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Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought, and we're not ready for the sea level rise that's coming

In the future, seas will rise far higher than they are today. The question is whether it happens quickly or slowly.<p>There's enough ice stacked on top of Antarctica to raise seas around the globe by almost 200 feet. While it takes time for major changes to occur with that much ice, Antarctica is …

Global Warming

To put a quantum computer on your desk, Intel has a plan unlike any other

The future of computing is quantum — or so headlines would have you believe. They’re not incorrect. Yet like the flying car, quantum computing is a …

Quantum Computing

How a Couple Who Saved $100,000 a Year to Retire Early Travels the World With Their 3-year-old

"It's not a vacation — it's a lifestyle."<p>After six years of working 60-hour weeks, exchanging his vacation time for pay, and having no time for rest, …

Travel

Brains grow brand new neurons after experimental drug injection

For the first time, a cocktail of drugs has been used to make new neurons in the brain. If the research, in mice, translates to humans, it could give …

Neuroscience

‘We’re going to have to leave this planet’: Jeff Bezos outlines moon colony

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is convinced that one day “we are going to have to leave this planet.” And he believes that his Blue Origin space company …

Space Travel

11 Pro Tips for Packing for Your First Backpacking Trip

I’d consider myself a pretty experienced backpacker—last summer, I spent more than three months backpacking 1,000 miles. But it was only two years …

Backpacking

The End Of Stimulus? (And The Start Of The Crash?)

Back in January of 2016 we saw what appeared to be, and in my opinion should have been, the end of the Everything Bubble blown by the world's central …

Stock Markets

Astronomers Just Zoomed Stunningly Close to The Event Horizon of Our Galaxy's Black Hole

Wowowowow.<p>Telescopes around the world have joined forces to try to provide us with our first photograph of a black hole. That's still a few months …

Black Holes

Lonely Planet Editors Agree: These Are the 5 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Summer is fast approaching and if you've been thinking about going on vacation in Europe, Lonely Planet has done the hard work for you. The travel …

European Travel

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Cyber-attacks

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Skip the line Paris: Catacombs Tours, Skip the Line Louvre and Eiffel Tower Tickets, Paris Travel Passes

Paris Travel Blog 2018. Last update: April 2018 Paris for the first time? You would like to take it easy but your time in Paris is limited and you …

The Secret, Unspoiled Côte d'Azur French People Don’t Want You to Find

The words Côte d'Azur, for most travelers, conjure up a distinctive set of mental images. Rosé on a beach. Nightclubs filled with sun-kissed Brigitte …

France

This discovery could show our universe is teeming with advanced alien civilisations capable of building giant ‘megastructures’

Scientists have made a discovery which could be a crucial step towards proving that our universe is populated by vast numbers of advanced alien …

12 essential luxury experiences in Paris

Paris’ classic landmarks are undoubtedly worth a visit, but there are a number of unique, luxurious and lesser-known experiences to have here, too. …

52 Dream Destinations: the international travel issue

Editor's letter<p>Hello and welcome to this, our first <i>52 Dream Destinations</i> issue – an internationally-focused sister publication, if you like, to <i>Good</i> …

Rick Steves: What’s new in France and Switzerland for 2018

France and Switzerland are two of Europe's most appealing destinations, but they're constantly changing, so I've gathered these new items for your 2018 travel planning.<p>In Paris, prices at the Eiffel Tower are up nearly 50% to help fund a 15-year renovation, including a bulletproof, 8-foot glass …

France

The Best Time to Buy an International Plane Ticket, Based on 1 Million Airfares

Last weekend we shared the results of CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare study. In the study it looked at 917 million different airfares and made some …

Fossils Reveal an Ancient Climate Catastrophe, And We Need to Pay Attention

Incredible.<p>Scott Wing had spent more than a decade in the badlands of Wyoming's Bighorn Basin, most of it thirsty, sunburned, and down on his hands …

Build your own PC inside the PC you built with PC Building Simulator

Considering we’ve got simulators for everything from driving a junker (x2) to moving into a neighborhood with a bunch of hot dads in it, I suppose it was only a matter of time until someone made a game where you assemble your own PC. It’s called PC Building Simulator, as you might guess, and it …

10 great hidden-gem parks and campgrounds

As spring approaches, popular campgrounds across the country are already selling out with travelers making reservations months in advance. But some equally wonderful sites seem to always have room, says Jessie Johnson and Matt Schneider, authors of <i>North Carolina Adventure Weekends</i> (Menasha Ridge, …

National Parks

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience

How to Boat Camp the Russian River

Mendocino County

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

Solar Power

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

by Alexandra Ossola January 8, 2018 Robots & Machines 40089<p>The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the …

Quantum Computing

The 18 Best Places for a Big Trip in 2018

Don’t get us wrong: We love Instagram. It’s inspirational, revelatory, and just so darn addictive. But therein lies the danger. Before you know it, …

ITER nuclear reactor may be the "holy grail" of limitless renewable energy

by Dom Galeon December 30, 2017 Earth & Energy 15974<p>Not Just More Stable<p>Overcoming a series of setbacks, an international project to build what could …

Energy

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

Space