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The 12 most insane hotel bathrooms in the world

Because not everybody refers to the toilet as a throne euphemistically, here are 12 ridiculous hotel bathrooms fit (and priced) for royalty.

Hong Kong

Top 10 Travel

Six Revelations About Women and Sex

Today's revelation that the G-spot may be a figment of women's imaginations is just one of several studies in recent months putting the spotlight on …

Research

15 Ridiculously Adorable Ways To Decorate Your Small Space For The Holidays

You'll wish you thought of them first.<p>Contrary to what you might have heard, you can make a small space feel big-time festive for the holidays. While you may not be able to squeeze a 6-foot tree into your living room or drape garland down a grand staircase, there are still ways to infuse holiday …

23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know

It isn't about getting attention.<p><i>Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness affecting approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. Symptoms — usually beginning in adolescence and early adulthood — include emotional instability, extreme reactions, distorted sense of self, chronic feelings</i> …

Suleiman the Magnificent: Tomb of Ottoman Empire's longest-serving sultan 'found in Hungary'

The remains of the tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent, who died in 1566 while his troops were besieging the fortress of Szigetvar in southern Hungary, …

Germany just fired up a monster machine that could revolutionize the way we use energy

The machine is called the Wendelstein 7-X, or W7-X for short. It's a type of nuclear-fusion machine called a stellarator and is the largest, most sophisticated of its kind.<p>Nuclear fusion could prove to be a clean, inexhaustible energy source. But humans are still a ways from successfully building a …

Monstrous baby galaxies in dark matter

This nest of monstrous baby galaxies, 11.5 billion light-years away, appears to reside at the junction of gigantic filaments in a web of dark …

Galaxies

Stonehenge May Have Been Built Somewhere Else First, Then Moved

"Stonehenge is a second-hand monument."<p>Stonehenge may not look very portable, but scientists say part of the massive ancient monument may have been first built somewhere else before being moved hundreds of years later.<p>The new finding, published on Monday in the journal Antiquity, traces the …

Top 10 Adventure Trips

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Learn Survival Skills from the 340-Page Tokyo Disaster Preparedness Guide

This massive, informative guide on survival basics from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will teach you how to turn pants into a backpack, how to …

A Series Of Unfortunate Tech Predictions - Artificial Intelligence and IOT are inseparable

We’ve been thinking about the Internet of Things all wrong.<p>Big data analytics for IOT software revenues will experience strong growth, reaching $81 billion by 2022 says Strategy Analytics<br>• Smart Cities will use 1.6 billion connected things in 2016 says Gartner<br>• By 2025 IOT will be a $1.6 trillion …

Artificial Intelligence

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

Scientists 3D print 'live' blood vessels

It's no longer a rare feat to 3D print blood vessels. Printing vessels that act like the real deal, however, has been tricky... until now. Lawrence Livermore researchers have successfully 3D printed blood vessels that deliver nutrients and self-assemble like they would in a human body. The key is …

Why Earth's Magnetic Field Flip-Flops

Every so often, Earth's magnetic field flips on its head, turning the magnetic North Pole into the South Pole and vice versa.<p>It last happened 780,000 …

Nasa mission to Mars astronauts will risk brain damage, blindness and memory loss

Man's mission to Mars may fail to launch because astronauts who spend long spells in space are experiencing pressure surges in their skulls that can …

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The Top 10 Health Gadgets of 2015

nenetus/Fotolia<p>One of the fastest-growing areas of technology is the health and wellness industry. Five years ago, it was all about fitness trackers …

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'Alien structures' on Mars being 'covered up by Nasa' in new photos UFO experts claim

Are these grainy photographs proof of mysterious, hidden alien structures on Mars?<p>Probably not, but it has not stopped self-proclaimed alien and UFO …

Paranormal

This 1-minute animation will change your perception of life in the universe

If extraterrestrial life is anything like what we see on Earth, then chances are it's living on Earth-like planets thousands, or even millions, of light years from our solar system.<p>Today, astronomers have detected over 1,700 extra-solar planets, or exoplanets, with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. …

A Japanese astronaut tweeted these incredible photos from the International Space Station

Over the last few months, the Japanese astronaut has been documenting his time in space by tweeting gorgeous photos of Earth, its sunrises, and the lights of cities as night.<p>We may not be able to fly through space with Kimiya, but at least we can share his view through the magic of the Internet!

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NASA: Earth’s magnetic poles are ‘switching’ with catastrophic consequences for humanity

NASA•GETTYThe Earth's magnetic field (left) would be gone, leaving us at the mercy of solar flares<p>The US space agency confirmed fears that we may be …

Magnetism

9 Ways to Decorate With December’s Birthstone: Turquoise

December (aka the twinkling holiday month spent celebrating and gifting with family and friends) is finally here, and you’re reminiscing over the awesomeness that was 2015. Before trading in those calendars for a new year, try updating your space with a bold, quintessential winter color: turquoise. …

Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases: 12/1/15

<b>HARDCOVER</b>The Blizzard: A Novel by Vladimir Sorokin and Jamey Gambrell A Daughter of No Nation by A. M. Dellamonica The Death of Dulgath (The Riyria …

SpaceX will try to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground, NASA says

When SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket again, the company will attempt to land the vehicle back on solid ground, <i>Florida Today</i> reported. So far, the company has only attempted landing their rockets on ships out at sea, but SpaceX's ultimate goal is to eventually touch down its rockets on …

Was the Taj Mahal originally an ancient Hindu temple?

Indian culture minister dragged into controversial legal case calling for Taj Mahal to be classified as a Hindu temple<p>India’s government has been dragged into a bizarre row over whether the Taj Mahal, widely seen as a masterpiece of Muslim architecture, should be converted into a Hindu temple.<p>A …