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A mako shark's epic migration could help save her species

Her name is Jiffy Lube2, a relatively small shortfin mako shark that, like others of her kind, swims long distances every day in search of prey and comfortable water temperatures.<p>But Jiffy Lube2's travels are making waves among scientists who study sharks.<p>The 140-pound mako swam 11,000 miles in the …

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Grocery Store

Starting with salad dressing, believe it or not.<p>According to Yahoo Finance, the cost of providing healthy meals for a family of four ranges from $131 a week for the thriftiest folks to $299 for liberal spenders. Budget-conscious shoppers use coupons to save, but studies have shown that, in many …

Diapers

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

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Insanely Dangerous Hikes Around the Country

Not only is weather a threatening factor, but also wildlife. If you plan on going on one of these 14 dangerous hikes, research, research, research. There is no such thing as being over prepared when you could potentially be put in a life-or-death situation.<p>When does reaching summit become more …

Trails

What Are the Most Scenic Rail Trails in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>Rail trails are the ultimate in reusing and recycling. Converted from former railroad corridors, these multi-use paths carve gentle grades through cities and the countryside, making them family-friendly routes for hiking and biking. To date, there are more than 1,800 rail trails open nationwide, …

This Balinese Hotel Took Water Bed To A Whole New Level

Shrimp may not sound like the cuddliest of creatures, but we think an evening among them looks pretty sweet.<p>The glass-bottomed bedroom at the Udang House at Bali's Bambu Indah resort lets you snooze above a tranquil underwater landscape.<p>The room sits above a shrimp pond, with tempered glass floor …

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated freshwater goodness. From the islands of the Philippines to the mountains of Canada, the 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth!<p>Summertime's almost here and that mean's we'll be …

National Parks

Top Day Hikes in America’s National Parks

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The best day hikes have an element of quest, or mission, which is why so many of them climb to the top of a mountain or a landmark. Such is the case with many of the hikes presented below. But there’s no serious mountain trekking here—the point of each hike is the experience …

Brad Bird Confirms The Incredibles 2 Is His Next Movie

While promoting <i>Tomorrowland</i>, director Brad Bird confirmed that his next film will be the long-awaited sequel to 2004's Disney-Pixar film <i>The</i> …

The 50 Best Horror Films From the 1980s

Viewer beware, you're in for a scare.<p>This Friday, the summer gets its first high-profile haunting with the premiere of <i>Poltergeist</i>. It's the latest in a long line of 1980s horror films to receive a re-do, which speaks not only to the industry's continuing lack of original ideas–even this summer's …

Universal is completely dominating the box office this year

Not only does the film hold the record for highest-grossing opening weekend, but, for a second week in a row, the fourth film in the "Jurassic Park" franchise brought in over $100 million at the box office, making it the second movie ever, after 2012's "Avengers," to accomplish that feat.<p>It's also …

40 Things that Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Jaws

As the original summer blockbuster turns 40, we look back at its impact on pop culture—for better and for worse.<p>If you’re afraid of the ocean generally or sharks specifically, odds are good that your fear can be traced back to June 20, 1975. It was on this day that <i>Jaws</i> swam menacingly into more …

The 16 Best Rivers In America For Tubing And Drinking

Really, is there anything better in the summer than sipping canned suds, soaking up the sun, and floating down a river in a giant rubber donut? With a cooler of beer... floating right next to you! Maybe, if you hate fun, but otherwise, no, not at all.<p><i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p>Really, is there anything better …

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10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Want To Hike And Explore The Planet

While some of us enjoy sharing photos of our selfies, food or pets on Instagram - these folks are hiking in the most beautiful places on earth and sharing their adventures on our favourite social media platform.<p>Come with us on an epic journey through the lenses of these incredible adventurous …

Social Media

This Artist Makes You See Color in a New Light

Emily Blincoe's Instagram feed is a Technicolor wonderland.<p>We've never met a color we didn't like (though certain shades capture our hearts a little bit more than others). That's why we immediately fell in love with the Instagram feed of Emily Blincoe, a Tennessee-based photographer who just <i>gets</i> …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

10 Storage Hacks for Shoe Lovers

If you don't have the space, don't worry: the solution doesn't always include a large, walk-in closet. Check out these 10 top storage hacks and make your home a shoe-happy haven.<p><i>By Lara Sargent, Houzz Contributor</i><p>If you swoon over gorgeous shoes in every possible shape and heel height, shoe storage …

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Scientists Discover Scores of Weird Species in Philippine Waters

Environment<p>Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences celebrated World Oceans Day on Monday by announcing the discovery of more than 100 species that they suspect are new to science.<p>All of the specimens — ranging from sea slugs to delicate heart urchins — were found off the coast of the …

Zoology

Christopher Nolan explains Inception's ending: 'I want you to chase your reality'

British director says the much-debated final ‘spinning top’ scene of his 2010 brainteasing blockbuster is about the subjective nature of reality<p>Christopher Nolan has finally explained the controversial “spinning top” ending to his critically acclaimed science fiction blockbuster Inception.<p>Speaking …

Princeton University

25 Moments That Changed America

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Warriors close out Rockets, head to NBA Finals

As gold streamers and confetti fluttered down from the Oracle Arena rafters Wednesday night, the Warriors’ players hugged and danced and the fans laughed and cried.<p>The wait is finally over.<p>The Warriors used a 104-90 victory in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals to knock off Houston and punch …

The Funniest Lies Parents Have Told Their Kids...

The 10 most fascinating new species, unveiled

The IISE’s latest list represents all five kingdoms of life and hails from all seven continents<p>Jessica Schmerler<p>May 25, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>On May 23, 1707, a child was born in the Swedish countryside who would go on to alter the course of …

Stunning Night-Sky Images from the American Desert (Photos)

Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument<p>Credit: Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management<p><i>Josh Chamot, features editor for Space.com, contributed this</i> …

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Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

Travel<p>From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 …

The world's 7 best beaches for finding shells

1: Shell Beach, Western Australia<p>Situated on L’Haridon Bight in Shark Bay, Shell Beach in Western Australia is home to billions of tiny coquina …

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