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World's Most Dangerous Travel Destinations For The Adventure Man

For a brave breed of traveller, only the world’s most dangerous destinations will do. They happily trade the daily grind for adrenaline-charged …

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

Ultimate Nature Adventure: New Zealand

There are destinations that challenge your intellect: India, with its intense mix of 21st century advances and Middle Age poverty; Berlin, in constant dialogue with an impossible past; Rome or St. Petersburg, with their troves of art treasures. New Zealand is a different type of place. That is not …

How to Be More Charismatic: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Some insights about how to be more charismatic from research, with links to the studies:<p>Assume everyone already likes you and they probably will.<p>When …

Researchers discovered a psychological trick to get people to remember you at networking events

That's the takeaway from recent research led by Stefania Righi, Ph.D. at the University of Florence in Italy.<p>In the study, researchers presented participants with a series of faces that were either smiling or fearful, alongside images of happy scenes like a party or fear-inducing scenes like a car …

Networking

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.<p>For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …

Neurophilosophy

Here's How A Newborn Baby Sees The World

How do newborn infants see the people around them?<p>For the first time ever, scientists in Sweden and Norway have simulated how our emotional expressions appear to the dewy eyes of a newborn -- and their finding may lay to rest a longstanding debate.<p>"We have for many years known that newborn babies …

No US Terror Attack Warning Since 9/11 Has Resulted in Any Incident

In 2004, the FBI issued a warning that a terrorist attack could be eminent. Citing vague intelligence indicators, the decree said that an attack was …

Pictures of the Week 7.3.15

Princess Charlotte is Christened: Pictures

11 summer movies to stream on Netflix for Memorial Day

What better way to kick off summer than spending Memorial Day inside and on the couch? From coming-of-age classics to passionate romances, we’ve …

Entertainment

America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists have just figured out something very cool to do with them. A team from Google and the University of Washington have developed a fully automated way to create time-lapse videos of popular tourists landmarks using images from …

University of Washington

New Japanese island provides 'natural laboratory' to explore evolution

A new island emerging off the coast of Japan offers scientists a rare opportunity to study how life begins to colonise barren land<p>A new Japanese island formed by a volcanic explosion will provide a unique "natural laboratory" for exploring the starting point of evolution, according to …

Coast Guard

WATCH: Two American Doctors Inspect Presumed Alien Skeleton

Two doctors have inspected what seems to be an alien skeleton. Archeologists have dug up a very strange skeletal system that was initially presumed …

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.<p>A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …

Anthropology