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What Comes Next For NASA After Juno? Not Much

The exploration of our outer solar system is about to hit a real slump.<p>NASA is celebrating Juno's arrival at Jupiter, but in less than two years, Juno will be gone — it's slated to plunge into the gas giant and burn up. The Cassini spacecraft, now orbiting Saturn, will meet the same fate next …

Astronomy

Everything Is Not OK In Florida - Governor declares state of emergency as toxic algae blooms choke the coast

Negligence, human filth, and unintended consequences have conspired once again to imperil the beaches of central and southern Florida.Water releases …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

7 Adventures You Won't Believe You Can Actually Have

<i>Photos Courtesy of Shutterstock</i><p><b>"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain</b><p>Travelzoo Deal …

The best Redwood parks to escape the crowds

Vacation crowds can turn Yosemite, Big Sur, Monterey, South Lake Tahoe and San Francisco into pressure cookers. The Redwood Empire can provide a relief valve. In that empire is an array of state and national parks, plus national forests, and within them, 60 campgrounds, dozens of trailheads and …

The world's greatest walking trails

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

It’s Hawaii exactly like you want it to be.<p>The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of …

4 Reasons Why You Should Start Sleeping Outside Tonight

Chances aren’t great that your night sky looks like this… but still, sleep under the stars.<p><b>I live just over an hour north of the glittering shit-pile</b> …

Weight Loss

Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Why should dogs get to have all of the outdoor fun this summer? Purina Pro Plan and Adventure Cats are teaming up to declare Wednesday, June 15th the …

Pets

11 US National Parks That Are Totally Out of This World

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year, which reminds us that you don’t need to travel abroad to feel like you’re in a completely different place — all you need to do is make a trip to one of the extraordinary parks right here in America. Camping beginners can experience their first …

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

The land that refused obliteration

For Shenandoah National Park to become “an Eastern park in the Western tradition”, Claire Comer’s family and more than 400 others had to sacrifice their properties.<p>With its rolling Blue Ridge scenery and rugged canyons, you’d never suspect that Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park is as much a work …

These Are the Most Inspiring Nature Photographs of 2016

Peter Pan and His Shadow, Fox mousing jump, Yellowstone National Park, 2015.<br>Cindy Goeddel<p>1 of 9<p>Today is the eleventh anniversary of Nature …

Photography

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

Where's the edge of the universe?

We all know that the universe is expanding, right? Well, if you weren't aware, now you are. We live in an expanding universe: Every galaxy is flying away from every other galaxy. This naturally leads to a common question: If the universe is expanding, what's it expanding <i>into</i>? More universe? …

‘Alien spacecraft’ 91m under Baltic Sea is still baffling experts 5 years on

A weird 'alien craft' lying at the bottom of one of the world's oceans is still baffling experts five years after it was uncovered by marine …

Paranormal

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

Gardening

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Basic Organic Gardening Skills for Beginners

If you love the idea of having your own organic garden but have yet to give it a try, or if you are a gardener just trying to figure out what the …

Gardening

How to Make a Paracord Wilderness Survival Bracelet

A Paracord Bracelet has Many Survival Uses<p>This article will show you easy step-by-step instructions for how to make a paracord wilderness survival …

30 places you should travel to this summer

While some places have been popular with summer travelers for years, others have just recently started to catch attention.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places to visit this summer, making our selections from destinations that won notable awards over the last year, that are seeing an increase in …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Self-help

Landscaping moves into the house

Robert Jimenez-McWilliams is a landscaper, but you won't find his work outdoors.<p>The Palm Springs designer specializes in interior plantscaping. He works with interior decorators and general landscapers to bring leafy greenery to interior spaces, paying artful consideration not just to what plant …

Doctor-Approved Crash Diets

The Can-Do Doc's Plan<p>Her Menu<p>Weight expert Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, uses fresh fruits and vegetables as her main source of carbohydrates and adds more …

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Best places to go and things to do in Hawaii -- from the locals

Everyone loves insider travel tips. Looking for the best place in Hawaii for a romantic getaway or where to find the best luau? Readers of Hawaii Magazine have spoken -- and they're sharing their local secrets.<p>The magazine's March issue features Readers Choice Awards for 2016 -- winners and …

Cute kittens explore the world. How to choose a name for the kitten? | Food, Beautiful, Funny

<b>It is good that there are a great friend who would not hurt, and protect.</b><p><b>First reeled off a roll of toilet paper. How many more will be!</b><p><b>It’s my toy,</b> …