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The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.<p>But some of the most dangerous adventures in the world …

A Supercut of Action Movie Trailers Using Similar ‘Sting’ Sound Effects to Add Suspense to a Scene

Comedian Chris Cohen (previously) has created a supercut video of teaser trailers for modern action movies using similar “sting” sound effects to add …

Tom McCarthy: a Kafka for the Google age

Tom McCarthy is a contradiction in terms: the author of bestselling experimental novels<p>'Events!" scoffs the narrator of Tom McCarthy's Satin Island, 13 pages into the novel. "If you want those, you'd best stop reading now." These are ominous words to have ringing in your head in the run-up to an …

Best National Parks And Sites Near Chicago

When warm weather coincides with vacation days, the open road beckons. However, if not sure which road to take, the National Park Service has nearly …

Viktor T. Toth's answer to Interstellar (2014 movie): Why did every hour on the first planet take 7 years on Earth?

One hour in space does not, under normal circumstances, equal anything other than almost exactly one hour here on the Earth. For there to be a …