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How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Oxford University will offer free online courses in 2017

The highest ranked university in the world will soon join prestigious institutions like Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in offering free massive open online courses (MOOCs). Starting in February 2017, Oxford University will partner with nonprofit online learning platform edX to teach a freely available …

Online Education

10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

Dining Rooms

5 Tips for Scoring College Scholarships

If you’re a high school senior or a college student looking for scholarships to help fund the cost of school next year, now is the perfect time to …

10 Insanely Gorgeous Music Venues Around the World

If you’re a travel blog regular, you probably have a few too many places on your must-visit list already. Well #sorrynotsorry music aficionados, we’re about to make your list way longer. Whether you’re hitting up a free summer concert, a country act in Nashville or something more formal like a …

Royal Albert Hall

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

'Welcome to Jupiter!' NASA's Juno space probe arrives at giant planet

<b>Jet Propulsion Lab, California (CNN) —</b> NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.<p>"Welcome to Jupiter!" flashed on screens at mission control at …

Juno Space Probe Is Set To Enter Jupiter's Orbit On Monday

After a five-year journey through the solar system, NASA's $1.1 billion Juno mission is set to begin its orbit around Jupiter on Monday. But for the probe to be captured by the giant planet's gravity and go into the desired orbit, Juno's main engine has to fire for 35 minutes.<p>"We've only got one …

Astronomy

6 Hottest Summer Travel Destinations in 2016 (According to World's Pickiest Travelers)

Wonder where the rich and famous like to travel this summer? Luxury website VeryFirstTo.com reached out to 466 of their celebrity and millionaire members across 57 countries—including some of the world’s most discerning travelers who are accustomed to splurging on the finest service and …

World's best places to visit in 2016-17 from U.S. News | CNN Travel

11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

It's time to make moves.<p>Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns.<p>In <i>these</i> cities, however, money isn't as big a concern. All 11 of the following far-flung spots are known for being relatively …

Carbon Nanotubes Can't Handle a Space Elevator

According to new research, one flat could ruin the whole thing. Bummer.<p>Alright, space elevator plans are back to square one, people. Carbon nanotubes probably aren't going to be our material solution for a space elevator, because apparently even a minuscule (read: atomic) flaw in the design …

Addressing huge crowd, Rodrigo Duterte urges DIY law enforcement and threatens to humiliate police generals<p>The Philippine president-elect has urged citizens with guns to shoot and kill drug dealers who resist arrest and fight back.<p>Rodrigo Duterte told a huge crowd celebrating his presidential …

Asia

Unrivaled Wild Beauty of US National Forest Pacific Northwest Region [48 PICS]

Lower Proxy Falls, a glimpse into the Willamette National Forest. Willamette and Deschutes National Forests in Oregon make up Three Sisters …

World's Best Ecolodges

Stephen Hawking wants to use lasers to propel a tiny spaceship to Alpha Centauri

When famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Russian tech tycoon Yuri Milner announced a $100 million hunt for alien life last year, they pledged to inject a whole lot of funding and brain power into the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. At a news conference Tuesday, the duo announced …

Space Travel

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Largest fireball since Chelyabinsk plunges through atmosphere over Atlantic

The rock, which released energy equivalent to the detonation of 13,000 tons of TNT as it burned up, fell off the coast of Brazil<p>The biggest fireball since the meteor that rocked Chelyabinsk in Russia has fallen over the Atlantic, Nasa has revealed.<p>The event, which happened on February 6 at 13:55 …

Asteroids

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Ice Sculptures Brighten Up Monotonous Winter Landscape

Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang province in northeastern China, has been welcoming tourists and visitors all over the world with huge ice castles and snow figures during the winter season. These colorful artworks are part of the <i>Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival</i>, which is …

Christmas Trees Around the World: Pictures

Baltic States

World’s Best Islands for Food 2015

“This is a foodie paradise and beach paradise rolled into one,” observed one voter in our WBA survey. The small British isle has a prolific food …

US spacewalkers move stalled rail car outside ISS by thumping a stuck brake handle

Astronauts move a stalled rail car stuck outside the International Space Station by whacking a jammed brake handle<p>Two solid whacks to a stuck brake handle was all it took for a spacewalking American astronaut to fix a stalled rail car outside the International Space Station, Nasa said Monday.<p>"That …

The Spaceman: Scott Kelly

There are physically difficult job assignments — and then there's spending an entire year floating in space.<p>Last March 27, astronaut Scott Kelly strapped himself into a Russian Soyuz spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and prepared to be blasted into orbit, to begin serving one of …

Space anomaly gets extraterrestrial intelligence experts' attention

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute has its eyes -- and soon possibly one of the United States' premier telescopes -- focused on an anomaly that some astronomers can't quite explain.<p>Users on the online astronomy crowdsourcing interface Planet Hunters discovered a peculiar …

Northern California

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

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