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15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

11 of the World’s Oldest Breweries

Humanity has been enjoying beer for a really long time, as these still-running establishments can attest.<p>1. Stepan Razin Brewery<p><b>Founded In:</b></b> …

Alcohol

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

Photographer Captures Powerful Waves on Lake Erie as Liquid Mountains

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per …

Lake Erie

We Traveled To Croatia To Find Game Of Thrones Filming Locations In Real-Life

If you are a fan of something, sometimes you have to turn on the “hardcore mode” – just like my husband and I. This summer in Croatia, we traced the …

6 Facts Every Self-Respecting Beer Drinker Should Know

<i>By: Zach Mack</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>There was a time in (very recent) history where the depth of knowledge required to order the perfect beer for you was knowing whether you wanted it in a real bottle, or one shaped like a bowling pin. We now live in the midst of a beer renaissance, though, and …

See All The Satellites And Space Junk Circling Earth In Real-Time

Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison<p>From down here on the ground, space looks like a pristine void. But Earth's orbit is actually crowded with a ton of stuff, from human-made satellites to many smaller pieces of debris whirling around at dangerously high speeds, as the film <i>Gravity</i> …

Space Exploration

You Are The Universe

Is the Universe a Giant living organism?

How do we humans identify life in today’s era? Does life really need oxygen and water? Or is it possible that there are other organisms that need …

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness …

1st Color Image of Pluto Snapped by Approaching NASA Probe (Photo)

NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto has returned its first color image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon.<p>The new photo, taken on …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Astronomy

Why our resemblance to mushrooms may hold the key to life on Earth

You might not think you have much in common with a mushroom, but Nick Lane begs to differ. “If you look at one of your cells down a microscope and you look at the cell of a mushroom you probably won’t be able to tell the difference,” he says. In fact all eukaryotes – animals, fungi, plants and …

Biology

Classy Cannabis Cookbooks

As marijuana becomes legalized in more states around the United States, cooking with cannabis has taken a step towards the serious—weed brownies and "special" Rice Krispies Treats just won't cut it anymore. Amid the vast number of questionable cookbooks out there, we've narrowed down a few gems …

Cannabis

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Scientists discover theory-defying black hole 12 billion times the size of the Sun

“Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory”<p>Researchers from Peking University and the University of Arizona discovered what is being called a "monster black hole," which is powering the brightest quasar yet found. Results of …

The Moon was a first step, Mars will test our capabilities, but Europa is the prize - h+ Media

• authors Leigh Fletcher<p>The prize, Europa, a watery world. NASA<p>The icy moon Europa is perhaps the most tantalising destination in our solar system. …

Is our universe a bubble?

The multiverse hypothesis – the idea that there are other universes – can be tested, scientists say.<p>Never mind the big bang; in the beginning was the …

Dark Matter

Black Holes May Explode Into 'White Holes' And Pour All Their Matter Into Space, Physicists Say

Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based on a speculative quantum theory of gravity, could solve a long-standing conundrum about …

What is Dark Matter?

Roughly 80 percent of the mass of the universe is made up of material that scientists cannot directly observe. Known as dark matter, this bizarre …

Dark Matter

Is Kepler-438b the Next Earth? - Seven Figure Publishing

Many years ago, astrophysicist Dr. Carl Sagan used to appear on <i>The Tonight Show</i> with Johnny Carson and claim the most outrageous idea — at least it …

The Absurdity of Infinity: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Explains Whether the Universe Is Infinite or Finite in Letters to Her Mother

“The simpler the insight, the more profound the conclusion.”<p>In 1998, while on the cusp of becoming one of the most significant theoretical cosmologists of our time, mathematician-turned-astrophysicist <b>Janna Levin</b> left her post at Berkeley and moved across the Atlantic for a prestigious position at …

Alice In Wonderland

8 Mesmerizing Timelapse GIFs Showing How Mushrooms Grow

Mushrooms are known as fast-growing organisms, especially quickly popping up after the rain. Given the pace of their growth, which is difficult to …

Little Mermaid-Themed Wedding For Your Inner Disney Geek

As children, many of us dreamed of having a perfect Disney princess wedding, or even of being a cute little mermaid like Ariel. So when the Your …

7 Deadly Catsins By Marija Tiurina

Marija Tiurina, game designer by day and illustrator by night, teamed up with NeonMob, a platform for digital artists and collectors, to recreate an …

21 Hidden Bars In New York City

These days, a new breed of speakeasy has cropped up around the city, featuring old-timey touches like hidden entrances, tin ceilings, and cocktails made with classic ingredients.<p>Here are some of New York's best speakeasies, from 67 Orange Street in Harlem to the new Featherweight in Bushwick.<p><i>Did we</i> …

50 Places to Visit in All 50 States

America is truly beautiful, from California to New York, from the redwood forests to the Gulf Stream waters — and don’t forget the amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties. To celebrate this amazing country that’s brimming with beauty and diversity, we wanted to capture one “must-see” …

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

<i>by Dawn Perry</i><p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b><p>Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of coffee ice cream (or cookies and cream, or mint chocolate chip, or …

Dessert