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27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.<p>We've rounded up 27 of the world's most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they're set in stunning …

National coffee day: this year’s hottest coffee trends

Forget boring old flat whites and cold-brew - there's a new breed of coffee in town. Here's how the hipsters have been getting their caffeine hits this year.<p><b>Nitro Cold Brew</b><p>Iced coffee season is upon us, and this is its coolest incarnation right now: coffee infused with nitrogen. Served cold on tap, …

Coffee

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

7 Hotel Housekeeping Tricks You Need To Clean Your Bathroom

Listen to the pros. 👍<p>When it comes to bathrooms, hotel housekeepers have seen it all. Whether it's a dirt-caked toilet bowl or a toothpaste-crusted sink, these masters of clean know how to tackle a mess in the most efficient way possible.<p>"Everything we do in a room is timed," says Madeline Chang, …

Housekeeping

For The First Time In History, Classic Albums Are Outselling New Releases

Remember when Adele released her album <i>25</i> and it made a ton of money from selling a ton of copies and everybody was happy because new music was selling again. Well, despite the 7.4 million copies Adele’s album sold in 2015, for the first time ever old albums outsold new albums.<p>That is to say, new …

Prosecutor on 'Making a Murderer': 'I think they went overboard'

Wisconsin prosecutor Michael Griesbach believes Steven Avery was wrongly convicted — but you may disagree on how many times.<p>Many viewers finished the final episode of Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer" feeling aghast, angry. The documentary tracks the initial 1985 wrongful conviction of Avery, …

New 'Jeneration' PR: How To Promote Your Own Company Well

This week I collaborated with Jennifer Berson, founder of Jeneration PR in Los Angeles. Jeneration is a small and focused PR team that specializes in beauty, baby and lifestyle brands. In a sense, I suppose that makes her a competitor. Like me, however, Berson has a place in her heart for …

Public Relations

You Won't Believe How Many Copies Elite Dangerous Has Sold

Games like <i>Minecraft</i> or <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, you’ve probably heard, move tens of millions of copies with ease. They’re the olympic idols of interactive …

The Top 10 Claims Made by Creationists to Counter Scientific Theories

One of the most challenging tasks for the modern day creationist to is reconcile the belief in a 6,000 year old Earth with the ever-growing mountain …

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

Home Depot

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Best Telescopes for the Money

<i>*Editor's Note: Today, check out our Cyber Monday deals page for up-to-date discounts on</i> <i>telescopes, binoculars and more gifts for all the space fans</i> …

Telescopes

Smith & Family

Smith & Family – Hotels and Villas<p>Family-holiday hotels and child-friendly villas that don't compromise on style, space, or quality time for grown-ups<p>…

Astronomers Capture the Birth of the Universe’s First ‘Normal’ Galaxies

“For the first time we are seeing early galaxies not merely as tiny blobs, but as objects with internal structure!”<p>We are entering a golden age of astronomical observation, ushered in by massive ground telescopes and sophisticated space observatories. These next-generation facilities are already …

Universe

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Meditation

Mixpanel Announces Codeless Mobile Analytics

Mixpanel recently unveiled a new feature that should make it easier for mobile businesses to customize the company’s analytics tools without writing any additional code.<p>A number of optimization and testing teams talk about being used by marketers and other team members without having to ask for …

The best of Britain's great outdoors

My eyes used to glaze over at the very mention of the word geology. But it is the furnace in which the priceless asset of our National Parks was forged. Look at a geological map of Britain and you will see one of the most complicated geologies of a land mass our size anywhere in the world. And it …

The most luminous distant galaxy ever found shelters universe's first stars

Astronomers have found what looks like some of the very first stars ever formed in the universe, forged from hydrogen created in the Big Bang.<p>Such …

5 Things to Do Right Away During Your Summer Internship

Try to make an impression—a good one, ideally.<p>Things are looking up for interns. More private sector employers are offering summer and seasonal …

A Photographer Addicted to Telling the Story of Marijuana

When photographer Lynn Johnson was working on this month’s <i>National Geographic</i> cover story on marijuana, she was surprised how addictive it became. Not the drug, mind you, but the controversial and convoluted medical world that legalization has spawned. So much so, that even after shooting …

Cannabis

When This Company Followed The Same Simple Marketing Strategy As Amazon And Apple, It Beat The Odds

Comfortable times are often the best times to shift marketing tactics. Great organizations that do this on a regular basis are Amazon, Samsung, and Apple. They understand the need to dip into record revenues to bet on risky new ideas to keep their brand and products fresh. Their people with ideas …

Marketing

Charting the Milky Way from the inside out

Astronomy

A Surprise for Evolution in a Giant Tree of Life

Honeycreepers, small birds inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands, have a rich assortment of beak shapes. Some species have long, thin beaks suited to …

Michael Jackson’s personal meditation coach Deepak Chopra shares 11 simple tricks to enhance brain power

He's also known for being a good friend and personal meditation coach of the late pop icon Michael Jackson.<p>Last year, Chopra shared a slide deck based on his book, "Super Brain," that shows 11 ways to better-inspire your brain.<p>These are simple yet powerful tips that can help any type of business …

Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time?

<i>Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist. His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly</i> …

Mathematics

The Big Picture: Hubble peeks at the Milky Way's densest star cluster

Some parts of space are a little more crowded than others. The Arches Cluster, located 25,000 light-years from Earth, is currently the densest known star cluster in the Milky Way. For comparison, if you measured the distance between our sun and its nearest star, and used that as a radius for a …

4 Things Every Clean Freak Should Know About Hotels

<i>William Warby / Flickr</i><p>When booking a hotel stay, most travelers are more anxious about the sights to see in their chosen destination, rather than the cleanliness of their accommodations. But for some, bad experiences, a lifetime of mysophobia (fear of germs) or just the idea of sleeping in a bed …