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Infographic: How to start taking risks (and why you should do it)

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S Eliot.<p>This infographic produced by Vegas Extreme Skydiving …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2015

We began our 2015 Best Towns competition with a bracket of 64 favorites, then let you vote until one dream burg emerged. Here, we present the 16 finalists—the places you say are the top spots in the country to work, run, eat, sail, paddle, drink, ride, and climb. The winner? A southern gem that …

High childhood IQ linked to bipolar disorder later in life

Is bipolar disorder the price humans must pay for creativity and intelligence?<p>High childhood IQ levels are linked to an increased risk of bipolar disorder later in life, according to new research.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Glasgow, measured the IQ of a large group of people aged …

The Brain

Watch a Red Bull F1 car drag race an F/A-18 Hornet

It's Ricciardo versus the Royal Australian Air Force.<p>With some time to kill before this past weekend's Australian Grand Prix, Red Bull and its F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo headed to an airfield for an extreme-horsepower drag race between the Red Bull F1 show car and an F/A-18 Hornet of the Royal …

How To Not Suck… At Saving For College

(<i>This is Part One of a two-part feature on paying for an education. Part Two looks at the best way to borrow for college.</i>)<p>Next to a home purchase, …

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This BMW S1000RR drag racing is better than coffee

How fast is fast?<p>Of all the things you can buy for $15,000, none of them are quite as fast as the BMW S1000RR. With 193 hp available at a twist of the wrist, the 999cc Bavarian sport bike can hit 60 mph in three seconds and crushes the quarter mile in just 10.25 seconds. That's quick. For close to …

The Hennessey HPE600 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray hit 200 mph on a toll road in Texas the other day. 'Merica! Watch the video --> http://bit.ly/JyqLav

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Bubba Watson Practices for the PGA Championship by Having Friend Catch His Drive

Bubba Watson is one of golf's most likable players. He recently paid for the Chipotle order for 60+ people, raps as a member of the Golf Boys, and has been known to travel the course in a hovercraft.<p>Now there's a new video to prove that Watson has some of the most fun of anyone on the tour.<p>Not only …

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