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First Contact: Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Breaks 47-Day Silence

Four months and a day after leaving Portugal in a 21-foot kayak, and 47 days after losing contact with the outside world, trans-Atlantic paddler …

Starwatch: The February night sky

Orion and his glittering entourage of bright stars and constellations always make our February evenings some of the year's best for starwatchers. Jupiter adds to the spectacle as it climbs from due E at nightfall to pass some 60° high in Britain's S sky at our star map times.<p>Following its …

Will Betelgeuse explode someday?

Yes, it will. Someday the star Betelgeuse will run out of fuel, collapse under its own weight, and then rebound in a spectacular supernova explosion. …

Astronomy

Noah's Ark Blueprints Found—4,000-Year-Old Detailed Instructions

Irving Finkel, British Museum curator and author of “The Ark Before Noah,” has found a 4,000-year-old tablet that describes the materials and …

Archaeology

Watch Dogs Apparently Not Coming Any Sooner Than May Or June

Noam Jenkins, the voice actor that plays lead protagonist Aiden Pearce in Watch Dogs, has revealed on Twitter that the long-awaited game is not …

Taurus View: First Gun with a Clear Sideplate

One of the interesting introductions of SHOT 2014 was the Taurus View. It has a feature unique in production firearms: a clear Lexan sideplate on one …

Uruguay's Best Beaches

If you’re looking for white-knuckle South American adventure, stop reading now. Uruguay isn’t Peru or Chile, and it isn’t trying to be. But if you want to lounge on an empty beach for hours, have the best sandwich on the continent, or surf little-known breaks, consider one of these …

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Top 10 Dream Sea Kayaking Trips

Most of the country is experiencing some of the coldest winter in recorded American history. But this cold spell shall pass, and before long it’ll be …

20 Recipes Full of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

From salmon to mackerel to kale, 20 recipes that are rich with Omega-3 fatty acids.<p>As the editor of BA’s health column, I hear about, read about, and talk about omega-3 fatty acids as often as The Foodist writes about uni. Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids your body needs to function. The …

Hubble Spies Tarantula Star Factory

Changing Planet<p>Like lifting a giant veil, the near-infrared vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope uncovers a dazzling new view deep inside the Tarantula Nebula. Hubble reveals a glittering treasure trove of more than 800,000 stars and protostars embedded inside the nebula. Credit: NASA, ESA, and …

Mystery Solved: How Do Dolphins Swim So Fast?

Researchers have finally figured out how dolphins swim as fast as they do.<p>Believe it or not, how dolphins can swim so fast has been something of a riddle for researchers since the 1930s.<p>But a new study has laid to rest one of the most vexing questions plaguing scientists about dolphin speed: How …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

5 Sky Events This Week: Mercurial Evenings, Cosmic Triangle and Lord of the Rings

Changing Planet<p><b>The most elusive planet, little Mercury, pays a visit to the early evening skies this week, while the moon guides sky-gazers toward the true Lord of the Rings and other stellar delights.</b><p><b>Mercury rising.</b> Just after sunset on Tuesday, January 21, and for the rest of the month, the …

Wooded Wonderland: Yakushima

In Japan’s epic anime film <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, legendary director Hayao Miyazaki shrouds the real-life island of <b>Yakushima</b> with surrealism, its misty granite mountains the backdrop for a conservation message.<p>Yet this wraithlike landform, which rises from the turbulent Tanegashima Strait like a …

Bringing Classrooms into the Wilderness

<i>National Geographic Emerging Explorer Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organization connecting outdoor adventurers with scientists in need of data from the field. He also organizes his own expeditions, contributing to research on wildlife-human</i> …

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Three Great Sauces for a Venison Roast

<i>Photo by Johnny Miller</i><p>Great sauces are like an insurance policy for venison roasts, which can easily overcook or dry out. Beyond their ability to …

Stone-Cold Trout: How to Fish Winter Stonefly Hatches

<i>Photo by Barry and Cathy Beck</i><p>As a teenager, my box of go-to winter trout flies consisted of exactly two patterns: pink San Juan worms and orange …

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Food is medicine when you choose natural, healthful ingredients. Discover the healthful properties of this cold and flu-fighting Immune-Boosting Soup Recipe. http://goo.gl/ALuIiv

All the Gear You Need for Your Home Bar

To make serious cocktails, you need serious tools: a high-volume mixing glass, a six-pound ice-baller, and Grant Achatz's preferred infuser<p><i>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game</i> …

Essential Cocktail-Mixing Skills for the Home Bar

Hone these cocktail techniques (the Herb Slap, the Dry Shake) and you'll be mixing like a master<p><i>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game with our guide to choice gear, pro</i> …

The Best Ingredients for Your Home Bar

Stepping up your cocktail game begins with the right ingredients--a next-level stock of spirits, bitters, and mixers<p>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game with these new-school …

Hriato, the Bacon-Honey Cocktail from Slovakia

Meet Hriato, the traditional Slovak cocktail of alcohol, honey, and bacon. Drink up before the fat sets!<p>As we look over our office's tiny graveyard of food trends (complete with little gravestones!), we see that the whole "bacon in <i>everything</i>" craze died down about a year and a half ago. Chocolate …

Chamomile Gin Cocktail

Makes 8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup dried chamomile flowers or 12 chamomile tea bags<p>6 tablespoons honey<p>2 cups London dry gin<p>3/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix chamomile and 6 Tbsp. very hot water in a medium bowl. Let stand for 1 minute. Stir in honey; mash chamomile with a wooden …

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Smart Home players welcome Google (& warn it won’t be as easy as Android)

Google’s surprise acquisition of Nest was met with no small amount of horror from existing users of the company’s thermostats, but other players in …