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Scientists discover massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.<p>The discoveries, …

The Most Beautiful Murals of 2017, Chosen by You!

55. GLeo in Mexico City, Mexico<p>A Colombian street artist known for her vibrant and captivating wall pieces, <b>GLeo</b> has created a new mural in the …

Streetwear

Corte Vetusto Mesquite Smoked Mezcal

There are some big differences between mass-produced Mezcal and artisanal Mezcal, and the folks at Corte Vetusto are betting you'll notice the …

Alcohol

This magical drug mansion in Upstate New York is where the psychedelic ’60s took off

Owned by one of America’s richest families, Millbrook hosted Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Mingus and more<p>William Mellon Hitchcock was not …

The Zero Breeze portable air conditioner is this week's sign of the millennial apocalypse

Hey young, tan, blonde youths! As planet earth speeds towards its inevitable heat death, you need a way to stay cool. From long brunches in the afternoon sun to totally metaphorical beach days (because eww sand), life is bound to get uncomfortable once every five years, and who has time for that? …

Crowd Funding

UGears launches mechanical hurdy gurdy kit to build and play

A hurdy gurdy sounds when a spinning rosined wheel comes into contact with strings running from body to neck in a similar fashion to a violinist bows …

Tablature
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The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

12 Essential iPhone Photography Apps and Accessories

Take your pictures to the next level.<p>Every iPhone has an excellent camera right out of the box. However, with the help of third-party apps and accessories, you can improve the quality of your mobile photos and videos even more.

Mobile Photography

Warm To The Core: 10 Best Hiking Vests

Carhartt Sherpa Vest<p>From the brand that makes some of the most reliable outdoor workwear around comes their Sherpa Lined vest made with 100 percent …

Backpacking

About That 'Bob's Burgers' Theory That Bob's Entire Family Is Dead

”Bob’s Burgers,” an animated series created by Adult Swim veteran Loren Bouchard, debuted in January of 2011. Since then, the show ― based on the lives of the Belchers (Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene and Louise) ― has amassed a devoted following, one especially prone to spreading intricate fan theories …

TV

Stance's High-Tech Adventure Socks Are Built For 50K Excursions In The Backcountry

One of the most important (and maybe most often overlooked) parts of any hiking getup are a solid pair of socks. Hit the trail without them, you’ll …

Jerry Garcia’s former $4.35M Marin County estate up for sale

It’d be hard to find a property more steeped in rock and roll history than Jerry Garcia‘s “Sans Souci” (French for “without worry”). Although it’s …

Marin County

Base Layer: 10 Best Thermal Underwear For Men

Polartec Power Dry<p>Staying warm at the campsite or while in transit in the wilderness during the winter can spell the difference between a relaxing …

Camping

Moment's Battery Photo Case Doubles The Life Of Your iPhone & Fits Their DSLR Lenses

Moment Battery Photo Case<p>Posted in Tech<p>Moment caught some serious attention a while back for their snap-on attachments for the iPhone that turned …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Make a Coffee Rig From Scratch | Men’s Health

<b>How to Build It:</b><p><b>1. Clean the Metal</b><p>With the utility knife, scrape any labels off the pipes. Then wipe off the oil coating using a rag soaked with mineral spirits. (Wear disposable gloves and do this in a well-ventilated area.)<p><b>2. Paint the Screws</b><p>Twist the short screws and four of the long ones into …

New Bob Marley and the Wailers recordings found rotting in hotel basement

He was reggae’s first global superstar, admired by music fans around the world and revered in his Jamaican homeland as a national hero.<p>With dozens of greatest hits and collected works albums released since his death from cancer in 1981, at the age of 36, it was thought that Bob Marley’s back …

If This Bestselling Dating Guide Won't Get You Laid Nothing Ever Will

The Tao Of Badass is the most notorious dating guide on the market today…by far. It’s the most talked about guide, the most used guide, and …

15 Quotes From Zen Philosophy That Will Help Find Out Who You Really Are

One of the most intriguing questions to ask ourselves is “who am I?” We’ve probably all pondered this at some point in our lives.<p>It’s a difficult …

In Just 2 Minutes, This Famous Philosopher Will Make You Weep And Reconsider Your Life Priorities | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're just going to keep working, aren't you?<p>You're going to keep slaving away, buy more and bigger things, believing that, at some point, you've made it.<p>Made what, exactly?<p>Made other people …

Alan Watts

A Custom Trike Batman Motorcycle

Game Over Cycles, a Poland-based shop that customizes and rebuilds vintage cars and motorcycles, is currently in the process of building an amazing …

Motorcycles

Love Or Hate Burning Man? Here Are 7 Alternative Creative Escapes

<i>By Becky Mahan</i><p>Whether you think Burning Man is a transformational pilgrimage or has become an overgentrified expression of the rich, or just don't know what all the fuss is about, these are seven creative escapes you probably haven't heard of (yet) that are sure to get your juices flowing...<p>Boom …

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11 Pieces Of Furniture That Redefine The Meaning Of Comfort

Coziness is their number one priority.<p>When the weather is dreary and all you want to do is relax at home with "Downton Abbey" on repeat, comfortable furniture is key to making your day a success. All of these sofas and chairs made coziness their number one priority.

Furniture

Dual-lens zoom kit pushes iPhone 7 Plus camera further

The geeky excitement shared by mobile photographers over the dual-camera of the iPhone 7 Plus has not waned.<p>And as they’ve played with the small optical zoom and blurring backgrounds in portrait mode, two small accessories companies have been quietly but furiously developing a two-lens attachment …

Best French-Press and Pour-Over Coffee Makers

There’s something refreshingly simple about brewing a cup or two of coffee in a French-press or pour-over coffee maker. Both styles can produce …

Coffee

What To Buy A Coffee Snob (According To A Certified Coffee Snob)

A gift guide for that special, insufferable someone in your life.<p>Thousands of miles away, a farmer marches up a mountainside, picking beans. They’ll be left to ferment in the sun, wafting lazily in an open air breeze like a tourist on holiday. So while a quick sip of coffee on your way out the door …

Coffee

Weed Coffee Pods Give New Meaning to Wake and Bake

Waking and baking just got a whole lot easier, thanks to cannabis coffee pods. Called Brewbudz, they’re compatible with the Keurig coffee makers millions of Americans already have in their kitchens — and they’re now available for purchase at weed retailers in Nevada, with several more states …

Coffee

OK Go’s New Music Video is 4.2 Seconds of Crazy Slo-Mo Footage

Explosions! Colored Paint! Water balloons!<p>Once again, OK Go just proved they’re music video wizards — and this time they did it in just 4.2 seconds. …

Videography