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Yosemite Climber Tommy Caldwell on the History of the Dawn Wall

As we eagerly watch and wait to see what happens on the upper reaches of El Capitan as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson work through their attempt to make the first free ascent of the Dawn Wall, here’s a fantastic bonus scene from Sender Films’ <i>Valley Uprising,</i> the multi-award-winning feature film …

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

Orecchiette with Corn, Greens, and Ricotta

4 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound orecchiette<p>2 oz. bacon, chopped<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>8 cups Swiss chard leaves, chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. ricotta<p>Torn fresh basil leaves (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cook orecchiette; drain, reserving ¾ cup pasta cooking …

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Wheee! Treats Make Dolphins & Whales Squeal Like Happy Kids

Almost like giggling children, dolphins and whales squeal with delight when they get a fishy treat, a new study finds.<p>These marine mammals are known to use buzzing sounds to navigate and communicate when hunting for food. But the animals also emit victory squeals in response to a reward, or merely …

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

<i>Our Saavy Traveler series for tips and tricks to travel like an expert.</i><p>Travel can be tricky. There's a lot to plan -- where to stay? what to see? what to eat? -- and everything costs money. Lots of it. Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something …

How To Look Like Mia Wallace

ANY list of the coolest and most badass women in film would have to include <i>Pulp Fiction</i>'s Mia Wallace - portrayed in pitch-perfect style by Uma …

On this day in 2001, The Strokes released their debut album. Here's 20 photos from the making of the still-brilliant 'Is This It' http://nmem.ag/zL1ey

<b>Blog jam</b>: music site soph.tv picks a playlist of new songs they think you ought to listen to this month<p>• Read more from the Blog jam series<p>This week’s playlist is from Sophie Smith-Roberts of soph.tv, a blog with a mission to sniff out the best new alternative music before anyone else does. If you …

9 of the most beautiful places in the spring

South Island, New Zealand<p>The South Island, New Zealand, comes with the benefit of sitting in the southern hemisphere, so spring actually runs from …

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World's first driveable deckchair hits Brighton beach

The world's first driveable deckchair is unveiled at Brighton beach in front of hundreds of holidaymakers<p>Car hire comparison site, Holiday Autos commissioned artist designer Solomon Rogers to come up with the ultimate deckchair.<p>His invention was debuted on Brighton Beach, and features two deck …

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35 Bulbs White Rattan ball string lights for Patio,Wedding,Party and Decoration

Description<p>Come with FREE OF CHARGE Adaptor available for All Country +2 Extra FREE Bulbs per pack.<p>We will provide adapter for you relates to your country (based on address on Paypal account), or you can clarify your request by marked in comment or email us. Thank you<p>Indoor or outdoor use.Perfect …

Horse Lives In House Like A Normal Person (PHOTOS)

Who needs a barn, anyway?<p>After Hurricane Xaver swept through northern Germany in December, one woman decided to take it upon herself to help a local resident. He just happened to be a horse.<p>Stephanie Arndt invited her 3-year-old Arabian horse, named Nasar, into her home. But once the storm passed, …

The Secrets of Good Fondue, According to Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

When it came to food, the 1970s got a lot of things wrong. Fondue wasn’t one of them. Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby explains.<p>My husband, Patrick, turned 41 last year. For his birthday, he wanted a dinner party with fondue. I said, “Okay, if we’re going to do this, we’ve got to do it right.” So we …

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Human Brains Now Understand Smiley Emoticon Like A Real Face

Just don't turn that :-) upside down.<p>The brain is great at recognizing faces. When you see a face, specific areas of the occipitotemporal cortex are activated. But what about emoticons, such as the smiley face--how does the brain react? Is it possible that they might be seen similarly to faces, …

So, Turns Out Crocodiles Can Climb Trees

Crocodiles can climb trees. And they do it well, too: Some of the toothy reptiles have been spotted as high as 32 feet up a tree.<p>That's not somewhere …

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11 Terrifying Childcare Inventions From The Early 20th Century

Enjoy the motorized hanging cradle, the baby gas mask, the UV-ray baby branding prod, and more "infant-friendly" gadgets from the Popular Science archives.<p>Updated:<p>There are certain areas of expertise that came naturally to us over the years: cars, space, aviation, and computers, to name a few. …

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Should This Video Convince You That It's Safe to Travel to Egypt?

JEFF J MITCHELL/GETTY IMAGES<p>By Paul Brady, Condé Nast Traveler<p>Egypt's Arab Spring was a revolution fanned if not ignited by social media, its participants say, so perhaps it should be no surprise that Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou took to YouTube recently to assuage fears that his country …

Lion Gets Stuck In A Tree Before His Brother Helps Him Down (PHOTOS)

Oh lion, all you wanted was a nice relaxing nap in the shade. But apparently one, ahem, scaredy cat climbed a little too high and had to be helped down by his older brother.<p><i>Story and GIF below</i><p>The two lions, named Echo and Etosha, are residents of Zimbabwe's Antelope Park. What looks like a …

America's Best Bakeries (PHOTOS)

Theresa Velazquez's D.C. bakery business is thriving, yet she has no interest in expansion. "We own this one place, and we really make ourselves part of the neighborhood," says the co-owner of Baked & Wired in Georgetown, where hazelnut ganache cupcakes are playfully displayed in upside-down coffee …