Ryan Trent

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The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA

“We aren’t going to get sick, are we?” my roommate Brett asked me. He cringed as I knelt down and stuffed a plate of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria—which came as …

Genetics

Quantum experiment in space confirms that reality is what you make it

An odd space experiment has confirmed that, as quantum mechanics says, reality is what you choose it to be. Physicists have long known that a quantum …

8 fascinating ghost documentaries you need to watch in October

We’ve been looking forward to the month of October all year long. Not only is it the first real month of fall, it also kickstarts the countdown to …

14 Amazing Butt Exercises To Firm Up And Round Your Backside Into Bubble Butt Form – Page 14

<b>Exercise 14 — Barbell Squats</b><p><b>How To:</b><p><b>Protocol:</b> 12 reps<p><b>Target Muscle(s)</b>: Butt, Quads, Hamstrings<p>You didn’t think we forgot about dull, boring, …

Stretching Doesn't Work (the Way You Think It Does)

Does stretching make you more flexible? I know the obvious answer to this question, based on what we’ve all been told about the merits of stretching, …

Massage Therapy

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

Meditation

Yin Yoga, Vinyasa, and More: Which Style is Right for You?

Yoga is supposed to relax you, but to many, it can be a stressful experience. After all, there are so many styles to choose from, like yin yoga, …

6 Ways Climate Change Is Definitely Affecting Your Life, According To Science

Climate change is something receives quite a lot of discussion -- even by those who deny that it's actually happening.<p>What causes it, …

17 helpful Google products and services you never knew existed

While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example: Did you know Google has a massive free library of fonts?<p>Here are some of the …

Apps

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

National Parks

50 Core Exercises That Require a Ball

True story: Playing with balls can be an excellent workout. (I’ll just wait a moment for you to stop snickering.) Whether big, inflated ones; small, …

The Quantum Rule That Makes Existence Possible

A new podcast, to cover an incredible story of why we can exist at all.<p>“Already in my original paper I stressed the circumstance that I was unable to …

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

This speaker sounds almost as good as Sonos, but it’s waterproof and less than half the price

The Sonos Play:5 wireless speaker is fantastic, as long as you’re willing to cough up some serious cash. At $500, it’s a serious investment — and …

This New Spin On Planking Will Completely Carve Up Your Core

Tweak the tried-and-true plank to get your summer six-pack<p>There are tons of abs exercises out there, but one of the best and most natural ways to build the six-pack of your dreams is still the plank.<p>Planks succeed where many other ab exercises fail: They train your entire core, from rectus …

10 Short Daily Drills to Combat Back Pain

The discs that make up our spine are super-hydrated and fat when we wake in the morning. Sounds good, right?<p>But as we sit through the day, our hip …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Best Rain Jackets of 2015

Tested: The Six Best Hydration Bladders for Cyclists

A few months ago, as I was prepping for a through-ride on the Arizona Trail, I became obsessed with hydration bladders. No, the little plastic bags that hold your performance drink aren’t interesting or sexy. But I'd be riding in the desert, with long stretches between water. When it comes to …

This Video of Patagonia Will Blow Your Mind

<i>Patagonia 8K</i>, from Martin Heck at Timestorm Films, explores the beautiful and rough landscapes of Southern Chile and Argentina. The crew aimed to deliver the most realistic experience possible, and shot roughly 100,000 frames in 8K resolution on a medium format camera to create this incredible …

12 books that Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

Billionaire Bill Gates has said he reads about a book a week.<p>We sifted through years of his book recommendations to find 12 that made especially strong impressions on him. Read on to find out why he enjoyed each one.<p>Here are the links to find each book:<p>"Tap Dancing to Work" by Carol Loomis<p>"Making …

Bill Gates

A coffee addict's guide to camp coffee

Some say camping without beer is just sitting in the woods. Most MEC staff feel the same way about camping without coffee. As of this summer, we …

35 Summit Views Worth Hiking For

Regardless of how tired I get climbing a mountain, the pain disappears once I take in the view from up top. It's hard to beat a great 360-degree …

10 Largest Asian Countries in Order

Recreational Equipment, Inc., which started as small Seattle co-op, now boasts 145 stores in 35 states with flagship locations so expansive customers …

George Lucas

60+ Pumpkin Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Fall Ever

Autumn never tasted this good.<p>Pumpkin pie is delicious, but there are so many other sweet treats to be made in the fall. Take your seasonal cravings …

These Breathtaking Shots Will Make You Appreciate the Night Sky Like Never Before

Russian landscape photographer Daniel Kordan travels around the world and captures the most breathtaking shots of the planet's natural wonders. You might also recognize his work in Apple products, like the background photo in OS X Yosemite.<p>Our favorites by far, however, are his awe-inducing photos …

The ultimate beginner's guide to hiking Colorado's famous 14,000-foot mountains

And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation.<p>With all of this lofty real estate in their backyard, it's no surprise that clawing their way up the sides of 14,000-foot mountains has become a rite of passage for Colorado residents.<p>But how does a rookie peak bagger choose which summit to reach …

Hiking

11 healthy lunches you can make in less than 10 minutes

If you're trying to eat healthy, coming up with easy meals that will actually satisfy your cravings can be hard. These 11 recipes are exactly what you've been looking for since they're fast, delicious, and totally healthy.<p>Preparing these meals in the morning and digging in at lunch will help you …

Healthy Eating