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Dolphins recorded having a conversation 'just like two people' for first time

Two dolphins have been recorded having a conversation for the first time after scientists developed an underwater microphone which could distinguish the animals' different "voices".<p>Researchers have known for decades that the mammals had an advanced form of communication, using distinctive clicks …

Montreal plane-spotters get a rush while boosting airport security

Perched on a ladder with his camera, a scanner tuned to the control tower on the ground beside him, Jean-Charles Hubert doesn’t miss much at …

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

George Miller's Black and White MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Will Be Released This Year

Marathons

Audi RS3 Returns to U.S. in 2017 With Something Like 400 Horsepower

Sources say the baby Audi muscle-sedan will have a turbo five-cylinder, seven-speed DSG, and do 0-60 in four seconds flat.<p>Audi has just facelifted its A3 and S3 models, but the most interesting addition to the lineup will be the RS3 sedan. We now hear from a highly reliable source within the …

Automotive Design

Metroid Prime: The Kotaku Review

When she shoots, Samus Aran doesn’t miss. That’s one of the fundamental truths of the original <i>Metroid Prime</i>, the first-person sci-fi game that came …

Indie Gaming

8 yoga moves to loosen up tight muscles

For Rebecca Pacheco, yoga and running have always been intertwined. ‘I started running when I was 14 and doing yoga when I was 16, so I really don’t …

Why Runners and Athletes Should Drink Tea

When I talk about tea, you probably think about the desi milk-chai, with generous amount of milk and sugar. You don’t necessarily think about, say, …

Tea

New Last Year, These Models Remain Red-Hot As Used Cars

As it is the rest of the retailing universe, the word “new” is one of the strongest marketing keywords in the automotive business. To be sure, each year those of us in the auto journalism community breathlessly highlight what from a forward perspective look to be the most significant new models to …

General Motors

The Coolest Running Gear of 2016

Here’s something to map out alongside your 2016 running races: next-gen gear. Last month, we toured the aisles at The Running Event—Austin’s annual trade show—and got a look at 2016 shoes and other innovative running goods. What’s not out yet is coming soon, so plan your runs, and your …

I Have Terrifying Large Insects Sting Me, For Science

Over the past 40 years (but in reality since I was five years old), I’ve been fascinated with insects and their ability to sting and cause pain. In graduate school, I became interested in why they sting and why stings from such tiny animals hurt so much.<p>To answer these questions, we first needed a …

Insects
Leica Cameras

Canadian whisky named best in the world, but not Canada

That honor goes instead to Lot No. 40, which was named Canadian Whisky of the Year at the sixth annual Canadian Whisky Awards held in Victoria, BC …

Canada

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

Nutrition

Kodak's 'new' gadget is a Super 8 film camera, and it kind of warms my heart

What's old is new<p>While most people at CES are desperate for a glimpse into the future, Kodak serving up a heavy dose of nostalgia and bringing back an iconic gadget from the past.<p>Kodak is remaking the Super 8 camera. The Rochester, New York-based company is working with industrial designer Yves …

Filmmaking

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

Hiking

Here's the insane process the government uses to maintain its spy planes

Lockheed Martin<p>The U-2 spy plane, also known as the Dragon Lady, has helped the US government keep an eye on enemies for the last six decades.<p>The …

The Wilderness Guide to Hunting Squirrel, Rabbit and Fish

Afew years ago, I visited a local meat vendor looking for fresh rabbit. I was making a special dish. A friend of mine accompanied me. The rabbits …

8 Key Yoga Poses For Runners

You already know yoga is awesome for your mind and your body. But what about using it to improve your running performance? Yoga has been around in …

Scurfa’s Diver One Is Rugged, Water Resistant and Affordable

When did dive watches stop being <i>dive watches</i> and become precious man-jewelry? Sure, the digital dive computer has replaced the watch as the …

Google Flights Guys On When To Purchase Flights 'The Best Time To Buy Is Now'

Google Flights is better than a travel agent.<p>The flight search engine can essentially plan your dream trip by seeking out the cheapest flight in a given month, <i>all</i> while monitoring fare changes for you.<p>On Wednesday, the brains behind Google Flights hosted an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on Reddit where …

Flying

The 5 Best Tenkara Fishing Rods

In a sport as resistant to change as fly-fishing, tenkara is a revolution. Actually a counterrevolution, since its stripped-down, minimalist …

101 Best Running Tips | Men's Health

“Don’t fight the wind, man,” he said. “Wait until the turnaround, then pick up the pace when the wind is at your back.”<p>The sheer simplicity of that advice! Until he mentioned it, I was dug in. Wind be damned, I was going to keep my pace or die trying. Thanks to that veteran marathoner’s advice, I …

HugeDomains.com - UltimateFitnessWorkout.com is for sale (Ultimate Fitness Workout)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

23 Times Phil Dunphy Was the Best Part of 'Modern Family'

Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell) is a well-meaning father, loyal husband, nearly-perfect son, amateur inventor, and all-around amazing guy. His "Phil's-osophies" are almost as legendary as his spectacular puns. When he's not doling out fatherly advice, he's making pop-culture references that send Tumblr …

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