Jason Frei

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15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Three Experiments That Show Relativity Is Real

Having written up three of my favorite experiments demonstrating quantum phenomena, the next logical step is to do the same for the <i>other</i> great theory of modern physics, relativity. Like quantum mechanics, relativity predicts some strange phenomena, but also like quantum mechanics, it’s …

Gay No More: The Story of Michael Glatze

I Am Michael centers on Michael Glatze, a prominent gay activist who found Christ and renounced his homosexuality. Director Justin Kelly and star …

Cancer And Death by Radiation? Not From Fukushima

It’s always amazing when a United Nations report that has global ramifications comes out with little fanfare. The latest one states that no one will get cancer or die from radiation released from Fukushima, but the fear and overreaction is harming people (UNIS; UNSCEAR Fukushima; UNSCEAR A-68-46). …

Selfless love turns off brain’s need for reward

Romantic love tends to light up the same reward areas of the brain that are activated by cocaine. But new research shows that selfless love—a deep …

Vertigo-Inducing Photos of a Daredevil Hanging Off Ledges

Moscow-based photographer and daring rooftopper Kirill Oreshkin (aka kirill_opex) documents each of his adventurous and extremely dangerous feats as he manages to climb to the top of his city's towering structures and dangle off the edge, hundreds of meters in the air. Like so many other young …

Daredevils

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Timelapse of the Imperceptible Effects of Aging Created from Family Portraits by Anthony Cerniello | Colossal

<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> Watch the whole thing. With sound. Don’t skip around. Just let it play, or else you’re missing out.<p>Aging is fascinating thing to …

Asiana passenger survived crash, killed by vehicle

Teen was among three of 307 passengers and crew on Seoul-to-San Francisco flight to be killed<p>A Chinese student on board ill-fated Asiana Flight 214 survived the crash-landing of the Boeing 777, only to be killed on the runway by an emergency vehicle approaching the burning plane, the San Mateo …

The Rising Toll of Distracted Walking

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Of all the senseless ways to end up in the emergency room, getting injured because you're walking …

3 Ways CrossFit Makes Getting Healthy Easy

Fitness is something held in high regard with many entrepreneurs and CEOs nowadays. Already we work long hours and have stress levels of 10 air …

Diets

All-Natural Lean: 5 Paleo-Inspired Recipes

Unless you have literally been living in a cave for the last few years, you've probably heard<i>something</i> about the paleo diet, even if you're not quite …

Articles about 9 great bunk beds on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>Moleskine is debuting a new white …

Cambridge Parkour POV - James Kingston

Inside the epic, all-night, Goldman Sachs scavenger hunt

One Saturday evening last fall, some 180 Goldman Sachs employees assembled at a dock along the East River of Manhattan, divided into 20 teams. Standing on a platform overlooking the crowd was Mat Laibowitz, an impresario-mad-scientist-type dressed in a red t-shirt printed with the words Game …

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

Adventure<p>A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Alpine Abyss: 'Stairway to Nothingness' Opens in Austria

An Austrian resort opened a new attraction for andrenaline junkies on Wednesday. The suspension bridge and glass platform offer spectacular views of …

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

Adrift: A Two-Year Oddessy Through the San Francisco Fog by Simon Christen | Colossal

<p>Shot over a period of two years by filmmaker Simon Christen, Adrift is “a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area.” For the last two …