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World's smallest camera drone + 2GB Micro SD Card: $34.99

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The <b>Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera</b> <b>+ 2GB Micro SD Card</b> is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons …

The Big Picture photography competition: the best of 2015

Why You Should Buy Airline Tickets, Now

Airline prices are about to hit a three-year low.<p>This month, the average price for a round-trip airline ticket is projected to dip to $210—almost 15% …

Rock Bottom

4 Million Photos and a Lot of Love: 21 Years as a Photo Editor

In 21 years as a photo editor at National Geographic, Elizabeth Krist has worked on more than 108 stories and edited at least four million photographs. She has been an inspiring mentor to me. Elizabeth is calm, encouraging, and unfailingly kind but also incredibly direct and honest. She is a true …

Power Company Keeps Billing House That Was Destroyed In Tornado

At the end of last year, tornadoes in north Texas destroyed homes, killed twelve people, and caused as much destruction as you might expect of a …

Consumer Protection

Photocrowd’s 2015 ‘Snow and ice’ contest - Telegraph

Arizona

Hotel Workers Confess What They Really Do When You're Not Around

"When guests annoy me I deactivate their key cards just for the inconvenience."<p>Whisper, an online community where people can share their thoughts and feelings anonymously, recently asked hotel employees to reveal their secrets. And we were quite surprised by the results — the shocking confessions …

You Can Now Travel From California To Europe For Less Than A Hundred Bucks

Ever dreamed of leaving the sunny shores of The Golden State for the snow-blown vistas of Iceland but thought you couldn’t afford it? Sounds like most of us. But one airline, appropriately called WOW, is about to make your dreams of visiting the land that brought us Björk a reality. They’re selling …

The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

But a new travel website called Tripdelta says it has created a unique algorithm that can save travelers as much as 80% on flight prices compared with those found on the bigger websites.<p>The website, which has been in the works for over two years, was put together by a team of developers who created …

Air Travel

The Most Flattering Hat for Your Face Shape

You've got to know those angles.<p>As a hat person, it's my personal belief that hats are for everyone (hat democratization!)—it's just a matter of finding what suits you. Someone who shares this sentiment (and then some) is milliner-to-the-stars Eugenia Kim. Chances are, if you've spotted an …

Hey Patriarchy: Olivia Wilde Sees Your Sexism and Raises You This Badass Feminist Flick

"Apathy is for dickheads."<p>On April 12, minutes after Hillary Clinton officially announced her presidential bid, Olivia Wilde tweeted, "Let the feisty debates begin! Everyone has a right to their opinion but apathy is for dickheads." That's Wilde in a nutshell: outspoken, quick-witted, and totally …

Olivia Wilde

Canada now ranked as fifth happiest place on Earth

Canada

The Whitney Museum Of American Art Hosts Its Opening Night Party

<i>Photo: Taylor Hill/WireImage/Getty Images</i><p>The Whitney Museum of American Art hosted its opening night party Friday, celebrating the Whitney’s move to its new space in the Meatpacking District. Approximately ten thousand guests walked through the doors of the sleek, stunning Renzo Piano building to …

Art

Crappy Gear, Amazing Photos: Using An Old Canon PowerShot to Capture Dreamy Landscapes

I didn’t really get into photography until my son was born. Like most new parents, one of the first things I did was go out and buy a camera so I …

Legendary Journalist Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93

Bradlee’s self-confidence was the stuff of legend—and, as the saying goes, when the legend becomes fact, print the legend.<p>In all the rarefied rooms through which he moved with leonine grace in the prime of his life, Ben Bradlee benefited from a singular gift: everyone he encountered wanted to be …

How Flipboard Does Money

The rising costs of pharmaceutical drugs, equal pay for women and the perils of processed food—these are just some of the topics covered in the …

Stinkbugs Have Spread to 41 States; Can We Stop Them?

Parasitic wasps may be one solution to controlling the invaders' march.<p>If you don't yet know what a brown marmorated stinkbug (<i>Halyomorpha halys</i>) is, consider yourself lucky.<p>These invasive insects are marching their way across more and more of the United States, spoiling fruit harvests and driving …

Comet Siding Spring set to have rare near miss with Mars

Fly-past of comet, thought to be debris from the creation of the solar system 4.5bn years ago, poses risk to Nasa spacecraft<p>An extremely rare celestial event will play out on Sunday night, with an ancient comet hurtling narrowly past Mars, prompting observing spacecraft to take evasive action.<p>The …

Up Close With King Penguins and Elephant Seals

GMO Facts: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked

Learn About These GMO Facts<p>Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market. Although it will probably be another two years before the non-browning fruits appears in stores, at least one …

Agriculture

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Black Holes

They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe.<p>And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since we will never get a chance to see it with our own eyes and live to tell the tale.<p>Despite decades …

Black Holes

Halloween special: the science of scary apparitions – podcast

People love to scare themselves silly with tales of ghouls, werewolves, vampires, aliens and voices from the other side – not least at Halloween. Why do we do it, and is there any truth to the tales?<p>Ian Sample and Nicola Davis bring a scientific perspective to ghosts, ghouls and everything that …

You can now hang out with wild chimpanzees on Google Maps

Google's Street View feature has already transported us from our humble desks to many incredible places around the globe, giving us panoramic virtual views of everywhere from Antarctica to the Great Barrier Reef. But now it's letting us do do something we've always dreamed of: hang out with …

The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality

Tractor beams, hoverboards and invisibility cloaks were once just futuristic impossibilities. Not any more<p>Hey, Marty McFly! Hoverboard available on Kickstarter for $10,000<p>They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of …

Rest your mind the right way to boost learning - Futurity

The right kind of mental rest, which strengthens and consolidates memories from recent learning, may boost later learning.

5 Sky Events This Week: Orion’s Meteors, Hidden Sun, and Zodiacal Light

Changing Planet<p><b>A spooky celestial sky show delights sky-watchers this week, in anticipation of October’s Halloween holiday, by offering everything from shooting stars to a solar disappearing act to ghostly light from beyond.</b><p><b>Orionids peak.</b> In the predawn hours of Tuesday, October 21, and the …

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

Martha's Favorite Cake-Baking Tools

How do professional cake bakers produce such wondrous creations -- and make it look easy in the process? Part of their secret is having all the right tools at their disposal.<p>Martha recommends keeping these essential tools handy to help you bake impressive cakes with less effort.<p>Cake Pans<br>Cake pans …