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Researchers Recommend at Least 30 Minutes of Nature Time Per Week

Kate Horowitz

A study of more than 1500 Australians concluded that 30 minutes was the minimum dose required to reap the health benefits of time in nature.

Watch NASA's Upcoming Booster Rocket Test Live Tomorrow Morning

Andrew LaSane

The booster will not be fired again until test flights in 2018.

10 Services You Never Knew You Needed

the mag

The perfect gift for the goat-loving, grandma-hogging adrenaline junkie in your life.

Introducing the Toy Robot That's Like a Real-Life Pixar Character

Michele Debczak

A former "WALL-E" animator helped design his expressive face.

A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

Kirstin Fawcett

Missouri will line a swath of the iconic highway with special energy-generating photovoltaic pavers.

This Company's Chemically Crafted Wine Blends Knock Off Pricier Bottles

Shaunacy Ferro

But do they taste the same? We put one of Replica's wines to the test.

10 Bite-Sized Facts About ‘Shark Week’

Jennifer M Wood

Live every week like it’s Shark Week.

The Many Different Types of Therapeutic Massage

Kirstin Fawcett

It also and suggests which ones might be the best fit for your physical and mental needs.

Texas Town Fires Its Library Cat

Shaunacy Ferro

White Settlement, Texas, is currently embroiled in a political fight over Browser, the local library cat.

Who You Gonna Call for 'Ghostbusters'-Themed Burgers? This Japanese Chain

Andrew LaSane

A restaurant in Japan has announced special menu items as a tie-in to the upcoming film.

Hilly City of Lisbon Will Add Another Elevator to Transit System

Shaunacy Ferro

Lisbon is debuting a new elevator in 2017 to shuttle people up to its hillside cathedral.

WWI Centennial: Somme Bombardment Begins

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 241st installment in the series.

The Missing Links: How Dangerous Are Ghost Peppers?

Colin Patrick

What Exactly Is 'New Car Smell'?

Naya Clark

And is it actually toxic?

A Look Back at 50 Years of Office Desks

Michele Debczak

From the 'Mad Men' era to the age of instant messaging.