Is it safe to eat snow?

A lot of people who live where it snows are tempted to eat the furry powder straight off the ground or from the sky. But is it actually a good idea?What actually is snow made of, and does pollution affect how healthy the snow really is? Read more...More about Mashable Video, Snow, Water, Clouds,

How to Keep Your Dog Safe and Warm This Winter

You wouldn't venture nearly naked into the frozen wastes of your neighborhood during the dead of winter just to use the outhouse, so why do you expect your dog to? This winter hasn't been nearly as intense as last year's snowpacalypse, but it's still a dangerous time of year for pets.

6 Simple Things Google's Self-Driving Car Still Can't Handle

Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades . For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think—as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of the parking lot. Read more...

My First Time On The Slopes In 16 Years, I Skied The Backcountry 

I haven't been skiing since the late '90s. So, for my first time back, a trip out of bounds though the backcountry outside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was a safe, practical thing to do, right? Read more...

9 Holiday Travel Horror Stories That Will Make Your Trip Seem Perfect

Holiday travel sucks, and most people think that it sucks most around Thanksgiving. That's not necessarily true . However, that probably doesn't make you feel any better if you're reading this while stuck in an airport on the wrong side of the country with hours to wait before your flight leaves.

So You Want To Ride Your Motorcycle Around The World

Want to go the long way round? Or just find some forest trails and go motorcycle camping? This is where you get started. Read more...

Wildlife Is Making a Comeback at Chernobyl — Now That People Have Left

The accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned,

Your Guide To Island Hopping The Philippines

I just spent two weeks in the Philippines, a place The Department of State deems dangerous and warns that “U.S. citizens should continue to exercise extreme caution if traveling to certain regions and cities.” Here’s why it wasn’t scary,

So You Want to Become a Mountaineer?

According to Hemingway, “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” I just learned that last one. Here’s how you can too. Read more...

Why Japan’s Bullet Train Will Finally Bring High-Speed Rail to America

High-speed trains—which can hit 300 miles per hour or more—are the ultimate example of how futuristic engineering can solve real-world transportation problems. In the past several decades, dozens of safe, sustainable high-speed train systems have started racing across the planet.

The Hardest Hike In America? We Backpack The Sierra High Route

Stretching 200 miles through the Sierra Nevada, most of the High Route is off-trail, posing challenges both physical and mental as you attempt to navigate dangerous, unmarked terrain. It took us two solid weeks. Worth it? Well, at least the photos came out good. Read more...

This new species of brittle star lived 435 million years ago

Scientists say the fossilized remains of a brittle star that lived 435 million years ago belong to a new species. The fossil was named Crepidosoma doyleii, after the paleontologist who discovered it. Eamon Doyle was a Ph.D.

Woman has perfect response when asked about incoming snow storm

Some people get a little nutty when there's a winter storm looming. Not Shirley Nash. During a report on an upcoming snowstorm a reporter for WCCB out of Charlotte, North Carolina interviewed the local resident about her plans for the snowy weekend.

Tom Petty’s death caused by ‘accidental overdose,' family confirms

Tom Petty's family confirmed the musician's death was caused by an accidental drug overdose in a statement on Friday.News broke on Oct. 2 last year that the iconic guitarist had suffered from cardiac arrest in the early morning hours in his home in Malibu.

Nasty women (and men) to crowdsource 'marching orders' ahead of midterm elections

This weekend marks a year since millions of nasty women (and men) marched in protest following the inauguration of Donald J. Trump. March On, a new organization branching out from the Women's March movement, wants to take a "bottom up" approach to the resistance.SEE ALSO:

Tide Pod craze shows there's such a thing as bad publicity

It's the year 2018 and every advancement in our society has been stifled by the consumption of Tide Pods. The desire to eat a laundry pod—specifically Tide's detergent product, packaged in plastic dissolvable packets—has taken over the internet for better or for worse.

