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    Giant Jade Stone Worth $170 Million Unearthed in Burma

    Giant Jade Stone Worth $170 Million Unearthed in Burma

    Miners have unearthed the world’s most valuable chunk of jade stone in Burma, the southeast Asian country also known as Myanmar. Local politician U Tint Soe stand with the jade rock.SWNS.com Worth an estimated $174.6 million, the massive 200-ton stone measures about 14 feet high and 19 feet long, the BBC reported. It’s size is […]

    ​Join the World’s Top Climbers as They Ascend Mount Everest

    ​Join the World’s Top Climbers as They Ascend Mount Everest

    Sports Illustrated is producing the first virtual-reality (VR) documentary series that will let viewers join a team of mountain climbers as they make the perilous ascent to the top of Mount Everest. The series, Capturing Everest, follows four fearless climbers—including Garrett Madison, who summited Everest six times, and Brent Bishop, who summited Everest three times—as […]

    Poland’s New Solar-Powered Bike Path Glows Bright Blue at Night

    Poland’s New Solar-Powered Bike Path Glows Bright Blue at Night

    Poland—home to some of the most bike-friendly cities in the world—unveiled a gorgeous, glowing bike path near Lidzbark Warminski in the Mazury region last week to help nighttime cyclists get from A to B. Poland debuts its first bicycle path that lights up at night.Gazeta Wyborcza screen grab The 100-meter track, created by construction company […]

    Explorers Find World’s Deepest Underwater Cave

    Explorers Find World’s Deepest Underwater Cave

    A team of explorers say they have found the deepest underwater cave on Earth. Located in the Czech Republic, near the town of Hranice, the cave is believed to be at least 1,325 feet deep, beating the previous record holder—the 1,286-foot Pozzo del Merro in Italy—by 39 feet. But just how deep the Czech cave, […]

    20 Year David and Goliath Fist Fight Saves Patagonia’s Futaleufu

    20 Year David and Goliath Fist Fight Saves Patagonia’s Futaleufu

    Chilean environmentalists and global whitewater aficionados are celebrating the happy ending to the tumultuous 20-year battle to save Patagonia’s Futaleufu River. On Aug. 30, Endesa Chile, subsidiary of Enersis and part of Italian-controlled energy consortium Enel, formally relinquished all claims to Chile’s iconic whitewater mecca, and similar stakes in other Chilean rivers. Endesa sought to […]

    This Wheel Turned My $50 Bicycle Into an Electric Bike

    This Wheel Turned My $50 Bicycle Into an Electric Bike

    My bike isn’t exactly what you’d call “nice.” I bought my humble three-speed for $50 bucks off Craigslist. I believe the original owner bought the bike for about twice that amount at Walmart. Over the summer, however, my second-hand Craiglist bike was converted into a fancy electric one thanks to EVELO’s Omni Wheel, a motorized […]