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15 Awesome Chemistry GIFs You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome. Below, we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs and the science behind them (when we could figure it out): Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities Not Situated in Europe Yes, we all heard it; the most beautiful cities are found in Europe. You could hardly find someone who will deny Europe is the home for some of the most beautiful cities in the world. For this reason, the cities listed here are not found in Europe but rather in other continents of the world. Join us now as we explore the top ten most beautiful cities outside of Europe.

How You Can Start Speaking a New Language in 10 Days Last Updated: 4/15/2014 09:53 PST Most people recognize the many benefits of speaking a foreign language: You can travel to foreign countries and feel comfortable, be a more productive and enticing employee in today’s competitive job market, and immerse yourself in the vast cultures that surround you. Scientific studies have even shown that learning a new language helps to keep memories sharp and naturally enhances overall brain function. But did you know that you can speak a new language in as little as 10 days? The Pimsleur Approach to speaking new languages helps users pick up new languages quickly.

The Hidden Beach in the Marieta Islands Near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico ~ Travelust 88 Marieta Islands, off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is currently gaining a lot of attention by tourists. Many have visited this site before but couldn’t understand the wow factor involved until after an impressive and beautifully detailed capture of this beach was photographed by Thomas Porty. The Marieta Islands in Mexico is said to have formed centuries ago due to volcanic activity and are entirely uninhabited. The islands are about an hour long boat ride west-northwest from the coast of Puerto Vallarta and are visited daily by hundreds of tourists, yet no one can legally set foot on the islands. The Mexican government in the early 1900s began conducting military testing on the islands taking advantage of the fact that they were uninhabited.

Sound Types FindSounds Search the Web for Sounds What types of sounds can be found on the Web using FindSounds? 38 of the world's most inspiring routes for road trips [PICs] Whether it’s Utah or Iceland, something about a seemingly endless and open road makes me want to travel. Sygic Travel: Trip Planner Travel Map for your next Holiday Sygic Travel is the best way to discover places to go. Sygic Travel aggregates things to do from around the World and shows them on a map, prioritized by their popularity among travelers. Save places that you like to your favorites to create your own travel bucket list. Build your Travel Itinerary with Sygic Travel: Trip Planner Use the integrated online itinerary maker to create a day-by-day itinerary for your trip. Stumblers Who Like The Cool Hunter - Amazing Places To Experience Around The... Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia

Top 10 Little-Known Dream Islands ~ Travelust 88 Head to one of these "undiscovered" islands, where you'll find that dream beach vacation – minus the crowds Everyone loves a little slice of island paradise! Unfortunately, that's the problem with an island beach vacation – you're often forced to share your stretch of sand with countless others in search of a little R & R. If you're looking for an island getaway minus the crowds, we've rounded up 10 little-known dream islands around the world where you'll find just that – and while you may have to work a little harder and travel a little longer to get there, you'll be rewarded with deserted beaches, fascinating culture, exotic cuisine, and the satisfaction of "discovering" a fabulous, off-the-beaten-path island destination.

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Amazing Places To Experience Around the Globe (Part 3) Devetashkata Cave - Bulgaria Ben Bulben at County Sligo, Ireland Shark Island - Sydney Packing it all in – a guide to travelling hand-luggage only Packing light used to be a handy skill. These days, it's a necessity. As airlines are crippled by ash clouds, strike action and general financial meltdown, they've had to find alternative ways of making money. Enter 'ancillary revenues', which basically means airlines charging passengers for anything they can get away with. The upshot? A raft of airlines now imposes fees for putting your suitcase in the hold.

Liked the interface, and how different points have different icons for what they are. Also, I liked how you could go deeper w/ more info and book/add to your list options. All around pretty cool map. by dpvagabond Jun 24

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