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Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

12 Ways to Know You Genuinely Have Emotional Intelligence

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Discover the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.<p>There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

Hiking

New Study Ponders If Earth Is Surrounded By Extinct Ancient Civilizations

The search for extraterrestrial life seems to be an increasingly fruitless task for us mere human mortals as our technology advances and our understanding of our universe increases. The universe is amazingly large, featuring nearly endless star systems, planets and chances for intelligent life to …

The 20 Best Small Towns In America To Visit In 2016, According To The Smithsonian

This year's list by The Smithsonian is bound to give you intense wanderlust — unless you're lucky enough to live in these charming destinations year round.<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense …

Snappy dresser: Model poses for underwater fashion shoot with sharks, in pictures

Fashion Photography

Ancient genome from Africa sequenced for the first time

<b>University of Cambridge</b>—The first ancient human genome from Africa to be sequenced has revealed that a wave of migration back into Africa from …

Modern human females and male Neandertals had trouble making babies. Here’s why

After years of sequencing the genomes of female Neandertals, researchers have finally got their first good look at the Y chromosome of a male …

Evolution

The most fascinating golfer at the Masters is a 22-year-old amateur majoring in physics with a controversial swing that could change the game

Bryson DeChambeau is a name that most sports fans are not yet familiar with. But the reigning US Amateur champion is raising eyebrows in the golf world because of some radical ideas he is using on the course.<p>DeChambeau, easily recognizable on the course with his Ben Hogan-style cap, refers to …

Triton Artificial Gills, Underwater Breathing Apparatus (video)

If you are looking to swim underwater for short amounts of time at relatively shallow depths, you may be interested in a new device called Triton …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet

Alien landscapes on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are human-made …

Climate experts urge leading scientists' association: reject Exxon sponsorship

Leading researchers have called on the world’s largest association of Earth and space scientists to reject sponsorship from ExxonMobil, because of the oil company’s record of funding climate denial.<p>In a letter made available to the Guardian, climate scientists James Hansen (formerly of Nasa), …

Climate

A 'Scorcher': 2015 Shatters Record As Warmest Year, NASA And NOAA Say

It's not rare for a year to break record temperatures. But it's now happened two years in a row — and 2015 was "very, very clearly the warmest year by a long chalk," says Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.<p>NASA is presenting the annual review of global average …

Global Warming

A map for everyone who didn't realize just how huge the Milky Way galaxy is

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Milky Way "formed from the inside out," according to Melissa Ness, a researcher who helped produce the largest growth map of …

Universe

Big bang artistry lets you see the observable universe in just one image

Artist and musician Pablo Carlos Budassi has created a logarithmic conception of the observable universe with our solar system in the centre circled …

Universe

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

Never have the embarrassment of forgetting a name again

Forgetting names is one of our memory’s most common failures – but there are ways to make them stick, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>A reader, Dan, asks "Why do we forget people's names when we first meet them? I can remember all kinds of other details about a person but completely forget their …

Selling

Religion Makes Children More Selfish, Say Scientists

Morality is often associated with religion, but new research reveals that children from religious households are actually less generous than kids from a secular background.<p>This conclusion comes from a study of over 1000 children from around the world, published in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>. The …

Religion

What Happens To Men Who Stay Abstinent Until Marriage?

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his girlfriend, the singer Ciara, recently announced plans to remain sexually abstinent until …

Denmark 'the world's happiest country'

Holidaymakers in need of some post-summer cheer should consider a break in Scandinavia, a report has suggested, with Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland all among the world’s ten happiest countries.<p>The second World Happiness Report utilised factors such as GDP, life expectancy, social support, …

Costa Rica

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>At the western fringe of Europe is a marginal zone where the force of the Atlantic crashes against the jagged rock defenses of Ireland’s western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way, a new driving route …

Ireland

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

RANKED: The world's 20 strongest militaries

Despite budget cuts and a reduction in size, the US has maintained its position as the world's strongest military, according to a report on globalization from Credit Suisse.<p>While the US is still far and away the world's top military superpower, Russia and China are its closest rivals. Canada, …

Military

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

The best US destination to travel to every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best destination in the US to visit each month of the year.<p>Using data from their Travel Hacker Guide, Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare for US destinations for travel between November 2013 and December 2014, and median hotel rates for travel between …

30,000-year-old giant virus released from its frozen Arctic tomb

You’ve heard this story before: researchers find ancient microbes in the Arctic ice, bring said microbes back to the lab, and bad stuff ensues. <i>The</i> …