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Photographer Photoshops His Dog Into A Giant

When photographer Christopher Cline moved from Virginia to Minnesota, he was feeling homesick and “sliding into a sad place in life.” But then his …

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'Mummified' body of adventurer found in abandoned yacht to be identified by sailor's daughter

WARNING: This article contains an image of the partially mummified body which some readers may find disturbing<p>The “mummified” body of a round-the-world German sailor has been found slumped on his “ghost yacht” next to the radio telephone after he apparently tried to make a desperate emergency …

How to eat: croissants

Tesco’s customers may prefer the straight version, but should you add butter and jam or ham and cheese? Are they best hot or cold, and should you eat one or three? How to Eat is going deep on the croissant<p>Trust us, this blog was scheduled long before the unpleasantness, but given the amount of …

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What Is Time, And Why Does It Move Forward?

The laws of physics don't care which way it goes.<p><i>This article was written by Thomas Kitching from UCL, and was originally published by The</i> …

The Next Big Thing: NASA Officially Gives the Go-Ahead for WFIRST Telescope—An Interview With Dr. Neil Gehrels

An artist’s concept of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). NASA has officially chosen the infrared-space telescope as the scientific …

James Webb Space Telescope

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Study Skills

The Tech Behind Each Letter In Google’s Alphabet

Nasa's New Horizons probe shows Pluto bigger than expected

New Horizon measurements reveal Pluto is roughly two-thirds the size of the moon, and probably holds more ice beneath its surface than previously thought<p><b>Latest:</b> Nasa’s New Horizons probe makes Pluto flyby nine years after leaving Earth<p>A Nasa spacecraft that will hurtle past Pluto on Tuesday at more …

Here Are a Ton of Dogs in Trucks

A dog is a man's best friend. And his truck is his loyal steed. Now put them together and you've got one truly beautiful thing.<p>Few things are more important to an American man than his pickup truck. Except maybe his dog, the loyal sidekick. Now put that dog in a pickup, and you've got a glorious …

These are the first 4 people you’ll meet before you interview at Google

Google’s hiring process is beyond rigorous — according to HR head Laszlo Bock; of the more than three million job applications the tech giant receives from around the world each year, it hires only 7,000. That’s an acceptance rate of about 0.2%.<p>To weed through an insane number of applicants, the …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

I gave it all up … to cycle the world with my dog

Joshua Sivarajah sold all his possessions and set out to bike around the UK with just his dog Nero for company – a year later, he has found no reason to stop

How humans are helping to create a nightmarish jellyfish invasion.

Jellyfish have a nifty trick: Out of nowhere one day, they’ll invade a patch of sea, hundreds of millions of them, clogging nets, beaches, even power-plant cooling systems that happen to be nearby. And then, just like that, they’ll disappear again for another few decades.<p>These cryptic cycles raise …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Selfies from outer space: Self-portraits by astronauts and robots far from Earth

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

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This Guy's 'Game Of Thrones' Character Impressions Are So Good It Will Freak You Out

More depressing than the many deaths we witnessed in the Season 4 finale of "Game of Thrones" last week is the fact that we have to wait until next year to return to Westeros.<p>Sunday nights may be difficult until then, but thanks to awesome fan-made videos you can satiate your "GoT"-loving heart in …

Meet a traveller: Chris Kean, world traveller, photographer and Thorn Tree member

Chris has lived in all sorts of places, ranging from Finland to Tajikistan. He's currently in the US. Wherever he is based, he travels a lot. He's an amazing photographer and has been a presence in our online community for more than 10 years.<p>At the awesome Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland. Image …

Weekend readers' best photographs: vibrant

theguardian.com<p>66a51492718c4092a172e931c2586738cc52a7d9<p>http://assets.guim.co.uk/images/guardian-logo-rss.c45beb1bafa34b347ac333af2e6fe23f.png<p>In pictures | The …

Summer Solstice Pictures: From Stonehenge to Carhenge

Cultures around the world have a long history of celebrating the summer solstice.<p>Summer solstice will be a cause for celebration this weekend, as the date marks the start of summer for people across the Northern Hemisphere.<p>On June 21—the longest day of the year—the sun will be at its highest point …

What I see in the mirror: Faris Badwan

'I like the way I look, and I don't see any need to change it. But I'm in my late 20s, so maybe my insecurities will come in 20 years'<p>I've had the same hairstyle since I was 15. For some reason I've always equated people who change their hair a lot with mental illness – that girl who has pink hair …

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …