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The Grand Adventure: The North Rim of the Grand Canyon

The last few months of meticulous preparation had led us up to this point. It was a trip of over 4 years in the making for us, as we could never find …

Hiking

NASA Needs You to Solve Its Zero Gravity Space Poop Problem

Not all heroes wear capes.<p>Houston, we have a space poop problem. NASA is offering $30,000 to the genius who can figure out a way to dispose of human bodily substances while astronauts are strapped into their seats in zero gravity and unable to use a restroom.<p>Currently, crew members wear adult …

Tate Casey’s 1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Track Bike

<b>Name:</b> Tate Casey <b><br>Age:</b> 67 <b><br>Home:</b> Costa Mesa, CA <b><br>Occupation:</b> Engineer<p>Restoring old bikes has the ability to take you back in time, by working on them and …

Superbikes

What Are People Riding? - Whistler Opening Weekend 2016

The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is open again for another summer season and during the five-month opening window people from all over the globe will …

Stud on Studded Tires | Toni Bou Snow Trials Video

Toni Bou Snow Trials Video<p>Last weekend, Toni Bou earned his 10th-straight X-Trial World Championship after a flawless performance in Marseilles, …

7 Ways Bad Cycling Habits Hurt Your Knees

7 Ways You’re Hurting Your Knees<p>Nesha Humes<p>One big reason people get into cycling is that it’s a low-impact sport, meaning it’s gentle on your joints. However, it’s also extremely repetitive: Your legs rotate to the tune of 5,000-plus revolutions per hour. Little issues with bike fit or technique …

Muscle

This amazing video will make you want to jump out of a plane and drink Red Bull

Alcohol

Should You Eat Roadkill? 8 Important Rules to Consider First

If the thought of preparing dinner from a dead animal found in the road makes you squeamish, join the club. I personally find the thought revolting …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Global warming believers are like a 'cult', says MIT scientist Richard Lindzen

Global warming believers are like a hysterical ‘cult’: MIT scientist compares 'climate alarmists' to religious fanatics<p><b>Comments were made by</b> …

Probing the deep history of human genes and language

Brown University evolutionary biologist Sohini Ramachandran has joined with colleagues in publishing a sweeping analysis of genetic and linguistic …

Anthropology

N. Korea calls Obama 'monkey' in hacking row

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid …

Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …

Penny Can Stove Tutorial

Penny stove? I was confused too but Sensible Prepper made a wonderful video tutorial that helped straighten me out. This little ‘contraption’ is …

Healthcare Predictions For 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julie Papanek is a principal at Canaan Partners where she invests in healthcare startups.</i><p>Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the U.S. healthcare system: insurance, …

This Gear Took Us Around The World

What clothes, computer, ice axe, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site fall back on when he's going to be going up …

Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …

Google engineers say renewable energy won’t solve climate change

Can climate change be solved with technologies like wind and solar energy?<p>No, it can’t, according to a new report by two Google engineers, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.<p>The two engineers worked on an ambitious renewable energy project at Google called “RE<C” – …

Sleep's Link To Learning And Memory Traced To Brain Chemistry

Almost a century after the discovery that sleep helps us remember things, scientists are beginning to understand why.<p>During sleep, the brain produces chemicals that are important to memory and relives events we want to remember, scientists reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience meeting …

A Paradigm Shift for Healthcare Partnerships: EHRs and Mobile Apps

The increasing use of consumer mobile apps has prompted EHR vendors to partner with healthcare app developers, or create their own, as they move into …

Smartphone Innovations Could Transform Health Care

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Several new innovations on the way could dramatically change how people receive health care.<p>New products that make use of …

Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness

As we marvel at the gadgets that companies such as Nike, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple have recently produced and brought to market–gadgets that can record our heart rate, calories expended, and steps taken—one can only think of how this technology could likely be used on a greater scale to help those …

Apple Just Revealed Lots More Info About the Apple Watch

Apple opened the floodgates for Apple Watch developers Tuesday when it made the smartwatch’s Software Development Kit available for the first time. …

Smartwatches