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ICELAND’S GEOTHERMAL BATHING CULTURE

ICELAND’S GEOTHERMAL BATHING CULTURE

In many countries if you want to meet the locals you go to the nearest watering hole (pub, bar, cantina). Iceland takes its watering holes literally and seriously…

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EBOLA UPDATE

By on January 27, 2015 in Africa, Health & Fitness, Science with 0 Comments
EBOLA UPDATE

Stay up to date on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa with these 3 recent articles.

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PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

PARKING ON THE SUMMIT

Tusker Trail’s founder tries to connect the dots between achieving altitude and his personal experience with Parkinson’s disease.

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THOR HEYERDAHL

The third profile in our Badasses series takes a look at Thor Heyerdahl’s epic life-long pissing match with the academic realm.

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

By on November 30, 2012 in Environmental, Global, Science

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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MAD SCIENTISTS

By on November 2, 2012 in Science
MAD SCIENTISTS

Modern science didn’t come as far as it has simply by mixing chemicals in test tubes and injecting them into monkeys.

The controversial tradition of self-experimentation has led to many breakthrough discoveries, but not without its often fatal risks.

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ALL HAIL THE HIGGS BOSON!

By on August 2, 2012 in Science

The discovery of the Higgs boson, the holy grail of all quantum physics. The birth of a pure white albino bison, one of the rarest animals in the world.

At first glance, these events may seem to have nothing in common. But with some perspective and a little imagination, they could perhaps be forever linked.

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DIVINE SCIENCE

By on April 6, 2012 in Science, World Religions

“Where do we come from? And where are we going?” The mystery of our being is a widely debated subject that never fails to fascinate. Perhaps reincarnation best describes the repetitive cycle of birth, death, and rebirth?

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HUBBLE: THE HUB OF THE UNIVERSE

By on January 1, 2012 in Science, Uncategorized

The Hubble Space Telescope is a space-based observatory that has transformed astronomy, spirituality, and galvanized even the most casual stargazers among us.

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UNDER THE KNIFE

By on August 1, 2010 in Health & Fitness, History, Science

If you think that everything from intricate brain operations to delicate nose jobs and other surgeries of all kinds are inventions of modern medicine… think again. The art and science of surgery on humans was developed and widely practiced thousands of years ago.

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