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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Columbia University

Challenge Yourself to Do 1 Killer Workout a Day in our ‘5 Minutes to Fit’ Series

Work your entire body with these quick, kick-butt routines.

Workouts

10 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Running

A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts.<p>Though he’s now a pro trail runner—a two-time national …

Team USA

We Finally Have Evidence That Black Holes Drive Winds Shaping Their Entire Galaxy

This is epic!<p>Black holes are so weird and so mysterious, it's possible we're never going to unravel all their puzzles. But this new one is pretty …

Universe

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

10 fascinating floating villages

Giethoorn, the Netherlands<p>Giethoorn doesn't have stilt houses or dwellings built on pontoons, but the only way to navigate the town is by boat or by …

National Parks

California's fall colors are off to slowest start in years. By now, there are usually blankets of gold.

Fall is making a surprising slow start in areas of California that usually see blasts of golds and oranges by this time of year, according to John Poimiroo, editor and publisher of CaliforniaFallColor.com.<p>Poimiroo uses correspondents throughout the state to file reports and photos that track the …

Visit the ‘secret garden’ that’s been untouched for more than 100 years

For more than 100 years, a meadow in California has been locked behind a gate and virtually untouched. In this week’s Sunday Closer, NBC’s Harry Smith steps inside the “secret garden” before it opens to the public.

Gardening

Cannabis smokers 'incapable of walking' rescued from England's highest mountain

A group “incapable of walking” after smoking cannabis had to be rescued from England’s highest mountain, police say.<p>The four climbers sparked a three-hour mountain rescue operation after getting stuck on Scafell Pike in Cumbria’s Lake District yesterday afternoon.<p>Cumbria Police said “words fail us” …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Astronomers find a pitch-black planet

Exoplanet WASP-12b has the unique capability to trap 94 percent of the visible starlight falling into its atmosphere. The result is a world as black …

Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

Italian Food

An Insane View of the Milky Way From the Edge of New Zealand

New Zealand's South Island spans 58,000 square miles of breathtaking, verdant terrain. But nothing on the ground surpasses what's in the sky. The …

13 places on the planet off-limits to visitors

Taboo territory<p>It's no fun being excluded. Tell us that we're not allowed to go somewhere, and you better believe the stubborn child inside us is …

Amazing

This Honey-Glazed Fried Chicken Is Super Juicy And You Have To Try It Now

Sweet and salty at its finest.<p><b>Spice mix:</b><p>2 tablespoons salt<p>3 tablespoons black pepper<p>2 tablespoons onion powder<p>2 tablespoons garlic powder<p>3 tablespoons paprika<p>2 tablespoons cumin<p>2 tablespoons oregano<p>2 teaspoons cayenne pepper<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>8 bone-in, skin-on chicken drumsticks and thighs<p>3 …

Spices

Medieval Battle of the Nations in Spain: Pictures

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

Die Hard

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car

Flying-car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercially available flying car in 2017, and this somewhat makes good on that promise, though pre-orders …

Flying Car

32 Underrated Crime Movies You Need To See ASAP

Your next list of must-watch films, solved.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Studios

This Ranking Of Frozen Pizzas Will Settle Which One Is Best

They're not delivery.<p>This an expert level ranking of various frozen pizza brands using a six category rating system. These rankings exclude any frozen pizzas that are limited to specific stores, like Target's Archer Farms, or Safeway's/Vons' Signature Select. <b>Here are the six aspects each pizza is</b> …

Middle School

Tabby Cat Taught Feline Friend Bell Trick and Madness Ensues..

A tabby cat taught his new feline friend how to summon food with a bell.<p>Their humans thought it was adorable how the new kitty learned the trick so …

If this kitten's excited face doesn't make you smile, nothing will

This kitten was just gifted a new cat tree and his excitement is a gift to us all. Just look at the faces he makes. Have you ever seen a cat show so …

Got ground beef? Here are 9 ways to use it.

Step away from the boxed pasta with seasoning packets and the cans of sloppy Joe sauce. You can do ground beef better, with one of these Recipe Finder options.<p>Campono Meatball Subs, pictured above. You may have meatballs left over, but they can be cooked, cooled and frozen for up to six months. …

Cooking

Someone built a 60-hour 'Pokémon' game into 'Minecraft' and it's beautiful

There's a <i>Pokémon</i> game on PC now. Sort of.<p>For all the ways that <i>Minecraft</i> has been twisted and transformed over the years, <i>Pokémon: Cobalt and Amethyst</i> …

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

Universe

Bella Hadid Wears A See-Through Dress At Paris Fashion Week

Meanwhile over in Paris, the great and the beautiful have been gathering for Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week.Model-of-the-moment Bella Hadid stole …

Bella Hadid

A fast-food chain is gaining on McDonald's and Burger King by going after inebriated customers

The Wall Street Journal was able to provide a plenty of evidence that the fast-food chain's tacos are disgusting, including a man comparing the menu item to a "wet envelope of cat food." However, the Journal one missed one obvious reason why millions of the tacos are consumed every year.<p>The reason: …

Fast Food

The Pizza Pot Pie Video That Drove Foodies Wild Now Has A Matching Recipe

Food fans naturally freaked out when they saw this Food Network video showing <i>Chopped</i> judge and chef Marc Murphy digging in to the amazing Pizza Pot …

Foodies