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Carbon Dioxide Can Now Be Used As Fuel

Carbon dioxide is a huge problem due to its links to global warming and climate change.<p>Now a team of scientists have found a way to turn carbon …

Watch: Here is the most brutal poster dunk you might ever see

When the NBA hibernates for the Summer, pro "rec" leagues around the country go into full blossom. Arguably the most notable of them is the Los Angeles-based Drew League.<p>While the list of NBA All-Stars (Kobe Bryant, Paul Pierce, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan, James Harden) to play in …

Olympic National Park is 1,400 sq miles of primeval beauty

Some tips for visiting Olympic National Park: -The Pacific Northwest is known for its mild, often-rainy, and grey weather. Olympic's Hoh Rainforest …

Passenger mistakes math equations for 'terrorist code,' gets economics professor escorted off flight

An Ivy League economist was pulled off an American Airlines regional jet from Philadelphia to Syracuse after a fellow passenger incorrectly …

All 59 National Parks Ranked

National Parks have become a popular escape. They bring a unique variety of <b>gorgeous landscapes</b>, various wildlife, adventure sports and <b>incredible</b> …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

Post Office Travel Money has released the findings of its latest Holiday Costs Barometer, revealing the cheapest beach destinations for a summer …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 16

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April</i> …

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

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How to ride a bicycle like a pro, according to physics

Humans have been riding bicycle-like machines for close to 200 years, beginning with the draisine or “velocipede” in 1817.<p>While riding and balancing a bicycle can seem simple and effortless, the actual control process used by a human rider is still somewhat of a mystery. Using mathematical …

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The 50 best places to live in America for 2018

When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family.<p>Other aspects are coveted by nearly everybody: affordable housing, access to well-paying jobs, a low cost of living, good schools, and quality healthcare. …

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The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Yosemite National Park Photos

Yosemite National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

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No, That Tennis Drop Shot Did Not 'Defy Physics'

Back on Sunday, I devoted a “Football Physics” post to talking about erratic bouncing and an amazing rugby play where a ball popped up high at just the right moment. That’s the sort of play that people sometimes say “defies physics,” because our normal expectation is that bouncing balls slow down …

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Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy

The creator of PGP has moved his mobile-encryption firm Silent Circle to Switzerland to be free of US mass surveillance. Here he explains why<p>When Philip Zimmermann was campaigning for nuclear disarmament in the 1980s, he kept an escape plan in his back pocket. The inventor of the world’s most …

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