Danielle Wang

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5 Stargazing Spots That Will Take Your Breath Away

There's nothing like looking up at a clear night sky and getting lost in the stars.<p>Whether or not you can name the constellations, stargazing is an activity that anyone can enjoy. Certain spots, however, are superior stargazing locations. The sky is darker, the stars are clearer and the experience …

British man becomes first person to visit all 201 countries... WITHOUT using a plane

• Graham Hughes, 33, used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days - all on a shoestring of just $100 a …

Put these 10 countries on your travel list for 2014

SOME OF THE PLACES below make the list because they’re hosting mega-events in 2014; others are included simply because they’re awesome and I’m dying …

Taking to the road in the old VW bus

"I can't believe you drove this thing all the way from California," mumbled the gas-station attendant in Maine as he looked at the license plate on my blue 1968 Volkswagen Bus. Despite its rust and dings, what was the big deal? As an outdoors- and travel-loving young woman, I needed an inexpensive …

Infographic: Where Do People Live The Longest?

When the grim reaper comes for you has a lot to do with where you’re born.<p>Everyone dies, but depending on which country you live in, you could die significantly sooner compared with people born in other countries. That’s the takeaway from this simple but striking infographic by Omani designer …

Demographics

O novo intermediário: como os apps de táxi facilitam nossa vida e dos taxistas, e incomodam cooperativas

Os apps de táxi não são exatamente novos, mas a cada dia se tornam mais comuns, principalmente nos maiores centros urbanos do Brasil. A ideia é …

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …

Incredibly Shrinking Avocados: Why This Year's Fruit Are So Tiny

What's thick-skinned and leathery, about the size of an egg, essential for guacamole and sold eight for a dollar?<p>No, not limes. Hass avocados. This year, anyway. These pear-sized fruits usually weigh half a pound or more. In the summer of 2013, though, hundreds of thousands of trees in Southern …

Bland, mushy apples, brought to you by climate change

A 40-year study finds tart, crisp apples are losing their zing, and that rising temperatures may be the cause.<p>Stupid climate change. It’s ruining …

Should Math Really Be A Required Subject?

The novelist Nicholson Baker makes a case against algebra<p>Nicholson Baker hates math.* The novelist and nonfiction writer spends almost eight pages of this month's <i>Harper's Magazine</i> making the case that compulsory algebra courses in American education are at best, wrongheaded, and at worst, downright …

Kumbh Mela - 2013

Photos of Kumbh Mela by Stuart Butler. Kumbh Mela is the largest religious congregation on the planet, attracting tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims …