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Why He Kayaked Across the Atlantic at 70 (for the Third Time)

For Aleksander Doba, pitting himself against the wide-open sea — storms, sunstroke, monotony, hunger and loneliness — is a way to feel alive in old age.

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …


Kodama Zomes: Hanging Geodesic Seats & Beds

As we’re about to get down and dirty with summer, you can always find us scouting ways to help enjoy the boiling hot months. Our newest favorite? …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.


How It Works: The Large Hadron Collider

To chaotically combine particles, you need a lot of space ... and a lot of power<p>The world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), famously upended physics with the discovery of the long-sought Higgs boson in 2012. But it was only operating at half power. Since then, …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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Furtif Evercut Knives Only Need Sharpening Once Every 25 Years

Today the term “technology” is primarily defined by electronic devices. But there’s another aspect of technology which plays a significant role in …

Super Trippy Abstract Time-Lapse Covers Everything from Riots to Decaying Roadkill

There are times where words don’t do a piece of artwork justice. Such is the case with <i>Circle of Abstract Ritual</i>: a trippy, creepy and downright weird …

Remembering The Great War: The Outbreak

100 years ago, Popular Science marked the start of WWI with a collection of anti-war essays.<p><i>This year marks the centennial of the start of the First World War. To honor it,</i> Popular Science_ is combing through our archives to bring you the best of our original war coverage--from the emergence of …

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Bizarre Landslide Photos: Boulders Roll Onto Farm, Narrowly Missing House

A landslide in northern Italy hurtled boulders into a family vineyard.<p>Two huge boulders sent tumbling by a landslide narrowly missed a farmhouse in Ronchi di Termeno in northern Italy on January 21, 2014. The above photo, taken two days later, shows one of the boulders after it rumbled down the …

March 2013

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 …

Who likes old school naked bikes and the ZRX? Throwin' it back to this 10-year-old 2003 Rex with a few tasteful mods.