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  • 10 Mysterious Disappearances in National Parks

    10 Mysterious Disappearances in National Parks

    Vanished hikers. Disappearing backpackers. Missing children. Are these mysteries in the great outdoors due to accidents, mistakes and bad luck, or evidence of something more sinister?

  • How Velocipede Carousels Work

    How Velocipede Carousels Work

    Velocipede carousels, powered by pedaling, were created in the late 19th century to accustom Parisians to riding bicycles. But just two of them are left in the world.

  • 5 Urban Alternatives to the Gym

    5 Urban Alternatives to the Gym

    Running on a treadmill at the gym may get the job done when it comes to burning calories, but it's awfully boring. How else can you exercise in your city?

  • What's happening when you get a second wind?

    What's happening when you get a second wind?

    You're running or biking, but you're quickly running out of steam. Then suddenly — BAM — you get a rush of energy. What's going on?

  • 10 People Who Survived the Impossible

    10 People Who Survived the Impossible

    The will to survive is ingrained in all of us, but some have had that will tested to the extremes. What would you do to stay alive if you were stranded in the desert or thrown overboard at sea? Find out what these 10 people did.

  • Is it legal to explore abandoned buildings?

    Is it legal to explore abandoned buildings?

    The forgotten past inside abandoned homes, old warehouses and broken-down factories is a siren call for urban explorers. But even if you're just there to look, is it legal to enter?

  • 10 Mysterious Disappearances in National Parks
  • How Velocipede Carousels Work
  • 5 Urban Alternatives to the Gym
  • What's happening when you get a second wind?
  • 10 People Who Survived the Impossible
  • Is it legal to explore abandoned buildings?
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