Jacob Cantrell

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14 Super Easy Meals to Make on Your Next Camping Trip

Summertime is in full swing, which means camping season is upon us. As you’re getting ready to pack all of the essentials, you’re gonna want to plan your meals ahead so you can spend less time cooking and more time enjoying the scenery. Whether camping in the great outdoors, glamping or throwing a …

Hot-tub hammock promises camping bliss

The Hydro Hammock is a relaxing hammock with the major bonus feature of doubling as a portable hot tub. It's a Kickstarter, though, so it might have to stay in our dreams.<p>The next time you go camping, you could pack a tent. You could pack a sleeping bag and a camp stove. Or you could just forget …

Water Heater

25 must-read books to dive into this summer

For every airplane ride, beach vacation and road trip there is a good novel that should accompany it. From classics, like F. Scott Fitzgerald, to …

Honey-Roasted Chickpeas Make the Perfect Sweet (Protein) Treat

If you are craving something sweet but know inhaling candy will have you feeling flat, reach for this warm, low-cal option instead: honey-roasted cinnamon chickpeas. High in protein and fiber, chickpeas offer a satisfying crunch when roasted, and if you toss them with a little honey and cinnamon, …

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness …

Bacterial flora of remote tribespeople carries antibiotic resistance genes

aScientists have found antibiotic resistance genes in the bacterial flora of a South American tribe that never before had been exposed to antibiotic …

Microbiology

Popcorn Time

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Apps

Sugru Self-Setting Rubber Lets You Fix Anything With Ease

What’s this? Could man’s second best friend, duct tape, have some new competition from across the pond? Created by British designers, Sugru is a …

19 Reasons You'll Hate Costa Rica

If you're the type to hate gorgeous ocean views and jaw-dropping sunsets...<p><i>-- Kelsey Blodget, Oyster.com</i><p><b>1. The Ocean Views Are Really Unimpressive.</b><p>Hotel Punta Islita, Playa Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica<p><b>2. Who Would Even Want to Look at That?</b><p>Hotel La Mariposa, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica<p><b>3. It's An</b> …

European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Meet Wolbachia: the male-killing, gender-bending, gonad-eating bacteria

Different strains of the bacteria Wolbachia can take over the reproductive …<p>When last we met the <i>Wolbachia</i> bacteria, they were being referred to as a …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Parenting

Algorithm Plots Best Path For Finding Waldo

If you consider <i>Where's Waldo</i> more of a challenge than an activity, a new algorithm has created a solution that will help you cut out all that pesky …

Linguistics

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Eggs

The Quietest Place In America Is One Square Inch In Olympic National Park

As travelers, we're always looking for places to unplug, unwind and totally disconnect from the hectic world we live in. Away from human buzz, we're able to get in touch with ourselves while truly getting away.<p>So apparently, <b>we should head to this single square inch of land in Olympic National Park</b> …

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

Microbiology

One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You

The rate of recent discoveries about the human microbiome has been dizzying. And Rob Knight wants to crank up the pace.<p>One of the top scientists in a field that's discovering possible bacterial influences on everything from diabetes to depression, Knight was also co-founder of a massive citizen …

Microbiology

Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling abroad, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan. An update to the Google Translate app, announced Wednesday, will add the ability to translate printed text by aiming your phone's camera at it -- …

'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Make Us Human

Our current cultural obsession with food is undeniable. But, while the advent of the foodie may be a 21st century phenomenon, from an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, a new book argues.<p>In <i>Tasty: the Art and Science of What We Eat</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning …

Food

Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The …

Photographer Spends 20 Years Documenting How We All Dress Exactly Alike | Colossal

<p>For the last 20 years, unassuming Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom has traversed the world, picking a spot, be it in Shanghai, New York, or Paris, …

The Epigenetics of Endurance Training

One-legged training study switches on or off genes related to metabolism, inflammation.<p>If you see a bunch of Swedes walking around in circles, you've probably found the subjects from the latest study on exercise and epigenetics, which was just published in the journal <i>Epigenetics</i> (press release …

Ibuprofen Extends Life In Lab Species, Study Finds (Humans, Too?)

Non-prescription ibuprofen — pills that scores swallow to soothe headaches or sore backs — might add vigorous years to our lives while erasing the pain of our days, asserts a study released Thursday. Regular doses were found in lab experiments to extend lifespans — with healthy bonus time — in …

Texas A&M

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …

The Biggest Health Breakthroughs of the Year

These medical innovations could someday change your life—if not the world

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …