Amanda Leen Phillips

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Eiffel Tower Lights Up in Belgian Flag Colors

Stefano Rellandini—Reuters<p>Thibault Camus—AP<p>Kay Nietfeld—dpa/Corbis<p>Czarek Sokolowski—AP<p>Evert Elzing—AFP/Getty Images<p>Robert Pratta—Reuters<p>Bartlomiej …

Celebrity-owned hotels in the world

The stylish Francis room, named after Coppola himself, in the Palazzo Margherita.Mr. Gundolf Pfotenhauer.<p>Taking their talents from the silver screen to the service industry, many actors have been investing their fame and fortune into hotels.<p>And why not? As frequent travelers, they know just what …

The Friendliest Cities in the U.S.

Over the last five years, we've asked our readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey, especially with respect to where you felt welcome. Did an outgoing local show you the way? Was the city easy to navigate? More than 300,000 people took the survey in 2016—see what …

Key West

15 food festivals in the U.S. for the ultimate foodie

Food has become a serious hobby for many people, and keeping up with the latest trends is essential to your #foodporn status.<p>Food festivals are the …

Festivals

10 (Surprising!) Family-Friendly Travel Destinations

It’s touted as having one of the most inspired food scenes in America, but Charleston scores high on the family-friendly scale for its beachfront …

Travel

Broken Liquid: New Bodies of Water Sculpted from Layered Glass by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Glass artist Ben Young (previously here and here) just shared a glimpse of his latest sculptural works made from layers of cut laminate window …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

Travelling with kids in the south of France

France is seriously big– more than twice the size of the UK and larger than Spain and Greece combined. With great size comes great diversity – of climate, landscape and culture. Where do you start? If you’re travelling with children and want an accessible French experience with plenty of …

Revealed: The secret to how parrots talk

Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech<p>Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in their brains.<p>And the same brain region controls movement which may explain why some parrots …

Coachella Weekend 1 in Pictures

The World's 16 Most Incredible Sea Caves

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>Most people have only been exposed to sea caves by reading <i>Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince</i>, and that's not OK... mostly because the sea cave in that book was terrifying and filled with zombies (apologies to anyone who hasn't read it by now). The sea caves in this list, on the …

The View From the Observatory at One World Trade Center

Observatories

Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

National Security Agency (NSA)

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