'Get Out' director Jordan Peele says he's done with the acting game

Well Get Out fans, we've got some bad news — and some good news.First, let's start with the bad news: In a preview for his CBS Sunday Morning interview with Tracy Smith, the comedian and Get Out director announced he was done with acting."That’s the idea...Daniel Day-Lewis and I are both out,

Someone just created a custom site to make browsing Netflix easier

Here's some great news just in time for the weekend: someone's created a site that makes browsing through Netflix so much easier.Reddit user CrazedEli, aka Ville Salminen, announced his creation Flixable on the r/television subreddit Friday.

Daniel Radcliffe weighs in on Johnny Depp remaining in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Harry Potter fans around the world will have to come to terms with Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, and Daniel Radcliffe himself is among them.“It’s a very hard thing for me,” Radcliffe told Entertainment Weekly.

Your child's next best friend could be this 3.5-foot-tall robot

iPal is a unique humanoid robot designed to teach children and be a friend at home or in the class room. It sings and dances for fun, and provides lessons and stories for education. There are other possible uses for the robot as well, such as for elder care and as a hospitality host. Read more...

'The Walking Dead' comic writer addresses the TV show's major plot twist

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for the most recent episode of The Walking Dead and the comics on which it is based.The writer behind The Walking Dead comics, Robert Kirkman, has finally shared his thoughts about the recent major twist in TWD television show,

[图表]苹果再夺美国市场品牌价值第一宝座

根据品牌顾问公司Brand Finance最新发布的品牌价值调查报告显示,苹果公司以1046亿美元的市值夺得了美国市场品牌价值排名榜上第一的位置。谷歌和微软分别以686亿美元和628亿美元的市值位列第二和第三。    

英国国家卫生署电脑或可获额外1年的XP技术支持

Windows XP退休日即将到来,这意味着这款系统的用户将不再得到任何的补丁、更新推送,而他们将不得不使用如同定时炸弹般的系统。不过就目前的情况来看,只有家庭用户将可能遭遇这样的境遇。

Liking it large -- over one third of smartphones are 5 inches or more

印度海关进口清单惊现Nexus 8

据报道,印度海关进口清单惊现谷歌即将推出的Nexus 8平板电脑,从侧面证实谷歌Nexus 8平板电脑的存在。关于Nexus 8平板电脑板的传言甚嚣尘上已经超过六个月。各种图像、渲染图片和硬件规格纷纷上网。

超越特斯拉 工信部发布锌空气电池标准

日前,工信部批复了《电动汽车用锌空气电池行业标准》,并将于11月正式实施。这种以空气作原材料的锌空气电池,正式走入大众视野。

双卡双待36天待机 219元Nokia 130上市

威锋网 9 月 15 日消息,上个月,微软正式发布了收购诺基亚以来第一款全新的廉价功能手机 Nokia 130。当时微软声称,该机子将市面上最廉价的手机之一,那么国行的价格呢?

10 of the most badass motorcycles in film history

Motorcycles look cool. Movie stars look cool. So putting movie stars on motorcycles is almost always a badass cool combination on film. Watch Mojo put together a list ranking 10 of the most badass motorcycles in film history and the list includes some usual suspects: lightcycles,

干货:互联网硬件求胜七锦囊

大飛最近下山,师父临行前赠送七锦囊,万分嘱咐掉坑才可拆。不敢私藏,特供给创业者和投资人。 锦囊一:拉帮结派会同 […]

诺基亚支持论坛现已划归至微软移动旗下

威智网11月28日消息,根据外媒 MyNokiaBlog 报道称,诺基亚最大的官方支持论坛 Nokia Support Discussions今天被正式划归到微软旗下,这意味着微软的去诺基亚化进程又深入了一步。  

自动驾驶汽车上路后,我们还需要考驾照么?

日前,美国政府正在起草一份关于自动驾驶车辆如何上路的相关法律——这意味着在这些自动驾驶车辆上路前司机(或相关人 […]

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