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Britain's 25 best spring walks

Now that it has finally arrived, the exuberance of spring is impossible to ignore. And for fair-weather walkers, brushing cobwebs off boots and searching out walking poles, it’s like a love affair renewed. Spring walking is a welcome assault on the senses – warmth, light and colour replacing the …

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Genetics

Musk silences audience with his ‘nuclear sun on Mars’ theory at SolarCity event

The Tesla Model X, a super solar panel, silencing a room of reporters with his nuclear sun theory … what a week it’s been for Elon Musk.<p>As Reuters …

Encryption might be the reason we've never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven't heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist's <i>StarTalk</i> podcast (the relevant section starts …

The cult of healthy eating has more in common with religion than science

Food seems simple to study.<p>If we can put a man on the moon, transplant a heart, and manipulate DNA, then surely we can unpack the relationship between eating vegetables and living longer. There’s no obvious difficulty in figuring out if wine decreases risk of heart disease, or if eating red meat …

Warren Buffett loses $2 billion in two days

If you're having a bad week, consider that Warren Buffett has lost $2 billion and it's only Tuesday.<p>Buffett is known for shunning the quick buck and focusing on the long-term performance of his investments. He'd best not change that this week.<p>His Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) investment house holds big …

A Tiny House for a Humble Family

Most of the time when you think of tiny houses, if you’re like me, you’re thinking of a “micro” home of around 65 to 200 square feet.<p>This house is …

Tiny House Movement

Danny & Joni's Former Knitting Factory

Name:<p>Danny & Joni<p>Location:<p>Brooklyn, NY<p>Square Feet:<p>690<p>Division:<p>Little<p>What I Love About My Small Home:<p>New York is known for tiny spaces, and we’ve …

Nick Olson & Lilah Horwitz | Half Cut Tea . com | Inside Art Creation

In 2012, Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz quit their jobs and set off to build a glass cabin in the mountains of West Virginia.<p>Nick is a photographer who …

This Guy's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for Five Years

He also brushes his teeth with animal fat.<p>Meet Derek Nance. Five years ago, Derek had some mystery illness that killed his appetite and brought up anything he ate. The doctors suspected it was an allergy thing so Derek changed his diet. First he cut the wheat and dairy, but he still continued …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

These Are Not Your Average Selfies (NSFW)

Japanese photographer Noriko Yabu makes self-portraits, capturing her outstretched body and pinched face with her own lens. Yet, gazing upon her works, you'll quickly notice they aren't your average self-portraits. In an enchanting twist, she places her self underwater, snapping shots of her eyes, …