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Haiku Stairs: The Stairway to Heaven in Hawaii

Are you up for an adventure? Well, I'm really talking about an adventure in images, because going to the actual location in Hawaii and visit the Haiku Stairs (also known as Haʻikū Stairs, a.k.a. Haʻikū Ladder, Pali Ladder) is illegal, because the route is closed for repairs for some time. But this does not stop the adrenaline junkies and folks who love the beauty of the nature to step on all the 3,922 stars that lead to the top of...

NASA announces the first greenhouse in space

Every time I think of those poor astronauts wondering on Earth's orbit for months, eating their tasteless processed food rations, without a real connection to anything organic, I really feel their pain and the trouble they go through in their mission. Fortunately, NASA just announced a new project shipped to ISS via SpaceX Dragon capsule that could offer fresh food to hundreds of miles away from Earth. The new system of growing vegetables in...