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A hypersonic commercial plane that goes into space for insanely fast travel

The concept<p>The Paradoxal is a commercial supersonic/hypersonic passenger aircraft concept capable of flying on a sub-orbital parabolic trajectory between distant parts of the globe within hours. It uses a Rotary Ramjet engine as the air-breathing engine and then converts to a rocket to reach a …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Burn 300 calories in 10 minutes

Finding the time to exercise is rarely easy, which is why we at <i>Men’s Health</i> provide you with a selection of <b>quick muscle wins</b> to suit all training …

Still Have Leftover Halloween Candy? Use It For Science!

Halloween has come and gone, but piles of candy remain. You have two options: Eat it all and risk a serious sugar coma, or get seriously creative with some candy-themed science.<p>We asked employees at various science museums what experiments they like to do with leftover candy. Get crackin'.<p><b>The</b> …

A royal fright: Haunted castles around the world

Forget about the glimmering castles you know from fairy tales and Disney movies.<p>Here, you'll find shrieking ghosts, immortal blood stains, and the literal gateway to hell.<p>1. Predjama Castle, Slovenia<p>Built within a cave in the middle of a towering cliff, Predjama, which dates back to 1274, is …

Prediabetes doesn’t have to be a ‘doomsday message’: What you need to know, and do

By Gabriella Boston<p>Gabriella Boston<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Almost 90 million Americans have it, but even though the condition can carry long-term life-threatening consequences, they may have no clue.<p>What is it?<p>Prediabetes — which, in up to 30 percent of cases, can lead to full-blown Type 2 diabetes within …

Open-air decks and glass bottoms: The world’s most epic cable car rides

It’s been a busy month for cable cars. No, seriously. Last week, Venezuela officially reopened the world’s highest cable car, which takes off from …

Palm Springs

9 kitchen gadgets that will cut down the time you spend cooking and cleaning dishes

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>I like to cook. I can make a tasty vegetable stir-fry and corn salad. But I really hate cleaning up afterward — and I know I'm not …

Kitchen Gadgets

Five historic hotels in London that bring the city to life

London is one of those magical cities where every street and building has a story to tell. Look beneath the surface of the brickwork and you find an intricate lattice of history to explore. Wonderfully, many of the hotels in London are a part of that history. So here are five of the Good Hotel …

England

You Should Be Volunteering And Living Adventure Through Workaway

The post You Should Be Volunteering And Living Adventure Through Workaway appeared first on As travelers, we always seek a way to immerse ourselves …

15 Must-See Places in Rome on your first (or second) visit

Planning a trip to Rome can feel overwhelming, especially if ...The post 15 Must-See Places in Rome on your first (or second) visit appeared first on …

Italy

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10 Secret Places To See When Visiting Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one pretty special Scottish city! The sights of Edinburgh, such as; the castle, the Royal Mile and Arthur’s Seat are pretty well-known …

Places to visit, stay and tour in western Canada – readers’ travel tips

Think western Canada and mountains and bears spring to mind. But our intrepid readers have also explored the region’s First Nation heritage and found great places to stay – one without a roof<p><b>Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump</b> in south-west Alberta is a Unesco world heritage site with a fascinating …

10 great food holidays for solo travellers

1. Cookery and culture in Spain<p>On Solos Holidays' six-day Discover the Flavours of Spain tour to Andalusia (0844 371 8860; solosholidays.co.uk), travellers will learn about cooking classic Spanish dishes and tapas, take part in wine tasting in a vineyard and try local ham in the whitewashed <i>pueblos</i> …

These 3 off-season travel destinations offer luxury for less

Sure, "off peak" travel is cheaper — but doesn't it take you places where the weather is bad and there's nothing to do?<p>Think again. On Wednesday, TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen and the Rossen Reports team revealed three amazing travel deals happening right now and lasting …

Travel Deals

Earth’s Collision With Another Planet Probably Started Life

Researchers from Rice University say that around 4.4 billion years ago, a Mercury-like planet smashed into Earth, seeding our primordial planet with …

Meteorites

12 Of The Best Luxury City Breaks in Europe That You Should Not Miss

There are so many fantastic destinations in Europe that getting away to recharge your batteries has never been easier. We’ve rounded up 12 of the …

European Travel

15 Lazy Meals That Still Make You Feel Accomplished

Easy but impressive. That might be our favorite way to describe a recipe. We don't always want to spend hours in the kitchen fixing dinner, but we …

Spice Quiz

University of Miami<p>Dr. Kareem graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He has been a licensed Physical …

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

Family Road Trip: The Best of America's National Parks in Two Weeks

Brad Rickman, Traveler's digital director, is on the road with his family, taking on 10 national parks throughout the Southwest.<p>Nobody thinks of San Francisco’s Golden Gate as a national park, and technically they’re correct: It’s a National Recreation Area, the equivalent, parkwise, to being on …

Next week's Perseid meteor shower could be like no other

The Perseid meteor shower — which is expected to hit its peak during the overnight hours from August 11 to August 12 — is usually considered one of …

Meteor Showers

Gotta catch l'amour: Pokemon Go gets a dating site

It was inevitable: there's a dating site for Pokemon Go. New service PokeDates promises to match you with fellow players of the phenomenally popular game to "meet your Ash or Misty".<p>Answer some questions about yourself and your Pokemon preferences, and the site will match you with a fellow player. …