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How To Bulk Up Fast: Maximize The Muscle Building Process

This article is not for those of you who want the skinny, 160 pound six pack look. If that's your goal you might as well click away because you won't …

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Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Hairy Bat Tongue

Micrograph: Cally Harper<p>You're looking at a scanning electron microscope image of a Pallas's long-tongued bat. The hairs act as a "mop" to scoop up …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Flawless Dream Home: Two Storey Promenade Residence by BGD Architects

The Promenade Residence is a two-storey luxury home envisioned as the perfect “resort-like” house. The project was designed by BGD Architects in …

White sails in Howth

11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …

Etymology of “Wanderlust”

“Wanderlust arises as an emotional epidemic,” writes Daniel Garrison Brinton in his 1902 book <i>The Basis of Social Relation.</i> According to the Oxford …

Snake Attack!

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

The 10 best physicists

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A Final Effort to Find Nazi War Criminals

The arrest of an Auschwitz guard is part of Germany's last attempt to bring the aged men to justice.<p><b>You can't hide from justice forever—not even for war crimes committed decades in the past, and not even when you're 93.</b><p>That message resounded loudly this week as Germany announced the arrest of Hans …