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9 New Places You Must Add To Your Travel Bucket List

While seeing the places you know and are familiar with is all fine and well, sometimes, adventuring into the unknown can be immensely rewarding. The following nine places may be a bit remote, but they're absolute must-sees before age gets the best of you:<p><b>Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand</b><p>Milford …

11 Unexpectedly Moving Works Of Art From "Spongebob Squarepants"

There's more than just nautical nonsense in that pineapple under the sea.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Meatless Fried Rice, But With Something to Chew on

Vegetable fried rice is all very well, but most versions lack certain qualities that a handful of diced roast pork or duck - or something like ham or bacon - will add: points of intense flavor and chewiness as a contrast to the milder, softer rice and eggs. And, if you're using Chinese-style glazed …

Recipes

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Water

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, we know the getaways that should make your bucket list. Here are eight trips you HAVE to take before you die -- and we even ordered them chronologically with the adventure …

National Parks

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5 Reasons Why Traveling Is the Best Education

<i>"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."</i> -- Saint Augustine<p>The Earth is filled with infinite experiences, wonders and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Imagine hiking through the verdant, kaleidoscopic Amazon rainforest, camping out underneath the aurora borealis in the …

Travel

Noise vs. Nature: How We're Upsetting America's Soundscapes

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Shhh! Our noise is taking the luster off America's natural wonders, and it's affecting the wildlife as well. That's according to researchers at the National Park Service and elsewhere who study natural soundscapes to gauge how they're affected by human activity.<p>"Both noise and …

National Parks

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Game of Thrones

Could driverless cars own themselves?

<b>Forget buying an electric-powered Tesla, sharing a Zipcar or hiring an Uber - the most disruptive force in getting from A to B on four wheels could be cars that own themselves.</b><p>Emancipated automobiles sounds like a crazy concept. But the man advocating the idea goes further: he thinks they'll have …

Idealism

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Put Down the Map: 5 Cities Where Getting Lost Is a Good Thing

By Jill K. Robinson for ShermansTravel<p>Sometimes, when you travel, a magical thing happens. You've put your guidebook away and just followed your nose, eyes or feet through a city. Oftentimes it's the best way to find the real heart of a place and get an experience that the average tourist would …

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

European Travel

Starbucks Customer Draws Detailed Map of Middle-Earth on Coffee Cup

How Scientists Are Learning to Write

"That's jargon-ish. Even some people in the sciences don't have an intuitive understanding of what that means."<p>The students tried not to look sheepish as their professor projected the article on the whiteboard, waiting for their work to be devoured by their classmates. It was the second class for …

Crystal Ice Cave, Iceland

Exploring a crystal ice cave under Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland. More Iceland photos here: http://expertvagabond.com/iceland-photography/

Animals out in the cold - in pictures

Man and Uber Man

Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. His enemies include the taxi industry, regulators around the world, his rivals, and even, on occasion, his customers.<p>Every now and then, when he’s …

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

The last kings of Africa

Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and depth of different cultures, countries and regions.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> For the past five years, Austria-based art historian and photographer Alfred Weidinger has traveled across Africa in search of royalty. …

Star Wars owner Lucasfilms sues microbrewery over Empire's Strikes Bock lager

Star Wars creator George Lucas once unsuccessfully tried to sue an artist who made Stormtrooper outfits, and even took on a company for developing a headset which allowed video game users to control characters with their minds.<p>Now it appears that the newly Disney-owned Lucasfilm is taking just as …

Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

The groundbreaking tractor beam, made of a hollow laser beam (a laser bright around the edges and hollow in the centre), was able to move particles 0.2 mm in diameter distances up to 20 cm (7.87 in) -- around 100 times farther than has been achieved in previous experiments.<p>"Demonstration of a large …

The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet' - CNN.com

Iris Grace Halmshaw is a five-year-old autistic girl who is unable to speak due to her condition. She is, however, able to communicate through the medium of art.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Portrait of the artist as a young girl<p>Portrait of the artist as a young girl<p>Portrait of the artist as a young girl<p>Portrait of …

Lonely potato syndrome: how I invented a mental disorder

Just over a month ago, I knocked up a quick blogpost in response to some of the unpleasant things being said in the immediate aftermath of the tragic suicide of Robin Williams.<p>It was my most popular post to date, with a readership that I’m 99.995% sure I’ll never get again, so many thanks to …

Pseudoscience I was taught at a British creationist school | Jonny Scaramanga

Four UK universities recognise a qualification from creationist schools teaching that evolution is a hoax and electricity can be generated from snow<p>Students at Accelerated Christian Education schools don’t graduate with GCSEs or A levels: they complete the International Certificate of Christian …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

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Road Trip: Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Take a road trip through the mansions and gardens of the early 20th century's New World royalty.<p>A road trip through the Brandywine Valley offers a taste of American aristocracy. In the former country mansions of the ultrarich, travelers glimpse the early 20th-century extravagant lifestyle of a …

The Endorsement: Guinness For Breakfast

No, we're not joking<p><b>Word has it</b> that certain Starbucks locations in Ohio and Florida are testing a Guinness-flavored latte. Aside from providing an actual reason to visit Columbus, the coffee giant has given us its blessing to drink stouts, guilt-free, with breakfast.<p>But this got me wondering: Why …