Molly Bruckner

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Mind-Blowing Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

Sea Level

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips.<p>The numbers, from the end of April, were included in a report by China's state-run news outlet Global Times, but it is unclear what offenses those targeted in the travel ban …

Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches Recipe

"This makes a sandwich similar to one I used to get at a local restaurant when I lived in a suburb of Chicago. My all time favorite! Serve on crusty …

New Giant Viruses Further Blur the Definition of Life

A newfound pair of giant viruses have massive genomes and the most complete resources for building proteins ever seen in the viral world. They have …

Nature Communications

Space Photos of the Week: 410 Light-Years Away, a Proto-Saturn Comes to Life

Strap in, because this week’s lineup takes us around our solar system and far out into the universe. We’re going to linger at a young star called AS …

South Korea to send special envoys to North for talks

Seoul says it will send a 10-member delegation to North Korea for talks on promoting peace on the Korean Peninsula. The announcement comes amid a …

North Korea

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Vietnam, With a Message for China

BANGKOK — For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, a United States aircraft carrier made a port call in Vietnam on Monday, signaling how China’s rise is bringing together former foes in a significant shift in the region’s geopolitical landscape.<p>The vessel, the Carl Vinson, anchored off …

South China Sea

Stunning Travel Photography From Fiji to Laos

Melbourne-based photographer Romain Pontida presents a captivating portfolio of his travels around the world. From India to Beijing, Fiji Islands to …

Photography

Amsterdam's canals freeze over, providing perfect opportunity for ice skating

It is so cold in Amsterdam that some canals have frozen over. Luckily, it's transformed them into an oasis for residents to enjoy impromptu ice skating.<p>The bitter weather taking Europe by storm is good news for the Dutch, many of whom love to skate on waterways if the weather gives them the right …

Women And Travel: This Trend May Make You Smile In 1,000 Ways

March’s National Women’s History Month kicks off with illuminating looks at female accomplishments, goals, trends and challenges — with March 8th as the key celebratory International Women’s Day. One of the exciting, empowering shifts for American women is their increasingly passionate quest to …

The Secret Ingredient My Grandmothers Swear By For the Best Deviled Eggs

What’s a Southern gathering without a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Perfect for packing in a summer picnic or whipping up for a church potluck, …

Everyone's Favorite Exoplanet is Probably Totally Screwed

For all intents and purposes, Proxima b is a fine exoplanet. The Earth-like world is only about four light-years away from our pale blue dot. It …

Can birds fly upside down?

Advertisement<p>A bird’s wing feathers are mounted like slats on a venetian blind. They only lock together to form a solid aerofoil against airflow from …

Birds

The First People Have Just Been Accused Of Violating Poland's New Holocaust Law

A group influential in passing a new law in Poland that makes it a crime to attribute any blame to the country for the Holocaust said Friday that it had filed the first lawsuit seeking to enforce the legislation.<p>The case was filed by the Polish League Against Defamation (RDI) against the Argentine …

10 incredible travel experiences to add to your bucket list right now

Even if your travel bucket list seems never-ending, some destinations and experiences are worth prioritizing.<p>The travel specialists at TripAdvisor …

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>After handing them their …

Are atoms expanding as the Universe expands?

The forces that bind atoms together most likely overpower the large-scale effects of expansion.<p>The expansion of the Universe only significantly …

The 8 places you should only travel to in your 30s

There are a few things that happen by the time you hit 30. You’ve figured out the delicate balance between work and play. You appreciate the finer …

Family Planning

Space Photos of the Week: Juno Helps Jupiter Show Off Its Stripes

This week in space we’re staying within our solar system. After all, there’s a lot to see! We’ll begin with our neighbor Mars and its moons Phobos …

10 college stadiums where the scenery’s as good as the football

Sometimes the most memorable part of a football game has nothing to do with the action on the field. College stadiums are often attractions themselves, says ESPN announcer Adam Amin, who has visited hundreds of campuses during his career, and posts the best on Instagram. “There’s so much tradition …

El Paso

18 'healthy habits' you should give up in 2018

We all have them — habits we think are healthy because we heard them somewhere on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we hate them, we just keep doing them because we think they're good for us.<p>Take using BMI to tell whether you're a healthy weight. Is it really the …

Low Fat

When the Cure Is the Cause: The Case of the Green Hairy Tongue

Too often, a medical treatment can make matters worse. A bizarre epidemic in 1960s Japan should have set off alarms around the world.<p>Keiko …

Science · Best of 2017

A child genius living in poverty, her mother, and the benefactor who became their tormenter.<p>“It is a beautiful hand: strong, with long, slender …

Ice Age