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Photo of the Day: Best of April

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from April.<p>Photography can show us reality in a wonderful way. But sometimes, reality is more beautiful than we can even imagine. One of the best words to describe this month’s Photo of the Day …

Travel Photography

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Photo of the Day: Best of December

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from December.<p>December is a month of celebration in many parts of the world. My favorite photographs from Photo of the Day this month have an aura of celebration to them, whether it’s festive …

Photos

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nasa’s Earth Observatory has tracked down images resembling all 26 letters of the English alphabet using satellite imagery and astronaut photography

Space

This astronaut is sharing stunning photographs of south India from space

Veteran NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has just tweeted some stunning photographs of south India from the International Space Station.<p>The photographs are …

India

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge, dissipate or expand. Here are some of my predictions of what the world will look like in 2020.<p>Revised Notions Of Ownership<p>Think of the things you …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

Porsche’s New Electric Sports Car Will Make Tesla Owners Jealous

Porsche unveiled its new Mission E electric car concept at the International Auto Show in Frankfurt, <i>Bloomberg</i> reported.<p>The 600-horsepower vehicle …

Pictures of the Week 9.10.15

Japan

This is the Bentley Bentayga, the fastest SUV on the planet

Bentley has been making a big deal of its entry into the luxury SUV market for some time, and it's finally happening: meet the Bentayga, a 600-horsepower tank of a vehicle that'll hit 60 miles per hour in four seconds flat. The company makes it very, very, <i>very</i> clear that with a top speed of 301 …

Photo Showdown: Classic Car Designs Versus Their Redesigns

An infinitely sustainable barroom debate for designers<p>Automotive engineering objectively improves each year, with cars inarguably getting faster, …

Samsung’s Gear S2 can make me a believer in smartwatches

This perfectly round smartwatch is like a porthole into the future<p><b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 review.<p>A year ago, I was here at IFA in a state of exasperation. Every electronics company was throwing a diversity of awkward smartwatches at the wall and waiting to see what stuck. Nothing did, …

NASA tests the 'Ferrari of rocket engines' for mission to Mars

If we're going to get humans to Mars, we're going to need a bigger rocket with a much more powerful engine.<p>This is the RS-25, the engine designed for NASA's Space Launch System rocket, intended to launch the Orion spacecraft and, eventually, see humanity on its way to Mars: the next big leap in …

Space Travel

The Best Foods to Eat For A Good Night of Sleep

And your insomnia and snoring, too.<p>What if you could treat insomnia with food? We asked a team of experts to reveal the surprising edibles that combat snoring, sleeplessness, nightmares, and more.

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

Healthy Eating

After Years Of Blackouts, A Writer Remembers What She 'Drank To Forget'

When Sarah Hepola got her very first writing job at <i>The Austin Chronicle,</i> her editor-in-chief gave her an unlikely Christmas gift — a hat that could hold beers. "It was my top boss," Hepola recalls, who had drawn her name in a Secret Santa gift exchange. "He just threw it on my desk and said: 'So …

Alcohol

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

These 3 Apps Will Help You Sleep Better, Feel Great, and Eat Well

The app ecosystem may be littered with fart apps and time wasters, but they’re not all a detriment to your mind. F.lux, Sleep Cycle, and Food Sense …

18 Headphone Brands Ranked from Worst to First

Full-time rapper and part-time headphone brand Dr. Dre likes to say that “people aren’t hearing all the music.” A more accurate assessment: people …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Luxury Spa Blends in Perfectly with Gorgeous Desert Background

Nestled in the desert of southern Utah sits the Amangiri Resort and Spa, a luxury accommodation that celebrates the beauty of the nearby mountainous landscape. The relaxing locale occupies a 600-acre site in Canyon Point and is close to the border of Arizona. It's tucked into a protected valley …

Smartphones can detect eye cancer

You might have heard of this trick before, but take note — it’s literally a lifesaver. Retinoblastoma is a rare type of aggressive eye cancer that almost exclusively affects young children. It develops as a tumor in the retina but can be diagnosed with just a smartphone. Children who have the …

Three Table Manners Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Mastering dining etiquette is the most efficient life hack. It would improve society’s functioning the most, for the least amount of time. Of all the restaurant world’s fast-casual casualties, the decline in dining etiquette is among the most lamentable. Funny that table manners diminish as public …

Food & Dining

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Futuristic Solar-Powered Airplane Concept Imagined for 2030

Barcelona, Spain-based industrial designer Oscar Vials rethinks air travel with his new airplane concept <i>AWWAQG</i>, a.k.a. “Progress Eagle.” Aiming for high performance and low environmental impact, Vials reimagined the shape of current commercial planes to create an environmentally friendly, …