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Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

Investor reaps big gains with momentum investing

<b>Taylor Dart</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Managerial position in the retail industry<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Shares in Torex Gold Resources Inc., Symbility Solutions Inc., and other junior companies<p><b>The investor</b><p>Taylor Dart was introduced to the markets by his dad nearly 10 years ago. But it wasn't until early 2013 that he found his …

These websites offer reliable answers to common financial questions

You have questions about investing, and the Internet has answers.<p>Finding them is the challenge. So much of what you find through online searches is dated, uninformed or presented by banks and investment firms trying to sell you stuff. For reliable answers to 20 common financial planning and …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

It's about time we gave Tesla more credit for how incredible the Model S is

The front end of the car has been altered to look more like the the Model X SUV, the "hospital grade" air filtration that's called "Bioweapon Mode" on the Model X has been added, the onboard charger has been upgraded to deliver faster charge times, and a couple of new interior options are available.<p>…

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

This French startup says its weird vibrating headband can improve your sleep

It starts at the not-so-low price of $349.<p>Health startups are hard work, and they often overpromise and underdeliver (like a certain blood-testing company). Hardware startups are also difficult to get right; just take a look at Nest.<p>A 50-person French startup called Rythm is a combination of both. …

Jeep just unveiled one of the most exciting concept vehicles we've ever seen

The most eyebrow-raising of the reveals is the new, 707 horsepower Wrangler Trailcat, which borrows its monstrous V8 engine from the Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat.<p>Other concepts are based on either today's Jeep lineup or modern salutes to classic vehicles from the brand's history.<p>Add them to …

KarTent is a cardboard tent designed for music festivals

For festival fans, camping at a multi-day festival can leave your tent trashed, with you often never using it again, or it is just dumped in the …

Einstein nailed it! Gravitational waves do exist

Scientists prove Einstein's theory after observing the collision of black holes.<p>Scientists just discovered Einstein's ripples in the fabric of spacetime.<p>A century ago, Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity changed human understanding of space and time. From a fixed speed of light to the …

Physics

Bill Gates' mastery of this productivity technique fueled his massive success

It was February 1975 and Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore who looked 15 years old at best, typed line after line of code that would become the …

This guy used the blizzard as an opportunity to go snowboarding behind a Jeep through the empty streets of New York City

Like most New Yorkers this weekend, Neistat found himself trapped in the city during the big snowstorm. With an official travel ban in effect, the streets were mostly empty. But instead of staying indoors, Neistat grabbed his snowboard and some friends to film what it would be like to go …

New York City

Here's What Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady Eat -- Yes, It's Ridiculously Strict

<b>No coffee, dairy, white sugar, tomatoes...</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Steve Eichner/WWD<p>The private chef that cooks for Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady recently shared exactly what the duo -- and their kids -- eat and don't eat. The list is fascinating, as you might expect.<p><b>The guy behind their …

Brokers and Advisers Fight For Millennials' Money

At 32, Bo Lu is a millennial cautionary tale for old-school banks and brokers. A first-generation American who emigrated from China with his parents …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Microbiology

These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

This incredibly simple tip is the secret to an awesome burger

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

Cooking

Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know

The latest clash in the cybersecurity vs. privacy debate played itself out in Congress on Tuesday when the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Supporters say the bill, approved 74-21, will help stop hackers by getting companies that have been breached to share information about …

Homeland Security

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

IBM aims to replace silicon transistors with carbon nanotubes to keep up with Moore's Law

IBM has developed a way that could help the semiconductor industry continue to make ever more dense chips that are both faster and more power …

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

‘They were torturing to kill’: inside Syria’s death machine

For two years, between 2011 and 2013, the former Syrian military photographer known only as Caesar used a police computer in Damascus to copy thousands of photographs of detainees who were tortured to death in Bashar al-Assad’s jails. The media have run numerous stories about the man who managed to …

Middle East

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

University graduate wins James Dyson Award for 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Joel Gibbard, who graduated from Plymouth University in 2011, has created a prosthetic hand that costs far less than current artificial limbs<p>A robotics graduate has won the James Dyson Award for a 3D-printed prosthetic hand that costs a fraction of current artificial limbs.<p>Joel Gibbard, a robotics …

Prosthetics

The world’s most famous gorilla is showing signs of early speech

Koko, a 44-year-old gorilla famous for her ability to communicate with keepers using sign language, is now showing signs of early speech. “Koko has developed vocal and breathing behaviors associated with the ability to talk, which were previously thought to be impossible in her species,” The Daily …

Linguistics

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Why You Should Eat Garlic On An Empty Stomach

Did you know that eating garlic every day on an empty stomach can work wonders for your health? Many people are unaware of all of the benefits of …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Mount Everest