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5 Reasons Conspiracy Shows Don't Work Today

By C. Coville Published: April 17th, 2015 By now, we've all heard that the X-Files is coming back for a bunch of new episodes. And while everyone is …

How to Choose Best Survival Backpack: Tips and Tricks From an Expert

We know by now that when it comes to surviving and preparing for natural disasters things don’t need to be treated with superficiality. Disasters can …

Backpacking

Why I Downgraded Gear To Upgrade My Photography

Nineteen years ago I got my first real camera, a Canon EOS Rebel X. This 35mm film camera for me was something I had been lusting after for years, …

Cameras

Film of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake

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On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco. Its epicenter was a few miles from the city, but at an estimated …

Earthquakes

Happy Saturday! Hope you get a chance to get out and see something today. Hackberry General Store - Route 66. Arizona.

The Pocket Slingshot Can Shoot Arrows

Once in awhile a product comes around that makes us feel jovial and childish again, and when those types of products come around, we just have to …

Slingshots

Mango Coconut Bread

Mango is one of those fruits that I typically just eat fresh, rather than saving for a baking project. The firm, juicy fruit has a fantastic texture …

Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.

Today: A vegan ice cream so creamy and rich, it'll bring a smile to the face of even the most die-hard ice cream enthusiast.

I’ve been on the hunt for a perfect vegan ice cream …

Ice Cream

Bryn Celli Ddu: Ancient Stone Circle and Passage Tomb Was for the Living and the Dead

Stonehenge is arguably one of the most iconic prehistoric monuments in the UK. Nevertheless, this ancient structure is just one of many henges found …

Archaeology

Rand Paul’s dystopian America: 6 things to know about the war-mongering, faux libertarian

The Kentucky senator is no maverick. His agenda threatens the middle class at home and Middle Eastern peace abroad

Many young people and progressives who are wary of a Clinton presidency are seeking potential alternatives, even outside the Democratic Party. Unfortunately, much of the attention of …

Rand Paul

Woman's Day-Aug 1952

Woman's Day-Aug 1952

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors

Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru, before they were conquered by invaders. …

Machu Picchu

Burt Lancaster and Judy Garland A Child is Waiting 1963 Directed by John Cassavetes

Japan's magnetically levitated vehicle train sets new speed record

Magnetically levitated vehicle surpasses 366mph on test track and sets sights on going even faster

Japan’s magnetically levitated (maglev) train has set a new speed record, hitting 366.61mph on a test track.

Central Japan Railway Co., which is developing a vehicle that it sees as the long-distance, …

Japan

Esso station Luck, N.C.

Suburbia - detail from cover Better Homes & Garden - September 1958

Suburbia - detail from cover Better Homes & Garden - September 1958.

Mutal of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

Julie Bishop and Errol Flynn Northern Pursuit 1943 Directed by Raoul Walsh

15 Things You Should Know About Saké

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Saké has long been considered the national drink of Japan. But as its popularity spreads around the world, the secrets behind its …

Drinking

New stoner ad from Ben & Jerry’s parodies an Apple classic

Is this a new era of marketing directly to stoners?

In Ben & Jerry’s new ad for its in-shop confection, the Brrr-ito, a young woman wearing an ice cream server’s uniform runs into a room of slack-jawed young men staring at a screen showing a boring old ice cream bar.

What happens next should be no …

Advertising

The Best Way to Learn a New Language... Fast!

What works best when learning a new language?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Answer by Gruff Davies, co-founder of Kwiziq.com

Learning

Stone Age toolmakers deserve more respect

Making a Stone Age hand axe took serious brain power, experts say.

The skill of making a prehistoric hand axe is “more complicated and nuanced than …

The Brain

10 New York City Landmarks That Almost Weren’t

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of New York’s Landmarks Law, here are 10 that almost didn’t make the cut.

The fair weather is here in New York, and the annual crush of tourists can already be spotted amid the city’s 8.5 million residents, taking selfies in Grand Central, lounging around Bryant …

New York

Getting enough sleep is key to exam success, research says

According to new research, sleep is key to effective learning, while cramming many topics before an exam doesn't give learners a chance to consolidate information

A good night's sleep may not be high on the agenda for students across the country but, according to new research, it could be key to …

Research

AeroMobil Flying Car

It drives on the highway. It uses regular gas. It fits in normal parking spots. And it flies. The AeroMobil Flying Car is aiming to be a complete …

Flying Car

Marion Marshall and Susan Hayward I Want to Live 1958 Directed by Robert Wise

Woman's Day-Aug 1952