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Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

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The 5 Most Dangerous Vacation Activities Around the World

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>When it comes to cutting loose on vacation, there are two kinds of crazy: there's "Whoa, we raged <i>waaaay</i> too hard last night and now have sweet Ace of Base tattoos", and then there's the, "Yea, I can totally dive off that cliff, why wouldn't I want to swim with sharks" kinda …

Here Are Four Reasons Why You Should Not Buy A Nissan GT-R Right Now

In 2008, Japanese car manufacturer Nissan raised its sizable middle finger to the establishment and released the world-beating R35 GT-R, a car that …

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19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo: Around the Block

We’ve always thought of the Nissan 370Z as a way to get sports-car style and performance for a reasonable price. Sure, it’s getting on in years, but …

Mr. Bean's twice-wrecked McLaren F1 sells for $12 million

Rowan Atkinson gets $12.2 million for the 1997 McLaren F1 he put 41,000 miles on—and crashed twice.<p><i>UPDATE, 6/9/2015: Jalopnik reports that Atkinson's McLaren F1 has sold for £8 million, or roughly $12.2 million at today's exchange rate. Below, our original post from 1/23/2015, when Atkinson first</i> …

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8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

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The last unmapped places on Earth

Have we mapped the whole planet? As Rachel Nuwer discovers, there are mysterious, poorly charted places everywhere, but not for the reasons you might think.<p>In 1504, an anonymous mapmaker – most likely an Italian – carved a meticulous depiction of the known world into two halves of conjoined ostrich …

Collectible Japanese Performance Cars: Nihon Ahead of the Curve

If a Japanese super GT like the 2015 Nissan GT-R posted elsewhere in this section seems too uncultured and unrefined, lacking in thoroughbred bloodlines, ponder this. Last August in Monterey, a 1972 Datsun (Nissan) Skyline H/T 2000 GT-R, known colloquially as <i>Hakosuka</i> (pronounced Hak-OH-skaa and …

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, A Garden in a Valley on the Ocean

A Unique Tropical Nature Preserve and Sanctuary<p>Aloha and welcome to Onomea Bay and the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden! This "Garden in a Valley on …

Never Seen One: 1973 Ford Pangra Pinto Turbo

This 1973 Ford Pinto is a rare Pangra that’s said to be one of only a few left in existence. The seller provides a list of upgrades to the …

Watch the car freaks come out at night in Tokyo

GoPro goes to Japan, comes back with JDM car culture in glorious 4K.<p>There are way more neon Lamborghinis strobing away with their scissor doors open in this video than there are RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911s, but it's still gorgeous to watch it all unfold in 4K.<p>We wish the video spent more time …

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