Alan Rezende

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The Art of Climbing Castles in the Sky

Adventure<p>World-class rock climber Sonnie Trotter takes us on his backyard quest, which resulted in Canada’s first multi-pitch 5.14, in this first film by photographer/climber Ben Moon (<i>Denali</i>, <i>Rabbit Island</i>), just released today. <i>Castles in the Sky</i> is a meditation on what inspires Trotter to seek …

Climbing

50 Astonishing Animal Photos of 2015

A flock of sheep walk in the haze in a Beijing suburb, China, Jan. 15, 2015.<br>Lintao Zhang—Getty Images<p>1 of 50<p>There are few things more enjoyable and …

Animals

Why Break a World Record?

To make it into Guinness World Records, people have braved extreme conditions, baked any number of jumbo-sized foods, and done extraordinary things to their facial hair. What’s the appeal of being the best at an arbitrary contest?<p>Earlier this week, Stuart Sobeske, a high-school student from …

Robots, drones and heart-detectors: How disaster technology is saving lives

<i>Watch "Katrina: The Storm that Never Stopped</i>" Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Robots with cameras, microphones and sensors searched for victims stranded in flooded homes and on rooftops. They assessed damage and sent back images from places rescuers couldn't get.<p>It was August 31, 2005, two days …

Gulf Coast

In BMW Electric Car, Software 'Coding' Unlocks Hidden Features Owners Want

And may void warranty<p>The BMW i3 REx model is an unusual beast, the sole example to date of a car built specifically to comply with California regulations that define it as a zero-emission electric car even though it has a range-extending engine.<p>That's because its gasoline range (EPA-rated at 78 …

Adventure Motorcycle Demo Rides That Let You Get Dirty

Good luck trying to get a motorcycle dealership to let you test their bikes off-road.<p>Isn’t it strange how motorcycle dealerships expect you to drop …

Off-roading

Whales on the Wrong Side of the World

In May 2010, a whale showed up on the wrong side of the world.<p>A team of marine biologists was conducting a survey off the coast of Israel when they spotted it. At first they thought it was a sperm whale. But each time the animal surfaced, the more clearly they could see that it had the wrong …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

#MatadorN readers @theplanetd drove the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, the longest coastal route in the world. Whoa, #travelstoke!

It's a good thing they brought the life preserver! #overland

Taku-Tanku

At first glance, the Taku-Tanku looks like something from Wes Anderson’s <i>The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou</i>. The plan for this small, simple travelling house made from repurposed water tanks is the product of a collaboration between <b></b>architect Marcelo Ertorteguy, fashion designer and architect Sara …

Who Killed Costa Rica’s Turtle Advocate?

Rafael Mora and Fernanda Sandoval had spent the past three months hearing testimony related to the murder of their son, Jairo Mora Sandoval, an environmental activist who was killed while protecting endangered sea turtle eggs. Fernanda, 54, and Rafael, 62, were required to attend each day of the …

This Instagrammer Will Help Your Clean Eating Resolution

As January starts to come to a close, we’re guessing some of you are struggling with your clean eating New Year’s resolutions. Have no fear, as we are too — it’s hard to avoid all the delicious snacks in the workplace. And the wine… always the wine. Luckily for everyone’s waistline we recently …

See the Original Concept Art for Frozen

Entertainment<p>Search<p>CongressHere's What Americans Think of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Most Provocative Ideas<p>Supreme CourtAnti-Abortion Advocate Calls …

Customer Service

Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

You may have heard it from a friend, from a popular photographer on the social media outlet of your choice, or read it on a blog somewhere. Maybe it …

World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

While architectural firms compete with their designs for 3D-printed dwellings, one company in China has quietly been setting about getting the job done. In March of last year, company WinSun claimed to have printed 10 houses in 24 hours, using a proprietary 3D printer that uses a mixture of ground …

Skyscrapers

National Geographic Travel

Your Shot Photos: Best Trips 2015

TravelYour Shot<p>Our Your Shot photo community shared their picks for the best places to travel in 2015 using #BestoftheWorld. Here are some of our favorites.

Travel Photography

After History-Making Ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan, Climber Asks 'Now What?'

Tommy Caldwell made history by free climbing the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall.<p>After summiting Yosemite National Park's colossal El Capitan with a partner on Wednesday, making history by completing the first free climb of a route considered to be the longest and hardest in the world, Tommy Caldwell shared …

The Best Things to do in Northern Ireland

Planning a trip to Ireland? We've go a list of the best things to do in Northern Ireland to help you plan your trip. For the republic of Ireland, …

Fixing What you see is NOT what you get when Printing

Robert Vanelli (Vanelli to his friends) is a working photographer, educator and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, …

Florida

US tapped N Korean networks years ago, providing proof of Sony hack – reports

North Korea,Sony Pictures,NSA,US news,Obama administration,US politics,Asia Pacific,World news<p>NSA began tapping networks in 2010, says New York Times<br>• South Korea helped US to penetrate systems

North Korea

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

Photographer Captures Rare Pictures of an Upside-Down Iceberg

When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen …

The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

Carry-on travel is the ultimate way to travel.<p>It makes everything so much easier. You don't need to worry about lost luggage because you'll have all …

We've used Delorme's inReach Explorer in Iceland, Ecuador, and along the length of the Continental Divide Trail. 2-way satellite communications, navigational functions and SOS messaging anywhere in the world. What electronic devices to you consider must-haves?