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10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

Hiking

Welcome to Hillstone, America's Favorite Restaurant

It’s never going to win a James Beard Award. Or try to wow you with its foam experiments or ingredients you’ve never heard of. But it is the best-run, most-loved, relentlessly respected restaurant in America. And, oh yeah, Danny Meyer, David Chang, and Shaq all agree. Welcome to Hillstone.<p>Thanks, …

'Ghostlike' octopus found in Pacific may belong to new species

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An underwater research craft has spotted a "ghostlike" octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the ocean floor near Hawaii, a discovery that highlights how little is known about the deep sea, a U.S. zoologist said on Saturday.<p>The milky white creature, …

Zoology

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

Everyone gets them, and many people spend hundreds or even thousands to cover them up. Grey hair is one of the inevitable parts of getting older, but …

Hair

Beautiful people ‘are seen as more intelligent’ – study

Are you blinded by beauty? A new study suggest that an ‘attractiveness halo’ can alter how immediately judge a person<p>The old adage teaches us that we should never ‘judge a book by its cover’ but it seems it may be almost impossible to avoid falling into the trap.<p>Researchers at the University of St. …

Inside the $1.1 Million Quest to Build the Ultimate Sports Bra

In 1977, three Vermont women made the first sports bra by sewing together two jockstraps. Today, we have more options to choose from than ever before—seamless constructions, bespoke fits, higher-performance materials—but brands have yet to perfect the formula. Plenty of bras are little more than a …

The Sneaky Life of the World’s Most Mysterious Plant

It looks so ordinary, this vine. But it’s not. It is, arguably, the most mysteriously talented, most surprising plant in the world.<p>It’s called <i>Boquila trifoliolata</i>, and it lives in the temperate rain forests of Chile and Argentina. It does what most vines do—it crawls across the forest floor, …

Infographic: Here are the weirdest laws on the books in every US state

THERE ARE SOME INCREDIBLY WEIRD laws out there that, for whatever reason, never got taken off the books. In Connecticut, for example, a pickle can’t …

The Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

<i>by Laura Vogel, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo: Courtesy Southern Methodist University<p>To achieve "higher learning" requires a bit of inspiration--consider the looming spires and manicured quads of Oxford and Cambridge. Overseas, some of America's oldest colleges, such as Princeton and Yale, employed the …

College & University

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Breaking Bad’s Craziest Scene Is Actually Totally Possible

Walter White is the one who knocks . . . and plans.<p>Whether or not you fully buy Walter White’s meteoric rise from lowly chemistry teacher to drug kingpin, one of the many appeals of <i>Breaking Bad</i> was its placement within the real world—you could go to Lowe’s after watching an episode and wonder if …

TV