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I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

July 4th

African Influence – Top Ways to Emulate This Trend in the Home

It’s time to let your wild side out as African influences are a hot interior trend for 2013. The exotic trend is one that can bring luxury and warmth …

Interior Design

What's Your Style Sign? Mystic Medusa's Astrological Decor Tips

If you’re at a loss as to what's missing in your home — you can't quite put your finger on it but somehow it just doesn’t feel like you — you might …

UltraViolet

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>Book<p>USD $22.99<p>Item(s) added to cart.<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking better …

Travel

How to take better pictures with a camera phone

Sometimes you don't want to carry around a camera that screams tourist. Or you're off to a local club and all you have to capture a shot of neon-lit buskers is your phone. Phones are perfect for snapping spontaneous moments without fuss. Here’s how to make the most of your light and megapixels and …

Mobile Photography

Capturing the moment on camera at festivals

Festivals make a rewarding subject for travellers to photograph. You can expect vibrant colours, powerful portraits, buzzing atmosphere and photogenic scenes everywhere you look. Here are a few tips to help you capture the moment and get the max out of your equipment and the event you’ll be …

Festivals

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>Book<p>USD $16.09<p>was $22.99<p>Item(s) added to cart.<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking …

Travel

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Extreme Sports

10 wild regions saved from certain death

Having been snatched from the very jaws of environmental disaster lends a certain added drama to these wilderness regions.<p>1. Franklin and Gordon Rivers, Australia<p>The intense battle to save Tasmania’s Franklin and Gordon Rivers from a hydroelectric dam, fought all the way to Australia’s High Court, …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

Best Travel Photos of 2012 Twitter Competition: the shortlist

Recently we asked our Twitter followers at @lonelyplanet to share their Best Travel Photos of 2012 with us. We know our followers come from all corners of the world and like to visit the most varied destinations, and this was clearly reflected in the submissions to the contest. We had some truly …

National Geographic Society - National Geographic Society

<b>Investing in Groundbreakers and Changemakers:</b> Each year we give more than 450 grants to scientists, educators, and storytellers around the world.

Nature

The shores of Ghana are dotted with forts that served as holding cells for millions of slaves before they were sent to work in America. Follow two modern-day descendants as they visit these painful reminders of a haunted past: http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130610-a-pilgrimage-to-ghanas-slave-forts?OCID=fbtvlimg

Ten of the world’s toughest bike rides

Cycling’s toughest competitors will line up their bikes in the Corsican town of Porto-Vecchio on 29 June for the centenary edition of the Tour de France. Three weeks of extreme climbs and lightning-fast time trials await. So if their exploits leave you feeling inspired, why not try one of these …

A Cure for Madagascar

Changing Planet<p>An old man walks along the road, head bent against the locust plague that glitters all around him. Photo courtesy of Cara Brook.<p><i>Young Explorer Cara Brook is in Madagascar studying the impact of human land development on biodiversity and how it could potentially spread infectious</i> …

Harvard Medical School