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Rooftoppers Climb Up the World’s Second Tallest Building, Snap Breathtaking Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: This goes without saying, but we neither condone nor encourage you trying this at home. Be Safe!</i><p>I’m a firm believer in a healthy …

Elder Scrolls Online & Imperial Edition preorder nets a 20% off coupon

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p><i>Update 6/20/14: ESO is now live and launched — but don’t pay full price. The best deals for the Digital Imperial Edition found here — and the Standard Edition here</i><p>Yesterday’s big scoop from Bethesda was the announced details of the “Imperial Edition” to …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The 16-Foot-Tall Reptilian Stork That Delivered Death Instead of Babies

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.01.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><i>Quetzalcoatlus</i> kindly adjusts a baby dino's …

Reincarnation: Fact or Fallacy? Case Studies

Reincarnation. Fact, fallacy, superstition or simply coincidence? Those stories of people with super-minds; minds that delve into the past, minds …

The Week In Numbers: NASA Shuts Down, The First Artificial Pancreas, And More

<b>97 percent</b>: the portion of NASA employees who were furloughed by the government shutdown this week. Happy 55th birthday, NASA.<p><b>1,800 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the estimated temperature of Kepler-7b, the first planet outside of our solar system on which scientists have been able to map out clouds<p><b>5</b>: the …

You Can Airdrop Onto A Mountain In This High-Tech Shack

In case you're not into the whole rugged, camping thing.<p>Designers Malgorzata Blachnicka and Michal Holcer have come up with what looks like the perfect way for a rich person to hide from the IRS on tax evasion charges: a high-tech, self-sufficient mountain shack that can be airdropped in. It's like …

The amazing diversity of animal life – in pictures

The vast majority of animals with which we share our planet go almost unnoticed, eclipsed by the bigger, more charismatic creatures such as the mammals, amphibians and reptiles. A book published this week – Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures by Ross Piper – seeks to redress …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

We’re all Martians, aren’t we?

The notion that life on Earth has extra-terrestrial origins has provided fertile ground for scientists and science fiction writers alike. With one key difference.<p>It’s the greatest story ever told. But any decent publisher would most likely reject even the latest draft of the complete chronological …

Science Fiction

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Productivity

Why Mars Colonists Will Definitely Go Crazy

A space colony could be a breeding ground for mental illness.<p>Everyone and their mother wants to send people to Mars these days. Dutch spaceflight nonprofits, President Obama, and even Buzz Aldrin have seriously discussed plans to put humans on the inhospitable planet in the next few decades. But …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

A fragrant and intense clematis with a promise of two months of blooms

<b>Plant of the week</b><p>Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'<p><b>Why you should plant it</b><p>What could be more glorious that a clematis that's both fragrant and covered with intense purple blooms at this time of year? I can't guarantee this one is going to live up to the hype or that you can find it easily. But it looks …

Plants

Psychedelic Drugs Don't Make People Crazy, Study Says

Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.<p>Contrary to what some anti-drug campaigns will have you believe, dropping acid probably isn't going to make you depressed or psychotic. In fact, psychedelics might actually be associated with better …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Brontë Family

Mt. Rainier from Spray Park

Would you stay at a hotel like this? Montaña Mágica Lodge, Chile: http://www.huilohuilo.com/alojamiento/montana-magica-lodge

Is this on anyone's bucket list? Laguna de los Tres, Patagonia. Photographer unknown.

Roswell & New Signals from Space

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

Beware the ‘crazy ants’: They’ll destroy your electronics

Nylanderia fulva, also known as the tawny crazy ant, hails from northern Argentina and southern Brazil.<p>Exterminator Mike Matthews got the call because the home's air-conditioning unit had short-circuited. Why an exterminator for a problem with an appliance? Because of the crazy ants.<p>Matthews has …

Insects

Double rainbow reflections, New South Wales, Australia Photo by Hai Linh Truong http://www.flickr.com/photos/linh_rom/

Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption

Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption <i>May 16, 2013</i><p><i>Posted by Dreamhealer in Animals, Diet, Dreamhealer, Government, Health,</i> …

10 years after launch, missions to Mars just keep going ... and going

The European Space Agency is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Mars Express orbiter's liftoff this week, and the launch anniversaries for NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers are coming soon as well. These celebrations aren't merely occasions to look back, but they're also opportunities to look …

Sunset in Retezat National Park, Romania. Photo by Nagy Lehel: http://500px.com/NagyLehel

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

The Bayon, a Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Photo by Matador Network community member Ritu Saini: http://bit.ly/11YuR4s

Santorini. Who wants some? Photo by Mike Reyfman: http://www.mikereyfman.com/