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NASA just released a ton of free software for space nerds

NASA released the third edition of its software catalog to the public—giving the world free access to tools it uses to explore the universe.<p>As you …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

17 of the World's Most Romantic Destinations

Feel the love in these classic and far-flung places from National Geographic's book, The World's Most Romantic Destinations.

21 things to smell before you die: the ultimate 'bucket whiff'

Following the opening of the Le Grand Musée du Parfum in Paris – “the first scent-centric attraction of its kind” – we take a sniff of some of the most distinctive scents around the world.<p><b>Which smells have we missed? Let us know in the comments below.</b><p>1. Roses in Morocco<p>Located about six hours’ …

Gardening 101: Milkweed

Milkweed, <i>Asclepias</i>: <i></i>“Save the Monarchs”<p>I remember it vividly: I was riding along in the backseat of my family’s green Toyota one spring day when my …

For Canada’s 150th birthday you can save on this luxury train journey through the Rocky Mountains

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, a luxury tourist train that travels through the Rocky Mountains has announced new deals on holiday packages.<p>The Rocky Mountaineer, a train that treks through Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies, has announced its first ever promotion for solo travellers, …

Train Travel

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

Travel on a budget? How this guy managed to visit every country in the world by the age of 24

James Asquith is a 28-year-old man from Surrey in England, who received a Guinness World Record for becoming the youngest person in the world to travel to all sovereign countries. He saved enough money to take a gap year and travel to Southeast Asia with friends at 18.<p>This set off his travel bug, …

World Records

HSBC: Countries where expats have the best lifestyle and make friends easily

Italy makes the list.Pixabay<p>HSBC annual expat explorer report looks at one its like to be a foreigner living and working in countries around the world.<p>The bank asked YouGov to survey nearly 27,000 expats from 190 countries and territories for the report, asking them about how easy it was for them …

Drive through this redwood. While you still can.

Jan. 4, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• North Coast<p><b>Why:</b> Of the three remaining drive-through trees in California, this one is the most handsome.<p><b>What:</b> For about 80 years, giddy Californians have been steering their vehicles through the Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree in Underwood Park, the tourist …

You'll Never See Anything As Adorable As These Little Kids With Big Dogs

So doggone precious.

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

Books

16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

8 Nerdy and Nice Present Wrapping Techniques

From packages that are electric to interactive wrapping paper to paper hand-stamped with Lego bricks, here are some of our favorite, perhaps a bit nerdy, wrapping projects that we’ve featured on <i>Make:</i>. If you have any special, particularly obsessive wrapping techniques you want to share with us, …

7 Life-Changing Books That Are Required Holiday Reading

With so many incredible novels released in 2016, it’s safe to say that fiction is having a major moment. So many incredible novels, in fact (and so …

Discover Banff and Jasper National Parks Canada

2017 is Canada's 150th birthday, and to celebrate, they are offering free Discovery Passes that will provide free admission to Canada's National …

National Parks

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

National Parks

How to Pack for 4 Months in Europe from Summer to Winter (Carry-On Only!)

Packing for multiple climates is one of the biggest challenges when travelling with just carry-on luggage. It’s easy to throw a few pairs of shorts …

10 National Parks You Have To Visit In The United States

With the National Park Service reaching the grand old age of 100 years old, there has never been a better time to visit the national parks that are …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

Hiking

Canada's 150th birthday gift to you: Free pass to national parks all year long

On July 1, 2017, Canada turns 150 years old. Kicking off the festivities on New Year's Day, the stewards of the country's protected natural treasures, Parks Canada, has a gift for all: a free, multiuse pass to the country's 47 national parks and national park reserves.<p>Parks and reserves, which …

Here Are 19 of The Most Incredible Nature Photos of 2016

Thank you, Planet Earth.<p>When we take a moment to step back and look, the world is stunningly beautiful.<p>There's beauty in the flashing movements of …

Apple’s Wireless AirPods Will Be Available Before Christmas

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> The AirPods have sold out online until the middle of January. You can still buy them at Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Resellers and …

The Best Weather Photos of 2016

Storm clouds dramatically illuminated by the setting sun on a corn field in Petersdorf, Germany, Aug. 21, 2016.<br>Patrick Pleul—EPA<p>1 of 28<p>From …

Weather

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind

Read 'em and learn.<p>While we do love our fiction at HuffPost Arts & Culture, 2016 ushered in ample nonfiction work that’s just as worthy of your time and eyeballs.<p>What many need after a drawn-out and frightening election season are resources to unplug and reconnect to our humanity. The sprawling …

A Japanese artist has created incredible homes for hermit crabs based on architecture from around the world

A Japanese artist has created an incredible series of intricate miniature sculptures, based on diverse architecture from around the world, that act as unique homes to hermit crabs.<p>Created by Tokyo born artist Aki Inomata, the project is called, “Why Not Hand Over a ‘Shelter’ to Hermit Crabs?” and …

The Science Behind Why You Should Keep Reading Print Books

Every time we move, my husband and I have the same argument. “Do we have to take ALL of these books?” (The answer is always a dirty scowl and a “YES!”)<p>I have a ton of physical books that I insist on carting from house to house, state to state. It drives him crazy. Boxes of heavy books are not …

Books