Heather Hedrick

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The best photos and videos of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch

An event worth watching again and again<p>After years of waiting and months of delays, SpaceX finally launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into the skies of Florida yesterday. The launch was mostly a success, though the rocket’s center core booster was lost.<p>Overnight, SpaceX published some of its own …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

This incredibly gorgeous photo of Jupiter will mesmerize you

To say that 2017 has been weird would be a huge understatement. It’s been a year packed with political unrest, tech gaffes and security breaches, but …

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which will expedite you through security in more than 130 …

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32 Conversation Starters That Don't Involve the Weather

>Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and as with any big family celebration, you never know what will happen. Of course, everyone is entitled to differing …

Employment

Archaeologists Are Hot on the Trail of These 16 Spectacular Mysteries

Photo Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 35<p>Digging up mystery<p>Digging up the past can reveal spectacular artifacts and the tales that go with …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a lofty and at moments pointed speech, Sen. John McCain on Monday cautioned against the US turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during an event honoring the war hero's contributions.<p>Reflecting on his decades-long political history, McCain warned that to "fear" the …

Political Science

21 of the world's eeriest ghost towns

11 Ancient Cities You (Probably) Don't Know About

The term "ancient city" likely calls to mind well known ruins like Athens, Machu Picchu, and Pompeii but there are many more around the world. Some …

Lakes of mercury and human sacrifices – after 1,800 years, Teotihuacan reveals its treasures

In 2003, a tunnel was discovered beneath the Feathered Serpent pyramid in the ruins of Teotihuacan, the ancient city in Mexico. Undisturbed for 1,800 years, the sealed-off passage was found to contain thousands of extraordinary treasures lying exactly where they had first been placed as ritual …

Archaeology

Remembering anti-apartheid legend Steve Biko

The funeral of South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko was held in September 1977.<p>Peter Jones was arrested alongside Steve Biko, who then died in police custody.<p>Witness<i>: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.</i>