Drew McAuliffe

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Top 12 Best Treks in Nepal

Going trekking in Nepal? Let’s help you with a snapshot overview of what’s likely the twelve best treks in Nepal. At least, they are currently the …

This "Cliff" in Brazil Makes For the Most INSANE Photo Opps — See For Yourself!

Get ready to make some edits to your bucket list, fellow travel junkies, because we've just stumbled upon a crazy destination that's sure to snag the No. 1 spot. Nestled away off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is Pedra do Telégrafo, a hiking trail that offers quite the stunning ocean views — …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

Here Is the Largest Map of Our Galaxy Ever Made

The newly released database contains over a billion stars.<p>There are just so many stars. With around 300 billion stars across the entire Milky Way, making a detailed map of our entire galaxy is nearly impossible. But Europe’s space agency, the ESA, is doing it anyway.<p>On Wednesday, the released the …

10 Gorgeous Non-Open-String Chords

128<p>SHARES<p>A few weeks back, David Walliman shared his top 10 favorite open-string chords that can be moved on the fretboard.<p>In this new video, he …

Documentary ‘Do You Trust This Computer?’ free to stream courtesy of Elon Musk

A new documentary from the director of <i>Who Killed the Electric Car?</i> is now available to stream for free this weekend, courtesy of entrepreneur Elon …

Los Angeles

$44 kit converts your car’s headlights to LEDs in about 15 minutes

Are you jealous of those beautiful bright LED headlights illuminating the road ahead every time a fancy luxury car drives by? Don’t worry, you don’t …

This Toilet Vaporizes Poop To Solve Sanitation Problems

Designed for places that don’t have indoor plumbing, the change:WATER toilet sucks the water out of waste so it’s more compact, more sanitary, and easier to dispose of.<p>As the classic tech lore goes, some of the industry’s best inventions started out in a garage. Diana Yousef’s currently sits in a …

Coast intros Buzzraw E1000 eBike sporting retro design and off-road terrain focus

It often feels like many of the eBikes hitting the market these days are geared solely for commuters wishing to get from point A to B. For those looking to have some fun and get off the beaten path, finding a rugged yet well-designed electric ride isn’t as easy. Sporting a retro mini-bike design, …

Water purification breakthrough can even clean water from the Dead Sea

Despite all our advances, access to clean water is still a major problem – not just for developing nations, but here in the US, where water shortages …

Breathtaking bamboo building withstands earthquakes and boasts a zero-carbon footprint

1/23<p>Bamboo Sports Hall by Chiangmai Life Construction<p>Thailand’s eco-friendly Panyaden International School has added a stunning new sports hall to …

The First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Looks Like It Broke Off an Alien Mothership

The plan to 3D-print a bridge in mid-air was always bonkers. How could a technology best known for creating flimsy prototypes and personalized action …

Use Sama Vritti Pranayama (Equal Breathing Yoga) to Reduce Stress

According to the California College of Ayurveda, "Pranayama, the yogic art of breathing, comes from the Sanskrit root words prana and ayama. Prana …

Yoga

Scoot your commute! Here are the 9 best electric scooters on the market

As of now, the grid and recharging stations needed to support tens of millions of electric cars on our highways and byways is years away. In the …

Electric Vehicles

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

A Judge Ruled That A Lawsuit Over LeBron James’ And Other NBA Stars’ Tattoos In ‘NBA 2K’ Can Proceed

The lawsuit over the use of photo-realistic tattoos in NBA 2K games is moving forward, with fascinating legal implications for copyright law at stake.<p>A tattoo shop, Solid Oak Sketches, claims that NBA 2K publisher Take Two violated copyright whens they included tattoos the company designed on the …

Where to Find Your Own Crystals in the Wilds of the United States

Victoria Beckham carries one in her purse. Wellness guru Taryn Toomey has them under the floorboards of her Tribeca fitness studio. Interior designers are using them to layer, accent, and infuse spaces with energy. Even hair salons are incorporating them into wash-and-dry routines. No matter how …

Canon's 120 megapixel image sensor captures video in frightening detail

Canon in September 2015 announced it was developing a couple of ultra-high resolution CMOS image sensors. Chief among them was the 120MXS with a …

The 4 Best Sunglasses of 2018

Protect your peepers with the best sunglasses of the year.For backpackers, sunglasses aren't just a fashion accessory. They're essential protect from …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

The Next Great Building Material? It Could Be Sand From Deserts

A new material uses abundant smooth-grained sand and a secret binder to reduce the carbon footprint of construction.<p>Did you know we’re running out of the gritty sand that’s used to make concrete? Scientists have called it “a looming tragedy of the sand commons,” spurred by the mining of sand to …

Meet Leentu, the 150-Pound Pop-Up Camper

Move over Sprinter Van, there’s a new adventure-mobile in town. The Leentu pop-up camper will transform your truck into a road trip machine.Photos …

An artist with a background in physics builds sculptures that disappear into thin air

Julian Voss-Andreae, a sculptor with a background in physics and mathematics, builds sculptures that seem to vanish into thin air.

This Illegal Hike in Hawaii Is Nicknamed the "Stairway to Heaven" For Good Reason

One of Hawaii's most epic hikes, known as the Haiku Stairs, is famous for its stunning views and illegal climb. Despite being a steep 3,922-step hike …

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

<b>Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!</b><p>The system we’re …

Cinema subscription service MoviePass is somehow getting even cheaper

MoviePass, the Netflix of cinemas that lets you watch a different movie in a theater every day for a monthly fee that’s cheaper than a single ticket, …

10 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Going to Japan

<b>Cash is king</b><p>Japan may be a common by-word for technology, but the country is very old-fashioned when it comes to handling money. Even today, in 2016, …

The 12 Best Hiking Backpacks of 2018

From light daypacks to heavy load haulers, these packs keep your essentials close at hand—and makes carrying them less of a chore.Best Hiking …

What You Need to Know About Stephen Hawking’s Final Physics Paper

Less than two weeks before his death on March 14, beloved cosmologist Stephen Hawking put the final touches on a research paper about the origin and …

This electric bike could replace your SUV

It can haul everything from surfboards to kiddos<p>Electric bikes could be the solution to many of our urban transportation problems: E-bikes are fun to ride, 10 to 20 times more efficient than a car, and accessible to people with physical limitations who can’t ride regular bikes as easily.<p>But one of …

Electric Vehicles