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The 12 most inspiring travel photos this week

EACH WEEK WE CHOOSE OUR favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers, who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram …

Middle Ages

A State-by-State Map of Where Immigrants Came From

The new Pew interactive covers 1850 to 2013.<p>U.S. migration patterns changed plenty from 1850 to 2013. A nifty interactive map, created by the Pew Research Center, visualizes these shifts by showing the origin of the dominant immigrant group in each state for every decade during this time period.<p>The …

What would Eleanor do?: The refugee crisis unfolding in Europe today brings to mind Mrs. Roosevelt’s dilemma 75 years ago

Eleanor Roosevelt’s lifelong regret was not admitting more refugees before WWII. Is the US repeating the past?<p>Eleanor Roosevelt’s son James told historian Doris Kearns Goodwin that the greatest regret of his mother’s life was her failure to convince her husband to admit more European refugees to …

North Africa
Outdoors

Bronze Age Britons mummifed their dead, scientists say

Archaeology experts find Bronze Age ancestors left the bodies above ground for years, sometimes even centuries<p>The Egyptians weren't the only ancient race to mummify their dead - new research reveals that Bronze Age Britons did too.<p>Archaeologists found that the condition of some bones from digs in …

Archaeology

How the library smugglers of Mali saved fragile remnants of their past

It was one of the Middle East's best-preserved remnants of the ancient world – until Syria's civil war made it a battleground, and then Islamic State decided to blow it up.<p>But the damage done to Palmyra is part of a tradition older than civilization: Conquerors smashing the treasures of the …

As New Jersey Preps For Storms, Residents Concerned With Getting Around

<b>UNION COUNTY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) —</b> As New Jersey prepares for a torrential Hurricane Joaquin hitting the Tri-State, many in the state are worried …

8 Stunning Images of Hurricane Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin rapidly intensified into a Category 4 on Thursday, providing us with stunning views of the storm from space.<p>Unfortunately, this …

How The War Overlooked In History Books Changed The Course Of America

The solemn remembrance of the 100th anniversary of World War I began last August in Europe. Dignitaries met and laid wreaths at national monuments …

Animated Heat Maps Reveal The Loudest Neighborhoods

Noise might seem like merely a nuisance, but it’s also a health risk: according to the World Health Organization, noise pollution can lead to cardiovascular diseases, sleep disturbance, and stress. Last year, NoiseTube gave Smartphone users a way to measure and map noise levels so they could help …

Real Estate

How Climate Change Is Intensifying Hurricane Joaquin

As the East Coast prepares for a possible Hurricane Joaquin landfall, experts warn that its intensity and potential for destruction are exacerbated by climate change.<p>Joaquin, which strengthened into a dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Thursday and battered sparsely populated Bahamian islands, will …

Weather

Religion in ancient Rome: what did they believe?

From Jupiter to Venus, Romans worshipped and made sacrifices to a multitude of gods and goddesses, believing that these deities could influence their …

Motorsport
Coast Guard

27 Images of the World’s Most Remote Photowalk in Antarctica

500px, the popular online photo community, recently held their annual Global Photo Walk, where 30,000 registered photographers met in 210 cities …

Southern Ocean

Picture Perfect Square Miles, Found in Google Earth

The Jefferson Grid is a new Instagram account that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. Each photo posted is a satellite photo of some place in the …

Google Earth

Interesting Photo of the Day: Full Moon Rising Behind Chicago

Peter Dykstra knew the full moon was rising on September 27—he was tweeting about it before it even happened. At the ready with his Canon 7D, he …

Photos

Hurricane Joaquin's tail-end to bring stormy weather to Britain

Britain may be sideswiped by the tail-end of Hurricane Joaquin currently tearing across the Atlantic, bringing storms next week<p>Britain will enjoy a few more days of spring-like weather before things start to turn stormy after the weekend, forecasters have warned.<p>Clear blue skies and sunshine will …

Weather

The Ancient Civilization With Perfect Teeth

Two surprising findings from new imagery of ancient human remains from Pompeii<p>It was with a force greater than an atom bomb that Mount Vesuvius erupted and blotted out Pompeii in 79 A.D.<p>Or, not blotted out, exactly.<p>The city’s destruction, and the thing that has kept Pompeii so fascinating over the …

Archaeology
Motorsport
Photography

Scans suggest Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

New scans give 'further evidence' that Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tutankhamun's tomb<p>High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last …

Ancient History

A photographer traveled to remote parts of Vietnam and took these incredible pictures

French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle fell in love with the people of Vietnam during a mission trip there in 2007.<p>Four years later, he moved from France to the town of Hoi An.<p>Although Hoi An is Réhahn's base, he spends much of his time motorbiking across remote parts of the country and taking …

Vietnam

The Income Chart That Explains American Politics

On Tuesday morning, the United States Census Bureau released its annual report on income and poverty in the United States. Ostensibly, it didn’t contain many news-grabbing headlines. In 2013, the number of people living in poverty edged down a bit—from 46.5 million, in 2012, to 45.3 million—and the …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought

While the GOP candidate clings to age-old narratives about a moocher class, he ignores the truth about America<p>Ronald Reagan, the scourge of Black America and the hero of the Republican Party, holds great sway over today’s conservatives. Reagan famously talked about black “welfare queens” and …

Income Inequality
Weather

3 desperate ways the U.S. clings to the myth of American exceptionalism

The American empire has been reduced to dust. All that remains is the stale jingoism of our Republican candidates<p>Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned silence of shock and triumph …

Geopolitics