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25 Animal Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually Totally True

They don't teach you this stuff in school.

7 stunning UK hiking trails you will fall in love with

From weekend hikes to week-long treks, why not reclaim your sense of adventure with one of these incredible routes?<p>Work, Netflix, work, Netflix, …

This new menstrual cup can be worn during penetrative sex

Hallelu!<p>If, like me, you've become obsessed with menstrual cups and all the cool new sustainable, reusable, environmentally-friendly period products (they're pretty good for your bank balance too), then this news will make you fist pump.<p>Intimina has brought out the Ziggy Cup, which is the first …

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto's disease is the most common autoimmune condition and the leading cause of hypothyroidism or an underactive thyroid. It is sometimes called …

Nutrition

Depressing photos that show what tourists, vandals, and climate change have done to America's national parks

1/<p>Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park is a must-see for many.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Not only is it the oldest tourist attraction in Wyoming, …

National Parks

50 Most Beautiful Highway Drives in America

With spring on the horizon, now is the time to begin planning your next road trip, keeping in mind that the journey is more important than the …

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

<i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great mass murderers of …

World History

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Wonders of the World

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.<p>Scientists have uncovered another hidden threat buried in the icy frozen north—massive natural reserves of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that in some forms can …

Global Warming

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

National Parks

Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

<b>A suicide bombing has killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, officials say.</b><p>Attackers drove an ambulance laden with explosives past a police checkpoint in a secure zone, home to government offices and foreign embassies.<p>The Taliban have said …

Afghanistan

How to enjoy sex even when your mental ill-health is working against you

Ever had one of those days when your brain seems to be dead set on working against you?<p>You’re planning a nice bit of sexy time – whether with a …

Mental Health

You Can Now Zipline Across This National Park in the Thrill of a Lifetime

Are you an adventure-seeker? Then we've got something you need to add to your bucket list. Introducing: the newly opened zip line that stretches …

Women are the stronger sex - and here's the scientific proof

Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped that a woman is like a tea bag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.<p>So the former first lady would most certainly have approved of a new study which suggests women, far from being the weaker sex, are much more likely to survive a …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

12 short road trip routes that take in the best of America - Matador Network

There’s a beauty in road tripping the States that you won’t find anywhere else. The highways spill out in front you, tumbling from coast to coast. …

5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Alcohol Blackouts

I was 18 when I had my first alcohol-related blackout. I woke up in my bed in my tiny dorm room, looked at my roommate, and said, “What happened last …

Singapore now has world's strongest passport; US gets bumped down

Citizens of Singapore now hold the most powerful passport in the world, according to the latest Global Passport Index rankings. The tropical island-nation with a population of 5.6 million is the first-ever Asian country to top the list.<p>Published by Arton Capital, a Canadian global consultancy firm, …

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/11/17)

It’s that time of year again!<p>Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a …

What is the 'red glare' in the Star Spangled Banner?

A history of rocket technology.<p><i>Subscribe to</i> Popular Science <i>on YouTube</i>.<p>In moments of deep thought, have you ever wondered what the rockets in “rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air” actually are?<p>Of course, bombs were bombs—cannon balls. But what were rockets in 1814—when <i>The Star Spangled</i> …

17 Memes You'll Understand If You're Having Relationship Problems But You're Not In A Relationship

Look. If you don't get the title, you don't have one.

How the Third Royal Baby Might Totally Change British Succession History

Because of an act passed in 2013.<p>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting to add a third child to their household, and the royal family (and the internet) are rejoicing. While the royal pregnancy would be the focus of attention anyway, Will and Kate's third baby could actually have a …

The world's 8 most underrated cities and why you should visit them

1. Porto, Portugal<p><b>Emma Higgins (Gotta Keep Movin’ - gottakeepmovin.com)</b><p>Often outshined by nearby Lisbon, Porto can be thought of as the Portuguese …

While you celebrate the third royal baby, remember all of the women in Britain who aren’t allowed a third child

Having a third baby definitely counts as the most reckless thing I’ve ever done. All other acts of madness – whether they’ve involved sex, alcohol, …

Royal Babies

For Trump and the US right, breaking the nuclear taboo has always been thinkable

Launching a nuclear war against North Korea would teach China and Russia that it is morally and practically acceptable<p>In November 1950, when North Korean forces had the US military on the run, President Truman held an infamous press conference during which he threatened to declare nuclear war.<p>After …

North Korea

Best Places for a Long Weekend Around the World

These days, you can take a long weekend (almost) anywhere and get more mileage out of three days than you once could—literally. Here, our seven picks for the best international designations to go for 72 hours when Napa and Nantucket just don't cut it.