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Time-Lapse: Bizarre, Beautiful Ocean Creatures

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A beginner's guide to the art of hiking

A walk in the park is one thing, but a wilderness hike is another. Go too far, choose a route too tough, set off without appropriate gear or the right preparation, and an outdoor adventure can turn ugly and maybe even dangerous.<p>Here are some top tips for beginners in the art of hiking.<p>Choose the …

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ISS Astronauts Encase GoPro In Orb Of Floating Water

Because science<p>The brave astronauts of the American, Russian, and European space programs labor over countless research projects and other tasks while aboard the International Space Station to advance the frontier of human knowledge. But sometimes they take breaks to produce super cool videos for …

Simon Beck's astonishing landscape and snow art illustrates the cold beauty of mathematics – in pictures

For the past decade, Simon Beck has been decorating the Alps with his stunning mathematical drawings, created by running in snowshoes across freshly laid snow. Each image takes him up to 11 hours to make and covers an area about 100m x 100m, requiring him to travel up to 25 miles as he marks out …

11 aquatic adventures in Western Australia

With a coastline stretching over 20,000km, roughly a third comprising islands, it’s no surprise that WA is Australia’s aquatic adventure capital. Huge, remote and sparsely populated, its reefs, bays, islands, rivers and ocean swells draw countless intrepid travellers who don’t mind getting their …

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Discovery's Man-Swallowing Snake Stunt Stretches Credulity

A teaser for Discovery Channel's <i>Eaten Alive.</i><p>Move over, Shark Week: In the latest anything-for-ratings move, Discovery Channel plans to air a show called Eaten Alive that it says features a man in a special protective suit being swallowed whole by a giant anaconda.<p>The teaser for the program (above, …

Bionic Bird Drone May Fool Actual Birds

This biomimetic flying device can be controlled by a smartphone, to entertain people and cats alike.<p>If aeronautic engineer Edwin Van Ruymbeke gets his way, you may soon be able to use your smartphone to fly with the birds. Not personally, of course, but in the form of Van Ruymbeke's crowdfunded …

New Images From The Deep Ocean

On May 1, NOAA scientists completed a three-week exploration of the ocean floor. Here's a glorious breakdown of what they saw.<p>We spent much of April glued to a livestream of the deep ocean, filmed from a remotely operated vehicle piloted by researchers aboard the Okeanos Explorer. The expedition …

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10 GIFs Of Deep-Sea Creatures Encountering A Sub

Never-before-seen images from a recent expedition to the ocean floor<p>For the past three weeks, we've been following an incredible livestream of the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, filmed from a submersible operated by researchers aboard the Okeanos Explorer.<p>The expedition, led by the National Oceanic …

Bill Nye v Ken Ham: should scientists bother to debate creationism?

The public debate between Bill Nye and the president of a US creationist museum gives creationism a scientific legitimacy that it isn’t entitled to<p>Last night, we were treated to a two-and-a-half hour debate between noted science communicator Bill Nye, and the president of Kentucky’s Creation …

Foursquare's value lies in building maps made of people

To hear investor Fred Wilson tell it, Foursquare’s heavily-publicized struggles have nothing to do with their product or their ability to raise …

City Camping Give Urbanites A Local Getaway

When urbanites need a getaway they pack up their gear and board buses, trains and airplanes to escape the city. But an escape is closer than most realize.<p>Gateway National Recreation Area is a network of parks that traverses three boroughs of New York City and parts of New Jersey. Conde Nast …

10 Ways to Stay in Shape While Traveling

Ahhh... vacation, the time for you to kick up your feet, pick up a drink, and take off your top (to tan in your bikini, pervs). But while we're relaxing and imbibing in drink after frozen drink, we tend to forget about our waistlines. The excuse I most often use is a simple, but clear "who cares? …

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Adventure Photography Tips: The Pros’ #1 Secret – Shoot Into the Sun (2 of 3)

<i>See Tim Kemple’s previous photography tips >></i><p>Beginner and amateur photographers ask me often for photography tips. As image creators, we are always learning, but there is one piece of advice I always come back to. The biggest mistake I see amateur photographers make is photographing with the sun …

Best Places to Glamp

Are you fond of the great outdoors ... minus the mosquitoes, the dirt and the whole sleeping bag situation? If so, you might be more of a "glamper" than a camper: You want to experience the majesty and tranquility of nature, but you don't want to forgo luxuries like a plush bed and privacy when …

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The mysterious world of pygmy seahorses

<b>PYGMY SEAHORSES ARE AMONG</b> the world’s smallest fishes. Around 2cm in length, these tiny animals are relatively new to science: six of the seven …

18 Unexpected Ways To Enjoy Sangria

There's no wrong way to consume the nectar of the gods.

10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back

Going on an adventure to a new place has the power to change you, but you can also change a place—for better or worse. Make a positive impact with one of these ten trips that are full of adventure and also benefit local communities and conservation.

Must-Do Trip: Dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Explorer Enric Sala's dream trip is to dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>Three hundred miles—and a 36-hour boat ride—southwest of mainland Costa Rica, a lush volcanic island rears up improbably out of the Pacific Ocean. Cocos is …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

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Explore every day

Make every day an adventure in 2018<p>Check out our best solo travel safety tips, with content taken from our new Solo Travel Handbook.<p>Going solo<p>In 2018, we’re encouraging people to rethink their perception of travel: to find adventure in the everyday, discover new experiences and make more meaningful …

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10 salsa and guacamole recipes

Summer is the season for festivities -- and that likely means salsa. Lots and lots of salsa. We couldn't let you head into the summer holidays …