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Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep

In the city of Daejeon, South Korea, an arms manufacturer has designed and built a gun turret that’s able to identify, track and shoot targets, theoretically without the need for human mediation. Who will teach these robot soldiers the rules of engagement?<p>On a green hill overlooking the tree-lined …

Call of Duty

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Forillon National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Quebec<br>Date Established: 1970<br>Size: 59,305 acres</b><p>Depending on your perspective, Forillon marks either the beginning or the end of the Canadian portion of the International Appalachian Trail. Much of the park is pure mountain wilderness, with remarkable hiking trails that skirt seaside …

National Parks

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

The Ninja Cross Country Road Trip Planning Guide

In This Guide<p>Introduction<br>• Where To Go?<br>• Trello<br>• Evernote<br>• Instagram<br>• Chimani<br>• Google Maps<br>• Next Steps<p>If you're planning a cross country road trip, you probably …

RVs

10 Great National Parks to Visit This Spring

Shutterstock<p>Great National Parks to Visit This Spring<p>America’s best idea seems even better after a long cold winter. While it might seem a distant …

National Parks

Unique Vacation Rentals

<b>Unique Vacation Rentals</b><p>Vacationing doesn’t need to mean roughing it in a tiny tent or going to the same theme park every year. One of the best things …

Social Media Doesn't Make Life Better, Growing Numbers Of Chinese Say

While more and more people in China are embracing the Internet, a growing number of people feel that social media is ripping them away from other, more important, things in life.<p>The Kantar China Social Media Impact Report revealed that the number of people who said that social media had made their …

Ready For Its Global Solar Flight, Solar Impulse With Omega Show How Innovation Can Change The World

It all started in 1999, as Dr Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss scientist and aeronaut, completed his non-stop around-the-world balloon flight with Brian Jones in a record-breaking 19 days, 21 hours and 47 minutes in the air – a challenge that aeronautic experts had deemed impossible. Their flight, the …

The Skier's Bucket List

Adventure<p>Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some …

Skiing

Einstein's Gravity Confirmed on a Cosmic Scale

Proof of dark matter and dark energy, study says<p><b>The theory of gravity proposed by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago can explain the dance of galaxies around one another just as well as it can model the motion of planets around the sun, according to a new study.</b><p>The finding suggests that the …

What to Do If You Get Nauseous When You Exercise

Does breaking a sweat turn your stomach? Here's how to fix that.<p>In high school track practice, we used to joke that it wasn’t a real workout unless someone puked. But exercise-induced nausea is no laughing matter, especially for those who feel those unwelcome waves with nearly every workout.<p><b>"Why,</b> …

Wellness

To Be Creative, What Are the Best Habits To Follow?

This post is back by popular demand, because when I tell people that I’ve been working on <b>Better Than Before, my book about habit change</b>, one of the …

Can a Red State Turn Green? Arizona Says Yes

Travel is about breaking down stereotypes, questioning prejudices and exploring new concepts. At least that's my advice to fellow travelers, which of course is meant exclusively for them and not me. When it comes to my views and opinions, I am already an enlightened globetrotter. Or so I …

London's First Happy Café, The Canvas, Aims To Improve Wellbeing And Self-Esteem In The Capital

Forget expensive spas and luxury holidays, stressed-out Londoners may now have a new way to unwind - London's first happy café launches on …

Self-improvement

Depression – Can You Choose to Be Happy?

Have you heard? You can <i>choose</i> to be happy. That’s right. If you’re sitting around right now all depressed and unhappy it’s just because you’re not …

7 States With the Happiest People

Source: Thinkstock<p>Do you think the state where you live is a “happy” place to live? Does it foster an environment where you and your family can …

Top 10

Hiking in Albania’s Accursed Mountains

While Albania may have gone from a virtually unknown land to a well-established stop on the Balkan backpacker trail in barely a decade, its interior remains little known. But a popular three-day round trip that combines a spectacular ferry ride and a fantastic day hike between two remote mountain …

Hiking

10 Small, Unexpected Things That Will Make You Happier

Who would have thought that reading your old diary entries and listening to sad songs would make you happier?<p>We never get tired of thinking about happiness, do we? Life is so much nicer when you’re able to couple it with joy and gratitude.<p>We’ve published posts before about simple ways to be happy …

Happiness

fect answer to teams' mountain searches?

Rescue cats: soon to be seen on Scotland's mountains?<p>The role of animals in mountain rescue is well documented, with Search and Rescue Dogs …

16 Things That Make You Surprisingly Happy In Your Mid-Twenties

A weekend with absolutely no plans? Yes please.

Riding the Interstate: The I-40 Road Trip Edition

There’s nothing like dropping your knobbies onto a new trail, and travel offers great opportunities to do so. Whenever I hit the road, I try to …

Hiking