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The story behind 'alien megastructures' scientists may have found (but probably didn't)

This is a tricky story to write. The mysterious scientific observations it deals with could wind up being nothing, or they could amount to some new, interesting astrophysical phenomenon that gets its own little section in a planetary science textbook someday. But there's also the tiniest chance …

The 10 Best Survival Movies Since 2000

The Best National Parks for Camping

When it comes to choosing the perfect place for a camping trip, the U.S. has no shortage of scenic and adventurous campgrounds to choose from.<p>But according to a rather large group of avid, adventurers, the best campgrounds of all can be found within the country's national parks.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The …

America’s national parks - in pictures

Photographer Nick Jackson set out on a 3,000 mile road trip to capture some incredible images of America’s national parks

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The Greatest Bars In The World

<i>by Amy Plitt and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Freehand Miami<p>What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class …

Tribal traditions in the UAE

Rajan Datar heads to a very special welcoming ceremony to find out how traditional mountain life is being preserved.<p>Rajan Datar heads to a very special welcoming ceremony to find out how traditional mountain life is being preserved.<p><i>BBC's Travel Show brings you the latest insider travel news, a</i> …

United Arab Emirates

Superhero Movie Chart Shows Film Line-Up For The Next 4 Years

The Realms of Middle Earth

A map of the realms of Middle Earth illustrated by studio MUTI.<p>As big fans of J. R. R. Tolkien’s popular books and their film adaptations, the team …

An Infographic Ranking Marvel’s Deadliest Characters by the Number of People They Have Killed

The creatives at MorphCostumes have recently made “Marvel Murderers“, an infographic that ranks some of Marvel‘s deadliest characters by the number …

Super Troopers 2 Met Its $2 Million Crowdfunding Goal In One Day

I wrote about Broken Lizard’s Indiegogo campaign for <i>Super Troopers 2</i> yesterday. The campaign came about because, according to Jay Chandrasekhar, “since we refused to write a sequel where the highway cops have morphed into super hero-vampires, Fox Searchlight proposed the following deal: they’ll …

We Know So Little About 'Batman V Superman' One Year Out, And That's Great

<i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> opens exactly one year from today. In today’s deceptively fast Internet movie news cycle, it both seems like forever until the film’s release and like it’s been forever since the project was announced. Yet the would-be <i>Man of Steel</i> sequel will debut just under …

14 upsetting band breakups that rocked music history

In the words of Freddie Mercury, another one bites the dust.<p>On Wednesday, teens all over the world weeped as this generation's favorite boy band One …

Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Revealed In 'Batman V Superman'

With one year left until Warner Bros.’ hotly anticipated <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> launches the shared DC Comics cinematic superhero universe, the studio has engaged in a slow roll-out of information and images from the film. We’ve seen Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman, mostly …

'TIE Fighter' Anime Short Hits All The Right Buttons

A new anime styled Star Wars short takes the side of the Empire and finally shows off what TIE Fighters can do in the right hands.<p>Taking lone animator Paul Johnson four years to create, the entire short is a definite love letter to 80’s style anime. From fantastically layered shading to full on …

Sony Pictures Picks Up The Rights To 'Robotech'

Sony Pictures has picked up the rights to Robotech in the hope of turning it into a big blockbuster movie franchise. However, the history behind Robotech is a messy one and the movie rights have also changed hands a lot over recent years. From the likes of Tobey Maguire to Leonardo DiCaprio trying …

Here’s what the Mars One CEO had to say about all the backlash against the mission

Mars One, the company planning to send people on a one-way trip to Mars, has been battered with criticism in the past couple months.<p>The most recent example is a blistering story written by Elmo Keep and published in the online magazine Matter earlier this week after Mars One finalist Josh Roche …

Mars

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in March?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Watch an amazing, R-rated Power Rangers 'deboot' starring Dawson and Starbuck (Update)

<b>Second Update:</b> It's back! The video was reposted to Vimeo with one new addition. “They put these disclaimers on so kids so don’t confuse our super-violent film with their Power Rangers brand," director Joseph Kahn told Deadline. "There are no hard feelings. We signed contracts. We can play it …

Power Rangers

Space tourism startup World View’s parafoil flies to record altitude of 102,000 feet

Imagine you and seven other people sitting inside a pressurized cabin, swinging gently below a balloon that could swallow an entire football stadium. At 102,000 feet above the ground.<p>That vision might sound like something from the distant future, but it might not be as far away as you think. …

Space Travel

Fogo Combines LED Flashlight, Walkie Talkie, Charger And GPS In One From $175 (video)

Anyone who enjoys exploring the outdoors and is looking for the ultimate adventure gadget may be interested in a new device called the Fogo that has …

'Gundam: The Origin' Impresses With Extended First Look

With the theatrical release for the first installment of Gundam: The Origin a few weeks away in Japan, we’ve been graced with an extended look at the opening section of the first episode. After the success of Gundam Unicorn, it is clear Bandai and Sunrise are investing quite heavily in The Origin. …

Top 10 Climbs

Top 10 Climbs from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Mount Khuiten, Mongolia</b> <br>In Mongolia, it’s easy for a traveler to be quickly swept away by the endless green steppes, the heartiness of the Kazakh nomads, and the rolling landscapes that define the Altai …

A man, a kayak and a 500km voyage to Goa

From Gateway of India to Calangute, an adventure begins Valentine’s Day<p>At 7am on 14 February, as rose bouquets start criss-crossing lanes across …

Majora's Mask is better than Ocarina of Time

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask</i> is the weirdest game in the Zelda series. It's also the best, even better than its obvious inspiration, <i>Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>I originally played the game upon its release on the Nintendo 64 in 2000, and I fell in love with its bizarre world and innovative take on the …

Waterfall Jumping Is the Next Cliff Diving

The first leap from the top of a waterfall was horrifying. I’m not used to jumping off the equivalent of a four-story building into a river where the roaring water is frothing below, and my brain kept trying to stop me. But eventually it got easier—and fun!<p>Waterfall jumping is an everyman’s thrill. …

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket will lift off out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a couple of minutes after sunset, at 6:10 ET. And within a half hour or so after take-off, the rocket will return from space and attempt to guide its way, using GPS tracking, onto a droneship in the …

Space Travel

5 Scenic Spots to Get You Out of the City

We’re all in agreement that San Francisco is one of the very best urban spots you could ever choose to live in. But ever now and then, we have to …

Who Needs Coasts When There Are Landlocked Beaches On This Planet?!

There's the West Coast, the East Coast, the Amalfi Coast... ugh, coasts are <i>so</i> overrated. And really, we don't even need them, because apparently there are landlocked beaches in this world.<p>That's right: This beach looks tropical and gorgeous, but it is NOT directly on the ocean. It's in the middle …