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Happiness recipes for everyone

When thinking about the word "happiness," an image that comes to mind is that of a smile. For others, it may look more like a party or a hammock in the Caribbean. But seen in that way, happiness becomes almost unattainable, too fleeting. So, why should we propose to be happy? Maybe it...

Monday, March 19, 2018, 12:16 PM

7 Famous musicians that have appeared in 'Game of Thrones'

“Game of Thrones” has always been known for scoring big-name guest stars. Including when English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran appeared as Lannister soldier in the premiere of the seventh season. So what other famous musicians have taken part in the HBO series? We've rounded them up...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 3:20 PM

Jon Snow is in real danger in season 7 of 'Game of Thrones'

The last few seasons of “Game of Thrones” focused on the struggle for the Iron Throne. By the end of the sixth season, Jon Snow was proclaimed King in the North; Daenerys Targaryen burned Khal Moro and his supporters alive, taking command of the Dothraki; and Cersei Lannister set the...

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 1:27 PM

5 must-read theories about the seventh season of 'Game of Thrones'

We’re inching ever closer to the premiere of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones.” On July 16, we'll be thrown back into the world of Westeros, where there's plenty of winter and war to go around.  If that seems too far away, you're not alone. And the best way...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 2:16 PM

Dev Patel on 'Lion' and talking to the real Saroo Brierley

For Dev Patel, “Lion” wasn’t just another movie. For one thing, it earned him an Oscar nominated for Best Supporting Actor. For another, he got to learn something about humankind. The film relates the true story of Saroo Brierley, who at 5 was separated from his mother and brother, who lived in a...

Monday, February 27, 2017, 12:46 PM

We predict this year's top Oscar winners using simple math

Awards season is coming to a close and that means it's time for film's biggest night —the Oscars. Proceededby a series of other ceremonies, there are often few surprises at the Academy Awards.Metro, using a point system based on previous wins, predicts its own winners for the 2017 Oscars.Click here...

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:22 PM

Trump's handshake says more than his mouth

During Trump’s first three weeks in power, all his actions became a hot news topic: his messages, speeches, words... and even handshakes.With the first visits of heads of state to the White House, the 45th POTUS has stood out with his greetings. For example, with Theresa May, Prime Minister of the...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 4:32 PM

6 gadgets that will make you sleep like a baby

The benefits of getting a good night sleep are well known. But in thistechnological era, gadgets are not usually the best option, when bedtime arrives. However, some developers have recently launched new gizmos that are set to help us relax and have sweet dreams. Metro rounds up the best apps and...

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 4:12 PM

How to build your dream house using YouTube tutorials

It was 2008 when Cara Brookins took her four children (ages 2, 7,11 and 15) and left her abusive husband. The family of five moved into a tiny house outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, while in search of a better life. Unable to find a property to suit them, the mother of four figured out that if she...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 5:31 PM

Meet the world's sexiest female firefighter

Norwegianfirefighter Gunn Nartenmay look like a model, but she prefers pulling people from burning buildings to walking on the runway. The 30-year-old has gained popularity on I nstagram — with more than 80,000 people following her — and has beencalled the sexiest female firefighter in the world.“...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 4:34 PM

Why being 'alone' on Valentine’s Day is cool

In 1962, Helen Gurley Brown released a revolutionary book: “Sex and the Single Girl.”She wrote about what the young womeon of her generation silently did: they had many sexual encounters before marriage and enjoyed their sex life.The book became a best-seller and Brown turned “Cosmopolitan”...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 4:08 AM

Sex robots and virtual dates could be the future of Valentine’s Day

New technological devices are constantly trying to make life easier and better, with varying degrees of success. The future may also include new devices and apps that will not just improve relationships among people, but also create virtual relationships.Robots, for instance, are making inroads....

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 4:02 AM

These are the world's best drone shots

Development of drones has added a new perspective to photographs. Thanks to these devices it is now possible to admire different objects and landscapes from above. The rapidly gaining popularity of taking such impressive shots was featured at the Skypixel 2016 Photo Contest. Metro highlights the...

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 10:46 PM

Trump’s biographer: 'He is going to create chaos'

In 1996 Mark Singer, journalist and staff writer for the The New Yorker, received an assignment from his editor to write a profile about a businessman in the New York City real estate world.“You’ll love him!”, the editor said to Singer.That’s how he becameimmersed in the world of Donald Trump for...

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 12:59 AM

First bike made of recycled paper offers cheaper, more ecological ride

Environmentally friendly technology is becoming more popular among developers, because of global warming. That is the case of Mexican entrepreneur Alberto González who recently came up with a startup dubbed Greencode. He created the so-called Urban GC1, the world’s first bike made of recycled paper...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 1:32 AM

Isabella Springmuhl, the first fashion designer with Down syndrome, talks her budding career

Isabella Springmuhl has faced her share of obstacles, but the 19-year-old has since become the most recognized fashion designer in Guatemala. Despite being unable to finish her fashion course at a local college and the ongoing Down syndrome discrimination she faces, Springmuhl’s work has appeared...

Monday, January 30, 2017, 5:44 PM

Satellite captures incredibly sharp image of Earth

This composite color fulldisk image of the Western Hemisphere was captured from NOAA’s newest weather satellite, GOES-16. It was made by using some of the 16 spectral channels available on the satellite’s sophisticated Advanced Baseline Imager.The photograph shows North and South America and the...

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 3:34 PM

New machine lets you grow marijuana at home via app

The legalization of marijuana continues to gain ground worldwide. That’s why devices for consumers of this drug have emerged. One of them is Seedo, an auto grow hydroponics home device that allows you to cultivate herbs and medicinal plants indoorwith no effort at all. All you must do is plant your...

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:53 PM

6 gadgets to make music in a new way

There are many ways to make music. However simple instruments like guitars and pianos could probably become a thing of the past, as the latest technology is overtaking the market.AirpianoThis amazing gadget creates music without even needing to touch it. Airpiano is a new musical interface that...

Friday, January 20, 2017, 4:26 PM

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Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:12 PM