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The Word 'Allah' Has Been Discovered Woven Into Viking Burial Clothes

An amazing discovery.<p>Ancient burial clothes thought to have been woven with typical Viking patterns have, after decades in storage, revealed a …

Archaeology

To Get to These Secret Moss Water Slides in Hawaii, You First Have to Cross a Hidden Bridge

Hawaii has some more-obvious "must-see" spots, but it's the hidden ones we're obsessed with. When exploring the Maunawili Falls Trail on Oahu, you can sneak off of the beaten path to find natural moss "waterfalls" to slide down. The slides (which look like <i>so</i> much fun) are just part of the package — …

Oahu

We ate the world’s spiciest chip, cried for 45 minutes, then wrote this article about it

Here's why humans love pain.<p>Once upon a time, Tabasco sauce was considered spicy and a jalapeno hit the upper threshold of heat for the American palate. But that was before 2007, when the <i>Bhut jolokia</i>—an Indian chili better known as the ghost pepper—became the first to top a million Scolville Heat …

World Records

A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters

Condoms get a bad rap for being a bad wrap. Men often complain of discomfort, diminished sensation and poor fit. A recent federal study found only a third of American men use them.<p>Now, changes by the Food and Drug Administration and industry-standards groups have opened the door to the condom …

Public Health

A Brief Guide To Whitehaven Beach, Queensland

With more than 85 percent of all Australians living along the coast, there is no surprise that the nation’s beaches are among some of the best in the …

Beaches

Best Underwater Gadgets to Experience the Ocean Like Never Before

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your diving gear, impress your friends with a brand new water toy, or capture perfect […]Best Underwater Gadgets to …

Scuba Diving

The Secrets of Unkillable Tardigrades Found in Their DNA

They can survive freezing temperatures close to absolute zero, pressure six times greater than what's at the ocean floor, hundreds of times the radiation that would floor a human, and the vacuum of space.<p>Tardigrades, sometimes referred to as water bears, have a mythical toughness. The eight-legged …

Biology

What the world would look like if all the ice melted

If the world keeps burning fossil fuels and releasing carbon emissions indefinitely, climate change will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and …

Climate Change

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

The 8 best seaside dining options on Hawaii

The Kohala coast seems to stretch almost endlessly on the Big Island of Hawaii. And nothing might be more memorable than seaside dining at sunset. …

Kai Lenny Flies to the Rescue on Downwind Voyage

Hawaiian waterman foils and kites through the Islands, breaking records and raising awareness.<p>Somewhere between the islands of Hawaii and Maui — with …

Aquatic Sports

Amelia Earhart May Have Survived Crash-Landing, Newly Discovered Photo Suggests

A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands.<p>The photo, found in a long-forgotten file in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles Earhart and a man who …

Language-learning apps that you need now

Going on an overseas trip soon? Need to familiarize yourself with a local language?<p>Up your linguistic game with a language-learning app.<p>Say goodbye …

Scarlett Johansson Met Her Doppelgänger & They Had The Best Time Together

Back in April, Scarlett Johansson received word that she has a doppelgänger thanks to a viral Reddit post. (The wonders of the Internet never cease.) …

Scarlett Johansson

9 Father's Day quotes from the best dads on TV

While it should not take a designated holiday to celebrate all parents do for their kids, sometimes children do need a bit of a push. On Sunday, one …

What Would the World Look Like if There Were Only 100 People?

Almost all of them would live in Asia, and few of them would own cars.<p>In this new video from RealLifeLore, we learn what the world's population would look like if it were compressed to 100 people, while the same proportions of people kept the same attributes they have now. There are a lot of …

North America

16 amazing photos that will make you wonder why you haven’t visited Hawaii yet

THE HAWAIIAN Islands were formed millions of years ago by volcanoes, some of which are still active today. Here are images that will lure you to …

15 Underrated But Totally Romantic Beach Destinations

Your S.O. won't say no.<p>Bali, Fiji, the Maldives... When it comes to romantic beach trips, the options can seem surprisingly overdone, overcrowded or overpriced ― especially if you’re craving someplace that’s not in the typical playbook for a honeymoon <b></b>or couple’s vacation.<p>Below are 15 coastal …

The Most Beautiful Hikes on Kauai

The thing about Hawaii is, almost everywhere you look is beautiful. Made up entirely of volcanic islands, the state has a wonderfully diverse …

Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank Addresses His Comic-Con Assassination Attempt By A Man Believing He Was Embodying The Punisher

A heavily-armed man identified as 31-year-old Mathew Sterling entered the Phoenix Comic-Con with a plan to kill “bad police officers” and former Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank, court records show. Mathews was apprehended quickly at the event, and after some investigating of his personal …

Comics

North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, the state news agency reported on Sunday, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests.<p>The North's KCNA news agency did not report …

North Korea

Science Throwdown: Sea vs. Space

Into the deep or over the Moon—which is more important, intriguing, and inspiring? Explore the merits of sea vs. space across a range of judging …

Battle for Mosul: IS 'using chemical weapons'

The first use of chemical agents in the battle for Mosul was recorded by the International Red Cross in March, when mortars were fired from IS-held areas injuring 12 civilians.<p>According to accounts the BBC has obtained from Mosul residents, there were a number of other incidents over the past few …

A growing human-made bubble in space could be great news for our future on this planet

Humans aren't just changing the surface of Earth, we're also changing the space around us. We've created a bubble around Earth that NASA probes discovered. It's invisible to the naked eye but could prove incredibly useful in the near future for our way of life.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Italy to give away more than 100 castles, inns and monasteries for free

It sounds like an offer too good to refuse – Italy is to give away, for free, more than 100 historic monasteries, castles, stone towers, inns and railway stations.<p>Many of the properties are situated along historic pilgrimage routes which the government wants to promote, just as Spain attracts …

Italy

Apple Watch detects heart irregularity with 97 percent accuracy

Not good enough for official diagnosis, but useful as a screening tool<p>An Apple Watch app can detect a common form of heart irregularity with 97 percent accuracy, according to results presented at the Heart Rhythm Society last week. This is promising because people with the heart condition — called …

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Kyoto

No traveler’s stay in Japan is complete without a stop in Kyoto. World-famous for its many shrines and temples built during the 1,000 years it served …

'Baby Dragon' Found In China Is The Newest Species Of Dinosaur

Meet <i>Beibeilong sinensis,</i> the most recently identified dinosaur species.<p>The name means "baby dragon from China." The dinosaur had massive feathered wings and a birdlike skull. It probably looked most like a cassowary, flightless birds slightly smaller than an ostrich.<p>But the <i>Beibeilong</i> was much …