Matt Vignola

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The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Thanks to its geysers and grizzlies, the 3,500-square-mile Yellowstone, our …

National Parks

Let there be light: 'ghost' particle found a mile beneath Antarctica holds key to breakthrough in physics

The secrets of the origins of light are set to be unlocked by the discovery of an elusive “ghost” particle a mile beneath Antarctica, scientists have announced.<p>Astronomers have for the first time identified the source of a high-energy neutrino which shot through a solid ice laboratory at the South …

Physics

Black Holes Could Actually Be Colliding Wormholes

When two wormholes collide, they could produce ripples in space-time that ricochet off themselves. Future instruments could detect these …

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

We discovered that life may be billions of times more common in the multiverse

Why is there life in our universe? The existence of galaxies, stars, planets and ultimately life seem to depend on a small number of finely tuned …

Dark Matter

'White Holes' May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

White holes, which are theoretically the exact opposites of black holes, could constitute a major portion of the mysterious dark matter that's …

Dark Matter

A cosmic sense of scale

This animation gives a sense of the awe-inspiring scale of some of the known objects in our universe. It is difficult for human minds to comprehend …

This Is the Simplest, Most Successful Way to Save Enough Money for Retirement

Use your money to make more money.<p>Your nest egg is made up of two component parts: the contributions you diligently make to your retirement accounts …

Retirement

The most successful people in the world aren’t masters

As a teenager, Elon Musk read 14 books per week. At peak Olympic training, Michael Phelps spent six hours in the pool every day. Before they invaded America, The Beatles played eight-hour nonstop gigs in Germany, multiple nights a week.<p>Practice, so they say, makes perfect. And according to author …

Success

12 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

Robert Frost once said, "The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office." He certainly wasn't thinking about Type A people when he said that. They barrel into the office like they're racing for a pot of gold, …

This Mental Trick Makes Your Workouts Easier

So convincing are the health benefits of exercise that it’s a wonder we don’t all run to work every day. That’s until you consider the downside of …

Exercise

A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

Dark Matter

Our highest review scores of 2017

It's easy to forget what happened last week, never mind six or seven months ago, but looking back, 2017 was a bountiful year for PC games. In our …

6 Things Restaurant Chefs Say You Should Never Order

Beware the Kobe beef burger.<p>1. Never order fish on Monday.<p>According to Anthony Bourdain, every week most restaurants order fresh fish on Thursday or Friday to stock up for the busy weekend. By the time Monday rolls around, it may not be so nice—fresh fish only keeps for three days. On Tuesday the …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Escape the clamor of politics with 2,540 strange new photos of Mars

Donald Trump has been elected president, bringing to a close one of the most contentious campaign seasons in history.<p>Which means you're probably stressed out of your mind and looking for escape from the ongoing political clamor.<p><b>If it's quiet solitude and beauty you seek, there is no better place</b> …

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11 Money Lies to Stop Telling Yourself

Nope, credit cards aren't evil.<p>Sometimes it’s easier to believe a fantasy than it is to face reality — and when it comes to money, many people hold …

Personal Finance

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Travel Through the Galaxies with These Stunning Images From the Hubble Space Telescope (VIDEO)

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and has been sending back stunning hi-res images and critical data ever …

Universe

A Plant-Based Diet: The Healthiest Diet on the Planet by Dr. John McDougall & Mary McDougall

<b>Why the Foods You Love – Pizza, Pancakes, Potatoes, Pasta, and More – Are the Solution to Preventing Disease and Looking and Feeling Your</b> …

Plant-Based Diet

Recipe: Guilt-Free Peanut Butter And Coconut Protein Cookies

There’s nothing like a good cookie (or five) to get you through a long afternoon at work but being high in fat, sugar and carbs, most cookie recipes …

Six Astronauts Spend a Year on Mars — in Hawaii

<b>Correction appended, Aug. 29</b><p>There’s no such thing as raspberries on Mars. That’s not likely to be a problem for you unless, a) you really like …

Meet the Press

17 Tomato Sauce Recipes for All Your Pasta-Adjacent Needs

Whether you're looking for ways to use summer's ripe tomatoes or doctor up canned tomatoes, your new favorite tomato sauce recipe is here.<p>Homemade tomato sauce is one zillion percent better than the jarred stuff, and yes, that is an accurate percentage point. With numbers like that and recipes like …

The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

In 1995, while he was a graduate student at McGill University in Montreal, the biomedical scientist Peter Friedl saw something so startling it kept …

World First: Ultrasound Used to "Jump-Start" Patient's Brain out of a Coma

Waking Up “Asleep”<p>Unfortunately, waking up from a coma doesn’t mean you’re A-OK. Rather, it just marks the start of the battle.<p>Individuals who are …

The Brain