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5 SFO secrets you should know

I fly a lot. And that means I have spent an inordinate amount of time at airports over the course of my frequent flying career. Luckily, most airports have improved immensely over the last few decades, but there are still some that I love a lot more than others.<p>Not surprisingly, one that sits at …

San Francisco

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Keukenhof …

National Parks

Watch this rider pull off hardest tricks ever attempted on a road bike

Pro trial rider Vittorio Brumotti does what everyone thought was impossible to do on a road bike: insane stunts. Although the video is a tribute to …

Cycling

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Horror

Racing to Preserve the Underground Cities of World War I

Copyright (c) 2013, Jeffrey Gusky, All Rights Reserved<p>This horse is about two-thirds life size. Hundreds of troops from New England's Yankee Division lived here underground for about six weeks in 1918. The carving was never completed and is now at risk of vandalism or theft.<p>By Alisha Hamel and Paul …

History

‘Throwaway ticketing,’ the controversial money-saving trick that airlines don’t want you to know about

The reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap Flights" is so good at it that he has planned a world trip that will take him more than 20,000 miles to 13 countries, all for free.<p>When Business Insider spoke with Keyes, he said one of his …

Flying

Make My Day: locals’ tips for London and San Francisco

In the world’s greatest cities, there need never be a dull moment. When it comes to finding things to do, the possibilities are practically endless — so which do you choose?<p>Inspired by our new Make My Day city guides, which help travellers mix and match brilliant ideas for mornings, afternoons and …

England

Why The War On Cancer Hasn't Been Won

When President Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer in 1971, there were high hopes that scientists were close enough to understanding the underlying causes that many cures were within reach.<p>We obviously haven't won the war.<p>In fact, a prominent cancer biologist argues that the conceptual framework …

Cancer

Water Mystically Flows from the Peak of this Lush Patagonia Lodge

If you're a fan of fantasy, especially <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, then the Magic Mountain Lodge is the perfect destination for you. It's a 13-room hotel that looks like it could be from Middle-earth! Located in the private Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in northern Chile, this lodge has its visitors enter …

Natural Beauty

150 Trees Protect This Apartment Complex from Noise and Pollution

While living in an urban environment has many benefits, you're often subject to noise, pollution, and lack of green space. This five-storey apartment building by Luciano Pia minimizes these disadvantages by cloaking the structure in a beautiful potted forest. Located in Turin, Italy, the facade …

Treehouses

Frog Riding on a Beetle's Back is Reminiscent of a Wild West Scene

Using macro photography, Hendy Mp captured a bizarre nature scene unlike any we've observed before. His colorful images feature a tree frog hitching a ride to the back of a giant horned wood-boring beetle. The adventurous frog, looking like a cowboy at a rodeo, managed to stay on top of the insect …

Nature Photography

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

San Francisco

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Pets

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Stunning Photos of Incredibly Blue Glacier Caves in Iceland

Home to abundant waterfalls, mountains, volcanoes, fields, and glaciers, Iceland is a photographer's dream come true. Mechanical engineer and photographer Skarpi Thrainsson, who was born and raised in Iceland, showcases his love for his motherland's natural beauty in stunning landscape photos. …

Natural Beauty

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Hiking

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

National Parks

Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds

Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically …

Jon Hopkins Shares Audio from BBC Radio 1 Residency

<i>Photo by Steve Gullick</i><p>Jon Hopkins is the latest artist to host a residency on BBC Radio 1. Tonight's one hour mix, co-hosted with fellow Brit East India Youth, featured cuts from Jamie xx, Clark, Caribou, Paula Temple, Fhloston Paradigm, and many more. Listen to the entire program here over at …

Electronic Music

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

Map shows how 20 patterns of mutation drive 30 cancer types, pointing the way to prevention and treatment strategies<p>The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or …

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

Pigeons and Planes

Wonders of the Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada mountains offer ample opportunities for outdoor adventures, stunning sightseeing and quiet contemplation.<p>This article originally appeared on Sunset.com: "Top 23 wonders of the Sierra Nevada"<p>Subscribe to Sunset Magazine todayand get 2 free preview issues!

Hiking

Atlas Genius Cover Daft Punk

Australian alternative duo also talk new material<p>Atlas Genius' hit single "Trojans" has been climbing up the charts and picking up airplay since it …

Videos | Ripples of Curiosity​

Performance of "some galaxies": Maria Ferrante and Alice Martelli at TEDxCERN<p>The Universe, A Detective Story: Hiranya Peiris at TEDxCERN<p>Networking …

Empire of the Sun Ups the Ante on 'Alive' (David Guetta Remix) - Song Premiere

French producer twists and morphs trance track<p>Empire of the Sun's "Alive" shines with soaring falsettos and unfussy yet large synths, but David …

Watch Kurt Vile and the Violators on Letterman

Kurt Vile and the Violators worked for their weekend Friday night with an appearance on <i>Late Show with David Letterman</i>. The Philadelphia rockers …

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Hudson Mohawke previews new Kanye West music

Hudson Mohawke, the latest signee to Kanye West’s record label G.O.O.D. Music, is reportedly one of the contributors to West’s forthcoming sixth solo …