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Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

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Fall Movie Preview: ‘Gravity,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

What to See<p>From ‘Gravity to ‘The Counselor,’ see what Marlow Stern is looking forward to after a miserable summer.<p>09.03.13 4:45 AM ET

10 New Wearable Tech Innovations That Are Blowing Our Minds

Did you know that one of the most popular trends in tech right now is fashion? Crazy, huh? More known in Silicon Valley as “Wearable Tech,” the trend has been exemplified by Google Glass but showing up all over the place, is taking the world by storm. From health, to privacy, to straight-up …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

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OMG, I Want This House: Long Island (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>A weekend escape to charming, rustic simplicity? We’ll take it. Take a peek at Long Island’s Cow Pond Farm.<p>09.07.13 4:45 AM ET<p>William …

The New TV Shows You Should Watch This Fall

<b>We stand to see</b> a few new surprises this season, as well as a few new faces. Herein, a breakdown of the best shows to watch, the women to pay attention to, and what we can expect from men like Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams, and Andy Samberg. Click through for the details.

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Sleeping with your cat.

Photo Stuart Pimm<p><b>Or — what’s a girl to do, when it’s a male lion and it’s becoming too friendly?</b><p>Yes, I know who you are, out there reading this blog. Cat lovers. You think heaven is when your cats — and you probably have more than one of them — are curled up on your bed on a cold night. But it’s a …

Watch the Ig Nobels Live as Scientists Honor Bizarre and Funny Research

Wildlife<p>What do studies on smart slime mold, whale snot, tequila diamonds, fruit bat fellatio, and how cursing kills pain have in common? They’ve all been honored with past Ig Nobel prizes, given annually to real research “that first makes people laugh, and then makes them think.” (View our …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?

The superstition is rooted in Western culture, biblical events, experts say.<p><b>It's Friday the 13th, and millions of people are on edge, fearing a calamity with personal or global repercussions-a broken leg, a stock market crash, or the trigger pulled for World War III.</b><p>Why all the anxiety? In short, …

Voyager 1 Leaves Solar System, NASA Confirms

NASA’s far-flung spacecraft passed into interstellar space last year.<p><b>It’s official: Voyager 1 has slipped from the solar system.</b><p><b>Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 traveled past Jupiter and Saturn and is now more than 11.66 billion miles (18.67 billion kilometers) from the sun, becoming the first</b> …

What’s the World’s Ugliest Animal?

<b>The votes are in—and the public has chosen the deep-sea blobfish to represent endangered ugly animals everywhere.</b><p>The sagging, gelatinous creature is the new mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, which draws attention to the need to conserve animals of all shapes and sizes.<p>Simon Watt, …

Watch: Scientific Breakthrough for Rare Przewalski's Horse

Birth via artificial insemination may be boon for endangered species.<p><b>The birth of a Przewalski's horse—the first in the world to be born via artificial insemination—has given the once decimated species new hope. The filly was born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front</b> …

Florida black bear facts

Changing Planet<p>An anesthetized Florida black bear waits to receive a GPS collar that will inform researchers about its landscape movements and habitat conservation needs. Photo by Carlton Ward Jr.<p>• The Florida black bear (<i>Ursus americanus floridanus</i>) is one of 16 recognized subspecies of the …

Apple starts iPhone 5C preorders; carriers unveil their best deals

If you were among those wooed more by Apple’s candy-colored iPhone 5C than by the higher-end iPhone 5S, today’s your special day.<p>Apple has started preorders for the $549/$649 5C, which will be available next Friday. In contrast, Apple won’t be talking preorders for the iPhone 5s, likely due to …

Watch: What Designing for Chanel Means to Karl Lagerfeld

If you're a true Chanel devotee, then you've been checking in daily as we premiered a different episode each day from our exclusive <i>Inside Chanel</i> series on the life and legacy of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. In yesterday's story, we heard from the kaiser, Mr. Karl Lagerfeld, himself on his …

Can phone companies own colors? New tussles over “magenta,” and “champagne” for Apple

As Apple(s aapl) prepares to release a new iPhone on Tuesday, the tech press is buzzing about the gadget’s new hues (rumors include champagne) and, …

John Sculley Just Gave His Most Detailed Account Ever Of How Steve Jobs Got Fired From Apple

After years of silence, former Apple CEO John Sculley has recently been moving more into retrospective mode. On Thursday, Sculley gave perhaps his fullest public account ever of the circumstances surrounding Apple’s firing of Steve Jobs, spending eight extemporaneous and uninterrupted minutes on …

On Apple's Heels, Walmart Launches In-Store Smartphone Trade-In Program

Best Buy has one. Apple has one too. And now so does Walmart. A smartphone trade-in program, that is.<p>Just a few hours before Apple is set to announce …

Apple unveils the iPhone 5s, its “most forward-thinking phone yet”

After months of rumors and speculation, Apple(s aapl) on Tuesday took the wraps off of two new smartphones, the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c. This is …