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Quantum physics theory is easier to understand than you think

Wrapping your head around quantum physics is tricky, no matter how well-educated you are -- if it were easy, there wouldn't be problems making quantum computers. However, researchers at the National University of Singapore believe they've found a way to make things simpler. They've determined that …

NASA wants to build airship cities in the Venus sky

Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the average temperature is 850 degrees F, and the atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours. In other words, you'd die in the …

9 Things I Am Thankful for Because of #Travel

Happy Thanksgiving!<p>What a great day it is to spend time with friends and family, indulge in way too much turkey and stuffing, take a nap, wake up, prepare another plate and reflect on all the amazing things we are thankful for. For me personally, I have quite a few items on my gratitude list this …

Rabbit Beach May Just Be The Best Beach In The World

You wouldn't be the first person to think this is the best beach in the world. Isola dei Conigli, or "Rabbit Island," is an island waaay out in the Mediterranean Sea. In 2013, its main beach was rated the best in the world by TripAdvisor, whose travelers adore it for its "crystal clear" water, …

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7 Life-Changing Lessons I've Learned Living on a Caribbean Island

Lessons are learned every day -- or at least they should be. Whether positive or negative, life is full of daily experiences that change us and affect us. Living on an island in the Caribbean for two years has taught me many valuable lessons I may not have learned living Stateside. In case you …

301 Sq. Ft. Modern Treehouse Cabin

I thought you might also enjoy touring this 301 sq. ft. modern treehouse cabin designed by Andreas Wenning who is a treehouse specialist at baumraum …

13 Tremendous Tree Houses

Treetop living is elevated to haute new heights<p>Tree houses are for little kids—or so we thought. The fort designs we remember are becoming architectural wonders that can rival most homes. Not just for play dates, these sky-high structures are being used for single family homes, guest bedrooms, home …

Treehouses

Unusual And Comfortable Treehouse – A Nest For The Whole Family

Tree-houses have gone a long way from a children’s play area to a regular day-to-day place for living. You can find a lot of great examples of modern …

Minimalist house integrating trees in its design: Garden Tree House

Garden Tree House is an extension project for a young couple, which incorporates trees into the design by <b>Hironaka Ogawa & Associates</b>, located in …

17 gorgeous tree houses that are nicer than your real house

You don’t have to be a child to appreciate the wooded beauty of these forested homes.<p><i>Photo: imgur</i><p>The builders forgot the rope ladder, but otherwise …

10 Reasons Solitude & Silence is More Important Now than Ever.

It’s amazing how tuned out we become to the motor of the air-conditioner and refrigerator—the sudden silence is a startling reprieve.<p>Likewise, we …

Examining Thoughts

Buddhist psychology helps us with two important tasks in working with thoughts. First it teaches us how to acknowledge the content of our thoughts. …

Meditation

Meditation Retreat

<b>Guest Post: An Excerpt from 10% Happier</b> <b><br>by Dan Harris</b><p>It was the longest, most exquisite high of my life, but the hangover came first.<p><b>Day One</b> <br>Here’s …

Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home

An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.<p>It was an almost-unheard of price point in New York: $100 per square foot for a new home. That’s what a pop-up shipping container structure that was displayed in the West Village in 2010 promised Manhattanites. The sleek, …

Want to Be Happy? Move to Costa Rica

To what extent is happiness related to where you live? Which countries have the most—and least—happy students? Are students from wealthier countries happier?<p>As part of an online course called “The Science of Happiness,” launched by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center this Fall, approximately …

Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets to Unlocking Your Brain’s Potential

The claim about <b>humans using only 10% of their brain capacity</b> has long been debunked. In fact, <b>most parts of our brains are active almost all the time</b>. …

Choose Your Reality! Connecting to a New Consciousness | Wake Up World

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>What would life be like if you could choose between two completely different experiences of reality in every …

What Happens To Your Brain When You’re Having A Brilliant Idea

When a lightbulb suddenly goes off in your mind, what process led to that “aha!” moment?<p>French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin famously once said, “I shut my eyes in order to see,” meaning he shut out the rest of the world to come up with great ideas.<p>More than a century later, scientists are …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Home - Blue Beryl Guest House

HOME<p>Blue Beryl is a beachfront Guest House situated between Blue Bay and Pointe D’Esny in the southeast of Mauritius, only 10 minutes by car from the …

15 Ancient Cities, Which no Longer Exists

Many historical monuments of world fame, today can not be seen for several reasons. You can spend a vacation in Istanbul, Rome and Athens, exploring …

Ancient History

World's Most Beautiful Canal Cities

For a vacation sure to float your boat, head to one of these beautiful canal cities or regions.<p>A gondolier skillfully maneuvers his black vessel down …

European Travel

Best tropical holiday destinations in Africa & Indian Ocean under £40

<b>Zanzibar, Tanzania</b><p><b>Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows, near Bwejuu</b><br>Tanzanian hotelier Shareef and his Canadian filmmaker wife Karen will help you explore the wonders of Zanzibar. Their bungalows and beach house, all with private outdoor seating, are on a quiet stretch of white beach near Bwejuu village …

Travel Accessories You Really Don't Need to Pack

There's no shortage of packing list articles on the Internet today -- and the amount of information given can be overwhelming for a new traveler. The …

High Levels of Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice – So Why Isn’t It Regulated in Our Food?

There are two sides to rice: the grain that feeds half the world – and the primary carcinogenic source of inorganic arsenic in our diet.<p>Arsenic is a …

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National Geographic Adventure

This Startup Will Ship You A Fully Customized Vegetable Garden For Your Backyard

Now you don’t need a green thumb to grow fresh, healthy produce.<p>Planting a garden can be daunting for first-time urban farmers, but a new startup wants to make the process as simple–and fast–as making your bed.<p>A software program helps virtually plot out each plant, and then the startup ships a …