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    SpaceX to Fly Two Tourists to the Moon in 2018

    SpaceX to Fly Two Tourists to the Moon in 2018

    By Sydney Robinson Private space exploration company SpaceX has announced its most ambitious mission yet—a plan to orbit the moon in 2018. The company headed by scientific and tech mind Elon Musk claims that their mission is on-target, including having recruited two astronauts that have elected—and paid a hefty chunk of change—to have the privilege […]

    Kelly Slater Is Not an Enemy of Sharks

    Kelly Slater Is Not an Enemy of Sharks

    What caused Kelly Slater to so radically change his views about sharks? Or perhaps he did not change his views after all. In 2014, Kelly was quoted in the Australian media saying in response to Premier Colin Barnett’s plan to kill sharks in Western Australia: “I think it’s kind of silly. Humans want to control […]

    Stand-Up Paddler Breaks 3 World Records, Completes Solo Atlantic Crossing

    Stand-Up Paddler Breaks 3 World Records, Completes Solo Atlantic Crossing

    It’s official! Chris Bertish has completed a journey of a lifetime—a world-first to cross the Atlantic Ocean unaided on a paddleboard. [facebook https://www.facebook.com/supthemag/videos/1286502591432674/ expand=1] Chris Bertish, a 42-year-old professional adventurer, has already traveled 83 days in his attempt to become the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Atlantic Ocean from mainland Morocco to Antigua. […]

    Ready to Escape Into This Magical Treetop Orb?

    Ready to Escape Into This Magical Treetop Orb?

    Free Spirit Spheres resort in British Columbia knows there’s nothing quite like being in an orb in a tree canopy. They invite you to experience an enchanted rainforest vacation in a spherical suspended treehouse. The year-round, adult-only resort on Vancouver Island features three hanging handmade orbs, which you can rent for $175 per night. The […]

    This City Is Giving Residents $1,200 Toward Buying an Electric Bike

    This City Is Giving Residents $1,200 Toward Buying an Electric Bike

    The city of Oslo, Norway is offering grants to help its citizens partially pay for electric cargo bikes through its Climate and Energy Fund. Each grant covers up to $1,200 or 25 percent of an electric cargo bike purchase, which can cost from $2,400 to $6,000. Pedal-Assisted E-Bike Makes Commuting Fun and Easy https://t.co/abav7cXU6x @BicyclingMag […]

    Incredible Glass House Honors Nature

    Incredible Glass House Honors Nature

    Forest lovers will appreciate the beautiful modern glass home recently built in a secluded glade near Madrid. Penelas Architects‘ Hidden Pavilion was completed in 2016 in a quiet forest just northwest of Spain’s capital city. The Hidden Pavilion is a minimalist but attractive two-story home designed to accommodate human residents and surrounding trees. The second […]

    World’s Longest Aerial Bike Path Inspired by Middle School Students

    World’s Longest Aerial Bike Path Inspired by Middle School Students

    The longest aerial bike path in the world opened late January for a trial run in the Xiamen province of China. The concept for this path was designed about eight years ago by middle school students in the annual Xiamen City Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition. The aerial bike path offers an alternative travel […]

    18 Wild Places to Fall in Love

    18 Wild Places to Fall in Love

    By National Wildlife Federation Staff In honor of Valentine’s Day, National Wildlife Federation staff members shared favorite wild places and hidden gems—from national parks to national forests to wildlife refuges. As naturalist David Mizejewski said, “What a gift.” Not only do they inspire and amaze millions of visitors, America’s wild public lands provide habitat for […]