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Learn the Best Knot for Camping

The Taut Line Hitch is the best knot for camping and the only knot you need in most situations. Its easy to learn, easy to remember, easy to tie and …

Sewing

Stare straight at NASA's year-long time lapse of the sun

NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) might be the space agency's most beautiful mission. Want proof? Watch this video.<p>(Okay, Hubble is a close second.)<p>The SDO is a satellite that orbits Earth and takes pictures of the sun every 12 seconds, every day (except for when the satellite is behind the …

Astronomy

There Are Other Dangers on Mount Everest Besides Nature

A filmmaker who was on the mountain during one of its deadliest seasons tells Cosmopolitan.com about sherpas and survival.<p>Jennifer Peedom traveled to Mount Everest in 2014 with the intent of filming Phurba Tashi Sherpa's world-record 22nd climb to the summit. Peedom wanted to capture the side of …

Mountaineering

View the Void: Inside Black Holes (Photos)

With Einstein once again shaking up our knowledge of the universe, images from NASA and other star watchers of these mysterious …

Chemistry is bringing chefs ‘a new revolution of cooking’ — here’s what the food of tomorrow looks like

The 12-seat Minibar in Washington, DC pioneered molecular gastronomy in the US, and continues to receive glowing reviews and awards.<p>"It's a new revolution of cooking. Chefs are thinking differently, not following recipes, and questioning everything that was available," Minibar's Head of Research …

Cotton Candy

Everything you need to know about the groundbreaking gravitational waves discovery

A LIGO experiment has confirmed Einstein’s theory of ripples in spacetime, ushering in a new era of astrophysics<p>About 1.3 billion years ago two black holes swirled closer and closer together until they crashed in a furious bang. Each black hole packed roughly 30 times the mass of our sun into a …

Physics

What is Starbucks Reserve®?

Our rarest, small batch coffees roasted in Seattle<p>In constant search of great coffee, we every so often find something special in the most unlikely …

Coffee

13 incredible photos of one of America's most remote national parks.

Welcome to Kobuk Valley National Park, one of the most remote national parks in America.<p>Located just north of the Arctic Circle in western Alaska, …

National Parks

National Park Service’s Search For The Next Ansel Adams Is Almost Over With A Spring Reveal

There are people whose names become brands. The name itself becomes so synonymous with a type of work, a characteristic, a style, a brand, or any …

National Parks

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National Geographic Travel

From Above

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21 Magical Places In The South You Won't Believe Actually Exist

The South has A LOT to offer.

A Morning Snowstorm Has Turned the Grand Canyon Into a Winter Wonderland

The photos are simply breathtaking.<p>On the morning of February 1, 2016, the Grand Canyon National Park Facebook page reported that Grand Canyon Village had received about five inches of snow. The Grand Canyon was completely covered in fluffy whiteness, Desert View Drive was closed due to icy …

Mammoth Bones Displayed in Texas Where They Were Found

Waco and the National Park Service worked together to showcase the remains of an extinct species that grazed there during the Ice Age.<p>Exploring a dry Texas creek bed in 1978, two young men found bones clearly too large to have come from a cow. A museum staffer at nearby Baylor University identified …

U.S. national parks are trying to solve their diversity problem

The United States' national parks "belong to everyone" — but not everyone is going.<p>The parks are welcoming more people than ever before — 292.8 …

Imaging

Exercise Reduces the Burden of Atrial Fibrillation - American College of Cardiology

Study Questions:<p>What is the effect of aerobic interval training (AIT) on the burden of atrial fibrillation (AF)?<p>Methods:<p>Fifty-one patients with …

Ancient History

Here's what's going on in your brain when you can't spell a word

In a study published this week in the journal Brain, researchers at Johns Hopkins University studied people who had suffered brain damage from strokes or tumors and now have problems spelling words.<p>What they found is that the problems were linked to damage in three brain areas involved in either …

The Brain

BBC - Earth - The animal that doesn't get cancer

Many animals get cancer just like humans do, but there are a few mysterious species that rarely develop it<p>Cancer is rife in the animal kingdom. For many, the mortality rate is similar to that suffered by humans.<p>The dogs and cats we share our homes with can get various forms of cancer. Among other …

Biology

Bizarre new dinosaur species sported a mysterious 'sail' on its back

Scientists unearthed a new species of 'sail-backed' dinosaur in Spain, revealing that dinosaurs roaming the region during the Early Cretaceous were …

Paleontology

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The Top 10 Claims Made by Creationists to Counter Scientific Theories

One of the most challenging tasks for the modern day creationist to is reconcile the belief in a 6,000 year old Earth with the ever-growing mountain …

Ark: Survival Evolved Horse Taming Is Almost Exactly Like Zelda's

<b>Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Switch this fall</b>. According to Studio Wildcard, the Switch version will have the same features as on PS4 and Xbox …

Live Science

Menacing Jaws<p>A jaw full of 5-inch, knife-edged teeth let this newly unearthed ichthyosaur, called <i>Thalattoarchon saurophagis</i>, tear into prey its same …

125 million-year-old dinosaur with hump discovered in northern Spain

The new dinosaur, dubbed Morelladon beltrani, is a member of the iguanodon grouping and lived about 125 million years ago, said the study plublished …

Fossils

Dinosaur Blood Vessels Survived 80 Million Years Without Fossilizing

Tiny, delicate vessels that carried blood through a duck-billed dinosaur 80 million years ago never fossilized and still contain the beast's tissue, …

Feds Seek To Return Tyrannosaurus Skull To Mongolia After Auction Winner Gives It Up

<i>An image from documents released by the U.S. Attorney's office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur. (credit: US Attorney's Office</i> …

Dinosaurs