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This delicious porridge recipe is worth waking up for

<i>At Well+Good, we’re constantly coming across genius recipes—whether it’s on Instagram, in soon-to-be published cookbooks, or directly from buzzy food</i> …

Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

<b>Editor's Note: This build guide was put together in August 2016, but the build process and the components chosen are still just as potent in 2017.</b> …

Whale wars: humpbacks versus orcas focus of new study

It's a strange marine phenomenon: humpback whales actively defend other marine mammals like seals and grey whales from orca attacks, according to a …

NOAA

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

The most efficient road trip to visit every national park in the lower 48 states | Adventure Sports Network

There isn’t a better time than right now to go visit national parks. Considering this August the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th …

National Parks

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

‘Pokémon Go’ Tips and Tricks to Make You the Very Best, Like No One Ever Was

From screen-mashing to location hacking, here’s how to get ahead in ‘Pokémon Go.’<p>If you haven't already, you'll soon start to see people more glued to their phones than usual, perhaps taking bizarre, nonsensical routes down the streets, flicking their screens rapidly in a car park, or gathering …

Pokémon

INFOGRAPHIC: What your brain looks like on LSD

For the first time ever, scientists have been able to see just what LSD does to the human brain. Though declared off limits for medical use in the …

Controlled Substances Act

The crazy life and career of John McAfee

Rene Walter/Flickr<p>John McAfee is an enigma.<p>He built one of the biggest antivirus companies to date, and yet it's what happened after this chapter of his life that made him a legend.<p>McAfee once lived in Belize and allegedly got caught up with drugs and other illegal activities.<p>Since then, he's made …

New Mexico

The chef of the 'world's best restaurant' has a delicious new food hall in New York City's Grand Central Station

The food choice for commuters has expanded. Now commuters traveling through Grand Central can enjoy Nordic cuisine at the Great Northern Food Hall.<p>This beautiful Nordic Cuisine is brought into the commuting world by Danish food entrepreneur, Claus Meyer, cofounder of two-Michelin-starred …

New York City

This DIY Programmable Outlet Can Control Gadgets, Monitor Temperatures, and More

Reader Jon built this programmable outlet from an Arduino that can control your devices remotely, be programmed to do whatever you want, monitor …

Arduino

2 reasons California's drought hasn't caused food prices to skyrocket

Despite the arrival of increased rain and snow from El Niño this winter, California enters the fifth straight year of its worst drought in 1,200 years. The drought has been especially acute in the state's Central Valley, which ranges from extreme to exceptional drought.<p>With its fertile soil, …

Agriculture

Avoid the crowds at these under-the-radar National Parks

The National Parks System is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the United States. Millions of visitors come from all over the world to …

National Parks

Following Wagon Tracks Through the Mojave Desert In the Most Capable Toyota Tacoma Yet

First, it was a route used by the Mojave people to move trade goods from the interior of the Southwest to coastal tribes like the Chumash. Then it became a wagon trail for settlers moving west. Today, you can still drive 130 or so miles of the Old Mojave Road as it passes through the Mojave …

RVs

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

Why you can never tell what your friends really think of you

We like to think we can judge how we present ourselves to others – but psychology says we’re wrong.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a firm idea about your own personality – whether you’re outgoing or shy, nervous or calm, and so on. But how far do you think other people’s impressions …

Psychology

Why Photographers Need a Copyright Small Claims System

Professional Photographers of America, the world’s largest pro photography non-profit trade group, is launching a big lobbying campaign in order to …

Small Business

Milky Way no longer visible to one third of humanity, light pollution atlas shows

Scientists describe ‘cultural loss of unprecedented magnitude’ as global atlas reveals extent of light pollution in the world’s skies<p>It has inspired astronomers, artists, musicians and poets but the Milky Way could become a distant memory for much of humanity, a new global atlas of light pollution …

Universe

Everything you need to make your Dungeons & Dragons game awesome

So, you’re running a Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Congratulations! Being a Dungeon Master is a completely different experience from being a player …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

National Parks

15 development lessons from Dungeons and Dragons

I started playing Dungeons and Dragons in about the fifth or sixth grade.<p>I didn’t get good at it for a while, but once I did, I didn’t play much longer (insert reference to “The Best Days of My Life” here).<p>Dungeons and Dragons taught me a few lessons that I didn’t realize would turn out to be great …

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

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 Pacific, majestic ridges …

Hiking

A Photographer Turned Thousands of Photos and Weeks of Work Into Incredible Insect Images

When you get super close to a photographic subject, some tricky things start to happen. Tiny bits of dust and dirt become huge distraction. Depth of …

Photography

Check Out These Awesome Nintendo Sneakers Featuring Mario, Link, and More

Vans is known for its pop culture designs, and now the shoe company has created a number of sneakers based on Nintendo games like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Duck Hunt.<p>German shoe store 43Einhalb has listings for several different designs of slip-ons and laced sneakers (via Sole …

Comedy

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

Hiking

A Simple, Effective Noise Reduction Technique for Night Sky Photos

Noise reduction for night sky photos can be tricky, because the algorithms at play often reduce the sharpness of your stars while removing noise in …

Car camping 101: How to sleep in your car this summer | Adventure Sports Network

Whether it be chasing swell, or chasing festivals, having a dialed car sleeping setup will have you on the move (for cheap) this summer. Photo: Kade …

Salt Lake City