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How to capture great sunset photographs

Sunsets are one of the most common subjects for a photographer. There’s a certain majesty in watching the sun slowly go down, marking the end of a …

Get Lost in These Intricate 3D Paper Worlds

Elisa Mearelli forms a limitless downward spiral with sheets of paper.<p>Netted layers of paper cut into spindly bows frame a never-ending hole which opens up to another world. What began in Elisa Mearelli's Italian city as tradition turned into a studied interest in the art of paper-making. Her tiny …

Here's What Kind Of House You Can Get For $100,000 In All 50 States

Go ahead, own it.

NASA pushes back first Orion manned mission

Space watchers, adjust your calendars. NASA says that the next Orion mission won't carry astronauts after all. In February, the agency's Acting …

Space Exploration

These lesser-known European National Parks will Take Your Breath Away

From stunning mountain peaks to deep, lush valleys, European national parks offer the most stunning and diverse landscapes. Travel to these national …

European Travel

How Not to Die in the Woods: 10 Essential Items for Backcountry Adventures

There are countless activities to do in the great outdoors, ranging from the typical hiking and camping to the not so typical cheese rolling and …

Camping

Here’s Why Your Cat Loves Crawling Into Small Spaces

Sure, your cat might come off like an aloof, self-possessed loner, but he’s also proof that you don’t need to be affectionate to share a bond — and …

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

Minimalism

What's The Largest Planet In The Universe?

In our Solar System, Jupiter is the largest planet we have, but what’s the upper limit to planetary size?<p>If you get too much mass together in a single object, its core will fuse lighter elements into heavier ones.<p>At about eighty times the mass of Jupiter, you’ll have a true star, burning hydrogen …

Universe

20 Genius Secret Hiding Places for Your Valuables

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks.<p>We’ve …

Woodworking

Is The U.S. Prepared For A Two-Front War?

Remember, we face no imminent threat, it would be all risk for no gain and we aren't even prepared for it.<p>The last time the United States waged a two front war was World War II. From 1941 through 1945, over sixteen million Americans served in the military to sustain that two front effort which …

41 Facts About the 41 Kings and Queens Since 1066

Queen Elizabeth II is the …

Civil Rights

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

This piece of futuristic paper can fold itself into an origami crane

Leave it to MIT to create futuristic paper, of all things! Specifically, scientists at the MIT Media Lab created a piece of paper that can fold …

California Drought, Then and Now, in Pictures

Bridges

12 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make Your Yard Look Professionally Landscaped

Warning: Your lawn is about to become the envy of the neighborhood.<p>Plus, get more great ideas for landscaping your yard.

10 DIY Projects You Can Pull Off With Sample Cans of Paint

A typical sample can of wall paint—the kind you buy to test out colors before committing—is 8 ounces, can cover up to 16 square feet, and costs just …

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

An Atmosphere Has Been Detected Around an Earth-Like Exoplanet For The First Time

This is pretty huge.<p>Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around an Earth-like exoplanet called Gliese 1132b (GJ 1132b for short), which is located …

Astronomy

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Travel<p>Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of …

National Parks

11 Cutting-Edge Origami Artists Who Are Masters of Paper Folding

Origami is a years-old practice that many of us did as children—learning how to create folded paper boxes and cranes. But there’s much more to this craft than a child’s past time. This artistic tradition is being used by contemporary artists who are continually pushing the boundaries of what’s …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

As rock gyms climb in popularity, what are the effects on ethics?

Indoor rock climbing showed double-digit year-over-year growth in 2015, though it did wane a bit last year. The overall upward trend is predicted to …

NASA astronauts dropped an important part during spacewalk, and now it’s gone forever

When you’re replacing the air filter or swapping the battery in your car and drop a tool it’s a pretty frustrating feeling. Where did it go? Did it …

April Fools' Comet Coming Close To Earth April 1

There’s a comet headed towards Earth for April Fools’ Day, but there’s nothing to worry about. While the comet will come as close as it ever has, it …

Is it Time for NASA’s Curiosity Rover to Retire?

Nothing last’s forever, and that goes for NASA’s equipment too. As fantastic as the Curiosity Rover’s been over the past five years, after spending …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

New Simulations Suggest Dark Energy Might Not Exist

68 percent of the Universe might not exist.<p>Ever since the late 1990s, physicists have been fairly certain that the Universe isn't only getting …

Dark Matter

7 places in the US you should visit this spring

Springtime is here, and where better to celebrate the change in season than in some of the most beautiful places in America?We’ve put together this …

Oculus Rift can now take you to the International Space Station

Oculus has partnered with NASA, the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency to create an educational simulation of what it's like to be …

Space Exploration