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Elon Musk's rocket could get you anywhere on Earth in 60 min. Here's what it would feel like.

Earth to Earth Flights<p>To get from one city to another in just 30 to 60 minutes—who doesn’t want that? SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk definitely …

LIGO Detects Its First-Ever Neutron Star Collision, Explains the Chemistry of Our Universe

Last September, scientists at a special observatory announced that they detected a gravitational wave for the first time. The detection took place in …

Elon Musk drops by Reddit to answer people’s burning Mars questions

The SpaceX founder offered some interesting insights about how he sees the Mars mission progressing<p>PayPal, Tesla and – most importantly for this – …

The Mystery of the Universe's Missing 'Normal' Matter Has Begun to Unravel

Astronomers and cosmologists have an inventory problem: They haven’t been able to account for a fair amount of the stuff that makes up our …

A ninth planet, 10 times the mass of the Earth could be hiding in the outer reaches of the Solar System: NASA

Watch Full Video<p><b>NASA</b> believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, …

Astronomy

Scientists witnessed the most spectacular event in the universe, and now we know where gold comes from

In a carefully orchestrated series of press conferences, papers, and journal studies that were sent out together today, scientists from around the …

Universe

Top Ten Beginning Backpacker Tips by Author of Backpacking 101

As a ten-year-old, "those hikes weren't my favorite thing," she admits. "We went camping as a family, and I have great memories of it. But it didn't …

Airbnb Can Help You Book an Affordable Dream Hiking Vacation at National Parks

Has uneasiness with the idea of sleeping under the mosquito-netted stars—not to mention dealing with outhouses and food-hungry critters—been keeping …

13 Tips for the Perfect Campervan Trip

Looking to live your best #vanlife? Take this advice.<p>The campervan craze is sweeping the globe. Scan through your social media accounts, and you’re bound to land on someone’s trip through the Pacific Northwest, New Zealand, or Iceland in one of these converted vehicles. Their popularity makes …

The Future of Deep Space Propulsion May Soon Be Radically Altered

According to several experts who testified before Congress this week, we may be on the cusp of advances that could dramatically transform how we fly …

Space Travel

SpaceX is having a very, very good year... so far

SpaceX is having a pretty great year.<p>It's only June and the Elon Musk-founded company has already launched nine missions to orbit, exceeding their …

The 'Hidden City' Travel Hack That Can Really Save You Money

Dubai Announces Accelerator to Solve the 21st Century's Most Pressing Challenges

A Hub of Ideas<p>Dubai is already leading the world in a number of innovative concepts—they have plans for a Hyperloop system, a robot police force, a …

10 backpack essentials for summer hiking adventures in Colorado

Colorado summers are as beautiful as they are volatile. Before you head into the high country for a hike this season, check your backpack. A …

Japan plans to land a human on the moon by 2030

Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced Wednesday that it plans to land an astronaut on the moon by 2030, joining China in a new manned …

The 59 U.S. National Parks, In Photos

White sand beaches, swamps, stalagmite-filled caves, glaciers, hot springs you can swim in (and ones you definitely can't), rainforests, scorching deserts, volcanoes (dormant and active). The 59 national parks, scattered throughout the U.S. and its territories, truly have it all. And while the …

National Parks

Treble Hammock 2.0 helps you lounge, snooze and escape the elements

The Treble Hammock 2.0, which is currently raising funds on Kickstarter, weighs 13 lb (5. 8 kg), which is on the heavy side, and fits in a 26 x 10 x …

9 heavenly havens to rent for a National Park vacation

Some things just belong together ... peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, Airbnb and National Parks. OK, so maybe "Airbnb and National Parks" …

Airbnb Will Make Visiting America’s National Parks Easier Than Ever

Photo by chascar/Flickr<p>A new partnership between Airbnb and the National Park Foundation will spotlight listings near select national park …