Raymond Eng

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Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban

A young, liberal elite has emerged in Kabul, including many women. It is taking a stand against the Taliban's atrocities in the form of political and …

Nanobionic spinach plants can detect explosives

Spinach is no longer just a superfood: By embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can …

Asteroids could threaten Earth, scientists say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The threat of deadly asteroids hitting our planet is real, according to Asteroid Day, an organization hoping to stop a future catastrophe.<p>Scientists worldwide are observing Asteroid Day on Thursday, June 30.<p>The day falls on the anniversary of the Tunguska event, the largest asteroid impact …

What Went Through 10 Guys’ Heads the First Time They Saw a Vagina in Person

‘My first thought was that vaginas look very much like peaches.'<p>The first time a guy sees a vagina up close and personal is usually a momentous occasion—it’s the first time he sees the organ that a substantial amount of his life will revolve around.<p>When I first saw a vagina in the flesh, I was in …

The Best Banana Bread Recipe

"This is the most successful and versatile quick bread recipe I've found! You can also use chunky applesauce or a 15 ounce can of pumpkin for …

100 years on, is this Einstein’s greatest gift to human understanding? | Paul Davies

The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago<p>History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely new window on the universe, exactly a century after Albert Einstein laid the scientific …

Physics

6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

Cute

40 Things Every Woman Should Know About Sex by Age 40

For one, he couldn't care less if you've shaved.<p><i>This article was written by Gail Belsky and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Does your sex life need a makeover? Here's your chance to brush up. From sex myths to sexual etiquette to health-boosting bedroom tips, these are the truths about sex …

Yahoo!

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Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

General Motors

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

A Park Ranger's Guide to Glacier

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but …

Wi-Fi hack creates 'no iOS zone' that cripples iPhones and iPads

The only solution for Apple users? Leave the affected area immediately<p>A newly revealed bug in iOS lets attackers force iPhones and iPads into restart loops, repeatedly crashing and rebooting, using nothing but aWi-Fi network.<p>Once the user has entered what its discoverer, security researchers …

iPad

Antibiotic resistance: 80,000 'might die' in future outbreak

<b>About 80,000 people could die if there were a "widespread outbreak" of an antibiotic-resistant blood infection, according to a government document.</b><p>The National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies says such an outbreak could be expected to hit 200,000 people - and two in five of them "might die".<p>The …

Medicine

Li Hongyi and Li Shengwu are the two latest Internet sensation from the Lee family

Among the eulogy videos, guess who received the most video views in the Prime Minister’s Office YouTube channel?<p>Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong? Wrong.<p>…

Asia

Palm Sunday celebrated worldwide – in pictures

Feast marks the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem and ushers in Holy Week ceremonies among Christians across the globe

Why does Stephen Hawking think science has overtaken philosophy?

Stephen Hawking uses his new book, The Grand Design, to admonish philosophers for failing to keep up. My question is: is this really about keeping up? Hawking believes that since science has so far outstripped philosophy it is time for the thinkers to leave the field to the guys with the …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

How It Works: An Ultra-Precise Thermometer Made From Light

This isn't your average thermometer.<p>The world’s most sensitive room-temperature thermometer uses two colors of light to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. This kind of precision far exceeds that of regular medical or home thermometers that we come into contact …

Chemistry

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

With only two weeks left in the Traveler Photo Contest, the competition is heating up. See our editor's favorite images from the past week: http://on.natgeo.com/1i6SJuG #TPC2014 Submit your best travel photos today for a chance to win a trip to Alaska: http://on.natgeo.com/1i6SKih Pictured here, the Milky Way over Nepal. Photograph by Max Slastnikov/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Mummies, Monet & Napoleon's toothbrush: discover London's top museums

London is home to the world’s greatest collection of museums and galleries, from blockbusters to tucked-away treasures. The result of private and royal collections, and years of imperial acquisitions and plunder, these museums are one of the main attractions of the British capital for locals and …

England

50 Cities Known For A Specific Food

Many cities are known for being a destination for their gourmet dining or a certain cuisine. But some places are famous for one specific food -- something you can only authentically eat in that one place.<p>This week, AskMen.com published a list of 50 cities known for a specific type of food. The list …