Chris Mendez

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The Ingenious Way the Ancient Egyptians Should Have Built the Pyramids

Thousands of years ago, a minority of ancient Egyptians set a majority to work building some of the oldest human-made structures in the world. It …

Cold War Spy-Satellite Images Unveil Lost Cities

Cold War reconnaissance photos triple the number of known archaeology sites across the Middle East.<p>A study of Cold War spy-satellite photos has tripled the number of known archaeological sites across the Middle East, revealing thousands of ancient cities, roads, canals, and other ruins.<p>In recent …

Star Wars: Episode VII cast announced, includes original trilogy actors

The cast of <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> will include the principal actors from the original Star Wars trilogy, according to an announcement today on the official Star Wars website.<p>Actors set to return to the galaxy far, far away include Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Mark Hamill …

How I held my breath for 17 minutes | David Blaine

A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

What I learned from going blind in space | Chris Hadfield

A Peek Inside North Korea (Photos)

Gallery<p>Award-winning photographer David Guttenfelder’s best shots.<p>09.17.13 5:45 AM ET<p>David Guttenfelder/AP

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Amalfi Coast

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

July 2012

Build A Powerful 'Battlefield 4' Gaming PC For $750 -- SSD And Windows 8 Included

<i>Updated with alternate graphics card suggestion. Also, be advised that as of 11/13/2013, AMD has released the Radeon R9 270, bundled with Battlefield 4.</i><p>When DICE released the official PC system requirements for <i>Battlefield 4</i>, the techie side of my brain was immediately catapulted into build mode. …