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How to make a sextant from random junk
Navigate like it's ye olden tymes
Here’s a tiny slice of the largest-ever 3D map of the cosmos
Each of these dots marks a galaxy
This is your brain on drugs
Brain scans and other studies reveal how drugs hijack your brain
Can I use moss to navigate?
Short answer: In principal, yes
Here are the last uncharted corners of the globe
Despite modern navigation systems, the world is still full of mystery
Here’s what’s inside the modern explorer’s survival kit
Because phone apps can only do so much
Augmented reality apps that help you explore the world
Unlock hidden knowledge and virtual monsters all around you
Today’s best gear for the weekend warrior
These items won't let you down in a pinch.
The Deep Sea Six
These ocean explorers dive deep into our planet's mysteries
Why Are We Still Using Bad Maps?
Some of the most common maps don't accurately depict Earth's surface. But it's not for lack of trying.