Jacey Heuer

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The most wander-lusted travel destinations right now

According to research by Airbnb and Pinterest<p>If you're on the hunt for some holiday inspiration but have NO idea where you fancy going, Airbnb and Pinterest have teamed up to reveal the top 10 destinations for wanderlust right now.<p>The locations are based on what people have been searching for on …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

Lost in space: the most captivating images from Nasa's vast archive

The Nasa Image and Video Library allows users to "search, discover and download a treasure trove of more than 140,000 images, videos and audio files" …

A Beginner's Guide to Astrophotography

When I was 17, I packed up and left for my first camping trip to the Adirondack mountains. That night we walked out into a clearing and I was stunned at the huge cluster of stars sweeping across the sky. That cluster was the Milky Way. I aimed my point-and-shoot camera skyward hoping to capture …

New Up-Close Image of Jupiter Is So Hypnotic It Hurts

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has consistently been coming through with the best close-up images of Jupiter we’ve ever seen. But a newly released, …

Astronomy

Brillant Representation of Our Solar System

Chicago-based graphic designer Justin Van Genderen is famous for his collaborations with Nissan and Mazda, through his sutdio 2046 Design. For …

Posters

The winner of this astronaut training game could be going to space for real

The final frontier has never been closer for the average earthling as technology brings us closer to space with every passing year. We can see robot selfies from Mars, float around in space through VR and space tourism seems to be just around the corner.<p>But why settle for that when you can get a …

Space Exploration

DuckDuckGo celebrates 10 billion anonymous searches

The privacy-focused search engine says it’s growing faster than ever<p>The ongoing impact of the Snowden revelations and Donald Trump’s ascendance to the US presidency is pushing more and more web users to privacy-focused services. Worldwide downloads of secure messaging app Signal grew 70 percent in …

$9 billion financial startup Stripe just hired Obama's entrepreneur expert

In her new role, beginning in February, Heck will be leading partnerships and external affairs for Stripe Atlas — the startup's own program for helping people all over the world start their own internet businesses. In this job, she'll travel the globe and work with international startups and …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

HideMyAss! VPN is like an invisibility cloak for your online browsing

It’s got a cheeky name, but that’s not just why we like it. HideMyAss! VPN is a powerful VPN service touted as one of 2016’s best, and guaranteed to …

Dream Vacations Offering Customers $300 Credit During Promotion

Starting Monday, Dream Vacations is offering travelers up to $300 to spend on their vacations as incentive for booking their adventures with the …

'A scientist's reading list - my books of the year 2016'

The twenty-seven books this scientist read in 2016 as part of a long-term project to delve deeper into science and to escape it altogether<p>The most irritating thing about the books-of-the-year lists that appear in the Guardian and other papers around Christmas-time is that they are collated by …

Books

11 trips everyone should take in their 30s

South America

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

Trump's Plan To Make Student Loans Great Again

If President-elect Donald Trump implements his proposed student loan plan, there may be good news on the horizon for millions of student loan borrowers.<p>On October 13, Trump proposed an income-based repayment plan that allows borrowers to cap their monthly student loan payments based on their income …

Personal Finance

This science bundle is even better than watching Bill Nye

If you’ve ever wondered how to build a computer, how the brain functions, or any number of other things about how the world works, this bundle of …

The Best Books About Science of 2016

The best writing makes you see the world anew, and science writing is no different. Whether it’s shedding light on worlds beyond us (<i>Hidden Figures</i>) …

Books

The 12 days of GCHQ quizmas: test your brain power with these daily puzzles

In place of your traditional chocolate advent calendar (or even as well as), we're going to be publishing a cryptic puzzle every day between now and …

Free stuff! 10 things grown-ups know you should never pay for if you don't want to

You've been told there's no such thing as afree lunch. And when it comes to housing and getting a college degree and health care: Maybe not.<p>But what …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

19 gift ideas for the space nerd in your life

Space Exploration

15 Space-Related Gifts for the Astronomer in Your Life

Have a few friends who are always looking up at the sky? Here are some gift ideas that celebrate the celestial bodies they know and love.<p>1. MOON …

Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing

From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky through our ancestors at these amazing archaeological sites.<p>The night sky is a time machine and so is archaeology. Since I was a teenager in Iran, a land filled with ancient sites, my passion for the night sky has blended with …

National Parks

40+ of the most otherworldly spots on Earth

I LIVE in the mountains of British Columbia. It’s vast, wild, and the scale is hard to grasp. It takes some bizarre looking landscapes to give me a …

Hiking

This Spellbinding Star Map Will Make Your Inner Space Geek Drool

The men and women who came up with the 88 officially-recognized constellations definitely had richer imaginations than I do. I don’t see animals, …

Astronomy

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

The Top 10 Websites for Science in 2016

Let's be honest, the Internet is chock-full of garbage information, and this messy situation is only getting worse. At <i>RealClearScience</i>, our job is to …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

Meet the King of Hearty Winter Stews

Some foods nourish. Apples, turkey burgers, Sweetgreen salads with light to medium dressing — many of us have agreed to call these things healthy. …