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    New Airless Bike Tires That Will Never Get Flat

    A flat tire is a thing that can ruin even the best bike trip. However, riders can forget dragging around their patch kits and pumps, because Nexo created an airless tire to ensure they keep pedaling. Flat-free tires aren’t new, however they weren’t widely used because of poor stiffness and shock absorption, compared to the […]

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    24 Of The World’s Best Hidden Hot Springs

    The most remote hot springs in the world, so you can catch some much needed you-time. 01 | Cascata Del Mulino, Tuscany 1.bp.blogspot.com It’s a natural sulfur hot spring. In the Tuscan countryside. What’s not to love? Located in the ancient spa town of Saturnia, these waterfall springs stay a constant 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit all […]

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    Finally: Weed Goes to Space

    In today’s let’s-send-seemingly-random-shit-to-space news, here’s 95 cannabis seeds, one cannabis clone, and one fat joint getting lifted 19 miles above the Earth aboard a weather balloon. Because weed in space. The puns are inescapable, but nevertheless, this is the first time the devil’s cabbage has gotten this high.  Or is it? Dale Chamberlain, a former NASA botanist who’s […]

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    In England, You Can Camp in Abandoned Medieval Churches

    “Champing” supports the upkeep of village churches, while offering travelers a unique overnight stay. Throughout Southeast England, a small batch of modern pilgrims have been traveling to visit and sleep in ancient churches. They’re not necessarily seeking a religious experience—rather, they are part of a modern movement called champing, a portmanteau for church camping. Organized […]

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    The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone’s Geysers

    The Morning Glory Pool in 2015. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE/PUBLIC DOMAIN When it comes to geothermal features, Yellowstone National Park holds an embarrassment of riches. Located largely inside the massive caldera of an ancient volcano, the park is home to thousands of geysers and hot springs, including Old Faithful and the Grand Prismatic Spring. But of […]