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5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …

The Dark Side Of The Nobel Prizes

There have been quite a few controversies over the years.<p>When physicist Richard Feynman was asked which now-deceased person from history he would most like to speak with, and what he would say, he said: “My father. I would tell him that I won the Nobel Prize.” The prestige of a Nobel Prize is not …

Nobel Prize

10 Amazing Statue of Liberty Facts

Since first arriving to New York as a gift from the people of France, the Statue of Liberty has become one of America's most well-known and iconic …

Statue of Liberty

Know Before You Go: 18 Tips for Foolproof Camping

Every year, more than 30 million Americans leave the comfort of their homes to sleep in a tent, RV, or simply under the stars. <b>There are lots of</b> …

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Xbox rumors postmortem: What was right, what was wrong and what was missing

The time for guessing and speculation is over. This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox One, the next-generation of its gaming console set to be released later this year.<p>Over the last year or so, many outlets uncovered information believed to be about the console. Some of that information came from …

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

10 Unexpected Ways to Meditate Every Day

Ready to get Zen? Meditation can do <i>way</i> more than people think—and it’s not just for hippies. Practicing meditation regularly has legitimate health …

Road Bike Safety 101: How to Get There, Get Fit, and Not Get Hit

<b>Put down the phone</b>. We shouldn’t even need to say this, but talking on the phone, texting, or checking Instagram while biking are major no-nos. Also …

What Are the Most Overrated Exercises?

<i>A:</i><p>Doing the same workout over and over again isn’t just boring, it’s ineffective. When you repeat the same movements time after time, your body adapts, which limits your results. You can also develop strength imbalances and postural issues over time if you don’t mix things up. To get the most out …

Revamp Your Basecamp

The Best New Car-Camping Gear<p>At the summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, gear makers unveil next summer’s wares. Here’s a sneak peak of what we're excited to check out in person:<p>Revamp Your Base Camp: Jetboil Joule<p>4 major upgrades for your campsite<p>The first portable cooking system to be …

6 Quick Fixes for Cyclists

Bikes can be finicky beasts. If you’re new to the roads, chances are especially high that you’ve struggled with a stubborn derailleur or lathered yourself in grease trying to coax a dirty chain back onto the chainring.<p>But with the proper cycling know-how, you can be ready for any eventuality. From …

America’s Carriers Are Terrible. It’s Probably Your Fault.

A few days ago I landed in England and, expecting little, slipped an old UK SIM card into my phone. I’d bought it when living in London five years ago, and hadn’t used it in more than a year. But to my amazement it was still active — as was the money I’d added to its pay-as-you-go account 16 months …