Alyssa Lynch

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Australia's Hidden Gem: Rottnest Island

It's pretty easy to find yourself jealous of Australians when you find places like Rottnest Island.<p>Letting your mind wander to beautiful sunny beaches with attractive men surfing and saying "G'day mate" could become something of a hobby. Especially when you find a gem of a place like Rottnest …

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Harry Ettlinger is one of six surviving “Monuments Men,” whose art-saving exploits were recently featured in the film of the same title. Ettlinger is in the black and white photo, too: he’s the a 19-year-old GI (right) who, as a native German speaker, had been assigned to the Monuments Men.<p>The black and white photo was taken in one of the salt mines where the Nazis hid their stolen art. Ettlinger is looking a self-portrait of Rembrandt—a painting that was from his hometown of Karlsruhe, …

37 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Iceland Right Now

Iceland, a country rich with roaring volcanoes, monolithic glaciers, icy mountains and deep fjords, has become a mecca for photographers looking to …

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LIX: the world's smallest 3D printing pen doodles in mid-air

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

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The world’s most endangered food

Many varieties of fruit, meat and vegetable are disappearing from our plates, says Rachel Nuwer. Why is this happening, and can we stop the rot?<p>The Svalbard Global Seed Vault could be mistaken for a set piece from a futuristic Stanley Kubrick film. It juts out of the side of a mountain in Svalbard …

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Would Shakespeare’s poisons and drugs work in reality?

It’s the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth, and drugs and potions played central parts in his work. But were they based on real substances? Scientists have tried to find out.<p>Hamlet’s father was poisoned by a substance poured into his ear while he slept. Juliet used a drug to fake her …

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Five perplexing questions about computers in 2039

Twenty-five years from now, what issues and fears will we have about our deeper interaction with computers? New Scientist magazine sifted through predictions from leading researchers in the field. And if they’re right, we’ll be discussing, worrying about and debating everything from extreme surgery …

Artificial Intelligence

Giant six-legged robot crab to walk the ocean floor - CNN.com

The Crabster CR200 is an underwater exploration vehicle developed by the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p>Crabster CR200<p><i>CNN Labs explores the latest innovations around the</i> …

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold, weather permitting - CNN.com

A blood moon is seen over Gaza City in March 2007.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p>Total lunar eclipses<p><i>We want to see your photos of the blood moon! Share your best shots with CNN</i> …

Blood moon: Lunar eclipse gazers mesmerized as red hue lights up sky

Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.<p>The moon took on a reddish hue as it appeared in different phases between 2 and 4:30 a.m. ET.<p>In North and South America, where the blood moon was most prominent, observers pointed at the …

Reusable rocket takes off, then LANDS! - CNN Video

Incredible new tech inspired by biology - CNN.com

Could the secret to the next big technological breakthrough be all around us -- slithering, crawling or flowering among our natural surroundings? More than ever, scientists and designers are looking to nature to emulate the ingenuity of the living world. They call it "<b>biomimicry.</b>"<p>HIDE …

World War Two in (Canadian) Colour

A selection of colour photographs made during and just after World War Two by Canadian Army photographers. The majority were taken on Kodachrome …

Thomas Walke’s Account of Capturing his Runaway Slaves in New York City , 05/03/1783

Thomas Walke’s Account of Capturing his Runaway Slaves in New York City , 05/03/1783<p>During the Revolutionary War, both sides promised freedom to slaves who were willing and able to fight. These offers of freedom varied greatly and were often motivated more by strategic gain than true abolitionist feeling. Once freed, the documentation that proved manumission was often lost or destroyed in the conflict. Even those who could prove their freedom still had to endure prejudice and hatred throughout …

“Topographical Sketch of the Battle Field of the Wilderness from Reconnoissances During the Actions of the 5th, 6th, and 7th of May 1864,…

“Topographical Sketch of the Battle Field of the Wilderness from Reconnoissances During the Actions of the 5th, 6th, and 7th of May 1864, made under the direction of Major N. Michler, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., by Major John E. Weyss, U.S. Vols., Principal Assistant, Capt. W. H. Paine, Additional Aide de Camp & Assistant…”, 05/1864<p>From the series: Civil Works Map File, 1800 - 1947<p>The bloody yet inconclusive Battle of the Wilderness began 150 years ago on May 5, 1864 in Spotsylvania and Orange …

Paris by Photochrom

I am extraordinarily lucky-- not only am I off to Paris today, I am off to Paris on a trip with a curator and photohistorian to go behind the scenes …

The Sinking of the Lusitania - a summary

On the 7 May 1915, a German U-boat sunk the British luxury liner, the RMS <i>Lusitania</i>. 1,198 people lost their lives, including 128 Americans. Its …

Pickled Shrimp

Bring Old Bay and 8 cups water to a boil in a 4-qt. saucepan; add shrimp, reduce heat to low, and cook until shrimp are pink, about 2 minutes. Drain …

Double-Decker Armrest Could End Battle For Elbow Room On Airplanes

Armrest design is second to everything for the airline industry, which clearly doesn’t give two hoots about the unpleasantness of touching your neighbor’s elbows and, worse, encountering his or her sweaty skin. It’s downright unseemly in an era when most airplanes have $10,000 televisions on the …