycle: Inside a high school that is reimagining indigenous education

In the girls’ washroom on the first floor of Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, the lighting is harsh. There’s a communal sink for handwashing and a row of aging toilets. In the stall at the end of that row, the door doesn’t quite fit the frame. In other words, it’s like high-school girls’ …

6 awesome comic books you must read before the movies hit theaters

Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …

Comics

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

Ontario is number one. God help us.

Jason Kirby on what it means now that Ontario is Canada’s fastest-growing economy<p>For years now, Canada’s economy has lurched forward like a man with …

BrightSource solar plant sets birds on fire as they fly overhead

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the concentrated beams of solar energy focused …

8 Weird Gadgets to Geek Out Your Workout

There's no shortage of apps and activity trackers to monitor basic workouts. But what if you need all the data about your rock climb, weightlifting, or personal hydration? The niche fitness gadgets are coming.

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

Here’s how it works: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Lift one foot off the floor, bending that knee and letting your foot hang behind you. Hold this balance for 15 seconds, and then repeat on the other leg. Test every day for one week to get your baseline or your body’s normal balancing …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

The Men Who Chased Shipwrecks

When a vessel went down off the Cornish coast, a Gibson would be there to document it.<p>For more than 100 years, nearly every time a ship ran aground off the coast of Cornwall, a man would arrive on the scene to document the wreckage.<p>That man, most likely, would have the surname of Gibson. The family …

In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

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Home Tours

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

Brad Pitt

How Giant Birds Can Fly Nearly 10,000 Miles in One Go

<b>Forget circumnavigating the globe in 80 days—an albatross can do it in a mere 46!</b><p>These world travelers are among the largest flying birds, weighing up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms), and with a wingspan of 11 feet (3 meters). But hefting such huge bodies off the ground takes a lot of energy. If …

Abraham Zapruder: the man behind history's most infamous home movie

Andy Warhol loved it – so do conspiracy theorists the world over. But how exactly did Abraham Zapruder's fuzzy home movie of the Kennedy assassination 50 years ago became one of the great cultural icons of our time?<p>It's a scene etched into our collective unconscious. The smiling couple waving to …

Steve McQueen: the unseen photographs

A new collection of unpublished images of Steve McQueen by acclaimed photographer Barry Feinstein captures the public and private life of a true American icon<p>Barry Feinstein was the perfect photographer to shoot stills on the set of Steve McQueen’s classic movie Bullitt. As an artist, photographer, …

Nicole’s State of Grace

Next year, one elegant, Academy Award–winning blonde icon will star in the life of another. Learning how Nicole Kidman dug deep into the research for Grace of Monaco, Sam Kashner gets the Australian star to explore the drama of her own story: the isolating fame that came with her marriage to …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Strange Birth Of "Doctor Who"

Fifty years ago, three unlikely people came together to make a new children's programme. A programme that would change the country forever.<p>You have to feel sorry, really, for people who don't like <i>Doctor Who</i> at the moment. As the show celebrates 50 years on (and off) air, it is unavoidable. All of …

TV Series

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Distractify

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …