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Craziest Airplane Cabins of the Future

The butterfly seat concept’s main attraction is its convertibility. A simple fold of the seats turns a premium-economy-seating configuration into …

17 Ways to Spend a Summer Crafternoon

Begin with the very shoes on your feet! Add some DIY charm to the most necessary summer shoes.

Shoes

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Indonesia

27 of the most incredible natural wonders in Europe

Art and architecture dominate in cities, but venture into the wilds and you'll discover the rock towers, soaring arches, and cathedrals of ice that inspired ancient civilizations.<p>Here are 27 incredible natural wonders worth the wander in Europe.<p><b>More from Smarter Travel:</b>

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea, but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

NEEMO is the only undersea research station in the world, and astronaut crews have been training with it ever since the facility was first established in 2001.<p>Resting on the Atlantic ocean's seafloor, 62 feet below the surface and 3.5 miles off the coastlines of Key Largo, Florida, NEEMO offers …

Olympus Mons: Giant Mountain of Mars

Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system. The massive Martian mountain towers high above the surrounding plains of the red planet, and …

Astronomy

Public photos mined to create beautiful time-lapses

In many ways, the internet is simply an extremely badly coordinated attempt to document our planet. Hundreds of millions of photos are uploaded online every day, depicting ourselves, our cities, our landscape, and our food. However, they're also isolated and disparate: it's difficult to sieve …

Shooting Son Doong in 360°

As me and my team left for Vietnam this January, we had a goal: to make an interactive reportage about the world’s largest cave for National …

6 Animals That Are Rapidly Evolving

We sometimes think of evolution as a thing of the past, but it continues today, especially as environmental pressures force humans and animals to …

Zoology

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

5 major threats to biodiversity, and how we can help curb them

The fewer animals we have, the fewer humans we will have.<p>That's why biodiversity is important. The wide variety of species on Earth, whether they're …

Stone-Filled Elephant Sculptures Finally Rise in Durban

Six years after being commissioned, artist Andries Botha has finally unveiled his huge elephant sculptures made out of wire frames filled with stones. Emerging out of a freeway island in Durban, South Africa, the artwork is made of galvanized steel armature with stainless steel mesh and filled with …

South Africa

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth, As Captured By Sean Ensch

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a young age. That love was paired with a desire to capture it on camera, which he began exploring in high school with film.<p>But, as it turns out, neither …

Photography

10 great US activity holidays

<b>Explore the Civil War battlefields</b><p>Events in the US marking the 150th anniversary of key chapters in the American Civil War (1861–65) reach their climax this year. April 14, 1865, for example, was the date on which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated (visit nps.gov and civilwar.org for details of …

For California salmon, summer of truck rides, bucket lifts

LAGUNITAS, Calif. (AP) — What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.<p>State and federal wildlife agencies in California are …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

World Bank calls on countries to take urgent steps to protect 'natural capital'

Countries must take urgent steps to value their natural capital – such as forests, peatlands and coastal areas – as part of their economic development, the World Bank has urged.<p>Placing a monetary value on natural ecosystems is a key step on the road to "green" economic growth, according to the …

Artist Creates Huge Mythical Eyes That Could Belong to Dragons

Milan-based artist Stefano Prina used his dog Luchino's expressive eyes as inspiration when he designed his marvelous handmade creations. Utilizing the construction experience he gained as an architect, Prina created incredibly detailed sculptures of colorful reptile, fish, monster, and animal eyes …

Art

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

Architecture

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Photography

12 Extraordinary Pictures Show Animals Headed for Extinction

On Endangered Species Day, there are thousands of species that may not be around for long.<p>The term “endangered species” usually brings to mind charismatic animals—fluffy pandas and majestic tigers. But there are thousands of lesser-known species that are in greater danger of disappearing.<p>These …

Eggs: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Which came first — the egg or controversy about its healthfulness? Few foods in Western culture have come under such scrutiny. One day, nutritionists …

Nutrition

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

The amazing psychedelic GIF art of Bill Tavis

His art is so mindblowing.<p>Some of the multicolor GIFs remind me of Huichol yarn/bead paintings, and peyote-stich beadwork of the Native American …

Art

Wyoming Law May Cause Legal Problems For Photographers Shooting on Public Land, Including National Parks

Wyoming has long been a favored destination for nature and wildlife photographers. This expansive western landscape is where Ansel Adams made …

A New Kind of Artificial Reef Is Saving Fish

Build it, and they will come.<p>That’s not just a line from <i>Field of Dreams</i>. It’s also a real lesson coming out of Australia, where an innovative …

One Photographer’s Epic Self-Portraits in Front of Vast Landscapes

Nicholas Roemmelt is a landscape and wildlife photographer based in Austria who regularly puts on a backpack and takes his camera deep into the …

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish Ever Discovered

Fisheries