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A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

A Dreamy, Photographic Pilgrimage Along the Ganges River

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Caleb Cain Marcus began his 1,500-mile pilgrimage along the the Ganges River amid the snow-capped peaks of Gangotri, India, a Hindu pilgrim town where the massive river originates as an aquamarine stream “so narrow that you could almost hop across.”<p>He’s not particularly …

The strange life of a super-traveller

How to survive a 200,000 mile a year career.<p>Alicia Yoon feels at home in two very distinct places. And that’s a good thing, because she often has just two days to tend to her life (and her fiancé) in New York, pay her bills and then dash out to pick up where she left off in Seoul, South …

South Korea

The Healthiest Things To Order At Fast Food Chains

Every now and then, we all need to indulge in some quick and easy drive-thru fast food — whether it’s because we’re seriously pressed for time, have …

These 17 panoramas and GIFs show the first moon landing in unbelievable detail

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, they did what any tourist would do — take hundreds of photos.<p>A few of these images are more famous than others, like the one of Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his visor, and the one of Aldrin looking at the American flag.<p>But people at NASA …

Space Science

How to eat in the heat

You know how your food cravings change with the season? There’s a legit scientific reasoning for that. “The body reflects what’s happening outside,” …

NASA releases stunning video of Pluto’s surface

NASA has released footage from its New Horizons spacecraft, giving folks on Earth a glimpse at Pluto‘s surface.<p>Compiled from a series of …

The True Story Behind Alice In Wonderland

The man behind <i>Alice In Wonderland</i> is much like the tales he wrote: an enigma that straddles the line between childlike innocence and darkness. Like …

Star-Spangled Mystery: What Became of Lost Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photos?

History has not been kind to Army Pfc. George Burns or Marine Sgt. Louis Burmeister.<p>Both military photographers were on Mount Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, when six U.S. warriors raised the Stars and Stripes to alert the world that the bloody battle of Iwo Jima was all but won. And both claimed they …

A NASA Physicist Just Gave Us The Most Promising New Candidate For Dark Matter

Closing in on the most important mystery in astrophysics.<p>Dark matter is thought to make up around 26 percent of the known Universe, but no one …

The Indus Valley civilisation is 2,500 years older than previously believed

The Indus Valley civilisation may be even older than initially thought.<p>A group of researchers in India have used carbon dating techniques on animal remains and pottery fragments to conclude that the Indus Valley settlements could be 8,000 years old—2,500 <b></b>years older than previously believed.<p>That …

Archaeology

5 Effective Exercises for Weight Loss and Fitness

What do you want from your workouts? If you really think about it, you probably want a workout that's short, effective, easy to follow, and fun. Or …

Study Shows How LSD Mimics Infant's Mind as Ego Dissolves

A groundbreaking series of experiments show how LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) alters the operation of the brain. Scientists gave LSD to 20 healthy …

Consciousness

The Coming of Age of LSD

<i>The Beckley/Imperial Research Programme has just had the results of the first ever brain imaging study published in the Proceedings of the National</i> …

Landmark study reveals the effect of LSD on the brain

Former drugs advisor Professor David Nutt shows how the brain becomes “desegregated” when taking LSD.<p><i>Increased brain connectivity under LSD (©</i> …

LSD makes you think like a baby

Researchers at Imperial College London believe that they know what effect LSD has on the human brain. After pumping test subjects full of the stuff and shoving them in an MRI, the team learned that the drug makes our brains behave similarly to that of a baby. In order to understand this, imagine …

Is it FINALLY proof: 'Abducted' woman draws star map of exact constellation of alien home

Beyond Belief ArchiveBetty Hill drew a star map of the constellation that the aliens pointed to<p>On September 19 1961, Betty and Barney Hill of …

60 Water's spectacular roof deck would be the perfect spot to watch July 4th fireworks - if you lived there

1/14<p>60 Water Street Rooftop<p>If you're scrambling to find the perfect waterfront spot to watch tomorrow night's July 4th Spectacular, perhaps you …

VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

We love treehouses here at Inhabitat and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim’s visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from …

Indian scientists' new DNA chip for speeding up rice breeding

One Chinese lie has been finally nailed this time by a team of Indian scientists who provide irrefutable evidence that rice did originate in India, a …

This astronaut is sacrificing his body to go to space for 1,000 days

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, the commander of the current crew on board the International Space Station, has broken the record for the longest time spent in space with 803 days. Padalka, who is to return to Earth in September, has previously said he would like to try for 1,000 days on a …

Space Travel

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Largest Spiral Galaxy in Universe Revealed

Astronomers have crowned the universe's largest known spiral galaxy, a spectacular behemoth five times bigger than our own Milky Way.<p>The title-holder …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

Marina Abramović: 'We can learn telepathy' - CNN Style

Written by <b>Rebecca Harkins-Cross</b>, for CNNSydney, Australia<p>"Even if I say I'm not afraid of dying, that's not true," says Marina Abramović. "Every time the plane is trembling I start writing testament."<p>After 45 years of performances that have often directly confronted death, it's the one fear …

7 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

“Unfortunately, there’s no spigot you can turn on to flush excess calories out of your fat stores” and speed up your metabolism, says Gabriele …

Everything to Know About Greece's Debt Vote

<b>Q. Why and when are the Greeks voting on this referendum?</b><p>A. The Greek government called the referendum because it failed to get acceptable terms for …

Europe

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