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Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Ever wondered what amazing tunnel systems lie beneath our cities? Dubbed 'Megatron' by the secretive network of urban explorers who sometimes delve into its silent chambers, this storm drain lies directly under Sheffield (England) city centre. So concerned were the Victorian forebears with the possibility of the city flooding that they decided to build this giant underground wonder in 1860. With a parabolic brick arch this feat of engineering prowess protects the city from potential flooding by the River Sheaf during high rains.

13 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy People

With deadlines to meet, after work cocktails, frequent dining out, late nights and early mornings, it’s easy to forget how simple it is to take …


Zion National Park Photos

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Ways to Hack Your Job for a Much Happier Career Life

Research has found that falling in love <i>and</i> having a super-sweet, fulfilling career can be really similar in terms of satisfaction—which makes sense, …

Florida by Land: Hike or Bike Through a Swamp

Stroll or cycle trails to explore Florida’s wet and primarily wooded freshwater and saltwater swamps.<p>Florida’s wet and primarily wooded freshwater and saltwater swamps are invaluable ecosystems providing essential habitat and refuge for wildlife. Since seasonal climate patterns and animal movements …


Report Finds Security Risk in High-Tech Cars

Vehicles that use wireless technology have major gaps in security and customer privacy, according to a report about to be released by U.S. Senator …

5 Powerful Actions That Will Make You Happier |

What would make you happier? More money? A better job? A good night's sleep? (You guessed it; I'm a proud dad to two small children.)<p>If you think different things make each of us happy, that's an extent. But research shows that the five following practices can greatly increase …