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A top Texas butcher shares how to make proper beef jerky at home

Shawn Knowles is a self-described “old-school butcher” and owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville, Texas. He began working at the shop when his …

Hubble has 12 new images of Messier objects, and they're spectacular

Avid comet hunter Charles Messier crafted drawings of various celestial objects and published them as a book, "Catalogue des Nébuleuses et des Amas …

The Giant Squid Nebula and More Animals of the Cosmos

As galaxies collide and new stars are born, spectacular shapes form in the universe—and many of them resemble Earthly creatures.<p>If you can't get enough of the animals here on Earth, just look toward the heavens. There you will find eagles, elephants, whales, and more—as long as you have a powerful …

Cosmology

Costco is selling $6,000 doomsday-prepper food kits that can feed a family of 4 for a year

Costco is selling food kits that can feed a family of four for up to a year.<p>The kits range from $1,000 to $6,000 and include a mix of grains, fruits, vegetables, proteins, and dairy.<p>Many of the items have a 25-year shelf life, such as the freeze-dried broccoli, green beans, corn, and dehydrated …

Selling

Don’t feed the fatberg! What a slice of oily sewage says about modern life

A chunk of the monster Whitechapel fatberg is now a superstar museum exhibit. It shines a horrifying light on our throwaway age – but will it stop people clogging up the sewers with the grease from their Sunday lunch?<p>The fatberg that went on display this month at the Museum of London is proving …

University of Sheffield

How to spend Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

It’s common knowledge that New Year’s Eve in the UK is the most overrated night of the year, but not so for Chinese New Year on the other side of the …

San Diego helped popularize craft beer. Are craft spirits next?

A basketful of ingredients provides the flavors of Sunday Gin, the signature product of San Diego East Village's You & Yours distillery: grapefruit, Valencia oranges, kaffir limes, rose hips, raspberry leaves, juniper berries, coriander and mint.<p>While not in the bottle, another ingredient provides …

Beer

15 ways to save money on your trip to Hong Kong

With a dazzling skyline, neon-lit streets and a beautiful countryside, Hong Kong is one of the world cities that you just can not miss out on. …

Hong Kong

Where on Earth to Find Rare Black Sand Beaches

From a nude beach in Hawaii to a glacial coast in Iceland, these black sand beaches are amazing.<p>The image of a serene beach is often one that …

Beaches

Ridiculous History: 5 of NASA's Greatest Pranks

On any successful space mission, the crew's morale is at the top of the list of priorities. After all, the final frontier can be one high-stress …

45 Movies That Are Complete And Total Mindfucks

Nothing will ever be the same again.

Horror

Science decor that will actually look good in your house

Nerdy art doesn't have to look dorky.<p>There's a ton of nerdy artwork out there, but far too much of it is—we'll say it—ugly. Which is a shame because science is beautiful. These prints highlight that beauty while also allowing you to express your inner dork. You may have to explain some of these to …

Vintage

How to save big on Hawaii Island

On Hawaii Island, you can have a first-class trip at coach prices. I've been traveling here for years, and I learned to visit and have fun without spending a small fortune.<p>Here are some of the ways on Hawaii Island. (To see how to on Maui and Oahu, click through on those links.)<p>Visit the …

21 of the world's eeriest ghost towns

Swimming Pools

Vintage Photos Reveal What America Looked Like Before Pollution Was Regulated

We've come a long way.<p>The Trump administration plans to try to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration's main initiative to fight …

6 of North America's loneliest roads

In the middle of nowhere<p>You may think you like spending time alone. Perhaps that's true when it comes to reading a book or catching a movie. But what …

North America

Mine Peak Moderate

With so many epic stunners strewn across across Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, it’s pretty easy to overlook the little guys like Mine Peak. Part of …

San Diego County

With the second richest biodiversity of any county in the continental United States, San Diego County offers a huge variety of hiking experiences. …

Cassini's Spectacular Legacy — And Nod To The Future

If it's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, what NASA's Cassini mission has left for us is indeed a treasure.<p>Launched in 1997, the mission terminated dramatically last week with the probe's final plunge into Saturn's upper atmosphere.<p>During its 13 years near Saturn, the mission has …

Astronomy

How we'll nap our way to Mars

This is what real suspended animation will look like.<p>Imagine a road trip that lasts six months—no pit stops, black night the whole way. That’s how long it would take you, and how monotonous it would be, to fly to Mars. To avoid the boredom (and its cousins depression and anxiety), you could spend …

London Public Transport

Here are the paths of the next 15 total solar eclipses

August's total solar eclipse won’t be the last time the moon cloaks the sun’s light. From now to 2040, for example, skywatchers around the globe can …

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Haunting Images of Clouds on Mars

Last month, NASA’s Curiosity rover captured some of the most remarkable images of Martian clouds we’ve ever seen. Now rare, these Earth-like cirrus …

Need a new password? Don't choose one of these 306 million

Troy Hunt, the security expert behind Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), has released 306 million previously-pwned passwords in a bid to help individuals and companies ramp up their online security. The passwords have been mined from dozens of data breaches, and now anyone can download them for free.<p>HIBP …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 shortlist - in pictures

The Milky Way, the Northern Lights and hurtling asteroids feature in the shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 14 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be displayed in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory …

Astronomy

7 countries where you can travel on $30 a day or less

There are countries all over the world where, thanks to the low cost of living and (in some cases) strong U.S. dollar, it's possible to get around on a very low budget.<p>Traveling on the cheap is certainly not for everyone and it often means making a few sacrifices, but choosing the right place to …

Sparkly Meteors and 7 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in July

Gas giants take center stage among the best sky shows this month.<p>The Southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower promises to add some glitter to the night sky in July, with as many as 25 meteors per hour during its peak.<p>The night skies will also showcase two of the largest planets in the solar system this …

Astronomy

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

The summer solstice is ancient nature worship with lasting universal appeal

Everyone relies on the sun to survive so it makes sense that we still celebrate an ancient solar holiday<i>.</i> The summer solstice is spiritually and scientifically significant, and it has been throughout human history, around the world.<p>It’s the longest day of the year—in 2017, that’s June 20 for the …

Ancient History

Author lays out all you need to know about August’s all-American total solar eclipse

If you’re planning to witness the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, don’t forget the bubbly.<p>That’s one piece of advice from Seattle’s Bryan Brewer, …

Top 5 Things to Do in Hong Kong - Travel & Pleasure

<b>Top 5 Things to Do in Hong Kong</b><p>It will probably be best to watch the video. As this is just the video script. Hope you like it!<p><b>Hey, guys! Andy from</b> …