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11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Gardening

What The Expanse Can Teach Us About How Life in Space Will Change Our Bodies

There’s a reason Syfy’s thrilling series <i>The Expanse</i> has collectively won our space geek hearts: it’s jam-packed with drama, microgravity fights, and …

Read These Books to Fight Back Against Donald Trump

Book lovers and booksellers loved Obama, who always shared his reading lists. It’s different with Trump: He inspires reading, too, but of decidedly …

What’s Still Missing From The AI Revolution

AI is full of promise–and potential dangers. Five key challenges lie ahead, according to IBM Watson’s former general manager.<p>Artificial intelligence is a young field full of nearly unlimited potential that remains largely misunderstood by most people. We’ve come a long way since Watson won Jeopardy …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state | Sarah Kendzior

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

National Parks

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Refreshing home outside of Paris makes ingenious use of bookshelves

More than just for books<p>We’ve seen our share of enviable built-in bookshelf situations, but this home outside of Paris has turned us absolutely green-eyed with its ingenious, multi-purpose use of book storage.<p>Designed by Italian architect Andrea Mosca, the aptly titled three-story Bookshelf House …

The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

Communal living is hardly a departure from tradition—it's a return to how humans have been making their homes for thousands of years.<p>For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers. They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, childcare, and everything else—all without …

The New Rules Of Interior Design

Enough with squeaky-clean lines and sterile surfaces. It's time to turn those blank canvases into something that makes your house look like a human being actually lives there (and one with an amazing design sense).<p>Blow Up Your Kitchen: Destroy, de-think & deconstruct<p>My wife and I recently bought a …

What Happens When You Let A Neural Net “Curate” Art

Artificial intelligence built for the Tate digs into the gallery’s century-old collections to bring old works new life.<p>The question of whether life imitates art is a philosophical one, posed most notably by Oscar Wilde in a 1891 essay promoting Romanticism over Realism. But ask a computer, and it …

Machine Learning

Family Road Trip: The Best of America's National Parks in Two Weeks

Brad Rickman, Traveler's digital director, is on the road with his family, taking on 10 national parks throughout the Southwest.<p>Nobody thinks of San Francisco’s Golden Gate as a national park, and technically they’re correct: It’s a National Recreation Area, the equivalent, parkwise, to being on …

7 Cool Instant Cameras for When You Want Actual, Physical Pics

Not your parents' Polaroid.<p>Whether you grew up with boxes of yellowing Polaroid pics around the house or recognize instant photos because you came of age in the era of Taylor Swift's <i>1989</i>, vintage shake-and-go photos have achieved icon status. Here, our top picks for the latest instant camera models.

Cameras

Growing Organs on Apples

The future of regenerative medicine may be plants.<p>In the high-ceilinged basement lab, the ear lies flat, encapsulated in a dish on a sheet-metal cabinet. It’s actually a piece of apple carved to look like an ear, yet it’s not really an apple either; the cellulose has been washed of its apple cells …

The Man Who Captured Time

Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.<p>The first humans who put paint on stone drew deer, buffalo, horses. They drew all the beasts man knew, and they painted them running.<p>It started …

Drive the northern Oregon coast: Haystack rocks, giant dunes and fresh seafood

One round-trip ticket to Portland. One rental car, pointed west. And one tank of gas.<p>Start with these elements, then stretch them across four days and three nights in the shape of a 270-mile triangle.<p>The result? A road trip to the northern Oregon coast, as far south as Pacific City, as far north as …

NASA’s Giving Away These New Mars Travel Posters for Free

Drumming up support for Mars exploration with some retro-styled wall art.<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

The 25 Museums You Should Visit Before You Die

TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings on reviews from real travelers on its site. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the world. Trust us, their incredible collections are worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its …

Make music with the Large Hadron Collider through a web app

Now that music has come to the Large Hadron Collider, it's time for the giant science ring to make some music of its own. Meet Quantizer, a project from students Juliana Cherston and Ewan Hill that turns the ATLAS experiment's many, many particle collisions into music. The web app grabs data (in …

Why Doesn't The Signal From Spacecraft Get Lost?

How does radio signals from spacecraft accurately reach Earth, doesn’t collide with objects in space or disperse?<p>Radio signals can and do collide with other objects in space, and definitely do disperse between the spacecraft and the Earth, but they will reach the Earth for two reasons. The first; …

Astronomy

9 Gardening Diagrams Every Gardener Needs to Pin

We predict beautiful blooms in your future.<p>As soothing, rewarding, and therapeutic as gardening can be, it can also be challenging. This plant needs <i>how much</i> sun? Tomatoes can't be planted next to <i>what</i> vegetable? Thankfully, there are tons of gardeners on Pinterest who are here to save the day with …

These 15 Tattoos Made With Real Plants and Flowers Look Like No Other Tattoos Out There

Body art to truly become ~one with the earth~.<p>Have you ever gotten the prettiest flowers ever from a loved one and wanted to save them forever? Well, now you can, with a tattoo! You'll have to fly to Ukraine, where the latest tattoo trend uses real flowers and plants, but you'll figure out how to …

Body Art

Everything Old Is New Again: Why You Want to Eat Heirlooms

Some of my earliest (and happiest) memories of childhood are associated with the huge vegetable garden that sprawled at the back of our property. What would now be known as a trendy suburban "market garden" was just a fact of life for us. We each had our "specialty" - my sister was responsible for …

NASA's Stellar Saturn Explorer Has Just One Year Left

The clock is ticking for the beloved spacecraft.<p>Launched in October 1997, the Cassini spacecraft entered orbit around Saturn in 2004 and started sending back iconic image after iconic image of the gas giant and its incredible moons. Now, the end is near. Last week the Cassini's <i>Grand Finale</i> mission …

Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident

Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you've never heard of.<p>It's no secret that the American military is a fairly messed-up institution. If it's not being exposed for failing to combat the high rates of sexual assault and rape of female officers …

10 Creative Solutions for Blank Walls

If you're anything like me, and your home is filled with big, empty walls, you are constantly on the lookout for inspiration to fill those empty spaces. Today, I'm sharing 10 creative and easy blank wall solutions!<p>diy nature artwork from bhg<p>folded paper wall art from how about orange<p>canvas art from …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

The 50 Biggest Money Mistakes Household CEOs Make

Always track your spending and keep your emergency fund fully loaded.<p>I’m not ashamed to admit I make mistakes. After all, <i>everybody</i> screws up …

Personal Finance

Why ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ remains one of the greatest films ever made

Exactly 48 years ago, on 6 April 1968, a science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick and written by Arthur C. Clarke, called <i>2001: A Space …

Science Fiction

How To Eat Healthy Without Going Broke

Whole Foods life on a fast food budget<p>We’re constantly being told we need to eat right, but what many nutrition preachers fail to consider is that we can't all afford the healthiest options out there. Most of the time, it seems easier to grab fast food or premade meals and microwavable dishes. …

January 2016