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Great Smoky Mountains: Wildflowers and misty waterfalls

National Parks

This device will ensure you do not lose your luggage while travelling

The CheckSmart Luggage Tracker is a device from Victorinox that allows you to ensure you do not lose your luggage while travelling. Launched in March …

Luggage

'My God! It Can’t Be!': Memorable Moments at America's National Parks

Writers recall tales of grandeur, humility, and stupidity at their favorite national parks.<p>You’ve probably car-camped in one with your family, contemplated rock formations with friends in another while high as a kite, or hiked through their ancient trees and desolate peaks. Our national parks are …

Scientists Just Found Even More Evidence That RNA Is Behind The Origin of Life

Here's how it all began.<p>Scientists have been closing in on RNA (ribonucleic acid, the close companion of DNA) as being the most likely candidate for …

Oculus' New DRM Just Made Pirating Games Way Easier

It took a developer less than 24 hours to get around Oculus' new DRM and make piracy easier than it was prior to its implementation.<p>It's been a little bit over a day since Oculus started rolling out new DRM for its software, but it's already backfired, making pirating the company's games easier …

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Next year, Google will sell a smartphone that lets you swap in interchangeable parts to get new abilities.<p>Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the …

Mobile Technology

Here's An Inside Look At The Therapists Who F#ck Clients

Let's talk about crippling sexual dysfunction, baby. For years, people suffering from sexual disorders have sought the help of psychiatrists and sex …

51 Healthy Weeknight Dinners That'll Make You Feel Great

Guys, I hate to be like this, but...it's May. Swimsuits. F*ck.

Cooking

6 great chicken recipes for weeknight dinners

Chicken is one of the most versatile things to cook, lending itself to many diverse ingredients and flavors, different techniques and styles of cooking. Depending on what you pair with it, you can transform poultry into a dinner with Greek influences or Indian flavors — or roast it with potatoes, …

Flavors

18 Breakfast Recipes (That Make Great Dinners, Too)

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I love breakfast food—fluffy pancakes, runny eggs, crispy potatoes, all of it—but I'm not what you'd call a "morning person." When I do make myself a nice breakfast, it's never during proper breakfast time, and …

Cooking

5 great French toast recipes: Yes, you can eat breakfast for dinner

There's a simple magic to French toast: The way the soaked bread puffs in the pan, the toast crisping to a rich, golden brown in the hot fat. You can top your French toast with a sprinkling of powdered sugar, or maybe a drizzle of warm maple syrup. This is dessert for breakfast. With each bite, the …

Breakfast

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

This classic recipe is always a hit with the family.

Quick Meatless Recipes

Our noodle-free lasagna substitutes baked eggplant for the pasta and cuts the oil and fat from the bechamel -- but still bubbles with cheese and creamy sauce.

Food

After Model 3, Tesla Motors Will Make an Even More Affordable Car

Image source: Tesla.<p>Right now, all eyes are focused on <b>Tesla</b>'s Model 3, which has always been the end goal of Tesla's grand plan. Starting at $35,000 before incentives, Model 3 has always promised to be the electric automaker's mainstream EV that appeals to the mass market. For context, the average …

Tesla

The Vehicle Of The Future Isn't An Electric Car

It's this weird scooter thing.<p>We all want to imagine that the vehicle of the future is a solar-powered flying car or -- why not? -- a teleportation pad that beams us up to the mothership. But there's a more pragmatic alternative already on the market today that clues us into what's coming next for …

Transit

Meet the Chinese Tech Billionaire Who Says He'll Take Down Tesla

Tomorrow’s cars will be all-electric, self-driving, connected to high-speed communications networks … and free.<p>And probably Chinese.<p>That, at least, …

Electric Car Maker Fisker Has a New Name

Fisker Automotive, the failed and relaunched luxury electric car startup, has renamed itself and the electric car it plans to sell later this …

Incredibly Detailed Illustrations of Star Wars Vehicles

<i>Millennium Falcon</i><p>UK technical illustrator Hans Jenssen has created a series of incredibly detailed drawings featuring well-known <i>Star Wars</i> vehicles …

Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'

<b>Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.</b><p>A new study says that if the extra green leaves prompted by rising CO2 levels were laid in a carpet, it would cover twice the continental USA.<p>Climate sceptics argue the findings show that the extra …

Climate Change

Gravitational wave mission passes 'sanity check'

<b>A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.</b><p>A panel of experts was asked to perform a "sanity check" on the endeavour, which is likely to cost well in excess of one billion euros.<p>The Gravitational …

We Can Phase Out Fossil Fuels Within a Decade, Study Says

World leaders want to phase out fossil fuels by 2100, but this climate scientist says we could do it in ten years.<p>As we stare down the barrel of a world totally transformed (read: destroyed) by climate change in the not-so-distant future, a lot of the brightest minds around the world are spending a …

Research Finds The Secret to Running Longer, Faster

If you're training for a race and have been totally avoiding high-intensity training to save your energy for running, well, you're doing it wrong. …

Exercise

These photos of dogs eating peanut butter will make your day

Greg Murray was trying to photograph his Mastiff Bailey and he noted that the naturally droopy dog just never looked happy in photos.<p>Then, it came to him: Peanut butter.<p>That was two years ago. Today, he's taken photos of close to 110 dogs eating peanut butter and he has about 10 more to go before …

5 Activities to Fill Crucial 5 Minute Windows

April 3, 2016<p>This two-part series is about making the most of the 5 minute windows that can occur in the beginning, middle, or end of class. Rather …

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

Uber says gave U.S. agencies data on more than 12 million users | Reuters

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Tuesday released its first ever transparency report detailing the information requested by not only U.S. law enforcement agencies, but also by regulators.<p>An Uber car is seen parked with the driver's lunch left on the dashboard in Venice, Los Angeles, …

Credit Cards

Easy flatbread recipes from India, Italy and the Middle East

I had never really thought about flatbreads until 1995, when I bought a book called Flatbreads & Flavors. I stood in Books for Cooks in London salivating over the recipes that the authors Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford had gathered: Hunza sprouted-wheat flatbread with apricots; Afghan naan with …

Bread

New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought

Oil companies' coordinated cover-up of climate risks stretches back decades and rivals that of big tobacco companies.<p>In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for the American Petroleum Institute, a trade association for America's oil and natural gas industry. …

Climate