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4 unbelievable chemical substances humans have discovered

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>Scientists create and discover new materials all the time. But few are so jaw-droppingly cool that they deserve to be recognized.<p>From …

Magnetism

Three-Ingredient Pancakes You Need To Try

This egg-cellent recipe is bananas.

26 Stunning Reasons Why Tasmania Is The Best Island In The World

You keep doing you, Tassie.

A Skyscraper Designed To Survive The Next 10,000 Years

RCA grad Alice Theodorou leverages classical architecture and the human form to design a building to survive London’s post-apocalyptic future.<p>Nuclear war. Disappearing natural resources. Overpopulation, then underpopulation. Rising sea levels. These are just some of the challenges Londoners will …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

The traits that make human beings unique

We’re all just animals… right? Not so fast, says Melissa Hogenboom, a few things make us different from any other species.<p>"I am become death, the destroyer of worlds." So said the physicist Robert Oppenheimer, who helped to invent the atomic bomb.<p>The two bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in …

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

National Parks

In These Urban Forest Neighborhoods, The Houses Are Disguised As Trees

“Imagine living with nothing but green around you,” says architect Raimond de Hullu. “Imagine growing flowers or tomatoes on your façade.”<p>De Hullu’s …

UC Berkeley

Nine Green Spaces You Need to Explore in Singapore

<b>From futuristic vertical gardens to lush primary rainforest, find out why Singapore is also named 'the Garden City' by visiting the city-state's most captivating green spaces.</b><p><b>1. GARDENS BY THE BAY</b><p><i>Image by Jirka Matousek</i><p><b>Wander along a suspended walkway between vertical gardens and through a misty</b> …

Plants

Five myths about Italy

Italy may well be the European destination most beloved by American travelers. But stereotypes and misconceptions persist about the country. So here are five myths about Italy that should be laid to rest.<p><b>1. When you visit Italy, you should avoid doing the touristy things, like taking a gondola ride</b> …

Amazing cave restaurants to put on your holiday bucket list - Telegraph

Green ghost town: Nature overtakes an abandoned Chinese village

Creeping vines and other flora have enveloped a small, formerly inhabited fishing village on Shengshan Island roughly 40 miles east of Shanghai, …

40 incredible street foods you should try around the world

Across the globe, some of the best, most authentic local dishes are cooked right on the street.<p>From fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds in Canada to fruits covered in a sweet candy shell in China, here are 40 street foods you won't regret sinking your teeth into.

Deep Frying

18 things every modern gentleman should have in his closet

But do you have the right pieces? The essentials? The pieces no wardrobe should be without?<p>It's probably time to take stock of your wardrobe to make sure.<p>Don't get caught in the rain without a raincoat (literally).

Men's Fashion

Best cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is big, powerful and one of the most flexible smartphones on the market. With support for microSD expansion up to 128GB and …

5 travel experts reveal the best places they've ever visited

These are the people we count on to tell us what places are worth a trip and what places aren't, along with other essential travel tips.<p>We asked five of these experienced travelers what their favorite destinations are.<p>Here's what they said:<p>Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel: The Azores, …

Guide Books

Dreaming of Namibian Adventure? Don't Miss This Day Trip of a Lifetime (Photo-essay)

In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other. It will take you across 40 miles of the camp's namesake, the Skeleton Coast, with its …

24 Of The Coolest Hotels In The Whole Wide World, Your Bucket List Is About To Get Longer

[first-inline-ad]<p>There are ordinary hotels, the kind you just visit for the sake of doing so. Then there are those meant to leave a life-long …

Harry Potter

Europe's 11 Most Underrated Small Cities

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/micagoto</i><p>Say "Europe," and informed Americans will think of "The Final Countdown." Because informed Americans love '80s arena rock. Everyone else will likely envision London, Paris or Rome. But there's a lot more to the continent than its mega-cities. Specifically, …

European Travel

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Going for a hike is as easy as tying your shoes and taking that first step into nature. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and …

This Is The Best Road Trip Across America You Can Take, According To Science

Be honest with yourself: at some point, you’ve probably thought about going on a cross-country road trip. Whether it be driving across Canada, United …

How To Live a Life of High Adventure

<i>This guest post was written by Robin Krieglstein, founder of GoalTribe.</i><p>I know a little something about living an adventurous life. I’ve hot air …