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It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Quantum Physics

Being a Pro Dog Photographer Is Even More Fun Than You'd Think

Two years ago, Sagar Gondalia sold his medical billing business in Denver and moved into the back of his Toyota FJ Cruiser with Voo, his Bernese mountain dog. Around the same time, he drew one of the National Park Service’s rare permits to journey down the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National …

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Featured in countless Westerns, Monument Valley is characterized by its massive sandstone buttes.<p>(Photo: Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images )<p>You know what they say: There's no tour like a horseback tour. Especially out in the ruggedly scenic western U.S. Monument Valley is located along …

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Our Hottest Recipes on Pinterest Right Now

Go make the ultimate crab dip and perfect pan-roasted chicken<p>Textbook tikka masala. Spicy green chile enchiladas. Crab dip that makes us weak in the …

Cooking

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Seven Podcasts About Race

By<p>I’ve fallen in love with podcasts in the past year. There’s something comforting about having a familiar voice in your ear or listening to a good …

Watch This Awe-Inspiring 8K Time Lapse of Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park (VIDEO)

Last week’s 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service (NPS) marked an important moment in our nation’s history, so we thought we’d share this …

National Parks

Using the Beautiful Canon 50mm f/1.2L on the Sony A7RII… Wow

I have had a great weekend shooting with the now kind-of-old, well-known, and mostly-forgotten-about Canon 50 f/1.2L lens. This lens came out <i>years</i> …

DNA reveals that giraffes are four species — not one

Finding could alter conservation strategies for long-necked animals.<p>One of the most iconic animals in Africa has a secret. A genetic analysis …

These are the top IoT companies to watch and stocks to invest in

Each of the companies and startups below rates as one of our IoT companies to watch, as each one is doing something innovative and important in the IoT space. These range from IoT startups to more established IoT companies to invest in.<p>Honeywell<p>Honeywell's primary focus is in the Industrial …

Who Are The Hebrew Israelites?

Their story rarely finds its way into the mainstream news. When it does, readers are surprised.<p>A cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama is a black rabbi …

How Time Dilation Explains the "Twin Paradox"

If you travel in a spaceship and come back, you'll have aged less than the people who stayed. But why?<p>Last week's lesson was time dilation, and you hopefully understand the basics of how it works. Cliff notes: According to Einstein's theory of relativity, the faster you travel, the slower time …

Time Dilation Is Even More Confusing Than You Thought

Did you know time can rotate?<p>Einstein's theory of relativity has all sorts of weird results that make it difficult to wrap your head around, but one of the weirdest is time dilation. Basically, according to relativity, if you speed up, then time slows down. But that relatively simple idea can lead …

Wildlife expeditions in Yellowstone: Visiting Wyoming is no mere walk in the park

Print<p>Related<p>It was cold, drizzling and the sky was sadly gray and gloomy. All six of us in the safari van were thinking about getting warm, and …

National Parks

Cedar-Planked Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Curing raw salmon fillets in a combination of salt, sugar, dill and lemon zest for 90 minutes, then soaking them in sake for an hour, gives the fish …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

This Former Fisherman Is Now Farming the Most Sustainable Food on Earth—Underwater

[From the introduction by Lisa Holmes, president of the board of CitySeed and member of the board of GreenWave:] <i>By designing a small-scale,</i> …

Photographer's eyes opened on epic road trip along Canada-U.S. border

The line between Canada and the United States is renowned for being the longest undefended border in the world but, as Canadian photographer Andreas …

ScienceAlert: The Best in Science News and Amazing Breakthroughs

This Little Creepy Robot Moves in And Out of The Sun to Care For a Plant on Its Back<p>Only mildly terrifying.<p>10 hours ago<p>Eight Rare Rhinos Have Died in …

This exclusive report reveals the ABCs of the IoT

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

New Technologies Nurture STEM Growth in the Classroom

By EdTech StaffSTEM is top of mind among educators and parents for good reason.

Emerging Technology

Far and Away, Flat Out, The West's Best Road Trip!

It feels like we're driving to the edge of the world where the water falls off.<p>Infinity is just ahead. To the right are mountains that arc up from the basement of time. On the left, a dry lakebed now glassed with salt. This is the driest state in the country, not so surprising, but it is also the …

Hiking

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

5 Stovetop Steak Recipes for When It's Too Cold to Grill

There's no beating a juicy, charred steak that's been kissed by live fire on the grill. But when temperatures drop below freezing, the idea of …

Spanish-Style Quinoa Recipe

"This quinoa dish is a delicious and higher protein alternative to Spanish rice. This is a nice side dish to a Mexican meal, or it can be used as a …

Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

The astronomer whose work helped kick Pluto out of the pantheon of planets says he has good reason to believe there's an undiscovered planet bigger than Earth lurking in the distant reaches of our solar system.<p>That's quite a claim, because Mike Brown of Caltech is no stranger to this part of our …

Astronomy

Forget Star Wars ; Get Ready for Water Wars

<i>Co-written by Stephen J. McConnell</i><p><i>Stephen J. McConnell is a Denver-based writer who recently finished a novel that explores a catastrophic environmental collapse and its implications.</i><p>A great war looms, one that will rise from the most desperate circumstance: our battle over water.<p>Today, we war …