What a brilliant idea. Anyone who has ever watched their car keys sink to the bottom of a lake will welcome this cork-covered pocket knife with a key ring attached. The company claims the knife is buoyant enough to keep your car keys from sinking. Maybe one or two keys, but not every key you own. Better yet, why not buy a piece of cork at a hardware store, drill a ring into it and … oh, never mind.
It’s the mountain in China called Hua Shan, featuring “The Heavenly Stairs” that literally go straight up the sheer face of the mountain, plus wobbly planks overhanging cliffs and all sorts of sketchy climbs. The payoff is a Taoist temple-turned-tea house at the summit.
Just because you’ve spent the day at a museum doesn’t mean you have to settle for bland, cafeteria-style food to sustain you before exploring some more. The website Virtual Tourist lists its top five fancy restaurants headquarters in museums:
This is a brief Ted-Ed animated lecture that does not – we assure you – have shaky camerawork or quick-cutting images. In three minutes, it explains the motion sickness phenomena – the vestibular system senses rotation in the car while the eye doesn’t connect it – but, alas, does not offer definitive solutions.