Pamela Vargas

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10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

10 Jaw-Dropping Photos From The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The entries for the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are in, and the photographs are as stunning as ever. The annual contest asks photographers from all around world to submit photos in four categories: Travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place, and spontaneous …

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

Republicans’ ridiculous equal pay stunt: GOP introduces bill affirming that some women think wage discrimination is real

<b>Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Robert F. Bukaty)</b><p>A coalition of Republican women have introduced the toothless Workforce Advancement Act. Don’t let it fool you<p>Katie McDonough<p>April 14, 2015 7:18pm (UTC)<p>Equal Pay Day is supposed to represent how far into the new year a woman …

Mitch McConnell

This West Virginia Town Has Gone Radio Silent

Greetings from the Quiet Zone<p>The town of Green Bank, West Virginia, sits at the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, where cellphones, Wi-Fi routers, and broadcast antennas are all but absent. For most, it is a throwback to a different era. But for an increasing number of new residents, it is a …

Electromagnetism

Writer/Director Alex Garland Discusses His Latest AI-Inspired Film 'Ex Machina'

The science fiction screenwriter dishes on what draws him to the genre<p>In Alex Garland's screenplay for <i>28 Days Later</i>, he envisioned a future in which a manmade blood-borne virus turned most of the human population into crazed zombies. And with his screenplay for <i>Sunshine</i>, he detailed the plight of a …

America's Only Humor Site

Sometimes it’s the smallest details that turn out to be the most insane to get right.<p>59<p>By CRACKED Readers<br>• /<br>• May 28, 2018<p>Let's talk about olive oil, …

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

A new study suggests that long-distance runners are more attractive because they have greater levels of testosterone which makes them more manly and fertile.<p>But there are other biological and evolutionary triggers which are constantly drawing us to certain individuals, even if we don’t realise it …

Frances Bean Cobain Speaks Publicly About Kurt Cobain for First Time

The visual artist also admits “I don’t really like Nirvana that much.”<p>Ahead of <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>’s theatrical premiere on April 10, Cobain’s 22-year-old daughter, <b>Frances Bean Cobain</b>, a visual artist who executive-produced the <b>Brett Morgen</b>–directed documentary, has spoken publicly about her …

Canon XC10 ‘hybrid’ 4k camera features 1″ sensor

Canon has taken the wraps off its new Canon XC10, a hybrid-like camera that resembles a DSLR, but that is able to shoot high-quality 4k video footage …

18 Things the Creative Director of Patagonia Can’t Travel Without

For Miles Johnson, creative director of adventure gear company Patagonia, preparing for an extended trip outdoors boils down to two rules: pack (1) …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

How to Lose Weight With the Paleo Diet

The Paleo or Paleolithic diet is based on what humans ate in the Paleolithic age. People were simple hunter-gatherers at that time. They ate whatever …

NASA Releases Images Of Eerie Green Clouds Photographed By The Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has released a series of stunning images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The set of images show eerie green clouds that are tens of …

Black Holes

Researchers improve efficiency of human walking

Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady …

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Short film “Sundays” goes viral, sparks Hollywood’s hottest bidding war: The age of the tiny movie with big ambitions is here

<b>Brian Petsos in "Sundays" (Vimeo/PostPanic)</b><p>Don’t sleep on these shorts — the latest mini-film could turn into tomorrow’s blockbuster or hot new show UPDATED<p>Gary M. Kramer<p>April 3, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>The most recent high-stakes Hollywood bidding war was over a short film? …

Film Festivals

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

By late December, I still had no travel plan. I was leaving for Ireland on December 29th, and, other than a rental car and a plane ticket, I had nothing booked. My brother and I had a vague idea that we wanted to drive from Dublin across the West Coast, via the Wild Atlantic Way. Beyond that, we …

Roads

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

How Thomas Jefferson Invented A New Way Of Saying “Goodbye”

In the early 1800s, sometime around the start of his second term as President, Thomas Jefferson was out riding his horse in the countryside near …

Bill Nye the Science Guy and Friends Back Mars Orbital Trip in 2033

A group of 70 space experts, including Bill Nye the Science Guy, has laid out the key points in a scenario that would send astronauts on a trip to orbit Mars in 2033. That mission could blaze a trail for eventual landings on the Red Planet, according to the Planetary Society, which organized this …

Space Science

9 Female Movie Screenwriters Worth Watching

It’s widely known that television is much more likely to be the female screenwriter’s stomping ground, with Tinsel Town in particular a super deluxe …

Screenwriting

Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine first look review – Apple founder's sour side

Alex Gibney portrays Steve Jobs as a modern-day Citizen Kane, a man with dazzling talent and monomaniacal focus, but utterly lacking in empathy<p>Having tackled the Scientologists in his most recent film Going Clear, documentary maker Alex Gibney takes on a cult that is even more ardent, and with …

Danny Boyle

Cheap Photo: Nikon Rebates, Olympus and Sony Discounts

In today’s Cheap Photo, we’ve rounded even more camera deals, lens deals, and photography deals and discounts. Nikon fans, Fujifilm fans and …

Exposure to sun poses risk of skin cancer even in the dark, study finds

Cancer,Medical research,Skin cancer,Science,UK news,World news,Health,Life and style,The sun<p>Moving immediately into the shade does not stop sun damage as UV rays can continue damaging skin cells hours after exposure<p>Damage to skin cells continues for hours after spending time in the sun, according …

Moon, Venus, Mars Meet in Friday Night Sky: How to See It

Mars, Venus and the moon will meet up in a particularly beautiful cosmic display Friday (Feb. 20).<p>If you've been watching the evening twilight sky …

A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

Personal Finance

A Filmmaker Follows Education Without Required Classes — Even Math

"So you don't have to do math?" asks a child early on in the documentary <i>Approaching the Elephant</i>. His teacher, Alex, has just explained one of the rules of the Teddy McArdle Free School, where this student and a dozen or so others (who, from the looks of it, range in age from around five to ten) …

Oscar voter speaks out: 'Am I supposed to vote for a movie just because it has black people in it?'

Following the furore over not every single demographic being represented in every single Oscar category, an Academy member has cleared a few things …

Raspberry Pi becomes best selling British computer

Sales of cheap, credit card-sized units top 5m says company, eclipsing the Sinclair ZX Spectrum in the 1980s<p>Over 5m Raspberry Pis have been sold since its inception in 2012, making it the best selling British computer ever, according to the Raspberry Pi Foundation.<p>The cheap, credit-card sized …