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Meet the lionesses who grow manes and roar like males to scare off rivals

Thought to be due to hormone imbalance caused by a genetic mutation, it brings a clear biological advantage, experts say<p>They are known as the kings of the jungle, but scientists have found that they could in fact be queens in disguise.<p>A number of lionesses have grown manes and developed deeper …

Hilarious bad TripAdvisor reviews of US national parks

The U.S. National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year. As we get closer to the big birthday, we’ll have plenty of opportunities to pay sincere tribute to these 58 wondrous monuments to America’s stunning natural beauty.<p>But not now. Today, we’re focusing on the national park …

Scientists Reviewing Data From Spacecraft Make Find ‘Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen Before’ on Saturn’s Moon

Scientists reviewing infrared data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered a “monstrous” ice cloud on Saturn’s largest moon, the space agency announced Wednesday.<p>“When we looked at the infrared data, this ice cloud stood out like nothing we’ve ever seen before,” Carrie Anderson of NASA’s Goddard …

Egypt To Scan Ancient Pyramids With Cosmic Rays

Scientists hope to learn more about the structures' internal architecture -- and to uncover hidden chambers and other secrets.<p>The study of archaeology can be a double-edged sword. As renowned archaeologist Kristen Romey put it in 2012 while discussing the fate of the as-yet unopened tomb of China's …

US fears Russia could sever undersea internet cables

Officials are concerned over increased activity along major fiber-optic routes, according to The New York Times<p>US officials are growing concerned over the activity of Russian submarines and spy ships near undersea internet cables, <i>The New York Times</i> reports, fearing that they could be used to cut …

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

Science and religion fight over Hawaii's highest point

<b>Mauna Kea, Hawaii (CNN) —</b> Rising more than 6 miles from the seabed floor, Mauna Kea is the tallest summit in the world.<p>To native Hawaiians, the dormant volcano is the most sacred land in the entire Pacific. It is the point where the sky and earth meet. They believe it is the site of the genesis of …

No, Mars Won't Be As Big as the Moon in the Sky Tonight

Sorry, skywatchers: Despite what you may have heard, Mars won't look as big as the moon overhead tonight (Aug. 27).<p>The "Mars Hoax" has been popping …

Why NASA scientists are excited about Matt Damon film 'The Martian'

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging through Google to perfect technical details in what became a popular 2012 e-book about an astronaut stranded on Mars.<p>As director Ridley Scott turned Weir's bestseller into a …

Supermassive Black Holes, ‘Up To A Billion Times More Massive’ Than Steller Black Holes, Located

Five supermassive black holes containing “between a million and a billion times more mass than regular stellar black holes,” per <i>Sputnik …

17 Science Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

Astronomy

Extreme Science: Lucky Strike

What we can learn from a massive meteor crater<p>Lucky Strike<p>Lucky Strike<p>What We Can Learn From A Massive Meteor Crater <i>by PopSci</i><p>50,000 years ago, a dense chunk of nickel and iron, over 100 feet across, entered the Earth’s atmosphere. It sped towards the surface at 45,000 miles per hour, and slammed …

Antarctica Traced from Space

Antarctica's ice generally flows from the middle of the continent toward the edge, dipping toward the sea before lifting back up and floating. The …

Samsung attaches screen to semi-truck to show the road ahead

Getting stuck behind a slow, smelly semi-truck is no fun, but big vehicles are often too hard to pass on a narrow two-lane road. But Samsung just …

Semi Truck

'Earliest shrine' uncovered at Buddha's birthplace

<b>Archaeologists digging at Buddha's birthplace have uncovered remains of the "earliest ever Buddhist shrine".</b><p>They unearthed a 6th Century BC timber structure buried within the Maya Devi Temple at Lumbini in Nepal.<p>The shrine appears to have housed a tree. This links to the Buddha nativity story - his …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Sneak Peek

The Desolation of Smaug TV Spot #8 is here!

November 22, 2013 at 10:50 pm by Aragorn the Elfstone -<p>This evening saw the release of the latest TV Spot for <i>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</i>! …

What Are the Best International Sporting Events?

The World Series and Super Bowl are great, but if you’re willing to break out your passport, you can find even more exciting (or strange) action …

Le Mans

Swimming with humpback whales and a camera in Tonga [vid]

In 2013 Canon asked underwater photographer Darren Jew to travel to Tonga using their newest flagship camera. The resulting images illustrate a …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Cappadocia from the ground and from the sky

From above, the curvaceous landscape of Cappadocia spools out to the horizon in rippling waves of rock tinged shades of blushing pink. Hot air ballooning may be big business in this geological wonderland, but don't make the mistake of thinking this is the only way to view it.<p>Ballooning companies …

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Trust us, you want to see these now, just remember to travel responsibly and respectfully.<p>Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing …

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7 Travel Rules To Live By

Traveling the globe can teach you a thing or two (or seven).<p>Apply these traveler's mantras to the ordinary life beyond your trip, and watch every day become a freeing vacation of its own.<p><b>1. Pack light.</b><p>When traveling, you want your suitcase to be small so you'll have freedom to be active and …

The Top 28 Consumer Travel Media Sites Around The World

<i>Ed: We’re starting a new monthly feature on top trafficked sites in various sectors in travel, using data from SimilarWeb. We have found SimilarWeb’s</i> …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Traveling That Sucks: When Travel Burnout Happens

After months and months on the road, there is no denying that great sights start to blend together and lose their once-dazzling sheen. I knew it happened to me when I was standing in the desert, looking up at the Great Pyramids, and thought, "meh."<p>It all looks the same.<p>Is anything new …

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