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Bagan: Trip of a Lifetime

Bagan in central Burma is one of the world’s greatest archeological sites, a sight to rival Machu Picchu or Angkor Wat but – for the time being at least – without the visitors. The setting is sublime – a verdant 26 square-mile plain, part-covered in stands of palm and tamarind caught in a bend of …

Asia Travel

Drunk Ron Weasley Sings Happy Birthday To Harry Potter (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)


The Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave ever discovered. In some places it is 300 feet wide and 800 feet tall, enough room for an entire New York City block with 40-story-tall buildings to fit inside. The end of the cave has not yet been discovered. More info: Photo via: Carsten Peter

Jetman Yves Rossy flies alongside B-17 bomber plane

Eerie plane wrecks contain forgotten stories of survival - Photos

At first glance, "Happy End" may not seem like the most natural title for pictures of wrecked planes in forbidding landscapes, but German photographer Dietmar Eckell has a very positive outlook on what these photos represent. As described by Eckell, these pictures document 'miracles' in aviation …

Way of lost souls

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

Some whisky sir? Don't mind if I do!

How Much Does Running Cost Over a Lifetime?

More than you might think. But it's worth it.<p>Running is the cheapest of sports. Right? Put on some shorts, tie on a pair of shoes, and you're out the door. In a pinch, you can even do without the shoes. But like any other activity, little expenses can sneak in around the edges, suddenly the costs …


Mountain Running Tips

Here's what last year's winners of the TransRockies Run, the Pikes Peak Marathon, and the Leadville Trail 100 have to say about how to enjoy your next run in the mountains.<p><i>We asked last year's winners of these epic trail races to share a few tips on how to run successfully in the mountains—whether</i> …


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Training advice - The Running Bug

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Tampa Bay

Biggest Virus Yet Found, May Be Fourth Domain of Life?

Pandoraviruses opening up new questions about life as we know it.<p><b>Scientists have found the biggest viruses known, and these pandoraviruses have opened up entirely new questions in science—even suggesting a fourth domain of life, a new study says.</b><p>Each about one micron—a thousandth of a millimeter—in …

What’s Inside Ammo? A Cross-Section of Bullets

Ever wanted to look inside a bullet? Photographer Sabine Pearlman recently traveled to Switzerland to photograph 900 cross-sections of ammunition.

5 Amazing Antarctic Research Buildings

New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.<p>It's not easy designing buildings for the harsh conditions of Antarctica: architects have to account for ever-piling snow, freezing cold, and violent winds. A new touring exhibition opening next week,</i> …


Quad-Copter Camera Flies Over Niagara Falls, Captures Breathtaking Views

Niagara Falls is (or rather are) a sight to behold, and while capturing the falls from a boat or one of the overlooks is impressive enough, why not …


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40 Foot Dragon Skull Shows up on a Beach - Technabob

This is what it would look like if dragons actually existed and we uncovered their bones. This 40 foot dragon skull is amazing and scary. I would …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)


If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The colossal mirror will be thirty meters in diameter, which is about three times larger than the largest visual telescope in existence right now. It is slated for completion by the end of the decade. It is also able to minimize atmospheric disturbance. More info: Photo: Thirty Meter Telescope

The 22 Coolest Cars At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

This festival has been held on the grounds of the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England every summer for the past decade.<p>Each year it brings together some of the world's largest and best known automakers to show off — and sometimes debut — their most impressive vehicles.<p>Even Formula 1 racing stars …

Beautiful blue autum sky

The Short Happy Life of a Serengeti Lion

Death is always near, and teamwork is essential on the Serengeti—even for a magnificent, dark-maned male known as C-Boy.<p>They say that cats have nine lives, but they don’t say that about the Serengeti lion. Life is hard and precarious on this unforgiving landscape, and dead is dead. For the greatest …

C.24 Wireless iPad Piano Keyboard: Play Me off Keyboard Cat! - Technabob

There are plenty of apps which let you use your iPad like a piano, but to be honest, playing on a toucscreen is just not the same as using a tactile …

My New Lucky Coin: Nickel Carved With Raging Hulk

This is a 1935 Buffalo/Indian head 'hobo nickel' for sale on eBay featuring a carving of the Hulk ready to leap out of the coin and rage-stomp a …