Rebecca Rice

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's major cities. Beautiful islands, stunning state …

Get Off the Internet! 15 Camping Photos to Inspire You to Get Into the Wild

Everyone’s on vacation and my co-working space is deserted. As I’m typing this, my eyes are burning from looking at the computer too long and …

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Try­ing to find cre­ativ­ity in con­gres­sion­al of­fices is of­ten like try­ing to find a piña col­ada in Death Val­ley. But one sur­pris­ing …

Social Media

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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13 Real-Life Stories of the Worst Customers Ever

The customer isn't always right, but they invariably think they are, even while they're punching a barista in the face.<p>So with a goal of equal parts catharsis, shaming, and old-fashioned hater-tainment, <b>we asked service industry veterans across the country to share with us tales of the customers</b> …

Researchers find first sign that tyrannosaurs hunted in packs

The collective noun is a terror of tyrannosaurs: a pack of the prehistoric predators, moving and hunting in numbers, for prey that faced the fight of its life.<p>That tyrannosaurs might have hunted in groups has long been debated by dinosaur experts, but with so little to go on, the prospect has …

30 Instagram Photos That Will Make You Fall In Love With Boston

If you don’t already adore Beantown, these photos are sure to do the trick.<p>It’s no secret that Boston is a picture-perfect city steeped of history, …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style. Whether you'd like to be sipping mulled wine at Europe's legendary Christmas markets, seeing in the New Year on the beaches of Rio …

Oldest Human DNA Discovered, Muddles Picture of Our Origin

Scientists have decoded the world’s oldest human DNA sequence, beating the previous record by almost 300,000 years, and at the same time confusing …

Astronomers discover planet that shouldn’t be there

The discovery of a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-sun distance has astronomers puzzled over how such a strange system …

Keep Your Keys In The Cloud And Have Them Delivered When You Need Them

A new level of personal service for New York's "robot locksmith" app<p>KeyMe, the company that brought robot locksmiths and photo-copy-able keys to New York, is launching a new service. This time, there's not much new technology involved. You'll just be able to get your robot-made key copy delivered …

Iceberg the size of Singapore breaks from Antarctica to roam the ocean

NASA's Earth Observatory says that a vast chunk of ice the size of Singapore has broken away from Antarctica, and may soon start drifting in the Southern Ocean. Named B-31 by the US National Ice Center, the slab of ice is 21 miles by 12 miles in size and now floating in Pine Island Bay, south-west …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

10 Reasons You're Breaking Out — And How To Stop It

Illustrated by Emily Kowzan.<p><i>We always imagined the secrets to perfect, glowing skin were kept tight in some Hollywood vault, accessible only to the</i> …

Vancouver

Nestled on <b>British Columbia's</b> coast, Canada’s third largest city is known for its rich cultural offerings and easy access to the sea and mountains—"Just a 20-minute drive takes you to landscapes seemingly untouched by humankind," says local award-winning designer and architect Omer Arbel. Here you …

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Farthest-Ever Confirmed Galaxy Offers Glimpse Of Early Universe

Astronomers have found and confirmed the distance of a galaxy that's so far away, it shows us light from just 700 million years after the Big Bang.<p>The farther away something is in space, the longer its light takes to reach Earth and Earth-orbiting space telescopes… which means super-far galaxies …

Universe

How endangered porpoises hear in one of the world’s busiest rivers

New research on how the highly endangered Yangtze finless porpoise navigates and communicates in th high-traffic waters near China’s Three Gorges Dam.<p>…

Oarfish: second giant 'sea serpent' found on Californian beach

Second carcass of rare oarfish is found washed up on California beach, measuring 14 feet in length, just five days after an even larger specimen was found nearby<p>A 14-foot (4.3-metre) oarfish washed up on a southern California beach on Friday afternoon, less than a week after another rare 'sea …

Michael Gove reworks the science curriculum

Michael Gove, education secretary for the UK, isn't very popular in his role. He has long turned the country's teachers against him, his ideas for new assessments collapsed, and he is even being stood up to by Nick Clegg (famously an invertebrate). He normally has a negative impact on education in …

Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'

Craig Venter reclines in his chair, puts his feet up on his desk and – gently stroking his milk chocolate-coloured miniature poodle, Darwin, asleep in his arms – shares his vision of the household appliance of the future. It is a box attached to a computer that would receive DNA sequences over the …

Krokodil, fake pot and the real chemistry of drugs

Bizarre console tales: Chinese site says Foxconn forcing students to make PS4s

<i>[Updated: Foxconn says it is true]</i><p>If you pick up a Sony PlayStation 4 this November, you might think about all those poor kids in China who were allegedly forced to put that engineering masterpiece together for your entertainment pleasure.<p>If the Chinese press is to be believed — and that’s a big if …