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Hippies, Crocs, and a Terrifying Cliff—Hiking One of the World’s Deadliest Trails in Hawaii

Hawaii’s Kalalau Trail has cost a number of determined hikers their lives over the years, but the breathtaking vistas and pristine nature make it …

Hiking

Visiting the Star Wars Sets of Southern Tunisia

<i>Star Wars</i> fans may be more familiar with the planet Tatooine than the country of Tunisia: but in reality they are one and the same. Tatooine was the …

Star Wars

This is Jimmy Buffett’s Legendary Margarita Recipe

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p><i>To celebrate summer, we’re asking the season’s most iconic superstars to share their warm-weather</i> …

Jimmy Buffett

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

I Tried Cooking Bacon in Water—Here's What Happened

Most of us who eat bacon have a favorite way of cooking it, whether it's baking it in the oven for maximum crispiness or cooking it in a pan. I am …

Recipes

Astronauts eject UK-led space junk demo mission

<b>A UK-led project to showcase methods to tackle space junk has just been pushed out of the International Space Station.</b><p>The RemoveDebris satellite was ejected a short while ago with the help of a robotic arm.<p>The 100kg craft, built in Guildford, has a net and a harpoon.<p>These are just two of the …

Space Exploration

New Star Trek deal could bring Patrick Stewart to the franchise

Alex Kurtzman will oversee the future of Star Trek on TV, including development of new shows, miniseries, and more<p>After several years of tumult, <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> — and the greater <i>Star Trek</i> TV empire — may finally be getting some stability: CBS Television Studios has signed <i>Discovery</i>’s recently …

Science Fiction

Seth MacFarlane 'Embarrassed' To Work For Fox After Tucker Carlson Comment

MacFarlane's shows "Family Guy," "American Dad!" and "The Orville" have all been on the Fox network.<p>Seth MacFarlane isn’t afraid to say what he thinks, even to the people who sign his checks.<p>MacFarlane, who has produced “Family Guy,” “American Dad!” and “The Orville” for Fox, ripped into the …

Tucker Carlson

Tom Hanks saves Shakespeare through the magic of improv

Leave it to Tom Hanks to save the day by combining Shakespeare and improv.<p>As reported by <i>The Orange County Register</i>, Hanks was performing in a …

Tom Hanks

The Soviet Laser Space Pistol, Revealed

The USSR honestly did try to build a handheld laser pistol for cosmonauts to carry. It never made it to orbit, though—that we know of.<p>Move over, Star Wars. Around the same time that Han Solo was declaring the superiority of a blaster by your side, Russian engineers were working on a real laser …

Space Exploration

There’s a James Bond Museum, and It Rivals Any Villain’s Lair

On July 12, you can recite your favorite James Bond catchphrase while trekking 10,000 feet up Gaislachkogl Mountain in Soelden, Austria. On its snowy …

James Bond

7 tips for overcoming social awkwardness and meeting people when traveling alone

For those of us who are introverted or slightly socially awkward, solo travel can be an intimidating prospect. After all, if you aren’t regularly …

7 unexpected places to make friends while traveling solo (that aren’t bars)

Traveling solo doesn’t mean you have to travel in solitude. But if you believe that bars and hostels are your only options for making friends abroad …

Travel

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

Hiking

Here's How Much Lava Kilauea's Eruption Has Produced

We’re well into the second month of Kilauea volcano’s devastating eruption, and things show no sign of letting up. Now, we’re getting our very first …

Sea Level

Can You Get a Disease From a Toilet Seat?

The world is filled with disgusting toilets. You might personally prefer toilets that smell okay and aren’t covered in filth, but try telling that to …

Microbiology

Guinness Brownies with Irish Whiskey Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Brownies: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9- x 13-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, allowing ends of foil to extend 2 …

Dessert

Missing Tapes From The Apollo Missions Reveal The Reason Behind Moon’s Mysterious Warming

A recent study published in the <i>Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets</i> finally sheds light into a 40-year-old moon mystery that started with NASA’s …

Apollo Missions

Apple Watch to adopt solid state Side button and Digital Crown with Haptic Feedback

While we didn’t see a new Apple Watch at WWDC, it’s still very possible that it’ll be revealed this fall, alongside all other Apple hardware that we typically see.<p>One of the changes that could be made is the removal of physical buttons, in favor of solid state ones. <i>Fast Company</i> reports that Apple …

Smartwatches

The US Again Has the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge …

Machine Learning

This endangered Australian marsupial was set to make a comeback—until it stopped fearing wild dogs

It was supposed to be a rare success story in the bitter battle to save an endangered species: Over the past 80 years, the northern quoll, a cat-size …

Amphibians

Tushy Founder Wants Americans to Give Up Toilet Paper

<i>By Christian Smith</i><p>Serial entrepreneur Miki Agrawal wants America to give up toilet paper in favor of a bracing splash of water. Her latest venture, …

Sexual Harassment

There's a secret Netflix trick where you can request what movies and TV shows they should add

Did you know that you can send Netflix requests for which shows and movies it has available to stream?<p>Yeah, neither did we.<p>Late Sunday night, …

Entertainment

7 Iconic TV Destinations to See in NYC

Even if you’ve never been to New York City, chances are one of your favorite television shows has already transported you there, given that many of …

New York City

World's longest flight to last 19 hours

Singapore Airlines has announced it will champion the world's longest flight that will last 19 hours and travel 10,300 miles, from Newark Liberty …

Singapore Airlines

Great Scott! Scientists just invented a 'flux capacitor' for quantum computers

On November 5th 1955 the fictional Doctor Emmitt Brown was hanging a clock in his bathroom when he slipped and hit his head on the side of a sink. As he recovered from the blow, he had a vision: he would build the flux capacitor and thereby make time travel possible.<p>A not-fictional team of …

Quantum Physics

NASA astronaut reveals how complicated it is to poop in space

Spending a few months aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only a tiny fraction of people will ever experience. We can only …

Space Science

Virgin Galactic's most recent test flight looks totally sci-fi in new video

Virgin Galactic has done it again.<p>The Richard Branson-founded spaceflight company just lofted and landed the second powered test flight of its …

Space Travel

China just invited the world to its space station

"All countries, regardless of their size and level of development, can participate."<p>At a time when NASA and its partners are trying to decide how …

Space Exploration

'Westworld' Just Got Inside Its Own Head With That Shocking Reunion

And that reappearance is enough to launch a thousand new fan theories<p><i>(Major spoiler alert: Please do not read ahead unless you’ve seen Sunday’s</i> …

TV