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The World's Best Spa Treatments Aren't In A Spa

You could write off a day at the spa as gratuitous, an indulgent pastime reserved for the rich and the privileged, the same people who can afford to …

Hot Springs

Concern over Russian ships lurking around vital undersea cables

<b>WASHINGTON</b> -- Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the U.S. and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be …

After Researching 30 Yogurts, This Is the Only One I'll Buy

I recently spent hours examining every yogurt label I could find to determine which yogurts have the least amount of sugar. I was focusing on toddler …

Nutrition

REI’s $20 lifetime membership comes with amazing travel and adventure deals — here are some of the best ones

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Chances are you're familiar with REI Co-op, the consumer-oriented outdoor gear company, for its great customer service and wide selection of …

Gliders

Amateur Blacksmith Forges Coolest Barbecue Ever

Yaroslav Efremov, a 27-year-old amateur blacksmith from Kremenets, in Ukraine, spent over a month creating this awesome 200-pound barbecue in the …

Air Force 'rods from god' kinetic weapon hit with nuclear weapon force

Instead of hundreds of small projectiles from a few thousand feet, Thor used a large projectile from a few thousand miles above the Earth. The "rods from god" idea was a bundle of telephone-pole-size (20 feet long, 1 foot in diameter) tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching a speed of up to 10 …

Military

The US Air Force just gave a sneak peek of its plans for the next generation of fighter jets

The US Air Force Research Laboratory recently released a video showing what a sixth-generation fighter jet might be like.<p>The Air Force released the video to plug its Science and Technology 2030 initiative, which Heather Wilson, the secretary of the Air Force, launched in September.<p>The video shows a …

Aviation

Here are 8 Raspberry Pi projects you can learn today

At least once in our lives, we've all considered what it would be like to build our own robot, a smart and handy automaton that could make our …

A material supreme: How graphene will shape the world of tomorrow

In his book <i>Guns, Germs, and Steel</i>, Jared Diamond put forth that civilizations which spread out and conquer others do so as a result of geographic …

Chia Seed Oil Just Might Be the Secret to Youthful Skin

We put chia seeds in our smoothies and sprinkle them over our acai bowls. And we’d be lying if we said we weren’t obsessed with Chia Pets back in the …

The 5 Types of People You Need to Get Out of Your Life

We may read brilliant self-help books and possess wisdom about relationships, yet many of us still are hindered by toxicity. We are afraid to speak …

Psychology

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

9 beauty products that dermatologists want you to stop wasting money on

You work hard for your money, and you deserve products that work hard to keep your skin and hair looking great. But, alas, that's not always what you get. We discovered nine that don't live up to their promises (and often high price tag) and got the scoop on what to use instead for beautiful …

Skin Care

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

How your sleep position impacts your brain health

Sleeping on your side may be better for your brain. Learn how the position you sleep in could help protect your mind.<p>Do you sleep on your back, side …

Sleep

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

An Assassin’s Tool Kit: When Guns Are Not Enough

In the ruthless worlds of espionage, global politics and the criminal underground, there are many grim ways to die:<p>Tea laced with polonium. A face full of the nerve agent VX. A gentleman’s umbrella that shoots ricin pellets.<p>Sometimes the assassination attempts leave a mystery in their wake, as in …

Largest Jet Engine in the World Takes First Flight

The GE9X has entered flight testing on General Electric's 747 flying testbed.<p>The biggest turbine engine in the world, nearly as wide as a Boeing 737 fuselage, took to the skies for the first time on Wednesday, March 14. The GE9X, destined to power the Boeing 777X, has a composite fan stretching 134 …

This $10,000 3D printed house can be built in 24 hours and is bigger than a studio apartment

One of the less obvious products being unveiled this week at SXSW is a small concrete house. On the outside, it doesn’t look like anything …

Blackheads dos and don’ts — how to fix this common skin problem

These pesky clusters of dead skin cells and oil can be irritating and painful to remove.<p>Dr. Julia Carroll of Compass Dermatology in Toronto, says …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

Only People With Perfect Color Vision Can Accurately See These Candies

You eat with your eyes first.

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

High Blood Pressure

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have — here's how

2/<p>Cardio also tones your muscles.<p>Shutterstock<p>It was initially believed that when it comes to building muscle, cardio paled in comparison to exercises …

The Only Thing Creepier Than Déja Vu Is its Opposite, Dêjà Rêvé

It's like a dream, but you're wide awake.<p>Déjà vu is the phenomenon that a person experiences when they feel that they’ve experienced an event in …

Scientists unravel the mystery of the Roman 'gate to hell'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two thousand years ago, ancient tourists flocked to a Greco-Roman temple in Hierapolis, modern-day Turkey, situated on top of a cave once purported to be the gateway to the underworld.<p>They watched in awe as animals, from birds to bulls, dropped dead at its entrance. The cave, named the …

Ancient History

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Physics

The Lifecard - Last Gun You'll leave behind?

Practicality and cool factor are often strange bedfellows when it comes to the firearms industry. There is cool, and there is practical, but is one …

Self Defense

Homemade Plasma Gun Puts the Propane in Steampunk

We know a big part of the whole steampunk aesthetic is, you know, the “steam” aspect, but technology marches forth! Which is why this fantastic …