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Real-life Captain America? Scientist experiments on himself to push human limitations

The world is indeed a fascinating place where we get to see new marvels every day. Who knew that one day we will see in reality what we have come to …

Genetic Engineering

Eminem Attacks Trump in Four Minutes of Furious Freestyle Rap

Eminem launches blistering attacks on the president, calling him a "kamikaze" that could cause "a nuclear holocaust" and a "racist 94-year-old grandpa."<p>Of Trump's series of tweets two weeks ago opposing NFL players' protests during the national anthem, Eminem said:<p>This is his form of …

Colin Kaepernick

SmithFly raft-tent brings camping to the water

It seems to be human nature that if you're camping near a lake or pond, you pitch your tent right at the water's edge. Well, SmithFly's new Shoal …

Scuba Diving

US officials warn of potential Hezbollah threat to US homeland

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the Trump administration prepares to take a tougher line on Iran, senior US officials previewed a new offensive against Iranian-backed Hezbollah, claiming the group aspires to conduct attacks against the US homeland.<p>"While I'm not here today to speak publicly about any specific, or …

Middle East

What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like in 4K, Close-Up, and Real-Time

During the Great American Eclipse, photographer JunHo Oh captured this incredible close-up 4K footage of totality in real time. You can see a great …

Turns Out, The Purpose of Diarrhoea Is Way More Complicated Than We Thought

Don't fight it.<p>For centuries, scientists have been confounded by one of the messiest aspects of the human experience - diarrhoea, and why exactly we …

Microbiology

This Is What the White Striping on Your Chicken Breast Really Means

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A new video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

Nutrition

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

Astronomy

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

This article originally appeared on Real Simple<p>"Old age," as Bette Davis once said, "is no place for sissies." But that doesn’t mean you need to …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Internet of Things

U.S. firms could move billions out of Canada under a Trump tax holiday

American companies operating in Canada could end up moving tens of billions in earnings to the United States under a proposed Trump tax holiday.<p>That could, in turn, weaken the Canadian dollar, though only marginally, according to the Nomura economics group.<p>Like his now-defeated rival Hillary …

Death Valley's Furnace Creek Resort to receive $50-million makeover, open year-round

The Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park will begin an ambitious $50-million makeover next year that will bring new luxury casitas to the Inn and a new town hall and square to the Ranch.<p>The plan aims to raze and redo some old buildings at the historic resort that houses a 66-room inn …

California

Clueless technophiles are destroying their iPhone 7's after watching prank video

A video purporting to reveal the secret headphone jack in the iPhone 7 has over 10 million views on YouTube. To get to the hidden headphone jack, according to the video, you’ll need to drill into the bottom of the phone while placing it snugly into a vice.<p>Obviously, this is where most of us figure …

Mobile Technology

Toxic chemicals in household dust linked to cancer and infertility

Scientists find scores of harmful chemicals in indoor dust including phthalates linked to developmental problems in babies<p>Household dust harbours a cocktail of toxic chemicals that have been linked to an increased risk of a range of health hazards, from cancer to problems with fertility, …

Why You Should Never Throw Away Your Banana Peels: 9 Unexpected Health Benefits

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>The banana is one of my …

Wellness

30 off-the-beaten-path destinations you should travel to in 2017

To celebrate its 30-year anniversary, CheapTickets came up with a list of 30 cities around the US that are bound to become travel favorites in the next several years.<p>From Cocoa Beach, Florida, to Fairbanks, Alaska, here are the places you should visit before all your friends do.

National Parks

Nine of the Most Secluded Resorts Around the World

I think we’re alone, now.<p>Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Perhaps you can no longer stand the buzz of your phone and want to hide out …

How To Know If You're Lactose Intolerant

With your run of the mill food allergy, it’s usually pretty obvious what’s going on. The scene probably looks something like this: Food goes into …

Nutrition

Brain Simulations Will Take Over the Government, and Our Jobs, within 100 Years

Economist Robin Hanson’s new book “The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth” imagines a not-too-distant future when robots are …

Singularity

Can Aging Be Reversed by Getting Blood Transfusions from Young People?

Silicon Valley bigwig Peter Thiel is a big fan of immortality. He’s using a lot of his biotech fortune to fund research aiming to reverse and …

Peter Thiel

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

30 Must-Do Adventures in California

It's no secret that California is home to some incredible outdoor destinations. From the serrated ridge lines of the High Sierra to the gargantuan …

Hiking

Canadian teen locates lost Mayan city using satellite images and ancient astronomy

A 15-year-old boy is reported to have found the location of a lost Mayan City, recently. William Gadoury, from Quebec, Canada used ancient astronomy …

Archaeology

Oil and gas: Eagle Ford fracking, as seen from space

The so-called "shale revolution" has changed the landscape of Texas, and that's plain to see from the sky above.<p>NASA's Earth Observatory recently …

Science proves that people who correct typos and grammar are usually jerks

We all suspected it, but now we finaly have the empiricial proof - grammar nazis are assholes. Researchers at the university of michigan have drilled …

New Zealand men charged over bongo chilli assault

Two men who allegedly forced a teenager to eat red-hot bongo chillies have been charged with assault in New Zealand.<p>Police did not detail the alleged crimes but the victim, an 18-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons, recounted his ordeal to Fairfax New Zealand earlier this month.<p>He …

Five Winter Getaways We Love Near San Francisco

Escape is just a short drive away.<p>Winter in the San Francisco Bay Area means many things. To the north, it means a romantic crowd-free weekend in …