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Gardening 101: Hakone Grass

Hakone Grass, <i>Hakonechloa:</i> “Japanese Forest Grass”<p>Think of it as Cousin Itt style for the garden. Low-growing clumps of <i>Hakonechloa macra</i> grass add …

Japan

Astronaut Scott Kelly Battled a Gallon-Sized Ball of Urine and Acid on ISS

Asked by Reddit to name the creepiest thing he’s ever dealt with in space, former astronaut and retired US Navy captain Scott Kelly didn’t hold back. …

Personal Hygiene

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

New England

Photos: Take a Look Around This California Ghost Town

Cerro Gordo, an abandoned mining town near the Inyo Mountains, was purchased this June. The original asking price for the town was almost $1 million, …

'White Holes' May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

White holes, which are theoretically the exact opposites of black holes, could constitute a major portion of the mysterious dark matter that's …

Dark Matter

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Hubble delivers dazzling Lagoon Nebula for 28th anniversary

The Hubble Space Telescope knows how to celebrate its anniversary in style. Each year, the telescope team releases a new, mind-blowing image of something gorgeous. The Lagoon Nebula is the winner for 2018.<p>NASA also released a fly-through video of the nebula that takes you soaring through the Hubble …

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Fun Facts About All 59 U.S. National Parks

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Uncover lesser-known secrets about these iconic landscapes.<p>Plenty of people still think the National Park system is, as writer Wallace Stegner put it, “America’s best idea.” Over the last year alone, its 84 million acres were visited over 331 million times. But this vast network …

When do you know you're old enough to die? Barbara Ehrenreich has some answers

With her latest book, Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that there’s an age at which death no longer requires much explanation<p>Four years ago, Barbara Ehrenreich, 76, reached the realisation that she was old enough to die. Not that the author, journalist and political activist was sick; she …

Health

14 Beautiful Waterfalls in the U.S.

Palouse Falls<p>Palouse Falls State Park, Washington<p>The nearly 200-foot Palouse Falls plunges fiercely over the side of a canyon into the Palouse River. …

Here’s How to Fine-Tune Your Camera Settings for the Best Possible Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of you are familiar with the Eve Arnold quote, “It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” But let’s face it: If you …

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

Top Hiking Trails in Canada * The World As I See It

True north strong and free! Canada is vast in its size and natural beauty. With a wealth of reasons to visit Canada, one of the top reasons is to …

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Beaches You Can Camp On

Oceanside Campground, Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland<p>Two words: wild horses. In fact, Assateague Island may be one of the only spots …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

Meditation

How a Tiny Barbecue Joint Draws Fans to the Center of California's Wildlands

<i>Welcome to One Far Place, a Road Trip Week special where Eater LA takes a look at one out-of-the-way restaurant that is more than worth the drive. This time it’s Copper Top BBQ, a tiny roadside stand with big accolades located in the heart of the far Owens Valley.</i><p>Barbecue in California is a curious …

6 American Ghost Towns Every Thrill Seeker Should See in Their Lifetime

When you hear the words "ghost town," haunted neighborhoods are what probably immediately come to mind, but these communities aren't where the Boogie …

22 stunning roads in the US you should drive before you die

If you're planning a road trip in the US, there are plenty of beautiful routes worth passing through.<p>It's hard to imagine we'll get to all of them in this lifetime. But if you want to try, consider this a guide to finding the best of the best out there.<p>Scroll down for a closer look:

RVs

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, …

New Jersey

Ride Route 11 through Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

From beautiful mountain vistas to farm-driven cuisine, make the most of one of the South’s most scenic drives<p>According to popular regional legend, the name Shenandoah is derived from a Native American expression meaning “Beautiful Daughter of the Stars.” And if you’ve ever driven through the …

ShutterCount App updated with graphs and forecasts, outdated firmware warning, and more features

Dire Studio updated their popular ShutterCount app (MacOS and iOS only) with a rich feature pack: The Plus Pack contains graphs and forecasts, …

Firmware

EagleRider Partners with Bonnier Motorcycle Group for 2017

EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental and tour company, is now the Official Motorcycle Rental Partner of Bonnier Motorcycle Group (BMG). …

1968 Egli-Vincent 1330 by Godet

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Rare<p>A Brief History of the Egli-Vincent<p>The Egli-Vincent was originally built to fix a design …

Baggers Sound-Off Milwaukee-Eight Edition: Fab28 2-Into-1

Welcome to the Baggers Sound-Off Video Series where we'll be taking an in-depth look at several different exhaust pipes and evaluating them on three …

The Sturgis Rally, Then and Now

Few motorcycle rallies have lasted 77 years. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – now sometimes referred to as the Black Hills Motorcycle Classic – began, …