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10 things I love about Hawaii after moving here from New York

New York City was a wonderful experience, but I couldn’t stand the speed of the city. Cars, buses, sirens, crowds, flashing lights, and the post-work …

New York City

Captured Space Dust Is Probably From Beyond Our Solar System

In the dust collector of a NASA probe, citizen scientists helped find particles that probably came from interstellar space—the first that could be studied on Earth.<p>Seven tiny grains of dust snagged by NASA's Stardust space probe and parachuted to Earth in 2006 may well have come from beyond the …

When was the last time you hugged a tree? Get outside! Photo by #MatadorN reader @theplaidshirt. Thanks for tagging #travelstoke! #nature #outdoors #redwood #adventure #travel http://bit.ly/1puWpru

Professional Foragers Live The Most Beautiful Lives

Forager from Cory J Popp on Vimeo.<p>The life of a forager often elicits images of hippies and extremists who want to live off the land. Seldom does that word draw to mind a business man. But it should, because some people, like David Siller of Philadelphia, have been able to turn the work of …

Why I’m Still a Butch Lesbian

I first began wearing men's clothing a few years ago, because I thought that looking like a lesbian might help me get girls. Once I'd started, I …

Google Doodle Honors 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower

See our guide to watching the Perseids, which peak Tuesday night.<p>The most famous of all annual meteor showers, the Perseids, is set to peak overnight August 12, but it will have to do battle with a brilliant moon.<p>A veritable ritual for summer stargazers, the Perseids are considered one of nature's …

In the last 50 years the lion population has declined nearly 95% in Africa. How can we save these big cats? Join a Twitter chat on August 6 at 12 p.m. ET with Dereck and Beverly Joubert to talk about big cat conservation. Tweet your questions with #NatGeoLive. http://on.natgeo.com/1oai0oP

August 2014

Canadian Jason Polley's Buddha tattoos get him kicked out of Burma

A backpacking Canadian university teacher said Tuesday he and his girlfriend were forced to leave Burma, also known as Myanmar, after his leg tattoos …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Close Encounter

Spiritual Roots

How to piss off someone from Hawaii

Acquire some basic geographical knowledge before you get to Hawaii. I know it sounds silly to <i>you</i>, Matador reader, but some people really believe …

Swimwear

A tornado kicks up dust as it tears through Kansas! New episode of Tornado Alley tonight at 10 et/pt on Travel and Escape photo by David Mayhew

Vrelo Bune in Blagaj, #Bosnia. Photo from #MatadorN reader @buckycoy. Thanks for tagging #travelstoke! http://bit.ly/1mAMJqt

12 of my travel tattoos and the stories behind them

I make a strong effort to collect permanent souvenirs as I make my way around the world. Whether it be tattoos that I get while traveling or tattoos …

5 Sky Events This Week: Planets Pair and Perseids Play

Changing Planet<p>A bright Perseid meteor streaked down over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vermont, on August 7, 2010. While the moon this year will mask the fainter meteors, sky-watchers this week should still see the brighter ones. Credit: Sky & …

Stunning shot of Hawaii's Napali Coast by #MatadorN Ambassador @colerise. #Travelstoke! #hawaii #napalicoast #pacific #nature #outdoors http://bit.ly/1siPzrr

She & Him Preview New Album With Teaser Video

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

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Half of 2014's movies fail this basic test of sexism

2014 is half over, and there's no time like the present to look at how well Hollywood is behaving.<p>One area of Hollywood's behavior that is easy to evaluate is the portrayal of women in movies. Thus far, movies aren't making much progress in the way they portray women. At least according to The …

40% of Colleges Haven’t Investigated a Single Sexual Assault

A stunning new Senate report shows nearly half of schools haven’t looked at a single case of rape and 20 percent don’t investigate all the incidents …

Huge trove of dinosaur footprints discovered in Alaska

A "world-class" dinosaur track site discovered in Alaska's Denali National Park shows that herds of duck-billed dinosaurs thrived under the midnight sun.<p>"We had mom, dad, big brother, big sister and little babies all running around together," said paleontologist Anthony Fiorillo, who is studying …

To Hell and Back: A Photographer Captures Her Struggle With Mental Illness

The emotions were too searing. The voice in her head wouldn’t relent. Whatever she was feeling, words wouldn’t do it justice. That’s when Christina …

Sublime sunsets around the world

From New Zealand to Kansas, see dramatic colours paint the horizon as the landscape transitions from day to night.

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4 Sky Events This Week: Ringed Jewel and Cat’s Eye Sparkle

Changing Planet<p>A swarm of bees? Actually, it’s an image of Messier 4, a giant globular cluster containing thousands of stars. This week the moon helps telescope users track down this celestial gem. Courtesy of SkySafari<p><b>A celestial scorpion stares down the moon this week for sky-watchers, and Mars</b> …