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This airplane's wings fold up so you can take it on your next camping trip

The ICON A5 bills itself as a plane for anyone and everyone: perfect for weekend camping trips, impressing a date, or just flying around New York …

Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans Hyperloop Pod Races at California HQ in 2016

The SpaceX rocket company announced something completely different on Monday: a Hyperloop pod competition that would follow up on a high-speed transit concept laid out by the company's billionaire founder, Elon Musk.<p>The contest would reach its climax next June with pod races at a roughly mile-long …

PHOTOS: Where to Go in 2015

Here are the 10 best budget destinations for 2015! From high style and world-class shopping to jaw-dropping scenery and unrivaled art, culture, and …

20 Strange and Surprising Reasons to Visit These Northeast Towns

As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations:<p><i>For more information</i> …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Recipes

My Top 5 BBQ and Grill Restaurants of 2014

A lot of people complain that barbecue just isn't what it used to be, and they're right.<p>It's better.<p>It's better in traditional barbecue hotspots, like Kansas City and Dallas. It's better in places where you'd never expect to find killer 'que, from Brooklyn to Minneapolis to L.A.<p>A new generation of …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Stonehenge discovery could rewrite British pre-history

The most important discovery at Stonehenge for a generation could be destroyed by David Cameron's plan to build a tunnel at the World Heritage Site<p>Archaeologists have discovered the earliest settlement at Stonehenge - but the Mesolithic camp could be destroyed if government plans for a new tunnel …

Archaeology

Kiribati, World's Least-Visited Country, Is REALLY Beautiful

Is it just us, or is the world's least-visited country actually one of the most beautiful places to ever exist?<p>Kiribati (pronounced kiri-bas) had just 6,000 visitors last year -- this makes it the least-visited country on Earth for which data is available from the United Nations World Tourism …

5 Chef Upgrades for Mushroom Risotto

Here are five ways chefs make mushroom risotto even more delicious.<p>This straightforward dish doesn’t have to be. Here, five ways chefs make mushroom …

The 3% down payment mortgage makes a comeback

In an effort to open up lending to more low-income and first time home buyers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced Monday that they will start backing mortgages with down payments of as little as 3% of the home's price.<p>But borrowers will still need to meet strict criteria first, the two …

The Coming PS4 And Xbox One TV Channel Experiment

The definition of what exactly a “television channel” is has been changing for quite some time now. The highest quality shows have slowly shifted from the big networks (NBC, ABC), to expand to cable (AMC, FX), pay channels (HBO, Showtime) and most recently, to streaming services that don’t need …