Jesse Valencia

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After Being Diagnosed With Cancer, I Traveled To The 7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days

12 countries – 15 flights – 28,211 total miles traveled – 5 hotel night stays – 1 confiscated tripod – 7 wonders – 13 days.<p>I fell 50-feet climbing in …

Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in a startup that claims it can 'grow' real diamonds in weeks — here's the science behind it

Or do they?<p>The Santa Clara-based startup Diamond Foundry claims it can grow diamonds in a lab that are as high-quality as natural gems, minus the exploitation of the mining industry.<p>Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, along with 10 billionaires, have already invested in the company, which says it can make …

'The Conjuring' created a real-life nightmare for one couple, they say

The owners of a Rhode Island farmhouse depicted in the 2013 horror film "The Conjuring" are suing Warner Bros., saying it has created a real-life nightmare for them.<p>Norma Sutcliffe and her husband sued the filmmaker and others they say have made a "mockery" of their Harrisville home since the movie …

Consumer 3D printer used to create human tissue

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in the US, have adapted a low cost MakerBot 3D printer to print with biological materials. The team hope their work could one day lead to a world in which transplants are no longer necessary to repair damaged organs.<p>Traditional 3D printers build hard …

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel

Witch Hobble Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Red Bull may quit F1 says designer Newey

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Adrian Newey has accused Red Bull’s rivals of being afraid to supply them with engines for 2016 and warned there was a real risk of the four times world champions walking away from Formula One.<p>Red Bull Formula One technical chief Adrian Newey speaks on the radio during the …

Motorsport

Badlands

“It really felt like you could scoop the stars out of the sky,” said photographer Cameron Cech.<p>Cameron Cech shared this wonderful image with us. He …

Most Epic Adult Playgrounds

Legitimate question: When it comes to ball pits, jungle gyms and carousels, why should kids get to have all the fun? You work hard, right? Right. So, …

Hong Kong

Matt Damon Wants to Be the Next Daredevil—But Only if Christopher Nolan Directs

With his best bud Ben Affleck donning the cape and cowl for <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, Matt Damon is toying with the idea of getting into …

Comics

5 Common Aches From the First Week of Cross Country

Are you hurting after the first few days of training? Here’s how to keep pains from developing into injuries.<p>You’ve started training hard for cross country and you hurt all over. It's a common occurrence, but it can cause worry. You start to ask questions: Is this pain normal? Am I going to hurt …

Massage Therapy

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism
Travel

7 Surprising Foods That Will Improve Your Sex Life

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good bring us the libido-boosting foods to try now.<p>Sure, you know that greasy foods like burgers, fries, and pizza make you want to take a nap more than want to take your shirt off. But did you also know there are nutrient-packed foods (other than oysters …

'Anarchy Parlor' is a dreadful piece of torture porn

Torture porn is back, and moviegoers will be all the worse for it thanks to the dreadful horror flick "Anarchy Parlor."<p>This "Hostel"-style gorefest finds a sextet of randy, obnoxious young folks on vacation in Lithuania. (Is that a new hot spot or just a cheap place to make movies?) Over time, …

'The Wolfpack,' an extraordinary true-life tale of brothers who saved one another

"The Wolfpack" is very much the documentary of the moment, showered with all kinds of media attention. And no wonder.<p>Winner of Sundance's Grand Jury Prize, it tells a story irresistible to our age of rampant voyeurism and reality TV, yet it also has a potent emotional core that cannot be denied. …

Lewis Hamilton on fame, helmet hair and finding his fashion mojo

Photograph: PR<p>‘My lifestyle has changed a lot over the last decade and I guess my style has been influenced by that.’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/11/1434040541567/e30d63f0-2eec-4303-bbec-36e95131b143-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>‘My lifestyle has changed a lot …

Celebrity Style

New Army Exoskeleton Makes Soldiers' Gunshots More Accurate

MAXFAS system stabilizes your shooting arm with cables and sensors<p>Soldiers of the future may all be crack shots. Not only are bullets getting smarter, but the U.S. Army is developing an exoskeleton that automatically and effortlessly steadies a soldier’s firing arm.<p>There are of course, low-tech gun …

Will Anyone Really "Own" Clothing in the Future?

A new borrowing economy could spell the end for fast fashion.<p>Owning stuff is <i>so</i> last generation. These days, you can loan out parking spots, cars, sports equipment, and even bulldozers. So why on Earth do we stick to the idea of "closet staples" when it comes to our clothing?<p>A new generation of …

Higher wages are here and there's nothing corporate America can do to stop it

In February, Ross Stores, a discount apparel retailer with a market cap of $20.5 billion, said it was expecting more wage pressures in 2015.<p>On the company's earnings call Thursday, COO Michael O'Sullivan said the company will raise workers' minimum wages to $9 an hour in the second quarter.<p>During …