16 life-changing skills you can learn online for free

The Internet gets blamed for many societal ills, including making us dumber, fatter, and ruining our sleep cycles.But what if the Internet could equip you with practical real-world skills? Whether it's learning aforeign language or learning to code, it turns out there's no shortage of useful knowledge out there on the Internet.Here are some of our favorite skills...

Teen’s Apple Computer Collection Is Mac-nificent

How about them Apples? Alex Jason, 15, has more than 250 Apple computer products in his basement, and he hopes they will soon become a real museum exhibit. Courtesy of Alex Jason Alex Jason's collectionis currently housed in his family's 1,000-square-foot basement. Alex's so-called Apple Orchard currently takes up 1,000 square feet...

He Glued A Bunch Of CD Cases Together To Make An Adorable Photo Cube

Unless you've been living under a rock, CDs are an outdated medium. Unlike records, which are oddly making a comeback, the small plastic discs have gone the way of the floppy disk. While there are plenty of things you can do with prismatic pieces, there aren't too many options for the flimsy cases they were once housed...

Harry Benson Remembers His Most Iconic Photos, from The Beatles and Muhammad Ali to Amy Winehouse

The celebrated photographer—and subject of the new documentary ‘Harry Benson: Shoot First’—writes about the stories behind his most memorable images. ">From riding shotgun with The Beatles on their first American tour in 1964 to standing next to Robert F. Kennedy when the Senator was shot in 1968, Harry Benson has been not only present at some of the most...

Mansions fall into ocean as wild storm lashes east coast of Australia

There goes the pool.Image: Channel seven Sydney, Australia woke on Monday morning to a hellish sight. The city had been lashed by a savage storm during the weekend, with severe erosion destroying some beachside properties. One mansion, propped on a cliff in the badly-affected area of Collaroy beach, lost its swimming pool to the wild ocean. Other multi-million dollar...

New York City: Insider Travel Guide

(CNN)Trying to do the best of New York City in a few days is like announcing you plan to see Africa in a week: it minimizes just how much there is to experience and completely disregards travel times.HotelsLuxuryMandarin Oriental New YorkLocated atop one of the twin sentries comprising the Time Warner Center, the five-star Mandarin enjoys unobstructed views...