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New Ecstasy Craze Molly Leads to Deaths in Unregulated Market

Two fatal suspected Molly overdoses have cancelled the Electric Zoo festival. Kent Sepkowitz reports.<p>The recreational drug Ecstasy muscled its way …

The World's 50 Most Unusual Churches (PHOTOS)

One can't help but be awed by the unique beauty of these chapels and churches. They are works of art as well as places of worship.<p>Over 100 years ago, architect Ralph Adams Cram wrote, "Art has been, is, and will be forever, the greatest agency for spiritual impression that the Church may claim."<p>We …

Foods imaged with a scanning electron microscope. Guess what foods they are. Click on the photos for the answers. (via)

Foods imaged with a scanning electron microscope. Guess what foods they are. Click on the photos for the answers. (via)

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

High-speed Rail

Elder Scrolls Spear For Sale! - QVG #8

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

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California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Ireland

How I Lasted Five Months In South America On $14 A Day

We were just beginning to feel the heat of the Great Recession, and journalism jobs were few and far between. The flagship paper in my home state just laid off half its staff, and the entire business looked like one big dead-end.<p>Somehow, I wound up with an offer from a local newspaper anyway. It …

20 moments you'll experience in Spain - Matador Network

20 moments you’ll experience in Spain<p>1. When you manage to roll your R’s:<p>2. When you find out Spain has the most bars in Europe:<p>3. When you aren’t …

How to Book a Family Cruise

A cruise can make family travel easier. - Photo by Thinkstock<p>Family cruising is an easy way to vacation with your children, since it affords quality time together, as well as coveted time apart. A bonus is that family cruising provides your youngsters with hands-on learning as you explore worldwide …

The Top 50 Most Popular Checked-In Places on Facebook

The most-checked in places on the planet, surprise surprise, mostly happen to be airports. People love checking-in them and broadcasting it, showing …

The Coolest Hostel Stays Around The World From Booking.com

Whether you're a college student about to embark on your semester abroad in Europe or a traveler just looking to save money -- you need to know which hostels to book.<p>Booking.com decided to launch <i>The Booking Truth</i>, a collection of insights based on their 21 million reviews. Using this information, …

America's Best Towns For Active Travelers, According To Outside Magazine (PHOTOS)

For the third year in a row, Outside Magazine has polled readers on their favorite towns across America. Last year, the magazine ranked the ten best riverside towns; this year, they're evaluating the most active towns.<p>The magazine started with the American College of Sport Medicine's annual list of …

Five expert tips for getting started in travel writing

So you say you want to be a travel writer? You want to wander the world, sending back tantalising tales of far-flung adventures to magazines, newspapers and websites. And get paid handsomely for it. Is that too much to ask?<p>Well, surveying the scene of travel publishing right now is a little like …

Best science photography of 2013

<b>FINALISTS FOR THE EUREKA</b> Prize for Science Photography have been announced for this year, and they are as captivating as ever.<p>The <i>New Scientist</i> Eureka …

Science